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McIlroy says round with Trump ‘not endorsement’

McIlroy says round with Trump ‘not endorsement’

Former world number one Rory McIlroy hit back at critics on Friday saying his decision to play a round with US President Donald Trump “wasn’t an endorsement nor a political…

Harika Dronavalli Loses First Game, Faces Ouster Threat at World Chess Championship

Harika Dronavalli Loses First Game, Faces Ouster Threat at World Chess Championship

Grandmaster Harika Dronavalli lost momentum and went down to Tan Zhongyi of China in the first semifinal game of the world women’s chess championship. It was a tough day at…

ISSF World Cup: Pooja Ghatkar Clinches Bronze in 10m Air Rifle Event

ISSF World Cup: Pooja Ghatkar Clinches Bronze in 10m Air Rifle Event

Pooja Ghatkar overcame some technical issues to clinch the women’s 10m air rifle bronze medal as India opened their account on a positive note in the International Shooting Sport Federation…

ISSF World Cup: New-Look Indian Shooting Team Eyes Glory

ISSF World Cup: New-Look Indian Shooting Team Eyes Glory

Banking, besides form and talent, on their familiarity with the Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range and their fancied opponents’ lack of the same, it will rather be, in a departure…

Manoj among 3 boxers to advance in Strandja Memorial boxing

Manoj among 3 boxers to advance in Strandja Memorial boxing

Former Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Manoj Kumar was among the three Indian boxers who won their opening bouts on another bitter-sweet day for the country at the 68th Strandja Memorial Tournament…

Harika Dronavalli Beats Nana Dzagnidze, Enters Semis of World Chess Championship

Harika Dronavalli Beats Nana Dzagnidze, Enters Semis of World Chess Championship

Indian Grandmaster Harika Dronavalli came out strongly yet again in the rapid tiebreaker and put it across Nana Dzagnidze of Georgia to enter the semi-finals of the World Women Chess…

Harika stretched to another tiebreaker

Harika stretched to another tiebreaker

Grandmaster D. Harika missed out on a very difficult yet golden opportunity to advance to the semi-finals after going down to Nana Dzagnidze of Georgia in the second game of…

Gaurav Chaudhary Wins, Shiva Thapa Loses at Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament

Gaurav Chaudhary Wins, Shiva Thapa Loses at Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament

The Indian boxers’ campaign was off to a mixed start with one win and two losses on the opening day of the 68th Strandja Memorial Tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria. Gaurav…

Shooters impress new rifle coach, final range not quite

Shooters impress new rifle coach, final range not quite

They may not have been setting the stage ablaze in recent times but newly-appointed rifle foreign coach Oleg Mikhailov feels Indian shooters are among the “best in the world” and…

Tokyo governor warns of spiralling 2020 Olympics costs

Tokyo governor warns of spiralling 2020 Olympics costs

Tokyo’s governor has warned that the bill for the city’s 2020 Olympics could yet spiral out of control despite exhaustive efforts to rein in runaway costs. Governor Yuriko Koike said…

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