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Patel-Uniexcel buy Hockey India League Ranchi franchise


September 14th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) Friday announced that the Ranchi franchise of its upcoming league has been bought by the Patel-Uniexcel Group.Sahara India and Jaypee Group had ... Read more...

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Four Indians in quarters of China Masters


September 13th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Changzhou (China), Sep 13 (IANS) India's Ajay Jayaram, Sourabh Varma, R.M.V. Gurusaidutt and P.V. Sindhu advanced to the quarterfinals of the China Masters Superseries badminton event here Thursday. Gurusaidutt beat ... Read more...

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Jayaram packs off World No. 9 at China Masters


September 12th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Changzhou (China), Sep 12 (IANS) India's Ajay Jayaram outplayed World No.9 Kenichi Tago while his compatriot R.M.V. Gurusaidutt beat higher-ranked Muhammad Hafiz Hashim in the men's singles opening round at ... Read more...

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US Open: Djokovic in second round


August 29th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 29 (IANS) Defending champion Novak Djokovic beat Italian opponent Paolo Lorenzia 6-1, 6-0, 6-1 in the first round of US Open tennis.The Serbian won 79 of ... Read more...

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Sharath in Asian team for European TT tourney


August 21st, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) India's top paddler Sharath Kamal has been included in the Asian team for the Euro-Asia Event European Stage table tennis event to be held ... Read more...

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Sharath Kamal in Asian table tennis team


August 21st, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) Achanta Sharath Kamal has been included in the Asian table tennis team that will take part in the 2012 Euro-Asia Event European Stage to be held ... Read more...

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India readies for Asia U-18 basketball championship


August 16th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Basketball Federation of India (BFI) announced its contingent for the 22nd FIBA Asia Under-18 Championship for men to be held in Mongolia August 17-26.The ... Read more...

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Final medal table at 2012 London Olympic Games


August 13th, 2012 - 3:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) The following is the final medal table at the 2012 London Olympic Games which concluded here Sunday. India finished 55th.Country Gold Silver Bronze TotalUnited States ... Read more...

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Olympics: Germany beat Hong Kong for table tennis bronze


August 8th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Beijing silver medallists Germany took bronze in the Olympic men's table tennis tournament here, defeating Hong Kong Wednesday.Germany's Timo Boll won the first and last singles ... Read more...

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Olympics: Medals tally (Updated)


August 5th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) The following is the medal's tally at the 2012 London Olympics here Saturday:Country Gold Silver Bronze Total US 26 13 15 54 China 25 16 12 ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Paes-Sania crash out of mixed doubles (Second Lead)


August 5th, 2012 - 1:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) India's tennis campaign at the 2012 London Games came to an end Saturay after the mixed doubles pair of Leander Paes and Sania Mirza lost ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Paes-Saina crash out of mixed doubles (Lead)


August 5th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IBNS) India's tennis campaign at the 2012 London Games came to an end Saturay after the mixed doubles pair of Leander Paes and Sania Mirza lost their ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: China win women’s doubles gold


August 5th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China won the badminton women's doubles gold here at the Olympics Saturday, despite the country's top seeds being thrown out for match-fixing, underlining their domination ... Read more...

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Olympics: Medal tally


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) The following is the medals tally of the 2012 London Olympics Thursday:Rank Country Gold Silver Bronze TotalChina 18 11 4 33 US 15 8 ... Read more...

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Olympic table tennis: China’s Zhang Jike wins gold


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
London, August 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.1 Zhang Jike beat fellow Chinese player Wang Hao for gold in Thursday's Olympic table tennis singles final.Zhang, the 24-year-old World Champion, closed it ... Read more...

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Olympic table tennis: China secures another gold


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) China locked in another table tennis gold when World No.1 Zhang Jike and teammate Wang Hao both reached the men's singles final at the Olympic Games ... Read more...

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Top seed Zhang Jike advances to table tennis final


August 2nd, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Europe's sole hope of winning a table tennis singles medal was dashed when Germany's Dimitrij Ovtcharov was beaten 1-4 by top seed Zhang Jike of China ... Read more...

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Olympics: Medals’ tally (Updated)


August 2nd, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) The following is the medals tally of the 2012 London Olympics Wednesday:Country Gold Silver Bronze TotalChina 17 9 4 30 USA 12 8 9 29 South Korea 6 ... Read more...

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Olympics: BWF rejects India’s appeal, Jwala-Ashwini out (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:53 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) It was finally the end of the road for India's top women's doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa in the 2012 London Olympics after ... Read more...

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India’s badminton coach Gopichand accuses Japan of ‘wanting to lose’


August 1st, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) India's badminton coach Pullela Gopi Chand Wednesday accused Japanese pair of Mizuki Fujii and Reika Kakiiwa of "wanting to lose" at a Olympic Games group match ... Read more...

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Olympics: Medals’ tally


August 1st, 2012 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) The following is the medals' tally of the 2012 London Olympics Tuesday.Country Gold Silver Bronze TotalChina 10 6 3 19 US 7 7 ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Win not enough to take Jwala-Ashwini to quarters


August 1st, 2012 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) It was a bittersweet result for India's Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa as they brought their top game to win their last group B match against ... Read more...

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Olympics: first medal in, hopes alive in badminton and tennis (Overall India Roundup)


July 31st, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Rifle shooter Gagan Narang opened the medal count for India at the London Olympics by winning a bronze here Monday, and hopes for more laurels ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Saina in pre-quarters, Jwala, Ashwini win (Second Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 3:18 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Victories for Saina Nehwal in the women's singles and Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa in the doubles capped of a brilliant day for the Indian badminton ... Read more...

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Olympics: Medals’ tally (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 2:16 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) The following is the medals' tally of the 2012 London Olympics Monday.Country Gold Silver Bronze Total China 8 4 2 14 US 3 5 5 13 Italy 2 ... Read more...

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Olympics: Schedule of events involving Indian athletes Monday


July 30th, 2012 - 2:50 am ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Following is the schedule of events involving Indian athletes at the London Olympic Games Monday.Archery: women's individual eliminations: L. Bombayla Devi vs Kateryna Palekha (Greece)Badminton: ... Read more...

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Weightlifting: Kazakh prodigy takes gold, world record


July 29th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kazakhstan's teenage prodigy Zulfiya Chinshanlo powered her way to a weightlifting gold in the 53kg category Sunday, breaking her own world record in the clean ... Read more...

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Sania-Rushmi crash out of Olympic tennis


July 29th, 2012 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Indian women's doubles pair of Sania Mirza and Rushmi Chakarvarthi were knocked out of the tennis competition of the 2012 London Olympics by Chia-Jung Chuang and ... Read more...

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Jwala, Ashwini lose Olympic opener


July 28th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Indian women's doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa lost their opening group match to the Japanese duo of Mizuki Fujii and Reika Kakiiwa at ... Read more...

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Olympic: Saina starts her campaign Sunday


July 28th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Saina Nehwal begins her pursuit of India's elusive badminton Olympic medal at the London Games Sunday against Swiss Sabrina Jaquet in the first round of the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Deepika’s show only silver lining for Indian archery (Second Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) India's ace archer Deepika Kumari was eighth overall with 662 points to lead the women's team to the ninth (1,938 points) place after the male archers ... Read more...

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Tough draw for Indians in men’s doubles tennis


July 26th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Indian men's doubles pairs of Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna, and Leander Paes and Vishnu Vardhan have been handed a tough first round match in ... Read more...

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Olympics: India’s archers primed for glory (Preview)


July 26th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Indian archers are primed for their first ever Olympic medal in London where they begin their challenge on the morning of the opening ceremony here Friday.A ... Read more...

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We have a good chance of an Olympic medal: Diju


July 25th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 25 (IANS) India's badminton doubles specialist Valiyaveetil Diju, who will be playing mixed doubles with Jwala Gutta in the London Olympics, believes they have a good chance of ... Read more...

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Saina drawn in easy group at London Olympics


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal should have it easy in the group stages of her Olympic campaign, according to the draw announced here Monday.World No.55 Lianne ... Read more...

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