Dominic Thiem gets first win at ATP Finals

Dominic Thiem gets first win at ATP Finals

Austria’s Dominic Thiem edged Spain’s Pablo Carreno Busta 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 here for his first victory of this year’s ATP Finals. Thiem can now book a spot in the semi-finals of this elite year-end event with a victory Friday over Belgium’s David Goffin, while Carreno Busta, who replaced injured world number 1 and countryman Rafael […]

India-Sri Lanka 1st Test delayed due to rain

India-Sri Lanka 1st Test delayed due to rain

The first Test between India and Sri Lanka was delayed due to rain here at the Eden Gardens on Thursday. Staying true to the weather forecast, the skies remained overcast since morning with light drizzle starting little over an hour before the scheduled start of the game and half an hour ahead of toss. Both […]

Sebastian Vettel wins Brazilian Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel wins Brazilian Grand Prix

Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel won his fifth race of the Formula One season at the Brazilian Grand Prix to all but secure second place in the driver’s championship. Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas took second place while Kimi Raikkonen claimed third in his Ferrari at the Interlagos circuit on Sunday, Xinhua news agency reported. Lewis Hamilton, who […]

Pune ODI engulfed in corruption scandal, curator sacked

Pune ODI engulfed in corruption scandal, curator sacked

The second One-Day International (ODI) between India and New Zealand here became embroiled in controversy hours before its start with allegations of corruption against curator Pandurang Salgaonkar, who was subsequently sacked by the BCCI. A television channel claims to have conducted a sting operation in which reporters posing as bookies approached the curator asking for […]

Nadal continues at top of ATP rankings

Nadal continues at top of ATP rankings

Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal remained in the number one spot in the men’s Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) singles rankings released on Monday. Nadal, 16-time Grand Slam champion, maintained the top spot, ahead of Switzerland’s Roger Federer, reports Efe. There were no changes in this week’s standings as Britain’s Andy Murray came in third, […]

Super Sikhs Cup

Super Sikhs Cup

AUSTRALIAN FOOTBALL HITS THE SUPER SIKHS CUP Hosted by the Super Sikhs Sports and Cultural Association, The Super Sikhs Cup will be held on Sunday, 8 October, 2017 at Valentine Sports Park, Glenwood. This annual event aims to provide a platform for athletes, coaches, umpires and participants to showcase their talent, engage and unite the […]

Nadal focused on enjoying tennis, staying healthy

Nadal focused on enjoying tennis, staying healthy

Spanish tennis great Rafael Nadal said his goal was to enjoy playing tennis and avoid getting hurt. Following seasons marred by injuries, Nadal regained his form this year to win his 10th French Open and third US Open, among other titles, and surge to the top of the ATP rankings. “For me, being number 1 […]

Pandya’s all-round effort floors Australia in first ODI

Pandya’s all-round effort floors Australia in first ODI

¬†India rode on Hardik Pandya’s all-round brilliance to thrash Australia by 26 runs by Duckworth-Lewis method in a rain-truncated opener of the five-match One-day International series at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Sunday. After guiding India to safety with a career-best 83 off 66 balls, the 23-year-old Pandya starred with the ball, picking the […]

Maria Sharapova knocked out of US Open

Maria Sharapova knocked out of US Open

Maria Sharapova’s first Grand Slam tournament in 19 months ended with defeat by Anastasija Sevastova in the US Open fourth round. Latvia’s Sevastova, the 16th seed, won 5-7 6-4 6-2 to reach the quarter-finals in New York on Sunday, BBC reported. The 27-year-old will play Sloane Stephens in the quarter-finals, after the American beat Julia […]

US Open: Venus Williams enters quarterfinals

US Open: Venus Williams enters quarterfinals

¬†Venus Williams eliminated Spain’s Carla Suarez in the fourth round of the US Open, moving to the quarterfinals after her downing her rival 6-3, 3-6, 6-1. Willams defeated Suarez during the match on Sunday in an hour and 50 minutes at Flushing Meadows here, Efe news reported. Williams, the 9th seed, will now go up […]

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