Djokovic extends stay as world no 1

Rome, May 14 (UNI) Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic returned to No. 1 in the ATP Live Rankings after a win over Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime in the Italian Open quarterfinal. Djokovich defeated the Canadian 7-5, 7-6 (1) on Friday to guarantee a 370th week at the top of

Thomas Cup: India storm into maiden final

Bangkok, (UNI) Indian men's badminton team created history by beating Denmark 3-2 in the Thomas Cup semi-finals here on Friday. With the win, India have made it to their maiden final. Previously, India reached the Thomas Cup semi-final in 1952, 1955 and 1979. India will play

Cummins leaves IPL with hip injury

Sydney, May 13 (UNI) Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) pacer Pat Cummins has been ruled out of the Indian Premier League (IPL) due to minor hip injury, Cricket Australia said on Friday. Cummins is heading back to Sydney, where he will complete his rehabilitation and is expected to

Deaflympics: Dhananjay, Prithvi pair bag silver

Caxias do Sul (Brazil), May 13 (UNI) The men's pair of Prithvi Sekhar and Dhananjay Dubey clinch silver medal in tennis doubles event at the ongoing Deaflympics as India's medal tally reached to 12, including 7 golds, a silver and 4 bronze. The Indian duo lost 6-7(5), 2-6

Pollard-less MI opt to field against CSK

Mumbai, May 12 (UNI) Mumbai Indians (MI) have won the toss and opted to bowl against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in an IPL match here at the Wankhede Stadium on Thursday. For MI, Tristan Stubbs and Hrithik Shokeen come in place of Kieron Pollard and Murugan Ashwin. Meanwhile, CSK a

Aussies dominate, DC return to winning ways

Mumbai, May 11 (UNI) Australian duo of Mitchell Marsh and David Warner's match-winning 144-run partnership helped Delhi Capitals to beat Rajasthan Royals by eight wickets in an IPL match here at the DY Patil Sports Academy on Wednesday. Marsh (89 off 62) and Warner (52 no off

Parveen advances to 2nd round at IBA World Championships

New Delhi, May 11 (UNI) India's Parveen pulled off a powerful performance to enter the second round at the 12th edition of the IBA Women's World Boxing Championships after thrashing Mariia Bova by unanimous decision in Istanbul on Wednesday. The boxer from Rohtak complete

Rashid runs through LSG, hands GT 62-run win

Pune, May 10 (UNI) Rashid Khan ran through Lucknow Super Giants, helping Gujarat Titans register a 62-run win in an IPL match here at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium on Tuesday. The leg-spinner returned with the figures of 4/24 in 3.5 overs, which bundled out Super Gi

Nitu enters 2nd round at IBA World Championships

New Delhi, May 10 (UNI) Indian boxer Nitu put up a dazzling show on her debut at the 12th edition of the IBA Women's World Boxing Championships and entered the 48kg second round after outpunching Romania's Steluta Duta 5-0 in Istanbul on Tuesday. An exciting bout saw both

KKR defeat MI by 52 runs to keep IPL playoff chances alive

Mumbai,  (UNI) Kolkata Knight Riders thrashed Mumbai Indians by 52 runs to keep their playoff chances alive as Jasprit Bumrah's heroics went in vain in the 56th IPL match at DY Patil Stadium here on Monday. This win meant a lot, but not by much. They are 10 points ahead