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Olympics 2012: Jamaican Usain Bolt 200m champion


Aug 10, London: Jamaica’s Usain Bolt became the first athlete in history to win four Olympic gold medals in the individual sprint events and retaining his title in the 200m in 19.32 (wind: +0.4 m / s), Thursday. Bolt, who became the first man to defend his Olympic title in the 200, beat his fellow […]

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Army shooter Vijay Kumar wins silver in 25m Rapid Fire Pistol


Aug 4, London: Indian Army’s marksman Vijay Kumar turned out to be the unlikely hero as he lifted the sagging Indian spirits when he fought a nerve-wracking battle with five other top marksmen to clinch the silver medal in the men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol event at the Olympic Games on Friday. “It really means […]

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Rafael Nadal will not participate in the London Games


July 20, London: Spain’s Rafael Nadal, the reigning Olympic champion, withdrew Thursday from the London Olympics, where he was to be the flagship of Spanish athletes at the opening ceremony, because of knee tendinitis, he is not in a physical condition to participate in the competition. “I am not in condition to compete in the […]

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Team India leaves for Sri Lanka today.


July 18, Chennai: The Sri Lankan cricketers who ended their series against Pakistan on a happy note winning the One-day and Test series will now pad up to meet India in Five one-day matches and a Twenty20 game. The 15-member Indian team will be leave for Sri Lanka on today afternoon to play in a […]

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Jeev Milkha Singh, the first Indian to win Scottish Open


July 16, Inverness (Scotland): Jeev Milkha Singh on Sunday sparked a double celebration after beating Italian Francesco Molinari in a play-off to win the Scottish Open at Castle Stuart and earn a spot at the British Open next week at the Royal Lytham and St. Annes. Singh, the son of an Olympic 400-meter runner, holed […]

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Wimbledon: Paes-Vesnina fail to cross the final mixed doubles.


July 10, Wimbledon: The Indo-Russian pairing of – Leander Paes and Elena Vesnina will have to wait for their first Grand Slam title together as they lost the closely fought Wimbledon mixed doubles summit clash to Mike Bryan and Lisa Raymond yesterday. The fourth seeded Paes-Vesnina pair suffered a 3-6 7-5 4-6 defeat at the […]

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Wimbledon: Roger Federer qualified for final by beating Novak Djokovic


July 7, Wimbledon: Roger Federer hit a new record in qualifying Friday for his eighth Wimbledon final at the expense of Novak Djokovic dominated in four sets 6-3, 3-6, 6-4, 6-3, and attempt to another match with seventh title Sunday against Andy Murray and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. If he wins Sunday, the Swiss will get the […]

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Tennis: Maria Sharapova still upset with Wimbledon


July 3, Wimbledon: Maria Sharapova is still angry with the grass of Wimbledon for the fifth time in six years, the Russian, eliminated Monday in the fourth round by Germany’s Sabine Lisicki, will not be part of the last eight contenders to win in the tournament who proved in 2004. Main victim of a day […]

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Spain eliminates Portugal on penalty kicks and qualified for euro final.


June 28 Donetsk: World champions Spain and Europe have reached their third final in a row in a major tournament by eliminating Portugal and Cristiano Ronaldo in the semifinals of Euro-2012 after the penalty shoot on goal (0 – 0 p, 4 tab 2) Wednesday in Donetsk. Spain equals the record of Germany who had […]

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Euro 2012: Portugal’s Ronaldo eliminates the Czech Republic for 1-0


June 22, Warsaw (Poland): Despite a great night of Petr Cech, the Czech Republic failed to Portugal. Cristiano Ronaldo lead Portugal into the Euro 2012 semi-finals after a 1-0 victory over the Czech Republic at the National Stadium in Warsaw. The world’s most expensive player produced a classic diving header with little more than 10 […]

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