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Unsung Hero Of 1956 Olympics Shamsher Khan Dies Of Heart Attack

The first-Indian Olympian swimmer Mehboob Shamsher Khan died of cardiac arrest yesterday at his native Kaithepalle village near Repalle in Guntur district in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday. He is 87 and survived by two sons, daughters-in-law and grandchildren. He was a national hero after he won the Melbourne
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Leander Paes Loses In First Round In Cincinnati Open

By Balbir Singh Cincinnati (OHIO): Leander Paes, partnering Alexander Zverev of Germany, was knocked out by Spanish pair of Feliciano Lopez and Marc Lopez who rallied to post 2-6, 7-6, 10-6 in the Western and Southern Open at court No.11 here today. Last year Feliciano Lopez and Marc Lopez had won their
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TSWREIS Girl wins Arena FIDE Masters title in Chess

Hyderabad: Anybody can achieve anything even in the face of unfavourable conditions. All that it takes is the single-minded focus and indomitable spirit in the face of adversity.  Laya of TSWR School Jadcherla added yet another feather to the TSWREIS’ cap by securing the prestigious International Arena
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Deputy CM inaugurates PM’s Foot Ball Tournament in city

Hyderabad: Deputy CM Mahmood Ali inaugurated the Prime Minister’s Football Tournament (OORJA) under 19 for Boys and Girls organized jointly by the Central Industrial Security Force (CRPF) and National Industrial Security Academy (NISA) here in LB Stadium today. Speaking on the occasion, the Deputy CM ex
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Kashmiri Cricketers sing Pak national anthem

Srinagar: A group of cricketers from a central Kashmir club who were seen in a viral social media video wearing the Pakistani national colours and singing the Pakistani national anthem were detained by the Ganderbal police, news agency ANI reproted. A Hindustan Times report about the players' arrest quo
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2 killed, 60 injured as bulls went berserk in Jallikattu in TN

Chennai: Two persons were killed and 60 others injured when the bulls in the famous Jallikattu sport went berserk killing them on the spot. The sport organised in Thiruvappur district of Tamilnadu today took off smoothly until enraged bulls started attacking the mob. The onlookers have also sustained in
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Hyderabad Sky mounts a comeback to defeat Bengaluru Sky

Hyderabad: Bengaluru Beast and Hyderabad Sky came into their second match looking for their first win of the season, having dropped their first games to Chennai Slam and Pune Peshwas respectively. Bengaluru started with a lineup of Chris Solomon, Visu  Palani, Palpreet Brar, Raghuram Dhusianth and Vishe
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3 die as Jallikattu held in several parts of Tamilnadu

From V.Pandian Chennai/Madurai: Three persons died, two during Jallikattu in Pudukottai another at Madurai, as the bull taming sport was today conducted in various parts of Tamil Nadu amid protests which forced chief Minister O Panneerselvam to leave for Chennai without inaugurating it.  Police said two
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Bhajji likely to join Congress, may contest from Jalandhar

Hyderabad: The ace Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh popularly known as Bhajji may join Congress and contest election from Jalandhar, if sources are to be believed. Sources say he is in touch with the Congress to explore the possibility of joining the 131-year-old Congress party.
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India enters World Cup Kabaddi semis

By Balbir Singh Barnala, Punjab: Hosts India and England registered their fourth consecutive victories in Pool A and stormed into semi-finals on the ninth day of Dr BR Ambedkar 6th World Cup Kabaddi 2016 at newly constructed Baba Kala Mahir Multipurpose Stadium, here today. India defeated Canada by 54-3
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USA men and women record wins in Kabaddi; Iran beat Australia

By Balbir Singh Attari, Punjab: The matches on the fourth day of Dr B R Ambedkar 6th World Cup Kabaddi 2016 were held today at Shaheed Jathedar Dalbir Singh Ranike Memorial Sports Stadium at village Ranike of Amritsar district. This is the first time that Ranike village, located near the Indo-Pak border
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City lad treks to African Rooftop, Mount Kilimanjaro

Hyderabad: A city lad and an IITian from Mumbai, Siddharth Gupta has set a record by climbing the highest peak of the African continent, Mount Kilimanjaro. Popularly known as the Roof of Africa, Kilimanjaro offers 5 different terrains, and ecosystems, in the entire trek right from wet forest to the mari
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India beats NZ by 6 wickets, takes 1-0 lead in ODI series

Dharamshala: Virat Kohli held centre stage with a delightful unbeaten 85 after a collective bowling effort as India cruised to an easy six-wicket victory over New Zealand taking a 1-0 lead in the five-match ODI series, here tonight.  After bowling out New Zealand for 190 in 43.5 overs, India reached the
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