New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Sriram Balaji Narayanswamy saved a match point to thwart a tough challenge from Aditya Madkekar 4-6, 7-6(2), 6-1 and set up a summit clash with top seed Ranjit Virali Murugesan, who sent an erring Kamala Kannan packing 6-1, 6-1 at the DLTA stadium here Friday.
Friday, December 05, 2008 4:55:17 PM
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Indian badminton has been in the news since Saina Nehwal became the first shuttler to figure in an Olympic Games quarterfinal. Saina followed it up with good performances in the international circuit and the 18-year-old from Hyderabad was suitably rewarded as she cracked the top-10 of the world ranking in women's singles this week.
Friday, December 05, 2008 3:52:11 PM
Kolkata, Dec 4 (IANS) Dempo Sports club blanked State Bank of Travancore (SBT) 3-0 while Chirag United and Mumbai FC finished with a goalless draw in 30th Federation Cup final round group A league matches here Thursday.
Thursday, December 04, 2008 10:50:06 PM
Kolkata, Dec 4 (IANS) Two days before football legend Diego Maradona visits the city, ugly scenes were witnessed during Mohammedan Sporting club's training session here Thursday, when Nigerian striker Mike Okoro assaulted a journalist for asking uncomfortable questions.
Thursday, December 04, 2008 10:49:54 PM
Kolkata, Dec 4 (IANS) Lending a communist hue to Diego Maradona's two-day visit to the city, the organisers have arranged for a tete-a-tete between the legendary footballer and Marxist patriarch Jyoti Basu Sunday, a parliamentarian said here Thursday.
Thursday, December 04, 2008 9:48:08 PM
Kolkata, Dec 4 (IANS) Recalled to the Indian Test squad for the series against England, young left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha Thursday said he was excited but aware of the big responsibility that the series could place on him.
Thursday, December 04, 2008 8:09:11 PM
Jamshedpur, Dec 4 (IANS) Delhi golfer Shamim Khan took the lead at the sixth Tata Open golf with a second round score of four-under 66 at the Golmuri Golf Course here Thursday.
Thursday, December 04, 2008 8:05:26 PM
Chennai, Dec 4 (IANS) Former national rally champion Naren Kumar has pulled out of Team Sidvin India, bringing about an abrupt end to the association that was originally penned for a two-year programme in the World Rally Championship (WRC).
Thursday, December 04, 2008 7:54:33 PM
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Golfer Shiv Shankar Prasad Chowrasia, who created history by winning the first-ever European Tour event in India, may not even get a chance to defend the title early next year. The reason is neither his form nor fitness, but the global economic crisis.
Thursday, December 04, 2008 7:21:56 PM
Mohali (Punjab), Dec 4 (IANS) The Punjab police have already started to scale up security in and around the Mohali cricket stadium where the second Test match between India and England is due to be played, ahead of the visit of the security advisor from England.
Thursday, December 04, 2008 6:48:16 PM
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