Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal to team up in Laver Cup

New York, Aug 25 (AFP) Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will play doubles together in a new competition pitting Europe against the Rest of the World in a Ryder Cup-style tennis team event.

The Laver Cup was launched in New York on Wednesday with Federer and Nadal, who have…

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Athlete Sudha tests positive for swine flu

Bengaluru, Aug 24 :  Indian woman athlete Sudha Singh, who participated in the 3000 metre steeplechase at the recent Rio Olympics, tested positive for swine flu (H1N1), a doctor said on Tuesday.

“Sudha was tested for zika, chikungunya, malaria, dengue and H1N1 as she was suffering from cough, body pain, fever…

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Sindhu, Sakshi, Dipa to get Khel Ratna, Rahane named for Arjuna award

New Delhi, Aug 23 :  The Sports Ministry on Monday announced that Rio Olympics medallists — shuttler P.V. Sindhu and wrestler Sakshi Malik — will receive the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award along with gymnast Dipa Karmakar and shooter Jitu Rai.

Considered as the country’s highest sporting honour, the Khel…

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BEST welcome ride for 'Silvern' shuttler Sindhu

Mumbai, Aug 22 : Rio 2016 Olympic Silver medalist P.V. Sindhu will be received at home in Hyderabad later on Monday morning by a decked up, open deck double-decker bus of Mumbai’s BEST, an official said here.

The BEST, which runs the public bus services for Mumbai, Thane…

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Shuttler Sindhu adds silver lining to India's Rio campaign

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 20  Shuttler P.V. Sindhu’s silver in the women’s singles competition of the Rio Olympics lifted India’s spirits as the nation erupted in joy at the 21-year-old’s historic feat, while others continued to disappoint.

World No.10 Sindhu on Friday…

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