World athletics: Aldrin qualifies for long jump final, Sreeshankar flops

Updated on Aug 24, 2023 08:13 AM IST

The national record holder seals the 12th and last qualifying spot while his senior teammate could not get anywhere near his best

Jeswin Aldrin, of India, makes an attempt in the Men's long jump qualification during the World Athletics Championships in Budapest(AP)
ByAvishek Roy, New Delhi

How are athletes beating the heat?

Competing in hotter conditions may come more naturally to Indian athletes. Yet, in long-distance and endurance events, tackling the heat plays a key role

Image used for representational purpose(Reuters)
Updated on Aug 24, 2023 08:19 AM IST
ByRutvick Mehta, Mumbai

Megan Rapinoe blasts Trump for ‘fake’ criticism after USA’s WC exit

The USWNT crashed out of the FIFA World Cup after losing to Sweden in the round of 16.

Megan Rapinoe of the U.S. looks dejected after losing the penalty shootout and being knocked out of the World Cup(REUTERS)
Published on Aug 23, 2023 11:07 PM IST
By, New Delhi

India women beat England 6-2, finish third in Junior 4 Nations Tournament

For India, Neelam (25th minutes), Annu (26, 43'), Sunelita Toppo (35'), Hina Bano (38') and Mumtaz Khan (40’) were on target.

India players in action during the junior 4-nations tournament(Hockey India/Twitter)
Published on Aug 23, 2023 09:10 PM IST

Can Edge join AEW after his WWE contract expires next month?

Edge defeated Sheamus on the latest episode of WWE SmackDown.

Since making an epic comeback at the 2020 Royal Rumble, Edge has produced several memorable moments over the last three years(Getty Images)
Published on Aug 23, 2023 09:09 PM IST
By, New Delhi

World Championships: Satwik-Chirag, Treesa-Gayatri pairs enter round 3

World No. 2 pair of Satwik and Chirag, who had won a maiden bronze in the last edition, produced a clinical display to beat their Australian rivals 21-16 21-9

India's star men's doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty in action(Chirag Shetty Instagram)
Published on Aug 23, 2023 08:44 PM IST

James Harden fined USD 100,000 by NBA over public trade demands

Harden had requested the 76ers to be traded this season.

James Harden #1 of the Philadelphia 76ers dribbles against the Boston Celtics during the third quarter in game six of the Eastern Conference Semifinals(AFP)
Published on Aug 23, 2023 08:00 PM IST

Chess World Cup: Carlsen, Pragg set the stage for an epic tiebreaker

The second classical game ended in a quick draw with the Norwegian world No.1 still struggling due to a bout of food poisoning

The champion will be decided in the tie-breaks on Thursday.(PTI)
Updated on Aug 24, 2023 08:17 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Verstappen at risk of legal action for exceeding speeding limit in Monaco

The speed may be quite common for Verstappen while racing on the Formula One tracks but it is well above the permitted 90 kmph limit on common motorways.

Red Bull's Max Verstappen is interviewed after winning a race(REUTERS)
Published on Aug 23, 2023 06:14 PM IST

Praggnanandhaa vs Carlsen, World Cup Final Round 2 highlights: 2nd round drawn

Praggnanandhaa vs Carlsen, World Cup Final Round 2 highlights: The title will be decided on Thursday.

live Praggnanandhaa vs Carlsen, World Cup Final Round 2 highlights:(PTI)
Updated on Aug 23, 2023 06:23 PM IST

German legend takes savage dig at Neymar after ex-PSG superstar joins Al-Hilal

Neymar completed his move to Saudi Arabian side Al-Hilal in the summer transfer window.

Brazilian superstar Neymar waits to enter the pitch during his unveiling ceremony at Al-Hilal in Riyadh(AFP)
Updated on Aug 23, 2023 04:21 PM IST

Watch: LeBron James and son Bronny accompany Drake at concert in Los Angeles

This was Bronny James’ one of first public appearances since suffering a cardiac arrest last month

Drake shared a photo with LeBron James and his son Bronny on Instagram
Published on Aug 23, 2023 03:48 PM IST

Praggnanandhaa vs Carlsen Day 2: Head-to-head records and all you need to know

R Praggnanandhaa and Magnus Carlsen played out a draw in the first classical game of the chess World Cup final.

Praggnanandhaa is in for a stiff challenge in Game 2 of the chess World Cup final(PTI)
Published on Aug 23, 2023 03:09 PM IST

Las Vegas Aces’ star A’ja Wilson matches WNBA scoring record with 53 points

The 27-year-old became just the third player in the WNBA to breach the 50-point mark.

A’ja Wilson
Published on Aug 23, 2023 01:52 PM IST

Ronaldo fumes as referee denies penalty in Al-Nassr’s AFC Champions League win

Al Nassr qualified for the group stage of the tournament with a 4-2 win against Shabab Al Ahli

The game against Shabab Al Ahli marked Ronaldo’s debut in the AFC Champions League.
Published on Aug 23, 2023 01:23 PM IST

Nikola Jokic or Giannis Antetokounmpo? Early predictions for NBA MVP award

Despite guiding Denver Nuggets to their maiden championship last season, Jokic could not win the NBA MVP. Will he be able to claim it this year?

Nikola Jokic #15 of the Denver Nuggets(Getty Images via AFP)
Published on Aug 23, 2023 12:52 PM IST

Rapinoe slams Fox's Lalas for calling USWNT ‘unlikeable’ after World Cup loss

USWNT's likability questioned by critic after World Cup loss; Megan Rapinoe fires back in defense.

United States' Megan Rapinoe calls out Alexi Lalas for his ‘really disappointing’ comments on USWNT(AP Photo/Scott Barbour)(AP)
Updated on Aug 23, 2023 10:52 AM IST

Serena Williams welcomes second baby girl with husband Alexis Ohanian

Alexis Ohanian shared the news on social media, sharing a picture of the baby girl, who they named Adira River Ohanian

Serena Williams became a mother again as she welcomed her second baby with her husband, tech entrepreneur husband Alexis Ohanian (alexisohanian/Instagram)
Published on Aug 23, 2023 08:36 AM IST
BySumanti Sen

‘Why the coach wants a long camp is…’: Apuia weighs in on Stimac's 4-week camp

Apuia Ralte, who is making a return after an ankle injury, has been named in the Asian Games squad, which was announced by AIFF at the beginning of August.

Mumbai City midfielder Apuia Ralte in action at the ongoing Duran Cup (Mumbai City)
Published on Aug 23, 2023 08:03 AM IST

Jyothi Yarraji fails to qualify for 100m hurdles semis in World C'ships

The 23-year-old Yarraji clocked 13.05 seconds -- well below her national record of 12.78s -- to finish seventh in heat number four and 29th overall.

Jyothi Yarraji, of India, left, Nadine Visser, of the Netherlands, Celeste Mucci, of Australia, compete in a Women's 100-meters hurdles heat during the World Athletics Championships(AP)
Published on Aug 23, 2023 06:54 AM IST

Father of NFL cornerback Caleb Farley killed in explosion at North Carolina home

Titans coach Mike Vrabel told the team about Caleb Farley’s loss during a practice in Nashville, and the players took a knee in an apparent prayer.

Caleb Farley's North Carolina home
Published on Aug 23, 2023 06:52 AM IST
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Jyothi Yarraji, Krishan Kumar eliminated in heats

The young 100m hurdler finished seventh in her heat to be eliminated in the first round in the Budapest championships on Tuesday

There were big expectations from Yarraji as she has made impressive progress since last year and has broken the national record several times
Published on Aug 23, 2023 12:05 AM IST
By, New Delhi

From knight to king: Pragg vs Carlsen first game of chess finals ends in draw

India’s teenage grandmaster, playing with white pieces, played out a draw against Norway’s five-time world champion in the World Cup chess final

Indian Grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa and Norway's Grandmaster and World No. 1 player Magnus Carlsen during the first game of the final match of the Chess World Cup 2023(PTI)
Updated on Aug 23, 2023 08:15 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Listless Sindhu knocked out of world championships

The former champion, woefully out of form, squandered a 9-0 second game lead before losing in straight games to Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in Copenhagen

Indian badminton player PV Sindhu reacts during her match(PTI)
Updated on Aug 23, 2023 08:18 AM IST

PGA Tour Golfer arrested on charges of domestic violence

Compton and his wife were arguing at their home in Miami when Compton's wife took out her phone to record the incident.

Golfer Erik Compton was arrested on Saturday after an alleged domestic violence incident involving his wife. Pic source: X/@PGATOUR
Published on Aug 22, 2023 10:56 PM IST
ByMd Nobhar

10 fastest women sprinters in 100 mts: Griffith-Joyner to Sha'Carri Richardson

America’s Sha'Carri Richardson recorded a historic performance at the World Athletics Championships in Hungary

Jamaica's silver medallist Shericka Jackson, USA's gold medallist Sha'Carri Richardson and Jamaica's bronze medallist Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce pose during the podium ceremony for the women's 100m during the World Athletics Championships in Budapest(AFP)
Published on Aug 22, 2023 10:52 PM IST

Mohun Bagan qualify for AFC Cup beating Abahani 3-1

Kolkata giants overcome early scare with two quick second-half goals after Jason Cummings helped them draw level

Kolkata, India - Aug. 22, 2023: Armando Sadiku (99) of Mohun Bagan SG (IND) celebrates his goal against Abahani Limited Dhaka (BAN) in AFC Cup 2023-24 (Preliminary) at Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata, India, on Tuesday, August 22, 2023. (Samir Jana/ Hindustan Times)
Published on Aug 22, 2023 09:54 PM IST
By, Kolkata

Budapest World Championships: Sha’Carri Richardson's back, and she's better

By winning the women's 100m gold, the young American made a statement in more ways than one

Gold medallist Sha'carri Richardson of the U.S. celebrates on the podium with her medal after winning the Women's 100m(REUTERS)
Updated on Aug 23, 2023 08:19 AM IST
ByRutvick Mehta, Mumbai

Pep Guardiola has emergency back surgery and will miss next two games

City said Guardiola has been suffering with severe back pain for some time and decided to have an operation in Barcelona

Manchester City's Spanish manager Pep Guardiola celebrates at the end of the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Newcastle United(AFP)
Published on Aug 22, 2023 09:03 PM IST
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Some men's tennis players will get a guaranteed income under a new ATP Tour plan

The ATP expects a total of 30 to 45 players to receive money through one of Baseline's three parts each season.

The plan, called Baseline, starts with a three-year trial beginning next season
Published on Aug 22, 2023 08:53 PM IST
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