US’ Allyson Felix surpassed Jamaican great Usain Bolt as the most decorated athlete in the history of World Athletics Championships as she helped her team to the 4x400m mixed relay title in Doha. It took Felix’s gold tally to 12, one more than what Bolt finished with at the 2017 World Championships.
India’s Annu Rani advanced to the final of women’s javelin throw in the World Athletics Championships on Monday, hurling the spear to 62.43m, bettering her national record (62.34m) set in March and taking a place in the medal round as the fifth best in the competition.
India will take on Bangladesh in the final of SAFF Under-18 Football Championship 2019 in Kathmandu today. The match will start at 2.45 PM IST.
India began its World Athletics Championships campaign on a disappointing note with long jumper M Sreeshankar failing to reach the final after finishing 22nd in the qualification round with a below par effort here on Friday.
Aryna Sabalenka moved one step closer to defending her Wuhan Open crown after dispatching world number one Ash Barty in straight sets with a 7-5 6-4 victory in the semi-final on Friday.
Mandeep Singh and Akashdeep Singh scored in the second half to guide the Indian men’s hockey team to a superb 2-0 win over Belgium in the opening game of the three-match series on Thursday.
The Indian duo of Pankaj Advani and Aditya Mehta overcame a tough Thai team to emerge world champions in the IBSF World Snooker Team event in Mandalay (Myanmar) on Wednesday.
Former Indian skipper MS Dhoni has defeated the likes of Virat Kohli and Sachin Tendulkar in the list of most admired men in India. According to a survey conducted by YouGov, Dhoni is the second most admired man in India, next only to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Spinner Deepti Sharma bowled three maiden overs in her four-over quota, apart from taking three wickets, as the Indian women team survived a Mignon du Preez blitz to eke out a 11-run win over South African in the first T20 International in Surat on Tuesday.
The FIFA Best Awards 2019 took place in Milan on Monday where Lionel Messi won the FIFA Men’s Player of the Year award on Monday with Megan Rapinoe bagging the women’s prize to cap a historic year for the United States’ World Cup icon.