Mirabai Chanu betters NR but misses out on medal

PATTAYA (Thailand), September 19: Former world champion Mirabai Chanu bettered her own national record but missed out on a podium, finishing a creditable fourth, in the women’s 49kg event at the World Weightlifting Championship on Thursday. The 25-year-old Mirabai lifted…

PV Sindhu bows out of China Open, Satwik Sairaj loses both doubles match

Changzhou (China), September 19: Reigning world champion PV Sindhu made an early exit from the China Open after losing a three-game thriller against Thailand’s Pornpawee Chochuwong in the women’s singles pre-quarterfinals here on Thursday. Sindhu, an Olympic silver medallist, squandered…

UEFA Champions League: Chelsea pay penalty of Ross Barkley miss in defeat by Valencia

LONDON, September 18: Valencia put a week of turmoil behind them to beat Chelsea 1-0 at Stamford Bridge in Frank Lampard’s first Champions League game in charge of the Blues on Tuesday. Chelsea dominated possession, but were toothless in attack…

Panghal, Kaushik seal maiden world boxing c’ship medals

EKATERINBURG (Russia), September 18: India were assured of an unprecedented two medals at the World Men’s Boxing Championships after Amit Panghal (52kg) and Manish Kaushik (63kg) entered the semifinals of the marquee event with impressive victories on Wednesday. While Asian…

Vinesh Phogat wins bronze medal at World Wrestling Championships

NUR-SULTAN (Kazakhstan), September 18: Indian wrestling had a lot to celebrate on Wednesday as Vinesh Phogat secured Tokyo Olympics qualification and won a bronze, while Pooja Dhanda put herself one win away from her second medal at the World Championships.…

NEISSR annual sports meet held

Dimapur, September 17: The 6th annual sports meet of North East Institute of Social Sciences and Research (NEISSR) Dimapur was held from September 12 to 14 at Don Bosco Higher Secondary School campus, Dimapur under the theme ‘Respect all, play…

PASA to organize 1st open penalty shootout

Kohima, September 17: The Phek Area Sports Association (PASA) is organizing 1st Open Penalty Shootout for both men and women on October 8 at Phek Town Local Ground. The champion in men category will win a cash prize of Rs.…

Boxer Amit Panghal storms into quarters at worlds

EKATERINBURG (Russia), September 17: Asian Games gold-medallist Amit Panghal (52kg) remained on course for a maiden world championship medal after advancing to the quarterfinals with a comprehensive win over Turkey’s Batuhan Citfci on Tuesday. The second-seeded Panghal triumphed 5-0 in…

World Wrestling: Vinesh, Seema to fight for bronze

NUR-SULTAN (Kazakhstan), September 17: Vinesh Phogat was pushed out of the title race by reigning champion Mayu Mukaida of Japan but one of India’s biggest hopes remained in bronze medal hunt in the 53kg category at the World Wrestling Championship…

Meghalaya school wins Subroto Cup U-17 category

New Delhi, September 17: Meghalaya’s Hopewel Elias Higher Secondary School defeated Krida Shiksha Prothishtan (BKSP) of Bangladesh 1-0 to win the U-17 junior boys Subroto Cup football tournament here on Tuesday. With a scorcher of a kick from outside the…