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India suffer last-gasp draw


Breda (Netherlands) : India conceded a late goal to settle for a 1-1 draw with Belgium in the Champions Trophy hockey tournament here today. India scored an early goal through a penalty-corner conversion by Harmanpreet Singh (10th minute) and managed to hold on to the lead till the 59th minute when Loick Luypaert dashed their hopes by converting the 10th ...

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Ace archer Deepika wins gold at World Cup to end six year’s dry run


Salt Lake City : Ace Indian archer Deepika Kumari finally shrugged off her poor run of form by clinching a gold medal in the women’s recurve event at the World Cup (Stage III) after a gap of six years, beating Germany’s Michelle Kroppen 7-3. The victory gave her a direct entry into the Archery World Cup Final, which will be ...

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India thrash Pak to storm into semifinals

Dubai : World champions India and runners-up Iran booked semifinal berths from their respective groups to continue their supremacy in the six-nation Kabaddi Masters at the Al Wasl Sports Complex here today. India once again put up a dominating show to prevail over Pakistan 41-17 for their second successive victory against their arch-rivals in their second and final leg Group ...

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Confident India aim to upstage Australia in Champions Trophy


Breda (Netherlands), June 26 : Their campaign off to a dream start with back-to-back wins, India would look to continue the giant-slaying spree when they take on world champions Australia in their third match of the FIH Champions Trophy hockey tournament, here on Wednesday. In pursuit of their maiden Champions Trophy title in the 37th and final edition of the ...

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Portugal concede late penalty as Uruguay await in last 16


Saransk (Russia), June 26 : Cristiano Ronaldo missed a penalty before Portugal conceded an injury-time spot-kick in a 1-1 draw with Iran at the World Cup today as the European champions set up a last-16 clash with Uruguay. Ricardo Quaresma curled in a trademark trivela goal on the stroke of half-time at the Mordovia Arena, but Karim Ansarifard’s late penalty ...

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