It took Novak Djokovic four attempts to succeed at the French Open. And in doing so he is the first person since Rod Laver in 1969 to have all the four Grand Slam singles titles in his bag at a single point in time, though with a difference. Laver had
The Sports Authority of India (SAI) congratulated the seven Indian shuttlers, including Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu, who have made the cut for the Rio Olympics. Eclipsing the previous high of five shuttlers taking part in the 2012 London Olympics, this year seven Indian shuttlers have made the cut for Rio.
Ace tennis star Sania Mirza has documented her journey to becoming World No. 1 in the women’s doubles rankings in an autobiography set for release this July, according to publishers Harper Collins. Titled, ‘Ace Against Odds,’ the book has been penned by Mirza with her father Imran Mirza and chronicles
The Raptors and Heat began their Eastern Conference Semi-finals with a thrilling overtime battle that had fans throughout the city riled up, and some were so noisy their neighbors mistook the celebrations and agony for something more sinister. During the game the Toronto Police Twitter account announced officers had been sent
Sachin Tendulkar agreed on Tuesday to become India’s goodwill ambassador for the Rio Olympics 2016 in August. Tendulkar is the third Indian ambassador for the games after Bollywood actor Salman Khan and ace shooter Abhinav Bindra. The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) invited Tendulkar to come on board on April 29.
Olympic Games and the EU Refugees: The New Diplomacy In a landmark decision taken by the International Olympic Committee, the Olympic flame passed the Elanos refugee camp near Athens and more remarkably, a Syrian refugee Ibrahim al-Hussein was torchbearers of the flame when it passed through the camp on April 26.
Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Franck Ribery were named the final contenders for the World Footballer of the Year award by the ruling body FIFA. The Portugal and Real Madrid winger Ronaldo won the prestigious award in 2008, while the Barcelona and Argentina forward Messi has taken the prize in the
Posted by Canasiantimes on March 20, 2014 in Sports | Comments Off Nico Rosberg celebrated a dominant win for Mercedes in the season-opening Australian Grand Prix while Red Bull’s home hero Daniel Ricciardo suffered the heartbreak of being stripped of his first podium hours after the finish. Pole-sitter Lewis Hamilton and world
Legendary Pakistan batsman Zaheer Abbas is the new entrant in the list of illustrious former cricketers, who feel that India’s premier batsman Virat Kohli is destined for greatness. “Virat Kohli is one batsman who will break all the records in international cricket. The transition phase in Indian batting has already happened