Wayne Rooney in talks to take up player-coach role at Derby

Derby appointed Wayne Rooney’s former England teammate Frank Lampard as manager last season and he took them to the playoff final but has since joined his former club, Chelsea. Shared News| Updated: August 6, 2019 6:57:49 pm Wayne Rooney may join Derby County as a player-coach (Source: Reuters) Derby County are confident they can sign […]

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Zidane says he hasn’t ‘disrespected’ Bale, but club is trying to sell forward

Bale did not play for Real in their 3-1 defeat to Bayern Munich in the International Champions Cup on Saturday, with Zidane revealing his absence was due to the club “working on his departure”. Shared News| Published: July 23, 2019 10:04:42 am Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale is substituted off as Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane […]

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Hima Das gold medal rush draws big applause but real test still awaits

Hima still needs to qualify for the World Championships, and from there on work even harder to claim a ticket for the Tokyo Olympics 2020 in order to mark herself out as one of the world’s top athletes. Shared News| Updated: July 23, 2019 11:20:29 am Hima Das had become the first Indian woman to […]

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You’re a disgrace, you’re a disgrace: Nick Kyrgios to umpire

Shared News| Published: July 6, 2019 11:49:10 am Kyrgios lost his cool when Nadal took too long between points. In the second set he took up the issue with the chair umpire Damien Dumusois. It was just the start. Australia’s Nick Kyrgios argues with match umpire Damien Dumusois during a break in play against Spain’s […]

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Haryana: Medal winners suffer prize money cut for podium finish at both CWG, Asian Games

Athletes like world number one wrestler and Asian Games champion Bajrang Punia and Asian Games champion Vinesh Phogat, apart from other medallists in both the events have got reduced prize money. Shared News| Published: June 26, 2019 8:32:07 am Wrestlers Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat (left) are among those who have got reduced prize money. […]

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NADA to test athletes at state championships

The upcoming state championships in Mumbai will be the second occasion where NADA officials will be present – the first instance was at the Kerala state meet 10 days back. Shared News| Updated: June 24, 2019 10:11:33 am NADA sleuths will conduct tests at the Maharashtra State Athletics Championships, starting next week in Mumbai. (Representational […]

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Caster Semenya to IAAF after another winning race: Catch dopers, ‘not us’

Caster Semenya, who is battling the sport’s governing IAAF over rules that prevent her from running her preferred distance races unless she takes testosterone-suppressant medication, won a 2,000 metres at the Montreuil athletics meeting on Tuesday. Shared News|Published: June 12, 2019 10:34:21 am South African athlete Caster Semenya prepares to race during a 2,000 metres […]

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CWG 2018: Manu Bhaker, all of 16, smashes records, becomes one of India’s youngest gold winners

  While Manu Bhaker broke records on her way to a gold at the Commonwealth Games, the 16-year-old already has her eyes set on the next big tournament.   Shared News| Updated: April 9, 2018 8:45:24 am Manu Bhaker has been shooting high scores for fun, and has hardly ever returned from a tournament without […]

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ISSF World Cup: Rahi Sarnobat’s journey takes her to Tokyo Games

Rahi Sarnobat is the first in her event to book a spot for Tokyo Olympics next year. Shared News| Updated: May 28, 2019 8:40:46 am Rahi Sarnobat clinched 25m gold at Munich World Cup. Rahi Sarnobat exuded calm as she smiled for the cameras after the women’s 25m pistol final at the Munich World Cup. […]

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