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Parupalli Kashyap rises to World No. 12  (29 January 04:53 pm) 
Boosted by the title win at the Syed Modi International Championships, Kashyap rose three places to be ranked No.12 in the latest Badminton World Federation rankings.
Enrique Iglesias and tennis star Rafael Nadal are set to take the world by storm with their string of Spanish restaurants called Tatel - which are already in the pipeline and will be going
Boxing star Mary Kom met Prime Minister Narendra Modi for 10 minutes on Wednesday and went back with an \"experience to cherish for life\".
Celebrated Indian woman boxer MC Mary Kom met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and invited him for the inauguration of her academy in Manipur in April.
Keen to revolutionise the sport, Boxing India is planning to launch a professional-style Indian Series of Boxing, which would double up as a qualifying event for the World Series of Boxing.
Indian Grandmaster P Harikrishna started his campaign by outclassing Eric De Haan of Holland in the first round of the Masters\' section of Tradewise Gibraltar Chess festival.
The names of Manmohan Sharma, a 46-year-old IPS officer, and Apinder Singh, a 49-year-old referee, had been sent for participation in a tournament being held in Reykjavik from January 22-25.
Grandmaster P Harirkishna will spearhead the Indian challenge in the super-strong Masters\' section of the Tradewise Gibraltar chess festival.
Pleasantly surprised after Obama took her name while talking about Indian achievers, Mary Kom said it felt proud to be acknowledged by the US President.
As the Cricket World Cup is round the corner, a bat as tall as 10-storey building, unveiled here to promote and celebrate the quadrennial event, is bidding for the Guinness World Record for the
Filipino boxing star Manny Pacquiao has a plan in place if yet another bid to fight Floyd Mayweather fails -- a May 30 bout, possibly against England\'s Amir Khan.
After an emphatic title win at just-concluded Syed Modi GP, top shuttler P Kashyap said he needed this victory to silent the critics after been \"written off\".
Sakshi Chitlange in girls and top seed Atharva Godbole in boys emerged as sole leaders at the end of Round 8 in the Maharashtra State U-19 Open Fide Rating Chess tournament.
Saina holds on to her crown in Lucknow  (26 January 11:47 am) 
Top seed Saina Nehwal started off the New Year in style defending the Syed Modi International Grand Prix Gold badminton title.
The controversy had arisen when the sports ministry had initially recommended Sushil\'s name with the backing of the Wrestling Federation of India.
Third seed Parupalli Kashyap defeated top seed and compatriot K Srikanth to win the men\'s singles title of the $120,000 Syed Modi GP Badminton C\'ships.
Ace Indian shuttler and top seed Saina Nehwal rallied to beat second seed Carolina Marin of Spain 19-21, 25-23, 21-16 and retain the Syed Modi Grand Prix title in Lucknow.
Divya Deshmukh and Sakshi Chitlange shared the lead with five points each to their kitty at the end of the sixth round in the Maharashtra State U-19 Open Fide Rating Chess Championship.
The sixth and final day of the All India Sub-Junior Ranking Badminton tournament turned out to be a heart-breaking for the Nagpur shuttlers.
Saina Nehwal poised to retain title  (25 January 07:33 pm) 
In the women\'s section, World No. 3 Saina Nehwal will face world champion Carolina Marin in the final.
Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth and P Kashyap reached the finals in their respective categories, while World No.9 P.V. Sindhu faltered in the semis of Syed Modi International India
Saina Nehwal is just one step away from retaining her women\'s singles title, while world No. 5 Indian K Srikanth too reached the final of the Syed Modi International Badminton tournament.
Khan eyes clash with old friend Pacquiao  (25 January 01:19 am) 
British welterweight Amir Khan revealed a fight against Manny Pacquiao could be on the cards after a meeting with his former sparring partner on Friday.
Sonal Mandhana emerged as the sole leader with four points to her credit after the end of the fourth round in the Maharashtra State U-19 Open and Girls FIDE Rating Chess Championship.
Malvika Bansod hogged the limelight on the penultimate day of the All India Sub-Junior Ranking Badminton tournament at the Pullela Gopichand Academy in Hyderabad on Friday.