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Humpy wins BBC Indian Sportswoman of the Year award

New Delhi, March 9: Chess player Koneru Humpy won the BBC India Sportswoman of the Year award for 2020. The award was based on a public vote in which Humpy beat sprinter Dutee Chand, shooter Manu Bhaker, wrestler Vinesh Phogat and hockey captain Rani Rampal. "Being an indoor game, chess

Selection dilemma for India in T20s

For a team that’s so closely followed, the result does matter and that’s why one can expect a settled first eleven for the first three games since all matches are at the same venue on similar kind of tracks.

Djokovic breaks Federer's record for most weeks as world No. 1

London, March 8: Serbian tennis great Novak Djokovic on Monday set a record for most weeks at No. 1 in the 48-year history of the ATP rankings. Djokovic entered his 311th week at the top of the rankings, one week longer than Swiss 20-time Grand Slam winner Roger Federer's record.

WTT Star Contender: Manika, Sathiyan in 2nd round

Doha, March 8: India's Manika Batra and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran on Monday went through to the second round of the WTT Star Contender table tennis tournament in Doha. Manika, ranked 63 in women's singles, beat Chinese Taipei Hsien-Tzy Cheng 3-0. Manika held her own to beat her opponent in straight sets

Punia, Vinesh take back top spot after winning in Rome

New Delhi, March 8: India's Bajrang Punia got back to the No. 1 spot in the 65 kg wrestling world rankings after winning gold at the Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series in Rome. Earlier, Vinesh Phogat took back the top spot in the 53 kg rankings after winning gold in her

Madrid derby ends in draw, Barcelona win

Madrid, March 8: Karim Benzema's 88th minute goal kept Real Madrid in the race for the La Liga title on Sunday as he canceled out Luis Suarez's opener for Atletico Madrid in a 1-1 draw in the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium. Suarez's 14th minute goal, following excellent work from Marco Llorente,

PV Sindhu suffers demoralising defeat in Swiss Open final

Basel, March 8: World Champion P V Sindhu finished a distant second in the Swiss Open final after being completely routed by Olympic gold medallist Carolina Marin of Spain in a lop-sided women's singles title clash here on Sunday. The 25-year-old Indian, who had won the coveted World Championship gold