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Jitu Rai rises in all directions as shooters continue to impress

Jitu Rai rises in all directions as shooters continue to impress

19 Dec 2014

New Delhi: On and off, here and there, Indian shooters called the shots in 2014, but it was 'Pistol King' Jitu Rai who truly lived upto the sobriquet with a stunning display, leaving the other big guns gazing at the dizzy heights he touched in his annus mirabilis.

Indian shooters,   Jitu Rai,   Glasgow Commonwealth games,   Incheon Asian Games,   shooting championships ,  
US bid seen as 'clear favourite' to land 2024 <strong>Games</strong>

US bid seen as 'clear favourite' to land 2024 Games

17 Dec 2014

Prospects of the Summer Olympics returning to U.S. soil look good, according to domestic sports business experts who rate the United States as the early favourite to host the 2024 Games.

Summer Olympics in US,   United States,   2024 Olympics Games,  
Chess: Anand beats Adams to win <strong>London</strong> Classic

Chess: Anand beats Adams to win London Classic

15 Dec 2014

London: Five-time chess world champion Viswanathan Anand won his maiden London Classic title after defeating British Grandmaster Michael Adams in the fifth and final round on Monday.

World champion,   Chess champion,   Viswanathan Anand,   London Classic,   Michael Adams,  
Wrote letter to AIBA to save Sarita's career, says Tendulkar

Wrote letter to AIBA to save Sarita's career, says Tendulkar

17 Dec 2014

Mumbai: Retired batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar said on Wednesday the whole idea behind his writing a letter to world boxing body AIBA was to save woman boxer L Sarita Devi's career from ending abruptly after the Asian Games controversy in Incheon.

Sachin Tendulkar,   World boxing body,   AIBA,   Woman boxer,   Sarita Devi,   Asian Games controversy,  
Indian squash scaled unprecedented heights in 2014

Indian squash scaled unprecedented heights in 2014

16 Dec 2014

New Delhi: Indian squash never had it better than 2014 as a bagful of firsts, highlighted by a gold each in the Commonwealth Games and Asian Games, marked a highly successful year for the racquet sport.

Indian squash,   Commonwealth Games,   Asian Games,   Dipika Pallikal,   Joshana Chinappa,   Saurav Ghosal,  
Jitu Rai claims 10 m pistol gold with new mark

Jitu Rai claims 10 m pistol gold with new mark

16 Dec 2014

Pune: Incheon Asian Games gold medallist Jitu Rai broke his own record to claim the 10m pistol title for men in the 58th National Shooting Championship at the Balewadi shooting range here on Tuesday.

Incheon Asian Games,   Jitu Rai,   National Shooting Championship,   Balewadi shooting range,  
Hinduja group acquires iconic <strong>London</strong> building

Hinduja group acquires iconic London building

13 Dec 2014

London: The Hinduja Group has acquired the historic Old War Office building having around 1,100 rooms in Central London for an undisclosed sum for conversion into a 5-star hotel and residential apartments.

Hinduja group,   UK,   old war office building ,  
Anand draws with Kramnik in <strong>London</strong> Classic

Anand draws with Kramnik in London Classic

11 Dec 2014

London: Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand played out an easy draw as black against Vladimir Kramnik of Russia in the first round of the London Chess Classic here on Thursday.

India,  Viswanathan Anand,  Vladimir,   Kramnik,  Russia,  London Chess Classic,   Michael Adams,  Hikaru Nakamura,   United States,   ,  
South Korea rules out sharing Winter <strong>Games</strong> events with Japan

South Korea rules out sharing Winter Games events with Japan

12 Dec 2014

Seoul: South Korea on Friday formally ruled out any possibility of sharing events at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics with Japan, stressing its preparations were too advanced to consider venue changes.

South Korea,   2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics,   Japan ,  
Wasim Jaffer out with injury for Mumbai's next two <strong>games</strong>

Wasim Jaffer out with injury for Mumbai's next two games

11 Dec 2014

Mumbai: Mumbai's premier batsman Wasim Jaffer has suffered an injury and has been ruled out for both the upcoming Ranji trophy matches against Railways and Uttar Pradesh.

Wasim Jaffer,   Ranji Matches,   Railways Cricket,   UP Ranji,  

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