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Defending champion PV Sindhu eyes turnaround at World Tour Finals

Enduring a rough patch since claiming the world championship gold, ace Indian shuttler P V Sindhu would be eager to turnaround her fortunes when she begins her title defence at the season-ending BWF World Tour Finals here on Wednesday. Sindhu registered her career’s biggest triumph at the World Championship in Basel, Switzerland in August, but since then the Indian looked awfully out of form. The Olympic silver medallist, who had reached the finals of Indonesia Open Super 750 tournament…

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Russia reacts with anger after doping ban from Olympics

The World Anti-Doping Agency on Monday banned Russia for four years from major global sporting events including the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and the 2022 World Cup in Qatar over manipulated doping data, prompting an angry response from President Vladimir Putin. WADA’s executive committee, meeting in Lausanne, handed Russia the “robust” four-year suspension after accusing Moscow of falsifying data from a doping testing laboratory that was handed over to investigators earlier this year. The toughest ever sanctions imposed on Russian…

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Virat Kohli’s birthday wish for MS Dhoni

It was a moment, an act, that highlighted the deep bond shared by two of India’s biggest modern day cricketers. The perfect example of the apprentice paying his ultimate respect to the master. MS Dhoni will go down in history as one of the finest ODI player and captain ever. Apart from his successes on the field, his biggest contribution to Indian cricket has been the players whom he backed and ensured they bloomed into superstars. One such player…

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