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Age not just a number as Super Serena marches on

Age not just a number as Super Serena marches on

By Melanie Burton

MELBOURNE, Jan 23 (REUTERS) It was back in 2003 that Serena Williams first stamped her name on Australian Open history, the then 21-year-old taking down sister Venus to bring home her first title on the blue courts of Melbourne Park.
Fourteen years on, the American is gunning for her 23rd grand slam title, and, at 35, is now among the oldest players left in the draw having fought off 16th seed Czech Barbora Strycova over two sets today.


Dhoni to be missed at ‘historic’ test match at Ranchi: Kumble

Ranchi, Mar 14 (UNI) Team India coach Anil Kumble today said without Mahendra Singh Dhoni playing in his home ground of Ranchi would be different but since for any venue the first test match is a ‘historic’ occasion therefore he hoped that people of Ranchi and Jharkhand would come out and support the team in large numbers.


AFI ropes in Max Bupa to promote ‘Race Walking’ in India

New Delhi, Feb 9 (UNI) Athletics Federation of India (AFI) today roped in Max Bupa Health Insurance in a bid to promote ‘Race Walking’ as a sport in the country, which is the longest event (both in distance covered and time taken) at the Olympics.


Indian Grand Prix of Seas from Mar 3 in Mumbai

Mumbai, Feb 3 (UNI) The city of dreams is all set to witness high powerboating action when the Nexa P1 Powerboat, Indian Grand Prix of the Seas, will be held at the city's famous queen's necklace between March 3-5.


Registrations for Junior Badminton C'ship to kick-off tomorrow

New Delhi, Feb 3 (UNI) Registration for the season three of the coveted national level tournament – PNB MetLife Junior Badminton Championship will be kicked-off from tomorrow, where young talented shuttlers will participate in various categories.


HIL money will help me build a home for my family: Ajit

New Delhi, Jan 6 (UNI) The upcoming Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) 2017 will be a special edition for Junior Indian team’s forward Ajit Kumar Pandey, who will be making his debut in the league.


National Ice Skating C'ship on Jan 5,6 in Gurugram

New Delhi, Jan 4 (UNI) Around 300 ice skaters across the nation are all set to participate in the 2017 National Ice Skating Championship, scheduled to be held in Gurugram on January 5 and 6 and will be organised by the Ice Skating Association of India.


Govt to form committee for improvement in National Sports Code Development

New Delhi, Jan 2 (UNI) In a bid to to improve the National Sports Code Development (NSCD) and for bringing good governance, transparency and accountability in sports, the Government has decided to constitute a committee headed by Secretary (Sports) on the subject of improvements in the National Sports Development Code and the functioning of Sports Federations.


ISL 3 watched by 216 million

New Delhi, Jan 2 (UNI) The season finale of the just concluded Hero Indian Super League (ISL) 2016 was watched by 41 million people, who glued on television to follow the nail biting clash between Atletico de Kolkata and Kerala Blasters, claimed an ISL release.


10th edition of Hero I-League from Jan 7

New Delhi, Dec 27 (UNI) The 10th edition of the Hero I League football Championship will kick off from January 7, which will witness the inclusion of two new teams -- Punjab and Chennai.


Ranji Trophy: Jharkhand scripts history, beat Haryana to enter semifinals

Vadodra, Dec 26 (UNI) Riding on left-arm spinner Shahbaz Nadeem's all-round show, the Jharkhand Ranji team scripted history after beating Haryana in the quarter finals here today and entered the Ranji Trophy semis for the first time.

South Africa's de Kock an injury concern for third test

South Africa's de Kock an injury concern for third test

* De Kock injury not a fracture * Could need up to six weeks recovery * Decision on third test not made until Friday WELLINGTON, Mar 23 (Reuters) South Africa wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock is a doubt for this week's third and final test against New Zealand after he suffered a finger injury during the eight-wicket victory over the hosts last week.

11 junior players among 33 hockey core probables

New Delhi, Mar 10 (UNI) Hockey India today announced a 33-member core probables list for the national camp, which will commence at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) South Centre in Bengaluru on March 14.

Yuki loses in singles; Jeevan moves up in doubles

Yuki loses in singles; Jeevan moves up in doubles

Chandigarh, Mar 23 (UNI) Firing seven aces fifth seed Matimilian Marterer of Germany registered straight sets 6-3, 6-2 verdict against Yuki Bhambri of India in the 50,000 dollar International Challenger in Quanzhou, China while Indian Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan partnering Indonesian Rungkat Christipher seeded fourth,before staging a fine rally to oust Ruan Roelofse and Chu-Huan Yi .

Harrison and Baker speed to yearly bests in US champs

Undated, Mar 6 (REUTERS) Top hurdler Keni Harrison and up-and-coming sprinter Ronnie Baker ran the fastest times in the world this year at the US indoor championships in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Sunday.