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India's Abhinav Bindra poses with his gold medal at the podium after Men's 10m Air Rifle event at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland
PTI India's Abhinav Bindra poses with his gold medal at the podium after Men's 10m Air Rifle event at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland

Bindra returns with a bang

With the addition of two more medals from the shooting ranges, India’s overall medals tally climbed to 9 »
It would stand India in good stead for the rest of the series if Mahendra Singh Dhoni can decide on his slip fielders and prevent misses, like the one by Shikhar Dhawan, that could prove costly.

Time to finalise slip formation

Current generation yet to emulate Dravid and Laxman’s skills »
Lewis Hamilton lapped the Hungaroring circuit outside Budapest with a best time of one minute 25.814 seconds in the morning and 1:24.482 in the afternoon.

Hamilton is the fastest

Lewis Hamilton started his Hungarian Grand Prix weekend in sizzling fashion, leading both of Friday’s free practice sessions with championship-leading Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg second. <... »

Cricket

Ready for Test cricket: Jos Buttler

Standing on the cusp of a Test debut when England and India face off from Sunday, Jos Buttler reflected quiet confidence.The 23-year-old wicketkeeper, who is stepping into Matt Prior’s shoe... »

Football

Manchester United's Ashley Young shoots to score during the second half of a friendly football match against Los Angeles Galaxy at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif, on Wednesday. Manchester United won 7-0.

Man United buries Galaxy 7-0 in Van Gaal debut

Ashley Young and defender Reece James scored two second-half goals each as Manchester United opened its summer tour with a polished win. »

Tennis

Sania Mirza

I am an Indian, will remain one for life: Sania

The Indian tennis star said she was hurt by the controversy over her appointment as the Brand Ambassador of Telangana. »

Other Sports

Stage set for Pro Kabaddi league

Uncertainty hangs over the participation of Pakistan players in the inaugural Rs. one crore prize money Star Sports Pro Kabaddi League set to start at the National Sports Club of India (NSCI) here... »

Hockey

India downs Wales

India, bogged down by initial blues, came back strongly to score a 3-1 win over Wales in its first Pool A match of the men’s hockey event here on Friday.The silver medallist at New Delhi 20... »

Races

Spades wins Amorous Knight Trophy

Spades ridden by P. Trevor won the Amorous Knight Trophy, the main event of the races here on Friday (July 25). The winner is owned by Mr. Cyrus S.Poonawalla rep. Villoo Poonawalla Racing & Br... »
The Hindu presents the all-new Young World

Listen to The Hindu's Sports Editor Nirmal Shekar speak to our Sports-Writer Arun Venugopal on the World Cup and India's tour of England...Listen in »