Maria Sharapova is being investigated by police in India for her role in a “cheating and criminal conspiracy case,” in which a real estate company called Homestead Infrastructure, together with Sharapova, sold millions of rupees worth of units to home buyers and then disappeared, according to the Associated Press.
A pair of Ethiopians, Birhanu Legese and Almaz Ayana, swept the men’s and women’s half marathons yesterday in Delhi, India. But the big story from the event was simply that it was run at all: The nearly 30,000 runners who competed in the half-marathon and shorter races on Sunday raced amid heavy pollution.
Atlético de Kolkata of the Indian Super League just signed the newest ISL player that soccer fans have actually heard of—Robbie Keane, the 37-year-old Irish striker most famous for his long-term stints at Tottenham Hotspur and the LA Galaxy, as well as his decade as captain of the Republic of Ireland national team.
England overcame Jenny Gunn dropping what should have been the match’s final out when Anya Shrubsole bowled out India’s Rajeshwari Gayakwad to claim the women’s cricket World Cup.
KOLKATA, India—Sonia Das is three-fourths the height of her opponent, yet on a sweltering mid-morning at the APC Park in eastern Kolkata, she punched and kicked with all her might. The first-ever kickboxing championship for girls at the neighborhood level, the Meyeder Para Kickboxing Championship, was underway at…
When Jinder Mahal beat Darren Young on WWE Superstars in late November, it was just his third win since returning to the company earlier in the year. He’d been a jobber for most of his career in WWE—on the losing end of feuds with Great Khali and Ryback, and part of Heath Slater’s 3MB, a comedy tag team act. His win…
The ancient Indian sport of kabaddi is undergoing a revolution. For centuries it was only played on dusty fields in backcountry villages, but the launch of the Pro Kabaddi League in 2014 has transformed it from an antiquated pastime into a modern sporting spectacle on the Asian subcontinent, played in state-of-the-art…
Ronaldinho is one of the very best dribbling technicians of his era, and he can make anyone look like a damn fool for swiping at him while he’s doing his thing. He’s currently in the twilight of his career, and he just wrapped up a brief (more on this in a bit) tour with Goa of the Indian Premier Futsal league. He…
The Cricket World Cup begins this weekend in Australia, and the rest of the globe will be paying attention as India defends its title in what should be the biggest sporting event of 2015. Domestically? We can expect, well, crickets.
Some marathons are big and some marathons are small, and one in particular sounds like the worst race ever run.
Approaching the 2014 Commonwealth Games in July, India announced that it had pared the provisional list of its national track and field team from 41 to 32. Six of the athletes cut were from the men's 4-by-100 relay team, which was complete crap; another was a controversial triple jumper. But only after prodding by the…
During a training run on the Olympic luge course, Indian luger Shiva Keshavan fell off his sled before making an amazing save, somehow flipping over and regaining his position on his sled. The scene made for a pretty mind-bending GIF, which makes it look like Keshavan was aided by CGI or wire effects.
Before the very first match at a new soccer ground in Bekal, India, on Sunday, an entire stand collapsed, injuring more than 100 people, six critically.
There are many, many things wrong with this terribly edited picture of a right-handed Tim Tebow in a Broncos uniform being used as an advertisement for the Elite Football League of India. But it's funny!
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John Daly is in New Delhi for the Avantha Masters that will take place later this week. Over the weekend, he played at the Omega Dubai Classic, where he placed 37th. According to his Twitter timeline, the trip's been quite the adventure. Here's a sampling:
One early spring day in 2007, a curious group of worshipers gathered at Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga, an 11th century temple in Madhya Pradesh, India. They came not to pray for blessings for themselves or their families, but for something that at the moment seemed much more important.