Every medal is a story of struggle, says the indomitable Mary Kom, who considers her fifth Asian Boxing Championship gold medal special as it came despite the many roles she has had to play outside the ring in the past one year.
Virat Kohli further cemented his position on top of the ICC rankings for batsmen in T20Is, while Jasprit Bumrah led the bowlers after India claimed the three-match T20I home series against New Zealand 2-1 on Tuesday.
World No. 1 Rafael Nadal, who hopes to recover from a knee injury in time to play, heads the other group and will face David Goffin, debutant Grigor Dimitrov and Dominic Thiem.
Dinesh Chandimal-led Sri Lankan squad arrived for their six-week tour of India, which starts here with the first of the three-Test series, beginning on November 16.
Mumbai skipper Aditya Tare said the four-day Group C Ranji Trophy match against Baroda, commencing on Thursday at the Wankhede Stadium, was “special” for his team as it’s the 500th tie to be played by the 41-time national champions in the tournament’s long history.
Resurgent Red Bull believe they can win the last two races, in Brazil this weekend and Abu Dhabi at the end of November, while Ferrari are also eager to wrap up 2017 with a flourish.
English football club Liverpool FC legends Sami Hyypia, Robbie Fowler, Luis Garcia and Vladimir Smicer will visit the High Street Phoenix here for a three-day event from December 8 to 10.
Ashes auditions for Australia’s vacant number six spot have seen a number of leading candidates fluff their lines in the domestic Sheffield Shield but Jake Lehmann’s strong form could force an awkward decision at the selectors’ table where his father sits.
The Supreme Court will hear on Friday an All India Football Federation (AIFF) plea challenging a Delhi High Court order setting aside the election of NCP leader Praful Patel as its president.