Sports Monks

Another great Tiger Woods comeback is possible, say orthopedic surgeons

Tiger Woods could return to competitive golf within a year, top orthopedic surgeons said on Wednesday, but the road back from serious leg injuries sustained in a...

16 March 8, 2021

Salute The Soldier fires away on Super Saturday

Three weeks after winning the second round of the Group 1 Al Maktoum Challenge, the six-year-old from Sepoy replicated that by also taking the spoils in the...

13 March 8, 2021

Swiss Open: World champion PV Sindhu finishes with silver after straight games defeat to Carolina Marin

The 25-year-old Indian, who had won the coveted World Championship gold medal here in 2019, couldn’t match the speed and accuracy of Marin during her 12-21, 5-21...

10 March 8, 2021

India vs England: Hosts face selection dilemma with plenty of options for T20I series

Ahmedabad: The Indian team management faces a problem of plenty going into the five T20 Internationals against England, an assignment that marks the beginning of the side’s...

9 March 8, 2021

Novak Djokovic takes Roger Federer’s world number one record, eyes Grand Slam history

Novak Djokovic began his 311th week as the No 1 player in the men’s rankings on Monday. Novak Djokovic on Monday set a new landmark of 311...

11 March 8, 2021

Swiss Open 2021: Tepid Indian performance at Basel a reason to worry about Tokyo Olympics qualification

The early exits of Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy, Lakshya Sen did them no favours as they fight to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics. It is not so...

10 March 8, 2021

European Indoors: Teenager Keely Hodgkinson storms to 800m gold as GB finish on high

Teenager Keely Hodgkinson further enhanced her reputation by taking 800m gold for Great Britain at the European Indoor Championships. The Wigan athlete, who turned 19 on Wednesday,...

11 March 8, 2021

Roger Federer never considered retirement despite 14-month absence from tennis

Roger Federer says he never seriously considered retirement in his 14 months away from tennis, and is returning as he feels “the story’s not over yet”. The...

17 March 8, 2021

SC’s social media platforms deliver exponential growth as Qatar 2022 edges closer

Anticipation is building across the globe as Qatar ramps up preparations for the first FIFA World Cup™ in the Middle East and Arab world. Qatar will host...

14 March 8, 2021

Liverpool ‘too big’ to sacrifice Premier League for European glory: Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool waltzed to the Premier League title last season, but a campaign marred by injuries and poor form has left them in seventh on 43 points from...

17 March 7, 2021

Vinesh Phogat wins gold, reclaims number one rank; Bajrang Punia reaches final

Vinesh Phogat won her second gold medal in as many weeks with a dominant win in the Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series event and reclaimed the top rank...

18 March 7, 2021

European Indoors 2021: Holly Archer takes silver after winning appeal

Holly Archer clinched 1500m silver for Great Britain at the European Indoor Championships but only after her disqualification was overturned. The Cambridge & Coleridge athlete, 27, was...

17 March 7, 2021

New Zealand v Australia: Martin Guptill stars as hosts win Twenty20 series

Martin Guptill and Devon Conway made a century opening stand as New Zealand beat Australia by seven wickets to win the Twenty20 series decider. Australia, who had...

14 March 7, 2021

NBA: Two months into season, league without broadcast partner in India for first time in decade

When the star-studded Team LeBron face the equally star-studded Team Durant in the 2021 NBA All-Star showdown, the game will not be broadcast live on Indian television....

17 March 7, 2021

Simranjeet Singh’s late strike helps Indian men’s hockey team hold Great Britain to draw

India will take on Great Britain on Monday in their fourth and final match of the Europe Tour. Antwerp: Simranjeet Singh produced a late strike as a resilient...

17 March 7, 2021

Swiss Open 2021: PV Sindhu outclasses Mia Blichfeldt to enter final, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty eliminated

Sindhu, the reigning world champion, beat fourth seeded Blichfeldt 22-20 21-10 in 43 minutes to avenge her first-round loss to the Danish world no. 12 at the...

15 March 7, 2021

LaLiga: Diego Simeone, Zinedine Zidane offer contrast styles for their 14th Madrid derby

Simeone and Zidane have previously locked horns in the Madrid derby on 13 occasions, 12 times as managers of their respective sides, and once as players. Atletico...

19 March 7, 2021

Optimism grows for large numbers of fans to return for summer of sport

There is growing optimism within government circles that large numbers of fans will be able to return for a packed summer of sport in England – including...

19 March 7, 2021

Novak Djokovic equals Roger Federer’s record for weeks as world No 1

Novak Djokovic equalled Roger Federer’s all-time record for most weeks as ATP world No 1 on Monday. He has now held the top spot for the 310...

15 March 7, 2021

Katie Ledecky wins fourth title in return meet as Simone Manuel takes 50m free

Katie Ledecky won the 800m freestyle in Texas on Saturday night for her fourth title in her first national competition in a year because of the coronavirus...

12 March 7, 2021