US Open champion Carlos Alcaraz plots lengthy reign as world No. 1 | Tennis News

Became the youngest player to top the men’s world rankings, 19 Carlos Alcaraz is already plotting to ensure his stint as world number one is long. The Spaniard climbed to the top of the ATP Rankings this month when he won his first Grand Slam title at the US Open at Flushing Meadows. “One of … Read more

Chess world champion Magnus Carlsen refuses to clarify cheating claims | Chess News

PARIS: World chess champion Magnus Carlsen remained vague on Thursday on whether or not he thought Hans Niemann was a cheater after he abruptly conceded his contest against the American in the Julius Baer Generation Cup online tournament after a hit. It was the second time this month that the Norwegian dropped out or withdrew … Read more

World champion Magnus Carlsen quits game amid cheating allegations | Chess News

OSLO: Norwegian world chess champion Magnus Carlsen abruptly withdraws from match against American Hans Niemannreigniting an ongoing controversy over cheating in sports. After playing just one shot in a game against Niemann on Monday night in the “Julius Baer Generation CupOnline tournament, Carlsen resigned from the game without a word and turned off his webcam … Read more

When I was younger I thought it was a travesty arm-wrestling was not part of the Olympics, says champion arm-wrestler ‘Monster’ Michael Todd | More sports News

NEW DELHI: Think struggle and you’ll think of two wrestlers, wearing singlets, trying to perform intricate, intricate daavs (moves) to earn points. But what about arm wrestling? It is also quite a popular sport in some parts of the world. Arm wrestling is a form of wrestling in which two opponents sit facing each other … Read more

We can have next Chess World Champion from India by 2025: Viswanathan Anand | Chess News

CALCULATED: Viswanathan Anand strongly believes that India has enough talent to produce the next World Chess Champion but not before 2025 because there is no “faster path” and the process to create one will take that long. Anand began grooming and mentoring the next batch of chess prodigies at his Westbridge Anand Chess Academy (WACA) … Read more

British Open champion Cameron Smith among latest players to join LIV Golf | Golf News

World number two Cameron Smithwho won his first major at the British Open last month, headlined the latest group of players who agreed to join LIV Golfthe lucrative Saudi-backed breakaway streak said on Tuesday. The Australian, who won two of the biggest events on the PGA Tour calendar this year after triumphing at The Players … Read more

Champion Akane Yamaguchi cruises in badminton worlds opener | Badminton News

Akane Yamaguchi. (AFP photo) TOKYO: defending champion and first seed Akane Yamaguchi went through its opening game at badminton world championships Tuesday, while the male number one Victor Axelsen continued its gentle progress. The Japanese Yamaguchi beat the Indonesian Gregoria Mariska Tunjung 21-12, 21-15 in front of a grateful home crowd in Tokyo to kick … Read more

Antim Panghal scripts history, becomes India’s first-ever U-20 world wrestling champion | More sports News

Antim Panghal became India’s first-ever female wrestler to win a gold medal at the U-20 World Championships, when she beat Kazakhstan’s Atlyn Shagayeva 8-0 in the 53kg final in Sofia, Bulgaria, Friday. NEW DELHI: Antim Panghal became the first-ever Indian female wrestler to win a gold medal at the U-20 World Championships, when she defeated … Read more

Men’s world champion Tamirat Tola withdraws from London Marathon | More sports News

LONDON: Ethiopia men’s world champion Tamirat Tola said on Friday that he had withdrawn from October London Marathon due to muscle fatigue. Tola won gold in Eugene, Oregon last month with a championship record time of two hours, five minutes and 36 seconds. “It is with great regret that I cannot run the TCS London … Read more