Groenewegen wins Paris-Nice 2nd stage

Vierzon (France) March 6 : Dutch cyclist Dylan Groenewegen won the second stage of the Paris-Nice cycling race here. Meanwhile, France’s Arnaud Demare (Groupama FDJ) retained the leader’s yellow jersey at the end of the 187.5-kilometer ride from Orsonville to here on Monday, reports Efe news agency. Groenewegen, 24, launched a powerful attack while rushing […]

Wrestlers Punia, Vinod take bronze at Asian Championships

Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan), March 3 : Bajrang Punia and Vinod Kumar Omprakash took bronze in their respective weight categories at the Senior Asia Wrestling Championships here on Saturday. Punia, who was the defending champion in the men’s 65 kilogram freestyle category, defeated Yones Aliakbar Emamichoghaei of Iran 10-4 in the play-off to take the bronze. His […]

Olympic champion Chalmers qualifies for Commonwealth Games

Canberra, March 2 : Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers has won his first 100 meters freestyle national championship at the Australian Swimming Trials. Chalmers, who stunned the swimming world when he stormed home to win gold in the 100m freestyle at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, recorded a time of 48.16 seconds to claim the national […]