‘It's a race I have enjoyed but it's always very long’ ‘If it plays in your favour then you take it and if it works against you, it's quite annoying but that's the nature of a street circuit’ ‘It's just heat and stale air. In Malaysia there's a bit of circulation, even though it's hot you get a bit of a breeze but here, no’ IMAGE: Grid girls hold a flag before the start of the Singapore F1 Grand Prix at the Marina Bay circuit. Photograph: Tim Chong/Reuters. ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Singaporeans cheer return of golden boy Schooling IMAGE: Singaporean swimmer Joseph Schooling, left, poses for a photo with his parents, Colin Schooling and May Schooling during a welcome home ceremony at Changi Airport , Singapore. Photograph: Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images Singaporeans waved flags and cheered for swimmer Joseph Schooling on his return to the island city state on Monday after winning the country's first Olympic gold medal. Hundreds of screaming fans joined Schooling's family ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago Why Schooling will cherish win against Phelps for rest of his life... Rediff.com, 2 months ago Rio 2016: When Michael Phelps was beaten by his fan Joseph Schooling DNA, 2 months ago
IMAGE: India’s Parupalli Kashyap. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images. A fit-again P Kashyap of India resumed his journey in international badminton by notching up a comfortable win, while H S Prannoy and Ajay Jayaram also advanced to the second round of Indonesia Grand Prix Gold in Balikpapan, Indonesia on Wednesday. Kashyap, whose Rio Olympics dream was derailed by a series of injuries, spanked Nathaniel Ernestan Sulistyo of Indonesia 21-6 21-8 to sail into the second round, ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
IMAGE: Sam Allardyce. Photograph: Carl Recine Livepic/Reuters Sam Allardyce was sacked as England manager on Tuesday having behaved "inappropriately" when seeking a lucrative sideline role while talking to undercover reporters, bringing a crushing end to his dream job after one match and 67 days in charge. The 61-year-old's fall from grace was swift after he was summoned to a meeting with new FA chairman Greg Clarke and chief executive Martin Glenn to discuss overnight revelations from an ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
A mix of interesting events, coupled with big, shocking results, in the sporting world, grabbed headlines last week. From Manchester United being stunned by Watford to lose their third consecutive Premier League match to Nico Rosberg taking the World Championship lead from Mercedes teammate and rival Lewis Hamilton by clinching the Singapore Grand Prix on Sunday. Also, the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games were brought to a close inside a packed Maracana Stadium on Sunday evening, not before we ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Michael Phelps captured his 23rd and final Olympic gold medal on Saturday as the United States sealed a week of dominance in the pool by winning the men's and women's medley relays.Denmark's Pernille Blume beat a field of world and Olympic champions to take gold in the women's 50 freestyle and Italy's Gregorio Paltrinieri won the men's 1,500 freestyle after dominating almost from the start.But it was Phelps who stole the show yet again when he sprang from the block to swim the butterfly leg of ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Saina Nehwal will be hungry to taste gold this time IMAGE: Saina Nehwal of India reacts. Photograph: Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images for Falcon. Four years after a bronze at London Games made her the toast of the nation, Saina Nehwal will once again carry a billion hopes when she along with the other six shuttlers, including doubles exponent Jwala Gutta, begin their campaign at the Rio Olympics, in Rio de Janeiro, on Thursday. Saina had started her Olympic journey as an 18-year-old ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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