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THE HAGUE: Dutch chess player of Indian origin Anish Giri won the prestigious Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2023 in Wijk aan Zee, the Netherlands on Sunday.

Anish Giri, five times the runner-up in Wijk aan Zee, won the 85th edition of Tata Steel Chess after pouncing on a blunder by Richard Rapport, finishing with 8.5 points. Nodirbek Abdusattorov of Uzbekistan and Norwegian world champion Magnus Carlsen ended joint second with 8 points.

Jan 27, 2023 19:01
NEW YORK: Prime Video has announced "The Ride", an eight-episode docuseries produced by Kinetic Content surrounding the world of PBR (Professional Bull Riders). The Ride will give viewers a behind-the-scenes look and take them into the daily lives of some of PBR's biggest stars, bringing fans closer to the action than ever before.
Jan 25, 2023 09:01
PARIS: Following a critically acclaimed debut season that earned an International Emmy Award nomination, "The Challenger" is back with a new set of contestants and even higher stakes.  This season, the show will feature professional male and female fighters from across the globe, competing for the world title championship.
Jan 24, 2023 09:01
HYDERABAD: Telugu film star Vijay Deverakonda has become a co-owner of the Hyderabad Black Hawks team in the RuPay Prime Volleyball League. He will also be the brand ambassador for the Black Hawks, with appearances and promotions aimed to take the team beyond the league matches and bring it before a global audience.
Jan 20, 2023 08:01
LAS VEGAS: UFC, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization, and U.S. Integrity, a leading technology-driven sports wagering monitoring company, Thursday announced an agreement in which U.S. Integrity will become the official integrity service for UFC, capable of identifying and analyzing unusual wagering activity as indicative of possible integrity concerns. 
Jan 19, 2023 17:01
NEW DELHI: PokerBaazi has announced the National Poker Series India 2023, the third edition of the tournament hosted by the online gaming platform. No dates of when the event would be held were offered though.  As per PokerBaazi, the last two editions have witnessed participation not just restricted to the metros, but also from tier 2 and tier 3 cities.
Jan 18, 2023 16:01
India's fastest female sprinter Dutee Chand has tested positive for a prohibitive substance. Consequently, the celebrated athelte has been handed a provisional suspension.
Jan 17, 2023 20:01
NEW DELHI: After a successful inaugural edition, Ultimate Kho Kho has achieved another milestone as the latest YouGov Report reveals that the league reached 164 million across various media touch points, emerging amongst the top-3 non-cricket leagues in India.
Jan 16, 2023 20:01
NEW DELHI: The inaugural edition of the Indian Arena Polo League (IAPL) will get underway here on April 13.  The six-team franchise-based tournament will attract players from 20 countries in the four-week-long tournament. The final will be played on May 7. Jaipur is the other venue chosen for the event.
Jan 09, 2023 11:01
LONDON: Sport 24, the first and only live sports channel that’s available on airlines and cruise lines around the world, has renewed its agreement with the National Hockey League (NHL) to provide in-flight and in-ship broadcast coverage through the 2024-25 season.  
Dec 23, 2022 15:12
BENGALURU: Baseline Ventures has signed grandmaster Praggnanandhaa Rameshbabu to represent the Indian chess wunderkind in all commercial aspects.   Praggnanandhaa is an Indian grandmaster and the fourth-youngest GM in history who earned the title at 12 years, 10 months, and 13 days of age, and he's the youngest international master in history.