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Excellent Game! India Women Hockey Team Ensures Series Victory Against South Korea

Beating hosts South Korea in the second consecutive match, Indian Women’s team has reached a milestone by ensuring the victory in the Three-Match Hockey tournament...

‘Nari-Shakti’ storming at the International Boxing tournament; 22 Indian women boxers qualify semi finals

Signifying the essence of women power in the athletic field, twenty-two women boxers have qualified in the semi finals of the India Open International Boxing tournament in Guwahati. Ace boxer Mary Kom is among the twenty-two Indian women boxers assuring medal in the boxing tournament. ..

22 October will decide BCCI’s next CoA!

The long-awaited elections for a new body of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will take place on October 22 this year...

Ashish Kumar to lead Indian Gymnastics Team in World Challenge Cup

Veteran Indian Gymnast, the 2010 Asian Games Bronze medalist Ashish Kumar will lead the three-member Indian Gymnastics Team for the second World Challenge Cup Series gymnastics tournament in Osijek, Croatia from May 23 to May 26...

Sweet Start by Indian Women’s Hockey Team: 2-1 Win Over South Korea

Indian Women’s Hockey team yesterday defeated hosts South Korea 2-1 in the first match of the three-match bilateral series in Jincheon, South Korea. ..

Great Beginning by Indian Boxers! Seven Pugilists Win First Round of IOIB

The very first day of the Second India International Open Tournament in Guwahati was a delighting one for India. All Seven Indian Pugilists won their preliminary bouts on the opening day yesterday...

ICC Announces Biggest Ever Prize! $ 4 Million for World Cup Winner

International Cricket Council (ICC) yesterday made a spectacular announcement! and the Winner team will get $ 4 million (a little more than INR 28 Crore), the ‘highest’ prize money to date. As per the ICC announcement, runner-up will receive $ 2 million prize and the losing semifinalists are being offered $ 8 lakh each...

Igor Stimac, New head coach at the helm of Indian Football team

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has appointed Igor Stimac as the Head Coach of the senior men's team on a two-year contract...

Shining star on international cricket horizon! ICC appoints G S Lakshmi as a 1st female referee

Indian Women cricket is shining spot of Indian sports. Making ‘her’ position, following close on the heels of Claire Polosak, who earlier this month became the 1st ever woman umpire in men’s ODI, GS Lakshmi has become the International Cricket Council’s 1st woman on the international panel of match referees...

Captain the Great! Virat Kohli Bestowed with ‘International Batsman and Cricketer of the Year’

The declaration of CEAT Cricket Rating (CRR) International Awards 2019 have brought cheers to India as Dashing Indian Captain Virat Kohli is bestowed with ‘International Batsman and Cricketer of the year’ award...

Taking strict actions, WFI cites ‘Coaches also to be penalised if wrestler found positive in dope test’

Taking the dope situation in consideration, the Federation has decided that if results of dope tests of any wrestler during national camps and international championships are found to be positive, then not only the athlete but also all the trainers at the camp will be barred and penalised. ..

Boxing their best shots, Indian boxers all set to make India proud in the upcoming Indian Open Boxing Championship

Abundant with nature’s beauty, the Northeast region has also shined with glorifying its beauty in sports. Bringing athletes from various parts of the region, Mary Kom, Shiva Thapa from Assam has made India proud on the international dais. Continuing to sway the audience, Mary Kom, Assam’s star boxer Shiva Thapa and many other national and international boxers will be seen in an international boxing tournament scheduled to be held in Guwahati...

New squad with new josh! Hockey India announces Indian women’s hockey team for Korea tour 2019

For the upcoming Republic of Korea tour, Hockey India comes up with the fresh squad. Hockey India on Friday named the 18-member Indian Women’s Hockey Team for the Republic Of Korea Tour scheduled to begin on 20th May 2019 at the Jinchun National Athletic Center, Jinchun, Korea...

Chak De India! Indian Hockey team strikes a winning goal thumping Australia by 3-0

Skilful and tactical as it is, the Indian hockey team boys have played exceptionally well. With an extraordinary performance, striking a brace with Rupinder Pal Singh opening strike, India thumped Australia ‘A’ 3-0 on Friday. Young striker Sumit Kumar Jr struck the winning goal for India. ..

Liverpool stuns Barcelona; heads to Champions League final

Yesterday's football match stunned everyone as the Liverpool fans’ veins were flowing with the cells of ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’ in the blood. Liverpool on staged a remarkable comeback to beat Barcelona 4-0 at Anfield here to reach the final of the UEFA Champions League...

IPL Fever: KKR beat KXIP by 7 wickets at Mohali

In IPL cricket, Kolkata Knight Riders beat Kings XI Punjab by seven wickets at Mohali last night. Chasing a target of 184, Kolkata's Shubman Gill scoring an attractive 65 not out off 49 balls set the pace with some big hits in the Power play overs. Chris Lynn scored 46 off 22 balls...

Victory coming all his way! Bajrang Punia seals another gold at Ali Aliev Wrestling Tournament

Continuing his sheer dedication and win for India, Bajrang Punia clinched another gold medal at the Ali Aliev invitational tournament in Dagestan, Russia on Thursday...

Draping the tri colour with utmost pride, India signs off clinching 13 medals in the Asian Boxing Championship

Impressive as it looks, the sheer dedication and hard work of the Indian athletes have made India shine with pride. Securing 13 medals in the Asian Boxing Championship, the boxing champions punched the victory balloon filled with success...

Shining Star in ODI’s vista! Australia’s Claire Polosak to be the 1st female umpire in men’s ODI

Australia’s Claire Polosak will make history on Saturday as she becomes the first female umpire to men’s ODI...

Lone ‘Indian’ star on World Cup horizon: Sundaram Ravi only Indian among 22 match officials for the cricket world cup

Cricket is one of the most famous and admired sports in India. Everybody is eagerly waiting for the coming Cricket World Cup. Now, ICC comes up with the appointment of Umpire for coming world cup. On, Friday, Three World Cup winners and one Indian umpire, Sundaram Ravi were named as 22 match officials for league stage of the mega sports event...

IPL: Rajasthan beat Kolkata by three wickets

Rajasthan Royals beat Kolkata Knight Riders by three wickets at Kolkata on Thursday night. Chasing a target of 176 runs set by KKR, Rajasthan Royals scored 177 for 7 in 19.2 overs. KKR scored 175 for 6 in 20 overs. Earlier, Rajasthan won the toss and opted to bowl...

Hard work paid off well! Manu Bhaker, Saurabh Chaudhary grab gold in ISSF World Cup

Signifying India’s exemplary performance on the international dais, Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary teamed up to win India’s second gold medal at the ongoing ISSF World Cup in Beijing, China on Thursday...

Opening India’s medal account, Bajrang Punia grabs gold in Asian Wrestling Championship

Opening India’s medal account, Bajrang Punia clinched in gold in the 65kg freestyle category at the Asian Wrestling Championships. Bajrang Punia defeated Sayatbek Okassov 12-7 in the final on Tuesday in Xi’an, China. ..

Its raining gold and silvers for India; Marimuthu, Tajinder Singh Toor clinch gold while Shivpal Singh grabs silver

Dream of achieving big, hours of rigorous training, eyeing on the ultimate goal by wrapping itself with the national flag, India positively runs towards success. on the second day of the 23rd Asian Athletics Championships, it was raining gold and silver for the champions. Tajinder Singh Toor bagged the gold medal in the men's Shotput while Shivpal Singh won the Silver medal in Men's Javelin Throw with a throw of 86.23...

IPL: RCB clinches thrilling last-ball one-run victory over CSK

In the nail-biting match last night, Royal Challengers Bangalore clinched a thrilling last-ball one-run victory over Chennai Super Kings at Bangalore last night. Chasing a victory target of 162 runs, the visitors could manage 160 for eight in the stipulated 20 overs with the help of MS Dhoni's 84 off 48 balls...

Bajrang Punia regains his throne, becomes World No 1 in 65kg freestyle category

The top Indian grappler Bajrang Punia regained the world number one spot in the men's 65kg freestyle category in the rankings issued by United World Wrestling on Wednesday...

Boxing it out! India’s Sakshi, Pwilao enters finals of Cologne Boxing World Cup

India has undoubtedly signified an exemplary performance by their outstanding performance in sports. Continuing the legacy, the reigning youth world champion Sakshi (57 kg) and Pwilao Basumatary (64 kg) have entered the final at the Cologne Boxing World Cup in Germany...

Delhi Capitals beat Kolkata Knight Riders by seven wickets in IPL

In IPL Cricket, Delhi Capitals beat Kolkata Knight Riders by seven wickets at Eden Gardens in Kolkata last night. Chasing 179 runs for victory, Delhi Capitals reached the target by losing three wickets with 7 balls to spare...

PV Sindhu storms into semi-finals of Singapore Open 2019

World No 6 Badminton Champion PV Sindhu never fails to amaze India and make her country proud. In a latest, the champion has reached the semi-final of Singapore Open 2019 Super 500 tournament on Friday after surviving a scare against Chinese teenager Cai Yanyan...

Chak De! Indian Women’s Hockey team registers a 3-0 win against Malaysia in bilateral series

Dragging a winning streak in the ongoing five-match bilateral series, the Indian Women’s Hockey Team struck a late goal through youngster Lalremsiami to win the match 1-0 against hosts Malaysia and also register a 3-0 Series win on Wednesday...

IPL: Mumbai Indians register three-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab

Mumbai Indians pulled off a thrilling last-ball three-wicket win over Kings Eleven Punjab, at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai last night. The hosts chased down the victory target of 198 runs, powered by Stand-in captain Kieron Pollard's sensational 83 off 31 balls. ..

Beating CSK, Mumbai Indians becomes 1st team to win 100 IPL matches

Mumbai Indians beat Chennai Super Kings by 37 runs in Mumbai on Wednesday night. Chasing a target of 171, Chennai were bundled out for 133 for 8 in the stipulated 20 overs at the Wankhede Stadium. Earlier, invited to bat, Mumbai scored 170 for five...

Intending to bowl out corruption, ICC to join hands with Interpol

Stepping into the shoes to have a clean and clear playing environment, the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday said it has sought "closer working relations" with the Interpol, an organisation which facilitates worldwide police cooperation, to widen the scope of its fight against corruption in the sport...

IPL: Rajasthan Royals defeat RCB for first win of season

Rajasthan Royals defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by seven wickets in Jaipur Tuesday night, to register their first win of this IPL. Rajasthan chased down the victory target of 159 in 19.5 overs with the help of Jos Buttler's 59 runs. Put into bat, Bangalore posted 158 for four in 20 overs against the hosts...

IPL fever: Persistent Chennai Super Kings beat Rajasthan Royal; SRH defeat RCB by 118 runs

Chennai Super Kings registered their third consecutive victory in the ongoing 12th edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) as they thrashed Rajasthan Royals by 8 runs on Sunday. Chasing a total of 176, Rajasthan had a substandard beginning as they gave away three wickets swiftly on just 14 runs...

Unbeaten at Hockey: Team India’s 10-0 triumph over Poland the final group stage encounter

India maintained its unbeaten run as it cruised to a 10-0 win over Poland in its final Sultan Azlan Shah Cup group stage encounter...

IPL: Mumbai Indians beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 6 runs

Thursday’s night IPL match was nothing but a tug of war as Mumbai Indians defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by six runs at in IPL T20 in Bengaluru last night. Requiring six runs off the final ball in the 188-run chase to take the game into Super Over, on-field umpires completely missed a no-ball. It was only later found out through replays that pacer Lasith Malinga had bowled a no-ball as Bangalore had to be content with 181 for 5 in 20 overs...

Our flag is our identity, and we can't disrespect or let anyone else disrespect our identity…

Gautam Gambhir..

Team India tastes back-to-back wins at Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

Strengthening their chances of making it to the Final, India defeated Canada in a delightful victory in the 28th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup, 2019 at Ipoh in Malaysia...

Smashing world record, Indian shooting stars bag mixed team gold at Asian Airgun Championship

Getting a bang-on start to the 12th edition of the Asian Airgun Championship for the Indian contingent, Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary clinched two gold medals at Taoyuan, Chinese Taipei on Wednesday...

Bringing home the trophy! Indian Women Football team wins SAFF Women’s Championship for the fifth time in a row

Bend it like Beckham..! But, mhari chooriya choron se kam naa hai..!! Giving India a reason to rejoice and celebrate, Indian Women’s Football team continued their dominance at the SAFF Women’s Championship, lifting their fifth straight title in Biratnagar, Nepal with a 3-1 win over the hosts in the final...

Anyone can be a champion, only if you have the courage and will.. Proved by Indian Special Olympics athletes..!

Effectively making the nation proud, Indian Special athletes also proved to the world that you don’t only need to have perfect organs to be a champion but if you have enough will power and determination, you can achieve any heights!..

Fingers crossed for Women in Blue: Indian Women's Football Team to face Bangladesh at SAFF Semis..!

Indian Women’s Football Team, who stormed into the semi-finals of the 5th South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Women's Championship for the first time, will aim to reach the finals for the 5th time in a row...

India turns potent at Abu Dhabi: 188 medals in the bag at Special Olympics World Games

India’s journey in the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi has really been special so far with special athletes bagging 188 medals...

Efforts for emphasising the development of women's football in the country, gets India the bid for U-17 Women's World Cup 2020

The FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup has been announced to be hosted by India in 2020. All India Football Federation President Mr Praful Patel described it as a “proud moment” for Indian Football...

Indian Boxers bang big numbers with 1 Gold and 4 silvers at Boxing Tournament in Finland

Indian men boxers created quite a name for themselves by collecting a rich haul of 8 medals at the 38th GeeBee Boxing Tournament in Helsinki, Finland. India finished their campaign on a high with one gold, four silver and three bronze medals...

Stunning show by Indians at the Indian Wells ATP Masters event, USA: Career best win for Prajnesh Gunneswaran

Stealing the show, Indian athletes have proved that competing against them is not an easy task. In tennis, Indian qualifier Prajnesh Gunneswaran achieved the biggest win of his career. ..

Team India flaunts special Army caps in a special tribute to the special Army Forces for their special service to the country..!

Indian Cricket Team, that is playing their 3rd ODI against Australia today, has given a special patriotic touch to the match by playing in camouflage caps dedicated towards the armed forces...

IPL performances don’t have any influence on radical sort of analysis in World Cup team selection: Virat Kohli

Indian Captain Virat Kohli who is in Hyderabad for first match of ODI series against Australia stated that IPL performances of players will have ‘no influence’ on the World Cup 2019 team selection...

‘Khelo India App’ launched by techno-savvy Prime Minister Modi motivating the youth towards fitness

In an innovative and creative way, first of its kind sports application ‘Khelo India App’ was launched by honourable Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi today at the National Youth Parliament Festival 2019...

Time to trump against Pakistan in World Cup like always: Sachin Tendulkar

With India scheduled to clash against Pakistan on June 16 in ICC World Cup, following the Pulwama attack, clouds of uncertainty have hovered over the controversial match in Manchester. Amidst the storm, endorsing Sunil Gavaskar's view Sachin Tendulkar expressed that India would be better off beating Pakistan in the World Cup than forfeiting...

Not in the sky.. Meet the stars on ground.. Sportstar Aces Awards celebrate the sportspersons of the Year!

Celebrating the achievements of legendary sportspersons from India, Sportstar Aces awards function took place in Mumbai on February 14. Winners across generations came under one roof as from legendary Badminton player Prakash Padukone to young athletes Saurabh Chaudhary and Manu Bhaker were bestowed with the honours...

Saina and Sindhu to renew their rivalry for coveted Senior National Badminton Championship which begins today

Top Indian shuttlers will be seen in action in the 83rd edition of Senior National Badminton Championships that begin in the Assamese city of Guwahati today. India’s badminton queens Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu will be the biggest attraction in women’s singles as they will reignite their on-field rivalry at home turf...

Consistent performance ringing in mellifluous rewards, Prajnesh Gunneswaran breaks into top 100

Indian Tennis player Prajnesh Gunneswaran finally receiving a reward for his constant efforts in excelling broke into men’s singles top 100 for the first time in his career with a jump of six places that took him to 97 on Monday...

Lots of positives despite a disappointment: Rohit Sharma accepts defeat against New Zealand with poise

After savouring their biggest ODI series win on New Zealand soil, a first ever T20 series win would have been a cherry on top for the Indian Cricket Team, but the hosts had held their nerves to pull off a thrilling four-run victory on Sunday at Seddon Park...

It always seems impossible until its done… So work hard and reach your goals…

Hima Das..

India rises on 2nd position in ICC ranking with Kohli and Bumrah reining on top

Scripting history by winning the series against Australia and New Zealand, Indian cricket team rose a rung to second position in the ICC ODI rankings in which captain Virat Kohli and pacer Jasprit Bumrah continued to top the respective charts for batsmen and bowlers...

Abhinav Bindra and P Gopichand join the jury members to select Indian Sports Honours

The list of jury members for the second Indian Sports Honours was completed yesterday as India's first and only individual Olympic gold-medallist Abhinav Bindra and national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand are named jury members...

Blazing from their hearts to their feet, Qatar wins Asian Cup Football Championship

Beating four-time winner Japan, Qatar claimed their first Asian Cup title on Friday, February 1 in UAE. In the final of the 2019 AFC Asian Cup football tournament at the Zayed Sports City Stadium in Abu Dhabi, Qatar defeated Japan with a lead of 3-1...

Mithali Raj is the new #CricketerGoals, becomes first female cricketer to play 200 ODIs

Marking today’s 3rd ODI against New Zealand a significant match for India as well as women’s cricket, Indian Captain Mithali Raj became the first female cricketer to play 200 ODIs, adding another achievement to her illustrious career...

When he makes history with his victory: Djokovic’s Australian Open titles count to seven

It was a magnificent seven when Novak Djokovic eclipsed the six Australian Open titles won by Roy Emerson and Roger Federer to take sole ownership of the men’s singles record at Melbourne Park with a resounding win over Rafael Nadal on Sunday night. ..

“Hamari chhoriya bhi chhoro se peeche nahi hai”: Indian Women beat New Zealand by 9 wickets in first ODI

With the men leading ODI series in New Zealand 1-0, the women have also proven that they are no less than the men. The Indian women’s cricket team put quite a show today at Napier when they smashingly won the first ODI by 9 wickets...

Fast as a ball Mohammed Shami: becomes fastest Indian to bag 100 wickets in ODIs

Year 2019 has come with a splendid spirit for the Indian Cricket team, it seems. Scaffolding the team towards their win in the first ODI in New Zealand, Mohammed Shami became the fastest Indian bowler to complete 100 wickets in one-day internationals...

Big cash for having a good eye: BCCI announces rewards for team selectors after India's triumph in Australia

Following Team India’s stellar wins in recent Test series and ODIs in Australia, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) have announced rewards of 20 lakhs each for the All-India Senior National Selection Committee...

Men’s ICC award winners blind everyone with their shining performances

International Cricket Council announced the annual ICC Awards on Tuesday. But the awards proved to be special this year as Indian Captain Virat Kohli made a history by lifting all top three awards being named the Sir Garfield Sober ICC Cricketer of the Year, the ICC Men’s Test Player of the Year and the ICC ODI Player of the Year...

Hats off to Captain Kohli for his Hat trick comprising all top ICC awards

Leading an extraordinary career and a never-ending list of awards, Indian Cricket team captain Virat Kohli has become the first man in the history to sweep not one, not two, but all three of top awards after being named captain of the Test and ODI teams earlier today...

Curtains fall for Khelo India Youth Games 2019 with congratulatory pats, selfies and hugs for hosts Maharashtra

Proud hosts Maharashtra celebrated big time yesterday at the conclusion of Khelo India Youth Games. Confetti, streamers and chants brought Khelo India Games to a close as Maharashtra walked away with the Overall Trophy, for which they amassed a mammoth 85 gold, 62 silver and 81 bronze making a total of 228 medals...

When Captain Cool and Captain Kohli come together: India defeats Australia in 2nd ODI

Defeating Australia by six wickets in the second One-day International (ODI) in Adelaide on Tuesday, India has levelled the three-match series 1-1. Captain Virat Kohli and former captain MS Dhoni brilliantly shared a partnership of 82 runs to bring the win for team India...

Trail of surprises for Indian Football team as Coach Constantine steps down after the dramatic Asian Cup exit

Indian football team had to face a streak of surprises as their head coach Stephen Constantine stepped down after the team's shocking defeat to Bahrain which led to its exit from the showpiece Asian Cup...

K L Rahul and Hardik Pandya face the ultimate consequences of not thinking while speaking

After initially being suspended, Indian cricketers, all-rounder Hardik Pandya and opening batsman K L Rahul are officially been cut off and sent packing from on-going Australia ODI. After starting a stir of rage among the Indian cricket fans, with their disrespectful comments on women in a talk show, the two cricketers have become a topic of controversy putting both of their careers at risk...

Hosts Maharashtra marches ahead in the race for medals as Khelo India Youth Games reach first weekend

With Khelo India Youth games reached to the first weekend, hosts Maharashtra seems to be marching ahead of the rest with total of 32 gold medals in their bag, with Delhi trailing behind with 24 golds at the end of the 3rd day, Friday...

Mary Kom lifting the weight of World No. 1

India’s leading boxer Mary Kom has leaped her position from sixth to number one title in the International Boxing Association’s (AIBA) latest world rankings. Adding another feather to India’s most decorated boxer, AIBA announced her title of world number one with 1700 new points. ..

CM promises sports varsity at Aurangabad at grand launching of Khelo India games

Maharashtra Government has decided to set up the first sports university in the state at Aurangabad to uphold the name of the state in the sports and games sector, said Chief Minister Devendra Fadanvis...

Gujarat will have world's largest cricket stadium in Ahmedabad soon

The construction of world's largest cricket stadium, which will leave behind the likes of Melbourne, Eden Gardens and Perth stadiums, and which can host in excess of 1 lakh people, is underway...

Mom!! Only #5MinutesAur please! I want to play!

Haven’t we all requested this to our parents at least once in our childhood? But ever got a platform to share these incidents? No? Sports Minister Rathore’s “5MinuteAur” challenge is that platform...

BCCI announces cash reward for Team India to win the historic Test series against Australia

Ending the 71 years of drought, India won the first ever Test series in Australia by emerging victorious in the first and third Tests in Adelaide and Melbourne. As a token of reward for the young champs, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday announced cash awards for all members of the Indian team following the historic 2-1 Test series truimph against Australia. ..

Khelo India Youth Games: Maharashtra all prepare for hosting the games

Maharashtra is all set up for hosting 2nd edition of “Khelo India Youth Games” which is officially commence on January 9 in Pune...

Celebrating victory with fans; India scripts history, beats Thailand 4-1 in AFC Asian Cup 2019 opener

The long wait of 55 years finally comes to an end! Presenting immense grit and determination, Indian football team netted a tremendous victory scripting history by defeating Thailand 4-1 in their opening match of the AFC Asian Cup 2019 at the Al Nahyan Stadium on Sunday. Bringing pride of winning the match after 55 years of long wait, the Men in Blue registered their biggest win in the tournament and also their first in the Asian Cup since 1964...

The Government is taking several steps to promote the sports culture in the country: Rajyavardhan Rathod at “Mission Olympics Sports Meet- 2019”

“Mission Olympics Sports Meet-2019” was organized by Police Families Welfare Society (PFWS) of Delhi Police on 03 & 04 January 2019...

Creating historic record, Rishabh Pant becomes the first Indian wicketkeeper to score a century against Australia

Hitting sixes and fours, there's no stopping to this young batsmen who swiftly heads on to make a record. Rishab Pant became the first Indian wicketkeeper to score a test century in Australia during the final test in Sydney on Friday. ..

Record breaking day for Cheteshwar Pujara

Cheteshwar Pujara broke many records in spite of missing out on a double ton. On Friday, Cheteshwar Pujara piled up 193 runs in India's first innings on the final Test against Australia getting the visitors on the edge of their seats. He missed his double ton by only 7 runs after being dismissed caught and bowled by Nathan Lyon on the 2nd day of the test. The cricketer chipped a straighter delivery from Nathan Lyon straight back to him to seal off his dismissal...

The Man behind “God of Cricket”: Remembering Legendary coach, Ramakant Achrekar

Ramakant Achrekar, Childhood Coach of Sachin Tendulkar and Creator of many leading cricketers in India, died on Wednesday. Mr. Achrekar, 87, took his last breath at his residence, Shivaji Park, Dadar. Achrekar has been battling old-age related sickness for past two years...

Karnataka all set for Women’s National Boxing Championship beginning today

The third edition of women's national boxing championships begins today, December 31, at the JSW Sports-owned Inspire Institute of Sport in Vijayanagara, Karnataka where country’s top boxers will be competing for top hounours. The tournament is scheduled till 6th of next month...

Aiming high, Saurabh Chaudhary wins 1st men’s 10m air pistol trial in National Shooting Trials

India is swimming in pool of medals brought home by the shining athletes and now adding up to the many medals, Asian Games gold medallist Saurabh Chaudhary continued his terrific form by winning the first men’s 10m air pistol trial (T1) with a score of 248.2 at the ongoing national shooting trials in Delhi on Saturday. Meanwhile, Jitu Rai shot 579 to qualify fourth but eventually finished eighth in the final...

Accomplishing dreams on wheels, India’s Vedangi Kulkarni becomes fastest Asian to cycle the globe

Hailing from the suburbs of Pune, Vedangi Kulkarni became the fastest Asian to cycle the globe. The rising star cycled into Kolkata in the early hours of Sunday, completing the 29,000 km distance required to qualify as bicycling across the globe...

Turning tables, soaring India with pride; PV Sindhu seals gold at BWF World Tour Finals

With sheer determination and the zeal to conquer the golden medal, Badminton ace PV Sindhu has achieved all that she can to end this year on a higher note making India soar with pride. All hails to the champion, PV Sindhu was unstoppable in the Badminton World Tour Finals as she grabbed the gold medal winning the BWF title. ..

Belgium’s historic victory over the Dutch in Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018

Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar on Sunday witnessed a historic win by Belgium against Netherlands at The final match of Men’s Hockey World Cup. Belgium, Olympic silver medallists, defeated three times champions Netherlands 3-2 via a penalty shoot-out after the final match of the game's showpiece event ended in a goalless draw...

Unstoppable Sindhu! Beating world champion Ratchanok Intanon, PV Sindhu enters finals of BWF World Tour Finals

Booming smashes, there is no stopping to this ace beauty PV Sindhu as she stayed on course for her first title of 2018 after defeating former world champion Ratchanok Intanon in straight games to reach the summit clash of the BWF World Tour Finals in Guangzhou on Saturday...

Smashing hits, PV Sindhu defeats World No. 1 Tai Tzu-ying in World Tour Finals

ndia's PV Sindhu pulled off a shock at the badminton World Tour Finals on Thursday as she fought back to defeat top-ranked Tai Tzu-ying for the first time in over two years. Sindhu sank to her knees at the end of an exhausting 14-21 21-16 21-18 victory over the Taiwanese in 62 enthralling minutes in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou...

Opening a winning streak, P V Sindhu beats world defending champion Akane Yamaguchi in World Tour Finals

Making a winning streak in the World Tour Finals, Olympic silver medallist, P V Sindhu sweeped out a hard-fight win over world number two and defending champion Akane Yamaguchi in the opening women's singles Group A match of the World Tour Finals, on Wednesday...

Hockey World Cup: India’s chance to make their rare entry in the Semi-Finals

Indian Hockey team will look to get their historic win against Netherlands today to make an entry in the Semi-Finals in Hockey World Cup, 2018. India will face the Netherlands in the quarters at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar and will surely have the backing of thousands in the stands beside that blue turf...

Honored like a warrior! Boxing ace Mary Kom adored with ‘Meethoi Leima title’, the highest civilian title in Manipur

She played like a warrior, she conquered her place, her triumph made India soar with pride; mother of three, Boxing Champion Mary Kom slayed the championship like no one else. Honoring the six times world boxing champion, Mary Kom was entitled with the Meethoileima title in Manipur on Tuesday...

Giving spectators a "Chak De" moment, India enters quarterfinals beating Canada in Hockey World Cup

Intensifying the scenario, the India-Canada hockey match was one of the most interesting in the tournament so far. India had its own “Chak De” moment in the final quarter scoring two goals in two minutes to earn a direct ticket to the quarterfinal round. India finished atop in Pool C with a remarkable 5-1 win over Canada...

Didn’t know where to draw line: Captain Kohli on Australia Test Tour

Indian Cricket team captain Virat Kohli who is currently on his third test tour to Australia, opened up to former player and Australian Great Adam Gilchrist in an interview to fox sports. “I was so bad on the first tour. I didn’t have an understanding of where to draw the line and stuff like that”, said Kohli who was struggling with scores 11, 0 and 23 in the first tour. The cricketer broke free in the fourth test in Adelaide with a maiden century. There was also a half century before that in Perth...

Grabbing talent on international dais, Pawan Singh is first Indian to be elected in ISSF’s judges committee

Indian athletes have swayed the entire country with their extraordinary performances in the international podium. Impressing the international sports associations, Pawan Singh has become the first Indian to be elected as one of seven members of the Judges Committee of the International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF). ..

As intensive as it happened, India and Belgium hold a 2-2 draw in the hockey world cup match

India and Belgium played out an intense 2-2 draw; Belgium dominating the first half, and India the second. Harmanpreet Singh and Simranjeet Singh scored a goal each, but that didn't help much as India were unable to win the match. The Manpreet Singh-led India started off poorly in the first quarter, letting Belgium score in the eighth minute via a penalty corner. ..

Dear aspiring Ronaldos, Messis and Neymars... Don't worry; Experts to be in Schools for your football coaching

All India Football Federation will soon launch a school-level project along with the game's world governing body..

It’s raining goals for Men in Blue! India dominates South Africa by 5-0 in Hockey World Cup

Marking a blistering performance on the home ground, India crushed South Africa by netting 5-0 goals in their first face off. The goals were scored by Mandeep Singh in the 10th minute, Akashdeep Singh in the 12th minute, Simranjeet Singh in 43rd and 46th minutes and Lalit Upadhyay in the 45th minute...

The Men’s Hockey World Cup Tournament begins today

The 14th edition of the Men’s Hockey World Cup tournament begins today after the inaugural ceremony in Bhubaneswar. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will inaugurate the ceremony in Kalinga Stadium today evening...

Scripting history, Mary Kom clinches gold in Women's World Championships

Scripting history, M.C. Mary Kom bagged her sixth gold medal in the women’s 48 kg light flyweight category. The ace boxer defeated Ukraine’s Hanna Okhota clinching the gold medal in Women's World Championships...