Akshay Kumar meets ‘living hockey legend’ Balbir Singh


Akshay Kumar meets ‘living hockey legend’ Balbir Singh. Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar on Monday met the ‘living hockey legend’, Balbir Singh. Kumar took to Twitter to praise Balbir Singh, stating that he was a part of the winning team that brought home the first prestigious Gold for India back in 1948. Balbir Singh is a three-time Olympic gold champion. He played a

Wrestlers get 'Gold Luck' send-off ahead of Asian Games 2018 Wrestlers get ‘Gold Luck’ send-off ahead of Asian Games

Wrestlers get ‘Gold Luck’ send-off ahead of Asian Games 2018.The Indian contingent of wrestlers was accorded a warm send-off by the principal sponsors of the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI), wishing the grapplers ‘Gold Luck’ ahead of the upcoming Asian Games here at a city hotel on Sunday. Brij Bhushan Singh, president of WFI, said, “Wrestling has always given

Sportsperson Health protein greasy food Sportsperson Health: For young athletes, it’s healthy protein, not greasy food

Turns out, young athletes prefer healthy, nutritional food to greasy food, contrary to popular belief. According to a study conducted by the University of Waterloo, the greasy food being served at hockey rinks isn’t really what young hockey players want. The study of 25 travel team players aged 11-15 found they were more motivated by performance, recovery,

Pakistan batsman Imran Nazir set to return to cricket

Pakistan batsman Imran Nazir, who was out of action due to Tendinitis, is all set make a return after a gap of four and half years. Making the announcement, the 36-year-old said that he has recovered from the illness and is all set to resume cricket.“I am fit and resuming cricket after a long time. My fans prayed for

Punjab CM releases Rs 5 lakh for Hakam Singh's treatment Punjab CM releases Rs 5 lakh for Hakam Singh’s treatment

Punjab CM releases Rs 5 lakh for Hakam Singh’s treatment.  Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday ordered the release of Rs. 5 lakh for the treatment of ailing Asiad Gold medal winner athlete Hakam Singh. The Chief Minister, had earlier tweeted his concern and asked the Deputy Commissioner to visit the 1978 Bangkok Asiad medallist. He has also directed the

Wrestler Jashkawar Gill seeks Sports Ministry's help in 'Patka' matter
Wrestler Jashkawar Gill seeks Sports Ministry’s help in ‘Patka’ matter

Wrestler Jashkawar Gill seeks Sports Ministry’s help in ‘Patka’ matter. Indian wrestler Jashkawar Gill, who failed to make his international debut after the organisers of the World Ranking series tournament in Turkey refused him to take the mat wearing his patka, has sought help from the Sports Ministry in the matter. The young wrestler said that

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Hockey players from Punjab who won Silver medal in Champion Trophy to get cash award

Strap- Ramtex Group announces RS 21000 cash award for each player DP Correspondent Ludhiana To felicitate the Hockey players, Ramtex group has announced Rs 21000 cash prize for each hockey player from Punjab who won silver medal at Champions trophy. The coach of Hockey team, Jagraj Singh will also be honored with cash prize. The

Sampark for Samarthan: Amit Shah, Piyush Goyal meet Dhoni

Sampark for Samarthan: Amit Shah, Piyush Goyal meet Dhoni. Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah along with Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday met ace Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhonias part of the ruling party’s ‘Sampark for Samarthan’ (Contact for Support) campaign. Dhoni is currently on break as India is playing a Test series against England. Dhoni, who has returned from the

Edgbaston Test: Eng set India 194 target; visitors at 110/5

Edgbaston Test: Eng set India 194 target; visitors at 110/5. India bowled England out for 180 on the third day of the ongoing first Test match in Edgbaston Cricket Ground, and followed up with scoring 110 runs for the loss of five wickets to leave them 84 runs away from a historic win. England started the day having lost opener Alastair

Hockey WC: India eves lose to Ireland in penalty shootout

Hockey WC: India eves lose to Ireland in penalty shootout. Playing a first quarter final since 1978, the Indian Women’s hockey team crashed out of the Women’s World Cup on Thursday as they were pipped by Ireland in the penalty shootout. A goalless game was hotly contested right till the end, with the Irish bettering the Indians in creating meaningful chances. They made

Mithali Raj to lead India Blue in Women's T20 Challenger Trophy
Mithali Raj to lead India Blue in Women’s T20 Challenger Trophy

Mithali Raj to lead India Blue in Women’s T20 Challenger Trophy. Mithali will lead the India Blue team in the Senior Women’s T20 Challenger Trophy, beginning August 14 in Alur, Bengaluru. The India Blue team will also comprise of Vanitha V.R., D. Hemalatha, Neha Tanwar, Anuja Patil, Saima Thakor, Taniya Bhatia (WK), Radha Yadav, Preeti

23rd Asian Athletics Championships to be held in April 2019 in Qatar

Asian Athletics Championships to be held in April 2019. The 23rd Asian Athletics Championships will be held in Qatar’s capital city of Doha, from April 19 to April 24, 2019. The biennial continental event which is usually held in July-August has been preponed by the Asian Athletics Association (AAA) due to the intensely hot and

Badminton World C'ship: Srikanth storms into second round
Badminton World C’ship: Srikanth storms into second round

Badminton World C’ship: Srikanth storms into second round. Ace Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth eased into the second round of the ongoing Badminton World Championship following a convincing straight games victory over Nhat Nguyen of Ireland here at Nanjing Olympic Sports Centre on Tuesday. The 25-year-old thrashed his Irish opponent 21-15, 21-16 in a one-sided first-round

1978 Asian Games gold medallist battles ailments amidst Govt apathy
1978 Asian Games gold medallist battles ailments amidst Govt apathy

1978 Asian Games gold medallist battles ailments amidst Govt apathy. Hakam Bhattal, an Asian Games gold medallist and the recipient of the prestigious Dhyan Chand Award, is currently battling against kidney and liver ailments and has not received any attention from the government, let alone support. Admitted at a private hospital in Punjab’s Sangrur, and

4 year sold Saanvi secures second spot in National U-7 chess tournament

National U-7 chess tournament: Four-year-old Saanvi Aggarwal from Chandigarh has secured the second position with four points in the U-5 category at the 32nd National U-7 Open Girls Chess Championship. The young champ Saanvi while speaking to ANI, said, “My parents taught me and made me practice on the computer. With time I learnt all

Pawan Shah becomes second-highest U19 scorer

Pawan Shah becomes second-highest U19 scorer. Indian cricketer Pawan Shah has become the second-highest individual scorer in the Under-19 matches playing a smashing knock of 282 runs in the final match of the ongoing four-match test series here on Wednesday. The 18-year-old is now placed just behind Australian Clinton Peake who had scored 304 runs

AIFF appoints Floyd Pinto as Indian Arrow head coach
AIFF appoints Floyd Pinto as Indian Arrow head coach

AIFF appoints Floyd Pinto as Indian Arrow head coach. All India Football Federation on Wednesday appointed Floyd Pinto as the head coach of the Delhi-based Indian Arrow football club. The decision was taken unanimously at AIFF’s technical committee meeting, headed by the chairman of the committee, Shyam Thapa. Team director Abhishek Yadav apprised the committee

Kylie Jenner tops 2018 Instagram rich list, Virat Kohli 17th

Kylie Jenner tops 2018 Instagram rich list, Virat Kohli 17th. Social media is becoming increasingly powerful when it comes to influencing a consumer’s buying decisions and celebrities are often found to be the driving factor behind it. Celebrities, including actors, models and sportspersons, are undoubtedly raking in huge moolah by acting as social media influencers.

AIFF declares Sunil Chhetri player of the year
AIFF declares Sunil Chhetri player of the year

AIFF declares Sunil Chhetri player of the year. All India Football Federation (AIFF) named men’s football team captain Sunil Chhetri as the ‘AIFF Player of the Year’ during an executive committee meeting here on Sunday. The 33-year-old played his first match for India in the under-20 team in 2004 and went on to become the

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Hockey: Indian’s men hockey team clean sweeps New Zealand

Indian men’s hockey team defeated world number 9 New Zealand in a three-match Series here at the Sports Authority of India club on Sunday.Showing some brilliant sticks work, the Indian team thrashed the New Zealand side by 4-0 registering their consecutive victory in the series. As the home team wrapped up much-needed practice matches before Asian