Sindhu nominated for Padma Bhushan


Indian shuttler PV Sindhu who recently bagged silver medal in this year’s badminton World Championships and also won Korea open series title by beating Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in the Glasgow World Championships final last month,  has now been nominated for Padma Bhushan awards by Sports ministry on Monday.On which she also thanked the Sports Ministry

101 year old Indian athlete denied visa by China

A 101 year old Chandigarh based athlete Man Kaur who was set to take part her category of games in Asian Master Athletics Championship to be held in Rubao, China has been denied visa by the country. Man Kaur is winner of 100m gold medal in the World Masters Games in New Zealand in April,

Wayne Rooney bloodied and severely injured by Bournemouth’s Francis

Wayne Rooney bloodied and severely injured by Bournemouth’s Francis. Wayne Rooney, England’s professional footballer and is playing for Everton club of the Premier league. On Saturday afternoon, Rooney was left with a gruesome gash during Everton’s Premier League clash with Bournemouth. During the match, when Rooney climbed for the lofted ball, he was caught by

Booming super league Booming ‘super’ league culture makes India’s sports market sizzle

Booming super league culture makes India’s sports market sizzle. Boxing, badminton, poker, pool, every sport imaginable is rebranding in India as a “super” or “pro” franchise-based competition chasing a slice of an emerging billion-dollar entertainment market dominated by cricket’s Indian Premier League.The star-studded Twenty20 tournament has inspired a raft of glitzy new sports leagues seeking

Opportunity is not just for sportsperson: Abhishek Bachchan Opportunity is not just for sportsperson: Abhishek Bachchan Opportunity is not just for sportsperson: Abhishek Bachchan

Opportunity is not just for sportsperson: Abhishek Bachchan. Indian leagues of various sports are unleashing the country’s sports potential and will make the field a huge employer in the future, Bollywood actor and sports entrepreneur Abhishek Bachchan has said. Addressing the Indian School of Business (ISB) Leadership Summit here, Abhishek said the Indian Premier League

Indian-origin bodybuilder dies
Indian-origin bodybuilder dies

Singapore: A 32-year-old Indian-origin body builder in Singapore died of cardiac arrest, an hour after he stepped into the ring for a ‘celebrity’ bout of Thai kick- boxing, local media reported. Pradip Subramanian took on YouTube personality Steven Lim, 42, in his first-ever Muay Thai match at Marina Bay Sands for the inaugural event of

India beat Australia by 5 wickets, 3rd ODI at Indore
India beat Australia by 5 wickets, 3rd ODI at Indore

India beat Australia by 5 wickets, 3rd ODI at Indore. As One Day International series was going on between India and Australia, India beat the Australia by 5 wickets and stole the limelight by lead 3-o. India, already number one in the Test format, replaced South Africa at the top of ODI ranking table by

Industrialist Rajinder Gupta elected PCA president

Leading industrialist Rajinder Gupta was today unanimously elected as the president of the Punjab Cricket Association. Besides, R P Singla was elected as the honorary secretary, at the annual general meeting of the PCA held at Mohali. Apart from Gupta, who is chairman of the Trident Group, and Singla, Rakesh Rathour, Prof S M Verma

'Khelo India' scheme to promote sports by new sports minister
‘Khelo India’ scheme to promote sports by new sports minister

‘Khelo India’ scheme to promote sports by new sports minister. To promote sports and to search new sport skills in country ‘Khelo India’ scheme replacing Rajiv Gandhi Khel Yojna, the Urban Sports Structure Scheme and the Skill Sports scheme has been launched in the country and Union Sports Minister Col. Rajvardhan Singh Rathore while announcing

Confident India aim
Confident India aim to seal series in Indore

Confident India aim to seal series in Indore. It is not often that you find an Australian side facing a do-or-die situation in only the third game of a five-match One-Day International series. But the Team India it is up against is made of such individuals who believe in hunting in packs and dominating the

ICC launch probe in Sri Lankan cricket- Daily Post India
ICC launch probe in Sri Lankan cricket

The International Cricket Council announced Saturday it had initiated investigations in Sri Lanka and that officers from its anti-corruption unit (ACU) had recently visited the country. Pramodya Wickramasinghe, selector and a former fast bowler who was part of Sri Lanka’s 1996 World Cup winning team, questioned the reasoning behind some of the decisions made during

Indian cyclist Deborah wins 3rd medal in Asian Indoor Games
Indian cyclist Deborah wins 3rd medal in Asian Indoor Games

Indian cyclist Deborah Herold bagged third medal with silver in women’s keirin event on the seventh day of the 5th Asian Indoor Games and Martial Arts Games Ashgabat on Friday. Deborah finished second in the six lap keirin event in track cycling with Alena Reji. She is from Andaman and Nicobar Islands and begged 3

India announces 21-member squad
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: India announces 21-member squad

The FIFA Under-17 World Cup 2017 is being held in India for the first time, the 21-member Indian team has been announced for the FIFA Under-17 World Cup, in which 8 players from Manipur and two NRI players are in team. The FIFA World Cup is being held for the first time in the country,

Bhuvneshwer kumar
Bhuvneshwer laid the foundation for team India to win

Bhuvneshwer kumar laid the foundation for team India to win. Team India has beaten Australia in the second ODI played at Eden Gardens in Kolkata and took a lead of 2-0. Bowlers Kuldeep Yadav and Captain Virat Kohli were the heroes of the match. But there is a name, who laid the foundation for team India

India wins Gold, two Silver at Slovenia Junior Open

Slovenia Junior Open. India’s young paddlers put up a strong showing at the Slovenia Junior and Cadet Open, winning a gold and silver in the junior boys team event and another silver in the cadet girls category. The India A boys overcame the formidable Chinese Taipei trio while their B counterparts got the better of

Leander Paes, Purav Raja in St. Petersburg Open tennis semi-finals
Leander Paes, Purav Raja in St. Petersburg Open tennis semi-finals

India’s top Tennis playerLeander Paes and Purav Raja have progressed to the semi-finals of the ATP World Tour of the St. Petersburg Open with a straight-set win over Marcus Daniell and Marcelo Demoliner. The Indians defeated the pair from New Zealand and Brazil pair 6-4 6-2. The Indian duo will now clash with Chilean J. Peralta and Argentinian H. Zeballos

India vs Australia, 2nd ODI: India win by 50 runs
India vs Australia, 2nd ODI: India win by 50 runs

India vs Australia, 2nd ODI: India win by 50 runs. India captain Virat Kohli’s excellent innings of 92 runs after the best innings by Kuldeep Yadav’s hat-trick, India defeated world champions Australia by 50 runs to take a 2-0 lead in the five-match series at Eden Gardens on Thursday.The Indian team made a challenging 252

Japan Open pre-quarters
Japan Open pre-quarters: Sindhu stunned by Nozomi Okuhara

Japan Open pre-quarters: In a major blow to the Indian fans, Rio-Olympic silver-medallist PV Sindhu knocked out of the Japan Open Super Series after going down in straight games against Nozomi Okuhara in the second round here on Thursday.Though the Japanese lost to PV Sindhu in the quarter-finals in Seoul last week, she cannot be taken

India will play only three Tests on South Africa tour
India will play only three Tests on South Africa tour

The decision on test cricket match series of India and South Africa (CSA) has been finalised by BCCI and Cricket South Africa (CSA). The tour will include three tests, six ODIs and three Twenty20 Internationals, with the first test to begin in Cape Town on January 5. In a press statement, cricket boards said that

Jake LaMotta legendary boxer dies at 95
Jake LaMotta, legendary boxer dies at 95

Jake LaMotta,legendary boxer dies: Jake LaMotta died at the age of 95 due to Pneumonia. He was the member of International Boxing Hall of fame. He had a record of 83 wins, 19 losses and 4 draws, 30 knockout.Jake LaMotta won the middle weight championship in June 1949. He defeated Frenchman Marcel Cerdan with a