Sep 01

Jasprit Bumrah enters history books with hat-trick
Jasprit Bumrah enters history books with hat-trick

Jasprit Bumrah became the third Indian bowler to take a hat-trick in Test cricket after he dismissed Darren Bravo, Shamarh Brooks and Roston Chase off consecutive balls on Day 2 of the second Test between India and West Indies.Bumrah’s historic feat came in the ninth over, he went on to take three more wickets to

Hockey India names 33 probables for senior men's national camp
Hockey India names 33 probables for senior men’s national camp

Hockey India on Saturday named 33 core probables for the senior men’s national camp scheduled to be held in Bengaluru between September 2 and September 22 ahead of the team’s departure for the Belgium tour.The players will report to coach Graham Reid at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) in Bengaluru on Sunday to prepare

PM Narendra Modi launches 'Fit India Campaign'
PM Narendra Modi launches ‘Fit India Campaign’

Fit India Campaign : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched a nation-wide Fit India Movement and urged people to become more aware of health and good life.Viewed as a huge health enthusiast himself, Prime Minister asked people to take the pledge for a fitter India.  Addressing a large crowd of children who put up

After winning World Championships P.V.Sindhu thanks fans, promises more medals
After winning World Championships P.V.Sindhu thanks fans, promises more medals

Following her historic victory at the World Championships, star shuttler P.V. Sindhu said she is very proud to be an Indian and will try to win more medals for the country in the times to come.On Sunday, Sindhu became the first Indian shuttler to win gold at the BWF World Championships after she thrashed Japan’s

B-Town celebs hail champion P.V Sindhu for historic win
B-Town celebs hail champion P.V Sindhu for historic win

 A string of Bollywood personalities like Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Anushka Sharma among many others have hailed ace shuttler P.V. Sindhu for becoming the first Indian to win the BWF World Championships. Sindhu defeated Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in straight games 21-7, 21-7 to lift the women’s singles title in Basel, Switzerland on super Sunday, as

P.V.Sindhu reaches third successive World C'ships final
P.V.Sindhu reaches third successive World C’ships final

For the third year in a row, ace India shuttler P.V. Sindhu stormed into the finals of BWF World Championships after defeating China’s Chen Yu Fei in straight games.The Rio Olympic silver medallist took 40 minutes to outclass World No. 3 Yu Fei 21-7, 21-14. Sindhu looked sharp and focussed from the very first game

Fire breaks out at Sreesanth's house in Kochi
Fire breaks out at Sreesanth’s Kochi house

A major fire broke out at former India pacer S. Sreesanth‘s residence in the Edapally arae here early on Saturday, fire officials said, adding that no one was injured in the incident.While Sreesanth was away shooting for a film in Mumbai, his wife, children and domestic helps were inside the house when the fire broke

World Anti-Doping Agency suspend India's national dope testing lab
World Anti-Doping Agency suspend India’s national dope testing lab

 The National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL) here has been suspended for a period of six months by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). The development comes as a big blow for the anti-doping movement in the country with less than a year left to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.”This suspension has been imposed due to non-conformities with

Punjab CM seeks Bharat Ratna for hockey gold medallist Balbir Singh
Punjab CM seeks Bharat Ratna for hockey gold medallist Balbir Singh

 Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking Bharat Ratna – the highest civilian award of the country – for ailing triple Olympic hockey gold medallist Balbir Singh Senior.”Wrote to PM Narendra Modiji, requesting to award Bharat Ratna to Shri Balbir Singh (Sr) for his outstanding performance in hockey,” Amarinder

Ankita Raina crashes out of US Open Qualifying event
Ankita Raina crashes out of US Open Qualifying event

India’s top women’s singles player Ankita Raina crashed out of the women’s singles US Open qualifying event after a hard fought three-set loss to Czech Republic’s Denisa Allertova. The world No 194 went down 7-6(5), 4-6, 2-6 to her Czech rival in a match that lasted two hours and 17 minutes, on Wednesday night.Ankita won

Indian men's hockey team win Olympic Test Events
Indian men’s hockey team win Olympic Test Events

The Indian men’s hockey team avenged their round robin league-stage loss by defeating New Zealand 5-0 in the final of the Olympic Test Event held here on Wednesday.Captain Harmanpreet Singh (7′) set the ball rolling before Shamsher Singh (18′), Nilakanta Sharma (22′), Gursahibjit Singh (26′) and Mandeep Singh (27′) scored for India at the Oi

Artimas Fashions ties up with Virat Kohli brand

Artimas Fashions, a subsidiary of listed hosiery firm Lux Industries, has entered into a tie-up to manufacture and market a male innerwear brand, promoted by Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli.   Initially, the ‘one8’ brand would be available on e- commerce platforms, after which retail-channel sales would follow, Niscal Puri, MD of city-based Artimas Fashions

Hockey India name 33 probables for junior women's national camp
Hockey India name 33 probables for junior women’s national camp

Hockey India on Monday named the 33 core probables’ list for the upcoming junior women’s national coaching camp which will focus on preparing the team for a tri-nation tournament involving Australia and New Zealand to be held Down Under later this year. The probables will undergo a training and conditioning camp till September 14 under

Virat Kohli completes 11 years in International cricket, shares emotions

 Acknowledged by the best in the business and feted across the globe for his consistency, India cricket captain Virat Kohli says he couldn’t have asked for more as he completes the 11th year of a stellar international career.Kohli, whose international career began in 2008, took to social media to share his emotions. “From starting as

CM Naveen Patnaik inaugurates Naval Tata Hockey Academy, Odisha
CM Naveen Patnaik inaugurates Naval Tata Hockey Academy, Odisha

 The Naval Tata Hockey Academy (NTHA), Odisha to groom hockey players of the state was inaugurated by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.The hockey academy is part of the three-pronged Tata Odisha Hockey Programme, a joint initiative of Tata Steel, Tata Trusts and Government of Odisha to nurture sports talent in the state.The academy was inaugurated by

'No space for shooting in 2022 CWG' despite India's boycott threat
‘No space for shooting in 2022 CWG’ despite India’s boycott threat

Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) Louise Martin has insisted that shooting will not be a part of the 2022 edition to be held in Birmingham despite threat from India to boycott the Games.Speaking to Britain’s Daily Telegraph newspaper, Martin said that shooting has never been a “compulsory sport” in Commonwealth Games.”A sport has to earn the

What a player: Ganguly calls India skipper Virat Kohli
What a player: Ganguly calls India skipper Virat Kohli

India skipper Virat Kohli scored a majestic hundred at the Queen’s Park Oval as the Men in Blue registered a comprehensive win over West Indies in a rain-affected second ODI.India defeated West Indies by 59 runs (DLS method), thus taking an unassailable 1-0 lead in the three-match rubber, the final of which will be played

Indian skipper Virat Kohli aces #BottleCapChallenge
Indian skipper Virat Kohli aces #BottleCapChallenge

Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Saturday became the latest to join the Bottle Cap Challenge bandwagon, and Ravi Shastri’s voice adds a unique touch to it.Kohli shared a video on Twitter and wrote “Better late than never,#BottleCapChallenge”.   Better late than never.🏏😎#BottleCapChallenge pic.twitter.com/mjrStZxxTi — Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) August 10, 2019 In the video, Kohli can

Suresh Raina undergoes knee surgery, out for 4-6 weeks
Suresh Raina undergoes knee surgery, out for 4-6 weeks

Veteran batsman Suresh Raina will not be available for most part of India’s upcoming domestic season after undergoing a knee surgery here on Friday.Raina is set to miss at least four to six weeks of action.“Mr Suresh Raina underwent a knee surgery where he had been facing discomfort for the last few months.   Mr

Shubman Gill breaks Gautam Gambhir's double century record
Shubman Gill breaks Gautam Gambhir’s double century record

 Right-handed batsman Shubman Gill, who has not been included in the India squad for the ongoing India Tour of West Indies, has become the youngest to score a first-class double century for an Indian representative team.On Thursday, Gill — aged 19 years 334 days — scored a brilliant double century against West Indies A in