May 06

RCB fan cheering Kohli & boys becomes internet sensation
RCB fan cheering Kohli & boys becomes internet sensation

Royal Challengers Bangalore ended their dismal IPL season with a victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad. While the win gave Virat Kohli and his boys something to feel good about, an RCB fan who had gone to watch the game at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru as attained celebrity status on the internet. The camera panned

Hardik Pandya gets support after being called 'Kaalu bhai'
Hardik Pandya gets support after being called ‘Kaalu bhai’

There seems be no end to controversies when it comes to Indian cricketer Hardik Pandya. Television actress Krystle D’Souza has been trolled after she shared a picture alongside Pandya on social media.One of the users even made a racist comment saying, “Kaalu bhai. Aap West indies team ke world cup squad main select kyun nahi

Stage set for IIPKL, grand opening on May 13
Stage set for IIPKL, grand opening on May 13

DP Correspondent Amritsar As the International Premier Kabaddi League (IIPKL) is just around the corner, as many as 160 players, including national and international will be playing at least 44 matches which will be held at three various locations – Pune, Mysore and Bengaluru.The matches will begin from May 13. Around 20 matches will be

Teams to get prizes worth lakhs in IIPKL Kabaddi league
Teams to get prizes worth lakhs in IIPKL Kabaddi league

DP Correspondent Chandigarh The stage is set for IIPKL Kabaddi League to be organized by New Kabaddi Federation started in Banglore from May 13 to June 3. This time the kabaddi players will get prizes worth lakhs in Kabaddi league. In Kabaddi league, eight teams of male and eight of females will participate. The matches

Eight teams to participate in IIPKL
Eight teams to participate in IIPKL

DP Correspondent Amritsar Eight teams comprising of national and international players will participate in the inaugural franchise of the Indo International Premier Kabaddi League (IIPKL) to be held across three venues in the country from May 13 to June 4. A total of 44 matches featuring 160 players includng 16 foreign players will participate in

Shubhman Gill grabbed opportunity with both hands: Karthik
Shubhman Gill grabbed opportunity with both hands: Karthik

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) defeated Kings XI Punjab by seven wickets to keep their chances alive of making it to the playoffs in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).Chasing 184, KKR rode on the unbeaten half century from Shubhman Gill as they easily crossed the line with 12 balls to spare at

Spinners changed the game for us: Rohit Sharma
Spinners changed the game for us: Rohit Sharma

Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma believes it was his spinners who changed the game which the hosts won in the Super Over against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), here on Thursday. In a nail-biting contest, MI, the three-time champions held their nerves and defeated Hyderabad to confirm

India, England retain top spots in ICC Test, ODI rankings
India, England retain top spots in ICC Test, ODI rankings

 India and England have retained their top positions in the team rankings for Tests and ODIs, respectively, after the annual update in which series results from 2015-16 are removed, and outcomes from 2016-17 and 2017-18 are weighted at 50 per cent.India’s lead over New Zealand in the ICC Test Team Rankings has narrowed from eight

Hockey India recommend Sreejesh for Khel Ratna
Hockey India recommend Sreejesh for Khel Ratna

Hockey India has recommended goalkeeper P.R. Sreejesh for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award while the experienced duo of Chinglensana Singh Kangujam and Akashdeep Singh and womens team player Deepika have been recommended for the Arjuna Award. Hockey India has also recommended R.P. Singh and Sandeep Kaur for the Major Dhyan Chand Award for

Amit Panghal nominated for Arjuna award once again

Asian Games 2018 gold medal-winning Indian boxer Amit Panghal was on Tuesday nominated for Arjuna awards by the Boxing Federation of India.Amit, who claimed the light flyweight (49kg) category gold after defeating reigning Olympic champion Hasanboy Dusmatov of Uzbekistan in the Asiad final at Jakarta, was nominated last year as well for the second highest

I am not gay, clarifies James Faulkner
I am not gay, clarifies James Faulkner

Australian pacer James Faulkner, who spread widespread speculation that he is in a same-sex relationship with a social media post, has clarified that he is not gay.On Monday night, Faulkner had shared a post on Instagram saying he was having “dinner with the boyfriend” and adding a hashtag of “together for five years” alongside a

Vinesh Phogat, Bajrang Punia recommended for Khel Ratna
Vinesh Phogat, Bajrang Punia recommended for Khel Ratna

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has recommended the names of Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.Current number one wrestler Punia recently stamped his authority on Asia after he won the Asian Wrestling Championships in Xi’an, China. Punia had last year won the gold medal in the 65-kg freestyle

Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma fined for breach of conduct

Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma has been fined 15 per cent of his match fees for breach of code of conduct during a match against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), here.Rohit, after being adjudged LBW during the second innings on Sunday when his side was chasing

Rajasthan Royals thanks fans for unflinching support
Rajasthan Royals thanks fans for unflinching support

 Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Rajasthan Royals has thanked fans for their unflinching support throughout the home games they played at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur in this edition of the tournament.Royals signed off their home leg on a winning note as they defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by seven wickets on Saturday night.In a

Bumrah, Shami, Jadeja and Poonam recommended for Arjuna Award
Bumrah, Shami, Jadeja and Poonam recommended for Arjuna Award

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday recommended the names of Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Ravindra Jadeja and Poonam Yadav for the Arjuna Award. The Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) met in the Capital to discuss the matter in the presence of GM Cricket Operations Saba Karim. Karim had proposed

AIFF recommends Gurpreet Sandhu and Jeje for Arjuna
AIFF recommends Gurpreet Sandhu and Jeje for Arjuna

All India Football Federation (AIFF) has recommended the names of Gurpreet Singh Sandhu and Jeje Lalpekhlua for the prestigious Arjuna award this year. It was confirmed by AIFF General Secretary Kushal Das on Saturday.Despite the parent body’s recommendations, the question, however, remains whether the star goalkeeper and the striker would be third time lucky? The

India wins two gold in ISSF Shooting World Cup
India wins two gold in ISSF Shooting World Cup

India opened its medal account with a gold each in the 10m Air Rifle Mixed and 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team events on the third day of competitions at the ISSF Shooting World Cup here Thursday. Young shooters Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary took the top spot in the 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team event

Steyn ruled out of IPL 2019 due to shoulder injury
Steyn ruled out of IPL 2019 due to shoulder injury

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) received a major setback on Thursday as their pace spearhead Dale Steyn was ruled out of the remainder of the Indian Premier League (IPL) season due to a shoulder injury. Steyn had replaced an injured Nathan Coulter-Nile in the squad. The South African pacer featured in only two matches for his

Twitter flooded with wishes as Tendulkar turns 46
Twitter flooded with wishes as Tendulkar turns 46

 Termed by many as the ‘God of Cricket’, Sachin Tendulkar turned 46 on Wednesday as fans and people from different sports fields wished him on the occasion. Social media, specially Twitter, is overflowing with wishes for the Master Blaster with hashtags like — ‘Happy Birthday Sachin’ and ‘God of Cricket’. With 15,921 Test runs, Tendulkar,

Kohli fan named winner of Global Sports Fan Award
Kohli fan named winner of Global Sports Fan Award

Ahead of the biggest & first ever Global Sports Fan Awards, Sugumar D., an ardent fan of Indian skipper Virat Kohli, has been announced as the second recipient of the Global Sports Fan Awards, joining the bandwagon with Sachin Tendulkar worshipper Sudhir Kumar, who is the first recipient of the award.The function is scheduled for