Jan 14

Punjab becomes Judo champion
Punjab becomes Judo champion in ‘Khelo India Games’

DP CORRESPONDENTChandigarh The players from Punjab have continued their splendid show at the ‘Khelo India Games’ currently underway at Pune (Maharashtra). Punjab won nine medals on Sunday including five gold medals. The Sports Minister, Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi has congratulated the medal winners and boosted the morale of those players who have their events lined

retirement Virat Kohli
I won’t pick up bat again after retirement: Virat Kohli

Retired cricketers plying their trade in T20 leagues might be a global trend right now but India captain Virat Kohli says he wouldn’t even be “seen around the scene” the day he is “totally spent” to pick up the bat again. Responding to a query on whether he would consider playing in the Australian Big

BCCI lift suspensions of Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul
Hardik Pandya Row: Ranveer Singh’s apology video goes viral

After Hardik Pandya’s misogynistic remarks on the popular chat show, ‘Koffee With Karan’, Ranveer Singh‘s old video of making a sexist remark on Bollywood actress  Kareena Kapoor khan has gone viral on social media. The ‘Gully Boy’ actor made the remark on the same show in 2011 while promoting his film ‘Band Baaja Baaraat’, which starred

India suspend Hardik Pandya Rahul remarks women
India suspend Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul over controversial TV remarks

India have suspended the opening batsman KL Rahul and all-rounder Hardik Pandya with immediate effect following the controversial comments they made on a recent television show. Rahul and Pandya, both of whom have featured in all formats for India in recent months, have been widely criticised for remarks that were widely construed to be sexist

2019 Rural Olympics bullock carts
Will Bullock cart owners be able to run bullocks in 2019 Rural Olympics!

Congress leader Pargat Singh claimed in last Kila Raipur Sports festival to appeal for the revival of Bullock cart races to Punjab Government Nidhi Bhanot Ludhiana “Traditional Bullock cart races would be a part of next Rural Olympics to keep the tradition of this worldwide renowned festival alive”, these words were marked by the former

Happy Birthday Rahul Dravid cricket
Happy Birthday Rahul Dravid: The Wall is now shaping Indian cricket’s future

HIGHLIGHTS Rahul Dravid, who turns 46 on Friday, took over as U-19 and India A coach in 2015 He led India to U-19 World Cup glory in 2018 after failing in the final hurdle in 2016 Dravid has insisted that youngsters going on to represent India is more important than winning junior tournaments There was

Farokh Engineer criticises Harbhajan for comments on Ashwin
Farokh Engineer criticises Harbhajan for comments on Ashwin

Farokh Engineer criticises Harbhajan for comments on Ashwin . Former India stumper Farokh Engineer has criticised ex-Test off spinner Harbhajan Singh for his critical comments on Ravichandran Ashwin’s performance as his successor in Australia during the recent four-Test series won by the visitors. “Did you read Harbhajan’s comments about Ashwin; he was out of order

Kabaddi 2019 winters Sukhbir Badal
Kabaddi will be back in 2019 winters: Sukhbir

HIGHLIGHTS “Kabaddi is my passion. It’s my dream to take Kabaddi to Olympics,” says Badal The first World Cup Kabaddi was organised in 2011 by Shiromani Akali Dal Despite being in the opposition, Shiromani Akali Dal will be back with World Cup Kabaddi in 2019 winters. Though much to the joy of sports lovers and

India win maiden Test series in Australia
India win maiden Test series in Australia

India win maiden Test series in Australia. India scripted history on Monday after winning their first-ever Test series in Australia as the fourth Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) here concluded in a draw. After coming out victorious in Adelaide and Melbourne, the Virat Kohli-led visiting team clinched the four-Test series 2-1.The fifth day

Sydney Test: Kuldeep takes five as Australia bundle out for 300

Sydney Test: Kuldeep Yadav starred once again with the ball to help India restrict Australia to 300 runs on Day 4 of the fourth Test here at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) on Sunday. Kuldeep ended the first innings with a five-for while Mohammed Shami and Ravindra Jadeja picked up two wickets each, and Jasprit

Cricketer Rohit Sharma shares first glimpse of baby girl
Cricketer Rohit Sharma shares first glimpse of baby girl

Cricketer Rohit Sharma shares first glimpse of baby girl. Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma, who recently became a proud dad of a baby girl, shared an adorable photograph with the newborn. In the picture, which was shared by Sharma on his Instagram handle, the baby could be seen holding fingers of her father and mother Ritika.

First-ever Kisan Cricket League to commence on Feb 20

First-ever Kisan Cricket League to commence on Feb 20. In a bid to encourage cricket among rural Indian aspirants, the first-ever Kisan Cricket League. The Lal_Bahadur_ShastriMemorial Cup of Hope – will be held from February 20 to March 20.The event introduces a fresh short format cricket tournament aimed at engaging rural dwellers between 17-24 years

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India is set to host the final leg of the Asian Tour soon

India is set to host the final leg of the Asian Tour 10 Reds Snooker in March this year, ace cueist Pankaj Advani said. “We have taken up responsibility of conducting the third and final leg of the Asian Tour 10 Reds snooker in next two months. The competition will be organised in Bengaluru,” Advani

Injured Del Potro to miss 2019 Australian Open

Injured Del Potro to miss 2019 Australian Open. Argentine tennis player Juan Martin del Potro will not be participating in the upcoming 2019 Australian Open due to a fractured patella. The 30-year-old has sustained the injury during the 2018 Shanghai Masters tournament when he fell on his right knee while taking on Borna Coric of

Smriti Mandhana named ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year

Smriti Mandhana named ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year. India’s stylish opener Smriti Mandhana has been named as the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women’s Cricketer of the Year. The 22-year-old, who has also been named as the ICC Women’s ODI Player of the Year, achieved the feat by giving some exceptional performances throughout the year.

No shortage of funds for athletes under TOPS: SAI
No shortage of funds for athletes under TOPS: SAI

No shortage of funds for athletes under TOPS: SAI. The Sports Authority of India (SAI) Director General Neelam Kapoor has said that there is no shortage of funds for athletes who are under the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS). The scheme, which is in force since September 2018, is a flagship programme of Rajyavardhan Singh

Melbourne Test: India beat Australia, retain Border-Gavaskar Trophy

Melbourne Test: India beat Australia, retain Border-Gavaskar Trophy. India out-played Australia by 137 runs to win the third Test and retain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy here at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Sunday. The visitors have secured an unbeatable 2-1 lead in the four-match Test series. After declaring India’s second innings at 106 for the

India win maiden Test series in Australia
Melbourne Test: India inch closer to win, leave Australia at 138/5

Melbourne Test: India inch closer to win, leave Australia at 138/5. India closed in on a big win by reducing Australia to 138 for five at tea on day four of the third Test here on Saturday.  India have set the hosts an improbable target of 399 after declaring their second innings at 106 for

Melbourne Test: Australia all out, India 292-run lead

Melbourne Test: Australia all out, India 292-run lead. India bowled out Australia on 151 runs on the third day of the third Test here at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Friday. The hosts started the day trailing by 435 runs for no loss. Within the span of four overs, openers Aaron Finch and Marcus

India announces 23-member squad for AFC Asian Cup

India announces 23-member squad for AFC Asian Cup. Indian football team coach Stephen Constantine on Thursday announced the final 23-member squad for AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019. “It was very important to keep on the continuity. It will be silly of me to completely change the way we do things. Most of these boys are