Sep 29

Indian junior boys win bronze in Serbia Junior TT meet
Indian junior boys win bronze in Serbia Junior TT meet

India junior boys teamed up with their Netherlands’ counterpart to bag a bronze medal in the Serbia Junior and Cadet Open 2019.The team, made up of Raegan Albuquerque and Yashansh Malik from India and Lode Hulshof from The Netherlands, put up a big fight before going down 2-3 in the semi-finals to the Czech Republic

Sachin Tendulkar wishes Lata Mangeshkar on her 90th birthday
Sachin Tendulkar wishes Lata Mangeshkar on her 90th birthday

 Legendary Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on Saturday extended wishes to veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar on her 90th birthday.In a video posted on his official Twitter handle, Tendulkar said: “I would like to wish you on your 90th birthday. Honestly speaking, I do not remember the first time I listened to one of your songs.”  

Lionel Messi, Rapinoe bag top honours at Best FIFA Football Awards
Lionel Messi, Rapinoe bag top honours at Best FIFA Football Awards

Barcelona star striker Lionel Messi won the men’s best player while US forward Megan Rapinoe took home the women’s award at the Best FIFA Football Awards which took place in a glittering ceremony at Teatro alla Scala, Milan. Messi, who helped Barcelona win La Liga and reach the semi-finals of the Champions League, won the player

Veteran Indian cricketer Madhav Apte passes away
Veteran Indian cricketer Madhav Apte passes away

Former Indian Test opener Madhav Apte has passed away. He was 86.Apte, who was about to turn 87 on October 5, breathed his last at the Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai on Sunday morning.From 1952 to 53, he played seven Tests for India in which he scored 542 runs, including one century and three half-centuries

Rohit Sharma on verge of joining 400 sixes club
T20Is: Rohit Sharma needs only 8 runs to regain top spot

 India vice-captain will renew his battle with skipper Virat Kohli for the top spot in highest run getters’ in T20Is, when the third and final rubber gets underway against South Africa here on Sunday.Rohit is eight runs away from regaining his pole position in the list of most number of runs scored in international T20

Gaurav Gill's car kills three during Rd 3 of FMSCI INRC
Gaurav Gill’s car kills three during Rd 3 of FMSCI INRC

Three people were killed in an accident which took place during the Maxperience Rally, Round 3 of the Champions Yacht Club FMSCI Indian National Rally Championship on Saturday in Jodhpur.The accident took place 150m from the finishing line of the rally when a motorbike came under the car of ace Indian rallyist Gaurav Gill.  The

Sushil Kumar loses in opening round of World Wrestling Championships
Sushil Kumar loses in opening round of World Wrestling Championships

Star Indian grappler Sushil Kumar lost his first-round bout against Azerbaijan’s Khadzhimurad Gadzhiyev 9-11 in the 74-kg freestyle category at the ongoing World Wrestling Championships here on Friday.In the opening period, Sushil managed to send Gadzhiyev off the mat and took a lead of 8-2. However, Gadzhiyev fought back to cut Sushil’s lead to 9-6.Gadzhiyev

This day, that year: When Yuvraj Singh created record of six sixes
This day, that year: When Yuvraj Singh created record of six sixes

September 19, 2007, a date which Indian cricket fans can never forget. It was on this very day back when former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh set Kingsmead on fire hitting six sixes in an over bringing the world to its feet.In the first edition of the T20 World Cup in South Africa, India were in

Vinesh Phogat becomes first Indian wrestler to secures quota for Tokyo Olympics
Vinesh Phogat becomes first Indian wrestler to secures quota for Tokyo Olympics

Asian Games gold medallist Vinesh Phogat on Wednesday became the first Indian wrestler to secure an Olympic quota for the 2020 Tokyo Games after winning both her matches in the repechage round of the 53-kg weight category at the ongoing World Wrestling Championships.Vinesh first defeated former World Championships bronze medallist Yuliya Khalvadzhy of Ukraine 5-0

Saina crashes out of China Open World Tour Super 1000 tournament
Saina Nehwal crashes out of China Open World Tour Super 1000 tournament

Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal was knocked out of the ongoing China Open World Tour Super 1000 tournament on Wednesday after suffering a crushing defeat to Thailand’s Busanan Ongbamrungphan in the opening round.The eight-seeded Indian lost 10-21, 17-21 to World No. 8 in just 44 minutes at the Olympic Sports Center Xincheng Gymnasium. It was

Cristiano Ronaldo ’embarrassed’ by rape allegations

Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo has admitted he felt “embarrassed” as he tried to shield his family from allegations he raped a woman in the United States.Ronaldo was accused of sexually assaulting Kathryn Mayorga in a Las Vegas hotel in June 2009.The Portugal forward, a five-time Champions League winner, strongly denied the claims and the investigation

Steve Smith, Cummins maintain No.1 spots in Test Rankings
Steve Smith, Cummins maintain No.1 spots in Test Rankings

Australia batsman Steve Smith and pacer Pat Cummins have maintained their positions at the top of the ICC Test Player Rankings after the Ashes, which culminated with a 135-run victory for England on Sunday as the five-match series ended in a 2-2 draw.Smith’s scores of 80 and 23 have helped him remain 34 points ahead

BK Nayak becomes first Indian medical officer for 2020 Tokyo Olympics
BK Nayak becomes first Indian medical officer for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Col (Dr.) Bibhu Kalyan Nayak has been appointed the FIH Medical Officer for hockey at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Nayak was previously the medical officer for the men’s hockey team for the World Cup that was held in Bhubaneswar in 2018. He is the first Indian to be appointed in the role.   Hockey India

Mary Kom & 8 female athletes in line for Padma Awards
Mary Kom & 8 female athletes in line for Padma Awards

 Ace Indian boxer Mary Kom’s name has been suggested for the prestigious Padma Vibhushan Award, country’s second highest civilian award. The Sports Ministry is also discussing eight other female athletes for the Padma Awards.Recently crowned World Champion P.V. Sindhu has been suggested for the Padma Bhushan Award. The other seven athletes — ace wrestler Vinesh

Virat Anushka beach pic set the temperature soaring
Virat Anushka beach pic set the temperature soaring

Glamour couple Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma‘s latest Instagram pic is surely a visual treat for fans. On Wednesday morning, Virat Kohli posted a selfie on Instagram where he can be seen lying with his head on wife Anushka’s lap, who is sitting on a lounge chair on a sandy beach.In the selfie, which has

Cristiano Ronaldo scores four as Portugal crush Lithuania 5-1
Cristiano Ronaldo scores four as Portugal crush Lithuania 5-1

Star striker Cristiano Ronaldo scores four as Portugal crush Lithuania 5-1.  Cristiano Ronaldo‘s four goals helped Euro 2016 champions Portugal crush Lithuania 5-1 in Euro 2020 qualifying Group B match.On Tuesday, Ronaldo opened his account in the seventh minute with a penalty after Joao Felix had been fouled, though Vytautas Andriuskevicius levelled things up for

Brazilian tennis player Diego Matos gets life ban for match fixing
Brazilian tennis player Diego Matos gets life ban for match fixing

 Brazilian tennis player Diego Matos has been handed a life ban and fined $125,000 for match fixing.The 31-year-old was found guilty by the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) of manipulating the result of 10 matches on the International Tennis Federation (ITF) circuit last year in Brazil, Sri Lanka, Ecuador Portugal and Spain, reports Xinhua news agency. He

Mirabai to lead seven-member team in Weightlifting World Championship
Mirabai Chanu to lead seven-member Indian team in Weightlifting World Championship

 Former champion Mirabai Chanu will lead a seven-member Indian team in the upcoming Weightlifting World Championship to be held in Pattaya, Thailand from from September 18 to 27.The World Championship is a gold-level qualifying event for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.The squad, which is already training in Thailand, has four women and three men lifters.The quartet

Harbhajan Singh backs Wakhare for India Test call-up
Harbhajan Singh backs Wakhare for India Test call-up

Veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has put his weight behind Akshay Wakhare to get a call-up for the India Test squad after his brilliant performance in the Duleep Trophy final.Wakhare picked up a five-wicket haul to hand India Red the Duleep Trophy title as they defeated India Green by an innings and 38 runs in the

Ranveer Singh, Ammy Virk starrer film 83 to shoot Mumbai schedule
Ranveer Singh, Ammy Virk starrer film 83 to shoot Mumbai schedule

Ranveer Singh, Ammy Virk starrer film 83 to shoot Mumbai schedule. The team of “’83”, will begin shooting here on Tuesday. The unite has just returned from London after wrapping up an important outdoor shoot.This will be their final schedule after the one in the UK.The Mumbai shoot is expected to go on till early