Oct 29

India, Pak declared joint-winners of Asian Champions Trophy

India, Pak declared joint-winners of Asian Champions Trophy . Indian and Pakistan were declared as the joint winners of the fifth edition of the men’s Asian Champions Trophy here on Sunday after the final of the competition was abandoned due to bad weather conditions. India was looking to defend their title, which they won back

Disabled persons from India, Bangladesh play friendly cricket match

Disabled persons from India, Bangladesh play friendly cricket match. A friendly cricket match between the disabled persons from India and Bangladesh was organised here on Saturday by the Tripura Protibondhi Adhikar Moncho. The game, besides improving the relation between India and Bangladesh, also aimed towards encouraging disable persons to come forward and show their capabilities.

Indian wrestler Pooja Dhanda wins bronze at World Wrestling C’ship

Indian wrestler Pooja Dhanda wins bronze at World Wrestling C’ship. Indian wrestler  Pooja Dhanda has won a bronze medal in women’s 57kg freestyle category at the ongoing World Wrestling Championship after defeating Grace Bullen of Norway. Dhanda thrashed Bullen 10-7 to finish third on the podium. While Rong Ningning of China clinched a gold medal,

India focused on retaining Asian Champions Trophy: Harmanpreet
India focused on retaining Asian Champions Trophy: Harmanpreet

India focused on retaining Asian Champions Trophy: Harmanpreet. India’s ace penalty corner shooter Harmanpreet Singh said the team is focused on retaining the Asian Champions Trophy Muscat 2018, which is currently underway at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex here. “The Indian team goes out looking for early goals every time,” said Harmanpreet, who scored three

German footballer Mesut Ozil wants to meet Bajirao
German footballer Mesut Ozil wants to meet Bajirao

German footballer Mesut Ozil wants to meet Bajirao. Mesut Ozil has expressed the desire to travel to India and meet his ‘friend’ Ranveer Singh, a Bollywood actor. Taking to his official Twitter handle, Ozil wrote, “I’d love to travel to India in the near future … and visit my friend @RanveerOfficial.”  The ‘Bajirao Mastani’ star

PV Sindhu cruises into French Open second round
PV Sindhu cruises into French Open second round

PV Sindhu cruises into French Open second round. PV Sindhu stormed into the second round of the women’s singles event at French Open crushing American Beiwen Zhang in straight games. The world no. 3 Sindhu disposed of unseeded Zhang 21-17, 21-18 in a match that lasted 34 minutes. Interestingly, Sindhu had lost the opening round

gaporean paraglider found dead in Kangra Valley
Singaporean paraglider found dead in Kangra Valley

Singaporean paraglider found dead in Kangra Valley. Kok Choonk Na, a paraglider of Singaporean descent who was missing since yesterday was found dead on Tuesday in Bir Billing hills of Kangra valley. The body of 53-year-old Choonk, who was registered as a free-flyer is being recovered by a rescue team. Another missing paraglider, 50-year-old Jose

Bajrang Punia dedicate his silver medal to the victims of Amritsar tragedy

Bajrang Punia dedicate his silver medal to the victims of Amritsar tragedy. Star Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia settled for a silver medal at the ongoing World Championship after being stunned by Takuto Otoguro of Japan in the men’s 65 kg freestyle category here on Monday. Punia suffered a shocking 9-16 defeat at the hands of

Corruption allegation cricket players
CA rejects corruption allegations levelled against cricket players

Cricket Australia (CA) has denied all the corruption charges levied against their players by Qatar-based broadcaster Al Jazeera in its recently-aired documentaries. The governing body asserted that they had conducted a proper review of the claims made in the documentary, but found nothing against the players. The statement came after Al Jazeera released its second documentary on alleged corruption in

Lionel Messi to remain out of action for 3 weeks

Lionel Messi to remain out of action for 3 weeks. Messi will remain away from the field for a span of three weeks owing to a fractured arm. The FC Barcelona captain had to be substituted in the 26th minute of the match against Sevilla at Camp Nou after he fell in midfield and fractured

CK Khanna hopeful about India’s glory in 2019 World Cup

CK Khanna hopeful about India’s glory in 2019 World Cup. Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) acting president has expressed confidence that the Indian team would emerge victorious in the 2019 cricket World Cup. Khanna further lauded the leadership skills of Indian skipper Virat Kohli and wished the Indian team for their upcoming

Dinesh Karthik, Shreyas Iyer, Ajinkya Rahane to lead Deodhar Trophy teams

Dinesh Karthik, Shreyas Iyer, Ajinkya Rahane to lead Deodhar Trophy teams. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced the teams for this year’s Deodhar Trophy, which is slated to commence on October 23. While wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik has been named as the skipper for India A team, right-hand batsman Shreyas Iyer

Hisar: 30 female wrestlers tonsured their hair to focus better

Hisar: 30 female wrestlers tonsured their hair to focus better. Thirty female wrestlers of Haryana, striving hard to make their mark at the global level, have tonsured their hair to focus better on their game. Explaining the reason behind the same, coach Sanjay Malik explained that in a match wrestlers get a 30-seconds break for

Participating in sports during childhood benefits bone health

Participating in sports during childhood benefits bone health. Turns out, participation in organised sports during childhood and adolescence can have long-term benefits for bone mass at 20 years of age. A recent study, performed at Curtin University, followed 984 children into young adulthood. Males who were ‘consistent sport participators’ from ages 5-17 years had significantly

Nana Patekar responds to CINTAA, dubs allegations as `baseless`
Hit by #MeToo, BCCI CEO Rahul Johri to skip ICC meeting

Hit by #MeToo, BCCI CEO Rahul Johri to skip ICC meeting . Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Rahul Johri will not be representing the cricket body at the upcoming two-day International Cricket Council’s (ICC) chief executives’ meeting in Singapore in the light of sexual harassment allegation against him.

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#METOO IN SPORTS: BCCI CEO Rahul Johri accused of sexual assault

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) CEO Rahul Johri has been accused of sexual assault by a female author in the latest case of the #MeToo movement in cricket. Johri, who was the Executive Vice-President and General Manager (South Asia) for Discovery Network Asia Pacific, before joining as BCCI CEO in 2016

Sandesh Jhingan appointed as India captain for China friendly

Sandesh Jhingan appointed as India captain for China friendly. Indian defender Sandesh Jhingan has been appointed as the captain of the national football team for their upcoming international friendly match against China at the Suzhou Olympic on Saturday. Reflecting on the appointment, Indian head coach Stephen Constantine said that the footballer has got the right

Bajrang Punia becomes first Indian to get World Championship seeding
Bajrang Punia becomes first Indian to get World Championship seeding

Bajrang Punia becomes first Indian to get World Championship seeding . Star wrestler Bajrang Punia has become the first Indian to feature in the top seeds of World Wrestling Championships, which is scheduled to be held in Budapest, Hungary, from October 20 to 28. One of India’s most consistent performers in the recent times, Bajrang,

Coming soon: A show on Lionel Messi’s life

Coming soon: A show on Lionel Messi’s life. A Canada-based entertainment company will soon be making a show on the life of star Argentinean striker Lionel Messi. The announcement was made by Messi himself on his official Instagram account. “I am honoured to announce my partnership with @CirqueduSoleil for the creation of a brand-new show

Kramer Motorcycles Racebike
Kramer Motorcycles To Build KTM 790 Duke-Powered GP2 Racebike

US-based German firm Kramer Motorcycles will be making a GP2 bike that uses the KTM 790 Duke’s twin-cylinder motor. The power plant will sit inside an all new race-bred frame with race-tuned WP suspension and other bits and bobs. The bike is set to be unveiled next week at the Barber Motorsports Park vintage festival in Alabama.Kramer