Sep 18

Afghanistan knock Sri Lanka out of Asia Cup
Afghanistan knock Sri Lanka out of Asia Cup

Afghanistan knock Sri Lanka out of Asia Cup. Five-time champions Sri Lanka were knocked out of the Asia Cup after slumping to a shocking 91-run defeat at the hands of Afghanistan in the second Group B match of the tournament here at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Monday. It was yet another one-sided game as Sri Lanka, who were chasing 250, put

Mirabai Chanu's coach among seven recommended for Dronacharya Award
Mirabai Chanu’s coach among seven recommended for Dronacharya Award

Mirabai Chanu’s coach among seven recommended for Dronacharya Award. Mirabai Chanu’s coach among seven recommended for Dronacharya Award. Star Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu’s coach Vijay Sharma and veteran cricket coach Tarak Sinha are among seven recommended by the selection committee for the Dronacharya Award. Along with Sharma and Sinha, the other coaches nominated for the prestigious award are Clarence

Cricket Australia open to more tour matches against India
Cricket Australia open to more tour matches against India

Cricket Australia has made it clear that they are open to more tour matches against India, as requested by Indian head coach Ravi Shastri. According to media reports, Shastri had demanded more warm-up games against Australia ahead of the four-match Test series commencing December 6. Responding to the same, a CA spokesperson said that they are willing to

Tanya, Mansi impress as Indian women beat Sri Lanka, clinch series
Tanya, Mansi impress as Indian women beat Sri Lanka, clinch series

Tanya, Mansi impress as Indian women beat Sri Lanka, clinch series. The Indian women’s cricket team Thursday held its nerves in pressure situations to beat Sri Lanka by seven runs in the second ODI, taking an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. India also earned two additional points as the match is a part

Former Indian skipper Sardar Singh likely to retire from hockey
Former Indian skipper Sardar Singh likely to retire from hockey

Former Indian skipper Sardar Singh is likely to announce his retirement from International hockey. In a telephonic interview with ANI, the 32-year-old said that he is currently in discussion with his family about the retirement. He further stated that he would hold a press conference where he will give out all the details regarding his retirement plans.“I

Boxer Amit Pangal nominated for Arjuna Award

Gold medalist boxer Amit Pangal nominated for Arjuna Award. Jakarta Asian Games gold medalist boxer Amit Panghalwas on Tuesday nominated for this year’s prestigious Arjuna Award. The 22-year-old boxer who hails from Haryana was nominated for the award by the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) after his stupendous feat in the quadrennial sporting event.Amit joined Sonia Lather and Gaurav Bidhuri in the

Living close to green spaces may boost kid’s brain

Here’s another reason for parents to buy a house surrounded by parks, sports fields, woods and natural meadows, as it may be beneficial for the development of their kids brain, suggests a recent study. According to Barcelona Institute For Global Health (ISGLOBAL) researchers, natural surroundings, including green spaces, is likely to boost the development of children’s

All Asia Cup matches awarded ODI status

All Asia Cup matches awarded ODI status. The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday announced that it has granted ODI status to all matches in the upcoming Asia Cup 2018. The tournament will see Hong Kong as the only participating team without an ODI status. Hong Kong defeated the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the final of the qualifiers to book

India, Pak should play more matches: Shoaib Malik

India, Pak should play more matches: Shoaib Malik. Pakistan batsman Shoaib Malik has said that India and Pakistan should play more matches as it would help in improving the ties between the two nations. The 36-year-old further stated that players from both the countries share cordial relations with each other and are very professional on the field. “It is in the benefit

Bollywood star Ranveer Singh's good times with 'Mahi Bhai'
Bollywood star Ranveer Singh’s good times with ‘Mahi Bhai’

Bollywood star Ranveer Singh’s good times with ‘Mahi Bhai’. Ranveer Singh never shies away from expressing his love for fellow celebrities. Be it veteran actor Dharmendra or master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, the ‘Padmaavat’ star’s selfies are too sweet to miss. The most recent addition on the 33-year-old’s cheerful Instagram feed is ace Indian cricketer MS Dhoni. Singh shared a

CBI director felicitates Asian Games medalist Harshita Tomar

CBI director felicitates Asian Games medalist Harshita Tomar. The director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Alok Kumar Verma on Thursday felicitated Harshita Tomar, who won a Bronze Medal in 4.7 Laser event of Sailing competition at the 18th Asian Games, 2018 at Palembang, Jakarta (Indonesia). Harshita Tomar is the daughter of Rani Tomar, woman constable posted at Anti Corruption Branch, CBI, Bhopal and

PM Narendra Modi felicitates Asian Games medalists

Prime Minister Narendra Modi”>Narendra Modi on Wednesday felicitated all the medal winners of the recently-concluded 18th edition of the Asian Games. The players present at the ceremony expressed happiness over being felicitated and appreciated the government initiatives in the field of sports. Speaking on the sidelines of the event, wrestler Bajrang Punia, who had clinched India’s first gold medal

Serena Williams cruises into US Open semi-finals
Serena Williams cruises into US Open semi-finals

Serena Williams cruises into US Open semi-finals. Former World No. 1 and Serena Williams on Tuesday (local time) went past Czech Republic’s Karolína Pliskova in straight sets to enter the semi-finals of the women’s singles event in the US Open for the tenth successive year. The six-time US Open champion registered a 6-4, 6-3 victory over Pliskova, who beat Serena in the semi-finals of

Virat Kohli retains top spot in ICC Test rankings

Virat Kohli retains top spot in ICC Test rankings. Indian skipper  has retained his numero-uno position and a career-high 937 rating points in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) Test player ranking after innings of 46 and 58 in the fourth Test of the ongoing five-match series against England, which India went on to lose

4th Test: India suffer 60-run defeat against England

4th Test: India suffer 60-run defeat against England. India was handed its third consecutive series defeat in England as it was bowled out for 184 runs in the fourth Test match at the Ageas Bowlcricket ground, giving the hosts an unassailable 3-1 lead in the five-match series. The day’s play started with England’s score at 260 for the loss of

young athletes healthy protein food
For young athletes, it’s healthy protein, not greasy food

Turns out, young athletes prefer healthy, nutritional food to greasy food, contrary to popular belief. According to a study conducted by the University of Waterloo, the greasy food being served at hockey rinks isn’t really what young hockey players want. The study of 25 travel team players aged 11-15 found they were more motivated by performance, recovery,

Jinson Johnson, Arpinder Singh back from Asian Games with gold
Jinson Johnson, Arpinder Singh back from Asian Games with gold

Jinson Johnson, Arpinder Singh back from Asian Games with gold. Indian athlete Jinson Johnson, who clinched a gold medalin Men’s 1500m athletics event at the 18th edition of the Asian Games, arrived in India on Friday. While talking to media at Indira Gandhi International Airport, Johnson revealed that he will be preparing for upcoming championships. He said, “I’m very happy. In 800 m

Silver, Bronze were not on our cards: Gold medalist Poovamma
Silver, Bronze were not on our cards: Gold medalist Poovamma

Silver, Bronze were not on our cards: Gold medalist Poovamma. Machettira Raju Poovamma, who along with Hima Das, Saritaben Laxmanbhai Gayakwad and Velluva Koroth Vismaya bagged a gold medal in Women’s 4 x 400m Relay event at the ongoing 18th edition of the Asian Games, said her team didn’t have Silver and Bronze medals on the

Asian Games: Arpinder Singh strikes gold in men's triple jump
Asian Games: Arpinder Singh strikes gold in men’s triple jump

Asian Games: Arpinder Singh strikes gold in men’s triple jump. Indian athlete Arpinder Singh on Wednesday clinched a gold medal in Men’s Triple Jump event of the ongoing 18th edition of the Asian Games. The 25-year-old finished on top of the podium with a brilliant mark of 16.77m in the final round of the event. While Ruslan Kurbavov of Uzbekistan

Donald Trump meets FIFA President to discuss FIFA 2026
Donald Trump meets FIFA President to discuss FIFA 2026

Donald Trump meets FIFA President to discuss FIFA 2026. United States president Donald Trump on Tuesday met with International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) president Gianni Infantino at the White House to discuss FIFA World Cup 2026 which is to be held in the US. Trump asserted that hosting the World Cup is exciting and the vent will be very