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Delhi Olympic Games

Delhi Olympic Games to begin on Dec 9

The Delhi Olympic Games will be started on December 9 in the capital. The opening ceremony will be held on December 9 while the closing ceremony will take place on December 18 at the Talkatora Indoor Stadium, Park Street, New Delhi.About 10,000 players and officials in 35 sports will take part in these games. Olympic wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt has

Foreign PSL players to get USD 10,000 per match for playing in Pakistan

Foreign PSL players. Foreign cricketers, who would play Pakistan Super League (PSL) matches in Pakistan, will get USD 10,000 per match. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced this incentive to attract foreign players to play PSL matches being held in the country. This amount would be paid separately from all other payments.“$10,000 per match

Australian Cricketers association in search of Indian investors

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app:- Click For Android Click For IOS The Australian Cricketers’ Association (ACA), which has all the top cricketers under its wing, has sent its General Manager Tim Cruickshank to speak to potential Indian investors, who would want to rope in Australian players for endorsement deals.“The Australian


Gujrat lions two players’s name in fixing case,police can investigate from them

Kanpur police has taken the match on fixing line that was the match played between Gujarat lions and Delhi daredevils at Green park stadium has taken on fixing line by Kanpur police.Three bookies were arrested from landmark hotel by Kanpur police on 10 may in this regard. Kanpur (east)S.P  Anurag arya told that,” the information


Dhoni made players feel they can be world-beaters 

Tiger Pataudi showed his India teammates what self-respect is, Sourav Ganguly taught his troops to stand up to the best in the business and Mahendra Singh Dhoni provided them the spunk to be world-beaters. There have also been captains who can be categorised as brilliant and even inspiring. They led the side by personal example,

Need of cricket stadium for its players, fans

Ludhiana: In the country, where the cricket is a religion there in the whole Punjab State, other than the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) Stadium, Mohali, there is not even a single other cricket stadium where International level matches would be organised. If there is any international cricket stadium, it does not only come in use

120,000 to attend Chapecoense players’ funeral

Rio de Janiero: Around 120,000 people, including celebrities, politicians, athletes and journalists are expected to be at the Saturday funeral of the Chapecoense footballers and coaches. Nineteen players, most of the club’s training staff and a number of journalists and guests were killed in the Monday plane crash in Colombia, that saw a death toll

Fans cram into Brazil football stadium to mourn dead players

Chapeco (Brazil): Fans of Brazil’s Chapecoense football club whose team was wiped out in a Colombian air crash crammed into the home stadium for tearful prayers around the empty pitch. The stadium in Chapeco, southern Brazil, was a solid wall of green as fans and mourners dressed in the team shirt stood shoulder to shoulder.They

Plane Carrying Football Players From Brazil Crashes In Colombia

Colombia:Plane Carrying Football Players From Brazil Crashes In Colombia. According to the sources, an airplane with 72 people on board has crashed on its way to Medellin’s international airport. Medellin’s international airport said on its Twitter account that the aircraft had departed from Bolivia. It’s not clear if there are any survivors. But local media

500 players and officials to participate in 62nd National School Games

MOHALI: The Education Department, Chandigarh Administration is all set to organise the prestigious 62nd National School Games in the discipline of Baseball. The tournament will be starting on Friday and continue until November 15. Finance cum Education Secretary, Chandigarh Administration, Sarvjit Singh, will be the Chief Guest of the Opening Ceremony. The 62nd National School

Mourinho blames Man United players for Europa League defeat

Istanbul: Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has blamed his players for their defeat against Fenerbahce in a Europa League group match here, saying the former European champions deserved to lose. Mourinho said his team had treated Thursday’s group tie as a summer friendly and as a result they were beaten 1-2 by Fenerbahce here. Fenerbahce

Indian players to wear jerseys bearing names of their respective mothers in fifth ODI

Visakhapatnam:  What a lovely way to celebrate all the sacrifices moms put in, although no gesture will be big enough. Can never be. Indian players today will be wearing jerseys bearing the names of their respective mothers in the fifth ODI. MS Dhoni was quite emotional at the toss. Well, anyone would be when it

Butt, Asif named in players’ draft for Pakistan Super League

Karachi: Tainted Pakistan cricketers Salman Butt and Muhammad Asif have been given a reprieve by PCB which has included their names in the players draft for the 2nd Pakistan Super League. Both the former Pakistan players were ignored for the first PSL draft as they had just completed their five-year bans for spot-fixing. Former Test

NIS to set up special recovery swimming pool to improve fitness of players

The Netaji Subhash National Institute of Sports (NIS) has decided to set up a special recovery swimming pool in its premises with an aim to further improve the fitness of the sportspersons. The work over this project is going to cost Rs 5.50 crore, has been initiated. The efforts are on to complete the job

Strauss issues Bangladesh deadline to England players

Manchester:  England chief Andrew Strauss has said that players have three days left to decide if they are willing to tour Bangladesh amid ongoing security concerns surrounding the country. And the former England captain yesterday made it clear that anyone who opted out ran the risk of losing their international position if a stand-in did

“End discriminatory policy against Sikh basketball players”

Washington:  A bipartisan group of more than 40 US lawmakers have appealed to the International Basketball Federation to end an “outdated and discriminatory” policy against Sikh players over turbans. “Sikhs participate in a wide variety of sports around the globe, and there has never been a single instance of someone being harmed or injured by

Tennis players’ future lost in mire of administration laxity

Chandigarh: Once top ranked in under-12, under-14 and under-16 category in All India Tennis Association (AITA) rankings, Sachin on Sunday is forced to mentor the next generation at the age of 18 years. He is hopeful that by these earnings he will be able to pool money to participate in the upcoming tennis events and

JSTTA to launch drive for table tennis players

Jamshedpur:  Jharkhand State Table Tennis Association has taken the initiative to launch ‘one million players by 2020’ campaign, JSTTA said here today. “We have recently received the proposal to launch the project ”One million players by 2020”, to which we have agreed,” said Jai Kumar Sinha, General Secretary of JSTTA. Sinha, who was in the

Players made to practice on worn-out synthetic track

Jalandhar: Several miles away from the glitter of Rio Olympics 2016, Jalandhar – the sports hub of Punjab – is scripting change on the national and international map but at a slow pace. Seven years after it was announced, Punjab Government’s maiden initiative of setting up Punjab Institute of Sports (PIS) in place of the

NCA camp introduces U-19 players to variety of balls

Bengaluru: Country’s junior cricketers havebeen exposed to different manufacturers of balls currently used at the domestic and international levels during the annual U-19 camp at the NCA here. At the month-long camp, players practiced with SG Test, Kookaburra and Duke balls as each of these balls have different bounce. The move will help the budding