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Yuki Bhambri qualifies for Australian Open main draw

Melbourne [Australia], January 14 : – Continuing his good form from the last season, Indian tennis player Yuki Bhambri has qualified for the Australian Open with a come-from-behind win against Canada’s Peter Polansky. In his third and final qualifying match, the 25-year-old player struggled with his serve in the opening set before Polanksy pocketed the

Gold at CWG, Asiad our main targets: Hockey captain Manpreet

Bengaluru, Jan 12, India’s hockey team captain Manpreet Singh on Friday declared that the side’s ambition in 2018 was to win the gold medal in Commonwealth Games and clinch the Asian Games gold for the second consecutive time. Manpreet felt that the bronze medal in the Hockey World League (HWL) Final in December 2017 gave

Beijing Winter Olympics promote foreign employment in China

Beijing, Dec 29, As the clock ticks down to the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, more and more foreigners specializing in winter sports are finding employment opportunities in China. Keith Dorin, a Canadian over 60, is one of them. He is an ice-maker for curling. This is a highly technical and specialized skill, reports Xinhua news

Shikhar Dhawan slams airline for unprofessional behaviour

India’s opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan was left upset upon arrival in Cape Town, South Africa after his wife Aesha and kids weren’t able to join him due to what he called as “unprofessional” behaviour from the Emirates Airline. Meanwhile the rest of the Indian team and support staff reached the African nation for the 56

25m pistol gold

Anisa Sayyed wins women’s 25m pistol gold

Experienced Haryana shooter Anisa Sayyed won the women’s 25m pistol gold with a new record at the ongoing 61st National Shooting Championship.The Haryana shooter, who was third with a score of 576 in qualification behind Heena Sidhu (561) and Rani Sarnobat (578) proved to be in great form as she shot a consistent score of 33 in

Waqar tips Kohli to break all batting records

Karachi, Dec 24, Pakistan’s former captain Waqar Younis has tipped Indian skipper Virat Kohli to break all batting records in the years to come. “The way he is maintaining his fitness and the way he enjoys his game and focusses on his skill level, I think he is destined to break all batting records in

Meet Anushka Sharma’s In-Laws, who have a completely different lifestyle than her

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma is finally together and we can’t keep our eyes off! The wedding vows have been exchanged and the news confirmed by none other than the power couple through Twitter.Virat and Anushka, adorably called as Virushka, exchanged their marriage vows in a gorgeous villa ‘Borgo Finocchieto’ in Tuscany, Milan. The nuptial took

Sachin Tendulkar initiate debut speech

Sachin Tendulkar to initiate debut speech in Rajya Sabha today

Sachin Tendulkar initiate debut speech: Cricket legend and Rajya Sabha member Sachin Tendulkar will today raise a discussion on the right to play and the future of sports in the country in Parliament around 2:00 pm. This is for the first time that Tendulkar will be initiating a debate in Rajya Sabha. Tendulkar submitted his request for

Ludhiana girls win seven medals

Ludhiana girls win seven medals in Junior Punjab Powerlifting Championship

Ludhiana girls win seven medals in Junior Punjab Powerlifting Championship. Five city based power lifters have done Ludhiana proud by winning four gold medals and one one silver medal in different weight categories in the recently-concluded Punjab state junior power lifting competition at Phagwara district from December 15 to 17.Students of the Guru Nanak Khalsa

Smith closes in on Bradman’s feat in ICC Test rankings

Dubai, Dec 19, A day after guiding Australia to regain the Ashes urn, skipper Steven Smith consolidated his stay atop the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test rankings as he inched closer to batting great Don Bradman’s highest-ever rankings points. Smith’s match-winning 239 in the third Test against England at the WACA in Perth, helped his

India beat Sri Lanka by 141 in 2nd ODI

Mohali, Dec 13, India crushed Sri Lanka by 141 runs in the second one-dayer to level the three-match series 1-1, here today. The Indian opener composed his third double century in ODIs as the hosts crushed Sri Lanka by 141 runs to level the series. Rohit Sharma created history as he notched up a world record third double

Virat Kohli grabs 2nd spot in ICC Test rankings

Dubai [U.A.E.], Dec 07 : – Indian skipper Virat Kohli has moved up three places to grab second position in the latest ICC Test rankings for batsmen after registering his career-best score in the third and final Test against Sri Lanka, which ended in a draw. Kohli’s first-innings knock of 243 was followed with 50

No Truth to Anushka Sharma, Virat Kohli Wedding Rumours: Spokespersons

The Internet was abuzz on Wednesday with rumours of Team India captain Virat Kohli and his long-time girlfriend, Bollywood actor Anushka Sharma, getting married in the second week of December in a ceremony reportedly to be held in Italy. However, the reports were scotched as untrue by Anushka’s spokesperson, as per the PTI news agency.Reports

Mary Kom resigns as boxing’s national observer

New Delhi, Dec 1, Five-time world champion M C Mary Kom has resigned as the national observer for Indian boxing after Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore made it clear that active sportspersons will not be considered for the position. “I resigned as national observer 10 days ago after having a word with Mr Rathore. I had

Ravi Shastri backs Dhoni once again, hits out at critics

Kolkata, Nov 14, Mahendra Singh Dhoni was once again backed by India head coach Ravi Shastri who on Tuesday said those commenting on the two-time World Cup-winning former skipper should look back at their own careers. “People should look back at their career before commenting on Dhoni. The former captain has a lot of cricket

Leander Paes-Purav Raja lift Knoxville Challenger trophy

Leander Paes and Purav Raja won their first title together after joining forces as they lifted the Knoxville Challenger trophy with a close win over James Cerretani and John-Patrick Smith. The top-seeded Indian team battled past the US-Australian combination 7-6(4) 7-6(4) in the final of the USD 75000 hard court event, last night. It was

I asked for the rest, says all-rounder Hardik Pandya

New Delhi, Nov 13, Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya, who has been rested for the Test matches against Sri Lanka, on Monday said he asked for the rest because of niggles. The 24-year-old said he will use this break to improve his fitness so that he could perform to the best of his abilities during the

Twitter suspends blue check mark verification

Twitter suspends blue check mark verification

Twitter suspends blue check: Twitter has suspended its account verification exercise a process that gives public figures on the micro-blogging platform a blue check mark next to their names. The announcement came after people criticized Twitter for verifying the account belonging to the organizer of the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that left one

Saina beats Sindhu to become national champion for 3rd time

Nagpur (Maharashtra), Nov 8, Saina beats Sindhu. Saina Nehwal on Wednesday beat PV Sindhu 21-17, 27-25 to lift her third nationals title. Saina has played the nationals three times and has clinched the title every time. The 82nd Senior National Badminton Championships 2017 witnessed a grandeur final between two Olympic medallists P.V. Sindhu and Saina

PCB briefs Lankan delegation about security measures ahead of Lahore T20I

Lahore, October 28, Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) security and vigilance head Colonel (retd) Muhammad Azam has briefed the visiting Sri Lankan security team about the security arrangements ahead of the final T20I of the three-match series between two nations on October 29 at the Gaddafi Stadium. According to the Geo news, Azam explained the Sri