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22-Jun-2017 Paris

Usain Bolt to run 100m in Monaco for worlds preparation

Eight-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt will feature in the 100 metre event at the IAAF Diamond League Monaco meeting, the organisers have confirmed.The meeting in the Municipality, slated on July 21, is the final Diamond League fixture before August's IAAF...

12-Jun-2017 Montreal

Hamilton wins Canadian Grand Prix

British Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won the Canadian Grand Prix for the sixth time defeating his Mercedes colleague Finland's Valtteri Bottas and Australia's Daniel Ricciardo, who was driving for Red Bull.Hamilton, who on Saturday had secured the coveted...

15-May-2017 Bangalore

Another Successful Rally For Hero Motosports Team Rally

The 2017 edition Afriquia Merzouga Rally concluded near the town of Erfoud, in Morocco, with the Indian team Hero MotoSports Team Rally returning yet another impressive performance at an international rally raid event. Team rider Joaquim Rodrigues finished...

14-May-2017 Madrid

Lewis Hamilton wins Spanish Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes on Sunday won the Spanish Grand Prix following a titanic battle against Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari who finished in second place.Hamilton was able to make good use of the pole position he assured in Saturday's qualification in the...

14-May-2017 Mumbai

I'm the worst loser : Geeta Phogat

Indias first Commonwealth Games gold medallist woman wrestler Geeta Phogat, who is participating in the upcoming edition of action adventure reality TV show "Khatron Ke Khiladi 8", calls herself the "worst loser". But she says the show is a chance for her to...

13-May-2017 New Delhi

Wrestler Bajrang Punia wins gold at Asian C'ships

Bajrang Punia won the first gold medal for India at the Asian Wrestling Championship by defeating Lee Seungchul of South Korea in the final of the men's 65 kilogram Freestyle division here on Saturday.Bajrang staged a superb comeback after conceeding the lead...

12-May-2017 New Delhi

Wrestlers Sakshi, Vinesh settle for silver at Asian meet

Rio Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik settled for the silver losing to Risako Kawai of Japan in the women's 60kg category, while Vinesh Phogat (55kg) also fell short in the final at the Asian Wrestling Championships here on Friday.In the 69kg category,...

06-May-2017 New Delhi

Abhinav Bindra launches Rehab Lab at Fortis Escorts

Olympic champion Abhinav Bindra inaugurated a state-of-the-art "Rehab Lab" at Fortis Escorts Hospital, here on Saturday.The "Rehab Lab" would offer comprehensive wellness solutions, catering to people from various walks of life with maximum beneficiaries being...

28-Apr-2017 Auckland

101-year-old Mann Kaur's world record breaking Auckland sky walk

The 101-year-old athlete Mann Kaur has become the oldest person to Sky Walk around Aucklands famous landmark Sky Tower.The athlete from India had the world at her feet after a record breaking day at the World Masters Games in Auckland, New Zealand on Thursday....

24-Apr-2017 Auckland

101-year-old Man Kaur bags gold in 100m event

Indian Man Kaur, 101, won the 100 metres sprint at the World Masters Games here on Monday. Hailing from Chandigarh, Man Kaur was the lone contender in the 100-years-and-over event which she completed in a minute and 14 seconds.She...

24-Apr-2017 Jammu

DIG inaugurates Volley Ball tournament

DIG Jammu-Samba-Kathua Range Ashkoor Ahmed Wani today inaugurated a Volley Ball tournament at Boys Higher Secondary School Akhnoor organized by Range Police Headquarters Jammu under Civic Action Programme (CAP) 2016 -17 in memory of Shaheed Dy. SP Gulbadan...

23-Apr-2017 Budgam

Mudzilla 4x4 Autocross Concludes

After a stupendous response on both the days (22nd-23rd), Mudzilla 4x4 Autocross Challenge, organized by Kashmir Off Road in collaboration with J&K Tourism, had its grand finale today.The first of its kind mud autocross event to be held in the region,...

22-Apr-2017 Budgam

‘Mudzilla Car Race’ organized in Kashmir

For the promotion of adventure tourism, ‘Mudzilla Car Race’ was organized in Ompora area of Central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Saturday.  This two day event was organized by Kashmir Off-Roads in collaboration with Jammu Kashmir Tourism Department.Hundreds...

10-Apr-2017 Sepang (Malaysia)

Armaan takes third place at Asian racing tourney

Indian car racer Armaan Ebrahim overcame rain and technical problems to grab a commendable third-place finish in the Super Trofeo Asia Series here.Armaan, spearheading Team FFF Racing, began in the sixth position in the first race on Sunday after struggling...

09-Apr-2017 Bengaluru

Ramanathan hands India 4-0 lead in Davis Cup tie

Ramkumar Ramanathan beat Sanjar Fayziev in straight sets in the first reverse singles to hand India a 4-0 lead in their Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Group I second round tie against Uzbekistan here on Sunday.Ramanathan won 6-3, 6-2 against his 22-year-old Uzbek opponent...

04-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Dipa Karmakar starts rehabilitation post knee surgery

Olympian gymnast Dipa Karmakar on Tuesday revealed that she has started her rehabilitation process after going under the knife for a knee injury.Dipa had reportedly hurt her knee ligament while practicing Handspring Rudi (a vault variant) during a national camp...

22-Mar-2017 Jammu

IRP-4th Bn organizes athletic meet

Indian Reserve Police 4th Bn Headquartered at APC Channi Himmat organized an athletic meet under Civic Action Plan at Jammu University. The meet was inaugurated by SSP Commandant IR- 4th Battalion, Rashmi Wazir.Speaking on the occasion, Rashmi Wazir stressed...

14-Mar-2017 Jammu

Sports Council to award Rs 1 lakh to best logo

A screening committee formed by the Jammu and Kashmir State Sports Council (JKSSC) today started screening process for the new logos for the Council after which the best entry would be announced in coming days.Sports Council had earlier invited entries...

04-Mar-2017 Pulwama

Rural Sports activities take off in Pulwama, Rajpora, Newa blocks

Today an event was organized by the Sports Council in various blocks of Pulwama where more than 4200 students, players, sportspersons participated in the ‘run for fun’.Various Rural sports activities under the banner of Khelo India programme are in full swing...

01-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Indian Boxing League likely by 2017-end : Ajay Singh

Following successful conclusion of the International Boxing Association's (AIBA) 71st commission meeting here, Boxing Federation of India (BFI) President Ajay Singh on Wednesday announced that the first ever franchise-based Indian Boxing League (IBL) will most...

01-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Jitu Rai gives India first gold at Shooting World Cup

Two-time Olympian shooter Jitu Rai on Wednesday gave India the first gold at the Shooting World Cup, by clinching the yellow medal in the 50m mens air pistol event while his compatriot Amanpreet Singh settled for the silver in the same event at the Dr Karni Singh...

28-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Government to start Brahmaputra study centre at Gauhati University

Minister of Development of North East Region (DoNER) Jitendra Singh on Tuesday said that the government will start a Centre for Brahmaputra studies at Gauhati University as part of its initiatives to catalyse the contribution of the north-east towards the country's...

22-Feb-2017 Ropar (Punjab)

For these Arunachal men, off-roading is family affair

For the uninitiated, Arunachal Pradesh and rallying/off-roading are words not to be taken in the same breath. But, there are always people out there to break the stereotypes.Meet Chow Ujjal Namshum, a 37-year-old tea planter from Arunachal, who along with...

21-Feb-2017 Ropar

Off-roading costs a bomb, but for enthusiasts passion counts

Off-roading is slowly but surely catching up among the young as also the not-so-young from diverse walks of life with a healthy appetite for high-adrenaline adventure, and deep pockets.All off-roaders, coming all the way from places as far as Arunachal Pradesh and...

18-Feb-2017 New Delhi

More than age, its about willpower, says boxer Akhil Kumar

Ending a nine-year wait for Indian boxing fans, the famed Olympian trio of Akhil Kumar, Jitender Kumar and Vijender Singh will be seen hitting the same ring in their respective professional bouts on April 1 in Mumbai.Akhil, a gold-medallist at the 2006 Melbourne...

07-Feb-2017 Jammu

Sports council flags off 80 sportspersons for Khelo India Nationals

Secretary Jammu and Kashmir State Sports Council, Waheed Ur Rehman Parra on Tuesday flagged off three sports disciplines from Jammu, comprising of 80 players.The sportspersons will play the Khelo India Nationals scheduled to be held at Hyderabad. The 80 sportspersons...

29-Jan-2017 Kolkata

Expertise at grassroots missing link in Indian sport : Abhinav Bindra

Olympic gold medallist shooter Abhinav Bindra on Saturday said a collective expertise at the grassroots level is absent in Indian sport, a "missing link" that needs to be fixed.Bindra, India's only individual Olympic gold medal winner which he won at the 2008...

28-Jan-2017 Kolkata

2010 CWG village stay an eye opener : Deepa Malik

A three-month stay at the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games (CWG) village opened 2016 Rio Paralympics silver medallist shotputter Deepa Malik's eyes and she started pushing the envelope for equal rights for disabled athletes, the 46-year-old said here on Saturday.Deepa...

22-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Abhishek would be best for my biopic : Satnam Singh

India's first National Basketball Association (NBA) player Satnam Singh Bhamara says it will be a proud moment for him if an Indian filmmaker decides to make a movie on his life. He feels Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan would be the best to play his character...

30-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Had received acting offer for 'Dangal', says Ritu Phogat

Promising wrestler Ritu Phogat on Friday revealed that she was offered a role in the recently-released Aamir Khan-starrer "Dangal", based on her father Mahavir Singh Phogat's life.But the 21-year-old, who recently clinched her second successive gold medal at the...

23-Dec-2016 New Delhi

PWL will help me prepare for other global tourneys : Sakshi Malik

Rio Olympics bronze medallist wrestler Sakshi Malik wants to use the upcoming second edition of the Pro Wrestling League (PWL) as a platform for her future global tournaments like the Asian Championships and the World Championships.Sakshi (58kg) will represent...

17-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Vijender Singh retains WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight title

India's Vijender Singh outpunched Tanzania's Francis Cheka by technical knockout at the Thyagaraj Stadium here on Saturday to defend his WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight title.The 31-year-old Indian took just three rounds to conquer the current African champion...

16-Dec-2016 Yokohama (Japan)

Video Assistant Referee system causes confusion : Zinedine Zidane

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has said that the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system being used at the ongoing Club World Cup here causes confusion, though he acknowledged that he has to adapt to whatever FIFA wants to do.The former France star made...

09-Dec-2016 Guwahati

Boxer Mary Kom to return to 48kg category

Five-time World Champion boxer M.C. Mary Kom asserted on Friday that she aims to return to the 48 kg weight category amid speculation that it could be included in the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.The star boxer from Manipur had won all her world titles in women's 48kg...

06-Dec-2016 London

Money not enough to keep Sanchez at Arsenal : Arsene Wenger

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has opined that an enhanced financial package may not be enough to keep in-form forward Alexis Sanchez with the former English Premier League (EPL) champions.Sanchez has been in excellent form this season. The Chile international...

03-Dec-2016 Monte Carlo

Usain Bolt wins record 6th IAAF award

Sprint superstar Usain Bolt has won the IAAF male Athlete of the Year for an unprecedented sixth time, wihle Almaz Ayana has taken the female title.Bolt, who bagged three golds for the third Olympic Games in a row in Rio earlier this year, claimed the track...

03-Dec-2016 Monte Carlo

Usain Bolt to focus on 100m in career's last season

Multiple Olympic champion Usain Bolt has asserted that he wants to focus on the 100 meters event in his final season, leaving the 200m out of his mind."After last season, I kind of figured out that no matter how hard I work at this point, it probably is going...

30-Nov-2016 London

Usain Bolt pleased with work done on new documentary on him

Sprint superstar Usain Bolt has said that he is pleased with the work done by producers of a new documentary which chronicles his rise to iconic status."I am Bolt" premiered here on Tuesday attracting several of the world's leading athletes and entertainers,...

21-Nov-2016 Jammu

Inter-Battalion Tournament Concludes

The Inter Battalion Sports Tournament-2016 which was started on 9th November concluded at an impressive function held at Police Sports Stadium, Gulshan Ground here this evening.More than 500 sports personnel and athletics including women players, representing...

10-Nov-2016 Paris

Bolt, Thompson shortlisted for IAAF awards

Five-time IAAF World Athlete of the Year Usain Bolt has made the shortlists for the awards alongside with some other gold medalists at the Rio Olympic Games.The Jamaican became the first sprinter to win three straight Olympic titles of the men's 100 and 200 meters...

09-Nov-2016 Jammu

JKP winter sports calendar begins

Inter-Battalion Sports Tournament-2016 was declared open by Additional Director General of Police Armed (ADGP), Mr. L. Mohanti here today at a colourful function held at Sports Stadium Gulshan Ground.More than 500 men and women sports personnel and athletics, representing...

07-Nov-2016 Marikina City (Philippines)

Hundreds watch Pacquiao fight on giant screens in Philippines

Though Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao was thousands of kilometers away from his homeland on Sunday during his bout with Jessie Vargas, the fighter was still there virtually for his compatriots who watched his bout on television.Efe quoted an EPA journalist as...

07-Nov-2016 Agra

Golfers visit Taj Mahal ahead of Hero women's Indian Open

Ahead of the Hero women's Indian Open tournament from November 11 to 13, some of the top foreign golfers visited the Taj Mahal here on Monday.The $400,000 event, co-sanctioned by the Ladies European Tour (LET) and the Women's Golf Association of India (WGAI)...

28-Oct-2016 Mexico City

Difficult to take away top spot from Rosberg : Lewis Hamilton

British Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton said edging past his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg to claim a fourth world title will not be easy given the 26 points he trails the German with three races to go.The pair go into the meeting with Hamilton knowing it...

21-Oct-2016 Ramban

Week long wrestling competition concludes at Ramban

The wrestlers of 15 Sector Rashtriya Rifles(RR) of Reasi Rhinos team swept the Pir Panjal Wrestling Leage “Yuva Yodha” title in all the seven categories on the final day of the week long  Inter District Wrestling Championship  organised by the...

21-Oct-2016 Srinagar

Union Sports Secretary reviews progress of PMSSP projects

Union Secretary of Sports, Rajiv Yadav, today arrived in Srinagar to review the implementation of the Prime Minister’s Special Sports Package (PMSSP) of Rs. 200 crore for the State.The Secretary accompanied by Joint Secretary (Development), Ministry of Youth...

16-Oct-2016 Rohtak

Wrestler Sakshi Malik engaged to Satyawart Kadian

Rio Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik on Sunday got engaged to fellow wrestler Satyawart Kadian at her residence here.Kadian, who trains at his father's akhada here, competes in the 97kg freestyle category and had bagged a bronze medal at the 2010 Youth...

15-Oct-2016 Macao

Golfers Lahiri, Chikka set up final day duel in Macao

Close pals Anirban Lahiri and Chikkarangappa S. are set to meet in a mouth-watering final day shoot-out after being one shot ahead of the chasing pack at the Venetian Macao Open here on Saturday.Lahiri, the reigning Asian Tour number one, and Chikkarangappa...

15-Oct-2016

Rio Olympics my best one : Abhinav Bindra

Despite finishing fourth at the Rio Olympics, former Olympic champion Abhinav Bindra rated the 2016 Games as the best of his career.The 33-year-old shooter made history by winning a gold in the men's 10m Air Rifle event at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. It was India's...

07-Oct-2016 Chandigarh

2nd Sports meet 2016 organized

To realize the career dreams of rural youth and fulfil their potential, RGNIYD RC Chandigarh has launched a Skill Development project for North East, Schedule Cast, Schedule Tribe. RGNIYD RC has organized the “2nd Sports for Development and Peace Meet”...

28-Sep-2016 Mumbai

Indian youngster signs contract with NBA D League

Palpreet Singh Brar has become the latest Indian to chase his basketball dreams in the United States as he has signed a contract with the NBA Development League.The 21-year-old, the winner of National Finals of the ACG-NBA Jump -- India's first national basketball...

28-Sep-2016 New Delhi

Boxing nationals in November, December

Newly-elected President of the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) Ajay Singh on Wednesday announced that the womens and men's national championships will be held in Uttarakhand and Guwahati in November and December, respectively.With the Asian Games and the Commonwealth...

27-Sep-2016 Tokyo

Don't understand why Russian athletes sanctioned at Rio Games: IOC chief

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach says he "still does not understand" why Russian athletes were sanctioned at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.Talking to the Japanese Yomiuri newspaper, Bach said on Monday: "Concerning suspicions of possible deviations...

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