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23-Jul-2017 Srinagar

District Championship for deaf, dumb concludes

In yet another initiative to boost the morale of the sportspersons of Jammu and Kashmir, a two-day district championship for deaf and dumb players was held in Srinagar.Around 250 players participated in the championship who represented Srinagar and Pulwama...

09-Jul-2017 Bhubaneswar

India finish on top at Asian athletics meet

India won five gold medals on the final day of the Asian Athletics Championships to finish at the top of the standings here on Sunday with a dozen gold in total.Neeraj Chopra (men's javelin), Govindan Laxmanan (men's 10,000 metres) and Swapna Burman (women's...

09-Jul-2017 Bhubaneswar

India finish on top at Asian athletics meet

India won five gold medals on the final day of the Asian Athletics Championships to finish at the top of the standings here on Sunday with a dozen gold in total.Neeraj Chopra (men's javelin), Govindan Laxmanan (men's 10,000 metres) and Swapna Burman (women's...

09-Jul-2017 Bhubaneswar

Archana Yadav wins gold at Asian Atheltics Championships

Archana Yadav emerged triumphant in the women's 800 metres race to bring home the first gold medal of the final day of the 22nd Asian Atheletics championships here on Sunday.Yadav produced a good sprint in the final stretch to beat the runner from Sri Lanka...

09-Jul-2017 Bhubaneswar

Dutee Chand, Srabani Nanda qualify for final in women's 200m

Dutee Chand stays on course for her third medal and Srabani Nanda for her second as the Indian sprinters qualified for the final of the women's 200m in 22nd Asian Athletics Championships on Sunday.The girls, who came together to win the bronze medal in the...

08-Jul-2017 Bhubaneswar

Indians continue good show at Asian Athletics Championships

Sudha Singh produced a superb performance to win gold in the women's 3,000 metre steeplechase even as Indian athletes produced another superb performance on the third day of at the Asian Athletics Championships here on Saturday.Sudha finished at the top of...

07-Jul-2017 Spielberg

Lewis Hamilton fastest in first free practice of Austrian GP

Formula One Mercedes' British driver Lewis Hamilton was the fastest in the first practice session of the Austrian Grand Prix here on Friday.Three-time world champion Hamilton recorded his best lap at one minute, 05.975 seconds at the Red Bull Ring circuit --...

06-Jul-2017 Bhubaneswar

Impressive opening day for India at Asian athletics meet

Manpreet Kaur and Govindan Laxmanan won gold in their respective events as India registered an impressive start to their campaiugn at the Asian Athletics Championships at the Kalinga Stadium here on Thursday.Manpreet won gold in the women's shotput while Laxmanan...

06-Jul-2017 Bhubaneswar

Govindan Laxmanan wins gold at Asian athletics meet

Govindan Laxmanan clinched the first gold for India at the Asian Athletics Championships by emerging triumphant in the men's 5,000 metres at the Kalinga Stadium here on Thursday.Laxmanan was trailing the leading four runners towards the end of the second last...

06-Jul-2017 Bhubaneswar

Manpreet, Laxmanan win gold at Asian athletics meet

Manpreet Kaur and Govindan Laxmanan won gold in their respective events as India registered an impressive start to their campaiugn at the Asian Athletics Championships at the Kalinga Stadium here on Thursday.Manpreet won gold in the women's shotput while Laxmanan...

27-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Indian Boxing : Vijender Singh to fight next pro bout in August

Indian boxing star Vijender Singh will meet WBO Oriental Super Middleweight Champion Zulpikar Maimaitali in a double title fight at the NSCI Dome here on August 5.Titled 'Battleground Asia', the fight will see both boxers put their respective WBO titles at...

24-Jun-2017 Kolkata

Playing in Wimbledon a dream come true : Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan

Close on the heels of making the cut for the men's doubles main draw in Wimbledon this year, Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan said it's a "dream come true" moment for him and he is all set to make a mark in his maiden stint in a Grand Slam tournament."It is a dream come...

22-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Gymnast Dipa focused on 2020 Olympics

Having recovered from a knee injury, star gymnast Dipa Karmakar is looking forward to doing well at next year's Asian Games even as she remains focused on her long-term goal of winning a medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.Karmakar, who finished in fourth place...

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...

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