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19-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Time to fight against destructive elements in society : Amjad Ali Khan

Veteran sarod player Amjad Ali Khan feels that it's high time everyone stood up against "disturbing elements that are trying to take away peace from the world" -- and artists should show the way."Creative freedom needs some space. No world can stay united if...

17-Nov-2017 Kochi

Can learn from Berbatov: CK Vineeth

Kerala Blasters striker C.K. Vineeth heaped praise on team-mate and former Manchester United star Dimitar Berbatov and said one can learn a lot from him.Berbatov was roped in by the Kochi outfit to play in the Indian Super League (ISL) season 4. "You feel that...

09-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Can beat anyone if I am fit : Mary Kom

Having won gold at the Asian Championships after returning to her favourite 48 kilogram category, star Indian boxer M.C Mary Kom asserted that she can defeat any opponent as long as she is fit."If I am fit, nobody can touch me. Nobody can beat me easily. As...

08-Nov-2017 Ho Chi Minh City

Mary Kom wins gold at Asian Boxing Championship

Star Indian boxer MC Mary Kom defeated North Korea's Hyang Mi Kim in the 48 kg category to clinch gold in the Asian Boxing Championship here on Wednesday.The Olympic bronze medallist got the better of her opponent in a unanimous 5-0 verdict to win her fifth...

07-Nov-2017 Ho Chi Minh City

Mary Kom, Sonia storm into Asian Boxing Championships final

 Five-time World Champion M.C. Mary Kom and former Asian Championship silver medallist Sonia Lather kept Indias flag flying high in the Asian Boxing Championships, cruising into the finals of their respective weight categories here on Tuesday.Mary Kom, who is making...

04-Nov-2017

Right now Srikanth is world's best badminton player

Two remarkable statements since Kidamnbi Nammalwar Srikanth won back-to-back Badminton World Federation (BWF) Super Series titles at Copenhagen and Paris should be taken note of.Srikanth, the fourth player in the world to have won four Super Series titles...

30-Oct-2017 Srinagar

Kashmiri girl wins Taekwondow Championship in China

Kashmiri girl Manar Mushtaq brought laurels to the country by winning silver medal in the 2017 Macau Open Taekwondow Championship held on October 29 in Macau, China.A class-IV student of Presentation Convent Higher Secondary School Srinagar, Manar Mushtaq has...

29-Oct-2017 Mexico City

Lewis Hamilton wins fourth Formula 1 championship

Britain's Lewis Hamilton, driving for Mercedes, has won the world Formula One championship for the fourth time, coming in ninth in the Mexican Grand Prix, which was won by Dutch Red Bull driver Max Verstappen.Germany's Sebastian Vettel, in a Ferrari vehicle, who...

23-Oct-2017 Washington

Lewis Hamilton wins F1 US Grand Prix

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel led the opening five laps of the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix, but it was Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton, who went on to dominate the race, winning by 10 seconds with a time of one hour 33 minutes and 50.991 seconds.Vettel's teammate...

04-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Other sports also getting popular in India : Vijender Singh

Star Indian boxer Vijender Singh on Wednesday said even though cricket was quite popular in India, other sports were also getting popular rapidly in the country.Vijender, the WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight Champion and WBO Oriental Super Middleweight...

18-Aug-2017 New Delhi

K.D Jadhav Memorial Kushti meet launched

The Sangram Singh Foundation launched the first K.D. Jadhav Memorial International Kushti Championship here on Friday to pay tribute to the country's first individual Olympic medallist.Sangram, a World Pro Wrestling and two-time Commonwealth Heavyweight...

14-Aug-2017 London

Yang Jiayu wins China's second gold, Felix wins 11th world title

Yang Jiayu won the women's 20km race walk to earn China their second gold medal at the IAAF World Championships while American Allyson Felix took her 11th world career gold medal.Usain Bolt, who suffered a shock injury in the men's 4x100m relay, stole the...

13-Aug-2017 London

Portugal's Ines Henriques breaks women's 50km race walk world record

Portugal's Ines Henriques won the inaugural women's 50km race walk world title in style, setting a world record of four hours five minutes and 56 seconds on the final day of the London World Athletics Championships here on Sunday.Henriques broke her old mark of...

13-Aug-2017 Ganderbal

Ganderbal Karate Association holds belt grading ceremony

The District Ganderbal Karate Association today held its annual Belt grading certificate ceremony at its newly opened National Dojo Academy. The belt grade certificates were awarded to 52 students and players of the academy.The certificates were awarded...

13-Aug-2017 London

Sad endings for Bolt, Farah at World Athletics Championships

The World Athletics Championships just can't stop popping up surprises even as Jamaican great Usain Bolt and local hero Mohamed Farah bid farewell to their respective careers amid tears and defeat.In the last race of his career, Bolt limped off the track...

12-Aug-2017 London

Usain Bolt injured and crashes out in men's relay

Usain Bolt suffered a injury midway into his anchor leg of the men's 4x100 metres relay and pulled out of the last race of career at the World Athletics Championships here on Saturday.Bolt, who suffered his first 100 metre defeat in nine years on August 5,...

12-Aug-2017 London

Star athletes shine at World Championships

World champions Dafine Schippers and Pawel Fajdek defended their titles on Day 8 of the competition at the London world championships here.Dutch woman Schippers clocked a season best 22.05 seconds to retain the women's 200m title and Poland's Fajdek clinched...

31-Jul-2017 New Delhi

Floyd favourite against McGregor : Vijender Singh

World Boxing Organisation (WBO) Asia Pacific super middleweight champion Vijender Singh on Monday placed his weight behind the undefeated Floyd Mayweather ahead of the American's much anticipated fight against Conor McGregor."Floyd Mayweather is the favourite...

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...

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