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23-Nov-2020 Singapore

I want to help build MMA in India : Ritu Phogat

India's star athlete and ONE Championship fighter Ritu Phogat has stated just like Khabib Nurmagemenov brought Mixed Martial Arts to Russia, she also wants to help MMA get exposure in India."Just like how Khabib Nurmagemenov brought MMA to Russia, I want to...

22-Oct-2020 New Delhi

Dream of World C'ship title in MMA not too far : Ritu Phogat

India's star athlete and ONE Championship fighter Ritu Phogat is set to win the belt at ONE: INSIDE THE MATRIX against Nou Srey Pov when she takes on the Cambodian MMA sensation on October 30 in Singapore.The 25-year-old, who put forth a gutsy showing against...

15-Oct-2020 New Delhi

News of Olympics postponement came as a shock : Mary Kom

Ace Indian boxer MC Mary Kom has revealed she was shocked when she first heard about the postponement of Tokyo Olympics due to Covid-19 pandemic.Originally scheduled to be held from July 24 to August 9 this year, the Tokyo Olympics was in March postponed...

14-Oct-2020 New Delhi

Delhi's mean streets & badminton creates India's Karate Kid

It's all thanks to badminton that today Amritpal Kaur is India's best known young face in karate. And it was Delhi's streets that pushed her to attend her first martial-arts class.Even as her story has been optioned for a film by Sujay Jairaj, who also secured...

12-Oct-2020 Paris

Tennis rankings : Novak Djokovic remain on top; Iga jumps 37 spots

Despite losing the French Open final to Rafael Nadal on Sunday, Novak Djokovic stayed ahead of his Spanish rival in the latest men's tennis rankings released on Monday.Djokovic (11,740 points) was 1,890 points ahead of Nadal (9,850) in the ATP rankings. Dominic...

11-Oct-2020 Nurburg (Germany)

Lewis Hamilton equals Schumacher's record of 91 race wins in F1

Lewis Hamilton on Sunday equalled German Formula 1 great Michael Schumacher's record of 91 race wins with his victory at the Eiffel Grand Prix. Hamilton finished nearly 4.5 seconds ahead of second placed Max Verstappen of Red Bull at the Nurburgring as his...

11-Oct-2020 The Hague

Sifan Hassan breaks women's 10,000m European record

Reigning world champion Sifan Hassan shrugged off cold and rainy conditions to break the women's 10,000-metre European record at the FBK After Summer Competition in Hengelo, the Netherlands, on Saturday.The 27-year-old Dutchwoman clocked 29 minutes, 36.67 seconds...

11-Oct-2020 Paris

Roland Garros means everything to me : Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal continued his marauding run at the French Open with a record-extending 13th title win on Sunday. He beat arch-rival and world no.1 Novak Djokovic 6-0, 6-2, 7-5 and the victory took him level with Roger Federer's record of 20 Grand Slam wins, the...

08-Oct-2020 Paris

Novak Djokovic, Petra Kvitova enter French Open semis

Novak Djokovic and Petra Kvitova have entered the semifinals on the ongoing French Open after registering contrasting wins in their respective quarterfinal matches.In the men's singles event, Djokovic, despite visibly struggling with his left arm early on...

29-Sep-2020 New Delhi

Can assess my fitness fully once I compete in events: Dutee Chand

National 100m record holder Dutee Chand, who was recently conferred the Arjuna Award, is eagerly waiting for the track and field competitions to resume so that she could test her fitness, something that she has been working on since the resumption of training...

05-Sep-2020 Brussels

Mo Farah, Hassan break one-hour world record in Brussels

Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah and Sifan Hassan both broke the one-hour world record at the Memorial Van Damme meet. The meet is part of the Diamond League series and was held at an empty King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels, Belgium, on Friday.Hassan first...

01-Sep-2020 New Delhi

Boxer Simranjit finally gets her due reward from Punjab govt

After a five-month long wait, Olympic-bound boxer Simranjit Kaur has finally received the promised cash reward of Rs. 5 lakh from the Punjab government for qualifying for the Olympic Games. But the 2018 World Championship bronze medallist is yet to get the...

01-Sep-2020 New Delhi

Infra for tennis should be more accessible in India: Mahesh Bhupathi

Infrastructure for tennis should be made more accessible to the public in India, said former player and former Indian Davis Cup captain Mahesh Bhupathi.The 12-time Grand Slam winner said that tennis is a sport that needs facilities and being a member of a club is not...

31-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Dhoni should bat up the order for CSK this time : Gautam Gambhir

Former India opener Gautam Gambhir feels MS Dhoni should bat up the order for Chennai Super Kings in this edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) which will be played in the UAE.Speaking exclusively on Star Sports show Cricket Connected, Gambhir said: "It...

25-Aug-2020 Madrid

Coutinho : Now I have to return to Barcelona

Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho came on as a second half substitute for Bayern Munich in Sunday night's Champions League final, but failed to rule out a return to parent club FC Barcelona for the coming season.Barcelona's record signing spent this season...

23-Aug-2020 Kolkata

'Not surprised by Sarkar-Bardhan snub from Arjuna list'

The Bridge Federation of India (BFI) is not surprised by the omission of 2018 Asian Games gold medal winners Pranab Bardhan and Shibnath Sarkar from the Arjuna awards list this year, saying they knew that the recognition will take time to come.Sarkar and...

21-Aug-2020 Spielberg (Austria)

Styria GP: Quartararo wary of Dovizioso's record at Red Bull Ring

MotoGP championship leader Fabio Quartararo is looking to do better at the Red Bull Ring this weekend after his eighth-place finish at the Austrian GP. Spielberg is the venue once again for the Styria GP."For me it's wide open but again to have a second race...

20-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Ritu Phogat to feature in 'The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition'

Ritu Phogat is among six mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters from the One Championship stable who will feature in the reality television series 'The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition.'The lineup includes One Heavyweight World Champion Brandon Vera, women's...

10-Aug-2020 Mumbai

India will win medals in double digits in Tokyo: Deepa Malik

Para sports in India have been taken rapid strides in the last few years and Deepa Malik, India's first ever woman Paralympic medallist, is confident that the country will win medals in double digits at the Tokyo Paralympics next year.She said this on paddler...

07-Aug-2020 Brno

Opportunity knocks: MotoGP riders eye Czechia success

Championship leader Fabio Quartararo (Petronas Yamaha SRT) is looking forward to the weekend when the Czech Republic Grand Prix takes place.Alongside Quartararo,  Maverick Viñales (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP), Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team), TakaakiNakagami...

27-Jul-2020

Tokyo Olympics Delayed To 2021 Over Coronavirus Concerns

The Tokyo Olympics have been deferred until 2021 due to coronavirus, finishing a long time of hypothesis about whether they would proceed in July. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) settled on the choice after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe requested...

25-Jul-2020

Sports Events affected by coronavirus in 2020

Coming up next is a rundown of universal games influenced by the coronavirus, which has murdered more than 300 individuals and contaminated more than 14,000 in China after it previously developed in Wuhan, Hubei area, before the end of last year:Athletics...

24-Jul-2020

Why Indians don't sparkle in world Level sports

India has 1,320,000,000 individuals, and is the second most crowded nation on the planet following China. Be that as it may, India's score low in sports separated from cricket and federation games. Why? Checking by populace, India positions the toward the...

23-Jul-2020 Kupwara

Worldwide games associations and their administration

The historical backdrop of present day sport has been one of development from neighborhood to provincial, national and afterward worldwide settings. Expansionism has been a main thrust behind the spread of current game far and wide, reflecting and strengthening...

20-Jul-2020 Mumbai

Light on Lightning Bolt

Worldwide games associations and their governanceBolt, the child of food merchants in Jamaica's country Trelawny ward, exceeded expectations as a cricket quick bowler in his adolescent years. He built up a profound fondness for the European football (soccer) groups...

17-Jul-2020 Jerez

I'm now completely fit and can ride like I want: Marc Marquez

Reigning champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) said it is great to be back on the track ahead of the Spanish GP which begins on Saturday.Marquez will once again be the favourite to clinch the MotoGP crown when the revamped 2020 season begins.Since 2013, the...

14-Feb-2020 Mumbai

IPL fame DJ Ravi Sharma Aka DJ Ravish swoonThe world to his beats

Music is one important aspect which decides the vibe of the place, be it a club, restaurant or a bar. Today’s generation loves partying and it is the music that tempts them the most. Every club tries its best to have the best disc jockey (DJ) who can connect...

07-Feb-2020 Sharjah

Gulf Sportswomen Dominate Shooting Competitions at AWST 2020

The fourth day of competitions during the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST), organised by Sharjah Women’s Sports (SWS), was marked by fierce contests in shooting, volleyball and table tennis. UAE shooters completed the day winning a bronze medal in the...

06-Feb-2020 Sharjah

UAE shooters nail two silver medals at AWST 2020

UAE shooters bagged two silver medals yesterday (Wednesday) at the fifth edition of the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST) securing the second position in both 10m air pistol team and individual competitions. Organised by Sharjah Women’s Sports (SWS), the...

05-Feb-2020 Sharjah

UAE sportswomen continue their winning streak AWST 2020

Sportswomen competing in the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST 2020) continued to deliver high-level, edge-of-the-seat performances on Tuesday (Feb 4). Emirati athletes sustained supremacy across categories of basketball and volleyballand finished their day with...

22-Dec-2019 Baramulla

Wushu championship concludes at Tangmarg

The three-day long Wushu championship concluded at Chandiloora Tangmarg here. Deputy Commissioner Baramulla Dr G N Itoo presided as the chief guest at the valedictory function.The championship was organized by Wushu Association Baramulla in which about 180...

05-Nov-2019 New Delhi

Rohan Bopanna slams AITA for Davis Cup captain change

Veteran Indian tennis player Rohan Bopanna on Tuesday slammed the All India Tennis Association''s (AITA) decision to change the non-playing captain of the Indian Davis Cup team without allegedly consulting the players.On Monday, hours before the International...

30-Jul-2019 New Delhi

59-yr-old retired general breaks own record at Ironman triathon

Retired Major General Vikram Dogra, the first army man to successfully complete an Ironman triathlon, beat his own record at the gruelling event in Germany on July 28.Dogra, 59, beat his earlier record by 41 minutes in his second appearance at the triathlon...

28-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Abhinav Bindra not in favour of boycotting 2022 CWG

Abhinav Bindra, India's only individual Olympic gold medallist, on Sunday said boycotting the 2022 Commonwealth Games is not an option, and advised  the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to "load" the CWG committees with more of their people so that, in...

28-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Mary Kom wins gold at President's Cup in Indonesia

Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom on Sunday bagged the gold medal in the 23rd President's Cup, in a one-sided 51kg bout final in Labuan Bajo,  Indonesia.Pugilist Kom eased past Australian April Franks 5-0."Gold medal for me and for my country at #PresidentCup...

27-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Five potential medal winners for India at Tokyo Olympics

In the last 24 Olympic Games that India have participated so far since 1900, only 28 medals have been won by the country which now has a population of more than 1.3 billion. Of these, nine were gold, six silver and 11 bronze medals.In the 2016 Rio Olympics,...

21-Jul-2019 Nove Mesto (Czech Republic)

Hima Das sprints to 400m gold, 5th this month

Ace Indian sprinter Hima Das continued her sensational sprint as she clinched her fifth gold in July by claiming the top honours in a 400-metre race in Czech Republic.The ace Indian sprinter won the gold after she clocked...

18-Jul-2019 New Delhi

You can't chop down a whole Olympic sport from CWG : Heena Sidhu

The Commonwealth Games Federation's (CWF) decision to abandon shooting from the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games (CWG) has dealt a big blow to India, which has swiftly emerged as a giant in the sport. Amidst the controversy, ace shooter Heena Sidhu feels...

18-Jul-2019 New Delhi

P.T. Usha nominated for IAAF Veteran Pin Award

 Former Indian athlete and Olympian P.T. Usha has been nominated for the prestigious International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) Veteran Pin Award.On Thursday, Usha revealed the news on Twitter and said: "IAAF Veteran Pin for the long and meritorious...

15-Jul-2019 New Delhi

My medal is an answer to my critics: Dutee Chand

After scripting history by bagging gold in the 100m race at the World University Games recently, ace India sprinter Dutee Chand said the feat was a result of the criticism she faced for expressing that she was in a same-sex relationship.On July 10, 23-year-old...

12-Jul-2019 Silverstone (England)

Why British GP on same day as WC, Wimbledon finals : Lewis Hamilton

Formula 1 star Lewis Hamilton is unhappy with the fact that the British Grand Prix is being held on the same day as the final of the ICC World Cup and men's final at the  Wimbledon."I don't understand why the organisers put the race on the same day as all...

10-Jul-2019 Naples (Italy)

Dutee Chand wins 100m gold at World University Games

Ace Indian sprinter Dutee Chand has won the gold medal in women's 100-metre sprint at the 30th Summer University Games in Naples, Italy becoming the first Indian to win do so. She clocked 11.32 seconds.The 23-year-old had qualified for the finals with a...

07-Jul-2019 London

Rafael Nadal, Rafael Nadal cruise into fourth round at Wimbledon

Eight-time champion Roger Federer of Switzerland and two-time champion Rafael Nadal of Spain have fended off their respective opponents here at the All England Club.The 37-year-old Swiss on Saturday ousted Lucas Pouille of France 7-5, 6-2, 7-6 (4) to claim his...

04-Jul-2019 Poznan

Hima Das bags 200m gold in Poland

In her first competitive 200 metre race of the year, star sprinter Hima Das bagged gold while national record holder shot putter Tajinder Pal Singh Toor won the bronze at the Poznan Athletics Grand Prix here.World junior champion Hima clocked 23.65 seconds...

30-Jun-2019 Beijing

F1: Max Verstappen pips Leclerc in Austria thriller

Red Bull's Max Verstappen became the first non-Mercedes driver to win a Formula 1 Grand Prix in 2019, after the Dutchman overtook Ferrari's Charles Leclerc with two laps to go  in Sunday's Austrian Grand Prix.In a thrilling race that stood in stark...

30-Jun-2019 Chennai

Team Champions' Dean Mascarenhas wins South India Rally

Team Champions' Dean Mascarenhas survived a late but spirited onslaught from three-time APRC winner Gaurav Gill to win the opening round of the Champions Yacht Club -  FMSCI Indian National Rally Championship here on a nail-biting Sunday.Going into the...

23-Jun-2019 New Delhi

My focus is on medals for India, not rankings: Bajrang Punia

Ace Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia has said he is happy to top the ranking charts but his main focus is to win more medals for the country, especially in the Olympics.Bajrang, who recently bagged the first position in the 65-kg category at the United World...

19-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Goyat warns Amir against dreams of avenging Pakistan's loss

Neeraj Goyat was 12 and yet to consider boxing as a career option when Amir Khan won a silver medal in the lightweight division of the 2004 Olympics in Athens. Fast forward 15 years and Goyat is set to face the British-Pakistani two-time world champion at the...

18-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Will avenge Sarfaraz' loss on July 12: Boxer Amir Khan

After Pakistan's humiliating loss to India in their World Cup fixture, boxer Amir Khan has said that he would love to advice Sarfaraz Ahmed's team and even promised to avenge the defeat in his next bout against India's pro-boxer Neeraj Goyat."Would love to...

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