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Good enough wicket to chase 368: Woakes

London :England all-rounder Chris Woakes on Sunday said his team can chase down a record target of 368 runs in the fourth Test as the pitch remains good for batting. At stumps on the penultimate day, England were 77 for no loss with Haseeb Hameed (43*) and Rory Burns (31*) in the middle.   “It”s been a great Test to ... Read More »

Paddler Bhavinaben Patel wins historic silver at Tokyo Paralympics

Tokyo : Bhavinaben Patel on Sunday became only the second Indian woman to win a medal at the Paralympics after she signed off with a historic silver following a 0-3 loss to world number one Chinese paddler Ying Zhou in the women”s singles table tennis class 4 final here. The 34-year-old Patel”s impressive run at the Games ended with a ... Read More »

How to make a deposit on a cricket betting site in India

How to Make a Deposit on a Cricket Betting Site You have found the perfect cricket betting websites, but after a while, a problem arises. How to deposit your money so you can place a bet? Because this part of the online betting process can get confusing, we have prepared an article containing all the information you need to successfully ... Read More »

RCB signs Englishman George Garton as replacement for Kane Richardson

New Delhi : Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Wednesday roped in English fast bowler George Garton as a replacement for Australian pacer Kane Richardson for the remainder of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season in the UAE. The uncapped left-arm quick has featured in 38 T20 matches and has taken 44 wickets with a bowling average of 20.06.   As ... Read More »

Scoreboard: India vs England, Day 1, Third Test

Leeds : Scoreboard on the opening day of the third Test between India and England here on Wednesday.   India 1st Innings: Rohit Sharma c Robinson b Overton 19   KL Rahul c Buttler b Anderson 0   Cheteshwar Pujara c Buttler b Anderson 1   Virat Kohli c Buttler b Anderson 7   Ajinkya Rahane c Buttler b Robinson ... Read More »

Thompson-Herah wins 100, Richardson last in return

Eugene : Jamaican Elaine Thompson-Herah bested her Olympic gold-medal winning time in the 100 meters at the Prefontaine Classic, and Sha”Carri Richardson finished last in her return to the track after controversy. Thompson-Herah ran the 100 meters Saturday in 10.54 seconds, the best time in the world this year as well as a meet record and a personal best. She ... Read More »

35th Edition Of Hyderabad Sailing Week

35th edition of Hyderabad Sailing Week Yachting Association of India (YAI) Sailing Championshiporganised at Hussain Sagar Lake, Hyderabad from 13 Aug to 19 Aug 21. This national ranking event witnessed 120 sailors from all over India participating in Laser Standard, 4.7 and Radial class of boats. Nine members from Navy Sailing Team based at INWTC Mumbai, five members from INWTC ... Read More »

My body was in pain day after Olympic gold but it was worth it: Neeraj Chopra

New Delhi : Olympic gold-medallist Neeraj Chopra on Monday revealed that he was in pain after his epoch-making performance in the Tokyo Games but it was all worth it given the historic result he had achieved. At a felicitation ceremony by the government to honour the seven medal-winning performances at the Games after their arrival this evening, the javelin thrower ... Read More »

List of Neeraj Chopra”s achievements

Tokyo : Here is a list of major achievements of Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, who on Saturday won India”s first-ever track and field gold medal at Olympics with a throw of 87.58m at Tokyo Games here. Olympics: *Golf Medal in 2021.   Asian Games: *Gold Medal in 2018.   Commonwealth Games: *Gold Medal in 2018 Asian Athletics Championships: *Gold ... Read More »

Aditi missed medal narrowly, ends 4th at Olympics

Tokyo : India”s Aditi Ashok missed a medal narrowly as she signed off 4th in the Olympic Games” golf competition after carding a three-under 68 in the weather-hit final round here on Saturday. The 23-year-old Bengalurean ended two strokes off the pace with a total of 15-under 269. It was a heartbreaking end to Aditi”s campaign considering she started the ... Read More »

India reach 125 for 4 against England at tea on second day

Nottingham : India reached 125 for four in their first innings at tea on the second day of the first Test against England here on Thursday. KL Rahul and Rishabh Pant were batting on 57 and 7 respectively at the break. For England, James Anderson took two wickets, while Ollie Robinson picked one. Brief Score: England 1st innings: 183 in ... Read More »

Vinesh Phogat knocks out Mattsson to move to quarters, Anshu bows out after repechage defeat

Chiba : India”s strong medal contender Vinesh Phogat knocked out Rio Olympics bronze-winner and six-time world medallist Sofia Mattsson to progress to women”s 53kg quarterfinals, displaying the art of turning defence into attack, here on Thursday. The 26-year-old Indian wrestler walked out with a commanding 7-1 win over the Swede, whom she had beaten at the 2019 World Championship as ... Read More »

Belarus Olympic runner who feared going home lands in Poland

Warsaw : Belarusian Olympic sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, who feared for her safety at home after criticizing her coaches on social media, flew into Warsaw on Wednesday night on a humanitarian visa after leaving the Tokyo Olympics, a Polish diplomat confirmed. Deputy Foreign Minister Marcin Przydacz said the 24-year-old athlete had arrived in the Polish capital after flying in from Tokyo ... Read More »

Haryana boxers clinch 10 gold medals at 4th Junior girls national championships

Sonipat : Haryana boxers signed off their campaign with 10 gold, while Maharashtra finished second with eight medals at the fourth junior girls national championships here on Sunday. With a total of 13 medals, including three silver, Haryana also emerged as the top team at the championships and extended their domination in the domestic boxing circuit. Earlier last week, Haryana ... Read More »

Sindhu India”s pride, one of our most outstanding Olympians: PM Modi

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hailed ace badminton player P V Sindhu as India”s pride after she won bronze in the Tokyo Olympics. He tweeted, “We are all elated by the stellar performance by P V Sindhu. Congratulations to her on winning the Bronze at @Tokyo2020. She is India”s pride and one of our most outstanding ... Read More »

Lovlina assures India of first boxing medal at Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo : Debutant Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) assured India of their first boxing medal at the ongoing Olympic Games when she upstaged former world champion Nien-Chin Chen of Chinese Taipei to enter the semifinals here on Friday. The 23-year-old Assam boxer prevailed 4-1 to make the last-four where she will square off against reigning world champion Busenaz Surmeneli of Turkey, who ... Read More »

Zinc Football Academy Wins Rajasthan State League 2021

Jaipur : The young footballers of Zinc Football Academy, all of whom are under the age of 18 years, have created history by winning the coveted Rajasthan State Men’s League 2021, held in Jaipur. Organised by the Rajasthan Football Association, the league saw the participation of eight best teams in Rajasthan – Rajasthan United FC, Neerja Modi FA, Royal FC, FC ... Read More »

Superb Sindhu enters quarterfinals at Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo : Reigning world champion P V Sindhu sailed into the women”s singles quarterfinals after beating Denmark”s Mia Blichfeldt in straight games at the Tokyo Olympics badminton competition here on Thursday. The 26-year-old Indian, who won a silver in the 2016 Rio Olympics, notched up a 21-15 21-13 win over 13th seed Blichfeldt in a 41-minute match. Sindhu will next ... Read More »

India set Sri Lanka 133-run target to win 2nd T20

Colombo : Invited to bat, a depleted India scored 132 for five on a sluggish pitch against Sri Lanka in the second Twenty20 International, here on Wednesday. Skipper Shikhar Dhawan top-scored for the Indians with his 40-run knock while Sri Lankan off-spinner Akila Dananjaya (2/29) took two of the four wickets that fell. India are leading the series 1-0 after ... Read More »

Indian fencer Bhavani Devi goes down fighting on Games debut

Tokyo : Bhavani Devi”s Olympic debut ended with a second round defeat in the women”s individual sabre event but the Indian trailblazing fencer bowed out of the Tokyo Games with much promise, here on Monday. The 27-year-old Bhavani, the first fencer from the country to qualify for Olympics, began her campaign with a confident 15-3 win against Tunisia”s Nadia Ben ... Read More »

Indian men”s team knocks out Kazakhstan, sets up QF against top seed Korea

Tokyo : Indian men”s archery team of Pravin Jadhav, Atanu Das and Tarundeep Rai downed Kazakhstan 6-2 to set up a quarterfinal clash against heavyweights Korea at the Tokyo Olympics here on Monday. The Indians were strong, especially Atanu Das who drilled in five perfect 10s during team”s easy win in the 1/8 Elimination round at the Yumenoshima Park. The ... Read More »

TT player Sathiyan makes early exit from Tokyo Games

Tokyo : Indian table tennis player G Sathiyan suffered an upset defeat at the hands of lower-ranked Siu Hang Lam to make an early exit from the men”s singles competition at the Tokyo Games, here on Sunday. Ranked 38 and seeded 26th, Sathiyan had a commanding 3-1 lead but lost four games in a row to lose 3-4 to the ... Read More »

Looking at Tokyo Olympics through the lens of the 1964 Games

Tokyo : Just 19 years after devastating defeat in World War II, the 1964 Tokyo Olympics showcased the reemergence of an innovative country that was showing off bullet trains, miniature transistor radios, and a restored reputation. Japan”s resiliency is on display again, attempting to stage poned 2020 Tokyo Olympics in the midst of a once-in-a century pandemic. The challenge is ... Read More »

Sharath Kamal, Manika Batra not to attend opening ceremony

Tokyo : Indian paddlers A Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra have decided against attending the Olympics opening ceremony on Friday as they open their mixed doubles campaign the following day. The names of both the players were there in the list of participants at the opening ceremony but as it turns out, it was an error on the part of ... Read More »

Zinc Football Kids Should Look Upto Players Like Ashutosh Mehta And Lalengmawia, Says Former Isl Coach Gerard Nus

Gerard Nus, who was most recently associated with ISL Club NorthEast United FC, interacted with the Zinc Football budding players Udaipur : Former Liverpool coach Gerard Nus, who has previously worked with footballing legends like Steven Gerrard, Xabi Alonso, Fernando Torres, among others, interacted with the budding footballers of Zinc Football Academy over a virtual platform.   The reputed Spanish coach ... Read More »

Passion And Hunger Are The Key Pillars To Be Successful, Says Former Liverpool Fc Academy Coach Gerard Nus In His Interaction With Zinc Football Footballers

Udaipur : Reputed Spanish coach Gerard Nus, who has previously worked with footballing legends like Steven Gerrard, Xabi Alonso, Fernando Torres, among others, interacted with the Zinc Football players today. During the interaction, the former NorthEast United FC coach applauded the state-of-the-art infrastructure and facilities at Zinc Football and urged the young footballers to make the most out of it. Gerard ... Read More »

Hardik bowling in intra-squad game is good sign, feels Suryakumar

Colombo : Hardik Pandya bowling during an intra-squad game is a “good sign”, feels dashing India batsman Suryakumar Yadav, who believes that the bowler and the team management would take a call on his workload during the upcoming limited-overs series against Sri Lanka from July 13. Pandya”s bowling has been an issue since he underwent a back surgery in 2019 ... Read More »

Indian Football Veterans Renedy Singh, Bembem Devi And Shaji Prabhakaran Join Zinc Football

Udaipur : Former Indian Football Team Captain Renedy Singh, one of the best-known woman footballers of India Oinam Bembem Devi and President of Football Delhi and Ex-South Central Asia Development Officer for FIFA Shaji Prabhakaran have joined Vedanta Hindustan Zinc-initiated Zinc Football as part of the advisory board for the programme. The Zinc Football Advisory Board, consisting of the three experts ... Read More »

Indian openers present fight after England posted massive 396/9

Bristol : Shafali Verma and Smriti Mandhana provided India Women a confident start but the visitors still have a mountain to climb after England Women posted a mammoth 396 for nine in their first innings in the one-off Test, here on Friday. It was the highest-ever total scored by a team against India in Test cricket and the visitors are ... Read More »

Wrestler murder case: Police seeks 12 days custody of Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar

New Delhi : The Delhi Police on Sunday sought a 12-day custody of two-time Olympic medallist wrestler Sushil Kumar to question him over his alleged involvement in the death of a 23-year-old wrestler at Chhatrasal Stadium. Metropolitan Magistrate Divya Malhotra reserved the order on the police remand application. Kumar was physically produced before the court, following which the police was ... Read More »

Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports invites nominations for Sports Awards 2021

Sports Awards are given every year to recognize and reward excellence in sports. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award is given for the spectacular and most outstanding performance in the field of sports by a sportsperson over a period of four years; Arjuna Award is given for consistent outstanding performance for four years; Dronacharya Award goes to the coaches for producing ... Read More »