After Vinesh Phogat and coach test positive for COVID-19, training venue in Haryana closed down

Pratap Sports School in Haryana’s Kharkhoda where star wrestler Vinesh Phogat was training under coach Om Prakash Dahiya has been closed for now as a precautionary measure.

31 Aug 2020

Here's why MS Dhoni owes Rs 1,800 to Jharkhand State Cricket Association

It was learnt that the due amount is 18 per cent GST on Dhoni's life membership fee, which is Rs 10,000.

30 Aug 2020

JSCA appoints ex-Madhya Pradesh HC Chief Justice Rafat Alam as ombudsman for 2020-2021

Senior and junior men's selection committees apart from women's selection sub-committee were also formed in the virtual meeting which was attended by 450 members, said JSCA secretary Sanjay Sahay.

30 Aug 2020

Khel Ratna, Arjuna awardees honoured in virtual ceremony attended by President, prize money hiked

The recipients received blazers and certificates during the ceremony. It was learnt that the medallions, trophies and statuettes will be handed over to the winners once the situation becomes normal.

30 Aug 2020

Abu Dhabi ready and rolling as Mumbai Indians, Kolkata Knight Riders start practice

Matthew Boucher asserted that the process is simple and it will create no problem when teams travel to Abu Dhabi for the tournament.

29 Aug 2020

National Sports Awards: Nine including Rohit, Ishant to miss virtual ceremony

Among the nine, cricketers Rohit Sharma (Khel Ratna) and Ishant Sharma (Arjuna) will not attend the ceremony as they are in the UAE.

28 Aug 2020

Ranchi T20 aspires to be first cricket event in India post lockdown

If the BCCI allows, the event scheduled from September 10 to 27 will be the first authorised cricket tournament in India since the Covid-19 pandemic halted all sporting activities.

26 Aug 2020

COVID-19 scare prompts Bajrang Punia, others to leave IIS

They have left for home after a contracted employee and an assistant coach tested positive for the virus last week.

25 Aug 2020

Blazer size taken, off Arjuna list

Wrestler Sakshi Malik and weightlifter Mirabai Chanu, former Khel Ratna winners both, were not considered for Arjuna this year by the sports ministry.

24 Aug 2020

Pride and honour for recipients

Shooting legend Jaspal Rana, who was ignored for the Dronacharya last year, will attend the programme from Delhi.

22 Aug 2020

Sawant hopes Arjuna boosts tent pegging

The player who does tent pegging is among the list of 29 recommended for Arjuna.

21 Aug 2020

Bad days for bat and ball market

Cricket equipment manufacturers report slight rise in sales after lockdown, hope for resumption of domestic action

20 Aug 2020

More coronavirus cases in NIS Patiala, all players safe

National camps for boxing, weightlifting and athletics are underway at NIS.

18 Aug 2020

Narsingh itching to get back to camp where it all went wrong

“Let bygones be bygones. I want to start afresh now. I will be more careful now and ensure I lock my room properly to prevent any sabotage,” the 31-year-old said.

17 Aug 2020

RIP Chetan Chauhan: Teammates remember fighter who never lost his cool

Syed Kirmani and Madan Lal pay tributes to former India opener Chetan Chauhan, who succumbed to COVID-19 on August 16.

16 Aug 2020