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Equestrian units form panel to push for rights

As many as 22 state units met at Embassy International Riding School in Bengaluru on Saturday to chart a roadmap for improving the landscape of the sport in the country.

29 Dec 2019

Ranchi rendezvous? Five days in hot pursuit of MS Dhoni

A lot has been written about Dhoni in the last decade-and-a-half but nobody has succeeded in decoding the mystery surrounding him.

26 Dec 2019

Teen challenger Gaurav ready for Sushil Kumar date

Gaurav will not get a chance to watch his probable opponent closely during the national camp, as Sushil is training at New Delhi’s Chhatrasal Stadium with foreign coaches.

23 Dec 2019

51 junior athletes caught for age-fudging at national inter-district meet in Tirupati

189 youngsters ran away after registering with the national inter-district junior athletics meet fearing punishment.

21 Dec 2019

U-19 duo joins club of Indian crorepatis

 On expected lines, India captain for the upcoming U-19 World Cup Priyam Garg and his teammate Yashasvi Jaiswal bagged impressive deals at the IPL auctions in Kolkata on Thursday.

20 Dec 2019

Best junior feather in cap, Deepak Punia speeding up for Olympic Games challenge

Deepak Punia said that he doesn’t want to rest on past laurels, and that winning an Olympic medal is his current priority.

18 Dec 2019

WFI to hold selection trials for Olympic qualifier

The decision to give Bajrang an exception was taken because of lack of competition in his weight category.

17 Dec 2019

Assam-Jharkhand Ranji match shifted to Ranchi

The Group C Ranji Trophy clash between Assam and Jharkhand has been shifted out of Guwahati after it became the epicentre of protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019.

14 Dec 2019

Meghalaya vs Odisha U-23 CK Nayudu Trophy: One match on with local help

SSCB’s secretary Colonel Satyavrat Sheoran informed that the team will leave Guwahati for Delhi on Friday evening.

13 Dec 2019

Deepak’s comeback at Ranking Series in Italy

 In the end, it was heartbreak for wrestler Deepak Punia at his maiden World Championship in September, despite finishing with a silver medal and qualifying for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

12 Dec 2019

No-ball trial gets one more series between West Indies and Ireland

The upcoming one, which will be hosted by the West Indies, starts on January 7. It will have three ODIs and as many T20Is.

10 Dec 2019

High-intensity homework lined up for wrestler Vinesh Phogat

Wrestler Vinesh Phogat is expected to compete in the Yasar Dogu tournament slated from January 9 to 12 in Istanbul, Turkey.

09 Dec 2019

Supermom Gursharanpreet Kaur gets golden return

The 76kg gold in Janakpur, Nepal is Gursharan’s first international medal in seven years and the supermom strongly believes it’s just a beginning.

08 Dec 2019

Back to drawing board for Sakshi Malik

Sakshi  Malik was the cynosure of all eyes when she became the first woman wrestler from the country to clinch an Olympic medal in the 2016 Rio Games.

04 Dec 2019

He sold milk, drove school vans, cycled me to academy: Priyam Garg credits U-19 captaincy to father's struggles

Naresh delivered milk, drove school vans to keep alive his son's dream of becoming a cricketer.

03 Dec 2019

Taekwondo body gets WT recognition

Taekwondo Federation of India (TFI) was de-recognised by the sports ministry in 2014. The federation was also suspended by the WT for factionalism.

03 Dec 2019

No clarity over fixtures for Indian women’s cricket team against Pakistan

If the BCCI manages to furnish ‘acceptable reasons’ for not hosting Pakistan, the outcome could be different.

30 Nov 2019

South Asian Games berths for national champs

The 64th men’s and 22nd women’s senior national wrestling championship will begin in Jalandhar on Friday.

29 Nov 2019

India still undecided over flag-bearer for opening show

The  opening ceremony of the 13th South Asian Games is scheduled on Sunday but, India has seemingly not decided its flag-bearer yet.

29 Nov 2019

Not like heavy hockey ball and made to standards: Pink-ball manufacturer

It might be too early to arrive at any conclusion on the performance of pink ball, especially with the Kolkata Test getting over in 161.2 overs.

26 Nov 2019

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