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We certainly have the talent to win a medal in Tokyo Olympics: Indian hockey midfielder Lilima Minz

Indian women's hockey team midfielder Lilima Minz explained the reason behind the move from being in the forward line to the midfield region.

published : 11 Sep 2020

Shubhankar Sharma lands rare albatross, but cards 73, lies 93rd in Spain

Shunhankar Sharma, who is going through a lean patch, opened the round late in the afternoon with a bogey on Par-4 first.

published : 11 Sep 2020

Slow start for Anirban Lahiri, needs strong second round to make cut at Safeway

Lahiri had two birdies, two bogeys and a double bogey and will now need a low second round to stay on for the weekend.

published : 11 Sep 2020

Professional Golf Tour of India eyes November restart, Asian Tours unlikely

Even though the PGA and European Tours have resumed, barring a few exceptions like Shubhankar Sharma and Anirban Lahiri, India’s golfers do not have the eligibility to play in them.

published : 11 Sep 2020

No selection trials, Thomas Cup and Uber Cup teams picked

The BAI said there will not be enough time to conduct the camp if Sports Authority of India’s quarantine protocol is followed.

published : 11 Sep 2020

COVID positive players’ rehab plan soon?

SAI likely to introduce fresh monitoring and training guidelines for gradual return of athletes infected by coronavirus.

published : 11 Sep 2020

Asian Games gold medalist Pinki Pramanik joins BJP

She was cleared of rape charges by Calcutta High Court in 2014 and had resumed her work in Eastern Railway.

published : 10 Sep 2020

Sportsmen losing jobs, allow sports: Maharashtra MLA Kshitij Thakur urges state government

Kshitij Thakur urged the government to allow indoor sports and office cricket tournaments after taking necessary measures.

published : 10 Sep 2020

National badminton camp for Thomas and Uber Cup Final cancelled

Owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, SAI wanted all the 26 players to be in quarantine for at least a week before training, an idea which was rejected by the players and BAI.

published : 10 Sep 2020

4-time Formula 1 champion Sebastian Vettel signs with Racing Point

The team, which will be renamed Aston Martin, announced the move Thursday, a day after driver Sergio Perez said he was on his way out.

published : 10 Sep 2020

Vaccines won't be 'silver bullet' for staging Olympics, says IOC President Thomas Bach

Bach declined Wednesday to speculate on the Tokyo Olympics being held without fans in the venues as has become the global reality for sports in 2020.

published : 10 Sep 2020

Next few months will be critical, says Indian hockey team midfielder Chinglensana Singh

The Arjuna Awardee emphasised that he has been taking things slow and not putting pressure on himself to hit top form immediately.

published : 10 Sep 2020

World No. 1 Amit Panghal requests for inclusion of formative coach to national camp

One of the most successful Indian boxers in recent times, Panghal is one of the strongest bets for a medal at next year's Olympics.

published : 10 Sep 2020

Unfortunate but understandable: Pankaj Advani on IBSF's decision to cancel events

Advani said he looked at the brighter side of things and had utilised his time during the lockdown to learn new things and had spent time with family.

published : 10 Sep 2020

Indore’s hockey players forced to dribble on city footpaths

Mir Ranjan Negi was part of a coaching team that guided Dhanraj Pillay-led team to Asian Games title triumph in 1998.

published : 10 Sep 2020
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