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Water sports banned in Uttarakhand till state government enacts suitable legislation

In an attempt to safeguard both the environment and the athletes involved in the sports, the Uttarakhand High Court has banned paragliding, river rafting and other water sports until the administration enforces a policy regarding the matter. The decision...

Tintu, Anilda and Kamalraj Backs Off National Inter-State Athletics !

Coming week’s National Inter-State Athletics Championships in Guwahati would not see the appearance and performance of three star athletes due to various reasons. This inter-state athletics championship stands as the selection meet for this year’s Asiad in Jakarta. According...

Triple Olympian Mukesh Kumar found guilty of using fake caste certificate

At the end of the day, the ugly issue of caste which dominates the socio-political landscape of the country has not even left aside sports in its way of destruction. Funnily enough, this is not a case of discrimination....

ICSE to begin inter school sports tournament to harness young talent

At a time when multiple voices are clamouring to dissolve the School Games Federation of India (SGFI), ICSE schools, under the banner of the grassroot organisation, has been mulling over school level competitions for kids in its schools with...

Sports Ministry assists veteran archer Ram Limba with Rs. 5 lakhs

In a positive move by the Sports Ministry, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathod has sanctioned a financial assistance of rupees 5 lakhs to archer Limba Ram who is suffering from neurodegenerative disease. The Padme Shree Awardee is currently undergoing treatment in...

Hockey should be officially notified as our National Game: Odisha CM to Prime Minister Modi.

One of the most common misconceptions surrounding Indian sports is the adage that Hockey is India's National Game. From schoolchildren to the older generation, this is a myth that has found its place among the memories of the common...
Road To Russia

On the Road: One football fan’s cycling odyssey to meet Lionel Messi

In the current generation, if there is one man who has defined the game of football, has shaped the way fans around the world see the game, it's Lionel Messi. The little magician, the master of footwork, the man...

11-year old Indian girl to share the tunnel with Neymar and Coutinho in Russia

India will indeed be a part of the World Cup as two aspiring footballers will share the tunnel with the best footballers during the ongoing tournament. Nathania John K who is aged 11 and hailing from Kotagiri will be...

Indian Boxer Jai Bhagwan charged by Police for assaulting Woman inspector

Boxer Jai Bhagwan has been by Police for allegedly assaulting a woman inspector of the excise and taxation department during the inspection of liquor vend in Laxmi Vihar Colony, Hisar on May 19. The athlete had called up Hisar...

Sailing coach for India quits ahead of Asian Games

Remember Stephane Cottalorda? The Frenchman was India's first ever foregign Boxing coach for the Indian Women's Team. He resigned from his post in September 2017 due to unfulfilled promises by the Boxing Federation of India ahead of the Women's...

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Delhi Smog interrupts India Sri Lanka test match

You may have heard about on-field tussles interrupting a crucial international match in almost every sport. Disagreements are then solved usually with the intervention of the referee or other players. Today, however, for the first time it was pollution which stopped the ongoing India-Sri...

Cricket in Kashmir: A dangerous and beautiful game

Back in May this year, a domestic cricket tournament in Kashmir's Pulwama made national headlines after the opening ceremony before the final was streamed live on Facebook. The video that went viral showed the two teams, Shining Star Pampore and Pulwama Tigers, lined up...