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Pakistan wrestling team cleared for the Asian Junior Championships

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has assured that the Home Ministry of India has cleared the Visa for the 19-member Pakistan contingent which will take part in the Asian Junior Championships which is scheduled to get underway on...

Budget 2018: Arun Jaitley allocates Rs 2196 cr to Sports ministry

The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports received a combined allocation of Rs 2196.35 crore in the union budget, presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday. This was a substantial hike of around Rs 250 crore from the...

Bengaluru FC and others disqualified from AIFF age-group tournaments

Indian Super League (ISL) outfit Bengaluru FC along with two other clubs have been suspended from the All India Football Federation's (AIFF) age-group tournaments for fielding over-aged players. The AIFF Disciplinary Committee took the decision in a meeting at Dwarka...

The Evergreen Olive Branch That Is Sports

  Over time, sports has functioned as excellent non-state actors strengthening the diplomatic, social, political and cultural relations among various nations across the globe. The opening and closing ceremonies of major events like World Cups, World Championships, and the Olympics...

French Open 2018: Yuki Bhambri knocked out on debut, Rohan Bopanna marches ahead

A rain struck day at Paris brought mixed fortunes for Indian tennis. World No. 93 Yuki Bhambri was inflicted with a straight sets loss 4-6 4-6 1-6 by Belgium's Ruben Bemelmans in the first round of the Men's singles...

India crash out in quarters of the World Men’s Team Squash Championships

India's run at the WSF World Men's team squash championship came to a halt as they lost 0-3 to defending champions England, in Marseille on Friday. Saurav Ghoshal, India's top squash player gave a tough fight during the quarter-final...

Winter Olympics 2018: Jagdish Singh Rawat is finally flying to Pyeongchang

Jagdish Singh Rawat, the Indian cross-country skier is finally leaving for Pyeongchang today. Even though his tickets hadn't arrived till today morning, he is mighty pleased that Nadeem Iqbal, a former cross country skier who represented India at the...

India upbeat ahead of Hockey World League Finals

The Indian hockey team impressed in both of their practice matches ahead of the Hockey World League beginning on December 1 at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar. The hosts edged past Olympic champions Argentina by a two-goal margin in...

Badminton Asia Junior Championship 2018 squad announced

New Delhi, May 31 – Junior World No.10 Lakshya Sen and World No.4 Vaishnavi Jakka Reddy will lead the Indian bandwagon at the upcoming edition of the Badminton Asia Junior Championship to be played from July 14-22, in Jakarta, Indonesia. The...

3 Indians bag top 10 finishes at Junior World Chess Championships

Three Indians finished in the top 10 of the FIDE World Junior Championships 2017 grabbing the 3rd, 4th and 7th position respectively. Tamil Nadu boy Aravindh Chithambaram won the Bronze medal at the meet, while Praggnanandhaa finished at the...

Sumit Nagal reaches finals of the 2017 Bengaluru Open

Youngster Sumit Nagal got the better of veteran and India's top-ranked singles player Yuki Bhambri to reach his maid ATP Challenger final during the 2017 Bengaluru Open. The 20-year old just took a little more than an hour to see off the third-seeded player...

Fake Degree: Harmanpreet Kaur might be demoted to post of constable from DSP

Women's Twenty-20 captain and Arjuna Awardee Harmanpreet Kaur has made the headlines, albeit for embarrassing reasons. According to reports, Kaur was recently removed from the position of DSP by the Punjab government after her graduation degree turned out to be fake.  The cricketer has since been demoted to...