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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...

Bangladesh Creates History – The New Women’s Asia Cup Champion!

History of Women’s Cricket got re-written today with Bangladesh beating the six-time Asia Cup Champion India by just 3 wickets to grab the Asia Cup Trophy today. So, Bangladesh became the first ever to nation to win the Women’s...

Taekwondo: The latest entrant in the selection hijack circle for the Asian Games

Hardly over two months to go for the Asian Games and the barricades and poised issues around various sports federations are being dusted and new issues are flaring up. So now, following gymnastics and equestrian, Taekwondo has entered the...

Sports Ministry doubles the pension amount for medal winners at mega events

The Sports Ministry of India has increased the amount of pension of an Olympic medallist to Rs. 20000 which was previously half of it. The decision was taken by the authority after a revision of its pension policy. Not...

Rohit Sharma creates a hallmark Indian point in the history of American Major League Baseball!

Finally in news is the first Indian cricketer ever who threw the ceremonial 'first pitch' during the baseball match in the United States of America. It is none other than the Mumbai Indians captain, Rohit Sharma. The Mumbai Indians Captain...

Sports Ministry wants foreign coaches to train Indians as part of their duty

The Indian Sports Ministry is certainly trying to make things work correctly as they have realised that the foreign coaches are lacking to perform their duties. On papers, they are expected to train Indian coaches as part of their...

Nipah Virus forces NRAI to postpone selection trials in Kerala

After requests from National coaches started doing the rounds earlier this week, the National Rifle Association was forced to change the dates and essentially postpone the Kumar Surendra Singh Memorial Shooting Championship which was supposed to take place in...
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Soumyajit Ghosh: A premature end to a promising career

In 2012, Soumyajit Ghosh became the youngest player to qualify for the London Olympics. For the young lad from Siliguri, West Bengal, it was more about breaking the stereotypes that usually come associated with the state to burst into...

Asian Indoor Championship Comes to a close with three medals for India

The Asian Indoor Athletics Championship came to a close on Saturday in the Iranian capital city, Tehran. The eighth edition of the three-day event saw the participation of over 300 athletes from 22 countries. India's 13-member contingent returns from the...

Mohun Bagan bids adieu to its most precious treasure, Sony Norde

Not all foreigners create an everlasting impact in an Indian club, but there are few exceptions. Haitian Sony Norde is one of them. When the whole structure of Indian football started becoming ISL-centric, the players flocked to gain the...

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