Category: Sports

September 15, 2021
Assam govt to set up innovation fund with SIDBI to promote start-ups

SIDBI's nod came following Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma's proposal in this regard. Guwahati: The Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) on Tuesday agreed to set up an innovation fund in partnership with the Assam government to promote start-ups. SIDBI’s nod came following Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma’s proposal in this regard. Sarma was speaking at a meeting in […]

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August 14, 2021
Olympic effect: Mirabai Chanu already seeing more interest in weightlifting

Star weightlifter Mirabai Chanu said the amount of love she has received from fellow Indians since her Olympic medal-winning feat last month has left her overwhelmed New Delhi: Star weightlifter Mirabai Chanu has observed a heightened interest in the power sport since her silver medal-winning feat at the Tokyo Olympics and expects more women to compete […]

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August 11, 2021
Eng vs Ind: Moeen Ali has ability to win games with bat and ball, says Root

England Test skipper Joe Root on Tuesday said that all-rounder Moeen Ali has the ability to win games for his side with both the bat and ball in hand. Root's comments came as Moeen Ali was drafted into the England squad for the upcoming second Test against India, beginning Thursday at the Lord's Cricket Ground. "Just to go out there and be Moeen Ali," Root said of his […]

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August 4, 2021
I don't think India can have any complaints if we leave a bit of grass: Anderson

Nottingham, Aug 4:  Just like India did at home earlier this year, the seasoned James Anderson says, England must play to their advantage in the five-match Test series against the fancied visitors, by preparing "good pitches" with pace and bounce. The return series begins with the opening Test here from Wednesday. "I don't think India […]

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August 4, 2021
Hockey: So near yet so far for Indian men, lose 2-5 to Belgium to be out of Olympic final race

Tokyo, Aug 4:  The Indian men's hockey team's dream of an Olympic gold after 41 years remained unfulfilled as it lost 2-5 to world champions Belgium in the last-four stage but the side is still in the hunt for a bronze in the Tokyo Games here on Tuesday. Alexander Hendrickx (19th, 49th, 53rd minutes), the […]

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July 30, 2021
Welcome to the club: Boxing pioneers Vijender, Mary Kom wish Lovlina

Vijender was the first Indian male boxer to win an Olympic medal in 2008, Mary Kom became the first woman to finish on podium in 2012 London edition. New Delhi: “Welcome to the club,” said the trailblazers of Indian boxing Vijender Singh and MC Mary Kom as they celebrated Lovlina Borgohain being assured of an Olympic […]

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July 12, 2021
Indian-origin Samir Banerjee lifts Wimbledon boys’ singles title

Up against compatriot Victor Lilov, the teenager won 7-5 6-3 in the summit clash that lasted one hour 22 minutes. London, Jul 11  Indo-American tennis player Samir Banerjee lifted the Wimbledon boys’ singles title on Sunday, a remarkable triumph for the youngster who was testing his skills in a Grand Slam for only the second time in […]

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July 10, 2021
Back in Wimbledon final, Djokovic to face Italy's Berrettini

Wimbledon, Jul 10 : The victories keep adding up for Novak Djokovic: 20 in a row at Wimbledon since the start of the 2018 tournament, 20 in a row in all Grand Slam matches since the start of this season. Get both streaks up to 21 on Sunday by beating Matteo Berrettini in the final at […]

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July 8, 2021
Anurag Thakur replaces Kiren Rijiju as Sports Minister days before Olympics

During Rijiju's tenure, the sports ministry had decided against sending its delegation for the mega-event unlike past editions, saying that it would ensure wider presence of the athletes' support staff. New Delhi: After a Cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday, Anurag Thakur replaced Kiren Rijiju as the country’s sports minister with just over two weeks left for the […]

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July 5, 2021
Mary Kom, Manpreet Singh to be India’s flag bearers at Tokyo Games opening ceremony

In a first, India is having two flag-bearers -- one male and one female -- at the upcoming Tokyo Games to ensure "gender parity". This was recently informed by IOA chief Narinder Batra. New Delhi: Celebrated boxer M C Mary Kom and men’s hockey team skipper Manpreet Singh will be the flag bearers at the opening ceremony of […]

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