Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated R. Vaishali for winning the Gold medal at Asian Continental Blitz Chess Championship. R Vaishali won the women’s title of the Championship in Chengdu, China yesterday. She won with eight points from nine rounds.
In Tennis, 2nd seed Serbian, Novak Djokovic, has cruised into the final of the Rome Masters with a ruthless 6-1, 6-0 win over Austria’s Dominic Thiem. The former four-time champion, Djokovic, will take on Germany’s Alexander Zverev in the final. In women’s fixture, French Open champion Garbine Muguruza was forced to retire due to a … Continue reading Tennis: Novak Djokovic cruises into final of Rome Masters
India have won all 10 gold medals on offer in the South Asian Junior Table Tennis Championships held at Mount Lavinia, near the Sri Lankan capital Colombo. These include six more gold bagged on the concluding day today. In addition, India also claimed four silver medals from the regional championships. Earlier, the Indian and … Continue reading India wins 10 gold in South Asian Junior Table Tennis Championships
India’s Anshu Jamsenpa has become first woman to conquer Mount Everest twice within five days. Dawa S Lama, Managing Director, Dream Himalaya Adventures told media that Anshu Jamsenpa along with Nepali climber Furi Sherpa scaled the peak at 8:00 am today. Earlier, the Arunachal Pradesh mountaineer stood atop of world’s highest mountain on … Continue reading India’s Anshu Jamsenpa becomes first Indian woman to conquer Mt Everest twice
Bangladesh swept aside Ireland to win their first Cricket match in the one-day international Tri-Series in Malahide, Dublin this morning. After Mashrafe Mortaza won the toss, a spirited bowling performance put Bangladesh in control as Ireland were all out at 181 in 46.3 overs. Later, Bangladesh achieved the target of 182 runs in just 27.1 … Continue reading International Tri Series: Bangladesh swept aside Ireland to win 1st one day match in Dublin
The Indian men’s compound archery team today won the gold medal at the season’s first World Cup in Shanghai, beating Colombia in the final. The team comprising Abhishek Verma, Chinna Raju Srither and Amanjeet Singh prevailed 226-221 against the Colombians. Indians grabbed a slender lead in the opening set by clinching it 58-57 and built … Continue reading World Cup: Indian men’s compound archery team wins gold medal at Shanghai
Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza have been knocked out of Rome Tennis events. Bopanna and his partner Pablo Cuevas made a quarterfinal exit from the ATP Rome Masters while Sania Mirza and Yaroslava Shvedova exited from the WTA event, being run simultaneously, following a semifinal defeat in Rome. Bopanna and Cuevas fought tooth and nail … Continue reading Italian Open: Bopanna, Sania knocked out of Rome event
Defending champions Mohun Bagan will meet Bengaluru FC in the final of the Federation Cup football tournament, at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack tomorrow. While Bengaluru FC beat Aizawl FC in the semi-final by a solitary goal to nil, Mohun Bagan registered 2-0 win over East Bengal to qualify for the final. Mohun Bagan are the … Continue reading Federation Cup: Mohun Bagan to meet Bengaluru FC in final
Indian women’s hockey team has been whitewashed by New Zealand in the five match hockey series played in New Zealand. The eves went down 2-6 to the hosts in the final match, which concluded at Hamilton today. The Black Sticks were untroubled from the start and were leading 2-0 at the end of the first … Continue reading Indian women’s team whitewashed by New Zealand in 5 match hockey series
Former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar today called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi today. Later in a tweet, Mr Modi said, he had a very good meeting with Mr Tendulkar. The Prime Minister said, Mr Tendulkar’s life journey and accomplishments make every Indian proud and inspire 1.25 billion people.
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