SPORTS

India gears up to face Bangladesh in SAFF women football

Biratnagar (Nepal) A confident India is fully geared up to face Bangladesh in the semi final of the SAFF Women’s football championship on Wednesday at the Sahid Rangashala Stadium in Biratnagar. Coach Maymol Rocky’s side heads into the encounter on the back of victories against Maldives (6-0) and Sri Lanka (5-0) in the group stages … Continue reading India gears up to face Bangladesh in SAFF women football

PCB pays over Rs 11 cr as compensation to BCCI after losing case in ICC

  The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has paid 1.6 million US dollars, equivalent to over eleven crores in Indian currency, to the Board of Control for Cricket (BCCI) as compensation after losing a case in the ICC’s Dispute Resolution Committee. This was stated by PCB Chairman Ehsan Mani in Karachi today. The PCB had filed … Continue reading PCB pays over Rs 11 cr as compensation to BCCI after losing case in ICC

Gopi Thonakal qualifies for World Athletics Championships

In marathon, India’s Asian champion Gopi Thonakal has qualified for the World Athletics Championships to be held in the Qatari capital Doha in September-October this year. He achieved qualification after finishing 11th in the Seoul International Marathon yesterday, clocking his personal best time of 2 hours 13 minutes 39 seconds. The Seoul International Marathon is … Continue reading Gopi Thonakal qualifies for World Athletics Championships

ATP Rankings: Prajnesh Gunneswaran rises to career-best 84th position

PTIIn Tennis, the breakthrough run at the Indian Wells has propelled India’s Prajnesh Gunneswaran to career-high rank of 84 in the latest men’s rankings of the Association of Tennis Professionals(ATP). Injured Yuki Bhambri has, however, dropped out of top-200 for the first time in almost two years. In the Women’s Tennis Association rankings, Ankita Raina … Continue reading ATP Rankings: Prajnesh Gunneswaran rises to career-best 84th position

Kohli, Bumrah retain top spots in ICC ODI rankings

  Indian skipper Virat Kohli and pacer Jasprit Bumrah have retained top positions in the latest ICC ODI rankings. Kohli remained at the number one spot in the list of batsmen after he scored 310 runs in the recently-concluded home series against Australia which India lost, 2-3. Rohit Sharma remained number two. Kedar Jadhav’s all-round … Continue reading Kohli, Bumrah retain top spots in ICC ODI rankings

Sonia, Nikhat, Sarita to lead Indian challenge at Asian Women Boxing Championships

  Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi World Championship Silver medallist Sonia Chahal, former World Championships gold medallist Sarita Devi and former world junior champion Nikhat Zareen  will spearhead the 20-member Indian women’s challenge  at the Asian Boxing Championships to be held in Bangkok, Thailand from April 16 to 27, However team will feel the absence of World … Continue reading Sonia, Nikhat, Sarita to lead Indian challenge at Asian Women Boxing Championships

Teenager Diksha Dagar  clinch S.African Women’s Open, becomes  second Indian to win LET title

    Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Teenager  Diksha Dagar carded  a superb  bogey-free final round of three-under to score a one-shot win at the Two million Rand (approx. the US $ 140,000)  Women’s South African Open in Capetown,  on Saturday and in the process became second Indian to win  a tournament on the Ladies European Tour (LET) … Continue reading Teenager Diksha Dagar  clinch S.African Women’s Open, becomes  second Indian to win LET title

Ishant Sharma hopeful of place in World Cup team

  Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Pacer  Ishant Sharma on Saturday exuded confidence of representing India in the ICC World to be held in England in June-July. Ishant was also optimist about his good showing in the  IPL in which he will play for the Delhi Capitals. He has taken 58 wickets in 78 IPL games so far. Talking … Continue reading Ishant Sharma hopeful of place in World Cup team

Sri Lanka defeat Maldives 2-0 to enter semifinals of SAFF women’s c’ship

Sri Lanka and Defending Champion India have also entered in the semi final of 5th South Asian Football Federation, SAFF Women’s Championship. In a Group B match at Biratnagar in Nepal today, Sri Lanka defeated Maldives by 2-0. After two consecutive defeats in the group matches the Maldives also exited from the six-nation tournament with … Continue reading Sri Lanka defeat Maldives 2-0 to enter semifinals of SAFF women’s c’ship

India to host U-17 Women’s Football World Cup in 2020

India will host the Under-17 Women’s Football World Cup in 2020. This was announced by the President of International Football Federation (FIFA) Gianni Infantino after the council meeting in Miami, the USA last night. Infantino said FIFA is delighted to announce that India has been confirmed as the host of the Women’s World Cup. This will … Continue reading India to host U-17 Women’s Football World Cup in 2020

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SPORTS

India gears up to face Bangladesh in SAFF women football

Biratnagar (Nepal) A confident India is fully geared up to face Bangladesh in the semi final of the SAFF Wo ...

PCB pays over Rs 11 cr as compensation to BCCI after losing case in ICC

  The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has paid 1.6 million US dollars, equivalent to over eleven crores in ...

Gopi Thonakal qualifies for World Athletics Championships

In marathon, India's Asian champion Gopi Thonakal has qualified for the World Athletics Championships to be he ...

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