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India bags 4 Youth Olympic Games quotas, 21 Medals at Asian Championship

  India bagged 21medals at the 10th Asian Championship 10m Rifle/Pistol at Wako City Japan and also booked 4 Youth Olympic Games quotas. Saurabh Chaudhary and Manu Bhaker booked quota places for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) by winning a gold and a silver each today. Chaudhary won both the individual as well as … Continue reading India bags 4 Youth Olympic Games quotas, 21 Medals at Asian Championship

Rifle/Pistol:Jitu Rai, Heena Sidhu win medals at 10th Asian Championship

  pionshipgged a bronze each to continue India’s medal charge at the 10th Asian Championship 10m Rifle/Pistol in Wako City, Japan yesterday. Jitu won an individual bronze in the men’s 10m Air Pistol, which also helped the Indian team comprising Shahzar Rizvi and Omkar Singh besides Jitu, to bag the Team gold in the event. … Continue reading Rifle/Pistol:Jitu Rai, Heena Sidhu win medals at 10th Asian Championship

Afghanistan to play maiden test against India

  HARPAL SINGH BEDI / NEW DELHI In a significant sporting move, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) today decided to host Afghanistan in their inaugural Test match next year. According to BCCI I acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary the venue and the dates for the test will be announced later. “Afghans were scheduled … Continue reading Afghanistan to play maiden test against India

Govt to launch ‘Khelo India’ programme to bring sports into mainstream

AMN / Bhubaneswar THE government of India will launch a ‘Khelo India’ programme at a cost of 1,756 crore rupees for the period 2017-18 to 2019-20. Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports, Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore said that the initiative marks a watershed moment in the history of Indian sports, as the programme … Continue reading Govt to launch ‘Khelo India’ programme to bring sports into mainstream

Full funding to Hockey India: Sports Minister

AMN Union Sports Minister Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore has announced that his ministry will provide complete funding to Hockey India as they prepare for a triple Major next year — Commonwealth Games, Asian Games and World Cup. During a press conference on the sidelines of Hockey World League Finals in Bhubaneswar, he said, the ministry will … Continue reading Full funding to Hockey India: Sports Minister

India retain bronze medal at Hockey World League Final

India have reclaimed the bronze medal at the Hockey World League (HWL) Final tournament. In the third-fourth place classification match at Bhubaneswar today, they defeated Germany 2-1. Indian took the lead in 21st minute through SV Sunil. Germany equalised through its reserve custodian Mark Appel in the 36th minute. A penalty corner conversion by Harmanpreet … Continue reading India retain bronze medal at Hockey World League Final

India wins five medals at 10th Asian Airgun Shooting Ch’ships

  India won five medals at the 10th Asian Airgun Shooting Championships in Japan. On the opening day of the competition at Wako City yesterday, Ravi Kumar won an individual bronze in the men’s 10 metre air rifle, while Arjun Babuta won individual silver in the corresponding junior men’s event. India also bagged three team … Continue reading India wins five medals at 10th Asian Airgun Shooting Ch’ships

Sri Lanka beat India by seven wickets in first ODI at Dharamsala

Sri Lanka defeated India by seven wickets in the first ODI of the three-match series at Dharamsala today. After bundling out the hosts for a paltry 112 in 38.2 overs, the visitors overhauled the target of 113, by making 114 for 3 in 20.4 overs. Opener Upul Tharanga was the top scorer with 49. Earlier, … Continue reading Sri Lanka beat India by seven wickets in first ODI at Dharamsala

Rain & snow likely to hit India-SL 1st ODI in Dharamsala

In cricket, the opening One-day International between and Sri Lanka at Dharamsala in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday has come under threat with the local weather office forecasting widespread rain and snow in the state. An active western disturbance is likely to affect northwest India on December 10 with peak activity on the two subsequent days. … Continue reading Rain & snow likely to hit India-SL 1st ODI in Dharamsala

Bergamasco appointed Performance Director for women’s boxing

The man behind India’s best ever medal haul at the recently-concluded AIBA Women’s Youth Boxing Championship, Italian coach Raffaele Bergamasco, has been elevated to the position of Performance Director for senior women pugilists. A BFI official said this during a felicitation function for the medal winners of the World Championships in New Delhi. India enjoyed … Continue reading Bergamasco appointed Performance Director for women’s boxing

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Mallya case: India gives fresh set of documents to UK

AMN India has given a fresh set of papers to the UK in the extradition case of businessman Vijay Mallya. Ex ...