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U-20 football team showing has made Indian fans proud: Pinto

Harpal Singh Bedi/ New Delhi Under-20 coach Floyd Pinto today described his team’s 2-1 win over Argentina in the COTIF Cup in Spain, as memorable saying it made every Indian fan proud Speaking after the return of the team in the capital, Pinto said “Every Indian should feel proud of the win adding that one … Continue reading U-20 football team showing has made Indian fans proud: Pinto

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra to be Indian Flag bearer at Asian Games

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Commonwealth Games champion javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra will be the flag bearer of the Indian contingent at the 18th Asian Games opening ceremony to be held in Jakarta on 18th August. His name as flag bearer was announced by the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Narinder Batra at a … Continue reading Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra to be Indian Flag bearer at Asian Games

SC approves draft constitution of BCCI with some modifications

AMN / NEW DELHI Supreme CourtThe Supreme Court today approved draft constitution of BCCI with some modifications. The modifications are based on the suggestions given by the supreme court appointed amicus curiae Gopal Subramanium on the draft constitution of the BCCI. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra modified the ‘one state-one vote’ policy … Continue reading SC approves draft constitution of BCCI with some modifications

National Sports University Bill passed in Parliament

Andalib Akhter / New Delhi Parliament passed the National Sports University Bill 2018 with the Rajya Sabha approving it today. The Lok Sabha had passed the Bill last week. The Bill seeks to establish a first-of-its-kind National Sports University in Manipur for the promotion of sports. Replying to a debate on the bill, Sports Minister … Continue reading National Sports University Bill passed in Parliament

Indian men’s hockey team jumps one spot to 5th in FIH rankings

An impressive silver-medal finish at the Champions Trophy has helped the Indian Men’s Hockey team jump one spot to fifth in the latest FIH rankings chart released yesterday. India had lost to Australia via penalty shootout in the summit clash of the Champions Trophy after the two sides were locked 1-1 in regulation time in … Continue reading Indian men’s hockey team jumps one spot to 5th in FIH rankings

Golf: Gaganjeet Bhullar grabbed maiden European Tour title

India’s Golfer Gaganjeet Bhullar today grabbed his maiden European Tour title. At the Fiji International in Natadola Bay, Bhullar soared high with a brilliant chip-in eagle on the 17th hole for a one-stroke win over a charging Anthony Quayle of Australia. It was Bhullar’s first win on the European Tour, ninth Asian Tour title and … Continue reading Golf: Gaganjeet Bhullar grabbed maiden European Tour title

PV Sindhu loses final to Marin at World Badminton Championships

India ace shuttler PV Sindhu had to settle for a Silver medal today after she lost the summit to Spaniard Carolina Marin at the prestigious World Badminton championships tournament at Nanjing, China. The world number three was beaten by the seventh seeded Spaniard Carolina Marin in straight games, 19-21, 10-21. Sindhu had won a Silver … Continue reading PV Sindhu loses final to Marin at World Badminton Championships

Badminton Championship: P V Sindhu beats Akane to enter into final

India’s Ace shuttler P.V.Sindhu entered the women’s singles final beating Akane Yamaguchi of Japan at the World Championship in Nanjing, China today. In the semi-final, she registered a brilliant 21-16, 24-22 win over World No 2 , Akane Yamaguchi of Japan. Sindhu will face Carolina Marin of Spain in the final tomorrow. Earlier, the feisty … Continue reading Badminton Championship: P V Sindhu beats Akane to enter into final

England beat India by 31 runs in 1st Test

England win the 1st Test by 31 runs.#ENGvIND pic.twitter.com/v6IVoAhbXE — BCCI (@BCCI) August 4, 2018   India suffered a heartbreaking 31-run loss to England on the fourth day of the opening Test at Edgbaston, Birmingham today.Skipper Virat Kohli’s heroics went in vain amid yet another abject batting capitulation. It was virtually Kohli versus England. When … Continue reading England beat India by 31 runs in 1st Test

First test: India need 84 runs to beat England

Chasing a victory target of 194, India were 110 for 5 in their second innings against England at stumps on Day 3 of the Birmingham Test last night. Skipper Virat Kohli at 43 and Dinesh Karthik on 18 were at the crease, with India needing 84 runs to win. Openers Murali Vijay and Shikhar Dhawan, … Continue reading First test: India need 84 runs to beat England

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