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36th edition of National Games to held next year from November 4-17

The 36th edition of National Games will be held next year from November 4 to 17. Sports Authority of Goa has finalised dates of the Games to be held after a lot of delays. There was uncertainty over the dates of the 30-discipline event ever since the Games were awarded to the State in 2011. … Continue reading 36th edition of National Games to held next year from November 4-17

Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy and PV Sindhu enter semi-final of French Open Super-series Badminton

Indian shuttlers, Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy and PV Sindhu have entered the semi-final of the French Open Super-series Badminton tournament in Paris. In women’s singles, Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu defeated World No. 10 Chinese Chen Yufei in straight games 21-14, 21-14 last night. In men’s singles, HS Prannoy beat Jeon Korean Hyeok-jin 21-16, 21-16 … Continue reading Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy and PV Sindhu enter semi-final of French Open Super-series Badminton

Spain to clash with England in final of FIFA Under-17 World Cup football in Kolkata this evening

Spain will clash with England in the final of FIFA Under-17 World Cup football in Kolkata today. The match will start at 8 PM. All India Radio will broadcast a running commentary on the match from 7:45 PM. It can be heard on FM Rainbow network and Rajdhani Channel. The two losing semi-finalists – Brazil … Continue reading Spain to clash with England in final of FIFA Under-17 World Cup football in Kolkata this evening

ISSF World Cup: Off day for India as Jitu Rai, Ghatkar fail to enter final

India experienced a disappointing day in the ISSF World Cup Final as both their representatives, ace pistol shooter Jitu Rai and Pooja Ghatkar in women’s air rifle, failed to clear the qualification hurdle at the Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range today. Rai, fresh from his gold medal in the air pistol mixed event along with … Continue reading ISSF World Cup: Off day for India as Jitu Rai, Ghatkar fail to enter final

India has delivered a hugely successful U-17 World Cup: FIFA

FIFA today lauded India for delivering a hugely successful Under-17 World Cup, both in terms of quality of football as well as organisation and said that the country seems capable of hosting bigger global tournaments in the future. Addressing a press conference in Kolkata, along with All India Football Federation President Praful Patel, FIFA Head … Continue reading India has delivered a hugely successful U-17 World Cup: FIFA

French Open Super-Series: PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth, H S Prannoy and 3 others advance to quarterfinals

In Badminton, Indian shuttlers, PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth, H S Prannoy and 3 others advanced to the quarterfinals of the French Open Super-series tournament in Paris. H.S. Prannoy progressed to the men’s singles quarterfinals defeating Denmark’s Hans-Kristian Vittinghus in straight games 21-11 21-12 today. He will next clash with 2016 Australian Open finalist Jeon Hyeok-jin … Continue reading French Open Super-Series: PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth, H S Prannoy and 3 others advance to quarterfinals

ISSF World Cup: Off day for India as Jitu Rai, Ghatkar fail to enter final

India experienced a disappointing day in the ISSF World Cup Final as both their representatives, ace pistol shooter Jitu Rai and Pooja Ghatkar in women’s air rifle, failed to clear the qualification hurdle at the Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range today. Rai, fresh from his gold medal in the air pistol mixed event along with … Continue reading ISSF World Cup: Off day for India as Jitu Rai, Ghatkar fail to enter final

India has delivered a hugely successful U-17 World Cup: FIFA

FIFA today lauded India for delivering a hugely successful Under-17 World Cup, both in terms of quality of football as well as organisation and said that the country seems capable of hosting bigger global tournaments in the future. Addressing a press conference in Kolkata, along with All India Football Federation President Praful Patel, FIFA Head … Continue reading India has delivered a hugely successful U-17 World Cup: FIFA

Badminton: Saina Nehwal crashes out of French Open

  In Badminton, Saina Nehwal has crashed out of the French Open Superseries tournament in Paris. In the pre-quarterfinal match, Saina lost in straight games to Japanese fifth seed Akane Yamaguchi 9-21, 21-23. PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth are among the eight other Indian shuttlers who will play tonight their pre-quarter-final matches. Sindhu, seeded 2nd, … Continue reading Badminton: Saina Nehwal crashes out of French Open

BCCI suspends Pune Curator after tamepring claims in sting operation

The Indian cricket Board has suspended the curator of Pune’s Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pandurang Salgaoncar after he claimed that he had tampered with the track in a sting operation. Hours before the ODI between India and New Zealand in Pune, a sting operation by ‘India Today TV’ showed Salgaoncar speaking to an undercover reporter, … Continue reading BCCI suspends Pune Curator after tamepring claims in sting operation

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