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England storms into final of FIFA Under-17 World Cup

AMN England have entered their maiden final of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup Football tournament. In the first semi-final played in Kolkata today, they upset three-time champions Brazil convincingly by a 3-1 margin. The highlight of England’s win was a hat-trick by their talented no.9 player Rhian Brewster. He netted the goals in the 10th, … Continue reading England storms into final of FIFA Under-17 World Cup

Badminton: K Srikanth lifts Denmark Open Superseries trophy

In Badminton, ace Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth has lifted the Denmark Open Superseries trophy at Odense. In the title clash last night, Srikanth, seeded 8th, defeated South Korea’s Lee Hyun-il in straight games, 21-10, 21-5 to bag his third Super Series title of the year and fifth overall. It was the first time Srikanth and … Continue reading Badminton: K Srikanth lifts Denmark Open Superseries trophy

Cristiano Ronaldo named best FIFA Men’s Player

Cristiano Ronaldo claimed The Best FIFA Men’s Player award for a second straight year, beating his regular rivals, Lionel Messi and Neymar at the 2017 award ceremony in London last night. The four-time Ballon d’Or winner, Real Madrid’s Portugal striker helped Real to a Champions League-La Liga double in 2016-17. Lieke Martens of Barcelona and … Continue reading Cristiano Ronaldo named best FIFA Men’s Player

Jitu, Heena strike gold in air pistol mixed team event

Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu gave India their first gold medal of the ISSF World Cup Final in New Delhi, clinching the top honours in the 10m air pistol mixed team event on the opening day of competitions. Rai, a Commonwealth and Asian Games gold-medallist, and Sidhu, former Commonwealth Games gold-winner, picked up their third … Continue reading Jitu, Heena strike gold in air pistol mixed team event

Virat Kohli surpasses Rickey Ponting with 31st century

Virat Kohli Sunday surpassed the legendary Ricky Pointing to become the second highest century maker in ODIs en route his 31st hundred during the opening match against New Zealand in Mumbai today. Kohli, who scored 121, got to a double milestone by scoring a hundred on his 200th ODI, a feat only achieved by Ab … Continue reading Virat Kohli surpasses Rickey Ponting with 31st century

India beat Malaysia to clinch third Asia Cup hockey title

India today became the Asia Cup Hockey champion after defeating Malaysia 2-1 in Dhaka. India started strongly and scored first goal through Ramandeep Singh in the first quarter and the second goal was scored by Lalit in the second quarter. The victory came to India under massive pressure from Malaysia. India had reached the final … Continue reading India beat Malaysia to clinch third Asia Cup hockey title

Indian boxers win 8 medals, including 4 Gold at Youth International Championships Balkan Open 2017 at Sofia, Bulgaria

Indian pugilists have returned with an impressive haul of eight medals, including four golds, from the third Youth International Championships Balkan Open 2017 at Sofia, Bulgaria.Besides four golds, the Indian Youth women boxers won one silver and three bronze medals while Indian women youth team was also adjudged as the best team in the championship.Nitu, … Continue reading Indian boxers win 8 medals, including 4 Gold at Youth International Championships Balkan Open 2017 at Sofia, Bulgaria

India to take on New Zealand in Mumbai today in first of three-match ODI series

In cricket, India will take on New Zealand in Mumbai today in first of the three-match ODI series.The day and night match will begin at 1.30 in the afternoon. Besides skipper Virat Kohli, the Indian team will comprise, among others, Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, M.S.Dhoni, Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav. The Indians are on a … Continue reading India to take on New Zealand in Mumbai today in first of three-match ODI series

Football: Coach Matos short lists 29 players for preparatory camp

H S BEDI / New Delhi U-19 national team head coach Luis Norton de Matos, has summoned 29 probables for the preparatory camp being held in the Capital for the forthcoming AFC U-19 Qualifiers to be held in Saudi Arabia early next month. The 29 shortlisted players are from the AIFF U-19 Academy as well … Continue reading Football: Coach Matos short lists 29 players for preparatory camp

Denmark Open: HS Prannoy storms into QFs; beats Lee Chong Wei

  In Badminton, India’s HS Prannoy stunned three-time Olympic silver medalist Lee Chong Wei last night to storm into the quarterfinals of Denmark Open Superseries Premier tournament at Odense. The unseeded Indian outplayed the seventh seeded Malaysian, and won the Round-of-16 match, 21-17, 11-21, 21-19. It was Prannoy’s second successive victory over Lee. World number … Continue reading Denmark Open: HS Prannoy storms into QFs; beats Lee Chong Wei

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