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Football: Bhutia offers to train Kashmiri Youth Majid Khan

HARPAL SINGH BEDI / NEW DELHI In a welcome move former FOOTBALL captain Bhaichung Bhutia on Saturday offered to train Kashmiri youth Majid Khan at his Football Schools in New Delhi. “I was very sad to read reports of Majid joining a terrorist organisation. Football has provided solace to many over the years and I … Continue reading Football: Bhutia offers to train Kashmiri Youth Majid Khan

Kolkata: India all out for 172 in first innings

India were all out for 172 in their first innings at lunch on the third day of the opening Test between India and Sri Lanka at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata today. The hosts had resumed their first innings at the overnight score of 74 for 5. Cheteshwar Pujara stood tall amidst the top order … Continue reading Kolkata: India all out for 172 in first innings

Pune Challenger: Yuki Bhambri to clash with Ramkumar Ramanathan for title

Third-seeded Yuki Bhambri will clash with Ramkumar Ramanathan in the men’s singles final at the ATP Challenger in Pune today. Yuki beat second seed Spaniard Adrian Menendez-Maceiras 6-2, 6-4 in the first semifinals yesterday. 25-year-old former champion Yuki continued his fine form against his the 127-ranked Spaniard. Later, fourth-seeded Ramkumar Ramanathan won an all- Indian … Continue reading Pune Challenger: Yuki Bhambri to clash with Ramkumar Ramanathan for title

Sushil Kumar, Geeta Phogat win gold in National Wrestling championship

Two-time Olympic-medallist Sushil Kumar, India’s lone woman Olympic medal winner Sakshi Malik and Geeta Phogat won gold medal in their respective categories in the National Wrestling championship in Indore yesterday. Sushil Kumar took less than three minutes to bag a gold medal as three of his rivals gave him a walkover in men’s 74kg freestyle … Continue reading Sushil Kumar, Geeta Phogat win gold in National Wrestling championship

Stage set for grand finale of 20th JK Tyre FMSCI Racing Championship

Anindith, Chittesh start as favourites H S BEDI /Greater Noida The 20th JK Tyre FMSCI National Racing Championship, country’s premier racing series is poised for a spectacular finish, with Anindith Reddy and Chittesh Mandody looking strong favourites to run away with the Euro JK 17 and LGB 4 titles at the Buddh International Circuit here … Continue reading Stage set for grand finale of 20th JK Tyre FMSCI Racing Championship

Kapur eyes more success at AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open

HARPAL SINGH BEDI/ NEW DELHI After Winning Panasonic Open India, Shiv Kapur now hopes to sweeten his year when he competes at the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open from November 30 to December 3. The 2017 season has been one of Kapur’s finest years on the Asian Tour and he is determined to continue his winning … Continue reading Kapur eyes more success at AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open

Indian team for AIBA Women World Boxing Championship announced

HARPAL SINGH BEDI / New Delhi India unveiled a strong 10-member contingent to lead the country’s charge in the AIBA Women’s Youth World Boxing Championship, starting in Guwahati on November 19 . Six pugilists from Haryana — Neetu (48kg, Jyoti (51kg), Sakshi (54kg), Shashi Chopra (57kg), Anupama (81kg) and Neha Yadav (81kg +) — and … Continue reading Indian team for AIBA Women World Boxing Championship announced

China Open: PV Sindhu enters quarter-final

In the China Open Super Series badminton, second-ranked PV Sindhu entered the quarter-final today beating Yue Han of China 21-15, 21-13. She is the lone Indian player in the fray as ace shuttlers Saina Nehwal and HS Prannoy crashed out in the second round of the women’s and men’s singles respectively in Fuzhou today. It … Continue reading China Open: PV Sindhu enters quarter-final

Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy enter China Open pre-quarterfinals

In Badminton, Saina Nehwal and HS Prannoy today began their China Open campaign on a winning note. In women’s singles, Saina beat Zhang Beiwen of America in straight games, 21-12, 21-13; while in Men’s singles, newly crowned national champion Prannoy defeated Dong Keun Lee of South Korea 18-21, 21-16, 21-19 to progress to the pre-quarterfinals … Continue reading Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy enter China Open pre-quarterfinals

Italy fail to qualify for FIFA World Cup

AMN Italy has failed to qualify for the FIFA World Cup for the first time since 1958. The four-time champions failed to make the cut after they lost the World Cup Qualifying European play-off against Sweden, 0-1. Sweden had won the first leg of the tie 1-0, while the second leg ended as a goal-less draw … Continue reading Italy fail to qualify for FIFA World Cup

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