SPORTS

RFYS football: Zakir Hussain College book berth in national championships

H S BEDI / New Delhi Zakir Hussain College piped GGDSD College 2-0 to advance into the national championships of the Reliance Foundation Youth Sports Football Tournament, at the Minerva Academy Ground in Mohali, near Chandigarh. The game started neck-and-neck and both teams weren’t ready to make a mistake to let an opportunity slip to … Continue reading RFYS football: Zakir Hussain College book berth in national championships

African champion Ernest Amuzu promises to stop Vijender in his track

HARPAL SINGH BEDI / New Delhi African Champion Ernest Amuzu on Friday promised to stop India’s star boxer Vijender Singh in his tracks and inflict the first loss on his record when they face each other for the double title defence at Sawai Mansingh Indoor Stadium in Jaipur on 23rd December An experienced boxer from … Continue reading African champion Ernest Amuzu promises to stop Vijender in his track

P V Sindhu storms into final in BWF Dubai World Super Series Finals

Olympic silver-medallist P V Sindhu has stormed into final of women’s singles in the BWF Dubai World Super Series Finals.She defeated eighth ranked China’s Chen Yufei 21-15, 21-18 in the second semifinals at the Sheikh Hamdan Indoor Stadium in Dubai today. Indian star shuttler will now meet world number two and top seed Akane Yamaguchi … Continue reading P V Sindhu storms into final in BWF Dubai World Super Series Finals

Official emblems for Beijing 2022 Winter Games unveiled

The emblems of the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games have been named “Winter Dream” and “Flight,” respectively. The emblem launching ceremony was held at the National Aquatic Center, which staged the swimming events during the Beijing 2008 Games. In 2022, this venue will be transformed into an ice rink for curling games. At … Continue reading Official emblems for Beijing 2022 Winter Games unveiled

India win 10 golds at Johannesburg Commonwealth Wrestling Championship

India have swept the greco roman category medals on the opening day of the Commonwealth Wrestling Championship in Johannesburg, South Africa. The wreslters won 10 gold medals and as many silver today. The Gold medal winners are: Rajender Kumar in 55 kg, Manish in 60 kg, Vikas in 63 kg, Anil Kumar in 67 kg, … Continue reading India win 10 golds at Johannesburg Commonwealth Wrestling Championship

Official emblems for Beijing 2022 Winter Games unveiled

The emblems of the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games have been named “Winter Dream” and “Flight,” respectively. The emblem launching ceremony was held at the National Aquatic Center, which staged the swimming events during the Beijing 2008 Games. In 2022, this venue will be transformed into an ice rink for curling games. At … Continue reading Official emblems for Beijing 2022 Winter Games unveiled

Dubai Open: PV Sindhu to take on Chen Yufei in semis

In Badminton, Rio Olympics and World Championships Silver medalist PV Sindhu will clash with China’s Chen Yufei in the semi-finals of the Dubai World Superseries Finals today. This will be the sixth meeting between the two shuttlers. Sindhu has won 3 of the 5 matches played, so far. In the Dubai World rankings, while Sindhu … Continue reading Dubai Open: PV Sindhu to take on Chen Yufei in semis

Commonwealth Secretary General Scotland calls on Rajyavardhan Rathore in New Delhi

Commonwealth Secretary General, Patricia Janet Scotland called on Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Colonel Rajyavardhan Rathore in New Delhi yesterday. An official release said, during the meeting, Col. Rathore proposed the idea of a concurrent Commonwealth Youth Festival alongwith the Commonwealth Games. He said, Commonwealth Youth Festival alongwith the Commonwealth Games will help augment … Continue reading Commonwealth Secretary General Scotland calls on Rajyavardhan Rathore in New Delhi

Roger Federer named BBC overseas sports personality of the year

Roger Federer has been voted BBC overseas sports personality of the year for a record fourth time. The honour comes after an astonishing season during which he picked up two more Grand Slam titles. The Swiss who returned from six months out with knee trouble to win the Australian Open before picking up a record … Continue reading Roger Federer named BBC overseas sports personality of the year

Dubai Super Series Final : P V Sindhu advances to knockout stage of Women’s Singles

Ace shuttler P V Sindhu has advanced to the knockout stage of the Women’s Singles at Dubai Super Series Final badminton tournament with two consecutive wins. However, fourth ranked Kidambi Srikanth crashed out of the Men’s Singles by suffering his second consecutive defeat. At Dubai last night, Olympic silver medallist Sindhu took just 36 minutes … Continue reading Dubai Super Series Final : P V Sindhu advances to knockout stage of Women’s Singles

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England oust New Zealand 2-0 to book quarter final berth in Hockey World Cup

  Harpal Singh Bedi / Bhubaneswar Scoring once in each half, England ousted New Zealand 2-0 in the ...

Hockey World Cup: Lowest ranked France pip China 1-0 for quarter final

  Harpal Singh Bedi / Bhubaneswar Riding on Timothee Clement’s opportunistic goal lowest ranked F ...

India beat Australia by 31 runs in Adelaide test

  Adelaide India beat Australia by 31 runs in the first Test to take a 1-0 lead in the four-match s ...

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MARQUEE

Major buildings in India go blue as part of UNICEF’s campaign on World Children’s Day

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Several monuments across India turned blue today Nov 20 – the World Children ...

US school students discuss ways to gun control

             Students  discuss strategies on legislation, communities, schools, and mental health and ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Malayalam, Ladakhi films win big at IFFI

By Utpal Borpujari / Panaji (Goa) Indian cinema scored big at the 49th International Film Festival of India ( ...

Bollywood playback singer Mohammad Aziz passes away

WEB DESK Well known Bollywood playback singer Mohammad Aziz passed away in Mumbai today. He was 64. The singe ...

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