Sports Archive

26 Apr 2017

Indian shot putter Manpreet Kaur bags Gold at Asian Grand Prix Meet in China

Shot putter Manpreet Kaur’s outstanding performance in the first leg of the Asian Grand Prix in Jinhua, China, helped her take No 1 spot in the world rankings. On Monday, Manpreet’s gold medal winning performance of 18.86m
25 Apr 2017

National Youth Athletics Meet: Haryana is Champion

Haryana emerged champion beating Kerala at the National Youth Athletics Meet. Kerala was at the top place for the last five years. Haryana emerged champions with 166.5 points. Kerala has finished as the runners-up. However, Kerala managed
25 Apr 2017

101-year-old Kaur bags gold in 100m event at World Masters Games

Indian sprinter Kaur on 24 April 2017 clinched the 100 metres sprint at the World Masters Games held in Auckland, New Zealand. Kaur was the lone contender in the 100-years-and-over event, which she completed in a minute
25 Apr 2017

Mridul Gehlot elected president of kabaddi federation

Mridul Gehlot and Dinesh Patel were on Sunday elected unanimously president and general secretary of Amateur Kabaddi Federation of India (AKFI). The elections were held here under the the supervision of justice I S Israni. Observers from
25 Apr 2017

Himanta Biswa Sarma becomes interim BAI president

BJP leader and Assam Badminton Association President Himanta Biswa Sarma was on Sunday appointed Badminton Association of India’s interim head during its executive council meeting.”We are very happy to announce that Himanta Biswa Sarma has been unanimously
24 Apr 2017

17-yr-old Washington Sundar becomes 3rd youngest to play IPL

When Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) replaced injured R Ashwin with another Tamil Nadu all-rounder in the name of  Washington Sundar for their 2017 Indian Premier League campaign, there were a lot of eyebrows raised as to who
24 Apr 2017

Cricket removed from 2018 Asian Games programme

One of the sports to miss out from the programme list of the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang is cricket. Apart from cricket, skateboarding, sambo and surfing are among the other sports which have been removed
24 Apr 2017

Rio Olympics silver medallist P.V.Sindhu moves to No. 3 in World Ranking

Ace shuttler PV Sindhu has been ranked No. 3 in the latest BWF ranking. Sindhu who was at No.5 climbed up two places on the basis of making the quarter-finals of the recently-concluded Singapore Open Super Series.
24 Apr 2017

Monte Carlo Masters: Nadal wins Men’s Singles; Bopanna and Cuevas lift men’s doubles

India’s Rohan Bopanna and his Uruguayan partner Pablo Cuevas lifted the men’s doubles crown at the Monte Carlo Masters after registering a hard- fought three-set win over Spain’s Feliciano Lopez and Marc Lopez in Monaco on Sunday.
22 Apr 2017

Golfers Aditi Ashok, SSP Chawrasia and Ali Sher win Golf Industry Association Awards 2017

Golfers Aditi Ashok, S.S.P Chawrasia and Ali Sher on 20 April 2017 won the second edition of the Golf Industry Association (GIA) Awards 2017. Aditi Ashok bagged the award for Outstanding Achievement. Aditi finished second in the
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