Sports Archive

27 Jun 2017

Srinivas Gokulnath becomes 1st Indian to Solo finish Race Across America

Nashik’s army doctor Srinivas Gokulnath and Nagpur’s doctor Amit Samarth has created history by becoming the first Indians to complete the 4,900-km Race Across America (RAAM) in the solo 18-59 age category. While Srinivas Gokulnath finished the distance of 4941kms in
27 Jun 2017

Bhumika Sharma wins Miss World title in bodybuilding championship

Bhumika Sharma is not just another Miss World from India. After all, she’s a girl with muscle power who ruled the roost at the World Bodybuilding Championship in Venice. She hails from Dehradun and made India proud
27 Jun 2017

Ankush claims gold, Devendro gets silver at Mongolia boxing tournament

The fast-rising Ankush Dahiya (60kg) clinched a gold while the experienced L Devendro Singh (52kg) settled for a silver medal on the final day of the Ulaanbaatar Cup boxing tournament in Mongolia. The 19-year-old Ankush, who is
26 Jun 2017

Kidambi Srikanth wins Australia Open Super Series

Kidambi Srikanth wins Australia Open Super Series. It had been a long wait but Kidambi Srikanth has managed to overcome Chen Long at last since their first meeting in 2014. The Indian shuttler defeated the World and
26 Jun 2017

Anish Bhanwala set a junior world record at World Championship

Indian shooter Anish Bhanwala won a gold medal at the ISSF Junior World Championship in the 25m Standard Pistol category, creating a junior world record. The previous record was held by Denis Koulakov, who shot a score of 574 in a
26 Jun 2017

Team India create world record for most 300-plus scores in ODIs

As India set West Indies a challenging target of 311 in the second one-dayer in Port of Spain, it also set the record for the most 300-plus totals in ODIs. India’s 310 for 5 in the 43
23 Jun 2017

Intel partners with International Olympic Committee

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Intel on 21 June 2017 announced a long-term technology partnership. The partnership was announced at an official signing ceremony in New York with IOC President Thomas Bach and the US tech
22 Jun 2017

Anil Kumble resigns as Head Coach of Indian Cricket team

Hours after resigning as India coach, Anil Kumble has said he was “informed for the first time yesterday [Monday] by the BCCI that the captain had reservations with my style and about my continuing as head coach”.
21 Jun 2017

Indian Wushu Team bags six medals in BRICS Games

India won six medals — two golds, two silvers and two bronzes — in the Wushu competition of the BRICS Games, which concluded here on Monday. Indian Wushu players gave tough competition to Wushu’s powerhouses China and
20 Jun 2017

Pakistan beats India to win 2017 ICC Champions Trophy

Pakistan on 18 June 2017 defeated India in the final played at The Oval, London to lift the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy. Pakistan won the trophy by 180 runs. The margin of victory was the largest by
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