Sports Archive

24 Mar 2017

PepsiCo ropes in PV Sindhu as brand ambassador for its sports drink Gatorade

Soft drink major PepsiCo has roped in Rio Olympic silver medalist PV Sindhu as brand ambassador for its sports drink Gatorade. Gatorade India today announced that it has signed Sindhu as its brand ambassador and will unveil
22 Mar 2017

Ankur Khanna appointed as Chief Financial Officer of ICC

Ankur Khanna was on 20 March 2017 appointed as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the International Cricket Council (ICC). Khanna will join the ICC by the end of March 2017. He will relocate to the ICC
22 Mar 2017

Ravindra Jadeja grabs top spot in ICC Test bowler rankings

India’s ace bowler Ravindra Jadeja in third week of March 2017 grabbed the top spot in the list of the Test bowlers. The top spot came after the left-handed spinner bagged a total of nine wickets in
21 Mar 2017

Union Government designated 14 Olympians as National Observers

The Union Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Vijay Goel on 20 March 2017 designated the following 14 Olympians as National Observers for 12 sports disciplines.The National Observers will assist the Government, Sports Authority of India (SAI) and
21 Mar 2017

Roger Federer claims fifth Indian Wells Masters title

Roger Federer claimed his fifth ATP Indian Wells Masters title on Sunday, continuing his career resurgence with a 6-4, 7-5 victory over compatriot Stan Wawrinka. Federer, sidelined for around six months after knee surgery last year, returned
21 Mar 2017

Tamil Nadu wins 50-over competition Vijay Hazare Trophy

A confident Tamil Nadu with a host of Vijay Hazare Trophy experienced limited overs specialists will start as favourites against a youthful Bengal side led by their inspirational skipper Manoj Tiwary in the final of Vijay Hazare Trophy.
20 Mar 2017

Shahid Afridi appointed ambassador of Blind Cricket World Cup

Former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi has been appointed as the ambassador for the fifth edition of the Blind Cricket World Cup. The announcement was made on Friday by the Pakistan Blind Cricket Council (PBCC).“Afridi is not only
20 Mar 2017

Mumbai lose its permanent status in Board of Control for Cricket in India(BCCI)

Mumbai on 19 March 2017 lost its permanent status in the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). It lost the voting rights in accordance with the new constitution of the Indian Cricket Board, which was
20 Mar 2017

Indian batsman Cheteshwar Pujara plays India’s longest innings

Indian batsman Cheteshwar Pujara was in news on 19 March 2017 for his marathon knock that lasted for over 11 hours. His 202 off 525 balls in the first innings during the third test-match against Australia at
19 Mar 2017

Former racing champion Ashwin Sundar dies in mishap

Former national racing champion Ashwin Sundar and his wife Niveditha died in a mishap at MRC Nagar here today. According to police sources, the car in which the two were travelling caught fire after it hit a
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