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Coach’s tongue-lashing spurred India win: Chhetri

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Coach’s tongue-lashing spurred India win: Chhetri

New Delhi: Soccer rules! Striker Sunil Chhetri said a mid-match dressing down from coach Stephen Constantine got the best out of the Indian football team in its AFC Asian Cup 2019 qualifier against Kyrgyzstan. Chhetri, who scored the solitary goal in India’s win, said this was by far the team’s best performance in more than […]

Why is Bihar Cricket Association knocking on Supreme Court Doors?

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Why is Bihar Cricket Association knocking on Supreme Court Doors?

What’s the Bihar cricket association doing around the Supreme Court? Kicking up a storm? Well, here’s what a PTI report says:  New Delhi, May 22 (PTI) Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) today moved the Supreme Court seeking initiation of contempt proceedings against BCCI’s acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary and others for allegedly violating the apex court’s […]

Sunita Lakra: century of International matches

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Sunita Lakra: century of International matches

Pukekohe (New Zealand): Question for sports-loving readers: Who is Sunita Lakra? You have heard of her, right? India’s premier defender in women’s hockey has just completed playing 100 international matches. India’s premier defender Sunita Lakra completed the milestone of playing 100 international matches for the country, when she took field against New Zealand in the […]

Taxman vs Tennis star: game on!

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Taxman vs Tennis star: game on!

Hyderabad: Is money earned as ‘brand ambassador’ for a state taxable? The taxman says yes, the tennis star says it was a  One Crore Rupee training incentive! Tennis star Sania Mirza, who was summoned in connection with an alleged case of non-payment of Service Tax, has denied any tax evasion. In response to the summons issued […]

India wins Twenty20 World Cup!

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India wins Twenty20 World Cup!

Bangalore: The Indian blind (visually impaired) cricket team successfully defended its Twenty20 World Cup title here today, defeating arch-rivals Pakistan in the final for the second successive edition (Feb 12). With eight wins from nine matches, India had gone into the final as favourites and lived up to it with a comprehensive victory. For Pakistan […]

‘Sports must tackle Homophobia, ban Offenders’

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‘Sports must tackle Homophobia, ban Offenders’

Sport is not doing enough to tackle homophobic abuse and authorities should issue lengthy bans to offenders, according to a report. The report, published by the Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee, in the UK wants sports authorities to adopt a zero-tolerance approach at all levels. In highlighting football (soccer), it said attitudes in sport […]

India’s 4th victory T20 World Cup for the Blind

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India’s 4th victory T20 World Cup for the Blind

Mumbai: The  Indian team registered its fourth victory in the T20 World Cup for Blind with a convincing nine-wicket win over South Africa at MCA BKC Ground here (Feb 3). South Africa scored 157 for eight after electing to bat, with David Landry hitting a quickfire 41-ball 42 not out. In reply, India reached the […]

Tiger Shroff joins SFL

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Tiger Shroff joins SFL

New Delhi: Taking his love for martial arts a step ahead, actor Tiger Shroff has joined the Super Fight League (SFL). The 26-year-old actor, who is known for his death defying fight sequences in the films, is the new co-owner of Bengaluru Tigers. “So excited to be associated with Super Fight League and the Bengaluru […]

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Boxers make India Proud

Sir, India is proud to have  sports persons like Vikash Krishna and MC Mary Kom, who took India to the next level of championship. Former Asian Games gold medalist Vikash Krishan, an Indian Boxer is going to create history soon as he will be receiving the ‘Best Boxer’ award by the International Boxing Association, during […]

Surgical strike knocks out Pro Wrestling?

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Surgical strike knocks out Pro Wrestling?

The cash ban bans sporting? Demonetisation seems to have hit the sporting arena as well with the second edition of Pro Wrestling League being postponed from its original scheduled start of December 15 as the franchises and stakeholders need more time to re-plan and re-structure their schemes. “Post demonetisation, the PWL franchises and the stakeholders […]

Bihar has no space for Sports!

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Bihar has no space for Sports!

Sir, With the rapid increase of development in Bihar like coming up of big malls and flyovers, we are hardly able to find any proper sports ground or stadium to raise a platform for our players into national or international level. Patna’s playgrounds like Moinul Haq Stadium or Patliputra Sports Complex are all in pitiable […]

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Assam Swimming Teen Makes India, NE proud

Jorhat boy Bastab Bordoloi shows us how  through sheer hard work and strong determination that success can be achieved. Fifteen year old  Bastab Tapan Bordoloi from Assam’s Jorhat district made the North -east  proud by bagging five gold medals and a silver at the recently concluded South Asian Aquatic Championship (SAAC) in Sri-Lanka. As a […]

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