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  • 11-Jul-2019
  • Fergus Kavanagh to conduct camp for Indian hockey defenders

    Fergus Kavanagh has been roped in to conduct a 7 day camp with Indian defenders at the Sports Authority of India Centre in Bengaluru. He will be working closely with 14 Indian defenders identified by Hockey India.

    Kavanagh was part of the Australian dream team that won the 2010 World Cup in New Delhi and the 2014 World Cup in The Hague.

  • Gold medals for India in Commonwealth Championships

    Rakhi Halder and Davinder Kaur has won a gold medal each in the senior women’s section of weightlifting in the Commonwealth Championships.

    Davinder Kaur has won the gold medal in women’s 59kg event. While Rakhi Halder has won the gold medal in the 64kg category. The Championship is taking place in Apia, Samoa.

  • 10-Jul-2019
  • Dutee Chand wins gold in Summer University Games

    Ace Indian sprinter Dutee Chand has won the gold medal in women's 100-metre sprint at the 30th Summer University Games in Napoli, Italy becoming the first Indian to win do so. She clocked 11.32s in the final.

    The 23-year-old had qualified for the finals with a 11.41s finish in the semifinal heats and led the final race from start to finish on Tuesday.

    This is the first gold medal for India at this edition of the games. No Indian had qualified for the 100-metre final in the history of the University Games before this.

  • 09-Jul-2019
  • Magnus Carlsen won the 2019 Croatia Grand Chess Tour title
     
    Magnus Carlsen won the 2019 Croatia Grand Chess Tour title with eight points, while Wesley So finished second with seven points. Viswanathan Anand ended up with 4.5 points and finished 11th.
  • 08-Jul-2019
  • 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis C'ship to be hosted in Odisha

    Odisha Government is set to host the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championship at the Jawaharlal Indoor Stadium in Cuttack, scheduled for July 17 to 22.

    Through its Department of Sports and Youth Services (DSYS), the government of Odisha on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) and Odisha State Table Tennis Association (OSTTA) to host the event.

  • U.S. wins FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019

    United States wins FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 held in Lyon, France.

    They defeated the Netherlands with a scrore of 2-0. This is the 4th world cup title for the US's women football team.

  • Rohit Sharma records maximum hundreds in the single World Cup

    Indian batsman Rohit Sharma on Saturday became the first batsman in the world to score five hundreds in a single World Cup, after his magnificent 103 against Sri Lanka at Headingley, eclipsing former Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara’s earlier record of most centuries in a single edition.

  • 4 Gold medals for India in Kutno Athletics Meet

    Indian athletes have won 4 gold medals in the Kutno Athletics Meet held in Poland.

    Following is the list of winners in the different categories:

    • Hima Das won the gold while V.K. Vismaya bagged the silver in the women’s 200m race.
    • Muhammed Anas won the gold in men’s 200 m race.
    • M P Jabir won the gold while Jithin Paul bagged the bronze medal in the men’s 400m hurdles.
    • P Saritaben (gold), Sonia Baishya (silver) and R Vithya (bronze) won the women’s 400 m race.
  • Canada Open Badminton: Li Shi Feng won the men's singles title

    Li Shi Feng has won the men’s singles title of Canada Open Badminton. He defeated India’s Parupalli Kashyap in the title clash.

  • Copa America 2019: Brazil wins Title on home soil

    Ten-man Brazil held on to win the Copa America on home soil despite Gabriel Jesus’s dismissal with a 3-1 victory over Peru. Jesus scored the decisive goal after a penalty from Peru captain Paolo Guerrero canceled out Everton’s opener for hosts Brazil at Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana stadium.

    A last-minute penalty from substitute Richarlison sealed a win for Brazil which handed the South American giants their ninth Copa triumph and first since 2007.

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