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  • 12-Jul-2018
  • Entire Men's Hockey Team Included in Target Olympic Podium Scheme

    In a departure from the norm, the Mission Olympic Cell included the entire Indian hockey team in the TOP scheme, rewarding the players for their silver medal-winning performance at the Champions Trophy.

    Athletes from different sports have been included in Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) individually but it is first instance that an entire team has been made beneficiary of the financial assistance scheme.

  • 09-Jul-2018
  • Dipa Karmakar Wins Gold In Gymnastics World Challenge Cup

    Dipa Karmakar, returning to action after a long lay-off of nearly two years due to injury, who had finished fourth in vault event in the 2016 Rio Olympics, scored 14.150 to win gold at the Gymnastics World Challenge Cup on Sunday. She had topped the qualification also with a score of 13.400. This is Dipa's first medal in a World Challenge Cup. Dipa, who is being accompanied by her coach Bisheshwar Nandi, has also qualified in balance beam finals by finishing third in the qualification with a score of 11.850. Dipa had suffered an Anetrior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injury after Rio Olympics and had undergone surgery.

  • 28-Jun-2018
  • World Cup 2018: Holders Germany Eliminated From Tournament After Loss To South Korea

    2014 World cup football champions Germany crashed out of the World Cup on Wednesday after a stoppage-time VAR-assisted goal from Younggwon Kim and a late second by Son Heungmin earned South Korea a famous 2-0 win. 

  • 25-Jun-2018
  • Oslo hosts anti-doping sports conference

    An anti-doping sports conference titled Clean Sport=Fair Outcome?' was held today at Oslo to address the issue of doping menace.

    The conference is a joint initiative of the World Forum for Ethics in Business (WFEB), Anti-Doping Norway and FairSport to propose a substantial agenda for action, enabling it to have an impact on the ongoing anti-doping reforms and policy framework.

  • 24-Jun-2018
  • Roger Federer Lost World No.1 Spot to Rafael Nadal

    Roger Federer Loses World No.1 Spot After Borna Coric Defeat In Halle Open Final

    Croatian Borna Coric denied Roger Federer the 99th title of his career on Sunday with a 7-6 (8/6), 3-6, 6-2 defeat in the final of the ATP Halle grass event. Federer also lost the number one spot in ATP rankings to Rafael Nadal

  • 22-Jun-2018
  • Argentina lose 3-0 to Croatia in World Cup Football Match

    The 2014 runners-up Argentina has lost to  Croatia 3-0 in a world cup group match. This is Argentina’s worst loss in World Cup group play in 60 years.

  • Champions Trophy Hockey: India vs Pakistan Contest To Get Tournament Going

    India will clash with arch-rivals Pakistan in the lung-opener of the Champions Trophy hockey tournament, beginning in Breda, Holland. The tournament also features Olympic champions Argentina, Australia, Belgium and Holland. 

  • 19-Jun-2018
  • Mehuli Ghosh bags two gold medals at KSS Memorial Shooting Championship.

    Mehuli Ghosh produced brilliant performances to win gold medals in in both the senior and junior 10m air rifle event at the KSS Memorial Shooting Championship on Monday.

  • 11-Jun-2018
  • India beats Kenya to lift Intercontinental cup football title

    India has lifted the Intercontinental Cup football title. In the summit clash in Mumbai, they defeated Kenya 2-nil. 

  • Halep wins maiden Grand Slam title after beating Sloane Stephens

    Simona Halep has won her maiden Grand Slam tittle beating Sloane Stephens in the French Open Final.

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