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  • 16-Jan-2019
  • 1st National EMRS National Sports Meet 2019 Held in Hyderabad

    The 1st National Level Sports Meet for the students of Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRS) was inaugurated by Jaswantsinh Sumanbhai Bhabhor, Minister of State for Tribal Affairs at G.M.C Balayogi Stadium, Hyderabad.
    The Minister also launched an app ‘EMRS Sports Meet’ dedicated on the occasion. The event had participation of 1777 students comprising of 975 boys and 802 girls representing 20 States of the country.
  • Manu Sawhney Appointed New ICC CEO 

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced that Manu Sawhney has been appointed as the organization's new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
    Sawhney, the former CEO of Singapore Sports Hub and Managing Director of ESPN Star Sports, will join the organization before formally taking over the reins from David Richardson in July following the ICC World Cup 2019.
  • Stephen Constantine Resigns As Coach Of Indian Football Team 

    Indian football team head coach Stephen Constantine has stepped down after the team’s shock 0-1 defeat to Bahrain which led to its exit from the Asian Cup.
    The Anglo-Cypriot coach took over the reins of the team in 2015 for a 2-year tenure. He was given one-year contract extension twice. It was his second stint as India coach after serving as the coach in 2002-05.

  • 15-Jan-2019
  • Shakil Ahmed Sets World Record In Indoor Rowing 

    Asian Cup gold medallist Shakil Ahmed has set up a world record in indoor rowing by completing 1 lakh meters in above-40 years category in Kolkata.Shakil began his record-setting indoor rowing feat in Salt Lake stadium complex and achieved the milestone of covering 1 lakh meters of simulated distance in 10 hours.

  • 14-Jan-2019
  • Khelo India Youth Games Concludes: Maharashtra Tops Medal Tally

    Maharashtra topped the medal tally with 37 golds at the Khelo India Youth Games in Pune. It had 111 medals in its kitty with 37 gold, 31 silver and 43 bronze. Delhi was at second position with 35 gold and Haryana too maintains its third position with 29 gold. 
    10-year old Abhinav Shaw became the youngest gold medallist in the shooting. He teamed up with Mehuli Ghosh to help West Bengal win the 10m air rifle mixed team event.
  • Kartik Singh Becomes Youngest Indian to Win Junior World Title

    Gurgaon’s 8-year-old Kartik Singh has won the under-8 category at the Kids' Golf World Championship organized by US kids Golf in Malaysia, which makes him the youngest Indian to win the title.

  • 07-Jan-2019
  • Philippe Coutinho Joins Barcelona, Becomes 2nd Most Expensive Transfer in World Soccer History

    Team Liverpool sold Brazilian football player Philippe Coutinho to Team Barcelona for 160 million Euros ($192 million). With this, transfer of Philippe Coutinho has become the 2nd Most Expensive transfer in World Soccer History.
    World’s most expensive transfer is Brazilian football player Neymar’s transfer from Barcelona to Paris Saint Germain team in 200 million pounds in 2017.
  • Gilles Simon Wins Inaugural Tata Open Title 

    Gilles Simon of France has lifted the inaugural Tata Open Maharashtra Tennis trophy.
    In the summit clash in Pune, the unseeded French player defeated second-seeded Kevin Anderson in straight sets.

  • Federer-Bencic Lead Switzerland to Hopman Cup Title

    Switzerland won their third Hopman Cup as Roger Federer and Belinda Bencic beat Germany's Alexander Zverev and Angelique Kerber in the deciding mixed doubles to secure a 2-1 victory in the final at the Perth Arena.
    It was Federer's second Hopman Cup triumph after victory in 2001 alongside then world number one Martina Hingis.
  • Sports Minister Rathore Launches 'Khelo India' Logo

    The vibrant Khelo India logo, reflecting the freshness, agility and vitality of New India was launched at a ceremony by the Union Minister of  State ( I/C) Youth Affairs and Sports Rajyavardhan Rathore in New Delhi.
    The logo also conveys an impression of fitness and competitiveness. The three-stroke Khelo India logo, designed by Ogilvy India, has in-built modularity, allowing plenty of adaptability and flexibility into endless pictorial forms.
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