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1 Cr For Each India Player
Odisha Govt Announces Rs 1 Crore For Each Player If India Wins Hockey World Cup

Odisha govt announces mega cash award for India hockey team. Players to get Rs 1 crore each if India wins Hockey World Cup. CM Naveen Patnaik makes announcement at Rourkela. Patnaik inaugurated Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium today. It is India’s largest hockey stadium with 20000 seating capacity.

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Manchester City announces new partnership with Jio
Manchester City announces new partnership with Jio

The partnership was enabled and supported by RISE Worldwide, a Reliance initiative, India's largest sports and entertainment company.

  • Thursday, 05 January 2023
Kalinga Stadium
Odisha CM announces Rs 1 cr for each player if team India lifts Hockey World Cup

Odisha CM Patnaik made this announcement while inaugurating the World Cup Village at the Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium Complex in Rourkela.

Jitesh Sharma
After India call-up, Jitesh Sharma’s old video of getting hit-wicket and still batting goes viral

Jitesh Sharma was included in the Indian squad on the back of a brilliant Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2022 season.

India vs Pakistan
Men’s ODI Asia Cup 2023: India-Pakistan in same group, confirms Jay Shah

There is a chance that after a long gap both the team will lock horns again in the forthcoming Men’s ODI Asia Cup 2023.

  • Thursday, 05 January 2023
Gautam Gambhir
ODI World Cup 2023: Gautam Gambhir bats for Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma to play a massive role

As per the former south-paw, Rohit and Virat will give their best in the mega event as this could be the great cricketers’ last major 50-overs tournament.

  • Thursday, 05 January 2023
Chile Team
Hockey World Cup 2023: Chile are a tough team to beat, says captain Fernando Renz after arriving in Bhubaneswar

Chile are placed in Pool C along with the Netherlands, Malaysia and New Zealand.

Odisha Hockey World Cup 2023: 35 sculptures to be installed at key places in Bhubaneswar

The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) joined hands with Lalit Kala Akademi to carve those wonderful sculptures.

Belinda Clark
Belinda Clark becomes first woman cricketer to be honoured with bronze statue at SCG

The sculpture is believed to be the first such honour afforded any women's cricketer in the world.

Umran Malik
Can Umran Malik break Shoaib Akhtar’s fastest delivery record? Check young pacer’s stunning answer

As per Umran, he is not focused on any record as of now and aims to perform brilliantly for India instead.

  • Thursday, 05 January 2023
Rishabh Pant suffers serious injuries in accident, Mercedes car catches fire
Sportspersons who fought their way back from near-fatal accidents

Rishabh Pant can take heart from many top sportspersons across the globe who fought their way back into the international arena again following a near-fatal mishaps.

  • Thursday, 05 January 2023
Sanju Samson
Ind vs SL: Injured Sanju Samson ruled out of remainder of T20I series

The All-India Senior Selection Committee has named Jitesh Sharma as replacement for Samson, the BCCI said in a statement.

  • Thursday, 05 January 2023
Gianni Infantino
FIFA chief Gianni Infantino in Pele wake selfie row

Infantino took a selfie with some of Pele’s old teammates on Monday right beside the open coffin of the three-time World Cup winner.

  • Thursday, 05 January 2023
Hasty Development – Is It Justified?
Last Minute Rush For Hockey World Cup – Development Or Deception?

Illuminated billboards to stylish wall grafittis to new coats of tar on roads - the cities of Bhubaneswar and Rourkela in Odisha are decorating to host hockey’s biggest event, the World Cup in just a week’s time.

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Beautification work
Odisha Hockey World Cup 2023: Denizens resent hurried beautification work, doubt longevity

Odisha government is in a hurry to finish all the beautification work. However, the denizens have put a question mark over the longevity of the new infrastructure built in a hurried manner.