Tag: Sports

Zimbabwe score historic ODI win against Australia

Zimbabwe's 28-year-old leg-spinner Ryan Burl took five wickets as he guided the visitors to a historic three-wicket win against powerhouse Australia in the third and final One-day International here on Saturday.

  • Saturday, 03 September 2022
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Joy To Watch: 3-YO Odisha Kid Does Some Clean Hitting With Cricket Bat

Meet Aahwan Malla from Kendrapara, Odisha. He is just 3-year old but he hits ball with his toy cricket bat with immaculate timing. He seems to have gotten quite good at striking the ball with his toy bat.

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  • Thursday, 09 September 2021
No Central funding to Odisha for hosting Hockey World Cup 2018

Bhubaneswar: The Centre is not providing any funds to the Odisha government to organise the Men’s Hockey World Cup scheduled to be held at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar in November this year. In reply to a query from BJD’s Koraput MP, Jhina Hikaka in Lok Sabha, Union Minister of State for Sports, Rajyavardhan Singh […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
We are well prepared for Ranji Trophy: Odisha Captain

Bhubaneswar: While speaking to OTV, captain of Odisha cricket team, Biplab Samantaray said his team is very well prepared for the Ranji Trophy scheduled to begin from November 1. “Our preparation is going really well. We are excited about the new faces in the team especially Rajesh Mohanty, who was part of the U-19 Asia […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Sampoorna Rath
Jersey journey: From sportspersons who sweat out in it to Sampoorna’s collection

Bhubaneswar: A sports enthusiast from Bhubaneswar has now become the talk of the town for pursuing a unique passion of collecting jerseys of several popular sports personalities. Meet Sampoorna Rath, a student who is now a proud collector of hundreds of sport jerseys. From Prabodh Tirkey to Saina Nehwal and Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Sampoorna has […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Throwback 2017: A year to remember for Odisha sports

Odisha has always produced some of the best sporting personalities and so it did in 2017. But what left an indelible impression on the sporting year for the state was the Asian Athletics Championships in July. Right from the word go, the event remained the cynosure of all eyes and it did exceed expectations on […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Odisha athletes shine in Khelo India National games for persons with disabilities

A contingent of 12 athletes with intellectual disability from various parts of Odisha who participated in the Khelo India National Games held at Gandhi Nagar, Gujrat have brought home 2 gold, 3 silver and 3 bronze medals in athletics and badminton events.

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
CWG 2018: Odisha's Purnima Hembram keeps medal hopes alive

Gold Coast (Australia): Odisha’s star athlete Purnima Hembram kept the hope of medal alive for India by finishing second in the 100 metre hurdles of women’s Heptathlon event at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) on Thursday. Purnima finished the heats with her personal best time of 13.56 seconds. Elizabeth Dadzie of Ghana came first with […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Nominations invited for Ekalabya Puraskar 2018

Bhubaneswar: The Indian Metals Public Charitable Trust (IMPaCT), managed by IMFA Group, has invited applications for its annual Ekalabya Puraskar-2018. The award that recognises outstanding young sportspersons of the State carries a cash prize of Rs 5,00,000. Two citation awards which are also given away, carry cash prizes of Rs 50,000 each. Applicants should be […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Ace hockey defender Dipsan Tirkey receives 25th Ekalabya Puraskar

Bhubaneswar: International Hockey defender Dipsan Tirkey received the prestigious Ekalabya Puraskar for 2017 at the 25th edition of the sports awards in presence of ace badminton player and coach P Gopichand, BJD MP Baijayant Panda and Odisha Sports Minister Chandra Sarathi Behera in Bhubaneswar today. Civil Defence director BK Sharma was also present on the […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Malkangiri: A hub for sports in Nature's lap

Malkangiri: Though always making headlines for the wrong reasons, there’s much more to Malkangiri than just Maoist menace. Beyond the poor roads and lack of civic and health infrastructure among the tribal dwellings in the lap of Mother Nature who has spread her bounty everywhere in the district, there are plenty of sporting talents here […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
International level sports stadium to come up soon in Puri

Puri: Pilgrim town Puri is all set to become a sports hub as the Union Sports Ministry has approved the project to set up an international level stadium here with ultramodern facilities. The stadium will be set up with an estimate of around Rs 7.5 crore under the Centre’s flagship Rajeev Gandhi Khel Abhiyan. The […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Buddhia Singh wants coaching at school hostel

Bhubaneswar: Marathon runner Buddhia Singh today approached the Sports director Anant Kishore Jena to make arrangements for coaching at his school hostel. The sprinting sensation apprised the director of the Sports that he is facing problem for practice at Kalinga Stadium as he is staying at judo hostel. Singh was accompanied by his mother Sukanti […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Injury not serious, Neymar assures fans

London: Neymar has reassured fans that an injury he suffered during Brazil’s 1-0 victory over Cameroon in a friendly is not serious. The Paris Saint-Germain forward limped off early in the match at Stadium MK on Tuesday with what appeared to be an adductor muscle injury, reports Xinhua news agency. “It was nothing serious,” Neymar […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Bajrang Punia becomes first Indian to be ranked World No.1 in Wrestling

New Delhi: Bajrang Punia, who got a silver medal in last months World Championships at Budapest, is ranked No.1 in the world in his weight category, according to the ranking chart released by the United World Wrestling on Saturday. Punia who competes in Freestyle 65 kilogram class, thus became the first Indian to be ranked […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021