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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]