Tag: Sports

Delhi government jobs for those who excel in sports

New Delhi: The Delhi cabinet on Monday approved government jobs for those sportspersons from the city who excel in their field. “Cabinet approves jobs in Delhi government for those sportspersons who excel in their sports. Rules to be notified within one month,” Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted. The step was taken to encourage and support […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
FIFA WC 2018: Google joins hysteria with innovative Doodles

  Los Angeles: Google has joined the FIFA World Cup fever with a series of Doodles coming up every day till the final on July 15. Guest artists from all 32 countries taking part in the World Cup in Russia have been roped in by Google to create a Google Doodle every single day based […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Sourav Ganguly against toss abolition in Test cricket

Kolkata: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Monday joined Bishan Singh Bedi and Dilip Vengsarkar in opposing the proposal to abolish the toss from Test cricket. Opinion has been divided among former cricketers since a newly-formed committee of the International Cricket Council (ICC), one that includes ex-international cricketers and coaches, elite panel umpires and match-referees, […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
CWG 2018: Shooter Tejaswini wins gold, Anjum takes silver

Gold Coast (Australia): Indian shooters Tejaswini Sawant and Anjum Moudgil have won gold and silver respectively in the Women’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Friday. Tejaswini registered a new Games record 457.9 points to take the title. Anjum scored 455.7. Seonaid McIntosh of Scotland took bronze with 444.6. […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Dangal girl Babita takes silver at CWG 2018

Gold Coast (Australia): Indian wrestler Babita Kumari took silver in the women’s 53 kilogram category at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Thursday. Babita lost 2-5 to Canada’s Diana Weicker in her last round robin match which put paid to her chances of winning gold.   Weicker won gold while Bose Samuel of Nigeria […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
CWG 2018: Shooter Sawant takes silver in women's 50m Rifle Prone

Gold Coast (Australia): Indian shooter Tejaswini Sawant took silver in the women’s 50m Rifle Prone event at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Thursday. Sawant notched up a score of 618.9 points. Martina Lindsay Veloso of Singapore set a new CWG record of 621.0 to win gold. Seonaid McIntosh of Scotland took bronze with […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
IPL 2018: Rajasthan ride bowlers' good show to beat Delhi in rain-affected tie

Jaipur: Rajasthan Royals rode their bowlers’ good show coupled with skipper Ajinkya Rahane’s 45 to beat Delhi Daredevils by 10 runs via Duckworth-Lewis Method in a heavily rain-truncated Indian Premier League (IPL) clash here at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium on Wednesday. The IPL returned to the Pink City after 2013 but rain played spoilsport for […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
CWG 2018: Om bags bronze in men's 50m Pistol

Gold Coast (Australia): Indian shooter Om Mitharwal took the bronze medal in the men’s 50 metre Pistol event at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Wednesday. Om registered a score of 201.1 in the final. Daniel Repacholi of Australia took the gold with a new CWG record of 227.2. Shakil Ahmed of Bangladesh took […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Lifter Pardeep takes silver at CWG

Gold Coast (Australia): Indian weightlifter Pardeep Singh took silver in the men’s 105 kilogram category at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Monday. Pardeep lifted 152 kg in snatch and 200 kg in clean and jerk to register a total of 352 kg. Sanele Mao of Samoa won gold with a total of 360 […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Sport instils confidence in children: Suniel Shetty

Mumbai: Actor Suniel Shetty believes sports is important to instill confidence in children. Suniel, who is the captain of the Mumbai Heroes cricket team in the Celebrity Cricket League, attended the first season of “Box Bowl Out X” underarm cricket series organised by Zeeshan Siddique here on Saturday. “I think a sport is the only […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
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JioTV launches interactive sports experience for consumers

Mumbai: India’s popular Live TV App JioTV on Friday announced that it has introduced India’s first interactive sports experience for consumers watching the ongoing tri-nation Nidahas trophy which is being shown exclusively on JioTV in India. With this, JioTV consumers can interact with the game while watching it — a revolution in the Live TV space, […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Film, sports world get together to wish Virushka 'happily ever after'

Mumbai: From megastar Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra, ace filmmaker Karan Johar to master blaster Sachin Tendulkar and tennis star Sania Mirza — a host of celebrities from the Indian film and sports world got together in wishing a “happily ever after” to newly weds — actress Anushka Sharma and cricket hero Virat […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
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If not actor, I would have aspired to become a sportsperson: Taapsee

Mumbai: Actress Taapsee Pannu says she loves sports so much that had she not been an actor, she would have aspired to become a sportsperson. The “Judwaa 2” actress will soon start shooting for a film, which is said to be based on hockey player Sandeep Singh. She will essay the role of a hockey player. […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Endorsements are good to break monotony: Harmanpreet Kaur

New Delhi: Indian women’s cricket team’s star all-rounder Harmanpreet Kaur tried a catwalk on the fashion ramp for a change. She says it’s good to try different things besides sports at times, including endorsements to break the monotony. Harmanpreet had walked the ramp for a designer at a fashion event in Mysuru earlier this week. “If […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Tiger Shroff to endorse men skincare brand
Tiger Shroff to endorse men skincare brand

Mumbai: Bollywood’s young star Tiger Shroff has been named as the new brand ambassador of Garnier Men, a skincare brand for men in India. He has joined John Abraham and Sushant Singh Rajput who are already the faces of the brand. Tiger is known to be a fitness and sports enthusiast with a passion for […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021