Tag: Sports

Divyang karateka L. Ramesh Kumar from Odisha wins gold in global event

Rayagada: Divyang karateka L. Ramesh Kumar of Rayagada bagged gold medal in the 4th International Karate Championship 2018 organised by the All India Seishinkai Shito Ryu Karate Do Federation held at the Netaji Indoor Stadium in Kolkata from July 28 to 29. Ramesh was accorded a grand welcome by different sports organisations and citizen forums […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Sport can ease the transition into retirement

New York: If you are planning to give up work soon, engaging in some sport activities would help you better adjust with the changes that come with retirement, says a new study. “We know that sports can enhance the development of children and adolescents, but the dynamic that comes with sport may be beneficial to […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Dream11 to be official partner for IPL

New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday announced Dream11, Indias biggest sports game, as the official partner for the Indian Premier League (IPL). This four-year exclusive partnership will begin with the upcoming IPL 2019 season. Additionally, the ‘Official Fantasy Game’ of IPL will also be powered by Dream11. This […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
IPL 2019: BCCI releases complete group stage schedule

New Delhi: The schedule of the group stages of the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is out with all eight teams playing seven home matches at their respective home venues. The schedule is balanced in terms of afternoon matches/weekend matches and travel. The board has factored the 2019 Lok Sabha elections dates/phases […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Indian boxers dominate Asian Championship on the opening day

Bangkok: World Championships’ silver medallist Sonia Chahal (57kg) entered the Asian Boxing Championships quarter-finals asserting her dominance with a 5-0 win over Vietnam’s Do Nha Uyan, while four other Indian boxers made a winning start on the opening day of the event here on Friday. Makran Cup gold medallist Deepak (49kg) completely outclassed Vietnam’s Loi […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Sharapova pulls out of French Open with shoulder injury

London: Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova has pulled out of the upcoming French Open because of her long-standing shoulder injury. The 32-year-old has not played since pulling out of an event in her native Russia at the end of January and had a small operation in February, reports the BBC. The two-time Roland Garros champion […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Indian junior paddlers corner four bronze medals

Bangkok: India’s young paddlers sparkled in the SET Thailand Junior & Cadet Open, clinching four bronze medals here on Sunday. Oishik Ghosh and Ashish Jain (Hope Boys’ Singles), Sayani Panda (Hope Girls’ Singles) and the Junior Boys’ Team of Manush Shah, Reagan Albuquerque and Deepit Patil displayed great skill and grit to power their way […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Two Odia players in 18-member Indian Hockey team for FIH Series

Bhubaneswar: Two players from Odisha, Birendra Lakra and Amit Rohidas have been selected in the 18-member Hockey team for FIH series scheduled to begin at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar from June 6. The Indian team will be led by skipper Manpreet Singh while Birendra Lakra will hold the backline as the vice-captain. Harmanpreet Singh, […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Ravi Shastri re-appointed as India head coach

New Delhi: The three-member Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) comprising of Kapil Dev, Anshuman Gaekwad and Shantha Rangaswamy on Friday re-appointed Ravi Shastri as the head coach of the Indian team till November 24, 2021. The three members marked each individual separately. While Shastri got the job, Mike Hesson came second and Tom Moody came third. […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Alexander Zverev knocks out Federer in Shanghai Masters quarterfinals

Shanghai: Swiss superstar Roger Federer followed Serbian Novak Djokovic out of the Shanghai Masters quarterfinals after a three-set defeat of 6-3, 6-7 (7), 6-3 to Germany’s Alexander Zverev here on Friday. The 22-year-old fifth seed will face Austria’s Dominic Thiem or Matteo Berrettini of Italy in the semi-finals on Saturday. Federer, the champion in Shanghai […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
Sports To Be Made Part Of CBSE System, Says Minister Kiren Rijiju

Chennai: Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports (independent-in-charge) Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday said the CBSE was preparing a system to ensure sports becomes a substantial part of education to determine the achievement of a student. “Prime Minister (Narendra Modi) has already announced setting up a Board for Sports Education. Now, under the new education policy, […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
Odisha Lawn Ball Team To Debut At Khelo India Youth Games

Bhubaneswar: For the first time, a 10-member State Lawn Ball team from Odisha will participate in the Khelo India Youth Games to be played at Guwahati from January 10 to 22. The Odisha State Bowling Association (OSBA) on Friday announced that five women and five men players from the State will be a part of […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Virat Kohli 1st Indian With 50M Instagram Followers

New Delhi: Virat Kohli has become the first person from India to have 50 million followers on Instagram. The captain of the Indian men’s cricket team is regarded as one of the best batsmen in the current generation. He has so far 930 posts on the picture-sharing website and is following 480 people. The 31-year-old […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
For this Odisha wheelchair bodybuilder, no hurdle is insurmountable

Berhampur: Despite losing both his legs in a train mishap and being stricken by penury, his determination to reach the peak of success never let him down. The story of Gadadhar Sahu, a wheelchair bodybuilder, is one of grit & guts. After winning the Mr Odisha title in the year 2016 and being conferred Mr […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
COVID-19: Tennis world commits over $6m for player relief program

The governing bodies of world tennis have said that they will raise in excess of $6 million to support the players affected by the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. In April, the International Tennis Federation had said that the ITF, along with ATP and WTA, and organisers of the four Grand Slams (Tennis Australia, […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021