Category archives for: Sports

Punjab, PSPB in national hockey final

Lucknow: Hockey Punjab and Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) progressed to the final of the 8th Hockey India Senior Men National Championship (A Division) after defeating Railway Sports Promotion Board (RSPB) and Air India Sports Promotion Board (AISPB) respectively here on Saturday. In the first semi-final, Dharamvir Singh (36th and 39th minutes) and Sarvanjit Singh […]

Aadil Anand wins 2 gold at Tunisian Junior & Cadet TT meet

Rades : Paddler Aadil Anand delivered two gold medals as India bagged six medals in the Tunisia Junior and Cadet Open which concluded here. Aadil,12, upstaged Algeria’s Abdelwahab Bellahsene 3-1 (11-6, 9-11, 11-5, 11-6) to claim the honours in the Mini-Cadet Singles on Friday and then teamed up with Payas Jain for the Cadet Boys […]

Beckham to visit Indonesia on Sunday

Jakarta: Former England star David Beckham is scheduled to attend a charity event here on Sunday to raise funds to help finance Indonesian football training schools for children. The former Manchester United star will appear in a football clinic event held in Jakarta’s football lawn of Soemantri Brodjonegoro, reports Xinhua news agency. “Beckham’s presence would […]

Iniesta hints at Barcelona departure

Madrid : FC Barcelona’s Spainish star Andres Iniesta has hinted that he might leave the club at the end of the season to end his career outside Europe. The midfielder, who will be 34 years old in May, only recently agreed a contract for life at the club. But there are growing rumors that he […]

Pandya denies disrespecting Ambedkar

New Delhi: India all-rounder Hardik Pandya on Thursday denied that he had posted derogatory comments against legendary social reformer Bhim Rao Ambedkar on social media. Pandya, who is preparing for the 11th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) was embroiled in a controversy after a fake Twitter account bearing his name lashed out at […]

Quarters of national hockey championship on Thursday

  Lucknow: The quarter-finals of the 8th Hockey India Senior Men National Championship (A Division) will be held on Thursday at the Padma Shri Mohammad Shahid Synthetic Hockey Stadium here. A replay of last year’s final between defending champions Railway Sports Promotion Board (RSPB) and Punjab & Sind Bank is among the key clashes. It […]

Santosh Trophy: Under-cooked Bengal look to defend crown against odds

Kolkata: Deprived of preparation due to unavailability of key footballers, hosts West Bengal will begin their title defence in not the most ideal manner when they take on Manipur in the Santosh Trophy final round Group A opener here on Monday. In another Group A match on the same day, Chandigarh will take on former […]

Mahabharata 2.0: Rahul likens BJP to Kaurvas, Cong to Pandvas

 New Delhi: Coming down heavily on Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday compared the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to the Kauravas. “Centuries ago, there was a huge battle on the field of Kurukshetra. The Kauravas were powerful and arrogant. The Pandavas were humble and fought for the […]

Vidarbha a day away from Irani Cup title

Nagpur: Vidarbha reduced Rest of India to 236 for six wickets in their first innings after declaring their first innings at a mammoth total of 800 for seven on the fourth day of the Irani Cup here on Saturday. Vidarbha’s expansive total was supposed to deny the match a win/loss result but medium pacer Rajneesh Gurbani’s […]

Politicians, bureaucrats to participate in JK Tyre-CCI rally

New Delhi:  A number of ministers and prominent MPs will hit the streets of the national capital on Sunday in their cars to promote road safety and responsible driving as part of the popular JK Tyre-Constitution Club of India Rally 2018. CCI secretary Rajiv Pratap Rudy announced this here on Saturday, revealing that Anurag Thakur, […]

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