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Women's cricket to make its debut at the Commonwealth Games

18 Nov 2020

Women's cricket to make its debut at the Commonwealth Games

Women's cricket is all set to be a part of the Commonwealth Games for the first time ever.

What should I do to receive Arjuna Award, asks Sakshi

23 Aug 2020

What should I do to receive Arjuna Award, asks Sakshi

Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik, on Saturday, expressed disappointment as she was not conferred with the Arjuna Award.

Sushant Rajput's death: Meet the CBI team probing the case

22 Aug 2020

Sushant Rajput's death: Meet the CBI team probing the case

After cries from public and politicians across the country, the Supreme Court on Wednesday handed over the death case of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

Cleared of doping, Sanjita Chanu to receive Arjuna Award

25 Jun 2020

Cleared of doping, Sanjita Chanu to receive Arjuna Award

After being cleared of doping, two-time Commonwealth Games gold medalist Sanjita Chanu will finally receive the coveted Arjuna Award which has been withheld since 2018.

India will definitely pitch for 2032 Olympics, says Narinder Batra

02 May 2020

India will definitely pitch for 2032 Olympics, says Narinder Batra

Indian Olympic Association president Narinder Batra said that the nation will step up its battle to win the 2032 Olympic Games and other international events when the global coronavirus pandemic eases.

Coronavirus outbreak: IOA misses bid to host 2030 Asian Games

25 Apr 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: IOA misses bid to host 2030 Asian Games

India were unable to submit a bid for hosting the 2030 Asian Games before the deadline of April 22 due to coronavirus pandemic.

Current situation doesn't affect my Olympics preparation, says Bhaker

22 Mar 2020

Current situation doesn't affect my Olympics preparation, says Bhaker

The world has been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. More than 13,000 people have lost their lives.

#NewsBytesExclusive: Manu Bhaker hopeful of medal in Tokyo Olympics

13 Feb 2020

#NewsBytesExclusive: Manu Bhaker hopeful of medal in Tokyo Olympics

Indian shooting sensation Manu Bhaker made headlines at the 2019 IISF World Cup when she clinched India's first gold medal in Women's 10m Air Pistol.

List of celebrities who have recently joined the BJP

30 Jan 2020

List of celebrities who have recently joined the BJP

With the induction of celebrated badminton star Saina Nehwal right ahead of the crucial Delhi Assembly elections, the Centre-ruling BJP has made it clear that it is looking to up its star power.

Two Indians fail dope tests ahead of Olympics: Details here

11 Dec 2019

Two Indians fail dope tests ahead of Olympics: Details here

The world is still in shock over the four-year ban of Russia by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) over multiple violations.

Former India table tennis coach Bhawani Mukherji passes away

06 Dec 2019

Former India table tennis coach Bhawani Mukherji passes away

Former Indian table tennis coach Bhawani Mukherji has passed away at the age of 68.

Mary Kom's World Championships campaign ends with historic 8th medal

12 Oct 2019

Mary Kom's World Championships campaign ends with historic 8th medal

India's ace women's boxer M C Mary Kom will take home the bronze medal at the Women's World Championships in Russia's Ulan-Ude.

Records held by Mary Kom after securing eighth world medal

10 Oct 2019

Records held by Mary Kom after securing eighth world medal

India's women's boxing ace Mary Kom secured her eighth World Boxing Championships medal after reaching the semi-final of the event being held in Russia.

Records held by Saina Nehwal in badminton

22 Sep 2019

Records held by Saina Nehwal in badminton

Saina Nehwal has been an inspiration for budding badminton players in India for a while now.

ISSF World Cup: India finish with 16 gold medals

04 Sep 2019

ISSF World Cup: India finish with 16 gold medals

India continued its dominance in the field of shooting as they pulled off a rout, claiming 16 gold medals in the ISSF World Cup.

Bajrang Punia nominated for India's highest sporting honor

16 Aug 2019

Bajrang Punia nominated for India's highest sporting honor

Famed Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia has been nominated for India's highest sporting honor - the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award on Friday.

Here's what Abhinav Bindra said about boycotting Commonwealth Games

31 Jul 2019

Here's what Abhinav Bindra said about boycotting Commonwealth Games

Speculations are ripe that India are likely to boycott the 2022 edition of Commonwealth Games.

Boxing: Mary Kom beats Australia's April Franks 5-0

28 Jul 2019

Boxing: Mary Kom beats Australia's April Franks 5-0

Boxing legend Mary Kom sealed a gold medal in the 23rd President's Cup after beating Australia's April Franks 5-0 in a lopsided contest.

Indian weightlifter under IWF dope scanner: Details here

09 Jul 2019

Indian weightlifter under IWF dope scanner: Details here

Indian weightlifter Swati Singh has found herself under the scanner of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) for doping violations.

Commonwealth Games: Here's why India is considering to pull out

22 Jun 2019

Commonwealth Games: Here's why India is considering to pull out

There is a possibility the entire Indian contingent might not participate in the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Shooting World Cup: Manu Bhaker clinches Olympic quota

29 May 2019

Shooting World Cup: Manu Bhaker clinches Olympic quota

India's teenage shooting sensation Manu Bhaker has sealed her spot for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo in the women's 10m air pistol event.

#NewsBytesExclusive: National record-holder Muhammed Anas talks about his journey

10 May 2019

#NewsBytesExclusive: National record-holder Muhammed Anas talks about his journey

India have been slowly and steadily rising in the field of athletics.

#NewsBytesExclusive: Ritu Phogat on MMA, father's support and much more

12 Mar 2019

#NewsBytesExclusive: Ritu Phogat on MMA, father's support and much more

Indian women's wrestling ace Ritu Phogat had recently announced that she would now pursue Mixed Martial Arts (MMA).

ISSF Shooting World Cup: Who is gold medalist Apurvi Chandela?

23 Feb 2019

ISSF Shooting World Cup: Who is gold medalist Apurvi Chandela?

Apurvi Chandela clinched India's first gold medal at the ISSF World Cup 2019 being held at Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range in New Delhi.

#NewsBytesExclusive: Wrestler Bajrang Punia on Padma Shri, success, and more!

10 Feb 2019

#NewsBytesExclusive: Wrestler Bajrang Punia on Padma Shri, success, and more!

Bajrang Punia, one of the country's finest freestyle wrestlers, has won many medals in international events, including Commonwealth and Asian Games golds and a World Championship silver among others.

Badminton: Foreign coaches to help out Gopichand- Details here

09 Feb 2019

Badminton: Foreign coaches to help out Gopichand- Details here

This year is going to be massive for Indian badminton, as the focus has already shifted to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo and its preparations are on full swing.

Just married: Saina Nehwal ties knot with Parupalli Kashyap

14 Dec 2018

Just married: Saina Nehwal ties knot with Parupalli Kashyap

Ace badminton player Saina Nehwal got married to Parupalli Kashyap on Friday in an intimate ceremony in Hyderabad.

2022 Commonwealth Games could see inclusion of Women's T20 cricket

26 Nov 2018

2022 Commonwealth Games could see inclusion of Women's T20 cricket

A new move is being planned for Women's T20 cricket.

Indian badminton will witness better results in future: Kidambi Srikanth

17 Nov 2018

Indian badminton will witness better results in future: Kidambi Srikanth

Indian men's badminton ace Kidambi Srikanth suffered his third straight quarter-finals loss.

#SignatureBridge: BJP and AAP supporters fight at inauguration

04 Nov 2018

#SignatureBridge: BJP and AAP supporters fight at inauguration

On Sunday, supporters of BJP Delhi Chief Manoj Tiwari and that of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) got involved in a scuffle at the inauguration of Signature Bridge in Delhi.

#SignatureBridge: 14-years in making, Delhi finally gets an engineering marvel

04 Nov 2018

#SignatureBridge: 14-years in making, Delhi finally gets an engineering marvel

Delhi's Signature Bridge took 14 years to build and will be finally open for public on Monday, after its inauguration on Sunday.

Delhi: Cabinet approves government jobs for Delhi sportspersons

29 Oct 2018

Delhi: Cabinet approves government jobs for Delhi sportspersons

On Monday, after some deliberation, the Delhi cabinet approved government jobs for people who excel in sports.

Commonwealth Games gold medalist Aware to be honored by SJAM

25 Sep 2018

Commonwealth Games gold medalist Aware to be honored by SJAM

Commonwealth Games gold medallist grappler Rahul Aware has been chosen for the "Sportsman of the Year" award to be given by the Sports Journalists' Association of Mumbai (SJAM).

China Open: Ace shuttler Sindhu enters pre-quarters, Saina loses

18 Sep 2018

China Open: Ace shuttler Sindhu enters pre-quarters, Saina loses

Olympic and world championship silver-medallist PV Sindhu today progressed to the pre-quarterfinals but Saina Nehwal had a narrow loss at the $1mn China Open World Tour Super 1000 tournament in Changzhou.

Virat Kohli, Mirabai Chanu recommended for the prestigious Khel Ratna

17 Sep 2018

Virat Kohli, Mirabai Chanu recommended for the prestigious Khel Ratna

Virat Kohli and world champion weightlifter Mirabai Chanu were today jointly recommended for this year's Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, the country's highest sporting honor.

Indian shooter Om Prakash Mitharwal strikes gold at World Championships

04 Sep 2018

Indian shooter Om Prakash Mitharwal strikes gold at World Championships

Indian shooter Om Prakash Mitharwal picked up his maiden gold medal at the ISSF World Championships, claiming the top honors in the 50m pistol event in Changwon, South Korea on Tuesday.

#MeetTheMedalists: Who is India's star boxer Amit Panghal?

01 Sep 2018

#MeetTheMedalists: Who is India's star boxer Amit Panghal?

India finally clinched a medal in a boxing event at the Asian Games 2018, as Amit Panghal struck gold in men's 49 kg category.

#AsianGames2018: CWG-medallist Amit beats Olympic-champ Dusmatov to win boxing gold

01 Sep 2018

#AsianGames2018: CWG-medallist Amit beats Olympic-champ Dusmatov to win boxing gold

Amit Panghal (49kg) today became only the eighth Indian boxer ever to claim a gold medal at the Asian Games in Indonesia with a stunning tactical win over reigning Olympic champion Hasanboy Dusmatov of Uzbekistan.

#MeetTheMedalists: All you need to know about Dutee Chand

30 Aug 2018

#MeetTheMedalists: All you need to know about Dutee Chand

Dutee Chand etched her name in the record books by winning two individual medals at the Asian Games 2018.

5 youngsters who excelled at Asian Games 2018

30 Aug 2018

5 youngsters who excelled at Asian Games 2018

The Indian contingent is enjoying an excellent run at the Asian Games 2018.