14 Dec 2020
Filmmaker Aanand L Rai is all set to co-produce and direct an upcoming biopic on Indian chess grandmaster Viswanathan Anand.
22 Apr 2020
Former world champion Viswanathan Anand will lead India's contingent in the upcoming online Nations Cup.
21 Jan 2020
Indian sports legends, Sachin Tendulkar from cricket and Viswanathan Anand from chess, have been dropped from the advisory panel of the All India Council of Sports (AICS).
12 Sep 2019
India's ace boxer MC Mary Kom became the first woman athlete to be recommended for the prestigious Padma Vibhushan award.
29 Aug 2019
15-year-old Prithu Gupta is enigmatic, intelligent and mature.
20 Jul 2019
India have a new Grandmaster, 15-year-old Prithu Gupta.
30 Jul 2018
Internationally, chess is played in three formats, namely, classical, blitz and rapid; the main difference being time allotted to make a move.
24 Jun 2018
R Praggnanandhaa became the world's second youngest Grandmaster as he achieved this feat at 12 years, 10 months and 13 days.
05 Mar 2018
Viswanathan Anand won the Tal Memorial rapid chess title in Moscow, finishing the event with 6 points, scoring four wins and four draws.
21 Dec 2017
The world of chess has been left stunned after the FIDE 2018 World Chess Championship unveiled its logo. It looks like a 'Kama Sutra' logo, at best.
15 Dec 2017
A year after Tamil Nadu witnessed violent protests over Jallikattu, the sport is all set to make a return, and how.
06 Sep 2017
On Monday, chess mastermind Viswanathan Anand secured his place in the second round by holding Malaysia's Li Tian Yeoh to a draw at the ongoing Chess World Cup in Tbilisi.
29 Aug 2017
National Sports Day is celebrated in honour of legendary hockey player Dhyan Chand on his birthday on 29th August every year.
14 Aug 2017
The game of 64 squares is back in the spotlight, as its greatest champion returns to centre stage.
22 Jul 2017
Former chess world champion Viswanathan Anand is taking some time off as he wants to to focus on the next month's Rapid & Blitz Chess tournament in St Louis.
10 Feb 2017
Jallikattu, Tamil Nadu's culturally deep-rooted bull-taming sport is set to be organized in Alanganallur today.
01 Feb 2017
The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to stay a recent legislation which overrode the court's ban on Jallikattu.
23 Jan 2017
The Tamil Nadu assembly passed the Jallikattu bill which was tabled by Chief Minister O Panneerselvam.
21 Jan 2017
In the latest development, the Centre yesterday speedily cleared the proposal allowing an ordinance on Jallikattu.
15 Jan 2017
Defying the Supreme Court, Tamil Nadu politicians have come out in support of Jallikattu, encouraging others to participate in the controversial bull taming sport.
24 Nov 2016
A video of a five-year old Delhi batsman playing in an Under-14 tournament has gone viral on the internet.
30 Sep 2016
Indian Government has announced a total cash prize of Rs.90 lakh for the four medal winners of the 2016 Paralympics.
19 Sep 2016
Treating Paralympians as equals with Olympians, Indian Sports Minister Vijay Goel stated that next year onwards, paralympic medalists will be bestowed with the Khel Ratna.
15 Sep 2016
On Wednesday, Sports Minister Vijay Goel refused to commit if Rio Paralympics medalists would be conferred with the highest sporting honour in the country, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.
15 Aug 2016
In the past decade, India's big sporting moments include the 2007 WT20 victory, 2008 Beijing Olympics where Abhinav Bindra clinched the only ever individual Gold for India, in shooting, and the ICC World Cup in 2011.