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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.

Pace spearhead Ishant Sharma nominated for prestigious Arjuna Award

18 Aug 2020

Pace spearhead Ishant Sharma nominated for prestigious Arjuna Award

Indian pace spearhead Ishant Sharma is among 29 athletes who have been recommended for this year's Arjuna award by the National Sports Awards selection committee.

Indian basketball captain Bhriguvanshi vouches for a domestic league

27 Jul 2020

Indian basketball captain Bhriguvanshi vouches for a domestic league

The captain of the Indian basketball team Vishesh Bhriguvanshi believes the sport would have a bright future in the country.

Harbhajan explains why Punjab government withdrew his Khel Ratna nomination

19 Jul 2020

Harbhajan explains why Punjab government withdrew his Khel Ratna nomination

Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh explained why the Punjab government withdrew his nomination from Khel Ratna award shortlist.

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.

#NewsBytesExclusive: Equestrian Fouaad Mirza outlines his vision for Tokyo Olympics

11 Jun 2020

#NewsBytesExclusive: Equestrian Fouaad Mirza outlines his vision for Tokyo Olympics

In an exclusive interview with NewsBytes, Indian equestrian Fouaad Mirza revealed his plans for the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Rohit Sharma nominated for prestigious  Khel Ratna Award

31 May 2020

Rohit Sharma nominated for prestigious Khel Ratna Award

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), on Saturday, nominated Rohit Sharma for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.

Jasprit Bumrah likely to be BCCI's nomination for Arjuna Award

14 May 2020

Jasprit Bumrah likely to be BCCI's nomination for Arjuna Award

India's pace sensation Jasprit Bumrah is expected to be BCCI's nomination for the prestigious Arjuna Award this year.

Legend Mithali Raj felicitated by BCCI in Kolkata: Details here

24 Nov 2019

Legend Mithali Raj felicitated by BCCI in Kolkata: Details here

Former Indian women's captain Mithali Raj was felicitated by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) during the second Test (Day-Night) between India and Bangladesh at Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

Happy Birthday Virat Kohli: A look at his amazing records

05 Nov 2019

Happy Birthday Virat Kohli: A look at his amazing records

Indian skipper Virat Kohli turned 31 on Tuesday, as he prepares to script another glorious year of his career.

Here are some interesting facts about PV Sindhu

18 Oct 2019

Here are some interesting facts about PV Sindhu

PV Sindhu is one of the top shuttlers, across the globe.

5,000 people attended my wedding, I knew only 40-50: Kapil

15 May 2019

5,000 people attended my wedding, I knew only 40-50: Kapil

Kapil Sharma, who got married to his longtime girlfriend Ginni Chatrath in December last year, shared a very interesting anecdote from his wedding on his show.

Arjuna Award: BCCI recommends names of these four cricketers

27 Apr 2019

Arjuna Award: BCCI recommends names of these four cricketers

The Board of Control for India (BCCI) on Saturday recommended the names of four cricketers for the prestigious Arjuna Award.

Boxer Amit Panghal might not get Arjuna award

09 Sep 2018

Boxer Amit Panghal might not get Arjuna award

Asian Games 2018 gold medalist, Amit Panghal won hearts with a superb show in Indonesia.

Asian Games 2018: Indian archer Deepika Kumari down with dengue

15 Aug 2018

Asian Games 2018: Indian archer Deepika Kumari down with dengue

Ahead of the 2018 Asian Games, India's top-ranked archer Deepika Kumari is down with dengue.

Table Tennis: Kamal and Batra move up in world rankings

04 Aug 2018

Table Tennis: Kamal and Batra move up in world rankings

Indian table tennis aces Achanta Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra have moved up in the world rankings as they achieved 33rd and 57th ranks respectively.

Football: Records held by Indian skipper Sunil Chhetri

05 Jun 2018

Football: Records held by Indian skipper Sunil Chhetri

Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri is one of the finest footballers the country has produced.

Former India captain Anjum Chopra turns 41

20 May 2018

Former India captain Anjum Chopra turns 41

Former India captain Anjum Chopra turns 41 today.

BCCI recommends Shikhar Dhawan, Smriti Mandhana for Arjuna Award

25 Apr 2018

BCCI recommends Shikhar Dhawan, Smriti Mandhana for Arjuna Award

The BCCI has recommended India opener Shikhar Dhawan, and women's team player Smriti Mandhana for the Arjuna Award said the Board's Acting Secretary Amitabh Chaudhary.

Deepa Malik books her berth in 2018 Asian Para Games

14 Mar 2018

Deepa Malik books her berth in 2018 Asian Para Games

India's para-athlete Deepa Malik qualified for the 2018 Asian Para Games by securing a top spot in discus Asia Ranking 53 category and a second place in Asian Games combined category event 51/52/53.

Happy birthday Harmanpreet Kaur

08 Mar 2018

Happy birthday Harmanpreet Kaur

The captain of the Indian Women's T20I side, Harmanpreet Kaur is celebrating her 29th birthday today.

Wrestler and coach Sukhchain Singh Cheema dies in road accident

11 Jan 2018

Wrestler and coach Sukhchain Singh Cheema dies in road accident

Renowned wrestler and coach, Sukhchain Singh Cheema died in a road accident on Wednesday night.

Legendary boxer, Kaur Singh struggles to pay for medical treatment

13 Dec 2017

Legendary boxer, Kaur Singh struggles to pay for medical treatment

69-year-old Indian boxing icon, Kaur Singh is the latest victim of apathy against sports persons in the country.

Revisiting Pullela Gopichand's contributions to Indian badminton on his birthday

16 Nov 2017

Revisiting Pullela Gopichand's contributions to Indian badminton on his birthday

As the Indian badminton super coach Pullela Gopichand turns 44 today, a bilingual biopic about his life journey has been announced and will be presented by Fox Star Studios in collaboration with Abundantia Entertainment.

A movie based on Mithali Raj in the offing

26 Sep 2017

A movie based on Mithali Raj in the offing

Viacom18 Motion Pictures announced that a biopic based on the incredible journey of Indian women's cricket team captain Mithali Raj will soon be made.

It's National Sports Day, the birth anniversary of Dhyan Chand

29 Aug 2017

It's National Sports Day, the birth anniversary of Dhyan Chand

To commemorate the birth anniversary of field hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand, Indian government, in 2012, designated the 29th of August as "National Sports Day."

Recipients of Arjuna and Dronacharya awards finalized

19 Aug 2017

Recipients of Arjuna and Dronacharya awards finalized

The list of Arjuna Award winners of this year has been retained by the Sports Ministry.

Mithali Raj becomes leading run-scorer in Women's ODIs

12 Jul 2017

Mithali Raj becomes leading run-scorer in Women's ODIs

Indian women's team captain Mithali Raj went past England's Charlotte Edwards to become the leading run scorer in the history of women's ODI cricket.

Doping charges: Goalkeeper Subrata Paul escapes with a warning

06 Jul 2017

Doping charges: Goalkeeper Subrata Paul escapes with a warning

Indian goalkeeper Subrata Paul escaped with a warning from the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) for violating anti-doping rule earlier this year.

Which players to look out for in 2017 PKL?

06 Jul 2017

Which players to look out for in 2017 PKL?

The 2017 Pro Kabaddi League is all set to start from 28th July.

Kohli becomes India's most followed celebrity on Facebook

25 Jun 2017

Kohli becomes India's most followed celebrity on Facebook

Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli has become the most followed Indian celebrity on Facebook with more than 35 million followers. He is also the most followed cricketer in the world.

ICC Women's Cricket WC- Mithali leads Indian team to victory

25 Jun 2017

ICC Women's Cricket WC- Mithali leads Indian team to victory

Indian women's cricket team started their campaign in the 2017 ICC Women's Cricket World Cup with a comfortable 35-run win against England.

Kohli reaches yet another milestone

17 Jun 2017

Kohli reaches yet another milestone

After scoring an unbeaten 96 run-innings against Bangladesh in the ongoing Champions Trophy, Virat Kohli reached another milestone of completing 8000 runs in the ODIs and thereby became the fastest player to do so.

Ramchandra Guha resigns from BCCI's Committee of Administrators

01 Jun 2017

Ramchandra Guha resigns from BCCI's Committee of Administrators

Ramchandra Guha, one of the four members of Supreme Court appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA), resigned today from his post citing personal reasons.

Jhulan Goswami becomes the world's leading female wicket-taker

10 May 2017

Jhulan Goswami becomes the world's leading female wicket-taker

Former Indian women's team captain, Jhulan Goswami went past Australia's Cathryn Fitzpatrick to become the world's leading wicket taker in the women's ODIs.

Subrata Paul asks for an early hearing against doping charges

03 May 2017

Subrata Paul asks for an early hearing against doping charges

India's top goalkeeper Subrata Paul has requested the NADA to schedule an early hearing in the doping case after his sample A tests came positive for a banned substance.

Goalkeeper Subrata Paul suspended after failing dope test

26 Apr 2017

Goalkeeper Subrata Paul suspended after failing dope test

One of India's top goalkeepers, Subrata Paul was handed a provisional suspension by the All India Football Federation (AIFF) after he failed a dope test conducted last month.

World wishes Sachin Tendulkar a Happy Birthday

24 Apr 2017

World wishes Sachin Tendulkar a Happy Birthday

Twitter has been overloaded with wishes to Sachin Tendulkar on his 44th birthday.

Abhinav Bindra opens up about his neurological medical condition

18 Mar 2017

Abhinav Bindra opens up about his neurological medical condition

Olympic shooter Abhinav Bindra opened up about a serious neurological-medical condition he suffered from in 2014.

Phogat sisters to open academy in Bengaluru

26 Feb 2017

Phogat sisters to open academy in Bengaluru

In an attempt to empower more women in the country, the Phogat sisters are planning to establish a wrestling academy in Nandi Hills in Bengaluru.