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All sports are now garnering attention in India: Vishal Sivappa

04 Sep 2020

All sports are now garnering attention in India: Vishal Sivappa

Vishal Sivappa, who is a co-founder of India's first Cue Sports academy for schools, feels that sports, other than cricket, are now garnering a lot of attention in our country. The reason, as per him, is the introduction of leagues.

Jonty Rhodes highlights importance of Ayurveda in sports

09 Aug 2020

Jonty Rhodes highlights importance of Ayurveda in sports

Former South African cricketer Jonty Rhodes has launched an AI-based Ayurveda company 'We R Wellness' along with Indian businessman Rajat Sharma and Ayurveda specialist and sports nutritionist Dr Onkar Rajiv Bilgi.

The plight of sporting events amid lockdown: Details here

29 May 2020

The plight of sporting events amid lockdown: Details here

The sports fraternity has taken the brunt of COVID-19 pandemic in the past few months.

Sports should return to spread positivity: Shikhar Dhawan

25 May 2020

Sports should return to spread positivity: Shikhar Dhawan

Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan believes the return of sports could ward off the negative elements once the coronavirus pandemic ends.

Khelo India archer suffers brain stroke, family needs financial aid

07 May 2020

Khelo India archer suffers brain stroke, family needs financial aid

Young and upcoming compound archer Pragati Choudhary has suffered a brain stroke and her family is looking for financial aid for her treatment.

Kids' lockers used as urns at Chandigarh's cremation grounds

22 Apr 2020

Kids' lockers used as urns at Chandigarh's cremation grounds

In the union territory of Chandigarh, kids' lockers are being used to keep the ashes of deceased persons in cremation grounds.

David Moyes concerned about players if EPL season is rushed

15 Apr 2020

David Moyes concerned about players if EPL season is rushed

All sporting activities including football have either been canceled or postponed amid the coronavirus pandemic.

2022 Asian Games: Robot Triplets unveiled as mascots

04 Apr 2020

2022 Asian Games: Robot Triplets unveiled as mascots

Three sporty robots named Congcong, Lianlian and Chenchen were unveiled as the official mascots of the 2022 Asian Games.

Here's a look at MS Dhoni's massive bike collection

22 Jan 2020

Here's a look at MS Dhoni's massive bike collection

Former Team India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni's love for high-end cars and bikes is no secret. The 38-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman has often been spotted riding swanky two-wheelers during his time off the field.

Dhoni to produce TV show on Army officers: Details here

10 Dec 2019

Dhoni to produce TV show on Army officers: Details here

Former Team India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni is set to produce a television show based on Indian Army officers.

Love sports? Here are five cities you must visit once

16 Oct 2019

Love sports? Here are five cities you must visit once

Sports is way more than how people often see it from the outside - it is, in fact, a way of life.

Sania Mirza's sister Anam to marry Azharuddin's son Asad

07 Oct 2019

Sania Mirza's sister Anam to marry Azharuddin's son Asad

Sania Mirza's younger sister Anam is set to marry former Indian cricket captain Mohammad Azharuddin's son Asad, this December.

Puji bhaag b*******d: Rohit shouts at Pujara for not running

05 Oct 2019

Puji bhaag b*******d: Rohit shouts at Pujara for not running

In the opening test match on Day four of South Africa's ongoing tour of India in Visakhapatnam, India's opening batsman Rohit Sharma made history by hitting a second consecutive century at the Dr. YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium.

Ajinkya Rahane, wife Radhika blessed with a baby girl

05 Oct 2019

Ajinkya Rahane, wife Radhika blessed with a baby girl

Indian cricket team's Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane and his wife Radhika Dhopavkar have been blessed with a baby girl, on Saturday.

India's youngest T20I debutante, Shafali needed boy's haircut to play

03 Oct 2019

India's youngest T20I debutante, Shafali needed boy's haircut to play

At the age of 15, Shafali Verma had become the youngest Twenty20 International (T20I) debutante for the Indian women's cricket team last week when she played against South Africa at Lalabhai Contractor Stadium, Surat.

MS Dhoni ranks just next to Narendra Modi: Here's how

26 Sep 2019

MS Dhoni ranks just next to Narendra Modi: Here's how

While it still might be a debatable topic, but it seems like former Indian skipper MS Dhoni has gone past the likes of Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli as the most popular cricketer among the fans.

Goa swimming coach arrested for raping teen training under him

07 Sep 2019

Goa swimming coach arrested for raping teen training under him

On Friday, Goa Police arrested swimming coach Surajit Ganguly in New Delhi for raping a 15-year-old girl training under him.

'Fastest woman' Jessi Combs dies trying to break own record

29 Aug 2019

'Fastest woman' Jessi Combs dies trying to break own record

In a tragic incident, American television host and race car driver Jessi Combs died in a car crash in Oregon, United States. Reportedly, the crash occurred while Combs attempted to break her own previous record, the police said on Wednesday.

#NewsBytesExclusive: India's 64th GM Prithu Gupta on his chess journey

29 Aug 2019

#NewsBytesExclusive: India's 64th GM Prithu Gupta on his chess journey

15-year-old Prithu Gupta is enigmatic, intelligent and mature.

Virender Sehwag feels this legend should become next Indian selector

22 Aug 2019

Virender Sehwag feels this legend should become next Indian selector

MSK Prasad is currently the national selector of the BCCI for Team India.

NZ women's cricket captain Satterthwaite announces pregnancy with wife Tahuhu

20 Aug 2019

NZ women's cricket captain Satterthwaite announces pregnancy with wife Tahuhu

New Zealand women's cricket captain Amy Satterthwaite today announced that she will be taking a break from the sport as she is expecting her first child with wife and teammate Lea Tahuhu.

Nike will not apply any performance-related clause for pregnant athletes

17 Aug 2019

Nike will not apply any performance-related clause for pregnant athletes

After having faced intense scrutiny for its policy towards pregnant women athletes, global sportswear Nike has changed its policy to guarantee full payment and bonuses.

Ravi Shastri retained as India head coach: Details here

16 Aug 2019

Ravi Shastri retained as India head coach: Details here

Ravi Shastri was unanimously re-elected as the Team India head coach on Friday by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

Here's how much weed Mike Tyson smokes in a month

15 Aug 2019

Here's how much weed Mike Tyson smokes in a month

Retired boxing champion Mike Tyson has revealed that he smokes up to $40,000 (Rs. 28 lakh) worth of cannabis in a month.

Here are some of the craziest rules in different sports

12 Aug 2019

Here are some of the craziest rules in different sports

The world of sports is filled with a number of sporting events and tournaments.

AFI asked for athletes' photos; received shirtless, photoshopped images instead

11 Aug 2019

AFI asked for athletes' photos; received shirtless, photoshopped images instead

Last month, the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) had made online registration compulsory for athletes to enter into competitions.

Lt Col MS Dhoni starts two-week Army stint in Kashmir

01 Aug 2019

Lt Col MS Dhoni starts two-week Army stint in Kashmir

Former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has started his two-week stint in the Indian Army.

Zimbabwe cricketers ready to play for free: Details here

31 Jul 2019

Zimbabwe cricketers ready to play for free: Details here

Zimbabwe suffered a setback last week when the International Cricket Council (ICC) suspended them over interference by their government.

Listing some of the strangest facts about badminton

30 Jul 2019

Listing some of the strangest facts about badminton

Badminton is a popular sport and one of the most entertaining as well.

Korean nightclub collapse: World Aquatics Championships swimmers injured

27 Jul 2019

Korean nightclub collapse: World Aquatics Championships swimmers injured

In a ghastly incident that took place in a South Korean nightclub, eight athletes taking part in World Aquatics Championships have gotten injured.

Kashmir: Dhoni to be on patrol duties from July 31

25 Jul 2019

Kashmir: Dhoni to be on patrol duties from July 31

Former Team India skipper and (Honorary) Lieutenant colonel in the Territorial Army unit of the Parachute Regiment, MS Dhoni is set to serve in the Kashmir Valley as part of Victor Force, starting from July 31.

Chess: Prithu Gupta becomes India's 64th Grandmaster

20 Jul 2019

Chess: Prithu Gupta becomes India's 64th Grandmaster

India have a new Grandmaster, 15-year-old Prithu Gupta.

Kolkata: Busy watching Ind-NZ match, hospital staff loses patient's finger

12 Jul 2019

Kolkata: Busy watching Ind-NZ match, hospital staff loses patient's finger

A private hospital in Kolkata misplaced a patient's severed finger, which was to be re-attached during a surgical procedure.

CBSE follows 'learning by doing' motto, makes AI, yoga mandatory

21 May 2019

CBSE follows 'learning by doing' motto, makes AI, yoga mandatory

For the academic year 2019-20, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has adopted a new motto: Learning by doing.

Olympic rower Dattu Bhokanal booked after wife alleges harassment, cheating

18 May 2019

Olympic rower Dattu Bhokanal booked after wife alleges harassment, cheating

Olympic rowing champion Dattu Baban Bhokanal has landed in trouble after he was booked on charges of alleged physical and mental harassment, and dowry demands, leveled by his wife.

Here's a list of MS Dhoni's most expensive possessions

12 May 2019

Here's a list of MS Dhoni's most expensive possessions

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is one of the richest athletes in India. His current net worth is estimated to be around $103mn (Rs. 720 crore), according to MSN.

Speedgate: The first game invented by AI machines

03 May 2019

Speedgate: The first game invented by AI machines

In sports, be it football or something else, the role of AI has largely revolved around upping the performance of players or catching their mistakes.

#CareerBytes: Unconventional, high-paying jobs you can get after Class-12

04 Apr 2019

#CareerBytes: Unconventional, high-paying jobs you can get after Class-12

After Class-12, most students opt to pursue higher studies as per their interest.

Wrestler Ritu Phogat joins MMA, to train full-time in Singapore

26 Feb 2019

Wrestler Ritu Phogat joins MMA, to train full-time in Singapore

In an interesting development, Indian women's wrestling ace Ritu Phogat announced that she would now pursue Mixed Martial Arts or MMA.

ISSF Shooting World Cup: Who is gold medalist Saurabh Chaudhary?

24 Feb 2019

ISSF Shooting World Cup: Who is gold medalist Saurabh Chaudhary?

India's teenage sensation Saurabh Chaudhary continued his fine form in shooting to clinch the men's 10m air pistol gold at the ISSF World Cup, being held in New Delhi.