Virender Sehwag launches cricket website – CRICURU

Harpal Singh Bedi  New Delhi:  CRICURU – India’s first cricket coaching website  for promising  young players  was launched on Wednesday. Conceptualized and developed by master blaster Virender Sehwag  and former India player and batting coach Sanjay Bangar,  the duo has  also developed the curriculum for each player. Speaking at the launch  Virender Sehwag said:  “At CRICURU our aim is… Read More Virender Sehwag launches cricket website – CRICURU

Winning start crucial at the Olympics: striker Ramandeep Singh

Harpal  Singh Bedi New Delhi: Ace hockey striker Ramandeep Singh feels that winning start is crucial factor at the Olympics as it gives a heady kick start to the campaign for a podium finish. India (men) will  take on New Zealand in their Olympic opener on 24th July in  Tokyo  and to gain the right momentum it will… Read More Winning start crucial at the Olympics: striker Ramandeep Singh

7-member Indian Swimming Squad to take part in the Olympic Qualifying events in Serbia

Harpal  Singh Bedi New Delhi: A 7-member Swimming team, including Srihari Nataraj  and Sajan Prakash will  take part in the Belgrade Trophy 2021, a FINA-accredited Olympic Qualifying event, scheduled for 19th and 20th June . Apart from  Nataraj  and Sajan Prakash who are hoping to make the A qualification for the Olympics , the team includes  seasoned back stroker Maana… Read More 7-member Indian Swimming Squad to take part in the Olympic Qualifying events in Serbia

Official kit of Team India for the Tokyo Olympic Games Unveiled

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: Union sports minister Kiren Rijiju on Thursday unveiled an impressive ceremonial and official sports attire for the Indian contingent that will participate in the Games of the XXXII Olympiad scheduled from 23 July to 8 August in Tokyo, Japan  Speaking on the occasion the minister said, “We are just 50… Read More Official kit of Team India for the Tokyo Olympic Games Unveiled

Wishes of 135 crore Indians are with the sportspersons who will be representing the country in the Olympics: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Harpal Singh Bedi  New  Delhi: With Tokyo Olympics 50 days away, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday  reviewed country’s preparations for this mega event  and said that the wishes of 135 crore Indians  are with the sportspersons who will be representing the country in the Games. The PM said that sports is at the heart of our… Read More Wishes of 135 crore Indians are with the sportspersons who will be representing the country in the Olympics: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Boxing: Sanjeet wins gold for India as Amit Panghal, Shiva Thapa lose their title bouts

Harpal Singh Bedi   New Delhi: Sanjeet  saved the day for India by winning a Gold as his experienced compatriots Amit Panghal and Shiva Thapa failed to retain and regain their titles at the 2021 ASBC Asian Championships in Dubai. After Amit and Shiva Thapa lost their  title bouts narrowly  all eyes were on Sanjeet and the… Read More Boxing: Sanjeet wins gold for India as Amit Panghal, Shiva Thapa lose their title bouts

Boxing: Pooja Rani wins gold, three other Indian women pugilists lose their final bouts

Harpal  Singh Bedi New Delhi:  Pooja Rani  was the lone Indian woman pugilist to win the gold as she outpunched  in-form Mavluda Movlonova to retain the  title while her three other  compatriots lost their final bouts at the ASBC Asian Boxing Championships  in Dubai.. Seasoned campaigner Mary Kom (51kg), Lalbuatsaihi (64kg) and Anupama (+81kg) claimed silver medals… Read More Boxing: Pooja Rani wins gold, three other Indian women pugilists lose their final bouts

Boxing: Mary Kom, Panghal and five other Indians to fight for gold at Asian Championships

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: Campaigner Mary Kom, defending champion Amit Panghal and five other  Indian pugilists will be seen in action in the finals at the 2021 ASBC Asian Boxing Championships in Dubai.  Mary Kom alongside Pooja Rani (75kg), Anupama (+81kg) and Lalbuatsahi (64kg) will  fight in their respective final bouts on Sunday. Panghal, Shiva Thapa (64kg)… Read More Boxing: Mary Kom, Panghal and five other Indians to fight for gold at Asian Championships

Boxing: Amit Panghal, Shiv Thapa in finals; Vikas Krishan, Varinder fail in semis

Harpal  Singh Bedi New Delhi: Defending champion Amit Panghal  and Olympian Shiv Thapa chalked out  impressive wins over their rivals to  move into the finals of their respective categories while two other Indians Vikas  Krishan and Varinder Singh lost their semi final bouts  at the  ASBC Asian Boxing Championships in Dubai. in 52 KG category semi finals  Amit… Read More Boxing: Amit Panghal, Shiv Thapa in finals; Vikas Krishan, Varinder fail in semis

Boxing: Mary Kom, Sakshi in Finals, Simranjit, Monika, Jasmine lose in semis

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: Veteran Mary Kom and seasoned campaigner Sakshi chalked out hard fought wins over their rivals to move into the finals of their respective categories at the ASBC Asian Boxing Championships in Dubai. In 51 kg  semi final bout ,the six-time world champion  took  time  to find her rhythm .However  the Indian … Read More Boxing: Mary Kom, Sakshi in Finals, Simranjit, Monika, Jasmine lose in semis

IOA affirms commitment to ensure safety of Indian Contingent at the Olympics

Harpal Singh Bedi  New  Delhi: The Indian Olympic Association on Thursday  extended its full support to the IOC  and Tokyo 2020 Organsing committee in  conducting the Olympic Games successfully. The IOA also  said   that it was  Committed to ensure safety of Indian Contingent and all concerned. It  also promised  to do  everything possible to ensure that all the… Read More IOA affirms commitment to ensure safety of Indian Contingent at the Olympics

Boxing: India is assured of 15 medals, Amit, Vikas and Varinder in semis

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: Defending champion  Amit Panghal  survived a scare  before overpowering  Kharkhuu Enkhmandakh 3-2 in the 52kg quarter-finals at the Asian Boxing Championships in Dubai .However  in two other late last night bouts, Vikas Krishan and Varinder  Singh  recorded  easy victories and assured  two more medals to take tally to 15—country’s best-ever… Read More Boxing: India is assured of 15 medals, Amit, Vikas and Varinder in semis

Boxing: India assured of 12 medals as Shiv Thapa, Simranjit, Sakshi move into semis at Asian Championship

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: Shiv Thapa, Sanjeet  and  Tokyo-bound Simranjit Kaur alongside two others  booked semi-final berths  as Indian pugilists  assured themselves of 12 medals at the ASBC Asian Boxing Championships in Dubai. In the men 64 kg category, Shiv Thapa  out punched Nadar Odah 5-0 to storm into the last four  and also confirmed his back to back medal. Previously… Read More Boxing: India assured of 12 medals as Shiv Thapa, Simranjit, Sakshi move into semis at Asian Championship

Boxing: Hussmuddin loses in quarter-finals, Sumit Sangwan in first round

Harpal Singh Bedi  New Delhi:  India’s Mohammad Hussamuddin crashed out  as he lost to  the  world champion and top-seed Mirazizbek Mirzahalilov in the  56kg quarter-finals at the SBC Asian Boxing Championships in Dubai on Tuesday. In the last-8 bout, Mirzahalilov started the fight  aggressively landing fierce punches. The Indian r tried to gain momentum with… Read More Boxing: Hussmuddin loses in quarter-finals, Sumit Sangwan in first round

Narinder Batra re-elected President of FIH for a second consecutive term

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi:  Contesting for the second term  Narinder  Batra was  re-elected as the International Hockey Federation (FIH) President  as he pipped  Marc Coudron of Belgium by razor thin margin of two votes at the world body’s virtual 47th Congress on  Saturday. Batra received  63 votes as against Coudron’s  61 in a straight contest during the online… Read More Narinder Batra re-elected President of FIH for a second consecutive term

We are ready for Tokyo Olympics: Women’s Hockey Vice Captain Savita

Harpal  Singh Bedi New Delhi:  Ace goalkeeper  Savita  feels that Women’s hockey team is ready  for the  Tokyo Olympics. “Our focus right now is on fitness and playing high intensity sessions and setting our body clock to the time we will be playing in Japan.” She  is of the view that the Indian women’s team has established… Read More We are ready for Tokyo Olympics: Women’s Hockey Vice Captain Savita

Amit, Mary Kom to spearhead full-strength Indian squad at Asian Boxing Championships

Harpal  Singh Bedi New Delhi: Defending champion Amit Panghal and former World champion Mary Kom will spearhead 20-member Indian challenge  at the ASBC Asian Boxing Championships being jointly hosted by BFI and UAE Boxing Federation. The Championship is to scheduled to be held  in Dubai  from May 24 to  June 1. The Championships  was initially scheduled to take place in New Delhi. However due… Read More Amit, Mary Kom to spearhead full-strength Indian squad at Asian Boxing Championships