Category: Sports

Equal attention to traditional sports in villages and modern Olympic sports, promises new minister Kiran Rijiju

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: Kiren Rijiju who took over as the Minister of State (Independent charge) for the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports here on Friday indicated that there will not be any major change in the existing priorities and policies of the ministry at present. Talking to media persons after taking over

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Coach Stimac further prunes list of probables from preparatory camp

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: National Team Head Coach Igor Stimac on Thursday further pruned the probables as he released six more players from the ongoing preparatory camp in New Delhi. The second batch of the six released players include Narayan Das, Salam Ranjan Singh, Dhanpal Ganesh, Rowllin Borges, Komal Thatal. In addition, central defender

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Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary lead Indian Sweep in Mixed Team Titles at ISSF World Cup

Harpal Singh Bedi     New Delhi: Teenage duo of Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary clinched the 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team title as India, claimed both the Mixed Team titles to records its most comprehensive ISSF World Cup stage performance in Munich, Germany, on Thursday.   India finished with five- gold and a silver medal

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Coach Stimac releases 6 players from the camp after the co-completion of first phase of training

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: National Coach Igor Stimac on Tuesday released 6 players from the list of 37 after the completion of the first phase of the working programme. Vishal Kaith, Germanpreet Singh, Nandha Kumar, Redeem Tlang, Bikramjit Singh, and Sumeet Passi have been released  after the Phase 1  has  been “accomplished. “We have

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Players have become physically, mentally, and tactically stronger under Stimac’s  training: Jobby Justin 

  Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi:  Striker  Jobby  Justin  on Tuesday hailed new national football coach  Igor Stimac  saying  his training  has made   ” us physically, mentally, and tactically stronger.” Talking to  media  on the sidelines of the National Team’s preparatory camp in Delhi, Justin stated: “He (Igor Stimac) has laid down a tactical plan

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Manpreet to lead India in eight-nation FIH Series Finals , Ramandeep recalled

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: Ace mid fielder Manpreet Singh was on Tuesday retained captain of the 18-member Indian Hockey team for the eight-nation FIH Series Finals scheduled to begin on 6 June in Bhubaneswar India has been clubbed with Russia, Poland and Uzbekistan in Pool A, while Asian Games winner Japan, Mexico, USA and

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Boxing: Amit Panghal, Shiva Thapa enter semis  at 2nd India Open

Newsroom24x7 Network Guwahati: Asian Games gold medallist Amit Panghal (52kg) and Asian Championships bronze medallist Shiva Thapa (60kg) led 12 Indian pugilists into the semi-finals to confirm medals on the third day of the ongoing second edition of the India Open International Boxing Tournament at the Bordoloi AC Indoor Stadium here on Wednesday. Former world

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Football: Sethu FC  overpower Manipur Police to win Hero Indian Women’s league

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: Riding on Sabitra Bhandar’s brace Sethu FC (Madurai) overcame Manipur Police SC 3-1 to win the Hero Indian Women’s Football League trophy In Ludhiana (Punjab) on Wednesday Manipur Police led 1-0 at half time, but Sethu staged a come back in the second session poumping three goals to win their

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Defender Suman Devi Thoudam to lead Junior Women’s Team

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: Defender Suman Devi Thoudam will lead 18-member Indian Junior Women’s Team for the Cantor Fitzgerald U21 International 4-Nations Tournament in Dublin, Ireland followed by matches against Belarus to be held in Baranovichi, Belarus. Hockey India also named another defender Gagandeep Kaur as vice captain of the team The Indians will

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Boxing: Mary Kom, Nikhat Zareen to meet in semis at 2nd India Open

Newsroom24x7 Network Guwahati: Six-time world champion Mary Kom and Asian Championships bronze medallist Nikhat Zareen set up a semi-final showdown in 51kg at the second edition of the India Open International Boxing Tournament at the Bordoloi Indoor Stadium here on Tuesday. Manju Rani, Monika and Kalavani also entered the 48kg semi-finals to confirm five medals for

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Sonia Lather, Manisha, Sachin give home side a winning start at 2nd India Open

Newsroom24x7 Network Guwahati: World Championships silver medallist Sonia Lather (57kg), Asian Championships bronze medallist Manisha Moun (57kg) and former world youth champion Sachin Siwach (52kg) gave India a bright start as the second edition of the India Open International Boxing Tournament began here on Monday. 2017 youth world champion Jyoti (51kg), 2018 world youth silver

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Women Football:  Manipur Police to take on Sethu FC (Tamil Nadu) in the final of Hero Indian League

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: Manipur Police and Sethu FC (Tamil Nadu) chalked out contrasting victories over their respective rivals on Monday to set up a title clash in the Hero Indian Women’s Football League in Ludhiana. In the first semi final of the day, riding on Bala Devi’s four goals Manipur Police overpowered Gokulam

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Women Hockey: India beat Korea 2-1

Harpal Singh Bedi New  Delhi: Striker Lalremsiami and Navneet Kaur scored goal in each half  to enable India  pip spirited Korea 2-1 in the opening Women’s hockey match of  the three-match Bi-lateral Series at Jincheon (Korea) on Monday. As per the information received here, the Visitors started the game on an attacking note forcing the hosts to be

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