Category: Sports

Sindhu, Srikanth continue fine run at Yonex India Open Badminton

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi Former champions PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth  chalked out facile wins  as they  led five  singles players and 4 doubles pairs from India  into the quarter-finals of the Yonex-Sunrise India Open Badminton, here on Thursday.  Sindhu , who won the title , totally dominated the game as she outplayed  Hong Kong’s World No. 37 Deng Joy Xuan in

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Shubankar tied 7th, two shots behind leaders at Hero Indian Open Golf

Harpal Singh Bedi Gurugram: Shubhankar Sharma and Rahil Gangjee led the home side’s challenge as Scotland’s Stephen Gallacher and American Julian Suri at five-under-67 jointly led the field on the opening day of the Hero Indian Open at the DLF Golf & Country Club here on Thursday. Shubhankar, carded three-under-69 to be at tied seventh

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Australian cricketers land at Bhadaas Café after losing the one-dayer at Holkar stadium

Newsroom24x7 Network After India defeated Australia by 5-wicket at the Holkar stadium here on Sunday night (24 September 2017) to take 3-0 lead in the third one-day international and grab the paytm trophy, the Australian Cricket players were so disappointed  that they wanted to go somewhere to shake off their disappointment and that’s when somebody gave

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CBI registers case for “spiking” Narsingh Yadav’s food ahead of Rio Olimpics

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation has taken over the investigation into a case relating to alleged spiking of banned substances or drugs in the meal or drinking water meant for Wrestler Narsingh Yadav, who failed a doping test ahead of the Rio Olympics 2016. The doping case is linked to the

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IOC announces final list of bidders for 2024 Olympics

Newsroom24x7 Desk Lausanne : The International Olympics Committee (IOC) announced the bidders after the deadline for submission for entries passed at midnight on Tuesday in Switzerland. Five cities have been shortlisted in the running list of Host country for Olympics 2024. The final bidders are Budapest, Hamburg, Los Angeles, Paris and Rome.The list came as

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Indian Boxing Council launches its Delhi chapter of Contact clinic

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi : Amateur boxing in India might be in shambles but professional boxing is all set to get a massive fillip in the country after the launch of a governing body to facilitate pugilists, who wish to follow Vijender Singh’s footsteps and try their luck in the lucrative circuit. Brainchild of former Indian

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Saina brings home a Silver from World Badminton Championship

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: In a 2-set match of World Badminton Championship played between the two top seeds at Jakarta, Indian ace Shuttler Saina Nehwal won 2nd place in the final played against No1 player Carolina Marin Martin of Spain. Marine defended her championship title by playing well in the first set and also clinching two

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PM Modi congratulates winners in Special Olympic World Summer Games 2015

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: As the Special Olympic World Summer Games 2015 culminated in Los Angeles, the Indian contingent made its presence felt and sought the praise of Indians from all strata. Topping the list was Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who extended his heartfelt appreciation to the Indian team of participants. Modi said that the

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Indian Sprinter Dutee Chand walks past ab initio Legal Hurdle

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The women’s sprinter community can now heave a little albeit uncertain sign of relief as the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), the apex legal body for Indian sports suspended the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) regulation governing eligibility criteria for natural High-testosterone levels in women athletes. A National Champion

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Modi congratulates Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis on winning Wimbledon women’s doubles title

Newsroom24x7 Desk Prime Minster Narendra Modi has congratulated tennis players Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis, on winning Wimbledon women’s doubles title. “Well played Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza. You played wonderful tennis and registered a fantastic win at Wimbledon. We are proud and very happy”, the Prime Minister said in a message.

President, PM greet Paes on winning Australian Open

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Jan. 1: Both the President and Prime Minister of India have congratulated Leander Paes for winning the Australian Open Mixed Doubles title. Leander Paes and Swiss Martina Hingis yesterday registered a sensational victory over the Canadian-French pair of Nestor and Kristina to win the Australian Open mixed-doubles final to raise their

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