Category: Sports

Men’s Hockey : India lose 1-2 to New Zealand in Olympic Test Event

Newsroom24 Network Tokyo:  Favourite  India suffered their first defeat as they went down 1-2 World No. 8 New Zealand in the men’s hockey of  the Olympic Test Event, at the Oi Hockey Stadium  here on Sunday   Captain and Drag-flicker Harmanpreet Singh gave India the lead in the 2nd minute by converting a Penalty Corner, but New Zealand

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Squash: Top seed Urwashi enters quarters; Baitha upsets Ranjit

Newsroom24x7 Network Mumbai: Top seed Urwashi Joshi of Maharashtra,  playing her first game of the tournament,  overcame a shaky start to defeat unseeded Amita Gondi of Telangana 9-11, 11-8, 11-8, 11-4 and advance to the quarterfinals of the 44th Maharashtra State Senior Open Squash Tournament  at the Bombay Gymkhana Squash Courts on Sunday. 2nd seed Tanvi

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Double for Arjun Balu, Rithvik Thomas,10-car pile-up stops MRF F1600 races

Newsroom24x7 Network Chennai: On a day which began in heavy showers and ended in bright sunshine, Coimbatore veteran Arjun Balu (Race Concepts) completed a grand double in the Indian Touring Cars class to head the leaderboard as the fourth round of the MRF MMSC fmsci Indian National Car Racing Championship concluded at the MMRT, here

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Indian Women’s Hockey team starts Olympic Test Event campaign with a 2-1 win over Japan

Newsroom24x7 Network Tokyo: India opened their campaign at the women’s hockey Olympic Test Event with a resilient 2-1 victory over hosts Japan here at the Oi Hockey Stadium. It was India who took an early lead through their Penalty Corner specialist, Gurjit Kaur, in the 9th minute, but the hosts equalized in the 16th minute

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Impressive Indian Men’s Hockey Team beat Malaysia 6-0 to start Olympic Test Event

Newsroom24x7 Network Tokyo: India opened their campaign in the Men’s Hockey Olympic Test Event, with a facile win as they trounced Malaysia 6-0 at the Oi Hockey Stadium here on Saturday. Forwards Mandeep Singh (33′, 46′) and Gursahibjit Singh (18′, 56′) scored a brace each for the Indian Men’s Hockey team, while Gurinder Singh (8′)

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Shooting: Flop show by  Indian  Trap shooters at Lahiri Shotgun World Cup

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: It turned out to be a flop show for the Indian trap shooters as Kynan Chenai and Prithviraj Tondaiman tried their best in tough scoring conditions but failed to qualify for the a finals and that ended country’s challenge in the Trap competition of ISSF World Cup Shotgun in Lahiti,

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Amateur Shreya takes three-shot lead in 12th leg of Hero WPGT

Newsroom24x7 Network Hyderabad:  It was the turn of another  local amateur Shreya pal to  corner the spotlight as   she carded  five-under 67 to take the lead  on the opening day of the 12th Leg of the Hero Women’s Pro Golf Tour at the Boulder Hills Golf and Country Club here on Wednesday.. Shreya, girl like her city mate Sneha, was fifth

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Rampaging Chennai Lions dethrone Dabang Delhi to become new Ultimate Table Tennis champions

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi:  Rampaging , Chennai Lions reduced the final to virtual no  contest as they hammered  defending champion Dabang Delhi  8-1 to win  the Ultimate Table Tennis crown here on Sunday. In front of a packed house, the Sharath Kamal-spearheaded Lions dethroned   Dabang Delhi to bring  down the curtain on the third edition

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Volleyball: India go down to Chinese 1-3,finish runners up at the Asian U23 Championship

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: India’s winning spree came to an end as they lost to  Chinese Taipei  1-3  (25-21, 25-20, 19-25, 25-23) in the  final of the Asian  U23 Volleyball Championship in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar on Sunday.  Though India put up a good fight  they failed to reproduce the form they displayed in quarter and

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Chetan Shivram shows nerves of steel, wins Rally of Coimbatore

Newsroom24x7 Network Coimbatore, 11 August: Team Akshara’s Chetan Shivram rode on his overnight lead to emerge triumphant in the Rally of Coimbatore, Round 2 of the Champions Yacht Club FMSCI Indian National Rally Championship  here on Sunday. Going into the second and final day with a mere four second lead over Suhem Kabeer (Privateer) and a

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Badminton: Samiya Imad Farooqui leads the charge as Indians bag six medals including three gold at Bulgarian International

Tanisha Crasto won gold medal in the girls' doubles category in Bulgarian Junior International Championships

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi,  11 August : Samiya Imad Farooqui led the charge as  Indian juniors bagged  three gold, one silver and two bronze medals at the Bulgarian  International Badminton  Championships  in Pazardzhik, Bulgaria on Sunday.   Samiya captured the girls’ singles gold as Indians created multiple upsets with the girls’ doubles pair of Tanisha Crasto and Aditi Bhatt

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Chennai Lions pip Goa Challenger in a thriller to set up title clash with Dabang Delhi in UTT

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: Riding on  Sharath Kamal’s heroics, Chennai Lions  snatched victory from jaws of defeats as they piped Goa Challengers 8-7 to set up title clash  with Dabang Delhi in  the Ultimate Table Tennis here on Saturday.Former Commonwealth Games gold medalist  Sharath, l showed no sign of panic despite the 1-5 deficit  and  collected three

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Hockey India shortlists 33 players for Junior National Coaching Camp

Harpal Singh Bedi  Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi, 10 August : Hockey India on Saturday shortlisted  33  probables for the  Junior  National Coaching Camp scheduled to begin on Monday, 12th August  at the Sports Authority of India, Bengaluru Campus.  The camp will be held for   close to three weeks, and will conclude on 31st August . The  probables will be

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