Category: Sports

Gaurav Gill bids for seventh INRC title in new avatar

Newsroom24x7 Network Chennai: The all-new Champions Yacht Club-FMSCI Indian National Rally Championship 2019 got off to an explosive start here on Friday, with a record number of cars led by the country’s celebrated driver Gaurav Gill squaring up for an dramatic face off. It’s a new beginning for three-time APRC and six-time INRC champion Gill

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U-17 Women’s team can develop into a formidable side: Coach Alex Ambrose

Newsroom24x7 Network NEW DELHI: The India U-17 Women’s Team is swiftly learning to adapt to different conditions and match situations, something that could help them develop into a “formidable unit”, said Head Coach Alex Ambrose ahead of the side’s clash against Citizen AA in Hong Kong on Thursday Having already played Hong Kong U-23 and

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Unheralded players have field day as big names tumble out of National Ranking (North Zone) Table Tennis

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: Sixth seeded Divya Deshpande joined the growing list of ranked players making their exit as she lost to Sreeja Akula of RBI 3-4 in the first round of the Women’s main draw in the UTT National Ranking (North Zone) Table Tennis Championships at the DPS School, Sonepat, (Haryana) on Wednesday.

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IOA on its own cannot pull out of the 2022 CWG Games: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: Sports minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday made it clear that a decision about not taking part in the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games following the omission of shooting from the event’s cannot be left to the Indian Olympic Association alone. IOA has threatened to boycott the 2022 Games protesting the decision

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Women’s hockey team made India Proud: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju

Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju with Women's Hockey Team

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: Union sports minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday hailed the Women’s hockey team for winning the FIH Series Finals in Hiroshima, Japan saying that they “ made India proud” with their spectacular showing. With this win, India has moved one step closer towards qualifying for next year’s Tokyo Olympics, as they

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Players happy with coach Stimac’s fitness regime

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: Senior National football players, on Monday lavished praise on coach Igor Stimac for his fitness regime which improved their fitness so that the focus could straightaway shift to technical aspects now. “Stimac and his support staff had drawn up a schedule for every individual player,” defender Pritam Kotal informed. “It

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Don’t prejudge any action says AIFF as clubs threatened to move court

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Monday urged the Hero I-League clubs not to pre-judge any action of the AIFF and make premature comment in advance. The AIFF said that its Executive Committee is meeting on July 3 to take stock of the situation so prejudging the action is

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Table Tennis ; Double delight for Haryana, men also lift team trophy

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: It turned out to be a double delight for the hosts as Haryana men emulated their women by overpowering Delhi 3-1 to lift the winners’ trophy in the team event of the UTT National Ranking (North Zone) Table Tennis Championships at the DPS School, Sonepat, Haryana on Monday. On Sunday,

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Table Tennis: Haryana start favourites in revived team events

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: Table tennis Federation of India’s (TTFI) decision to reintroduce team championships in zonal events from this season, has been welcomed by all states from the five zones and they are as much excited about its revival as their teams’ prospects. The eight men and six women teams, competing in the

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Women’s Hockey : India secure berth in FIH Olympic Qualifiers

Newsroom24x7 network   Hiroshima (Japan): Gurjit Kaur led the charge as India defeated Chile 4-2 to storm into the Final of the FIH Women’s Series Finals and kin the process secured their place in the FIH Olympic Qualifiers here on Saturday. India came from a goal down to secure the win as Gurjit Kaur (22′,

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Ace driver Gaurav Gill to spearhead JK Tyre’s all-new rallying programme

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: JK Tyre unveiled country’s celebrated driver Gaurav Gill as their primary force and face behind their all-new rallying programme here on Friday. The three-time Asia Pacific and six times Indian National Rally champion, who began his sparkling career as a JK Tyre Go-karting prodigy almost two decades ago, will return

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Maisnam Meiraba, Malvika to lead Indian challenge at Asian Junior Championship

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: Manipur’s Maisnam Meiraba and AAI’s Malvika Bansod will spearhead 23-member (11 boys,12 Girls) Indian challenge at the Asian Junior Championship in Suzhou, China from 20-28 July. In the boys section, leader of the team Maisnam Meiraba Luwang, has amassed an impressive total of 1000 points, by virtue of a fine

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Korn Ferry the new sponsor for path to the main PGA Tour

Newsroom24x7 Network PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida: The PGA TOUR and Korn Ferry on Wednesday  announced a 10-year agreement making the Los Angeles-based, global organizational consulting firm the Umbrella Sponsor of the newly named Korn Ferry Tour. Korn Ferry’s sponsorship replaces Web.com with effect from June 19 and extends through the 2028 season. The Korn Ferry Tour

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