Chirag-Satwik pair withdraws from Sudirman Cup on medical grounds
The Indian men's doubles pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy has pulled out of the Sudirman Cup mixed team championships on medical grounds. The World no.10 pair was part of the 12-member Indian team announced by the Badminton Association of India for the prestigious event to be held from September 26 to October 3 in Finland.
Full vaccination mandatory for I-League players, except U-18
All the footballers taking part in the I-League starting in December will have to be fully vaccinated except for U-18 players and those who have recently recovered from Covid-19 infection, League CEO Sunando Dhar said on Wednesday. The I-League 2021-22 is expected to be held under a bio-secure environment with strict Covid-19 protocols in Kolkata and its surrounding suburbs.
Threat to NZ cricket team originated in India: Pak minister
New Zealand's cricket squad arrived home on Wednesday after abandoning their tour of Pakistan last week citing a security threat. New Zealand Cricket said they were aware of a "specific and credible" threat but did not give details.
Can fencing in India grow like shooting after its Olympic debut?
At Tokyo 2020/21, India added another discipline to its roster of sports that have appeared at the Games. Indian fencing made its Olympic debut, and Bhavani Devi woke India up at 5:30 am to watch a sport on TV that had previously succumbed to the command of the remote control.
We're eager to qualify for Olympics by winning Asian Games: Hardik Singh
Eager to change the shade of the Tokyo bronze, the Indian men's hockey team is now focussing on directly qualifying for the Paris Olympics by winning next year's Asian Games, says young midfielder Hardik Singh.
British government did not advise ECB against Pakistan tour: High Commissioner
The British government did not advise the England and Wales Cricket Board to cancel its men's and women's teams' tour of Pakistan on security grounds, the UK's High Commissioner here has said and promised to "redouble" efforts to make the T20 series happen in 2022.
Quest to win 2023 World Cup driving Rohit Sharma 2.0
Rohit Sharma knows that despite being the highest scorer at the 2019 50-over World Cup with 648 runs and five centuries, what Team India will be remembered for is losing to New Zealand in the semifinals. A World Cup win, a Test match hundred, earning an opposition's respect - the few things that count.
Defending eight runs of last two overs vs Punjab was incredible: Parag
Rajasthan Royals all-rounder Riyan Parag has said that it was an incredible job done by his side's bowlers to defend eight runs in the final two overs against Punjab Kings. Rajasthan Royals registered a thrilling two-run victory over Punjab Kings on Tuesday here at the Dubai International Stadium. Chasing 186, Punjab Kings got off to an excellent start as openers KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal put on 120 runs for the opening wicket.
All eyes on Pant's evolution as leader as DC restart campaign
Exactly a year ago when he landed in the UAE for the IPL, Rishabh Pant was fighting form and fitness issues and was still trying to establish himself as an all-format player for India. Shreyas Iyer was clearly the bigger deal as he led Delhi Capitals to the IPL final.
Defeat against Rajasthan Royals "bitter pill to swallow": Kumble
After stumbling to a two-run defeat against Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021, Punjab Kings' Director of Cricket Operations Anil Kumble said that the loss will be a "difficult pill to swallow".