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Indian women's hockey team begins New Zealand tour with 4-0 win

Indian women's hockey team begins New Zealand tour with 4-0 win

The Indian women's hockey team kick-started the first tour of their Olympic Year with a confident 4-0 victory over the New Zealand Development squad.

Jan 25, 2020, 13:25 PM IST
UP govt announces cash reward for Tokyo Olympics medalists

UP govt announces cash reward for Tokyo Olympics medalists

The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday announced that all the athletes from the state, who will be winning gold medals at the Tokyo Olympic Games, will be rewarded with Rs 6 crore each.

Jan 24, 2020, 16:44 PM IST
Athletics body to tighten rules after Nike's Vaporfly 'technology doping' controversy: sources

Athletics body to tighten rules after Nike's Vaporfly 'technology doping' controversy: sources

World Athletics expects to announce the findings of a review into the technology used in road and track shoes by the end of January.

Jan 24, 2020, 14:49 PM IST
WADA Executive Committee appoints new Standing Committee Chairs

WADA Executive Committee appoints new Standing Committee Chairs

With the terms of the Chairs of WADA`s five Standing Committees having come to an end on 31 December 2019 (except for the Compliance Review Committee, whose Chair remained in place until this ExCo

Jan 24, 2020, 12:56 PM IST
WADA Executive Committee receives update on RUSADA compliance case

WADA Executive Committee receives update on RUSADA compliance case

The ExCo members received an update on the compliance case against RUSADA from the outgoing Chair of the CRC, Jonathan Taylor. As communicated on January 9, WADA filed a formal request for

Jan 24, 2020, 12:41 PM IST
Yash Aradhya first motorsports star to get PM Rashtriya Bal Puraskar

Yash Aradhya first motorsports star to get PM Rashtriya Bal Puraskar

The Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puruskar is India`s highest civilian honour bestowed upon exceptional students from various fields under the age of 18.

Jan 22, 2020, 20:05 PM IST
Shooter Apurvi Chandela strikes gold in 10m air rifle event at Meyton Cup

Shooter Apurvi Chandela strikes gold in 10m air rifle event at Meyton Cup

Chandela shot a score of 251.4 to take the top medal in the event.

Jan 21, 2020, 18:18 PM IST
Former Olympic halfpipe champion Maddie Bowman calls time on career

Former Olympic halfpipe champion Maddie Bowman calls time on career

On the World Cup circuit, Bowman earned nine podiums, five of which were victories. 

Jan 21, 2020, 17:20 PM IST
Hockey India donates USD 25,000 to Red Cross Bushfire Appeal

Hockey India donates USD 25,000 to Red Cross Bushfire Appeal

Hockey India donated USD 25,000 to Red Cross Bushfire Appeal to support Australia during their current bushfire crisis.

Jan 20, 2020, 18:16 PM IST
Khelo India: Maharashtra maintains lead, increases tally to 60 golds, 193 medals

Khelo India: Maharashtra maintains lead, increases tally to 60 golds, 193 medals

Maharashtra's spoils got richer as the two under-17 Kho-kho teams, two wrestlers and three weight-lifters added to their gold collection on Sunday. Haryana, on the contrary, managed three gold

Jan 20, 2020, 10:57 AM IST
Wrestlers Bajrang Punia, Ravi Dahiya clinch gold at Rome Ranking Series

Wrestlers Bajrang Punia, Ravi Dahiya clinch gold at Rome Ranking Series

Bajrang beat American Jordan Oliver 4-3 in the final to take the top honours. 

Jan 19, 2020, 12:55 PM IST
Arjun Munda elected president of Archery Association of India

Arjun Munda elected president of Archery Association of India

Union Minister Arjun Munda on Saturday beat BVP Rao to the post of president of the Archery Association of India (AAI). Munda, who enjoys the support of former president VK Malhotra, beat his rival

Jan 18, 2020, 20:38 PM IST
Maharashtra leads Khelo India medals tally, Assam and Bengal win big

Maharashtra leads Khelo India medals tally, Assam and Bengal win big

Assams contingent reaped a wonderful harvest on Bihu as their lawn bowlers helped the state double their gold medal haul to six at the Khelo India Youth Games in Guwahati on Wednesday. West Bengal

Jan 16, 2020, 13:08 PM IST
PV Sindhu wins; Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth, Sai Praneeth, Sourabh Verma out in 1st round of Indonesia Masters

PV Sindhu wins; Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth, Sai Praneeth, Sourabh Verma out in 1st round of Indonesia Masters

Saina Nehwal, who is the defending champion in the women`s singles category, lost to Japan's Sayaki Takahashi. She won the first game but then was completely outclassed in the second and third with

Jan 15, 2020, 19:48 PM IST
Japanese World No. 1 badminton player Kento Momota discharged from hospital after accident

Japanese World No. 1 badminton player Kento Momota discharged from hospital after accident

Japanese World No. 1 Kento Momota, who was injured in a crash in Malaysia, has been discharged from the hospital on Wednesday after receiving treatment.

Jan 15, 2020, 14:54 PM IST
Maharashtra leads Khelo India medals tally, Haryana second

Maharashtra leads Khelo India medals tally, Haryana second

Tuesday's surge enabled Kerala to finish the athletics competition with 10 gold, two silver and six bronze and edge Haryana to the second spot.

Jan 15, 2020, 14:34 PM IST
Khelo India Youth Games: Haryana surge past Maharashtra in medal tally

Khelo India Youth Games: Haryana surge past Maharashtra in medal tally

Haryana struck a gold mine in the Khelo India Youth Games here on Monday to surge past Maharashtra to the top of the medals table.

Jan 14, 2020, 14:39 PM IST
Beijing to complete Winter Olympic venues in 2020

Beijing to complete Winter Olympic venues in 2020

Beijing is gearing up preparations for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games and will complete construction of all competition venues in 2020, Mayor Chen Jining said on Sunday.

Jan 12, 2020, 14:07 PM IST
South Korea's Gangwon to host 2024 Winter Youth Olympics

South Korea's Gangwon to host 2024 Winter Youth Olympics

 The 2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) will be hosted in Gangwon province, South Korea.

Jan 11, 2020, 13:58 PM IST
Kenyan marathon star Wilson Kipsang provisionally suspended for anti-doping violations

Kenyan marathon star Wilson Kipsang provisionally suspended for anti-doping violations

Kipsang won the 2014 New York Marathon and 2017 Tokyo Marathon.

Jan 11, 2020, 09:37 AM IST