Category Archives: Sports

Astha Pahwa enters World Youth Boxing quarter-finals

India’s campaign was off to a reasonably good start as Astha Pahwa (69 kg) entered quarter-finals while Shashi Chopra (57 kg) made the last-16 stage after winning their respective opening bouts at the AIBA Women’s Youth World Championships on Monday.

Shreyasi wins women’s double trap gold at Shotgun Nationals

Shreyasi Singh bagged a gold, her second individual medal at the 61st National Shotgun Championship competitions, when she won the women’s double trap event on Monday.

Sky is the limit for Virat Kohli, says Ravi Shastri

India’s head coach Ravi Shastri on Monday heaped special praise on Virat Kohli after he notched up his 50th International century and said “sky is the limit” for the skipper who stands at the halfway stage in equalling Sachin Tendulkar’s feat.

Lanka coach sees huge positives from drawn opening Test

Sri Lanka were finally able to pose a challenge to India in the first Test after being hammered in the home series and that, according to chief coach Nic Pothas, was a huge positive.

Don’t want to compare Tendulkar with Kohli: Ganguly

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Monday did not want to compare Virat Kohli with batting great Sachin Tendulkar, saying the current team captain will score many more hundreds like the one at Eden Gardens against Sri Lanka on Monday.

Shiva Keshavan qualifies for 2018 Winter Olympics

Indian luger Shiva Keshavan qualified for the PyeongChang Winter Olympics 2018 after earning the necessary five points at the ongoing Viessmann Luge World Cup 2017-18.

Bhuvneshwar vital part of plan, especially overseas: Kohli

India skipper Virat Kohli on Monday showered profuse praise on pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar saying he would be a vital part of the teams plans, especially on overseas tours.

Women’s Youth World Boxing: Shashi advances to pre-quarters

Ace Indian boxer Shashi Chopra, who recently picked a silver at the Ahmet Cormet tournament in Istanbul, came out strongly in her featherweight preliminary round to advance to the pre-quarterfinals of the AIBA Women’s Youth World Boxing Championships

We could have won in another 5-6 overs: KL Rahul

Opener KL Rahul feels that had another six overs been available, India could have won the first Test against Sri Lanka, which ended in a draw after a riveting final day.

Chennai City FC gear up for I-League

Chennai City FC is geared up for the forthcoming season of I-League and will play its home matches in Coimbatore with the first game on December 23.

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