Category Archives: Sports

Bengaluru FC face Altyn Asyr FK in AFC Cup Inter-Zone semis

South zone champions Bengaluru FC were drawn to face Turkmenistan side Altyn Asyr FK in the 2018 AFC Cup Inter-Zone semifinals, at the AFC club competitions draw, held on Wednesday.

Asiad: Dipa Karmakar still not 100 percent fit, says Nandi

Eyeing Asian Games glory nearly two years after a rare death-defying stunt in sport’s biggest stage, gymnast Dipa Karmakar will still need to overcome the “fear factor” that plays out in the mind of an athlete following a career-threatening injury, feels her coach.

India out of Uber Cup after losing 0-5 to Japan

Saina Nehwal squandered four match points in her singles match as a young Indian women team bowed out of the Uber Cup after being hammered 0-5 by five-time champions Japan in a group A match on Wednesday.

AB de Villiers announces retirement from international cricket

Iniesta on way to Japanese club Vissel Kobe: Spanish media

Spain midfielder Andres Iniesta is on the verge of signing for Japanese top-flight side Vissel Kobe, Spanish media said on Wednesday, reporting that the former Barcelona captain will announce the move officially on Thursday.

Cabinet nod to ordinance to set up country’s first sports university in Manipur

The Union Cabinet approved an ordinance to set up the country’s first national sports university in Manipur. Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said a bill to set up the university in Imphal (west) is already pending in Parliament.

Australian Open semi-finalist Chung Hyeon pulls out of French Open

Surprise Australian Open semi-finalist Chung Hyeon won’t have a chance to repeat his Grand Slam heroics at the French Open: the 22-year-old Korean withdrew from the year’s second major today with a persistent ankle injury.

Australian Open semi-finalist Chung Hyeon pulls out of French Open

Surprise Australian Open semi-finalist Chung Hyeon won’t have a chance to repeat his Grand Slam heroics at the French Open: the 22-year-old Korean withdrew from the year’s second major today with a persistent ankle injury.

Niranjan Shah’s ‘special’ 70th birthday wishes for CoA chief Rai

On the occasion of his 70th birthday on Wednesday, Committee of Administrators (CoA) head Vinod Rai received ‘special’ wishes, full of tongue-in-cheek remarks, from former BCCI secretary Niranjan Shah.

Niranjan Shah’s ‘special’ 70th birthday wishes for CoA chief Rai

On the occasion of his 70th birthday on Wednesday, Committee of Administrators (CoA) head Vinod Rai received ‘special’ wishes, full of tongue-in-cheek remarks, from former BCCI secretary Niranjan Shah.


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