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Olympics Update: Lovlina Borgohain defeats former World champion Nien-Chin Chen

Lovlina Borgohain defeated former World champion Nien-Chin Chen in the women's 69kgsemifinals on Friday, July 30, 2021, ensuring India a second medal at the Tokyo Olympics. Thetwo-time World bronze medalist put in a strong effort against an experienced opponent in thequarterfinals, winning 4-1. Lovl... Read more

30 July 2021

Olympics Update: India's men's hockey team defeated Spain 3-0 to earn its second victory

On Tuesday, India's men's hockey team trounced Spain 3-0 to earn its second victory at the Tokyo Olympics in Japan. After being thrashed 1-7 by Australia in their previous encounter, India put in a strong showing against world No.9 Spain, scoring through Simranjeet Singh  and Rupinder Pal Singh... Read more

27 July 2021

Olympics Update: Sharath Kamal will face Ma Long of China in the next round

A. Sharath Kamal, India's flag-bearer in table tennis, has advanced to the round of 32 in the men's singles event in Tokyo. Sharath advanced to the third round of the men's singles after defeating Tiago Apolonia of Portugal. Sharath, who was seeded 20th, used his powerful backhand wins to defeat his... Read more

26 July 2021

Olympics Update: G Sathiyan was eliminated early from the table tennis men’s singles category

G. Sathiyan, an Indian table tennis player, was eliminated early from the men's singles category at the Tokyo Games on July 25 after an upset loss against lower-ranked Siu Hang Lam. Sathiyan, who was ranked 38 and seeded 26th, took a comfortable 3-1 lead before losing 3-4 to the 95th ranked Hong Kon... Read more

25 July 2021

Olympics Update: Mirabai Chanu won a silver medal in the 49kg Division

Mirabai Chanu won a silver medal in the 49kg division, ending India's 21-year search for an Olympic weightlifting medal, to open the country's account here on Saturday. Hou Zhihui of China won gold with a 210kg (94kg+116kg) effort, while Aisah Windy Cantika of Indonesia grabbed bronze with a 194kg (... Read more

24 July 2021

India Tour Of Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka won the toss and chose to bat

In the first ODI of the three-match series, Sri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka won the toss and decided to bat against India. Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav will make their ODI debuts for India, while Sri Lanka's Bhanuka Rajapaksa will play his first 50-over match. Both Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep ... Read more

18 July 2021

An Indian cricketer on the current tour of England tests positive for COVID-19

During the 20-day break, one of the 23 Indian cricketers on the current tour of England tested positive for COVID-19 and will not be travelling with the squad to Durham on Thursday. Starting August 4, the Indian squad will play England in a five-match Test series. The announcement follows BCCI secre... Read more

15 July 2021

Italy wins UEFA EURO 2020

On Monday, England took a 1-0 lead against Italy in the UEFA Euro 2020 Final at Wembley Stadium. In the first half, England's Luke Shaw scored against a formidable Italian side coached by Roberto Mancini. In the second half Italy leveled the score when Leonardo Bonucci from Italy was able to direct ... Read more

12 July 2021

Keshav Datt, gold medalist hockey legend passes away

Keshav Datt, a two-time Olympic gold medalist in hockey, died on Wednesday as a result of age-related diseases. He died at the age of 95. The former centre halfback died at his home in Santoshpur, Kolkata, at 12.30 a.m. Datt was a part of India's hockey golden age.He was a fearsome halfback who was ... Read more

07 July 2021

Mithali Raj becomes the highest scorer in Women’s International Cricket

In the third ODI against England on Saturday, Mithali Raj overtook Charlotte Edwards as the highest scorer in women's international cricket. Mithali has 669 Test runs, 7244 ODI runs, and 2364 T20I runs to her name. In the 23rd over, the stalwart Indian cricketer reached the century mark with a bound... Read more

04 July 2021