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Sexual harassment allegations leveled against WFI chief


New Delhi: The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) has issued notice to the Sports Ministry and the police to investigate the matter of sexual allegations made against Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh and coaches by Olympian wrestlers. Olympic medallists Bajrang Punia and Sakshi Malik along with Vinesh Phogat and other...

India defeat New Zealand, Shubman Gill scores double century


Hyderabad: India kicked-off the ODI series against New Zealand with a 12-run win. Shubman Gill produced a magnificent display of batsmanship to score a double century and propel India to a massive 349/8 against New Zealand in the first ODI of the three-match series at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here. Michael Bracewell and Mitchell...

Malaysia Open: Sindhu loses to Marin


Kuala Lumpur: Two-time Olympic medalist PV Sindhu couldn't manage to get the winning start in 2023 as she suffered a loss at the hands of familiar foe Rio 2016 champion Carolina Marin of Spain in the opening round of Malaysia Open Super 1000 badminton tournament. Coming back to action after a five-month-long injury layoff, Sindhu...

Odisha CM inaugurates FIH Hockey World Cup 2023


Cuttack: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik this week inaugurated the FIH Hockey World Cup at Barabati Stadium here in presence of Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur. Odisha Sports minister Tusharkanti Behera, senior officials of the state as well as FIH (International Hockey Federation) and Hockey India along with a 50,000 strong crowd attended the mega...

1st ODI: India defeat Sri Lanka by 67 runs


Guwahati: Virat Kohli's 45th ODI century and captain Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill fifties powered India to a 67-run victory over Sri Lanka in the first game and 1-0 lead in the three-match series at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium here. An opening stand of 143 between Gill, who made 70 off 60 and Rohit, who...

India look to seal T20I series against Sri Lanka


Pune: On the eve of the first T20I against Sri Lanka at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, India skipper Hardik Pandya promised to back the young players in his new-look squad. And he did that by handing debuts to Shubman Gill and Shivam Mavi and the latter made a brilliant start to claim 4-22...

A year of many firsts for Indian sports


Intro: The year 2022 was a year of many firsts and historic achievements by Indian athletes on the world stage 1. Neeraj Chopra stamps his mark For Chopra, things only got better. The Olympic champion won yet another silver at the 2022 World Athletics Championships in Oregon, giving India its best performance at the event to date....

Messi to Federer, 10 most significant global sports event


Intro: With seven goals and three assists, Lionel Messi won the Golden Ball for the best player of the tournament as Argentina won the FIFA World Cup 2022. Rafael Nadal crying during Roger Federer's farewell became the picture of the year. 1: Beijing successfully hosted the Olympic Winter Games from February 4 to 20 and the...

Brazilian football legend Pele dies at 82


Brazil football legend Pele, whose real name was Edson Arantes do Nascimento, died due to cancer at the age of 82 late on Thursday. Pele, who is also a three-time World Cup winner, was one of the greatest names in the world of football and scored a record 1,281 goals in his two-decade-long career.   The...