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Gujarat stadium being readied for ‘Namaste Trump’


Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani visited the Motera stadium to inspect the security arrangements regarding US President Donald Trump's visit to the state. The American President along with the first lady Melania Trump will be attending the welcome event named 'Namaste Trump' at the world's largest cricket stadium at Motera. "It is a delight...

U19 WC: India reach semis after a hard-fought win over Aus


Potchefstroom: India on Tuesday defended a total of 234 as they beat Australia by 74 runs in a match that swung both ways at various stages in the quarter-final of the 2020 ICC U19 World Cup in Potchefstroom. They thus sealed a place in the semi-finals, which will be played on February 4. The Australian...

Padma Vibhushan for Mary Kom, Sindhu gets Padma Bhushan


New Delhi: Boxing great Mary Kom has been conferred the Padma Vibhushan, the country's second highest civilian award. Olympic silver medalist and badminton World Champion PV Sindhu has been conferred the Padma Bhushan as the names of the Padma awardees were disclosed on Saturday on the eve of the 71st Republic Day. Indian women's hockey...

CA closes Moeen’s ‘Osama’ probe for lack of fresh details


Melbourne, Sep 24: Cricket Australia (CA) on Monday announced the closure of the probe into English all-rounder Moeen Alis allegations of being addressed as Osama by an Australian player during the 2015 Ashes series, after no new details emerged. We have followed up with the ECB (England and Wales Cricket Board) and our team management...

India finish Serbian Junior & Cadet Open on a high


Kovilovo (Serbia), Sep 24: Indias young paddlers concluded their successful run in the Serbian Junior and Cadet Open here on Sunday, adding three gold, four silver and six bronze medals. They had cornered two silver and three bronze earlier to take their overall tally to a rich haul of 18 medals, according to...

Rescued sailor is mentally stable, says father


Kochi, Sep 24: V.C. Tomy, father of Indian Naval Commander Abhilash Tomy, on Monday heaved a sigh of relief as he heard about his son being finally rescued by a French vessel from the high seas in the southern Indian Ocean. Yes, he has been rescued by a ship and what I can...

IPKC to launch Cuppa Schoola Karate meet across India


New Delhi, Sep 24: The Indian Professional Karate Council (IPKC) is all set to launch Cuppa schoola Karate meet across the nation after the great success of Cuppa Schoola Delhi-NCR in August, it was announced on Monday. Beginning with the metro cities, IPKC aims to infuse karate into the mainstream sports across all...

Leg-spinner Rashid inks all-format deal with Yorkshire


London, Sep 24: One month after making his Test comeback for the first time since 2016, leg-spinner Adil Rashid on Monday inked a one-year contract extension with his county side Yorkshire, making himself available for all formats. The 30-year-old had earlier re-negotiated his club contract at the start of the year making himself...

Play golf to boost longevity, cut stroke risk


London, Sep 24: Want a long life? Playing golf regularly can boost longevity as well as reduce the risk factors for heart disease and stroke, a panel of international experts has claimed, while stressing on the need to make the sport more inclusive. The panel, led by the University of Edinburgh, showed that...