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  • India beat Saudi Arabia for third straight win at Asian Volleyball C’ship
    Funabashi Arena [Japan]: The Indian men’s volleyball team defeated Saudi Arabia in straight sets in the Asian Volleyball Championship 2021 at the Funabashi Arena, Japan, on Saturday. Saudi Arabia put up a strong show, but the Indians ended as the better side, with a 3-0 […]
  • I continue to smile every day: Pele after brief stay in ICU
    Sao Paulo [Brazil]: Three-time FIFA World Cup winner Pele on Friday stated that his recovery is going well after the 80-year-old was briefly transferred back to an intensive care unit (ICU) on Friday after suffering breathing difficulties.Football legend Pele was visited by his daughter Kely […]
  • French people show strong support for Paris 2024 Games
    Paris [France]: Two surveys conducted in the wake of Tokyo 2020 have revealed robust approval among France’s population for both the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games and much admiration for the handover ceremonies.The French public is highly enthusiastic about the hosting of the Paris […]
  • New Zealand just killed Pakistan cricket: Shoaib Akhtar
    Rawalpindi [Pakistan], September 17 : Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar on Friday came down heavily on New Zealand for abandoning their tour of Pakistan and said the team just killed Pakistan cricket.Taking to Twitter, Akhtar wrote: “NZ just killed Pakistan cricket.” He went on to […]
  • ISL club Bengaluru FC to enter into women’s football with trials on September 25
    Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], September 17 : Indian Super League club Bengaluru FC, on Friday, announced their plans to start under-11, under-13, and under-15 girls teams this season, marking their entry into women’s football. The selection trials for the same are scheduled to be held at […]
  • Beijing 2022 Winter Games reveals official motto: “Together for a Shared Future”
    Beijing [China]: The official motto of the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 was revealed as “Together for a Shared Future” at a ceremony held in the city’s Capital Museum on Friday.The Organising Committee explained that the motto represents the power of the Games […]
  • HI has done amazing work for Indian hockey in last decade, says MM Somaya
    Former India men’s hockey team captain MM Somaya was a mainstay in the triumphant Indian side of the 1980s. New Delhi [India], September 17 : Making his Olympic debut in the 1980 Moscow Olympics; where India clinched its 8th Olympic gold medal, Somaya went on […]
  • Luxembourg Open: Sania Mirza and Shuai Zhang knocked out in quarter-finals
    India’s ace tennis star Sania Mirza and her partner Shuai Zhang were knocked out of the women’s doubles event of the Luxembourg Open. The Indo-Chinese pair, seeded second in the tournament, lost 3-6, 6-3, 10-8 in the quarter-finals to the unseeded Belgian team of Greet […]
  • Australia withdraw from Junior Hockey World Cups
    The Kookaburras (Australian men’s hockey team) and Hockeyroos (Australian women’s hockey team) will not compete in the next edition of the FIH Pro League, with Hockey Australia (HA) also confirming non-attendance at various other FIH (International Hockey Federation) events over the coming months on Friday. […]
  • Elite Men’s National C’ships: Boxer Deepak eases into second round
    Bellary (Karnataka) [India]: Led by Deepak’s fluent show, Services Sports Control Board (SSCB) boxers produced an impressive all-win performance on the second day at the fifth Elite Men’s National Boxing Championships at the Inspire Institute of Sports in Bellary, Karnataka.Deepak, who had upstaged the world […]
  • India beat Kuwait to clinch first win at Asian Volleyball Championship
    Funabashi Arena [Japan]: The Indian men’s volleyball team beat Kuwait 3-0 (25-20, 25-20, 25-20) in the Asian Volleyball Championship 2021 at the Funabashi Arena, Japan, on Thursday.India had earlier lost to Bahrain, Qatar and nine-time champions Japan to finish bottom of Group A. With only […]
  • Sania Mirza and Shuai Zhang through to quarters at Luxembourg Open
    Kockelscheuer [Luxembourg] September 16 : India’s ace tennis star Sania Mirza and her partner Shuai Zhang entered the women’s doubles quarter-finals at the Luxembourg Open tennis tournament.Sania and Zhang beat German twins Tayisiya Morderger and Yana Morderger 6-2, 6-3 in the round of 16 on […]
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