India bags 24 medals at Jordan Open Table Tennis Tournament

India have bagged a rich haul of 24 medals at the Jordan Junior and Cadet Open table tennis tournament. The tally includes seven Gold, seven Silver and 10 Bronze medals. In the event held at Amman, India ended as the second best finishers. In the cadet singles final, Payas Jain had to be satisfied with … Read more

Shiva, Manoj & 3 other strike Gold at Czech Boxing Tournament

Indian boxers packed quite a heavy punch at the 48th Grand Prix Usti Nad Labem, clinching five gold, two silver and one bronze medal at the event in the Czech Republic. World Championships bronze-medallist Shiva Thapa in 60 kg, former Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Manoj Kumar in 69 kg, Amit Phangal in 52 kg, Gaurav Bidhuri … Read more

Andy Murray beats Novak Djokovic to win first Italian Open title

Andy Murray defeated Novak Djokovic on clay for the first time to win the Italian Open Men’s Singles Tennis title. The third-ranked Murray defeated the top-ranked Djokovic 6-3, 6-3 yesterday. It’s Murray’s first title in Rome and it comes exactly a week before the French Open begins. During the trophy ceremony, Murray was presented with … Read more

Archers Deepika, Bombayla, Laxmirani named for Rio Olympics

A three-member Indian women’s archery team comprising Deepika Kumari, Bombayla Devi and Laxmirani Majhi was named for the Rio Olympics after a series of selection trials in the last three months. The women’s trio will compete in the individual events as well as team event at the Rio Games in August. India’s women archers earned … Read more

Cricketer Dhoni’s retirement from Tests

Mahendra Singh Dhoni surprised cricketing world with his sudden announcement of retirement from Test cricket. Cricketers from across the world reacted with surprise and lavished praise on Dhoni’s decision to call it quit from the longer format. Teammates, friends and critics poured their hearts out on social media praising his decision. Expressing views on Twitter, … Read more

Cyclist Deborah wins 4 golds in Track Asia Cup

Ms Deborah, a tribal girl from Andaman and Nicobar Islands has created history in National Level by winning four Gold Medals in the Track Asia Cup Cycling Championship 2014. Track Asia Cup Cycling Championship concluded at Indira Gandhi Stadium, New Delhi. Deborah won both the two gold medals – in the women’s elite keirin and … Read more

Virat Kohli – ambassador for World Cup 2015

International Cricket Council has appointed five top cricketers as its ambassadors for the ICC Cricket World Cup next year. These include India’s Virat Kohli, Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara, Australia’s Shane Watson and Mitchell Johnson and New Zealand’s Brendon McCullum. India’s current ODI Skipper and star batsman, Virat Kohli said it is an honor to be … Read more

Virat Kohli – quickest cricketer to reach 6000 runs in ODI

Star batsman Virat Kohli has become the quickest cricketer in history to reach 6000 One-Day International run mark. He bettered legendary West Indian Vivian Richards’ record during his 53-run knock in India’s third ODI against Sri Lanka at Hyderabad yesterday. Playing in his 144th match and 136th innings, Virat Kohli began the match 50 short … Read more

14 year old Poorna becomes youngest to climb Mount Everest

A 14-year old girl from Andhra Pradesh has become the youngest woman to climb Mount Everest, the highest peak in the world. Poorna is from the Nizamabad district of Andhra Pradesh. On the unique mission, she was accompanied by Anand, who is from the Khammam district. Poorna and Anand symbolically carried photographs of BR Ambedkar … Read more

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