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New elected FIH chief, Narinder Batra, lays down the rules

Newly-elected International Hockey Federation (FIH) chief, Narinder Batra, looks to lay down the rule early in his tenure. Despite rising political tensions that have adversely affected India-Pakistan relations, Batra expects the countries to put their differences aside and play against…

VR Ragunath to captain Indian hockey team in Australia

Indian national hockey Goalkeeper, PR Sreejesh, has been rested for India’s four-nation hockey challenge in Australia later this month. Experienced drag-flicker VR Raghunath, on the other hand, returns to the side to lead the Indian hockey team. Raghunath, incidentally, had been…

India’s best badminton pair, Gutta-Ponnappa, part ways on court

Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa, India’s greatest women’s doubles pair in badminton, have parted ways on court. In fact, the decision may have been a long time coming. According to a report in ‘The Hindu’, Jwala revealed that the decision was…

Swansea City vs Manchester United: What we learned

Manchester United returned to winning ways with a commanding performance against Swansea City. Here is what we learned from Swansea City vs Manchester United. 1) Goals Galore After scoring only one Premier League goal in the entire month of October,…

Indian football club competition: All you need to know

Bengaluru FC created history when they became the first Indian club to play in the AFC Cup Final. Although, they lost a close encounter to Al Quwa Al Jawiya, this marks the biggest achievement by an Indian football club. Here…

Interesting facts about Goldberg

Bill Goldberg made his long anticipated return to a WWE ring. In the process, he received a memorable ovation. Indeed, WWE managed to pull this off well enough. Here are a few interesting facts about Goldberg. Football career Goldberg earned…

Paracyclist Aditya Mehta humiliated yet again

The specially abled athletes in our country continue to suffer insults. This in spite of the amazing performances of the athletes in the recently concluded Rio Paralympics. The latest incident concerns paracyclist, Aditya Mehta. Mehta has criticized Bengaluru Airport officials for strip-searching…

Ashwin checks another milestone

When R Ashwin dismissed Ross Taylor in the 45th over at Holkar, he crossed Ishant Sharma in the tally of test match wickets. In the process, Ashwin became the 8th highest all time test match wicket taker for India. Earlier,…

Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane: Dynamic duo puts up historic partnership

Three hundred and sixty five. No, that is not the number of days in an ordinary year. That is the number of runs scored by India’s test captain and vice-captain, Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane in their historic fourth wicket partnership.…

FC Goa vs Pune City: Zico’s men crash to second defeat

FC Goa crashed to a second successive defeat in the third season of the Indian Super League (ISL). Their opponents, FC Pune City, too came into the match having lost their opening fixture. However, new manager Antonio Habas, was able…