On this day: India played their first ever international football match

India played their first ever international match as an Independent nation on July 31, 1948. The Indian national football team participated in the Olympics 1948, which was also their first appearance in the Olympics. India made a lot of headlines…

Roger Federer has hinted that he may not be at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

After a triumphant 2017 tennis season, startling all tennis legends with his gameplay and culminating the year as World Number two, the greatest tennis player of all time, the Swiss legend Roger Federer talks about his uncertainty to be present…

New Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has asked SAI officials to change their mentality

The Indian sporting fraternity rejoiced as Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, the Olympic silver medallist was appointed as the Sports Minister a few days back. For long now the general public view had been that sportspersons need to assume the roles of…

Chennai corporate’s noble objective to lift Indian sport

There is new hope for budding sportspersons in the country. A corporate house Arise Steel based in Chennai has committed itself to nurture and financially support talented sportspersons in Tamil Nadu, and guide them to become medal winners in Olympic…

Host cities for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics all but confirmed

The Olympic extravaganza becomes about a sporting fervour in the world, with countries all around the globe cheering on their athletes in order to help their country climb the Olympic medal tally. While television provides you with all the necessary…

India is the key to bringing Cricket back into the Olympics Games

For many years, the ICC has tried to push for cricket to be included as a sport in the Olympic games. But their main opposition has come from the BCCI. The Board of Control for Cricket in India is a…

Vijay Goel speaks up on unqualified doctors accompanying Olympians for Rio 2016

The Rio Olympics was not a very fruitful campaign for the Indian Olympians, as a contingent of 118 could manage just 2 medals. While the athletes of course gave their best on the field, it just wasn’t enough against the…

PV Sindhu talks about the growth of Badminton in India

PV Sindhu’s fairytale run in the international circuit has somewhat come to a halt with a few erratic losses. Sindhu was flying high after her India Open triumph, having jumped to the number 2 spot in the world rankings, but…

India Open: Carolina Marin issues a threat to Saina Nehwal

The India Open Super series is all set to start on Tuesday and Carolina Marin is seeing it as an opportunity to get back to the pinnacle of the women’s ranking. Marin who won the Gold medal at the Olympic…

Ravi Shastri proposes a method which will help India win multiple Olympic medals

Ravi Shastri has been at the helm of affairs in ┬áIndian cricket for long time, first on the field, then with his commentary and then as the Team Director. He is someone who has seen Indian Cricket sprout and become…