India vs Australia 3rd Test ends in a Draw; Series levelled at 1-1

India vs Australia, 3rd Test

The third Test match between India and Australia ended in a draw in Ranchi after Australia finished their second innings on 204/6 at the end of Day 5. The right-handed batsman Cheteshwar Pujara declared man of the match for his brilliant double century. The four match series is now tied at 1-1 with the lastContinue Reading…

Odisha to host 22nd Asian Athletics Championship in July

Asian Athletics Championship

The 22nd Asian Athletics Championship will be held at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar on the first week of July this year as Athletics Federation of India (AFI) Adille J Sumariwalla gave green signal to it yesterday. Reportedly, Ranchi pulled out from hosting the international event and Bhubaneswar will be the third city in India afterContinue Reading…

Ashwin’s 6/41 helps India to beat Australia by 75 runs in Bengaluru Test

INDvsAUS

India beat Australia by 75 runs in the second Test, leveled Series 1-1 after home off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin took 6-41 on the fourth day at M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Tuesday. Australia restricted India to 189 in first innings and 274 in second innings and need 188 runs to win the game but they were allContinue Reading…

Bopanna-Matkowski lose in final of Dubai Tennis Meet

Bopanna-Matkowski

India’s Rohan Bopanna and his Polish partner Marcin Matkowski have lost the final battle in men’s doubles final match in the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Saturday. The unseeded duo has started strongly before going down 6-4, 3-6, 3-10 to the fourth seeded Romanian-Dutch pair of Horia Tecau and Jean-Julien Rojer. Bopanna and MatkowskiContinue Reading…

German Open Grand Prix Gold: Kidambi Srikanth loses in pre-quarterfinals

Shuttler Kidambi Srikanth

In a major heartbreak, Indian Shuttler K Srikanth lost 19-21 20-22 in a 47-minute men’s singles match against Olympic champion Chen Long of China in the pre-quarterfinals at the German Open Grand Prix Gold. After recovering from an ankle injury Srikanth, on his comeback trail, blew 12-6 and 16-12 leads in the two games to goContinue Reading…

Dubai Open: Bopanna, Matkowski reach Semifinals of Men’s Doubles

Bopanna, Matkowski

India’s doubles specialist Rohan Bopanna and his partner Marcin Matkowski on Thursday reached the semifinals event of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships being played in Dubai. The pair has knocked out Romania’s Florin Mergea and Serbia’s Viktor Troicki 6-3 6-4 in the quarter-finals of the USD 2,617,160 hard court tournament. Matkowski is Bopanna’s fourthContinue Reading…

Jitu Rai wins India’s 1st Individual Gold at ISSF World Cup

Jitu Rai- Amanpreet Singh- ISSF World Cup

With an outstanding performance, Indian shooter Jitu Rai won India’s first Individual Gold medal in the final of 50m air pistol event at International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup in New Delhi on Wednesday. Jitu who was struggling in the final, stunned everybody with a remarkable comeback and created a new record by scoringContinue Reading…

Jitu Rai wins Bronze in Shooting World Cup

Jitu Rai

Indian shooter Jitu Rai added another feather to his cap making the country proud by winning a bronze medal in 10m air pistol event of International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup in New Delhi on Tuesday. Earlier, Heena Sidhu and Jitu Rai bagged the gold medal in the 10m Air Pistol mixed team event at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) WorldContinue Reading…

Jitu Rai, Heena Sidhu bag Gold at ISSF World Cup

Jitu Rai, Heena Sidhu-ISSF World Cup

Finally, India got its first gold medal at the on-going Shooting World Cup at the Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range as the duo Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu beat Japan in the 10m Air Pistol Mixed Event at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup in New Delhi on Monday. After winning a bronze medal byContinue Reading…

Kalinga Lancers beat Dabang Mumbai to clinch maiden HIL Title

Kalinga Lancers

Kalinga Lancers defeated Dabang Mumbai 4-1 to win their maiden Hockey India League title in the Hockey India League (HIL) at the Chandigarh Hockey Stadium on Sunday. Glenn Turner scored the first goal and gave a 2-0 lead to his side. The twin penalty corner conversions from Captain Moritz Furste in the 30th and 59thContinue Reading…