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Quarters of national hockey championship on Thursday

  Lucknow: The quarter-finals of the 8th Hockey India Senior Men National Championship (A Division) will be held on Thursday at the Padma Shri Mohammad Shahid Synthetic Hockey Stadium here. A replay of last year’s final between defending champions Railway Sports Promotion Board (RSPB) and Punjab & Sind Bank is among the key clashes. It […]

Santosh Trophy: Under-cooked Bengal look to defend crown against odds

Kolkata: Deprived of preparation due to unavailability of key footballers, hosts West Bengal will begin their title defence in not the most ideal manner when they take on Manipur in the Santosh Trophy final round Group A opener here on Monday. In another Group A match on the same day, Chandigarh will take on former […]

Vidarbha a day away from Irani Cup title

Nagpur: Vidarbha reduced Rest of India to 236 for six wickets in their first innings after declaring their first innings at a mammoth total of 800 for seven on the fourth day of the Irani Cup here on Saturday. Vidarbha’s expansive total was supposed to deny the match a win/loss result but medium pacer Rajneesh Gurbani’s […]

Politicians, bureaucrats to participate in JK Tyre-CCI rally

New Delhi:  A number of ministers and prominent MPs will hit the streets of the national capital on Sunday in their cars to promote road safety and responsible driving as part of the popular JK Tyre-Constitution Club of India Rally 2018. CCI secretary Rajiv Pratap Rudy announced this here on Saturday, revealing that Anurag Thakur, […]

Shami’s allegations an afterthought: Hasin Jahan’s lawyer

Kolkata : After Indian pacer Mohammed Shami stated that his wife Hasin Jahan kept him in dark over her first marriage, Jahan’s lawyer on Friday denied the allegations calling them an ‘afterthought’. “Shami has not made this allegation earlier when an FIR was registered against him; this has come as an afterthought. He was aware […]

Shocking revelation: Mohammed Shami was not aware of Hasin Jahan’s first marriage

NEW DELHI: Indian pacer Mohammed Shami made a shocking revelation that he was not aware of wife Hasin Jahan’s first marriage. In an exclusive interview on India News with Deepak Chaurasiya, Mohammed Shami shared his side of the story. Shami said that he did not know Hasin Jahan’s first marriage with Kolkata-based resident Sheikh Saifuddin […]

Super Cup: Indian Arrows to face Mumbai City FC

Bhubaneswar: The All India Football Federation’s developmental side Indian Arrows will look to punch above their weight when they face Mumbai City FC in the third qualifier match of the Super Cup at the Kalinga Stadium here on Friday. The Arrows, comprising of the India U-19 national team boys and the Indian U-17 World Cup […]

Bangladesh opt to field against India

Colombo: Bangladesh skipper Mahmudullah won the toss and elected to field against India in the Nidahas Trophy T20 tournament at the R. Premadasa Stadium here on Wednesday. Both the teams made one change each with India including pacer Mohammed Siraj in place of Jaydev Unadkat while Bangladesh included Abu Hider Rony in place of Taskin […]

Kabaddi aspirants showcase talent in Delhi

New Delhi: The Future Kabaddi Heroes (FKH) programme, an initiative to foster Kabaddi at the grassroots level and unearth local talent in India, received a great response with 415 aspirants participating at the three-day trials here. The FKH programme is a comprehensive three-stage talent scouting and development initiative. In the first stage, the players showcased […]

CEAT’s contract as Strategic Time Out partner for IPL extended

New Delhi:  The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday extended its association with leading tyre manufacturer CEAT as the official Strategic Time Out partner of the Indian Premier League (IPL) for the next five years. CEAT was appointed the official Strategic Time Out partner of the IPL in 2015. Speaking on […]

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