New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Stressing on the maximum utilisation of the various stadiums and school playgrounds across the country, Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Thursday said such measures will help in unearthing young talent and developing a sporting culture in the country.
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) After their convincing 6-1 win against Snookin Shooters, Alpha Cueists continued their winning streak to record a second straight victory, edging past Black Panthers 4-3 on the third day of the Bengal Snooker League at the Saturday Club here on Thursday.
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Consumption of cricket-related content exceeded 750 million users on UC News and UC Browser - the UCWeb Platforms - for the recently-concluded ICC Champions Trophy and Indian Premier League (IPL).
Sydney, June 22 (IANS) It was a good day for Indian shuttlers as defending champion Saina Nehwal, Rio Olympics silver medallist P.V. Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth and Sai Praneeth advanced at the $750,000 Australia Open Superseries here on Thursday.
Port of Spain, June 22 (IANS) Amid the off-field controversies over the exit of head coach Anil Kumble, ICC Champions Trophy runners-up India start as favourites in the first of the five-match ODI series against a lacklusture West Indies at the Queen's Park Oval here on Friday.
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Having recovered from a knee injury, star gymnast Dipa Karmakar is looking forward to doing well at next year's Asian Games even as she remains focused on her long-term goal of winning a medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Siwan (Bihar), June 22 (IANS) Gramin Volleyball League, a meet conducted by CSC e-Governance Services India Ltd in association with Volleyball Association of Bihar and sports management company Republic of Sports, is set to get underway here on Friday.
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Seasoned cricketer Gautam Gambhir was blessed with a baby girl for the second time and he shared the news on micro-blogging site Twitter.
Paris, June 22 (IANS) Eight-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt will feature in the 100 metre event at the IAAF Diamond League Monaco meeting, the organisers have confirmed.
Budapest, June 22 (IANS) Three-time Olympic champion Katinka Hosszu published a long statement on her Facebook page, calling on swimmers all around the world to take a stand against the International Swimming Federation (FINA), which introduced new regulations without consulting the competitors.
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The former competitive powerlifter and South Asian Games gold medal winner Kavita Devi has been selected to compete in the Mae Young Classic, which is the first ever WWE tournament for women, World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) announced on Thursday.
Paris, June 22 (IANS) France's Ligue 1 football outfit Lille has announced the signing of promising stars Nicolas Pepe and Herve Koffi on a five-year deal.
Paris, June 22 (IANS) Promising Jordi Mboula became the fifth close season signing of Ligue 1 champions AS Monaco, the French football club announced.
Moscow, June 22 (IANS) Portugal and Real Madrid superstar Christiano Ronaldo remained coy about his future with the Spanish football giants, refusing to take questions beyond the Confederations Cup where his national team won 1-0 against hosts Russia.
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The World Boxing Organisation (WBO) has sanctioned the WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight title and WBO Oriental Super Middleweight title bout between Vijender Singh and Chinese boxer Zulpikar Maimaitiali in the first week of August in Mumbai, the organisers confirmed on Thursday.