Mamata congratulates shuttler Lakshya Sen for wins men's title in Asia Junior Badminton Championships

Kolkata, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today congratulated Indian shuttler Lakshya Sen for winning the men's title in the Asia Junior Badminton Championships. “Well done Lakshya Sen for winning the men's title in the Asia Junior Badmint

Neeraj Chopra claims gold at Sotteville Athletics

New Delhi, India's javelin-thrower Neeraj Chopra clinched gold at the Sotteville Athletics meet in France on Tuesday. Chopra's throw with a distance of 85.17 m was enough to surpass Moldova's Andrian Mardare who had a throw of 81.48m distance. Andrian

Mizo coach leads India to FIBA U-18 Asian Championships

Aizawl, Mizo coach H Laldinsanga helped India to clinch the South Asian Qualifying round of the FIBA U-18 Asian Basketball Championship in Dhaka winning all their matches. Basketball Federation of India (BFI) appointed H Laldinsanga as the coach of the

Pogba dedicates France semi win to rescued Thai boys

ST PETERSBURG, France midfielder Paul Pogba dedicated his side's World Cup 1-0 semi-final win over Belgium to the 12 Thai boys who were rescued from a flooded cave along with their coach on Tuesday. "This victory goes t

Pakistan opener Shehzad charged over positive test

Pakistan batsman Ahmed Shehzad has tested positive for a banned substance and will be charged later on Tuesday, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has said. The PCB announced in June that a player had failed a doping test but refused to re

Dipa confident of winning medal in the Asian Games

New Delhi, Indian star gymnast Dipa Karmakar who created history by winning gold in the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup said, that the upcoming Asian Games is the toughest competition, but she is confident of winning medal in the multi-sport

FIFA: Japan's 'psychic' octopus killed, 'sent to market'

Tokyo, An octopus, who correctly predicted all of Japan's World Cup results, has been killed and turned into sashimi, a BBC News report said.The mollusc, named Rabio, was hailed as psychic after an experiment in a paddling pool.But Kimio Abe, the fisher

Rajat Sharma elected as DDCA President

New Delhi, Senior journalist Rajat Sharma on Monday was elected as the President of Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA) here. Mr Sharma is Chairman and Chief Editor of a Hindi news channel. 'I thank all members of #DDCA who voted in the el

Preeti Dubey to lead 18-member Junior Women's Team for U-23 Six Nations Tourney

New Delhi, Preeti Dubey will be leading the 18-member Indian Junior Women's Hockey team for the upcoming U-23 Six Nations Tournament to be held from July 14-21 in Antwerp, Belgium Hockey India announced on Monday. India will play their opening match ag

Body of Argentina football fan fished out from lake in Kottayam

Kottayam, The body of a young ardent Argentina football fan, Dinu Alex (30) was recovered from a lake in Kottayam, two days after he went missing soon after his favourite team's shocking loss in the ongoing FIFA World Cup being held in Russia. Dinu Ale