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Girish Koushik – 63rd Grandmaster – Bengaluru

Girish Koushik is the 63rd Chess Grandmaster.  The feat  is a testimony to Grisih’s talent.  His father Arun Kumar is a business man and coach to Arun Kumar.  The Elite group : Girish Koushik went to Europe to play in three tournaments in May and June 2019 with a rating of 2444 and 1 GM […]

Niranjan Mukundan – Bengaluru Para Swimmer – 5 gold medals

Bengaluru Para Swimmer Niranjan Mukundan got 5 gold medals at Norwegian Swimming Championships 2019 (Ado cup) at Norway.   Mukundan won 5 gold medals in the 50 M butterfly, 200 M IM (Individual medley), 200 M breast storke, 100 M freestyle and 50 M breast stroke events at the Norwegian Swimming Championship 2019. This championship […]

Who will triump #IndvsPak

Cricket’s biggest rivalry will take place at Manchester on 16th June. India will lock horns against the Arch-Rivals Pakistan. India would want to retain their winning streak but on the other hand Pakistan would want to end their losing streak against India in the world cup. Although the skies weren’t completely clear, the weather forecast for […]

TCS World 10K Run – Bengaluru 2019

TCS World 10K Run –  Bengaluru 2019 is fast approaching. It is on Sunday  the 10th May 2019.    Over 24,000 runners are set to take the road on the occasion.  Looking at the success of the Mumbai Marathon and the Delhi Half Marathon, Procam decided to spread the distance running revolution to the garden city […]

Brishti Bagchi – Indian female footballer

Brishti Bagchi, the first Indian female footballer to be invited to train for a contract with the world’s top football league, the Spanish La Liga! Football is a relatively new entrant to the Indian sports fan’s radar, and women’s football even more so. It’s heartening then, when a young Indian footballer gets picked to train […]

Bangalore united Football club (BUFC) – Bengaluru

Bangalore United Football Club was established in 1940 having headquarters at Bengaluru.   The vision is the development of football in Bengaluru with a keen interest in Women Football. Women’s Football : Women’s football  is the most prominent team sport  played by women around the globe. It is played at the professional level  in numerous countries throughout […]

Indian Athletes shine – Asian Athletics championships 2019

Indian Athletes Shine at the Asian Athletics Championships 2019 which is being  held at Doha, Qatar between April 21 to 24.  Asian Athletics Association is the governing body of athletics in Asia. India is currently placed fifth in the Asian Athletics Championships 2019 medal table.  Asian Athletics Championships 2019 : The  Asian Athletics Championships 2019 […]

Sports Talent – Nagma Rahman Sharieff – Bengaluru

Sports Talent is difficult to find.  Talent alone will not confirm a success story.  Not when one’s father is struggling to make meet the daily needs meet as an auto driver. Nagma Rahman Sharieff, a auto driver’s daughter from Bengaluru could be the next pace queen of Indian cricket. Nagma bowls at 97-100km/hr. Like any other […]

Australia – Bangladesh ICC World Cup 2019 Team :

Australia and Bangladesh has announced their team for the upcoming ICC World Cup 2019. Steve Smith and David Warner have returned to Australia’s one-day international squad. Cricket World Cup Australia squad:  Aaron Finch (capt) David Warner Usman Khawaja Steve Smith Shaun Marsh Alex Carey Marcus Stoinis Glenn Maxwell Mitchell Starc Jhye Richardson Pat Cummins Jason […]

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 – Indian Cricket squad

  ICC Cricket world cup 2019 is fast approaching.  India Cricket squad for World cup cricket has been announced.  The MSK Prasad led selection committee has named the 15 member squad to represent the country in ICC World cup cricket 2019. Teams Qualified for the ICC cricket World-Cup 2019: Australia. South Africa. India. New Zealand. […]

Abdul Wahid Tanveer – Motor Sport – Merzouga Rally

Abdul Wahid Tanveer had a great run in the Merzouga rally as he finished at P1 in the enduro category. Racer Abdul Wahid Tanveer entered the record books in the recently concluded Merzouga Rally when he became the first Indian rider to win a class in an international rally. Tanveer finished 20th in the Enduro […]

Sports Infrastructure – India – Bengaluru

Sports Infrastructure – plays a crucial role in achieving excellence in the global arena of sports. It not only helps in producing sports persons of international reputation  but also encourages the young population of the country   to participate in sporting activities with the objective of creating a culturing of sports. In India, the standard of […]

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 – England – Wales

World cup Cricket  2019 is fast approaching.  The 2019 Cricket World Cup (officially ICC Cricket World Cup 2019) is the 12th edition of the Cricket World Cup scheduled to be hosted by England and Wales from 30 May to 14 July 2019.  Team India/ Indian Cricket team is one of the team to participate in the ICC cricket world […]

Bengaluru 10K challenge 7th July, 2019

Bengaluru 10K challenge is back on 7th July, 2019 at NICE Road.  Running is a great way to get in shape  and everyone knows it. But it also can benefit almost every part of body and lift mood. Whether it’s a favorite part of the day or something one has to push through, the benefits […]

FIM Bajas World Cup 2019 – Aishwarya Pissay :

FIM Bajas World Cup 2019 season is the 8th season.   It is an international rally raid competition for motorbikes and quads. Aishwarya Pissay was the first female racer from our country to compete in the FIM Bajas World Cup. The calendar for the 2019 season will feature four baja-style events.  Some of the bajas are also part […]

Young women achievers – Namma Benglauru

Young women achievers in Bengaluru qualify as achievers with their sheer talent and hard work. Seeing the passion in today’s young mind, nobody will be shocked to come across people who have reached great heights before turning 25. Many such young achievers in Bengaluru have reached milestones when the night was turning into day. Aditi […]

Annual player retainership – cricket – 2018-2019

Annual player retainership – was announced by Board of Controller of Cricket in India (BCCI) The Hon’ble Supreme Court of India appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) for BCCI on 7th March  announced the Annual Player Contracts for the period from October 2018 to September 2019. The CoA was of the view that the performance and position […]

Running – good for all – health benefits

Running is a great way to get in shape  and everyone knows it. But it also can benefit almost every part of body and lift mood. Whether it’s a favorite part of the day or something one has to push through, the benefits are undeniable. It increases endurance, builds muscle to maintain an optimal body fat composition, […]

Runner’s 360 – 3 years of running, training and marathon

It’s been three years since we kicked Runners360 off in a modest way and to-date we have mentored over 350+ people right from couch to 5 K runners to seasoned runners Running their first Ultra Marathon or their fastest Marathon. So firstly thank you all.. including the admins of this group who have made this […]

Team announced – Selective Committee – BCCI – World Cup

BCCI talks with IPL franchises to manage their workload during the course of T20 bash. Acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary admitted that the franchises have diverse views on the matter. We have shortlisted 18 players and we will rotate them before selecting the final World Cup squad – MSK Prasad – Selective Committee Chairman The team […]

12th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL)

The 12th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is all set to commence from 23rd March 2019. Even though the full IPL schedule is not out, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have already started to groom their players for the upcoming season. While the senior players busy with their international commitments, the RCB have focused […]

Karnataka Athletic Association (KAA) – Vision 2022

Karnataka Athletic Association (KAA) will be starting the process of registering athletes and coaches across the Karnataka State.   This drive is to increase the efficiency of their training and to monitor their progress. Athletics like any sport is moving ahead in a world experiencing rapid and reasoning, social, economic and technological changes Novel ideas have […]

Cricket World-Cup 2019 – England, Wales

ICC cricket World-cup 2019 is fast approaching.  The 2019 Cricket World Cup (officially ICC Cricket World-Cup 2019) is the 12th edition of the Cricket World-Cup scheduled to be hosted by England and Wales from 30 May to 14 July 2019. With the ICC cricket World-Cup 2019 being held in England, one thing which is quintessential for each team will […]

Archana Kamath – Table Tennis Champion

Archana Kamath bagged maiden crown t the National senior Table Tennis meet.  She is the first youngster from Karnataka State in 50 years to win this title. The last player from Karnataka to win the title was Usha Sunderraj in 1968. Archana Kamath represented Petroleum Sports Promotion Board.  She defeated Krittwika Sinha Roy of West […]

Indian Premier League – Cricket

Indian Premier League – Cricket – The Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) put an end to the speculation about the event. The whole of Twenty20 matches will be held in India from March 23. Indian Premier League – Cricket – history: The Indian Premier League – cricket officially Vivo Indian Premier League for sponsorship reasons, […]

Bengaluru FC – Indian Super League

Bengaluru Football Club won the match against Delhi Dynamos at Sree Kanteerava Stadium 1-0. Bengaluru FC captain Sunil Chhetri made 150th appearance for the team in the Indian Super League against Delhi Dynamos. All eyes were on Sunil Chhetri as Bengaluru FC faced Delhi Dynamos in an ISL tie at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium. Chhetri has been […]

Mary Kom – New World Champion

Mary Kom is the New World champion Mary Kom became the world champion by winning the Gold medal at World boxing championship. Mary Kom – World champion emerged victorious beating Ukraine’s Hanna Okhota 5-0 in 48 Kg. A category in Women’s World Championship at the J D Jhadav Hall. This is Mary’s historic 6th gold.   She […]

Mary Kom in World Boxing Championship final

Mary Kom in World Boxing Championship finals is representing India. She is a  five time world champion  who beat North Korean Kim Hyang Mi in 48 Kg category. Mary Kom is a five time world Amateur Boxing champion and only woman boxer to have won a medal in each one of the six world championships. […]

Sanjana Ramesh gets America’s basketball scholarship

The 17-year-old Bengaluru girl Sanjana Ramesh became only the second Indian woman to receive NCCA Division 1 US basketball scholarship with the Northern Arizona University. Five months after being named the Most Valuable Player in the girl’s division of NBA’s Basketball Without Borders Asia camp in June, hosted by India. Bengaluru girl  Sanjana Ramesh has been […]

Ranji trophy: Nischal, Sharath’s tons life Karnataka

Nischal and Sharath pulled Karnataka in Ranji Trophy.  Contrasting centuries by opener D. Nischal ( 111, 339b, 10×4) and debutant wicketkeeper B.R. Sharath (103, 161b, 20×4) and the duo’s 160 run partnership for the 6th wicket kicked off Karnataka’s Ranji Trophy campaign by ensuring at least three points versus defending champion Vidarbha. On a penultimate […]

Hima Das  – UNICEF-India ‘s first youth ambassador

The United Nations Children’s Fund-India (Unicef-India) has appointed Asian Games gold-medalist sprinter Hima Das as the country’s first ever youth ambassador. Unicef India works with Central Government.  It ensures that each child born in India gets the best start in life, thrives and develops to his or her full potential. This was announced on the […]

Karnataka Skipper R. Vinay Kumar celebrates with team

Karnataka skipper R Vinay Kumar had a special celebration  with his team members on  12th November 2018. The skipper played his 100th Ranji trophy game for Karnataka against Vidarbha, was presented a jersey signed by all his teammates and the coaching staff A   surprise party was arranged and all the team members had gatherd for […]

Talent tapping in schools and colleges – Pankaj Advani

Pankaj Advani is to the baize sport (snooker and billiards) what Vishwanathan Anand is to chess. Both are modern Indian sport icons and revel in fields that are not audience-friendly and lack strong corporate support. Still, their international achievements, though not comparable, have been stupendous. Pankaj Advani, 33 years old Bengalurean, has taken up the […]

Bajrang Punia becomes number one in world in 65 kg

The 24-year-old Haryana’s Bajrang Punia, who has won five medals this season, including CWG and Asian Games gold and a silver at the World Championship, has become the world No. 1 in the 65 kg category of men’s freestyle wrestling. Punia topped the United World Wrestling (UWW) rankings. Star Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia on 10.11.2018 […]

India beat New Zealand by 34 runs in Women’s World T20

India getting off to a strong start, recording a 34-run win over New Zealand at the Providence Stadium in Guyana to collect two points. Indian Skipper Harmanpreet hit 103, first Indian to score a century in T20 International to guide India to 194/5 – the highest total in event history.  Harmanpreet Kaur is the first […]

Vinay Kumar – Another milestone beckons

Vinay Kumar is a seam and swing bowler who relies more on leg-cutters, slower balls and accuracy, than on outright pace. Making his first-class debut in 2004-05, he quickly established himself by taking more than 20 wickets in each of his first three first-class seasons. Vinay soon added the in-swinger to his repertoire, and his […]

Bengaluru cricket legend Rahul Dravid 5th Indian to be inducted in ICC Hall of Fame:

Former India captain our own Bengalurean Rahul Dravid was officially inducted into the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Hall of Fame. Cricketer Rahul Dravid was presented with the memento by the legendary opener Sunil Gavaskar at the Greenfield International Stadium. Only the very best players in the world are recognized for their contribution to cricket in […]

Non-electric, cost-effective ball thrower from Bengaluru boy Pratheek Palanethra

Bengaluru-based Freebowler has launched an accessible and affordable mechanical bowling machine to aid everyday cricket practice. Things changed when Pratheek Palanethra, the mechanical engineer from RV College of Engineering, Bengaluru, went to the US in 2015 to pursue his master’s in Technical Entrepreneurship at Lehigh University, Pennsylvania.  Pratheek himself started playing the game when he was very […]

India clinched 6 gold medals in Cycling at Track Asia Cup 2018

The 5th edition of Track Asia Cup 2018 organized by Cycling Federation of India started off at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium, New Delhi on Friday, 21st September. Participants from 12 countries competed in this enthralling cycling event which is not only the qualifying event for World Cup and World championship, but also for 2020 Tokyo […]

Can Windies stop Kohli and India in Vishakhapatnam

When India meets Windies for the second ODI in Vishakhapatnam, it will not be just another match, it will be the India’s run machine reaching yet another milestone. Kohli is just 81 runs away from reaching 10,000 ODI runs. Kohli has been in superb touch in the last match and was seen smashing it all […]

Sunil Chhetri scores for Bengaluru FC at Indian Super League:

Sunil Chhetri scored twice inside three minutes in the first half as the Blues equaled North-East United on points at the top of the table. Bengaluru FC romped to the top of the 2018-19 Indian Super League (ISL) table with a convincing 3-0 victory over Pune City at the Balewadi Stadium. A double strike from […]

Bajrang Punia bags Silver medal

Bajrang Punia won a silver medal in Men’s 65kg. freestyle wrestling final 9-16 World Championship.  He lost the match to Japanese teenager Takuto Otaguro in Budapest, Hungary. Punia went down 9-16 to the Japanese, who at the age of 19, is now Japan’s youngest champion. In the final, Punia was down 0-5 in no time […]

Praveen Chitravel Clinches Bronze Triple Jump at Youth Olympic Games

Indian Triple Jumper Praveen Chitravel has bagged a Bronze medal at the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics in the Argentine city of Buenos Aires. Praveen Chitravel finished in third place behind Cuba’s Alejandro Diaz (17.14m and 17.04) and Nigeria’s Emmeanuel Oritsemeyiwa (16.34m and 15.51 m) to clinch the Bronze medal. The 17-year-old Praveen Chitravel cleared a […]

Mohith Venkatesh and Kushi Dinesh from Bengaluru bags gold at Dasara Games in Swimming:

Mohith.V. of Basavanagudi Aquatics Centre clinched gold medal at 400m freestyle events at Dasara Games 2018 along with Kushi Dinesh. For Khushi, Karnataka’s rising talent in swimming, it has been all about sacrificing a relaxed and enjoyable lifestyle for success in her chosen path. Her life revolves around a strict diet, a disciplined and consistent […]

Suraj Panwar wins silver in men’s 5,000m race walk at Youth Olympics 2018

The 17-year-old Suraj Panwar finished second behind Ecuador’s Oscar Patin,  India’s first athletics medal of the 2018 Youth Olympics by bagging the silver in the men’s 5,000m race walk. The 17-year-old recorded times of 20.35.87 and 20.23.30 in the two stages of the race walk to finish second behind Ecuador’s Oscar Patin. In a new […]

India Settles For Silver After Losing in Women’s Hockey 5s at Youth Olympics

India women started the first period well as they attacked hosts Argentina from the opening whistle, and were rewarded after just 49 seconds with in-form Mumtaz scoring to give the team a crucial lead. However, Argentina put the pressure on their opponents to find the equaliser and were successful in their efforts as Gianella Palet […]

Men hockey team wins silver medal at Youth Olympics 2018

India men’s U18 team came off second best in the final of the Hockey 5s event at the Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, Argentina. India men’s team went down 2-4 to Malaysia in the Final of the Hockey 5s competition at the Parque Polideportivo Roca on Sunday. Captain Vivek Sagar Prasad (3′, 6′) scored twice […]

Vivakanand Matrubai -arrival of a BOXER

Light Welter – Men (BOXING) Gold: Vivakanand Matrubai Silver: Kannadasan SP Bronze: Sudhir Kumar A N Bharghava Nandan Mr.Vivakanand is a young kid, he has just won gold medal at Mysore Dasara boxing championship. Category: Light Welter – Men, he is just 17 years+,  pursuing his studies at National College, Basavanagudi. About Indian Boxing: India […]

Sujan Bharadwaj is Karnataka’s next big hope in Table Tennis

Sujan started playing table tennis as a five year old, taking inspiration from his older brother Vipin who trained at the Horizon Academy in Basavangudi.  He used to accompany his brother and pester the coach, Jagadish Chandra, to give him a chance and Jagadish used to relent and give him a ball and a racket.  […]

Tababi Devi bags second medal at Youth Olympics 2018

Tababi Devi Thangjam became India’s first judo athlete to win an Olympic medal – senior or junior – as she grabbed India’s second silver medal at the Youth Olympics 2018 in Buenos Aires on Sunday. Tababi went down to Venezuela’s Maria Gimenez 11:0s1 in the Women’s -44kg Finals of Judo but created history for India. […]

Manu Bhaker Wins Second Medal at Youth Olympics 2018

Manu Bhaker became the second Indian after judoka Tababi Devi to win two medals at the continental event. However, this time out Manu Bhaker had to settle for silver after she was made to pair-up with Tajikistan’s Behzan Fayzullaev in the 10m air pistol mixed international event.  In a unique format. the duo lost the gold […]

Lakshya Sen wins gold in mixed event at Youth Olympics 2018

Lakshya Sen win a gold medal in the mixed team event. Sen was part of the ‘Team Alpha’ that beat ‘Team Omega’ 110-106 in the final to take the gold. However, this gold medal was not added to India’s medal tally. In fact, Indian players have won 10 medals (four golds and six silvers) at […]

Lakshya Sen the second Indian shuttler to win Youth Olympic silver medal

Rising shuttler Lakshya Sen became the second Indian shuttler to win a silver medal from the Youth Olympics  as he went down to fifth seed Li Shifeng 15-21, 19-21 at Buenos Aires, Argentina. The 17-year-old thus emulated World No. 15 HS Prannoy’s feat. The latter had bagged the silver at the Singapore Youth Olympic Games […]

Wrestler Simran bags silver medal at Youth Olympics 2018

Wrestler Simran won a silver medal  in women’s freestyle 43 kg category competition after she lost to Emily Shilson of United States in the final bout. Simran, who had won a 40kg class bronze in the 2017 Cadet World Championships, lost 6-11 as the American registered a ‘victory by points’ to clinch the gold.  Simran […]

its football – India vs China

India will take on China in a football friendly being played in Suzhou today The Indian team is playing an international match in China for the first time, though their senior sides have faced each other 17 times in the past. China have played in India seven times, all of them in the invitational tournament […]

Sourabh Chaudhary won gold at the Youth Olympics

Saurabh Chaudhary shot 244.2 to finish on top of the podium. India shooter Saurabh Chaudhary clinched the gold medal in the 10m air pistol event at the Youth Olympic Games.  This is India’s third gold medal in Buenos Aires and the fourth medal overall for the shooting contingent. Chaudhary shot 244.2 to ensure a finish […]

Manu Bhaker shoots gold in 10m pistol at Youth Olympics

Manu Bhaker became the first shooter from India to claim a gold medal at the Youth Olympic Games 2018 taking place in Buenos Aires, Argentina with a spectacular performance. Manu Bhaker shot 236.5 to stand at the top of the points table in the eight women final 10m air pistol event to clinch gold.   Manu […]

Shooter Mehuli Ghosh settles for silver in 10m air rifle

Mehuli Ghosh is an Indian sport shooter. She represents India at the international junior shooting championships across the world.  Mehuli settled for a silver medal in the women’s 10m air-rifle shooting event of the Youth Olympic Games.  A 9.1 in the 24th and final shot, after an excellent sequence of high and mid 10s, cost […]

Tababi Devi Thangjam add silver medal to India’s medal tally at youth Olympics:

Tababi Devi Thangjam stood on the second step on the podium in judo to get a silver medal.  She became the first judoka to win a medal for a country at the Olympics – junior or senior.  Devi had assured herself of at least a silver medal by progressing to the final of the women’s 44kg […]

Tushar Mane Shooter bags silver in Youth Olympics

India opened its medal account at the Youth Olympic Games with shooter Tushar Mane bagging a silver in the men’s 10m air rifle on the opening day. Tushar Mane bagging a silver in the men’s 10m air rifle.  Mane, who qualified third for the final, shot 247.5 to win the silver while Grigorii Shamakov took […]

Weightlifter Jeremy Lalrinnunga gets India’s first gold medal in Youth Olympics :

The 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games officially known as the III Summer Youth Olympic Games, and commonly known as Buenos Aires 2018, is an international sports, cultural, and educational event being hosted in Buenos Aires, Argentina between 6 and 18 October 2018. The 15-year-old from Aizwal,  Jeremy Lalrinnunga became India’s first gold medallist in the Youth Olympics history when […]

Prithvi Shaw slams Test century on debut

Privthvi Shaw shot to prominence as a 14 year old when he scored 546 off 330 balls, an innings that contained 85 fours and 5 sixes, for Rizvi Springfield against St Francis D’Assisi in an inter-school match in Mumbai in 2013 for the prestigious Harris Shield, Prithvi Shaw has been consistently compared to the legend […]

Karnataka Badminton Association to launch academy on October 15

Olympian Anup Sridhar will head the KBA Academy, which is all out to take-off on October 15.  Sridhar belongs to the first batch of KBA trainees. According to the Senior Vice President of KBA, the association  have the facility to start its own academy and will have a separate committee within KBA to manage the […]

2 from Namma Bengaluru made it to international wheelchair cricket :

Wheelchair cricket India (WCI) which has 16 State teams, was founded by International Para-athlete and national awardee Pradeep Raj in 2011.  When Paralympics was started, no one in India knew about an athlete with disabilities.  It is the same case with wheelchair cricket. Undeterred by their disabilities, two Bangaloreans represented India at the bilateral wheelchair […]

Indian Men’s Hockey team wins Bronze medal at Asian games

India’s men’s hockey team beat rivals Pakistan 2-1 in the bronze medal playoff at the Asian games. Akashdeep Singh (3rd minute) and Harman Preet Singh (50th)  scored for 2014 edition champions India, while Muhammad Atiq (52nd minute) scored for Pakistan, who had finished runners-up in the previous edition.  India shook off the disappointment of losing […]

Indian women’s squash team settles for silver at Asian games

India settled for silver in women’s squash team after going down to Hong Kong 2-0 in the final on Saturday on the penultimate day of the Asian Games 2018. There were no surprises as Hong Kong defeated India 2-0 and won the women’s team gold.  Shortly after Ho Tze Lok defeated the young Sunanya Kuruvilla […]

Amit Panghal, win gold medal in Boxing at Asian games

Amit Panghal (born 16 October 1995) is an Indian amateur boxer.   Panghal was in Mayna village of Rohtak district, Haryana. His father Vijender Singh is a farmer in his village, while his elder brother, Ajay, who works in the Indian Army,  inspired him to take up boxing in 2009. As of March 2018, Panghal works for the […]

India gets gold in Bridge at Jakarta

Pranab Bardhan became the oldest man in Indian contingent to win a medal at the 18th Asian Games as he joined forces with Shibhnath Sarkar to clinch gold in men’s pair event of the bridge competition. The 60-year-old Bardhan and his 56-year old partner finished the men’s pair event with a score of 384 as […]

The Indian Medal list at the 18th Asian Games at Jakarta, Indonesia

Congratulations to all the Medal winners who made India proud by their spirited performance and brilliant effort.  All the players who won medal stand tall with their heads held high.  We are proud of you.  You played your hearts out.  All of you are being an inspiration for others.  We thank all the participants for […]

India men’s squash team clinch bronze at Jakarta

Indian men’s squash team comprising Saurav Ghosal, Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu, Ramit Tandon, and Mahesh Mangaonkar was no match for Hong Kong, who had won bronze in the last edition at Incheon, South Korea. The Indian men, who also entered the mega-event as defending champions, settled for bronze after a 0-2 loss to Hong Kong […]

Men’s kabadi gets Bronze Medal at Jakarta

India’s nearly unchallenged domination of the Asian Games kabaddi competition ended on Thursday with the men’s team failing to make the final for the first time, left shell-shocked and battered by an ever-improving Iran in the semifinals in Jakarta. For the first time in its history, India ended with a bronze medal in its indigenous […]

Vikas Krishnan won Bronze medal in Boxing (75kg.)

Vikas Krishan Yadav (born 10 February 1992) is an Indian male boxer from Bhiwani district in Haryana, who won a gold medal in the 2010 Asian Games in the Lightweight category and a gold medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Yadav was born in Singhwa Khas village in Hisar district.  His father Krishan Kumar Yadav is an employee in the […]

Varun Thakkar and Ganapathy Chengappa gets Bronze in 49er Men’s sailing

Once fierce rivals, Thakkar and Ganapthy on Friday joined forces to clinch a bronze medal in 49er event after finishing third with 43 net points. They were disqualified in the penultimate race (14th) but held their nerves to win the final race. Varun and Ganapathy endured a roller coaster ride to finish with bronze in […]

Women’s Hockey clinches Silver medal in Asian games at Indonesia

The Indian women hockey team’s dream of reclaiming the gold at the 18th Asian games at Jakarta after 36 years remained unfulfilled as it lost 1-2 to Japan to settle for the silver medal.   It was yet another heartbreak for Indian hockey, a day after the fancied men’s team lost to Malaysia via penalty shoot-out in […]

Harshita Tomar bags bronze at Jakarta in open laser 4.7 sailing

Harshita Tomar, a sailor from Madhya Pradesh Sports department made the State proud by winning the best sailor award in the country in 2017. Harshita has been a consistent performer for a past couple of years.  Hailing from Hoshangabad, she has won a gold medal in the 4.7 events of an International Sailing championship in […]

Varsha Gautham and Sweta Shervegam get silver medal in sailing at Jakarta

Varsha Gautham is an Indian sailor. She won the bronze medal at 2014 Asian Games in women’s 29er event, along with Aishwarya Nedunchezhiyam. Sweta Shervegam is an Indian Sailor. The 20 years Varsha and 27 years old Sweta combined to produce a total score of 40 after 15 faces to finish 2nd  in 49er FX Women’s sailing […]

P.U.Chitra gets bronze medal in Women’s 1000 m. at Jakarta

Palakkeezhil Unnikrishnan Chithra (born 9 June 1995) is an Indian track and field athlete from the state of Kerala. She has won numerous State, National and International school meet gold medals in middle and long distance track events. Chitra rose to prominence after the Gold Medal wins in 1500m at the 2017 Asian Athletics Championships in Bhubaneshwar with […]

Seema Punia bags Bronze medal in Discus throw at Asian Games

Seema Punia (born 27 July 1983) is an Indian discus thrower.  She was born in Khewda village of Sonipat district in Haryana.  Her sporting career began at the age of 11 years as a hurdler and a long-jumper but later took to discus throw.   She is known for her determination and skill. Defending champion Seema […]

Silver medal to India in Men’s 400x4m. relay at Asian games

The men’s 4×400 m team ran their hearts out to bag a silver (3:01.85s) with Japan (3:01.94s) finishing close on their heels. Qatar, who were the clear favorites to left everyone chasing their shadows with a sublime 3:00.56 secs. on the clock. For the Indians, Kunhu Muhammed began proceedings with the first lap before the […]

Women’s relay bags Gold at Asian games

In the women’s 4X400m event, the Indian quartet of Hima Das, Raju Poovamma, Saritaben Laxmanbhai Gayakwad, and Vismaya Koroth registered a time of 3:28.72 to finish at the top of the podium. Bahrain got silver with 3:30.61 while the quartet from Vietnam clocked their season’s best time of 3:33.23 to bag the bronze medal. The […]

Jinson Johnson bags Gold in Men’s 1500m at Jakarta

The Indian athletics contingent ended its Asian games campaign with a best-ever show since 1978 with Jinson Johnson bagging gold at Jakarta. Jinson Johnson (born 15 March 1991) is an Indian middle-distance runner who specializes in the 800 and 1500 meters event. He participated in the 800 m event at the 2016 Summer Olympics. In 2018 Commonwealth Games he […]

Manjit Singh waiting to meet his 4 months old son

Quietly going about his business in the men’s 800 meters race, Manjit ended India’s 36-year wait for an Asian Games gold medal in the event.  Standing atop the podium with the national anthem running in the background, Manjit was the perfect embodiment of a winner who had overcome almost everything life threw at him to […]

Manika Batra and Achanta Sharath Kamal bagged bronze medal in Table Tennis Mixed Doubles

The Indian duo lost in the mixed doubles semi-finals 9-11, 5-11, 13-11, 4-11, 8-11 against the Chinese pair of Yingsha Sun and Chuqin Wangin in a one-sided contest which lasted just 39 minutes to settle for the bronze medal. This is India’s second medal in table tennis at the Asian Games after the men’s team, […]

Dutee Chand Bags Silver at Women’s 200 mts.

Dutee Chand (born 3 February 1996) is an Indian professional sprinter and current national champion in the women’s 100 meters event.  She is the third Indian woman to ever qualify for the Women’s 100 meters event at the Summer Olympic Games. The 22-year-old clinched a silver medal each in the women’s 100 mts. And 200 pts. In […]

Swapna Barman clinches gold in Heptathlon at Jakarta

No Indian in the history of heptathlon had won gold before Swapna Barman, with Soma Biswas winning two consecutive silver medals at the 2002 Busan and the 2006 Doha Games and Karnataka’s J.J Shobha winning bronze at the 2006 Games. Swapna Barman (born 29 October 1996) is an Indian heptathlete. The barman was born in Jalpaiguri, West […]

Arpinder Singh bags gold in Men’s Triple jump

Arpinder Singh  (30 December 1992) is an Indian triple jumper.  He claimed a bronze medal in the sport in the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. He is supported by Anglian Medal Hunt company, a company that supports young Indian athletes towards international competitive success, with an especial aim at the Olympics. Arpinder who has been without […]

Table Tennis Men’s team wins Bronze at Jakarta

Indian Table Tennis men’s team settled for a historic bronze medal after losing 0-3 to South Korea in semifinals at the 18th Asian games. The team comprising of G.Sathyyan, Achanta Sharath Kamal and A.Amalraj Anthony Arputharaj couldn’t fight against the mighty Koreans.  G.Sathiyan suffered an 11-9,3-11,9-11,3-11 loss to Lee Sangsu in the opening game.  Experienced […]

Joshna Chinappa gets Bronze medal in Squash Singles at Jakarta

Joshna Chinappa (born 15 September 1986 in Kodagu, Karnataka) is an Indian professional Squash player.  She reached a career-high world ranking of World No. 10 in July 2016. Joshna was the first Indian to win the British Squash Championship title in 2003 in the under 19 categories and was also the youngest Indian women’s national champion.  Joshna Chinappa […]

Dipika Pallikal Karthik wins bronze medal in Single Squash at Jakara

Dipika Pallikal Karthik born 21 September 1991 is an Indian professional squash player. She is the first Indian to break into the top 10 in the PSA Women’s rankings.  Dipika Pallikal came to prominence in 2011, when she won three WISPA tour titles to attain a career-best ranking of 13th. She broke into the top 10 in […]

Saina Nehwal bags Bronze Medal in Badminton

Saina Nehwal   (born 17 March 1990) is an Indian professional badminton singles player. A former world no. 1, she has won over 23 international titles, which include ten Super-series titles. Although she reached the world’s 2nd in 2009, it was only in 2015 that she was able to attain the world no. 1 ranking, thereby becoming […]

Saurav Ghoshal bags squash bronze medal in Jakarta

Saurav Ghoshal born 10 August 1986  in Kolkata, West Bengal is a professional squash player from India and reached a career-high world ranking of World No. 14 in February 2018. He completed his schooling at Lakshmipat Singhania Academy in Kolkata.  Saurav started playing squash in his hometown of Kolkata, at the Kolkata Racquet Club. Saurav moved to Chennai after […]

Malaprabha Yallappa Jadhav wins bronze in Kurash

India’s Kurash contingent, which did not have money to even pay for its kits, has beaten all odds to land medals at the Asian Games through teenager Malaprabha Yallappa Jadhav. Jadhav hails from Belgaum, Karnataka made history by winning the bronze in the 52kg category. The sport is making its debut at the Asian Games.  […]

Pincky Balhara gets Silver in Kurash

India’s Kurash contingent, which did not have money to even pay for its kits, has beaten all odds to land medals at the Asian Games through teenager Pincky Balhara. How Balhara got to the Asian Games is a fascinating story. The team had to go to Uzbekistan for a 20-day training camp ahead of the […]

Jinson Johnson gets Silver in 800m at Jakarta

Jinson Johnson (born 15 March 1991) is an Indian middle distance runner who specializes in the 800 and 1500 meters event. He participated in the 800 m. the event at the 2016 summer Olympics. In 2018 Commonwealth Games he finished fifth setting a new national record in the 1500 m. race by breaking the 23-year-old record of Bahadur Prasad. Johnson […]

India bags silver in Mixed 400×4 relay

India clinched a silver in the first ever mixed 4x400m relay to increase their medal tallyat the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta. The Indian mixed team which comprised of Muhammed Anas Yahiya, Poovamma Machettira, Hima Das and Rajiv Arokia clocked 3 minutes and 15.71 seconds to finish behind Bahrain, who clinched the gold with a 3 minute […]

Manjit Singh, got a Gold medal in the Men’s 800m at Jakarta

As 28-year-old Manjit Singh ran his way to win the gold medal in men’s 800-m final, edging out compatriot Jonson Johnson, in Asian Games in Jakarta.  Manjit Singh, an unheralded runner from Haryana doesn’t even have a national gold to his credit.  Manjit was not a much-talked-about medal prospect in the build-up to the Asian […]


The Indian team, comprising Rakesh Kumar, Ashish Malik, and Jitender Singh apart from Mirza, also claimed the silver with a score of 121.30, the feats coming days after their last-minute arrival owing to infighting in the Equestrian Federation of India. Japan finished on top with a score of 82.40, while Thailand bagged the bronze with […]

P.V. Sindhu gets Silver medal at Jakarta Asian Games

Pusarla Venkata Sindhu (born 5 July 1995)  is an Indian professional badminton player. She became the first Indian woman to win an Olympic silver medal, and one of the two Indian badminton players to ever win an Olympic medal – other being Saina Nehwal. Sindhu won silver in Women’s singles at Commonwealth Games 2018. She was also […]

Muhammed Anas Yahiya clinches silver at Jakarta

 Muhammed Anas Yahiya (born 17 September 1994) is an Indian long jumper turned sprinter who specializes in the 400 m. event. He participated in two events at the 2016 summer Olympics ; the 400 m. and the 4×400 m relay and holds the National Record (45.31) for the 400 meters. Anas broke the national record in 400 metres at the Polish […]

Sudha Singh bags Silver medal for India

Sudha Singh (born 25 June 1986) is an Indian Olympic athlete in the 300 m. Steeplechase event. A national record holder in the event, she has represented India at international events since 2005. Singh is an Asian Champion in the discipline and has won two gold and four silver medals at varying editions of the Asian Games and the […]

Dharun Ayyaswamy bags Silver at 400mt. hurdles in Asian Games

Dharun Ayyasamy (born 31 December 1996) is an Indian track athlete. He specializes in the 400m. and the 400m. hurdles events. He participated in the 4x400m. relay event at the 2016 Olympics. Dharun was born in a village called Ravuthampalayam near Avinashi in Tiruppur district. When he was in fourth grade, his father died of tuberculosis.  Dharun’s mother […]

Men’s Compound Team Archery wins Silver Medal at Jakarta

Men’s Compound team, finals were fiercely contested.  It was a perfect start to the men’s final from India s the team shot a maximum 60 to Korea’s 56 in the opening set.  The shooting dropped in the 2nd set with India scoring 54, including an 8, to the opponents 58, leveling the final 114-114. India […]

Mixed team in bridge win bronze medal for India

After the qualification rounds, the mixed team took the top spot.    The mixed team suffered defeat at the hands of Thailand. The mixed team is made up of Kiran Nadar, Hema Deora, Himani Khandelwal, Bachiraju Satyanarayana, Gopinath Manna, and Rajeev Khandelwal. The men’s team has an average age of 52 while the mixed team has […]


India settled for a bronze medal from the debut sport of bridge in the Asian Games after the men teams lost their semifinal match. The men’s team of Jaggy Shivdasani, Rajeshwar Tewari, Sumit Mukherjee, Debabrata Majumder, Raju Tolani, and Ajay Khare fell against Singapore in the semi-finals. After the qualification rounds, the men’s bridge team was […]

Women’s Compound Team Archery wins Silver Medal for India at Jakarta

India won silver in the women’s compound team archery event at the 2018 Asian Games.  India wins first set 59-57 against Korea in Compound Women’s Team Gold Medal Match but lose second set 56-58 against Korea in Compound Women’s Team Gold Medal Match.  But in the end, India lost 228-231 to Korea in the summit […]


Dutee Chand (born 3 February 1996) is an Indian professional Sprinter and current national champion in the women’s 100m event.  She is the third Indian woman to ever qualify for the Women’s 100 meters event at the Summer Olympic Games. Star Indian sprinter Dutee Chand clinched silver in women’s 100m dash in the Asian Games to win […]


Fouaad Mirza became the first Indian to win an Asian Games individual medal in the equestrian event since 1982 besides guiding the country to a second-place finish in the team competition here. Mirza won the silver medal in individual jumping with a score of 26.40, while Japan’s Oiwa Yoshiaki clinched the gold with a score […]

Hima Das clinches Silver for India at Jakarta

Hima Das (born 9 January 2000) is an Indian sprinter from the state of Assam, nicknamed the Dhing Express by the media. She became the first Indian to win Gold in a track event at the IAAF World U20 Championships when she ran the Women’s 400m in 51.46 seconds at the 2018 Tampere Games. She holds the current Indian national […]

Tejinder Pal Singh wins Gold in Men’s Shot-Put at Jakarta

Tejinder Pal Singh Toor (born 13 November 1994) is an Indian shot putter who holds the outdoor national record of 20.75m. Tejinder the son of a Punjab farmer began as the favorite.  The 23-year-old thrower from Punjab set a benchmark early on as he threw 19.96 meters in his first attempt which was enough to give him the […]

Neeraj Chopra the first Indian javelin thrower to win an Asian Games gold medal!!!!

Neeraj Chopra was undoubtedly the star of the day for India after he became the first Indian javelin thrower to win an Asian Games gold medal when he shattered his own national record by clearing a distance of 88.06m.  Reigning Asian champion Neeraj Chopra created a new national record on his way to the men’s […]

Neena Varakil clinched silver in the women’s long jump.

Neena Varakil (born 2 May 1991) is an Indian athlete who won a silver medal for the country in the women’s long jump. Neena recorded the best attempt of 6.51 meters to finish second.  The girl from Meppayur in Kozhikode, Kerala heaved a sigh of relief when she cleared 6.51m on her 4th attempt in the […]

Prajnesh Gunneswaran settles for bronze at Jakarta

Prajnesh Gunneswaran (born 12 November 1989) is an Indian Tennis player.  He has won 8 ITF titles in singles and 1 ITF title in doubles. He represented Indian Davis Cup Team in 2017 Davis Cup. The 28-year-old from Chennai has steadily worked his way up the ranks through this year, from a Davis Cup thriller to his […]

India Settle For Silver in Women’s Kabaddi at Jakarta

Great start by Iran women in the second half of the game, they inflicted an all-out on defending champions India to take the lead for the first time in the finals of 2018 Asian Games.  Indian women players made some errors in defense which proved out to be crucial in the end result. Another Heartbreak in […]

Heena Sidhu bags Bronze medal in shooting

Heena Sidhu (born 29 August 1989) is an Indian sport shooter.  Sidhu became the first Indian pistol shooter to reach number one in world rankings by the International Shooting Sport Federation.  Sidhu became the first Indian pistol shooter to win a gold medal in an ISSF World Cup finals when she won the 10 metre air pistol event. […]

Rohan Bopanna-Divij Sharan clinch gold in tennis doubles at Jakarta

Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan clinched another medal for  India at the Asian Games 2018 and the first one in tennis, winning the gold medal. It was a solid start for Bopanna and Sharan! They had a hold comfortably before breaking their Kazakhi opponents to take a 2-0 lead in the first set. Bopanna served […]

Bronze medal for Rohit Kumar and Bhagwan Singh in Lightweight double sculls.

Rohit Kumar and Bhagwan Singh won the bronze  medal in the lightweight doubles sculls.  The double sculls team finished with a time of 7:04.61 to win at the JSC Lake behind Japan and South Korea who won gold and silver respectively. Japan’s Miyaura Masayuki and Takeda Masahiro won the gold with a timing of 7:01.70 […]

Dushyant wins bronze medal in men’s Lightweight Single Sculls.

The day started with Dushyant winning a bronze medal in men’s Lightweight Single Sculls. Dushyant, who was declared the best rower in the 2013 National Championships, finished third on the podium with a timing of 7:18:76 behind South Korea’s Park Hyunsu and Hong Kong’s Chiu Hin Chun. The Indian, who began rowing in 2012 at an […]

Indian team bags gold in Quadruple sculls at Indonesia

“Gold Morning India”.  What a great start to the day!    Indian rowers Sawarn Singh, Dattu Bhokanal, Om Prakash and Sukhmeet Singh clocked 6:17.13 to win gold in Men’s Quadruple Sculls. The Indian team finished with a time of 6:17.13 while Indonesia and Thailand finished with timings of 6:20.58 and 6:22.41 respectively. This is the first […]

Shardul Vihan bags Silver in shooting

Shardul Vihan finished 2nd in Men’s Double Trap shooting with a silver medal.   The 15-year old did well at the top for most of the final but missed a few shots in the final shootout round with the winner.   As a 14-year-old, Vihan had grabbed four gold medals at Shotgun Nationals Championship last year. Coached […]

Tennis player Ankita Raina bags bronze medal at Jakarta

Ankita Raina (born 11 January 1993) is an Indian tennis player, and the current Indian No. 1 in women’s singles.  Raina began playing tennis at age five and prefers hard and grass courts. Anita Raina settled for a bronze medal at the Asian Games after losing to China’s Zhang Shuai in the women’s singles seminal in Palemang.  […]

Santosh Kumar, Surya Bhanu Pratap Singh and Narender Grewal gets Bronze each in Wushu

Santosh Kumar an Indian Wushu player beat Phithak Paokrathok 2-1 of Thailand in a tight quarterfinal fight of the men’s sanda 56kg category to book a last-four berth. He played against Truong Giang Bui of Vietnam in the semifinals and lost the game but won a bronze medal for India. Surya Bhanu Partap Singh was […]

Rahi Sarnobat wins gold at Asian Games in 25 m Pistol shooting.

Rahi Jeevan Sarnobat (October 30, 1990)  is a female athlete from India who competes in the event of 25 meters pistol shooting. Rahi Sarnobat scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman to win a shooting gold at the Asian Games after winning the 25m pistol event in Palembang.   Two shoot-offs to decide the gold […]

Divya Kakran wins bronze in Wrestling at Jakarta

Divya Kakran (born 1998) is a freestyle wrestler.  She lives at Gokulpur in East Delhi.  Divya Kakran belongs to a middle-class family of Sain Community of Purbaliyan Village. Divya’s whole family is involved in wrestling. Father, Suraj, sells wrestling goods at traditional tournaments. Mother, Sanyogita, stitches “langots”, traditional loincloths. Brother, Dev, wound down his own wrestling career to focus […]

Sanjeev Rajput gets India a Silver Medal in shooting

Sanjeev Rajput (5 January 1981) is an Indian Shooter born to Krishan Lal of Jagadhri.  He went to SD Public School at Jagadhri, Haryana.  At the age of 18, he joined the Indian Navy as a sailor. Rajput ended with a score of 452.7 to finish second behind Zicheng Hui of China, who came out of […]

Shooting Bronze medal to Abhishek Verma at Jakarta

Abhishek Verma who is 29 years old (August 1, 1989) is a shooter.  The lack of experience did not deter him and the Haryana shooter is now the India No 1 in 10m air pistol, shooting 585 in qualification and then winning the gold beating Deepak Sharma, Jitu Rai and Amanpreet Singh in the Selection […]

Deepak Kumar Gets Silver at Jakarta Asian Games shooting

Deepak Kumar (born 5 November 1987) is an Indian Sport Shooter. This is Deepak’s first medal at a major tournament. Earlier this year, he finished fourth and fifth at the Guadalajara World Cup and Commonwealth Games respectively. His entry into the sport was almost accidental. “Jaspal Rana’s  (former World No. 1 pistol shooter) academy was a […]

Lakshya Sheoran bags silver at Jakarta Asian Games

Young Lakshya Sheoran has brought smiles on the faces of every Indian!   Lakshya Sheoran settled for silver in the men’s trap finals to add another medal to the Indian haul at the 2018 Asian Games.  Lakshay managed to hit a total of 43 out of maximum shots of 50.   He finished at the second spot […]

Saurabh Chaudhary clinches gold at Asian Games in Shooting

Saurabh Chaudhary is an Indian Sports Shooter.  He is 16 years old born to a Jaat family in Kalina village in Meerut, Uttara Pradesh.  He only took up the sport three years ago.  Saurabh Chaudhary, making his Asian Games debut, shot a record score of 240.7 to pip Japan’s Tomoyuki Matsuda (239.7) in an exciting […]

Vinesh Phogat brings home Gold in Wrestling, Jakarta Asian Games 2018.

Vinesh Phogat (born 25 August 1994) is an Indian Wrestler who comes from a successful background of wrestling with her cousins Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari, both international wrestlers and Common Wealth Games medalists as well.  Vinesh is the daughter of wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat’s ‘s younger brother Rajpal Phogat from Haryana. Balali village in Bhiwani in Haryana […]

Apurvi Chandela, Ravi Kumar bag bronze medal in 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team at Jakara Asian Games 2018.

Apurvi Singh Chandela (born 4 January 1993) is an Indian Shooter who competes in the 10 metre air rifle event.   Chandela was born in Jaipur. Her father is Kuldeep Singh Chandela, a hotelier, and mother is Bindu Rathore. Ravi Kumar is an Indian Sport Shooter. Kumar was born on January 1, 1990 in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh.   He is an alumnus […]

India’s first gold @ Asian Games 2018 by Bajrang Punia

Bajrang Punia (born 26 February 1994) is a freestyle wrestler.  Punia was born in Khudan village of Jhajjar district in the state of Haryana.  He began wrestling at the age of seven and was encouraged to pursue the sport by his father. Bajrang Punia has bagged the country’s first gold medal of the 2018 Asian Games held at […]

3rd Test – Ind vs Eng

Before Ind walks into to BAT, We hope Ind will pull out the 3rd Test with a WIN or with a draw. Openers should do the trick, Virat’s 38th Test match and never played same 11 in 2 continuous matches. definitely, all 11 facing the HEAT of Eng, Hope they get through, its Mind vs […]

Youngest Indian Golf Player Viraj Madappa secures record-breaking victory

Viraj Madappa delighted the home crowd when he closed with a four-under-par  67 to claim a two-shot victory for his first Asian Tour title at the TAKE Solutions Masters.  Apart from becoming the youngest Asian Tour winner from India, Madappa is also the first rookie and youngest player to win on Tour this season. He […]


Kart racing or karting is a variant of open-wheel motorsport with small, open, four-wheeled vehicles called karts, go-karts, or gearbox/shifter karts depending on the design. They are usually raced on scaled-down circuits. Karting is commonly perceived as the stepping stone to the higher ranks of motorsports, for example Ginetta Juniors, FIA Formula 4, FIA Formula 3, FIA Formula 2 and FIA Formula 1, with former F1 […]

Indian flag bearer at The Asian Games in Jakarta is Neeraj Chopra

Neeraj Chopra, 20 years old (born 24 December 1997) is an Indian track and field athlete competing in the Javelin throw. He is from the Chandra Village, Panipat, Haryana.  He is currently coached by Uwe Hohn who is a retired German track and field athlete He is the only athlete to throw a javelin 100 meters or more, […]

Eng-Ind – 2nd Test @ Lords

2nd test India has not got enough statistics @ Lords and the 1st Test was not a great start. Will Ravi Shastri delivers or the Team India can pull it out? Ben Stokes not playing is a blessing to make it 1-1, Eng looks stronger with Sam Curran, Ollie Pope, Adil Rashid, and Chris Woakes Kuldeep, Jadeja […]

K.L.Rahul signs contract with PUMA

Kannanur Lokesh Rahul who is 26 years old (born 18 April 1992), commonly known as KL Rahul and also as Lokesh Rahul, is an Indian international cricketer who plays as a top order right-handed batsman and an occasional wicket keeper.  He plays for Karnataka domestically. Rahul’s parents are K.N.Lokesh and Rajeshwari.  He grew up in Mangaluru.  His father […]

Sports compulsory in schools

Life has its mental and intellectual component as well as its physical side. The brain without the body is not human life. With an objective to promote sports in the country, Union Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore said that a games period will be made mandatory in schools after reducing the syllabus by 50 percent by next […]

Virdhawal Khade aiming to create history at Asian Games, Jakarta

Virdhawal Vikram Khade who is 26 years old (29th August 1991) born in Kolhapur, Maharashtra is a swimmer.   He is the youngest swimmer from India to qualify for the Olympics at the age of 16 years in the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Eight years ago, Virdhawal Khade ended India’s medal ambition in swimming by winning a bronze […]

Eng vs Ind – 1t Test match

Eng-Ind Test Series – Looking forward for a Good 1st test match which begins tday. Both Team may struggle and its always challenging for Visitors/India. Both Openers may struggle to pass 50, if Rahul comes 1st down, he is in for a Big score, Virat may be in btw 40-75, it may be the match […]

Badminton : Sourabh Verma wins Russia open

Sourabh Verma is an Indian badminton player and trains at the Gopichand Badminton Academy, Hyderabad. He is being coached by Pullela Gopichand.   The 25-year-old from Dhar, who clinched the Chinese Taipei Grand Prix Gold and finished runners-up at Bitburger Open in 2016, had suffered an ankle injury and was out of action for two months.  […]


Sunil Chhetri who is 33 years old is an Indian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Indian club Bengaluru FC and the Indian National Team.   Chhetri began his professional career at Mohun Bagan  in 2002.  He helped India win 2007 Nehru Cup,  2009  Nehru Cup, the 2012 Nehru Cup as well as the […]


Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy trainee Lakshya Sen done the academy and India proud by winning the gold medal in the Badminton Asia Junior Championships that concluded in Jakarta (Indonesia) on Sunday. The dedicated training of his coaches and the world class facilities at the Academy under the leadership of the legend Prakash Padukone has paid rich […]


Prakash Padukone born to Ramesh Padukone and Ahilya Padukone on 10 June 1955 is a former Indian badminton player.  He dominated the national badminton from 1971 to 1980 and put India on the  international map. In 1978 he won the singles badminton gold medal at the Common Wealth Games.  He was ranked world No.1 in […]


The Karnataka Premier League is an Indian Twenty 20 cricket league established by the Karnataka State Cricket Association in August 2009. The KPL is a commercially scaled down version of the Indian Premier League. KPL is approved by the BCCI.  The objective of the KPL is to provide an opportunity for young cricket talent in […]

Namma Bengaluru Rotary

Rotary International Friendship: In an increasingly complex world, Rotary provides one of the most basic human needs – the need for friends and fellowship. Business development: Rotary consists of a cross-section of every business community. ... Leadership development: Rotary is an organization of leaders and successful people. Rotary International, Rotary District 3190 Objective of Rotary The Object of Rotary is to [...]

Javeline thrower Neeraj Chopra bags GOLD

Neeraj Chopra who is 20 years old Indian track and field athlete competing in the Javeline throw from Khandra, Panipat, Haryana has proved his mettle again on the international sports area when he bagged gold at Sotteville Athletics meet held in France on Tuesday with a massive margin. . Neeraj Chopra’s throw of 85.17m was […]

Aishwarya Pissay – First Indian woman to participate in Bajaj Aragon cross-country motorbike rally.

TVS Racing Factory rider Aishwarya Pissay will become the first Indian woman to participate in the Bajaj World Rally as she makes her international rally debut.  She is 5 ft, 9 inches and slender.  She exudes a confidence and passion when she talks about the sport. The Bajaj rally is scheduled between July 20-22, 2018, […]

Hima Das Scripts History in Athletics

Hima Das scripted history by winning a Gold Medal in the Women’s 400m finals at the IAAF World U-20 championship in Tampere, Finland clocking a time of 51.46 seconds edging out ahead of Andrea Miklos of Romania (Silver) and Taylor Manson of USA (Bronze). She created history on 13th July 2018 after she became the […]