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Winning a silver medal in Youth Olympics Games is a special feeling: Lakshya Sen

Sen will be leading the Indian challenge in the World Junior Championship to be held in Canada next month apart from playing in GP and Challenge Series at the senior level

Pakistan team fails to turn up for Asian Pencak Silat event due to visa issues

The Pakistani team was expected to take part in the Championship, which was inaugurated at the Sher-e-Kashmir Indoor Stadium, as the organisers had put up the flag of the neighbouring country, alongside other participating nations.

All India Junior Ranking Badminton Tournament: Malvika Bansod wins again, keeps parents’ dental clinic shut

Malvika became the youngest player to reach the round of 16 at last year's Senior Nationals in Nagpur. The youngster also became the youngest Indian after (Saina) Nehwal and PV Sindhu to win a senior ranking tournament when she won in Bareilly in January this year.

GTramp: The next big sport for tweens and teens, fuelled by social media

Trampoline parks are in the game, too. Last year, trampoline parks were a $1.4 billion industry in the United States; by 2023, that’s expected to grow to $3.25 billion.


This Tripura fighter won gold at a tournament after her mother sold her jewellery to fund the trip

"I want to do everything for her. I want to win gold for India one day and make Mummy proud”, said Tracy Darlong who won gold in the 55 Kg weight category.

Teens are winning medals at Asian Games. Here’s how to raise a champion

With the amount of pressure that one has to deal with in events as prestigious as the Asian Games, winning a competition is not easy.

NFL: At least five players protest during anthem in pre-season

Dolphins receivers Albert Wilson and Kenny Stills knelt behind teammates as the anthem played while defensive end Robert Quinn raised his right fist.

Delhi Half Marathon advanced to October 21 to avoid winter smog

The IAAF Gold Label Race will witness over 35,000 participants across five categories: Half Marathon (21.097km), Great Delhi Run (6km), Open 10K, Senior Citizens Run (4.3km) and Champions with Disability (2.4Km).

Australian Football League match sees player punching opponent, leaving him with a broken jaw

Australia police said they will assess a punch thrown by West Coast Eagles midfielder Andrew Gaff that left an opponent with a broken jaw.

Record-breaker Muhammed Anas improves his national mark again

Muhammed Anas, at a meet in the Czech Republic clocked 45.24s to improve on his previous national mark of 45.31 seconds which he set at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

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Jagmohan Dalmiya: The man who made India a cricketing super power

Jagmohan Dalmiya was responsible for filling coffers of the body he worked all his life for.

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Former NBA MVP Steve Nash on Real Mallorca, a game in Miami and La Liga in the USA

Two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash, one of the owners of Real Mallorca, sat down and discussed the 2002-03 Copa del Rey winners besides the touted La Liga game in Miami, United States.

12th South Asian Games conclude

Guwahati, Feb 24 (ANI): The 12th South Asian games were declared close in a glittering ceremony that saw performances by eight live bands from across the northeastern states. India's regional supremacy went unchallenged as the hosts were crowned overall champions for the 12th consecutive time after notching up a record-breaking haul of 188 gold, 90 silver and 30 bronze medals taking the overall tally to 308. While Sri Lanka with a total of 186 medals came second, Pakistan begged third position with 106 medals. Afghanistan stood at fourth with a medal tally of 35, Bangladesh at fifth with 75 medals, Nepal secured sixth position with 60 medals, Maldives stands at seventh with a medal tally of 3 and Bhutan stands at eighth with a total of 16 medals. Cycling, football, hockey, squash, volleyball were among 23 sport disciplines of which 16 were held in Guwahati and 7 in Shillong. The hosting of the major international sporting event is part of the government's efforts to develop India's northeast region. The two hosting cities Guwahati and Shillong showcased the culture and heritage of northeast India. The mega sports extravaganza will help boost the state's tourism besides pushing infrastructural growth. The objective of decentralizing sports to centres outside the metros is laudable and the effort will boost economic growth and bring prosperity to the region, making India a global destination for sports.

Daredevils stun spectators in Punjab's Kila Raipur 'ural Olympics'

Ludhiana (Punjab), Feb 12: Every year Ludhiana becomes the destination for hundreds of sports enthusiasts from around the world who come to witness the Kila Raipur Sports Festival or the Rural Olympics. In the 80th edition of the rural Olympics held in Kila Raipur near Ludhiana, children, youngsters and veterans exhibited their courage and skill. The four-day sporting event from February 4-7 saw stuntmen performing daredevil acts like weight lifting with beard, pulling car with teeth, standing on a moving bike, holding ladder in mouth among others. Sportspersons displayed their agility and dexterity in a plethora of other sports like shot-put, weight lifting, paragliding and karate. The sporting event started in 1933 with only wrestling and athletics. Sports lovers from around the world flock to witness the unique sporting event. These games not only promote sportsmanship but also help develop closer people-to-people contact.

India Vs Australia, 2nd T20I: India Beat Australia, Win Series

India beat Australia by 27 runs in the second T20I to take an unassailable lead in the three match series.