"Sport has literally changed my life. I'm here because of sport. It has given me a lot of confidence, a lot of courage, and a lot of discipline. It's helped me to be the person that I've grown to be today," Serena Williams said.
The Chandigarh cricketer bid his adieu to international cricket with an aggregate of 11,778 runs — 8701 runs in 304 ODIs, 1,900 runs in 40 Test matches and 1,177 runs in 58 T20s apart from 111 wickets in ODIs.
The study also pointed out how being less emotionally distressed at the juncture between elementary and high school is a priceless benefit for children as they are about to enter a much larger universe with bigger academic challenges.
Sports Illustrated magazine has been sold for $110 million to Authentic Brands Group, from Meredith Corp. who will continue running the print edition and the website SI.com for at least two more years.
They might not be as popular as football and cricket. But in remote areas of Assam, a thriving culture of indigenous games has existed for years— marked by ingenuity and played by children and adults alike. Now one man is on mission to document them all.
Liverpool will face Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League while in the Europa League Arsenal take on Chelsea. No country has ever produced the finalists for the Champions League and the Europa League in the same year before now.
Germany's early exit? Djokovic losing to a Greek teenager? India women's team going down o the last ball of the Asia Cup? These were some of the biggest stunning results in 2018. Which was the biggest?
Bangladesh ride on Sabbir Rahman’s 80 and good show by the bowlers to beat Sri Lanka by 23 runs in the Asia Cup 2016 contest in Mirpur on Sunday. Batting first, Sabbir powered helped Bangladesh recover and post 147/7. In reply, Sri Lanka never get going and kept losing wickets at regular intervals. The islanders […]
Virat Kohli on Sunday told bcci.tv that Mohammad Amir’s four-over burst in the Asia Cup T20 on Saturday was one of the most challenging spells of fast bowling he had faced, and added that his match-winning knock of 49 against the arch rivals was a great learning curve for him as a batsman. – See […]
WWE wrestler Dalip Singh Rana, popularly known with the nomenclature ‘The Great Khali’, was severely injured during a promotional event in Haldwani on Wednesday. Former WWE champion Khali was taking part in an event to promote his wrestling competition Continental Wrestling Entertainment (CWE) when two foreign wrestlers clobbered the giant with chairs. Visibly shaken, Khali […]
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.
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.