Simone Biles sticks landing in balance beam, wins Olympic bronze

Shared News: August 3, 2021 3:42:26 pm Simone Biles of the United States in action on the balance beam. (Reuters). Simone Biles stuck the landing. The American gymnastics superstar won bronze during the balance beam final on Tuesday, a week after she took herself out of several competitions to focus on her mental health. Simone […]

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Shooting World Cup: Manu-Saurabh win silver 10m air pistol mixed team event

Chaudhary and Bhaker’s silver takes India’s medal count to three. Both shooters have already won a bronze each. Shared News: June 26, 2021 9:42:52 pm The pair of Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary has consistently medaled in recent World Cups. (File Photo) Continuing their impressive run, the Indian duo of Saurabh Chaudhary and Manu Bhaker […]

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‘She will overtake Anju’: Coach Robert Bobby George on promising long jumper Shaili Singh

After Shaili Singh rewrites youth and Under-20 national records at the Inter-State meet, coach Robert says the athlete from Jhansi “will definitely break Anju Bobby George’s national record”. Shared News: June 27, 2021 8:10:14 am Shaili Singh broke the Under-20 national record with a distance of 6.38m, and bettered it with an impressive 6.48 in […]

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Torch relay for Tokyo Olympics kicks off its 121-day journey

The relay began in northeastern Fukushima prefecture, the area that was devastated by the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and the meltdown of three nuclear reactors. About 18,000 died in the tragedy. Shared News: March 25, 2021 9:39:33 am Japanese torchbearer Azusa Iwashimizu, a member of the Japan women’s national football team, arrives at a torch “kiss […]

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ISSF World Cup: India win silver in men’s team air rifle event

The Indian trio shot a total of 14 in the gold medal round to finish behind the winning team of Lucas Kozeniesky, William Shaner and Timothy Sherry of the United States. Shared News: March 21, 2021 12:45:35 pm India’s Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar, Deepak Kumar and Pankaj Kumar combined to win the silver medal in […]

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Mirabai Chanu ranked eighth in latest Olympic qualification rankings

Shared News| January 2, 2020 4:29:11 pm Mirabai Chanu won gold at the Qatar International Cup – an Olympic qualifying silver level event – to end 2019. (File) On course to seal a berth for the Tokyo Games, former world champion Mirabai Chanu maintained her eighth spot in the Olympic qualifiers ranking list released by […]

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NADA says he has more clout than athletes, Suniel Shetty to be made anti-doping brand ambassador

Suniel Shetty will be unveiled as the brand ambassador of NADA. Shared News| December 10, 2019 12:37:37 am Actor Suniel Shetty will be unveiled as the brand ambassador of NADA on Tuesday and the country’s anti-doping body is hoping that his celebrity status helps its efforts to clean up sports in the country from the […]

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Dutee Chand stoops to conquer, breaks 100m national record again

Dutee Chand on way to breaking the national record in the 100 metres at the Open Nationals in Ranchi. It’s almost a year since Dutee Chand has been working on perfecting a tweak to her running technique, under the watchful eye of coach Nagpuri Ramesh. Shared News| Updated: October 12, 2019 9:53:07 am The 23-year-old’s […]

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Wayne Rooney in talks to take up player-coach role at Derby

Derby appointed Wayne Rooney’s former England teammate Frank Lampard as manager last season and he took them to the playoff final but has since joined his former club, Chelsea. Shared News| Updated: August 6, 2019 6:57:49 pm Wayne Rooney may join Derby County as a player-coach (Source: Reuters) Derby County are confident they can sign […]

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Zidane says he hasn’t ‘disrespected’ Bale, but club is trying to sell forward

Bale did not play for Real in their 3-1 defeat to Bayern Munich in the International Champions Cup on Saturday, with Zidane revealing his absence was due to the club “working on his departure”. Shared News| Published: July 23, 2019 10:04:42 am Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale is substituted off as Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane […]

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