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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Hima Das gold medal rush draws big applause but real test still awaits

Hima still needs to qualify for the World Championships, and from there on work even harder to claim a ticket for the Tokyo Olympics 2020 in order to mark herself out as one of the world’s top athletes. Shared News| Updated: July 23, 2019 11:20:29 am Hima Das had become the first Indian woman to […]

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You’re a disgrace, you’re a disgrace: Nick Kyrgios to umpire

Shared News| Published: July 6, 2019 11:49:10 am Kyrgios lost his cool when Nadal took too long between points. In the second set he took up the issue with the chair umpire Damien Dumusois. It was just the start. Australia’s Nick Kyrgios argues with match umpire Damien Dumusois during a break in play against Spain’s […]

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