‘Imran Khan will watch’

Karachi: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is expected to watch his country’s Asia Cup group league encounter against India today, according to media reports here. Imran, a legendary former Pakistan cricket captain, is also the patron-in chief of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). “Prime Minister Imran Khan will watch the Pakistan-India Asia Cup clash in Dubai […]

Khelo India: Volleyball match, multilingual mushaira, organised at Ramban

RAMBAN: This mountainous district on Tuesday witnessed a multilingual mushaira at Government Higher Secondary School, Gool and a volleyball match at Government High School, Kanthi under Khelo India Sports for Peace and Development – an integrated youth engagement programme. Headmaster GH Kanti, Mangal Singh, appreciated the participating teams for their performance while ZEPO, Ramban R.N […]

China Open: Sindhu enters pre-quarters, Saina loses

Changzhou: Olympic and world championship silver-medallist P V Sindhu Tuesday progressed to the pre-quarterfinals but Saina Nehwal bowed out after a narrow loss at the USD one million China Open World Tour Super 1000 tournament here. The third-seeded Sindhu, who had clinched the China Open title in 2016, defeated World No. 39 Saena Kawakami of […]

Sajan enters 77kg Greco-Roman final at Junior World C’ship

New Delhi: India’s Sajan Bhanwal assured himself of at least a silver after advancing to the finals of 77kg Greco-Roman event in the Junior World Wrestling Championship at Trnava, Slovakia. The Haryana wrestler, who had won the gold at Junior Asia Championship in July, defeated Dmytro Gardubei from Ukraine in the semifinals to enter the […]

Need to be at our best to beat India, says Pak skipper Sarfraz

Need to be at our best to beat India, says Pak skipper Sarfraz

Dubai: A comprehensive win over Hong Kong is a perfect start but Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed says his team will have to raise the game by several notches to outwit arch-rivals India in the much-awaited Asia Cup clash on Wednesday. Pakistan defeated Hong Kong by eight wickets Sunday night in the Asia Cup. Sarfraz said […]

State Baseball Squad for Sub Junior National Championship Selected

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Baseball Association, JKBA has selected probables for the upcoming 27th Sub Junior National Baseball Championship. The selection trials were held at Polo ground under the supervision of Divisional Sports Officer, Kashmir Nuzhat Ara and Manager, Polo Ground Riyaz Ahmad Khan. The Championship is scheduled to be held at Pali Marwar, […]

India captain Virat Kohli recommended for Khel Ratna along with weightlifter Mirabai Chanu

New Delhi: Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and world champion weightlifter Mirabai Chanu were Monday jointly recommended for the country’s highest sporting honour — the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award. Kohli will become the third Indian cricketer after legendary Sachin Tendulkar (1997) and the talismanic former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni (2007) once the sports ministry […]

Resigned from DDCA committee in best interest of Delhi cricket: Sehwag

NEW DELHI: Former India opener Virender Sehwag Monday said he resigned from the Delhi and Districts Cricket Association’s cricket committee keeping the body’s interests in mind. Sehwag, along with committee members Aakash Chopra and Rahul Sanghvi, had recommended the retention of Manoj Prabhakar as bowling coach but it wasn’t ratified by the management. It couldn’t […]