Boxers Nikhat, Panghal, Nitu grab maiden CWG gold medals

BIRMINGHAM: The indomitable Nikhat Zareen added a Commonwealth Games light flyweight (50kg) title to her bulging trophy cabinet while Amit Panghal (51kg) began his redemption journey with a much-needed gold winning show on Sunday. Nikhat, who is on a winning spree since the Nationals last year, asserted her dominance over Northern Ireland’s Carly Mc Naul […]

FIFA threatens AIFF ban, stripping off right to host women’s U-17 World Cup

NEW DELHI: World football governing body FIFA has threatened to suspend the AIFF and strip off its right to host the women’s U-17 World Cup in October due to a third party “influence”, a development which comes just days after the Supreme Court’s directive to hold elections of the national federation. The Supreme Court on […]

Jammu hosting maiden Professional Golf Tour of India Tournament from Sept 7

JAMMU: Jammu is all set to host the first ever Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) Tournament at Jammu Tawi Golf Course from September 7 to September 10 . During the recent inauguration of Jammu Tawi Golf Academy at Jammu Tawi Golf Course, Lt. Governor, Manoj Sinha, who is also the Chairperson of Jammu Tawi […]

Shariya wins gold madel in MMA Championship

PAMPORE: Shariya Manzoor of Pulwama has won gold medal in the Mixed Martial Art Championship held recently in New Delhi. In the final Shariya defeated her opponent from Tamil Nadu. The three day long Championship was held at Dwarka New Delhi from 29th July. 20 year old Shariya is playing the game since 2015 and […]

Secretary Sports Council inaugurates cricket tourney at Khrew

PAMPORE: Srinagar Gymkhana beat Shopian warriors by 39 runs in the inaugural match of Khrew Premier League T20 Cricket Tournament played at Azad Stadium Khrew on Saturday. Earlier, Secretary, J&K Sports Council Nuzhat Gul inaugurated the tournament Speaking on the inaugural ceremony Secratary Sports Council Nuzhat Gul said that organizing such tournaments can provide a […]

Playing in different conditions will help during T20 World Cup preparations: Dinesh Karthik

LAUDERHIL: Wicketkeeper-batter Dinesh Karthik feels playing in different conditions on the Caribbean tour will stand India in good stead while preparing for the various challenges Australian grounds will pose during the T20 World Cup later this year. India played the opening three T20s in West Indies before moving to Florida for the remaining two games. […]

Steeplechaser Avinash Sable, race walker Priyanka clinch silver medals

BIRMINGHAM: Avinash Sable broke his own national record to win a silver in the men’s 3000m steeplechase while Priyanka Goswami also clinched a medal of the same hue in the women’s 10,000m race walk on a productive day for India in the Commonwealth Games athletics competition here on Saturday. Goswami also scripted history as she […]

Inter-College table tennis tournament concludes at KU

Islamia College emerges winner Srinagar: Islamia College of Science and Commerce defeated Gandhi Memorial College by 2-0 in the final match of the Inter-College Table Tennis Tournament (Men) played at the University of Kashmir on Friday . In the first single, Tavqeer of Islamia College defeated Muzamil of Gandhi Memorial College by (11-5), (13-11) and […]

4th T20I: India eye series win against West Indies

FORT LAUDERHILL: Shreyas Iyer’s performance will be under intense scrutiny as India gear up for the back-to-back T20I games against West Indies, starting here on Saturday, with the twin objective of winning the series and also firming up squad for T20 World Cup. India are currently leading the five-match series 2-1 and nothing would be […]

CWG 2022: We are not rivals, we are part of javelin family, says Arshad Nadeem on friendship with Neeraj Chopra

BIRMINGHAM: Pakistan javelin thrower Arshad Nadeem says he will miss competing against India’s Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra at the Commonwealth Games here as they are part of ‘one’ family. Neeraj won a historic silver at the World Championships last month with a throw of 88.13m as Arshad finished fifth after becoming the first Pakistani to […]