Neeraj Chopra, Ravi Dahiya Among 11 Nominated For Khel Ratna, 35 For Arjuna Award

October 28, 2021 12:26 pm

A total of 11 players from various disciplines have been selected as nominees for the sporting honour of year 2021 – Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award. Tokyo Olympics gold medalist Neeraj Chopra, Lovlina Borgohain and Indian wrestler Ravi Dahiya are to be awarded the Khel Ratna. Also read: Khel Ratna Award Was Renamed Because […]

Khel Ratna Award Was Renamed Because of Modi’s Tweets – Not ‘Public Requests’

October 26, 2021 7:53 pm

The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has said it has no information on public requests – and RTI documents show that the ministry hastily issued a circular on the renaming after Modi’s tweet. Amidst euphoria over the Indian men’s hockey team’s brilliant performance at the Tokyo Olympics in August this year, the Narendra Modi […]

All You Need To Know About IPL New Teams’ Auction

October 28, 2021 12:31 pm

The Indian Premier League (IPL) has expanded itself with the two new sets of teams to join the bandwagon after the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) awarded the franchise rights on Monday.  A Kolkata-based business conglomerate paid a whopping Rs 7,090 crore for Lucknow. While CVC Capital Partners, a European equity firm […]

Pakistan Cap – Babar Azam’s Father In Tears After Win Over India In T20I World Cup

October 25, 2021 8:33 am

Led by 27-year-old Babar Azam, Pakistan handed India their opening match defeat in ICC T20 World Cup 2021by a historic 10-wicket victory. In Group 2 match of Super 12 stage of the tournament, Pakistan broke their 29-year-old spell of not winning a single match against India at the World Cup tournaments. Elated with joy, Azam […]

Do You Know Educational Qualifications Of These Popular Cricketers’ Wives?

October 21, 2021 1:25 am

Cricket is the most popular sport in India, It is also the second most popular sport across the globe. Cricketers who are part of the National Indian Cricket Team earns a huge sum of money and fame. Star players like Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni and Sachin Tendulkar are nothing less than legends, their wives are […]

BCCI Secretary Jay Shah: Dhoni Won’t Charge Any Fee For Being Mentor Of Indian Team

October 16, 2021 12:04 pm

Former captain MS Dhoni will not charge any fee for mentoring the Indian cricket team during this month’s T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman, BCCI secretary Jay Shah. The iconic former captain was brought in as a mentor by the BCCI last month when it announced the squad for the mega-event, scheduled to […]

Regional Sports Board , Ahmedabad wins Silver at all India Civil Services Men’s Tennis Tournament

September 29, 2021 5:02 pm

The Regional Sports Board (RSB) Ahmedabad Men’s lawn Tennis team gave a spectacular performance at the All India Civil Services Tennis Tournament held in New Delhi. The tournament was held from 24th to 29th September 2021. The team consisted of nine members: Rajkumar Ghosh Rajan Vsavada Dharmendra Sharma Krishna Bhave V K Jha Prakash Philip […]

Parathlete Bhavina Patel, receives electrifying welcome at Ahmedabad airport and her residence, Ghatlodiya

September 10, 2021 11:41 pm

History maker Parathlete Bhavina Patel, the future of Gujarat, was given a grand welcome at the Ahmedabad airport on Friday evening. She clinched silver medal at the Class 4 table tennis game held at Tokyo Paralympics 2020. Thousands – friends, fans, relatives – gathered at the airport to greet Patel, catch a glimpse of her […]

Avani Lekhara bags India its first gold in shooting at Tokyo Paralympics

August 30, 2021 2:27 pm

The 19-year-old scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman to win a Gold medal at the Paralympics in the women’s 10m rifle standing SH1 on Monday. With a score of 249.6, Lekhara becomes the fourth woman overall to win a Paralympics gold after swimmer Murlikant Petkar, Javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia and high jumper Thangavely […]

India’s second medal at Tokyo Paralympics: Nishad Kumar jumps 2.06m to win silver

August 29, 2021 6:47 pm

Nishad Kumar won a silver medal in the men’s high jump category on Sunday at the Tokyo Paralympics 2020. He made a jump at 2.06m making a record for Asia and becomes the second Indian to win a medal in the Paralympics. Roderick Townsend from the USA recorded a jump of 2.15m winning gold and […]

Bhavina Patel from Gujarat bags silver in Paralympics

August 29, 2021 2:38 pm

Table Tennis player, Bhavina Patel after becoming the first woman from India to qualify for Tokyo Paralympics, becomes the first Indian table tennis player to procure a medal. VoI first spoke to Bhavina Patel and Sonal Patel on July 3, 2021, about their life and career when they had qualified for Tokyo Paralympics. Read here: […]

Indian women in sport need more support: Jwala Gutta

August 19, 2021 1:44 pm

Support for women in sport is growing in India but there is still a long way to go, feels badminton star Jwala Gutta. Her words carry extra significance in light of the experience at the Tokyo Olympics, where three of the seven medal-winners from India are women. Jwala Gutta, who has made India proud at […]

Federer to be on crutches for weeks, to miss U.S. Open

August 16, 2021 12:54 pm

Roger Federer’s announcement of not becoming a part of the U.S Open comes as a shocker to Federer fans. The 40-year-old Grand Slam titled Federer announced on Sunday via Instagram that he would be sidelined for months as he is to get his right knee operated on. However, the surgery will leave him with a […]

Olympic athletes garner awards and accolades

August 26, 2021 2:10 pm

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, who became the toast of the season for winning India’s first-ever gold medal in athletics exuded confidence that all sorts of track and field sports will gain eminence in medium to long term.  His victory is being considered by sports analysts as the beginning of an era when non-cricketing sportspersons from tier […]

Highlights of Neeraj Chopra’s historic win at Tokyo Olympics 2020

August 9, 2021 3:42 pm

The 23-year-old Neeraj Chopra from Panipat won the Men’s Javelin Gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics and became the first Indian track and field athlete and made his way through to become an Olympic champion. In an interview, expressing his joy he said that he slept with the medal near his pillow and was happy […]

See you Olympics, now at Paris in 2024

August 8, 2021 6:10 pm

The closing ceremony of the 16-days sporting event was concluded in Tokyo, Japan. The closing ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics began in an empty stadium and following the strict COVID protocols on Sunday. The ceremony began with six bearers bringing the flag of Japan with the Tokyo Story movie’s theme song in the background, which […]

Olympian horses in a sorry state?

August 8, 2021 5:33 pm

German Modern Pentathlete, Annika Schleu dreamt of bringing home the gold medal, but her horse, the handsome Saint Boy had other ideas. As Schleu mounted him, he refused to jump over the obstacles and left his rider in tears. In such a situation, the right and humane thing to do would be to dismount, and […]

Football frenzy kicks off a wild storm in India

August 7, 2021 7:03 pm

Santanu Bhattacharya is a hardcore soccer fan who has been following this global sport since the early ’90s. Having mostly followed World Cup football and the local East Bengal, Mohun Bagan Derby leagues, and more he started following club level – EPL, La Liga and other international leagues for a decade. This year too, Kolkata […]

Hidilyn Diaz wins Philippines its first-ever Olympic gold medal in weightlifting

August 4, 2021 5:10 pm

Hidilyn Diaz, the Phillipines weightlifter created history on Monday by winning her Nation its first Gold Medal in weightlifting at Tokyo Olympics after a 97-year-long wait. The story for Diaz in 2019 was quite different when the 30-year-old was accused to be involved in a plot to overthrow Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte in 2019. Fast […]

Savita Punia, the wall of defence behind Indian hockey team’s historic entry in semi-finals at Tokyo Olympics

August 2, 2021 5:46 pm

India rejoiced the Indian women’s hockey team’s spot in the semi-finals at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday. This is the first time that the women’s hockey team has made it to the semi-finals with a stunning victory of 1-0 against Australia. Savita Punia is one of the key contributors to this historic event. The Australian […]