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PGTI Players Championship to get underway from Oct. 4

Panchkula: Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) will be staging PGTI Players Championship 2022 from October 4 to 7. The tournament carries a prize purse of Rs. 50 lakhs. The Pro-Am event will be held on October 8. The PGTI Players Championship…

India suffers major blow as Bumrah ruled out of T20 WC

Bengaluru: India have been dealt a massive blow going into the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022 with pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah ruled out of the tournament with a back stress fracture. "The medical team has ruled out fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah from…

FIFA president rues Indonesia stadium tragedy

Zurich: FIFA President Gianni Infantino on Sunday said the Indonesia stadium stampede is a "tragedy beyond comprehension" and the death of at least 174 people "is a dark day for all involved in football. "The football world is in a state of shock…

‘Jammu Express’ Umran Malik in India’s T20 WC squad

Jammu: Against the backdrop of injury to Indian speedster Jasprit Bumrah, the BCCI has decided to send two additional fast bowlers as backup for the T20 World Cup to be held in Australia. However, famous as ‘Jammu Express’, Umran Malik and Mohammad…

Expedition ‘Tornadoes’ flagged off from Tezpur, Assam

Itanagar: General Officer Commanding (GOC) 4 Corps Lt Gen DS Rana on Saturday flagged off the 2,600-km motorcycle expedition by the Army Service Corps Motorcycle Display Team "Tornadoes" from Tezpur in Assam. The team consisting of 15 riders of…

PM declares 36th National Games open in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared the 36th National Games open here at Narendra Modi Stadium on Thursday. During the event, PM also inaugurated the world-class Swarnim Gujarat Sports University in Desar. Chief Minister of Gujarat,…

Suryakumar climbs to 2nd place in T20I rankings

Dubai: India batter Suryakumar Yadav moved up a slot to take the second position in the ICC Men’s T20I player rankings released on Wednesday. Yadav is up to a career-best-equaling second position with 801 rating points after a match-winning 69 off…

Sunil Gavaskar awarded SJFI Gold Medal

Thiruvananthapuram: Legendary cricketer Sunil Gavaskar has been awarded the gold medal of Sports Journalists Federation of India (SJFI) at a function here on Tuesday. The SJFI gold medal was presented by former BCCI Secretary SK Nair and BCCI Joint…

Yogi announces free AC train travel for State athletes

Lucknow: Reiterating his government’s commitment to promote sports culture in the state and promoting athletes, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday said that the government has reserved 2 percent seats for talented sportsperson in…

India clinch T20i Series 2-1, with 6 wkt win in decider match

Hyderabad:  A dazzling 69 off 36 by Surya Kumar Yadav and a 104 runs partnership for the third wicket with half-centurion Virat Kohli propelled India to a three-match T20 series win after the hosts defeated Australia by 6 wickets in the decider at…

Federer-Nadal tie-up for Laver up farewell match

Laver Cup: London: Roger Federer will team with longtime rival and friend Rafael Nadal on Friday at the Laver Cup in what the former World No. 1 would be his final tour-level match. Taking to twitter on Thursday, the Swiss star said: "Tomorrow…

‘I won’t be a ghost,’ says Federer

LONDON: Swiss legend Roger Federer confirmed that he would be still involved in tennis after retirement and told tennis fans all over the world on Wednesday that "I won't be a ghost." Federer, 41, announced last Thursday that he would retire from…