Category Articles: Sports

Now I want Harmeet to see playing and winning medals in Olympics: Arjuna award winner Gujarat TT player’s mother

August 17, 2019
Now I want Harmeet to see playing and winning medals in Olympics: Arjuna award winner Gujarat TT player’s mother

Surat: Parents of Star Indian Table Tennis player Harmeet Desai, a native of Surat in Gujarat were elated as his being selected for Arjuna Awards this year. Talking to newsmen in Sulatanbad area in Dumas in the diamond city his father Rajul and mother Archana Desai said that they were very happy at this achievement and now wish that the 26 year old paddler who had won commonwealth and Asian games medals for the country, should also reach Olympics arena and make the country proud by wi...Read More

Arjuna Award for Ravindra Jadeja

August 17, 2019
Arjuna Award for Ravindra Jadeja

Ahmedabad/Rajkot: Rajkot based star Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja was today nominated for prestigious Arjuna Award. Jadeja family is a native of Jamnagar in Gujarat but it is settled also in Rajkot. Jadeja is currently on West Indies tour of team India. Read More

Through different strategy, two-time finalist, Gujarat Fortune Giants will win PKL title this time: CEO Adesara

July 16, 2019
Through different strategy, two-time finalist, Gujarat Fortune Giants will win PKL title this time: CEO Adesara

Ahmedabad: Youngest team of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) Gujarat Fortune Giants, which had reached the finals in both the seasons since its entry in to the PKL arena, said that it would adopt a different strategy to ensure that it won the title this time around. On the occasion of the official jersey launch of the team here in presence of players and both the coaches Manpreet Singh and Neer Gulia, CEO of the team Sanjay Adesara, here said that the team has again put its bet on the you...Read More

India house would set up in Japanese capital as part of next year’s Tokyo Olympics: Sports Minister Rijiju in Gujarat

July 13, 2019
India house would set up in Japanese capital as part of next year’s Tokyo Olympics: Sports Minister Rijiju in Gujarat

Gandhinagar: Union Minister of State (Independent charge) for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiu today said that as part of the preparations for Tokyo Olympics 2020, an India house would be set up in the Japanese capital in which all kinds of facilities would be made available for the Indian players. Talking to newsmen here Rijiju said that he would himself lead an Indian delegation to Tokyo as part of the Olympic preparations. 'An India house would be set up in Tokyo in which all the...Read More

Union Sports minister in Gujarat to watch a football match

July 13, 2019
Union Sports minister in Gujarat to watch a football match

Gandhinagar: Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju is in Gujarat today to watch Hero International Cup football match between the teams of DPR Korea and India at Transtadia EKA Arena stadium in Kankaria area of Ahmedabad. Rijiju on his arrival at Sardar Patel airport here said, 'I have heard a lot about Gujarat, and today is my first visit to the State as Sports minister, I would visit the facility of Sports Authority of India and hold interaction. There are lot of possibilities here. I would also ...Read More

Former Indian women team trainer appointed head trainer of Baroda Ranji team

June 26, 2019
Former Indian women team trainer appointed head trainer of Baroda Ranji team

Vadodara: Former Indian women team trainer Afzal Khan has been appointed as the Head Trainer of the Ranji team of Baroda while NCA qualified level 3 coach Sanat Kumar has been appointed the Head Coach of the team, Joint Secretary of the Baroda Cricket Association (BCA) Snehal Parikh informed today. He said that the decision was taken in the managing committee meeting of the BCA held here today. Parikh said that the committee had telephonically reviewed and short listed 4 t...Read More

India submits bid to host 2023 IOC session in Mumbai

June 25, 2019
India submits bid to host 2023 IOC session in Mumbai

Lausanne: India on Tuesday proposed to host the 2023 International Olympic Committee session in Mumbai, which is expected to choose the host city for the 2030 Winter Olympics. Indian Olympic Association President Narinder Batra and IOC member Nita Ambani submitted the formal bid to the IOC chief Thomas Back on the sidelines of the governing body's 134th Session here. "2022-2023 happens to be the 75th year of Indian Independence and what better way for Indian sports to celebrate t...Read More

India wins World Cup ODI against Pakistan

June 17, 2019
India wins World Cup ODI against Pakistan

Manchester: Rohit Sharma scored his second hundred in three innings as India maintained their unbeaten record against Pakistan at the World Cup with an 89-run win under the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method on Sunday (Jun 16). Sharma's 140 was the centrepiece of a total of 336-5 that also featured captain Virat Kohli's 77. Victory in this rain-curtailed clash saw India, who have now won all seven of their World Cup matches against Pakistan, remain unbeaten after four pool games at this year's e...Read More

JIO users can watch every match of the Cricket world cup live for free

June 04, 2019
JIO users can watch every match of the Cricket world cup live for free

Mumbai: Reliance Jio today said it provides its users free access to live cricket matches across IPL, all BCCI matches (Indian series) and now even every match of the cricket world cup live and free. Jio said the users can also play along game on MyJio app and win prizes. The users can enjoy unlimited season data pack worth Rs. 251. 'By providing free access to the world cup to Jio users, Jio is effectively passing on benefits worth Rs 365 that they would have otherwise needed to pa...Read More

Amul to be official sponsor of the Afghanistan Cricket team for the ICC World Cup 2019

May 07, 2019
Amul to be official sponsor of the Afghanistan Cricket team for the ICC World Cup 2019

New Delhi: Amul, Asia’s largest milk brand, is the principal sponsor of the Afghanistan cricket team for the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup hosted by England and Wales. The logo of brand AMUL, which boasts of an annual sales turnover of Rs 45,000 Crores (US$ 6.5 billion), will appear on the leading arm of Afghanistan team playing jerseys as well as on the training kits throughout the World Cup from May 30 to July 14, 2019. "We are excited about being associated with Afghanistan Cricket ...Read More