Category: Sports

Arjun Tendulkar takes his first international wicket against Sri Lanka U-19

There was much brouhaha when a 16 year old boy was selected in the Indian cricket team. The selection for the cricket team which had to tour Pakistan happened in 1989, the boy who debuted on that tour is today known as the ‘God of Cricket’ Sachin Tendulkar. Many issues were cooked up at the […]

This is why we don’t see India playing in the Football World cup

The Football World Cup final played between France and Croatia was a thrilling one. The high-octane performance by the French national team gave them the chance to lift the prestigious World Cup for the second time. Croatia lost in the finals but it surprised every viewer with their performance right till the very end. A […]

As France enters its third ever FIFA World Cup final, Ronaldo moves to Juventus

The eyes of every world football fan remained stuck on one country over the past month or so. Russia, the host of the 2018 Football world cup has given all the excitement and shocks that was expected, and some more. The defending champions Germany were knocked out, so were Argentina and Brazil, generally thought to […]

AIFF slams IOA for not allowing Indian Football teams to participate in Asian Games

Just when we thought that after a long time, Indian sports is back on the right track, the principal organization for Indian sports took a decision that destroyed the little expectations we had. In an extremely bizarre move, the Indian Olympic Association has refused to send the Indian football teams for the Asian Games, citing […]

Rahul Dravid inducted in the ICC ‘Hall of Fame’

Former Indian Cricket Team Captain Rahul Dravid was inducted in the International Cricket of Council (ICC) Hall of Fame, on Sunday. Rahul Dravid was inducted in the club of elite cricketers along with the two time World Cup winning Australian captain Ricky Ponting and 2009 ICC Women’s cricketer of the year Claire Taylor. The three […]

FIFA World Cup 2018: The march of the underdogs

They say that a good game is one where the result cannot be predicted until the final whistle. Going by what is happening in the current edition of one of the most popular sporting tournaments, i.e. the FIFA World Cup; we aren’t far from the truth. This World Cup, currently being hosted by Russia, shall […]

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik urges PM Modi to work towards promoting hockey.

The job of a good opposition is constructive criticism and reminding the government of its shortfalls at the various steps it takes. This is severely lacking in most of the opposition parties today in India who resort to below the belt methods to show the ruling party in an unfavourable light amongst the masses. In […]

England sets highest ever ODI total of 481, thrashes Australia by a humiliating 242 runs

The Australian team have not quite recovered from the blow of ball tampering which shook the cricketing world. Australian Captain Steve Smith and Vice-Captain David Warner are facing a 12 month ban while opener Cameron Bancroft is facing a nine-month ban for the distasteful incident. The Australian team, bereft of their explosive batsmen and experienced […]

Camaraderie, sportsmanship and friendship at display during India-Afghanistan test match.

The test match played between debutant Afghanistan and India was a one-sided affair, Indian cricket team comfortably sealed the victory in just the second day. The Indian cricket team comfortably managed to dominate the inexperienced Afghan cricket team and won by a huge margin of an innings and 262 runs. There were hardly any doubts […]

Under Rahul Dravid’s tutelage, new U-19 player Arjun Tendulkar holds great promise

Cricket is the most played and followed game in India, where cricket players enjoy a star status in the country. Many stars have been termed legends and stalwarts of the game, but there is only one God in cricket, Sachin Tendulkar. For 24 years, Sachin Tendulkar carried the dreams of a billion people on his […]

Ankita Raina to represent India in 2018 French Open

“And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it”, this quote by Paulo Coelho is an inspiration for every dreamer who wants to turn their dreams into reality.  Ankita Raina, the 193rd WTA ranked Indian, has been qualified to enter the main draw of the French Open at Roland […]

India to bid for 2026 youth Olympics and 2032 Olympics: CM Fadnavis

In a high profile meeting with International Olympics Committee President Thomas Bach and IOC member from India, Mrs. Nita Ambani, the incumbent CM of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis, made the surprising announcement.  Apart from the 2026 Youth Olympics, already in news due to IOA President Shri Narinder Batra’s previous declaration, Devendra Fadnavis has declared his support […]
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