Category: Sports

Sachin talks about the future of Indian sports on social media
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Sachin talks about the future of Indian sports on social media

Sachin Tendulkar’s latest try to deliver his first speech on Rajya Sabha was interrupted very badly, and within hours, he took his official social media handle and talked about the future of Indian sports. In his recently uploaded video, Sachin Tendulkar lauded north-east region of the country for following a healthy sports culture. The master...

South African court increases jail term awarded to handicap athlete Pistorius
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South African court increases jail term awarded to handicap athlete Pistorius

A South African court has increased the jail term awarded to Oscar Pistorius’s for killing his girlfriend. Acknowledging the prosecution’s statement “the jail term awarded to the handicap athlete was too lenient”, the court has doubled the jail term to thirteen years and five months. During the trial, the Olympian’s lawyers argued that the athlete...

Venue of the Indo-Pakistan T20 group match changed to Kolkata
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Venue of the Indo-Pakistan T20 group match changed to Kolkata

The organisers of the World T20 group match have said that the venue for India and Pakistan’s group match has be shifted from Dharamsala to Kolkata due to security reasons. It was feared the spectators would be hostile to the Pakistani team and disrupt the match since the area was homeland of some soldiers who...

Maria Sharapova  banned for 4 years
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Maria Sharapova banned for 4 years

Maria Sharapova, the five-time Grand Slam Champ, thanks her tennis fans for their commitment and encouragement on a  Facebook post after she failed her drugs test. On Monday, the 28 year old said she tested positive for Meldonium, a drug that supplies oxygen for boosting exercising abilities in athletes. Sharapova who comes from a family of diabetes-sufferers...

Feb. 27 to witness Indo-Pak strike
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Feb. 27 to witness Indo-Pak strike

Twenty 20 format scheduled for the 11-match Asia Cup tournament. Before taking on arch-rivals Pakistan, the Indian cricket team will start its Asia Cup campaign against Bangladesh on February 24, in what promises to be a high-voltage encounter on February 27. The last Indo-Pak cricket clash happened in 2015 during the ODI World Cup and...

Prasanna desires Kohli as captain
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Prasanna desires Kohli as captain

Dhoni’s imperfection in the Australia versus India ODI series, has put his captaincy under scanner. Though it has already been announced that Dhoni will lead India in the World T20 in March-April, Erapalli Prasanna feels time has come to make Virat Kohli the India captain in all three formats and M.S. Dhoni, whose leadership skills...

Full time coach for India: Thakur
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Full time coach for India: Thakur

Thakur backed skipper Dhoni despite India’s humble surrender in the ongoing ODI series.  BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur on Monday said the Indian cricket team will have a full-time coach after the World T20 and the high-profile advisory committee including Sachin Tendulkar, V.V.S. Laxman and Sourav Ganguly will have a say in the nomination.   Thakur...