Rathore’s surprise visit at JN Stadium

[New Delhi : Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports (Independent Charge), Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore during a surprise inspection of the SAI office at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, in New Delhi on Wednesday. /PTI] New Delhi, Sep 6 : Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Wednesday conducted a surprise inspection at the Jawaharlal […]

Rathore’s surprise visit at JN Stadium

New Delhi, Sep 6 : Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Wednesday conducted a surprise inspection at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here, ahead of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup starting on October 6. Rathore, the 2004 Athens Olympic silver medallist in double trap shooting, urged officials of the Sports Authority of India (SAI), which […]

Rooney charged with driving under the influence

London, Sep 1 : Former England football team captain Wayne Rooney has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, local police announced on Friday. The 31-year-old Everton striker had been temporarily detained earlier on, after the police stopped a Volkswagen Beetle he was driving while impaired in the upscale Wilmslow area, reports Efe. […]

FC Barcelona coach condoles terror victims

Barcelona, Aug 19 : FC Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has offered solidarity to the victims of the terrorist attack that took place in this city’s Las Ramblas district. Thirteen people were killed and more than 100 others injured on Thursday when a van mowed down pedestrians in an attack claimed by the Islamic State terror […]

Hosting U-17 World Cup final huge gain for Kolkata: Bengal CM Mamata

[Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee hands over the Lifetime Achievement to Palash Nandy as former cricketer and CAB President Sourav Ganguly looks on, during Annual Awards Ceremony of Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) in Kolkata on Tuesday. /PTI] Kolkata, Aug 8 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said the state […]

Hosting U-17 World Cup final huge gain for Kolkata: Bengal CM Mamata

Kolkata, Aug 8 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said the state is looking forward to hosting the FIFA U-17 football World Cup final in two months’ time, adding the magnitude of the event in itself is a huge gain for the city. The colossal Salt Lake Stadium will witness the first-ever […]