Zakir Hussain, Minerva, Umthli, Unique Model earn titles in RFYS football nationals

Mumbai, Jan 6 : Zakir Hussain College, Minerva Public School, Umthli Secondary school, the Unique Model Academy earned themselves a title in their respective categories of the Reliance Foundation Youth Sports National Football Championship here on Saturday. Delhi-based Zakir Hussain College staged a superb fightback to turn the tables on Baselius College from Kottayam and […]

South Africa pack up India for 209 in post-tea session

Cape Town, Jan 6 : South Africa gained a crucial 77-run first innings lead after bowling India out for 209 in the post-tea session on day 2 of the opening Test at Newlands here on Saturday. All-rounder Hardik Pandya (93) rekindled India’s hopes of a fightback with a classic counter-attacking half century but fell shy […]

Seema advances, Aruna gives walkover at women’s boxing nationals

Rohtak (Haryana), Jan 6 : Asian Championship bronze medallist Seema Poonia of RSPB, while 2004 World Championship gold medalist Aruna Mishra gave walkover in the 2nd Elite Women’s National Boxing Championships here on Saturday. Seema annihilated a young Naganika Gonella in a lop-sided affair to advance while Aruna Mishra gave a walkover to Madhya Pradesh’s […]

Discovery’s Dsport gets Poker league’s broadcast rights

New Delhi, Jan 6 : After signing chess master Viswanathan Anand as its brand ambassador, Poker Sports League has given exclusive broadcasting rights for its second season to DSport, the sports channel of Discovery Communications. The first broadcast of Poker in India will be covered in English, to begin with, according to a PSL statement. […]

Kyrgios upsets Dimitrov, advances to Brisbane final

Brisbane, Jan 6 : Nick Kyrgios of Australia on Saturday stunned top-seeded Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 in the semi-finals of the Brisbane International tennis tournament. The third-seeded Australian, the World No. 21, defeated world No.3 Dimitrov in one hour and 33 minutes, reports Efe. Kyrgios, age 22, is set to play the […]

Varun Sood, Ayesha Adlakha to host eSports league UCypher

Mumbai, Jan 6 : Popular video jockey Varun Sood and actress Ayesha Adlakha will be hosting UCypher, a multi-platform eSports league. Sports presenter Suhail Chandhok has been roped as a guest host. Varun and Ayesha will be seen encouraging gamers and bringing out the most competitive side of the players in the first season of […]