Mamata congratulates Indian team for series win

Kolkata, Sep 24 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday congratulated the Indian cricket team for beating Australia by five wickets to seal the fIve-match ODI series 3-0. “Congratulations India for winning #IndvAus series & now being Number #1 ODI #cricket team in the world. We are so proud of you,” Banerjee tweeted. […]

Leagues unleashing India’s sports potential, says Abhishek Bachchan

Hyderabad, Sep 24 : Indian leagues of various sports are unleashing the country’s sports potential and will make the field a huge employer in the future, Bollywood actor and sports entrepreneur Abhishek Bachchan has said. Addressing the Indian School of Business (ISB) Leadership Summit here on Saturday, Abhishek said the Indian Premier League (IPL), Pro […]

Security tightened ahead of Indore ODI

Indore, Sep 24 : Adequate security arrangements have been made at the Holkar Stadium here ahead of the third One Day International match between India and Australia on Sunday, a senior police official said. All roads passing towards the stadium will be closed from 12 p.m. until the match ends, Deputy Inspector General of Police […]

Canadian PM, Melania Trump, Prince Harry inaugurate Invictus Games

Toronto, Sep 24 : Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau along with US First Lady Melania Trump and UK’s Prince Harry inaugurated the Invictus Games for military veterans with disabilities or injuries here. The eight-day event, established in 2014 by Prince Harry, includes over 550 injured soldiers and veterans from 17 countries competing in 12 adaptive […]

French Olympic Committee chief ‘cannot imagine’ 2018 boycott

By Julien Pretot Undated, Sep 23 : French Olympic Committee President Denis Masseglia “cannot imagine” a situation that will lead to the country boycotting next year’s Winter Olympics in South Korea amid growing concerns over tensions in North Korea. France Sports Minister Laura Flessel said on Thursday that if the crisis deepened and “our security […]

Tiger progressing but still no timetable for return

By Frank Pingue Undated, Sept 22 : Tiger Woods is not hitting full shots and has no timetable for his return to competitive golf after undergoing his fourth back surgery in April, the former world number one said on Friday. In a wide-ranging post on his website that included thoughts about those affected by recent […]