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Sunday, April 22, 2018

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Rajkot: Sir Jadeja to get engaged Tomorrow

Ravindra Jadeja
Rajkot: Indian spin all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja is all set to step up for the second innings of his life as he will get engaged here at his own restaurant Jaddu's Food Field on Friday. He is going to get engaged to Reeva Solanki from Rajkot who is a mechanical engineer. Reeva is is now preparing for UPSC examination in Delhi while she has...

Virat Rested, Manish Pandey and Pawan Negi included for T20I series against Sri Lanka

Virat Kohli
The selection committee of BCCI has announced the squad for the three-match Twenty20 internationals series against Sri Lanka which is scheduled to start from February 9 at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune. In-form Virat Kohli, who is in demolishing touch and acquired the top spot in the current released ICC rankings, has been rested while slow left-arm bowler Pawan Negi has...

Shami loses cool, Dhoni steps in

After an emphatic win over India in the Champions trophy, Pakistani fans were in full voice .As the Indian cricketers were making their way back to the pavilion a fan went a little overboard and started and made some offensive comments. Most of the players did not react,however, Shami lost his cool when the fan said"Baap Kanu hai" as...

Boxing Coach Braja Bhushan Mohanty Wins “Guru” Dronacharya Award

Bhubaneswar & New Delhi: Good news for Odisha and especially for sports lovers. Eminent boxing coach Braja Bhushan Mohanty has been selected to get the coveted  Dronacharya Award for this year. Braja Bhushan is among seven winners to receive the award from President Ram Nath Kovind at a function at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi. The other winners of the prestigious...

Clash Of Titans: Saina, Sindhu To Clash In The Quarterfinals At Indonesia

Jakarta(PTI): Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu will meet in an all-Indian quarterfinal clash after both won their respective preliminary matches at the USD 350,000 Indonesia Masters, adding another chapter to their new rivalry. London Olympics bronze-medallist Saina, who is coming back from an ankle injury, took 37 minutes to overcome World No.20 Chinese Chen Xiaoxin 21-12 21-18, while Sindhu...

India Stays Static At 105th In FIFA Rankings

New Delhi(PTI): The Indian football team remained static at 105th in the latest FIFA rankings today. India drew with Myanmar 2-2 at home in the AFC Asian Cup qualifiers during this ranking period. Among the Asian Football Confederation countries, the Indian team occupies 15th, ahead of the likes of Jordan, North Korea and Bahrain. Iran led the Asian rankings while world champions...

Odisha To Sponsor National Hockey Teams For 5 Years

New Delhi: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced here today that the Odisha government will sponsor Indian Hockey teams, both men and women, for the next five years, In a first of its kind, a state government is sponsoring both the national hockey teams. “It is a historic step for us to support and sponsor Indian Hockey Teams, both men...

Tax Evasion Case: Barca defender Mascherano to go behind Bars !

Javier Mascherano
Argentine defender Javier Mascherano who plays for Spanish giants FC Barcelona, has been sentenced to one year imprisonment and a €815,000 (£629,000) fine after being found guilty of tax evasion. The former Liverpool defender on Thursday, had appeared before the court where he had admitted of defrauding the treasury of  €1.5m euros in 2011 and 2012. However, the 31-year-old is likely to...

Pranav Dhanawade’s 323-Ball-1009 Run Innings Goes to History Books

Mumbai: Pranav Dhanawade, a 'Miracle Boy' who took the game of cricket to a new level by playing an unforgettable and historic knock in an Inter School game in Mumbai as he became the first man on the planet to score 1000 plus runs in a single innings. Pranav has scored an undefeated 1009 off just 323 deliveries which includes 127...

SM Ali Trophy: Irfan Pathan, Hardik Pandya All-Round Shows sink Goa

Vadodara: Indian bowling all-rounder Irfan Pathan and young all-rounder Hardik Pandya have played vital roles in Baroda's 72-run win over Goa in a Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy  encounter here on Wednesday. Irfan, who is captaining Baroda side in the 20-over tournament, scored a blitzing 49 runs off just 29 deliveries including three boundaries and three maximums while he bagged two wickets...

Odisha Trounce Haryana In Vijay Hazare Trophy By 9 Wickets

Bhubaneswar: Team Odisha comprehensively beat Haryana, having bundled them out for only 170 in the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Deepak Behera claimed 6/22 as Haryana were completely decimated with only Sanjay Dhull scoring 72 and number nine batsman Harshal Patel contributing a stellar half-century. All Odisha needed was their top three batsmen to defeat Haryana, with opener Anurag Sarangi ending on...

Sachin Goes Down Memory Lane, Revisits 1998 Sharjah Knock Against Aussies

Mumbai (PTI): Recalling his glorious exploits in arid Sharjah, especially his famous "Desert Storm" knock of 143 against Australia to help India romp into the final of a tri-nation ODI event in the late 1990s, cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar today described how physically tough it was. "Given the conditions in the month of April - the temperatures are really high and...

Odia Lass Aparajita Gochhikar Bags Bronze For India In Asian Amateur Chess In Thailand

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s very own daughter Aparajita Gochhikar has brought laurels for the entire nation by grabbing bronze medal in the ongoing Asian Amateur Chess Championship-2017 at Chiang Mai in Thailand. Aparajita Gochhikar was nominated by the All India Chess Federation to represent India in the Championship which started from November 23 and would conclude on December 1. Aparajita had also represented...

Hockey Ace Sardar Singh gets stuck in Sexual Exploitation Case

Sardar Singh
India's national team hockey Captain Sardar Singh has been stuck in a controversy as Ashpal Kaur Bhogal, a former England under-19 hockey player lodged a complaint of sexual exploitation against the hockey ace. To probe the issue, a Special Investigating Team (SIT) has been formed on Wednesday after the complaint was lodged Koom Kalan police station on Tuesday. However, Singh has...