IPL 2021: KKR win toss, opt to bowl against DC

Sharjah [UAE], September 28 (ANI): Eoin Morgan-led Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) won the toss and opted to bowl against Delhi Capitals in their Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter here at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Tuesday.After winning the…

Neeraj Chopra should get Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award this year, says Bhaichung

New Delhi [India], September 28 (ANI): Former India football captain Bhaichung Bhutia, who has been a part of the National Sports Committee, on Tuesday said Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Neeraj Chopra deserves the Khel Ratna Award this year.Neeraj…

SAI to provide better sports facility in Kargil by upgrading training centre

New Delhi [India], September 28 (ANI): The Sports Authority of India (SAI) in its 55th Governing Body Meeting on Tuesday decided to boost the sporting facility in Kargil. Upgradation of the SAI Training Centre (STC) in Kargil was…

Sharad Kumar’s brilliant performance at Paralympics made entire nation proud, says Delhi CM Kejriwal

New Delhi [India], September 28 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday met para-athlete Sharad Kumar and lauded the Tokyo Paralympics' bronze medallist for his performance."Great pleasure meeting @sharad_kumar01 who brought laurels for ...

ICC ODI Rankings: Jhulan rises to 2nd in bowling list, Mithali slips to 3rd among batters

Dubai [UAE], September 28 (ANI): India fast bowler Jhulan Goswami's superb show in the final match against Australia has helped her reach the second position among bowlers in the ICC Women's ODI Player Rankings.The 38-year-old's haul of three…

Sports science and performance management systems in SAI to be restructured, says Anurag Thakur

New Delhi [India], September 28 (ANI): Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Thakur on Tuesday announced that sports science and performance management systems in the Sports Authority of India (SAI) will be restructured. The decision has…

On this day in 2018: Rohit Sharma-led India won its seventh Asia Cup title

New Delhi [India], September 28 (ANI): It was on this day, three years ago, when India under the leadership of Rohit Sharma won its seventh Asia Cup title.In the finals of the 2018 Asia Cup, India defeated Bangladesh…

Tania Mallick appointed PCB’s Head of Women’s Cricket

Lahore [Pakistan], September 28 (ANI): Former national badminton champion Tania Mallick has been appointed as the PCB's Head of Women's Cricket and she will assume charge on October 1.Tania has replaced Urooj Mumtaz, who relinquished the additional res...

India’s Olympic, Paralympic heroes support MOHFW to promote #COVIDSafeFestivities

New Delhi [India], September 28 (ANI): With the festival season about to begin in India, the country's decorated Olympians and Paralympians have joined hands for the first time since Tokyo 2020 in a video that has been produced…

Australia batter Rachael Haynes ruled out of remaining India series

Queensland [Australia], September 28 (ANI): Australia batter Rachael Haynes has been ruled out of the upcoming pink-ball Test and three T20Is against India.Haynes had suffered a right hamstring injury during the third ODI against India which was played...

IPL 2021: Kane is a great captain, kept telling me I can finish match against RR, says Abhishek

Dubai [UAE], September 28 (ANI): SunRisers Hyderabad all-rounder Abhishek Sharma has hailed skipper Kane Williamson for always showing faith in him and having the belief in the left-handed batter's ability.Jason Roy and Kane Williamson played knocks of...

UEFA decides to drop legal action against Barcelona, Real Madrid, Juventus

Zurich [Switzerland], September 28 (ANI): European football body UEFA has decided to drop its legal action against three clubs -- Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus for founding the European Super League.These three clubs are the only ones who…

COVID-19: Sheffield Shield clash between Tasmania and Queensland postponed

Queensland [Australia], September 28 (ANI): The Sheffield Shield clash between Tasmania and Queensland was postponed on Tuesday due to a rising number of COVID-19 cases in Queensland.Tasmania has now opted to fly home to Hobart. Queensland was slated…

IPL 2021: Win against Rajasthan Royals big for SRH camp, says Jason Roy

Dubai [UAE], September 28 (ANI): SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) opening batter Jason Roy has said that the win against Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League (IPL) is big for the team camp and it will hold them in…

AIFF disqualifies Hyderya FC from I-League for producing fake bank guarantee

New Delhi [India], September 28 (ANI): The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has informed all the stakeholders of I-League Qualifiers 2021 that upon receiving several complaints regarding the genuineness of a bank guarantee submitted by Hyderya Spor...

PCB offers PSL franchises increased share of revenue pool starting next season

Lahore [Pakistan], September 28 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ramiz Raja chaired the meeting of the Pakistan Super League Governing Council on Monday and the board has offered support to all the six franchises involved with the…

IPL 2021: Rajasthan Royals not performing in big moments of the game, admits Chris Morris

Dubai [UAE], September 28 (ANI): After suffering a seven-wicket loss against SunRisers Hyderabad by seven wickets in the Indian Premier League (IPL), Rajasthan Royals pacer Chris Morris admitted that his side needs to pull their socks up if…

Inzamam-ul-Haq undergoes angioplasty after cardiac arrest, condition stable now

Lahore [Pakistan], September 28 (ANI): Former Pakistan skipper Inzamam-ul-Haq who suffered a heart attack and underwent successful angioplasty on Monday evening is now stable but under observation.Inzamam was complaining about chest pain over the last ...

IPL 2021: Warner unlikely to play remaining games for SRH

Dubai [UAE], September 28 (ANI): After lighting up the Indian Premier League (IPL) for many years while playing for the SunRisers Hyderabad, it looks like left-handed batter David Warner will not play for the franchise ever again for…

IPL 2021: We gotta keep our feet grounded, says Jason Roy

Dubai [UAE], September 28 (ANI): Jason Roy who was instrumental in SunRisers Hyderabad victory against Rajasthan Royals in their Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter on Monday stated that SRH needs to keep their feet on the ground and…

Covid: SRH’s India player T Natarajan tests positive; match against DC to go ahead as scheduled

The Fact News Service Dubai, September 22 Sunrisers Hyderabad pacer T Natarajan has tested positive for Covid-19 but the team’s IPL match against Delhi Capitals on Wednesday will go ahead…

Hockey India names 25 players for senior women’s national coaching camp

The Fact News Service New Delhi, September 12 After a memorable outing in the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 where the Indian women’s hockey team secured a historic fourth place, Hockey…

Tokyo Paralympics: Powerlifter Sakina Khatun finishes 5th in women’s 50kg final

The Fact News Service Tokyo, August 27 India’s Sakina Khatun finished fifth in women’s 50 Kg powerlifting final in the ongoing Tokyo Paralympics on Friday. Sakina, who had won a…

Amway India onboards Olympic medalist Mirabai Chanu as the brand ambassador for Amway & its Nutrilite range

The Fact News Service Ludhiana, August 18 Amway India, one of the country’s leading FMCG direct selling companies, has through Emmanuel Global Consultancies, partnered with Olympian Saikhom Mirabai Chanu as…

MS Dhoni’s new ‘faux-hawk’ haircut: See pictures

The Fact News Web Service Chandigarh, July 30 Former Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s new ‘faux-hawk’ cut has become a topic of discussion on social media and his fans are…

1983 World Cup winner Yashpal Sharma passes away

The Fact News Service New Delhi, July 13 Former Indian cricketer and 1983 World Cup winner Yashpal Sharma passed away on Tuesday due to a cardiac arrest. “Yashpal Sharma passed…

Dhoni, daughter Ziva enjoy in apple orchards in Shimla

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, June 22 Former Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been vacationing along with his family and friends at a homestay in Ratnari village of…

Usain Bolt named his twins, Thunder and Saint Leo

The Fact News Web Service Chandigarh, June 21 Usain Bolt, the greatest sprinter of all time, and his partner Kasi Bennett announced the birth of twin sons named Thunder and…

Sports legend Milkha Singh admitted to a private hospital

The Fact News Service Mohali, May 25 Sports legend Milkha Singh, who had tested positive for Corona few days ago, have been admitted to Fortis Hospital Mohali. It has been…

Mithali Raj becomes first Indian woman to score 10,000 International runs

Lucknow, March 12 India ODI skipper Mithali Raj on Friday added another feather to her cap as she became the first Indian woman to complete 10,000 runs across formats. Mithali…

Indian Hockey team Captain Manpreet Singh to interact with Hockey Academy players today

The Fact News Service Jalandhar, March 7 Indian hockey team captain Manpreet Singh Surjit will interact with the players of Hockey Academy today. According to Surjit Hockey Society Chief P.R.O.…

Sumit Nagal from Haryana qualifies ATP Tennis tournament

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, March 2 Sumit Nagal of India broke Nicolas Kicker of Argentina by 2-6 6-2 6-3 in 2 hours and 12 minutes in the final qualifying…

Celebrities should be careful in using terms that may be misinterpreted: HC

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, February 28 Now celebrities should be careful in using words before making any comments on the internet. The Punjab and Haryana High Court has recommended…

Everyone expressed their opinion: Virat Kohli on farmers’ protest

The Fact News Service New Delhi, February 4, 2021 Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli on Thursday said that the ongoing farmers’ protest against new agriculture laws has come up for…

Team India creates history clinches series 2-1 and all of it without the star players

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Chelsea sign French defender Malang Sarr on five-year deal

London [UK], Aug 27 (ANI): Chelsea on Thursday announced the signing of young French defender Malang Sarr on a free transfer after leaving Nice following the expiry of his contract.The 21-year-old has now signed a five-year deal with…

Punjab will soon become frontrunner state in education-Pargat Singh

  JALANDHAR, Feb. 12 Jalandhar Cantonment MLA and former captain Hockey India on Wednesday said that due to strenuous efforts being made by state government, Punjab would be soon a…