2nd T20l: Time for Sanju Samson to fire as India aim to wrap up series | Cricket News

2nd T20l: Time for Sanju Samson to fire as India aim to wrap up series | Cricket News

COLOMBO: The Indian team will want Sanju Samson to translate his phenomenal talent into consistent performances when they try to wrap up the T20 International series against Sri Lanka by winning the second match on Tuesday. Having beaten Sri Lanka hollow by 38 runs in the opening encounter, the Indians are unlikely to ring in … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: ‘Don’t take pressure, focus on one lift at a time’: Karnam Malleswari’s advice for Mirabai Chanu at Tokyo Olympics | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu had a dismal outing at the Rio Olympics. In a field of 12 lifters, Mirabai was one of two lifters who did not finish (DNF) her event. When she returned to India, she decided to meet weightlifting legend and the first Indian female Olympic medallist Karnam Malleswari and asked … Read more

India, Pakistan forces exchange Eid sweets for first time since Pulwama | India News

India, Pakistan forces exchange Eid sweets for first time since Pulwama | India News

JAMMU/AMRITSAR: The Indian Army and Border Security Force (BSF) on Wednesday exchanged sweets and pleasantries with their Pakistani counterparts on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha at different border posts in Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab for the first time since the Pulwama attack in 2019. Jammu-based defence spokesperson Lt. Col. Devender Anand said, “Indian Army and … Read more

India’s 10m air rifle teams get just 20 minutes of training in Tokyo after ‘time slot issue’ | Tokyo Olympics News

India's 10m air rifle teams get just 20 minutes of training in Tokyo after 'time slot issue' | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: Barely two days before the Tokyo Olympics open, India’s 10m air rifle shooters had to make do with just 20 minutes of training at the Asaka Shooting Range due to an issue arising out of distribution of time slots. While the other Indian shooters trained for more than two hours, the rifle teams, … Read more

Practice Match: KL Rahul ‘warms up’ with fine hundred but top-order fails to utilise game time | Cricket News

DURHAM: KL Rahul gave a timely reminder to the Indian team management with a sublime first-class hundred against County Select XI on the opening day of the warm-up game on Tuesday. The Indian team, without its regular skipper Virat Kohli (back niggle) and his deputy Ajinkya Rahane (hamstring injury), ended the day at 306 for … Read more

Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Full India Schedule: Events, Date, Time, Fixtures, Athletes | Tokyo Olympics News

A total of 127 athletes, including two alternate players and one reserve goalkeeper in men’s and women’s hockey squads respectively, across 18 sporting categories are part of India’s Olympic contingent for the rescheduled 2020 Tokyo Olympics slated to begin July 23. India has appeared in every edition of the Summer Olympics since 1920. And it … Read more

Yuvraj Singh: I have seen Virat Kohli grow as a cricketer in front of me, he became a legend by the time he was 30 | Cricket News

Yuvraj Singh: I have seen Virat Kohli grow as a cricketer in front of me, he became a legend by the time he was 30 | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Virat Kohli had one ICC trophy – the under-19 World Cup title in 2008 – under his belt before making it to the senior Indian side. He didn’t have to wait for long to make it to the senior team as the then 19-year-old was handed an ODI debut for India against Sri … Read more

Time for final exam now: Santiago Nieva talks about Indian boxers and his own Olympic debut | Tokyo Olympics News

Time for final exam now: Santiago Nieva talks about Indian boxers and his own Olympic debut | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: “It’s like the big final exam after studying hard,” said Indian boxing‘s High Performance Director Santiago Nieva, a touch nervous but mostly excited ahead of his own Olympic debut, aware that all the “good work of past four years wouldn’t count if there is no medal to show in Tokyo”. In a telephonic … Read more

Petrol sales top pre-coronavirus level for first time since 2020 lockdown

Petrol sales top pre-coronavirus level for first time since 2020 lockdown

NEW DELHI: India’s petrol sales in the first fortnight of July shot past the pre-virus level for the first time since the lockdown in 2020 as the country got back to business after a second Covid wave and lifting of travel curbs prompted people to hit the highways in search of cooler climes. According to … Read more

Players were on leave, wearing mask not possible all the time: Sourav Ganguly | Cricket News

MUSCAT: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly says that it is “physically impossible” to wear the mask all the time since health protocols in the United Kingdom have been relaxed as he backed the Indian contingent after Rishabh Pant contracted infection during the team’s 20-day break. Ganguly reasoned that spectators were also allowed inside the stadium during … Read more