India look to make a mark at Tokyo Olympics with young guns leading early charge to ignite the spark | Tokyo Olympics News

Faster, higher stronger – together. The International Olympic Committee couldn’t have coined a more relevant version of its motto amid the Covid-19 pandemic, a clarion call for solidarity and message to the world that sport has united against a microscopic enemy. Over 11,000 athletes who have gathered in Tokyo for the Olympics have endorsed it … Read more

China woos young Tibetans to join PLA

China woos young Tibetans to join PLA

NEW DELHI: China has further cranked up efforts to recruit young Tibetans in the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) and local militias as well as to act as guides along the border, even as it continues to consolidate its military positions and upgrade its airbases facing India. Indian security establishment officials on Wednesday said latest intelligence … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: The tale of Anshu and Sonam Malik, young members of India’s wrestling squad | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: Growing up together as wrestlers, they were fierce rivals. Now, Anshu Malik and Sonam Malik are best friends, thanks to a timely truce called by their parents and coaches. And none has benefitted more than Indian wrestling. Both are now attempting a giant leap, aiming for a medal when at one stage even … Read more

MS Dhoni birthday: A look at his journey from young marauder to cool finisher | Cricket News

MS Dhoni birthday: A look at his journey from young marauder to cool finisher | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Former India skipper MS Dhoni will always be remembered for finishing tight matches with a smile and sending a billion people into a frenzy. He might have called time on his international career in August 2020, but Dhoni still holds a special place in the hearts of the fans and just one glimpse … Read more

India vs New Zealand WTC Final: Young guns Rishabh Pant, Shubman Gill have license to kill | Cricket News

India vs New Zealand WTC Final: Young guns Rishabh Pant, Shubman Gill have license to kill | Cricket News

Three weeks after the epochal triumph in the Brisbane Test earlier this year, England were running India ragged in the Chennai Test. By the last session of the fourth day, England had batted India out of the Test. Yet, the declaration didn’t come until they were bowled out. Losing the Test was a reality check … Read more

2nd Test: Conway and Young put NZ in charge against England at Edgbaston | Cricket News

2nd Test: Conway and Young put NZ in charge against England at Edgbaston | Cricket News

Devon Conway and Will Young scored half-centuries as New Zealand finished the second day on 229/3, 74 runs behind England’s first innings score in the second and final Test against at Edgbaston on Friday. Left-handed batsman Conway, fresh from his brilliant double hundred on debut at Lord’s in the opening test, smashed 12 boundaries for … Read more

Windies name young pacer Jayden Seales in provisional squad for South Africa series | Cricket News

GROS ISLET: Young Trinidad and Tobago pacer Jayden Seales has been named in the West Indies’ 17-member provisional squad for the two-match Test series against South Africa, starting here on Thursday. The squad is expected to be cut down to an official 13-member contingent on Monday. The Selection Panel also announced that pacer Chemar Holder … Read more

Hungary look to young gun Dominik Szoboszlai for more clutch time | Football News

Hungary look to young gun Dominik Szoboszlai for more clutch time | Football News

BUDAPEST: Hungary‘s Euro 2020 participation came down to a supercharged moment last November, when they beat Iceland to secure the last spot in the 24-nation finals thanks to a last-second goal by 20-year-old Dominik Szoboszlai. Iceland had taken an early lead and Hungary did not equalise until the 88th minute in what Szoboszlai, one of … Read more

Driven by young women, ‘cricket’ set to get a ground in Barcelona | Cricket News

Driven by young women, 'cricket' set to get a ground in Barcelona | Cricket News

Representative image. (Reuters Photo) LONDON: Cricket is nowhere close to football on popularity charts in Barcelona but the people have voted for building a cricket ground in the Spanish city synonymous with Lionel Messi, leaving authorities stumped. A report in ‘The Guardian’ newspaper said Barcelona gave its citizens the chance to vote on a 30 … Read more

Liverpool pay tribute to young fan killed by lightning strike | Football News

Liverpool pay tribute to young fan killed by lightning strike | Football News

Liverpool players paid tribute to a nine-year-old fan who was killed by a lightning strike by wearing t-shirts bearing his name during the warm-up ahead of Thursday’s 4-2 win at Manchester United. Jordan Banks was rushed to hospital after he was seriously injured in a lightning strike during a coaching session with Clifton Rangers Junior … Read more