Rishabh Pant shares his happiness
New Delhi , Jan 17 : Rishabh Pant, who became the first Indian wicketkeeper-batsman to score a Test century in Australia, shared his happiness on Thursday.
Khelo India: Kattimani, Narwal in boxing gold medal bouts
Pune, Jan 17 : Favourites, including World Youth bronze medallist Bhavesh Kattimani (Maharashtra) and Asian bronze medallist Ankit Narwal (Haryana), secured final berths in their respective weight classes at Khelo India Youth Games boxing competition here on Thursday.
Khelo India: Mizoram enter boys' U-21 football final
Pune, Jan 17 : Mizoram dominated proceedings but still needed penalties to beat Goa 4-2 and enter the final of the Boys' Under-21 football competition of the Khelo India Youth Games at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex here on Thursday.
PWL: Sandeep clinches thriller for MP Yodha
Panchkula, Jan 17 : The high point of the day was the clash of the Phogat sisters and Pooja Dhandas clash against Betzabeth Angelin but it was Sandeep Tomar who stole the lime light clinching the decider to give MP Yodha a thrilling win in their Pro Wrestling tie against Mumbai Maharathi here on Thursday.
Halep, Venus Williams set up Australian Open third round clash
Melbourne, Jan 17 : Top-seed Romanian Simona Halep and Venus Williams of the United States set up a third round clash at the Australian Open after beating American Sofia Kenin and France's Alize Kornet respectively in their second round matches here on Thursday.
SAI raid: Govt committed to corruption-free India, says Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
New Delhi , Jan 17 : In the wake of raids at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) office by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Thursday said that the Central government is committed to corruption-free India, adding that when the government found corrupt practices by a few officials of the SAI, they asked to raid the office.
Maharashtra on top at Khelo India (Roundup)
Pune, Jan 17 : On a day when there were only four gold medals at stake, hosts Maharashtra made a clean sweep of all four in the Kho-Kho competition at the Khelo India Youth Games here on Thursday.
Teammates recall brotherhood as defender Anas Edathodika retires
New Delhi , Jan 17 : Breaking into the senior national team at the age of 30 and gathering 19 caps in his four-year career for the Indian football team did not stop defender Anas Edathodika from touching the hearts of his fellow teammates in the camp. The defender announced his retirement on Tuesday and has left behind a trail of touching moments and fond memories.
TVS rider Aravind completes Stage 9 of Dakar Rally
Pisco (Peru), Jan 17 : Seasoned Indian rider Aravind KP successfully overcame issues with his bike before completing the penultimate Stage 9 of the ongoing Dakar Rally at overall 39th position even as the Sherco TVS Rally team celebrated their top rider Michael Metge's triumph in the stage.
PWL: Haryana Hammers pip UP Dangal 5-2
Panchkula (Haryana), Jan 16 : Hosts Haryana Hammers edged past UP Dangal 5-2 in a Pro Wrestling League Season 4 tie at the Tau Devi Lal Indoor Stadium here on Wednesday.
Saina 'coaches' Kashyap to next round of Malaysia Masters
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 16 : After sailing into the season-opening Malaysia Masters women's singles pre-quarters, London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal on Wednesday turned coach for her shuttler husband Parupalli Kashyap, who also advanced to the next round along with Kidambi Srikanth in the men's singles categories.
TVS rider Aravind breaks into top-40 in 2019 Dakar Rally
San Juan de Marcona (Peru), Jan 16 : Seasoned Indian rider Aravind KP battled low visibility before successfully completing Stage 8 of the ongoing Dakar Rally at overall 39th position even as his remaining two Sherco TVS Rally teammates also improved their positions.