Win against Oman U-19 example of our abilities: India coach
New Delhi, July 23 : After clinching a solitary goal win against Oman U-19s in the exposure tour to Turkey on Monday, courtesy Rohit Danu's 83rd minute strike, head coach Floyd Pinto lauded the performance of the Indian U-19 football team and dubbed it as an example of the abilities of the team.
Sai Praneeth advances at Japan Open
Tokyo, July 23 : Indian shuttler B. Sai Praneeth started off his Japan Open 2019 campaign on a winning note as he registered a comprehensive straight-games victory over Japan's Kento Nishimoto in the opening round of the USD 750,000 tournament here on Tuesday.
Defending champions Mohun Bagan to kick-start CFL
Kolkata, July 22 : Reigning champions Mohun Bagan will take on last season's runners-up, Peerless SC, in the Calcutta Football League Premier Division's first match on July 26, the Indian Football Association (IFA), the state's parent body of football, announced here on Monday.
7 Indian boxers reach quarterfinals of Thailand Open
New Delhi, July 22 : Asian Championships silver medallist Deepak (49kg) and bronze medallist Manisha Moun (57kg) put up flawless performances as a total of seven Indian boxers reached the quarterfinals of the Thailand Open international boxing meet in Bangkok on Monday.
Commonwealth TT C'ship: Harmeet, Ayhika win gold
Cuttack , July 22 : Harmeet Desai and Ayhika Mukherjee bagged men's single and women's single gold respectively in the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships, which concluded at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium here on Monday. Full Story
Minerva writes to FIFA on behalf of I-League clubs
New Delhi, July 22 : Six I-League clubs -- Minerva Punjab FC, Mohun Bagan, Quess East Bengal, Churchill Brothers Goa, Aizawl FC and Gokulam Kerala FC -- have written to FIFA chief Gianni Infantino asking him to intervene and save Indian football. Minerva owner Ranjit Bajaj signed the letter which has urged FIFA to help the clubs as they fight for survival.
Sindhu aims to make amends, end title drought in Japan
Tokyo, July 22 : After missing out on her first title of the year and the first Super 1000 title of her career at the Indonesia Open, ace shuttler P.V. Sindhu will look to bounce back and end her 2019 title drought when she leads India's challenge at the Japan Open BWF World Tour Super 750 starting here on Tuesday.
Aussie midfielder Vidosic joins ATK
Kolkata, July 22 : Croatia-born Australian footballer Dario Vidosic on Monday joined two-time Indian Super League (ISL) champions ATK to strengthen their midfield, the club said in a statement.
Kabaddi requires both physical, mental toughness: Rahul Chaudhary
Hyderabad, July 22 : In the world of Kabaddi, he has been nicknamed as the 'Raid Machine' because people say -- "Rahul jaata hai to point le kar hi aata hai (Rahul doesn't returns empty handed)". Looking at Rahul's stature, his previous season was average as Chaudhary could only manage 151 points from 21 games for the Telugu Titans.