Category: Sports

The demolition squad

Skipper Virat Kohli’s men demolished the tag of poor travellers to win the Test series in Australia for the first time. Glory is Team India’s handmaiden, says HARSHIT BISHT Indian cricket got its new seminal moment after the talismanic Virat Kohli led the country to a maiden Test series victory on Australian soil, ending a 71-year wait to script a...

Aus Vs India after Test high, India begin final preparations for World Cup

Hit hard by an unexpected controversy after the high of the Test triumph, India will look to fine tune their World Cup preparations in australia vs india three-match ODI series against an under-fire Australia, beginning here on Saturday. Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul has provided a big distraction for the Indian team by making “inappropriate” comments on women during...

Khel Mahakumbh officially inaugurated by CM

Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat officially announced the start of the State-level Khel Mahakumbh 2018 here on Tuesday. Speaking on the occasion, he said that the State Government is arranging foreign coaches to provide special training to sports coaches in Uttarakhand. Rawat said that Uttarakhand had received the historic opportunity to host the national games in 2020. He said...

Khel Mahakumbh to start from January 8

Uttarakhand youth welfare and sports minister Arvind Pandey announced that the Khel Mahakumbh would commence on 8 January and would continue till February 21. While addressing a press conference on Sunday,  the minister informed that the chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat would inaugurate the mega sports event of the state which would be held at Maharana Pratap Stadium. He...

Master Games from Feb 24 to March 2

Under the banner of Master Games Association Uttarakhand, the second sports meet is going to be organised in Dehradun. Players from 28 states are going to take part in 13 games to be conducted under various categories. The sports meet focuses to engage  the players of the age 30 and above to be back in the field, the organisers...

Pey Jal Nigam team lifts cricket tourney

The team of ‘Uttarakhand Pey Jal Nigam’ lifted the Shaheed Memorial cricket tournament trophy at University of Petroleum and Energy Studies ( UPES) on Saturday. The tournament is organised to pay homage to the brave martyrs of the Indian Armed Forces belonging to from Uttarakhand for their supreme sacrifice. This year fifth tournament of the series was organised in...

Chhetri says India will be difficult to beat in Asian Cup

India will be a difficult team to beat in the Asian Cup football tournament starting Saturday, especially after their recent draws against more fancied China and Oman, said talismanic captain Sunil Chhetri. The Asian Cup, the continent’s showpiece event, will be played in four cities of the United Arab Emirates from January 5 to February 1. India has been...

Min reviews progress of Khel Mahakumbh

Sports, Youth Welfare and Education minister Arvind Pandey reviewed the progress of the Khel Mahakumbh-2018 at Secretariat through video conference on Wednesday.  The mega sporting event where competitions at Nyay Panchayat, Block, District and State levels are being held is being organised by the state Youth Welfare Department. Competitions at the Nyay Panchayat level have already been concluded. In...

Mayank, Vihari to open in Boxing Day Test

A desperate India will punt on the rookie opening pair of Mayank Agarwal and Hanuma Vihari in their bid to regain momentum against a rejuvenated Australia when the ‘Boxing Day’ Test starts on Wednesday. After being defeated by 146 runs in the second Test at Perth, India after a week’s break will be putting their best foot forward, an...

Various events held as part of ongoing Khel Mahakumbh

Various events were held on the second day of competitions in the under -14 age group for the Raipur block as part of the Khel Mahakumbh on Tuesday. Among the events, 1,500 metres race was held for boys and girls. In kabaddi for girls, Raipur team won the first place followed by Navada and Sarona in the second and...