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Amit, Gaurav give India winning start at World Boxing Championships

Hamburg, Aug 26 (IANS) Amit Phangal and Gaurav Bidhuri gave India a good start by advancing to the pre-quarterfinals of their respective weight categories at the 19th World Boxing Championships here. Amit got the better of Italy’s Federico Serra in a split verdict to enter the second round of the men’s 49 kg category on […]

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200 swimmers trained at Nigeen Water Sports Centre

Tourism Deptt gives away certificates to swimmers, extends coaching camp ending August SRINAGAR   Department of Tourism Kashmir  today  gave away certificates to around 200 swimmers after successfully completing the course at Nigeen Water Sports Center. The department started swimming coaching camp at Nigeen Water Sports Center in the month of June for non-swimmers which […]

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Pakistan qualify for Hockey World Cup

Lahore, Aug 24 (IANS) Former hockey powerhouse Pakistan qualified for a major tournament after a gap of six years when they made the cut for the men’s World Cup 2018, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) announced on Thursday. Pakistan, the record World Cup winners, had missed out on the 2014 World Cup in The Hague, […]

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Faf du Plessis to lead star-studded World XI on Pakistan tour

Thursday Aug 24 2017 KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board on Thursday named the star studded World XI side which will tour the country in September, led by South Africa’s Faf du Plessis. The 14-member squad has representation from seven countries. The World XI includes five players from South Africa, three from Australia, two from the […]

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Pathan brothers  to train two Kashmiri youngsters

The Cricket Academy of Pathans (CAP), a coaching institute of Indian cricketers Irfan Pathan and his brother Yusuf Pathan, who have collaborated with the Indian Army, has sponsored two youngsters from Jammu & Kashmir to train in their Noida-based academy. Danish Qadeer (18 years) and Shahrukh Husssein (20 years) were selected in the trials conducted […]

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Schedule released for Hockey Asia Cup 2017

Monday Aug 21 2017 (Agencies)   The Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) on Monday announced the schedule for Hero Men’s Asia Cup 2017, which is to be held in Bangladesh in October this year. The 10th edition of the quadrennial event will take place at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium in Dhaka, returning to Bangladesh […]

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International cricket returns to Pakistan: West Indies to tour in November

Monday Aug 21 2017(Agencies)   LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi broke even more good news for cricket fans in the country when he announced the West Indies team will be touring Pakistan in November this year. Addressing media at the Gaddafi Stadium, Sethi said the West Indies Cricket Board has agreed to […]

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England v West Indies: Why are West Indies so poor – and can problems be fixed?

21 August 2017(Agencies)   West Indies were beaten by an innings and 209 runs by England at Edgbaston, losing a record 19 wickets in a day. The entire team, in two attempts, batted for a total of six and a half hours. England opener Alastair Cook managed almost 10 on his own. To the casual observer, […]

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India aim to carry Test domination against Sri Lanka into ODIs

Dambulla (Sri Lanka), Aug 19 (IANS) Fresh from a 3-0 Test cricket series whitewash over Sri Lanka, India will aim to continue with their ruthless approach as the five-match One-Day International (ODI) series begins at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium here on Sunday. Virat Kohli’s men routed the Islanders in the three Tests, posting easy […]

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India is not the best team in the world, says Michael Clarke

August 17 (Agencies) Former Australian captain Michael Clarke says India is not the best team in the world despite being ranked as the number one side by ICC in the five-day game. But Clarke believes India can become the best team in the world if they can win in South Africa, Australia and England. Virat […]

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