First international deal for Professional Pickleball, eyes Indian expansion

NEW DELHI: In a significant development for the sport of pickleball, the Professional Pickleball Association has signed its first international deal, setting its sights on expanding the sport in India. Pickleball, a paddleball sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton, and table tennis, has been growing in popularity in recent years. This deal marks a major […]

Virat Kohli hits 250 sixes, all for one IPL team

NEW DELHI: Virat Kohli has recently added one more feather to his already-filled cap of achievements by becoming the first batsman to smash 250 sixes for one team in the IPL. Associated with the RCB team since its inception in 2008, he achieved this milestone while taking 18 runs from 7 balls, studded with 2 […]

Mary Kom resigns as India’s Chef de Mission for Paris Olympics

NEW DELHI: In a surprising turn of events, boxing legend Mary Kom has stepped down from her role as India’s Chef de Mission for the upcoming Paris Olympics. The announcement was made earlier today, marking a significant development in India’s preparations for the global sporting event. Mary Kom, a six-time world champion and an Olympic bronze […]

Nikhat Zareen set to emerge from Mary Kom’s shadow, says Coach

NEW DELHI: Indian boxer Nikhat Zareen is ready to step out of the shadow of her illustrious compatriot Mary Kom and carve her niche in the sport, her coach has said. The statement comes as Zareen gears up for upcoming international competitions. “Nikhat has always been a talented boxer and she has proven her mettle […]

WADA reports highlight India’s escalating doping crisis

In a recent development, reports from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) have raised serious concerns about the prevalence of doping in India. The reports suggest that the country is grappling with a significant doping problem that is rapidly spiralling out of control. According to WADA’s findings, the use of performance-enhancing substances among athletes in India […]