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NADA suspends Bajrang Punia for refusing dope test

NEW DELHI: The Tokyo Olympics Bronze medallist wrestler Bajrang Punia has been suspended by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA). In a letter dated 23rd April, NADA informed the ace wrestler of his provisional suspension on an immediate basis. This prevents Punia from participating in any wrestling competition or activity. “With subject to paragraph 4:1:2 below […]

Dharamshala Cricket Stadium introduces India’s first hybrid pitch

NEW DELHI: In a significant development for cricket in India, the Dharamshala Cricket Stadium has unveiled the country’s first-ever ‘hybrid pitch’. This innovative pitch, which blends natural turf with synthetic fibres, promises enhanced durability and consistent performance, setting a new standard for cricket surfaces across the country. The unveiling event was attended by Indian Premier […]

Salima Tete appointed as Captain of Indian women’s hockey team

NEW DELHI: In a significant development, midfielder Salima Tete has been appointed as the new captain of the Indian women’s hockey team. With a career adorned with numerous achievements, including leading the squad at the Youth Olympics and contributing to India’s near-podium finish at the Tokyo Olympics, Tete steps into this leadership role with a […]

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 […]