March 09, 2021 05:54 (IST)
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Wrestler Bajrang Punia wins gold at Rome event, reclaims world No. 1 rank

Rome/UNI: India's ace wrestler Bajrang Punia defended his 65kg title at the Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series event in Rome after winning his gold medal bout, which also pushed him back to world number one rank.

Film producer Sam Fernandes to head Indian Chapter of World Boxing Championship

World Boxing Championships, an organization that unifies all the commissions of the world, has announced the formation of the WBC Cares India Chapter. It will be headed by film producer Sam Fernandes, who, along with his partner, Jai Singh Shekhawat, were named as Promoter of the Year by WBC Asia Boxing (ABCO).

Basharat Mir's resolute temperament helps him to excel as Kashmir's top ice-skater

Srinagar: In the winter of 2014, Basharat Ahad Mir, barely 12 then, would pedal 50 odd kilometres from his home in Parimpora on Srinagar outskirts all the way to winter resort Gulmarg in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district to practice ice-skating there in sub-zero temperatures.

Virat Kohli wishes wife Anushka Sharma, daughter Vamika on International Women's Day

Mumbai/IBNS: Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli Monday wished actor wife Anushka Sharma and daughter Vamika on International Women's Day.

PV Sindhu loses to Carolina Marin in Swiss Open final

Basel/UNI: India's PV Sindhu lost to Spain's Carolina Marin in the straight games in the final of Swiss Open Super 300 Tournament, here on Sunday.

Indian Premier League 2021 season to start on April 9  

Mumbai: The 2021 edition of the Indian Premier League will commence in Chennai from Apr 9.

7th Thai Boxing National Championship: Ganderbal boy clinches Gold

Srinagar: A young boy from Ganderbal district has brought laurels by winning a gold medal in the 7th Thai boxing National Championship held in Hyderabad between February 26-28.

Jammu and Kashmir: 17th Senior National Soft Tennis Championship begins

Srinagar: The 17th Senior National Soft Tennis Championship for men and women has begun at Gindun Stadium Rajbagh here.

India beat England by innings and 25 runs to clinch series 3-1

Ahmedabad: India dominated the fourth Test match to defeat England by an innings and 25 runs to clinch series 3-1 here on Saturday.

Washington Sundar runs out of partners scoring 96, India take 160-run lead against England

Ahmedabad/IBNS: India's young all-round performer Washington Sundar ran out of partners scoring 96 as India took a lead of 160 runs in the first innings of fourth Test against England at Narendra Modi Stadium here Saturday.

Rishabh Pant hammers 101 as India take 89 runs lead against England in fourth Test

Ahmedabad: Rishabh Pant played a serious knock of 101 runs, his third Test century, which helped India take a major lead of 89 runs against England at the end of the second day of the ongoing fourth and last match of the series here on Friday.

Southee reprimanded for breaching ICC Code of Conduct

Dubai: New Zealand fast bowler Tim Southee has been reprimanded for breaching Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct during the third T20I against Australia in Wellington.

First ODI between Bangladesh Emerging Team, Ireland Wolves called off after Irish bowlers tests COVID-19 positive

Dhaka: The first ODI match between Bangladesh Emerging Team and Ireland Wolves was called off after an Irish cricketer tested Covid-19 positive, media reports saaid.

India struggle at 80/4 at lunch on day 2 of 4th Test against England

Ahmedabad/IBNS: India were reduced to 80/4 at lunch on the second day of the fourth Test match against England at Narendra Modi Stadium here Friday.

India completely out skilled  and out thought England: Michael Vaughan

London: Former England captain Michael Vaughan has credited the Indian bowlers for making situations tough for the British batsmen during the first day of the fourth Test in Ahmedabad.