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IPL 2021: Rohit Sharma wears special shoes, bats for conservation of rhinos

Chennai/UNI: Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma wore shoes highlighting the "Great One-Horned Rhinoceros" during the IPL opener against Royal Challengers Bangalore to spread awareness about the conservation of endangered species.

AB de Villiers plays heroic 48 runs knock as RCB beat MI by 2 wickets in IPL opener

Chennai: AB de Villiers showed he is still one of the best in the world of T20 cricket as he played a swashbuckling 48 runs knock which helped his Royal Challengers Bangalore to beat Mumbai Indians by two wickets in the opening match of the Indian Premier League here on Friday.

3 Jammu and Kashmir cricketers part of IPL as net bowlers

Srinagar: While star cricketer Abdul Samad is all set to once again entertain everyone with his all-round antics in the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021, there are three more cricketers from J&K who will be part of the tournament as net bowlers.

IPL 2021: MS Dhoni's CSK sign Behrendorff as replacement for Hazlewood

Mumbai/UNI: Chennai Super Kings have roped in Australian fast bowler Jason Behrendorff as the replacement for Josh Hazlewood for the Indian Premier League 2021, which begins in Chennai on Friday.

Govt suspends indoor sports activities in Jammu and Kashmir

New York:  Amid surge in COVID-19 cases, the government on Tuesday suspended all indoor sports activities in J&K. An order issued by the Youth Services and Sports department said that all close contact sports would remain temporarily suspended till further orders.

FIFA suspends Pakistan, Chad football associations with immediate effect

Zurich/UNI: The Bureau of the FIFA Council has decided to suspend the football associations of Chad and Pakistan with immediate effect, soccer's global governing body said on Wednesday.

Why we should support refugee athletes’ Olympic medal hopes in Tokyo: UNHCR

Ahead of Tokyo 2021, it’s never been more important to support the refugee athletes who have escaped conflict and persecution and who continue to train, despite the challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic.

40-year old West Bengal school teacher leaves to climb Mt. Everest

Kolkata: Forty-year-old Rumpa Das is one of the  many school teachers in  West Bengal  who apart from teaching also look after their family. But what makes Rumpa, a teacher in Coopers' Colony High School at  Ranaghat under Nadia district of West Bengal, an exception is her passion for high adventure in the real sense of the term after fulfilling professional and family commitments .

Moeen Ali's father calls Taslima Nasreen's ISIS comment on his son 'Islamophobic'

Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen has recently stirred a controversy by stating English cricketer Moeen Ali would have worked for ISIS had he not played for his national team.

Former Indian cricketer Kiran More tests positive for COVID-19

Mumbai/UNI: Former India cricketer and Mumbai Indians' talent scout Kiran More has tested positive for COVID-19, the IPL franchise said on Tuesday.

South Africa fined for minimum over-rate in first ODI against Pakistan

Dubai: South Africa have been fined 20 per cent of their match fee for maintaining a slow over-rate against Pakistan in their first ODI held on Friday.

Jammu and Kashmir: Govt to make Taekwondo training classes a regular feature for all age groups

 Srinagar: The J&K government has decided to make Taekwondo training classes a regular feature for youth of all age groups. For this, the Sports Council has shifted the training classes from Polo View Indoor Stadium to the Gindun Stadium at Rajbagh here.

Jammu and Kashmir: Zonal cycle race held in Kangan

Srinagar: The Zonal Physical Education office Kangan started sports activities by conducting zonal level cycle race for boys from Wussan to Boys Higher Secondary School Kangan.

Indian cricketer Axar Patel tests COVID-19 positive

New Delhi/UNI: India and Delhi Capitals all-rounder Axar Patel has tested positive for COVID-19 and kept in isolation, the IPL franchise confirmed on Saturday.

Indian Army man starts mission to run between Kashmir to Kanyakumari within 50 days

Srinagar: An Indian Army sportsperson on Thursday commenced a mission to run 4000 kilometres, ranging between Kashmir to Kanyakumari, in a period of 50 days, media reports said.