Hockey: India captain Savita Punia – ‘Nations Cup good preparation for Asian Games, Paris Olympics’

The Indian women’s hockey team left for Valencia, Spain from their training base in Bengaluru on Saturday evening. Savita Punia will lead the 20-member squad and is confident of a good outing. The Nations Cup is an important fixture in the international calendar as it brings in a system of promotion-relegation.
#SavitaPunia #Indian #NationsCup #Valencia #News #Sports #Hockey


1 weeks ago

'Roger Federer was amazing at those interviews', says former No.1

Rafael Nadal finished the season in the World Top 2 in the ATP ranking. Nadal is the only player in history to have achieved 22 Grand Slam titles. The Spaniard also won the Davis Cup, Davis Cup and Olympics. The only thing Nadal has ever won is the ATP Finals, the only thing he has never won.
#RogerFederer #ATP #World #GrandSlam #News #Sports #Tennis


1 weeks ago

India are strong podium contenders in Men's Hockey World Cup: VR Raghunath

Hosts India are strong contenders for a podium finish at the upcoming FIH men's hockey World Cup. India won a historic bronze medal at last year's Tokyo Olympics after a hiatus of 41 years. Former Asian Games gold medallist VR Raghunath backs Australia and reigning champions Belgium.
#VRRaghunath #HockeyWorldCup #WorldCup #India #News #Sports #Hockey


2 weeks ago

Lucknow Dastango to take Babu to Gen Z in novel effort

Sports-based stories have been a success following the success of sports-based films like MS Dhoni an Untold Story. Dastangoi has picked up the story of hockey wizard KD Singh 'Babu' who took forward the legacy of Major Dhyan Chand to a new level and helped India win gold at the Olympics in 1948 and 1952.
#KDSingh #LucknowDas #MSDhoni #Olympics #India #News #Sports #Hockey


3 weeks ago

Defender Amit Rohidas reflects impact of Olympics bronze medal on grassroots hockey

India's bronze medal-winning feat at the 2020 Olympics has changed the face of hockey in the country. A lot of village kids are eagerly waiting for the FIH men's World Cup, to be jointly hosted by Bhubaneswar and Rourkela, from January 13 to 29. Rohidas said playing the World Cup on home turf is an emotional affair for any player.
#AmitRohidas #Olympics #WorldCup #India #News #Sports #Hockey


1 months ago

Tokyo Olympics bronze has changed face of Indian hockey, says defender Amit Rohidas

Ace defender Amit Rohidas has played more than 100 games for the Indian men’s Hockey Team. He said playing the world cup on home turf is an emotional affair for any player. The defender said he has managed to curb his aggressive instinct over the years.
#AmitRohidas #SportsNews #Olympics #Indian #Tokyo #News #Sports #Hockey


1 months ago

'1975 Indian hockey team prayed in temple, mosque, gurudwara'

No medal has been won by the Indian team at the FIH men's hockey world cup in the last 47 years. The legendary VJ Philips was known as one of the best outside right players in the world. He also won bronze in 1972 Munich Olympics.
#VJPhilips #Indian #Olympics #Munich #News #Sports #Hockey


1 months ago

Manpreet Singh's Dedication To National Game Hockey

Manpreet Singh Pawar has been the team’s captain since may 2017. He guided the team to a bronze medal at the 2020 summer Olympics in Tokyo. The team overcame a goal deficit to defeat the no. 4 team in the world.
#ManpreetSingh #IWMB #Olympics #Tokyo #News #Sports #Hockey


1 months ago

Denmark Open 2022: Lakshya Sen and Satwik/Chirag lose in quarterfinals

Lakshya Sen lost 17-21 12-21 to japan's Kodai Naraoka in a lop-sided contest on friday night. The 21-year-old was a bronze medallist at the 2018 Youth Olympics. He had defeated him in the 2018 youth Olympics semifinals.
#LakshyaSen #DenmarkOpen #Olympics #News #Sports #Badminton


1 months ago

Kabaddi - Woman kabaddi player injured during match dies at hospital - Telegraph India

The match was played under the aegis of 'Chhattisgarhiya Olympics' kabaddi player died while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Raipur.
#TelegraphIndia #Olympics #Raipur #News #Sports #Kabbadi


1 months ago

This Elderly Woman’s Spinning Top Technique Has The Internet Talking

Chhattisgarh Olympics was inaugurated by Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on October 7 to revive the state’s traditional games. In the video shared by the Chief Minister, a 75-year-old woman is seen skilfully flinging a spinning top on the ground. The video garnered more than 3 lakh views on Twitter.
#BhupeshBaghel #Olympics #News #Technology #Internet


1 months ago

National Games will help in building formidable hockey team for Paris Olympic: Graham Reid

The 58-year-old former player was impressed with the high level of competition at the ongoing 36th national games. He said the event would help build a formidable team for the 2024 Paris Olympics.
#GrahamReid #SportsNews #NationalGames #Olympic #Paris #News #Sports #Hockey


1 months ago

Bhowneesh Mendiratta books India's first Paris Olympics quota place

India's first 2024 quota place in shooting at the ongoing ISSF shotgun world championship in osijek, Croatia. The 23-year-old world number 144 from Faridabad secured the place in the men's trap competition.
#BhowneeshMendiratta #DeccanHerald #Olympics #India #News #Entertainment #Books


2 months ago

Being mental health advocate is Michael Phelps’s biggest achievement

The 37-year-old's depression first emerged in 2004, the year of his first Olympics in Athens. He won eight medals including six in goldMichael PhelpsA self-confessed "shark" in the water. But he disclosed that none of his 60 plus gold medals weigh more than his current career as a mental health advocate.
#MichaelPhelps #Olympics #Athens #News #Health #MentalHealth


2 months ago

Former India women's coach Sjoerd Marijne pens down historic Tokyo Olympics journey in new book

'Will Power' is a memorable account of the team's turnaround at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The book, published by HarperCollins India, will hit the stands on september 21. It is touted as a moving tale about a team with zero self-belief and its quest to rise from the pits.
#SjoerdMarijne #Olympics #India #News #Entertainment #Books


2 months ago

Cwg: Thomas Cup and CWG gold are evidence of Indian badminton's succes so far this year, but there is still more for improvement - The Economic Times

The 2022Commonwealth Games (CWG) will be played in 2023) and the 2024 Paris Olympics. Both Chirag and Satwik are young and will only get better and stronger in the coming years. HS Prannoy has his best-ever season in the world.
#Chirag #TheEconomicTimes #2CommonwealthGames #CWG #News #Sports #Badminton


3 months ago

National Sports Day: Karan Wahi to Barun Sobti, TV celebs who love playing sports

National Sports Day is observed annually in India on August 29 as the birth anniversary of hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand. The hockey legend helped India to win gold at the Olympics in 1928, 1932, and 1936. There are numerous celebrities who are not only ardent sports lovers but are good sportsmen themselves.
#DhyanChand #PINKVILLA #NationalSportsDay #Olympics #India #Sports #TeamSports #Cricket


3 months ago

Chinese Badminton Star Ordered to Throw Olympic Semi in Sydney 2000

Former champion claims she was forced to throw her semi-final at the Sydney Olympics in 2000 to increase the chances of a gold medal for one of her compatriots. The former world number one says she was pushed by the team management to lose her match against Gong Zhichao so as not to tire her out too much. A final against Danish champion Camilla Martin was broadcast on television2 on sunday.
#GongZhichao #OlympicSemi #Olympics #Sydney #News #Sports #Badminton


3 months ago

Former Indian Hockey Captain Viren Rasquinha Says Sport Teaches Equality

Former Indian hockey team captain says sport is an excellent instrument to teach values such as team building, equality, discipline, inclusion, perseverance, respect and fairness to all. He was a member of the team that competed at the 1996 athens Olympics.
#VirenRasquinha #Indian #Olympics #News #Sports #Hockey


3 months ago

New dawn for Indian hockey

Indian men’s bronze medal and women’�s fourth place at Tokyo Games. Indian men and women teams conjured up an inspirational show at the Tokyo Games which will be remembered for ages. The Indian men's team ended a 41-year long wait a medal at the Olympics. The women's team narrowly missed out on a historic bronze but its best-ever performance.
#TheHindu #Indian #Games #News #Sports #Hockey


3 months ago