Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik congratulates Dutee Chand on nomination for BBC Indian Sportswoman award
The other contenders for the award this year are shooter Manu Bhaker, chess player Koneru Humpy, wrestler Vinesh Phogat and Indian women hockey team captain Rani Rampal.
Australian Open organisers didn’t immediately provide details of how many players would have to isolate. But all competition at six tune-up events for the year's first Grand Slam scheduled for Thursday was called off.
At the time of his retirement, Ajit Agarkar had 288 ODI wickets and 1,269 runs under his belt.
'Want to become a better athlete,' says young cager Jagshaanbir Singh on upcoming stint with Point Park University
Jagshaanbir was recently signed up by Point Park University in United States’ Pittsburgh, and when asked about what he expects from his stint, he just said he aims to improve his skills.
Soon to be 38, Sharath Kamal ready to start 'all over again' after the coronavirus lockdown comes to end
There's no table tennis training going on for Sharath Kamal during the coronavirus lockdown, for him it's an opportunity to 'make up for lost time' as he deals with the break with a unique perspective
Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC, local organisers going ahead with Games despite coronavirus threat, says Japan government spokesman
A spokesman for the Japanese government on Wednesday said the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and local organisers are going as planned with the Tokyo Olympics despite the threat of the spreading coronavirus.
World Artistic Gymnastics Championships 2019: Ashish Kumar, Pranati Nayak, Aruna Reddy lead India's charge; Dipa Karmakar misses out due to injury
In Dipa's absence, the onus will be on Pranati Nayak, Pranati Das, and Aruna Budda Reddy to make an impact in the women's category after they were selected in the six-member Indian team last month.
MotoGP 2019: Alex Rins' last-corner win, Marc Marquez inching closer to title and other talking points from British GP
Alex Rins pipped defending champion Marc Marquez on last corner to win British MotoGP race. We bring you all the major talking points from the race.
Yuvraj Singh retires: Natwest waltz to Rajkot rumble, 10 highlights of southpaw's career that dazzled cricketing universe
Yuvraj Singh retires with his legacy as one of India’s greatest white-ball match-winners firmly intact — though he admitted to leaving with a slight regret over his fortunes in the longest form of the game.
Formula One: From sweeping aerodynamic changes to potential loss of race hosting contracts, 2019 could be vital year for F1
Even though 2021 is a few years away, in Formula 1 terms, the teams, FIA and FOM are leaving it to the last minute to agree on sporting, commercial and technical regulations that will govern the sport then
It is obvious that the selectors believe Dhoni would be a key component of the Indian team for the 50-overs ICC World Cup campaign. However, his recall, even if it is only for three T20Is, will disrupt Rishabh Pant’s growth and development path.
Dwayne Bravo reveals BCCI had 'offered to pay' West Indies players threatening pull-out during 2014 tour of India
Former all-rounder Dwayne Bravo says the BCCI "offered to pay" his players who threatened to pull out of the 2014 ODI series in India after a contracts fallout with the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB).
India's Greco Roman wrestlers continued to struggle at the World Championship with only Manish managing to clear qualification round on Friday.
Vrinda Rathi and N Janani break barriers as they get ready to become India’s first national women umpires
Vrinda Rathi and N Janani recently cleared BCCI’s Level 2 umpiring exam, which makes them eligible to officiate in national level matches in India.
Catch the live scores and updates of the Korea Open 2018 quarter-final clash between India's Saina Nehwal and reigning world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan.
Bangladesh former captain Mohammad Ashraful eyes national team comeback after five-year ban for match fixing
Former Bangladesh captain Mohammad Ashraful has set his sights on a comeback with the national side after his five-year ban for match-fixing ended.
Lodha Panel's recommendations for Apex Council and granting full member status to northeastern states must be thrown out
It is nobody’s case that corrupt office-bearers of BCCI be protected. But don’t smash the entire super structure just because a few rogue elements have sticky fingers.
BCCI CoA recommends strict action against MCA for contempt of court, calls for appointing new administrators
The first appeal is to "initiating appropriate action including contempt against the Maharashtra CA and such other persons at whose instance the amended constitution has been approved during the special general meeting of Maharashtra Cricket Association, held on 7 April, 2018."
Rome ePrix: Mahindra Racing’s Felix Rosenqvist retires from the lead yet again, Sam Bird seals well-deserved victory
With only five races remaining, Mahindra Racing would be scratching their heads wondering what they would need to do to finish in positions they deserve to finish in.
London Chess Classic 2017: Viswanathan Anand holds Levon Aronian; Fabiano Caruana registers first win
In the game between Viswanathan Anand and Aronian, the latter sort of found a way to get into the realms of his favourite Marshall Gambit despite Anand's Anti-Marshall set-up.