BCCI Sourav Ganguly

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BCCI Elections Scheduled On October 18, Confirms Official

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) elections and Annual General Meeting are reported to be held on October 18.  A BCCI official, who wished to by anonymous said, “There is no intimation as yet, but the top bosses have informed the state associations about the elections in Mumbai on October 18.” Furthermore, after the Supreme Court approval, BCCI President Sourav Ganguly will continue for another term.

Wed, 21 Sep 2022 - 08:37 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: BCCI, Sourav Ganguly, Elections, sports, Cricket

Magnus Carlsen

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Magnus Carlsen Resigns, Turn Off Camera From Live Chess Match

Shortly after making his first move, world champion Magnus Carlsen resigned from an online chess match against fellow grandmaster Hans Niemann. On September 20, the pair were playing in the Julius Baer Generation Cup when Carlsen turned off his screen and left the match without explanation. "We're going to try and get an update on this," said commentator Tania Sachdev in a live broadcast of the match on chess24.

Wed, 21 Sep 2022 - 12:51 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Chess Match, Magnus Carlsen, resigns, live match, sports

Carlos Alcaraz

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Teenager Carlos Alcaraz Wins US Open Finals, Becomes World's Number 1

In the U.S. Open final held on September 11, Spanish teenager Carlos Alcaraz defeated Norway's Casper Ruud 6-4 2-6 7-6(1) 6-3 to win his first Grand Slam championship. After winning this game, the player became on the top of the world player list for the first time. Alcaraz, 19, after winning embraced Ruud at the net and is world's number one.

Mon, 12 Sep 2022 - 05:53 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: US Open Finals, Teenager, Carlos Alcaraz, sports, World Number 1, Top Player

KL Rahul- Athiya Shetty

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KL Rahul-Athiya Shetty Likely To Tie Knot In January Next Year

A BCCI source, who wished to be anonymous revealed about wedding plans of Bollywood actress Athiya Shetty and KL Rahul. "KL informed me a few days back that he will marry Athiya next year. After that, a close family member from the girl's side also told me the same," said the BCCI source. The cricketer and actress Shetty are said to be dating for a long time now.

Thu, 08 Sep 2022 - 09:00 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: athiya Shetty, KL Rahul, Bollywood, sports, Wedding Bells

Neeraj Chopra

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Neeraj Chopra To Participate In Lausanne Diamond League, Shares Tweet

After missing the Commonwealth Games 2022 due to injury, the Javelin star Neeraj Chopra is all set to take part in the Lausanne Diamond League Meeting. Taking to Twitter, the Olympic Gold medalist shared a photo with the caption, "Feeling strong and ready for Friday. Thanks for the support, everyone. See you in Lausanne! @athletissima." The Lausanne Diamond League is scheduled to be held on August… read-more

Wed, 24 Aug 2022 - 04:34 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Javelin Throw, Neeraj Chopra, Lausanne Diamond League Meeting, sports, Indian athlete, tournament

Courtesy: Zee News India

MS Dhoni

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Fans Recall Retirement Of MS Dhoni, 2 Years Ago On August 15 2020

Former Indian Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni announced retirement from international cricket on this day, two years ago. It is to be noted that star cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni announced his retirement from the international form of cricket.  In 2020, MS Dhoni stunned the cricketing world by announcing his retirement, on August 15, 2020. "Thanks a lot for ur love and support throughout. From 1929 hrs consider me as Retired."

Mon, 15 Aug 2022 - 05:00 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: MS DHONI, Independence Day, sports, Former Indian Captain, Cricket

Sanjay Manjrekar

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Ravindra Jadeja Needs To Show Potential To Selectors To Replace Karthik or Pandya: Sanjay Manjrekar

Pointing out the recent performance of all-rounder cricketer Ravindra Jadeja, former India batter Sanjay Manjrekar said Jadeja, the all-rounder, needs to show the selectors that he can be a replacement for Dinesh Karthik at No.6 or 7 or a Hardik Pandya for selectors.  He said, "Got to show that he is an adequate replacement to somebody like a Dinesh Karthik, or somebody like a Hardik Pandya at No. 6."

Fri, 12 Aug 2022 - 05:40 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Ravindra Jadeja, sports, Cricket, Sanjay Manjrekar, Indian All Rounder

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Rishabh Pant- Pushkar Singh Dhami

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Rishabh Pant Appointed As Brand Ambassador Of Uttarakhand

Cricketer Rishabh Pant has been appointed as the brand ambassador of Uttarakhand brand ambassador, said CM Pushkar Singh Dhami. On August 11, Dhami welcomed Pant and congratulated him during an event in Delhi. "Pant has made a mark in the world. He has brought laurels to the country and the state", said CM Dhami. He further said, appointing Rishabh as the state ambassador will inspire youth in sports field,

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 - 06:40 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Rishabh Pant, Pushkar Singh Dhami, brand ambassador, sports, Indian Cricketer

Courtesy: ANI

Serena Williams

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Legend Tennis Star Serena Williams Announces Retirement

Tennis legend Serena Williams has announced her retirement on August 9, reported Vogue. The 40-year-old has won 73 career singles, 23 career doubles titles. In an emotional post, William who is a mother said, "A lot of people don’t realize that I was two months pregnant when I won the Australian Open in 2017. But I’m turning 41 this month, and something’s got to give." Hence, she announced her retirement.

Tue, 09 Aug 2022 - 08:50 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Serena Williams, Tennis Star, retirement, Vogue, sports

Courtesy: Vogue

Commonwealth Games 2022

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Commonwealth Games Day-11, India Eyes Gold In Table Tennis, Hockey & Badminton

The Indian contingent is eyeing gold medals on the last day of Commonwealth Games 2022, on August 8.  Shuttlers Ms. P.V. Sindhu and Mr. Lakshya Sen would play their respective gold medal matches in the singles badminton event.  In the men's hockey team India aims to win against Australia for gold. Also, Indian table tennis legend Achanta Sharath Kamal will play his gold medal match on last day.read-more

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 - 11:08 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Commonwealth Games 2022, sports, Indian contingent, last day, Day 11