Indian Grandmaster

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Indian Grandmaster Shocks Nation, Beats World No 3 Caruana, Enters Finals Of FIDE World Cup

Indian Grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa registered a stunning victory over world number 3 Fabiano Caruana in the semi-finals of the ongoing FIDE World Cup chess tournament in Baku, Azerbaijan on Monday.  The Indian teenager shocked Caruana 3.5-2.5 via the tie-break in the semifinals. He is now set to face Magnus Carlsen in the final of the tournament that will take place on August 22. 

Tue, 22 Aug 2023 - 10:00 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: tournament, FIDE world Cup, Indian Grandmaster, Chess, sports

Courtesy: NDTV

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


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Cricket Tournament For Differently Abled Players Conducted In J&K's Pulwama To Boost Confidence

A cricket competition for differently abled players on July 28 was held in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama, with the goal of boosting their confidence that they can compete at the national and international levels. The tournament's organizer stated, "Our aim is that they should not consider themselves lesser than anybody." A participant in the cricket match stated that their skill is being showcased to the public through this event. 

Fri, 29 Jul 2022 - 09:45 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Cricket, Jammu and Kashmir, tournament, differently abled, Pulwama

Courtesy: ANI

Rackelton Sports Association

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Racketlon India Sports Association Announces 8-Member Squad For Nations Cup

The Racketlon India Sports Association announced an eight-member squad for the Nations Cup in Graz, Austria. On June 20, the squad including Sidharth Nandal, Ashutosh Pednekar, Varinder Singh and Karan Taneja, will participate in the tournament, scheduled from August 23 to 29, in Austria. Racketlon is a combination sport in which the competitors are required to play four racket sports: table tennis, badminton, tennis and squash, captained by… read-more

Mon, 20 Jun 2022 - 05:40 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Nations Cup, Austria, Racketlon India Sports Association, Indian Squad, tournament

R Praggnanandhaa

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16 Year Old R Praggnanandhaa Defeats Dutch Giri In Chessable Masters Tournament

Young Grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa reached the final of the Meltwater Champions Chess Tour Chessable Masters tournament.  He became the first Indian to reach finals after he defeated Dutch GM Anish Giri in a match. On May 25, Young Grandmaster scored 3.5-2.5, after the four-game rapid online semifinal. After Giri, R Praggnanadhaa will play against Ding Liren of China. Meanwhile, on his tremendous game, Praggnanadhaa's coach RB Ramesh… read-more

Wed, 25 May 2022 - 03:24 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Chess, Chessable Masters Tournament, R Praggnanandhaa, tournament, Semi Finals

Street Child Cricket World Cup

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India To Host Street Child Cricket World Cup In 2023

India will be hosting the Street Child Cricket World Cup 2023. The ten-day event, being conducted by Street Child United and Save the Children India, would be held in September next year. Twenty-two teams from 16 different countries would be partaking in the sports tournament. This is the second installment of the event for street children, which was first held in 2019 in England.

Wed, 13 Apr 2022 - 03:35 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: sports, Cricket, World Cup, Street Child Cricket World Cup, tournament

Courtesy: ANI

Chennai Braves.

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Team Abu Dhabi Records Win Against Chennai Braves

Team Abu Dhabi won against Chennai Braves by eight wickets in the Abu Dhabi T10 League on November 22. With this win, Abu Dhabi led by Liam Livingstone recorded their fourth consecutive win in the tournament. However, Chennai Braves ended up with a total of 131/2, as skipper Dasun Shanaka made a firing cameo, while Bhanuka Rajapaksa started the innings with two sixes in the first over. 

Tue, 23 Nov 2021 - 04:28 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: Chennai, Abu Dhabi, Cricket, tournament, International Cricket

Courtesy: ANI

Wrestler Bajrang Punia

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Wrestler Bajrang Punia Faces Knee Injury In Russia's Local tournament

While competing in a local tournament in Russia with A Kudyev, wrestler Bajrang Punia sustained a right knee injury. Emphasizing the suffering of Punia, his Georgian coach Shako Bentinidis said, "He is fine and normal. He has been given a pain-killing injection. It does not look serious, he should be okay." However, Bajrang bagged the second position in the 65 kg category in the Tokyo Games.

Sat, 26 Jun 2021 - 06:11 PM / by Vanshika Sharma

Tags: Bajrang Punia, Tokyo Games, Coach, tournament

Courtesy: The Quint

Jail inmates playing cricket

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Uttarakhand's Haldwani Jail Hosts Cricket Tournament For Inmates

To keep a check at the mental and physical health of jail inmates, Uttarakhand’s Haldwani jail authorities have organized a cricket event - Jail Premier League. Started from December 15, the tournament will end on January 8 where eight teams are contesting in 10-over-per-side matches. Senior jail superintendent Manoj Arya said this helps inmates to showcase their talents. Moreover, he added various other recreational events were organized for… read-more

Wed, 23 Dec 2020 - 06:07 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Uttarakhand, Jail, Cricket, tournament, Jail Premier League, Haldwani

Courtesy: Hindustan Times


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14-year-old Indian Chess-Wiz Mendonca Steals Show At Hungarian Tournament

India's Young Grandmaster Leon Luke Mendonca won the title at Hungary's 'Rigochess International Festival' tournament. The 14-year-old emerged victorious in six games and drew two, while losing just one game. Securing seven points in nine rounds of the tournament, the Goa-based player won his first round against IM William Paschall and later won 5 games, in which he defeated 2 GMs - Nguyen Huynh Minh Huy and David Bercez.

Tue, 27 Oct 2020 - 10:57 AM / by Shivam Chandrashekhar Kulkarni

Tags: Chess, India, tournament, Hungary

Courtesy: Mid-Day