Indian athletes win big at World Dwarf Games, bag 37 medals

As the Indian consulate in Toronto observed Independence Day on August 15, one group of participants at the celebrations stood tall – members of the Indian contingent that had just won a record haul of medals at the World Dwarf Games in Canada last week.Dressed in the blue national kit, the 21-strong...

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Pakistan cricketer Zubair Ahmed dies after being struck by bouncer

Pakistani batsman Zubair Ahmed has died after being hit by a bouncer during a game in Mardan.According to reports from Pakistan was hit in the head on August 14. Ahmed has played four matches for the ListA and T20 team Quetta Bears.The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) broke the news via their Twitter account...

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Injury floors Bolt and ruins final farewell

 Usain Bolt's unparalleled career ended in extraordinary drama on Saturday as he pulled up with injury on the anchor leg of his very last race, the 4x100 metres relay final at the World Championships.The 30-year-old had taken the baton for Jamaica a few metres adrift of the two leaders when, straining...

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‘You Are Not Above God, I Will Play Again’. Angry Sreesanth Attacks BCCI On Twitter by SW Staff

An irate S Sreesanth on Friday took to Twitter to attack BCCI after the board decided to appeal against the lifting of the life-ban on the tainted pacer.The Kerala High Court had recently lifted the life ban on the 34-year-old. Sreesanth also vowed to make competitive comeback despite BCCI’s decision. https://twitter.com/sreesanth36/status/895929529717317633?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.scoopwhoop.com%2Fyou-are-not-above-god-i-will-play-again-angry-sreesanth-attacks-bcci-on-twitter%2F https://twitter.com/sreesanth36/status/895930120392724480?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.scoopwhoop.com%2Fyou-are-not-above-god-i-will-play-again-angry-sreesanth-attacks-bcci-on-twitter%2F https://twitter.com/sreesanth36/status/895931902149877762?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.scoopwhoop.com%2Fyou-are-not-above-god-i-will-play-again-angry-sreesanth-attacks-bcci-on-twitter%2F Sreesanth...

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ICC Women’s World Cup Generated Record-Breaking TV Viewership In India

Approximately 180 million people from across the world watched the recently-concluded ICC Women's World Cup in which the Indian team, led by Mithali Raj, ended runners-up after losing to England.A whopping 156 million people viewed the event in India, of which 80 million was rural reach and 126 million...

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PV Sindhu joins as deputy collector in AP government

Ace shuttler and Rio Olympics silver medalist PV Sindhu on Wednesday joined as the deputy collector in the Andhra Pradesh government.Sindhu, who had been handed over the letter of appointment on July 27, today reported to the chief commissioner of land administration Anil Chandra Punetha here...

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Wrestler Vishal Kumar Verma dies of electrocution at Jaipal Singh Stadium

National level wrestler Vishal Kumar Verma passed away on Tuesday in an accident at the Jaipal Singh Stadium in Ranchi. As per reports, the 25-year old wrestler was electrocuted due to short circuit at the inundated stadium building.  Vishal was spotted lying unconscious by locals and was declared dead...

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Vijender defeats Zulpikar, wins WBO Asia Pacific, Oriental titles

WBO Asia Pacific champion Vijender Singh dug into experience to survive a furious assault from Zulpikar Maimaitiali, the WBO Oriental champion, in a winner-take-all super middleweight fight, billed as Battleground Asia.The latter was warned twice for unfair blows as the former won a unanimous points...

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Meet the Athletes Who Won 5 Medals at the Summer Deaflympics in Turkey, Making India Proud

A team of 46 hearing-impaired athletes represented India at the 23rd Summer Deaflympics held at Samsun in Turkey. Out of these, six athletes returned home with five medals, proving their mettle on the international stage. The international multi-sport event took place between July 18 and July 30, 2017.Competing...

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Mithali Raj Presented BMW For Her Great Leadership In The World Cup And She Certainly Deserves It

India women's cricket team captain Mithali Raj was felicitated at Pullella Gopichand Badminton Academy, at Hyderabad on Tuesday.V Chamundeswaranath, a former chief selector of the junior Indian cricket team., gifted Mithali with a black BMW 320d car on Tuesday for leading India to runners-up finish at the ICC Women's...

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