Sikkim: Prakash Padukone to train three Under-13 players from state

Sikkim: Prakash Padukone to train three Under-13 players from state

GANGTOK | May 21, 2018 Three players from Sikkim will be attending this year’s sub-junior summer coaching camp of Badminton Association of India at Padukone-Dravid Sports centre for Excellence in Bangalore. Under-13 players Nabin Pradhan, Ashim Chettri and Anisha Rai were selected by Badminton Association of Sikkim on the basis of their merit through a […]

France names squad for 2018 FIFA World Cup

France names squad for 2018 FIFA World Cup

PARIS, May 18, 2018: France must cope without in-form Dimitri Payet at the World Cup after the forward was ruled out of due to injury on Thursday and Alexandre Lacazette was omitted from the squad. Arsenal striker Lacazette, who scored 14 goals in 32 Premier League appearances this season, features in a list of 11 […]

Sikkim: 5 % job reservation for ‘A’ grade sportspersons; annual sum of 12 lakhs for ‘A’ grade football clubs

Sikkim: 5 % job reservation for ‘A’ grade sportspersons; annual sum of 12 lakhs for ‘A’ grade football clubs

GANGTOK | May 17, 2018 Chief Minister Pawan Chamling on Wednesday announced a 5% reservation in government jobs for ‘A’ grade sportspersons of the State who have played at national and international levels. An annual sum of Rs. 12 lakh also awaits ‘A’ grade football clubs and clubs associated with sports like badminton, boxing and […]

Assam: Himanta Biswa Sarma unanimously elected Vice President of Badminton Asia Confederation

Assam: Himanta Biswa Sarma unanimously elected Vice President of Badminton Asia Confederation

TNT Desk | May 17, 2018 Badminton Association of India President, Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma, has been unanimously elected as Vice President of Badminton Asia Confederation. Badminton Asia Confederation is the governing body for the sport in Asia. Dr. Sharma, has been unanimously elected as one of the Seven Vice Presidents and will serve under […]

Meghalaya: Local girl clutches gold, state stands third at National Cadets & Junior Championship 2018

Meghalaya: Local girl clutches gold, state stands third at National Cadets & Junior Championship 2018

From Our Correspondent | SHILLONG, May 17, 2018 The Meghalaya Girl’s Team was adjudged as the 2nd Runners in at the 3rd National Cadets & Junior Kurash Championship 2018 held in Dhanbad Jharkhand from the 14th to the 18th of May, 2018. Larisha Lyngdoh hailing from Pynthorumkhrah and studying at Vilco Secondary School Pynthorumkhrah secured […]

Manipur witnesses first fight nights with ‘Manipur Fight League’

Manipur witnesses first fight nights with ‘Manipur Fight League’

IMPHAL | May 17, 2018 Pounding punches, kicks to the chests and head, vicious uppercuts, knee-cuts, submission holds all joined with blood and sweat, stretchers carrying out injured fighters, Iboyaima Sumang Lilla Sanglen at Palace compound saw the first every mixed martial arts fight night. Commencing from Tuesday, the fighters mostly in their teens and […]

India beats Japan in Women’s Asian Championship Trophy

India beats Japan in Women’s Asian Championship Trophy

DONGHAE CITY, May 15, 2018: Indian women’s hockey forward Navneet Kaur’s hat-trick of goals helped defending champions India get off to a flying start as they beat Japan 4-1 in their opening match at the 5th Women’s Asian Championship Trophy at the Sunrise Stadium on Sunday. Besides Navneet (7′, 25′ and 55′), centre forward Anupa Barla (53′) […]

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