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newssports2 months ago

Olympic-bound boxer and shooters test positive for COVID-19

Tokyo-bound boxer Simranjit Kaur has tested positive for Covid-19 at a national camp at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, in Delhi, which has forced the authorities to call off the event. On the other hand, two shooters, who have also qualified for the Olympics have been infected by the virus.
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featuresportsa year ago

Good, Bad & Ugly ft. Mary Kom, French Open and Football’s fight against Covid 19

2020 has, thus far, made us wonder if there is even any good left in this world anymore. Turns out there is, but just that it’s been overwhelmed by the bad and the ugly. In SporsCafe’s March 22 edition of ‘Good, Bad & Ugly’, we tell you who to love, who to hate and who to despise.
Anirudh Suresh
newssports2 years ago

Magnus Carlsen-Viswanathan Anand on Sourav Ganguly’s wishlist to ring Eden bell

Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand would probably ring the customary Eden bell on one of the days during the historic Day-Night Test between India and Bangladesh in Kolkata from November 22-26. According to CAB sources, Anand has already accepted the invitation and BCCI await Carlsen’s response.
SportsCafe Desk
newssports2 years ago

BCCI plans to felicitate Indian Olympians during Day-Night Test

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has plans to felicitate India's legendary Olympians Abhinav Bindra, MC Mary Kom and PV Sindhu on the sidelines of the second Test against Bangladesh. This Test, at the Eden Gardens from November 22-26, will be India’s first-ever Day-Night Test match.
SportsCafe Desk
newssports2 years ago

Mary Kom first Indian woman athlete to be recommended for Padma Vibhushan

Ace Indian women boxer Mary Kom, who has also been a six-time world champion, has been recommended by the Sports Ministry for the Padma Vibhushan award. Amongst others, while PV Sindhu has been nominated for Padma Bhushan award, six other women have been named for Padma Shri award.
SportsCafe Desk
newssports2 years ago

Bhaichung Bhutia, Mary Kom, Anjum Chopra form 12-member selection panel for national awards

Bhaichung Bhutia, Mary Kom and Anjum Chopra have been included in the 12-member selection panel for national sports awards to be given to deserving candidates. The awards will be given away at the end of this month on the birth anniversary of Indian hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand.
SportsCafe Desk
newssports2 years ago

Reports : Top Indian athletes to accompany President in functions

According to reports, the Rashtrapati Bhavan has requested the Sports Ministry for a provision where India’s top sportspersons would be accompanying the President during events as per their availability. The recommended names include Virat Kohli, Mary Kom, Saina Nehwal, Hima Das, and more.
SportsCafe Desk
newssports2 years ago

Chetshwar Pujara, PV Sindhu, Mary Kom among the nominations for Indian Sports Honours

India's Test cricket stalwart Cheteshwar Pujara, Olympic medallists Mary Kom, and P V Sindhu are among the host of sportspersons nominated for the second edition of Indian Sports Honours which will be awarded on Saturday. Rohit Sharma, Sunil Chhetri and Jasprit Bumrah are also some of the nominees.
SportsCafe Desk
featuresports3 years ago

The Good, Bad & Ugly ft. Mary Kom, Mithali Raj and South American derby

This week saw more bad than good with Mary Kom clinching gold at the World Championship as India’s only positive outcome. Gaurav Mukhi suspended for age-fudging, Harmanpreet Kaur being called a ‘cheat’, and South American football’s grueling scenes ahead of derby constitute our bad and ugly.
Subhayan Dutta
newssports3 years ago

Today in Tweets ft. a Very Very Special birthday for Laxman and Rahul Dravid getting into Hall of Fame

While India were thrashing the daylights out of the Windies in Kerala, Indian sports stars were busy wishing VVS Laxman a happy birthday on Twitter. Even before it became clear that India were in no mood to mess about in the final ODI, Rahul Dravid was formally inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame.
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