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newssports6 months ago

India to target a top-10 finish at the 2028 Olympics, claims Kiren Rijiju

Indian Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has stated that he is backing India to finish at the top 10 in the 2028 Olympic medals tally. The official also stressed the importance of making India a powerhouse in sports and how the government is leaving no stones unturned in their quest to achieve that.
SportsCafe Desk
newssportsa year 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
newssportsa year 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
newssportsa year 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

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
newssports2 years ago

Senior National Badminton Championship | Saina, Kashyap enter quarters, while PV Sindhu through to semis

Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu expectedly sailed into the semifinals with two straight-game wins. However, defending champion Saina Nehwal entered the quarters after winning a late pre-quarterfinal match on a day of excruciating drama at the 83rd Senior National Badminton Championship.
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newssports2 years ago

PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth and other para-athletes included in TOPS programme

PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth were among the two high-profile names to be drafted into the sports ministry’s Target Olympic Podium Scheme programme. A total number of 26 athletes were selected from badminton, cycling, para-athletics, and para-shooting to be included in the TOPS initiative.
SportsCafe Desk
featuresports2 years ago

Good, Bad, & Ugly ft. PV Sindhu, Harendra Singh & Australia Cricket Team

From PV Sindhu finally breaking her jinx in the finals of the World Championships, to some of the best names in cricket applying for the Indian women’s team coaching role, Indian sports had a lot of good elements. However, COA and India hockey team’s debacle have levelled it out in the end.
Subhayan Dutta
featuresports2 years ago

The Good, Bad & Ugly ft. Bajrang Punia, PV Sindhu and Asia Cup

From SAI initiating advanced courses to make life easier for its athletes to Indian swimmer scorching up the heat in waters, this week had many positives to look at. However, Bajrang Punia’s Khel Ratna antics and Indian baddy’s poor display maintained the other side of sports as well.
Subhayan Dutta