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  • Brands Investment in Esports Is In All Time High and Growing - vpnBrands Investment in Esports Is In All Time High and Growing - vpn

    BusinessJul 9, 2021, 12:41 PM IST

    Brands Investment in Esports Is In All Time High and Growing

    The esports industry has captured the attention of celebrity athletes and superstars, many of whom can attract hundreds of thousands of people to a single broadcast.

  • virat kohli lone cricketer forbes top 100 highest paid athletes 2020 listvirat kohli lone cricketer forbes top 100 highest paid athletes 2020 list

    CricketMay 30, 2020, 2:19 PM IST

    Virat Kohli lone cricketer in Forbes’ 100 highest paid athletes 2020 list

    Forbes has announced the list of top-100 highest paid athletes in the world for the year 2020. Virat Kohli is the lone cricketer in it

  • Coronavirus sprinter Dutee Chand resumes outdoor training amid lockdownCoronavirus sprinter Dutee Chand resumes outdoor training amid lockdown

    Other SportsMay 20, 2020, 5:00 PM IST

    Coronavirus: Sprinter Dutee Chand resumes outdoor training amid lockdown

    'After two months, I am training outdoors and it is a very nice feeling to experience the air while running on the track. For a track athlete, there is no better feeling than this. At the same time I am also experiencing an unusual feeling,' India's 100m record holder Dutee Chand said

  • Special Olympics Bharat conducts yoga session motivate special athletes during lockdownSpecial Olympics Bharat conducts yoga session motivate special athletes during lockdown

    Other SportsMay 13, 2020, 3:06 PM IST

    Special Olympics Bharat conducts yoga session to motivate special athletes during lockdown

    The webinar included an introduction to yoga, followed by a 45-minute demonstration by the trainer, to over 350 viewers from India and beyond comprising of Athletes, Coaches, Families, Volunteers and Special Olympics officials

  • Coronavirus Outbreak: India's Sports Minister Expects 2020 Tokyo Olympics To Go Ahead As ScheduledCoronavirus Outbreak: India's Sports Minister Expects 2020 Tokyo Olympics To Go Ahead As Scheduled

    SportsFeb 27, 2020, 6:55 PM IST

    Coronavirus Outbreak: India's Sports Minister Expects 2020 Tokyo Olympics To Go Ahead As Scheduled

    Kiren Rijiju, the Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports on Thursday brushed aside the threat of coronavirus and said India would participate in 2020 Tokyo Olympics in full flow. "Virus China mein hai, Tokyo mein Nahi (the virus is in China not Tokyo)," Rijiju said in response to questions about the Games on the sidelines of a workshop to sensitize Indian athletes about Japanese etiquette and culture. Rijiju said the current situation demands that nations come together to fight the crisis. "We have to fight every situation together. I expect Tokyo Olympics to start July 24 on time and go ahead smoothly," he said.

  • Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju announced Lifelong Monthly Pension for AthletesSports Minister Kiren Rijiju announced Lifelong Monthly Pension for Athletes

    Decoding The EconomyFeb 11, 2020, 2:08 PM IST

    Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju announced Lifelong Monthly Pension for Athletes

    The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports is implementing ‘Pension to Meritorious Sportspersons’ scheme, Sportspersons who are Indian citizens and have won medals in Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, Asian Games and World Cups/World Championships (in Olympic and Asian Games disciplines) and Paralympic Games, are eligible for lifelong monthly pension after they attain the age of 30 years or retire from active sports, whichever is later.

  • Somdev Devvarman lauds Khelo India University GamesSomdev Devvarman lauds Khelo India University Games

    Other SportsFeb 10, 2020, 12:03 PM IST

    Somdev Devvarman lauds Khelo India University Games

    Khelo India University Games will be held from February 22 in Bhubaneswar. It will help Indian athletes, said tennis star Somdev Devvarman

  • A Total of 2747 Khelo India Athletes Selected Under Khelo India Scheme: Kiren RijijuA Total of 2747 Khelo India Athletes Selected Under Khelo India Scheme: Kiren Rijiju

    Village Ki ChhoriFeb 6, 2020, 5:33 PM IST

    A Total of 2747 Khelo India Athletes Selected Under Khelo India Scheme: Kiren Rijiju

    A total of 2747 Khelo India Athletes have been selected under the “Talent Search and Development” vertical of the Khelo India Scheme. A total of 540 athletes have been shortlisted during the Khelo India Youth Games, 2020 said the Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports, Kiren Rijiju.

  • rani rampal world games athlete of the year padma shri hockey women indiarani rampal world games athlete of the year padma shri hockey women india

    Not For Women OnlyFeb 2, 2020, 3:11 PM IST

    The Inspiring Life Of Indian Women's Hockey Captain Rani Rampal

    On Thursday, Indian women's team captain Rani Rampal became the first-ever hockey player to win the prestigious 'World Games Athlete of the Year' award. Earlier in the week, she was one among the six recipients from the category of sports to be conferred with Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award of our country. On Friday, January 31, 2019, the Indian Women's Hockey Team captain handed an out-of-turn promotion by the Sports Authority of India (SAI) to honour her achievement. In this episode of Not For Women Only with Sunita Iyer, let’s take a look at Rani Rampal’s inspiring journey so far.

  • Kobe Bryant dies helicopter crash Twitterati mourn tragic  death basketball legendKobe Bryant dies helicopter crash Twitterati mourn tragic  death basketball legend

    Other SportsJan 27, 2020, 9:38 AM IST

    Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash; Twitterati mourn tragic death of basketball legend

    Athletes, fans mourned the tragic death of American basketball superstar Kobe Bryant. He was killed in a helicopter crash

  • Kiren Rijiju and Suniel Shetty Call for Clean and Drug-free Sports CultureKiren Rijiju and Suniel Shetty Call for Clean and Drug-free Sports Culture

    Village Ki ChhoriJan 16, 2020, 4:57 PM IST

    Kiren Rijiju and Suniel Shetty Call for Clean and Drug-free Sports Culture

    Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju and actor Suniel Shetty have called for a clean and drug-free sports culture, urging Khelo India athletes to refrain from any banned substances. The minister promised the athletes that they would be given full support as long as they stay away from banned substances.

  • Milkha Singh turns 90: Farhan Akhtar wishes him good healthMilkha Singh turns 90: Farhan Akhtar wishes him good health

    BollywoodNov 20, 2019, 5:14 PM IST

    Milkha Singh turns 90: Farhan Akhtar wishes him good health

    Former athlete Milkha turned 90 on Wednesday. Farhan Akhtar shared a monochrome picture of him and wrote alongside, "Happy birthday to the 'Flying Sikh' .. love you Milkha-ji. Wish you good health and happiness always."

  • Indian para athlete Nishad Kumar wins bronze qualifies Tokyo OlympicsIndian para athlete Nishad Kumar wins bronze qualifies Tokyo Olympics

    Other SportsNov 14, 2019, 11:56 AM IST

    Indian para athlete Nishad Kumar wins bronze, qualifies for Tokyo Paralympics

    Nishad Kumar's medal booked India's ninth slot for the Tokyo Games. This was India's third bronze and six medals overall, one better than 2017 London Worlds. India had won five medals in the 2017 edition

  • WWE superstar Charlotte Flair visit India Mumbai BengaluruWWE superstar Charlotte Flair visit India Mumbai Bengaluru

    Other SportsNov 1, 2019, 2:40 PM IST

    WWE superstar Charlotte Flair to visit India; to meet Special Olympics athletes on Children's Day

    Charlotte Flair returns to India after four years for a promotional tour. Apart from meeting numerous fans across Mumbai and Bengaluru, her three-day action packed itinerary includes meeting with Special Olympics athletes on the occasion of Children’s Day and an appearance at ComicCon India

  • Swaroop Singh Kuntal becomes fastest Indian complete Ironman MalaysiaSwaroop Singh Kuntal becomes fastest Indian complete Ironman Malaysia

    Other SportsOct 28, 2019, 3:50 PM IST

    Swaroop Singh Kuntal becomes fastest Indian to complete Ironman Malaysia

    The Ironman Malaysia was organised on October 26 on Langkawi Island in Malaysia. Athletes from all over the world participated. Swaroop Singh Kuntal completed it in a record timing of 12 hours and 14 minutes