Meet the winners of Indian Sports Honors 2019

The second edition of the Indian Sports Honors, an initiative by Sanjiv Goenka, Chairman, RP-SG Group and Virat Kohli, was organized on 27th September 2019 at Dome, NSCI, SVP Stadium in Mumbai. The annual ceremony, aimed to recognize and honor the top-performing athletes of India for the period of 1st January to 31st December 2018, was attended by the greatest names in the sporting, corporate fraternity, and entertainment. A total of seventeen Honors were presented at the ceremony, comprizing eleven Jury Honors, including one Lifetime Achievement Honor, and six Popular Choice Honors also known as the Star Sports Believe Honors. […]

Indian Sports Honors: Star to broadcast Honors, Red Carpet

Star Sports will broadcast a program on the Indian Sports Honors. The awards will be broadcasted on October 4th & October 5th, 2019, giving fans the opportunity to witness a gala awards evening celebrating the finest athletes of India. In the last several years, Indian athletes have showcased their talent and potential on the global front by leading the way in different sporting genres. Indian Sports Honors has recognized and applauded for India’s finest athletes for their commitment to driving Indian sport to where it is today. The Indian Sports Honors is a joint initiative of Chairman, Sanjiv Goenka, RP-SG […]

India on Opening day of Weightlifting World Championships

India’s 19-year-old lifter Jhilli Dalabehera bowed out of the IWF World Championships in Pattaya with one valid clean and jerk attempt in the 45kg category. Starting the competition with a 68kg attempt in snatch, young Indian prospect failed to get a clear lift in all of her 3 attempts which all but ruled her out of the competition. Later in the clean and jerk, although Jhilli Dalabehera managed 88kg in her first lift, she subsequently failed in the following two as attempting 92kg and 93kg respectively. The competition kicked off in Pattaya today with On Yun Chol becoming World Champion […]

Statistical view of the CPL predictions in 2019

Jamaica Tallawahs will take on St Lucia Zouks in the 9th match of CPL 2019. Most of the expert CPL predictions for this match are likely to predict a JT win. One reasonable explanation behind a clear favourite is the betting odds for the specific team’s win. Who will win – Probabilities In this context, the betting odds for Jamaica Tallawahs are 1.57 while SLZ has odds of 2.38. The betting odds represent an indicative probability of a team’s win. Going by these odds, Jamaica Tallawahs have a 63.69% chance of a win, while the probability of a win for […]

India at the Summer Olympic Games 2020 in Tokyo, Japan

For a country with an estimated population of more than 1.37 billion, India has struggled to find the medal-winning athletes to make a mark at the Olympic Games. Owing to dismal performances at the world’s biggest stage, India deployed necessary measures to improve the facilities and nurture youngsters into future stars. Since then, the results are hard to overlook. A watershed performance at the Beijing Olympics in 2008, where Abhinav Bindra became the first Indian to win an individual Olympic gold after winning a shooting gold while wrestler Sushil Kumar and boxer Vijender Singh gave the Indian fans something to […]

Indian para-swimming team crosses the Catalina Channel in the USA

Indian para-swimming team, led by Limca Record holder Satendra Singh, made history by becoming the first from Asia to cross the Catalina Channel of the United States on Monday. Prior to this, last year, a swimming team from India also crossed the English Channel and four of those swimmers took part in this expedition, too. Satendra Singh was named in Limca Book of Records for crossing the English Channel last year. He has become the first Asian swimmer to have successfully crossed both the English and Catalina channel. The athlete born in Gwalior is the first para swimmer to have […]

Top Indian track and field athletes of all time (part 2)

2. Milkha Singh Taking part in the 200m and 400m category at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics, Milkha Singh first came into the athletics scene. However, the real turning point in his career came off the running track as he got the opportunity to meet Charles Jenkins, who had won the 400m event at those Games. Two years later, a much-improved Milkha set records in the 200m and 400m category at the National Games in Cuttack and then continued to win the Gold at the Asian Games in Tokyo. 1958 became the better year for him as he won India’s first […]

Top Indian track and field athletes of all time (part 1)

When compared to the Olympics in the 20th century, the performance of India at the Summer Games in the 21st century has been much improved. However, none of the medals that India won in those 2 previous Olympics was achieved in the track and field category. In spite of that fact, there’s no doubt that India has definitely had some great track and field athletes that have done very well in other big sports events in the world. Here’s a list of top Indian track and field athletes of all time. PT Usha PT Usha was first spotted in 1979 […]

Sports Minister Promises Extra Financial Help For Indian Football Team

In an interview to All India Football Federation (AIFF), Union sports minister Kiren Rijijuu, declared that the Ministry of Sports of India would provide extra financial help wherever it’s possible in order to help Indian Football propel to the next level. As talking on the sidelines of the match between India and DPR Korea in the Intercontinental Cup on July 14, the Minister of State (Independent Charge) Youth Affairs & Sports also said that they have seen some certain improvements in Indian men’s and women’s football in recent times and the Ministry of Sports will provide more financial help when […]

Wimbledon 2019: Ramkumar Ramanathan falls at second hurdle in qualifying

Indian player Ramkumar Ramanathan lost to Poland’s Kamil Majchrzak 7-6(5), 6-3 in the second round of the men’s singles qualifying event of qualifying at Wimbledon, meanwhile Sumit Nagal advanced to the pre-quarterfinal of the Aspria Challenger in Italy. Ramkumar Ramanathan yet once again failed to crack a Grand Slam main draw after losing the second hurdle in qualifying at Wimbledon to Kamil Majchrzak. The unseeded Indian lost 6-7 (5) 3-6 to the world number 111 and 11th seed at Wimbledon 2019 in one hour and 19 minutes. Ramkumar Ramanathan, who possesses a big serve and a lethal inside out forehand, […]