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Rishabh Pant appointed as Uttarakhand’s brand ambassador

Guwahati: The Uttarakhand government on Sunday (December 19) named Indian wicketkeeper batter Rishabh Pant as the state’s bramd ambassador for promoting sports and general health. Taking to Twitter, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami said that Rishabh Pant will encourage…

Kidambi Srikanth clinches historic silver at BWF World Championships

Guwahati: India’s shuttler Kidambi Srikanth scripted history on Sunday, December 19, as he became the first male player from the nation to win a silver medal in BWF World Championships. He squared off against Singapore’s Loh Kean Yew, who was…

Kidambi Srikanth becomes 1st Indian to enter BWF World Championships final

Guwahati: Kidambi Srikanth created history on Saturday by becoming the first Indian shuttler to enter the final in the men’s singles category of the BWF World Championships in Huelva. In an all-Indian battle, former world number one Srikanth rallied to defeat…

Men’s Asian Championship Trophy 2021: India beat Pakistan 3-1

Guwahati: The Indian hockey team beat arch-rivals Pakistan 3-1 in its third match of the Men’s Asian Champions Trophy 2021 held in Dhaka, Bangladesh on Friday (December 17). For India, Harmanpreet Singh and Akashdeep Singh were the goal-scorers. Harmanpreet and…

Ganguly refuses to comment on Kohli’s captaincy claim, says ‘BCCI will deal with it’

Kolkata (West Bengal): Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly on Thursday refused to comment on the claims made by Virat Kohli regarding white-ball captaincy and said that the board will handle it. “I have no…

Virat Kohli contradicts Sourav Ganguly, Says Never Told Not to Give up Team India’s T20 Captaincy

Guwahati: India Test captain Virat Kohli on Wednesday contradicted BCCI President Sourav Ganguly’s statement on Team India’s leadership, saying that no communication happened between him and the BCCI selection committee or office-bearers in regards to not relinquishing the T20I captaincy.…

There is no rift between me and Rohit Sharma: Virat Kohli

Guwahati: India’s Test captain Virat Kohli on Wednesday reiterated that he has no differences with limited-overs captain Rohit Sharma and that he is tired of explaining the same thing again and again. Speaking to the media in a pre-departure press…

Assam Footballer Apurna Narzary selected for U-19 India women team

Guwahati: Assam footballer Apurna Narzary has been selected for the India Under-19 Women’s National Football Team for the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) U-19 Women’s Championship 2021 to be held in Bangladesh. “Heartiest congratulations to our very own Apurna Narzary for…

Manipur’s Bindyarani Devi wins gold at 2021 IWF World Weightlifting Championship

Guwahati: Bindyarani Devi won the gold medal in the women’s 55-kg Clean & Jerk at the ongoing World Weightlifting Championship in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Her medal is the first for India at the ongoing edition of the event. 1st🥇for 🇮🇳 at…

Hardik Pandya likely to retire from Test cricket

Guwahati: Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya has been a huge miss for the Indian cricket in the recent times. It is because he has been suffering from a back issue. And the back injury is not getting any better with time.…