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Tata Steel Chess Tournament Broadcaster Invites Norwegian Bank Robber As Guest

Tata Steel Chess Tournament Broadcaster Invites Norwegian Bank Robber As Guest

17 January 2022

Known as the mastermind behind the biggest heist in Norway, David Toska has been invited to join as a guest during TV 2's Tata Steel Chess broadcast.

Aveenash Pandoo Appointed India’s First Weightlifting High-Performance Director Until Paris 2024

Aveenash Pandoo Appointed India’s First Weightlifting High-Performance Director Until Paris 2024

14 January 2022

Aveenash Pandoo will come to India with more than two decades of coaching experience in South Africa and Indonesia. He was instrumental in helping two...


Beijing Winter Olympics: China Faces Omicron Test Weeks Ahead Of The Games

With the success of the Winter Olympics and China's national dignity at stake, Beijing is doubling down on its 'zero-tolerance' COVID-19 policy. Across China,...

Eight More Boxers Test Positive For COVID-19, But National Camp Continues

Eight More Boxers Test Positive For COVID-19, But National Camp Continues

13 January 2022

After 18 campers, 12 boxers and six support staff members, returned positive for the virus on Wednesday, eight more were added to the tally after a fresh round...


Mary Kom, Amit Panghal Among Six Olympians Added To National Boxing Camp

Boxers Vikas Krishan, Manish Kaushik, Satish Kumar and Ashish Kumar also joined the men's camp in Patiala alongside Amit Panghal. The camp will continue till...

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11 January 2022
National Youth Festival: PM Narendra Modi To Virtually Inaugurate 25th Edition

National Youth Festival: PM Narendra Modi To Virtually Inaugurate 25th Edition

The virtual inauguration of National Youth Festival will take place after the National Youth Summit which aims to galvanize, ignite, unite and activate the...


10 January 2022
Andrew Jennings, Groundbreaking Investigative Sports Journalist, Dies At 78

Andrew Jennings, Groundbreaking Investigative Sports Journalist, Dies At 78

Andrew Jennings' books, including 'The Lords of The Rings' published in 1992 and 'Foul!' in 2005, proved to be essential texts to better understand the...


09 January 2022
Esports: From BGMI To Counter-Strike, DOTA to Free Fire, India’s Online Gaming Content Creators On A Roll

Esports: From BGMI To Counter-Strike, DOTA to Free Fire, India’s Online Gaming Content Creators On A Roll

Esports is fast becoming a career option for youngsters in India. And it is now a medal sport in the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou, China.


07 January 2022
Bajrang Punia, Ravi Dahiya Choose To Train With Indian Coaches Till Paris Olympics

Bajrang Punia, Ravi Dahiya Choose To Train With Indian Coaches Till Paris Olympics

Bajrang Punia and Ravi Dahiya have conveyed the message to the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) that they will prefer to train under Indian coaches instead...


07 January 2022
Arif Khan, India's Beijing Winter Olympics-bound Athlete, Included In TOPS Core Group

Arif Khan, India's Beijing Winter Olympics-bound Athlete, Included In TOPS Core Group

Arif Khan is the first Indian athlete to qualify for two events at the Winter Olympic Games, scheduled to be held in Beijing from February 4. Khan will compete...


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06 January 2022
Neeraj Chopra Turns Angel Investor, Olympic Gold Medallist Bets Undisclosed Sum

Neeraj Chopra Turns Angel Investor, Olympic Gold Medallist Bets Undisclosed Sum

One Impression, the influencer marketing platform in which Neeraj has bet an undisclosed amount, said it will deploy the funds to build product solutions for...


04 January 2022
Australian Domestic Leagues Hit By COVID-19 Outbreaks; BBL Fixtures Altered

Australian Domestic Leagues Hit By COVID-19 Outbreaks; BBL Fixtures Altered

While two matches of the Women's National Cricket League were postponed till March due to border closures after a spike in COVID-19 cases, the Big Bash League...


03 January 2022
COVID-19 Strikes In 2022: Lionel Messi, Glenn McGrath Head List Of Sports Celebrities Hit By Virus

COVID-19 Strikes In 2022: Lionel Messi, Glenn McGrath Head List Of Sports Celebrities Hit By Virus

The pandemic is still at large and its new variant Omicron has created a major fear wave across the world. Here is a list of sports personalities who have...


03 January 2022
National Chess Events Scheduled For January 2022 Postponed Due To Rising COVID Cases

National Chess Events Scheduled For January 2022 Postponed Due To Rising COVID Cases

The All India Chess Federation (AICF) informed about its decision on Monday. The postponed events are national junior, national school and national sub-junior...


02 January 2022
Neeraj Chopra's Coach Klaus Bartonietz Gets Contract Extension Till Paris Olympics

Neeraj Chopra's Coach Klaus Bartonietz Gets Contract Extension Till Paris Olympics

Klaus Bartonietz took charge as Neeraj Chopra's coach from compatriot and former world record holder javelin thrower Uwe Hohn during the youngster's...


01 January 2022
Taranjeet Kaur, India’s Fastest U-23 Sprinter, Fails Dope Test; Faces Four Year Ban

Taranjeet Kaur, India’s Fastest U-23 Sprinter, Fails Dope Test; Faces Four Year Ban

Taranjeet Kaur won 100m and 200m gold medals in the National U-23 Championships last year clocking 11.54s and 23.57s respectively. Before that, she had also...


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01 January 2022
Higher And Stronger, India's Olympic Medallists Make Their New Year 2022 Wishes

Higher And Stronger, India's Olympic Medallists Make Their New Year 2022 Wishes

After an eventful 2021 that included Tokyo Olympics, India's top sportspersons face a challenging 2022. Their dreams and aspirations remain as high as ever.


12 January 2022
World Blitz Chess: Koneru Humpy Finishes At 5th spot, R Vaishali Ends Up 14th

World Blitz Chess: Koneru Humpy Finishes At 5th spot, R Vaishali Ends Up 14th

In the open section, P Harikrishna, the highest ranked Indian in the tournament, ended at the 84th spot, while Vidit Santhosh Gujrathi was the best performer...


12 January 2022
Yearender 2021: Virat Kohli vs BCCI, Sushil Kumar's Shame, Mary Kom's First Of Fury – 5 Unwanted Controversies

Yearender 2021: Virat Kohli vs BCCI, Sushil Kumar's Shame, Mary Kom's First Of Fury – 5 Unwanted Controversies

BCCI boss Sourav Ganguly and Virat Kohli contradicted each other on future of Indian captaincy while Olympians Manika Batra, Sushil Kumar and Mary Kom made...


30 December 2021
Neeraj Chopra's New Year Resolution: Breach 90-Metre Mark; 'Medal Is One Thing, Distance Is Another,' Says Olympic Champion

Neeraj Chopra's New Year Resolution: Breach 90-Metre Mark; 'Medal Is One Thing, Distance Is Another,' Says Olympic Champion

Neeraj Chopra, who clinched the historic gold with a throw of 87.58m in his second attempt at the Tokyo Olympics, has been eyeing the coveted 90m for quite...


12 January 2022
World Rapid Chess Championship 2021: Koneru Humpy Slips To Finish Sixth In Women’s Category

World Rapid Chess Championship 2021: Koneru Humpy Slips To Finish Sixth In Women’s Category

Defending Champion Koneru Humpy finished with 7.5 points in the women's section of the World Rapid Chess Championship 2021. The highest-ranked Indian P...


12 January 2022
Yearender 2021: Transforming Fandom, How This Year Has Been Fantastic For Sports NFTs

Yearender 2021: Transforming Fandom, How This Year Has Been Fantastic For Sports NFTs

Sports NFTs are becoming a rage. If it’s NBA and NFL in the USA, cricket is catching the imagination of digital collectors who love to buy, brag and bargain....


12 January 2022
World Rapid Chess Championship 2021: Defending Champion Koneru Humpy Bounces Back In Style

World Rapid Chess Championship 2021: Defending Champion Koneru Humpy Bounces Back In Style

Defending champion Koneru Humpy is currently in the joint second spot at the World Rapid Chess Championship 2021 after posting three victories in a row in...


12 January 2022
Yearender 2021: Saikhom Mirabai Chanu Lifts Spirits But Weightlifting Faces Uncertain Future

Yearender 2021: Saikhom Mirabai Chanu Lifts Spirits But Weightlifting Faces Uncertain Future

Saikhom Mirabai Chanu, a former world champion, had left the 2016 Rio Olympics in tears after failing to log a legitimate lift but five years on, she displayed...


12 January 2022
Yearender 2021: Neeraj Chopra Heralds New Era In Indian Athletics With Olympic Gold

Yearender 2021: Neeraj Chopra Heralds New Era In Indian Athletics With Olympic Gold

While Neeraj Chopra's golden moment is a new beginning in Indian athletics, but the year 2021 also witnessed the end of an era with the demise of legendary...


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Tata Steel Chess Tournament Broadcaster Invites Norwegian Bank Robber As Guest

Tata Steel Chess Tournament Broadcaster Invites Norwegian Bank Robber As Guest

Known as the mastermind behind the biggest heist in Norway, David Toska has been invited to join as a guest during TV 2's Tata Steel Chess broadcast.

17 January 2022
Aveenash Pandoo Appointed India’s First Weightlifting High-Performance Director Until Paris 2024

Aveenash Pandoo Appointed India’s First Weightlifting High-Performance Director Until Paris 2024

Aveenash Pandoo will come to India with more than two decades of coaching experience in South Africa and Indonesia. He was instrumental in helping two Indonesian lifters win medals in the 2016 Rio Olympics.

14 January 2022
Beijing Winter Olympics: China Faces Omicron Test Weeks Ahead Of The Games

Beijing Winter Olympics: China Faces Omicron Test Weeks Ahead Of The Games

With the success of the Winter Olympics and China's national dignity at stake, Beijing is doubling down on its 'zero-tolerance' COVID-19 policy. Across China, more than 20 million people are in some form of lockdown.

13 January 2022
Eight More Boxers Test Positive For COVID-19, But National Camp Continues

Eight More Boxers Test Positive For COVID-19, But National Camp Continues

After 18 campers, 12 boxers and six support staff members, returned positive for the virus on Wednesday, eight more were added to the tally after a fresh round of testing. The total number of infected boxers now stands at 20.

13 January 2022
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