Category: Sports

Nike launches ‘sporting hijab’ for women

Different views and laws from different parts of the world have made hijab the subject of a worldwide debate in the past few years. But Muslim women from across the globe have shattered stereotypes by achieving excellence in their respective fields including sports while wearing a hijab. Following prominent fashion events and publications that gave […]

Virat Kohli and Mirabai Charu recommended for Khel Ratna

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and world champion weightlifter Mirabai Chanu were Monday jointly recommended for the country’s highest sporting honour — the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award. Kohli will become the third Indian cricketer after legendary Sachin Tendulkar (1997) and the talismanic former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni (2007) once the sports ministry officially accepts […]

Best at the End; Cook joins the club of first and last Test hundred

Alastair Cook became just the fifth player and first Englishman to score a hundred in both their first and last Tests when he reached three figures against India at the Oval on Monday. The 33-year-old opener, England’s all-time leading Test run-scorer, reached the landmark in unusual fashion when an overthrow from Jasprit Bumrah that went […]

AFI Makes plans eying medal in Olympics

Terming the success achieved in track and field events at the Asian Games as just the beginning, Athletics Federation of India (AFI) president Adille Sumariwalla has said that the association has shortlisted some events from which an Olympic medal can come in future. “We want to continue at this pace. We had a meeting of […]

Eve-teasing on Sania Mirza; Twitter slams Sabbir Rahman

Twitterati were not pleased following Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Malik’s claims that his wife Sania Mirza was eve-teased by Bangladesh player Sabbir Rahman. On Saturday, Bangladeshi media had reported that the Indian tennis star was molested by the 26-year-old cricketer as Shoaib Malik had written an official complaint to the Cricket Committee of Dhaka Metropolis (CCDM) […]