38th All India Major Ports Cricket C’ship: Paradip, Mumbai enter semifinals

PARADIP, DEC 4 Paradip Port Trust and Mumbai Port Trust entered the semifinals of the 38th All India Major Port Cricket Championship being held at Gopabandhu Stadium here. On the 3rd day of the championship, host Paradip Port Trust (PPT) defeated VO Chidambaram Port Trust by 98 runs to enter the semifinal round. Electing to […]

Continue Reading

Naval Tata Hockey Academy selection camp for boys on Dec 6-7

JAMSHEDPUR, DEC 3 The Naval Tata Hockey Academy (NTHA) will hold selection camp for Under-15 and Under-17 Boys for the 2019 batch at Jamshedpur on December 6-7. Interested candidates born on or after November 1, 2004 for Under-15 category and born on/after November 1, 2003 may report at the Naval Tata Hockey Academy at “Flat […]

Continue Reading

Registration opens for 4th edition of Tata Steel Bhubaneswar Half Marathon

PRIYABRAT BISWAL BHUBANESWAR, DEC 1 Tata Steel today announced start of registration for the 4th edition of Tata Steel Bhubaneswar Half Marathon-2019, scheduled to be held at Kalinga Sports Complex here on January 13, 2019. Though one can register his/her name through official website www.tatasteelbbsr-run.com till December 30, 2018, this time the organizers have restricted […]

Continue Reading

Fan Village a big draw at Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar-2018

BHUBANESWAR, NOV 29 Hockey buffs attending the biggest sporting extravaganza in the country Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018, are being treated to games and fun activities installed in the Fan Village spanning about 18,000 sq. metres inside the iconic Kalinga Stadium. The activities range from anti-gravity photo booth which lets people click gravity-defying […]

Continue Reading

Olympic champions Argentina start campaign on a winning note, beat Spain 4-3

BHUBANESWAR, NOV 29 Agustin Mazzilli and Gonzalo Peillat scored a brace each but Olympic champions Argentina were made to dig deep to eke out a 4-3 win over Spain in their Pool A match of the hockey World Cup here today. Six places may separate the two teams in world rankings but world number eight […]

Continue Reading

Honda riders all set for Asia Road Racing Championship finale

BURIRAM (THAILAND), NOV 29 IDEMITSU Honda Racing rider Taiga Hada of Japan will be eyeing a podium finish in the SuperSport 600cc class final round of the FIM Asia Road Racing Championship at the Chang International Circuit here Saturday. The 20-year-old Hada will have Indian teammates Rajiv Sethu and Anish Shetty for company as the […]

Continue Reading

PM Modi congratulates Indian Hockey team

New Delhi, Nov 29 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted the Indian Hockey Team for a 5-0 victory over South Africa in their opening match at the 2018 Hockey World Cup campaign in Bhubaneswar. “A fantastic start for the Indian Hockey team! Congratulations to our team for an impressive win against South Africa in […]

Continue Reading

Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018: India maul South Africa 5-0 in opener

BHUBANESWAR, NOV 28 Hosts India started their Hockey World Cup campaign on a rousing note, thrashing South Africa 5-0 in their opening Pool C match in front of packed Kalinga Stadium here today. Simranjeet Singh (43rd, 46th minutes) scored a brace, while Mandeep Singh (10th), Akashdeep Singh (12th) and Lalit Upadhyay (45th) were the other […]

Continue Reading

Odisha CM releases commemorative postage stamps on Hockey World Cup

BHUBANESWAR, NOV 28 Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today released commemorative postage stamps on Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup. The stamps aim at commemorating the 14th edition of the Men’s Hockey World Cup in the state.      “I would like to thank the Postal Department for producing beautiful stamps at the time of the Hockey World […]

Continue Reading

England hockey team visits SAI Int’l School

BHUBANESWAR, NOV 28 In a bid to popularize hockey among school children, the visiting England National Hockey team visited city-based SAI International School today. During their interaction with students, the players and officials discussed about the game and their lives. The visitors, who are in the Temple City for the Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup […]

Continue Reading