Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2018: Shah Rukh Khan to be part of the opening ceremony

BHUBANESWAR, OCT 9 The opening ceremony of the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018, scheduled to be held on November 27, will feature Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and also a live performance from musical genius AR Rahman. Khan, who is an ardent hockey fan, today took to twitter extending his support and pledging […]

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Kia Motors India signs four-year partnership with Bengaluru Football Club

Bangalore, October 5, 2018: Kia Motors, the world’s 8th largest automaker, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bengaluru Football Club to be the principal sponsor for the ongoing season of the Indian Super League (ISL) through to end of the 2021-22 season. The MoU for the four-year deal was signed in the presence of Kookhyun Shim, MD & CEO, Kia Motors […]

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CABI announces 17-member team for India–England Bilateral Cricket series for Blind

BHUBANESWAR, SEPT 29 Cricket Association for the Blind in India (CABI) today announced a 17-member team for the upcoming Bilateral and Triangular Cricket Series for the Blind 2018 to be played among India, England and Sri Lanka scheduled from October 2 to 27. Matches will be held on October 2,3 and 4  at SSE Sports […]

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Lilima Minz to receive Ekalabya Puraskar-2018

Bhubaneswar, Sept 30 Hockey player Lilima Minz, who hails from Odisha, has been selected for the prestigious Ekalabya Puraskar, 2018. The annual award, comprising a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh along with a citation, would be presented at the Ekalabya Award function, the date for which will be announced soon. The Ekalabya Committee comprising […]

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Anand beats Ragger as Indian men crush Austria 3.5-0.5

Batumi (Georgia), Sep 26 (PTI) World rapid champion Viswanathan Anand put it past Markus Ragger in a brilliant positional game as the Indian men’s team cruised to a 3.5-0.5 victory over Austria in the second round of the 43rd Chess Olympiad here. Back to the Olympiad after a gap of 12 years, Anand was precise in […]

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Asia Cup: India aim to test middle-order against resolute Afghanistan

Dubai, Sep 24 (PTI) The Indian cricket team will hope that its untested middle-order gets some game time ahead of the grand finale when it takes on an ever-improving Afghanistan in the final ‘Super Four’ encounter of the Asia Cup here Tuesday. India have been on a roll after an unimpressive start against Hong Kong, with […]

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Fancied India wary of unpredictable Pakistan

Dubai, Sept 22: Favourites India have no grounds for complacency as they wait to see ‘which’ Pakistan turns up in the Asia Cup here Sunday, well aware of the unpredictable arch-rivals’ penchant for surprising not just opponents but themselves, too. India are eyeing a place in the final after three wins in as many matches, […]

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Jio signs pact with Star India to bring all cricket matches on its app

NEW DELHI, SEPT 21 Reliance Jio today said it has entered into a five-year partnership pact with Star India to live-stream T20, ODI, test cricket matches on its JioTV app. “Jio and Star will make all televised India-cricket matches available to users of JioTV and Hotstar in India. Reliance Industries Limited signed an agreement in […]

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AR Rahman, Gulzar come together to create Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup official song

MUMBAI/BHUBANESWAR, SEPT 21 The Odisha government has roped in renowned Oscar winning music composer AR Rahman for composing the Official World Cup Song  titled ‘Jai Hind Hind, Jai India’ for the upcoming Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup-2018.  The song will not only have pulsating rhythm but it will also have the magic of poetry as […]

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Bhubaneswar sets ball rolling for Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup

PRIYABRAT BISWAL BHUBANESWAR, SEPT 20 With less than ten weeks to the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2018 to begin in the Capital City of Odisha, the temple city is all set to witness a great deal of excitement with 360 degree campaigns, creating a nationwide buzz for the sport and to gain collective support […]

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