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NEW DELHI: Sharp para shooter Pooja Agarwal has won two Silver medals at the World Shooting Para Sport World Cup held at Lima, Peru. 

Working as a manager at Indian Bank, Pooja continues to train at the Dr Karni Singh Shooting range 40 km from her home under purnatva shooting academy with Subhash Rana as coach at SportzCraft (Delhi).

Jun 23, 2021 15:06
NEW DELHI: The Delhi government on Tuesday appointed India’s first woman Olympic medal winner Karnam Malleswari as the first Vice-Chancellor of Delhi Sports University.  Malleswari won Bronze in weightlifting at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.
Jun 22, 2021 18:06
MUMBAI: After a two-year gap, the best volleyball players in the country and a host of international stars are set to again turn out for a franchise based professional volleyball league - with a difference though. 
Jun 22, 2021 17:06
AMSTERDAM: FIVB Volleyball World launched the ‘Equal Jersey’ Tuesday: a jersey specifically designed to honor gender equality. This first ever Equal Jersey will be worn by the world’s top volleyball players featuring not only their name, but also the name of the opposite gender who shares the same jersey number. 
Jun 19, 2021 07:06
NEW DELHI: Track legend Milkha Singh, one of the country’s earliest sports heroes, died of Covid-related complications in a private hospital in Chandigarh late on Friday night, leaving the athletics community in shock and disbelief.  The Flying Sikh, 91, lost his wife Nirmal Kaur to the virus earlier this week.
Jun 19, 2021 06:06
LAUSANNE: Ski mountaineering will be put forward as an additional sport to the programme of the Olympic Winter Games Milano Cortina 2026. The IOC executive board has forwarded this proposal to the next IOC Session in Tokyo in July.
Jun 18, 2021 12:06
HYDERABAD: The government of Andhra Pradesh has allocated two acres of land to badminton star PV Sindhu to set up a badminton academy near Visakhapatnam. The government order (GO) was issued on Thursday allocating two acres of land located at Chingadili village in Visakhapatnam rural mandal to set up P Venkata Sindhu Badminton Academy and Sports School for promoting sports in the public interest.
Jun 18, 2021 08:06
CHENNAI: With India's Tech Mahindra announcing the Global Chess League (GCL) that has the official backing of world governing body FIDE, the chances of top Indian chess players signing up brand endorsement deals have brightened, players and talent managers feel. 
Jun 18, 2021 08:06
COMCAST-OWNED MEDIA CONGLOMERATE NBC is reportedly looking to set a new benchmark for the price of a 30-second spot for Super Bowl commercials as it kicks off preliminary discussions with advertisers for the 2022 edition of world sport's biggest single day money spinner. And the price tag? No less than $6 million! 
Jun 17, 2021 19:06
NEW YORK: The National Football League (NFL) Wednesday welcomed Diageo, a global leader in beverage alcohol, as its first ever Official Spirits Sponsor.  The multiyear sponsorship is uniquely structured with the NFL fan in mind and will include opportunities for on-site activation and engagement with adult fans, as well as broadcast, digital, and social content from NFL Kickoff through the Super Bowl.
Jun 16, 2021 18:06
MUMBAI: Senco Gold & Diamonds has signed Indian sprinter Dutee Chand, current national champion in the women's 100m event, as the jewellery retail chain’s new brand ambassador.