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Feb 17, 2021 16:02

Naveen lays foundation stone for India's largest hockey stadium

BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday laid the foundation stone for India's biggest international hockey stadium, which will be coming up at Rourkela in Sundergarh district.

The state government has set a target to complete the construction of the stadium ahead of the men's FIH Hockey World Cup 2023.…

Feb 17, 2021 16:02

NRAI selects 57-member squad for ISSF World Cup in New Delhi

NEW DELHI: The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) on Friday announced a 57-member Indian team for the year's first combined International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun stage, scheduled in New Delhi's Dr. Karni Singh Shooting range between, March 18 to 29.

The New Delhi World Cup will…

Feb 17, 2021 16:02

BCCI keen to 'get crowds back' for IPL 2021: Sourav Ganguly

MUMBAI: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has made official what the general public is expecting - that this year's Indian Premier League will more than likely allow fan entry. 

While dates are yet to be officially announced for the IPL's 2021 edition, it is expected to be held between the months of April and May.

The…

Feb 17, 2021 15:02

Intl cricket to return to the Caribbean as CWI confirm Lanka tour

ST JOHN’S, Antigua: Cricket West Indies (CWI) Tuesday confirmed the all-format International tour between West Indies and Sri Lanka starting in March, signalling the return of international cricket to the Caribbean.

The two teams will play three T20Is, three One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and two Test matches in a bio-secure…

Feb 17, 2021 15:02

Aston Martin to unveil Formula 1 car on March 3

LONDON: The first Aston Martin Formula 1 car since 1960 will be revealed in a virtual launch event on Wednesday March 3 at 15:00 GMT, the team has revealed.

The Silverstone-based team, previously known as Racing Point, will field four-time World Champion Sebastian Vettel alongside Lance Stroll as they take on a brand new…

Feb 17, 2021 13:02

MotoGP extends videogame partnership until at least 2026

MADRID: MotoGP and Milestone will remain partners until at least 2026, with the Italian company set to continue as the official MotoGP Videogame developer and publisher for at least another five years. 

This new agreement, running from 2022 to 2026, marks the beginning of a new decade of collaboration and covers all console…

Feb 17, 2021 13:02

Getty Images announced as official photographic agency of F1

LONDON: Getty Images Tuesday announced it has become the Official Photographic Agency of Formula 1. 

From 2021, Getty Images will cover every F1, F2, F3 and Porsche Super Cup race. 

The new long-term partnership formalises a professional and ongoing relationship that Formula 1 and Getty Images have enjoyed throughout…

Feb 16, 2021 18:02

AICF looks to start Indian Chess League, host super tournament

NEW DELHI: The newly elected office-bearers of the All India Chess Federation (AICF) have announced some big plans, including an Indian Chess League and a schools programme.

The ‘vision document’ of the AICF was released following the Annual General Body Meeting attended by 33 state units.

Feb 16, 2021 17:02

PGTI tees off 2021 with inaugural Gujarat Open Golf Championship

AHMEDABAD: The Tata Steel Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) will begin 2021 with the launch of a new event, the Gujarat Tourism - Gujarat Open Golf Championship 2021.

The tournament teed off at the magnificent Kalhaar Blues & Greens Golf Club in Ahmedabad Tuesday and runs through till to 19.

Feb 16, 2021 17:02

RR launches cricket academy in Guwahati's Barsapara stadium

GUWAHATI: Rajasthan Royals, in partnership with the Assam Cricket Association, on Friday launched the State Cricket Academy, Assam powered by Rajasthan Royals in Guwahati, their first in the North East.