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MUMBAI: Actor Preeti Jhangiani, co-promoter along with actor-husband Parvin Dabas of Pro Panja League, was on Thursday named president of the Maharashtra Arm Wrestling Association. 

Jhangiani and Dabas launched the Pro Panja League in February 2020. Since its inception, the professional arm-wrestling league has gone on to become the biggest arm-wrestling promotion in Asia. Pro Panja League has held a couple of ranking tournaments, multiple mega matches, and several promotional events across the country.

Mar 20, 2023 18:03
In a dominating display of billiards, Pankaj Advani reigned supreme in the Asian Billiards Championship held Sunday in Doha, Qatar.  Pankaj defeated the current national champion Brijesh Damani 5-1. After a 5-1 win over Thailand’s Praput Chaithanasakun in the quarterfinals, Pankaj brushed aside Pauk Sa of Myanmar with a similar score line. 
Mar 17, 2023 18:03
BENGALURU: Loyalty and engagement solutions company BI Worldwide India Friday announced a partnership with GoSports Foundation on their flagship programme, ‘GoSports Long-term Athlete Development Programme’ (GLTADP) for three years. 
Mar 17, 2023 15:03
MUMBAI: The inaugural Premier Handball League (PHL) – already sanctioned by the Handball Association India, the national sports federation for the sport, affiliated with the International Handball Federation (IHF) and the Asian Handball Federation (AHF), is on the horizon. 
Mar 09, 2023 19:03
The Inspire Institute of Sport (IIS) Thursday announced a partnership with the Manipur Judo Association (MJA), with the stated goal being to create a structured athlete development pathway for the sport in the state and help Indian judokas achieve success at the global level.  
Mar 06, 2023 19:03
MUMBAI: This International Women’s Day, adidas has launched a campaign featuring their women athletes.  The film encourages women in sport & beyond to embrace their multiplicities and express them in an unfiltered way. Through this film, adidas celebrates the power of moving freely, rising above all distractions and enabling one to achieve their full potential.
Mar 06, 2023 18:03
KOCHI: Ahmedabad Defenders clinched the trophy in the second season of Prime Volleyball League with a 15-7, 15-10, 18-20, 13-15, 15-8 win over the Bengaluru Torpedoes at the Regional Sports Centre, Kochi on Sunday.  Angamuthu was named the player of the match for his dominating show.
Mar 06, 2023 17:03
Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu has won the 2022 BBC Indian Sportswoman of the Year award after a public vote. Chanu becomes the first athlete to win the award twice in a row after winning for the year 2021. Born in Manipur state, Chanu learned to weightlift by carrying firewood.
Mar 02, 2023 18:03
MUMBAI: India's MMA star and newest UFC athlete, Anshul Jubli, will be a special guest on Sony Sports Network’s live studio show, Ultimate Guide to UFC, this Sunday, March 5. 
Mar 02, 2023 18:03
A survey commissioned by the NFL has declared that approximately 200 million viewers - 60% of all people in the United States - watched Super Bowl LVII on February 12. The approximated number is based on a custom survey in collaboration with Nielsen to compliment Nielsen's audience measurement data to better understand how many may have watched the game, particularly in group settings.
Feb 28, 2023 20:02
UFC, the world’s premier Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) organization, has announced the second season of Road To UFC, the most significant opportunity for Asia's top MMA prospects to make it to the world stage.  The opening round will kick off the tournament on May 27 and 28. Road To UFC is a “win and advance” tournament that will take top MMA prospects from Asia and give them a pathway to a UFC contract.