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JAMMU: Athletes from 27 states and Union Territories are competing in the second Khelo India Winter Games, which kicked off in Gulmarg on Friday.

The Games, which will conclude on March 2, were inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi via a virtual address. "This is a step towards making India's presence felt in the international winter games arena and also make Jammu and Kashmir a hub of winter sports," Modi said.

The disciplines in competition at the Games include alpine skiing, nordic ski, snowboarding, ski mountaineering, ice hockey, and ice skating, among others.

Feb 26, 2021 13:02
PARIS: Mastercard renewed with World Rugby as a Worldwide Partner for Rugby World Cup 2023 in France, it was announced Thursday. 
Feb 25, 2021 18:02
LONDON: Data company YouGov has appointed Hideyuki (Andy) Hata as senior strategic advisor, YouGov Sport, based in Japan. In the newly created role, Hata will establish the commercial operations of YouGov’s sports division in Tokyo and build the company’s presence in the wider region, following its affiliate partnership with the Nippon Research Center, Research Live reports.
Feb 23, 2021 16:02
CHICAGO, Illinois: French manufacturer TIME Sport International, has sold its bicycles and cycling equipment businesses in two separate transactions.  US bicycle derailleurs market leader SRAM has announced the acquisition of the entire range of road and mountain pedals, cleats, and all related patents of TIME Sport from its parent company Rossignol Group. 
Feb 22, 2021 17:02
NEW DELHI: Tech Mahindra Ltd., one of the fastest growing global IT companies and a leading provider of digital transformation, consulting and business re-engineering services and solutions, Monday announced the launch of a phygital (physical and digital) Global Chess League. 
Feb 17, 2021 16:02
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.
Feb 16, 2021 18:02
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 15, 2021 17:02
NEW YORK: Major League Baseball announced on Friday a new plan for affiliated baseball, with 120 Minor League clubs officially agreeing to join the new Professional Development League (PDL). 
Feb 12, 2021 19:02
LONDON: The Professional Squash Association (PSA) has signed a landmark multi-year agreement with Infront, a Wanda Sports Group company, which will see the leading sports marketing agency become a strategic commercial partner of the global governing body for professional squash.
Feb 11, 2021 18:02
NEW YORK: The big news that came from MLS commissioner Don Garber's virtual press conference on Wednesday was the announcement that the 2021 season will now start on April 17, back from the originally announced April 3. During his media briefing, Garber provided updates on a number of pressing questions as the league and clubs navigate the COVID-19 pandemic for a second season. 
Feb 11, 2021 16:02
DURBAN: The Comrades Marathon, the world's largest and oldest ultramarathon race, has been cancelled, in what was to be its centenary year.  The Comrades Marathon is an ultramarathon of approximately 89 kilometres, which is run annually in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa between the cities of Durban and Pietermaritzburg.