Other Sports

Dec 202020
The Sports Ministry has approved the inclusion of four Indigenous Games to be a part of Khelo India Youth Games 2021, scheduled to take place in Haryana.
The Ministry of AYUSH and Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports announced the formal recognition of Yogasana as a competitive sport.
Anthony Joshua retains World Heavyweight Boxing Championship title. He retained the title by defeating Kubrat Pulev of Bulgaria in a match at Wembley Arena on Saturday night. With this, the WBA, IBF, and WO Anthony also retained the belts. This is Joshua's 24th win in 25 career matches. Joshua had to fight until the ninth round to overtake Pulev, who was seen fighting hard.
India and Russia have been declared joint champions in the final of the 2020 Online Chess Olympiad, which was errored by internet glitches. This is the first time India has won the Chess Olympiad. Three Indian players, including Malayalee Nihal Sarin, could not complete the match due to technical reasons. Following this, India appealed. Arkady Djokovic, president of the International Chess Association, said the two teams would be declared joint winners.
കൊല്‍ക്കത്ത: ഇന്ത്യയുടെ മുന്‍നിര അമ്പെയ്ത്ത് താരങ്ങളായ ബംഗാള്‍ സ്വദേശി അതാനു ദാസും (28) ജാര്‍ഖണ്ഡുകാരി ദീപിക കുമാരിയും (26) വിവാഹിതരാവുന്നു. ജൂണ്‍ 30നു റാഞ്ചിയിലാണ് വിവാഹം നടക്കുക. കോവിഡ് പ്രോട്ടോക്കോള്‍ പാലിച്ചാകും വിവാഹം. ‘അതിഥികള്‍ വന്നാലുടന്‍ മാസ്‌ക്കും സാനിറ്റൈസറും നല്‍കും. സാമൂഹിക അകലം പാലിക്കാന്‍ വലിയ ഹാളിലാണ് ചടങ്ങു നടത്തുന്നത്’ ദീപിക പറഞ്ഞു.
Indian Badminton star P.V Sindhu had to settle for a silver medal in the Asian games today at Jakarta against world No.1, Tai Tzu- Ying who displayed a game sampling the quality of her excellence and mastery.
“It is a time of pleasure having won the gold medal in Boxing for India, I am enjoying this victory. I am not tired, hence have no intention of retiring from the game”- Mary Kom emphatically told the press at New Delhi. “There are no thoughts even of retirement- vested interests are spreading a lie”.