Prraneeth, a 15-year-old chess player from Telangana, achieved the title of Grandmaster, becoming the sixth from the state and the 82nd in India. He secured this milestone by defeating GM Hans Niemann from the US during the penultimate round of the Baku Open 2023. The first Indian grandmaster was Viswanathan Anand, who won the title in 1988.Read More

ISSF World Cup

Sarabjot Singh and TS Divya emerged as champions in the mixed team 10m air pistol event at the ISSF World Cup in Baku, Azerbaijan. The ISSF World Cup is an international shooting sport competition organised by the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF). The ISSF is the governing body for the Olympic shooting events and is responsible for overseeing and promoting the shooting sport on a global scale.Read More

PM has conveyed his heartfelt congratulations to Deepak Bhoria, Hussamuddin, and Nishant Dev for their remarkable achievement in the Men's World Boxing Championship. They have created history by ensuring India’s best-ever haul of three medals at the prestigious tournament. Deepak Bhoria (51kg) won silver, Hussamuddin (57kg) and Nishant Dev (71kg) won bronze medals in the semifinals. The Men's World Boxing Championship is being held in Tashkent,Read More

Doha Diamond League

Neeraj Chopra clinched the top spot in the javelin event of the Doha Diamond League with a throw of 88.67 m. The Diamond League is an annual series of elite track and field competitions. It was started in 2010 as a replacement for the previous IAAF Golden League and IAAF World Athletics Final events. The Diamond League is organised by World Athletics (formerly IAAF or International Association of Athletics Federations), the international governing body for athletics.Read More

Praveen Chithravel

Indian athlete Praveen Chithravel achieved an extraordinary feat by winning the men’s triple jump event at an athletics meet in Havana, Cuba, with a record-breaking national mark of 17.37m. He surpassed the previous men’s triple jump national record of 17.30m, set by Renjith Maheswary in Bangalore in 2016. This accomplishment of Praveen Chithravel also qualifies him for the World Athletics Championships 2023.Read More

Luca Brecel, the 28-year-old Belgian snooker player, claimed his first world title after defeating Mark Selby (England) in a thrilling final at the Crucible in Sheffield.Read More

Recently Kagiso Rabada achieved a significant milestone by taking his 100th wicket in the Indian Premier League (IPL). He became the fastest bowler to reach this milestone in terms of matches played, completing it in his 64th IPL match. He is a right arm fast bowler from South Africa.Read More

Know Your Medicine

National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) has developed the Know Your Medicine web and mobile application with an aim to create a clean sporting environment in India. Paving the path for clean sport, the application will enable the sports ecosystem to: Check if any prohibited substance is present in medicines. Make informed choices about use of medicines. Available in Hindi and English, the users can search by image and text options and search by medicines and ingredient options. About NADA The National Anti-Doping Agency was set up as a registered society under the Societies Registration Act of 1860 on 24th November, 2005....Read More

Sanjita Chanu, a weightlifter from India who has won the Commonwealth Games twice, has been banned for four years by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) of India after she tested positive for banned drugs. The testing took place during the National Games held in Gujarat in September-October 2022, and the results showed the presence of drostanolone, an anabolic-androgenic steroid prohibited by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).Read More

Russian tennis star Daniil Medvedev claimed his fourth title of the year by defeating Jannik Sinner in a closely-contested final match in Miami Opens 2023.Read More

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