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#RecordFail: New Zealand give India first whitewash defeat in more than two decades 

The third and final match between India and New Zealand played in the latter country was a record of sorts for India. Though not a positive one. India had not lost an ODI series between two teams since 1989. They were last clean swept in a bilateral ODI series by Viv Richards’ West Indies in […]

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U19 World Cup: Bangladesh lifts the cup 

It seemed like a bad weekend for the Indian cricket. While the seniors lost the series to New Zealand, the Under 19 players couldn’t defend their championship trophy in the U19 World Cup. Bangladesh has lifted its maiden Under-19 Cricket World Cup after beating India. Bangladesh captain Akbar Ali held his nerves till the end […]

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Look out for Yashasvi Jaiswal

This week when India beat Pakistan in U19 World Cup 2020 Semi finals, there’s one name that was cheered with highest decibels: Yashasvi Jaiswal. From selling pani puri in Mumbai to sleeping in tents on stadiums, Jaiswal has come a long way. Born in the Bhadohi district in Uttar Pradesh, Jaiswal moved to Mumbai in […]

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Djokovic wins 8th Australian Open title 

Novak Djokovic won his eight Australian Open title to stand on top of the game, and rankings. The Serbian star fought back to beat fifth-seeded Austrian Dominic Thiem 6-4, 4-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 over three hours and 59 minutes in Sunday’s final for his 17th Grand Slam championship crown.  Only Roger Federer (20) and Rafael […]

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Mary Kom, Dutee Chand nominated for BBC Sportsperson Award 

The nominees for the inaugural BBC Indian Sportswoman award have been announced, and some famous names have made it to the list.  Wrestler Vinesh Phogat, Shuttler P.V. Sindhu and Boxer M.C. Mary Kom will compete for the award after being nominated for the honour. Sprinter Dutee Chand and para-badminton player Manasi Joshi are the other […]

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Cricket: World record for Team India 

India cruised to victory against New Zealand after winning all five matches in the T20 ODI series. India is the first country to win every match in the series till now. This is also the first time India have won a T20I series in New Zealand after failing to do so in two attempts previously. […]

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Cricket: India win New Zealand series even before it’s over 

It could have left on a cliffhanger, but thanks to detailed bowling by Mohammed Shami and confident batting by Rohit Sharma, India win their T20 International ODI series against New Zealand downunder.  There are still two matches to go to for the series to end, but the winner is out, as India won all the […]

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India beat Australia to clinch the series 

It was worth the wait but the Men in Blue didn’t disappoint us. After a humiliating defeat in Mumbai at the hands of Australia, the Indian team avenged the loss in Bengaluru by defeating Aussies and winning the series as well. The Indian team won the match by seven wickets. Australia batted first to set […]

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Cricket: Ben Stoke is the best player of the year 

The International Cricket Council has named its winners of the year. And anyone who knows anything about cricket understands that these awards are what Oscars are for the entertainment industry.  The prestigious award Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for World Player of the Year has gone to England’s Ben Stokes.  India too has its shining star […]

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5-year-old makes record in taekwondo 

You would think a 5-year-old would be more interested in jumping in ball pits or sliding from helter skelter. Think again. Because this 5-year-old boy is already making world records. Aashman Taneja from Hyderabad has made a Guinness world record in Taekwondo for the most full contact knee strikes in one-hour non-stop.  Aashman is an […]