Tokyo Olympics: Will take ‘action’ against Sreeshankar, KT Irfan if they don’t perform well, says AFI president

HIGHLIGHTS Irfan and Sreeshankar had underperformed during a fitness trial that was mandated by the AFI Irfan was the first Indian track and field athlete to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics Sreeshankar qualified after a national record jump of 8.26m Athletics Federation of India (AFI) president Adille J. Sumariwalla…

Tokyo Olympics: Atanu Das finishes 35th in Archery Ranking Round, India seeded 9th for Mixed and Men’s Team

HIGHLIGHTS None of Indian archers finished in top 30 in the Men’s Ranking Round India ranked 9th for Men’s and Mixed Team Archery Events it remains to be seen if Deepika Kumari will team up with Atanu on Saturday India had a disappointing outing in the Men’s Individual Ranking Event at the Tokyo…

Tokyo 2020: Surfing to make Olympic debut next week amid typhoon forecast

HIGHLIGHTS Surfing is making its Olympics debut at the Tokyo Surfing event might by the typhoon at the Olympics Surfers not worried by the typhoons, says bring it on Surfing, which is set to make its Olympics debut at the Olympics, might face a hiccup as there is a prospect of typhoon forming off the Tokyo coast next…

Tokyo Olympics: Star sprinter Dutee Chand departs for Japan to take part in her 2nd Games

HIGHLIGHTS Dutee secured qualification in the women’s 100m and 200m via world rankings quota Dutee will be making her second appearance at the Olympics She was the third Indian woman to participate in the 100m event at the Olympics at the 2016 Rio Games Star sprinter Dutee Chand said on Friday that she has…

West Indies vs Australia: West Indies-Australia 2nd ODI Postponed At Last Minute Due To COVID-19

A positive COVID-19 test on Thursday resulted in the last-minute postponement of the scheduled second One-Day International between the West Indies and Australia at Kensington Oval, officials announced. “The second ODI between West Indies and Australia has been postponed due a positive Covid-19 test result from a…

Tokyo 2020: Female beach volleyball player Marketa Nausch-Slukova 3rd Czech athlete to test Covid-19 positive

HIGHLIGHTS 5 members have tested Covid-19 positive in the Czech contingent so far in Tokyo Marketa Nausch-Slukova, Pavel Sirucek and Ondrej Perusic are the 3 athletes to test positive All those infected were on a charter plane that took part of the Czech team to Tokyo last Friday Afemale beach volleyball player from…

India in England: Washington Sundar ruled out of five-Test series with finger injury

HIGHLIGHTS Sundar has been ruled out of the England tour due to a finger injury Sundar is third player after Gill and Avesh to be ruled out of the tour Sundar was included in County Select XI’s team for first-class game vs India The Indian team in England was dealt another injury blow on Thursday after young…

Norway women’s beach handball team fined for wearing shorts

HIGHLIGHTS Norway’s women’s beach handball team fined over ‘ridiculous’ uniform rule The team was fined 1500 Euros total for “improper clothing Beach Handball’s rules stipulate that female players must wear tops Norway’s women’s beach handball team has been fined for being improperly dressed after…

Tokyo 2020: Sania Mirza, Ankita Raina to face Ukrainian twins Nadiia Kichenok and Lyudmyla Kichenok in Round 1

HIGHLIGHTS India’s Sania, Ankita will face Nadiia and Lyudmyla of Ukraine in Round 1 Sania is set to become first female athlete to represent India at 4 Olympics In men’s event, Sumit Nagal will face Uzbekistan’s Denis Istomin in opening round India’s women’s doubles team of Sania Mirza and Ankita…

SL vs IND: Greg Chappell told Deepak Chahar to quit cricket and find another job, reveals Venkatesh Prasad

HIGHLIGHTS Deepak Chahar scored an unbeaten 69 against Sri Lanka in the second ODI Deepak Chahar was once rejected by former India coach Greg Chappell Chahar was rejected by Chappell at RCA for his height, says Prasad Australian legend and former India coach Greg Chappell during his stint with Rajasthan Cricket Academy…