Sports

Sport pertains to any form of competitive physical activity or game that aims to use, maintain or improve physical ability and skills while providing enjoyment to participants and, in some cases, entertainment to spectators.

What is the National Sport of India?

Every Indian School child is taught that the peacock is India’s National Bird, Tiger is the national Animal, Jana gana Mana is the national Anthem, and Hockey is the national sport. But in India, the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports in 2012 cleared that no particular sport is recognised […]

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First Athletics Gold in Olympics

Neeraj Chopra won Gold in the men’s Javelin throw final with a throw of 87.58 to win the first gold medal in athletics for India and the second gold overall. This is India’s 7th medal at Tokyo Olympic, the best ever medal haul for India at a single edition of […]

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Sixth medal for India at Tokyo Olympic

Bajrang Punia became the sixth ever Indian wrestler to win an Olympic medal, and the second wrestler from India to win a medal at Tokyo Olympics. Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia defeated Kazakhstan’s Daulet Niyazbekov to win the bronze medal in men’s freestyle 65kg wrestling at Tokyo Olympics. Punia won the […]

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HOCKEY

Hockey is a sport in which two teams play against each other by trying to manoeuvre a ball or a puck into the opponent’s goal using a hockey stick. There are many types of hockey such as bandy, field hockey, ice hockey and rink hockey. In most of the world, […]

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BADMINTON

Badminton is a racquet sport played using racquets to hit a shuttlecock across a net. Although it may be played with larger teams, the most common forms of the game are “singles” (with one player per side) and “doubles” (with two players per side). Badminton is often played as a […]

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Rename of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced today the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, the highest sporting honour of India, has been renamed as Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award. The renaming recognises the ultimate hockey hero and legend of the sport, Dhyan Chand. The prime Minister said the move was based […]

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POLO

Polo is a horseback ball game, a traditional field sport and one of the world’s oldest known team sports. The game is played by two opposing teams with the objective of scoring using a long-handled wooden mallet to hit a small hard ball through the opposing team’s goal. Each team […]

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Indian women’s Hockey team in Olympics

The time the women had made their first Olympic apperance was at the 1980 games in Moscow. The second Olympic appearance was at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The Indian Women’s hockey team had created history after they had entered the semi-finals of the big tournament. While they […]

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BASKETBALL

Basketball is a team sport in which two teams, most commonly of five players each, opposing one another on a rectangular court, compete with the primary objective of shooting a basketball (approximately 9.4 inches (24 cm in diameter) through the defender’s hoop a basket 18 inches (46 cm) in diameter […]

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India’s performance in Olympics today

Today was a very historical day for Indian hockey in Olympics. Today was day 13 of Tokyo Olympics. India started on a bright note by defeating a strong side Germany in a mouth watering contest by 5-4 , and winning an Olympic medal in hockey after 41 years . It […]

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Women Boxer clinched Bronze

Women Boxer Lovlina Burgohain won bronze medal for India in Tokyo Olympic after being defeated in semi final. She lost the match to top seed Busenaz Surmenili of Turkey in a 0-5 score. Lovlina, was assured of bagging a medal after defeating former world champion Nien Chin Chen of Chinese […]

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Fifth medal for India in Tokyo Olympic

Ravi kumar Dahiya wins silver Medal for India in men’s 57 kg freestyle wrestling at Tokyo Olympic. Ravi kumar became the fifth Indian wrestler after KD Jadhav, Sushil Kumar, Yogeshwar Dutt and Sakshi Malik to finish on the Olympic podium. Ravi kumar bagged the silver medal after losing in the […]

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Hockey medal for India after 41 years

India creates history as the Indian men’s hockey team win bronze medal after 41 years at Tokyo Olympic. Hockey which was considered as the national game of India but this is the third time the team clinched the medal in Olympics, the other two came in 1968 (Mexico City) and […]

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