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Ex-hoopster Ranjit Sarangi no more

Bhubaneswar: Basketball player-turned-officebearer Ranjit Sarangi passed away at a city hospital here on Thursday. He was 47. He is survived by his wife and a daughter. His last rites were performed at Swargadwar in Puri. Son of Gobinda Ballav Sarangi...

Shiva Thapa, Devendro advance in boxing nationals

Visakhapatnam: Assam’s Shiva Thapa underlined his class in the Second Elite Men’s National Boxing Championship, defeating Tripura’s Naveen Kumar 5-0 here on Wednesday. Former World Youth Champion Devendro Singh (Manipur) also eked out a 5-0 victory against Arunachal’s Kumar Beyong...

IAAF to award best athletics photo of the year

Bhubaneswar: The IAAF will present an award for the best athletics photograph of the year at this year’s IAAF Athletics Awards 2017 on 24 November, said an official release on Tuesday. Any professional photographer who has been officially accredited at...

Nalinikanta Mohanty Memorial Badminton gets underway

Bhubaneswar: Altogether 402 shuttlers from 27 districts are participating in 10 different categories of the 4th Nalinikanta Mohanty Memorial State Open Ranking Badminton Tournament, which started at East Coast Railway Indoor Stadium here on Thursday. As the entry is...

Manoj, Mandeep advance in national boxing

Visakhapatnam: Railways Sports Promotion Board’s top stars Manoj Kumar and Mandeep Jangra had an easy day in the ring as they comfortably won their respective matches in the day two of the Second Elite Men’s National Boxing Championship here...

Jauna, Purnima In National Athletics Team For Commonwealth Games

Bhubaneswar: Two prominent women athletes from Odisha—Jauna Murmu and Purnima Hembram—have found place in the national athletics team for the ensuing 21st Commonwealth Games in Australia beginning from April 4. While Jauna would participate in the 4X400-metre relay race, Purnima would take...
Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore and BFI President Ajay Singh along with MC Mary Kom felicitating Indian Youth Women medalists along with World Championship Bronze medalist Gaurav Bidhuri. Photograph: Odishabytes

New Delhi To Host India Open Boxing From Jan 28

New Delhi: India will host its first ever major boxing tournament for elite men, the 1st India Open International Boxing Tournament, informed a press release on Friday. The first India Open International Boxing Tournament for elite men and women will be...

Purnima Hembram, Deba Singh To Get Maiden OSJA Awards

Bhubaneswar: Heptathlete ace Purnima Hembram and renowned former footballer Debendra Prasad Singh have been nominated to receive the OSJA Annual Awards 2017-18 in the 'Outstanding Sportsperson of the Year' and 'Lifetime Achievements and Contributions' categories respectively. Instituted for the first time,...
Organisers of Odisha Premier Badminton League at a press meet in Cuttack on Saturday. Odishabytes.com photograph

Odisha Premier Badminton League From Jan 19

Cuttack: Good news for badminton lovers. For the first time, the Odisha Premier Badminton League is scheduled to take place from January 19 to 21, 2018. The three-day event will be held at Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium here and is...

Prannoy, Srikanth strike it big in badminton league players’ auction

Hyderabad: India’s men’s singles players made a killing in the players’ auction for the Vodafone Premier Badminton League - 3, with H S Prannoy and Kidambi Srikanth emerging as the most valuable players here on Monday. They were picked...
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