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Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup; Rs 82 crore spent

Bhubaneswar: The state government had made a budgetary allocation of Rs 82 crore for the just concluded Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup here,  Sports and Youth Services Secretary Vishal Dev said here on Sunday. The tournament played at the Kalinga...

Opinion: Unwarranted Aggression Not Good For Cricket

Actor Nasiruddin Shah's recent facebook post admonishing Indian cricket Captain Virat Kohli as the world's worst behaved player has triggered a debate about aggression on field and the values of true sportmanship. In its editorial column, Hindustan Times sought...

Odisha Swimmer Pratyasa Ray Wins Silver In National School Games Championship

Bhubaneswar: Swimmer Pratyasa Ray won silver medal in U-17 girls 200 metre backstroke event by clocking 2.34:79 minutes at the ongoing 64th National School Games Swimming Championships at Talkotra Stadium in Delhi, on Tuesday. Odisha hopes that she keeps the momentum in...

Odia Girl Padmini Rout Wins Asian Continental Chess Championship

Bhubaneswar: International Chess Master Padmini Rout did Odisha proud by winning the gold medal at the Asian Continental Chess Championship at Makati in Philippines on Tuesday. She bagged the crown by securing seven points in nine rounds. With the win, the 24-year-old...

Belgium’s Goodbye Note: You Are Fabulous Bhubaneswar!

Bhubaneswar: The hockey fest ended on a high note for Belgium, which lifted the World Cup trophy by beating Netherlands in shootout, on Sunday. The Belgian Red Lions roared their way to victory in the thriller, which brought the curtains...

Belgium Crowned Hockey WC Winners, Odisha To Host Olympic Qualifiers Next

Welcome Belgium to the Winners Group! They won 0-0 (3-2) against Netherlands, who finished runners-up for second consecutive time and overall 4th time, in the finals of Odisha Hockey Men's World Cup at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar on Sunday. After...

Hockey WC: A New Champion In Belgium Or Record Equalling Dutch!

As we enter the final day of the 14th edition, Hockey World Cup is set to create a new record. Either Belgium will become the 6th country or Netherlands will equal record 4 titles of Pakistan by winning the...

The Sweat & The Smile As ‘Olly’ Bares All With Hockey WC Coming To...

Bhubaneswar: One of the major attractions at Kalinga Stadium during Odisha Hockey Men's World Cup concluding today, was the happy and huge 'Olly '- the official mascot of the event. With a bright smile and jolly moves, Olly has been...

2018 BWF World Tour Finals: Sindhu Creates History With 1st Title

PV Sindhu became the first player from India to win BWF World Tour Finals, earlier known as Super Series Finals at Guangzhou, China. She defeated 2nd seed and 2015 World Super Series Final champion Nozomi Okuhara in the final. 2017...

Ranji Trophy: Rajasthan Beat Odisha By 35 Runs

Bhubaneswar: Odisha suffered third consecutive defeat in Ranji Trophy after the team was bundled out for 137 in the third day of the four-day match against Rajasthan at Vikash Cricket Ground here on Sunday. Resuming their overnight score of 6 for 2,...
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