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BCCI Announces 15-Member Squad For Cricket World Cup

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday announced the India squad for the ICC World Cup 2019, beginning May 30 in England. The players who got the BCCI nod are: Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma (Vice Captain),...

Odisha-Born BK Nayak Nominated As Chair Of FIH Health & Safety Committee

New Delhi: Col (Dr) Bibhu Kalyan Nayak, who hails from Bhubaneswar, was recently appointed Chair of International Hockey Federation (FIH) Health and Safety Committee. He is the first Indian to have been nominated to this prestigious post and will serve a two-year...

Abhishek In City To Cheer His Team In Hero Super Cup Final

Bhubaneswar: The final of second Hero Super Cup being played at Kalinga Stadium here is turning out to be a star-studded affair. While the tournament, which started on March 15, got a loud shout from the football fans, the...

Record 34.5 Cr Watched This Game In Election Season; Find Out

Cricket continues to dominate prime time viewership in this election season. Latest industry figure shows that 34.5 crore tuned in across the country in the first two weeks to watch the ongoing IPL tournament, which began on March 23. This...

Virat Kohli Named Wisden’s ‘Leading Cricketer’ For Third Time In A Row

Indian cricket team's captain, Virat Kohli, has been named ‘Leading Cricketer in the World’ in this year’s edition of the Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack, the publication said on Wednesday. It is for the third consecutive year that the top-ranked batsman in...

Odia Girls Yashita, Aiswarya Strike Gold At National Chess Event

Bhubaneswar: Odia girls have struck gold at the eighth National School Chess Tournament, which concluded at Raipur in Chhattisgarh on Sunday. Yashita Rout from Khurda district won a Gold Medal in the U-11 Girls category and increased her ELO rating. Cuttack...

Odisha Shuttler Pramod Bhagat Wins Gold At Fazza Para-Badminton Tourney

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s ace Para shuttler Pramod Bhagat bagged gold in Men’s Singles category at the second Fazza Para-Badminton International 2019 held in Dubai from April 2 to 7. He defeated England’s Daniel Bethell in the final. After losing the first...

Odisha’s Sushree To Captain India Green In U-23 Challenger Trophy

Bhubaneswar: Odia girl Sushree Dibyadarshini Pradhan has been named skipper of the India Green team for Paytm U-23 Women’s One Day Challenger Trophy to be played in Ranchi from April 20 to 24. Harleen Deol and Devika Vaidya will lead...

Odisha Skating Team Felicitated For Entering Guinness World Records

Bhubaneswar: Governor Ganeshi Lal here on Saturday felicitated the 13-member Odisha Roller Skating Association (ORSA) team, which entered the Guinness World Records for 48-hour non-stop roller skating at Belgavi in Karnataka on November 10, 2018. Five hundred and forty-five skaters from various...

Dhoni To Run Cricket Clinics In Odisha In May

Cuttack: There's good news for cricket and Mahendra Singh Dhoni lovers. Mahendra Singh Dhoni Cricket Academy will open a "cricket clinic" in Odisha from next month. With the help of this clinic, the academy will select budding cricket players and...
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