HI president Dilip Tirkey wants to promote hockey in states like Punjab, UP, TN | Hockey News

GANDHINAGAR: Newly elected Hockey India President Dilip Tirkey said on Sunday that one of his priorities would be to promote grassroots hockey by installing more artificial turfs in states like Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. His immediate priority however is the Men’s World Cup to be held in Odisha in January next year. “States … Read more

Odisha’s efforts for hockey have reflected in people supporting me, says new Hockey India president Dilip Tirkey | Hockey News

NEW DELHI: Following the shift in the country’s football administration, Indian hockey also has its first player-president, with the former national captain Dilip Tirkey be elected unopposed to the post of Hockey India (HI) president. Tirkey spoke to TimesofIndia.com about his new position which comes with new challenges. HI’s elections were due to take place … Read more

Former India captain Dilip Tirkey elected Hockey India president | Hockey News

NEW DELHI: Former Indian hockey captain and member of the 1998 Asian Games gold medal team, Dilip Tirkeywas elected on Friday as Hockey India (HI) president, after two others, who had filed nominations for the post, withdrew ahead of the election. One of the most capped former players – Tikey played a record 412 international … Read more

On ICC Chairmanship, This Is What BCCI President Sourav Ganguly Said

BCCI President Sourav Ganguly said on Thursday that the ICC presidency is “not in my hands”, downplaying strong speculation that the former India captain could go to Dubai. In July, the board of directors of the International Cricket Council (ICC) approved the process to elect the next president of the world organization in November. Following … Read more

Anil Khanna quits as IOA acting president, takes dig at IOC | More sports News

NEW DELHI: Senior Sports Administrator Anil Khanna Wednesday stepped down as acting president of the Indian Olympic Association (IAO), nearly two weeks after the IOC refused to recognize any “acting/interim president”. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) had on September 8 issued a threat of suspension, saying the IOA must hold elections by December this year. … Read more

Mallakhamb federation’s president resigns over sexual harassment charges | More sports News

Complaint filed by 7 girls, some of them minors, and a male member of the teamNEW DELHI: Ramesh Indoliya, President of Mallakhamb Indian Federation (MFI), and the president of sport’s world governing body, the International Federation Mallakhamb (FIM), resigned from his post on Sunday after sexual harassment charges were brought against him. The veteran sports … Read more

Gautam Gambhir Opens Up On Surrogate Advertising, Says “If BCCI President Is Doing It, You Cant Expect Other Players Not To Do It”

Archival photo of Gautam Gambhir Former India opening seizure and BJP MP Gautam Gambhir has spoken out against surrogate advertising in Indian cricket. Speaking at an event with The Indian Express, Gambhir said that if BCCI president Sourav Ganguly approves a fantasy league platform, other players cannot be stopped from following suit. “If the BCCI … Read more

President Biden, Jill Biden Share Memories of Queen Elizabeth II – News Kidda

For President Joe Biden, it was the crumpets. For his wife, first lady Jill Biden, it was the tea. Joe and Jill Biden helped pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II on Sunday by sharing memories of their tea time last year when she invited them to join her at Windsor Castle, near London. The president, … Read more

Supreme Court modifies BCCI’s constitution, paves way for president Sourav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah’s terms extension | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday cleared the amendment to the BCCI constitution and paved the way for its chairman Sourav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah to continue to perform his duties without having to respect the mandatory cooling-off period. A bench of judges DY Chandrachud and Hima Kohli said a member of the … Read more

Asia Cup 2022: Sri Lanka’s Ousted President Gotabaya Rajapaksa Returns To Social Media To Laud Victorious Cricket Team

Gotabaya Rajapaksa has returned to social media to tweet about the stunning victory of the Sri Lanka national cricket team over Pakistan, more than two months after the former president fled the country amid mass protests against his government. Sri Lanka crushed Pakistan by 23 runs to win their sixth Asia Cup title in Dubai … Read more