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Senior women's hockey camp starts with 60 players, list to be pruned down to 33

Dec 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The players have been selected on the basis of their performance at the recently-held 11th senior women's national championship, the inter-department national championship and other Hockey India sanctioned domestic events.

Olympian Bajrang Punia To Visit Panipat School For 'Meet The Champions' Program

Dec 20, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

A brainchild of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the outreach initiative envisages all Olympians and Paralympians interacting with students from 75 schools each in two years to motivate the youngsters to have 'Santulit Ahaar' or a balanced diet and take on fitness activities.


Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Inaugurates Multiple Sports Infrastructure Facilities In Odisha

The new sports hostels and its allied facilities and amenities, within the Kalinga Stadium premises, will ensure a home away from home for the athletes, while they stay focused on their goal to achieve sporting excellence, Patnaik said at the inauguration ceremony.

Arunachal To Provide Budgetary Support To Promote Sports Events: Khandu

Dec 05, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu Sunday said there will be budgetary allocation for promoting games and sports events in the state for shaping the character of youngsters like keeping them away from drug abuse.


PM Lauds Neeraj Chopra For Motivating Young Students On Sports, Fitness

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hailed Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra for motivating young students at a school, saying such efforts will increase curiosity towards sports and exercising.

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03 December, 2021

Kal Penn To Produce And Star In Basketball Fanatic Nav Bhatia Biopic Titled 'Superfan'

Outlook Web Bureau

Actor-comedian Kal Penn will be part of Stampede Ventures’ biopic on Canadian businessman and an avid follower of Toronto Raptors basketball team, Nav Bhatia.


22 November, 2021

Shoaib Akhtar Says His 'Running Days Are Over', Heads For 'Total Knee Replacement'

PTI

The Rawalpindi Express underwent a reconstruction knee surgery in Melbourne two years ago. Akhtar, who retired in 2011, often suffered injuries during his mercurial career.


22 November, 2021

Harmanpreet Kaur Named In WBBL Team Of Tournament

PTI

Harmanpreet Kaur is the only Indian to feature in the WBBL's Best XI. She is one of the two international players to be named in the list alongside New Zealand's Sophie Devine.


22 November, 2021

If Virat Kohli Wants To Do A Sachin Tendulkar, Workload And Captaincy Management Is A Must

Soumitra Bose

The asking rate for Virat Kohli to catch up with Sachin Tendulkar will be pretty challenging – at least six centuries per year for the next five years.


22 November, 2021

BAN Vs PAK, 3rd T20I: Pakistan Win Last-ball Thriller To Complete 3-0 Series Sweep Of Bangladesh - Highlights

Jayanta Oinam

Bangladesh almost produced a stunning win in the third and final T20I match against Pakistan. Catch highlights of the BAN vs PAK cricket match


22 November, 2021

La Liga: Real Madrid Cruise To 4-1 Win Over Granada, Retake League Lead

Associated Press (AP)

The victory in La Liga extended Real Madrid’s unbeaten streak to seven matches in all competitions ahead of its Champions League visit to Sheriff on Wednesday.


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22 November, 2021

Serie A: Napoli Finally Beaten As Inter Milan Revive Title Bid

Associated Press (AP)

The defending champion Inter Milan cut the gap on Napoli and AC Milan to four points after 13 rounds and ended Napoli’s status as the last remaining unbeaten team across Europe’s five major leagues.


22 November, 2021

Ligue 1: Lyon Vs Marseille Match Abandoned After Dimitri Payet Hit By Water Bottle

Associated Press (AP)

Marseille's Dimitri Payet was hit on the head by a water bottle thrown from the stands while he was taking a corner kick in the latest fan violence to strike French football.


22 November, 2021

EPL: Tottenham Rally For 1st Title Win Under Antonio Conte; Stroll For Manchester City

Associated Press (AP)

Tottenham have climbed to seventh place — above Manchester United, which plunged even lower in the standings on the day they fired manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after a string of humiliating results in the EPL.


22 November, 2021

Rohit Sharma Says Venkatesh Iyer's Bowling Is Important For India Going Forward

PTI

Venkatesh Iyer bowled for the first time in India colours and returned with tidy figures of 3-0-12-1, while bowling in the crucial middle overs in the third and final T20I against New Zealand.


21 November, 2021

Manchester United Fire Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer After Premier League Setbacks

Associated Press (AP)

Michael Carrick will take charge of the team for forthcoming games, while Manchester United look to appoint an interim manager to the end of the season.


21 November, 2021

Shaheen Afridi Apologises to Afif Hussain For Directing Throw At Him

PTI

Pakistan won the second T20 International match to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series against Bangladesh.


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21 November, 2021

Geoff Allardice Appointed As Permanent ICC CEO

PTI

Geoff Allardice thus replaced Manu Sawhney, who had resigned from his position in July after he came under scrutiny for his "abrasive behaviour" with colleagues.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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