By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shivani Kale | New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2020 05:11 PM IST
The Sports Ministry on Thursday formally recognised yogasana as a competitive sport, which will enable the ancient practice to avail government funding.
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 07:10 PM IST
Today, this young sports referee is a global success, mostly because the world attitude towards women in the mainstream, especially in the case of traditional professions like sports, changing one bit every day.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2020 04:46 PM IST
As the sporting world crawls out of a Covid-19 pandemic forced lockdown, here’s a look at some of the steps different event have taken on their path to revival.
By HT Correspondents | New Delhi, Mumbai, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2020 08:05 AM IST
STEP FORWARD: Franchises, players resigned to play in front of empty stands; BCCI eyes October window for league
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2020 04:59 PM IST
Just like all other sectors, the world of sports is also sure to be seriously impacted by the ongoing lockdown in the wake of the novel Coronavirus outbreak. While cricket-mad India has already witnessed the postponment of the Indian Premier League (IPL), other global sports events such as the Olympics, Formula 1, football, tennis or basketball, to name a few, have all witnessed similar postponment or cancellation. For a better idea of the huge losses that are sure to follow, read on.
By Indo Asian News Service | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2020 06:26 PM IST
Reliance Foundation was awarded Corporate Supporter of the Year award at The Times Of India Sports Awards which took place on Thursday in the national capital.
By Press Trust of India | Kolkata
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2020 10:02 AM IST
The school authorities said the premises was let out for the wedding for two days without their permission at the behest of local councillor Ram Piyari Ram.
Personal Agenda with Heena Sidhu: “One myth about shooters is that we don’t need to go to the gym and that it’s an easy sport”
By Veenu Singh | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2020 10:26 PM IST
The sport shooter aims point blank and talks about love, inspirations, and also crushing on Ranveer Singh!
By Shailee Dogra | Hindustan Times, Mohali, Mohali
PUBLISHED ON NOV 28, 2019 01:34 AM IST
17-year-old rape survivor, 16-year-old boy with special needs win medals for Punjab at national tourney
By Jigar Hindocha | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2019 07:21 PM IST
The third umpire’s job is the hardest, but there is nothing like being in the centre. It is the best seat of the house, says Taufel who is on a nation-wide tour for his book ‘Finding The Gaps’
By Press Trust of India | Washington
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2019 03:16 PM IST
Adolescents who play contact sports, including football, are no more likely to experience cognitive impairment, depression or suicidal thoughts in early adulthood than their peers.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Amritsar
PUBLISHED ON OCT 04, 2019 10:38 AM IST
These centres will be fully funded by the Union government. These centres will spot young talents in the age group of 10-12 years and will groom them in different sports specialties. When they come of age, they will join the university for higher education.
Deepika Padukone, Sonam Kapoor, Alia Bhatt and Kriti Sanon: Take cue from these celebrities on how to sport the co-ordinated look
By Alfea Jamal | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2019 03:49 PM IST
Hoping to revamp your wardrobe? Here are some of the coolest co-ord sets that our favourite Bollywood celebs have been flaunting, take cue and spice up your wardrobe too!
By Vanessa Viegas | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON AUG 17, 2019 05:59 PM IST
Earnings come from advertising, subscription fees and special consultations. But to get the audience to log in, and stay, gamers have to keep it lively with jokes, narration and plenty of action.
By Pooja Bhula | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON AUG 16, 2019 04:52 PM IST
Meditation and positivity, discipline and sleep are key ingredients too, adds the Olympian.
By Rythma Kaul | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2019 07:34 AM IST
The course, which will be introduced from this academic year (2019-2020) as part of a revised MBBS syllabus, is meant to orient a student on the skills and attitude required during their medical studies and later in their professional career.
By Reuters | Barcelona
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2019 04:00 PM IST
Griezmann famously turned down an offer to join Barcelona last season, detailing his internal struggles about whether to make the move in a landmark documentary called The Decision, which was produced by a company owned by Barca’s Gerard Pique.
By Avishek Roy | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2019 03:09 PM IST
In 2012, after failing to qualify for the London Olympics, Sarita found herself spending time at her village after many years.
By Fareeha Iftikhar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 19, 2019 12:16 PM IST
The university’s committee on undergraduate admission policy has received recommendations on limiting the choice of sports and co-curricular activities for aspirants.
By PTI | Christchurch
UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2019 05:50 PM IST
Here is a look at instances when sport, often a tool to propagate the idea of world peace, found itself caught in the crossfire.
By Soumya Bhattacharya | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON MAR 09, 2019 07:06 PM IST
Roger Federer, who recently won his hundredth ATP title, has said he was not chasing that landmark. Yet, his achievement is remarkable in all sorts of ways.
By Karan Thapar
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2019 06:10 PM IST
Is there a danger that the present unbridled mood of nationalism and heightened anti-Pakistan sentiment could end up damaging India’s sporting interests? I fear the answer is yes
By HT Correspondent | Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2019 04:48 AM IST
The Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) has increased the allocation of funds for sports and health facilities by seven times in 2019-20, with plans to establish a stadium and a swimming pool in each of the four MCG zones.
By Jemimah Rodrigues
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2019 02:38 PM IST
In a country like India, it is not uncommon for girls and women to be denied equal opportunities at several levels due to factors like poor education, early marriages and a general lack of freedom to make decisions. In such a setting, sport assumes a very noteworthy role because each day presents a new opportunity
Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap vow to keep making India proud; want kids to take up sports as passion and profession
By Shreya Mukherjee | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 29, 2019 01:30 PM IST
Badminton’s poster couple, Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap feels that Olympic sports in India are growing. They also want a system to be in place to make sure more retired athletes are given opportunity to train the upcoming players.
By Ankita Bhatkhande | Hindustan Times, Mumbai, Mumbai
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2018 09:38 AM IST
The board has created a special provision for such students to ensure that their exams and sporting events do not clash and that they do not have to miss out on either of them
By Gagan Narang
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2018 11:54 AM IST
For Prime Minister Narendra Modi, every sporting victory is an opportunity to reiterate his support for Indian sport and inspire youngsters to take up sports as a way of life
By Kunal Pradhan | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON NOV 24, 2018 05:11 PM IST
A new fortnightly column looks at the landscape of sport in India, and how much greener it’s got.
By Lubna Salim | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON OCT 13, 2018 11:08 PM IST
When did the world’s most practical garment become so fashionable?
By Aishwarya Iyer | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2018 03:51 PM IST
Students are exploring lesser-known disciplines of medicine, agriculture sciences and management that offer a wide scope. Here’s why you should consider them.