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Indian national flag hoisted at the London Olympic games village

indian flag hoisted at london olympics

July 23, London: Our national anthem was played and the Tricolour was hoisted at the Olympic Games Village in London on Sunday, in a fun-filled musical ceremony presided by the Village Mayor, in attendance of 35 athletes and delegates. The Village Mayor Sir Charles Allen welcomed India’s Deputy Chef-de-Mission Brig PK Muralidharan Raja, who made […]

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“Be A Champion, Boycott Zoos”: Jwala Gutta Teamed Up With PETA


July 21, Hyderabad: Ace shuttler Jwala Gutta has teamed up with the People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) to speak out against the cruelty of zoos across the country. She demands the closure of zoos and a ban on captive breeding of wild animals. Speaking about her concern for animals, Jwala said, “One of […]

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Rafael Nadal will not participate in the London Games


July 20, London: Spain’s Rafael Nadal, the reigning Olympic champion, withdrew Thursday from the London Olympics, where he was to be the flagship of Spanish athletes at the opening ceremony, because of knee tendinitis, he is not in a physical condition to participate in the competition. “I am not in condition to compete in the […]

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F1: Mallya does not despair to see a Force India on the podium


July 19, Paris: The head of the Force India team, Vijay Mallya said that its pilots, Paul di Resta and Nico Hulkenberg, would have to be more of racing luck this season to try to climb onto the podium of a Grand Prix . Vijay Mallya, believes that there is no reason in case of […]

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Team India leaves for Sri Lanka today.


July 18, Chennai: The Sri Lankan cricketers who ended their series against Pakistan on a happy note winning the One-day and Test series will now pad up to meet India in Five one-day matches and a Twenty20 game. The 15-member Indian team will be leave for Sri Lanka on today afternoon to play in a […]

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India invites Pakistan for first series since 2007.


July 17, Mumbai: Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said on Monday it had invited Pakistan for a series later this year, their first in five years, in a further sign of improving ties between the neighbours. The decision to host Pakistan was taken by the Board of Control for Cricket in India […]

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Jeev Milkha Singh, the first Indian to win Scottish Open


July 16, Inverness (Scotland): Jeev Milkha Singh on Sunday sparked a double celebration after beating Italian Francesco Molinari in a play-off to win the Scottish Open at Castle Stuart and earn a spot at the British Open next week at the Royal Lytham and St. Annes. Singh, the son of an Olympic 400-meter runner, holed […]

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WTA: Serena Williams takes over gently at Stanford.


July 12, Stanford: Serena Williams easily won her first match since her weekend of glory at Wimbledon, beating her young compatriot Nicole Gibbs, on Wednesday in the 2nd round of the WTA tournament in Stanford (hard). Serena titled on the English turf in singles and doubles with her sister Venus, has become 6-2, 6-1 in […]

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Diego Maradona was sacked as coach of Emirates club Al Wasl.


July 11, Dubai: The former world champion Argentine football legend Diego Maradona was fired Tuesday as coach of the club Al Wasl of Emirates, his employers accusing him of not being able to win the title. 51 years old, Diego Maradona signed a two year contract with the football club. His dismissal was officially recorded […]

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Wimbledon: Paes-Vesnina fail to cross the final mixed doubles.


July 10, Wimbledon: The Indo-Russian pairing of – Leander Paes and Elena Vesnina will have to wait for their first Grand Slam title together as they lost the closely fought Wimbledon mixed doubles summit clash to Mike Bryan and Lisa Raymond yesterday. The fourth seeded Paes-Vesnina pair suffered a 3-6 7-5 4-6 defeat at the […]

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