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India's Jyothi storms into the final in World Archery Championships

India's Jyothi storms into the final in World Archery Championships

Yankton (USA), Sep 25 (IANS) India's Jyothi Surekha Vennam stormed into the final of the Compound Women Individual competition at the World Archery Championship, beating Mexico's Andrea Recerra in the semi-finals here on Saturday.Jyothi, who had won two silver medals in the competition so far in the...

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McLaren's Lando Norris takes pole for Russian GP; Hamilton 4th

McLaren's Lando Norris takes pole for Russian GP; Hamilton 4th

Sochi, Sep 25 (IANS) McLaren's Lando Norris surprised everyone by taking a maiden pole position for the Russian Grand Prix, overcoming damp conditions at the Sochi Autodrom. Ferrari's Carlos Sainz and the Williams of George Russell comprised a surprise top three on a rainy Saturday.Fresh from the te...

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Russian GP: Lando Norris claims sensational maiden pole at Sochi

Russian GP: Lando Norris claims sensational maiden pole at Sochi

Sochi [Russia], September 25 (ANI): Fresh from the team's first one-two in over a decade at the Italian Grand Prix last time out, McLaren's Lando Norris claimed pole position for the 2021 Russian Grand Prix on Saturday.The British driver overcame damp conditions at the Sochi Autodrom to take a shock...

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Final practice session for Russian GP cancelled

Final practice session for Russian GP cancelled

Sochi [Russia], September 25 (ANI): Heavy rain at the Sochi Autodrom has led to the cancellation of Free Practice 3 for the Russian Grand Prix -- with doubts remaining over the possibility of holding qualifying on Saturday afternoon.FP3 had been due to start at 1200 local time. But with heavy rain, ...

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Namdev Shirgaonkar elected as Secretary General of Maharashtra Olympic Association

Namdev Shirgaonkar elected as Secretary General of Maharashtra Olympic Association

Mumbai [Maharashtra], September 25 (ANI): Maharashtra Olympic Association has appointed Namdev Shirgaonkar as its Secretary General. His appointment came at the back of an unopposed election.Shirgaonkar previously held the position of Vice President at the Maharashtra Olympic Association. "The bigge...

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India claim two silver medals in Archery World Championships

India claim two silver medals in Archery World Championships

Yankton (USA), Sep 25 (IANS) India suffered another setback as its archers had to settle for silver medals in Women's Compound Team and Compound Mixed Team competitions at the World Archery Championships here in South Dakota.The Indian Women's Compound Team and the Mixed Team had reached the gold me...

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Hamilton hits jack man as Bottas sets pace in free practice

Hamilton hits jack man as Bottas sets pace in free practice

Sochi, Sep 24 (IANS) Formula 1 drivers' champion Lewis Hamilton is having bad time. Two weeks back he was involved in a crash with title contender Max Verstappen while on Friday, he sent flying his team's front jack man during second practice for the Russian Grand Prix here.His team Mercedes confirm...

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It's my personal choice to be nominated for Arjuna Award first, says gold medallist Sumit Antil

It's my personal choice to be nominated for Arjuna Award first, says gold medallist Sumit Antil

New Delhi [India], September 24 (ANI): Tokyo Paralympics gold medallist Sumit Antil on Friday said it's his personal wish to be nominated for Arjuna Award. But he will accept the decision of the government and the decision-making committee when it comes to getting rewarded for his performance in the...

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Odisha CM felicitates Indian U-18 Girls' Rugby Team

Odisha CM felicitates Indian U-18 Girls' Rugby Team

Bhubaneswar, Sep 23 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday interacted with the Indian Under-18 Girls' Rugby Team and felicitated them with a cash award of Rs 5 lakh for winning silver at Asia Rugby Under-18 Girls' Rugby Sevens Championship 2021.Congratulating the team in their succe...

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Hamilton expects "hard and fair" racing with Verstappen at Sochi

Hamilton expects

Sochi, Sep 23 (IANS) Two weeks after they crashed into each other, defending F1 drivers' champion Lewis Hamilton will renew his battle with title rival Max Verstappen at this weekend's Russian Grand Prix with both coninuing to race each other "hard and fair".The two main title protagonists collided ...

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