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November 26, 2019

Hero MotoSports announces riders for Dakar 2020

New Delhi, Nov 26: Hero MotoSports Team Rally on Tuesday announced its riders for the Dakar Rally 2020. Participating with four riders for the first time, the team will take on the Dakar 2020 with 2019 Pan Africa Rally winner Joaquim Rodrigues, Indian Ace rider CS Santosh, Dakar Rookie of the Year 2017 Oriol Mena and the newest addition, former World Rally Champion Paulo Goncalves.Still a young team, established in 2016 and with just three Dakar Rallies under its belt, Hero MotoSports Team Rally has emerged as one of the top…

British chess GM Nigel Short to address upcoming players

Chennai, Nov 26: In the cradle of Indian chess, that is Chennai, British Chess Grandmaster and Fide Vice President Nigel Short will give a lecture for upcoming players and also interact with chess masters, said a top official of the organiser, Chesslang.com."Short will be here early next month on a two day visit. In a four hour session on December 4, Short will address upcoming players on how he won the Candidates Match Cycle (World Chess Title challenger selection match) 1991-1993," S.Raghuraman, Co-Founder,…

WADA review panel recommends punishment for Russia

Montreal, Nov 26: The World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA'S) Compliance Review Committee (CRC) has recommended severe punishment for Russia for being "non-compliant with the World Anti-Doping Code (Code)."WADA said in a statement that the CRC has "recommended to WADA's Executive Committee that the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) be declared non-compliant" with Code and the recommendation is "accompanied by strong proposed consequences and conditions of reinstatement." …

Indian sports media still challenging for women: Kanthi Suresh

New Delhi, Nov 26: One year after establishing Power Sportz, India's first over-the-top sports news channel, Kanthi D. Suresh believes that things have not changed much for women wanting to make a mark in the male-dominated space of sports media."A woman wanting to be in sports media was a challenge and it continues to be one," Kanthi told IANS in an interview. But challenges do not deter Kanthi's course of action. Power Sportz today has close to four lakh daily users. Out of this around 2.5 lakh…

Starting strongly, NE United will aim to consolidate position

Guwahati, Nov 26: NorthEast United will look to consolidate their position in the top half of the Indian Super League (ISL) table when they take on Mumbai City FC at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium here on Wednesday evening.The Highlanders have started this season in style as they are one of the three sides yet to suffer a defeat. Coach Robert Jarni seems to have struck a chord with the players and the results are evident with the club amassing eight points from four matches. The Croatian would be pleased with the form…
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