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  • 123-year-old football club Mohammedan Sporting shuts shop 4 days ago

    One of Indian football's oldest clubs Mohammedan Sporting has decided to shut down operations due to lack of funds. ...
  • Dinesh Karthik, Dipika Pallikal to tie the knot in mid-2015 October 8, 2014

    Squash queen Pallikal has usually been more vocal about the celebrated relationship but this time India cricketer Karthik took it upon himself to share the wedding plans. ...
  • Equestrian sport fading away in India? October 8, 2014

    Lack of proper infrastructure and funding is seen as the biggest challenge to revive the sport in the country. ...
  • Athlete Ashwini Akkunji on road to redemption October 8, 2014

    Akkunji was the star of the 2010 CWG and 2010 Asian Games; then a dope test knocked her down. After two years in the complete wilderness, she is back again to prove her mettle. ...
  • Asian Games: Saina Nehwal's Chinese jinx continues September 26, 2014

    Indian shuttlers had a dismal day in office as Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap and Kidambi Srikanth were knocked out of the 17th Asian Games. ...
  • 30 minutes: The Glasgow generation August 24, 2014

    India performed reasonably well at the Commonwealth games 2014 in Glasgow and grabbed 64 medals. 64 should be taken as a reasonably happy figure, considering the turmoil the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has gone through over the last four years. ...
  • Dhyan Chand in the fray again for Bharat Ratna August 12, 2014

    The Home Ministry has forwarded his name to the Prime Minister's Office for consideration for the country's highest civilian honour. ...
  • No Khel Ratna to be awarded for the year 2014 August 12, 2014

    The coveted Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna is unlikely to be bestowed upon any sportsperson this year as the Selection Committee has decided not to recommend any names for the award. ...
  • BJP leader K Laxman calls Sania Mirza "daughterinlaw" of Pakistan July 24, 2014

    Telangana BJP leader K Laxman on Thursday opposed the state government's decision to appoint tennis icon Sania Mirza as the brand ambassador of Telangana, terming her as "daughterinlaw" of Pakistan. ...
  • Priyanka Chopra on playing the sports icon in the film 'Mary Kom' July 24, 2014

    The first trailer of the film 'Mary Kom' was unveiled in Mumbai on Wednesday. The film unfolds the life journey of Indian boxing champion Mary Kom. The film's leading lady Priyanka Chopra talks about her playing the sports icon on the big screen. ...
  • Commonwealth Games 2014: Time for India to go for glory July 23, 2014

    CNNIBN panel of experts discuss how India will perform in upcoming Commonwealth Games and who are the medal contenders. ...
  • Leader Talk: Rajdeep Sardesai in conversation with Wasim Akram and Hari S Bhartia July 5, 2014

    IBN18 EditorinChief Rajdeep Sardesai speaks to former Pakistan cricket captain Wasim Akram and Cochairman and founder of Jubilant group Hari S Bhartia. "Be there when mistakes are made not to blame others," says Bhartia. ...
  • Will discuss IndoPak cricket: Sports Minister Sarabananada Sonowal May 27, 2014

    Sarabananada Sonowal who was sworn in as a Minister of State with Independent Charge on Monday said that he was happy to take charge as the Sport Minister. In an interview to CNNIBN Sonowal said, "We will discuss over cricket between India and Pakistan." ...
  • Overdrive: Get all the action from Auto Expo 2014 February 8, 2014

    The 12th edition of the Auto Expo is hosting 55 exhibitors. As many as 70 new vehicles will be unveiled, including 26 global unveilings of which 15 will be cars. The expo comprises two separate events an auto show that will be open to the public February 711 at...
  • Cricket league in Dubai comes under the scanner January 10, 2014

    The ICC and BCCI have disapproved a proposed 7star league in Dubai, reportedly promoted by Rhiti Sports that also manages Indian captain MS Dhoni. ...
  • India can qualify for 2022 FIFA World Cup: Tendulkar December 24, 2013

    Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly welcomed the FIFA U17 World Cup in India, and Tendulkar said that India could surely qualify for the 2022 football World Cup. ...
  • News 360: CNNIBN's Indian of the year 2013 ceremony December 20, 2013

    The countdown has begun to the grand finale of CNNIBN's Indian of the Year 2013. We have shortlisted nominees in the categories of business, entertainment, sports, politics and public service. ...
  • Indian of the Year 2013 to be announced on Friday December 19, 2013

    Like every year, CNNIBN will honour the ones who have made a difference to the society in their field of expertise in the year 2013. The winners in the various fields and the overall Indian of the Year will be announced at 9 PM on Friday. ...
  • Mary Kom on life beyond the ring December 13, 2013

    In an interview to CNNIBN, the Olympic bronze medallist spoke about her autobiography, "Unbreakable", and much more. ...
  • Indian Shooters hope to compete under national flag at the CWG December 12, 2013

    The IOC had threatened to expel India if the IOA did not pass the amendment on ethics that bars tainted officials from contesting. ...
  • I had offered to resign earlier: Lalit Bhanot December 12, 2013

    Bhanot, who is under trial in the commonwealth games scam, is determined to fight against IOA's decision to bar bar him from contesting the IOA elections. ...
  • The Indian Olympic Association ammends its constitution December 9, 2013

    The Indian Olympic Association was left with no choice but to accept the IOC's diktat after IOC President Thomas Bach threatened to expel India from the Olympic movement. ...
  • Politics hurting hockey: Supreme Court December 5, 2013

    The apex court observed that politics has taken sports such as hockey to an abysmal low and sportsmen should be heading sports bodies, not businessmen. ...
  • Bharat Ratna debate: Should other icons get it too? November 18, 2013

    The government's decision to confer the Bharat Ratna on Sachin Tendulkar ahead of hockey wizard Dhyan Chand has caused a ripple both in the sporting and the political world....
  • Modern sport in serious risk of losing moral compass: Dravid November 12, 2013

    Former Indian cricket captain Rahul Dravid highlighted the menace of growing corruption in modern sport in the CBI meet. He said, "If we are to tackle the challenge head on, the urgent need is to break the nexus between organised crime and sports cheating. To incorporate advanced investigative and forensic...
  • Former sprinter Ben Johnson revisits nightmare September 24, 2013

    Ben Johnson returned to Seoul's Olympic Stadium 25 years after the day of the steroidassisted 100m final victory that destroyed his career. ...
  • IOC's 125th session holds great significance to India September 4, 2013

    In the 125th session of the IOC, the future of the suspended Indian Olympic Association will be up for discussion and also whether wrestling will be part of the 2020 games. ...
  • Krishna Poonia called me for recommending her name for Khel Ratna: Anjali Bhagwat August 21, 2013

    Anjali Bhagwat, one of the members of the Khel Ratna selection committee, has said that discus thrower Krishna Poonia called her up a day before the selection meeting for recommending her name. ...
  • Political interference, lobbying delays Khel Ratna Award August 21, 2013

    A panel headed by Michael Ferreira had chosen shooter Ronjan Sodhi for the award but discusthrower Krishan Poonia has revolted against it. ...
  • Keep the tainted officials out: IOC to IOA August 17, 2013

    The International Olympic Committee has warned the Indian Olympic Association after it objects to the clause about chargesheeted officials holding on to posts. ...