Rules & History of Field Hockey

Field hockey is a widely played team sport of the hockey family. The game can be played on grass, watered turf, artificial turf or synthetic field, as well as an indoor boarded surface. It is called field hockey to distinguish it from the similar game played on ice. History of Field Hockey Hockey is believed to date from the earliest civilizations. The Arabs, Greeks, Persians, and Romans each had their own versions, and traces of a stick game played by the Aztec Indians of South America have been found. Hockey can also be identified with…

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Sachin Tendulkar: GOD of Cricket

Sachin Tendulkar, the master blaster, is the name that continues to inspire many, not only in India but also all over the world, to take up the sport. Isn’t! We know that in India cricket is a religion and Sachin Tendulkar is the God. For more than two decades, his talents and achievements were consistent. That made him a giant player and also after taking the retirement he remains India’s favorite son. Very few cricketers, bowlers or sportsmen have gained such type of imagination, popularity as Tendulkar has. So let…

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PV Sindhu, the first Indian to win the World Badminton Championship

PV Sindhu scripts history PV Sindhu on Sunday scripted history as she became the first Indian to win badminton World Championships gold by beating arch-rival Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in a lop-sided summit clash here. The Olympic silver-medallist Indian won 21-7 21-7 in the final that lasted just 38 minutes. A dominating win over Okuhara Two years after being robbed of the gold by Okuhara in an epic 110-minute final at Glasgow that was considered as one of the greatest battles in badminton history, Sindhu finally exorcised the ghost of…

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Shikhar Dhawan Injured

Injured India opener Shikhar Dhawan will be under observation as he strives to recover from a thumb fracture he picked up during the Australia game, the BCCI said on Tuesday. IANS has learned that the fracture line has only been detected on CT scan and no fracture was detected post-X-ray. In a massive blow to Team India, Shikhar Dhawan has been ruled out of the World Cup for at least three weeks due to a swollen thumb. The left-hander picked up the injury while batting against Australia in the last game, where he…

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RISHABH PANT: NOT SELECTED FOR WORLD CUP

India Announce ICC World Cup Squad: No Place For Rishabh Pant Dinesh Karthik has beaten Rishabh Pant in the race to become the second wicket-keeper in the Indian team. For the upcoming World Cup in England and Wales. The five wise men of Indian cricket, led by M.S.K. Prasad, met in Mumbai on Monday and picked the 15-member squad. Vijay Shankar goes to the showpiece event as the number four batsman. And Ravindra Jadeja has been picked as the third spinner ahead of a fourth pacer. KL Rahul joins in…

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