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Sachin Tendulkar wins ‘Laureus Best Sporting Moment award’

When India won the final match of the World cup against Sri Lanka in 2011, which was the last World Cup of Sachin, his fellow team mates lifted the legend and carried him to make a lap of honour. This was named as ‘Laureus best sporting moment in the last 20 years’. Argentinian footballer Lionel ..

AICS reconstituted to 18 Members from the earlier 27

As the Olympic year begins, The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has reconstituted the advisory body, All India Council of Sports (AICS) and extended the tenure of the body to three years. V. K. Malhotra remains the President of the Council. The number of members of the advisory body was reduced to 18 from ..

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw honoured with ‘Order of Australia’

Indian entrepreneur and the Chairperson and Managing director of Bio Limited, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw was conferred with the highest civilian honour of Australia- ‘Order of Australia’ on Friday, 17th January 2020 at an event organized at the Leela Palace in Bengaluru. The founder of Biocon was inducted as an Honorary member by the Australian High Commissioner ..

Sachin Tendulkar conferred with ‘Most Effective Swachhata Ambassador’ award

On the occasion of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar bagged the ‘Most Effective Swachhata Ambassador’ award by the President Ram Nath Kovind for making use of his popularity and fame to ensure India achieves its goal of a Swachh Bharat. He has been promoting cleanliness drives in India for almost ..

Mary Kom becomes first Indian woman athlete to be recommended for Padma Vibhushan

MC Mary Kom from Manipur has become the first Indian woman athlete to be recommended for Padma Vibhushan by the Sports Ministry. She is the only woman to become World Amateur Boxing champion for a record six times, and the only woman boxer to have won a medal in each one of the seven world ..

Sachin Tendulkar inducted into ICC Hall of Fame

Indian batting icon Sachin Tendulkar has been inducted into the International Cricket Council (ICC)’s Hall of Fame alongside South African pace legend Allan Donald and Australian woman cricketer Cathryn Fitzpatrick. Tendulkar is regarded the greatest to have played the game along with Sir Donald Bradman and remains the top run-accumulator in both Tests and ODIs. ..

Rohit Paudel becomes youngest batsman to smack a half-century in international cricket

On 26th January 2019, Nepalese batsman Rohit Paudel created history by becoming the youngest player in men’s international cricket to hit a half-century surpassing the likes of batting legends Sachin Tendulkar (in Tests) and Shahid Afridi (in ODIs). He accomplished the feat in the 2nd ODI against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in Dubai at ..

Virat Kohli receives honorary membership of Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG)

Indian skipper Virat Kohli and coach Ravi Shastri has received the honorary membership of the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) for their contribution to the sport of cricket. Recently, The Indian team defeated Australia 2-1 in the four-match Test series, ending the country’s 71-year-old wait for a rare series win Down Under. Apart from Kohli and ..