FIFA unveiled official mascot of under 17 Women’s World Cup to be held in India next year.Mascot-Ibha represents Asiatic Lioness representing women power.The tournament will run fron October 11-30.
Indian men’s badminton team blanked Netherlands in Group C opener of Thomas Cup in Aarhus on Sunday.Indian women beat Spain 3-2 in Uber Cup.
Stefanos Tsistipas advanced to the third round of Indian Wells Masters after 6-2,6-4 win over P Martinez under lights on Sunday.Greek will face Italian Fabio Fognini in the fourth round.
Devendro Singh and Suronjoy Singh were roped in as men’s coaches by national federation for World Boxing Championships beginning in Serbia from October 24.
FIH CEO Thierry says the winners of annual awards would have been same without fans votes.India swept all FIH awards this year.
Shubhankar Sharma continued his fine form after finishing tied 3rd at Acciona Open European tour event on Sunday.
By Shailesh Padhye