Saturday, 24 February 2024

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Formula 1: Verstappen charges to victory in Italy for record-breaking 10th successive win
SUCCESSIVE VICTORY

Formula 1: Verstappen charges to victory in Italy for record-breaking 10th successive win

MONZA (ITALY): Reigning double World Drivers' Champion Max Verstappen of Red Bull came out on top of the field once again, winning the Italian Grand Prix and securing his 10th successive victory in Formula 1 racing on Sunday.

Mumbai Marathon to be held on January 21, 2024; registration starts today
Athletics

Mumbai Marathon to be held on January 21, 2024; registration starts today

MUMBAI: The 19th edition of the Mumbai Marathon, one of Asia’s top running events, will be held on January 21, 2024, and the registration process for the mega event started here on Thursday.

With one year to go: IOC invites NOCs and their best athletes to Paris 2024 Olympics; Russia, Belarus excluded
A CEREMONY

With one year to go: IOC invites NOCs and their best athletes to Paris 2024 Olympics; Russia, Belarus excluded

PARIS: With exactly one year to go before the start of the Olympic Games Paris 2024, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday officially invited the National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and their best athletes to take part in the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad, which will take place from July 26 to August 11, 2024.

US Open: Sindhu, Lakshya march into second round; Muthusamy also records win in opener
OPENING MATCHES

US Open: Sindhu, Lakshya march into second round; Muthusamy also records win in opener

COUNCIL BLUFFS (USA): Two-time Olympic medallist P.V. Sindhu and her Indian compatriot, Lakshya Sen made a winning start in their US Open campaign with comfortable wins in their respective opening matches.

Carlsen, Nakamura, Firouzja line up for strongest Bullet Chess Championship ever
BULLET CHESS

Carlsen, Nakamura, Firouzja line up for strongest Bullet Chess Championship ever

ST LOUIS (USA): World No.1 Grandmaster (GM) Magnus Carlsen, reigning champion GM Hikaru Nakamura, and the young hotshot GM Alireza Firouzja, widely considered the strongest bullet players on the planet, will line up for the main competition of the online Bullet Chess Championship to be held from July 17-21.

12-year-old Ishaan Tendolkar holds IM Vikramaditya Kulkarni in All India FIDE Rating Chess
Chess

12-year-old Ishaan Tendolkar holds IM Vikramaditya Kulkarni in All India FIDE Rating Chess

MUMBAI: In what can be termed as a major upset so far in the event, 12-year-old Ishaan Tendolkar played the game of his life to hold the top-seed and International Master (IM) Vikramaditya Kulkarni to a draw in the third round of the SBI Life All India FIDE Rating Chess Tournament here on Sunday.

WFI general body meeting in Ayodhya cancelled after government suspends all activities of federation
Wrestling Federation of India

WFI general body meeting in Ayodhya cancelled after government suspends all activities of federation

NEW DELHI : The general body meeting of the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI), scheduled to take place in Ayodhya on Sunday, has been cancelled after the Sports ministry suspended all the ongoing activities of the federation and appointed an Oversight Committee to take over the day-to day functioning.

Industry hails move to make MeitY as nodal ministry for online gaming
All India Gaming Federation

Industry hails move to make MeitY as nodal ministry for online gaming

NEW DELHI : Industry leaders on Tuesday hailed the government's decision to appoint the IT Ministry as the nodal agency for online gaming-related matters.In a notification, the Centre said that matters related to online gaming will now be taken care of by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY).

UP joins lottery lobby inspired West Bengal's stand on 28 per cent GST for online skill gaming
GST for online skill gaming

UP joins lottery lobby inspired West Bengal's stand on 28 per cent GST for online skill gaming

NEW DELHI: West Bengal, a state with a flourishing lottery business, has been joined by Uttar Pradesh, where there is a lottery ban, to push for a 28 per cent GST for online skill gaming.

This tech startup is fighting human trafficking, one game at a time
Mobile Premier League

This tech startup is fighting human trafficking, one game at a time

BENGALURU:The fight against Human trafficking, regarded as the second largest organised crime in the world, is getting a new weapon - mobile games. Mobile Premier League (MPL), the Bengaluru based tech start-up, has teamed up with the NGO Missing Links Trust, to launch a Role Play Game (RPG) called Missing to spread awareness about human trafficking among potential vicitms and general public.

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