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Indian Athletes Get Ready for the Olympics Picnic

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Indian Athletes Get Ready for the Olympics Picnic

Believe it or not, the Olympics performance is directly proportional to the economic performance of a country. By Rakesh Raman Disturbing Facts: – In Olympics (from 1896 – 2012) India could win only 9 gold medals – 8 in Field Hockey and 1 in Shooting. – In the past three Olympics (2004, 2008, 2012), India [...]

Nita Ambani Nominated to Olympics Committee

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Nita Ambani Nominated to Olympics Committee

Nita Ambani, the founder and chairperson of Reliance Foundation, is said to be the first Indian woman nominated as a candidate to be a new member of the International Olympics Committee (IOC) the supreme authority of the Olympic Games. Ms. Ambani is one of the eight candidates nominated; the final decision is expected to be [...]

Seattle to Host 2018 Special Olympics USA Games

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Seattle to Host 2018 Special Olympics USA Games

Special Olympics announced Thursday that Seattle, Washington has been selected to host the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games, the national games for Special Olympics in the United States. The announcement was made at a press conference at Husky Stadium at the University of Washington. The 2018 Special Olympics USA Games will take place July 1-6, [...]

Six Athletes Join Budweiser Team for Rio Olympic Games

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Six Athletes Join Budweiser Team for Rio Olympic Games

The official beer sponsor of Team USA has recruited six athletes to join Team Budweiser for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. From a decathlete to a Paralympic triathlete to a Gold Medalist in Women’s Soccer, each member’s story, personality and commitment to not taking short cuts reflects Budweiser’s all-American values, Budweiser said. Team [...]

Budapest Launches Olympic 2024 Bid

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Budapest Launches Olympic 2024 Bid

The city of Budapest officially launched on Thursday its bid to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2024. The timing is appropriate, as this week Hungary also celebrates its part in the founding of the modern Olympics and the first gold medal ever won for the country in the 1896 Olympic Games. A programme [...]

Neymar to Lead Brazil’s Gold Quest at Rio 2016 Games

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Neymar to Lead Brazil’s Gold Quest at Rio 2016 Games

The way looks open for football superstar Neymar to pursue Olympic glory in his home country at the Rio 2016 Games after his club, Barcelona, sent a letter to the Brazilian Football Federation (CBF) saying he would be released for the tournament. The CBF confirmed Friday that Barcelona would allow the player to take part [...]

Virat Kohli: Player of the T20 Cricket Tournament

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Virat Kohli: Player of the T20 Cricket Tournament

India’s top-order batsman Virat Kohli was named as the men’s player of the tournament at the conclusion of the ICC World Twenty20 2016 at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Sunday. This is the second successive time Kohli has won the award, after he was also named as the player of the 2014 tournament in Bangladesh [...]

Score More: How Victoria’s Secret Angels Play Football

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Score More: How Victoria’s Secret Angels Play Football

Just in time for the big game and Valentine’s Day, Victoria’s Secret Angels Adriana Lima, Alessandra Ambrosio, Elsa Hosk, Jasmine Tookes and Taylor Hill return to the field for an epic game of football in the new “Score More” video. [ Victoria’s Secret Releases the Swim 2016 Catalogue ] In this online exclusive “The Angels” [...]

Cricket Council and UNICEF Unite for Children

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Cricket Council and UNICEF Unite for Children

The International Cricket Council (ICC) and UNICEF announced Wednesday a five-year partnership to advocate on behalf of the world’s most disadvantaged children. Every year 5.9 million children die before their fifth birthday from mostly preventable causes; over half a billion children live in extreme poverty; and 59 million primary school-aged children do not go to [...]

Sachin Tendulkar to Play Cricket in the U.S.

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Sachin Tendulkar to Play Cricket in the U.S.

Global cricket icons Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne will headline a star-studded lineup of cricket players from around the world in the inaugural “Cricket All-Stars,” a three-game series in New York City, Houston, and Los Angeles. The historic tour marks the first time these legends have played in the U.S., and also renews the famous [...]

Children from India Invited for Manchester United Match

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Children from India Invited for Manchester United Match

Eleven children from around the world, including Sonu and Sharik from India, capped a once-in-a-lifetime experience last Saturday by participating as Chevrolet mascots in Manchester United’s match vs. Liverpool at Old Trafford stadium as part of Chevrolet’s Beautiful Possibilities Program. With millions of fans watching around the world, upon entering the pitch each Manchester United [...]

FIFA World Cup: Countdown Clock Unveiled in Russia

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FIFA World Cup: Countdown Clock Unveiled in Russia

Exactly 1,000 days before the start of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, the official countdown clock was unveiled Friday for the tournament, which will begin on 14th June 2018. The clock, that has been installed on Manezhnaya Square in the city centre, is only a stone’s throw away from Moscow’s famous Red Square and [...]

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