Sania Mirza and her partner Czech Republic’s Barbora Strycova sailed into the third round of the women’s doubles at the Australian Open. #AustralianOpen #Tennis: @MirzaSania & @BaraStrycova advance into 3rd round of Women's doubles category. #AusOpen pic.twitter.com/q0Qz2lpjpr — All India Radio News (@airnewsalerts) January 20, 2017 Fourth-seeded Sania and Barbora defeated the Australian-Chinese pair of Samantha Stosur and Shuai(…)
A new year has begun, but looks like harassment of women will never be a thing of the past. On the first day of 2017, Padma Shri awardee Krishna Poonia took on a group of men who were harassing two teenage girls on a motorbike. The two-time Olympian was waiting in her car at a railway(…)
Geeta Phogat is leaving no stone unturned in her preparation foe the second season of Pro Wrestling League. And the release of Aamir Khan-starrer, Bollywood film ‘Dangal’, is just the right tonic to fuel her ambitions to win the league with the Uttar Pradesh franchise.
“I would love to win a Grand Slam next year,” said Sania Mirza who ended 2016 in style as the world No. 1 in women’s doubles. The Indian tennis ace has three Grand Slam titles each in women’s and mixed doubles categories and is now eyeing a Career Slam next year. .@MirzaSania secures #WTA Year-End Doubles(…)
On Friday, the UN in India had organized a social media chat #AskDeepaMalik with the Paralympian where she was seen responding to a mixed bag of questions from people and advising how to deal with failure, to accept the real you and to encourage others.
At the tender age of 8 years, Tanvi Jagdish from Mangaluru, decided that she wanted to do something remarkable in Surfing. Since then, she battled every obstacle that came her way. Now, at the age of 16, Tanvi has made an unlikely, but proud entry into the Fiji World Championship where she is going to(…)
The legendary ace who doesn’t need any introduction, Sania Mirza is one of India’s biggest sporting icons and an inspiration to many. And in 2016, here Mirza is standing tall again with her tennis racket, successfully retaining her World No.1 doubles player status for the second straight year. https://twitter.com/WTA/status/792676492627021824 Also read: Ace Against Odds: The Sania Mirza(…)
Have you ever seen a woman in a wrestling ring just a day before her wedding? Olympian wrestler Geeta Phogat is doing exactly that. Also Read: Haryana’s Sportswomen fight marriage norms to prep for Olympics Geeta is so serious about the Pro Wrestling League that she will continue practising until the day before the November 20(…)