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IOA vice-president Janardhan Singh Gehlot passes away

Indian Olympic Association vice-president Janardhan Singh Gehlot died in Jaipur on Wednesday after prolonged illness.Gehlot, a former Rajasthan minister, was also the founder president of International Kabaddi Federation. He was in his 70s.He was the head of the Amateur...

Pro Kabaddi League team owners unhappy with media rights auction process

The media rights for the next five seasons of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL), the second-most watched sports league in the country after the Indian Premier League, was retained by Star India for Rs 905 crore. The base price was set...

Star India retains Pro Kabaddi League media rights

Star India’s association with the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL)is set to continue as it has retained the League's media rights. Star India will hold the media rights for the PKL, India’s second most-watched sporting league, for the next five...

Ajay Thakur receives Sportstar Aces Giant off the Field honour

Former India kabaddi captain Ajay Thakur was conferred the Giant off the Field honour at the 2021 Sportstar ACES Awards on Saturday for his work with the Himachal Police during the coronavirus-induced lockdown.The Padma Shri awardee, who serves as...

PKL 2021: Pro Kabaddi League season eight likely to begin in July

The eighth season of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL), India’s second most-watched sporting league, is likely to commence in July, says the league’s commissioner Anupam Goswami.The PKL will be the first indoor sporting league to resume post the coronavirus...

Pro Kabaddi League postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic

The eighth season of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) has been postponed due to the COVID-19.In a statement on Saturday, the organisers said that the decision was taken keeping in mind the official guidelines and safety of the players....

Pro Kabaddi: Dabang Delhi edges past Gujarat Fortunegiants, Patna Pirates trounces Puneri Paltan

Dabang Delhi, on top of its attacking game in the first half, led 20-9 against Gujarat Fortunegiants at one stage, before getting rattled by a fightback from its rival at the Balewadi indoor stadium on Sunday.The early poise was...

Pro Kabaddi: UP Yoddha edges past Jaipur Pink Panthers, Dabang Delhi defeats Telugu Titans

KASA KAI, PUNE?Hello and welcome to Sportstar's live blog of Monday's Pro Kabaddi League matches at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Pune.This was Shivansh Gupta bringing all the live action, commentary, scores and updates to you guys as...

Pro Kabaddi: UP Yoddha beats Jaipur Pink Panthers, Dabang Delhi humbles Telugu Titans

UP Yoddha’s polished performance, in offence as well as defence, resulted in a hard-earned 38-32 win over Jaipur Pink Panthers on the third day of Pro Kabaddi League’s Pune leg at the Balewadi indoor stadium on Monday.The eighth win...

Pro Kabaddi: From ankle-holds to agriculture – the Dharmaraj Cheralathan story

Dharmaraj Cheralathan plans to practise organic farming and set up playgrounds to keep the youngsters in his neighbourhood occupied. But this is after he bids farewell to kabaddi. But, for the present, his priorities are proving his worth as...


Paddler Harmeet Desai keen to travel for French League

 Harmeet Desai, the reigning Commonwealth table tennis champion and India’s third best player, is hoping against hope to fly out of the country in...