D Gukesh Became The Youngest Winner To Challenge For World Title
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D Gukesh Became The Youngest Winner To Challenge For World Title

As the youngest winner of the Candidates Chess Tournament, seventeen-year-old Indian chess prodigy D Gukesh made history and gained the chance to take on the current world champion Ding Liren later in the year. After an incredible trip that saw him secure nine out of fourteen points, Gukesh played against American Grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura in a draw in the final round. With this feat, he joins the prestigious ranks of Viswanathan Anand, the first Indian to win this competition back in 2014, on his route to winning five world championship titles. Anand expressed his admiration for Guke

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US Forecast To Top Medals Table For Fourth Straight Games
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US Forecast To Top Medals Table For Fourth Straight Games

The United States is expected to continue its dominance, at the Paris Summer Gamers leading the medal tally for a record-tying fourth time with 39 gold and 123 overall medals. With the advantage of being the host country, France is predicted to go up to third place and win 28 gold medals overall. China, meanwhile, is expected to maintain its second-place finish with 35 golds. Britain, Australia, and Japan are predicted by Gracenote to equal the fourth-highest amount of gold, each with 13. Sanctions following the invasion of Ukraine restrict the Russian Olympic Committee's involvement, m

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Rafael Nadal Makes Comeback From Injury At Barcelona Open
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Rafael Nadal Makes Comeback From Injury At Barcelona Open

The legendary tennis player Rafael Nadal made his court comeback at the Barcelona Open following an injury hiatus. His return from a persistent hip issue that had kept him out since January, missing important events like the Australian Open and Indian Wells as well as the majority of the 2023 season, was signalled with his first-round match against Flavio Cobolli. With an incredible 14 victories under his belt, his presence in Barcelona, especially on the clay courts, suggests a possible comeback before the French Open. Playing on the Catalan clay brings back memories of his Roland Garr

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The Paris Olympics Flame Is Lit At The Greek Cradle Of Ancient Games
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The Paris Olympics Flame Is Lit At The Greek Cradle Of Ancient Games

On Tuesday, the flame for the Paris Olympics was ignited at the historic Greek site of Olympia, marking the start of its journey to the Games. Due to cloudy skies, a backup flame was used instead of the traditional sun-assisted lighting. Despite the change in plans, the event drew thousands of spectators to witness this symbolic moment. The torch will travel through Greece over a 5,000-kilometre route before reaching Athens for the official handover to the Paris Games organisers on April 26. IOC President Thomas Bach has stressed that this relay is a link to the historic Olympic tradition

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Bayer Leverkusen Wins First Bundesliga Title, Ending Bayern Munich’s 11-Year Reign
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Bayer Leverkusen Wins First Bundesliga Title, Ending Bayern Munich’s 11-Year Reign

After an 11-year reign, Bayern Munich's grasp on the league was broken on Sunday by Bayer Leverkusen, who achieved a thrilling 5-0 victory over Werder Bremen in their inaugural Bundesliga triumph. Leverkusen's 29-game unbeaten streak this season, under the wise guidance of Xabi Alonso, engraved their name in history and secured their first league title since 1993. With five games left and a commanding 16-point advantage over Bayern, Leverkusen looks set for more success. Their incredible adventure doesn't end in the Bundesliga; they're still going strong in the German Cup and the Europa

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Kristalina Georgieva Selected For Second Term As Imf Managing Director
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Kristalina Georgieva Selected For Second Term As Imf Managing Director

On Friday, Kristalina Georgieva, a Bulgarian economist, was chosen by the International Monetary Fund's executive board for a second five-year term as managing director. She will be beginning her term on October 1, 2024. She was the sole candidate for the position. According to the customary procedure wherein European states select the IMF managing director, the decision was made after European Union finance ministers approved Georgieva for the position. The board praised Georgieva's skillful leadership in leading the IMF through major international problems during her last term. Georgieva

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Praggnanandhaa And Vidit Score Crucial Victories; Gukesh Continues In Joint Lead
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Praggnanandhaa And Vidit Score Crucial Victories; Gukesh Continues In Joint Lead

Grandmasters R Praggnanandhaa and Vidit Gujrathi won in a thrilling sixth round of the Candidates Chess Tournament in Toronto, extending India's remarkable performance. Praggnanandhaa defeated Nijat Abasov, and Gujrathi outplayed Alireza.  Meanwhile, D Gukesh and Hikaru Nakamura drew to maintain shared leadership. Gukesh and Ian Nepomniachtchi lead the men's division with four points apiece. While Gujrathi achieved a strategic triumph over Alireza, Praggnanandhaa demonstrated his might in a tactical victory over Abasov. The result of Gukesh's matchup with Nakamura was a tie. Fabian

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Theegala And Bhatia Take India To Augusta National
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Theegala And Bhatia Take India To Augusta National

Indian-American players Sahith Theegala, who won his first PGA title in September, and Akshay Bhatia, who recently won the PGA Texas Open, are optimistic that their Masters victories will boost Indian golf. The 22-year-old Indian-American Bhatia earned a berth in the Masters by winning the Valero Texas Open. He had a shoulder problem, yet he had an incredible game in both the regular season and the playoffs. Sahith Theegala, who is ranked No. 15, is gaining popularity alongside him. Their achievements are similar to the rise of Indian CEOs in US corporations. After competing in the 2014

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Jadeja Makes History, Becomes Fifth Player To Complete 100 Catches In IPL
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Jadeja Makes History, Becomes Fifth Player To Complete 100 Catches In IPL

On Monday, Chennai Super Kings' all-rounder, Ravindra Jadeja, made IPL history during their convincing seven-wicket win against the Kolkata Knight Riders. Jadeja showcased his all-round brilliance, taking three wickets in his first eight deliveries and securing two catches. His performance saw him reach a milestone of 100 catches in the IPL, making him the first player to achieve at least 100 catches, 1,000 runs, and 100 wickets in the tournament. With 156 wickets and 2,776 runs, Jadeja has become one of the league's most valuable assets, joining elite players like Kohli, Raina, Pollard, a

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Sumit Nagal Becomes First Indian To Enter Monte Carlo Masters Singles Main Draw
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Sumit Nagal Becomes First Indian To Enter Monte Carlo Masters Singles Main Draw

On Sunday, Sumit Nagal made history by becoming the first Indian in 42 years to reach the singles main draw of the Monte Carlo Masters after a hard-fought win in the final round of qualifiers. He secured his spot by defeating World No. 55 Facundo Diaz Acosta in a gritty match. He showcased his prowess on the clay courts with a 7-5, 2-6, 6-2 victory. Nagal's stellar performance this year includes notable wins. He triumphed over Alexander Bublik at the Australian Open in January and secured victory at the Chennai Open, propelling him into the top 100 of the ATP rankings. Recently, he also ac

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