Veer Dev Gulia

Veer Dev Gulia wins Bronze in Junior World Wrestling

India began their campaign in the Junior World Wrestling Championships on a positive note last night, as Veer Dev Gulia bagged a bronze medal on the opening day of the competition at Tampere in Finland.

In the Men's 74 kg freestyle category, Gulia finished third after beating Yamasaki Yajuro of Japan, 8-5 in the bronze medal play-off bout.

Gulia had made it to the play-off despite losing in the quarterfinals as his last-eight stage opponent Isa Shapiev of Uzbekistan reached the gold medal round.

However, another Indian Ravinder, who also made it to the bronze medal round in 60 kg freestyle section, lost out on a third-place finish. He lost to Japan's Hiromu Sakaki, 6-9.

2028 Summer Olympics In Los Angeles

Summer Olympics: Los Angeles agrees to host 2028 Games; Paris gets 2024

Los Angeles formally announced its bid for the 2028 Summer Olympics today after agreeing on a deal that paves the way for Paris to host in 2024. 

The Los Angeles Olympic and Paralympic bid committee in cooperation with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), announced it yesterday. The LA bid committee said in a statement that Los Angeles will host the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games 2028. 

Los Angeles had been in a race with Paris to host the 2024 Games, with the winner to be named by the IOC on September 13 in Lima.

World Badminton Championship

India to field biggest contingent at World Badminton Championship

India will be fielding the biggest contingent at the World Badminton Championship to be held at Glasgow, Scotland, with four shuttlers qualifying in both men's and women's singles competition. 

In the men's singles competition, Sameer Verma will be competing along with K Srikanth, B Sai Praneeth and Ajay Jayaram. In women's section, Rituparna Das and Tanvi Lad have also qualified behind Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu. The World Championship will be held from August 21 to 27.

Ravichandran Ashwin

INDVSL: Ashwin breaks Richard Hedley's 36 years old record

In the first Test between India and Sri Lanka, Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has made a great record. Galle Test reached the strongest position from Indian stand and this is Ashwin's 50th Test of career. On the second day, India's Ravichandran Ashwin broke the 36-year-old record of New Zealand's highest wicket-taker, Sir Richard Hadlee, after 50 Tests.

Ashwin got one wicket in the first innings of the first test match by Sri Lankan wicket keeper Nirosho Diiquela. Overall, now Ashwin has 276 wickets in Test career. In the same period, New Zealand's Headley took 262 wickets.

Kylie Masse

Kylie Masse wins 100m backstroke world gold in record time

Kylie Masse of Canada stormed to women's 100m backstroke gold in a new world-record time at the world aquatics championships in Budapest. On Tuesday, the 21-year-old clocked 58.10 seconds, breaking Gemma Spofforth's previous mark of 58.12 seconds from the 2009 championships.

Kathleen Baker of the United States took silver, at 0.48 seconds back, while Emily Seebohm of Australia brushed off a cold to claim bronze, 0.49 seconds behind.