women in sports
The Hyderabad-based badminton player was ranked world 13th highly paid female athlete in the Forbes Highest-Paid Female Athletes list.
Under Roy’s guidance, Bengal did a remarkable job in keeping up the form in an exciting final despite having to compete with the Mumbai’s rising cricketer.
The journey to win the title had started in Dubai, where she won the first round of the championship. She finished third in Portugal and fifth in Spain. Based on her total score in the four-round cross country rally, she was declared victorious.
“Before stepping into the ring, I like to study my opponents. I like to play out situations in my mind, I see what positions they like to fight in and try to pre-empt different combinations I can use when fighting against her,” says Anju Devi.
Bhavna is also a self-taught in weight lifting who started researching through YouTube videos and other websites before making her debut.
Gursimar Badwal, the first round co-leader with Amandeep, was expected to provide the strongest challenge but fizzled away with three bogeys on the back nine after a double bogey, bogey and two birdies on the front nine.
With growing competition and increasing prize purses, the contests have become close and the scores lower with each week, bringing in more and more under par scores.
An emotional Maria Sharapova quits Wimbledon 2019 due to injury on Tuesday, raising more questions about her future in the sport.
Maria Sharapova had invested in the famous sweets brand Sugarpova, which was launched in 2012 and since then the growth is noticeable. She says she loves being a businesswoman.
Meet French Open champion Ashleigh Barty, the cricket star who could have played for Australia, beats Karolina Pliskova at Roland-Garros.
Maria Sharapova is expected to make her return after more than three months of break, at next week’s Mallorca Open tournament.
Meet budding rhythmic gymnast Bavleen Kaur, who hails from Jammu and Kashmir, and has won a medal in every single category that she participated in at the Khelo India Youth Games this year.