India lose 1-2 to Jordan in football friendly

The Indian football team went down 1-2 to Jordan in an international football friendly an improved, second-half performance failing to salvage a draw for the visitors here. This was a climb down for Stephen Constantine’s men weeks after holding World Cup-winning coach Marcello Lippi’s higher-ranked China to a goalless stalemate. The 97th-ranked India, though, were without their talismanic striker Sunil Chhetri, who was ruled out of the game due to…

G2 Esports wins the ESL Rainbow Six Pro League

G2 Esports took down home favourites FaZe Clan by a score of two maps to zero. The Brazilians of FaZe were playing in front of their home crowd in Rio de Janeiro, looking like the team to beat as they swept Nora-Rengu in the semi-finals. G2 also swept their semi-final opponents, Fnatic, after taking out another Brazilian team in Immortals to start their tournament. The final match was an unconventional…

Mercedes takes the double in F1 New Balance Esports Pro Series

In a dramatic climax to the F1 New Balance Esports Pro Series, Brendon Leigh has secured yesterday night at the Gfinity Arena in London his second Drivers’ Championship title in a row after the 2017 success in Abu Dhabi. His clear dominance of the Series, combined with teammate Daniel Bereznay’s second place, also propelled Mercedes AMG Petronas Esports to victory in the Teams’ Championship. Having dominated Formula 1 in both…

Wayne Rooney says farewell as England beat United States

There was no farewell goal but plenty of pride and appreciation as Wayne Rooney made his 120th and final appearance for England in a 3-0 win over the United States in a friendly at Wembley on Thursday. England’s all-time top scorer Rooney came on as a 58th-minute substitute, to roars from the crowd, with the team 2-0 up thanks to excellent first-half strikes from Jesse Lingard and Trent Alexander-Arnold with…

EE to launch Mobile Series: Winner gets be part ‘FNATIC’

The mobile network is launching its own esports competition, the EE Mobile Series, which will see gamers complete in a series of rounds for the ultimate prize: a place on the professional esports team, Fnatic, one of the biggest esports organizations in the world. Fnatic has players across the world, competing in tournaments for games such as Fortnite, League of Legends, and Heroes of the Storm. “We look forward to…

The US Army Is Starting Up Their Own Esports Team, Including ‘Fortnite’

Esports has been steadily taking over the gaming world with more and more games added to the competitive line-up all of the time. It seems that even the United States Army wants to get in on this action because competitive esports gaming is exactly what they are using to recruit more young people into signing up for service. SSG Meaux, part of the Army esports team, took to Reddit to…

India women’s Ice Hockey Team to compete in Canada

India is not known for its Ice Hockey players but that hasn’t stopped women like 22-year-old Diskit Angmo from forming a team and competing internationally. Beyond societal expectations, infrastructure and equipment were the prominent challenges for the team. The team members are mainly from Ladakh, a cold and arid mountainous region of northern India, where they would practice hockey on frozen ponds with second-hand equipment from the men’s team. “It’s…

Esports marries gambling in Complexity Gaming and WinStar partnership

Complexity Gaming, an esports club that falls under the umbrella of Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, has teamed up with WinStar World Casino and Resort in an esports partnership. WinStar will now be the exclusive casino sponsor for Complexity Gaming, which marks the first time that a U.S. esports organization has designated a casino as its official sponsor. It’s a sign that esports and gambling, and sports betting are coming…

Esports Industry Awards 2018: Astralis the Team of the Year and Game of the Year goes to Overwatch

On 12th November, The Brewery (London) hosted the 2018 Esport Industry Awards. The event’s aim was to ‘acknowledge and rewards the outstanding achievement throughout the industry’. It featured names and personalities from every corner of the Esports industry, including legendary gamers to coverage websites and commercial partners. There were a total of 21 categories with a maximum of 8 nominees per category. The details of categories and winners are as…