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Women's national boxing: Jaismine, Basumatary move into second round
Hisar, Oct 22 (IANS) Asian Championship bronze medallist Jaismine and defending champion Assam's Pwilao Basumatary advanced to the second round after registering wins in their bouts on Day 2 of the 5th Elite Women's National Boxing Championships, here on Friday.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Other Sports
World snooker qualifiers: Chitra, Advani win three in a row
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Karnataka's seasoned campaigner Chitra Magimairaj, who had lost all her six matches in the Y-camp (1st leg), started the second phase in a determined fashion and registered three back-to-back victories in the World Snooker Qualifiers, a BSFI National Selection Tournament.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Bengal's Swadesh Mondal sets national record in 400m medley
Bengaluru, Oct 22 (IANS) Swadesh Mondal of Bengal created his fourth national record here at the ongoing 37th Sub Junior and 47th Junior National Championships 2021, romping to victory in 400m individual medley for Group II boys. He came up with a brilliant effort to push a fighting Shoan Ganguly of Karnataka to second place, much like their battle in the 200m medley event earlier in the week where Swadesh took the gold and Shoan had to settle for a silver.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
In-form Ridhima breaks another national record in swimming
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) Karnataka swimmer Ridhima Veerendrakumar came up with yet another record-breaking performance at the 37th Sub Junior and 47th Junior National Championships as she bagged the gold medal in 50m backstroke for group II girls, here on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
24th National Racing Championship to kick start this weekend in Coimbatore
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) As the country is regaining its feet from the second wave of Coronavirus pandemic and sporting events resuming across the country, the 24th JK Tyre FMSCI National Racing Championship 2021 is all set to kick start at the Kari Motor Speedway, Coimbatore on October 23.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Women's National Boxing: Delhi's Hemlata, Maharashtra's Aarya dominate on Day 1
Hisar, Oct 21 (IANS) The Women's National Boxing Championships got off to a blistering start on Thursday, with Delhi's Hemlata defeating her opponent PS Mantasaha Kumari from Assam 4-0 in the 50kg category.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Other Sports
Karnataka swimmer Ridhima sets pool ablaze; breaks 7-year record of Olympian Maana Patel
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) Karnataka's Ridhima Veerendrakumar came up with a sensational swim in the 100m backstroke for group II girls to add another gold medal to the hosts' kitty and her time of 1:04.87 also broke the national record of 1:05.30 seconds created in 2014 by Olympian Maana Patel of Gujarat on day two of the 37th Sub Junior and 47th Junior National Aquatic Championships, here on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
Win against Itsuki Hirata can put an Indian woman on global MMA stage: Ritu Phogat
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Wrestler-turned-Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Ritu Phogat on Wednesday said that win against Japanese judoka - Itsuki Hirata at the ONE Women's Atomweight World Grand Prix semi-finals is important because it can place an Indian woman on the global MMA stage.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
India look forward to be in top five medal winners in 2022 Int'l events: IOA
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Expecting a great show by national athletes, Indian Olympic Association (IOA) secretary general Rajeev Mehta on Wednesday said that the country looks forward to be in the top five medal winning nations in the upcoming international events in 2022.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Simranjit, Pooja among top names as Women's National Boxing Championships to kick start in Hisar
Hisar, Oct 20 (IANS) 2018 World Championships bronze medallist Simranjit Kaur and reigning Asian champion Pooja Rani are among the top boxers to fight it out for the title as the 5th elite Women's National Boxing Championships will begin here on Thursday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Other Sports
Swimming nationals: Sambhavv betters Srihari's record in 200m freestyle
Bengaluru, Oct 19 (IANS) Sambhavv R of Karnataka bettered Olympian Srihari Nataraj's three-year-old national record in 200m freestyle for group I boys as the 37th Sub Junior and 47th Junior National Aquatic Championships got off to a rollicking start here at the Basavangudi Aquatic Centre, on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
World Snooker Qualifiers: Pankaj Advani shines with 121-point effort
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) India's most celebrated cueist, Pankaj Advani (PSPB) neatly constructed a brilliant 121 points effort as he rallied splendidly from the loss of the opening two frames to prevail over Dhvaj Haria (PSPB) 4-2 and record his fourth successive win in the Men's 'Y' Camp (1st leg) round-robin league matches of the World Snooker Qualifiers, a BSFI National Selection Tournament on Tuesday.
2021-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Flame for Beijing 2022 Winter Games lit in Ancient Olympia
Ancient Olympia (Greece), Oct 18 (IANS) The Olympic Flame that will be burning for the Beijing 2022 Winter Games was ignited on Monday at the birthplace of the Games in Ancient Olympia, Greece.
2021-10-18
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
World snooker qualifiers: Advani, Mehta record two successive wins
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) The top three Indian snooker players, National champion Aditya Mehta, runner-up Pankaj Advani and losing semi-finalist Laxman Rawat, are on a roll as they registered successive victories in their respective first two round-robin 'Y Camp (1st leg) matches of World Snooker Qualifiers, a BSFI National Selection Tournament here.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Bengaluru to host swimming nationals post Covid from Oct 19
Bengaluru, Oct 18 (IANS) A total of more than 1,500 participants from across 32 states and Union Territories will arrive in Bengaluru for the prestigious 37th Sub-junior and 47th Junior National Aquatic Championships which would begin on October 19.
2021-10-18
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
World Snooker Qualifiers: Amee Kamani, Varsha Sanjeev score contrasting wins
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Amee Kamani of Madhya Pradesh and Varsha Sanjeev of Tamil Nadu recorded contrasting victories in their opening round 'Y' Camp (1st leg) matches of World Snooker Qualifiers, a Billiards and Snooker Federation of India (BSFI) National Selection Tournament, here on Sunday.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
IOC supports concerns over FIFA's plans for biennial World Cup
Lausanne (Switzerland), Oct 17 (IANS) The international football federation, FIFA's plans to hold its flagship Men's World Cup every two years has raised heckles in the clubs' circuit. The plan to switch the Men's World Cup from a quadrennial schedule to a biennial is now causing concerns among other international federations too.
2021-10-17
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Other Sports
With SBL, Amir Khan making foray as a promoter in Dubai
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Two-time World champion boxer Amir Khan is all set to make an appearance as a promoter in Dubai, putting together a card along with Super Boxing League in association with World Boxing Council. He is currently training for his retirement clash with Kell Brook.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Formula 1 to have 23-race season in 2022, no race in China
Monaco, Oct 16 (IANS) The 2022 season of Formula 1 will have a record-breaking 23 Grand Prix races, with the season beginning with Bahrain on March 20 and finishing in Abu Dhabi on November 20.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Monaco,Sports,Other Sports
Tamil Nadu boy to play in elite European professional basketball league
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) A young boy from Kancheepuram in Tamil Nadu, Ulhas KS, who lives in New Delhi for the past few years, is all set to play in the professional basketball league in Division 1 Moldovan National League, Europe.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Ace cueist Advani leads elite field in World snooker qualifiers
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) India's best cueist Pankaj Advani, the recent winner of the Asian Snooker Championship and World 6-Red Snooker crowns, will be the star attraction in the World Snooker Qualifiers, a National Selection Tournament, to be held here from October 17 to 27, 2021.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
All-India Chess Federation signs sponsorship deal with MPL
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The All-India Chess Federation (AICF) has signed an agreement with MPL Foundation towards sponsorship of all national championships for the next five years.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Pravin Jadhav makes new-look Indian archery team for Asian Championships
Jamshedpur, Oct 11 (IANS) Pravin Jadhav was the only member of the Indian archery contingent from the Tokyo Olympics to get selected in the Indian squad for the Asian Archery Championship to be held in Dhaka next month.
2021-10-11
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Other Sports
Nigerian para-powerlifter banned for 30 months for doping violation
Bonn (Germany), Oct 11 (IANS) The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has banned the former Paralympic champion Para powerlifter Paul Kehinde of Nigeria for 30 months for failing a dope test. Kehinde claimed that the substance was in the medication prescribed by a doctor but he did not claim Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) and verified that his prescribed medication was prohibited.
2021-10-11
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Other Sports
Jr shooting worlds: India finish on top with 43 medals
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) A relook at the results resulted in India's overall medals tally being re-totaled to a whopping 43 medals as the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior World Championship concluded at the Las Palmas Shooting range in the Peruvian capital of Lima.
2021-10-11
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
AICF to have digital & physical Indian Chess League
Chennai, Oct 11 (IANS) It could be a bonanza for the Indian chess players as the All India Chess Federation (AICF) is likely to have two chess leagues ? physical and digital, said a senior official.
2021-10-11
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Bottas wins Turkish GP, Verstappen in lead as Hamilton finishes 5th (ld)
Istanbul (Turkey), Oct 10 (IANS) Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas won an engrossing Turkish Grand Prix that was run in damp conditions, with the Red Bull duo of Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez completing the podium. A late decision to change tyres cost Lewis Hamilton some points as he had to be satisfied with a fifth-place finish despite moving to third spot, starting from 11th spot, at one time.
2021-10-10
Category: International, Turkey,Sports,Other Sports
I should have gone with my gut feeling, says Hamilton about late tyre change
Istanbul (Turkey), Oct 10 (IANS) Lewis Hamilton started the Turkish Grand Prix at 11th position on the starting and finished fifth eventually, a decent progress up the order. It would have made any other driver happy on any other day but Hamilton on Sunday admitted to being left frustrated after a late decision to stop dropped him from the podium positions down to fifth.
2021-10-10
Category: International, Turkey,Sports,Other Sports
Bottas wins Turkish GP ahead of Verstappen; Hamilton 5th
Istanbul (Turkey), Oct 10 (IANS) Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas won an engrossing Turkish Grand Prix that was run in damp conditions, with the Red Bull duo of Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez completing the podium.
2021-10-10
Category: International, Turkey,Sports,Other Sports
Congratulations to wrestlers Anshu and Sartia for winning medals: PM Modi
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated Indian women wrestlers Anshu Malik and Sarita Mor for winning medals at the World Championship in Norway.
2021-10-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Motorcycle nationals: Rajini Krishnan bounces back; Ahamed claims double
Chennai, Oct 10 (IANS) Ace rider Rajini Krishnan (RACR Castrol Power Racing) came into his own to script a fine win while TVS Racing's KY Ahamed completed a double as the third round of the Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship 2021 concluded at the MMRT, here on Sunday.
2021-10-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Torch unveiled for Asian Para Games Hangzhou 2022
Hangzhou (China), Oct 9 (IANS) Welcoming the one-year countdown to the fourth Asian Para Games, organizers of Hangzhou 2022 released the torch design for the Games here on Saturday.
2021-10-09
Category: International, China,Sports,Other Sports
Turkish GP: Hamilton demoted due to grid penalty, Bottas at pole
Istanbul, Oct 9 (IANS) Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton qualified fastest for the Turkish Grand Prix but will start the race in 11th position after copping a 10-place grid penalty for a change of engine, meaning Valtteri Bottas, who was the second-fastest in Saturday's qualifying, will start on pole position on Sunday ahead of Red Bull's Max Verstappen.
2021-10-09
Category: International, Turkey,Sports,Other Sports
Motera best venue for 2036 Olympics, India in talks with IOC: Batra
Ahmedabad, Oct 9 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Narinder Batra on Saturday said that Ahmedabad's Motera stadium would be the best venue for staging the opening ceremony of the 2036 Summer Olympic Games if India gets hosting rights of the mega event.
2021-10-09
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
Motorcycle nationals: Hyderabad's Shetty trumps quality field in premier class
Chennai, Oct 9 (IANS) Hyderabad's Rahil Shetty (Gusto Racing) and local ace KY Ahamed (TVS Racing) scored resounding victories in the two premier Pro stock category races on an action-packed day in the third round of the Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship 2021, at the MMRT, here on Saturday.
2021-10-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Some sports federations are not allowing athletes to grow: Kiren Rijiju
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Former sports minister Kiren Rijiju on Saturday said that there are a few federations in India that are not working properly and they need to be pulled up for the betterment of the sports.
2021-10-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Motorcycle nationals: Novice Alwin Sunder at pole; Ravikumar, Sethu top practice
Chennai, Oct 8 (IANS) Local collegian, Alwin Sundar (AS Motorsports), grabbed the pole position in the Novice (Stock 165cc) category as the third round of the MMSC fmsci Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship 2021 commenced at the MMRT, here on Friday in fair weather conditions.
2021-10-08
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Gold and bronze for India in mixed rapid fire, silver in women's 3P team
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) India won its 10th gold medal at the ISSF Junior World Championships, being held in Lima (Peru), after Vijayveer Sidhu and Rhythm Sangwan outclassed Thailand's Kanyakom Hirunphoem and Schwakon Triniphakorn 9-1 in the mixed rapid fire event, according to information received here on Friday.
2021-10-08
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
World Wrestling Championships: Anshu bags silver, Sarita bronze
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Anshu Malik on Thursday scripted history as she became the first Indian woman wrestler to win a silver medal in the World Championships.
2021-10-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
F1 medical car crew tests Covid positive ahead of Turkish GP
Istanbul, Oct 7 (IANS) The Formula 1 circuit was hit by the Coronavirus virus as its medical car crew tested positive Covid-19 ahead of the Turkish Grand Prix.
2021-10-07
Category: International, Turkey,Sports,Other Sports
Junior Shooting Worlds: Manu bags fourth gold as India dominate with 20 medals (ld)
Mumbai, Oct 7 (IANS) Top pistol shooter Manu Bhaker bagged her fourth gold as Indian continued its domination of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior World Championship in Lima, Peru, bagging a gold and silver medal on the eighth day of competition. India also won two silver medals on an eventful day on Wednesday.
2021-10-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Stalin presents TN sports persons Rs 3.98 cr cash incentives
Chennai, Oct 7 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Thursday handed over cash awards totalling Rs 3.98 crore to paralympic athlete T Mariappan and several chess players and a coach for bringing laurels to the country and the state with their sterling performance.
2021-10-07
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports,Politics
Junior Shooting Worlds: Manu Bhaker, Naamya Kapoor, and Rhythm Sangwan strike gold
Mumbai, Oct 7 (IANS) Top pistol shooter Manu Bhaker bagged her fourth gold as Indian continued its domination of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior World Championship in Lima, Peru, bagging a gold and silver medal on the eighth day of competition.
2021-10-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Wrestler Anshu becomes first Indian woman to enter World Championships final
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Indian woman wrestler Anshu Malik (57 kg) advanced to the final of the 2021 Senior World Wrestling Championship in Oslo, Norway on Wednesday. With this win, she has also assured India of its first medal in the ongoing tournament.
2021-10-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Team Alpha & Rohit Jain to represent India at the World Esports League
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Team Alpha and Rohit Jain have sealed their places for the upcoming global finals of the World Esports League 2021 scheduled from December 16-19 at the Gwangju Esports Arena in Korea.
2021-10-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Spanish basketball legend Pau Gasol retires after 22-year career
Madrid, Oct 6 (IANS) Spanish basketball legend Pau Gasol has announced his retirement from the game at the age of 41.
2021-10-06
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Other Sports
Boxing: Lovlina gets direct qualification for world championships
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) The Boxing Federation of India (BFI) has decided to give Tokyo Olympics bronze medallist Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) a direct qualification for the women's world championships, scheduled to take place in Istanbul, Turkey in December.
2021-10-05
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Pro Kabaddi League Season 8 set to commence on December 22
Mumbai, Oct 5 (IANS) Following the conclusion of the player auctions in August, the Pro Kabaddi League Season 8 is all set to commence on December 22 without spectators due to the evolving Covid-19 situation.
2021-10-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Namyaa Kapoor stuns field, clinches 25m pistol gold in World Championships
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Fourteen-year-old Namyaa Kapoor of Delhi stunned the field including compatriot Manu Bhaker who won bronze, to be crowned the junior women's 25m pistol world champion at Lima's Las Palmas Shooting Range.
2021-10-05
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Asian TT Championships: India end campaign with three bronze
Doha, Oct 4 (IANS) India won two more medals and ended their Asian Table Tennis Championships 2021 campaign with a total of three bronze medals, here on Monday.
2021-10-04
Category: International, Qatar,Sports,Other Sports