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India Business Group pots perfect 147 with World Snooker
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) India Business Group (IBG) has joined forces with the UK-based World Snooker to help make snooker a truly global sport.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Harsimran becomes first female to be invited at NBA Global Academy
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) India's Harsimran Kaur has been invited to participate in a multi-week training camp between November 7 and 24 at the NBA Global Academy at Basketball Australia's Centre of Excellence in Canberra, Australia, making her the first prospect from the NBA Academies Women's Program and the first female prospect from outside of Australia to attend the NBA Global Academy.
2019-11-04
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Kenya's Kisorio renews course record at Beijing marathon
Beijing, Nov 3 (IANS) Kenyan runner Mathew Kipkoech Kisorio clocked two hours, seven minutes and six seconds to break the men's course record at the 2019 Beijing Marathon on Sunday.
2019-11-03
Category: International, China,Sports,Other Sports
Pooja enters final of U-23 World Wrestling C'ships
Budapest, Oct 31 (IANS) Pooja Gehlot (53kg) entered the final after beating Turkey's Zeynep Yetgil in the semifinal of the U-23 World Wrestling Championships here on Thursday.
2019-10-31
Category: International, Hungary,Sports,Other Sports
Joshna Chinappa crashes out of World Squash Championship
Cairo, Oct 29 (IANS) Veteran Joshna Chinappa bowed out of the ongoing PSA Women's World Squash Championship after losing to World No. 2 Nour El Sherbini of Egypt 0-3 in the pre-quarter finals.
2019-10-29
Category: International, Egypt,Sports,Other Sports
Indian paddlers win 7 medals in Oman Jr and Cadet Open
Muscat, Oct 26 (IANS) India's young paddlers continued their medal rush on the world stage, grabbing as many as seven medals, including one gold and one silver, in the Oman Junior and Cadet Open here late on Friday night.
2019-10-26
Category: International, Oman,Sports,Other Sports
England dethrones New Zealand to reach Rugby WC final
Yokohama (Japan), Oct 26 (IANS) England on Saturday pulled off a big upset as it prevailed over defending champions New Zealand 19-7 to book a place in the 2019 Rugby World Cup final.
2019-10-26
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
SAI sports facilities to be made free of cost from Nov 1
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Sports facilities and stadia across the country under the auspices of the Sports Authority of India (SAI) would be made free of cost from November 1.
2019-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Salt Lake City to host NBA All Star 2023
Kolkata, Oct 24 (IANS) The NBA on Thursday announced that Salt Lake City has been selected to host NBA All-Star 2023. The 72nd NBA All-Star Game will take place at Vivint Smart Home Arena, home of the Utah Jazz, on February 19, 2023, a statement said. This will mark the 30th anniversary of the 1993 NBA All-Star Game played in Salt Lake City.
2019-10-24
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
Military Games: Aneesh, Virender add to India's tally
Wuhan (China), Oct 23 (IANS) Para-athletes Aneesh Kumar Surendran Pillai and Virender added two more gold medals to India's tally at the ongoing World Military Games here on Wednesday, taking India's gold haul to four.
2019-10-23
Category: International, China,Sports,Other Sports
Spanish federation decides date for postponed El Clasico
Madrid, Oct 23 (IANS) The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) on Wednesday decided that the first 'El Clasico' of the season between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid should be played on December 18.
2019-10-23
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Other Sports
11-yr-old gets evicted from chess tourney, father seeks explanation
Chennai, Oct 22 (IANS) Even as the All India Chess Federation (AICF) and Tamil Nadu State Chess Association (TNSCA) are maintaining an inexplicable silence on the emotional abuse of 11-year old boy at a chess tourney, his sad father has written to AICF President seeking the reason for his son's explusion.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Vishwa completes hat-trick as Diya joins party at TT meet
Howrah (West Bengal), Oct 21 (IANS) Vishwa Deenadayalan of Tamil Nadu completed a hat-trick of Junior Boys titles this season while Diya Chitale of Maharashtra, making the most of the absence of Anusha Kutambale, claimed her first Junior Girls crown in the UTT National Ranking (East Zone) Table Tennis Championships at the Howrah Indoor Stadium here on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
Shooters indulge in ugly scuffle at Karni Singh Range
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Ugly scenes were witnessed at the iconic Karni Singh Shooting Range (KSSR) in Delhi's Tughlakabad area when two shooters were involved in a scuffle.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
South Africa beat Japan for place in Rugby WC semis
Tokyo, Oct 20 (IANS) South Africa beat hosts Japan 26-3 in the Rugby World Cup on Sunday to set up a semifinal clash with Wales. The Springboks thus inched closer to clinching their third World Cup title following victories in 2007 and 1995.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Army man Saikhom wins Goa Ironman 70.3 triathlon
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) Indian Army Hawaldar Bishworjit Singh Saikhom won India's first IRONMAN 70.3 triathlon, which was held here on Sunday, while in the team section, Delhi's Juggernauts came first.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Other Sports
PKL 7: Bengal Warriors beat Dabang Delhi for maiden title
Ahmedabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Bengal Warriors produced an outstanding performance to beat Dabang Delhi 39-34 to clinch the Pro Kabaddi League Season 7 title for the first time in front of a packed audience at the EKA Arena here on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
Qualifiers battle it out before making cut in East Zone TT
Howrah, Oct 19 (IANS) If hosts West Bengals sub-junior boys led the qualification chart with as many as 10 of them making the cut, it was Maharashtra girls who topped with nine of them entering the main draw in the same category of the UTT National Ranking (East Zone) Table Tennis Championships at the Howrah Indoor Stadium here on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
Mary Kom asks 'who is Nikhat Zareen', wants Bindra to focus on shooting
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) A day after boxer Nikhat Zareen wrote to Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju asking for a fair opportunity, Mary Kom said she does not know Nikhat Zareen.
2019-10-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
10 Bengal girls likely to enter main draw of UTT nationals
Howrah (West Bengal), Oct 18 (IANS) After two rounds of matches on the opening day of the UTT National Ranking (East Zone) Table Tennis Championships, only 10 out of 21 sub-junior girls from West Bengal looked like making the main draw cut.
2019-10-18
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
39th Jr national Kho Kho c'ship to start on Oct 19
Surat, Oct 18 (IANS) The 39th Junior National Kho Kho Championship will commence at the S.M.C. School here on October 19 with the participation of as many as 792 players.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
Dabang Delhi, Bengal Warriors to clash for PKL 7 trophy
Ahmedabad, Oct 18 (IANS) 'Most toughest season', the organisers had termed the Season 7 of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) and as the tournament progressed, eventually it really turned out to be a nail-biting edition where all experienced teams with some great players in their ranks are back home and two new teams -- Dabang Delhi and Bengal Warriors, who have never played a final, are all set to be up against each other on Saturday.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
Boxer Patrick Day dies after suffering injuries during fight
London, Oct 17 (IANS) American boxer Patrick Day has died after he sustained head injuries in a fight last week against fellow countryman Charles Conwell.
2019-10-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Other Sports
PKL 7: Bengal pip U Mumba 37-35 to enter final
Ahmedabad, Oct 16 (IANS) Bengal Warriors registered a narrow 37-35 victory over U Mumba in a tightly-fought contest to clinch a place in Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) season seven finals. The victory on Wednesday, in front of a packed audience at the EKA Arena by TransStadia here, set up a grand finale date against Dabang Delhi.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
Nikhat to approach Rijiju as BFI backs Mary Kom for Oly qualifier
Kolkata, Oct 16 (IANS) Asian Championships bronze medallist Nikhat Zareen cried foul on Wednesday after the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) hinted that there would no trial between her and Mary Kom in the 51kg category for participating in the Tokyo Olympic qualifiers in Wuhan from February 3 to 14.
2019-10-16
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
PKL 7: Experienced Bengaluru to take on spirited Delhi in SF 1
Ahmedabad, Oct 15 (IANS) After a thrilling victory over U.P. Yoddha in Eliminator 1 of the Pro Kabaddi League, Bengaluru Bulls will now be up against the leagues table- toppers Dabang Delhi in the first semi-final of the tournament at the EKA Arena by TransStadia in Ahmedabad on Wednesday.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
U Mumba beat Haryana Steelers 46-38 for place in semis
Ahmedabad, Oct 14 (IANS) Haryana Steelers fought hard but went down 38-46 against U Mumba in Eliminator 2 of the Pro Kabaddi League Season 7 here on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
PKL enters last lap, six teams fight for spot in final
Ahmedabad, Oct 13 (IANS) With the seventh season of Pro Kabaddi League in its last lap, fans are looking forward to more edge-of-the-seat action as the fight for Season 7 championship intensifies in the playoffs.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
Manju Rani enters Boxing Worlds final, assures silver
Ulan-Ude (Russia), Oct 12 (IANS) Indian pugilist Manju Rani on Saturday assured a silver medal for India in the ongoing Women's World Boxing Championships by entering the final in the 48-kg weight category.
2019-10-12
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Other Sports
Mary Kom crashes out with Worlds bronze, historic 8th medal
Ulan-Ude (Russia), Oct 12 (IANS) Six-time champion MC Mary Kom on Saturday settled for the bronze in the ongoing Women's World Boxing Championships after losing her semi-final bout of the 51-kg flyweight category to second-seed Busenaz Cakiroglu of Turkey in a split 1:4 verdict.
2019-10-12
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Other Sports
Mary Kom settles for bronze in World Championships
Ulan-Ude (Russia), Oct 12 (IANS) Six-time champion MC Mary Kom will have to settle for a bronze medal in the ongoing Women's World Boxing Championships after losing her semi-final bout of the 51-kg flyweight category to second-seed Busenaz Cakiroglu of Turkey in a split 1:4 verdict on Saturday.
2019-10-12
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Other Sports
Aronyak stuns top seed Niemann in World Youth chess meet
Mumbai, Oct 10 (IANS) Indias Candidate Master (CM) Aronyak Ghosh scored a thrilling victory over top seed Hans Niemann of the US to emerge joint leader in the U-16 Open category of World Youth Chess Championship (WYCC) here on Thursday.
2019-10-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
PKL 7: Bengal Warriors beat Tamil Thalaivas 33-29
Greater Noida, Oct 9 (IANS) Bengal Warriors produced a clinical performance to beat Tamil Thalaivas 33-29 in a Pro Kabaddi League Season 7 contest at the Shaheed Vijay Singh Pathik Sports Complex here on Wednesday.
2019-10-09
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Other Sports
Dream to see India host Olympics someday: Nita Ambani
London, Oct 9 (IANS) Nita Ambani, member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Founder Chairperson, Reliance Foundation, on Wednesday called upon the global leaders in sports to see India as a land of limitless opportunities, saying it is her dream to see India host major sporting events like the Olympics and the FIFA World Cup in the future.
2019-10-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Other Sports
Jamuna Boro through to World Championships quarters
Ulan-Ude (Russia), Oct 9 (IANS) Jamuna Boro (54 kg) on Wednesday thrashed Algerian fifth seed Ouidad Sfouh 5-0 in the pre-quarterfinals to enter the last-eight stage of the ongoing Women's World Boxing Championships.
2019-10-09
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Other Sports
Indian male gymnasts disappoint at World Artistic Gymnastics
Stuttgart (Germany), Oct 8 (IANS) None of the male Indian gymnasts could qualify for the finals in both the all-round and individual events of the 49th World Artistic Gymnastic Championships here on Tuesday.
2019-10-08
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Other Sports
'Highly competitive' defines season seven of PKL
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) The Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) has entered the final stages of the most competitive and unpredictable season in history and the favourites for the coveted title still cannot be named. The competitiveness of the ongoing season was highlighted by the fact that teams had to wait till the final leg, currently underway in Greater Noida, to find out the six teams who will make it to the playoffs.
2019-10-08
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
World C'ships: Mary Kom through to quarters, Saweety out
Ulan-Ude (Russia), Oct 8 (IANS) Six-time champion Mary Kom (51kg) on Tuesday sealed a spot for herself in the quarter-final of the ongoing women's World Boxing Championships. Mary beat Thailand's Jitpong Jutamas by a unanimous decision in the pre-quarters after she had received a first-round bye.
2019-10-08
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Other Sports
Mary Kom through to quarter finals at World Championships
Ulan-Ude (Russia), Oct 8 (IANS) Six-time champion Mary Kom (51kg) on Tuesday sealed a spot for herself in the quarter-final of the ongoing women's World Boxing Championships. Mary beat Thailand's Jitpong Jutamas by a unanimous decision in the pre-quarters after she had received a first-round bye.
2019-10-08
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Other Sports
Tokyo Olympics: India to host 3×3 basketball qualifiers
Mies (Switzerland), Oct 8 (IANS) India will be hosting the 3x3 basketball qualifiers for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in March next year, basketball world governing body FIBA has announced.
2019-10-08
Category: India, Tokyo,Sports,Other Sports
Gujarat Fortunegiants beat Telugu Titans 48-38
Greater Noida, Oct 7 (IANS) Gujarat Fortunegiants produced a comeback to comprehensively beat Telugu Titans 48-38 in a Pro Kabaddi match at the Shaheed Vijay Singh Pathik Sports Complex in Greater Noida on Monday.
2019-10-07
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Other Sports
Ayaan, Ashish enter quarters of 4th national boxing C'ship
Baddi (Himachal Pradesh), Oct 7 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh started the 4th Elite National Boxing Championship with a positive spirit on Monday as its star pugilist Ashish Chaudhary and budding boxer Ayaan Parihar dominated the ring with their thumping win.
2019-10-07
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,Sports,Other Sports
Pragg, Mitrabha in 2nd position in World Youth Chess C'ship
Mumbai, Oct 7 (IANS) Irans Aryan Gholami shot into sole lead in the Under-18 Open, scoring a comprehensive victory in Round 7 of the World Youth Chess Championship here on Monday.
2019-10-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Boxing World C'ships: Manju Rani through, Manju Bamboriya out
Ulan-Ude (Russia), Oct 7 (IANS) Manju Rani (48kg) on Monday advanced to the quarter-finals of the ongoing women's World Boxing Championships here. Manju Bomboriya (64kg), on the other hand, lost to Italian fourth seed Angela Carini via split verdict of 4-1 in her first round match.
2019-10-07
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Other Sports
Sania Mirza's sister to tie knot with Azharuddin's son
Hyderabad, Oct 7 (IANS) Tennis star Sania Mirza's sister Anam Mirza is set to tie the knot with former Indian cricket captain Mohammad Azharuddin's son Mohammad Asaduddin in December this year.
2019-10-07
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Other Sports
Sania's sister Anam to marry Mohammad Azharuddin's son
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Indian tennis star Sania Mirza has confirmed her sister Anam will tie the knot with Asad Azharuddin, the son of former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin.
2019-10-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Siwach, Ashish in pre-quarters of Men's Boxing Nationals
Baddi (Himachal Pradesh), Oct 6 (IANS) Day three on Sunday witnessed all the top boxers, Mohammad Hussamuddin (57kg), Sachin Siwach (57kg) and Ashish Kumar (75kg) register comfortable wins over their respective opponents at the 4th Elite National Championships at the Baddi University of Emerging Sciences and Technology here.
2019-10-06
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,Sports,Other Sports
Maharashtra boys, Odisha girls lift kho kho titles
Ranchi, Oct 6 (IANS) The summit clashes between Maharashtra and Odisha in both boys and girls categories ended with both the states winning a title each as the action-packed 30th Sub-Junior National Kho Kho Championships came to an end here on Sunday.
2019-10-06
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Other Sports
Early exit for Sarita Devi at boxing World Championships
Ulan-Ude (Russia), Oct 6 (IANS) Former world champion Sarita Devi's campaign came to an early end at the ongoing women's World Boxing Championships here on Sunday after she was overpowered in the 60 kg category by Russia's Natalia Shadrina in the Round of 32 bout.
2019-10-06
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Other Sports
Sarita Devi knocked out boxing World Championships
Ulan-Ude (Russia), Oct 6 (IANS) Former world champion Sarita Devi's campaign came to an early end at the ongoing women's World Boxing Championships here on Sunday after she was overpowered in the 60 kg category by Russia's Natalia Shadrina in the Round of 32 bout.
2019-10-06
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Other Sports