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Boxing Nationals: Haryana's Sumit, Delhi's Neeraj among others make winning start
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Olympian Sumit Sangwan and Neeraj Swami were among the other boxers to register victories on the opening day of the 5th men's national boxing championships at the Inspire Institute of Sports in Bellary, Karnataka on Wednesday.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Online Chess Olympiad: India lose to USA in semis
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) India's defense of its FIDE Online Chess Olympiad gold medal came to a disappointing end at the semi-final stage when the team led by Viswanathan Anand lost to the United States in a tiebreak on Tuesday.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
India's Hemanth Kommu qualifies for Esports World Championship Finals
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) The reigning national champion Hemanth Kommu has qualified for the Finals of 13th Esports World Championship after a brilliant performance in the Regional Qualifiers. The Finals take place offline in Eilat, Israel, from November 14-19.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
World Championships spots up for grab at Elite Men's National Boxing Championships
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Defending champions Shiva Thapa and Mohammad Hussamuddin will be among the country's top boxers vying for titles as well as spots in the World Championships squad when the 5th Elite Mens National Boxing Championships starts at the Inspire Institute of Sports in Bellary, Karnataka, on Wednesday.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
3 Maharashtra girls in Indian team for Asia Rugby Sevens
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) Three girls from Maharashtra have been included in the 14-member India women's under-18 rugby team that left the country on Tuesday to participate in the Asia Rugby U18 Girls Rugby Sevens Championship 2021 which will be held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan on September 18 and 19.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Aussie Olympic gold medallist to be voice of Brisbane 2032 athletes
Sydney, Sep 14 (IANS) Three-time Olympian swimmer Bronte Barratt was elected as the athlete representative of the Brisbane 2032 Olympic Games Organising Committee on Tuesday.
2021-09-14
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Other Sports
Halo saved my neck, says Hamilton after Monza crash
Monza, Sep 13 (IANS) Lewis Hamilton has credited the halo device on his Mercedes car for keeping him safe when Max Verstappen's Red Bull car landed on the Mercedes car after a dramatic crash at the Italian Open here on Sunday The British driver also applauded the stewards at the Italian Grand Prix on Sunday for handing Verstappen a three-place grid penalty for the upcoming Russian Grand Prix.
2021-09-13
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Other Sports
Online Olympiad: India reach semis with dramatic win over Ukraine
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) Defendingchampion India defeated Ukraine in the quarter-finals of the 2021 FIDE Online Chess Olympiad, quelling their opponents in a thrilling tie-break blitz round to reach the semi-finals.
2021-09-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Defeat to Qatar pushes India to the brink in Asian volleyball
Chiba (Japan), Sep 13 (IANS) India succumbed to their second successive defeat in Group A preliminary league, losing to Qatar 3-0 (22-25, 14-25, 20-25) at Chiba Port Arena, Japan, and all but ending their hopes of finishing the top eight in the competition.
2021-09-13
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Bagnaia prevails over Marquez in Aragon thriller
Aragon (Spain), Sep 12 (IANS) After three second place finishes in 2021, Francesco Bagnaia (Ducati) finally a MotoGP race, emerging victorious from an enthralling Gran Premio de Aragon battle with Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team). The duo were in a league of their own on Sunday as the 25-point haul fight goes down to the wire; reigning World Champion Joan Mir (Team Suzuki) claimed the final podium spot by finishing third.
2021-09-12
Category: India, Spain,Sports,Other Sports
Ricciardo wins Italian GP after Verstappen, Hamilton crash out
Monza (Italy), Sep 12 (IANS) Australia's Daniel Ricciardo won the Italian Formula 1 Grand Prix for McLaren, their first victory in nine years, as title contenders Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen crashed out on lap 26 of the 53 lap race here on Sunday.
2021-09-12
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Other Sports
India lose to Bahrain in Asian volleyball opener
Chiba (Japan), Sep 12 (IANS) The Indian men's team got off to a poor start in the Asian Volleyball Championships 2021, losing to Bahrain in their opening Group A match on Sunday.
2021-09-12
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Shetty, Ravikumar post maiden wins in National Motorcycle Championships
Chennai, Sep 12 (IANS) Bengaluru-based Anish Damodara Shetty (Race Concepts) pulled off a well-deserved win, if a bit fortuitous, his first of the season in the premier Prostock 301-400cc category as the second round of the Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship concluded at the MMRT, here on Sunday.
2021-09-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Daruvala misses out on the podium in Monza Feature Race
Monza (Italy), Sep 12 (IANS) Winner of Sprint Race 2, India's Jehan Daruvala of Carlin Racing could not maintain momentum in the Feature Race and missed out on another podium finish, eventually ending fifth in the F2 section of the Italian GP here on Sunday.
2021-09-12
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Other Sports
Daruvala claims F2 Sprint Race for first win of the season
Monza (Italy), Sep 11 (IANS) India's Jehan Daruvala of Carlin Racing put on a controlled performance in the second F2 Sprint Race at Monza to claim his first victory of the season, ahead of Trident rookie Bent Viscaal and PREMA Racings Robert Shwartzman, who took his fourth podium of the year.
2021-09-11
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Other Sports
Third win for Rajini, Jagan in National Motorcycle Championship
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) Veterans Rajini Krishnan (RACR) and Jagan Kumar (TVS Racing) posted brilliant but contrasting victories in their respective categories to light up the second round of the MRF MMSC Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship at the MMRT, here on Saturday.
2021-09-11
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
India in tough group in Asian Volleyball Championships
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) India have been grouped with former champions Japan, Qatar and Bahrain in Group A of the 2021 Asian Men's Volleyball Championships in Chiba, Japan, and will start their campaign against Bahrain in their opening match on Sunday.
2021-09-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Sneha Singh dominates eighth leg of Hero WPGT
Gurugram, Sep 10 (IANS) Amateur Sneha Singh played error-free golf for a 3-under 69, the best round of the week, to cruise to a massive five-shot win in the 8th leg of the Hero Women's Pro Golf Tour at the Golden Greens Golf Club here. Sneha, a past winner on the Hero WPGT, registered her third win on the Pro Tour, while being an amateur.
2021-09-10
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Other Sports
India off to good start in Online Chess Olympiad
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) India got off to a flying start in their defence of the FIDE Online Chess Olympiad, winning two matches and drawing one in Pool B on the opening day of Top Division action on Wednesday.
2021-09-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
IOC bans North Korea for missing Tokyo Olympics, helps over 100 escape from Afghanistan
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has suspended North Korea for unilaterally withdrawing from the recently-concluded Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and has helped nearly 100 members of the Olympic community from Afghanistan to leave the Taliban-controlled country on humanitarian visas.
2021-09-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Vinesh undergoes elbow surgery; WFI clueless about how she got injured
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Olympian wrestler Vinesh Phogat has undergone successful elbow surgery, days after deciding to pull out midway during her World Championship trials match here.
2021-09-08
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Esports to award eight titles, 24 medals, in 2022 Asian Games
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) Eight medal events and two demonstration games will be conducted at the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, China in September 2022 as Esports makes its debut in the Continental Games.
2021-09-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Jeev Milkha Singh becomes first golfer to be granted Dubai Golden Visa
Dubai, Sep 8 (IANS) Jeev Milkha Singh has several firsts to his name for Indian and Asian golf. He now has a first in world golf too.
2021-09-08
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Other Sports
Russell to join Mercedes for 2022 F1 season
London, Sep 7 (IANS) Mercedes Formula One team on Tuesday announced that George Russell will join them from Williams to partner Lewis Hamilton for the 2022 season.
2021-09-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Other Sports
Coal India gives Rs 75 crore NSDF for building sports hostels
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The Coal India Limited has contributed Rs 75 crore towards the National Sports Development Fund (NSDF), which will be utilised for the construction of three hostels at Sports Authority of India's (SAI) Academies at Bangalore, Bhopal and Lakshmibai National Institute Of Physical Education, Gwalior.
2021-09-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Hope my bronze medal will inspire youngster, says para archer Harvinder
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) Harvinder Singh on Monday hoped that the bronze medal he won in the Tokyo Paralympic Games inspires the next generation of para-archers to win international medals for the nation.
2021-09-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Punjab varsity honours Olympian Punia, Paralympian Nishad
Jalandhar, Sep 7 (IANS) After awarding its gold winning Olympian student Neeraj Chopra and other medallists at the Tokyo Games, the Lovely Professional University (LPU) on Tuesday honoured its silver medal-winning Paralympian student Nishad Kumar of BA (Physical Education) and bronze medal-winning Olympian student Bajrang Punia of BPEd programme.
2021-09-07
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Other Sports
Consider MMA fighters also for national sports awards, urges Ritu Phogat
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Wrestler-turned-Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Ritu Phogat, daughter of famous wrestling coach Mahavir Singh Phogat, on Tuesday urged the Indian government to help in promoting MMA in the country and also suggested that the players of this game should also be "considered for sports awards like Arjuna".
2021-09-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Online Chess Olympiad: India hope to defend title against class field
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) A star-studded Indian team led by captain Viswanathan Anand, a five-time World Champion, will aim to defend its Online Chess Olympiad crown when it starts its campaign in the top division on Wednesday.
2021-09-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Time for PCI to build up on the historic Tokyo 2020 haul
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) India's para sportspersons have always punched above their weight and it is proved by the fact that it was a para-swimmer who bagged the country's first individual gold medal in Olympics or Paralympics in 1972. And also from the fact that a para-shooter is the first Indian woman to win a gold medal in the Olympics or Paralympics.
2021-09-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Tokyo bids adieu to Paralympics with message of change
Tokyo, Sep 5 (IANS) With a message of change, of inclusivity, of ability and super ability, of humanity and togetherness amidst music and dance, conducted by disabled artists, Tokyo bid farewell to para-sportspersons from all over the world in a glittering ceremony that brought down the curtain on the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
2021-09-05
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Hoping that more stakeholders will come forward and hold our hand: Deepa Malik
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) president Deepa Malik said on Sunday that she hopes the 19 medals bagged at the Tokyo Paralympics will help bring more stakeholders in teaming up with para sports. She also said that the aim is now to identify and nurture new talent.
2021-09-05
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Deepa Malik compares India's 19 medals to a youngster emerging from teens
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) president Deepa Malik has drawn an interesting comparison between the Indian para contingents 19-medal haul and a youngster coming out of his teens.
2021-09-05
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Odisha scripting golden history in the field of sports (Ld)
Bhubaneswar, Sep 5 (IANS) Today, if someone talks about sports especially hockey in India, perhaps he/she will not forget to mention Odisha because the eastern state of the country has been emerging as a sports hub. In fact, people have started calling Bhubaneswar as the sports capital of India.
2021-09-05
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Hockey,Other Sports
Paralympics: China takes medal haul to 200, leads table
Tokyo, Sep 5 (IANS) China claimed seven more gold medals on Saturday to remain a runaway leader on the Paralympic standings -- with 200 medals including 93 gold.
2021-09-05
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Paralympics roundup: Narwal, Bhagat add more gold to India's campaign
Tokyo, Sep 4 (IANS) Shooter Manish Narwal and shuttler Pramod Bhagat won gold medals while Singhraj and Manoj Sarkar claimed silver and bronze respectively as India enjoyed another fruitful day at the Tokyo Paralympic Games, taking their overall medal tally to 17 with a day to go.
2021-09-04
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Shuttler Bhagat, Sarkar credit coach for winning gold, silver
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Trailing 4-11 against Great Britain's Daniel Bathell in the second game of the Men's Singles SL3 final, the only thing going through Indian badminton player Pramod Bhagat's mind was not to allow the match to go into the third and decider game.
2021-09-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Shah to felicitate Olympian Mirabai Chanu today
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah will felicitate Olympian Mirabai Chanu on the occasion of the 51 Foundation Day of the Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D) on Saturday.
2021-09-04
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports,Politics
Paralympic roundup: Harvinder, Avani, Praveen win medals on historic day
Tokyo, Sep 4 (IANS) Archer Harvinder Singh claimed a historic first bronze medal for India in Olympics or Paralympics, Avani Lekhara bagged a second medal -- a bronze in 50m Rifle 3 Position and high jumper Praveen Kumar bagged a maiden silver medal as India had another good day at the Tokyo Paralympic Games on Friday.
2021-09-04
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Nice to have the tag of 'shoot-off master': Harvinder
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) They have started calling Harvinder Singh "Shoot-off Master" for the ease with which he wins single-arrow shoot-offs. On Friday, Harvinder won three shoot-offs with ease as he claimed a historic first-ever bronze medal for India in the Paralympic Games in Tokyo. This is Indias first-ever medal in archery in either Olympic or Paralympic Games and Harvinder Singh bagged it by beating South Korea's Kim Min Su 6-5 in the bronze medal playoff.
2021-09-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Paralympics: Harvinder wins historic bronze in archery
Tokyo, Sep 3 (IANS) He had already won two shootouts in the day. So when he faced another in the bronze medal match in Mens Individual Recurve Open at the Tokyo Paralympic Games, India's Harvinder Singh was not fazed and approached it confidently.
2021-09-03
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Paralympics: Harvinder claims first-ever archery medal for India
Tokyo, Sep 3 (IANS) India's Harvinder Singh won a bronze medal in the Men's Individual Recurve Open at the Paralympic Games here on Friday, beating South Korea's Kin Min Su 6-5 in a shootout at the Yumenoshima Final Field.
2021-09-03
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Paralympics: Good day for India in para-badminton
Tokyo, Sep 2 (IANS) Pramod Bhagat defeated Ukraine's Oleksandr Chyrkov to storm into the semifinals of the men's singles SL3 category in the Tokyo Paralympic Games badminton competition here on Thursday.
2021-09-02
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
AICF seeks EoIs for pan-India chess league
Chennai, Sep 2 (IANS) The All India Chess Federation (AICF) has called for Expressions of Interest from sports marketing and management and events management companies for its proposed chess league.
2021-09-02
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Elephant entered the ground; Farokh Engineer recalls 1971 Oval Test
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Former cricketer Farokh Engineer recalls Team Inda's amazing maiden Test win in England at the Oval in 1971 with an interesting story.
2021-09-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Australia to give Paralympics winners same medal bonus as Olympics winners
Melbourne, Sep 2 (IANS) The Australian government announced on Thursday that Paralympics medallists are set to be given bonuses equivalent to their Olympics counterparts.
2021-09-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Other Sports
Paralympics: Jakhar finishes fifth in Mixed 25m pistol shooting
Tokyo, Sep 2 (IANS) Having made a brilliant comeback to qualify in second place, India's Rahul Jakhar failed to repeat the act in the final, eventually finishing fifth in the P3 Mixed 25m Pistol SH1.
2021-09-02
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Paralympics: Aruna Tanwar taken for scans due to hairline fracture
Tokyo, Sep 2 (IANS) India suffered a huge setback when para taekwondo player Aruna Tanwar got injured during her quarterfinal bout and has to withdraw from the Tokyo Paralympic Games taeowondo competition.
2021-09-02
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Paralympics: Rahul Jakhar qualifies for final in Mixed 25m Pistol
Tokyo, Sep 2 (IANS) India's Rahul Jakhar was placed second after the two-round qualification programme in the P3 Mixed 25m Pistol SH1, making it to the final while compatriot Akash finished 20th among 30 competitors to miss out on a spot in the medal round.
2021-09-02
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Paralympic taekwondo: Aruna loses in quarterfinals
Tokyo, Sep 2 (IANS) India's Aruna Tanwar lost in the quarterfinals of the women's K44-49kg taekwondo competition at the Tokyo Paralympics, losing to Peru's Leonor Espinoza Carranza 84-21 on Thursday. She will now go through the repechage round to get back into the medal contention.
2021-09-02
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports