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Vinesh Phogat wins gold in 53kg freestyle
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Star wrestler Vinesh Phogat outplayed European bronze medallist Vanese Kaladzinskay of Belarus 10-8 to win the women's 53kg freestyle title in the Outstanding Ukrainian Wrestlers and Coaches Memorial tournament in Kiev, Ukraine, on Sunday.
2021-02-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Mary Kom, 13 other boxers leave for Spain
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Mary Kom and 13 other boxers left for Castellon, Spain, early in the morning on Sunday to participate in the Boxam International Tournament scheduled to be held from March 1 to 7.
2021-02-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Feels like my first international event: Dani
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) As the international table tennis tournaments kick-off for the 2021 season with the World Table Tennis (WTT) Contender Doha, India's paddler Mudit Dani will take on Finland's Olah Benedek in the the first round of men's singles qualification on Sunday.
2021-02-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Abs of a boxer: Vijender hails Rahul's fitness
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Boxer Vijender Singh complemented Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for his fitness during the latter's visit to Kerala. Gandhi dived into the sea with fishermen to show his support for them.
2021-02-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Vinesh Phogat enters 53kg final of Ukraine wrestling event
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Asian Games and Commonwealth Games gold medallist Vinesh Phogat on Saturday reached the women's 53kg category final of the XXIV Outstanding Ukrainian Wrestlers and Coaches Memorial competition in Kiev, Ukraine, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) tweeted late on Saturday night.
2021-02-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Strandja boxing: Kumar gets silver in 52kg, Boora bronze in 69kg
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Deepak Kumar's fine run in the men's 52kg category came to an end on Saturday as he lost to local favourite Daniel Asenov 2-3 in the final of the 72nd Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria.
2021-02-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Strandja Memorial Boxing: Kumar clinches silver in 52kg
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Deepak Kumar's good run in the men's 52kg category of the 72nd Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria, came to an end on Saturday as he lost to local favourite Daniel Asenov 2-3 in the final, settling for silver.
2021-02-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Delhi World Cup: English shooters' quarantine halved to 7 days
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) In a big respite for English shooters preparing to compete at next month's New Delhi's World Cup, India's union health ministry has agreed to halve the 14-day quarantine period, a privilege that was granted to the England cricket team now playing in India at the moment.
2021-02-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Foreign skeet coach abandons Indian shooters before Olympics
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Italian skeet coach Ennio Falco will not train Indian shooters preparing for this year's Olympic Games as he has joined the Qatar national squad, an official of the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) said on Saturday.
2021-02-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
I expect many Indian swimmers to get A Cuts by 2024 Oly: Expert
Bengaluru, Feb 27 (IANS) Acclaimed Sports Science Expert Dr Genadijus Sokolovas sees a lot of potential in the Indian swimmers after conducting a six-day workshop here on Friday.
2021-02-27
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
Fazza Para Archery: India finish 3rd with 2 gold, 3 silver medals
Dubai, Feb 26 (IANS) Rakesh Kumar on Friday defeated compatriot Shyam Sundar Swami to clinch the Compound Men Open gold medal as India finished their campaign with five medals at the 7th Fazza Para Archery World Ranking Championships-Dubai 2021 here. Overall, India finished third.
2021-02-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Other Sports
Shotgun World Cup: Indian men win skeet team bronze
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Indian men's skeet team, comprising Angadvir Singh Bajwa, Mairaj Ahmed Khan, and Gurjoat Khangura, beat Kazakshtan 6-2 to win team bronze at the shotgun World Cup in Cairo on Friday.
2021-02-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Promising Babyrojisana learns Hindi to become better boxer
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Teenaged Asian youth champion boxer Babyrojisana Chanu from Manipur is training and taking lessons in Hindi at the same time so as to communicate better with coaches and become a better player as she aims to have podium finish at the World Youth Championships in April.
2021-02-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Boxer Deepak upsets Olympic champ to enter 52kg final
Sofia (Bulgaria), Feb 26 (IANS) India's Deepak Kumar upset reigning Olympic champion Shakhobidin Zoirov of Uzbekistan 4-1 and entered the final of the 52kg of the 72nd Strandja Memorial boxing tournament on Friday.
2021-02-26
Category: International, Bulgaria,Sports,Other Sports
Deepak Kumar seals India's 2nd medal at Strandja Memorial
Sofia (Bulgaria), Feb 26 (IANS) India's Deepak Kumar cruised into the 52kg semi-finals of the 72nd Strandja Memorial boxing tournament with a 5-0 win over Bulgarian Darislav Vasilev on the fourth day.
2021-02-26
Category: International, Bulgaria,Sports,Other Sports
Indian gymnasts' chances of making it to Olympics all but over
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Cancellations of a series of World Cups, which were part of the Olympic qualification programme, has all but evaporated the chances of Indian gymnasts, including 2016 Olympian Dipa Karmakar, qualifying in this year's Olympic Games in Tokyo.
2021-02-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Covid helped me tame home conditions: TT national champ Gnanasekaran
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) A day after winning the national men's single table tennis title by outplaying seasoned Achanta Sharath Kamal in the final, Sathiyan Gnanasekaran on Thursday revealed that the key to his success was adapting to Indian playing conditions as the global Covid pandemic forced him to change his training pattern.
2021-02-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Indian skeet women in line for World Cup podium finish
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) The Indian national women's skeet team, comprising Parinaaz Dhaliwal, Ganemat Shekon, and Karttiki Singh Shaktawat, are in line for a podium finish at the season-opening shotgun World Cup in Cairo on Thursday.
2021-02-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Boora confirms India's 1st medal at Strandja Memorial boxing tourney
Sofia (Bulgaria), Feb 25 (IANS) India's Naveen Boora reached the semi-finals in the 69kg weight category on the fourth day of the 72nd Strandja Memorial boxing tournament, thus becoming the first boxer from the country to be assured of a medal in this year's competition.
2021-02-25
Category: International, Bulgaria,Sports,Other Sports
International runners unlikely at Tokyo Olympic torch relay
Tokyo, Feb 25 (IANS) International runners will be unlikely to take part in the Olympic torch relay to start on March 25, organisers said here on Thursday. Tokyo 2020 chief operating officer Yukihiko Nunomura said at a news conference that foreign tourists and other short-term visitors have been barred from entering Japan because of COVID-19-related travel restrictions.
2021-02-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
IOC confirms Brisbane as preferred host for 2032 Olympics
Paris, Feb 25 (IANS) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has narrowed down on Australian city Brisbane as its preferred candidate to host the 2032 Olympic Games.
2021-02-25
Category: International, France,Sports,Other Sports
Fazza World Ranking tourny: Indians ensure 2 silver and 1 gold on Day 2
Dubai, Feb 25 (IANS) It will be an all-Indian men's compound open final at the seventh Fazza Para Archery World Ranking Tournament in Dubai with Rakesh Kumar and Shyam Sundar Swami both leaving the rest of the field behind. Meanwhile, Jyoti Baliyan reached the final of the women's event where she will face Russian Stepanida Artakhinova.
2021-02-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Other Sports
India to host equestrian tent pegging World Cup qualifiers
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) World Cup qualifiers for equestrian tent pegging will be held in Greater Noida from Match 11 to 14. The qualifiers will be hosted jointly by the Equestrian Federation of India (EFI) and Equiwings Sports, a private firm organising the sport in India.
2021-02-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
'Khelo India Winter Games' at Gulmarg from Feb 26 (Ld)
Srinagar, Feb 24 (IANS) The second edition of 'Khelo India Winter Games' will start from February 26 and culminate on March 2 in J&K's winter destination of Gulmarg, officials said.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,Sports,Other Sports
Cairo World Cup: Indian skeet team perform poorly on Day 1
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) India's Olympic hopeful Angadvir Singh Bajwa and Mairaj Ahmed Khan couldn't get the right rhythm in the qualification round of the men skeet event on the opening day of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup in Cairo, Egypt, on Wednesday, and finished down the ladder.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
'Khelo India Winter Games' 2nd edition at Gulmarg from Mar 2
Srinagar, Feb 24 (IANS) The second edition of 'Khelo India Winter Games' will start from February 26 and culminate on March 2 in J&K's winter destination of Gulmarg, officials said.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,Sports,Other Sports
30 Indian wrestlers, including Punia, for World Ranking Series
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) India's star freestyle wrestler Bajrang Punia would look forward to win back-to-back titles in the men's 65kg when the World Ranking Series begins on March 4 in the Italian port city of Ostia. In the previous edition, held in January last year, the 26-year-old Haryana international had outplayed Jordan Oliver to win gold.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
30 Indian wrestlers, including Punia, for World Ranking Series
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) India's star freestyle wrestler Bajrang Punia would look forward to win back-to-back titles in the men's 65kg when the World Ranking Series begins on March 4 in the Italian port city of Ostia. In the previous edition, held in January last year, the 26-year-old Haryana international had outplayed Jordan Oliver to win gold.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Jyoti stuns 2-time world champion, enters Strandja Memorial quarters
Sofia (Bulgaria), Feb 24 (IANS) Former youth world champion Jyoti Gulia (51kg) stunned two-time world champion Nazym Kyzaibay of Kazakhstan and progressed into the quarter-finals at the 72nd Strandja Memorial Tournament on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Bulgaria,Sports,Other Sports
Tiger Woods seriously injured in violent car crash on steep LA road (3rd Ld)
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Golf superstar Tiger Woods narrowly survived a violent solo car crash on a steep, downhill suburban road in Los Angeles and was undergoing surgery until late Tuesday for multiple leg injuries at a University of California trauma centre.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Sports,Other Sports
Tiger Woods in aserious' condition after California car crash
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Golf legend Tiger Woods suffered multiple leg injuries in a car crash on Tuesday and is in a "serious" condition undergoing surgery at a Los Angeles hospital, according to information from Woods' manager and local law enforcement officials.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Sports,Other Sports
'Multiple leg injuries': Tiger Woods removed from car crash by 'jaws of life'
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Golf superstar Tiger Woods has been rushed to hospital on Wednesday after suffering multiple leg injuries in a car crash at around 7 a.m. in California.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Sports,Other Sports
Tiger Woods in hospital after California car crash
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Golf superstar Tiger Woods has been rushed to hospital after his car crashed in what the Los Angeles County authorities are calling a "rollover".
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Sports,Other Sports
Fazza World Ranking: Indian para archers begin on strong note
Dubai, Feb 23 (IANS) Top Indian archers, including Harvinder Singh and Shyam Sundar Swami, launched their campaigns on a strong note as the 7th Fazza Para Archery World Ranking Tournament got underway with the qualification rounds here on Tuesday.
2021-02-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Other Sports
3 Indian boxers off to winning starts at 72nd Strandja Memorial Tournament
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Three Indian boxers, led by Asian Championship silver medallist Deepak Kumar, started their campaign on winning note on the opening day at the 72nd Strandja Memorial Tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
13-member India squad to vie for medals at shotgun World Cup
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) A 13-member Indian squad will travel to Cairo, Egypt for a shotgun World Cup that starts on February 24. It is the first World Cup event which the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) is organising after nearly a year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
A franchise-based Global Chess League announced
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) A franchise-base, first-of-its-kind Global Chess League (GCL), with five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand as its mentor, is to be launched, Tech Mahindra announced on Monday.
2021-02-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Women's superb show good warm-up for world youth boxing: Coach
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) An outstanding performance by the Indian boxing team at the 30th Adriatic Pearl Tournament in Budva, Montenegro, is the first step towards our preparation for next month's World Youth Championships in Poland, said the Indian team coach Bhaskar Bhatt on Monday.
2021-02-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Harvinder, Chikara lead Indian challenge at Fazza World ranking tourney
Dubai, Feb 22 (IANS) Top archers Harvinder Singh and Vivek Chikara will lead India's charge as Para Archery action returns with the seventh Fazza World Ranking Tournament -- Dubai 2021 at the Dubai Club for People of Determination grounds here from Tuesday.
2021-02-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Other Sports
India women top Adriatic Pearl boxing tourney with 5 golds
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Arundhati Choudhary (69kg) and Naorem Babyrojisana Chanu (51kg) won gold as India's women contingent ended the 30th Adriatic Pearl boxing tournament with five golds, three silvers and two bronze in addition to three male boxers winning bronze.
2021-02-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Vijender to return to ring next month, opponent not announced
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Unbeaten Indian pro boxer Vijender Singh will return to the ring for the first time in over a year. While the bout is confirmed to be set to take place in India, its dates or Vijender's opponent is yet to be revealed.
2021-02-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
2nd Khelo India varsity games to be held in Karnataka
Bengaluru, Feb 21 (IANS) The second Khelo India University Games would be held in Karnataka later this year, Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijju said on Sunday.
2021-02-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
A stunning chandelier adds beauty to a makeshift boxing ring
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) A gorgeous chandelier hangs from the ceiling, right in middle of the ground-floor lobby of the hotel that is just wide enough for a makeshift boxing ring to be erected. It is an unusual place for a boxing competition, but the organisers of the 30th Adriatic Pearl Boxing Tournament had no option as Budva, Montenegro, has been in lockdown due to rising Covid-19 cases.
2021-02-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
National Greco Roman meet: Services wrestlers reign supreme
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The Services Sports Control Board (SSCB) wrestlers on Sunday won the team title with 190 points at the National Greco Roman Championships in Jalandhar. Their arch rivals, the Railway Sports Promotion Board (RSPB), finished second with 170 points while host Punjab was third with 111 points.
2021-02-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Bahrain signs host city contract for Asian Youth Para Games
Manama (Bahrain), Feb 21 (IANS) Preparations for the Bahrain 2021 Asian Youth Para Games took a big step forward when a delegation from the Asian Paralympic Committee (APC) visited Manama, Bahrain, met with members of the Local Organising Committee and took part in a ceremony to mark the formal signing of the Host City Contract.
2021-02-21
Category: International, Bahrain,Sports,Other Sports
Adriatic Pearl boxing: Vinka, Sanamacha win gold medals
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Budva, Montenegro, is proving to be a happy hunting ground for the Indian youth boxers as they won two more gold medals to take the country's gold tally to three at the 30th Adriatic Pearl Tournament. Vinka (60kg) and T. Sanamacha Chanu (75kg) finished atop the podium in the women's category late on Saturday night.
2021-02-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Sanamacha, Vinka win gold at Adriatic Pearl boxing tournament
Budva (Montonegro), Feb 21 (IANS) Sanamacha Chanu (75kg) and Vinka (60kg) won gold at the 30th Adriatic Pearl boxing tournament in Budva, Montonegro on Sunday. Their wins have taken India's tally at the tournament to three gold medals.
2021-02-21
Category: International, Serbia And Montenegro,Sports,Other Sports
2-day traditional games organised in Patan
Raipur/Patan, Feb 20 (IANS) Chhatisgarh Olympic Association organised two-day traditional games in Patan to promote culture and sports of tribal people in the state.
2021-02-21
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,Sports,Other Sports
Greco Roman Nationals: Services wrestlers dominate Day 1
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The Service Sports Control Board (SSCB) wrestling team dominated the opening day of the two-day National Greco Roman Championship, being held in Jalandhar, on Saturday. The Services squad pocketed two gold, three silver, and an equal number of bronze medals while their arch rivals Railway Sports Promotion Board (RSPB) managed only four medals, including one gold and one silver.
2021-02-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Indian judokas have a poor outing in Tel Aviv Grand Slam
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Avtar Singh and Tulika Mann lost their opening round matches of the Tel Aviv Grand Slam judo in Tel Aviv on Saturday to end India's poor outing in the competition.
2021-02-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports