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Austrian Stefan Kraft claims 20th career ski jumping WC win
Bucharest, Feb 23 (IANS) Stefan Kraft of Austria has grabbed his fourth ski jumping World Cup win of the season and 20th overall in Rasnov, Romania and extended his lead in the overall ranking table.
2020-02-23
Category: International, Romania,Sports,Other Sports
Himchal to host paragliding pre-World Cup
Shimla, Feb 22 (IANS) Himchal Pradesh will host the paragliding pre-Word Cup at Bir Billing in Kangra district from March 31, event organisers said on Saturday.
2020-02-22
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,Sports,Other Sports
Asian Wrestling C'ships: Dahiya wins gold for India
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Ravi Dahiya (57kg) on Saturday won the lone gold among the four Indian finalists on the penultimate day of the Asian Wrestling Championships at the KD Jadhav wrestling hall in New Delhi. Bajrang Punia (65kg), Gourav Baliyan (79kg) and Satywart Kadian (97kg) had to settle for silver, while Naveen (70kg) missed his shot at the Bronze.
2020-02-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Rashpal, Sher, Jyoti, Monika aim for supremacy in Delhi Marathon
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Elite Indian athletes Rashpal Singh, Sher Singh, Jyoti Gawte and Monika Raut will look to underline their supremacy in the IDBI Federal Life Insurance New Delhi Marathon here on Sunday.
2020-02-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Sharath-Sathiyan pair storms into doubles Hungary Open final
Budapest, Feb 21 (IANS) The Indian pair of A. Sharath Kamal and G. Sathiyan succeeded in toppling experienced top seeds Kwan Kit Ho and Chun Ting Wong of Hong Kong in the mens doubles to enter the final of the ITTF World Tour Hungary Open here on Friday.
2020-02-21
Category: International, Hungary,Sports,Other Sports
Asian Wrestling C'Ships: Happiness in defeat for Vinesh
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Vinesh Phogat's hoodoo against Japanese world No.3 Mayu Mukaida continued as the Asian Games gold medallist lost 2-6 in her 53kg bout at the Asian Wrestling Championships here on Friday.
2020-02-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Giro d'Italia announces partnership with Tissot
Budapest, Feb 21 (IANS) Having renewed its links with prestigious cycling events like Tour de France and the Vuelta in 2016, global watch-making brand Tissot is now completing the Triple Crown with the Giro d'Italia, thus making it the first Swiss official timekeeper in the history of the three biggest cycle tours. Tissot is now involved in the ASO's three biggest cycle races as well as the Tour of Germany.
2020-02-21
Category: International, Hungary,Sports,Other Sports
One Championship to launch format of 'The Apprentice' in Asia
Singapore, Feb 21 (IANS) The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship (ONE), on Friday announced the launch of 'The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition under license from MGM Television.
2020-02-21
Category: International, Singapore,Sports,Other Sports
FanCode to stream bilateral series between Malaysia, HK
Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) FanCode, the multi-sport aggregator platform, is set to live stream all the matches from the bilateral T20I series between Malaysia and Hong Kong starting from Thursday.
2020-02-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Manali's ace skier to promote Switzerland tourism
Manali, Feb 19 (IANS) Twenty-three year-old Aanchal Thakur, the first Indian to win a medal at an international skiing event, has been invited by Switzerland tourism as a Brand Ambassador.
2020-02-19
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,Sports,Other Sports
No rivalry, only utmost respect for Sushil: Jitender
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) There are no Olympic quotas on offer at the Asian Wrestling Championships that started in New Delhi on Tuesday but the continental championship isn't devoid of context with regards to Tokyo 2020 for many athletes. One of them is Jitender Kumar.
2020-02-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Jolt for Indian Bolt from another Kambala jockey
Bengaluru, Feb 18 (IANS) A second Kambala racer has emerged faster than Srinivas Gowda, the jockey hogging limelight across the country for 'eclipsing' Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt's 100m record.
2020-02-18
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
MDU confident of winning gold in kabaddi at KIUG
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Kabaddi superstars such as Anup Kumar and Surender Nada have inspired a generation to keep the kabaddi legacy alive in the state of Haryana. With the Khelo India University Games round the corner, India is set to witness even more talented kabaddi players in the tournament which will be held from February 22 to March 1 in Odisha.
2020-02-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Karnataka honours Kambala jockey Gowda with Rs 3 lakh
Bengaluru, Feb 17 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddiyurappa on Monday honoured ace Kambala jockey Srinivas Gowda and rewarded him with a cheque of Rs 3 lakh.
2020-02-17
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
Didn't violate laws visiting Pak: Indian kabaddi coach
Amritsar, Feb 17 (IANS) The coach of the "unofficial" kabbadi team that returned from Pakistan on Monday after losing to the home team in the "unauthorised" World Cup tournament without the "consent" of the Indian government said the team went there without violating any laws.
2020-02-17
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Other Sports
Asian wrestling C'ship to test best in Asia ahead of Oly
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Sans Chinese wrestlers who have been denied visas for the Asian Championships that will begin on Tuesday, all eyes will be on the Olympic-bound grapplers when the meet gets underway at the KD Jadhav Wrestling Stadium here.
2020-02-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Riding on expectations, Bhaker vows to give her best in Tokyo
Bellary (Karnataka), Feb 17 (IANS) A billion expectations will be on Manu Bhaker's mind when she takes part in her maiden Olympics later this year. But for the teen shooting star, the hopes of people is a way of showing their support which can only fuel her to go for glory at Tokyo 2020.
2020-02-17
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
Koneru Humpy wins Cairns Cup tournament
St Louis (US), Feb 17 (IANS) India's woman chess Grand Master (GM) Koneru Humpy won the Cairns Cup tournament following a draw against compatriot Dronavalli Harika in the ninth and final round here.
2020-02-17
Category: India, United States Virgin Islands,Sports,Other Sports
World SnowShoe Championship: Kashmiri athletes bag 3 medals
Srinagar, Feb 16 (IANS) Just days after Union Sports Minister Kiran Rijju announced the first ever Khelo India Winter Games and included SnowShoe sport into the games, Kashmiri athletes representing India in World SnowShoe Championship at Myoko, Japan, have bagged three medals.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,Sports,Other Sports
'Pakistan wrestlers granted visas, wait and watch for China'
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Pakistan wrestlers will be participating at the Asian Wrestling Championships which will be held in New Delhi from February 18 to 23, the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) said on Sunday.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Vidit continues to lead at Prague chess meet
Prague, Feb 16 (IANS) Indian Grandmaster Vidit Gujrathi shared a point with Swedish GM Nils Grandelius in the fourth round of the Masters Category of the Prague Chess Festival here, continuing to lead the standings in the process.
2020-02-16
Category: International, Czech Republic,Sports,Other Sports
WrestlingTV to Livestream Asian Wrestling Championship
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The Asian wrestling championships will be streamed LIVE on WrestlingTV. continent on www.wrestlingtv.in. The championships is scheduled in New Delhi from February 18 to February 23.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Twitter accounts of Olympics, FC Barcelona hacked
San Francisco, Feb 16 (IANS) Hackers have used a third-party platform to break into the official Twitter accounts of Olympics and FC Barcelona, to post a message that star player Neymar would come back to the soccer team.
2020-02-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Other Sports,Technology
Gowda can't be Olympic star overnight: Kambala organiser
Bengaluru, Feb 15 (IANS) Ace Kambala jockey Srinivas Gowda cannot become an Olympic sprinter all of a sudden, said an organiser of the annual race on Saturday.
2020-02-15
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
Duplantis beats own pole vault record
Glasgow, Feb 15 (IANS) Pole vaulter Armand "Mondo" Duplantis on Saturday broke his own pole vaulting record by clearing 6.18m at the Indoor Grand Prix in Glasgow, Scotland. The 20-year-old Duplantis had set the previous record of 6.17m only a week earlier in Poland.
2020-02-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Other Sports
Gunning for gold at Asian C'ships, but eye on Oly: Deepak Punia
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Deepak Punia came out of the senior World Championships in September 2019 with a silver medal around his neck and heavy bandaging around his left ankle. This January, Deepak was knocked out in the qualifiers of the Matteo Pelicone Ranking Sries in Rome after going into the bout with a stomach ailment. Deepak is the reigning junior world champion and won silver in his very first senior world championship and so it might be considered a testament to his talent that he had an outside chance to do even better than he has in the past six months had it not been for the ankle injury and the stomach ailment.
2020-02-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Bengaluru Open: Leander Paes in doubles final
Bengaluru, Feb 14 (IANS) Tennis was the ultimate winner at the KSLTA courts as almost all the matches -- singles quarterfinals and doubles semifinals -- went till the wire in the US $ 162,500 Bengaluru Open, giving the viewers their money's worth. Indian tennis legend Leander Paes doubled their joy by reaching the title round along with his partner Matthew Abden.
2020-02-14
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
Bengaluru Open: Leander Paes in doubles final
Bengaluru, Feb 14 (IANS) Tennis was the ultimate winner at the KSLTA courts as almost all the matches -- singles quarterfinals and doubles semifinals -- went till the wire in the US $ 162,500 Bengaluru Open, giving the viewers their money's worth. Indian tennis legend Leander Paes doubled their joy by reaching the title round along with his partner Matthew Abden.
2020-02-14
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
Bengaluru Open: Leander Paes in doubles final
Bengaluru, Feb 14 (IANS) Tennis was the ultimate winner at the KSLTA courts as almost all the matches -- singles quarterfinals and doubles semifinals -- went till the wire in the US $ 162,500 Bengaluru Open, giving the viewers their money's worth. Indian tennis legend Leander Paes doubled their joy by reaching the title round along with his partner Matthew Abden.
2020-02-14
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
Asian Wrestling Championships to be aired on Star Sports First
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Star Sports has entered into an exclusive deal to broadcast the Asian Wrestling Championships that will be held at the KD Jadhav Indoor Hall at the Indira Gandhi Stadium in New Delhi from February 18 to 23. It will also be streamed live on the broadcaster's OTT platform Hotstar.
2020-02-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
MOC approves proposals worth Rs 1.3 cr for 7 disciplines
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Financial proposals of approximately Rs 1.3 crore were cleared for seven sports disciplines at the 47th Agenda Meeting of the Mission Olympic Cell (MOC). The committee also discussed the performance of athletes under the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) and reviewed the financial proposals of TOPS athletes in various sports.
2020-02-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
One Championship eyeing Mumbai bout in '2nd half of 2020'
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Chief Commercial Officer of ONE Championship Hari Vijayarajan said that the mixed martial arts stable is considering a match in India in the second half of 2020. Vijayarajan said that while details of the event will be disclosed later, Mumbai is being considered as the venue.
2020-02-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Want to finish the bout in the first round: Ritu Phogat
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) It took Ritu Phogat about three minutes to open her mixed martial arts (MMA) account in November 2019 and she doesn't want her second fight in the One Championship stable to last more than that. Ritu, the third sister of the famous Phogat family of wrestlers, will face Chinese Taipei's Wu Chiao Chen on February 28 at the One: King of the Jungle in Singapore.
2020-02-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Patel new AICF President, Chauhan Secretary: Returning Officer
Chennai, Feb 11 (IANS) Bringing down the curtains on the All India Chess Federation's (AICF) elections, the Returning Officer, former Supreme Court judge, Justice Fakkir Mohamed Ibrahim Kalifulla on Tuesday declared five persons as elected unopposed for various posts for the period 2020-2023.
2020-02-11
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Mercedes won't quit Formula 1, says Wolf
Berlin, Feb 11 (IANS) Mercedes team principal Toto Wolf has rejected rumours that the German car manufacturer might quit the Formula 1 circuit after 2020.
2020-02-11
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Other Sports
Sakshi hopeful of Tokyo berth ahead of Asian C'ships
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik remains hopeful of getting another opportunity to contest for a Tokyo Olympics berth, as she continues her preparation for the Asian Wrestling Championships (AWC), to be held from February 18-23.
2020-02-11
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Mehta bags National Snooker Championship
Pune, Feb 10 (IANS) Aditya Mehta beat multiple-time world champion Pankaj Advani 6-2 to win the National Snooker Championship here.
2020-02-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Indian team in Pakistan not official: World Kabaddi Federation
Kolkata, Feb 10 (IANS) World Kabaddi Federation on Monday said the kabaddi team from India which reached Pakistan to take part in the World Championship is not "authorized" to use the word 'India', echoing Indian Olympic Association (IOA) which also spoke on similar lines.
2020-02-10
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
Expecting great result from Indian shooters: Deepak Kumar
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Asian Games silver medallist shooter Deepak Kumar is expecting a great result from the Indian shooting contingent at the Tokyo Olympics.
2020-02-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
IOA shocked as team from India reaches Pakistan to take part in Kabaddi WC
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has been left shell shocked after a Kabaddi team from India reached Pakistan to take part in the World Championship.
2020-02-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
ISL: NorthEast, Jamshedpur hunt for win in consolation game
Guwahati, Feb 9 (IANS) NorthEast United are still searching for the elusive third win of the Indian Super League 2019-20 season as they host Jamshedpur FC at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, Guwahati, here on Monday.
2020-02-09
Category: India, Assam,Sports,Other Sports
12-year-old Mumbai girl youngest to scale Mt. Aconcagua
Mumbai, Feb 9 (IANS) A 12-year old Mumbai student, Kaamya Karthikeyan has set a record of becoming the youngest in the world to summit Mt. Aconcagua, the highest peak of the Andes Mountains in Argentina, South America, an official said here on Sunday.
2020-02-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Honourable mention for Gopichand in IOC lifetime awards
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Badminton national chief coach Pullela Gopichand has received an honourable mention in the 2019 International Olympic Committees Coaches Lifetime Achievement Award.
2020-02-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Chess simply cannot dominate my thoughts: Anand
Kolkata, Feb 7 (IANS) Viswanathan Anand, Indian sport's most enduring champion, concedes that chess cannot 'dominate' his thoughts like it used to, but at the same time wants to continue playing as long as he enjoys it, saying he does not know what his long term plans are.
2020-02-07
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
Despite Corona, Tokyo expects over 8 mn footfall in Oly 2020
Chennai, Feb 7 (IANS) Japan is not expecting any coronavirus impact at the upcoming Olympic Games in July and estimates over eight million foreigners to reach Tokyo during the prestigious quadrennial event, said a senior official of Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau (TCVB).
2020-02-07
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
No fund shortage for NSFs, revision option exists: Rijiju
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said on Wednesday that the National Sports Federations (NSFs) will not have to face shortage of funds despite the reduction in allocations for them for the fiscal 2020-21.
2020-02-05
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
House of Lords okays India's CWG shooting, archery proposal
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) In a major fillip to Indias presence in the Commonwealth Games family, the nation is likely to host the shooting and archery events of the next Games, with the House of Lords accepting a proposal to this effect, it was learnt on Tuesday.
2020-02-04
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Mirabai Chanu betters own national record to secure gold
Kolkata, Feb 4 (IANS) Mirabai Chanu on Tuesday bettered her own national record enroute to winning the ongoing senior National Weightlifting Championships in Kolkata. Mirabai lifted a total of 203kg to win the 49kg gold, bettering her previous record of 201 which she had achieved at the World Championships in Thailand last year.
2020-02-04
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
China gearing up for 2022 Winter Olympics
Beijing, Feb 4 (IANS) It's never easy to set a new standard of organizing a sporting event, especially when it comes to the Olympic Games. But Beijing is on its way to achieving this goal for the second time, just as it did in 2008 when the 29th Summer Olympic Games were held here.
2020-02-04
Category: International, China,Sports,Other Sports
On-song Jeremy wins gold with national record
Kolkata, Feb 3 (IANS) Youth Olympic champion Jeremy Lalrinnunga (17) bettered his clean and jerk record to win the men's 67kg title in the 72nd men's and 35th women's Senior National Weightlifting Championships here on Monday.
2020-02-03
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports