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Seoul Peace Prize for IOC president Thomas Bach
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach on Monday received the prestigious Seoul Peace Prize, the IOC said in a statement.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Kho kho prominence on the rise, says KKFI chief
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Kho kho, a traditional Indian game of 'Tag', is now gaining popularity among youngsters in the country and with its experienced player Sarika Kale being honoured with Arjuna Award this year, it has led to a refreshed energy within the Kho kho community.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
CSK hammers RCB by eight wickets
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS/GloFans) After completing a hat-trick of defeats, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) finally tasted victory as they hammered Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by eight wickets here on Sunday.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket,Other Sports
Khabib Nurmagomedov calls time on undefeated MMA career
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Khabib Nurmagomedov has drawn curtains on his mixed martial arts career after he retaining his lightweight title at UFC 254 in Abu Dhabi.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
A piece of MCG at Gabba irks fans, players
Brisbane, Oct 24 (IANS) The Australian Football League (AFL), the Australian rules football competition, has tried to keep tradition alive for the Grand Final that was played on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Other Sports
SAI approves national coaching camp for table tennis in Sonepat
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Sports Authority of India (SAI) has approved a national coaching camp for table tennis, which will be held from October 28 to December 8.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Don't expect Olympic pull outs due to Covid: IOC chief Bach
Lausanne (Switzerland), Oct 22 (IANS) International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach says he doesn't expect countries to pull out of next year's Tokyo Olympics due to Covid pandemic and that athletes too won't be barred if they test negative.
2020-10-22
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Other Sports
Big fan of Virat Kohli, he inspires me a lot: Ritu Phogat
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Virat Kohli never gives up and always gives his 100 per cent on the field, says One Championship Star Ritu Phogat who has revealed that she is a big fan of Indian men's cricket team captain and draws huge inspiration from him.
2020-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket,Other Sports
Competition will provide better idea of our level, says Bajrang
New Delhi/Sonepat, Oct 22 (IANS) The Indian men's wrestling camp for Freestyle and Greco-Roman category is currently in progress at the SAI NCOE, Sonepat. The camp had commenced on September 1 and the wrestlers had to complete a 14-day quarantine before starting their training.
2020-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Ritu Phogat: Dream of World C'ship title in MMA not too far
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) India's star athlete and ONE Championship fighter Ritu Phogat is set to win the belt at ONE: INSIDE THE MATRIX against Nou Srey Pov when she takes on the Cambodian MMA sensation on October 30 in Singapore.
2020-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
MLB World Series to be aired on Star Sports across India
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Major League Baseball (MLB) and Star Sports on Tuesday announced a new multi-year broadcast agreement to air the games of 2020 and 2021 World Series live across India.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Judo is a priority sport, will enhance capacity: Rijiju
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Indian Judo team will be participating in the Budapest Grand Slam -- which contributes to the Olympic qualification -- between October 23 and October 25. This will be the first tournament that the Indian judokas will be playing since the nationwide lockdown was imposed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Elavenil, Mane for online Sheikh Russel International Air-Rifle Championship
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Elavenil Valarivan, women's 10m Air Rifle world No.1, and Shahu Tushar Mane will represent India at the online Sheikh Russel International Air-Rifle Championship on Sunday, the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) announced on Saturday.
2020-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Teenaged pro-boxer eyes reverse route to compete at Olympics
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Indians often turn to professional boxing only after winning some of the biggest titles in the amateur circuit. However, teenaged Faizan Anwar has taken the reverse route of going professional early on in his career -- he has won pro bouts -- and is keen to compete at the 2024 Paris Olympic Games as well.
2020-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Teenaged pro-boxer eyes reverse route, keen to compete at Olympics
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Indians often turn to professional boxing only after winning some of the biggest titles in the amateur circuit. However, teenaged Faizan Anwar has taken the reverse route of going professional early on in his career -- he has won pro bouts -- and is also keen to compete at the 2024 Paris Olympic Games.
2020-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Ultimate Table Tennis postponed to 2021 due to Covid-19
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) The fourth edition of Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) has been deferred to 2021 in view of the Covid-19 pandemic, it was announced on Friday.
2020-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
IWF appoint Michael Irani as interim president
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The International Weightlifting Federation on Friday announced the appointment of Michael Irani as its interim president.
2020-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Giro D'Italia: Jhonatan Narvaez wins Stage 12
Cesenatico(Italy), Oct 16 (IANS) Fresh in the tyre tracks of teammate Richard Carapaz, the winner of last year's Giro D'Italia, 23-year-old Jhonatan Narvaez became the third Ecuadorian to win a stage of La Corsa Rosa after an epic ride over the undulating training roads of the late Marco Pantani around Cesenatico.
2020-10-16
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Other Sports
Lovlina tests positive for Covid-19 ahead of European tour
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Boxer Lovlina Borgohain has tested positive for Covid-19, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) said in a statement on Thursday. The two-time World Championship bronze medallist was one of 16 boxers who are set to travel to Italy and France for a period of 52 days from October 15 to December 5.
2020-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
News of Olympics postponement came as a shock: Mary Kom
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Ace Indian boxer MC Mary Kom has revealed she was shocked when she first heard about the postponement of Tokyo Olympics due to Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Giro D'Italia: Arnaud Demare takes 4th win on Stage 11
Rimini (Italy), Oct 15 (IANS) A fourth stage win for Frenchman Arnaud Demare saw the in-form Groupama-FDJ rider extend his lead at the top of the maglia ciclamino standings in Stage 11 to the beach resort of Rimini in the ongoing Giro D'Italia.
2020-10-15
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Other Sports
Para-archer Ankit tests positive for Covid-19, hospitalised
Sonepat, Oct 15 (IANS) Para-Archer Ankit, who is a part of the national camp underway at the Sports Authority of India's Northern Regional Centre, has tested positive for coronavirus and subsequently, he has been hospitalised.
2020-10-15
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Other Sports
Our practice was going well before lockdown: Deepika
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) India's women archers face an uphill task to secure quota places for the Tokyo Olympics, according to former world no.1 Deepika Kumari in individual women's recurve. Deepika revealed that female archers had worked really hard and were confident of fulfilling the quota before the COVID-19 lockdown.
2020-10-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
India's top 30 poker players unite to play for a cause
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) In a first-of-its-kind initiative, India's top 30 poker players have come together to play for a cause with the Virtual Poker League 2020 (VPL). The league aims to bring a change by uniting the finest poker players of the country to play for a cause and use their skills to go #ALLINFORCHARITY.
2020-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Giro D'Italia: Peter Sagan pulls of sensational win in Stage 10
Lanciano(Italy), Oct 14 (IANS) As the storm clouds cleared and a rainbow appeared above Tortoreto, Peter Sagan -- the triple former world champion with the rainbow bands around his sleeves -- pulled off a ride for the ages, soloing to a first win since the 2019 Tour de France to pick up his first-ever stage victory in the ongoing Giro d'Italia.
2020-10-14
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Other Sports
Brett Brown quits as Aus basketball head coach for Tokyo Games
Sydney, Oct 14 (IANS) Brett Brown has stepped down as head coach of the Australian men's basketball team, just ten months ahead of the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics.
2020-10-14
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Other Sports
Odisha to sponsor national rugby teams for next 3 years (Ld)
Bhubaneswar, Oct 13 (IANS) The Odisha government and the Indian Rugby Football Union (IRFU) on Tuesday signed an agreement to sponsor the Indian national rugby teams for the next three years till 2023, and facilitate high-performance training and conditioning of the players.
2020-10-13
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Other Sports
Odisha govt to sponsor India's international rugby teams
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The Indian national rugby teams will be sponsored by the Government of Odisha over the next three years - till 2023, after the state government signed an agreement with the Indian Rugby Football Union (IRFU) on Tuesday.
2020-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Lakers postpone public celebration due to COVID-19 pandemic
Los Angeles, Oct 13 (IANS) The Los Angeles Lakers, who won the 17th NBA title in its franchise history, decided to put off any public celebration to obey the social distancing guidelines issued by the local authority for the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-10-13
Category: International, United States,Sports,Other Sports
MMA fighter Roshan Mainam packs a 'punch' at ONE: Reign of Dynasties
Mumbai, Oct 13 (IANS) Rising MMA contender Roshan Mainam of India continued his ascent up the flyweight ladder as he completely dominated top Chinese prospect Liu Peng Shuai at ONE: Reign of Dynasties.
2020-10-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
SAI, NRAI to jointly take responsibility for national shooting camp
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The two-month national camp for core Olympic shooters will begin at the Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range from Thursday. All Tokyo Olympic quota winners will be a part of the camp which will run till December 17. The camp will comprise of 32 shooters (18 men and 14 women), 8 coaches, 3 foreign coaches and two support staff.
2020-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Senior Wrestling World C'ships in Belgrade from December 12
Corsier-Sur-Vevey, Switzerland, Oct 13 (IANS) World wrestling governing body, the United World Wrestling (UWW), has announced that Senior World Championships will be held from December 12-20 in Belgrade, Serbia.
2020-10-13
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Other Sports
Hassan breaks women's 10,000m European record
The Hague, Oct 11 (IANS) Reigning world champion Sifan Hassan shrugged off cold and rainy conditions to break the women's 10,000-metre European record at the FBK After Summer Competition in Hengelo, the Netherlands, on Saturday.
2020-10-11
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Other Sports
Govt to bear full cost of judo team's trip to Hungary
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) The full cost of Indian team's trip to the Grand Slam 2020 judo competition in Budapest will be borne by government, the Sports Authority of India has said.
2020-10-11
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
I believe in turning every adversity into opportunity: Manasi
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) With para badminton all set for a debut at the Paralympics this year, India's Manasi Joshi was training hard to give her best in Tokyo. The Covid-19 pandemic outbreak though postponed the Games to next year.
2020-10-11
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Implementation of swimming SOPs top priority, says SFI
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) The Swimming Federation of India (SFI) on Saturday launched a video campaign to emphasise on the key guidelines and communicated to all the state units to ensure implementation of the SOPs as their top priority and work with the state governments/local authorities to facilitate activities to resume from October 15 outside containment zones.
2020-10-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
SOP for reopening of swimming pools: Max 20 swimmers to train in 1 session
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) The Sports Ministry has issued the SOPs (Standard Operating Procedure) for reopening of swimming pools outside the containment zones across the country in which one of the noticeable points is that not more than 20 swimmers will be allowed to train during one particular session at the Olympic-sized pool.
2020-10-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Giro D'Italia: Arnaud Demare registers stunning win in Stage 6
Matera (Italy), Oct 9 (IANS) If his first win was by a matter of millimetres, Arnaud Demare doubled up by a country mile in Matera. Two days after he beat Peter Sagan in a photo finish on the Giro d'Italia, the French champion left the Slovakian for dead before holding off his nearest challenger, the Australian Michael Matthews, by two bike lengths in a thrilling conclusion to Stage 6 in the ongoing Giro D'Italia.
2020-10-09
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Other Sports
Govt committed to create world-class sports ecosystem for athletes: Rijiju
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has stated that the government is committed to provide a sports ecosystem of global standards for athletes.
2020-10-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Two-month shooting camp for Olympic probables from Oct 15
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) A two-month coaching camp for the Olympic core group shooters will be held at Karni Singh Shooting Range in the national capital from October 15 to December 14. India have won a record 15 quotas in shooting for the Tokyo Olympics and can still obtain quotas on the basis of world rankings.
2020-10-08
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Giro D'Italia: Filippo Ganna wins Stage 5
Mileto (Italy), Oct 8 (IANS) Filippo Ganna's irresistible run of form continued as the young Italian powerhouse added a first-ever Grand Tour road stage win to his name following his recent time trial victories in the World Championships and opening stage of the Giro d'Italia.
2020-10-08
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Other Sports
Election for IOC chief to be held next March in Athens
Lausanne, Oct 8 (IANS) The election of the next president of the International Olympic Committee will be held during the 137th IOC Session which will take place from March 10 to 12 next year in Athens.
2020-10-08
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Other Sports
IOC expects international spectators at 2021 Olympics: Bach
Lausanne (Switzerland), Oct 7 (IANS) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is working towards the 2021 Tokyo Olympics on the assumption that there will be international spectators, president Thomas Bach said on Wednesday.
2020-10-07
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Other Sports
India's Chess IM Atanu Lahiri to train Guyana colts
Chennai, Oct 7 (IANS) International Master (IM) in chess Atanu Lahiri will be training around 50 junior chess players -- both girls and boys -- in Guyana for three months initially.
2020-10-07
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Giro D'Italia: Arnaud Demare pips Peter Sagan to win Stage 4
Villafranca Tirrena (Italy), Oct 7 (IANS) Frances Arnaud Demare picked up his eleventh win of the season in a fiercely contested bunch sprint finale on the Sicialian coast ahead of Slovakia's Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) and the Italian Davide Ballerini (Deceuninck Quick-Step) at the ongoing Giro D'Italia.
2020-10-07
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Other Sports
Sports ministry sanctions Rs 5 lakh each to two needy sportspersons
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) The Sports Ministry has announced financial support to UP boxer Sunil Chauhan and his brother archer Neeraj Chauhan who were facing financial crunch after their father -- who is the only earning member of the family -- lost his job due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the family was forced to sell vegetables to make ends meet.
2020-10-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Giro D'italia: Thomas out of contention as Caicedo wins Stage 3
Enna (Italy), Oct 6 (IANS) Geraint Thomas is out of Giro d'Italia contention while Simon Yates lost four minutes and 22 seconds on a disastrous day for British riders in Stage 3 of the ongoing Italian Grand Tour. Thomas finished 11 minutes behind the group of GC leaders, who crossed a minute down on the stage winner.
2020-10-06
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Other Sports
OCA receives bid documents from 2030 Asian Games candidate cities
Kuwait City, Oct 6 (IANS) The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has received the official bids from the cities of Doha, Qatar and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia offering to host the 21st Asian Games slated to be held in 2030.
2020-10-06
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Other Sports
SAI coaches to take 'age-appropriate fitness tests' twice a year
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The Sports Authority of India (SAI) has asked all coaches of the organisation to take fitness tests twice a year, with the record for same being maintained in their personal files.
2020-10-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics,Other Sports
NBA Finals: Butler's record-breaking performance keeps Heat alive
Orlando, Oct 5 (IANS) After Game 2 of the ongoing NBA Finals, Jimmy Butler had said "It's not over". He made sure he lived up to his statement in Game 3 as Miami Heat beat LA Lakers 115-104 in Game 3. Butler recorded a 40-point triple double (40p, 11r, 13a) to keep Heat alive in the series at 2-1.
2020-10-05
Category: International, United States,Sports,Other Sports