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National snooker: Advani survives a scare; MP cueists Amee, Ishika sail into second roun
Bhopal, Nov 29 (IANS) Multiple-time world champion and winner of the World 6-Red snooker crown, Pankaj Advani of Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB), survived a scare from qualifier Santosh R of Karnataka before snatching a tight 4-3 win in a first-round match in Men's 6-Red Snooker section of the 88th National Billiards & Snooker Championship 2021 and being played at the Sage University Campus, on Monday.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Other Sports
Kyle Kumaran wins Sr National Rotax Karting title
Bengaluru, Nov 29 (IANS) Young racer Kyle Kumaran turned in yet another sterling performance to clinch the Senior Max title in the Meco FMSCI National Karting Championship Rotax Max class 2021 at the Meco Kartopia Track, near here in wet conditions.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
Founder of Williams Racing F1 team, Frank Williams dies aged 79
London, Nov 28 (IANS) The founder and the longest-serving Team Principal of the Williams F1 team, Sir Frank Williams has died, aged 79, in London on Sunday. A statement from the team said that Frank Williams was admitted to the hospital on Friday and passed away peacefully on Sunday surrounded by his family.
2021-11-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Other Sports
Paramjeet Kumar becomes first Indian para-powerlifter to bag medal at Worlds
Tbilisi (Georgia), Nov 28 (IANS) Paramjeet Kumar became the first Indian para-powerlifter to clinch a medal in the World Para Powerlifting Championships in Tbilisi, Georgia on Sunday.
2021-11-28
Category: International, Georgia,Sports,Other Sports
World TT C'ships: India finish campaign without any medal
Houston (US), Nov 28 (IANS) India's campaign at the 2021 World Table Tennis Championships Finals ended without any medal after the women's and mixed doubles teams lost in the quarter-finals, here.
2021-11-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Other Sports
Bhavesh Shekhawat secures maiden Nationals gold; Vijay Kumar finishes fourth
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Rajasthan's Bhavesh Shekhawat secured his maiden national title in men's 25m rapid fire pistol, finishing with 33 hits out of 40 at the 64th National Shooting Championship Competitions at the Karni Singh Range here on Sunday.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
TT Worlds: Chinese paddlers display top form as quarters loom
Houston (USA), Nov 27 (IANS) Excitement ran high at the World Table Tennis Championships held here on Friday as Chinese paddlers continued to show prowess with almost all of them sealing a place in the quarter-finals.
2021-11-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Other Sports
Saurav Ghosal clinches Malaysian Open Squash C'ships title
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 27 (IANS) India's Saurav Ghosal clinched the 2021 Malaysian Open Squash Championships after beating Colombia's Miguel Rodriguez in the men's singles final, here on Saturday.
2021-11-27
Category: International, Malaysia,Sports,Other Sports
Sarabjot Singh crowned new Men's Air Pistol National Champion
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Haryana shooter Sarabjot Singh won the 10m Air Pistol Men's competition to be crowned National Champion for the first time in his short but impressive career at Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range on Saturday.
2021-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
World TT C'ships: Manika Batra reaches women's and mixed doubles quarters
Houston (US), Nov 27 (IANS) Ace Indian paddler Manika Batra reached the women's and mixed doubles quarter-finals at the World Table Tennis Championships Finals 2021, here.
2021-11-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Other Sports
This match is going to shock MMA fans across the globe': Ritu Phogat beaming with confidence
Singapore, Nov 27 (IANS) Following her incredible victory over the Philippines' Jenelyn Olsim in the ONE Women's Atomweight World Grand Prix semi-final, 27-year-old Ritu Phogat is now ready to face her ultimate challenge in this prestigious tournament on December 3.
2021-11-27
Category: International, Singapore,Sports,Other Sports
AIBA approves Comprehensive Governance Reforms ahead of Extraordinary Congress
Lausanne, Switzerland, Nov 27 (IANS) Ahead of the AIBA Extraordinary Congress on December 12, the Board of Directors met and unanimously approved Recommendations and Constitutional amendments established in a report of an independent Governance Reform Group (GRG), led by Professor Ulrich Haas.
2021-11-27
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Other Sports
World TT C'ships: Sathiyan-Manika, Sharath-Archana move to round of 16 in mixed doubles
Houston (USA), Nov 26 (IANS) India's mixed doubles pairs, Sathiyan Gnanasekaran-Manika Batra and Sharath Kamal-Archana Kamath advanced to the round of 16 at the 2021 World Table Tennis Championships Finals, here on Friday.
2021-11-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Other Sports
World TT C'ships: G Sathiyan enters round of 32, keeps India's singles hopes alive
Houston (USA), Nov 25 (IANS) Indian paddler Sathiyan Gnanasekaran advanced to the men's singles round of 32 at the 2021 World Table Tennis Championships Finals with a 4-0 win over Table Tennis Federation of Russia's Vladimir Sidorenko, here.
2021-11-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Other Sports
Dream Sports raises $840 mn at $8 bn valuation (Ld with correction)
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Homegrown sports tech platform Dream Sports has announced it has raised $840 million, led by Falcon Edge, DST Global, D1 Capital, RedBird Capital and Tiger Global, at an $8 billion valuation.
2021-11-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Business/Economy,Other Sports
No. 2 seed Harimoto falls at the first hurdle at table tennis worlds
Houston (USA), Nov 25 (IANS) Japanese teenage sensation Tomokazu Harimoto crashed out at the first hurdle of his third World Table Tennis Championships campaign, losing 4-3 to Poland's Jakub Dyjas in the men's singles second round.
2021-11-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Other Sports
Darshna pips Ganemat for maiden National Women's Skeet title
Patiala, Nov 24 (IANS) Khelo India Youth Games champion Darshna Rathore of Rajasthan defeated India's top ranked women's Skeet shooter Ganemat Sekhon of Punjab 50-46 to win her maiden National Women's Skeet title here on Wednesday.
2021-11-24
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Other Sports
World TT C'ships Finals: Sathiyan, Ayhika move to next round; Manika, Sharath bow out
Houston (US), Nov 24 (IANS) India paddlers Sathiyan Gnanasekaran and Ayhika Mukherjee advanced to the next round while the likes of Manika Batra, Sharath Kamal crashed out of the tournament on the opening day of the 2021 World Table Tennis Championships Finals, here.
2021-11-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Other Sports
SAI Athlete Wellness Centre makes timely intervention to alleviate Ronaldo Singh's pain
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) One of India's ace sprint cyclists L Ronaldo Singh was back on his feet after he was provided timely and optimal intervention by the Sports Authority of India's Athlete Wellness Centre after he felt immobilised by a pain in his lower back after practice in Slovenia.
2021-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
AIBA chief Kremlev meets President Mahmoud Abbas to discuss boxing in Palestine
Lausanne, Switzerland, Nov 24 (IANS) International Boxing Association (AIBA) president Umar Kremlev on Wednesday met Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to discuss boxing development and AIBA's support of the country's athletes.
2021-11-24
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Other Sports
Focus on health for Hangzhou 2022 Para Games, Chefs de Mission told
Hangzhou, Nov 23 (IANS) The organisers of next year's Asian Asian Para Games at Hangzhou in China have promised to further strengthen the measures for Covid-19 prevention control to ensure safe and secure competition. Various issues related to the Games came up at the Chefs de Mission Seminar held virtually last week at which the delegation were given a comprehensive introduction to the preparations of the Games.
2021-11-23
Category: International, China,Sports,Other Sports
Mumbai Half Marathon to be held on Dec 19
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) After a Covid-enforced gap of two years, the Ageas Federal Life Insurance Mumbai Half Marathon is returning and will be held on December 19, the organisers said on Tuesday.
2021-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Aishwarya posts fourth consecutive win at INRC
Chikmagalur (Karnataka), Nov 22 (IANS) Rider Aishwarya Pissay was at her dominant best yet again, winning the Ladies Class in the fourth round of the MRF MOGRIP FMSCI Indian National Rally Championship (INRC) 2021 for two-wheelers, here.
2021-11-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
Ahead of World Championship, charm of table tennis in Houston fans' eyes
Houston, Nov 21 (IANS) There are a thousand Hamlets in a thousand people's eyes. But in the eyes of local fans in Houston, U.S., where the World Table Tennis Championships open on Tuesday, the sport is fun for anyone of any age.
2021-11-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Other Sports
Sharath, Manika to lead Indian challenge at World TT Championships
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Nine players including Achanta Sharath Kamal, G Sathiyan, and Manika Batra comprise the Indian contingent at the 2021 ITTF World Table Tennis Championships Finals to be held in Houston, USA, from Tuesday (November 23).
2021-11-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Diljith, Tijil share Formula LGB4 honours; Ruhaan completes a sweet double
Coimbatore, Nov 21 (IANS) TS Diljith and Tijil Rao shared a race win each in the LGB Formula 4 class in Round 2 of the 24th JK Tyre FMSCI National Racing Championship that concluded at the Kari Motor Speedway here on Sunday.
2021-11-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
National shooting: Punjab twins help state to top tally on day one
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Pistol shooting twins Vijayveer and Udayveer Sindhu of Punjab helped their state take an early lead on the medals table as they won gold and silver respectively in the junior men's 25m pistol event at the National Championship at the Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range in New Delhi on Sunday.
2021-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Kashmiri skier Arif Khan qualifies for 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Kashmiri alpine skier Arif Mohammed Khan has qualified for the Winter Olympics, scheduled to be held in Beijing from February 4, next year.
2021-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Qatar GP: Hamilton on pole with Verstappen at second position
Doha, Nov 20 (IANS) Seven-times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton came up with a brilliant drive on Saturday to put his Mercedes car in pole position for Sunday's inaugural Qatar Grand Prix.
2021-11-20
Category: International, Qatar,Sports,Other Sports
I saw fear in the eyes of Stamp Fairtex, claims Ritu Phogat
Singapore, Nov 19 (IANS) Ritu Phogat, ONE Women's Atomweight World Grand Prix finalist has said that she saw fear in the eyes of her opponent Stamp Fairtex.
2021-11-19
Category: International, Singapore,Sports,Other Sports
FIA rejects Mercedes' appeal on not to fine Verstappen for aggressive defending in Brazil
Doha, Nov 19 (IANS) Formula One stewards rejected Mercedes' request to review a decision not to penalise Red Bull's Max Verstappen over his controversial defence of Lewis Hamilton, on Lap 48 of last week's Sao Paulo Grand Prix.
2021-11-19
Category: International, Qatar,Sports,Other Sports
Indian men's basketball team wins sixth SABA Championship title
Dhaka, Nov 19 (IANS) The Indian men's basketball team won the South Asian Basketball Association (SABA) Championship 2021 after defeating hosts Bangladesh 106-41, here on Friday.
2021-11-19
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Other Sports
Formula One: Red Bull's Max Verstappen tops first Qatar practice
Doha, Nov 19 (IANS) Red Bull's Formula 1 championship leader Max Verstappen lapped fastest in first practice, outpacing team driver Pierre Gasly by four-tenths of a second as Valtteri Bottas finished third in the inaugural Qatar Grand Prix on Friday. Title contender Lewis Hamilton ended the session more than seven-tenths of a second off the pace, complaining of a lack of power on the circuit's long straight.
2021-11-19
Category: International, Qatar,Sports,Other Sports
Asian Archery C'ships: India's campaign ends with seven medals
Dhaka, Nov 19 (IANS) India's campaign at the Asian Archery Championships 2021 ended with seven medals as the recurve women's and men's teams settled for silver on Friday. Both the men's and women's teams lost their respective finals to the Koreans.
2021-11-19
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Other Sports
Qatar could decide race for third-spot between McLaren, Ferrari
Doha, Nov 18 (IANS) The race is on not only for the first two positions as Mercedes and Red Bull jostle for the top spot, but there is also a big tussle going on behind for the third position in the Constructors' Championships with old rivals McLaren and Ferrari fighting for the third position in the season.
2021-11-18
Category: International, Qatar,Sports,Other Sports
Winter Olympics: Athlete tests Covid positive in Beijing 2022 closed-loop system
Beijing, Nov 18 (IANS) The Beijing Organising Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (BOCOG) said that an athlete from overseas tested positive for Covid-19 in the closed-loop daily testing on Tuesday after coming to participate in the FIL Luge International Training Week and the Luge World Cup to be held in Yanqing competition zone of Beijing 2022.
2021-11-18
Category: International, China,Sports,Other Sports
Asian Archery: Jyothi Surekha clinches compound gold medal, Abhishek bags silver
Dhaka, Nov 18 (IANS) World Championship triple silver medallist Jyothi Surekha Vennam clinched the gold medal in the women's individual compound while 2017 Asian champion Abhishek Verma won silver in the men's event at the 2021 Asian Archery Championships, here on Thursday.
2021-11-18
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Other Sports
Khel Ratna Neeraj Chopra felicitated at NSNIS Patiala
Patiala, Nov 17 (IANS) Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Neeraj Chopra was given a grand welcome on coming back to Sports Authority of Indian (SAI) NSNIS Patiala after being honoured with Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award 2021.
2021-11-17
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Other Sports
Sports minister confers first ever SAI Institutional Awards to 246 athletes, coaches
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Sports minister Anurag Thakur on Wednesday conferred the first ever SAI Institutional Awards to a total of 162 athletes and 84 coaches for their excellent performances in national and international tournaments.
2021-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Asian Archery Championships: Indian men's compound team wins bronze medal
Dhaka, Nov 17 (IANS) The Indian men's team of compound archers clinched the bronze medal at Asian Archery Championships 2021 after beating Bangladesh, here on Wednesday.
2021-11-17
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Other Sports
AM/NS India named official partner for Junior Hockey WC
Bhubaneswar, Nov 17 (IANS) ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel India (AM/NS India), a joint venture between ArcelorMittal and Nippon Steel, has been named the official partner for the FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior World Cup to be hosted by Bhubaneswar from November 24 to December 5.
2021-11-17
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Other Sports
Asian Paralympic Committee announce Tashkent as host of 2025 Asian Youth Para Games
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The Asian Paralympic Committee (APC) on Wednesday announced that Tashkent, Uzbekistan will host the 2025 Asian Youth Para Games. The decision was taken by the APC's Executive Board following a bid process that saw a number of NPCs express interest in hosting the event.
2021-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Asian Archery Championships: Indian recurve teams enter final, to face S Korea
Dhaka, Nov 16 (IANS) After disappointing in the individual elimination matches, Indian recurve archers made a stunning comeback at the Asian Archery Championships 2021 on Tuesday with both the men's and women's teams entering the finals of their respective events.
2021-11-16
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Other Sports
India's para shuttlers witness twin blasts near their hotel in Kampala, coach says team is fine (Ld)
Kampala, Nov 16 (IANS) Following multiple explosions near their team hotel, the chief coach of Indian para badminton team, Gaurav Khanna, on Tuesday said that the whole contingent is 'safe and healthy'.
2021-11-16
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Other Sports
Fencer Bhavani Devi receives her Arjuna Award from sports minister Thakur
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Fencer CA Bhavani Devi, who made history in Tokyo by becoming the first Indian to compete in the sport at the Olympic Games, on Monday received her Arjuna Award from Sports Minister Anurag Thakur.
2021-11-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Asian Archery: Verma, Mohit in semis face-off; Jyothi too reaches last-four stage
Dhaka, Nov 15 (IANS) India are assured of at least a silver medal in the compound men individual championships as Abhishek Verma is set to meet compatriot Mohit in the semi-finals of the 22nd Asian Archery Championship here. Abhishek and Verma made it to the semi-finals by easily winning their quarter-final matches against Iranian opponents as the compound archers kept the Indian flag flying as three of them -- Jyothi Surekha Vennam in Women's Individual Compound -- being the third, making it to the last-four stage'
2021-11-15
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Other Sports
INRC: Defending champ Aishwarya makes it three wins in a row
Mangaluru, Nov 15 (IANS) Defending champion Aishwarya Pissay claimed her third consecutive victory in the third round of the FMSCI Indian National Rally Championship (INRC) 2021 for two-wheelers in Puttur.
2021-11-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Brilliant Hamilton surges to victory from 10th-place start
Interlagos (Brazil), Nov 15 (IANS) Defending Formula 1 drivers' champion Lewis Hamilton kept on the heels of championship leader Max Verstappen of Red Bull and cut down the lead with a brilliant victory in the Sao Paulo Grand Prix, surging ahead from a 10th-place start on the grid to the first position with a scintillating drive on Sunday.
2021-11-15
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Olympic quotas in shooting for Asia increased from 38 to 48 in the new format
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) In a boost for the sport in the Continent, the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) has increased the quota places for Asia at the Olympics with 48 quota places now available for shooters from the region. The new Olympic Quota Places allocation, which is 10 places more than the 38 available for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, will kick in from the next edition of the Games at Paris in 2024.
2021-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Asian Archery Championships: Indians start well in recurve and compound sections
Dhaka, Nov 14 (IANS) Indian archers came up with good scores to be placed towards the top of the seedings list after the qualification round in both recurve and compound sections of the 22nd Asian Archery Championships in Dhaka, Bangladesh on Sunday. Youth World Champion Ankita Bhakat in recurve and Abhishek Verma -- who had done well in the World Championships in Yankton, USA in September -- were both placed in the top five in Individual Competitions.
2021-11-14
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Other Sports