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Denmark Open: Kidambi Srikanth loses second-round match against Kento Momota

Denmark Open: Kidambi Srikanth loses second-round match against Kento Momota

Odense [Denmark], October 21 (ANI): India shuttler Kidambi Srikanth bowed out of the ongoing Denmark Open on Thursday.Srikanth lost his round of 16 match against Japan's Kento Momota 21-23, 9-21.Mixed doubles pair of Dhruv Kapila and N Sikki Reddy also bowed out after suffering a defeat against Tang...

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Karnataka swimmer Ridhima sets pool ablaze; breaks 7-year record of Olympian Maana Patel

Karnataka swimmer Ridhima sets pool ablaze; breaks 7-year record of Olympian Maana Patel

Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) Karnataka's Ridhima Veerendrakumar came up with a sensational swim in the 100m backstroke for group II girls to add another gold medal to the hosts' kitty and her time of 1:04.87 also broke the national record of 1:05.30 seconds created in 2014 by Olympian Maana Patel of Guj...

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Win against Itsuki Hirata can put an Indian woman on global MMA stage: Ritu Phogat

Win against Itsuki Hirata can put an Indian woman on global MMA stage: Ritu Phogat

New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Wrestler-turned-Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Ritu Phogat on Wednesday said that win against Japanese judoka - Itsuki Hirata at the ONE Women's Atomweight World Grand Prix semi-finals is important because it can place an Indian woman on the global MMA stage.After winning ...

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Olympic gold medallist Neeraj Chopra returns to training

Olympic gold medallist Neeraj Chopra returns to training

New Delhi [India], October 20 (ANI): Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Neeraj Chopra has finally resumed his training after a two-month hiatus."Returned to training this week with the same hunger and desire as before. A #throwback to the beginning of the last Olympic cycle is a good place to start! Than...

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Denmark Open: HS Prannoy, Parupalli Kashyap bow out

Denmark Open: HS Prannoy, Parupalli Kashyap bow out

Odense [Denmark], October 20 (ANI): Indian shuttlers HS Prannoy and Parupalli Kashyap were knocked out of the ongoing Denmark Open on Wednesday.Indonesia's Jonatan Christie defeated Prannoy 21-18, 21-19 in the round of 32 match that lasted for 45 minutes.On the other hand, Kashyap retired after bein...

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Denmark Open: Saina Nehwal knocked out, Lakshya Sen marches ahead

Denmark Open: Saina Nehwal knocked out, Lakshya Sen marches ahead

Odense [Denmark], October 20 (ANI): India shuttler Saina Nehwal on Wednesday was knocked out of the ongoing Denmark Open.Saina Nehwal lost her round of 32 match against Japan's Aya Ohori 16-21, 14-21. The entire game lasted for 34 minutes.Earlier on Wednesday, Lakshya Sen dominated an all-Indian aff...

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India look forward to be in top five medal winners in 2022 Int'l events: IOA

India look forward to be in top five medal winners in 2022 Int'l events: IOA

New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Expecting a great show by national athletes, Indian Olympic Association (IOA) secretary general Rajeev Mehta on Wednesday said that the country looks forward to be in the top five medal winning nations in the upcoming international events in 2022."In the upcoming internation...

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Simranjit, Pooja Rani among top names as 5th Elite Women's National Boxing C'ship kicks off

Simranjit, Pooja Rani among top names as 5th Elite Women's National Boxing C'ship kicks off

Hisar (Haryana) [India], October 20 (ANI): The 2018 World Championships bronze medallist Simranjit Kaur and reigning Asian champion Pooja Rani are among the top boxers to fight it out for the title as the 5th elite Women's National Boxing Championships begin at St Joseph's International School in Hi...

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Denmark Open: Mix doubles pair of Ponnappa, Satwik lose to Chinese duo

Denmark Open: Mix doubles pair of Ponnappa, Satwik lose to Chinese duo

Odense [Denmark], October 20 (ANI): Indian mix doubles pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy on Wednesday lost in the first round of the ongoing Denmark Open.The Indian pair lost against China's Feng Yanzhe and DU Yue by 17-21, 21-14, 11-21 here at Court 2.Earlier on Wednesday, the In...

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Simranjit, Pooja among top names as Women's National Boxing Championships to kick start in Hisar

Simranjit, Pooja among top names as Women's National Boxing Championships to kick start in Hisar

Hisar, Oct 20 (IANS) 2018 World Championships bronze medallist Simranjit Kaur and reigning Asian champion Pooja Rani are among the top boxers to fight it out for the title as the 5th elite Women's National Boxing Championships will begin here on Thursday.The tournament, which is being hosted in asso...

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