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AIBA Youth Men and Women's World C'Ships: India assured of 4 medals

AIBA Youth Men and Women's World C'Ships: India assured of 4 medals

New Delhi [India], April 19 (ANI): The 2019 Asian Youth Champion Vinka and Alfiya Pathan are among the four Indian women boxers who advanced into the semi-finals on the sixth day at the AIBA Youth Men's and Women's World Boxing Championships in Kielce, Poland.Gitika and Poonam are the other two boxe...

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Deepak Punia settles for silver at Asian Championships

Deepak Punia settles for silver at Asian Championships

Almaty (Kazakhastan), April 18 (IANS) Deepak Punia (86kg) settled for silver on the final day of the Asian Wrestling Championships after losing 10-0 to Iranian Olympic champion Hassan Yazdanicharati on Sunday while Sanjeet (92kg) won bronze.India thus end the Asian Championships with seven medals in...

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Emilia Romagna GP: Verstappen edges out Hamilton, Norris to gain victory

Emilia Romagna GP: Verstappen edges out Hamilton, Norris to gain victory

Imola [Italy], April 18 (ANI): Red Bull Racing's Max Verstappen took a superb victory in an action-packed Emilia Romagna Grand Prix that was red-flagged halfway through after a high-speed crash involving Valtteri Bottas and George Russell, which both walked away from unhurt.Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton ...

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No IOC confirmation for Bach visit to Japan in May

No IOC confirmation for Bach visit to Japan in May

Berlin, April 18 (IANS) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Sunday didn't confirm another visit of its president Thomas Bach to Japan ahead of the Tokyo Olympics.An IOC spokesman said that no dates have been set for such a visit, DPA reported.Citing sources close to the matter, Japan's Kyod...

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AIBA Youth Men and Women's World C'ships: Indian boxers continue their ruthless run

AIBA Youth Men and Women's World C'ships: Indian boxers continue their ruthless run

New Delhi [India], April 18 (ANI): Extending splendid run, Indian boxers put up a phenomenal performance on yet another glorious day at the AIBA Youth Men's and Women's World Boxing Championships after as many as country's five pugilists made their way into the quarter-finals on the fifth day of the...

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Miami GP to join F1 calendar from 2022

Miami GP to join F1 calendar from 2022

Miami [US], April 18 (ANI): Formula 1 is heading back to Florida, as the organisers on Sunday confirmed that the brand-new Miami Grand Prix will join the F1 calendar in 2022.The race - set to be the first since 1959 in the US state - will be held on an exciting new layout at the Hard Rock Stadium co...

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Happy with my performance at Asian Championships: Mirabai Chanu after bagging bronze medal

Happy with my performance at Asian Championships: Mirabai Chanu after bagging bronze medal

New Delhi [India], April 18 (ANI): Mirabai Chanu said she is happy with her performance in the Asian Weighlifting Championships after she set a new world record in Clean and Jerk as she lifted 119 kg in the competition to cross the old mark of 118 kg.Mirabai also created a new national record as she...

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World Youth Boxing: Five Indians storm into quarters

World Youth Boxing: Five Indians storm into quarters

Kielce, April 18 (IANS) Indian boxers put up a phenomenal performance at the AIBA Youth Men's and Women's World Boxing Championships with five of them making it to the quarter-finals on the fifth day of the competition on Sunday.Asian junior champion Biswamitra Chongtham led Indian boxers' charge in...

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Target Olympic podium Mirabai: Rijiju congratulates weightlifter on world record lift

Target Olympic podium Mirabai: Rijiju congratulates weightlifter on world record lift

New Delhi [India], April 18 (ANI): Union Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju on Sunday congratulated Mirabai Chanu after she set a new world record in Clean and Jerk as she lifted 119 kg at Asian Weightlifting Championships in Tashkent to cross the old mark of 118 kg.Mi...

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Chess champion Anand pays heartfelt tribute to late father

Chess champion Anand pays heartfelt tribute to late father

Chennai, April 18 (IANS) Five-time world chess champion, Viswanathan Anand, on Sunday paid a heartfelt tribute to his father, K. Viswanathan, who passed away on April 15 owing to age-related problems. He was 92.Anand, who is one of the few players to have surpassed an Elo rating of 2800, said that t...

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