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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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Denmark Open: Women's doubles pair of Ponnappa, Sikki defeated by South Korea

Denmark Open: Women's doubles pair of Ponnappa, Sikki defeated by South Korea

Odense [Denmark], October 20 (ANI): India women's doubles pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy on Wednesday lost in the first round of the ongoing Denmark Open.The Indian duo got defeated by South Korea's Lee Sohee and Shin Seung-chan 17-21, 13-21 here at Court 1.On the same day, women's doubl...

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World C'ships: Indian men's boxing team leave for Belgrade

World C'ships: Indian men's boxing team leave for Belgrade

New Delhi [India], October 20 (ANI): Indian men's boxing squad has left for Belgrade on Wednesday to participate in the International Boxing Association (AIBA) World Boxing Championships 2021 in Serbia.The AIBA men's World Boxing Championship is slated to begin on October 24. Earlier this month, th...

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Arvind Kejriwal meets ace chess player Tania Sachdev

Arvind Kejriwal meets ace chess player Tania Sachdev

New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): Chess World Championship Silver Medallist Tania Sachdev met Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday.The Chief Minister congratulated her for winning the silver medal and wished her luck to continue her splendid performance for the country in future.During...

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Winter Olympics flame on its way from Rome to Beijing

Winter Olympics flame on its way from Rome to Beijing

Athens [Greece], October 19 (ANI): The Olympic flame for the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 is on its way to Beijing.During a ceremony in the historic Panathenaic Stadium in Athens on Tuesday, it was handed over by the Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC) to the organisers of the next Games.The cerem...

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Swimming nationals: Sambhavv betters Srihari's record in 200m freestyle

Swimming nationals: Sambhavv betters Srihari's record in 200m freestyle

Bengaluru, Oct 19 (IANS) Sambhavv R of Karnataka bettered Olympian Srihari Nataraj's three-year-old national record in 200m freestyle for group I boys as the 37th Sub Junior and 47th Junior National Aquatic Championships got off to a rollicking start here at the Basavangudi Aquatic Centre, on Tuesda...

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World Snooker Qualifiers: Pankaj Advani shines with 121-point effort

World Snooker Qualifiers: Pankaj Advani shines with 121-point effort

Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) India's most celebrated cueist, Pankaj Advani (PSPB) neatly constructed a brilliant 121 points effort as he rallied splendidly from the loss of the opening two frames to prevail over Dhvaj Haria (PSPB) 4-2 and record his fourth successive win in the Men's 'Y' Camp (1st leg) rou...

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Prakash Padukone, NSCI launch badminton coaching in Mumbai

Prakash Padukone, NSCI launch badminton coaching in Mumbai

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 19 (ANI): In a major boost for the sport of badminton in Maharashtra, Padukone Sports Management (PSM) in partnership with the National Sports Club of India (NSCI) has launched the PSM Badminton Coaching Program in Mumbai.State-of-the-art badminton coaching and ...

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Denmark Open: Men's doubles pair of Kapila, Arjun enter next round

Denmark Open: Men's doubles pair of Kapila, Arjun enter next round

Odense [Denmark], October 19 (ANI): India men's doubles pair of MR Arjun and Dhruv Kapila on Tuesday entered the next round of the ongoing Denmark Open.The Indian duo defeated England's Ben Lane and Sean Vendy 21-19, 21-15 here at Court 3.Earlier in the day, India men's doubles pair of Chirag Shetty...

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Denmark Open: PV Sindhu marches into next round

Denmark Open: PV Sindhu marches into next round

Odense [Denmark], October 19 (ANI): India shuttler PV Sindhu on Tuesday marched ahead to the next round of the ongoing Denmark Open.Sindhu defeated Turkey's Neslihan Yigit 21-12, 21-10 in a match that lasted for 30 minutes.The ace Indian shuttler dominated the entire match and her Turkish opponent w...

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