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Karnataka honours Kambala jockey Gowda with Rs 3 lakh
Bengaluru, Feb 17 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddiyurappa on Monday honoured ace Kambala jockey Srinivas Gowda and rewarded him with a cheque of Rs 3 lakh.
2020-02-17
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
I-League: East Bengal seal much-needed win over Arrows
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) Centenary club East Bengal returned to winning ways in I-League with a 3-1 win over Indian Arrows at the Cooperage Stadium here on Monday.
2020-02-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Du Plessis, Rabada return to SA squad for Australia T20Is
Johannesburg, Feb 17 (IANS) South Africa pace spearhead Kagiso Rabada and former captain Faf du Plessis have returned to the T20I side for the upcoming three-match T20I series against Australia, Cricket South Africa announced on Monday.
2020-02-17
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Fit-again Sania to return to action at Dubai Open
Dubai, Feb 17 (IANS) Returning from a calf injury, Indian tennis sensation Sania Mirza is set to take part in the ongoing Dubai Open on Wednesday.
2020-02-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Tennis
Indian Oil comes on board as lead sponsor of KIUG
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The massive success of the first 3 editions of Khelo India Youth Games (KIYG), has paved the way for the Government of India to launch the first season of the Khelo India University Games (KIUG). It received a shot in the arm in its inaugural season with PSU giant coming on board to sponsor the sporting revolution. For the first season of the KIUG, Indian Oil has committed to put its weight behind the Games as the lead sponsor with GAIL and ONGC also supporting.
2020-02-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Would look to carry forward IPL momentum, eyeing T20 WC: Shardul
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) Shardul Thakur would like to forget his tour of New Zealand in a hurry. But the India pacer feels he can pick up steam in the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) and take the momentum forward as he eyes a T20 World Cup berth.
2020-02-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
PK Banerjee 'much stable' now: Hospital
Kolkata, Feb 17 (IANS) Indian football great PK Banerjee is "much stable now" and responding well to the treatment after he was admitted to a private hospital, a statement from the hospital said on Monday.
2020-02-17
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Didn't violate laws visiting Pak: Indian kabaddi coach
Amritsar, Feb 17 (IANS) The coach of the "unofficial" kabbadi team that returned from Pakistan on Monday after losing to the home team in the "unauthorised" World Cup tournament without the "consent" of the Indian government said the team went there without violating any laws.
2020-02-17
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Other Sports
ICA to look for office in Bengaluru; new budget cut down to Rs 6 cr
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The Indian Cricketers' Association (ICA) after its meeting on Monday decided to look for an office in Bengaluru with Ahmedabad and Kolkata as the other options if a suitable place is not found in the Garden City. This apart, the budget to be presented to the BCCI has been cut from around Rs 12 crore to Rs 6 crore and awaits the finalisation of the treasurer before it is submitted to the board.
2020-02-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Asian wrestling C'ship to test best in Asia ahead of Oly
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Sans Chinese wrestlers who have been denied visas for the Asian Championships that will begin on Tuesday, all eyes will be on the Olympic-bound grapplers when the meet gets underway at the KD Jadhav Wrestling Stadium here.
2020-02-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Precious ready to inspire, prepare India's next World Cuppers
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) November 2020 will mark a memorable chapter in India's footballing history as the nation hosts the FIFA U17 Women's World Cup and among the coaches that will prepare the Indian side for the challenge will be a Nigerian legend -- Precious Dede.
2020-02-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Faf du Plessis steps down as South Africa captain
Johannesburg, Feb 17 (IANS) Faf du Plessis has stepped down from South Africa captaincy in Tests and T20Is effective immediately, Cricket South Africa (CSA) confirmed on Monday.
2020-02-17
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Riding on expectations, Bhaker vows to give her best in Tokyo
Bellary (Karnataka), Feb 17 (IANS) A billion expectations will be on Manu Bhaker's mind when she takes part in her maiden Olympics later this year. But for the teen shooting star, the hopes of people is a way of showing their support which can only fuel her to go for glory at Tokyo 2020.
2020-02-17
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
Koneru Humpy wins Cairns Cup tournament
St Louis (US), Feb 17 (IANS) India's woman chess Grand Master (GM) Koneru Humpy won the Cairns Cup tournament following a draw against compatriot Dronavalli Harika in the ninth and final round here.
2020-02-17
Category: India, United States Virgin Islands,Sports,Other Sports
Sledging by SA crowd will only motivate Smith, Warner: Waugh
Berlin, Feb 17 (IANS) Former Australia captain Steve Waugh believes Steve Smith and David Warner will be expecting a tough time by the crowd during their upcoming tour to South Africa and that in turn will only egg them on to perform better.
2020-02-17
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Cricket
After impressing in limited-overs leg, Saini gears up for Kiwi Tests
Hamilton, Feb 17 (IANS) Young pacer Navdeep Saini is thrilled about representing his country at the highest level and he is only aiming to play well and win as many games as he can for Team India.
2020-02-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
ISL: Chennaiyin stun ATK to boost play-off hopes
Kolkata, Feb 16 (IANS) Chennaiyin FC continued their remarkable run in the Indian Super League with a 3-1 win over ATK at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan here on Sunday.
2020-02-16
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Captain Morgan blasts 57 as England win series 2-1 vs SA
Centurion, Feb 16 (IANS) England captain Eoin Morgan smashed an unbeaten 22-ball 57, only dealing in sixes, as England beat South Africa by five wickets in the third and final match here on Sunday to clinch the T20I series 2-1.
2020-02-16
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Agarwal celebrates 29th birthday with teammates in NZ
Hamilton, Feb 16 (IANS) India Test opener Mayank Agarwal on Sunday celebrated his 29th birthday with teammates after helping India draw against New Zealand XI in the three-day warm-up game ahead of the Test series here.
2020-02-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
I-League: Roy's saves deny Chennai win against TRAU
Imphal, Feb 16 (IANS) Tiddim Road Athletic Union (TRAU) FC played out an entertaining goalless draw with defending I-League Champions Chennai City FC at the Khuman Lumpak Stadium here on Sunday.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Manipur,Sports,Football
India, Romania U17 women's team play out draw in friendly
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The India U17 women's national team played out a 3-3 draw against the Romania U17 women's side on Sunday in a friendly match that took place in Turkler, Turkey.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Duckworth wears crown at Bengaluru Open
Bengaluru, Feb 16 (IANS) It took just 68 minutes for Australian fourth seed James Duckworth to stop the French Juggernaut Benjamin Bonzi to lift the US $162,500 Bengaluru Open title at the KSLTA Courts here on Sunday.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Mohun Bagan promise to clear ex-players' dues after AIFF fine
Kolkata, Feb 16 (IANS) I-League heavyweights Mohun Bagan on Sunday promised to clear dues of their former players after the All India Football Federation's disciplinary committee fined them Rs 3 lakh for non-payment of salary to four of its former footballers.
2020-02-16
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Dissapointed with Pattinson, Stoinis' homophobic slurs: Schutt
Sydney, Feb 16 (IANS) Australian pacer Megan Schutt said that she was dissapointed with male cricketers Marcus Stoinis and James Pattinson for using homophobic slurs. A champion of LGBTQ rights, Schutt said that she believes both Stoinis and Pattinson didn't mean what they said but they were using the wrong words to vent their feelings.
2020-02-16
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
World SnowShoe Championship: Kashmiri athletes bag 3 medals
Srinagar, Feb 16 (IANS) Just days after Union Sports Minister Kiran Rijju announced the first ever Khelo India Winter Games and included SnowShoe sport into the games, Kashmiri athletes representing India in World SnowShoe Championship at Myoko, Japan, have bagged three medals.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,Sports,Other Sports
India's pre-women's T20 WC warm-up match vs Pakistan washed off
Sydney, Feb 16 (IANS) India's pre-women's T20 World Cup warm-up match agianst Pakistan was washed out on Sunday without a ball bowled in Brisbane. The Harmanpreet Kaur-led side will now have to wait until Tuesday to take the field when they face West Indies.
2020-02-16
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Arrows eye double over EB as I-League returns to Mumbai
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) The I-League returns to the Cooperage Stadium in Mumbai for the first time in three years on Monday when the All India Football Federation's (AIFF) developmental side Indian Arrows square off against East Bengal.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Kulasuriya cleared of serious injury after horror blow
Sydney, Feb 16 (IANS) Sri Lankan pacer Achini Kulasuriya has been cleared of serious injury after a horrific blow to the head while fielding during the practice Super Over of Sri Lanka's pre-women's T20 World Cup warm-up match against South Africa on Sunday.
2020-02-16
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
I-League: Dicka goal gives Punjab important win
Ludhiana, Feb 16 (IANS) The clash of the Northern teams in Ludhiana ended with the extension of Punjab FC's unbeaten home run as they defeated Real Kashmir FC 1-0. Dipanda Dickas strike was the differentiator as he went to the top of the goal-scoring charts with nine goals in the league - tied with Mohun Bagan's Fran Gonzalez.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Football
'Pakistan wrestlers granted visas, wait and watch for China'
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Pakistan wrestlers will be participating at the Asian Wrestling Championships which will be held in New Delhi from February 18 to 23, the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) said on Sunday.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Vidit continues to lead at Prague chess meet
Prague, Feb 16 (IANS) Indian Grandmaster Vidit Gujrathi shared a point with Swedish GM Nils Grandelius in the fourth round of the Masters Category of the Prague Chess Festival here, continuing to lead the standings in the process.
2020-02-16
Category: International, Czech Republic,Sports,Other Sports
WrestlingTV to Livestream Asian Wrestling Championship
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The Asian wrestling championships will be streamed LIVE on WrestlingTV. continent on www.wrestlingtv.in. The championships is scheduled in New Delhi from February 18 to February 23.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Twitter accounts of Olympics, FC Barcelona hacked
San Francisco, Feb 16 (IANS) Hackers have used a third-party platform to break into the official Twitter accounts of Olympics and FC Barcelona, to post a message that star player Neymar would come back to the soccer team.
2020-02-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Other Sports,Technology
Latvian bobsledders awarded 2014 Olympic medals
Riga (Brazil), Feb 16 (IANS) Latvia's bobsleigh pilot Oskars Melbardis and his teammates have been officially awarded with gold and bronze medals from the 2014 Olympic Winter Games.
2020-02-16
Category: International, Latvia,Sports,Football
Irfan Pathan takes a cheeky dig at Yuvraj's V-Day post
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh posted a message for wife Hazel Keech on Valentine's Day and his former India teammate Irfan Pathan did not miss the opportunity to troll him.
2020-02-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
IPL 2020: MI play CSK in opener, 6 double headers in offing
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) will take on Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in a repeat of last year's final in the opening match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) Season 13 on March 29 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
2020-02-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
ISL: Kerala Blasters register first win over Bengaluru FC
Kochi, Feb 15 (IANS) Kerala Blasters picked up their first win against Bengaluru FC in the Indian Super League (ISL) with a 2-1 result at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Saturday.
2020-02-15
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Football
Gowda can't be Olympic star overnight: Kambala organiser
Bengaluru, Feb 15 (IANS) Ace Kambala jockey Srinivas Gowda cannot become an Olympic sprinter all of a sudden, said an organiser of the annual race on Saturday.
2020-02-15
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
Duplantis beats own pole vault record
Glasgow, Feb 15 (IANS) Pole vaulter Armand "Mondo" Duplantis on Saturday broke his own pole vaulting record by clearing 6.18m at the Indoor Grand Prix in Glasgow, Scotland. The 20-year-old Duplantis had set the previous record of 6.17m only a week earlier in Poland.
2020-02-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Other Sports
It was a roller-coaster ride for me: Ishant on injury
Bengaluru, Feb 15 (IANS) Fast bowler Ishant Sharma thanked National Cricket Academy trainer Ashish Kaushik for helping him through a "roller coaster" ride following confirmation that he will be joining the Indian team in New Zealand in time for their two-match Test series.
2020-02-15
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
State of Australian sport funding "incomprehensible" - Olympic boss
Canberra, Feb 15 (IANS) The head of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has slammed the Australian Sports Commission's "incomprehensible" spend on consultants.
2020-02-15
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Athletics
Gunning for gold at Asian C'ships, but eye on Oly: Deepak Punia
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Deepak Punia came out of the senior World Championships in September 2019 with a silver medal around his neck and heavy bandaging around his left ankle. This January, Deepak was knocked out in the qualifiers of the Matteo Pelicone Ranking Sries in Rome after going into the bout with a stomach ailment. Deepak is the reigning junior world champion and won silver in his very first senior world championship and so it might be considered a testament to his talent that he had an outside chance to do even better than he has in the past six months had it not been for the ankle injury and the stomach ailment.
2020-02-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
T20 WC in Aus will be 'hottest tournament ever': Winfield
Melbourne, Feb 15 (IANS) England's Lauren Winfield believes the Women's T20 World Cup 2020 glory is well within their grasp provided they can maximise their full potential in what will be the "hottest tournament ever".
2020-02-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Hockey India names 25 women probables for national camp
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Hockey India on Saturday named the 25-member core probables list for the upcoming senior women national camp ahead of the 6th Women's Asian Champions Trophy and Tokyo Olympics.
2020-02-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Give Kohli freedom, win the trophy: Mallya to RCB
London, Feb 15 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) team Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Friday unveiled their brand-new logo. The redesigned logo with the majestic lion illustrates and brings alive RCB's philosophy, a bold and fearless attitude of playing exciting cricket. But former owner Vijay Mallya has made it clear that it is time for RCB to win the title as the team gears up for the 13th edition of the cash-rich league.
2020-02-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Ranji Roundup: Bengal, Karnataka win, through to semis
Patiala (Punjab), Feb 14 (IANS) Bengal completed their comeback from being dismissed for 138 in the first innings of their Ranji Trophy Group A match against Punjab with a 48-run win on Friday. Shahbaz Ahmed took four wickets, adding to the seven he took in the first innings, as Punjab fell for 141 while chasing a target of 190.
2020-02-14
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
Bengaluru Open: Leander Paes in doubles final
Bengaluru, Feb 14 (IANS) Tennis was the ultimate winner at the KSLTA courts as almost all the matches -- singles quarterfinals and doubles semifinals -- went till the wire in the US $ 162,500 Bengaluru Open, giving the viewers their money's worth. Indian tennis legend Leander Paes doubled their joy by reaching the title round along with his partner Matthew Abden.
2020-02-14
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
Ranji Roundup: Bengal, Karnataka win, through to semis
Patiala (Punjab), Feb 14 (IANS) Bengal completed their comeback from being dismissed for 138 in the first innings of their Ranji Trophy Group A match against Punjab with a 48-run win on Friday. Shahbaz Ahmed took four wickets, adding to the seven he took in the first innings, as Punjab fell for 141 while chasing a target of 190.
2020-02-14
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
Bengaluru Open: Leander Paes in doubles final
Bengaluru, Feb 14 (IANS) Tennis was the ultimate winner at the KSLTA courts as almost all the matches -- singles quarterfinals and doubles semifinals -- went till the wire in the US $ 162,500 Bengaluru Open, giving the viewers their money's worth. Indian tennis legend Leander Paes doubled their joy by reaching the title round along with his partner Matthew Abden.
2020-02-14
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
Ranji Roundup: Bengal, Karnataka win, through to semis
Patiala (Punjab), Feb 14 (IANS) Bengal completed their comeback from being dismissed for 138 in the first innings of their Ranji Trophy Group A match against Punjab with a 48-run win on Friday. Shahbaz Ahmed took four wickets, adding to the seven he took in the first innings, as Punjab fell for 141 while chasing a target of 190.
2020-02-14
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket