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Chess Anand & 4 GMs Covid relief fund matches raises $5K
Chennai, May 12 (IANS) The online chess game site www.chess.com has already raised $5,000 towards Covid-19 in India in general and also to assist chess players affected by the pandemic, said an official.
2021-05-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Human Interest/Society,Betting Central,Other Sports
India pistol coach Smirnov grounded without visa
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) India's pistol coach Pavel Smirnov will not accompany the 28-member national shooting squad to Croatia on Tuesday due to delay in visa process.
2021-05-11
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
India pistol coach Smirnov grounded due to lack of visa
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) India's pistol coach Pavel Smirnov will not accompany the 28-member national shooting squad to Croatia on Tuesday since the Russian hasn't got a visa yet. The squad includes 13 shooters, who will attend an Olympic camp in the European country.
2021-05-11
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
IOC to 'work with full engagement' towards safe Olympics
Beijing, May 11 (IANS) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will continue to "work with full engagement" towards a safe Olympics, an IOC spokesperson told Xinhua.
2021-05-11
Category: International, China,Sports,Other Sports
Anand, 4 other GMs to play exhibition matches for Covid relief
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Five-time chess world champion Vishwanathan Anand and four other Indian Grandmasters (GM) will play simultaneous online exhibition matches against other chess players on Thursday to raise funds for Covid-19 relief in the country.
2021-05-11
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Khangura, Bajwa fail to advance to World Cup final
Lonato (Italy), May 10 (IANS) India's Gurjoat Khangura and Angadvir Singh Bajwa failed to advance to the final of men's skeet event at the Italian World Cup here on Monday.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Other Sports
WFI to decide on Olympic preparatory camp next week
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) will conduct a brainstorming session next week to decide the venue for an Olympic preparatory camp since Sports Authority of India (SAI) has closed training centres due to a spike in coronavirus cases in India.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Delhi Police lookout notice for Olympic medallist wrestler Sushil
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Delhi Police have issued a "lookout notice" for well-known wrestler Sushil Kumar, a double Olympic medallist, connected to the murder of a former junior international wrestler at Chhatrasal Stadium in north-west Delhi. According to Delhi Police, Sushil is absconding.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
National-level shooters lead fight against Covid-19 in Uttar Pradesh
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) More than 100 national-level shooters are driving a campaign in Uttar Pradesh (UP) to ensure a seamless supply of oxygen to hospitals and medical facilities in a bid to augment India's efforts to combat Covid-19.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Chaudhary must not rush back to hard training after Covid: Coach
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Olympic Games-bound 10-meter air pistol shooter Saurabh Chaudhary, recovering from Covid-19, has been advised not to rush back to hard training as it could have a damaging impact on his performance, says a national level pistol coach.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Olympic trials: Two new Chinese gymnasts hog limelight
Chengdu (China), May 8 (IANS) Two new gymnastics champions made names for themselves at the first national team Tokyo Olympic Games trial here on Saturday.
2021-05-08
Category: International, China,Sports,Other Sports
Croatia exposure will help us keep focus, says pistol shooter Verma
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Olympic-bound shooter Abhishek Verma is excited to travel to Croatia for the national camp. The 30-year-old says the trip will help the national team stay focussed for the Tokyo Olympics.
2021-05-08
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
India's Greco-Roman wrestlers fail to win Olympic quota place
Sofia, May 8 (IANS) India's chances of earning an Olympic quota place in men's Greco-Roman wrestling at the ongoing World Olympic qualifiers evaporated on Saturday as two heavyweights, Gurpreet Singh and Sunil Kumar, crashed out early in the tournament.
2021-05-08
Category: International, Bulgaria,Sports,Other Sports
Brisbane confident of getting 2032 Olympic Games
Brisbane, May 8 (IANS) Brisbane is on verge of securing 2032 Olympic Games after Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) chief John Coates said that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is 'conducting due diligence ahead of confirming the city as host' of the quadrennial event.
2021-05-08
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Other Sports
Rahi relies on herbs, spices to combat Covid-19 in Europe
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Olympic-bound pistol shooter Rahi Sarnobat will rely on Indian herbs and spices to combat Covid-19 during a three-month European tour starting early next week.
2021-05-08
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Indian shooters to compete in Zagreb World Cup in June
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Olympic Games-bound Indian shooters, who are scheduled to train in Zagreb, Croatia, from May 11, will also compete in the World Cup starting there on June 22.
2021-05-08
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Wrestler Seema enters final, wins Olympic quota place
Sofia, May 7 (IANS) India's Seema Bisla won a quota place in women's 50 kg freestyle wrestling for Tokyo Olympics after she entered the final of World Olympic qualifiers here on Friday.
2021-05-07
Category: International, Bulgaria,Sports,Other Sports
Seema one win away from winning Olympic quota place
Sofia, May 7 (IANS) India's Seema is one win away from winning the Tokyo Olympic quota place in the women's 50 kg freestyle event as she entered the semi-final stage of World Olympic qualifiers here on Friday. The finalists in each of the weight categories will earn Olympic quota places.
2021-05-07
Category: International, Bulgaria,Sports,Other Sports
MOC approves Rs 73.14 lakh for sailors' training Europe
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Mission Olympic Cell (MOC) on Friday approved a budget of Rs 73.14 lakh for four Olympic-bound sailors to train in Europe.
2021-05-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Sathiyan working on variation and power for Olympics
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Olympic-bound men's singles table tennis player Sathiyan Gnanasekaran says he is working on variation and power in his strokes ahead of the Tokyo Olympics.
2021-05-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Rowers win Olympic quota place in lightweight double scull
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Indian rowing team comprising Arun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh won the Tokyo Olympic quota place in men's lightweight double scull event at the World Rowing Asia and Oceania Olympic and Paralympic Qualification Regatta in Tokyo on Friday.
2021-05-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Malik earns Olympic quota in men's 125kg freestyle wrestling
Sofia (Bulgaria), May 7 (IANS) India's Sumit Malik has won the Olympic quota place in the men's 125kg freestyle wrestling event by reaching the final of the World Olympic Games Qualifying Tournament here.
2021-05-07
Category: International, Bulgaria,Sports,Other Sports
Disappointed after loss, world champ Long skips interview
Xinxiang, May 6 (IANS) Olympic and world champion Ma Long failed to make the men's singles final after losing in seven sets to Zhou Qihao here at the Chinese table tennis Olympic simulation on Thursday. He was so upset after the loss that he refused a mixed zone interview.
2021-05-06
Category: International, China,Sports,Other Sports
Malik enters semis of World Olympic qualifiers
Sofia (Bulgaria), May 6 (IANS) India's Sumit Malik entered the semi-finals of the mens 125kg freestyle event at the World Olympic qualifiers on Thursday, and maintained hope to earn an Olympic quota place.
2021-05-06
Category: International, Bulgaria,Sports,Other Sports
Olympic-bound shooters get first dose of Covid vaccine
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The Olympic Games-bound Indian shooting squad, including the coaching staff, received their first dose of Covid-19 vaccine on Thursday, said a coach associated with the national team.
2021-05-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Rower Jakar in line for Olympic quota place
Tokyo, May 6 (IANS) India's Jakar Khan has emerged as a strong contender for an Olympic quota place in the men's single scull after his preliminary round performance in the World Rowing Asia and Oceania Olympic and Paralympic Qualification Regatta on Thursday.
2021-05-06
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Mary Kom on her own as personal coach down with Covid
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Six-time world champion and Olympic-bound boxer MC Mary Kom won't have personal coach Chhote Lal Yadav by her side at the women's national boxing camp after he tested positive for Covid-19. The camp is supposed to start in Pune this week.
2021-05-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Recurve archers fail to get visa, won't participate in World Cup
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The eight-member Indian recurve archery team, including four in the women's category, will not compete in the Lausanne World Cup starting May 17 due to failure to get visas.
2021-05-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Novel initiative by AICF to help chess community hit by Covid
Chennai, May 6 (IANS) Extending financial assistance, mobilising a panel of doctors, psychiatrist and psychologists to provide medical/emotional online consultations, 24x7 helpline for members of chess community affected by Covid-19 are the novel initiatives taken by All India Chess Federation (AICF), a senior official said.
2021-05-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Human Interest/Society,Other Sports
Olympic-bound sailors' preparation delayed
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) The preparation for Tokyo Olympics of sailors KC Ganapathy and Varun Thakkar could be delayed as they cannot travel to Portugal due to restrictions put in place for Indian travellers.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Indian rowers wait after Olympic qualifiers postponed
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Indian rowers were greeted with windy conditions at the Olympic regatta course in Tokyo's Sea Forest Waterway which forced the cancellation of World Rowing Asia and Oceania Olympic and Paralympic Qualification Regatta.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Despite injury, lifter Lalrinnunga aiming for Olympic berth
Aizawl, May 5 (IANS) Teenaged Indian weightlifter Jeremy Lalrinnunga will look to secure an Olympic Games berth in 67kg category when the 2021 junior World Championships, the last qualification event, is held in Tashkent from May 21 to 31.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Mizoram,Sports,Other Sports
Despite injury, lifter Lalrinnunga aiming for Olympics berth
Aizawl (Mizoram), May 5 (IANS) Teenaged Indian weightlifter Jeremy Lalrinnunga will look to secure a Tokyo Olympic berth in 67kg category when the 2021 junior World Championships -- the last Games qualification event -- kick off in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, from May 21 to 31.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Mizoram,Sports,Other Sports
Mary Kom, 9 other women boxers to resume training in Pune
Pune, May 5 (IANS) Six-time world champion and Olympic bronze-medallist boxer MC Mary Kom along with two other Olympic-bound pugilists -- Simranjit Kaur (60kg) and Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) -- have been named in the elite women's national camp that will start soon.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
India's Gurpreet eyes Greco Roman Olympic berth
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Star Indian Greco Roman wrestler Gurpreet Singh is geared up for the World Olympic qualifiers, starting on Thursday in Sofia.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Sports official Sacheti passes away
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Boxing Federation of India's (BFI) executive director Raj Kumar Sacheti has passed away due to Covid-19.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Chinese T-T players to undergo tough trials for Tokyo
Xinxiang (China), May 3 (IANS) A total of 36 men's and women's singles players each and 16 mixed doubles pairs are competing for slots on the Chinese Olympic-bound team as the World Table Tennis Grand Smashes Trials and Olympic Simulation got underway here on Tuesday.
2021-05-03
Category: International, China,Sports,Other Sports
Charter flight to take Indian shooters to Croatia
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) In view of the raging Covid-19 pandemic in India, the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) has arranged for a charter flight for the Olympic-bound shooters to travel to Croatia to train and compete in the European Shooting Championships this month.
2021-05-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Anand, Humpy to launch Checkmate Covid
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Five-time world chess champion Viswanathan Anand and Asian Games gold medallist Koneru Humpy will kick-start 'Checkmate Covid' -- an All India Chess Federation (AICF) initiative -- on Tuesday to provide medical and financial assistance to those affected by the pandemic.
2021-05-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Archer Jayanta Talukdar in ICU with Covid-19
Guwahati, May 3 (IANS) Top Indian archer Jayanta Talukdar has been admitted to a hospital in Guwahati after testing positive for Covid-19.
2021-05-03
Category: India, Assam,Sports,Other Sports
CA pledges $50,000 towards India's fight against Covid-19
Sydney, May 3 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) on Monday said that it has pledged an "initial donation" of $50,000 towards India's fight against the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-05-03
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Other Sports
Boxing expert's proposal to shift Indian camp to Italy rejected
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Boxing Federation of India (BFI) high performance director Santiago Nieva's proposal to shift the national camp to Italy to prepare the men and women's teams for this month's Asian Boxing Championships has not been cleared by BFI executive board, said a top official on Sunday.
2021-05-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Olympic-bound Indian shooters may compete, train in Europe
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The Olympic Games-bound Indian shooting squad could compete in European Shooting Championships this month as well as train in Europe, a coach associated with the national team said on Saturday.
2021-05-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Kayaking, canoeing teams to miss Olympic qualifiers
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The massive surge in Covid-19 cases in India has spoiled national kayaking and canoeing teams' participation in the Asian Olympic qualifying tournament scheduled to be held from May 5 to 7 in Thailand.
2021-05-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Boxing federation wary of sending team for Dubai Asian meet
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) As Coronavirus rages in India, there is a growing concern within the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) about sending Olympic Games qualified boxers to Dubai for the Asian Boxing Championship this month.
2021-05-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Man City win will see PL title decided this weekend
London, April 30 (IANS) Manchester City could seal the Premier League title this weekend if they win their match at Crystal Palace and Manchester United lose at home to long-term rivals Liverpool.
2021-04-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Other Sports
Indian rowers leave for Tokyo for Olympic qualifying event
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) In the hope of making the cut for the Tokyo Olympic Games, a 14-member Indian rowing squad, including nine players, boarded a Tokyo-bound flight on Friday to compete in the World Rowing Asia Oceania Continental Olympic and Paralympic Qualifying Regatta.
2021-04-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Covid-stricken boxer Simranjit dropped from India squad
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) National champion and Olympic-bound boxer Simranjit Kaur has been dropped from the Indian squad for the Asian Boxing Championships to be held in Dubai from May 21 as she is still recovering from Covid-19.
2021-04-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
WBC India Championship bout postponed due to Covid
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The World Boxing Council (WBC) India Championship fight between the country's top women boxers -- Chandni Mehra and Suman Kumari -- which was to take place in Jalandhar on May 1 has been postponed.
2021-04-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Weightlifter Mirabai targets podium finish at Olympics
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Mirabai Chanu, India's top woman weightlifter, is eyeing a podium finish at the Tokyo Olympics.
2021-04-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports