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Bhavani devi wins Gold in World Cup fencing in Sabre event

Bhavani devi wins Gold in World Cup fencing in Sabre event

28 May 2017 | 5:20 PM

Chennai, May 28 (UNI) C A Bhavani Devi won the World Cup (Turnoi Satellite) fencing championship at Reykjavik Island today.

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Chespol loses shoe, then roars to second best steeplechase

Chespol loses shoe, then roars to second best steeplechase

27 May 2017 | 11:47 AM

By Gene Cherry EUGENE, Oregon, May 27 (Reuters) Kenyan teenager Celliphine Chespol, after temporarily losing a shoe on the penultimate lap, recovered to run the second fastest women's 3,000 metres steeplechase ever at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting.

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Turkish NBA star Enes Kanter dismissive of report of arrest warrant

26 May 2017 | 10:38 PM

By Ece Toksabay and Gina Cherelus ANKARA/NEW YORK, May 26 (Reuters) Enes Kanter, the Turkish NBA star whose home country has revoked his passport, today dismissed a report that Turkey's government had issued a warrant for his arrest.

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Union Sports Min flags off Slum Yuva Daud marathon

Union Sports Min flags off Slum Yuva Daud marathon

26 May 2017 | 6:35 PM

New Delhi, May 26 (UNI) 5000 youngsters from various slums of the national capital today participated in the 'Slum Yuva Daud' marathon, which was flagged off by Union Minister of Youth Affairs & Sports Vijay Goel.

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Winners of Usha 31st Junior Training Programme announced

Winners of Usha 31st Junior Training Programme announced

24 May 2017 | 8:19 PM

New Delhi, May 24 (UNI) The first camp of the Usha Junior Golf Training Programme (JTP) concluded today at the Delhi Golf Club with several young guns taking away prizes in different categories.

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CBDT felicitates Abhishek Verma for winning Gold Medal at Archery World Championship

CBDT felicitates Abhishek Verma for winning Gold Medal at Archery World Championship

24 May 2017 | 3:51 PM

New Delhi, May 24 (UNI) Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) Chairman Sushil Chandra felicitated Income Tax Inspector Abhishek Verma on behalf of the entire department on winning the compound team gold medal to conclude their Archery World Cup Stage-1 campaign in Shanghai on May 21.

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PKL Auctions: Nitin Tomar scripts new record after becoming highest paid player

PKL Auctions: Nitin Tomar scripts new record after becoming highest paid player

23 May 2017 | 3:58 PM

(Rptg,correcting timeline) New Delhi, May 23 (UNI) Raider Nitin Tomar became the highest paid player in the history of Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) auctions after being brought by Team Uttar Pradesh for a whopping 93 Lakh.

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High Level Committee on Scouts & Guides submits final report to Goel

High Level Committee on Scouts & Guides submits final report to Goel

22 May 2017 | 7:36 PM

New Delhi, May 22 (UNI) A seven-member High-Level Committee today suggested the constitution of an Enquiry Committee to look into the complaints on Scouts and Guides beside submitting its report to Union Youth and Sports Affairs Minister Vijay Goel.

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Indian govt to take call on issuance of visa to Pak players: Goel

Indian govt to take call on issuance of visa to Pak players: Goel

22 May 2017 | 7:09 PM

New Delhi, May 22 (UNI) After reports surfaced of the possibility of involvement of Pakistani players in the upcoming fifth edition of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL), Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel today said it will depend on the Indian government whether to issue them visas or not.

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India complete formality, win all 10 gold in South Asian Junior TT

India complete formality, win all 10 gold in South Asian Junior TT

21 May 2017 | 7:27 PM

New Delhi, May 21 (UNI) India today added six more gold medals on the concluding day to complete the sweep of all 10 gold medals on offer in the South Asian Junior Table Tennis Championships at Mount Lavinia, near Colombo.

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Anshu Jamsenpa topples record, climbs Mt Everest twice in a week

Anshu Jamsenpa topples record, climbs Mt Everest twice in a week

21 May 2017 | 5:26 PM

Kathmandu, May 21 (UNI) Anshu Jamsenpa of Arunachal Pradesh has created a new history within five days by climbing the world's highest peak Mount Everest twice.

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Villupuram, Virudhunagar boys score facile victories in Jr state basketball

18 May 2017 | 9:01 PM

Chennai, May 18 (UNI) Villuppuram and Virudhunagar districts recorded easy wins in the boys section of the 29th Junior State Basketball Championship which commenced at the SRM University at its campus in suburban Kattankulathur today.

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TVS Racing launches Training Academy for Women

18 May 2017 | 9:01 PM

Bengaluru, May 18 (UNI) TVS Racing, the pioneers of two wheeler racing in India launched Training Academy for women here today.

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Mysore Summer Meet to begin from May 24

18 May 2017 | 9:00 PM

Myuru, May 18 (UNI) The Mysore Summer races, with stake money of Rs 4.

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PT Usha to start academy in Kozhikode to train, nurture budding athletes

PT Usha to start academy in Kozhikode to train, nurture budding athletes

16 May 2017 | 5:20 PM

New Delhi, May 16 (UNI) Legendary athlete PT Usha today met Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel and invited him to join the opening of her new academy in Kozhikode, Kerala on June 15.

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Speed skating-Sochi silver medallist Creveling gets four-year doping ban

Speed skating-Sochi silver medallist Creveling gets four-year doping ban

16 May 2017 | 2:38 PM

Undated, May 16 (Reuters) Olympic speed skating silver medallist Chris Creveling will miss next year's Winter Games in Pyeongchang after being given a four-year ban for testing positive for a prohibited substance, the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has said.

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Gambling ad with disgraced Johnson sparks outrage in Australia

Gambling ad with disgraced Johnson sparks outrage in Australia

15 May 2017 | 2:18 PM

MELBOURNE, May 15 (Reuters) A TV ad for a gambling company that features disgraced sprinter Ben Johnson making light of doping has sparked outrage in Australia, with politicians and sports officials demanding it be pulled from the air.

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Ramit Tandon wins maiden PSA title

Ramit Tandon wins maiden PSA title

15 May 2017 | 1:08 PM

Chennai, May 15 (NI) Indians lately have been making a splash in PSA events.

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Budhia goes to Buddha's home

Budhia goes to Buddha's home

13 May 2017 | 9:58 PM

Kolkata, May 13 (UNI) World's Youngest Marathon Runner, Budhia Singh, from Odisha, has been invited to run in Kapilvastu, Lumbini, Nepal.

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Sakshi cruises into finals of Asian wrestling C'ship

Sakshi cruises into finals of Asian wrestling C'ship

12 May 2017 | 3:44 PM

New Delhi, May 12 (UNI) India's star wrestler Sakshi Malik (60kg) has entered the finals of the Asian Wrestling Championship here today assuring herself of a silver medal.

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IGI airport shooting contingent stranded case:  Bindra, Heena  express anger

IGI airport shooting contingent stranded case: Bindra, Heena express anger

09 May 2017 | 9:27 PM

New Delhi, May 9 (UNI) 2008 Beijing Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra today took to twitter venting his anger in which the Indian shooting contingent were stranded at the Indira Gandhi International Airport after they refused to clear the guns with Customs.

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Goel flags off 4 Clean Himalayan Expeditions to popular tourist places

Goel flags off 4 Clean Himalayan Expeditions to popular tourist places

09 May 2017 | 8:13 PM

New Delhi, May 9 (UNI) Sports Minister Vijay Goel flagged off four Clean Himalaya expeditions and a Medical Mountaineering expedition to Mount Satopanth in Uttarakhand at the Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF), here today.

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FIBA allows use of turbans, hijabs

FIBA allows use of turbans, hijabs

09 May 2017 | 2:57 PM

Bengaluru, May 9 (UNI) The first Mid-Term Congress of FIBA has ratified a decision to allow players to wear headgear such as turbans, hijabs, and kippah, subject to conditions that ensure it does not interfere with fair play.

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Great Khali meets football players at Khad in Una

Great Khali meets football players at Khad in Una

08 May 2017 | 9:04 PM

Una, May 8 (UNI ) Duleep Singh Rana aka The Great Khali is specially coming to meet the players who are participating in the ‘Oorja U-19 Talent Hunt Football Tournament’.

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Vivo title sponsor for Pro-Kabaddi League 5

Vivo title sponsor for Pro-Kabaddi League 5

08 May 2017 | 8:01 PM

New Delhi, May 8 (UNI) Mobile phone maker Vivo has been roped in as the title sponsor for the Pro-Kabaddi League season five for 5 years slated to kick-off in July.

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BTC denies doping claims on 'Queen Latifa', B sample proves negative

BTC denies doping claims on 'Queen Latifa', B sample proves negative

08 May 2017 | 2:29 PM

Bengaluru, May 8 (UNI) The Bangalore Turf Club (BTC) authorities have said that the allegation of doping involving racehorse 'Queen Latifa' had proved wrong as urine sample tested by a Mauritius lab had said that it was free of any prohibited substance.

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Kipchoge runs quickest marathon in just over two hours

Kipchoge runs quickest marathon in just over two hours

06 May 2017 | 12:03 PM

MONZA, Italy, May 6 (Reuters) Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge ran the quickest recorded marathon time at the Monza circuit in Italy today, crossing the line in two hours and 24 seconds but missing out on an attempt to break the two-hour barrier.

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No sporting ties with Pak till it stops nursing terrorism: Goel

No sporting ties with Pak till it stops nursing terrorism: Goel

03 May 2017 | 2:53 PM

New Delhi, May 3 (UNI) Amidst the recent ceasefire violations by Pakistan, Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel today came down heavily on the neighbouring nation and stated that India will not have any sporting ties with it until it stops nursing terrorism.

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Campbell welcomes Europe call for new record ratification laws

03 May 2017 | 1:11 PM

Undated, May 3 (Reuters) European Athletics' proposal to rewrite majority of the pre-2005 world records would be for the "greater good", British former Olympic gold medallist Darren Campbell has said.

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CAPF football talent hunt begins in Kohima

01 May 2017 | 10:09 PM

Kohima, May 01 (UNI) Nagaland State league CAPF U-19 football Talent Hunt Tournament organised by Assam Rifles, kicked off at Kohima today amidst endearing tunes of Pipe band and loud cheers of joy of young Boys & Girls.

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