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Veteran Scarponi killed in road accident while training

Veteran Scarponi killed in road accident while training

22 Apr 2017 | 3:10 PM

Undated, Apr 22 (REUTERS) Italian cyclist Michele Scarponi has been killed in a road accident after being hit by a van while training close to his home in Filottrano, his Astana team said today.

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James leads Cavs to record second-half comeback win over Pacers

James leads Cavs to record second-half comeback win over Pacers

21 Apr 2017 | 3:12 PM

Undated,Apr 20 (Reuters) - LeBron James engineered the NBA playoffs' biggest second-half comeback as the Cleveland Cavaliers overturned a 25-point deficit at half-time to beat the Indiana Pacers 119-114 in Game Three of their series on Thursday.

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J&K DGP compliments Kashmiri girl for bagging medal at International Taekwondo event

J&K DGP compliments Kashmiri girl for bagging medal at International Taekwondo event

20 Apr 2017 | 4:56 PM

Srinagar, Apr 20 (UNI) Director General of Police (DPG) S P Vaid today complimented Mansha Bashir, a valley-based martial player, for bringing laurels to the state by clinching silver medal in the 30thAU Taekwondo Championship princess cup in Thailand earlier this month.

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India Golf Expo 2017 set to get underway on April 20

India Golf Expo 2017 set to get underway on April 20

19 Apr 2017 | 6:05 PM

Gurugram, Apr 19 (UNI) The Golf Industry Association (GIA) is set to host the sixth edition of the India Golf Expo (IGE) 2017, South Asia’s largest Golf industry trade show, at the Millenium city Gurugram’s DLF Club 5 scheduled from April 20 to 21, 2017.

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Caddie tees off at Ko camp after joining discard pile

Caddie tees off at Ko camp after joining discard pile

19 Apr 2017 | 2:47 PM

WELLINGTON, Apr 19 (Reuters) South African caddie Gary Matthews has criticised women's world number one Lydia Ko after being fired by the New Zealander's camp after only nine events.

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Deepa, Sakshi and Gayakwad in Super Achievers List under 30 in Asia: Forbes Magazine

Deepa, Sakshi and Gayakwad in Super Achievers List under 30 in Asia: Forbes Magazine

17 Apr 2017 | 6:57 PM

New York, Apr 17 (UNI) Olympian gymnast Deepa Karmakar and Rio bronze medallist wrestler Sakshi Malik were inducted by the prestigious Forbes Magazine in the list of 'Super Achievers' under the age of 30 in Asia.

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IAF Station boasts of International class athletic track

IAF Station boasts of International class athletic track

17 Apr 2017 | 5:01 PM

Bengaluru, Apr 17 (UNI) The Indian Air Force Station at Jalahalli here today boasted of an international standard synthetic athletic track.

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Advani, Kothari win Gold and Silver at the 2017 Asian Billiards Championship

Advani, Kothari win Gold and Silver at the 2017 Asian Billiards Championship

14 Apr 2017 | 8:18 PM

Chandigarh, Apr 14 (uni) In a thrilling Final being played here in front of a capacity crowd at the Hyatt Regency, Chandigarh, Pankaj Advani managed quell at resounding 1-3 deficit in the final to defeat Sourav Kothari by 6-3 games in the 100 up best of 11 encounter.

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India-Australia launch Sports Partnership

India-Australia launch Sports Partnership

12 Apr 2017 | 5:33 PM

New Delhi, Apr 12 (UNI) In a bid to increase cooperation in he field of sports, India and Australia today launched Sports partnership in the presence of cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar.

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Odisha gears  up to host Asian Athletic Championship in July

Odisha gears up to host Asian Athletic Championship in July

10 Apr 2017 | 6:37 PM

Bhubaneswar, Apr 10 (UNI) Odisha will showcase its culture, art, sports, tourism and industrial potential during the hosting of Asian Athletic Championship in the state capital here in July next.

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DRC re-elected as ATTU treasurer

DRC re-elected as ATTU treasurer

10 Apr 2017 | 4:21 PM

Kolkata, Apr 10 (UNI) Dhanraj Choudhary, former secretary-general of Table Tennis of India, was today unanimously elected as treasurer of the Asian Table Tennis Union (ATTU) at the AGM held at Wuxi, near Shanghai, in China.

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Asian Squash : Saurav Ghosal, Joshna Chinappa seeded No.2

Asian Squash : Saurav Ghosal, Joshna Chinappa seeded No.2

10 Apr 2017 | 3:23 PM

Chennai, Apr 10 (UNI) India's top ranked players Saurav Ghosal and Joshna Chinappa were seeded number two in the men's and women's sections of the Asian Individual Squash championship to be held here from April 26 to 30.

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Sports Ministry approves appointment of Foreign Coaches in Athletics

Sports Ministry approves appointment of Foreign Coaches in Athletics

07 Apr 2017 | 12:48 PM

New Delhi, Apr 6 (UNI) The appointments of Australia's Dave Smith for Race Walking and American Galina P Bukharina in 400M and 400M Relay were recommended by the Foreign Coach Selection committee under the Chairmanship of Secretary, the Sports Ministry.

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Qatar World Cup workers pay recruitment fees, work 18-hour days - report

05 Apr 2017 | 9:24 PM

* Report commissioned by 2022 organising committee * Recruitment fees up to $3,800 paid in home countries * Qatar 2022 chief says will deal with issues promptly By Tom Finn DOHA, Apr 5 (Reuters) Hundreds of Asian workers pay recruitment fees for jobs building World Cup stadiums in Qatar and some end up working for nearly five months without a day of rest, according to an investigation funded by the Gulf state's World Cup organising body.

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Independent Athletics Integrity Unit starts functioning

05 Apr 2017 | 8:51 PM

Monaco, Apr 5 (UNI) The independent Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU), which sits at the heart of the IAAF’s integrity reforms, officially began operating on April 3, 2017.

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Young sailors from Telangana leaves for Asian Youth Sailing Cup finals at UAE

05 Apr 2017 | 8:50 PM

Hyderabad, Apr 5 (UNI) Telangana lad Erra Durga Prasad, 14 along with compatriots Juhi and Tanishq Desai is representing India at the Asian Youth Sailing Cup finals at Ras Al Khaimah , UAE.

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Indian swimmers clinch 17 medals in Thailand

05 Apr 2017 | 8:33 PM

New Delhi, Apr 5 (UNI) Indian swimmers bagged five gold medals in Age Group Swimming Championship in Thailand with an overall medal tally of 17.

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Rajeev & Vishal qualify for India final of the Audi quattro Cup 2017

05 Apr 2017 | 7:25 PM

Kolkata, ‚ÄčApr 5 (UNI) The duo of Rajeev Himatsingka and Vishal Singhania became the fifth team to qualify for the India final at the Kolkata leg of the Audi quattro Cup 2017.

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Indian National coach Cyrus Poncha nominated for ASF Award

Indian National coach Cyrus Poncha nominated for ASF Award

03 Apr 2017 | 3:50 PM

Chennai, Apr 3 (UNI) India's national coach Cyrus Poncha has been chosen from a list of 13 nominations from seven countries for the 2016 Asian Squash Federation (ASF) Coach of the Year award.

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Gonzaga to face North Carolina in college final

02 Apr 2017 | 1:13 PM

Undated, Apr 2 (Reuters) Top-seeded teams Gonzaga and North Carolina prevailed in a pair of thrilling finishes to advance to the final of the National Collegiate Athletic Association tournament.

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Saurav Ghosal enter semifinals of Montreal Open

Saurav Ghosal enter semifinals of Montreal Open

30 Mar 2017 | 5:46 PM

Chennai, Mar 30 (UNI) India's top player Saurav Ghosal , readying himself for the Asian Championship next month, made it to the semi-finals of the Montreal Open, a PSA World Tour Squash tourney today.

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World No 1 Johnson the player to beat at Augusta - Spieth

World No 1 Johnson the player to beat at Augusta - Spieth

30 Mar 2017 | 12:43 PM

Undated, Mar 30 (Reuters) World number one Dustin Johnson is playing the "best golf in the world" and will start as the favourite to win the Masters next month, Jordan Spieth has said ahead of today's Houston Open.

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Banned Turkish distance runners to lose Olympic medals

Banned Turkish distance runners to lose Olympic medals

30 Mar 2017 | 12:03 PM

LONDON, Mar 30 (Reuters) Turkish female distance runners Elvan Abeylegesse and Gamze Bulut are set to be stripped of silver medals from the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games after being handed bans for doping.

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Aditi Ashok to compete in maiden LPGA major at ANA Inspiration classic

29 Mar 2017 | 7:40 PM

New Delhi, Mar 29 (UNI) DSPORT will telecast the ANA Inspiration classic, Golf’s first major championship of 2017 scheduled from March 30- April 2, which will also feature one of the brightest star of Indian Golf- Aditi Ashok.

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PKL to add up four new teams in season 5

PKL to add up four new teams in season 5

29 Mar 2017 | 6:17 PM

New Delhi, Mar 29 (UNI) The Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) is all set to expand in the next season with the addition of four new teams from Tamil Nadu, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat.

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Haryana to give more incentives to outstanding sports persons

Haryana to give more incentives to outstanding sports persons

28 Mar 2017 | 5:26 PM

Chandigarh, Mar 28 (UNI) Haryana government has decided to provide three per cent horizontal reservation to outstanding sports persons of the state in case of direct recruitment in Class I and II posts in Government, Government Undertakings and Local Bodies.

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Former All Blacks coach Watson dies

28 Mar 2017 | 12:58 PM

WELLINGTON, Mar 28 (Reuters) Former All Blacks coach Eric Watson died at the weekend, New Zealand Rugby said on Tuesday.

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Herbalife felicitates Special Olympics Athletes' achievements at Winter Games 2017

Herbalife felicitates Special Olympics Athletes' achievements at Winter Games 2017

27 Mar 2017 | 3:17 PM

New Delhi, Mar 27 (UNI) Commemorating the exceptional performance of India's Special Olympics athletes at the Special Olympics World Winter Games 2017 held in Austria, Herbalife, a global nutrition company, organised a invigorating homecoming reception for 89 special athletes, here today.

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Khali wants govt support for setting up academy in Haryana

Khali wants govt support for setting up academy in Haryana

26 Mar 2017 | 9:42 PM

Kaithal, Mar 26 (UNI) Dalip Singh Rana aka great Khali today said if Haryana government extended necessary support he would like to set up WWE Academy in the state.

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Sauber's Wehrlein withdrawn from Australian Grand Prix

Sauber's Wehrlein withdrawn from Australian Grand Prix

25 Mar 2017 | 12:00 PM

MELBOURNE, Mar 25 (Reuters) Sauber have withdrawn driver Pascal Wehrlein from the Australian Grand Prix due to fitness concerns and replaced him with Antonio Giovinazzi, the Formula One team said on Saturday.

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