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Thiem ends Nadal's unbeaten run on clay

Undated, May 20 (REUTERS) Austria's Dominic Thiem dumped seven-times champion Rafael Nadal out of the Italian Open 6-4 6-3 to reach the semi-finals, but will have to wait to find out his opponent at the Foro Italico.
Yesterday the Austrian will face either world number two Novak Djokovic or Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro, whose quarter-final was suspended till today after rain halted play with the Serb leading del Potro 6-1 1-2.

31st Usha Golf JTP's final camp concludes at DGC

New Delhi, June 23 (UNI) With an aim to introduce golf to youngsters between the age groups of 8 and 17 years and discovering and nurturing talented juniors, the fourth and final camp of the Usha Junior Training Programme (JTP) concluded at the Delhi Golf Club here today with a prize distribution ceremony.


US Open Championship 2017 to be aired on DSPORT

<p>New Delhi, Jun 13 (UNI) US Open Championship 2017, one of the four major championships of men&rsquo;s professional golf will be broadcasted on DSPORT, Discovery&rsquo;s sports channel in India, slated from June 15-18 from 8:30 pm onwards.


Union Sports Min to install mega LED screens for Champions Trophy

New Delhi, Jun 13 (UNI) Amidst the cricketing fever on a new high with Team India securing their berth in the semis of the prestigious Champions Trophy, the Union Sports Ministry will be installing mega LED screens at Major Dhyanchand National Stadium for free public viewing.


Odisha CM unveils mascot of upcoming Asian Athletics C'ship

New Delhi, Jun 12 (UNI) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today unveiled the mascot of the upcoming 22nd edition of Asian Athletics Championships (AAC) , scheduled to be held in Bhubaneshwar from July 6-9.


31st Usha Golf Junior Training Programme concludes second camp

New Delhi, Jun 03 (UNI) The second camp of the Usha Junior Training Programme (JTP), with the aim of introducing golf to youngsters between the age groups of 8 and 17 years and discovering and nurturing talented juniors, concluded at the Delhi Golf Club here today with a prize distribution ceremony.


DSPORT to broadcast 'Ring of Honor' and 'Cage Warriors'

New Delhi, May 31 (UNI) Discovery’s sports channel in India, DSPORT has acquired the broadcast rights of Wrestling property – ‘Ring of Honor’ and Mixed Martial Arts Property – ‘Cage Warriors’.


Ajit Agarkar appointed as MCA selection chief

Mumbai, May 27 (UNI) Former India pacer Ajit Agarkar has been appointed as the chairman of the selection committee of Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA).


Union Sports Min flags off Slum Yuva Daud marathon

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.


India will bid to host Asian Games in future: Goel

New Delhi, May 24 (UNI) After a meet with Indian Olympic Association (IOA) chief N Ramachandran, Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel today announced that India will bid for hosting Asian Games in the future.


Dhoni's role will be crucial in Champions Trophy: Sachin

New Delhi, May 19 (UNI) Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar believes Team India will emerge out victorious in the upcoming Champions Trophy and said that MS Dhoni's experience will play a key role in the prestigious tournament.

Mayweather and McGregor agree to Aug 26 fight in Las Vegas

Mayweather and McGregor agree to Aug 26 fight in Las Vegas

Undated, Jun 15 (Reuters) Undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather and mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor, two of the most popular athletes in their respective sport, have agreed to a crossover fight in the ring on August 26 in Las Vegas, Mayweather said in a tweet.

India finish second at Junior Shooting World Championship

Kolkata, Jun 27 (UNI) India ended their campaign at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior World Championship Rifle/Pistol with a creditable second place on the medal tally and an overall haul of three Gold, two Silver and three Bronze medals.

Portuguese cyclist Cardoso suspended after failing drugs test - UCI

PARIS, Jun 27 (REUTERS) Portuguese cyclist Andre Cardoso of Alberto Contador's Trek-Segafredo team has been provisionally suspended after failing a test for the banned blood-booster erythropoietin (EPO), the International Cycling Union (UCI) said today.