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VP Naidu launches National Sports Talent Search Portal

VP Naidu launches National Sports Talent Search Portal

New Delhi, Aug 28 (UNI) The Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu launched the National Sports Talent Search Portal, an initiative of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports here today. Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel was also present at the occasion besides other dignitaries. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Naidu said, "This kind of initiative will not only help in identifying the best talent, but will also provide a level playing field to all the applicants and create a competitive environment." "The platform of National Sports Talent Search Portal will be a game changer and enable the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports and Sports Authority of India select the best. I would like to congratulate Shri Vijay Goel for this major initiative which will be fast, transparent and provide a mechanism for fair selection," he further expressed. The VP said that sports play an important role in improving physical and mental health, and fostering active citizenship and social inclusion. 'Across the length and breadth of the country we need more training academies and coaching centres to turn our young men and women into sports stars and role models for succeeding generations, Mr Naidu added. UNI RSD PS 1600

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Syed Modi International Badminton championship from Nov 20

15 Nov 2018 | 12:23 PM

Lucknow, Nov 15 (UNI) Syed Modi International Badminton Championship,one of the eleven Super 300 tournaments on the badminton tour, would be played in the Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow from November 20 next.

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Stage set to host Intl FIH20 powerboat racing from tomorrow

15 Nov 2018 | 11:45 AM

Vijayawada, Nov 15 (UNI) The bank on the river Krishna at Bhavanipuram here was filled with abuzz as the three-day first FIH20 World Championship of single-seater inshore circuit powerboat racing will commence from Friday.

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Taylor’s 4-12 outshines Shabnim's 3-wicket haul as Windies beat South Africa in low-scoring thriller

15 Nov 2018 | 10:38 AM

Saint Lucia, Nov 15 (UNI) After scoring just 106 in their opening game against
Bangladesh, the batting woes continued for the Windies as they were restricted
to 107 for seven against South Africa at the Daren Sammy National Cricket
Stadium at Gros Islet, here.

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ICC Women's World T20: Siriwardana powers SL to crushing victory over Bangladesh

ICC Women's World T20: Siriwardana powers SL to crushing victory over Bangladesh

15 Nov 2018 | 9:58 AM

Saint Lucia, Nov 15 (UNI) Shashikala Siriwardana's all-round performance helped Sri Lanka to register their first win in the Women World T20, as they crushed Bangladesh by 25 runs in the 11th match of the tournament here at Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet on Wednesday.

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Cilic win sees Djokovic book semifinal place in ATP Finals

15 Nov 2018 | 6:41 AM

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