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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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Watson inspires CSK to a third IPL title

28 May 2018 | 1:06 AM

Mumbai, May 27 (UNI) Down on one knee and barely able to run by the end, Shane Watson’s ageless combination of brute strength and big-game smarts ensured that Chennai Super Kings claimed their third IPL title in their comeback season.

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IPL 2018 : Chennai Super Kings win by eight wickets

IPL 2018 : Chennai Super Kings win by eight wickets

27 May 2018 | 11:24 PM

Mumbai, May 27 (UNI) Chennai Super Kings on Sunday won the final match by eight wickets against Sunrisers Hyderabad in the 11th season of the IPL tournament at the Wankhede Stadium here.

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27 May 2018 | 11:20 PM

Earlier, in the first inning, Chennai Super Kings bowlers restricted Sunrisers Hyderabad to 178/6.

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27 May 2018 | 11:18 PM

Watson made his second century in IPL 11 and hit 11 fours and eight sixes in just 57 balls and made 117 runs.

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