newsbasketball7 days ago

Indian basketball takes a huge stride as UBA signs 30 top Indian players

After signing former NBA draft pick, Satnam Singh, the United Basketball Alliance (UBA) has now announced 29 additional standout Indian players signing on multi-year contracts. With UBA on the horizon, the league has taken a giant step in its commitment to the development of basketball in India.
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newssportsa month ago

Sports minister: Want to give respect, provide resources to our athletes

Sports minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has stated that the government will provide all sorts of playing facilities to Indian children through "Khelo India" program. He also announced that through National Talent Portal, the government will provide 1000 athletes Rs 5 lakhs each every year.
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newstabletennisa month ago

Manav Thakkar becomes first India to top ITTF Junior Circuit Rankings

Manav Thakkar, from Rajkot, has become the first Indian to sit atop the ITTF World Junior Circuit standings after the recently concluded tournament in Belgrade. Archana Kamath of women’s junior category finished the Belgrade Open as a runner-up and will participate in Portugal to aim for top 16.
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newssportsa month ago

16 Indian weightlifters qualify for Commonwealth Games 2018

The International Weightlifting Federation's publication of the Commonwealth rankings has shown that 16 Indian weightlifters have qualified for next year’s 2018 Commonwealth Games. Last time at the 2014 Glasgow Games, the Indian weight-lifting contingent had bagged 12 medals, including three gold.
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newssportsa month ago

Ajeetesh Sandhu claims first Asian Tour title at Yeangder TPC

India golfer Ajeetesh Sandhu has emerged victorious at the Yeangder Tournament Players Championship, becoming the second Indian player, after Gaganjeet Bhullar, to win the tournament.The win is a huge one for Sandhu since, earlier this year, he missed out on a Tour card at the Qualifying School.
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newssports2 months ago

Pooja Kadian wins country’s first ever gold in World Wushu Championships

Pooja Kadian has won the first ever gold medal for India at Wushu World Championships by defeating Evgeniya Stepanova. Apart from her, four other players, Rameshchandra Singh Moirangthem, Bhanu Pratap Singh, Rajinder Singh, and Arunpama Devi Keisham won bronze medals in different categories as well.
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newssports2 months ago

Rajyavardhan Rathore: Sporting system needs a complete overhaul

Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has called for a complete overhaul of the current sporting system of the country that would see developed playing arenas and improved coaches. He also highlighted how Prime Minister’s ‘Khelo India’ programme will change the sporting scenario in India.
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newssports2 months ago

Asian Indoor Games | Deborah Herold clinches her third silver medal at the Games

Deborah Herold won yet another silver medal at the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games on Friday, this time in the keirin event, taking her medal tally to three now. With Malaprabha Yallappa Jadhav also bagging one in the women's 48kg kurash event, India now has 5 golds, 6 silvers and 5 bronzes.
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newssports2 months ago

Asian Indoor Games | Cyclists Alena Reji, Deborah Herold secure team sprint silver for India

Deborah Herold and Alena Reji have managed to secure the silver medal at the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Turkmenistan on Thursday, increasing India’s overall tally to 14. Meanwhile, Keduovilie Zumu won a bronze in men's Kazakh Kurasi - 90kg category of belt wrestling.
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newssports3 months ago

Rajyavardhan Rathore : There is only one VIP and that is sportsperson

Having been an athlete himself, newly appointed Sports Minister, Rajyavardhan Rathore, clarified that he will give sportspersons the importance they deserve. Thanking Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the people who supported him, he promised that he will try his best to fulfill their expectations.
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