NEWS ON AIR https://newsonair.gov.in/Default.aspx Website cell, IT Unit, NSD, All India Radio, New Broadcasting House, New Delhi, India ? 2006 All rights reserved. All India Radio AIR Sports News Men’s Junior Hockey World Cup: India loses to Germany in semi-final match by 2 - 4; to fight for bronze against France https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=430764 SPT In the FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s Junior World Cup being played in Odisha capital Bhubaneswar, India lost to Germany in the semi-final match by 2 - 4. India's Ananya Bansal wins silver in shotput at Asia Youth Paralympic Games https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=430827 SPT India's Ananya Bansal won the country's first silver medal in shotput in the F-20 category at the Asia Youth Paralympic Games in Manama, Bahrain today. India vs NZ 2nd series: Mayank Agarwal takes India to 221/4 at stumps on opening day https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=430765 SPT In the second and final Cricket Test match between India and New Zealand in Mumbai, the hosts were 221 for the loss of four wickets at the stumps on an opening day. BWF World Tour Finals: P.V. Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth loses to opponents, bows out of tournament https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=430823 SPT Two-time Olympic medallist P.V. Sindhu today lost her third and final Group 'A' game in the women's singles event of the ongoing BWF World Tour Finals in Bali. ITBP awarded medals to winners, coaches of All India Police Water Sports Championship 2021 https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=430811 SPT The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) awarded medals to winners of All India Police Water Sports Championship-2021 including coaches today. Sports Ministry doubles number of former international athletes in MOC to accelerate India’s progress in Olympics https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=430730 SPT Youth Affairs and Sports Ministry has doubled the number of former athletes as core members of the revamped Mission Olympic Cell (MOC). WTA suspends tennis tournaments in China amid concern for Peng Shuai https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=430733 SPT Women's Tennis Association (WTA) has announced immediate suspension of all women's tournaments in China amid concern over Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai. 821 sports persons getting life-long pension under Sports Fund for Pension to Meritorious Sports Persons Scheme: Anurag Thakur https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=430751 SPT Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Anurag Thakur said in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today that eight hundred twenty one sports persons are getting life-long pension under the Sports Fund for Pension to Meritorious Sports Persons Scheme. Second final test match between India and New Zealand to be played in Mumbai, beginning tomorrow; Rain God likely to play spoil sport https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=430717 SPT The second and final test match between India and Newzealand will be played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, beginning on December 3rd. Athlete Anju Bobby George wins World Athletics Women of year award https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=430721 SPT The former international long jump star Anju Bobby George has been awarded the Woman of the Year Award by World Athletics (WA) for grooming talent in the country and advocating gender equality. FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s Junior World Cup: India beat Belgium, 1-0 in Bhubaneswar to enter semi-finals https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=430575 SPT In the FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s Junior World Cup being played in Odisha capital Bhubaneswar, India, Germany, Argentina, and France have qualified for the semi-finals to be played tomorrow. P. V. Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth wins opening match in singles event of ongoing BWF World Tour Finals in Indonesia https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=430630 SPT Indian shuttler P. V. Sindhu won her fisrt match in women's singles event of the ongoing BWF World Tour Finals in Bali Indonsia today. Sindhu defeated Line Christophersen of Denmark by 21-14, 21-16. Rajshree Sancheti claims women's 10-metre air rifle national title at Madhya Pradesh State Shooting Academy range https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=430615 SPT In Shooting, Rajshree Sancheti claimed the women's 10-metre air rifle national title at the Madhya Pradesh State Shooting Academy range in Bhopal yesterday. Ashwini Ponnappa & N Sikki Reddy to make debut in Women's Doubles of BWF World Tour Finals today https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=430610 SPT In Badminton, two-time Olympian Ashwini Ponnappa and her partner N. Sikki Reddy are making their debut in the Women's Doubles of BWF World Tour Finals today. Lionel Messi wins men’s Ballon d’Or for a record seventh time https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=430585 SPT Argentina football player Lionel Messi won the men’s Ballon d’Or for a record seventh time and Barcelona's Alexia Putellas won the women’s Ballon d’Or on Tuesday. India 'A' team to take on South Africa 'A' in second unofficial Test from today https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=430560 SPT India 'A' team will take on South Africa 'A' in the second unofficial Test from today in Bloemfontein. Team India is presently confined in a bio-bubble. First Test match between India and New Zealand ends in draw at Kanpur https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=430229 SPT The first Cricket test match at Kanpur, between India and New Zealand, ended in a draw. Chasing the target of 284 runs, the visitors scored 165 for nine wickets. Indian tennis player Ramkumar Ramanathan wins maiden singles title on ATP Challenger Tour https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=430461 SPT Indian tennis player Ramkumar Ramanathan won his maiden Challenger level singles title after 12 years turning a Pro. He outplayed Evgeny Karlovskiy in the summit clash of the ATP 80 Manama event, in Manama, Bahrain yesterday. India enter quarterfinals after defeating Poland 8-2 in FIH Junior Men’s Hockey World Cup https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=430382 SPT In FIH Junior Men’s Hockey World Cup, defending champion India entered the quarterfinals after defeating Poland 8-2 at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar yesterday evening. Khelo India programme reaping results now, says UP Chief Minister https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=430445 SPT Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has said that Khelo India programme which began under the guidance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is reaping results now. World TT Championships: India finish campaign without any medal https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=430357 SPT In Table Tennis, India's campaign at the 2021 World Championships Finals ended without any medal after the women's and mixed doubles teams lost in the quarter-finals at Houston. Govt will provide training to budding sports persons of rural areas: Sports Minister https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=430411 SPT Union Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Anurag Singh Thakur on Saturday said that the government will provide training to the budding sports persons of rural areas so that they can represent the country in various competitions. ICC Women's World Cup qualifier called off due to concerns over new Covid variant https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=430402 SPT The International Cricket Council on Saturday announced that the ongoing ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2021 in Harare has been called off due to the imposition of travel restrictions from a number of African countries. Indonesia Open Badminton: P. V. Sindhu to face Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand in semi-final; Satwik Sairaj-Chirag Shetty also through https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=430121 SPT In the Indonesia Open Badminton Tournament being held in Bali, reigning world champion P. V. Sindhu will face second-seeded Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand in the Womens' Singles semi-final today. She cruized into semi-finals beating Korea's Sim Yujin 14-21, 21-19, 21-14 yesterday. Hockey India names 20-member men’s squad for Asian Champions Trophy https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=430369 SPT Hockey India on Friday named 20-member men’s squad for the Asian Champions Trophy to be held in Dhaka, Bangladesh. India beat Canada 13-1 in FIH Junior Men’s Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=430080 SPT India has got its first win in the FIH Junior Men’s Hockey World Cup 2021 at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar yesterday evening. Health Secretary writes to Maha govt expressing concern over falling testing numbers for COVID-19 https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=430228 SPT Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan has written a letter to the Maharashtra Government expressing concern over the falling testing numbers for COVID-19. Indonesia Open Badminton, Parupalli Kashyap, and Lakshya Sen crash out https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=430154 SPT Indian shuttlers Parupalli Kashyap and Lakshya Sen bowed out of the ongoing Indonesia Open today. While Kashyap lost 11-21, 14-21 to Singapore's Loh Kean Yew, Kento Momota of Japan defeated Sen 23-21, 21-15. Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Finals-21: Tamil Nadu defeats Karnataka by four wickets in Delhi today https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=430110 SPT In cricket, Tamil Nadu lifted the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy defeating Karnataka. 34th All India Postal Wrestling championship to begin today in New Delhi https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=430073 SPT 34th All India Postal Wrestling championship will begin today in New Delhi. Alexander Zverev clinches his second ATP Finals title beating Daniil Medvedev https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=430049 SPT In Tennis, Germany's Alexander Zverev clinched his second Nitto ATP Finals title after beating World No.2 Russia's Daniil Medvedev 6-4, 6-4 in the finals at Turin in Italy last night. India beat New Zealand by 73 runs in third and final T20 in Kolkata https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=429848 SPT In Cricket, India thrash New Zealand by 73 runs in the third and final T20 International at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata last night. High Commission of India in Dhaka felicitates Bangladesh U-19 cricket team https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=430062 SPT The Bangladesh Under 19 cricket team was felicitated at the High Commission of India in Dhaka on Sunday. Kento Momota clinches Indonesia Masters badminton tournament men’s singles title https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=430058 SPT In Badminton, World No. 1 Japan’s Kento Momota clinched the Indonesia Masters badminton tournament men’s singles title after beating Denmark’s Anders Antonsen in the final, in Bali today. BCCI says IPL 2022 will be played in India https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=430027 SPT BCCI secretary Jay Shah has announced that the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 will be played in India. Addressing the Chennai Super Kings' (CSK) fans, Mr Shah said, 15th season of the IPL will take place in India and it will be more exciting than ever with two new teams joining. Kashmir Alpine skier Arif Khan qualifies for 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=430029 SPT Kashmir Alpine skier, Arif Khan, has qualified for the upcoming Winter Olympics 2022 to be held in Beijing. Arif secured his place in the games during the qualifying alpine skiing event in Dubai. Kidambi Srikant loses semifinal bout in Men's singles event at Indonesia Masters tournament 2021 https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=430009 SPT In Badminton, India's campaign at the Indonesia Masters tournament 2021, in Bali came to an end today with Kidambi Srikant losing his semifinal bout in the Men's singles event against third seed Anders Antonsen. Srikanth lost 14-21, 9-21, in a match that lasted 41 minutes, to Antonsen. Indonesia Masters tournament 2021: P V Sindhu lost to Akane Yamaguchi in Semi-Final https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=429965 SPT In Badminton, two-time Olympic medallist P V Sindhu lost to Akane Yamaguchi of Japan in the Semi-Final of Indonesia Masters tournament 2021 in Bali today. India bags seven medals at Asian Archery Championships https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=429953 SPT India bagged a total of seven medals at the Asian Archery Championships 2021 held in Dhaka. Union Minister Anurag Thakur confers first-ever SAI Institutional Awards to 246 athletes and coaches https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=429868 SPT Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Thakur conferred the first ever Sports Authority of India's Institutional Awards to 246 athletes and coaches in New Delhi. India to take on New Zealand in first T-20 of 3-match series in Jaipur today https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=429738 SPT India will take on New Zealand in the first T-20 encounter of the three-match series at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur today. India and Bangladesh to jointly host 2031 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=429821 SPT The International Cricket Council (ICC) has decided that India and Bangladesh will jointly host the 2031 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup. Indian para shuttlers in Uganda witness twin blasts near team hotel https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=429812 SPT Indian para shuttlers competing at the Para badminton international at Uganda suffered a jolt when there were multiple explosions near their hotel at the capital city of Kampala yesterday. Indian recurve men's and women's teams enter finals of Asian Archery Championships in Dhaka https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=429800 SPT Indian recurve men's and women's teams entered the finals of their respective events at the Asian Archery Championships 2021 in Dhaka yesterday. ICC Men's T-20 Cricket World Cup: Australia lifts ICC T-20 World Cup trophy, beats New Zealand by 8 wickets https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=429671 SPT In T-20 WORLD CUP Cricket, Australia lifted their maiden T20 World Cup title as they defeated New Zealand in the final by 8 wickets at Dubai International stadium. Australia to take on New Zealand in final of T-20 World Cup in Dubai today https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=428988 SPT Australia will take on New Zealand in the final of ICC Men's T-20 World Cup in Dubai today. The match will begin at 7.30 PM. India, Australia to open women’s cricket event at 2022 Commonwealth Games https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=429570 SPT India will face Australia in the opening match when women's cricket makes its debut at the 2022 Commonwealth Games on July 29 next year. Sports Minister Anurag Thakur felicitates winners of Olympic, Paralympic games in Varanasi https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=429568 SPT Union Sports Minister Anurag Singh Thakur on Friday felicitated the winners of Olympic and Paralympic games at a function in Varanasi. Union Minister Anurag Thakur lauds decision of UP govt to honour medalist of Tokyo Paralympics https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=429504 SPT Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Thakur on Thursday lauded the decision of Uttar Pradesh Government to honour the medalist of Tokyo Paralympics. Rohit Sharma to captain India's T-20 International team for upcoming series against New Zealand https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=429409 SPT India's limited-overs vice-captain Rohit Sharma has been officially announced as Team India's T20 International captain, replacing Virat Kohli. PM Modi congratulates Indian medallists on U-23 Women's World Wrestling Championships-2021 https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=429421 SPT Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated the winners from the recently concluded Senior U-23 Women's World Wrestling Championships-2021 which took place in Belgrade, Serbia. BCCI announces squad for T-20 series against New Zealand; Rohit Sharma to lead the team https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=429394 SPT In cricket, India’s squad for the upcoming T-20 match series against New Zealand was announced today. WTT Contender tournament: Indian Table Tennis pair of Manika Batra, Archana Kamath clinches women's doubles title at Lasko https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=429314 SPT In Table Tennis, Indian pair of Manika Batra and Archana Girish Kamath clinched the women's doubles title in the WTT Contender tournament in Lasko, Slovenia. President’s Cup shooting championship: Manu Bhaker and Javad Foroughi win air pistol mixed team gold https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=429286 SPT Manu Bhaker in partnership with Olympic champion Javad Foroughi of Iran won the mixed air pistol gold in the President’s Cup shooting championship in Wroclaw, Poland. Lakshya Sen & Kidambi Srikanth's campaign at Hylo Open Super 500 Badminton Championship ends in semifinals https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=429280 SPT Indian shuttlers Lakshya Sen and Kidambi Srikanth's campaign at Hylo Open Super 500 Badminton Championship ended in semifinals at Saarbrucken in Germany yesterday. Eminent Cricket Coach Tarak Sinha passes away https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=429271 SPT Eminent Cricket Coach and Dronacharya Awardee Tarak Sinha passed away in New Delhi today after a prolonged illness. Lakshya Sen moves to semifinals of Hylo Open Super 500 Badminton Championship https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=429260 SPT In Badminton, Young Indian shuttler Lakshya Sen moved to the semifinals of the Hylo Open Super 500 Badminton Championship at Saarbrucken in Germany. West Indies allrounder Dwayne Bravo announces retirement from international Cricket after T-20 World Cup https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=429217 SPT West Indies allrounder Dwayne Bravo has announced that he will retire from international cricket after West Indies plays its last T20 World Cup game against Australia this weekend. Indian Boxer Akash Kumar settles for bronze after going down in semi-final at AIBA Men's World Championships https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=429141 SPT In AIBA Men's World Boxing Championships, Debutant Akash Kumar had to settle for bronze after going down in the 54 kg category semi-final against Makhmud Sabyrkhan of Kazakhstan at Belgrade in Serbia. Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports announces National Sports Awards for 2021 https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=429140 SPT Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has announced the National Sports Awards for 2021. National Sports Awards are given every year to recognize and reward excellence in sports. T-20 Cricket World Cup: India to take on Afghanistan in Abu Dhabi this evening https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=429059 SPT In the ICC Men's T-20 Cricket World Cup, India will clash against Afghanistan in Abu Dhabi at 7.30 p.m. today while New Zealand will take on Scotland at 3.30 p.m. in Dubai. Sports Ministry hands over trophies to winners of National Sports Awards 2020 https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=429069 SPT Sports Ministry today handed over trophies to the winners of National Sports Awards 2020 at function held in New Delhi. J&K team for deaf clinches 1st position in World Deaf Judo Championship https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=429023 SPT In yet another shot in the arm of J&K sports performance, the J&K team for deaf clinched 1st position in World Deaf Judo Championship held at Paris Versailles, France. T-20 World Cup: India to take on New Zealand in Dubai today; Afghanistan to face Namibia in Abu Dhabi https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=428925 SPT In ICC Men's T-20 Cricket World Cup, today, India will take on New Zealand in Dubai at 7.30 pm. Prior to this, Afghanistan will face Namibia in Abu Dhabi at 3.30 pm. Modi govt is working continuously to promote sports in the country, says Anurag Thakur https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=428952 SPT Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Thakur has said that the Central Government is working continuously to promote sports in the country. J&K Chief Secretary inaugurates Srinagar Sports Club at Sher-i-Kashmir Indoor Sports Complex https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=428951 SPT In the Kashmir valley, a multipurpose sports faculty, all under one roof, was inaugurated by Chief Secretary Arun Kumar Mehta in a rousing ceremony held at Sher-i-Kashmir Indoor Sports Complex in Srinagar today. PV Sindhu loses to Japan’s Sayaka Takahashi in semi-final at French Open https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=428941 SPT In the French Open Badminton tournament, Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu lost to Japan’s Sayaka Takahashi 21-18, 16-21, 12-21 in the semi-final of the women’s singles in Paris. French Open: India's ace shuttler PV Sindhu storms into semi-finals of women's singles event https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=428862 SPT India's ace shuttler PV Sindhu stormed into the women's singles semi-finals of the French Open Badminton after defeating Busanan Ongbamrungphan of Thailand in straight sets yesterday. T-20 World Cup: West Indies beat Bangladesh by 3 runs https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=428601 SPT In T-20 Cricket World Cup, West Indies defeated Bangladesh in a nail biting finish by three runs at Sharjah Cricket Stadium today. French Open Badminton: Sameer Verma advances to 16th round in men’s singles https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=428750 SPT French Open Badminton, India's Sameer Verma advanced to 16th round in the men’s singles yesterday. Ranked world No. 21, Sameer Verma defeated South Korea’s Lee Dong Keun 21-14, 21-12 in 55 minutes in the opening round match held in Paris. Sameer Verma will next face Indonesia’s Shesar Hiren Rhus Shiva Thapa, Deepak Bhoria, Sumit advance at Men's World Boxing https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=428724 SPT In Boxing, Indian boxers continued their good start at the 2021 AIBA World Boxing Championships with an easy win in Belgrade, Serbia yesterday, with three of them winning their opening round bouts. Rohit, Akash start India’s campaign at World Boxing Championships with commanding victories https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=428708 SPT In Boxing, Rohit Mor and Akash Sangwan started India’s campaign at the 2021 AIBA Men’s World Championships with commanding victories on an opening day in Belgrade, Serbia. Sameer Verma advances to second round of men's singles of French Open Badminton https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=428706 SPT In Badminton, Sameer Verma advanced to the second round of Men's Singles of the French Open in Paris today. Samer Verma beat South Korea's Lee Dong Keun 21-14, 21-12 in the opening round. Former Captain Rahul Dravid formally applies for head coach's post https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=428696 SPT Former Captain Rahul Dravid is all but certain to be the Indian Cricket team's next head coach after he formally applied for the high-profile position today Sports Minister Anurag Thakur meets CEO of FIFA Youri Djorkaeff in New Delhi https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=428633 SPT Sports Minister Anurag Thakur today met the CEO of FIFA Youri Djorkaeff in New Delhi. Barcelona, Real Madrid ready for first El Clasico of the season https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=428576 SPT As the sporting events gradually regain their presence from COVID-19 pandemic situations, today is marked as super Sunday by sports enthusiasts around the world. All set to witness the rivalries in cricket as well as football. PM Modi lauds Rupinder Pal Singh for his contribution to Indian hockey https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=428521 SPT Prime Minister Narendra Modi has lauded hockey player Rupinder Pal Singh for his contribution to Indian hockey. P V Sindhu, Sameer Verma crash out in Denmark Open quarter-finals https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=428508 SPT In badminton, Indian challenge ended with the loss of P V Sindhu and Sameer Verma in quarterfinals of the Denmark Open in Odense, Denmark yesterday. T20 World Cup: Sri Lanka thrashed Netherlands by eight wickets https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=428277 SPT In the Men's T20 Cricket World Cup, Sri Lanka thrashed Netherlands by eight wickets in their final Group A league match at Sharjah tonight. Ridhima Veerendrakumar bags gold medal in 50m backstroke for group II girls in Bengaluru; breaks 7-year record of Maana Patel https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=428427 SPT Karnataka swimmer Ridhima Veerendrakumar came up with yet another record-breaking performance at the 37th Sub Junior and 47th Junior National Championships as she bagged the gold medal in 50m backstroke for group II girls, in Bengaluru yesterday. PV Sindhu marches into next round of Denmark Open https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=428306 SPT Indian shuttler PV Sindhu has made a winning return to the badminton arena by marching into the next round of the Denmark Open at Odense. Sports Minister Anurag Thakur lauds Indian Football team for its sterling performance at SAFF games https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=428130 SPT Sports Minister Anurag Singh Thakur has congratulated Indian Football team on winning its 8th SAFF Championships Title. India beat Nepal 3-0 to clinch SAFF Championship title for 8th time https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=428134 SPT India clinched the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship for eighth time defeating Nepal 3-0 in Male. India take on Nepal in final of SAFF Football Championship in Male https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=428060 SPT The final match between Seven-time champions, India and Nepal in the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship is underway in Male, Maldives. Chennai Super Kings beat Kolkata Knight Riders to win its 4th IPL title https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=427327 SPT Chennai Super Kings beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 27 runs to win its fourth IPL title in Dubai last night. Nagaland to host 56th National Cross Country Championship next year https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=428065 SPT South Asian Federation Cross Country Championships will be held in Kohima on 15th January 2022. While the 56th National Cross Country Championships which is also being hosted by Nagaland will be clubbed with the South Asian Federation Cross Country Championships. India beat Maldives to reach final of SAFF Championship in Male https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=427965 SPT India reached the final of South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) championship after beating defending champion Maldives 3-1 at Male last night. India to take on Maldives in must-win game at SAFF Championship https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=427934 SPT India will play against the hosts Maldives in the final round-robin fixture in yet another must-win game of the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship at the National Football Stadium in Male tonight. Olympic sports person V Suba appointed as Sports official in Tamilnadu Generation https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=427822 SPT Olympic sports person V.Suba was appointed as the Sports official in Tamilnadu Generation and distribution Corporation limited today. Indian women's team beat Spain 3-2 in Uber Cup Finals https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=427808 SPT The Indian women's badminton team registered a 3-2 win over Spain in Group B of the 2020 Uber Cup Finals, at Aarhus in Denmark yesterday. India beat Nepal 1-0 in SAFF Championship in Maldives https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=427804 SPT In SAFF Championship, the Indian Football team registered their first win of the tournament over Nepal. Anurag Thakur says, sports federations should consult govt before deciding to pull out of big global events https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=427758 SPT Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Anurag Thakur has said that sports federations should consult with the government first before deciding to pull out of big global events. Women’s Cricket: Australia beat India by 14 runs in final T20 https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=427708 SPT In Women’s Cricket, Australia beat India by 14 runs in the third and final T20 at Queensland today. Sports Minister Anurag Thakur launches Delhi Hockey Weekend League 2021-22 https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=427766 SPT Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Anurag Thakur today launched the Delhi Hockey Weekend League 2021-22 which is taking place at the iconic Major Dhyanchand National Stadium. Anshu Malik creates history, becomes first Indian woman to win silver medal in World Wrestling Championships https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=427559 SPT Indian grappler Anshu Malik has scripted history as she became the first Indian woman to win a silver medal in the World Wrestling Championships. Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra’s javelin receives highest bid of Rs 1.5 cr in e-auction of prestigious gifts and mementos presented to PM Modi https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=427639 SPT Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra’s javelin has received highest bid of 1.5 crore rupees in e-auction of prestigious gifts and mementos presented to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Women cricket: First T20 match between India, Australia abandoned due to rain https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=427534 SPT In the women's cricket, the first T20 match between India and Australia has been abandoned due to rain at the Carrara Oval in Queensland. Mega Coverage of T20 World Cup on Prasar Bharati Network https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=427532 SPT As the countdown begins for T20 World Cup 2021, Doordarshan and All India Radio have planned mega coverage with live matches, Radio commentary and special shows. Hockey India withdraws from 2022 Commonwealth Games citing discriminatory quarantine rules https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=427499 SPT Hockey India has pulled out of next year's Birmingham Commonwealth Games citing Covid-19 concerns and UK's discriminatory quarantine rules for travellers from India. Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh meets Sports Minister Anurag Thakur https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=427488 SPT Chief of Naval Staff and President, Yachting Association of India Admiral Karambir Singh today met Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Thakur in New Delhi today. Indian Men’s Hockey team resumes training at SAI campus in Bengaluru https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=427457 SPT The Indian Men’s Hockey team that had won the Bronze medal in the Tokyo Olympics has resumed training at Sports Authority of India campus in Bengaluru. ISSF Junior World Championship: Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar smashes world record to clinch gold medal in Men's 50m Rifle 3 position event https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=427443 SPT In International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) junior world championships in Lima, young Indian shooter Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar smashed the world record in the final to win gold in the men’s 50m rifle 3 positions event. SAFF Championship opener: 10-man Bangladesh stage late comeback to hold Indian football team to draw https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=427432 SPT In SAFF Championship opener, a 10-man Bangladesh staged a late comeback to hold Indian football team to a draw. Naamya Kapoor clinches gold medal in Women's 25-metre Air Pistol event of ISSF Junior World Championship https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=427419 SPT India's 14-year-old shooter Naamya Kapoor clinched the gold medal in the women's 25-metre air pistol event of the ISSF Junior World Championship in Lima, Peru, yesterday. Table Tennis: India win two more bronze medals in Asian Ch'ships in Doha https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=427408 SPT In Table Tennis, India created history by winning two more bronze medals in the Asian Championships in Doha, Qatar today. FC Goa clinch maiden Durand Cup football trophy beating Mohammedan Sporting 1-0 https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=427357 SPT FC Goa claimed their maiden Durand Cup football title after a 1-0 win over Mohammedan Sporting in the final in Kolkata yesterday. Pink-ball test between India women and Australia women ends in draw https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=427338 SPT The pink-ball day and night one-off women cricket test match between India and Australia ended in a draw at Carrara Oval, Queensland. India 100/ 2 in 29 overs in their second innings against Australia on Day 4 of first pink-ball day & night One-off Test match https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=427322 SPT India was 97 for 2 in their second innings against Australia on the fourth day of the first pink-ball day and night One-off Test match at the Carrara Oval in Queensland, today. Nagaland to host 56th National Cross Country Championship in January 2022 https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=427295 SPT Nagaland will be hosting the 56th National Cross Country Championship in January next year. IPL: Royal Challengers Bangalore to take on Punjab Kings; Kolkata Knight Riders to clash with Sunrisers Hyderabad https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=427214 SPT In IPL Cricket, two matches are scheduled today. Royal Challengers Bangalore will take on Punjab Kings in Sharjah at 3:30 PM, while Kolkata Knight Riders will clash with Sunrisers Hyderabad in Dubai at 7:30 PM. Nagaland to host 56th National Cross Country Championship https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=427292 SPT Nagaland will be hosting the 56th National Cross Country Championship next year. 1st pink-ball D/N One-off Test match: Australia trail India by 234 runs https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=427253 SPT Hosts Australia were trailing India by 234 runs on the third day of the first pink-ball day and night One-off Test match at the Carrara Oval today. Smriti Mandhana becomes first Indian women to score a Test hundred on Australian soil https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=427182 SPT In a historic moment in women's cricket, Smriti Mandhana became first Indian woman to score a Test hundred on Australian soil. IPL cricket: Chennai Super Kings becomes first team to qualify for playoffs https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=426788 SPT In cricket, Chennai Super Kings became the first team in the ongoing IPL, to qualify for the playoffs after beating Sunrisers Hyderabad by six wickets in Sharjah last night. First pink-ball women’s Day-night Test match between India, Australia begins https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=427136 SPT The first pink-ball day and night One-off Test match between India and Australia women at the Carrara Oval in Queenslandon, Australia began on Thursday. No overseas spectators allowed for Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, all WHO approved vaccines accepted for participants https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=427119 SPT China will not allow overseas spectators to attend the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics scheduled in February next year. FC Goa edge out BFC to reach Durand final in sudden death tie-breaker https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=427110 SPT Football Club Goa (FC Goa) eked out a narrow 7-6 victory after a sudden-death tie-breaker over Bengaluru FC (BFC), to make it to their maiden Durand Cup final in a gripping second semi-final played in Kolkata yesterday evening. Women's National Boxing Championships to be held from Oct 21-27 in Hisar https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=427098 SPT The fifth edition of the Elite Women's National Boxing Championships will be held at Hisar in Haryana between October 21-27. Sania Mirza-Shuai Zhang win Ostrava Open women’s doubles title https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=426970 SPT India's Tennis veteran, Sania Mirza won the doubles title at the Ostrava Open with her Chinese partner Shuai Zhang. They defeated the pair of Kaitlyn Christian and Erin Routliffe by 6-3, 6-2 and clinched the title in just over an hour. England all-rounder Moeen Ali decides to retire from Test Cricket https://newsonair.gov.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=426936 SPT England all-rounder Moeen Ali has decided to retire from Test Cricket. This was stated in a release today by the England and Wales Cricket Board.