NEWS ON AIR Website cell, IT Unit, NSD, All India Radio, New Broadcasting House, New Delhi, India ? 2006 All rights reserved. All India Radio AIR Sports News Deepak Punia to take on Hassan Yazdani of Iran in the World Wrestling Championship SPT In World Wrestling Championship, Deepak Punia will clash with Hassan Yazdani of Iran in the 86Kg Category final today at Nur-Sultan in Kazakhstan. India to clash with South Africa in final T20 cricket match in Bengaluru SPT In Cricket, India will play South Africa in the third and final T20 match at Bengaluru today. The game will begin at 7 P.M. Amit Panghal loses in final of World Boxing Championships SPT Ace Indian boxer Amit Panghal settled for a silver at the AIBA Men's World Boxing Championships at Ekaterinburg in Russia today. India to play South Africa in final T20 tomorrow SPT In Cricket, India will play South Africa in the third and final T20 match at Bengaluru tomorrow. Hockey: 20-member Men's squad announced for upcoming Belgium tour SPT In Hockey, the 20-member Men's squad has been announced for the upcoming week-long tour of Belgium beginning from Thursday. Bajrang Punia, Ravi Dahiya win bronze at World Championships SPT In Wrestling, Bajrang Punia and Ravi Dahiya have won bronze at the World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. B Sai Praneeth crashes out of Men’s Singles quarterfinals of China Open SPT B. Sai Praneeth suffered a loss to Anthony Sinisuka Ginting in the quarterfinals at the China Open World Tour Super 1000 badminton tournament today. Boxing: Amit Panghal becomes first Indian to enter World Men's C'ship finals SPT In Boxing, Asian Champion Amit Panghal today became the first Indian to make the finals of the World Men's Championship while Manish Kaushik signed off with a bronze medal after going down in the semifinals in Ekaterinburg, Russia. Table Tennis: Sathiyan becomes second Indian to enter Asian quarters SPT In Table Tennis, G Sathiyan today became only the second Indian to reach the men's singles quarterfinals at the Asian Championships in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Manipur trounce Jharkhand 15-2 in Senior Women’s National Football C’ship SPT Defending Champion Manipur is comfortably through to the Semi Finals in the on going 25th Senior Women’s National Football Championship. Bajrang Punia, Ravi Dahiya qualify for 2020 Tokyo Olympics SPT Bajrang Punia and Ravi Dahiya today qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics winning their respective quarterfinal matches in World Wrestling Championships at Nur-Sultan in Kazakhstan. PV Sindhu bows out of China Open SPT In Badminton, reigning world champion PV Sindhu made an early exit from the China Open losing to Pornpawee Chochuwong of Thailand in the women's singles pre-quarterfinals in Changzhou. Tamil Nadu ‘ first team’ to enter semifinal of 25th Senior Women’s National Football C’ship SPT Tamil Nadu has become the first team to enter the semi final of the 25th Senior Women’s National Football Championship being held in Arunachal Pradesh. Hima Das ruled out of World Championships 2019 due to back injury SPT Indian sprinter Hima Das has been ruled out of the World Championships 2019 due to a back injury, Athletics Federation of India (AFI) said today. India defeat South Africa by 7 wickets in Mohali T-20 International SPT In Cricket, skipper Virat Kohli's unbeaten knock of 72 runs guided India to beat South Africa by seven wickets in the second T-20 at Mohali last night. India assured of two medals at AIBA World Men's Boxing C'ships SPT India were assured of an unprecedented two medals at the AIBA World Men's Boxing Championships after Amit Panghal and Manish Kaushik entered the semifinals of the marquee event at Ekaterinburg in Russia today. Vinesh Phogat becomes first Indian wrestler to qualify for 2020 Tokyo Olympics SPT India's star wrestler Vinesh Phogat qualified for the 2020 Olympics after beating fancied American Sarah Hildebrandt in the World Championships in Nur Sultan, Kazakhstan today. India to take on South Africa in 2nd T20 match in Mohali tomorrow SPT In Cricket, India will take on South Africa in the second T20 match in Mohali tomorrow. Indian Men's team books QF berth at ITTF Asian Table Tennis C'ships in Indonesia SPT The Indian men's team booked a quarterfinal berth at the ITTF Asian Table Tennis Championships at Yogyakarta, Indonesia on Monday. Railways enter quarts of Senior Women’s National Football C'ship SPT Railways reached the quarterfinals of the 25th Senior Women’s National Football Championship today. They beat Andhra Pradesh in a group stage match 18-0. ICC Test Rankings: Virat Kohli holds on to second spot SPT India cricket captain Virat Kohli has managed to hold on to his second position in the ICC Test Rankings for batsmen, released in Dubai today. BCCI accepts Dinesh Karthik's apology on violation of contract clause SPT The Board of Control for Cricket in India, BCCI today accepted Indian Cricketer Dinesh Karthik's unconditional apology. World Men's Boxing C’ships: Kavinder Singh Bisht & Sanjeet advance to pre-quarterfinals SPT In Boxing, Asian silver-medallist Kavinder Singh Bisht (57kg) and Sanjeet (91kg) advanced to the pre-quarterfinals with hard-fought wins in the World Men's Championships in Ekaterinburg, Russia yesterday. India beat Bangladesh by five runs, clinch U-19 Asia Cup title SPT India clinched the Under-19 Asia Cup title, with a thrilling five-run win over Bangladesh in a low-scoring final at Colombo today. Kaushal Dharmamer clinches Myanmar International Series SPT Indian shuttler Kaushal Dharmamer clinched the Myanmar International Series with a come-from-behind win over Indonesia's Karono Karono in a thrilling men's singles final in Yangon yesterday. England beat Australia by 135 runs in final Ashes Test, level series 2-2 SPT In cricket, England crushed Australia by 135 runs in the fifth and final Ashes Test to level the series at 2-2, at The Oval. Rain washes out first T20 between India & South Africa in Dharamshala SPT The first T20 cricket match between India and South Africa in Dharamshala has been abandoned without a ball bowled due to incessant rain. Sourabh Verma clinches Vietnam Open Men's Singles title SPT In Badminton, Sourabh Verma clinched the Vietnam Open Super 100 title, defeating China’s Sun Fei Xiang in a thrilling Men's Singles summit clash at the Ho Chi Minh City today. Pankaj Advani clinches record 22nd world title; wins IBSF Billiards C’ship SPT One of India's most consistent sportspersons, Pankaj Advani, has clinched a record 22nd world titles by winning a fourth straight final in the 150-up format at the IBSF World Billiards Championship in Myanmar. Indian shuttler Lakshya Sen clinches men's singles title of Belgian International Challenge SPT In Badminton, rising Indian shuttler Lakshya Sen stunned second seed Victor Svendsen of Denmark in straight games to clinch men's singles title at the Belgian International Challenge yesterday. Lakshya Sen storms into men's singles final of Belgian International Challenge SPT Indian shuttler Lakshya Sen stormed into the men's singles finals of the Belgian International Challenge with a straight game win over Denmark's Kim Bruun at Leuven, Belgium. World No. 2 Pliskova reaches fifth final this year SPT In Tennis, world number two Karolina Pliskova of Czechoslovakia surged into her fifth final of the year. 2020 Women's U-17 World Cup to be held from Nov 2-21 SPT The FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup, to be hosted by India, will be held from 2nd to 21st November next year. Boxing: Duryodhan Singh beat Armenia's Koryun Astoyan 4-1 SPT In World Men's Boxing Championship, National Champion Duryodhan Singh Negi claimed an exhausting 4-1 triumph over Armenia's Koryun Astoyan in his opening bout in the 69 Kilogram category in Ekaterinburg, Russia today. Rani Rampal to captain Indian women's hockey team on England tour SPT In Hockey, star forward Rani Rampal was today named the captain of the 18-member Indian Women's team which will take on England in a five-match series. Sindhu meets Andhra CM Jagan Mohan Reddy in Amaravati SPT Ace badminton player PV Sindhu met Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan at Raj Bhavan, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh today. Vietnam Open: Siril, Sourabh enter 3rd round of men’s singles SPT India’s Siril Verma and Sourabh Verma have entered the men’s singles third round of the Vietnam Open Badminton tournament. Feroz Shah Kotla stadium renamed after Arun Jaitley SPT The iconic Feroz Shah Kotla stadium in New Delhi has been renamed as Arun Jaitley Cricket stadium. India's Test squad announced for South Africa series SPT Board of Control for Cricket in India, BCCI has announced India's 15-member Test squad for the upcoming home series against South Africa starting on 2nd October. Shubhankar Sharma, Gaganjeet Bhullar to spearhead India's challenge in KLM Open golf SPT In Golf, Shubhankar Sharma and Gaganjeet Bhullar will spearhead India's challenge in the KLM Open tournament starting today in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Sri Lankan cricket board to reassess security situation before sending its team to Pakistan SPT Sri Lankan Cricket Board has decided to reassess security situation before sending its team to Pakistan following terror threat. Track Asia Cup cycling: Ronaldo Laitonjam wins fourth gold SPT In Cycling, India's Ronaldo Laitonjam won his fourth gold medal on the concluding day of Track Asia Cup competition in New Delhi today. Football: India advance to 2nd round of Men's World Cup qualifying in Doha SPT In the Men's Football World Cup qualifying round, Gurpreet Singh Sandhu played the match of his life as India held Asian Champions Qatar to a goalless draw to earn their first point in a Group E second round in Doha yesterday. Senior Women's National Football Championship kicks off SPT The 25th Senior Women’s National Football Championship kicked off today at Pasighat in Arunachal Pradesh. Sports Ministry derecognises Paralympic Committee of India SPT The Sports Ministry has de-recognised the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI), citing a violation of the National Sports Code in the body's decision to sack President Rao Inderjit Singh. India off to good start at world boxing c'ships SPT India were off to a fine start in the World Men's Boxing Championships. Brijesh Yadav (81kg) out-punched Poland's Maleusz Goinski in an opening-round contest in Ekaterinburg, Russia today. ICC Rankings: Steve Smith extends his lead over Virat Kohli SPT Australian batsman Steve Smith has extended his lead over India skipper Virat Kohli at the number one spot in the ICC Test batsmen rankings. India to open their campaign at men's World Boxing C’ships today SPT In boxing, India will open their campaign at the ongoing men's World Championships in Ekaterinburg, Russia, today. India's Brijesh Yadav (81kg) will take on Poland's Maleusz Goinski in the opener.