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 China Open: Indonesia's Sinisuka stuns Japan's Kento Momota to win Men's singles title SPT In Badminton, Indonesia's Anthony Sinisuka Ginting beat Japan's Kento Momota to take the Men's singles China Open title in Changzhou today. Asia Cup: Pakistan set 238 runs winning target for India SPT Pakistan has set a victory target of 238 runs for India in the super four match of the Asia Cup ODI cricket, underway in Dubai. Sports Minister promises Govt's support to medal prospects for 2022 Asian & CWG SPT Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore on Sunday promised Government's continued support to medal prospects for the 2022 Asian and Commonwealth Games. Indian grappler Deepak Punia to fight Turkey's Arif Ozen for gold SPT In Junior Wrestling World Championship, Indian grappler Deepak Punia to fight Turkey's Arif Ozen for gold at Trnava in Slovakia. Rescue mission ON to reach injured Indian sailor SPT An international rescue team is trying to reach a seriously injured Indian sailor who is taking part in the Golden Globe round-the-world race. Solo yachtsman Abhilash Tomy is stranded 3,200km off the coast of Western Australia. Indian women win third T20 against Sri Lanka SPT Indian women have won the third T20 International against Sri Lanka by five wickets. In Colombo yesterday, after restricting the hosts to 131 for 8, India achieved the target in 18.2 overs, by scoring 132 for 5. India's Naveen Sihag reaches final of Junior World Wrestling Championships SPT Indian grappler Naveen Sihag has progressed to the 57kg gold medal bout in the men's freestyle competition at the Junior World Wrestling Championships. Track Asia Cup: Indian cyclists bag 3 Gold, 3 Silver, 1 Bronze on Day 1 SPT India won 3 Gold, 3Silver and a Bronze on the opening day of the 5th Track Asia Cup Cycling in New Delhi on Friday. China Open: PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth crash out of quarters SPT India's Kidambi Srikanth and P V Sindhu today bowed out of the singles event of China Open badminton tournament at the quarter-final stage. Virat Kohli, Mirabai Chanu to receive Khel Ratna on September 25: Sports Ministry SPT Indian Cricket Captain Virat Kohli and world champion Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu will receive the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna on the 25th of this month, the Sports Ministry announced on Thursday. PV Sindhu enters quaterfinals of China Open Badminton SPT In Badminton, PV Sindhu today stormed into the quarterfinals of the China Open at Changzhou. Asia Cup: India beat Pakistan by eight wickets SPT India comprehensively beat Pakistan by eight wickets in an Asia Cup encounter at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in UAE last night. India beat Pakistan 4-0 in AFC U-16 Women's Championship Qualifier SPT Indian football team produced an impressive performance to beat Pakistan 4-0 in an AFC Under-16 Football Women's Championship Qualifier match in Ulan Bator, Mongolia, today. First T20I:: India women beat Sri Lanka by 13 runs SPT India women defeated Sri Lanka women by 13 runs today in the first T20 International of the five-match series in Katunayake, Sri Lanka. Wrestler Sajan Bhanwal enters the Final of Junior World Championship in Slovakia SPT India's Sajan Bhanwal has advanced to the finals of 77 kg Greco-Roman event in the Junior World Wrestling Championship at Trnava, Slovakia. Asia Cup: India set 286-run target for Hong Kong SPT In cricket, defending champions India have set a victory target of 286 runs for Hong Kong in their opener at the Asia Cup ODI at Dubai. China Open Badminton: P V Sindhu, Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy enter pre-quarterfinals SPT In badminton, P V Sindhu and the duo of Manu Attri and B.Sumeeth Reddy today progressed to the pre-quarterfinals of the women's singles and Men's doubles of China Open at Changzhou. Asia Cup: Afghanistan knock out Sri Lanka with a 91-run win SPT In Asia Cup Cricket, Afghanistan knocked out five-time champions Sri Lanka last night with a superb 91-run win at Abu Dhabi. Afghanistan knock Sri Lanka out of Asia Cup SPT Afghanistan knocked five-time champions Sri Lanka out of the Asia Cup with a 91-run win in Abu Dhabi tonight. Chasing a target of 250 runs Sri Lanka were bundled out for 158 in 41.2 overs. Mujeeb ur Rahman, Gulbadin Naib, Rashid and Mohammad Nabi picked up two wickets apiece for Afghanistan. China Open badminton to begin at Changzhou from tomorrow SPT In badminton, China Open begins at Changzhou from tomorrow. Sakshi Malik settles for Silver medal at Medved Intl Wrestling SPT Rio Olympics Bronze medalist Sakshi Malik settled for a Silver medal at the Medved International Wrestling tournament at Minsk, Belarus last night. Asia Cup: Sri Lanka to take on Afghanistan today SPT Sri Lanka will take on Afghanistan in a Group-B match of Asia Cup Cricketat Abu Dhabi today. World Champion Kevin Mayer sets new world record in Decathlon at Talence in France SPT World champion Kevin Mayer set a new world record in the decathlon with 9,126 points at the Decastar meet on Sunday at the Decastar event in Talence, France. Asia cup: Pakistan beat Hong Kong by 8 wkts in group A match SPT In Asia cup, Pakistan defeated the inexperienced Hong Kong by 8 wickets in a group A match at Dubai Cricket Stadium in UAE on Sunday. Wrestler Ganpatrao Andalkar passes away SPT Well-known wrestler Ganpatrao Andalkar died at a private hospital in Pune yesterday. He was 83. Andalkar, a former Olympian who took part in the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, had bagged the coveted "Hind Kesari" title in 1960. Indian boxers Simranjit Kaur, Monika and Bhagyabati Kachari win gold medals in Turkey SPT Indian boxers Simranjit Kaur, Monika and Bhagyabati Kachari won gold medals at Ahmet Comert Tournament in Istanbul, Turkey. Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge sets new marathon world record of 2 hour 1 minute 39 seconds SPT Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge set a new marathon world record in Berlin today, smashing the previous best as he clocked 2 hour 1 minute 39 second. MC Mary Kom clinches her 3rd gold medal of the year at Silesian Open boxing in Poland SPT Indian five-time world boxing champion M C Mary Kom today clinched her third gold medal of the year in 48 kg category, while Jyoti Gulia picked up the country's lone gold in 51 kg of the youth category of the Silesian Open boxing Tournament for women in Gliwice, Poland. Four Indians assured of medals in Intl Silesian Boxing Ch’ship for women in Poland SPT L Sarita Devi, MC Mary Kom, Ritu Grewal and Lovlina Borgohain are assured of medals in the 13th International Silesian Boxing Championship for women in Gliwice, Poland. All the four Indians have advanced to the semi-finals. Maldives lift SAFF cup, defeat India 2-1 in Dhaka SPT Maldives have lifted the 2018 South Asian Football Federation Cup. IAAF accords gold label to Tata Mumbai Marathon SPT The Tata Mumbai Marathon, to be held on January 20, 2019, has been accorded the gold label by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). Pinki Jangra advances to finals in Ahmet Comart Tournament SPT Former Commonwealth Games bronze-medallist Pinki Jangra advanced to the finals in the Ahmet Comart Tournament in Istanbul, Turkey. Indian women defeat Hong Kong 6-1 in AFC U-16 Women's Qualifiers SPT Indian women defeated Hong Kong 6-1 in the AFC Under-16 Women's Qualifiers football encounter at Ulan Bator in Mongolia today. Japan Open Badminton: K Srikanth crashes out of men's singles event SPT In Japan Open Badminton, India's Kidambi Srikanth crashed out of the men's singles event after losing to Dong Keun Lee of South Korea 19-21, 16-21, 18-21 in the quarterfinals on Friday. World Shooting: 16 year old Udhayveer Singh wins individual gold SPT Sixteen year old Udhayveer Singh has won an individual Gold Medal in Junior Men's 25 metre pistol event in the World Shooting Championships in South Korea. Davis Cup: Ramkumar Ramanathan to open India's campaign against Serbia SPT Ramkumar Ramanathan will open India's campaign against fifth seed Serbia in the World Group Play-off tie, starting at Kraljevo, in Serbia today. Former Indian captain Sardar Singh announces retirement from international hockey SPT Sardar Singh has announced his retirement from international hockey. India beat China in World Women Team squash SPT India today ed a 3-0 win over host China in a Group C league match to keep their hopes alive of qualifying for the knock out phase in the WSF Women's World Team championship being held at Dalian in China. Virat Kohli finishes as world's best batsman in ICC ranking SPT In the latest ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen, India captain Virat Kohli has finished as the number-one ranked batsman in the world. Japan Open : Manu Attri, B Sumeeth Reddy enter quarterfinals SPT Indian men's doubles pair of Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy has entered the quarterfinals of the Japan Open badminton tournament. England beat India by 118 runs in the fifth and final Test to wrap up the series 4-1 SPT England beat India by 118 runs in the fifth and final cricket Test to wrap up the series 4-1 at the Oval in London last night. India maintain top position despite 4-1 series defeat against England in ICC Test Rankings SPT India continues to be at the number one position in the latest ICC Test Team Rankings despite the 4-1 series loss against England. India's Junior shooters win first set of skeet medals at ISSF World Championships SPT India's Junior shooters today won the country's first set of skeet medals at the ISSF World Championships. Asiad gold medallist Amit Panghal nominated for Arjuna award SPT Asian Games gold medal-winning Indian boxer Amit Panghal was today nominated for this year's Arjuna awards by the Boxing Federation of India. INDvENG, 5 th Test: England set victory target of 464 runs for India SPT England set a victory target of 464 runs for India after declaring their second innings at 423 for 8 in the fifth and final Cricket Test at the Oval in London yesterday. Novak Djokovic wins men't title in US open Tennis SPT In the US Open Tennis, Novak Djokovic of Serbia won the Men's singles final. He defeated Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina 6-3, 7-6, 6-3 in straight sets. Defending champions India book a semifinal spot in South Asian Football Federation Cup SPT Defending champions India have booked a semifinal spot in the South Asian Football Federation Cup. Triple jumper Arpinder Singh creates history by becoming first Indian to win a medal in IAAF Continental Cup SPT Triple jumper Arpinder Singh has created history by becoming the first Indian to win a medal in the IAAF Continental Cup. At Ostrava in Czech Republic yesterday, he clinched a bronze.