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 IPL: RCB clinches thrilling last-ball one run victory over CSK SPT In IPL cricket, Royal Challengers Bangalore clinched a thrilling last-ball one-run victory over Chennai Super Kings at Bangalore last night. Indian athletes win 5 medals on opening day of Asian Athletics C-ships SPT Indian athletes won five medals on the opening day of the Asian Athletics Championships in Doha. Javelin thrower Annu Rani and 3000-meter steeple chaser Avinash Sable won the silver medals yesterday. Services lift Santosh Trophy Football; beat Punjab 1-nil in final SPT In Football, the Services lifted the Santosh Trophy, beating Punjab 1-nil in the final at Ludhiana today. IPL 2019: Delhi Capitals defeat Kings Eleven Punjab by five wickets SPT In IPL Cricket, Delhi Capitals defeated Kings Eleven Punjab by five wickets at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in the national capital last night. Maldivian President to visit Bengaluru for IPL match today SPT Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih is flying to Bengaluru today to attend an IPL match on the invitation of BCCI. IPL: Rajasthan defeat Mumbai by five wickets SPT In IPL Cricket, Rajasthan Royals defeated Mumbai Indians by five wickets in Jaipur this evening. Rajasthan achieved the victory target of 162 runs with five balls to spare. IPL: Punjab set a target of 164 runs for Delhi SPT The other match between Kings Eleven Punjab and Delhi Capitals at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium is underway. Asian Weightlifting Championships begin in China SPT The Asian Weightlifting Championships began in Ningbo, China today. The competition will continue till the 28th of this month. Asian Weightlifting C'ship: Mirabai Chanu to spearhead India's campaign SPT Former World Champion, Mirabai Chanu will spearhead India’s challenge at the Asian Weightlifting Championship, 2019 that begins at Ningbo, China today. Boxing: Shiva Thapa makes winning start;Lovlina, Deepak enter quarters in Asian C'ships SPT In Boxing, Shiva Thapa inched closer to adding a record fourth medal by entering the 60 kilogram pre-quarterfinals in the Asian Championships in Bangkok today. Hardik, Rahul fined 20 lakh rupees each by BCCI ombudsman SPT India cricketers Hardik Pandya and K.L. Rahul were today fined 20 lakh rupees each by the BCCI ombudsman Justice D.K. Jain for their sexist comments on a popular TV chat show. Punjab to face Services in final of Santosh Trophy SPT Santosh Trophy Football tournament, Services have entered into final defeating Karnataka via a penalty shootout 4-3 in a semifinal match played at Ludhiana on Friday evening. Djokovis and Nadal enter into Monte Carlo Masters quarter-finals SPT In Tennis, top seed Novak Djokovic and 11-time champion Rafael Nadal enter into the Monte Carlo Masters quarter-finals last night. Bajrang regains top spot in world wrestling rankings SPT India's Bajrang Punia has regained the world number one spot in the men's 65-kilogram freestyle category rankings. International Hockey Federation imposes fine on Pakistan SPT The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has imposed a hefty fine of one lakh seventy-six thousand Euros on Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) for not honouring the Pro League commitments. Asian Weightlifting Championships: Indian weightlifters to make their bid to gain 2020 Olympic qualification SPT Indian weightlifters will make their bid to gain a 2020 Olympic qualification at the 10-day Asian Weightlifting Championships in Ningbo, China starting today. Rishabh, Ambati, Navdeep on standby list for ICC World Cup SPT Cricketers Rishabh Pant and Ambati Rayudu, who were excluded from India's 15-member squad for World Cup 2019, were on Wednesday named among the standbys. Historic Mujibnagar day being observed today in Bangladesh SPT In Bangladesh, the historic Mujibnagar day is being observed today. The day marks the oath taking ceremony of Bangladesh's first government in 1971 at Baidyanathtala in Meherpur. ICC World Cup: Indian squad announced SPT India announced their 15-man squad for the ICC World Cup to be played in England from 30th of next month. Virat Kohli will lead the team. Prajnesh Gunneswaran rises to career-high ranking of 80 SPT In tennis, continuing his good run, India's Prajnesh Gunneswaran achieved a career-high ranking of 80 in the latest ATP rankings released on Monday. Tiger Woods clinches his fifth Masters SPT Golfer Tiger Woods clinched his fifth Masters and a 15th major title, ending 11-year wait for a major title after overcoming career-threatening back problems. Meena Kumari Maisnam clinches gold in Boxing World Cup SPT India finished with 5 medals in the Boxing World Cup which concluded at Cologne, Germany on Saturday. Motor racing: Lewis Hamilton wins Formula One's 1,000th race SPT In motor racing, Lewis Hamilton won the Chinese Grand Prix for a record sixth time on Sunday. Paris Marathon: Ethiopian runners Gelete Burka and Abrha Milaw win 2019 race SPT Ethiopian athletes Gelete Burka (women’s race) and Abrha Milaw (men’s race) won the 43rd edition of the Paris Marathon on Sunday. India's squad for Cricket World Cup 2019 to be announced on April 15 SPT India's 15-member squad for Cricket World Cup 2019 will be announced at a press conference in Mumbai on Monday. IPL: Punjab set target of 174 runs for Bangalore; Rajasthan beat Mumbai SPT Kings Eleven Punjab posted 174 runs for 4 against Royal Challengers Bangalore at Mohali in IPL Cricket. Singapore Open: PV Sindhu bows out after losing to Japan's Nozomi Okuhara in semifinal SPT In Badminton, Olympic silver medalist PV Sindhu bowed out of the Singapore Open today. Sakshi, Pwilao enter final of Cologne Boxing World Cup in Germany SPT Reigning youth world champion Sakshi (57 kg) and Pwilao Basumatary (64 kg) have entered the final at the Cologne Boxing World Cup in Germany. Joshna Chinappa enters semifinals of Macau Open Squash SPT Third seed Joshna Chinappa moved into the semifinals of the Macau Open Squash with a convincing 11-8, 11-2, 11-9 win over fifth seed Mayar Hany of Egypt today. Cologne Boxing world cup: Four Indian women boxers confirm 4 medals SPT In the ongoing Cologne Boxing world cup in Germany, four Indian women boxers have confirmed 4 medals for the Nation in the tournament. Indian women's hockey team beat Malaysia, win series 4-0 SPT The Indian women's hockey team beat Malaysia by a solitary goal to complete a 4-0 win in the five-match bilateral series in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday. Sindhu, Saina reach second round of Singapore Open SPT In badminton, Indian shuttlers P V Sindhu and Saina Nehwal sailed into the second round of the Singapore Open with straight-game wins over their respective rivals in the women's singles event on Wednesday. IPL: CSK beat KKR by 7 wickets SPT Chennai Super Kings maintained their unbeaten run at home with a seven-wicket thrashing of Kolkata Knight Riders in Chennai Tuesday night. India bow out of 2020 Olympic Qualifying tournament SPT In Football, Indian women's team bowed out of the 2020 Olympic Qualifying tournament in Mandalay on Tuesday on goal difference despite a 3-3 draw against Myanmar eves. Pele returns to Brazil after hospital stay in France SPT Football great Pele returned to Brazil Tuesday after a six-day hospital stay in France. PV Sindhu to spearhead Indian challenge at Singapore Open SPT In badminton, Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu will spearhead Indian challenge at the Singapore Open, starting on Tuesday. Lin Dan clinches Malaysia Open SPT Chinese badminton ace Lin Dan clinched the Malaysia Open in Kuala Lumpur today. After an electric performance , he beat countryman Chen Long 9-21, 21-7, 21-11. IPL: Mumbai Indians beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 40 runs SPT In IPL Cricket, Mumbai Indians beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 40 runs in Hyderabad last night. IPL matches to be used to create awareness among voters SPT In a bid to create awareness among voters in Maharashtra where Lok Sabha elections will be held in four phases beginning April 11, the election commission is targetting IPL matches that attract a large number of people. Chennai defeat Punjab by 22 runs SPT Chennai Super Kings defeated Kings Eleven Punjab by 22 runs in Chennai. India clinch 7 gold, 3 silver, 2 bronze in Ghana Junior & Cadet Open SPT In table tennis, India's young paddlers clinched seven gold, three silver and two bronze medals in the Ghana Junior & Cadet Open, a ITTF Junior circuit event. Indian women's team defeat Nepal 3-1 in Olympic Qualifiers Round 2 match SPT Indian women's team defeated Nepal 3-1 in their second Round 2 match in the AFC Olympic Football Tournament Qualifiers in Mandalay, Myanmar today. All India Football Federation President Praful Patel becomes 1st Indian to be elected as member of FIFA Executive Council SPT All India Football Federation president Praful Patel has become the first Indian to be elected as a member of the FIFA Executive Council. He got 38 out of 46 votes. Women's Hockey: India to take on Malaysia in 2nd match at Kuala Lumpur SPT Indian women's hockey team will take on hosts Malaysia in the second game of the five-match series in Kuala Lumpur today. K Srikanth crashes out of Malaysia Open SPT In Badminton, Kidambi Srikanth crashed out of the Malaysia Open tournament after losing 18-21, 19-21 to Chen Long of China in a quarterfinal match in Kuala Lumpur on Friday. SC says BCCI Ombudsman to reconsider quantum of punishment for Sreesanth SPT The Supreme Court said that BCCI Ombudsman Justice (retd) D K Jain will reconsider within three months the issue of quantum of punishment to be given to former . Indian women's hockey team beat Malaysia 3-0 in opening game of 5-match series SPT Indian women's hockey team beat hosts Malaysia 3-0 in the opening game of the five-match series in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday. Indian football team rises two places to 101 in FIFA rankings SPT The Indian men's football team gained two places to rise to 101 in the FIFA rankings issued on Thursday.