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Jul
20
Sat
2019
Kabaddi : VIVO Pro Kabaddi League Season 7
Jul 20 – Oct 19 all-day

The VIVO Pro Kabaddi League 2019 is the Seventh Season of Pro Kabaddi League, a professional kabaddi league in India since 2014. VIVO PKL Season 7 will begin on July 20, 2019.

Bengaluru Bulls were the Defending Champions having defeated the Gujarat Fortunegiants in the 2018-19 Pro Kabaddi League Final.

VIVO Pro Kabaddi League Season 6

The sixth edition of VIVO Pro Kabaddi saw a number of records tumbling. Five raiders went past the 200-raid point mark for the first time in league history, while three defenders scored over 80 tackle points with Nitesh Kumar becoming the first man to score 100 tackle points in a single season. In the end, it was Bengaluru Bulls who captured their maiden VIVO Pro Kabaddi title, led by league MVP Pawan Kumar Sehrawat.

NITESH KUMAR

PAWAN KUMAR SEHRAWAT

VIVO Pro Kabaddi Season 7 schedule announced

Sep
7
Sat
2019
Boxing : AIBA World Boxing Championship 2019
Sep 7 – Sep 21 all-day

Indian Elite Men’s Boxing Team will participate in the AIBA World Boxing Championship at Yekaterinburg, Russia from 07th to 21st September, 2019.

1Amit Panghal52 Kg
2Kavinder Singh Bisht57 Kg
3Manish Kaushik63 Kg
4Duryodhan Singh Negi69 Kg
5Ashish Kumar75 Kg
6Brijesh Yadav81 Kg
7Sanjeet91 Kg
8Satish Kumar+91 Kg

[R1] Amit Panghal (52 Kg) Bye
[R2] Amit Panghal (52 Kg) beat Chinese Taipei’s Tu Po Wei 5-0 (29-28,29-28, 30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
[R3] Amit Panghal (52 Kg) beat Turkey’s Batuhan Citfci 5-0 (30-27, 30-27, 30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
[QF] Amit Panghal (52 Kg) beat Philippines’s Paalam Carlo 4-1
[SF] Amit Panghal (52 Kg) vs

Sep
14
Sat
2019
Wrestling : World Wrestling Championships 2019
Sep 14 – Sep 22 all-day

The 2019 World Wrestling Championships will be held in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan from 14 September to 22 September, 2019.

Indian Greco-Roman Wrestling Squad : Manjeet (55 Kg), Manish (60 Kg), Sagar (63 Kg), Manish (67 Kg), Yogesh (72 Kg), Gurpreet Singh (77 Kg), Harpreet Singh (82 Kg), Sunil Kumar (87 Kg), Ravi (97 Kg), Naveen (130 Kg).

Greco-Roman Wrestling Matches :

[1/8] Manjeet (55 Kg) lost to Azerbaijan’s Eldaniz Azizli 0-8.

[1/16] Manish (60 Kg) beat Finland’s Lauri Johannes Maehoenen 11-3.
[1/8] Manish (60 Kg) lost to Moldova’s Victor Ciobanu 0-10.

[Q] Sagar (63 Kg) lost to Kazakhstan’s Almat Kebispayev 0-9.

[1/16] Manish (67 Kg) lost to Bulgaria’s Deyvid Tihomirov Dimitrov 1-10.

[1/8] Yogesh (72 Kg) lost to USA’s Raymond Anthony Bunker III 5-6.

YOGESH

[Q] Gurpreet Singh (77 Kg) beat Austria’s Michael Wagner 6-0.
[1/16] Gurpreet Singh (77 Kg) lost to Serbia’s Viktor Nemes 1-3.

GURPREET SINGH

[Q] Harpreet Singh (82 Kg) lost to Czech Republic’s Petr Novak 0-7.

HARPREET SINGH

[1/16] Sunil Kumar (87 Kg) lost to USA’s Josef Patrick Rau 0-6.

[1/16] Ravi (97 Kg) beat Chinese Taipei’s Cheng Hao Chen 5-0.
[1/8] Ravi (97 Kg) lost to Czech Republic’s Artur Omarov 0-7.

[Q] Naveen (130 Kg) lost to Chinese Cuba’s Oscar Pino Hinds 0-9.
[Repechage] Naveen (130 Kg) lost to Estonia’s Heiki Nabi 0-9.

NAVEEN

Indian Women’s Wrestling Squad : Seema Bisla (50 Kg), Vinesh Phogat (53 Kg), Lalita Sehrawat (55 Kg), Sarita (57 Kg), Pooja Dhanda (59 Kg), Sakshi Malik (62 Kg), Navjot Kaur (65 Kg), Divya Kakran (68 Kg), Komal Bhagwan Gole (72 Kg), Kiran (76 Kg).

Women’s Wrestling Matches :

[1/8] Seema Bisla (50 Kg) lost to Azerbaijan’s Mariya Stadnik 2-9.
[Repechage][R1] Seema Bisla (50 Kg) beat Nigeria’s Miesinnei Mercy Genesis 9-9.
[Repechage][R2] Seema Bisla (50 Kg) lost to Russia’s Ekaterina Poleshchuk 3-11.

SEEMA

[Q] Vinesh Phogat (53 Kg) beat Sweden’s Sofia magdalena Mattsson 13-0.
[1/8] Vinesh Phogat (53 Kg) lost to Japan’s Mayu Mukaida 0-7.
[Repechage][R1] Vinesh Phogat (53 Kg) beat Ukraine’s Yuliia Khavaldzhy Blahinya 5-0.
[Repechage][R2] Vinesh Phogat (53 Kg) beat USA’s Sarah Ann Hildebrandt 8-2.
[Bronze Medal] Vinesh Phogat (53 Kg) beat Greece’s Maria Prevolaraki 4-1.

VINESH PHOGAT

[1/8] Lalita Sehrawat (55 Kg) lost to Mongolia’s Bolortuya Bat Ochir 3-10.

LALITA SEHRAWAT

[Q] Sarita (57 Kg) lost to Moldova’s Anastasia Nichita 1-5.

SARITA

[1/8] Pooja Dhanda (59 Kg) beat Belarus’s Katsiaryna Hanchar Yanushkevich 12-2.
[Quarterfinal] Pooja Dhanda (59 Kg) beat Japan’s Yuzuka Inagaki 11-8.
[Semifinal] Pooja Dhanda (59 Kg) lost to Russia’s Liubov Ovcharova 0-10.
[Bronze Medal] Pooja Dhanda (59 Kg) lost to China’s Xingru Pei 3-5.

POOJA DHANDA

[1/16] Sakshi Malik (62 Kg) lost to Nigeria’s Aminat Oluwafunmilayo Adeniyi 7-10.

SAKSHI MALIK

[1/8] Navjot Kaur (65 Kg) lost to Azerbaijan’s Elis Manolova 0-5.

NAVJOT KAUR

[1/16] Divya Kakran (68 Kg) lost to Japan’s Sara Dosho 0-2.

DIVYA KAKRAN

[Q] Komal Bhagwan Gole (72 Kg) lost to Turkey’s Beste Altug 1-4.

[Q] Kiran (76 Kg) lost to Germany’s Aline Rotter Focken 4-5.

KIRAN

Indian Freestyle Wrestling Squad : Ravi Kumar (57 Kg), Rahul Balasaheb Aware (61 Kg), Bajrang Punia (65 Kg), Karan (70 Kg), Sushil Kumar (74 Kg), Jitender (79 Kg), Deepak Punia (86 Kg), Parveen Rana (92 Kg), Mausam Khatri (97 Kg), Sumit Malik (125 Kg).

Freestyle Wrestling Matches :

[1/16] Ravi Kumar (57 Kg) beat South Korea’s Sunggwon Kim 11-0.
[1/8] Ravi Kumar (57 Kg) beat Armenia’s Arsen Harutyunyan 17-6.
[Quarterfinal] Ravi Kumar (57 Kg) beat Japan’s Yuki Takahashi 6-1.
[Semifinal] Ravi Kumar (57 Kg) lost to Russia’s Zavur Uguev 4-6.

  • Ravi Kumar lost his semifinal bout 4-6 to reigning world champion Zavur Uguev from Russia. Before that, he gave an impressive performance as he scored stunning wins over Arsen Harutyunyan, the 61 Kg European champion from Armenia and 2017 world champion and world number three Yuki Takahashi of Japan.

[1/16] Bajrang Punia (65 Kg) beat Poland’s Krzysztof Bienkowski 9-2.
[1/8] Bajrang Punia (65 Kg) beat Slovenia’s David Habat 3-0.
[Quarterfinal] Bajrang Punia (65 Kg) beat North Korea’s Jong Chol Son 8-1.
[Semifinal] Bajrang Punia (65 Kg) lost to Kazakhstan’s Daulet Niyazbekov 9-9.
[Bronze Medal] Bajrang Punia (65 Kg) vs Mongolia’s Tulga Tumur Ochir.

  • Bajrang Punia and Ravi Kumar Dahiya qualify for the Tokyo Olympic after reaching the semi-finals in on-going Worlds. But our both, Bajrang Punia and Ravi Dahiya, lost their semifinal bouts.

BAJRANG PUNIA

  • Bajrang Punia lost his semifinal bout against home wrestler Daulet Niyazbekov under controversial circumstances. Since Daulet Niyazbekov was given a bigger throw of four points in the bout, he was declared the winner. In this controversial bout, the referee gave ample time to tiring Daulet Niyazbekov to catch his breath and he was not given warning at least thrice. Instead, the home wrestler was awarded four points when they should have gone to Bajrang for effecting that throw at the edge of the circle.

[Q] Karan (70 Kg) lost to Uzbekistan’s Ikhtiyor Navruzov 0-7.

[Q] Sushil Kumar (74 Kg) lost to Azerbaijan’s Khadzhimurad Gadzhiyev 9-11.

SUSHIL KUMAR

[Q] Parveen Rana (92 Kg) beat South Korea’s Changjae Sue 12-1.
[1/8] Parveen Rana (92 Kg) vs Ukraine’s Liubomyr Sagaliuk.

PARVEEN RANA

[Q] Sumit Malik (125 Kg) lost to Hungary’s Daniel Ligeti 0-2.

SUMIT MALIK

Sep
17
Tue
2019
Badminton : VICTOR China Open 2019
Sep 17 – Sep 22 all-day

The 2019 China Open, officially VICTOR China Open 2019, is a badminton tournament which is taking place at Olympic Sports Center Xincheng Gymnasium in Changzhou, Jiangsu, China from 17 to 22 September 2019 and has a total prize of $1,000,000.

Seed

Women’s Singles
1. Akane Yamaguchi
2. Tai Tzu Ying
3. Chen Yu Fei
4. Nozomi Okuhara
5. Pusarla V Sindhu
6. Ratchanok Intanon
7. He Bingjiao
8. Saina Nehwal

SAINA NEHWAL

 

Men’s Singles
First Round18-SepSai Praneeth B vs Suppanyu Avihingsanon21-19, 21-23, 21-14W
First Round18-SepParupalli Kashyap vs Brice Leverdez21-12, 21-15W
Second Round19-SepParupalli Kashyap vs Anthony Sinisuka Ginting21-23, 21-15, 12-21L
Second Round19-SepSai Praneeth B vs Lu Guang Zu21-19, 21-19W
Quarterfinals20-SepSai Praneeth B vs Anthony Sinisuka Ginting21-16, 6-21, 16-21L
  • Sai Praneeth B started with 3 games win over Suppanyu Avihingsanon. Next, he is facing a Chinese challenge of Lu Guang Zu.

SAI PRANEETH B

  • A comfortable win for Parupalli Kashyap against a similar ranked Frenchman Brice Leverdez. Next, he is facing a top-10 Indonesian Anthony Sinisuka Ginting.

PARUPALLI KASHYAP

  • A terrible day as only Sai Praneeth B managed to win his match against a local player Lu Guang Zu in 2 tight games. In the quarters, he is facing Anthony Sinisuka Ginting, who defeated Parupalli Kashyap in 3 games.
Women’s Singles
First Round18-SepSaina Nehwal [8] vs Busanan Ongbamrungphan10-21, 17-21L
First Round18-SepPusarla V Sindhu [5] vs Li Xue Rui21-18, 21-12W
Second Round19-SepPusarla V Sindhu [5] vs Pornpawee Chochuwong21-12, 13-21, 19-21L
  • In her first match after becoming World champion, Pusarla V Sindhu easily defeated her Chinese opponent, Li Xue Rui. Next, she is facing a Thai girl Pornpawee Chochuwong.

PUSARLA V SINDHU

  • Disappointed by Saina Nehwal loss against a Thai girl Busanan Ongbamrungphan.
  • A World Champion Pusarla V Sindhu lost her match against a Thai girl Pornpawee Chochuwong in 3 games. In the third game, she was 19-15 leading to losing 6 points in a row and lost the match.
Men’s Doubles
First Round17-SepSatwiksairaj Rankireddy / Chirag Shetty vs Jason Anthony Ho-Shue / Nyl Yakura21-7, 21-18W
First Round18-SepManu Attri / Sumeeth B Reddy vs Mohammad Ahsan / Hendra Setiawan15-21, 15-21L
Second Round19-SepSatwiksairaj Rankireddy / Chirag Shetty vs Takeshi Kamura / Keigo Sonoda19-21, 8-21L

SATWIKSAIRAJ RANKIREDDY

CHIRAG SHETTY

MANU ATTRI

  • Our all pairs lost against their respective Japanese pairs in contrasting fashion.

SUMEETH B REDDY

Women’s Doubles
First Round18-SepAshwini Ponnappa / N Sikki Reddy vs Cheng Chi Ya / Lee Chih Chen21-13, 11-8 RetiredW
Second Round19-SepAshwini Ponnappa / N Sikki Reddy vs Misaki Matsutomo / Ayaka Takahashi12-21, 17-21L
  • Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy move comfortably in the next round as their Taiwani opponents retired in the second game after losing the first. Next, they are facing the WR #3 Japanese pair.

N SIKKI REDDY

Mixed Doubles
First Round17-SepSatwiksairaj Rankireddy / Ashwini Ponnappa vs Praveen Jordan / Melati Daeva Oktavianti22-20, 17-21, 21-17W
First Round18-SepPranaav Jerry Chopra / N Sikki Reddy vs Mark Lamsfuss / Isabel Herttrich12-21, 21-23L
Second Round19-SepSatwiksairaj Rankireddy / Ashwini Ponnappa vs Yuki Kaneko / Misaki Matsutomo11-21, 21-16, 12-21L

ASHWINI PONNAPPA

PRANAAV JERRY CHOPRA

Price Money Distribution for VICTOR China Open 2019

EventWinnerFinalsSemifinalsQuarterfinalsLast 16Last 32
Singles$70,000$34,000$14,000$5,500$3,000$1,000
Doubles$74,000$35,000$14,000$6,250$3,250$1,000
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