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Top Sports News-16 September 2019

Sports News of the Day

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Sports News of the Day

IBSF World Billiards Championship – Pankaj Advani Wins the Title

  • Pankaj Advani registered win to get his 22nd World Title.
  • The final match was with Nay Thway Oo and won by 6-2.
  • This is Pankaj Advani’s 5th title in the last six years.
  • The Bengaluru based player has won the most world title in this sport than anyone else

Sourabh Verma wins Vietnam Title

  • The Shuttler Sourabh Verma wins the Vietnam Open Title.
  • The young Shuttler beat Sun Fei Xiang scoring 21-12, 17-21, 21-14 in the summit clash.
  • The Shuttler also wins the Hyderabad open and Slovenian International earlier this year.
  • He has a 38th no in World ranking and now he is going to play Korea Open World Tour Super 500 event, to be held from September 24 to 29.

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Rory Hie wins the Classic Golf and Country Club International Championship  

  • The 31-year-old becomes the first Indonesian to win on the Asian Tour.
  • Rory won with the score of (64, 68, 67, 68) defeating Rashid Khan and Korea’s Byungjun Kim.

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Steve Smith Breaks his own record of scoring the most runs

  • Australian batsman Steve Smith has become the highest runs scorer in a Test Series.
  • Smith has a total of 774 runs in 4 test of a series.
  • Smith has made his comeback in ICC World Cup after serving 12 months of suspension for his participation in the ball-tampering scandal. 

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Novak Djokovic to begin his 2020 season in Brisbane, Rafel Nadal in Perth

  • After Monday’s draw for ATP Cup Novak Djokovic will start his 2020 tennis event from Brisbane and Rafel Nadal from Perth.
  • The championship will take place from January 3 to 12.
  • The Australian Open will feature 24 Nations and split them into six groups across Sydney, Brisbane and Perth.

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Kapil Dev first Chancellor of Haryana Sports University

  • Kapil dev will be the first Chancellor of Haryana sports University at Rai, Sonepat
  • Haryana Sports University will be the third Sports University established by state government in the country after Swarnim Gujarat Sports University (Gandhinagar) and Tamil Nadu Physical Education and Sports University (Chennai).
  • The sports University will conduct Academic and Training Programme in Physical Education.

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This was all in today’s Blog for Sports News of the Day we will be back tomorrow with the new Blog discussing the events related to sports. Stay tuned with Oliveboard to know the latest news on sports.

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