Indian Sports Highlights, December 6: Ahmedabad Defenders loses out to Itambe Minas at Men's Club Volleyball World C'ship
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- 6 Dec 2023 5:00 PM GMT
Mohun Bagan Super Giant came from behind to win a point from the match against Odisha FC on their home turf.
They played out a 2-2 draw after trailing 0-2 to at the halftime to continue their unbeaten run to six match.
- 6 Dec 2023 4:50 PM GMT
Ahmedabad Defenders loses out in straight set (22-25, 23-25,19-25) to Itambe Minas of Brazil in the first match of the group stage at Men's Club Volleyball World Championship.
It was a tough fight from the Indian champions on their debut in the tournament. They will play one more match in the tournament against the defending champions on Friday.
- 6 Dec 2023 1:00 PM GMT
Rajasthan United snatches one point after a comeback against Inter Kashi at Deccan Arena, Hyderabad in their home game.
They played a 2-2 draw after trailing by 0-2 in first 25 minutes of the match.
This is the third consecutive draw for them, still finding their second win of the season.
- 6 Dec 2023 12:30 PM GMT
Pullela Gopichand has been at the centre of India's rise as a badminton powerhouse. As a player first and then as a coach, he has witnessed how India transitioned into a world-beating badminton-playing nation.
Gopichand, the former All England Open winner, talking about India's emergence as a badminton powerhouse at RCB Innovation Lab’s Leaders Meet India in Bengaluru, recently said, "At the 2000 Sydney Olympics, I think we were happy collecting memorabilia, participating in opening and closing ceremonies and posing for photographs. And at Rio in 2016, 85 per cent of the team were there to perform and give their best. There was a hunger to win. And that's new India for me."
- 6 Dec 2023 10:45 AM GMT
Shillong Lajong FC extended their unbeaten run this season to eight matches with a 2-0 win over Churchill brothers in a home match today.
They also jumps onto third position in league table with 16 points in 8 matches, 4 wins and 4 draws.
- 6 Dec 2023 10:15 AM GMT
The first-ever Men's Volleyball Club World Championship in India begins today in Bengaluru.
Indian Club Ahmedabad Defenders will start their campaign with a face off against Itambe Minas from Brazil at 8:30 PM IST.
The match will be live telecasted on the Sony Sports Network and will be stream live on Fancode (App & Website).
- 6 Dec 2023 9:00 AM GMT
Dhruv Kapila & Tanisha Crasto takes (23-21, 16-21, 21-16) win in their first round match against the Chinese Taipei pair at Guwahati Masters Super 100 tournament.
Total four Indian mixed doubles pairs progresses to next round including the experienced pair of Sikki Reddy & B Sumeeth Reddy, who takes (20-22, 21-15, 21-16) win against the Indonesian Pair.
On the other hand, Ashwini Ponnappa & Rohan Kapoor loses out in straight set (12-21, 14-21) to second seeded Singaporean pair of Hee Yong & Tan Wei.
- 6 Dec 2023 5:39 AM GMT
In PKL, Telugu Titans face Patna Pirates, while UP Yoddhas will take on Haryana Steelers.
The first-ever Men's Volleyball Club World Championship in India begins today in Bengaluru. Halkbank Spor Kulubu will face Suntory Sunbirds in the first match. Later in the evening, Ahmedabad Defenders will play Itambe Minas.
In Indian Super League, Mohun Bagan Super Giant will take on Odisha FC at the Salt Lake Stadium.
- 6 Dec 2023 5:36 AM GMT
Here are the top developments that happened on December 5. Find the full details here
In hockey, Indian junior men's and women's teams made a winning start in the World Cups. The junior boys beat Korea 4-2 while the girls beat New Zealand in a shootout.
In badminton, Ashwini Ponnappa and Tanisha Crasto jumped four places to be ranked 28th in the latest World Rankings released by BWF. The Indian pair recently made a runner-up finish at the Syed Modi India International Super 300 tournament. REPORT
India ended its impressive campaign with 17 medals at the 2023 IBA Junior World Boxing Championships. Young boxers Payal, Nisha and Akansha put up dominating performances to emerge champions at the 2023 IBA Junior World Boxing Championships in Yerevan, Armenia. REPORT