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Kuldeep Yadav’s sublime performance against England led him to gain sixth spot in ICC ODI rankings; Kohli tops

In the latest ODI rankings released by International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday, Indian Skipper Virat Kohli strengthened his position at the top of rankings for batsmen by touching a career-high 911 points while Kuldeep Yadav took a big leap and entered into the top-10 of the bowlers' chart at sixth...

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Centre to soon launch scheme to test sports ability of 2-3 crore children across country

Central government will soon launch an ambitious scheme to test sports ability of two to three crore children across the country. This was said by Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore while interacting to the fitness enthusiasts in Gujarat’s Ahmedabad. During his day-long visit to Ahmedabad TransStadia Stadium, located in Maninagar in Ahmedabad, Rajyavardhan Rathore had detailed discussions with the athletes about the upcoming Gujarat Khel Mahakumbh...

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Classic as ever! France brings the trophy home after 20 years beating Croatia by 4-2

Making dreams come true, the fans drooled with celebration, excitement and the essence of being champions, the FIFA World Cup, France 4-2 Croatia won their second World Cup. It has been a World Cup of spectacular goals, of set piece mastery and surprises aplenty, like no tournament before...

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Inspiring the world with her courage and conviction! Ekta Bhyan seals gold medal at World Para Athletics

A story of courage and conviction, her determination and passion to accomplish her dreams came true by winning a gold medal at Para Athlete in Tusania. Presenting the rising star of the nation, Ekta Bhyan! Clinching gold at the recent World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Tunisia and the Twitterati was in awe of her performance...

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“Bullet run” of Hima Das makes country proud; scripts history, becomes first Indian to win Gold in track event

Clinching the gold medal at in the 400 m finals at the IAAF World Under-20 Athletics Championships, the 18-year-old Indian sprinter Hima Das on Thursday scripted a history. Notably, Hima Das has become first Indian to win Gold in a track event...

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India registers comfortable victory over England by 8 wickets; takes 1-0 lead

Indian cricket team on Thursday registered a comfortable victory over England by 8 wickets in the first One Day International of the three-match series at Trent Bridge, Nottingham. Notably, chinman Kuldeep Yadav's six-wicket haul and Rohit Sharma's unbeaten 137 led India to have victory and 1-0 lead in the series...

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Indian sprinter Hima Das cruise to 400m finals in IAAF World Under-20 Athletics Championships

The 18-year-old Indian sprinter Hima Das on Wednesday cruised to the finals of the IAAF World Under-20 Athletics Championships which is being held in Tampere, Southern Finland. Notably, Hima Das clocked 52.10 seconds to win the semifinals heat number one and led the overall time charts. She had also led the time charts in the first round heats on Tuesday with a timing of 52.25 seconds. While Andrea Miklos of Romania was the second in overall time charts in 52.58...

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Fans celebrate the big victory! Beating England, Croatia nets goal to enter the FIFA World Cup Finale

The world is all set to welcome the champions of FIFA World Cup on July 16 as France will face Croatia for the first time in the finals. Croatia sunk England’s World Cup dream in a thrilling extra time clash to take the World Cup’s second semi-final in Moscow...

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Marking its spot in the FIFA World Cup, France swiftly netted in the finals beating Belgium

Booking its position in the finals, France made it to the FIFA World Cup finals beating Belgium. France touched the FIFA World Cup 2018 final on Tuesday after a second-half header from Samuel Umtiti gave them a 1-0 win against Belgium...

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India clinched 4 medals, finishes joint third with Iran in Asia Cup World Archery Ranking Tournament

Making the whole country proud, India clinched a total of four medals including three silver and a bronze to finish joint third with Iran in the Asia Cup World Archery Ranking Tournament Stage 3 that held in Taipei. On a concluding day, recurve men’s team added a second silver before Divya Dhayal clinched a third silver in the compound individual category. Divya, who got a sixth seeding, pipped Korean third seed Yun Soon Song in the shoot-off...

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Laughing face increases your elegance but.... a laughter increases your identity!

Ajay Thakur..

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KL Rahul takes a big leap in ICC T20 rankings; reaches to third spot with 900 points

Taking a big leap in the latest MRF Tyres ICC T20I players rankings for batsmen, India’s KL Rahul has reached to a career-high third spot with 900 points. While Australia opener Aaron Finch became the top-ranked batsman in the shortest format of the game. Rahul's scores of 70, 101 not out, six and 19 have made him India's highest-ranked batsman. Rohit Sharma in 11th rank (up by two places) and captain Virat Kohli in 12th rank (down by four places) are the next highest-ranked India batsmen...

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Indian-Kiwi duo Divij Sharan and Artem Sitak progress to quarterfinals of Men's Doubles at Wimbeldon Tennis Championships

Taking a step forward, India’s Divij Sharan and his New Zealand partner Artem Sitak on Monday swiftly entered into the quarterfinals of Men's Doubles at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships being held in London. This is the first time when Divij Sharan has reached the Grand Slam quarterfinals in his career...

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Scripting history, Dipa Karmakar becomes first Indian gymnast to clinch gold at Gymnastics World Cup

Clinching the gold medal at the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup, Dipa Karmakar fulfilled many dreams. Scripting history, Dipa Karmakar became the first Indian gymnast to clinch gold at a global event...

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India defeats England by seven wickets in the third Twenty-20 to bag series by 2-1

India on Sunday defeated England by seven wickets in the third and final Twenty-20 International at Bristol to bag the series by 2-1. Rohit Sharma's elegant unbeaten century and Hardik Pandya’s all-round performance led the Indian team to achieve a mammoth target of 199 runs in just 18.4 overs with remaining 7 wickets in hand...

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Stunning everyone, Belgium beats Brazil 2-1 to play against France in SemiFinals in FIFA World Cup

And the ground is ready to witness the semi finale of FIFA World Cup 2018. In the FIFA World Cup, Belgium stunned five-times World Cup winners Brazil 2-1 in the quarter-final at Kazan late last night. This year the trophy will see a new face! ..

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As many as four Indian players swiftly storm to Men's Doubles second round in Wimbledon Tennis Championships

Beginning on the positive note, as many as four Indians including Rohan Bopanna, Divij Sharan, Sriram Balaji and Vishnu Vardhan swiftly advanced to the second round of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, the third Grand Slam of the season, in London. ..

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As many as 524 Indian athletes to compete for medals in Asian Games

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Tuesday announced a 524-member contingent of athletes for the upcoming Asian Games, in which they will compete for medals in 36 disciplines. Notably, Asian Games is scheduled to be held in Indonesia from August 18 to September 2 this year. A 524-member Indian contingent comprises of 277 men and 247 women athletes. Indian athletes this year have the highest number of representation with 52 eyeing for medals...

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India registers resounding victory over England in first T20

Indian cricket team on Tuesday registered a resounding victory over England in the first of the 3 Twenty20 matches at Old Trafford, Manchester. Notably, Virat Kohli led team with this victory has begun their UK tour. Winning the toss, Virat Kohli decided to field first and restricted England team on the mere total of 159 runs, thanks to spinner Kuldeep Yadav who picked up 5 wickets. In reply, Indian team started their inning brightly and KL Rahul’s magnificent unbeaten 101 led team to win the first ..

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ICC goes tougher on ball tampering incidents; extends ban of minimum six Tests or 12 ODIs

With an aim to preserve the value of international cricket and its status, the International Cricket Council has decided to impose a ban of minimum six Tests or 12 One-Day Internationals (ODIs) on ball tampering offenders as it has now been upgraded as a Level 3 offence as per it's new code of conduct...

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My approach has always been to play with dignity, and uphold the spirit of the game

Rahul Dravid..

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Rajat Sharma elected as the new DDCA president

Senior journalist Rajat Sharma beat former cricketer Madan Lal by 517 votes to become the new president of Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA). The results of the DDCA polls were announced today and Sharma's group swept the elections winning all 12 seats...

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India’s ‘The Wall’ joins ICC Hall of Fame

legendary batsmen and former Indian Skipper Rahul Dravid has been nominated for the prestigious ICC Hall of Fame. Dravid will be the fifth Indian cricketer to be inducted to the international forum...

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“We are the Champions!” India reins the Kabaddi Masters Dubai 2018 defeating Iran in the finals

Reining the title of the ultimate champions, Indian Kabaddi team has won the finals defeating Iran. Placing up yet another outstanding show, India thrashed Iran 44-26 to emerge champions of the six-nation Kabaddi Masters Dubai, in Dubai on Saturday...

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Kabaddi Masters Championship: India defeats South Korea to swiftly enter into finals

Indian Kabaddi team on Saturday swiftly stormed into the finals of Kabaddi Masters Championship being held at Al-Wasl Sports Complex in Dubai. Notably, India defeated South Korea by 36-20 in the semi-finals after making a strong comeback after being behind in the earlier minutes of the match...

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Time to pull up your socks and reckon the winners as FIFA WorldCup Knockout stage starts today!

32 teams entered, 16 left! The world waits for the ultimate champions of Russia Football World Cup 2018. With the match lined up for conquering the ultimate day, it's time to start making your picks for who's going to hoist the FIFA World Cup Trophy on July 15. ..

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India registers their highest-ever T20I win after thrashing Ireland by 143 runs; clinch series by 2-0

Indian cricket team thrashed Ireland by 143 runs riding on the tremendous innings of Lokesh Rahul and Suresh Raina both scoring half-centuries respectively to clinch the series by 2-0. Notably, the duo tuned up for the English leg of India's tour with a pair of brutally elegant half-centuries as the visitors secured their highest-ever T20I win at a sun-dappled Malahide ground in Dublin...

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Colombia and Japan make fairplay history by entering the final Round 16 knockout stage

The FIFA World Cup has reached its knockout stage with an interesting series of matches. Advancing in the last 16 round, Colombia and Japan made their stance clear yesterday. Their progress also completed the line-up the for the knockout stage. ..

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Swiftly marking its victory, India beat Ireland by 76 runs in opening Dublin T20

Swiftly marking its first win, India eased victory by beating Ireland with 76 runs in the opening T20 International at Dublin. An incredible opening stand of 160 by Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan, helped India in clearing its way on the winning path last night...

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Reining on top, Indian Shooter Saurabh Chaudhary creates world record clinching gold at ISSF World Cup

Setting a new world record, 16 year old Saurabh Chaudhary grabbed gold at the ISSF Junior World Cup in Suhl, Germany. Saurabh Chaudhary shot a total of 243.7 in the 10m air pistol event. ..

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Amazing everyone and making India proud, R Praggnanandhaa becomes the 2nd youngest ‘grandmaster’ of chess in the world!

Like a boss! India has always asserted to the title of ‘champions’ by winning the match like a pro! On a similar note, India has added another feather to the winning cap. Child prodigy R. Praggnanandhaa became the youngest grand chess master of the world...

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Claiming the ‘champions’ title, India swiftly enters Kabaddi semi-finals beating Pakistan

Hammering a victorious slash against Pakistan, India enters the semi-finals in the Kabaddi Masters Championship 2018. Launching a win of 41- 17 to play against Iran in the semi-finals, this is the third consecutive victory for India...

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Exhibiting an electrifying performance, India seals 7 medals in the ISSF Junior World Cup

Exemplifying their electrifying performance, Indian shooters have displayed their efficiency in the ISSF Junior Shooting World Cup. Placing two gold, one silver and a couple of bronze, India opened its medal accounts with 5 medals in the Championship on the international platform. ..

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Reclining their victory, Indian Men’s Hockey stuns Argentina by beating 2-1

Stunning the Olympics Champions Argentina, Indian Men’s Hockey team gave a tough competition registering their second consecutive victory in the 37th and last edition of the Men's Champions Trophy hockey tournament...

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Kabaddi Masters Championship: India defeats arch-rival Pakistan by 36-20 in opener

Indian Kabaddi team on Friday thrashed arch-rival Pakistan by 36-20 in the opening match of Kabaddi Masters Championship being held at Al-Wasl Sports Complex in Dubai. Indian skipper Ajay Thakur led the team from the front and scored 15 raid points...

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Sri Lankan skipper, coach and manager admits breaching ICC code of conduct; face two test ban

The Sri Lankan trio including Captain Dinesh Chandimal, Coach Chandika Hathurusinghe and manager Asanka Gurusinha on Friday admitted to breaching Article 2.3.1 of the International Cricket Council's (ICC) code of conduct and face a ban of up to two Test matches...

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Swiftly netting goals, Croatia and France enter FIFA World Cup knockout stage

In the wave of winning the FIFA World Cup 2018, the teams are moving strong to rein the thrown. In the latest, Croatia outrushed Argentina in the match that led them to step in the knockout stage. On the other side, France swiftly entered the knockout stage beating Peru...

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ICC suspends Sri Lankan captain Dinesh Chandimal for one Test after being found guilty of ball tampering

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday suspended Sri Lankan captain Dinesh Chandimal from his side’s third and final Test against the Windies after he was found guilty of ball tampering during the second day’s play of the second Test, which concluded at Gros Islet on Monday...

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Indian women hockey team end Spain tour on bright note; defeats host by 4-1

The Indian Women’s Hockey team ended their Spain Tour on a bright note as they defeated the hosts 4-1 in the fifth and final match here at the Consejo Superior de Deportes Hockey Stadium on Monday. Notably, Indian skipper Rani Rampal and Defender Gurjit Kaur struck two goals each while Spain’s Lola Riera scored the consolation goal for the hosts...

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In an interesting battle to victory, England beat Tunisia with 2-1 whereas Sweden defeated South Korea

: As the game gets interesting, the Russian Fifa World Cup till now saw interesting teams coming out strong and making their way to the finals. In the latest, England battled to victory over Tunisia with a fantastic 2-1 in a Group G fixture of the FIFA World Cup in Volgograd, Russia. ..

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Sri Lankan Captain Dinesh Chandimal charged with ball tampering

The International Cricket Council (ICC) charged Sri Lankan Test captain Dinesh Chandimal with ball tampering during the second Test against West Indies. However, Dinesh Chandimal on Sunday pleaded not guilty. On-field umpires Aleem Dar and Ian Gould, and third umpire Richard Kettleborough, all from the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Umpires, had charged Chandimal after play for changing the condition of the ball in breach of clause 41.3 of the ICC Standard Test Match, ODI and T20I Playing Conditions...

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While Brazil holds Switzerland with 1-1, Mexico stuns Germany by kicking off 1-0

Brazil's bid for a sixth World Cup got off to a slow start as Switzerland withstood an early onslaught to snatch a 1-1 draw in Rostov-on-Don on Sunday. On the day when holders Germany were shocked 1-0 by Mexico, Brazil's tag as pre-tournament favourites looked justified in a dominant first-half capped by Philippe Coutinho's wonder strike to open the scoring...

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Do not bond sports with religion and culture, it’s an unbiased fraternity

Soumya Swaminathan ..

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Indian women hockey team put up clinical performance to defeat Spain by 3-2

The Indian women hockey team on Friday registered an emphatic victory against Spain by 3-2 in the third of five-match series at the Consejo Superior de Deportes Hockey Stadium. It was Gurjit Kaur, Navneet Kaur and Rani Rampal who scored goals for team India while Maria Lopez and Riera scored each goal for Spain...

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King of football does it again! Cristiano Ronald scores a hattrick netting Portugal a thrilling draw against Spain

In a nail biting, exciting match Cristiano Ronaldo scored a late free-kick to complete a remarkable hat-trick in a thrilling 3-3 draw with Spain on Friday night. Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo lit up the World Cup in his own unique style on Friday in an enthralling clash with neighbors Spain. ..

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All round performance led India to register commanding victory over Afghanistan in one-off Test

India on Friday registered a commanding victory over Afghanistan in a maiden test match by an innings and 262 runs. Notably, Afghanistan lost all of their 20 wickets on the second day of their historic test debut and lost the match. India posted a mammoth total of 474 in their first innings and spinner Ravichandran Ashwin led the bowling, dismantling Afghanistan's batsmen on Friday to dismiss the visitors for a mere score of 109 runs in the post-lunch session. Enforcing follow-on, Indian bowlers destroyed ..

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Dynamic opener Smriti Mandhana to become first Indian women to play in Kia Super League

India Women’s Cricket team dynamic opener Smriti Mandhana will soon become the first Indian player to play in Kia Super League (Women’s cricket super league in England). Notably, Smriti was signed by Western Storm and will represent them in the upcoming edition of the tournament that features six teams...

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Russia opens World Cup 2018 with a thumping win of 5-0 against Saudi Arabia

Conquering a convincing win at the World Cup opener tournament Russia bolstered the host country's hopes for a strong showing at home. Russia won the opening World Cup match against Saudi Arabia 5-0 on Thursday in Moscow...

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Let the games begin! Russia kick starts the much awaited FIFA World Cup 2018

As the world waited to witness the grand beginning of FIFA World Cup 2018, the 21st edition of the World Cup kicked off in the Russian capital of Moscow last evening. 32 nations, divided into eight groups, will battle it out for the coveted trophy in the quadrennial month-long event...

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Soumya Swaminathan terms wearing ‘burqa’ a violation of her basic human rights; pulls of herself from Chess event in Iran

Star Indian woman Grandmaster and former world junior girls’ champion Soumya Swaminathan has herself pulled out her name from the Indian Women's team for the forthcoming Asian Nations Cup Chess Championship to be held at Iran, terming the Islamic country’s law of “compulsory headscarf or Burqa” a violation of her basic human rights...

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Incredible! Sunil Chhetri becomes joint 2nd highest active international football goal scorer with 64 goals

Two goals scored by skipper Sunil Chhetri led Indian football team to clinch the Hero Intercontinental Cup on Sunday. Providing a sublime performance in the finals of Hero Intercontinental Cup, Sunil Chhetri not only led India to clinch the tournament but also led himself to become the joint second highest international goal scorer among active players along with Argentine superstar Lionel Messi...

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Bravo! Indian football team bags Hero Intercontinental Cup after defeating Kenya by 2-0

Indian football team on Sunday clinched the Hero Intercontinental Cup after registering a thrilling victory over Kenya by 2-0 in the summit clash that was played at the Andheri Sports Complex in Mumbai. Skipper Sunil Chhetri ensured India’s win after posting 2 goals on the scoreboard which later became the decider...

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India beats arch-rival Pakistan to sail into finals of Women Asia Cup

Continuing its good run in women Asia Cup, defending champions India registered a commanding victory over arch-rival Pakistan by 7 wickets and entered into the finals of the tournament. Notably, the women Asia Cup is being held in the Royal Selangor Club, Kuala Lumpur...

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BCCI to confer Virat Kohli with Polly Umrigar Award for best international cricketer

Skipper Virat Kohli, the gem of Indian cricket will be conferred with the prestigious Polly Umrigar Award for the best international cricketer (2016-17 and 2017-18) at the BCCI Awards to be held in Bengaluru on June 12. The BCCI press release said, “While Virat gets top honours in the men’s category, Harmanpreet Kaur and Smriti Mandhana are set to be maiden recipients of the award for best international cricketer (women) for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons respectively.”..

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India thrashes Kenya by 3-0 in Hero Intercontinental Cup

In his 100th International match, Sunil Chhetri scored a brace to lead India to a 3-0 win over Kenya in India’s second match of the Hero Intercontinental Cup at the Andheri Sports Complex in Mumbai on Monday. However, the thunderous outpour of rain at the Andheri Sports Complex made life difficult for both the teams and both adjusted to playing on a wet surface in the opening minutes, with neither taking the risk of attacking...

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Women Asia Cup: Defending champions India registers resounding 66 runs victory over Thailand

Following their comprehensive 142 runs win against Malaysia, India put on another resounding performance to outclass Thailand by 66 runs on Monday in their second game of the Women’s Asia Cup which is being held in the Royal Selangor Club, Kuala Lumpur. However, India made two changes to their playing XI and tweaked their batting order with Mithali Raj, the top-scorer from previous game sitting out. Mona Meshram was sent in as an opener and Veda Krishnamurty at No. 3 position...

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Afghanistan Cricket Team adopts Dehradun Stadium as its ‘home ground’

Sunday made Afghanistan to wave its flag of victory against Bangladesh and also an announcement which Afghanistan made is that Dehradun International Cricket Stadium will be the Homeground of the Afghani team...

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India thrashes Malaysia by 142 runs in opener of Women Asia Cup

Defending champions India on Sunday registered a massive 142-runs victory over Malaysia and got off to a rousing start in the Women’s Asia Cup...

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ICC includes four new teams in ODI rankings list

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Friday included four new teams including Nepal, Scotland, the Netherlands and the UAE in its ODI rankings list apart from the 12 existing countries. Notably, the table is headed by England, who will host next year’s ICC Cricket World Cup. India are ranked second, three points behind England, while ICC Champions Trophy winners Pakistan are in sixth place. ..

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Dreams do come true: Sport aspirants here is something for you; Manipur to have country’s first Sports University

After waiting for a considerable time, the Sports Department has finally seen the day of light. After the Union Cabinet on May 23 approved an ordinance to set up the country's first national sports university in Imphal, President Ram Nath Kovind gave his assent to the ordinance on Friday...

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Hero Intercontinental Cup: India defeats China Taipei sublime fashion by 5-0 in opener

Indian football team started their Hero Intercontinental Cup campaign in sublime fashion, thumping Chinese Taipei 5-0 in the opening match of the tournament at the Andheri Sports Complex in Mumbai on Friday. From the Indian side, Sunil Chhetri scored three goals while Udanta Singh and Pronoy Halder scored 1 goal each...

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#FrenchOpen : Bopanna-Vasselin progress to Men's Doubles pre-quarterfinals

Indian tennis star Rohan Bopanna and his French partner Edouard Roger-Vasselin on Thursday defeated all-French combination of Benjamin Bonzi and Gregoire Jacq on Thursday to progress in the Men’s doubles pre-quarterfinal round of French Open. ..

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Indian duo Yuki Bhambri and Divij Sharan swiftly storms into second round of #FrenchOpen

Indian tennis duo of Yuki Bhambri and Divij Sharan on Wednesday swiftly stormed into the second round of Men's doubles of French Open after defeating India’s Purav Raja and France’s Fabrice Martin. Yuki Bhambri and Divij Sharan overcame the Indo-French combination of Purav Raja and Fabrice Martin by 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 in a match that lasted for over 2 hours. The match saw only three breaks of serve, one in each set, Bhambri and Sharan prevailed, despite the high quality of serving by their opponents...

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#FrenchOpen : Bopanna- Vasselin storms into Men's Doubles second round

Indian tennis star Rohan Bopanna and his French partner Edouard Roger-Vasselin on Tuesday registered a comprehensive win over American team of Taylor Fritz and Frances Tiafoe to enter into the second round of French Open. Rohan Bopanna and Edouard Roger-Vasselin defeated the American team of Taylor Fritz and Frances Tiafoe by 6-3 6-1 in a match that lasted for over one hour. In the men’s singles, India’s Yuki Bhambri lost the first match respectively by 4-6, 4-6, 1-6 to Belgium's Ruben Bemelmans. ..

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Self-belief and hard work will always earn you success

Virat Kohli..

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Kohli wins International Cricketer of the Year at CEAT Cricket Ratings awards; take a look at a list of winners

Achieving one more milestone in his cricketing career, Indian skipper Virat Kohli was conferred with the International Cricketer of the Year at the CEAT Cricket Ratings awards, which were presented in Mumbai on Monday. Notably, Virat Kohli had a memorable last season with the bat which took him to the top rank of CEAT Cricket Ratings with 84 points. However, Rohit Sharma collected the award on behalf of Kohli. On the other side, dynamic Indians opener Shikhar Dhawan was presented the International ..

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BCCI goes “Green” with United Nations to promote Cricket

Have heard about ‘go green’ initiative to promote nature and spreading the need to have a pollution free environment. But have you ever heard about ‘Green Cricket’? The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and UN Environment signed an agreement to promote ‘green’ cricket in India...

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Campaign with a cause: WHO, Russia teams up with video campaign on health for FIFA 2018

Emancipating the need to have a liberal outlook on sports, the upcoming football world cup which has been scheduled for next month has something really exciting stored for you. Football lovers get ready because this video campaign gives you some serious fitness and health goals. The new video campaign introduced targets the football fans for the World Cup 2018 promoting healthier and active lifestyle...

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IPL 2018: KKR, Sunrisers Hyderabad to square off in 2nd QF in Kolkata today

Today the Eden gardens stadium will be a battlefield for the IPL (Indian Premier League) fans as two-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will take on Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)in the second Qualifier in Kolkata...

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Cricket world was in a shock when Mr 360 degree said "I've had my turn and, to be honest, I'm tired"

Cricket world came to a standstill after one of the best, Former South African skipper AB de Villiers has announced sudden retirement by saying "I've had my turn and, to be honest, I'm tired" from all forms of international cricket with immediate effect. ABD announced his retirement through a video posted on his Twitter handle...

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Challenge Accepted, says PM Modi after Captain Virat Kohli passes on #HumFitTohIndiaFit challenge

Enveloping India under #HumFitTohIndiaFit campaign, today Prime Minister Narendra Modi sportingly accepted the challenge given by one of Indian cricket’s fittest players and the captain Virat Kohli...

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#HumFitTohIndiaFit campaign is trending and how! Celebs and Sports personalities step in to give major fitness goals

Dwelling in to lead a healthy life, it is always important to stay fit and strong. Inspiring people with the mantra of stay fit stay healthy, there have been many instances wherein the celebrities and sports fraternity have imposed major fitness goals for the masses. But have you ever seen a Union Minister drop to the grounds and do push-ups? So when Union Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore did, Twitterati noticed...

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#IPL : Delhi Daredevils upsets CSK with all-round performance

Delhi Daredevils on Friday gave their fans reason to cheer after they defeated the Chennai Super Kings by 34 runs at the Feroz Shah Kotla Ground in Delhi. After posting a competitive 162-5 batting first, the Daredevils spinners strangled the visitor's batsmen with some tight wicket-to-wicket bowling and restricted CSK to 128-6...

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Indian women team defeats Malaysia by 3-2; rode to finals of Asian Champions Trophy

Defending champions India on Thursday outclassed Malaysia by 3-2 to enter into the finals of the women's Asian Champions Trophy. Notably, with this win Indian team remained unbeaten in the Asian Champions Trophy with three victories from as many games. From Indian side Gurjit Kaur, Vandana Katariya and Lalremsiami struck one goal each to lead their team to register a victory against Malaysia. On the other side, Nuraini Rashid and Hanis Onn scored one each goal for Malaysia...

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RCB outplays Sunrisers to stay alive in IPL Playoffs

Royal Challengers Bangalore kept themselves alive in the race to the VIVO IPL 2018 Playoffs after they register a commanding victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad by 14 runs in a run-feast at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Thursday. Notably, RCB scored 218-6 after being given the chance to set a target. SRH fell short in their chase...

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Four tribal students from Chandrapur scale Mount Everest, create history

Kavidas Kathmode (18), and Umakant Madavi (19) were the first to reach the top of the Mount Everest followed by Parmesh Ale (19) and Manisha Dhurve (18) arrived there at 4.25 am on Wednesday, respectively...

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Continuing its dominance in Asian Champions Trophy, Indian women team defeats China by 3-1

Continuing its dominance in the Asian Champions Trophy, Indian women team registered a commanding victory over higher-ranked China by 3-1 and remained unbeaten in the tournament. Notably, Indian team climbs on a top position in the standings of Asian Champions Trophy with two victories from as many games...

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#IPL : Mumbai Indians register thrilling victory over KXIP; keep their hopes alive for a place in Playoffs

Mumbai Indians (MI) on Wednesday registered a thrilling three-run win over Kings XI Punjab and kept themselves in the reckoning for a place in the VIVO IPL 2018 Playoffs. While Kieron Pollard lifted the defending champions to a solid 186 for eight and Jasprit Bumrah’s second spell yielding three wickets helped Mumbai Indians to a nerve-wracking win...

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#IPL : KKR ends their home campaign with a commanding victory; defeats Rajasthan Royals

Kolkata Knight Riders on Tuesday ended their home campaign in VIVO IPL 2018 on a happy note when they defeated the Rajasthan Royals by 6 wickets in Match 49. After opting to bowl on a relatively pleasant Tuesday night, KKR were in for a shock as the Rajasthan Royals got off to a fiery start. But the KKR spinners helped pull things back, and Sunil Narine and Kuldeep Yadav picked up 5 wickets between them to first derail the Royals innings and hasten their dismissal. KKR bowled out the Royals for 142 ..

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Hopes alive for RCB to get through play-offs; demolishes Kings XI Punjab by 10 wickets

Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Monday demolished Kings XI Punjab by 10 wickets at the Holkar Cricket Stadium in Indore on Monday and kept their hopes alive for play-offs...

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Shooting high on success and victory, Heena Sindhu clinches gold in International Shooting in Hannover

Focusing on the path of success and galore, Ace Indian shooter Heena Sidhu secured the gold medal in the 10 metre air pistol category of the international shooting competition of Hannover, marking a strong build-up to next week’s ISSF World Cup in Munich...

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Swiftly beating their strong opponent Japan, India won the Women's Asian Champions Trophy

Dominating from the very beginning, India had set a well-strategized attack to break the strong Japanese defence. An early chance came by when forward Vandana Katariya and Lilima Minz worked in tandem to create space in the striking circle. Defeating the strong Japanese opponent the Indian Women Hockey team won the match by 4-1 grabbing the 5th Women's Asian Champions Trophy...

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#IPL continues to thrill fans! CSK, Rajasthan Royals emerges triumphant against their opponents

In yet another thrilling match in VIVO IPL 2018, the Rajasthan Royals (RR) registered a comprehensive victory over Mumbai Indians (MI) by 7 wickets on Sunday. On the other side, Chennai Super Kings took a step closer to the Playoffs after they defeated the table toppers Sunrisers Hyderabad by 8 wickets...

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Indian duo Manu Attri and Sumeeth Reddy storms into semi-finals of Australian Open

The Indian duo of Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy on Friday entered into the semi-finals of the Men’s doubles event of Australian Open 2018. However, Sameer Verma and B Sai Praneeth bowed out of the tournament after losing their respective men's singles quarter-final matches...

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#IPL : Rajasthan Royals keep their head cool to outshine CSK

Rajasthan Royals kept their nerve in control to register a thrilling 4-wicket win over Chennai Super Kings at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Match 43 of VIVO IPL 2018 on Friday. Jos Buttler opened the innings and single-handedly propelled his team’s run-chase of 177 after CSK had posted 176-4 batting first...

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Pouring another victory, India U-16 football registers 2-1 win against Jordan

Seems that there is no looking back for the young athletes as the jouney to their success path is soaring high. Pouring another victory in India’s coat, the Under 16 football team started the four-nation international tournament with a 2-1 victory over Jordan in Serbia on Wednesday...

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Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated Delhi Daredevils with ease; ensures their playoff berth

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) on Thursday overcame a challenging 188-run target with ease against Delhi Daredevils and ensured their playoff berth. Notably, Rishabh Pant played one of the most incredible knocks of the VIVO IPL ever but even his blazing century wasn’t enough as Sunrisers Hyderabad overcame a challenging 188-run target with ease. A clinical batting display from Shikhar Dhawan and captain Kane Williamson resulted in an unbroken 176 runs stand that decimated the run chase and ensured their ..

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#IPL : Young gun Ishan Kishan shines against KKR; MI registers a big win

Mumbai Indians (MI) on Wednesday registered a comprehensive 102 runs victory over Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the Eden Gardens in a Match 41 of VIVO IPL 2018. After defeating Kolkata Knight Riders MI climbed into the top half of the standings, while KKR slipped out of the top four and their net run rate took a pounding...

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Sai Praneeth to spearhead India in Australian Open Badminton Tour

Straight ahead of his semifinals appearance in New Zealand, Sai Praneeth will lead the Indian challenge at the Australian Open HSBC BWF World Tour Super 300, starting in Sydney from tomorrow. This is the first that the athlete will represent India in the absence of top guns of India...

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Rajasthan Royals clinch thrilling victory against Kings XI Punjab in a do-or-die match of IPL

Rajasthan Royals (RR) on Tuesday registered a thrilling victory over Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) by 15 runs at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur in a do-or-die match of VIVO IPL 2018. The result meant RR lifted off from the floor of the table and joined the mid-table race, while KXIP kept their third place, but lost a few decimal points in the net run rate...

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SRH maintains 100% record in defending low totals this season of IPL; defeats RCB

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) on Monday defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by 5 runs as they maintained their 100% record in defending low totals this season...

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Proud! Indian shooters Gagan Narang, Pooja Ghatkar bags silver medal in mixed event at Czech shooting meet

Making India proud, Olympic medalist Gagan Narang and Pooja Ghatkar on Sunday clinched the silver medal in the mixed event at Grand Prix of Liberation international shooting competition which is being held in Pilsen, Czech Republic. ..

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Kings XI Punjab, Mumbai Indians put up clinical all-round performance to defeat their respective opponents

Indian Premier League (IPL) remains a hot topic for Sunday as Kings XI Punjab put up all-round performance to defeat Rajasthan Royals by 6 wickets while Mumbai Indians registered a comprehensive victory over Kolkata Knight Riders by 13 runs...

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Sealing the 1st position, India signs off with 20 gold medals at South Asian Junior Athletics Championships

Signing off on the top spot India has added another chapter of success in the book of sports. India’s junior athletes added nine more gold medals to the country’s tally before the curtains came down at the 3rd South Asian Junior Athletics Championships on Sunday...

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Sai Praneeth defeats Sri Lankan opponent to seal a berth in semi finals of New Zealand Open

Star Indian shuttler B Sai Praneeth registered a comfortable victory over his Sri Lankan opponent Niluka Karunaratne 21-7, 21-9 to seal a berth in the semifinals of the New Zealand Open 2018. Notably, B Sai Praneeth took only 28 minutes to dismiss Sri Lanka’s World No. 129 Niluka Karunaratne out of the tournament. Praneeth, who is World No. 18 leads 1-0 against Karunaratne in a head-to-head clash. The 25-year-old Indian will next take on the second seed and World No. 14 Jonatan Christie of Indonesia...

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Kolkata Knight Riders moves to third position in the eight-team standings of IPL after defeating CSK

Young Indian batsman Shubman Gill scored his maiden T20 half-century and powered the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) to a six-wicket win over table-toppers Chennai Super Kings on Thursday. In Match 33 of IPL 2018, played at the Eden Gardens, KKR restricted CSK to 177-5 and then chased down the runs in 17.4 overs. With this win, KKR climbed one place to number three while CSK slipped to number two...

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India loses top spot to England in ICC ODI Team Rankings; slips to second position with 122 points

India on Wednesday lost the top position to England in the annual update of ICC ODI team rankings. England topped the ODI rankings in January 2013 have gained eight points and moved to 125 points while India is on the second place with a total of 122 points...

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#IPL : Delhi Daredevils held their nerve to defeat Rajasthan Royals by 4 runs

Delhi Daredevils on Wednesday held their nerve to defeat the Rajasthan Royals by 4 runs in the rain-interrupted contest at the Feroz Shah Kotla Ground in New Delhi. The Delhi Daredevils’ innings was impacted at the start and at the back end; showers delayed the start of their innings by 90 minutes, and after 17.1 overs of the onslaught by their batsmen, their innings originally scheduled to be an 18-over affair had to be prematurely terminated. When they were forced to go off the field, the Daredevils ..

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Yippie! Indian junior men team dominates at Asian Youth Olympic Games Qualifiers 2018; bags title

Giving up a dominant performance at the Asian Youth Olympic Games Qualifiers 2018, the Indian junior men registered a commanding victory over Malaysia in the finals and clinched the title. Notably, the men overcame Malaysia via a penalty-shootout after both teams were tied 4-4 at the end of regulation time, while the women went down 1-4 to China to settle with silver medal in the tournament...

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Outstanding performance of bowlers led RCB to clinch comprehensive victory over Mumbai Indians

Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Monday halted their two-match losing streak with the 14-run win over Mumbai Indians (MI) in Match 31 of VIVO IPL 2018 that was played in M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. With this result, RCB stands on the fifth position in the eight-team standings...

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Reigning the spot, Shahzar Rizvi hallmarks No.1 spot in ISSF world Ranking

Making India proud once again, the performance by Indian athletes on the international forum is commendable. Sealing the top position, Indian shooter Shahzar Rizvi today grabbed the number one spot in ISSF world rankings, riding on his silver medal-winning performance in the just concluded World Cup in Changwon, Korea...

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CSK edge pasts Delhi Daredevils by 13 runs; regains top position at IPL-2018 standings

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) notched up a thrilling victory over Delhi Daredevils and regained their place at the top of the VIVO IPL 2018 standings. Notably, CSK defeated the Delhi Daredevils by 13 runs at the MCA International Stadium in Pune on Monday night. After being put in to bat, CSK posted 211-4 riding on the back of half-centuries from opener Shane Watson and captain MS Dhoni. Later in the night, they restricted the visitors to 198-5. CSK had their best start of the season when their openers ..

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#IPL : KKR, Sunrisers Hyderabad registers convincing victory over their opponents

After tasting a shocking defeat against Delhi Daredevils, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) team registered a commanding victory over Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and made it 2-0 following their win in the earlier meeting in Kolkata. KKR defeated RCB by 6 wickets while chasing 176 runs...

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Paving his path in top athletes, Prajnesh Gunneswaran wins maiden title on Tennis Challenger Circuit

Stealing the show, Indian athletes have proved that competing against them is not an easy task. Grabbing the maiden title, Prajnesh Gunneswaran clinched his first ever singles title on the ATP Challenger circuit when he downed Egypts Mohammed Safwat in the final of the Kunming Open in Anning...

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Lauding the powerlady’s performance, Meerabai Chanu promoted as OSD in North East Frontier Railway

Applauding the outstanding performance of Meerabai Chanu in recently concluded Commonwealth Games, the power lady has been promoted as Officer on Special Duty OSD (Sports) in Officer Category in North East Frontier Railway...

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Dominating the boxing ring, Indian dhakkad girls win three gold in Asian Youth Championships

World youth champion Nitu Ghanghas led the charge as India’s women boxers dominated the Asian Youth Championships, claiming three gold medals at Bangkok on Friday. ..

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#IPL : Delhi Daredevils end their three-match losing streak; beats KKR comprehensively

Delhi Daredevils (DD) on Friday unleashed a leather hunt at the Feroz Shah Kotla ground in Delhi and posted the highest total of VIVO IPL 2018 and then restricted the visitors Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) to 164-9 in their run-chase. With this win, Delhi Daredevils ended their three-match losing streak and lifted off from the floor of the eight-team standings...

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Hailing victory, India wins South Asian Under-12 Tennis Tournament

Owning the tag of champions, India’s young talent, rising stars have won the South Asian under 12 Tennis Championship. Bringing home the trophy, India has now been qualified to participate in ITF Asian 12 and Under Team Championship to be played in Kazakhstan later this year...

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And the countdown begins for ICC World Cup; Get full schedule with venues, ticket prices here

A big news for all the cricket lovers across the world as the International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed the schedule of the 2019 World Cup 2019 in England. The mega tournament will begin on May 30 with the hosts England taking on South Africa, and it will end with the final on July 14. Notably, India has won two World Cup so far under the leadership Kapil Dev and Mahendra Singh Dhoni in 1983 and 2011 respectively...

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Sunrisers Hyderabad does it again! Successfully defends a meagre total of 133 runs against Kings XI Punjab

Bowlers of Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) does it again as they successfully achieved the victory against Kings XI Punjab while defending 133 runs target on Thursday. After posting a below-par 132-6 batting first at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad, the Sunrisers came back strongly to bowl out the visitors for 119. SRH won the match by 13 runs and climbed to the second spot in the VIVO IPL 2018 points table...

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MS Dhoni finishes-off in style, leads CSK from the front to register an emphatic victory over RCB

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) registered an emphatic victory against Royal Challengers Banglore (RCB) as MS Dhoni produced one of his special knocks to help his team chase down a stiff target of 206 on Wednesday. Dhoni’s unbeaten 70, and an equally important 82 by Ambati Rayudu, CSK got past the finish line with two balls to spare. Notably, the 5-wicket win took CSK to the top of the VIVO IPL 2018 standings and left RCB with two wins from six matches...

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Opening medals account, Shahzar Rizvi clinches silver in ISSF World Cup

It seems like Indian athletes have no stopping the winning spree. Shahzar Rizvi on Tuesday clinched India’s first medal at the ongoing ISSF World Cup here, winning silver in the 10m air pistol event...

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Historic in #IPL : Sunrisers Hyderabad successfully defends a low total of 118 runs; Mumbai Indians taste shocking defeat

Mumbai Indians (MI) on Tuesday tasted a shocking defeat by Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in a low scoring match at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Notably, Sunrisers Hyderabad eked two points out of defending champions Mumbai Indians after they successfully defended 118 which is the lowest total defended in IPL history...

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And the ‘Team Champion’ is India: A royal win at 8th South Asian Judo Championship

And India wins! India royally clinches the title of Team Champion at 8th South Asian Judo Championship held in Lalitpur, Nepal. India royally ended their campaign in the tournament with a total of 12 Gold medals and 3 Bronze medals. Congratulations! ..

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#IPL : Kings Eleven Punjab defeats Delhi Daredevils in a low scoring match; mounts to top of points table

Kings Eleven Punjab (KXIP) despite an unconvincing performance with the bat registered a commanding victory over Delhi Daredevils (DD) by four runs in a match that was played at Ferozeshah Kotla in Delhi. Put in to bat, KXIP were quick off the blocks, but lost way after the powerplay overs, to finish their 20 overs at a below-par 143-8. Later in the night, after their quick bowlers struck thrice in the powerplay, the KXIP spinners applied the choke on the hosts, eventually restricting them to 139-8. ..

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India swells with pride: Royally clinches to 14 gold medals at 8th South Asian Judo Championship

Opening with flying colours, ‘Bhartiya Nari’ won 10 gold medals in ongoing 8th South Asian Judo Championship in Lalitpur. Out of the total 14 gold medals, India won 7 gold medals contested under women-single categories and the remaining 3 under men-single categories...

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Super Sunday in IPL: Rajasthan Royals, CSK registers thrilling victory over their opponents

In yet another last-over thriller in VIVO IPL 2018, the Rajasthan Royals (RR) defeated the Mumbai Indians (MI) by 3 wickets at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium on Sunday night. The platform for the chase of 168 was set by a partnership between Sanju Samson and Ben Stokes, after which K Gowtham polished off the chase with a cameo, the all-rounder striking a massive hit over midwicket to take his team home with 2 balls to spare...

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Indian kids all set to sparkle at the Football For Friendship programme in Russia

Indian talent in sports is not something which has been hidden so far. Indian Athletes have showcased their potential and talent on the international platform and have performed incredibly. Expanding the reach of enabling Indian sports on international ground, two kids have been selected to represent India for Football For Friendship social programme in Russia...

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Shane Watson’s ton leads CSK to have resounding victory over Rajasthan Royals

Chennai Super Kings registered a resounding 64-run win over the Rajasthan Royals at the MCA International Stadium in Pune on Friday. Asked to bat first, CSK piled on 204-5 riding on Watson’s ton, after which their bowlers bundled out the Royals for 140. CSK, playing their first match at their adopted home ground, raced to 69 in the first six overs, then added 92 in the middle overs, before adding a below-par 43 in the final five overs to finish at 204 for 5. There were three noteworthy partnerships ..

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There is no success without hard work, dedication and discipline

Mary Kom..

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Owing respect for their exceptional performance in CWG, Haryana to honour 22 winners from the state

India’s performance at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia was undoubtedly incredible. Winning a total of 66 medals, India ranked third and players from Haryana especially the women led the medal tally with a total of 22 individual medals. Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar will honour all 22 medal winners of 21st Commonwealth Games in a function to be organized here on April 26...

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With 26 Gold Medals India wraps CWG 2018 with grandeur, swiftly brings home 66 souvenirs in all

And it’s a wrap. Drawing down the curtains, the 21st Commonwealth Games 2018 in Australia witnessed a colorful ceremony with legendary Boxer MC Mary Kom leading Indian delegation carrying tricolor. Indian competitors ended their campaign in the eleven day event on the third place, with 66 medals including 26 Gold, 20 Silver and 20 Bronze medals...

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India on golden tracks at Commonwealth Games: Table Tennis player Manika Batra bags gold

Manika Batra becomes the first ever Indian player to win the table tennis women's singles Gold at the Commonwealth Games. She bagged not only a Gold Medal but huge applause who unfurled the flag of victory...

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Those winning strokes! Neeraj Chopra, Sumit Malik and Vinesh Phogat assert gold in Commonwealth Games

Claiming the gold thrown by becoming the first Indian javelin thrower to claim a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games, with a season’s best effort of 86.47m in the final. Apart from this, India claimed the gold rush in wrestling as well. Indian wrestler Sumit Malik claimed the gold medal in the men’s freestyle 125 kg after his opponent Nigeria’s Sinivie Boltic was ruled out of the final due to an injury at the 21st Commonwealth Games...

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Adding another feather to her winning cap, Mary Kom wins Gold for India in Commonwealth Games

Entering the ring one last time, and earned what was hers. On 11th Day of the 21st Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast today, MC Mary Kom won India's 18th Gold medal. The five-time world champion defeated Northern Ireland's 21-year old Kristina O'Hara in the women's 48kg boxing final. It is Mary Kom's first Commonwealth Games gold medal...

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Medals storming in for India! Bajrang Punia wins gold; Pooja Dhanda, Mausam Khatri bag silver

India's gold rush at the 2018 Commonwealth Games has continued with Bajrang Punia delivering a 17th yellow metal in the men's freestyle 65kg while Pooja Dhanda has won silver in the women's 57kg freestyle on day nine of competition at Gold Coast, Australia. ..

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Its medal rush for India! Athletes grab each medal coming its way in Commonwealth Games

Another victory in India’s coat with Seema Punia returning home with her fourth successive Commonwealth Games medal as she and Navjeet Kaur Dhillon opened India’s account in the athletic events at the Carrara stadium here on Thursday. Besides this, India’s first boxing medal of the 2018 Commonwealth Games has come from Naman Tanwar, who was defeated in his 91kg semi-final by Australia’s Jason Whateley on Friday to settle for bronze...

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Flames of success rising high! Tejaswini Sawant, Anish Bhanwala win gold in Commonwealth Games

In a series of medal rush, India won its 16th gold in Gold Coast Commonwealth Games with shooter Tejaswini Sawant winning gold in the women’s 50m rifle 3 position finals and Anish Bhanwala sets game record and becomes the youngest Gold Medalist from India in Men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol...

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Sensational Indian badminton star Kidambi Srikanth surges to top position at BWF rankings

Sensational Indian badminton star Kidambi Srikanth on Thursday while adding to his cap as he became world No. 1 in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings. Notably, Kidambi Srikanth replaced Denmark's Viktor Axelsen to clinch the top position in BWF rankings...

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To honor the winning spirit, CM Fadnavis announces cash prizes to the medalists of Commonwealth Games

Honoring the spirit of sportsmen who won medals, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday announced the cash prizes for all the sportspersons from Maharashtra who have bagged medals at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast...

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Reigning the spot! Rahul Aware, Sushil Kumar gifts India its Freestyle Wrestling Gold in Commonwealth Games

Reiterating the winning spree each coming day, India raises high in the field of sports. Swiftly defeating Canada's Steven Takahashi 15-7 in the final to make India proud, Rahul Aware clinched Gold for India in the 57kg men's freestyle wrestling in the ongoing 2018 Commonwealth Games. Besides Rahul Aware, Sushil Kumar also won gold in Men’s Wrestling 74kg category on Thursday...

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Indian hockey team stuns England by 4-3 in a thrilling encounter at #GoldCoastCommonwealthGames

The Indian hockey team on Wednesday registered an emphatic victory against England by 4-3 in a thrilling encounter the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. It was Varun Kumar, Mandeep Singh and Rupinder Pal Singh scored the goals for team India to top the Pool B. David Condon, Liam Ansell and Sam Ward scored for England...

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Rising high! Tejaswini Sawant wins silver in 50m rifle prone

India is soaring high and grabbing each medal coming its way. Another medal in India’s coat of glory is by Tejaswini Sawant who won a silver medal in the women's 50m Rifle Prone after shooting a total of 618.9 points at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday...

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Assam Chief Minister inaugurates Indigenous Games Festival 2018

ssam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated the Assam Indigenous Games Festival 2018 on Wednesday at a function held at Deshbhakta Tarun Ram Phookan Indoor Stadium. ..

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India to host Asia Cup in UAE

India will host the upcoming Asia Cup 2018 in the United Arab Emirates amid political tensions between New Delhi and Pakistan. Notably, the tournament will be played between September 13 and 28, in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday confirmed that India will host Asia Cup 2018 in the United Arab Emirates. It said, "The ACC Board unanimously approved the staging of Asia Cup 2018 in the U.A.E between September 13th-28th, 2018." "India will be hosting the ..

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Swiftly seizing gold, Shreyasi Singh clinches gold in women’s double trap Commonwealth Games

Edging out Australia’s Emma Cox in a shoot-off at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on Wednesday, Shreyasi Singh hallmarked the gold medal for India. While Shreyasi won gold in women’s double trap, Ankur Mittal added a bronze medal to India’s kitty with a superb effort in an exciting double trap final in which he was in front for much of the time. Totalling the no.of medals to 13, there is no stopping Indian athletes this year in commonwealth...

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India aims high! Om Prakash Mithraval bags bronze in Commomwealth Games

On Day 7th, India rises hopes of everyone as aiming to grab as many medals coming its way. The latest one in the coat is won by Om Mitharval becoming India’s second double-medalist at the 2018 Commonwealth Games by taking bronze in the 50m pistol men’s final on Wednesday...

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Clinical goal by Rani Rampal leads Indian team to defeat South Africa in #GoldCoastCommonwealthGames

Skipper Rani Rampal’s lone goal leads the Indian women's hockey team to defeat South Africa in its final Pool A game on Tuesday of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. After winning the match, Indian team remained on the second spot in the Pool A with nine points while England remains on top...

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Indian hockey team cruises to semi finals of #GoldCoastCommonwealthGames ; defeats Malaysia by 2-1

The Indian hockey team on Tuesday produced a high voltage victory against Malaysia by 2-1 and raced to semi-finals of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. It was drag flick specialist Harmanpreet Singh, scored both the goals for team India to seal their place in semi-finals while Faizal Saari pulled off the lone goal for Malaysia in the 16th minute of the match...

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Women athletes are making every Indian proud in sport

Amitabh Bachchan..

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On fire! Heena Sidhu gifts India its 11th Gold in Commonwealth Games

Hallmarking India’s 11th gold in Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, Heena Sidhu won the women’s 25m pistol final at the Belmont Shooting Centre. India have so far won 20 medals, including 11 gold, four silver and five bronze Down Under...

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Creating history, India claims maiden badminton mixed team gold at Commonwealth Games

India is on cloud nine, and why not? The Indian shuttlers have been on fire here. The shutters came up with another superb display on Monday gifting the country its first ever gold medal in the mixed team event with an impressive 3-1 win over defending champion Malaysia...

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Indian hockey team stuns Wales by 2-1 in a dramatic encounter at #GoldCoastCommonwealthGames

The Indian hockey team on Sunday defeated Wales by 4-3 in a dramatic encounter that held at the Gold Coast XXI Commonwealth Games. Notably, SV Sunil put his experience to fore scoring the winner in the 59th minute to ensure India beat Wales 4-3 in a dramatic encounter that went down to the wire at the Gold Coast. Dilpreet Singh, Mandeep Singh, Harmanpreet Singh were others who got their names on the score-sheet to help Indian team secure the victory...

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No stopping these young starts! Shooter Mehuli Ghosh bags silver, Apurvi Chandela gets bronze at Commonwealth

Shooting high grabbing gold, young Mehuli Ghosh settled for the silver medal after forcing a shoot-off in the women's 10m air rifle event with a perfect final shot of 10.9 while Apurvi Chandela secured bronze in the Commonwealth Games today. ..

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It’s raining medals for India in Commonwealth Games, Sealing gold in Table Tennis, Weightlifting and Air Pistol

Scripting history by hallmarking India’s name in the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018, Manika Batra won gold medal with her stunning singles victories, molding an unthinkable 3-1 victory over four-time gold medallists Singapore in the final of the women’s team event. Not just that Shooter Jitu Rai won gold in men’s 10m air pistol event setting a new Commonwealth Games record while compatriot Om Mitharval won silver at the Belmont Shooting Centre on day five of the Gold Coast CWG. And whereas the ..

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Indian women hockey team defeats England by 2-1; books place in semifinals of #GoldCoastCommonwealthGames

The Indian women's hockey team on Saturday produced an emphatic 2-1 victory over World No. 2 England and raced to semi-finals of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Navneet Kaur and Gurjit Kaur got their names on the score-sheet to help their team secure the victory while England’s Alexandra Danson scored a single goal for her country...

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Success continues for India in Commonwealth Games; contingent bagged ten medals including 6 Gold

Indian contingent continue to make their country proud with striking a total of 10 medals including six Gold, 2 Silver and 2 Bronze at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games which is being held in Gold Coast, Australia. The latest Gold medal comes from Manu Bhaker and Punam Yadav while Heena Sidhu bags silver medal and Ravi Kumar clinched the bronze medal...

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Dwayne Bravo’s lone battle leads CSK to register thrilling victory over Mumbai Indians in IPL opener

In the very first encounter of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) held their nerve to defeat the defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) on Saturday. Notably, chasing a target of 166 runs, CSK were down and out for all counts when they were reduced to 118-8 but West Indian all-rounder Dwayne Bravo was the star of the day while Kedar Jadhav became the hero of the last over as CSK got their campaign off to a thrilling start...

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Soaring high! Sathish Kumar Claims India's Third Weightlifting Gold

Whoa! It’s raining medals for India in Gold Coast Commonwealth Games with totaling the number of medals to five, After as many as 4 medals which is 2 gold, one silver and one bronze were earned on Day 1 and Day 2 of the 2018 Commonwealth Games, Satish Kumar Sivalingam gave the country its third gold medal, fifth overall as he topped the Commonwealth Games charts in 77 kg weightlifting at the Gold Coast, Australia. ..

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Indian women hockey team stuns Malaysia by 4-1; registers first win in #GoldCoastCommonwealthGames

The Indian women's hockey team on Friday registered a comprehensive victory over Malaysia by 4-1 in their second match of Pool A. This was the first win of the Indian team at the Gold Coast 2018 XXI Commonwealth Games campaign. Two goals from Gurjit Kaur and a goal each from skipper Rani and Lalremsiami led Indians to secure its first victory in the championship...

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Advocating the immense potential amongst sportsmen, Assam to set up new sports university

Expressing a desire to back sports, Assam set to get a new sports university in Chabua. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal pitched on to encourage the immense potential of young sportsmen of Assam...

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Medals pouring in! Deepak Lather wins bronze for India in Commonwealth Games 2018

Gifting India its fourth medal from Commonwealth Games, Deepak Lather becomes the youngest Indian Weightlifter to seal a bronze in the 21st Commonwealth Games at Gold Coast on Friday. ..

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Star India bags BCCI's International, Domestic media rights for next five years

Star India on Thursday won the Indian cricket board's international and domestic media rights for the period of five years. On a flat average, it culminates to INR 60.18 cr per international game. Notably, Star India Private Ltd has won the BCCI India International and Domestic media rights for the period from 15th April 2018 till the 31st March 2023 for Rs 6138.1 crore. The average per match cost for Star India, which overcame bids from Reliance Industries Limited, and Sony Pictures Networks India ..

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In a series of winning spree, Sanjita Chanu seizes gold for India

In a row of winning spree, India has set it straight that there is no looking back. Setting it right on point to grab the ultimate medal, clinching gold medal on Day 2, Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu won Gold in the 53 kg Women category. She lifted a total of 192 Kgs. ..

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Indian skipper Virat Kohli retains second position in ICC Test rankings

Skipper Virat Kohli, the gem of Indian cricket retained the second position in the MRF Tyres ICC Rankings for Test Batsmen that was released on Wednesday. Australia's Steve Smith is comfortably placed at the top of the Test player ranking. Notably, Indian skipper Virat Kohli holds on to his second position in the latest ICC Test Player Rankings while Test specialist Cheteshwar Pujara remains at seventh position. Australia's Steve Smith is comfortably placed at the top of the Test player ranking. South ..

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Opening India’s medal account in Common Wealth Games 2018, Mirabai Chanu seals Gold

Whoa! A great kick start to the CommonWealth Games 2018 by India. Opening its winners account for medals, Mirabai Chanu gifts India its first Gold Medal by winning the Weightlighting League. Starting the winning spree on the first day itself, India began their victory campaign with a Silver Medal in Weightlifting. First day of the CommonWealth Games were indeed a exceptional and a victorious start for the Indian athletes displaying their talent. ..

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Steve Smith, Cameron Bancroft accepts punishment with full responsibility for their role in #balltamperingscandal

Former Australian Skipper Steve Smith and Cameron Bancroft on Wednesday accepted the punishment of a ban with full responsibility for his role in ball tampering scandal. Notably, Australian players including Steve Smith and David Warner were banned for a year from international cricket for orchestrating the event, while Bancroft was suspended for nine months after they were embroiled in the ball-tampering scandal during the Cape Town Test against South Africa...

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Australian Association asks board to reduce Smith, Warner and Bancroft’s suspension periods; indirectly supports cheating

The Australian Cricketers' Association (ACA) on Monday urged Cricket Australia to review the punishment imposed on Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft who were involved in the ball-tampering scandal during the Cape Town Test. However, doing so, the Australian Cricketers' Association is supporting cheaters and cheating...

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Rajasthan Royals pick Heinrich Klaasen as a replacement for Steve Smith

Rajasthan Royals have named South African wicket-keeper batsman Heinrich Klaasen as the replacement for Steve Smith in their squad for the 2018 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The step comes days after BCCI blocked Steve Smith from playing IPL over the ball-tampering row. Rajasthan to start their 2018 IPL campaign against Hyderabad on 9 April...

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Kerala lifts up Santosh Trophy by defeating 32-times winner Champions Bengal

By defeating Champions Bengal with royalty, Kerala lifted 72nd Hero Santosh Trophy. In a thrilling final at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata on Sunday, Kerala held their nerves to beat defending champions and 32-time winners Bengal via penalty shootout...

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Hails to women power! Mithali Raj adjudged as ‘Sportsperson of the year’

As we know sports has been promoted in every possible way to encourage good athletes to come forward and show their talent, it’s important to honour them for their contribution for the country. In this regard, Indian women's cricket team captain Mithali Raj was adjudged 'Sportsperson of the Year' while ace shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and P V Sindhu bagged the best senior male and female athletes at the Telangana Sports Journalists Association annual awards for 2017...

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Winning is important but the way you win is more important

Sachin Tendulkar..

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Darren Lehmann quits as head coach of Australian cricket team following ball-tampering row

Days after Australian players including Steve Smith and David Warner were suspended from the International cricket for one year over the ball-tampering row, Darren Lehmann on Thursday announced of stepping down as a head coach...

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Breaking the losing streak in T-20 series, India beats England by 8 wickets

A dead rubber yet a nail biting tournament, Indian Women Cricket team showed that they are no less than others. Winning the series came as a big blow and achievement as India Women at last registered their first win in the T20 tri-series involving Australia Women and England Women in Mumbai. ..

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No stopping to Indian shooters in ISSF Junior World Cup; finishes at 2nd spot with 22 medals

Young Indian talent shining high in the international sports arena has made the whole country proud. Notably, Indian shooters finished at a close 2nd spot just behind China in Medals tally of ISSF Junior World Cup (Shooting) in Sydney, Australia...

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BCCI gives major blow to Steve Smith, David Warner; suspends duo from playing IPL over ball-tampering row

After Australian players including Steve Smith and David Warner were suspended from the International cricket for one year over the ball-tampering row, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Wednesday giving a further blow to duo blocked them from participating in India Premier League...

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Roaring Success for India! Muskaan Bhanwal brings home Gold in ISSF Junior World Cup

There is no stopping to these Indian Shooters. Roaring high on the international podium, Indian talent has made the country proud and gratified with their incredible performances. Shattering yet another record, Muskan Bhanwal clinched the gold medal at the ISSF Junior World Cup in Sydney...

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Cricket Australia takes stern action against Steve Smith, Warner and Bancroft over ball-tampering row; calls them back

Taking a stern action against Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft over the ball-tampering row, Cricket Australia has called them back to the country from the tour of South Africa. Notably, on March 24, Australian player Cameron Bancroft and skipper Steve Smith admitted tampering of a ball during the third day of the third Test against South Africa. ..

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Glorifying India, Manu Bhaker and Anmol grab gold in Air Pistol Mixed, ISSF Junior World Cup

Climbing atop the podium and taking over India’s seventh gold medal in the ISSF Junior World Cup, 16 year old Manu Bhaker and 19 year old Anmol made India proud once again. The second-to-last competition day at the Sydney International Shooting Centre opened with the 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team final giving a nail biting experience to the onlookers. ..

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Steve Smith steps down as Rajasthan Royals captain over ball-tampering scandal

Australian skipper Steve Smith on Monday stepped down from his position of the captain of the Rajasthan Royals team. Notably, the move comes three days after Australian skipper Steve Smith admitted the coward act of ball tampering during the third day of the third Test against South Africa...

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Indian young talent rise high! Anish Bhanwala strikes gold in Junior Shooting World Cup

India’s young talents are proving their talent and there is no stopping them. Clinching gold in India’s pocket Anish Bhanwala makes India proud yet again. At 15, Anish Bhanwala has a junior world record in shooting, World Cup gold among other medals, and is already beating seniors and Olympic veterans in India. ..

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India U-16 National Team defeats Hong Kong to bag Jockey Cup

The young guns of the Indian National Team on Sunday emerged Champions in the Jockey Cup International Youth Invitational Football Tournament. Notably, India U-16 National Team defeated hosts Hong Kong U-17 by 4-2 in the finals of Jockey Cup and lifted the title...

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Manu Bhaker shots a ‘bullseye’ in ISSF Junior World Cup; grabs Gold

Young Indian sensational shooter Manu Bhaker grabbed a Gold medal at the ISSF Junior World Cup on Saturday which is being held in Sydney, Australia. Notably, in the tournament, this was India’s second individual gold medal...

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Australia’s Cameron Bancroft admits ‘coward’ act of ball tampering in third Test match against South Africa

After the shocking incident of ball tampering was reported during the third day of the third Test between South Africa and Australia, Australian player Cameron Bancroft on Saturday accepted the charges. Notably, during the play a ball was thrown to Cameron Bancroft, television footage showed Bancroft take an object out of his pocket before rubbing the ball, then putting something back in his pocket. After footage of the incident was broadcast, a message appeared to be sent out to him on the field. ..

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Impressive as ever! Vivaan Kapoor bags bronze in ISSF Junior World Cup

Continuing to display an impressive run in the ISSF junior World Cup at Sydney, Australia, there is no stopping for India as the Indian shooting team teenager Vivaan Kapoor bagged the trap bronze medal today. ..

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Shattering world record, Indian shooter Elavenil Valarivan wins Air Rifle gold in ISSF Junior World Cup

Shattering the world record, today Elavenil Valarivan won the 10m Air Rifle Women Junior gold medal at the first ISSF Junior World Cup of the season in Sydney. The 18-year-old, who’s competing in her second ISSF event, claimed gold with 249.8 points, also making, at the end of the qualification round, a new Qualification World Record with 631.4 points...

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Para-sports deserve much more respect

Deepa Malik ..

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Hailing victory, Purva Barve brings home the Israel Junior Badminton title

Indian challenge in the prestigious All England Open may have come to an end in the semi-finals on Saturday but there was enough action for the lower ranked players on the international circuit and also at the All India level. Purva Barve successfully defended her girl’s singles crown in the Israel Junior (under-19) championship held in Rishon LeZion...

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Embracing diversity and difference, PyeongChang Winter Paralymics comes to an end

The Paralympic event saw tremendous efforts of the athletes showcasing their talent breaking the barriers. The 2018 PyeongChang Paralympic Winter Games came to a close on Sunday with a celebration of disabled athletes who broke down barriers during the 10-day competition...

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India clinches Nidahas Cricket Trophy: Beats Bangladesh with a nail biting Final

India beat Bangladesh by four wickets to win the Nidahas Cricket Trophy final in Colombo last night. In a nail-biting final, the visitors clinched the T20 Tri-series title with Dinesh Karthik's last-ball six...

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Young Shooter Devanshi Rana to participate in Jr World cup at Australia

The emerging shooter Devanshi Rana will show her talent in the junior shooting World Cup. Jaspal Rana is the Chief Coach of the Indian Shooting Team, while Subhash Rana will play the role of Technical Officer in the championship...

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PV Sindhu swiftly makes her way in the semi final of All England Championship

There are very few badminton matches that exhaust you as a spectator. Badminton is an event which keeps the person glued to their seats. When it comes to PV Sindhu you ought to be glued to your seats. Olympic silver medallist shuttler PV Sindhu produced a top-notched performance to spin out an exciting three-game victory over 2016 champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan to progress to her maiden semi-final at the All England Championship on Friday...

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Indian runner Sanjeevani Jadhav settles for bronze in Asian Cross Country Championship

India is flying high with grabbing each medal coming its way. The spirit and speed at which the athletes are performing is commendable. India’s promising long distance runner Sanjeevani Jadhav clinched a bronze in women’s 8km cross country race while the country also collected another medal of same colour in the team event in Guiyang on Thursday...

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India seals two gold medals in Spanish ParaBadminton League

Really can’t get enough of it! Sports have enrolled its name in an era which is speedily progressing and with each and every coming international event; the bright talents have written their name in golden words. Next in the row are two young talents Sukant Kadam and Manasi Joshi produced impressive campaigns to win gold in the singles event at the 2018 VII Spanish Para-Badminton International in Alcudia (Mallorca)...

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India makes it to the finals Nidahas T20 tri series, beating Bangladesh by 17 runs

Dedicated and the passion to seal its names in the finals of the Nidahas Twenty-20 tri series, India won the match against Banglasdesh with a convincing 17 run win at R Premadasa stadium...

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Can’t get enough of it! Akhil Sheoran seals gold in Shooting Sports World Cup

Seems like India can’t get enough of grabbing the gold medal in the International Shooting Sport Federation taking place in Mexico. Making India proud at each and every event of sports gest, the country has stunned everyone with its electrifying performances. ..

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Tussling to success! Navjot Kaur achieves second place in wrestling world rankings

In the Asian Championships, gold medalist Navjot Kaur has reached the second place in the wrestling world rankings, while the 5 wrestlers of India are among the top five in their respective weight categories. Navjot had won a gold medal in women's 65 kg. With this, she has moved to second place in the United World Wrestling (UWW) 's latest world ranking after Finland' s European champion Petra Oli...

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India unfurls victory flag at ISSF Shooting World Cup by bagging gold medal

India unfurled its flag of victory in men’s 50m Rifle 3-Position at ISSF Shooting World Cup at Guadalajara in Mexico. Indian shooter Akhil Sheoran clinched gold medal making history in this sport. India now tops the medal tally with a total of nine medals...

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Indian women hockey stuns South Korea; takes unassailable lead of 3-0 in five-match series

The Indian women's hockey team on Friday produced a splendid all-round performance and registered a stunning victory over South Korea by 3-1 win in the fourth match of their five-match series against higher-ranked South Korea at Jinchun National Athletic Centre in Incheon...

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India crushes Bangladesh in second match of Nidahas T20I Tri-Series

India on Thursday cruised past Bangladesh in the second match of Nidahas T20I Tri-Series in Sri Lanka after Shikhar Dhawan's 55 from 43 balls making short work of their target of 140 in a six-wicket victory...

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Indian women hockey team defeats South Korea; takes lead by 2-0 in five-match series

The Indian women's hockey team on Tuesday registered an emphatic victory over South Korea by 3-2 in the second match of the five-match series at the Jinchun National Athletic Centre in Incheon. After winning this match, Indian women's hockey team have taken 2-0 lead in the five-match series...

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India continues its dominance at ISSF World Cup; grabs eight medals including three Gold

Continuing its dominance in the International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) World Cup which is being held Mexico, the Indian contingent grabbed a total of eight medals including three gold and 5 bronze. On Sunday, India jumped to the top of the medals tally after teen sensation Manu Bhaker bagged a Gold medal, while Ravi Kumar took home the Bronze...

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#IPL2018 to begin on April 7 in Mumbai's Wankhede stadium

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has confirmed that the opening ceremony of the IPL 2018 will be held on April 7 at Mumbai's Wankhede stadium. The decision has been made at the behest of the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators. The opening game will be between defending champions Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings, the two-time champions, who are returning to the league after serving 2-year suspension...

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Shooting high! India seize another gold medal in International Shooting World Cup

Another Gold in the court for India, Manu Bhaker has proved that she has a very strong head on her young shoulders as she overcame a 1.4 point deficit on the last shot to win the Women’s 10m Air Pistol Gold in the year’s first International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup in Mexico. ..

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India shoots its way on top! Grabs 3 medals on 1st day of Shooting World Cup

Creating history and highlighting India’s name on top, Indian Shooters kick started the new season on a strong note with three medals, including a world record gold on the first day of International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup in Mexico on Saturday. While Indian shooter Shahzar Rizvi sealed the gold medal with a world record score in a memorable maiden ISSF World Cup appearance, Jitu Rai and Mehuli Ghosh bagged a bronze each in Guadalajara, Mexico...

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FIFA's nod to video review technology for upcoming world cup

The International Football Association Board has given its approval to introduce a video assistant referees (VAR) technology in the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Russia. The decision has been taken to assist referees in analysing their judgement with the help of instant video replays. Gianni Infantino, FIFA President announced the historic decision of implementing VAR in the upcoming matches...

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Hurrah! India bags six medals at Asian wrestling championships; Navjot Kaur clinches Gold

Indian wrestlers shined at the Asian Wrestling Championships which is being held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan and bagged a total of six medals including a gold, a silver and four bronze medals. Navjot Kaur clinched India's first gold medal while Sakshi Malik won a bronze medal on Friday. Notably, Navjot Kaur became the first Indian woman in history to win a gold medal at the Asian Championships..

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Japan unveils the superhero mascots for Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics

Its official! The Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics mascot has been unveiled and the school children have their say. A pair of futuristic digital characters will be the mascots for the upcoming Olymics and Paralympics for 2020. Organizers disclosed the winning designs at a school in Tokyo on Wednesday. ..

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Commonwealth Games Federation clarifies not scrapping ‘Shooting’ from 2022 CWG

The Commonwealth Games Federation on Monday clarified that Shooting has not been scrapped from 2022 Commonwealth Games, insisting that the sport continues to remain in the optional category. Notably, with this announcement, all the speculations of shooting excluded from 2022 Commonwealth Games came to an obvious end...

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Rajyavardhan Rathore urges athletes to win fair, be good ambassadors for country in Commonwealth Games

Wishing the Indian Contingent all success during the forthcoming CWG, Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore urged the athletes to win fair and be good ambassadors for the country. He said, “We do not want to win at any cost. We need to show self-discipline, be it players, managers, everyone. We will win fairly’’...

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