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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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Pyeongchang Winter Olympics ends with grandeur: Legacy passes to Tokyo in 2020

After two weeks of athleticism and national pride, the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, are drawing to a close in spectacular fashion with a brilliant closing ceremony...

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India bags a whopping 11 medals at Strandja Memorial Boxing tournament

Indian boxers made the whole country proud in the 69th Strandja Memorial boxing tournament for men and women as the contingent ended the championship with a whopping 11 medals five from men and six from women boxers including two gold, three silver and six bronze medals...

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Indian cricket team retains top spot in ICC Test Rankings

Indian cricket team retained the number one spot on the MRF Tyres ICC Test Team Rankings which was released on Saturday and won a prize of $1 million after their victory in the Johannesburg Test against South Africa last month ensured that no team can move ahead of them in the Test rankings at the 3 April cut-off date...

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Aruna Budda Reddy shines at Gymnastics World Cup, clinches shining bronze medal; creates history

Walking on her own path Aruna Budda Reddy who hails from Hyderabad on Saturday scripted her name into the history by becoming the first Indian to win an individual medal at the Gymnastics World Cup. Notably, Aruna shined at the World Cup Gymnastics Series event in Melbourne, Australia bagged a bronze medal...

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India registers emphatic victory over South Africa in final T20; clinches series by 2-1

Indian cricket team on Saturday closed out a nervy finale in Newlands to secure a seven-run win against South Africa and clinch the T20I series by 2-1. In a nail-biting finale, Christiaan Jonker smashed 49 off 24 balls on debut to gets hearts pumping, but experienced seamers Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar held their nerve to provide a winning end to a long tour...

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Mary Kom steps into finals Strandja Memorial Tournament

In Boxing, MC Mary Kom stormed into the Finals of the Strandja Memorial Tournament at Sofia in Bulgaria on Friday, while Vikas Krishan and two other male boxers entered the semifinals. In the Women's 48 kg category, five-time world champion and Olympic bronze medallist Mary Kom, targetting her third successive international gold medal, defeated China's Ye Jiali to make the summit clash. However, former world and Asian champion L Sarita Devi bowed out in the 60 kg section with a bronze medal. Meena ..

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Manipur to get world class football academy

In a bid to promote sports activities in the North East, the Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore said that they are looking forward to setting up a world class football academy in Manipur...

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Meet Marit Bjoergen, the most successful athlete in Winter Olympics history

While winter games are almost unknown to a large crowd, Norway's Marit Bjoergen deserves recognition. With 14 medals in Winter Olympics, she has become the most successful athlete in Winter Olympic history on Wednesday...

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Encouraging the love of sports, 5 new Sports National Centers to be set up for disabled youth

Encouraging sports at national level for disabled children, the Department of Social justice and Empowerment has planned to set up five National Sport Centers in five different regions of the country and the states have been asked to provide land for the same. ..

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Sardar Singh to lead Indian hockey team in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

Ending to speculations of Sardar Singh's inclusion in the Indian men's hockey team for the upcoming Sultan Azlan Shah Cup, Hockey India on Tuesday declared the veteran midfielder as a captain. Notably, the prestigious 27th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup will begin on March 3 of this year in Ipoh, Malaysia...

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Virat Kohli, the first Indian batsman to go past for 900 points in ODI

Indian Cricket Team Captain Virat Kohli again achieves a new record owing to his latest batting performances. The Captain becomes only the second batsman, the first Indian batsman, to cross the 900-point mark both in Tests and ODIs...

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Shikhar Dhawan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar guide Indian team to win over South Africa in first T20I

Shikhar Dhawan with the bat and Bhuvneshwar Kumar with the ball provided the stand-out performances which led team India to register an emphatic victory over South Africa by 28 runs in the first T20I on Sunday...

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Odisha steps in for Indian Hockey; set to sponsor national team for coming 5 years

For the 1st time ever, Odisha steps in to promote Indian Hockey by unique contribution! Odisha has plans to sponsor the national men’s and women’s teams for coming 5 years. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched the team jersey’s logo in an event organised by Hockey India in New Delhi...

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Kashmiri girl Palak inscribes her name in history; clinches ‘All Round Best Gymnast’ title

Amidst dark shadow of terrorism which s spread in Jammu and Kashmir, Kashmiri girl Palak inscribed her name in history after clinching the "All Round Best Gymnast" title of the country on the second day of the ongoing 24th Senior National Rhythmic Gymnastics Championship at Mohali, Punjab...

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Federer magic back on tennis court: The legend becomes oldest No. 1 in tennis history

You may not believe in magic but Tennis fans definitely do. Tennis god Roger Federer has again proved age is no bar by returning to number 1 position at the age of 36. Roger Federer returned to the summit of men’s tennis for the first time in more than five years and overcame Dutch player Robin Haase...

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Conquering conclusion: India clinches ODI series against South Africa by 5-1

India concludes the one day series against South Africa with a great victory. Captain Virat Kohli led from the front with his 129 to beat the opposition easily. India beat South Africa by 8 wickets in the sixth match at Centurion last night. Men in blue have clinched the series with 5-1...

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Indian pugilists bagged 10 medals including 5 gold at Asian Games Invitational Tournament

Indian pugilists gave a spectacular performance at the 18th Asian Games Invitational Test Tournament in the Indonesian capital Jakarta on Thursday and bagged a total of 10 medals including 5 gold, one silver and 4 bronze medals...

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India bags 22 medals at Asian Games invitational tournament

Continuing to shine in International sports arena, Indian contingent clinched a rich haul of 22 medals, including 13 gold, at the Asian Games invitational tournament that concluded on Wednesday in Jakarta, Indonesia...

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Skipper Virat Kohli led Indian team cement number-one position in ICC ODI Team Rankings

Skipper Virat Kohli led Indian team has cemented their number-one ranking in the MRF Tyres ICC ODI Team Rankings after victory in Tuesday’s match in Port Elizabeth, which confirmed that they will finish the series on top of the table irrespective of how the final match in Centurion pans out...

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Indian women team wins the opening encounter of T20 series against South Africa

At the same when men in blue thrashed South Africa in a historic series, Women in Blue have won the opening encounter of the five-match Twenty20 series against South Africa by seven wickets. The north star of Indian women’s cricket team, Mithali Raj guided the win with her an unbeaten 54...

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Indian wrist spinners wrecked South African Batsmen to win 5th ODI by 74 runs; also clinched series by 4-1

Indian cricket team on Tuesday scripted history after registering a commanding victory over South Africa in the fifth One-day International (ODI) at St George's Park and clinched the series by 4-1. Opener Rohit Sharma’s century and wrist spinners Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal spell made the difference and helped team India to win the high voltage match...

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South African team fined for slow over-rate in Johannesburg ODI

South Africa on Sunday fined for maintaining a slow over-rate in fourth One-Day International against India in Johannesburg, which they won by five wickets to keep the series alive. Notably, Aiden Markram has been fined 20 percent of his match fee, while his players have received 10 percent fines...

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Winter Olympics site falls prey to Cyber Crime!

Pyeongchang Winter Olympics organizers confirmed on Sunday that the Games had fallen victim to a cyber attack during Friday’s opening ceremony, but they refused to reveal the source...

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Light, bright, sparkling: 2018 Winter Olympics starts with a spectacular opening ceremony

Sending out the message of peace in a conflict-torn world 2018 Olympic Winter Games kicked off in PyeongChang on Friday with a gorgeous opening ceremony. The two hour long ceremony gifted the world a rare sight, the march of two Koreas under one flag. Millions of TV viewers around the world set their eyes on Television set to watch this spectacular ceremony...

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A quick tour through History of Winter Games 2018 before it starts today

From Friday the much-awaited sports event, the first major one of the year is starting. Peyongchang, the host of Winter Olympics 2018, the 23rd edition, is all set to begin. Before the game starts, let’s have a quick tour through the history of Winter Olympics...

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Haryana emerges as first champion of Khelo India School Games with 38 gold medals

Haryana youngsters outclassed others by achieving the highest number of medal tally in the inaugural edition of the Khelo India School Games. The competition concluded in New Delhi on Thursday...

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'Men in Blue’ take unassailable lead against South Africa after winning 3rd ODI

India’s victory chariot is racing with high speed against South Africa. Team India hammered South Africa again on Wednesday in the latest episode of One Day International (ODI) series. They took an unassailable 3-0 lead in the six-match series at the Newlands in Cape Town...

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Norovirus outbreak hits Winter Olympic; organizers assure preparation is on right track

The organizers of Winter Olympics despite being on right track are facing the spread of a virus among staff. However, they are insisting they are prepared to deal with the crisis. The opening ceremony of 2018 Games will be held on Friday...

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Indian women team produce all-round performance to register emphatic victory over South Africa in first ODI

Indian women team registered an emphatic win over South Africa by 88 runs after producing a quality all-round performance in the first ODI of a three-match series that was played in Kimberley on Monday...

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Young guns rocked the world! ICC announces U19 Cricket World Cup team that includes 5 Indian cricketers

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday announced the team of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup with including five players from India. Notably, the ICC U19 team has five players from India, which includes the top three in the batting line-up captain Prithvi Shaw, Manjot Kalra and Shubman Gill while left-arm spinner Anukul Roy and fast bowler Kamlesh Nagarkoti were also selected...

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Russian doping scandal: International Olympic Committee refuses to invite CAS-cleared athletes

International Olympic Committee (IOC) declines to invite 3 more athletes and two more coaches from Russia who had their lifetime bans overturned by world sport’s highest tribunal. Hence, despite being cleared by CAS (Court of Arbitration for Sport), they won’t be participating in PeyongChang Olympics...

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India takes lead of ODI series against South Africa after second win

The winning chariot of team India is in full motion in South Africa, that even in the latter’s home ground. Captain Virat Kohli and his talented colleague Shikhar Dhawan guided India to win second one-day against South Africa. The team has outstood the opposition at Centurion, winning by 9 wickets and with 29.3 overs to spare. ..

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P V Sindhu makes it to the Open Badminton finals, halts Intanon in semi-finals

Leading on the path to grab the grand trophy, Pusarla Venkata Sindhu of India stormed into the final of the India Open badminton tournament Saturday to set up a title clash with American Beiwen Zhang in New Delhi. ..

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Proud! Opener Manjout Kalra’s spectacular century guides Indian team to clinch Under-19 World Cup title

Young Indian team performed incredibly well against Australia in the summit clash of ICC U-19 World Cup and clinched the trophy and made the whole country proud. Notably, Unbeaten Indian team registered a commanding victory over three-time winners Australia on Saturday after achieving a target of 217 runs by losing only two wickets in just 38.5 overs in the finals that was played at Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui in New Zealand. ..

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#KheloIndia spreads sporty colors on Day 3 as well

Khelo India is on the mode to spread its sporty colors all over the nation on day 3 as well. Tribal Girl Tai Bamhane of Maharashtra Bags Gold in Girls’ 800 Metres...

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A Century is not enough: Ganguly to reveal secrets of “Dadagiri” in his first book

Every Indian Cricket team captain served the country with great spirit but when it comes to the adjective “most daring” or risk-taker we definitely remember beloved ‘Dada’. Ganguly, the word itself reminds an attitude which never bends to any situation. Sourav himself says in his upcoming book, attitude is important that differs “men from boys”. The fan club of Ganguly eagerly waits for the book, 'A Century is Not Enough'...

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Countdown begins for Winter Games; Olympic villages welcome best athletes from across the world

The much-awaited Winter Olympics will start soon and ahead of that, the two Olympic villages opened their doors to winter athletes from across the world on Thursday. The villages are extraordinary cultural confluence which athletes enjoy along with the competition...

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Skipper Virat Kohli’s century leads India to win 1st ODI against South Africa

Indian cricket team registered a comprehensive victory over South Africa in the First ODI by 6 wickets that was played in Kingsmead, Durban. Indian skipper Virat Kohli’s magnificent century made the target of 270 runs easy and also led his side to go up 1-0 up in the series...

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#KheloIndia day 2 charms: Kerala’s Ancy wins two medals

To revive the sports culture in the country an initiative, Khelo India has been started so as to attract the youth towards it. It is running successfully and the enthusiasm of all the states is on the peak. Having a look at the medal tally chart Karnataka is on the top with 7 Gold and 3 Bronze...

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Top Sports Court overturns life bans of 28 Russian athletes ahead of Winter Olympics

Ahead of PyeongChang Winter Olympics, good news comes for Russian athletes. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS),a top sports court, has cleared 28 Russian athletes and dropped their life bans due to “insufficient proves” for doping. International Olympic Committee (IOC) has regretted the decision. In December, he IOC Executive Board banned team Russia from the PyeongChang Winter Games due to allegations of state-sponsored doping...

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Youngsters exhibit outstanding performances on first day of Khelo India; Anu Kumar wins the first gold medal

The first youngster to grab the prestigious gold medal of the Khelo India School Games is Anu Kumar, a native of Uttarakhand. Khelo India is not only a project but a mission of visionary Prime Minister Narendra Modi to encourage youngsters to participate and excel in sports they dream...

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To boost Indian medals at Olympic, PM Modi kick-starts ‘Khelo India School Games'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches the first Khelo India School Games at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium on Wednesday. Inaugurating the tournament, PM Modi said it was the first step towards making the country a strong contender at the Olympic level...

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There is always scope for improvement

Prakash Padukone..

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New Milestone achieved! Khelo India pledge crosses fan following of over 1 million

The Khelo India pledge has achieved a new milestone as it has now crossed the million mark within two days of its launch. Notably, The Khelo India pledge was launched by Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore...

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Under-19 World Cup: India registers comfortable victory over arch rival Pakistan and enters into finals

Indian cricket team registered a comfortable victory over arch-rival Pakistan by a huge margin of 203 runs in the second semifinal of the ICC U-19 World Cup at Christchurch, New Zealand and swiftly stormed into the finals. India will face three-time winners Australia on Saturday in the summit clash for the title...

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India Beats Japan in Hockey; Belgium the next challenger

Indian men’s hockey team defeated Japan 4-2 to remain unbeaten in the second-leg of the Four-Nation Invitational Tournament today...

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Rohan Bopanna and his Hungarian partner swiftly progress to mixed doubles semifinals at Australian Open

Star Indian shuttler Rohan Bopanna with his Hungarian partner Timea Babos on Tuesday swiftly entered into the mixed doubles semifinals at the Australian Open on Wednesday which is being held in Melbourne. Notably, Rohan Bopanna and his Hungarian partner Timea Babos registered an emphatic victory over Colombian Juan Sebastian Cabal and Abigail Spears of USA by 6-4, 7-6 (5) in a match that lasted for one hour and 15 minutes. However, it was a hard-fought win for Bopanna and Timea Babos as Cabal and ..

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India defeats New Zealand by 3-2 in double-leg Four Nations Invitational Tournament

Indian Men’s Hockey on Wednesday registered a thrilling victory over hosts New Zealand by 3-2 to begin their second leg campaign positively at the four-nation hockey tournament which is being held in Hamilton. It was Lalit Upadhyay, Harjeet Singh and Rupinder Pal Singh who scored in India’s win...

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Rohan Bopanna with his Hungarian partner advances to mixed doubles quarterfinals at Australian Open

Star Indian shuttler Rohan Bopanna with his Hungarian partner Timea Babos on Tuesday advanced to the mixed doubles quarterfinals at the Australian Open which is being held in Melbourne...

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Indian shuttler Siddharth Singh grabs Swedish Open Junior International Series title

Indian shuttler Siddharth Pratap Singh grabbed the Swedish Open Junior International Series title after defeating Denmark’s Mads Christophersen in the summit clash that was played in Uppsala, Sweden. Notably, this is Siddharth’s first international title...

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Don’t think that girls lack behind in any field

Maria Jan..

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Ice Skating under moon light, how romantic!

Ice skating is considered as a tradition among the people of Shimla. Participants had a pleasant time skating under moon and torch lights over a sheet of snow in Himachal Pradesh’s Shimla on Sunday night. Audiences were enthralled upon watching the spectacular performances under scintillating lights...

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Skii in the air! 3rd Kite Skiing Open Tournament kick starts in China

The 3rd National Kite skiing tournament began in Harbin, Heilongjiang province on Saturday. Kite skiing is one of the new snow sport integrated in kite surfing and skiing. This sport inherits the combination of speed and flying...

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Proud! India registers emphatic victory over arch-rival Pakistan in finals to retain Blind Cricket World Cup Trophy

Defending champions India created a history on Saturday after winning the ODI Blind Cricket World Cup title for the second consecutive time. Indian team continuing its dominance in ODI Blind Cricket World Cup registered an emphatic victory over arch-rival Pakistan to notch the trophy at Sharjah Cricket Ground, UAE...

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Blind Cricket World Cup: Men in Blue set to take on Pakistan in finals

Indian Cricket players have again reached a final setting the hope of another crown in the feather. India is set to take on Pakistan in the Blind Cricket World Cup final in Sharjah on Saturday. In 2014 world cup, India had same opposition and won the tournament...

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Indian shuttler Divij Sharan, Rohan Bopanna progress to round 3 in Australian Open

Indian shuttler Divij Sharan and Rohan Bopanna with their respected partners on Friday swiftly entered into the men's doubles third round at the Australian Open which is being held in Melbourne...

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Under-19 World Cup: India registers emphatic victory over Zimbabwe

Indian cricket team registered an emphatic victory over Zimbabwe by 10 wickets in the ICC Under-19 World Cup at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui on Friday. Notably, with this win Indian team finished their rout of Group B with staying at the top in the points table...

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IOC conducts over 14,000 doping tests ahead of Winter Olympics for sake of a clean game

Doping, the heinous common crime which not only harms a particular athlete but could ruin a total tournament. For the sake of a clean game, over 14,000 doping tests have been conducted ahead of next month’s Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Due to recent Russian doping scandal, special focus was on Russian athletes...

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India stuns Nepal by 6-0 in double-leg Four Nations Invitational Tournament

Indian Men’s Hockey on Wednesday stunned Japan by 6-0 and got off to a winning start in the double-leg Four Nations Invitational Tournament in New Zealand. It was Rupinder Pal Singh, Vivek Sagar Prasad, Dilpreet Singh and Harmanpreet Singh who scored in India’s win...

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‘Gem’ of Indian Cricket Team Virat Kohli wins Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy at ICC Awards 2017

Skipper Virat Kohli, the gem of Indian cricket has been named as the winner of the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy at the 2017 ICC Awards for his exceptional performances across all formats. Notably, Virat has succeeded his own teammate Ravichandran Ashwin...

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ICC fines Virat Kohli for breaching code of conduct

Indian skipper Virat Kohli was fined 25 percent of his match fee and received one demerit point for breaching Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct during the third day’s play in the second Test against South Africa at Centurion on Monday...

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Under-19 World Cup: India thrashes Papua New Guinea by 10 wickets to storm in quarterfinals

Indian cricket team defeated Papua New Guinea by 10 wickets on Tuesday in a low-scoring group B clash and swiftly stormed into the quarterfinals of the ICC Under-19 World Cup cricket. Indian bowler AS Roy picked his maiden five-wicket haul while skipper Prithvi Shaw scored second half-century of the tournament...

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Sport builds physical, mental fitness of nation

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore..

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Dust yourself up and get ready as ‘Khelo India Anthem’ cheers you to participate and excel in sports

Encouraging youngsters to participate and excel in sports they dream, ‘Khelo India’ Anthem was launched today to gel young sportsmen together for participating and shining on behalf of our nation...

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World Cup for blind: India outclasses Nepal by 8 wickets and storm into semi-finals

Defending champion India continuing its dominance in ODI Blind Cricket World Cup on Sunday defeated Nepal by eight wickets to storm into the semifinal of the tournament at Eden Garden Cricket Ground in Ajman, United Arab Emirates...

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Under-19 World Cup : India defeat Australia by 100 runs in their opening group match

After opting to bat first India posted 328 for 7 against Australia. Openers Prithvi Shaw and Manjot Kalra laid the perfect platform for India and then Shubman Gill played a quick innings of 63 runs to help Men in Blue cross the 300-run mark...

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Actor Ranganathan Madhavan strikes gold at Mercedes golf Trophy

After stealing the hearts of millions of fans with his versatile acting skills, Celebrated actor Ranganathan Madhavan is all set to concur the battlefield of golf. The ace actor recently won the first qualifier of prestigious Mercedes golf Trophy held in Mumbai...

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World Cup for blind: India defeats Sri Lanka by 6 wickets in opening match

Defending champion India registered a commanding victory over Sri Lanka by six wickets in their opening match of the ODI Blind Cricket World Cup in the UAE on Wednesday. Haryana boy Deepak Malik scored an unbeaten 179 off 103 balls to lead Indian cricket team to register the massive win over Sri Lanka in the opener...

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Don’t engage in doping, focus on proper diet and good coaching

The Great Khali..

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Windshields being installed to fight intense cold the main enemy of Winter Olympics

While Winter Olympics is soon approaching South Korea, organizers fear that the event may be too cold for spectators to show up. To keep participants and spectators save from intense cold bite, organizers are installing windshields on the Games' main stadium...

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Indian pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar gains career best 22nd rank in ICC Test Rankings

Top Indian pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar jumped eight places in the latest MRF Tyres ICC Rankings for Test bowlers that were released on Tuesday and achieved his career-best 22nd rank. Unfortunately, skipper Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara slipped to 3rd and 5th place respectively...

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Sport Arbitration Court to hear appeal from 42 Russian athletes banned from Olympics

Recently in a doping-related case International Olympic Committee(IOC) banned many Russian athletes for life. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has registered 42 appeals filed by Russian athletes against decisions taken by the Disciplinary Commission of the International Olympic Committee. The hearing will start on January 22...

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She who dares, crafts ‘History’! Aanchal Thakur clinches India’s 1st bronze medal in International Skiing Competition

Crafting history India’s daughter Aanchal Thakur bagged India’s 1st ever bronze medal in the International Skiing Competition. Hails from Manali, 21-year-old Aanchal Thakur clinched the bronze medal in the coveted Alpine Ejder 3200 Cup organised by the Federation International de Ski...

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Practice till you achieve perfection

PV Sindhu..

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SC directs BCCI to let Bihar participate in Ranji Trophy

New Supreme Court directive to BCCI may clear up the road for Bihar to participate in India’s premier domestic Cricket tournament, Ranji Trophy. SC on Thursday directed the BCCI to allow the state team of Bihar to compete in the tournament...

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Anil Chaudhary, CK Nandan to be seen umpiring in upcoming Under-19 World Cup

Earlier Indian Umpires were not given much importance in the International sports arena but now the time has changed. Indian Umpires Anil Chaudhary and CK Nandan have been selected in the 14-strong panel of officials for the Under-19 World Cup starting January 13 in New Zealand by International Cricket Council (ICC). ..

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Kolkata heavyweight East Bengal retains top position in I-leauge by defeating Indian Arrows

East Bengal beats Indian Arrows by 2 goals sored within three minutes to reach top position in I-league chart on Tuesday. Indian arrows recently defeated east Bengal’s main rival club Mohan Bagan but on Tuesday gifted East Bengal a one sided match. East Bengal’s famous midfielder Mahmoud Al Amna opened the scoring for his club with a superb twisting free-kick in the 13th minute and Japanese star Katsumi Yusa doubled the lead with another excellent finish in the 16th minute. Now, East ..

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Vidarbha cricket team defeats six-time Ranji champion Delhi in finals; bags title for first time

Vidarbha cricket team on Monday created history after winning its maiden Ranji Trophy after defeating Delhi by nine wickets in the final of India’s premier domestic tournament that was played in Indore...

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Sakshi Malik, Babita Kumari qualifies for 2018 Commonwealth games

Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik has qualified for the upcoming Commonwealth Games in the 62kg category. The Commonwealth Games are scheduled to be held in Gold Coast, Australia between April 4 and 15, 2018...

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Viswanathan Anand ends year with bronze medal in World Blitz Championship

Viswanathan Anand gets blessed with another success as he bags the bronze medal in the World blitz chess championship at Riyadh. Just couple of days back, he won gold medal in the Rapid section. He defeated Maxim Vachier-Lagrave of France in the final round to take his tally to 14.5 points from 21 rounds. Russia’s Sergey Karjakin, with 14.5 points won the silver medal owing to a superior tie breaker score. Magnus Carlsen of Norway won the title scoring 16 points. , Vidit Gujrathi finis..

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Bringing home the title back, Vishwanath Anand does it again

The ace chess player Vishwanath Anand has done it again by making India proud. Winning the World Rapid Championship in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia he remained unbeaten in the tournament and defeated Russia’s Vladimir Fedoseev to reclaim the title he won in the year 2003...

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Joy overflows in the 'City of Joy' as it is ready to host first ever I-League match

The city of joy which is famous for its football love is filled with immense joy as it will host an I-League match. The match will be held in the famous Kolkata Maidan, specifically in home ground of the Mohun Bagan. The giant club will face Indian Arrows in its I-League debut at home ground...

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Haryana shooters bag several medals in National Shooting Championship

Haryana girls keep making the state proud. Experienced Haryana shooter Anisa Sayyed won the women’s 25m pistol gold with a new record at the ongoing 61st National Shooting Championship Competitions. She made a new record national score...

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After crushing Sri Lanka by 3-0, India surges to second position in ICC T20I Team Rankings

The Indian Cricket Team has moved to the second position in the MRF Tyres ICC T20I Team Rankings that was released on Monday. Notably, India's 3-0 win over Sri Lanka enabled them to move up from their pre-series tally of 119 points to 121 points...

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To cheer up 19-years Afghan spinner, Gilchrist uses his image as profile picture on Twitter

In a heartwarming gesture, Australian legend Adam Gilchrist used Afghan spinner Rashid Khan's photo as his display picture on Twitter. The 19-year old had won the man of the match award in his first Big Bash League match for his 2-22...

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Indian boxers bagged five medals including 3 gold at Galym Zharylgapov Boxing Tournament

Indian boxers continue to shine at the International Sports arena. Notably, Indian boxers bagged a total of five medals including three gold, a silver, and a bronze medal at the Galym Zharylgapov Boxing Tournament that was held in Karaganda, Kazakhstan...

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India registers comfortable victory over Sri Lanka in third T20; completes series with 3-0 clean sweep

Indian cricket team on Sunday registered a comfortable victory over Sri Lanka by five wickets in the third Twenty20 international to complete a 3-0 whitewash in Mumbai. Notably, after crushing Sri Lanka in the first two games, Indian players again displayed matured game and won the exciting match and hosts thus completed a 3-0 clean sweep of the series to wind up the year on a high before they embark on the South African safari a few days later...

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Everything is not fair in ‘war’! IOC bans 11 Russians for life over alleged Sochi Games doping violations

Even Russia itself can’t deny that this month has brought some catastrophic news for the sports sector. While in the beginning of this month, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) banned Russian Olympic team from the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea over state-sponsored doping row, on Friday IOC have banned 11 Russian athletes for life after committing doping offenses at the 2014 Sochi Winter Games...

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Srikanth Kidambi jumps at third position in latest world rankings released by BWF

The India No. 1 men’s singles shuttler, Srikanth Kidambi despite having a tough week at Dubai Superseries Final 2017, jumped one spot to World No. 3 in the latest world rankings released by Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Thursday...

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Lone Indian cricketer Ekta Bisht selected in ICC Women's ODI, T20I teams of the Year

Indian skipper Mithali Raj named in the ICC Women’s ODI Team of the Year while left-arm spinner Ekta Bisht was the lone cricketer to find a place in the both the ODI and T20 Teams of the year. Besides Mithali Raj and Ekta Bisht, Harmanpreet Kaur has also found out a place in the ICC Women’s T20I Team of the Year...

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Incredible! Indian grapplers bagged 60 medals including 29 gold in Commonwealth Wrestling Championship

Indian grapplers shined at the recently held Commonwealth Wrestling Championship and bagged a whopping total of 60 medals including 29 Gold. Notably, a 60-member Indian wrestling team participated in the championship including Sushil Kumar, Vinesh Phogat, Geeta Phogat and Sakshi Malik...

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IPL 2018 auction to be held on January 27, 28

The mega-auction for the Indian Premier League 11th edition will be held on January 27 and 28, 2018 in Bengaluru. The auction will see the teams having an increased salary of Rs 80 crore from Rs 66 crore...

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Dynamic Indian opener Rohit Sharma surges to 5th position in MRF Tyres ICC ODI Player Rankings

Dynamic Indian opener Rohit Sharma as moved up to grab the fifth position among batsmen in the MRF Tyres ICC ODI Player Rankings that was released on Monday. While Indian skipper Virat Kohli remained at the top position in the ICC ODI Player Rankings...

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PV Sindhu settles for silver at DWB Superseries Finals ending a "silvery" year

This year has been the year of silver for Indian Shuttler PV Sindhu despite her tough performances. She faced another loss in final on Sunday. ..

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Proud! Indian women wrestlers grabbed 20 medals including 9 gold in Commonwealth Wrestling Championship

Indian women wrestlers continue to shine in the international sports arena and also further continue to make our country proud. Notably, Indian women wrestlers on Saturday bagged a whopping 20 medals, including 9 gold, on Day 2 of the Commonwealth Wrestling Championship at Johannesburg in South Africa...

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Star Indian shuttler PV Sindhu storms into finals of Dubai Open

India's star shuttler and Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu on Saturday swiftly stormed into the finals of women's singles of Dubai Super Series Finals which is being held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates...

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Golden Wrestling team: India wins 10 golds at Johannesburg Commonwealth Wrestling Championship

Indian wrestlers continue making country proud every other day. Indian wrestlers took control over the Greco Roman category winning 10 gold medals and as many silver on the opening day of the Commonwealth Wrestling Championship in Johannesburg. The India Greco Roman style wrestling team won gold and silver medals in all 10 weight categories...

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Sindhu makes positive start at Dubai Super Series Finals; crosses first hurdle easily while Srikanth loses

India's star shuttler and Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu on Wednesday made a positive start to her campaign in women's singles of Dubai Super Series Finals which is being held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. On the other side, World No. 4 Kidambi Srikanth lost the first match in the men’s singles of Dubai Super Series Finals...

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Seventeen initiatives taken by govt to bring revolutionary improvement in sports sector: Read here!

Earlier, India lagged too behind in the international sports arena due to lack of infrastructure, moral support, talented sports person etc. However, as soon as, PM Modi led government came into the power various initiatives were launched with an aim to improve the sports infrastructure. Therefore, in past few years Indian contingent has shined in the international sports arena and made the country proud by bagging medals, trophies etc. with their own hard work and government’s favourable initiatives...

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Skipper Rohit Sharma’s sensational double ton leads India to crush Sri Lanka in second ODI

Skipper Rohit Sharma’s sensational knock of a double century and gritty half-century knock from opener Shikhar Dhawan and middle-order batsman Shreyas Iyer provided Indian team to register a commanding win over Sri Lanka in the second ODI which was played at Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali in India on Wednesday...

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India bags rich haul of 21 medals including six gold at Asian Airgun Shooting Championships

Indian contingent bagged a rich haul of 21 medals including six gold, eight silver and seven bronze medals at the 10th Asian Airgun Shooting Championships which was concluded on Monday in Wako City, Japan...

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Indian shooters bagged seventeen medals including four gold at 10th Asian Airgun Shooting Championships

Indian shooters bagged seventeen medals including four gold, six silver and seven bronze medals at the 10th Asian Airgun Shooting Championships which is being held in Wako City, Japan. Pistol aces Jitu Rai, Heena Sidhu and Anmol Jain clinched individual medals in addition to three team medals of all colours on the third day of the championship...

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Braving difficulties always makes us strong

Mithali Raj..

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Indian shooters bagged five medals at 10th Asian Airgun Shooting Championships in Japan

Indian shooters bagged five medals including four bronze medal and a silver on the opening day of the 10th Asian Airgun Shooting Championships which is being held in Wako City, Japan...

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Rajyavardhan Rathore felicitates winners of Youth World Boxing Championship, pledges highest support

While India is receiving new talents every day in boxing, Union Sports Minister Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore felicitated the boxers who had won medals in the World Youth Championship at Guwahati. A cash award of Rs.6.7 lakh each will be given by Sports Ministry to Gold medal winners of the Youth World Women Boxing Championship...

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Proud! Kanchanmala Pande bags gold at World Para-Swimming Championship; creates history

India’s Para-athlete Kanchanmala Pande on Thursday made the whole country proud after winning the gold medal in the World Para-Swimming Championship which is being held in Mexico. Notably, Para-athlete Kanchanmala Pande also scripted history as she became first Indian to clinch a gold medal in the international arena in swimming...

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Indian skipper Virat Kohli acquires second position in Test rankings

Skipper Virat Kohli, the gem of Indian cricket acquired the second position in the MRF Tyres ICC Rankings for Test Batsmen that was released on Thursday. Notably, Virat Kohli has moved up three places to grab the second position among batsmen in Test rankings...

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Have a look at these adorable mascots shortlisted for 2020 Olympics!

The Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games has unveiled the final three candidates for mascots for the 2020 Games. Mascots of Olympic are the big attractions forever on the sidelines of the games. Every Olympic comes up with a unique mascot. The upcoming Olympics’ mascot will be finalized by Japanese children, the best voters for the mascot...

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Indian lifter Gurdeep Singh creates three national records in IWF World Weightlifting Championships

India’s weightlifter Gurdeep Singh created scripted his name into the history after creating three national records in the IWF World Weightlifting Championships at Anaheim in the USA that concluded on Wednesday...

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India stuns Belgium in thrilling penalty shootout to enter in semi-finals of Hockey World League Final 2017

Host nation India stunned Belgium in a thrilling quarterfinal match to enter their second ever semi-final of the Hockey World League Final in Bhubaneshwar on Wednesday. Notably, India defeated Belgium by 3-2 in the thrilling quarterfinal match that was decided by penalty shootout round...

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FIFA says Russia’s Olympic ban will not have impact on 2018 FIFA World Cup in the country

While Russia is going through major sports crisis after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) banned them from the 2018 Winter Games, FIFA assured it would have no impact on preparations for the 2018 World Cup. Russia is the host country of 2018 World Cup. In addition to that, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko, in charge of organizing 2018 FIFA World Cup has been banned for life from attending as officials all Olympic Games...

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IOC bars Russian Olympic team from next year's Winter Games

Russian Olympic team got a major setback on Tuesday after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) banned them from the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea over state-sponsored doping row...

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India outclassed Nepal by 3-0 to clinch South Asian Regional Badminton Team Championship title

Indian contingent on Tuesday bagged the first-ever South Asian Regional Badminton Team Championship first ever South Asian Regional Badminton Tournament (team championship) at the Tarun Ram Phookan Indoor Stadium, Guwahati...

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I always encourage everybody.My motto says anything is possible, no limits.

Usain Bolt..

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Indoor Archery World Cup: Deepika Kumari bags bronze medal

Top Indian archer Deepika Kumari bagged a bronze medal at the Indoor Archery World Cup Stage 2 that concluded in Bangkok, Thailand on Sunday. Notably, the third-seeded Kumari got the better of the 13th seeded Sayana Tsyrempilova of Russia 7-3 (29-29, 30-27, 30-27, 28-29, 30-28) to take home India’s only medal from this event...

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New King in Cricket Field: Virat Kohli scores his 6th double ton in Test cricket

Do you know Virat Kohli’s latest obsession? No, the answer is not MAC or iPhone but double century in test cricket. How else it could be described if a man touches his sixth double century from zero in a span of 17 months only. To understand the greatness of double century, that even in a test match, no one needs to be cricket expert. Now, cricket lovers, ex-players, Virat’s colleagues, everyone is hailing the king of a new era in Indian Cricket...

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World Boxing Champion Mary Kom resigns as the national observer

World Boxing Champion Mary Kom has resigned from the post of National observer for Indian boxing after Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore made it clear that active sportspersons will not be considered for the position...

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