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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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Defending champion Shiva Keshavan bags gold at Asian Luge Championships

Shiva Keshavan, India’s veteran Winter Olympian bagged a gold medal at the Asian Luge Championships which was held in Altenberg, Germany on Friday. Notably, Shiva Keshavan bagged yellow metal after finishing a race with a time of 55.60 seconds...

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Indian archers clinched nine medals including 3 Gold at Asian Championships

Indian archers produced a splendid performance at the Asian Championships that was held in Dhaka on Thursday and bagged a total of 9 medals. Notably, Indian archers clinched 9 medals including three gold, four silver and two bronze medals at the Asian Championships...

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Competition Commission slaps Rs 52.24 Cr penalty on BCCI

The Competition Commission of India, CCI, imposed a fine of over 52 crore rupees on the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), for anti-competitive practices with respect to IPL media rights...

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Mirabai Chanu bags gold at World Weightlifting Championships; Prez Kovind says ‘India is so proud of you’

India’s Saikhom Mirabai Chanu on Thursday made the whole country proud after she bagged a gold medal at the World Weightlifting Championships held in Anaheim, USA. President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday congratulated Mirabai Chanu and said that India is so proud of you...

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Archers Abhishek Verma and Jyoti Surekha Vennam bags Gold and Bronze medal in Asia Archery Championship

Abhishek Verma won a gold medal and Jyothi Surekha Vennam a bronze medal at the at the Asian Archery Championship on Wednesday...

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Cheteshwar Pujara earns second position in ICC Test ranking; domination of Indian team continues

India’s Cheteshwar Pujara surged to the number-two ranking while Virat Kohli held on to the fifth spot in the latest ICC rankings for Test batsmen, issued on Tuesday. Also, the Indian cricket team continues to dominate in the ICC Test rankings as it remains on the top position while South Africa stays on the second position...

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Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu conferred with top awards at Indian Sports Honours

Indian sports star including Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mithali Raj, Sania Mirza, Abhinav Bindra were handed over the awards in different categories at the inaugural edition of Indian Sports Honours which held in Mumbai on Monday...

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India bags three medals at World Wrestling Championship

Indian wrestlers making their country proud in the international sports arena bagged three medals at the U-23 World Wrestling Championship which was held in Poland. Notably, Bajrang Punia, Vinod Kumar and Ritu Phogat clinched silver medals at the event...

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India registers dominating win over Sri Lanka in second Test match played at Nagpur; lead series 1-0

Indian cricket team continuing its good run in the Test matches as it registers a dominating victory over Sri Lanka. Notably, India defeated Sri Lanka by an innings and 239 runs in the second test match of three-match series held in Nagpur, Maharashtra...

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JK youth should take up sports, give their hundred percent to perform consistently well

Lt Col (Hony) MS Dhoni..

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Indian contingent clinched five gold medals at World youth women boxing championship

Indian contingent showing up a dominating performance at the World youth women boxing championship which is being held in N.C. Bordoloi Indoor Stadium and clinched five gold medals as all the five boxers registered a comprehensive victory in their respected final matches...

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With an astounding victory, Gopi Thonakal becomes 1st Indian to win Asian Marathon Championship

Today with an astounding victory, Gopi Thonakal became the 1st Indian to win the Asian Marathon Championship, 16th edition of the event in Dongguan, China...

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Ritu Phogat bags silver medal in U-23 World Wrestling Championship

Indian female wrestler Ritu Phogat (48kg) bagged the silver medal in U-23 Senior World Wrestling Championship being held at Poland. Phogat defeated Bulgarian Wrestler Selishka by 4-2 points in the quarterfinal and defeated Chinese Wrestler Jiang Zhu by 4-3 points in the semifinal...

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PV Sindhu enters into Semi finals of Hong Kong Open Super Series

India's star shuttler PV Sindhu has reached the semi-finals of the Hong Kong Open Super Series Badminton. The last time runner-up, Sindhu beat Japan's World No. 2 Akane Yamaguchi in the quarter-finals on Friday. Sindhu won the match 21-12, 21-19 in 36 minutes straight into the game...

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PV Sindhu sailed into quarterfinals of Hong Kong Badminton tournament

Indian shuttler and Olympic silver medal winner PV Sindhu advanced into the quarterfinal of the Hong Kong Open Super Series badminton tournament. PV Sindhu will be up against fifth seed Akane Yamaguchi of Japan in the quarterfinals on Friday...

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With the theme ‘Pedal preserve nature’, Konark’s International Cyclothon to kick start in the month of December

The much awaited Konark International Cyclothon team announced date of 3rd Konark International Cyclothon. 3rd Konark International Cyclothon will start from 23rd December 2017 and will conclude at Koraput. This year theme of the Konark International Cyclothon is “Pedal preserve nature”...

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Hong Kong Super Series: Indian Shuttlers Sindhu, Saina, Prannoy progressed into second round

Indian Shuttlers Saina Nehawal, PV Sindhu and HS Prannoy progressed into the second round of the Hong Kong Super Series Badminton at Kowlong. The Women brigade won the games in straight sets while Prannoy took three sets to win the match of the first round. ..

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International Polo Tournament 2017 kicks off on the oldest Polo ground of Manipur

International Polo Tournament 2017 kicked off today on the oldest ground Mapal Kangjeibung of Imphal witnessing the participants from England, USA, Argentina, Morocco. With great pride Chief Minister N Biren Singh inaugurated the International Polo Tournament 2017...

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Yuki makes emphatic start at Bengaluru Open

India’s Tennis player Yuki Bhambri have made a forceful start in the Bengaluru Open on Tuesday. In straight sets, Bhambri beat Sriram N Balaji by 6-3, 6-3. Earlier, Bhambri had won the Pune Challenger. Third seeded Bhambri will face Spanish player in P. Martinez Portero in the second round of the tournament...

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AIBA World Boxing Championships: Indian Boxer Astha Pahwa enters quarterfinal, Shashi Chopra in last 16

Indian women Boxers started their campaign on a winning note in the opening bouts at the AIBA Women's Youth World Boxing Championships at Guwahati after Astha Pahwa entered quarterfinals while Shashi Chopra made the last-16 stage...

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AIBA Women Youth Boxing Championship: Indian Women Boxers to start campaign in Guwahati

The Indian Women Boxers will start their campaign in AIBA (International Boxing Association (amateur)) from Monday which is held in Guwahati. In preliminaries, three young boxers will engage in the boxing battle. India has a robust 10-member group in the event...

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Yuki Bhambri wins KPIT-MSLTA Challenger; first title of 2017 season

Indian Tennis Player Yuki Bhambri bagged his first championship of the 2017 season on the ATP Challenger Tour following the win over countryman Ramkumar Ramanathan in the final of the KPIT-MSLTA Challenger in Pune, on Saturday...

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National Wrestling championship: Sushil Kumar, Geeta Phogat, Pawan Saroha clinched gold medal in respective categories

Top Indian wrestlers including Sushil Kumar, Dangal girl Geeta Phogat, Pawan Saroha and lone woman Olympic medal winner Sakshi Malik clinched the gold medal in their respective categories in the National Wrestling championship that was held in Indore on Friday...

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#FuturehaiFootball: 2016 finalists Kolkata-Kerala to clash in opening game of ISL’s season 4

The fourth season of Hero Indian Super League, the refurbished Indian football league will kick off in Kochi on Friday. The first match of the season will be played between the Season 3 champions Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) and runners-up Kerala Blasters FC...

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China Open: PV Sindhu storms into quarterfinals round while Nehwal, Prannoy bowed out

The world number 2 and Olympic medallist PV Sindhu on Thursday sailed into the women's singles quarterfinals stage of China Open Super Series Premier which is being held in Shanghai, China. Saina Nehwal and HS Prannoy crashed out of the tournament...

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China Open: Saina Nehwal enters into pre-quarterfinals round

Top Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal on Wednesday stormed into the pre-quarterfinals stage of China Open Super Series Premier which is being held in Shanghai, China. Unfortunately, men's doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty failed to progress in a second round of the tournament...

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Hockey 5-a-side Senior National Championship 2017 commence in Pune

The second edition of the exciting Hockey India 5-a-side Senior Hockey National Championship 2017 (Men and Women) has commenced at the Shivaji Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Pune on Tuesday...

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Italy fails to qualify for FIFA World Cup first time in 60 years

For the first time since 1958, the four-time champions Italy has failed to qualify for the FIFA World Cup. After losing in the World Cup Qualifying European play-off against Sweden, 0-1 the Italian team failed to avoid the elimination. Sweden holds on to defeat Italy and return to World Cup in Russia 2018 play-off...

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Ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani bags IBSF World Billiards Championship title

Indian cueist Pankaj Advani clinched his 17th world title on Sunday after bagging the IBSF World Billiards Championship. Notably, Pankaj Advani defeated arch-rival Mike Russell of England by 6-2 to defend the 150-up format title which he won in Bengaluru last year...

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Leander Paes and Purav Raja clinched Knoxville Challenger men's doubles title

India’s tennis star Leander Paes and his Indian partner Purav Raja clinched the Knoxville Challenger men's doubles title at Tennessee in the United States on Sunday. The Indian duos defeated the pair of American-Australian James Cerretani and John Patrick Smith...

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Indian duo Leander Paes, Purav Raja sails into finals of Knoxville Challenger

The top-seeded India duo Leander Paes and Purav Raja on Saturday defeated third seeds Ruan Roelofse of South Africa and Joe Salisbury of Britain in the doubles semifinals and marched into the finals of the Knoxville Challenger which is being held in Knoxville, United States...

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Present anti-doping system is vigorous enough, no need for NADA: BCCI CEO Rahul Johri

To conduct dopes tests on Indian cricketers, the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) has no authority said the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Earlier, Indian Sports Ministry has permitted National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) to conduct dope tests on Indian cricketers and implement the rules of World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). The Ministry has urged for BCCI's co-operation...

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PM Modi meets FIFA U-17 World Cup team

As a part of encouraging the youngsters, PM Narendra Modi met the under-17 football team in New Delhi on Friday. This happened on the occasion of the 1st ever participation of Indian under-17 team in FIFA U-17 World Cup...

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Pro Kabaddi Season-5 now highest rated non-cricket event on TV

Pro Kabaddi-2017 has turned out to be the highest viewed non -cricketing event with hundreds of millions having tuned in for Season 5. At the end of the season, the numbers touched 313 million with a watch time of 100 billion minutes. The Patna Pirates had defeated Gujarat Fortunegiants 55-38 to win the title this season...

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Indian duo Leander Paes, Purav Raja stormed into quarterfinals of Knoxville Challenger

The star Indian pair of Leander Paes and Purav Raja on Thursday swiftly stormed into the quarter-finals of the Knoxville Challenger which is being held in Knoxville, United States...

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For last many years and till now I have proved myself

Mary Kom..

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Virat Kohli continues to acquire top position in ICC T20 Player Rankings

The gem of Indian cricket, current captain of India Cricket team Virat Kohli gained the top position in the MRF Tyres ICC ODI Player Rankings of T20 format that was released on Wednesday. While openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan claimed 21st and 45th position respectively...

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Saina Nehwal beats Sindhu, HS Prannoy defeats Kidambi Srikanth to clinch National titles

The former World No. 1 Saina Nehwal and HS Prannoy on Wednesday registered a thrilling over their opponent and bagged the Senior Badminton National Championship title. Notably, Saina Nehwal defeated Rio Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu while HS Prannoy registered a victory over Kidambi Srikanth in the summit clash of Senior Badminton National Championship that was held in Nagpur, Maharashtra...

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Asian Women's Boxing Championships: Mary Kom wins fifth gold medal in 48 kg category

Five-time World Amateur Boxing champion, Mary Kom clinched her fifth gold medal in 48 kg category after defeating North Korea's Kim Hyang Mi by 5-0 in Asian Women's Boxing Championships at Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam on Wednesday...

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Mary Kom cruises to finals of Asian boxing championship

The five-time world champion and Olympic bronze-medalist M C Mary Kom on Tuesday swiftly progressed to the finals of the Asian women's Boxing Championships being held in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Mary will next face North Korea's Kim Hyang Mi in the final on Wednesday...

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India registers commanding win over New Zealand in rain-curtailed 3rd T20 match; bagged series by 2-1

India on Tuesday registered a comprehensive victory over New Zealand by six runs in the third and final Twenty20 series in the rain-curtailed 8-over-a-side match and bagged the series by 2-1. A disciplined bowling display from the Indians bowlers helped India earn their first bilateral Twenty20 series win against New Zealand...

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National Badminton Championship: Sindhu, Saina enters semi-finals

In the 82nd Senior National Badminton Championship held at Nagpur, Olympic medallists PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal progressed into the women's singles semi-finals on Monday. In men's singles world number two Kidambi Srikanth secured a comfortable win...

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Proud! India bags 20 medals including six gold at Commonwealth Shooting Championships

The emphatic success of Indians in the international sports arena continues and Indians keep their country proud. Notably, Indian shooters bagged a total of 20 medals including six gold, seven silver and seven bronze at the Commonwealth Shooting Championships in Gold Coast, Australia that concluded on Monday...

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India clinched whopping 16 medals including 4 gold in Commonwealth Shooting Championships

Indian shooters continued to keep up their good run in the international sports arena as the contingent bagged 16 medals including four gold at the ongoing Commonwealth Shooting Championships in Gold Coast, Australia...

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Indian women hockey registers thrilling victory over China to lift Asia Cup title; creates history

Indian Women Hockey Team on Sunday registered a thrilling victory over China in a tense shootout to lift the Women’s Asia Cup 2017 after 13 years and qualify for next year’s Women’s World Cup as Continental Champions here at Kakamigahara Kawasaki Stadium in Japan. President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore and other ministers congratulated Indian women team and lauded their efforts...

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Cycling protects environment, conserves fuel and also carries huge health and fitness dividends: Minister of Petroleum

Cycling is not only limited to protect environment or fuel conservation but also carries huge health and fitness dividends said the Minister of Petroleum and Natural gas Dharmendra Pradhan while flagging off a Cyclothon event today. The event attracted around 5000 participants including officials from various Ministries and the Oil Industry, Sports personalities, Celebrity star Farhan Akhtar, school and college children cycling professionals, amateurs and even housewives...

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Asian boxing championship: Mary Kom, Shiksha and Priyanka swiftly enters into semifinals; medal assured

Olympic bronze-medalist and five-time world champion M C Mary Kom, debutant Shiksha and Priyanka Chaudhary on Saturday swiftly entered into the semifinals of the Asian women's Boxing Championships being held in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam...

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Commonwealth Shooting Championships: Indian shooters Prakash, Amanpreet, Jitu win all three medals in 50m pistol event

In a Commonwealth Shooting Championships, Indian Shooters Prakash Nanjappa, Amanpreet Singh and Jitu Rai won all the three medals in the 50m pistol event at Gold Coast in Australia on Friday. Olympic bronze-medallist Gagan Narang on Thursday had won a silver while in men’s 50m rifle prone event Swapnil Suresh Kusale clinched the bronze medal...

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Asia Cup: Indian Hockey team progressed into final by defeating Japan

In the Semi-final of Asia cup, Indian women’s Hockey team defeated Japan by the margin of 4-2 on Friday to enter into the Final at Gifu, Japan. On Sunday, the Indian team will face Chinese team in the final. By defeating, Singapore 10-0, China 4-1 and Malaysia 2-0 in their pool and Kazakhstan by 7-1 in the quarter-final on Thursday India entered into the semi-final against Japan...

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India's K Srikanth rises to World No 2 ranking

India’s Badminton Player Kidambi Srikanth has achieved the career-best World Ranking of Number 2 in the latest BWF ranking by jumping two places up. Srikanth has a tremendous run this year by clinching four titles out of five...

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Asian boxing championship: Olympic bronze medalist Mary Kom, debutant Shiksha progress to quarterfinals

Olympic bronze-medalist and five-time world champion M C Mary Kom and debutant Shiksha on Thursday sailed into the quarterfinals of the Asian women's Boxing Championships being held in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam...

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Victory for Indian women hockey team; beats Kazakhstan by 7-1

Indian Women Hockey team sails into the semi finals of the 9th Women’s Asia Cup 2017 with an incredible performance against Kazakhstan today. This cup is held from October 28 to November 5 2017 in kakamigahara, Gihu, Japan. The winner of this tournament will qualify for the World Cup 2018 in England...

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We're star loving country, not sport loving

Ashish Nehra..

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Commonwealth Shooting Championships: Gagan Narang wins silver medal in 50m rifle prone event

In the men’s 50m rifle prone event at the Commonwealth Shooting Championships held in Brisbane the Indian Olympic bronze –medallist Gagan Narang won a silver medal on Thursday. India had won five medals, including two golds on Wednesday...

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Commonwealth Shooting Championship: Indian pistol shooters took the tally to seven medals including 3 gold, 3 silver and a bronze

At the Commonwealth Shooting Championship held in Brisbane in Australia, Shahzar Rizvi, Omkar Singh and Jitu Rai the Indian pistol shooters won gold, silver and bronze medals in the 10-meter air pistol event on Wednesday...

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Countdown of 2018 Winter Olympic begins with the land of Olympic flame in South Korea

When only 100 days are left for 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Games or 2018 Winter Olympic, the Olympic flame reached South Korea on Tuesday. During 2018 games the flame will burn. The ancient home of Olympic Games Greece handed over the flame to organizers from the host country of 2018 games, South Korea. The flame was handed in the first host stadium of modern games, marble games...

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Indian women hockey team outclassed Malaysia by 2-0 in Asia Cup

The Indian Women’s Hockey Team on Tuesday registered a commanding win over Malaysia by 2-0 in its third and final match of pool A at the Women’s Asia Cup 2017 being held at Kakamigahara Kawasaki Stadium, Japan. Vandana Kataria and Gurjeet Kaur scored for India to defeat Malaysia...

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FIFA to feature Indian football giant East Bengal club in its weekly show

The century-old football club East Bengal has always attracted international limelight for various records. Kolkata, the host of recent FIFA U-17 final is the home ground of East Bengal. Since the successful hosting, some Football clubs of FIF has attracted the attention of FIFA officials. FIFA is going to make a documentary on this 97 years old club for its own channel...

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Heena Sidhu shines at Commonwealth Shooting Championships; bags gold

Indian shooter Heena Sidhu on Tuesday bagged the gold medal in the women's 10m Air Pistol event at the Commonwealth Shooting Championships, Brisbane. Notably, Heena Sidhu continued her good form and scored 240.8 points in the final and clinched the gold medal...

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Indian women hockey team defeats China by 4-1 in Asia Cup; tops pool A

The Indian Women’s Hockey Team on Monday came up with an all-around performance to register a commanding 4-1 victory over China in their second Pool A match at the Women’s Asia Cup 2017 being held at Kakamigahara Kawasaki Stadium, Japan...

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Virat Kohli again acquires top position as no. 1 batsman in ODI rankings

The gem of Indian cricket, current captain of India Cricket team Virat Kohli has again acquired the top spot on the ranking chart of the global batsman. Just 10 days after losing the position to South Africa batsman AB de Villiers, he has regained the position. Even in terms of the rating point, he has reached a high position in his career, by reaching 889 points. ..

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Erste Open: Bopanna wins the third title of the season in Vienna

Indian tennis star, Rohan Bopanna won the Erste Open title in Vienna. Bopanna was with Pablo Cuevas when they defeated Sam Querrey and Marcelo Demoliner 7-6, 6-7, 11-9. While the Indian pair of Saketh Myneni and Vijay Sundar Prashanth won the Vietnam Open trophy at the Ho Chi Minh City...

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Nation’s first Center of Excellence for Football to be set up in Kolkata

FIFA U-17 World Cup has shown the whole world India’s enthusiasm for Football. It has broken the myth that India is a Cricket oriented nation in the field of sports. Hence witnessing the success of All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel announced the setting up of a Centre of Excellence (COE) in two years' time. Following the decision, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee offered 15 acres of land on Friday and later the proposal was accepted...

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French Open: Srikanth, PV Sindhu advances to semifinals

Star Indian shuttlers including Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu and HS Prannoy stormed into the semifinals of the French Open Superseries Premier Badminton tournament on Friday being held in Paris after winning their opponents in their respective categories...

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Every Indian undoubtedly should stand to respect National Anthem

Yogeshwar Dutt..

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ISSF World Cup: Sangram Dahiya, Amanpreet Singh clinched silver and bronze each

Indian shooters including Sangram Dahiya and Amanpreet Singh shined at the International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) World Cup on Friday after winning silver and a bronze each in their respected categories...

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India is capable of hosting more FIFA tournaments in the future: FIFA

Under-17 World Cup hosted by India is praised by the FIFA for its quality of football as well as the organization of the tournament. Addressing India as a Football nation, FIFA on Thursday said that the Country is capable of hosting more FIFA tournaments in the future...

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India’s Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu swiftly enters into quarterfinals of French Open

Indian shuttlers including Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu and young Indian doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty swiftly entered into the quarterfinals of the French Open Superseries Premier Badminton tournament on Thursday being held in Paris after registering a commanding victory over their opponents in their respective categories...

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French Open: Shuttler Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu and Sania Nehwal progress to pre-quarterfinals

Indian shuttlers including Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu and Sania Nehwal progress to the pre-quarterfinals of the French Open Superseries Premier Badminton tournament being held in Paris after registering a commanding victory over their opponents in their respective categories...

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England to take on Spain in FIFA Under-17 World Cup Final

After 23 days of the tournament and the clash between 24 teams, the FIFA Under-17 World Cup has finally got its top two contenders who will be tackling each other on 28th October in Kolkata. Spain and England will face each other at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata...

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Discipline bowling from Indian bowlers led to level ODI series by 1-1 against New Zealand

Indian cricket team registered an impressive victory over New Zealand in the second match of three ODI series on Wednesday held in Pune, Maharashtra. Though the Indian batsmen who finished the match with the victory but the path of a win were laid by bowlers as pacer Bhubaneshwar Kumar claimed three wickets while spinner Yuzvendra Chahal picked two wickets and others were economical...

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French Open: Shuttler HS Prannoy cruises to pre-quarterfinals

Indian star shuttler HS Prannoy on Wednesday cruised into the pre-quarterfinals of the French Open Superseries Premier Badminton tournament being held in Paris, France. Notably, HS Prannoy defeated Lee Hyun Il of Korea comprehensively by 21-15 21-17 in a match lasted for less than an hour...

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Proud! Jitu, Heena clinched Gold medal in 10m air pistol mixed team event of ISSF World Cup

Indian star shooters Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu jointly clinched the gold medal in the International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) World Cup on Tuesday. Notably, Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu won a gold medal in the 10m air pistol mixed team event on the first day of ISSF World Cup Final in New Delhi...

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Cristiano Ronaldo awarded The Best FIFA Men’s Player for second successive year

The Real Madrid’s Portugal forward player Cristiano Ronaldo was awarded the Best FIFA Men’s Player in The Best FIFA Football Awards in London on Monday. Ronaldo won The Best award for the straight successive second year. Zinedine Zidane was also awarded The Best FIFA Men’s Coach. While The Best FIFA Women’s Player and Women’s coach were awarded to the Netherland’s Lieke Martens and Sarina Wiegman respectively...

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Indian women boxers bagged thirteen medals in Balkan International Boxing Championship

Indian women boxers continue to shine in the international sports arena. Notably, Indian women boxers bagged whopping eight medals including five gold, three silver and five bronze in the Balkan International Boxing Championship which was held in Sofia, Bulgaria which was concluded on Monday...

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Shuttler Kidambi Srikanth clinched Denmark Open Superseries trophy

Star Indian ace shuttler Kidambi Srikanth on Sunday registered a thrilling victory over South Korea's Lee Hyun-il to clinch the Denmark Open Superseries trophy. Notably, Kidambi Srikanth also became the first Indian to win three Superseries titles and fifth overall in a single year...

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Indian hockey team registers emphatic win over Malaysia to bag #AsiaCup2017 title

Indian men's hockey team registered an emphatic victory over Malaysia in the finals of Hero Asia Cup Hockey and bagged the title trophy after 10 years. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore and many other ministers congratulated Indian men's hockey team and lauded their efforts...

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Denmark Open: HS Prannoy, Kidambi Srikanth and Saina Nehwal advanced to quarterfinals

Indian shuttlers including HS Prannoy, Kidambi Srikanth and Saina Nehwal registered a comprehensive win over their opponents respectively and stormed into the quarterfinals of the Denmark Open Superseries on Thursday which is being held in Odense, Denmark...

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#AsiaCup2017 : Indian hockey team upsets Malaysia by 6-2

Indian men's hockey team continued their unbeaten streak in the Hero Asia Cup Hockey match with an impressive win over Malaysia by 6-2 in their second Super 4s match of the tournament. India scored five field goals through Akashdeep Singh, S K Uthappa, Gurjant Singh, S V Sunil and Sardar Singh, while Harmanpreet converted a penalty corner in the 19th minute. Malaysia's goals came from the sticks of Razie Rahim and Ramadan Rosli...

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To empower visually impaired individuals, North India Blind Cricket Tournament to be organized in Uttarakhand

The North India Blind Cricket Tournament is organized first time in Dehradun between 23 to 26 October on various cricket grounds of Dehradun. The Tournament consists of eight states and more than 100 players will be participating in this competition...

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FIFA-17 World Cup: Germany, USA stormed into quarterfinals after dominant win over their opponents

Germany and the United States of America on Monday stormed into the quarterfinals of the FIFA-17 World Cup after registering a dominant victory over their respective opponents in the Round of Sixteen encounters...

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Selena Selvakumar shines in 2017 Egypt Junior and Cadet Open; bags 3 gold in all categories

India’s Selena Selvakumar emerged as the most successful player at the 2017 Egypt Junior and Cadet Open which was held in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt and clinched three gold medals in women single, double and team category respectively...

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#AsiaCup2017: Indian hockey team stuns arch-rival Pakistan by 3-1

Continuing its good run in the Asia Cup Hockey 2017 tournament, Indian hockey team on Sunday registered a comprehensive win over arch-rivals Pakistan by 3-1 in their Pool A match at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium in Dhaka. Chinglensana Singh, Ramandeep Singh and Harmanpreet Singh scored for India...

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Dutch Open: Indian duo Ashwini Ponnapa, Satwiksairaj reach advances to mixed doubles semi-final

Star Indian shuttlers and duo Ashwini Ponnapa and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy on Friday progress to the semi-finals semifinals in mixed doubles category of Yonex Dutch Open on Friday which is being held in Almere, the Netherlands...

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#AsiaCup2017: Indian hockey team registers impressive 7-0 win over Bangladesh

The Indian Men’s Hockey Team continued to dominate at the Hero Asia Cup 2017 as they won 7-0 against hosts Bangladesh in their Pool A match here at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium, Dhaka on Friday. Gurjant Singh, Akashdeep Singh, Lalit Upadhyay, Amit Rohidas, Harmanpreet Singh and Ramandeep Singh scored goals for Indian hockey team...

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ICC announces nine-nation Test championship, 13 team ODI league to boost all formats of cricket

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Friday announced to start a nine-team Test league and a 13-team ODI league in 2019 and 2020 respectively, with an aim to bring context and meaning to bilateral cricket. However, this step is taken to restore Test cricket as the fans and viewers are losing interest in the format...

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Indian cycling team bags 21 medals in Track Asia Cup

Indian contingent clinched a total of twenty-one medals including seven gold, nine silver and five bronze medals in the Track Asia Cup which concluded on Thursday at IGI Sports Complex, New Delhi. India topped the medal tally with 21 medals while China finished second and Indonesia secured third place...

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Ashish Nehra announces retirement from all forms of cricket

Team India’s iconic player Ashish Nehra today announced his decision of retirement from all forms of international cricket. Speaking to the media Nehara said that first Twenty20 match against New Zealand at Feroz Shah Kotla would be his last cricketing activity...

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Indian football team qualifies for 2019 AFC Asian Cup

Indian football team on Wednesday registered a commanding win over Macau by 4-1 in AFC Asian Cup qualifying match at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru. India after winning this match has also qualified for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup which is going to be held in the UAE...

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#AsiaCup2017 : Indian men's hockey team thrashes Japan by 5-1 in opening game

Indian men's hockey team on Wednesday registered a dominating win over Japan by 5-1 in their opening campaign at the 10th edition of the men' Asia Cup hockey tournament which is being held in Dhaka, Bangladesh. SV Sunil, Lalit Upadhyay, Ramandeep Singh and Harmanpreet Singh scored a goal for Indian hockey team...

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ICC set to approve plans for World Test Championship

At a meeting in New Zealand this week, the International Cricket Council, ICC is set to approve plans for its long-awaited World Test Championship. The Test Championship was scheduled to be in 2017 but ICC’s busy schedule delayed the longer format championship...

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Mithali Raj hails social media for playing vital role in increasing visibility of women's game

Captain of Indian women cricket team, Mithali Raj on Monday said since the ICC Women's World Cup, there has been a marked increase in following the women's game, with social media contributing heavily to the surge...

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FIFA U-17 World Cup: India puts up gritty performance against Colombia; unfortunately loses match

Indian football team on Monday showed up a gritty performance and played with more coordinate manner but unfortunately lost to Colombia by 1-2 in a Group A match which was held in New Delhi on Monday. Defensive midfielder Jeakson Thounaojam was the lone Indian player to score the goal in a match...

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RMV Gurusaidutt bags Bulgarian International Future Series title

Indian shuttler and Commonwealth Games bronze medalist RMV Gurusaidutt on Sunday made a strong comeback from severe injury and bagged the men’s singles title at the Bulgarian International Future Series tournament which was held in Sofia, Bulgaria...

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Indian mixed team won gold in World Archery youth championship

Seeded ninth, Jemson Ningthoujam and Ankita Bhakat won gold medal beating Russia in the Final in the mixed team event in World Archery youth championship held in Argentina. This is India’s first world title at the youth championships after Deepika Kumari’s 2009 and 2011 victories...

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China Open: Shuttler Sania Mirza progresses to semifinals in women’s doubles category

Indian shuttler Sania Mirza and her Chinese partner Shuai Peng on Friday swiftly entered into the semi-finals of women’s doubles events at the China Open tennis championships in the ongoing China Open in Beijing...

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Indeed a historic day for India and Crores of fans; FIFA U-17 World Cup kickstarts in New Delhi

Friday was a historic day for Indian and as well as for Crores of fans who had been anxiously waiting for their country to host a FIFA U-17 World Cup for the first ever time. The whole world was eagerly waiting for the FIFA U-17 World Cup to get a kickstart and so Prime Minister Narendra Modi. During the sober inaugural ceremony, PM Modi met the Indian Football Team ahead of their first FIFA under 17 World Cup match in New Delhi and also felicitated Indian football legends...

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FIFA launched Hindi Twitter account for U-17 Word Cup

In a good news for all soccer enthusiasts, FIFA has launched a new Hindi Twitter account for the U-17 WC. This is the first-ever FIFA event which is being hosted by India and this will help keep Indian fans abreast regarding the progress of the 52-match tournament...

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Ready to swallow inspiring journey? Mithali Raj to ‘pen down’ her incredible life in autobiography

Who is your favourite Indian male cricketer? And she said: Would you ask a man that? Such a knock she gave at a perfect timing. Became 1st batswoman to score 6000 runs in One-Day International: None other than Indian Skipper Mithali Raj. Enthusing her fans even with delight, Mithali Raj is going to pen down her inspiring journey of her life, in autobiography which will be released in 2018...

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Asia Junior Championship: Indian shuttlers Jayant Rana, Ayush and Varun stormed into quarterfinals

Star Indian shuttlers Jayant Rana, Ayush Raj Gupta and Varun Kapur on Thursday stormed into the quarterfinals of under-15 men's singles competition of the Asia Junior Championship which is being held at Yangon, Myanmar...

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Pooja Kadian bagged India's first gold medal in Wushu World Championships

Pooja Kadian created history on Wednesday as she bagged India's first ever gold medal at the Wushu World Championships in Russia. An ace CRPF Wushu champion, Pooja topped in the 75 kg women's Sanda category, defeating Russia's Evgeniya Stepanova in the finale...

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China Open: Sania Mirza, Rohan Bopanna storms into Quarterfinals in their respective categories

Star Indian shuttler Sania Mirza and compatriot Rohan Bopanna on Tuesday stormed into the quarterfinals of the women’s and men’s doubles events in the ongoing China Open in Beijing. Sania and her partner Peng Shuai defeated the Belgian-Dutch pair of Elise Mertens and Demi Schuurs while Rohan Bopanna and his partner from Uruguay, Pablo Cuevas, registered a victory over the Chinese pair of Mao-Xin Gong and Ze Zhang...

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Rajyavardhan Rathore announced National School, College games; young talent in focus

ports minister Rajyavardhan Rathore has announced the launch of the National School and College game on Wednesday to utilize the young talent of the country. The youths will be selected according to their talent from every corner of the country...

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ICC rankings: Indian women’s team remains in fourth place with 116 points

Indian women’s team, who reached the final of the ICC Women’s World Cup, remained in fourth place in the ICC Women's Team Rankings which was released on Tuesday. Notably, Indian women team remained at fourth position with 116 points with the gain of three points. England is now level with Australia on 128 points but ahead on decimal points and gained the top position in the world rankings...

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Five-time champion Viswanathan Anand finishes second at Isle Of Man Chess Championship

Indian chess master Viswanathan Anand who is also a five-time world champion on Monday defeated Chinese grandmaster Hou Yifan in the ninth and final round to finish joint-second at the Isle Of Man Chess Championship in Douglas. Anand shared the second spot with United States of America's Hikaru Nakamura...

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FIFA slammed Nigeria for improper conduct amongst spectators

Football governing body FIFA fined Nigeria with 30,000 Swiss Francs as the fans behaviour was not as per the rule during the football match of Super Eagles' 4-0 win over Cameroon at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo on Saturday...

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Opener Rohit Sharma surges to 5th position in MRF Tyres ICC ODI Player Rankings; Kohli remains on top

Indian skipper Virat Kohli remained at the top position while dynamic opener Rohit Sharma moved up four places to reach fifth position in the MRF Tyres ICC ODI Player Rankings that was released on Monday...

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U-17 WC will see a female assistant referee in a FIFA men’s competition for first time

The U-17 World Cup will first time see a female assistant referee in a FIFA men’s competition in 2017. The governing body of football, FIFA said that it's time for elite female support referees to be involved in a men's competition...

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Indian team continues to shine on home soil; defeats Australia comprehensively

India’s dominance on the field continues and defeated Australia comprehensively in the fifth ODI match that was played in Nagpur and won the series by 4-1. Notably, India also regained their No. 1 ODI ranking, after a momentary slip...

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Indian contingent bags 40 medals including 9 gold at 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games

Indian contingent has clinched a total of 40 medals including 9 gold, 12 silver and 19 bronze at the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games at Ashgabat, Turkmenistan which concluded on Thursday. India finished at 11th position in the Games while host Turkmenistan topped the medals tally with 89 gold, 70 silver and 86 bronze, followed by China and Iran...

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Dipika Pallikal progress to San Francisco Open squash tournament semifinal

India’s Squash player Dipika Pallikal entered into the semifinals of a Professional Squash Association (PSA) World Tour event, San Francisco Open squash tournament by defeating USA’s Olivia Blatchford by 13-11, 11-6, 11-9 on Thursday...

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Take a look at records set by Kohli and Company during his captaincy across all formats

Indian cricket team is going through the brightest phase and all credit goes to the players and management. Indian team is in magical form and due to which records are showering in all the formats of cricket especially under Virat Kohli’s captaincy. Importantly, India grabbed the top spot in both ICC ODI and Test rankings for the first time in history...

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Zero tolerance towards misgovernance in sports bodies: Rajyavardhan Rathore

About 80 representatives from different sports authority participated in the national workshop on “Sports for All” organized on Tuesday in New Delhi. Bringing convergence among all the stakeholders and create a shared vision in order to harness the multiple benefits that sports offer is the key objective of the workshop...

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ICC brings many significant changes in playing conditions: Read here

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday introduced a number of changes to its playing conditions including a restriction on dimensions of the bat, the introduction of player send-offs for misconduct and changes to the Decision Review System. The number of changes will be effective in all series starting 28 September or later...

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India clinched whopping 29 medals at 5th Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games in Turkmenistan

In the ongoing 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games at Ashgabat, Turkmenistan Indian contingent has clinched a total of 29 medals including 7 gold, 8 silver and 14 bronze. However, India remains at12th spot in the medals tally with just two days left in the Games...

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Shuttler PV Sindhu nominated for Padma Bhushan award

The Sports Ministry has nominated Padma Shri Award winner and Indian Badminton Player PV Sindhu for Padma Bhushan which is India’s third highest civilian award on Monday. She is the second sportsperson after MS Dhoni to be nominated this year...

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Indian pair Manav Thakkar, Manush Shah grabs gold at Slovenia Open

Indian pair Manav Thakkar and Manush Shah on Sunday clinched Slovenia Open Junior and Cadet Table Tennis Open which was held in Otocec, Slovenia. Notably, the Indian duo defeated the top-seeded Chinese Taipei duo of Feng i-Hsin and Tai Ming-Wei in the summit clash...

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India clinched ODI series against Australia; grabs No. 1 ranking

Indian openers Rohit, Ajinkya Rahane’s confident start and all-rounder Hardik Pandya sensational knock helped India to win the third ODI against Australia on Sunday. Notably, India also clinched the 5 ODI series by 3-0 and grabbed the number one spot in ICC rankings...

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Saurav Ghoshal storms into final of Macau Open Squash Championship

National squash champion Saurav Ghosal on Saturday sailed to the finals of the Macau Open Squash Championship which is being held in Macau, China. India's leading player Saurav Ghosal defeated the top seed Simon Rosner of Germany in five games 11-5, 5-11, 11-6, 11-13, 11-4 in a thrilling semi-final...

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India clinched 19 medals including 5 gold at 5th Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games in Turkmenistan

The Indian contingent continues to shine in the international sports arena and make the whole country proud. Notably, in the ongoing 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games at Ashgabat, Turkmenistan Indian contingent has clinched a total of 19 medals including 5 gold, 7 silver and 7 bronze. ..

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Japan Open: Indian duo Praanav Jerry Chopra and N. Sikki Reddy sails into mixed doubles semi-final

Indian mixed doubles pair Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N. Sikki Reddy on Friday stormed into the semi-finals of Japan Open Superseries Badminton which is being held in Tokyo. Unfortunately, other shuttlers including Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth and HS Prannoy bowed out of the tournament...

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St Petersburg Open: Indian pair of Leander Paes and Purav Raja progress in semifinals

Star Indian pair of Leander Paes and Purav Raja on Friday registered a dominating victory over the New Zealand and Brazil duo of Marcus Daniell and Marcelo Demoliner and progressed into the semi-finals of St Petersburg Open which is being held in Saint Petersburg, Russia...

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Magnificient hat-trick from spinner Kuldeep Yadav led India to defeat Australia in second ODI

Dominating Indian bowlers bowled out Australian cricket team for only 202 runs who were chasing the mere target of 253 runs. Notably, India defeated Australia by 50 runs in the second One-Day International at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Thursday. A sensational hat-trick from spinner Kuldeep Yadav helped India to win the match...

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni nominated for Padma Bhushan

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has nominated veteran star and former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni for the Padma Bhushan, the nation's third highest civilian award...

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Khelo India programme approved by government; aims at mainstreaming sport as a tool for overall development

Central government aiming at mainstreaming sport as a tool for individual development, community development, economic development and national development on Wednesday approved the revamped Khelo India programme. Revamped Khelo India programme is initiated at a cost of Rs.1,756 crore for the period 2017-18 to 2019-20...

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Japan Open: Indian shuttlers PV Sindhu, Saina, Srikanth, Prannoy, Sameer stormed into 2nd round

Olympic silver medalist PV Sindhu who recently won Korea Open title and others including Saina Nehwal, K. Srikanth, H S Prannoy and Sameer Verma on Wednesday stormed into the pre-quarter round of Japan Open Superseries Badminton which is being held in Tokyo...

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Indian women boxers clinched 10 medals at Ahmet Comert youth boxing tournament

Indian contingent showed up a dominating performance at the Ahmet Comert youth boxing tournament for women and finished the tour after clinching 10 medals. India signed off the tournament with one gold, four silver and three bronze medals which were held in Istanbul, Turkey...

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Sensational knock of Pandya, Dhoni led Indian team to defeat Australia comprehensively

A gritty all-round performance by Hardik Pandya and former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni led India to thrash Australia by 26 runs in the first one-day international at MA Chidambaram stadium in Chennai. Notably, India defeated Australia by 26 runs via Duckworth-Lewis method as visitors were bundled out for 137 for nine in 21 overs...

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Olympic silver medalist PV Sindhu bags Korea SS Open title; creates history

Olympic silver medalist PV Sindhu showing up a gritty performance at the Korea Super Series badminton tournament on Sunday clinched the title. However, PV Sindhu has created a history after becoming the first Indian to bag Korea Super Series Open...

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Olympic silver medalist PV Sindhu progress to semi finals at Korea SS Open

Olympic silver medalist PV Sindhu continues her good run at the Korea Super Series badminton tournament and registered a thrilling win over her opponent to storm into the semifinals on Friday. However, men’s doubles contention for India gets over as Sameer Verma was outclassed by the world no. 1 Son Wan Ho in the quarter finals...

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Football fans hurry up! Tickets out for 2018 FIFA World Cup finals

Football fans worldwide eagerly wait for four years to watch the FIFA World cup. Hiking their excitement first round of ticket sales for the final stage of the 2018 World Cup Russia has started. Via FIFA website fans can submit their application. The phase 1 of ticket selling starting from 14th September will finish on October 2017...

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Performance is the only key for selection : Ravi Shastri

Team India head coach Ravi Shastri who is gearing up for the forthcoming ODI series with Australia clearly indicated that Performance is the only key for selection...

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