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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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Korea SS Open: Indian shuttlers PV Sindhu, Sameer Verma storms into quarterfinals round

Olympic silver medalist PV Sindhu and star shuttler Sameer Verma on Thursday registered an emphatic win over their opponents to progress into the quarter-finals at the Korea Super Series badminton tournament. However, Parupalli Kashyap bowed out of the tournament following a narrow defeat in the second round. ..

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After Pro Kabaddi,Sports enthusiast Rana Daggubati joins Premier Futsal

Actor Rana Daggubati who is known for his keen interest in various sporting activities has now joined hands with Premier Futsal, a shorter version of football. The sports enthusiast Rana will be the brand ambassador for newly launched team Telugu Tigers...

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Korea SS Open: Indian shuttlers Sindhu, Kashyap, Sameer Verma sailed into Pre-quarter finals round

Indian shuttlers PV Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap, Sameer Verma on Wednesday defeated their respective opponents and stormed into pre-quarter finals round at the Korea Super Series badminton tournament...

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For the first time India set to host FIFA-U17 World Cup; CM Fadnavis launches ‘Host city logo’

Launching 'host city logo' for FIFA-U17 World Cup, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis expressed his warming support and best wishes. ‘Host city logo’ for Navi Mumbai was launched in order to promote the event which is going to be held in India for the first time, from 6 October...

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Indian shuttlers bagged 8 medals at Japan Para-Badminton International; creates history

Indian para-shuttlers bagged a total of 8 medals at Japan Para-Badminton International and created a history with their biggest ever medal haul from a single tournament. The Indian para-shuttlers putting up gritty performance won two golds, three silvers and three bronze medals in various events...

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FIFA U-17 World Cup: CM Devendra Fadnavis unveils the Host City Logo for Navi Mumbai

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today unveiled the Host City Logo for Navi Mumbai for the upcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. On this occasion sports enthusiast, Aaditya Thackeray who is president of Mumbai Football District Association along with DY Patil Sports Academy President Vijay Patel also attended the function...

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For the first time in India, BWF World Senior Badminton Championship kicks off in Kochi

For the first time in India, BWF World Senior Badminton Championship kicked off today in Rajiv Gandhi Indoor Stadium of Kochi which will continue till 17th September. The week-long tournament will see a total of 665 players from 40 countries battle it out in eight different age groups plus-35, plus- 40, plus-45, plus-50, plus-55, plus-60, plus-65 and plus-70 and will be played in all the five categories...

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In a historic night, Somalia capital witnessed 1st night-time football match in 3 decades

After long 30 years, the African nation Somalia witnessed football match under flood light. Hundreds of Somalians gathered in Banadir Stadium which had been severely damaged in the civil war. This is the country’s oldest stadium. FIFA funded the redevelopment...

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India bags 2nd SABA U-16 Championship title

India on Saturday clinched the 2nd South Asian Basketball, SABA, Under - 16 Championship title after registering a commanding win over Bhutan. Indian team dominated their opposition in the whole tournament and remained unbeaten in its all four matches and accumulated 8 points...

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India wraps up Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships with 37 medals including 23 gold

Indian contingent wraps up the Commonwealth Youth, Junior & Senior Weightlifting Championships with a whopping total of 37 medals including 23 gold. Notably, on the fifth and final day of the Championship which was held in Gold Coast, Australia, India bagged two gold medals while one silver and two bronze...

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Young Indian grappler Sonam Malik bags Gold medal in World Cadet Wrestling Championship

Young Indian grappler Sonam Malik on Friday shined in the World Cadet Wrestling Championship and made whole countrymen proud after winning a gold medal. Sonam Malik clinched medal in the 56kg category at the World Cadet Wrestling Championship in Athens, Greece. Neelam bagged bronze medal in the 43kg category...

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Virat Kohli is a leader and an inspiration

Kuldeep Yadav..

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US Open: Sania Mirza keeps Indian hopes alive; storms into women's doubles semifinal

Sania Mirza kept the Indian hopes alive in the US Open after progressing to the women's doubles Semifinal. Sania Mirza and her Chinese partner Shuai Peng showing up a gritty performance defeated Hungarian-Czech pair of Timea Babos and Andrea Hlavackova on Thursday in the US Open which is being held in New York...

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HKFC International squash: Vikram Malhotra, Joshna Chinappa, Dipika Pallikal advances to quarterfinals

Indian squash players get off to a flying start as Vikram Malhotra, Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal advanced to the quarterfinals of the HKFC International squash event which is being held in Hong Kong...

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Proud! India clinched 10 medals including 3 gold in Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships

Indian players, athletes continue to shine in the international sports arena. As Indian contingent bagged a total of 10 medals, including three gold, three silver and 3 bronze on Wednesday which was the third day of the ongoing Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships Gold Coast, Australia...

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India registers comprehensive win over Sri Lanka in lone T20

Indian cricket team registered a commanding win over Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the one-off T-20 International cricket match in Colombo on Wednesday. Interestingly, it was an all round performance by Indian team as they outclassed the Lankans to sweep the series 9-0 across all formats...

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India winning matches is more important than personal glory

Virat Kohli..

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Indian football team registers 2-0 thrilling win over Macau

India on Tuesday took a giant step towards qualification for the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 after registering a thrilling 2-0 win over Macau in an away match at the Olympic Stadium in Macau. Substitute striker Balwant Singh shined in the match and score two goals for India and led his team for a comprehensive victory...

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Proud! Ankur Mittal, Ahvar Rizvi both secures silver in Double Trap event of World Championships

Indian shooting star Ankur Mittal clinched the silver medal in the men’s double trap event at the ongoing ISSF World Shotgun Championship on Tuesday which is being held in Moscow, Russia. In the junior category, 17-year-old Ahvar Rizvi also won a silver medal in the same event...

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A captain is an ultimate boss

Ravi Shastri..

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US Open: Sania Mirza, Rohan Bopanna advances to quarter finals in respective categories

Indian Tennis stars Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna on Monday showing up a gritty performance swiftly entered into quarter finals after defeating their opponents in their respective matches in different categories at US Open which is being held in New York...

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Indian team becomes 1st visiting country to inflict 5-0 whitewash on Sri Lanka with complete domination

Three records were made by Indian cricket team in a match that was played against Sri Lanka on Sunday in Colombo. India becomes a first visiting country to inflict a 5-0 whitewash on Sri Lanka, while former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni had become the first wicketkeeper in world cricket to effect 100 stumpings in One Day Internationals. On the other side, Skipper Virat Kohli’s century lifted him to joint second in the all-time list with Australia’s Ricky Ponting, leaving only Sachin Tendulkar (49 centuries) ..

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US Open: Sania Mirza storms into Pre quarters while Rohan Bopanna enters 2nd round

Star Indian Tennis players Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna registered a comprehensive win over their opponents in their respective matches in New York on Saturday to advance to the US Open...

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MS Dhoni will always remain our captain

Virat Kohli..

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Indian boxer Gaurav Bidhuri settles for bronze in World Boxing Championships

Young Indian boxer Gaurav Bidhuri on Thursday list to Duke Ragan of the USA in the semi-finals of the 56 Kg category at the World Boxing Championship which is being held in Hamburg, Germany. The loss of Gaurav Bidhuri shattered Indian hopes to witness boxer in the finals...

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Skipper Kohli, Rohit Sharma’s sensational knock of centuries led India to thrash Sri Lanka in fourth ODI

Skipper Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma’s sensational knock of centuries provided Indian team to register a comprehensive win over Sri Lanka in the fourth ODI which was played in Colombo on Thursday. India has taken an unbeatable lead of 4-0 in the 5 match ODI series. However, India dented Sri Lanka's chances of a direct World Cup qualification...

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I want to do my best for my team; ready to play until 2023

Lasith Malinga..

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Odisha soon to set up ‘Sports City’ with an aim to become the ‘Sports Powerhouse’

To mark the National Sports day, Odisha government planning to set up ‘Sports City’ in Bhubaneswar with world-class infrastructure. Integrated sports complexes have also been planned to be established in major cities of Cuttack, Berhampur, Sambalpur, Rourkela and Jeypore with an initial outlay of Rs 96 Crore under SWARNA scheme...

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World Boxing Championship: Amit Phangal, Gaurav Bidhuri, Kavinder Bisht storms into quarterfinals

Asian bronze-medallist Amit Phangal in 49kg, Kavinder Bisht in 52kg and Gaurav Bidhuri in 56kg category on Monday stormed into in the quarterfinals of 19th World Boxing Championships which is being held in Hamburg, Germany...

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Young Indian team shines in SAFF, Under 15 Championship; bags title

Young Indian team has concluded its inspirational run in South Asian Football Federation, SAFF, Under 15 Championship after winning the title. India defeated host Nepal by 2-1 in the finals SAFF, Under 15 and grabbed the title. The final was played at ANFA Complex, Lalitpur in Nepal on Sunday...

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BWF World Championship: Sindhu clinches silver after losing in finals, Saina settled with bronze

Indian shuttler and Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu on Sunday clinched a silver medal at the World Badminton Championships which was held in Glasgow, Scotland. PV Sindhu was defeated by Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in the summit clash by 19-21, 22-20, 20-22 in a match that lasted for one-hour and 50 minutes...

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Bumrah’s 5 wicket haul, Rohit’s ton led India to take unbeatable lead of 3-0 against Sri Lanka

Jasprit Bumrah’s 5 wicket haul and Rohit Sharma’s sensational knock of the century led Indian cricket team to register a commanding win over Sri Lanka in the third ODI which was played in Pallekele. Notably, India has taken an unbeatable lead of 3-0 in the 5 match ODI series. It was India's seventh successive bilateral series victory against Sri Lanka. India last lost an ODI series to the island nation in 1997...

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I shouldn't have gone to Rio Olympics

Saina Nehwal..

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World Boxing Championship: Amit Phangal, Gaurav Bidhuri advances to pre-quarterfinals

India’s emerging boxer and Asian bronze-medallist Amit Phangal in the 49 kg category while Gaurav Bidhuri in 56 Kg category on Friday advanced to the pre-quarterfinals at the World Championships which is being held in Hamburg, Germany...

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Indian shuttler PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal stormed into semi finals of BWF World Championship

India’s star shuttler Saina Nehwal and Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu on Friday registered a thrilling victory over their respective opponents and stormed into the semi finals at the World Badminton Championships which is being held in Glasgow, Scotland...

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Dhoni will surely gain momentum and his role in team

Virat Kohli..

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Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal, Srikanth, Praneeth stormed into pre-quarterfinals of BWF World Championship

Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth and B Sai Praneeth stormed into the pre-quarterfinals in singles events of the World Badminton Championships being which is being held in Glasgow, Scotland...

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Indian shuttler PV Sindhu advanced into pre-quarterfinals of BWF World Championship

India’s star shuttler and Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu on Tuesday entered into the pre-quarterfinals of the women's singles competition of the BWF World Championship which is being held in Glasgow, Scotland...

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Indian shuttler Sameer, Kidambi Srikanth storms into second round of BWF World Championship

India made a commanding start at the BWF World Championship as shuttler Sameer Verma, Kidambi Srikanth and Tanvi stormed into the second round of the singles competition on Monday which is being held in Glasgow...

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5-yr old Mumbai Chess Champ Anaisha Nahar won U6 Singapore National Open; donates prize money to Farmers

The youngest 5-year old, Anaisha Nahar won U6 Singapore National Open to become only youngest Indian to clinch this victory. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis congratulated little angel and appreciated her talent. Little angel with all her heart contributed her prize money for the Farmers relief fund...

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Navy Chief Sunil Lamba 'flags off' Sailing Championship in Bhopal

Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lamba led the curtain raiser of six-day Raja Bhoj Multiclass Sailing Championship at Upper Lake in Madhya Pradesh. Around 250 sports and officers of the country are participating in the sailing championship. Ten events will be held on different boats under the competition...

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Indian Armed Forces clinched 60 ‘Laurels’ in form of medals at LA World Police & Fire Games-2017

Indian security forces not only protect the sovereignty of the nation, mankind etc but also represents the country in the International sports arena. Indian armed forces have brought laurels to the country and made all of us proud by winning 60 medals including 30 gold, 17 silver and 13 bronze at World Police and Fire games 2017 held in Los Angeles which concluded on Wednesday...

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Indian skipper Virat Kohli continues to be World No. 1 batsmen in ODIs

Indian skipper Virat Kohli continued to be the world's top-ranked One-day batsman in the latest ICC ODI rankings. Notably, Virat Kohli is now at the top position of ICC rankings in all the format of games...

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Cincinnati Open: Sania Mirza- Shuai Peng advances to semi finals; Bopanna-Dodig moved to quarters

Top Indian Tennis player Sania Mirza and her Chinese partner Shuai Peng on Friday swiftly entered into the semi finals of Cincinnati Masters. While, Rohan Bopanna and his Croatian partner Ivan Dodig also reached the quarterfinals of the Cincinnati Masters which is being held in Cincinnati, USA...

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Indian shuttler Lakshya Sen clinches Bulgaria Open International Series Title

Young Indian shuttler Lakshya Sen shines in Bulgaria Open International Series and clinched the title on Thursday. Lakshya Sen clinched Bulgaria Open after notching up a hard-fought win over Croatia's Zvonimir Durkinjak in the men's singles final in Sofia, Bulgaria...

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Tennis star Sania Mirza- Shuai Peng cruises to Quarter finals of Cincinnati Open

Indian Tennis star Sania Mirza and her Chinese partner Shuai Peng on Wednesday advanced to Quarter finals of the Cincinnati Masters. In the pre-quarterfinals match, the fourth seeded pair of Mirza and Shuai Peng registered an easy win against a German-Ukrainian team of Julia Goerges and Olga Savchuk by 7-5, 6-4...

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Indian team should be best fielding XI at 2019 World Cup

Ravi Shastri..

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Young Indian shuttler Lakshya Sen shines in Bulgaria Open; swiftly enters into semi finals

Young Indian shuttler Lakshya Sen continuing his good form defeated Poland's Michal Rogalski and swiftly entered into the semifinals of the Bulgaria Open International Series at Sofia in Bulgaria on Wednesday...

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Indian men's hockey team registers thrilling victory over Austria by 4-3

Indian men's hockey team registered a thrilling victory over Austria and finished its European tour on a high note on Wednesday night. India ended the tour with three wins and two losses...

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Indian men's hockey team registers impressive win over Netherlands; clinch series by 2-0

Indian men's hockey team registered an impressive win over Netherlands by a 2-0 margin and clinched the two match series. The hockey team led by Manpreet Singh that featured nine players from the Junior Indian team beat an experienced Netherlands squad 2-1. It was Gurjant Singh and Mandeep Singh who scored in India’s triumph...

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Proud! India won the test series three-nil against Sri Lanka; creates history

Indian cricket team registered a commanding win over Sri Lanka and continued its glorious form in the Test matches. Notably, India defeated Sri Lanka by an innings and 171 runs in the third and final Test at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele on Monday. After winning this match, India claimed their first ever 3-0 series win overseas...

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The Sun of Athletics sets in London; Usain Bolt bids goodbye to track

Usain Bolt and the victory became synonymous in the history of athletics. The Jamaican Sprinter who touched finishing lines ahead of anyone in almost every race could not touch the finishing line in his last race. Whatever that did not affect his fans worldwide, he will remain “greatest of all time” to them forever. On the last day of his career, he again warned every athlete to not take the dishonest path of doping...

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India finishes Asian Championship Shotgun with three golds, one silver and four bronze medals

India finished with a total of eight medals including three golds, one silver and four bronze medals at the 7th Asian Championship Shotgun in Astana, Kazakhstan. Notably, on the concluding day of the championship, India bagged a gold medal in the skeet mixed team event...

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India bags seven medals including 6 gold, 1 bronze in ongoing LA World Police & Fire Games-2017

Personnel of Indian armed forces not only protect sovereignty but also represents the country in the International sports arena. It is a proud moment for the whole country as the ace swimmer SM Richa Mishra, Wrestler Dinesh Kumar and Praveen bagged seven medals at World Police and Fire games 2017 which is being held in Los Angeles...

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Proud! Shooter Maheshwari Chauhan clinched bronze at Asian Shotgun Championship; creates history

Indian shooter Maheshwari Chauhan has made whole countrymen proud after on clinching a bronze medal at the Asian Shotgun Championship which is being held in Astana, Kazakhstan. Notably, Maheshwari Chauhan becomes first Indian women to earn a medal at a top international competition since 2009...

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India's first-ever Wheelchair Rugby event starts in Patna

The Bihar Capital Patna has today witnessed first ever Wheelchair Rugby National Tournament. 8 states team – UP, New Delhi, Bihar, Jharkhand, Gujarat, Punjab, Haryana, and Maharashtra are participating in this tournament. This is a unique sport created by athletes with a disability; it combines elements of rugby, basketball, and handball. ..

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13684 talented sports persons identified under SAI Schemes are being trained by professionals: Vijay Goel

While giving a reply to Lok Sabha on Thursday Sports Minister Vijay Goel said that to scout and nurture both talented girls and boys the government is implementing many Sports Promotional Schemes under the observation of Sports Authority of India (SAI). “Presently, 13684 talented sports persons (9653 boys and 4031 girls) identified under SAI Schemes are being trained in 27 sports disciplines throughout the country,” he added...

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India’s first ‘National Sports University Bill, 2017’ tabled in Lok Sabha

The National Sports University Bill, 2017 was tabled in Lok Sabha on Thursday. A bill to set up India’s first full-fledged sports university in Manipur was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Thursday...

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Davinder Kang shines at IAAF World Athletics Championships; becomes 1st Indian to qualify for javelin throw final

Davinder Singh Kang, the 26-year-old athlete from Punjab has become the first Indian to qualify for the final round of the javelin throw at the IAAF World Athletics Championships in London on Thursday...

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Initiatives taken by government to promote sports in rural areas: Read now

Central government has taken many effective steps to promote sports in the whole country. Amongst which many initiatives are being monitored directly by Sports Minister Vijay Goel himself. Not only urban areas but schemes for rural areas are also initiated by the government of India to nurture talents...

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Good News! PV Sindhu, Saina get first- round byes at World Championship

Former World No 1 Saina Nehwal and Olympic silver medalist P V Sindhu on Wednesday got first- round byes at the World Championship starting in Glasgow, Scotland from 21st of this month...

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India’s Kynan Chenai, Shreyasi Singh bags bronze in mixed team trap event of 7th Asian Championship Shotgun

India’s Trap shooter and Olympian Kynan Chenai along with his partner Shreyasi Singh bagged bronze medal in mixed team trap event in Asian Shotgun Shooting Championship being held in Astana, Kazakhstan. This is Kynan Chenai’s second international medal at the senior level...

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Kynan Chenai clinched bronze medal in Men’s trap event of 7th Asian Championship Shotgun

India’s Trap shooter and Olympian Kynan Chenai on Tuesday clinched the bronze medal in the Men’s trap event at the ongoing 7th Asian Championship Shotgun, being held in Astana, Kazakhstan’s Target Shooting Club. This is Kynan Chenai’s first international medal at the senior level...

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World’s No. 1 bowler Ravindra Jadeja claims top position in all-rounders list of ICC Test Rankings

Indian left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja, the world’s number one bowler has also claimed the top position among all-rounders for the first time in the latest ICC Player Rankings for Test bowlers which were released on Wednesday...

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Proud! India finishes Asian Junior Boxing Championships with 2 silver, 6 bronze medals

Indian athletes continue to shine in the International sports arena and also continue to make country proud. Notably, India finished the Asian Junior Boxing Championships with two silver and six bronze medals in Puerto Princesa, Philippines which concluded on Monday...

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Indian duo Joshna Chinappa, Pallikal clinched bronze medal at WSF-World Doubles Squash Championship

The Commonwealth Games gold medalist and second seed duo Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal on Friday clinched a bronze medal at the WSF World Doubles Squash Championship at Manchester. Notably, Chinappa and Dipika had to settle for a bronze medal after losing to English duo of Jenny Duncalf and Alison Waters in the semifinals...

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India’s Manju Kumari clinched bronze medal in Junior World Wrestling Championships

India’s Manju Kumari on Thursday clinched bronze medal after defeating Ilona Prokopevniuk of Ukraine in the Junior World Wrestling Championship in Tampere, Finland. Manju registered a comfortable victory over Ilona Prokopevniuk by 2-0...

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I have come back stronger and hungrier

KL Rahul..

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Citi Open: Yuki Bhambri upsets Argentina’s Guido Pella to enters into quarter-finals

Former Australian Open juniors winner Yuki Bhambri after upsetting defending champion Gael Monfils of France, easily registered a comprehensive victory over Guido Pella of Argentina to enter quarter-finals of the ongoing Citi Open in Washington DC on Friday...

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The Titan star Rakshith could not prevent another Pirate victory

The home ground could not become a savior for Telugu Titans. The strong Patna Pirates side managed to get a win in the last game of Titans’ home leg. But the Titans got a star, Rakshith who managed to maintain his composure in spite of raiding in pressure situations. Unfortunately, Patna team took over the titans. The two teams faced the battle twice in the league...

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Dopers must stop else athletics will die

Usain Bolt..

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HS Prannoy, Sourabh Verma advances to quarterfinal of New Zealand Open

Indian shuttler HS Prannoy and Sourabh Verma continuing to shine in international sports arena advanced to the quarterfinals on Thursday after defeating their respective opponents of the New Zealand Open in Auckland...

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2017 Pro Kabaddi League : Game Changer Korean Jang-Kun Lee led Bengal Warriors’ victory on his shoulders

Day five of the 2017 Pro Kabaddi League witnessed the stunning competition in both the matches. The first match of Haryana Steelers created a brilliant fight back to Gujarat Fortunegiants but unfortunately led to a tie. In the second match, Rahul Chaudhari's Telegu Titans suffered yet another defeat, fourth in the run as Bengal Warriors opened their campaign with a convincing win at Gachibowli Indoor Stadium, Hyderabad...

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Indian duo Joshna Chinappa, Pallikal storms into quarterfinals WSF-World Doubles Squash Championship

The Commonwealth Games gold medalist and second seed duo Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal stormed into women's doubles quarterfinals at the WSF World Doubles Squash Championship at Manchester on Wednesday...

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Joshna Chinappa, Dipika Pallikal gets off to flying start in WSF-World Doubles Squash Championship

The Commonwealth Games gold medalist and second seed duo Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal registered the first victory for India at the WSF-World Doubles Squash Championship on Monday, which is being held in Manchester...

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IAF chief BS Dhanoa felicitates Indian women's cricketer

Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa felicitated Indian cricketer Shikha Pandey for her brilliant performance during the Women's World Cup 2017. She received a medal and a cheque at Air Headquarter. Pandey helped Indian women's team to pass through league matches as she scalped crucial wickets during the tournament. Pandey was commissioned in IAF on June 30, 2012 as an ATC Officer...

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Two Indian wrestlers very close to clinch bronze in Junior World Wrestling Championships

Indian athletes continue to shine in the international sports arena as two wrestlers Veer Dev Gulia and Ravinder are very close to clinch bronze medal in their respective weight categories of the Junior World Wrestling Championships which is being held in Tampere, Finland...

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I know what to expect from Indian cricket team

Ravi Shastri..

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Citi Open: Ramkumar Ramanathan, Yuki Bhambri storms into main draw of tournament

India’s emerging Tennis players Ramkumar Ramanathan and Yuki Bhambri on Sunday entered into the men’s singles main draw of the Citi Open in Washington after winning their respective matches...

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Czech boxing tournament: Indian boxers bag eight medals including 5 Gold

Continuing good run in the international sports arena, Indian boxers shined at 48th Grand Prix Usti Nad Labem after bagging eight medals in different categories. Indian boxers packed a heavy punch in the championship which was held in the Czech Republic and clinched five gold, two silver and one bronze medal...

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'Bull power’ of Captain Rohit Kumar leads Bengaluru to thrash Telugu Titans by 31-21

Debutant Bengaluru Bulls captain Rohit Kumar bagged 12 points out of 18 raids and led his team to register a commanding win over Telugu Titans. Notably, Bengaluru Bulls defeated Telugu Titans by 31-21 in the fifth edition of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) Gachibowli at Indoor Stadium on Sunday...

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‘Slum Daud’ concludes with 6000 youth and motivational message

Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel and Union Steel Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh and Olympian wrestler Sushil Kumar on Sunday led the curtain raiser of the twelve edition of the Slum Daud. Six Thousands of youth from Delhi slums participated in the run which started from Jhandenwalan Devi Mandir and ended at Ajmal Khan Park. Each participant was awarded medal and certificates...

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India registers commanding win over Sri Lanka in first Test in Galle; lead series 1-0

Indian cricket team continues its glorious form in the Test matches and registers a commanding win over Sri Lanka. Notably, India defeated Sri Lanka by 304 runs in their opening Test at Galle, biggest overseas win in terms of runs, surpassing 279 run-victory against England at Leeds in 1986. India has taken lead over Sri Lanka by 1-0 in three match series...

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Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar hails Mithali Raj

Appreciating the astounding performance of Indian women’s cricket team skipper Mithali Raj Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar has announced Rs 1 crore cash prize and a house plot of 600 square yards in Banjara Hills. The Chief Minister also mentioned Mithali as the pride of Telugu Prjala. On this occasion Parents of Mithali Raj were Present. KCR also praised the coach of Mithali R.S.R Murthy along with the cash prize of Rs 25 lakh...

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Proud! India bags four medals including one Gold in Deaflympics 2017

Indian athletes continue to shine in the international sports arena. Notably, Indian athletes opened the account for India after winning four medals in Deaflympics 2017. On the ninth day of Deaflympics 2017 held in Samsun, Virender Singh won gold in wrestling and Diksha Dagar got silver in golf while two bronze medals were also added by Ajay Kumar (65kg) and Sumit Dahiya (97kg) winning matches in their respective categories...

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Czech boxing tournament: Shiva Thapa, Gaurav Bidhuri storms into final; 5 others in semis

India’s leading boxing player and Asian silver-medalist Shiva Thapa and Gaurav Bidhuri stormed into the finals of the Grand Prix Usti Nad Labem boxing tournament on Thursday which is being held in the Czech Republic. However, five other Indians also advanced to semifinals in their respective categories...

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Indians carried your defeat on their shoulders: PM to #WomenInBlue

Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded the Indian women’s cricket team for their huge success in recently concluded World Cup and said, you had not lost but made 125 crore people proud. PM Modi said, “125 crore Indians carried their defeat in the final, on their shoulders, and this was, in fact, your greatest victory.”..

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India’s Ajay Singh bags bronze medal in Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championships

India’s Ajay Singh on Thursday clinched the bronze medal in Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championships at Kathmandu. Ajay got third place in 77 kgs men’s junior category by lifting 143 kgs in a snatch and 172 kgs in clean and jerk...

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Indians carried your defeat, on their shoulders which was your greatest victory: PM tells women team

Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded the Indian women’s cricket team for their huge success in recently concluded World Cup and said, you had not lost but made 125 crore people proud. PM Modi said, “125 crore Indians carried their defeat in the final, on their shoulders, and this was, in fact, your greatest victory.”..

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Indian under-19 team registers commanding win over England in opening four-day Test

The Indian under-19 team registered a commanding win over England in the opening four-day Test at Chesterfield on Thursday. Manjot Kalra’s century and Kamlesh Nagarkoti’s 10 wicket haul led Indian under-19 team to thrash England by 334 runs in the opening four-day Test match...

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Destiny had a different plan for me, thankful to God

Sikhar Dhawan..

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Czech boxing tournament: Shiva Thapa, three others advances to semi-finals

India’s leading boxing player and Asian silver-medalist Shiva Thapa and three other boxers including Gaurav Bidhuri, Kavinder Bisht, Amit Phangal on Wednesday advanced to the semi finals in their respective categories at the Grand Prix Usti Nad Labem boxing tournament which is being held in the Czech Republic. Notably, India will win four Bronze medals at least in the tournament. ..

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From Rio to World Cup, Indian women are leading in international sporting arena: Vijay Goel

The government of India gave a grand success party to Indian Women’s Cricket team and felicitated all the players and supportive staff on Thursday. Welcoming the team, Minister Vijay Goel said that from Rio Olympics to Paralympics and in games like hockey, wrestling, badminton, and now the splendid performance in the Women’s World Cup, Indian women are leading the way in the international sporting arena...

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You will shine in World Police & Fire games; All the best Constable Bhupendra!

Constable Bhupendra Vyas has made whole India proud as he is all set to represent Rajasthan in World Police and Fire games in Los Angeles which are going to take place between 7th to 16th August where participants of 70 nations will participate...

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Yippie! India to host men’s boxing World Championship for first time in 2021

Good news for all boxing lovers! India is going to host the men’s World Championship for the first time in 2021 besides women’s World Championship in 2018. Notably, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) confirmed that India will host the men’s World Championship in 2021 and women’s World Championship in 2018...

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We have never experienced this kind of reception from enthusiastic fans

Mithali Raj..

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India thrashes Sri Lanka; qualifies for quarterfinal of FIBA Asia Women’s Cup 2017

Today emerging as the topper in Division B of FIBA Asia Women’s Cup, India smothered Sri Lanka 88-42, at the Sree Kanteerava Indoor Stadium. As the best team in Group ‘A’, India entered the knockout rounds as the top-seed. ..

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Indian football team has been given lot of exposure during its trips to many countries: Vijay Goel

Sports Minister Vijay Goel after meeting the Indian Football Team said the team has been given a lot of exposure during its trips to different countries such as Spain, Portugal, Germany, Russia, Dubai and Brazil etc. ..

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Tokyo gears up in a ‘light, bright, sparkling’ mood for 2020 Olympics

As Tokyo is left with only three years for the Olympic game it is gearing up all its efforts for the games. Japan is the host nation for next Olympic. On Monday, it kicked off a celebration with a lights and music show for next Olympic. To boost the security, Tokyo Police has teamed up with the private sector...

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Incredible! Indian skipper Mithali Raj named as captain of ICC Women's World Cup team

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday announced the team of the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 with India’s Mithali Raj as its captain. Notably, Mithali Raj who hails from Hyderabad was selected as captain after she led her side by example by scoring 409 runs in the 30-day tournament...

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Proud! Indian contingent claims 11 medals in Commonwealth Youth Games

Indian contingent continues to shine in the world championships and make us proud again and again. India clinched 11 medals including four gold, one silver and six bronze medals in the sixth Commonwealth Youth Games at Nassau in the Bahamas. With that, India finished seventh in the sixth Commonwealth Youth Games which concluded on Monday evening...

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Punjab CM offers the DSP post to ‘knight of blue brigade’ Harmanpreet Kaur

Cricket has been always popular in this country but when it comes to Women’s Cricket, the fans could barely name any Cricketers from Women’s team. But this 2017 ICC World Cup has changed the scenario. Though “Women in Blue” has failed to bring the Winner’s trophy but they have won the heart of thousands of lakhs. Harmanpreet Kaur, one knight of this brigade has been offered the post of DSP in Punjab Police by PM Amarinder Singh...

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FIBA Asia Women's Cup basketball: India registers commanding win over Uzbekistan in Division B

India on Sunday registered a commanding victory over Uzbekistan in the FIBA Asia Women's Cup basketball tournament. India defeated Uzbekistan by 92-76 in Division B group and started their campaign with a win in FIBA Asia Women's Cup basketball tournament...

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Hard luck! Indian women team loses world cup but won a billion hearts

Hard luck for Indian women team as they came so close to the World Cup but in the end result was not in your favour. However, Indian women team made whole India proud, the girls in blue made the country proud by efforts. Notably, Indian eves lost to England by a narrow margin of nine runs in the ICC Women's World Cup final at Lord's in London on Sunday...

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Punjab CM offers the DSP post to ‘knight of blue brigade’ Harmanpreet Kaur

Cricket has been always popular in this country but when it comes to Women’s Cricket, the fans could barely name any Cricketers from Women’s team. But this 2017 ICC World Cup has changed the scenario. Though “Women in Blue” has failed to bring the Winner’s trophy but they have won the heart of thousands of lakhs. Harmanpreet Kaur, one knight of this brigade has been offered the post of DSP in Punjab Police by PM Amarinder Singh...

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FIBA Asia Women's Cup basketball: India registers commanding win over Uzbekistan in Division B

India on Sunday registered a commanding victory over Uzbekistan in the FIBA Asia Women's Cup basketball tournament. India defeated Uzbekistan by 92-76 in Division B group and started their campaign with a win in FIBA Asia Women's Cup basketball tournament...

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US Open: Shuttler HS Prannoy defeats compatriot Parupalli Kashyap to bag title

India’s leading shuttler HS Prannoy on Sunday bagged the US Open Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament title defeating his compatriot Parupalli Kashyap in Anaheim, California. Notably, H S Prannoy defeated Parupalli Kashyap by 21-15, 20-22, 21-12 in the match that lasted for 1 hr 5 minutes...

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Hard luck! Indian women team loses world cup but won a billion hearts

Hard luck for Indian women team as they came so close to the World Cup but in the end result was not in your favour. However, Indian women team made whole India proud, the girls in blue made the country proud by efforts. Notably, Indian eves lost to England by a narrow margin of nine runs in the ICC Women's World Cup final at Lord's in London on Sunday...

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Proud! Indian athletes clinch 5 medals in World Para Athletics Championships

Indian Para-athletes continue to shine in the world championships and make us proud again and again. Notably, India on Saturday clinched two medals in the high jump at the World Para Athletics Championships which is being held in London. With that, India has increased their medal tally to five...

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Indian shuttlers Prannoy, Kashyap to clash in finals of US Open

India’s leading shuttlers HS Prannoy and Parupalli Kashyap on Saturday stormed into the finals after defeating their respective opponents in the US Open Grand Prix which is being played in Anaheim, California. Notably, HS Prannoy and Parupalli Kashyap will face each other in the final of the US Open...

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US Open: Prannoy, Sameer Verma and Parupalli Kashyap stormed into quarter-final

India’s star shuttlers Sameer Verma, HS Prannoy and Parupalli Kashyap on Friday stormed into the quarter-finals round after defeating their respective opponents in the US Open Grand Prix which is being played in Anaheim, California...

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ICC Women's World Cup: Harmanpreet's blistering ton leads India to crush Australia; storms into final

India on Friday crushed defending champions Australia by 36 runs and swiftly entered into the finals of ICC Women's World Cup at Derby in England. Harmanpreet Kaur’s sensational knock of 171 runs clobbered the opposition mercilessly to help set the defending champions a 282-run target in the ICC Women’s World Cup semi-final. The Jhulan Goswami-led attack then bowled Australia out for 245...

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US Open Grand Prix: Prannoy, Sameer Verma and Parupalli Kashyap enters into pre-quarters

India’s star shuttlers HS Prannoy, Sameer Verma and Parupalli Kashyap on Wednesday swiftly entered into the pre-quarter-finals round in the US Open Grand Prix which is being played in Anaheim, California...

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We have worked together, we know what clicks

Virat Kohli..

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ICC Test Rankings: Ashwin slips to third position; Jadeja remains on top

India’s star spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has gone down to the third position in the latest ICC Player Rankings for Test bowlers which were released on Wednesday. Notably, Sri Lanka’s Rangana Herath has leapfrogged Ravichandran Ashwin with 866 points after grabbing his eighth 10-wicket match haul and helping win the one-off Test against Zimbabwe in Colombo by four wickets. However, Ravindra Jadeja remains on top position with 898 points...

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Proud! Indian Jr judokas bagged one gold, three bronze medals in Commonwealth Youth Games

Indian junior judokas on Thursday shined in an ongoing Commonwealth Youth Games which is being held at Nassau in the Bahamas and clinched four medals including one gold and three bronze...

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Shocking! India’s leading shot putter Manpreet Kaur fails doping test

Several Indian athletes have failed a doping test in recent years. However, Indian contingent has got another setback after star shot putter and gold medalist at recently concluded Asian Athletics Championships Manpreet Kaur failed a doping test...

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Dutch Open: Neel Joshi, Ananya Dabke clinches title in their respective categories

India’s Neel Joshi and Ananya Dabke on Monday clinched the under-15 boys and girls titles respectively in the Dutch Open Junior Squash Championship in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Notably, Neel Joshi defeated England’s Khalil Alhassan while Dabke defeated Serena Daniel of the US in their respective categories of summit clash...

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Karnataka Champ I H Manudev clinches 1st National Masters Snooker Tournament title

Champion I H Manudev who hails from Karnataka won the first National Masters Snooker tournament title in Chennai. Manudev defeated former Asian champion Alok Kumar 4-1 to win the National Masters Snooker’s Title...

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With tremendous energy, youth can transform India into “New India”

Power Minister Piyush Goyal praised the initiative of Slum Yuva Daud and said, “Youth has tremendous energy and they must use it to transform India into “New India”. Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel and Minister of Power Piyush Goyal, Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju yesterday flagged off the ninth Mega Slum Yuva Daud on Sunday...

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#VictoriaOpen: India’s Harinder Pal Sandhu bags title

India’s Harinder Pal Sandhu on Sunday registered a comprehensive win over Australian Rex Hedrick in the summit clash of Victoria Open squash and bagged the title. Notably, Harinder Pal Sandhu defeated top-seed Rex Hedrick by 12-14, 11-3, 11-4, 11-7 in a 77-minute final of Victoria Open squash in Melbourne...

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For the 1st time, Indian 12-yr champ M.P Jagruth clinches gold medal in World Karate Championship

1st ever gold medal for India in the World Karate Championship 2017- brought by Twelve-year-old M.P. Jagruth which was held in Croatia. He outperformed representatives from 40 countries. Expressing his gratitude, he said that “I am very happy with my performance.” ..

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Canada Open: HS Prannoy advances to pre-quarter finals; Parupalli Kashyap bows out of tournament

India’s star badminton player HS Prannoy registered a commanding win over 9th ranked Kieran Merrilees and advanced to pre-quarter-finals in Canada Open on Thursday. Notably, Indian shuttler Prannoy defeated Scottish badminton player Kieran Merrilees by 21-17, 16-21, 21-15 in a match that lasted for 1 hour 8 minutes...

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Local govt.s in Japan coming forward as ‘host town’ to welcome athletes in 2020 Olympic

Japan, the host nation of 2020 Olympics is facing problem to accommodate the huge amount of guests from all over the world. To host the foreign athletes more than 250 local governments across Japan have come forward. They want to serve as the host nation. Some of the registered host towns have already started basic activities. ..

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Women's HWL Semi-Final: India swiftly enters into knockout round after defeating Chile

Indian Women’s Hockey team on Wednesday defeated Chile by 1-0 to swiftly enter into knock-out stage of the Women's Hockey World League Semi Final. However, Preeti Dubey’s 38th-minute goal ensured India earned their first win in the tournament after a goalless draw against South Africa and a 1-4 loss against USA in their previous matches...

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Ravindra Jadeja claims top position in ICC Test Rankings

Indian left-arm spinners Ravindra Jadeja on Monday claimed the first position with 898 points in the ICC Test bowlers' rankings released in Dubai. Notably, this is Jadeja's career-best rankings in the ICC table. Ashwin is placed at the second spot with 865 points but none of the other Indian bowlers figure in the top-10 list...

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Cricket Advisory Committee defers announcement of new coach

Ahead of the crucial Sri Lanka tour, the Cricket Advisory Committee has decided to postpone the much-awaited decision on a new coach for Indian cricket team after the resignation of former coach Anil Kumble...

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We don't deserve to win if do not grab chances

Virat Kohli..

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Refugees to get a special team in Tokyo Olympics

The refugee problem is a big humanitarian crisis right now. From Syria to Iran, central to North Africa, the cry of refugees is everywhere. They don’t have food, shelter even a nation that they can identify to. To raise awareness for the issue, International Olympic Committee unveiled the 1st refugee team in 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games. After their 1st appearance there, Refugee team is again likely to play in 2020 Olympics...

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India tops medal tally by clinching 29 medals at Asian Athletics Championships; creates history

India on Sunday scripted a history after clinching 29 medals including 12 gold, 5 silver and 12 bronze in Asian Athletics Championships which was held in Bhubaneshwar. Notably, at the final day of the championship, India continued its dominance and bagged a total of 9 medals including five gold, 1 silver and 3 bronze...

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Curtain raised for 7th edition of `Slum Daud` to highlight government’s schemes

Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel and Minister of State for Information and Olympic medalist ace wrestler Sakshi Malik yesterday flagged off the seventh Mega Slum Yuva Daud. Thousands of youth from Delhi slums participated in the run which started from Tughlakabad Fort village and ended at Karni Singh Shooting Range...

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India suffers unfortunate loss against West Indies in one-off T20 international

West Indies defeated India by nine wickets in the one-off T20 International played at Kingston in Jamaica on Sunday night. Chasing a challenging target of 191 runs, opener Evin Lewis hammered an unbeaten 125 powered West Indies to a nine-wicket win over India in the one-off T20 international...

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#Wimbeldon : Mirza, Bopanna, Purav Raja defeats their opponents to enter into pre-quarters

Indian tennis star Sania Mirza, Rohan Bopanna, Purav Raja won their respective matches in respective categories on Saturday and swiftly entered into the pre-quarter finals of Wimbledon 2017 which is being held in London, United Kingdom...

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Indian athletes clinched 20 medals in Asian Athletics C'ship; claims 1st spot in medal tally

Indian athletes continue to shine in the 22nd Asian Athletics Championship being held at Kalinga Stadium in Odisha capital Bhubaneswar as it bags 20 medals including 7 gold, 4 silver and 9 bronze and leads in a tally medal. China is in the second spot with 5 gold, 6 silver and 4 bronze while Iran is in the third with 4 gold and 1 bronze. ..

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MS Dhoni is still good enough to play 2019 World Cup :  Chanchal Bhattacharya

Backing former Indian skipper Mahendra Sing Dhoni over his recent poor batting performance in the fourth One-Day International against the West Indies Dhoni's his childhood coach Chanchal Bhattacharya said that just because of one bad day we should not question the abilities of the legendary player."Every day is not a Sunday," Bhattacharya said when asked about the innings. ..

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Odisha soon to set up ‘High Performance Academy’ to develop athletes into future ‘Champions’

To establish a High-Performance Academy at Kalinga Stadium, the Odisha government signed an expression of intent with the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and the Athletics Federation of India (AFI). ..

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From 173 to 96, Blue Tigers achieve best FIFA ranking of 2 decades

Amidst the crowd of crazy Cricket fans, Indians often forget the other games. Since a time, Football was very much ignored. But the Football players never stopped making the place better in the world Football map. Winning 12 games of last 14 in International Football has helped Indian team to reach best FIFA ranking in last 2 decades. The ranking has climbed up to 96, the 2nd best in the Football history...

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From 173 to 96, Blue Tigers achieve best FIFA ranking of 2 decades

Amidst the crowd of crazy Cricket fans, Indians often forget the other games. Since a time, Football was very much ignored. But the Football players never stopped making the place better in the world Football map. Winning 12 games of last 14 in International Football has helped Indian team to reach best FIFA ranking in last 2 decades. The ranking has climbed up to 96, the 2nd best in the Football history...

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I back myself to finish games for India, which could not do previously

Hardik Pandya..

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India A advances into quarters of Asian Snooker Championship

India A team including Pankaj Advani and Laxman Rawat on Monday advanced to the quarterfinals of the Asian Team Snooker Championship which is being held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Notably, India A registered a comprehensive win over Iran B to enter into knock-out round...

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Germany clinches maiden Confederation Cup Football title after defeating Chile by 1-0

Germany on Sunday clinched their maiden Confederation Cup Football title after defeating Chile by 1-0 in the summit clash. However, the four-time World Cup winners defeated Chile by a solitary goal. Lars Stindl put Germany ahead in the first half against the run of play, and Germany then held on to the lead which resulted in win...

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ICC Women's World Cup: India crushes arch-rival Pakistan by 95 runs

India crushed archrival Pakistan in the ICC Women's World Cup match at County Ground in Derby on Sunday. Notably, India, who had a disappointing first half as they could only manage a paltry 169 for 9, bowled out Pakistan for just 74 in 38.1 overs. Riding on Ekta Bisht's (5 for 18) brilliant bowling show, the Indian team registered a commanding win over their arch rivals...

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Over 5000 youth participated in 4th Slum Yuva Daud

At least 5000 youth from Delhi slums participated in 4th Slum Yuva Daud with great enthusiasm that held on Saturday in the presence of Sports Minister Vijay Goel, Member of Parliament Udit Raj and Commonwealth Gold medalist and renowned wrestler Babita Phogat. Minister Vijay Goel flagged off the Daud which was started from Ambedkar Bhawan, Rohini and ended at Engineering College, Bawana, Delhi...

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With ‘Olly’ sea-turtle, Odisha CM wished athletes ‘Best Luck’ for Asian Athletics Championship 2017

For the first time Odisha is all geared up to host the mega sports event of athletics, Asian Athletics Championship in the first week of July. Olly, the Olive Ridley sea turtle, is the official mascot of the 22nd edition of the athletics came to meet and greet Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik...

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Japan plans for ‘hotel ships’ to deal with Olympics accommodation shortage

Hosting Olympic is prestigious for any country but hosting it properly is more important. Japan has got the huge responsibility of 2020 Tokyo Olympic games. Along with the players, a lot of representatives from different countries, leaders, the audience will come to visit the nation. To securely arrange the lodging for guests, now Japan has chosen substitute way. Yesterday, a meeting was held to use cruise ships as hotels to boost accommodation. ..

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Women in Blue keeps winning in ICC Women's World Cup

This ICC Women’s World Cup is going well for India. Indian players acquired consecutive two wins. After beating England by 35 runs, India again won match against West Indies by 7 wickets. Now Indian team will move forward in the tournament with 4 points. Mandhana has gifted the win to Indian fans with an extraordinary unbeaten 108-ball 106. Though India lost Punam Raut first over later Mandhana and skipper Mithali Raj steadied the innings. ..

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Siril Verma, Sri Krishna cruises into pre-quarterfinals of Chinese Taipei Grand Prix Gold badminton

Indian shuttlers Siril Verma and Sri Krishna Priya Kudaravalli on Wednesday stormed into the pre-quarterfinals of the Chinese Taipei Grand Prix Gold badminton in the men's and women's singles competition in Taipei...

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Virat Kohli reclaims the 1st position in latest ICC Twenty20 rankings; Bumrah cruises to 2nd place

Indian skipper Virat Kohli reclaimed the first position in the latest ICC Twenty20 rankings while pacer Jasprit Bumrah has risen to second place in the bowlers list. India also gained a spot by virtue of their series win against England to climb to the second spot in the team rankings...

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Indian men's & women's throwball teams scripted history after clinching gold medals in World Games

The Indian men’s and women’s throwball teams scripted history after clinching gold medal each in the World Games on Tuesday in the World Games, held in Kathmandu, Nepal. The men’s team registered a commanding win over Bangladesh by 15-13, 15-12 in the summit clash while women’s team defeated arch-rival Pakistan by 15-13, 15 -12 to win the title...

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ISSF Junior World Cup: India shooters bagged 8 medals; claims second spot in medal tally

The Indian shooting squad shined at ISSF Junior World Championship which was held in Suhl, Germany and claimed the second spot in medal tally after clinching eight medals including three gold, two silver and three bronze. However, China topped the tally in the rifle/pistol tournament with 19 medals, including eight gold...

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Vijay Goel’s gift to Mizoram: Soon to get their ‘own’ Football Academy

Mizoram would soon get football academy in view of the recent excellent performance of Mizoram teams in national level football tournaments. Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel, on his two day visit to Mizoram announced about the good news for Mizoram...

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Proud! Srinivas Gokulnat becomes first Indian to complete 4,900-km Race Across America

India’s Srinivas Gokulnat on Monday created a history as he becomes first cyclist from the country to complete 4,900-km Race Across America (RAAM) in the solo category. Notably, Race Across America considered being the toughest cycle race in the world to which Srinivas Gokulnat completed in eleven days, 18 hours and 45 minutes...

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ISSF Junior World Cup: Anish, Anhad, Shivam Shukla claims Bronze in rapid fire pistol team event

Indian contingent continues to shine in an ongoing ISSF Junior World Championship held in Germany. Notably, Indian shooting trio of Anish, Anhad Jawanda and Shivam Shukla claimed the third position to win a bronze medal in the 25m rapid fire pistol team event on Monday...

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BCCI to forms new Committee for implementing Lodha reforms

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Special General Council meeting yesterday decided to implement the Lodha Committee's recommendations. BCCI's acting secretary Amitabh Chaudhary informed media persons after the Special General Meeting, SGM, in Mumbai...

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Proud! Yashaswini Singh Deswal bags Gold medal in 10m Air Pistol of ISSF Junior World Cup

India's Yashaswini Singh Deswal on Sunday bagged the gold medal in the ISSF Junior World Championship which is being held in Germany in the 10m Air Pistol Women. Yashaswini fired 235.9 points to clinch the gold. Notably, this was a world record in itself...

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India crushes West Indies by 105 runs in second ODI; takes lead of 1-0 in five match series

India registered a commanding win over West Indies by 105 runs in the second One-Day International (ODI) at the Queen's Park Oval Stadium and took the lead of 1-0 in a five-match series on Sunday. India produced an all-round performance to register a massive win over West Indies even though the match was reduced to 43 overs-a-side due to rain. ..

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Kidambi Srikanth defeats Chen Long to lift Australian Open Title

India’s sensational shuttler Kidambi Srikanth on Sunday registered a comprehensive win over Olympic champion Chen Long 22-20, 21-16 to clinch the Australian Open in Sydney. Notably, Srikanth won in straight games 22-20, 21-16 to win his career's fourth Super Series title...

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Cricket – a fair game or a farce!

The reactions and responses of cricket lovers after India lost the ICC Champions Trophy were shocking...

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#AustralianOpen: Srikanth registers commanding win over China's Shi Yuqi to cruise into finals

India’s sensational shuttler Kidambi Srikanth on Saturday registered a commanding win over fourth-seed Shi Yuqi of China to march into the finals of the ongoing Australian Open Superseries. Notably, this is the third straight Super Series final for Srikanth, who had only last week secured the Indonesia Open Super Series Premier title...

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#AustralianOpen: Srikanth defeats his compatriot Sai Praneeth to cruise into semi-finals

India’s sensational shuttler Kidambi Srikanth defeated his compatriot B Sai Praneeth to enter into the finals of the ongoing Australian Open Superseries on Friday. While PV Sindhu lost to Chinese Taipei shuttler Tai Tzu Ying by 21-10,20-22,16-21 in Quarter Finals of the tournament...

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Ulaanbaatar Cup: India's dynamic boxer L Devendro Singh cruises to semi-finals; assures medal

India's dynamic boxer L Devendro Singh on Thursday assured his first international medal of the year after cruising into semifinals of the Ulaanbaatar Cup boxing tournament in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia...

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#AegonChampionships : Indo-Canadian duo of Paes, Shamasdin advances to men’s doubles finals 

India’s sensation Tennis player Leander Paes along with his Canadian partner Adil Shamasdin defeated Australian professional tennis players John Millman and Luke Saville to advance into finals of the Aegon ATP Challenger, London on Thursday...

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India needs a wrist-spinner in the middle

Rahul Dravid..

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#AustralianOpen: Praneeth, Sindhu, Srikanth cruises into semi-finals

Keeping up their good form, Indian star shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth, B Sai Praneeth, PV Sindhu on Thursday bowed in the quarter-finals of the ongoing Australian Open Superseries after defeating their respective opponents in respective categories...

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'Those cheering for Pakistan can go there': Hasan Rizvi

National Commission for Minorities chairman Ghayorul Hasan Rizvi said that Indians who support Pakistan and celebrate their sporting achievements should go cross the border. Rizvi made the remarks while talking to reporter about celebrations in parts of India after Pakistan won Champions Trophy on last Sunday. These are people whose mind and heart are actually in Pakistan; just their bodies are here, so they too should go there. Or better still, they should be deported across the border, he said...

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Aegon ATP Challenger: Rohan Bopanna, Paes swiftly advances to men’s doubles semi-finals 

Indian Tennis star Rohan Bopanna and Leander Paes with their respective partners on Wednesday stormed into semi-finals of the Aegon ATP Challenger which are being held in London. Leander Paes along with his Canadian pair Adil Shamasdin defeated Belarus' Andrei Vasilevski and Chile's Hans Podlipnik-Castillo by 7-6, 6-2...

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Aegon ATP Challenger: Rohan Bopanna, Paes swiftly storms into men’s doubles quarter-finals  

Indian Tennis star Rohan Bopanna and Leander Paes with their respective partners on Tuesday swiftly entered into the quarter-finals of the Aegon ATP Challenger which are being held in London. On the other side, Indian pair of Purav Raja and Divij Sharan cruised into the last eight in London...

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#AustralianOpen: Saina, Sindhu, Srikanth advances to Pre-Quarter Finals

Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth and B Sai Praneeth on Wednesday stormed into the Pre-Quarter Finals of the ongoing Australian Open Superseries after defeating their respective opponents in respective categories...

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Sikkim boys, Assam girls lifts victory trophy: ‘Oorja’ Football Talent Hunt Tournament 2017

Sikkim boys and Assam girls played very well in ‘Oorja’ Football Talent Hunt Tournament 2017 at Jammu University ground on Sunday. Defeating the oppositions both boys and girls won the title trophy...

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ICC picks Kohli, Dhawan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar in Champions Trophy 2017 team

The International Cricket Council on Monday announced the Team of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 which includes players from five of the eight participating sides. ICC has named three Indian players including Skipper Virat Kohli, opener Shikhar Dhawan, and Bhuvneshwar Kumar. However, ICC named Sarfraz Ahmed as the captain of the team. ..

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Indian Wushu team makes country proud again; clinches 6 medals including 2 Gold at BRICS Games

Indian athletes, players continue to make the whole country proud in the national as well as in global events. Indian contingent won six medals including two each in gold, silver and bronze in the Wushu competition of the BRICS Games, which concluded here on Monday...

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#AsianJuniorWrestlingChampionship: India bags ten medals including 2 gold

Indian contingent showing a brilliant all round performance at 2017 Asian Junior Wrestling Championships in Taiwan bagged a total of ten medals including two gold, while 4 silver and 4 bronze. Pooja Gehlot and Shravan made Indians proud after winning gold medals each in different categories...

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With ‘Olly’ sea-turtle, Odisha set to host Mega Sports event- Asian Athletics Championship 2017

For the first time Odisha will be hosting the mega sports event of athletics, Asian Athletics Championship during the first week of July. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik flagged off the Asian Athletics Championships’ mascot rally at the Kalinga Stadium...

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A suggestion to Mirwaiz Umar Farooq why don't you cross border, I can help you with packing

Gautam Gambhir..

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Kidambi Srikanth outclassed Kazumasa Sakai in finals to bag maiden #IndonesiaOpen title

India’s sensational badminton player Kidambi Srikanth on Sunday bagged the Indonesia Open Super Series men's singles trophy. Srikanth registered a commanding win over Japanese qualifier Kazumasa Sakai in straight games by 21-11, 21-19. In the match that lasted for only 37 minutes...

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Indian hockey team paid homage to martyrs at the Hero Hockey World League; crushes Pak by 7-1

Indian Hockey team crushed archrival Pakistan by 7-1 to register their third consecutive victory and seal a place in the quarter-finals of the Hockey World League Semi-Final on Sunday. India hockey team wore black armbands during its match against Pakistan at the Hero Hockey World League Semi-Final to condole the deaths of martyrs in the recent attacks on the Indian army...

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Pak trounce India by 180 runs, lift ICC Champions Trophy

India Sunday won the toss and opted to bowl first against Pakistan in the Champions Trophy 2017 final match at Oval in London...

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Kidambi Srikanth beats World No. 1 Son Wan Ho to enter into finals of #IndonesiaOpen

India’s sensational badminton player Kidambi Srikanth on Saturday stormed into the finals of men's singles at the Indonesia Open. Srikanth defeated World No. 1 Son Wan Ho of Japan by 21-15, 14-21, 24-22. However, HS Prannoy was bowed out of the tournament after reaching semi-finals. ..

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#AsianJuniorWrestlingChampionship: India bags seven medals including 1 Gold

Indian contingent has shined in the 2017 Asian Junior Wrestling Championships in Taiwan as the grapplers clinched seven medals including one Gold. However, India on the first day of championship bagged only two medals while on the second day managed to clinch five medals including Gold, two Silvers & two Bronze...

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HS Prannoy, Srikanth swiftly stormed into semis of #IndonesiaOpen

India’s leading badminton players HS Prannoy and Kidambi Srikanth on Friday stormed into semifinals of men's singles at the Indonesia Open. Prannoy defeated Chinese Chen Long by 21-18, 16-21, 21-19 while Srikanth registered a comprehensive win over world No 19 Tzu Wei Wang of Chinese Taipei by 21-15, 21-14...

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Match winning decision to make Jadhav bowl was Dhoni's

Virat Kohli..

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India registered commanding win over Scotland at Hero Hockey World League

India registered a commanding win over Scotland by 4-1 in their opening match here at the Hero Hockey World League Semi Final on Thursday. Ramandeep Singh scored 2 goals, while Akashdeep Singh and Harmanpreet Singh scored 1-1 goals each which helped India to clinch their first win in the Pool B encounter...

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Get ready Fans! India-Pakistan to play dream final at ICC Champions Trophy on Sunday

Be ready guys for the dream final between India and Pakistan in ICC Champions Trophy. Notably, Defending champions India crushed Bangladesh in semi final knock on Thursday by nine wickets at Edgbaston. An unbeaten century by Rohit Sharma, and a brilliant knock of 96 by Virat Kohli yesterday set up yet another clash against arch-rivals Pakistan on Sunday...

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#IndonesiaOpen: HS Prannoy, Srikanth swiftly enter into Quarterfinals of tournament

India’s leading badminton players HS Prannoy and Kidambi Srikanth on Thursday swiftly entered into quarter-finals of men's singles at the Indonesia Open. Notably, HS Prannoy defeated world number 3 Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia by 21-10, 21-18 in a match that was played for 40 minutes. While, Shrikant defeated World No. 9 Jan O Jorgensen by 21-15, 20-22, 21-16 in a match that was played for 57 minutes...

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#IndonesiaOpen: HS Prannoy eases to pre Quarters; Praneeth suffers loss

After Saina and Sindhu, HS Prannoy on Wednesday entered into the pre-quarter round of Indonesia Open in the opening match which was played at Jakarta. Notably, Prannoy defeated World No. 20 Anthony Sinisuka by 21-13, 21-18. While, Prannoy’s compatriot Sai Praneeth had to suffer a loss in the first round against World No. 1 by 14-21, 18-21...

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#IndonesiaOpen: PV Sindhu defeated Thailand's Pornpawee Chochuwong; advances to pre-quarters

Rio Olympic silver medalist PV Sindhu keeping up her good form stormed into the pre-quarter round the Indonesia Open after registering a commanding win over World No. 20 Pornpawee Chochuwong of Thailand by 21-12 21-19. ..

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#IndonesiaOpen: Saina defeated Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon; advances to pre-quarters

India’s top badminton player Saina Nehwal on Tuesday entered into the second round of the Indonesia Open after registering a 17-21, 21-18, 21-12 win against Thailand's world No. 8 Ratchanok Intanon in Jakarta. It was a hard fought win for Saina in a match that lasted for 57 minutes...

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Australia bid to host globally largest contest: FIFA Women’s World Cup - in 2023

Australia will bid to host the world’s largest and most prestigious women’s sporting event – the FIFA Women’s World Cup - in 2023. With the government committing to fund the campaign, Australia is set to host globally largest and competitive contest in women’s sport...

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Vijay Goel visits China to boost Sports ties

At the invitation of the All China Youth Federation (ACYF), Sports Minister Vijay Goel paid an official visit to China. During the Shanghai leg of the visit from 11-13 June, Vice Mayor of Shanghai Shi Guanghui, received the visiting Indian delegation in the afternoon of 12 June at the premises of the Shanghai Municipal People’s Government...

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FIFA confers Russian media the duty of Confederations Cup broadcast partner

Before every FIFA Football World Cup, football fans worldwide eagerly wait for Confederation Cup to watch their favorite team’s form. Confederation Cup plays the role of minimized version of the world cup. Russia is hosting both the tournaments this time. FIFA signed the contract of the broadcast to host country’s media...

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Jitu, Heena makes India proud again; bags Gold in mixed doubles event of ISSF World Cup

Indian star shooters Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu on Monday won the gold medal at the International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) World Cup Rifle/Pistol series being which is being held in Gabala, Azerbaijan. Notably, this is the first medal in Indian contingent account in an ongoing event...

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Rafael Nadal bags his 10th French Open Men's Singles Title; creates history

The Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal on Sunday registered a comprehensive win over his Swiss star Stanislas Wawrinka and lifted is 10th French Open Men's Singles Title. Nadal defeated Wawrinka by 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 in a match that lasted for more than 2 hours. ..

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#ChampionsTrophy: Defending Champions India swiftly enters into the semi-finals

Defending Champions India on Sunday swiftly entered into the semi-finals of the ICC Champions Trophy with an 8-wicket win over South Africa in their third and final Group-B game at the Oval in London...

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IOC introduces 15 new events to redress imbalances between male and female athletes

Having the agenda of encouraging sports, the International Olympic Committee on Friday approved a number of new events for the 2020 Tokyo Games. The decision of introducing new games for the 2020 Tokyo Games was taken at the IOC’s Executive Board meeting held in Lausanne, Switzerland...

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