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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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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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