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Not in the sky.. Meet the stars on ground.. Sportstar Aces Awards celebrate the sportspersons of the Year!

Celebrating the achievements of legendary sportspersons from India, Sportstar Aces awards function took place in Mumbai on February 14. Winners across generations came under one roof as from legendary Badminton player Prakash Padukone to young athletes Saurabh Chaudhary and Manu Bhaker were bestowed with the honours...

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Saina and Sindhu to renew their rivalry for coveted Senior National Badminton Championship which begins today

Top Indian shuttlers will be seen in action in the 83rd edition of Senior National Badminton Championships that begin in the Assamese city of Guwahati today. India’s badminton queens Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu will be the biggest attraction in women’s singles as they will reignite their on-field rivalry at home turf...

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Consistent performance ringing in mellifluous rewards, Prajnesh Gunneswaran breaks into top 100

Indian Tennis player Prajnesh Gunneswaran finally receiving a reward for his constant efforts in excelling broke into men’s singles top 100 for the first time in his career with a jump of six places that took him to 97 on Monday...

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Lots of positives despite a disappointment: Rohit Sharma accepts defeat against New Zealand with poise

After savouring their biggest ODI series win on New Zealand soil, a first ever T20 series win would have been a cherry on top for the Indian Cricket Team, but the hosts had held their nerves to pull off a thrilling four-run victory on Sunday at Seddon Park...

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It always seems impossible until its done… So work hard and reach your goals…

Hima Das..

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India rises on 2nd position in ICC ranking with Kohli and Bumrah reining on top

Scripting history by winning the series against Australia and New Zealand, Indian cricket team rose a rung to second position in the ICC ODI rankings in which captain Virat Kohli and pacer Jasprit Bumrah continued to top the respective charts for batsmen and bowlers...

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Abhinav Bindra and P Gopichand join the jury members to select Indian Sports Honours

The list of jury members for the second Indian Sports Honours was completed yesterday as India's first and only individual Olympic gold-medallist Abhinav Bindra and national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand are named jury members...

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Blazing from their hearts to their feet, Qatar wins Asian Cup Football Championship

Beating four-time winner Japan, Qatar claimed their first Asian Cup title on Friday, February 1 in UAE. In the final of the 2019 AFC Asian Cup football tournament at the Zayed Sports City Stadium in Abu Dhabi, Qatar defeated Japan with a lead of 3-1...

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Mithali Raj is the new #CricketerGoals, becomes first female cricketer to play 200 ODIs

Marking today’s 3rd ODI against New Zealand a significant match for India as well as women’s cricket, Indian Captain Mithali Raj became the first female cricketer to play 200 ODIs, adding another achievement to her illustrious career...

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When he makes history with his victory: Djokovic’s Australian Open titles count to seven

It was a magnificent seven when Novak Djokovic eclipsed the six Australian Open titles won by Roy Emerson and Roger Federer to take sole ownership of the men’s singles record at Melbourne Park with a resounding win over Rafael Nadal on Sunday night. ..

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“Hamari chhoriya bhi chhoro se peeche nahi hai”: Indian Women beat New Zealand by 9 wickets in first ODI

With the men leading ODI series in New Zealand 1-0, the women have also proven that they are no less than the men. The Indian women’s cricket team put quite a show today at Napier when they smashingly won the first ODI by 9 wickets...

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Fast as a ball Mohammed Shami: becomes fastest Indian to bag 100 wickets in ODIs

Year 2019 has come with a splendid spirit for the Indian Cricket team, it seems. Scaffolding the team towards their win in the first ODI in New Zealand, Mohammed Shami became the fastest Indian bowler to complete 100 wickets in one-day internationals...

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Big cash for having a good eye: BCCI announces rewards for team selectors after India's triumph in Australia

Following Team India’s stellar wins in recent Test series and ODIs in Australia, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) have announced rewards of 20 lakhs each for the All-India Senior National Selection Committee...

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Men’s ICC award winners blind everyone with their shining performances

International Cricket Council announced the annual ICC Awards on Tuesday. But the awards proved to be special this year as Indian Captain Virat Kohli made a history by lifting all top three awards being named the Sir Garfield Sober ICC Cricketer of the Year, the ICC Men’s Test Player of the Year and the ICC ODI Player of the Year...

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Hats off to Captain Kohli for his Hat trick comprising all top ICC awards

Leading an extraordinary career and a never-ending list of awards, Indian Cricket team captain Virat Kohli has become the first man in the history to sweep not one, not two, but all three of top awards after being named captain of the Test and ODI teams earlier today...

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Curtains fall for Khelo India Youth Games 2019 with congratulatory pats, selfies and hugs for hosts Maharashtra

Proud hosts Maharashtra celebrated big time yesterday at the conclusion of Khelo India Youth Games. Confetti, streamers and chants brought Khelo India Games to a close as Maharashtra walked away with the Overall Trophy, for which they amassed a mammoth 85 gold, 62 silver and 81 bronze making a total of 228 medals...

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When Captain Cool and Captain Kohli come together: India defeats Australia in 2nd ODI

Defeating Australia by six wickets in the second One-day International (ODI) in Adelaide on Tuesday, India has levelled the three-match series 1-1. Captain Virat Kohli and former captain MS Dhoni brilliantly shared a partnership of 82 runs to bring the win for team India...

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Trail of surprises for Indian Football team as Coach Constantine steps down after the dramatic Asian Cup exit

Indian football team had to face a streak of surprises as their head coach Stephen Constantine stepped down after the team's shocking defeat to Bahrain which led to its exit from the showpiece Asian Cup...

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K L Rahul and Hardik Pandya face the ultimate consequences of not thinking while speaking

After initially being suspended, Indian cricketers, all-rounder Hardik Pandya and opening batsman K L Rahul are officially been cut off and sent packing from on-going Australia ODI. After starting a stir of rage among the Indian cricket fans, with their disrespectful comments on women in a talk show, the two cricketers have become a topic of controversy putting both of their careers at risk...

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Hosts Maharashtra marches ahead in the race for medals as Khelo India Youth Games reach first weekend

With Khelo India Youth games reached to the first weekend, hosts Maharashtra seems to be marching ahead of the rest with total of 32 gold medals in their bag, with Delhi trailing behind with 24 golds at the end of the 3rd day, Friday...

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Mary Kom lifting the weight of World No. 1

India’s leading boxer Mary Kom has leaped her position from sixth to number one title in the International Boxing Association’s (AIBA) latest world rankings. Adding another feather to India’s most decorated boxer, AIBA announced her title of world number one with 1700 new points. ..

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CM promises sports varsity at Aurangabad at grand launching of Khelo India games

Maharashtra Government has decided to set up the first sports university in the state at Aurangabad to uphold the name of the state in the sports and games sector, said Chief Minister Devendra Fadanvis...

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Gujarat will have world's largest cricket stadium in Ahmedabad soon

The construction of world's largest cricket stadium, which will leave behind the likes of Melbourne, Eden Gardens and Perth stadiums, and which can host in excess of 1 lakh people, is underway...

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Mom!! Only #5MinutesAur please! I want to play!

Haven’t we all requested this to our parents at least once in our childhood? But ever got a platform to share these incidents? No? Sports Minister Rathore’s “5MinuteAur” challenge is that platform...

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BCCI announces cash reward for Team India to win the historic Test series against Australia

Ending the 71 years of drought, India won the first ever Test series in Australia by emerging victorious in the first and third Tests in Adelaide and Melbourne. As a token of reward for the young champs, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday announced cash awards for all members of the Indian team following the historic 2-1 Test series truimph against Australia. ..

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Khelo India Youth Games: Maharashtra all prepare for hosting the games

Maharashtra is all set up for hosting 2nd edition of “Khelo India Youth Games” which is officially commence on January 9 in Pune...

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Celebrating victory with fans; India scripts history, beats Thailand 4-1 in AFC Asian Cup 2019 opener

The long wait of 55 years finally comes to an end! Presenting immense grit and determination, Indian football team netted a tremendous victory scripting history by defeating Thailand 4-1 in their opening match of the AFC Asian Cup 2019 at the Al Nahyan Stadium on Sunday. Bringing pride of winning the match after 55 years of long wait, the Men in Blue registered their biggest win in the tournament and also their first in the Asian Cup since 1964...

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The Government is taking several steps to promote the sports culture in the country: Rajyavardhan Rathod at “Mission Olympics Sports Meet- 2019”

“Mission Olympics Sports Meet-2019” was organized by Police Families Welfare Society (PFWS) of Delhi Police on 03 & 04 January 2019...

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Creating historic record, Rishabh Pant becomes the first Indian wicketkeeper to score a century against Australia

Hitting sixes and fours, there's no stopping to this young batsmen who swiftly heads on to make a record. Rishab Pant became the first Indian wicketkeeper to score a test century in Australia during the final test in Sydney on Friday. ..

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Record breaking day for Cheteshwar Pujara

Cheteshwar Pujara broke many records in spite of missing out on a double ton. On Friday, Cheteshwar Pujara piled up 193 runs in India's first innings on the final Test against Australia getting the visitors on the edge of their seats. He missed his double ton by only 7 runs after being dismissed caught and bowled by Nathan Lyon on the 2nd day of the test. The cricketer chipped a straighter delivery from Nathan Lyon straight back to him to seal off his dismissal...

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The Man behind “God of Cricket”: Remembering Legendary coach, Ramakant Achrekar

Ramakant Achrekar, Childhood Coach of Sachin Tendulkar and Creator of many leading cricketers in India, died on Wednesday. Mr. Achrekar, 87, took his last breath at his residence, Shivaji Park, Dadar. Achrekar has been battling old-age related sickness for past two years...

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Karnataka all set for Women’s National Boxing Championship beginning today

The third edition of women's national boxing championships begins today, December 31, at the JSW Sports-owned Inspire Institute of Sport in Vijayanagara, Karnataka where country’s top boxers will be competing for top hounours. The tournament is scheduled till 6th of next month...

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Aiming high, Saurabh Chaudhary wins 1st men’s 10m air pistol trial in National Shooting Trials

India is swimming in pool of medals brought home by the shining athletes and now adding up to the many medals, Asian Games gold medallist Saurabh Chaudhary continued his terrific form by winning the first men’s 10m air pistol trial (T1) with a score of 248.2 at the ongoing national shooting trials in Delhi on Saturday. Meanwhile, Jitu Rai shot 579 to qualify fourth but eventually finished eighth in the final...

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Accomplishing dreams on wheels, India’s Vedangi Kulkarni becomes fastest Asian to cycle the globe

Hailing from the suburbs of Pune, Vedangi Kulkarni became the fastest Asian to cycle the globe. The rising star cycled into Kolkata in the early hours of Sunday, completing the 29,000 km distance required to qualify as bicycling across the globe...

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Turning tables, soaring India with pride; PV Sindhu seals gold at BWF World Tour Finals

With sheer determination and the zeal to conquer the golden medal, Badminton ace PV Sindhu has achieved all that she can to end this year on a higher note making India soar with pride. All hails to the champion, PV Sindhu was unstoppable in the Badminton World Tour Finals as she grabbed the gold medal winning the BWF title. ..

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Belgium’s historic victory over the Dutch in Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018

Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar on Sunday witnessed a historic win by Belgium against Netherlands at The final match of Men’s Hockey World Cup. Belgium, Olympic silver medallists, defeated three times champions Netherlands 3-2 via a penalty shoot-out after the final match of the game's showpiece event ended in a goalless draw...

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Unstoppable Sindhu! Beating world champion Ratchanok Intanon, PV Sindhu enters finals of BWF World Tour Finals

Booming smashes, there is no stopping to this ace beauty PV Sindhu as she stayed on course for her first title of 2018 after defeating former world champion Ratchanok Intanon in straight games to reach the summit clash of the BWF World Tour Finals in Guangzhou on Saturday...

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Smashing hits, PV Sindhu defeats World No. 1 Tai Tzu-ying in World Tour Finals

ndia's PV Sindhu pulled off a shock at the badminton World Tour Finals on Thursday as she fought back to defeat top-ranked Tai Tzu-ying for the first time in over two years. Sindhu sank to her knees at the end of an exhausting 14-21 21-16 21-18 victory over the Taiwanese in 62 enthralling minutes in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou...

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Opening a winning streak, P V Sindhu beats world defending champion Akane Yamaguchi in World Tour Finals

Making a winning streak in the World Tour Finals, Olympic silver medallist, P V Sindhu sweeped out a hard-fight win over world number two and defending champion Akane Yamaguchi in the opening women's singles Group A match of the World Tour Finals, on Wednesday...

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Hockey World Cup: India’s chance to make their rare entry in the Semi-Finals

Indian Hockey team will look to get their historic win against Netherlands today to make an entry in the Semi-Finals in Hockey World Cup, 2018. India will face the Netherlands in the quarters at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar and will surely have the backing of thousands in the stands beside that blue turf...

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Honored like a warrior! Boxing ace Mary Kom adored with ‘Meethoi Leima title’, the highest civilian title in Manipur

She played like a warrior, she conquered her place, her triumph made India soar with pride; mother of three, Boxing Champion Mary Kom slayed the championship like no one else. Honoring the six times world boxing champion, Mary Kom was entitled with the Meethoileima title in Manipur on Tuesday...

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Giving spectators a "Chak De" moment, India enters quarterfinals beating Canada in Hockey World Cup

Intensifying the scenario, the India-Canada hockey match was one of the most interesting in the tournament so far. India had its own “Chak De” moment in the final quarter scoring two goals in two minutes to earn a direct ticket to the quarterfinal round. India finished atop in Pool C with a remarkable 5-1 win over Canada...

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Didn’t know where to draw line: Captain Kohli on Australia Test Tour

Indian Cricket team captain Virat Kohli who is currently on his third test tour to Australia, opened up to former player and Australian Great Adam Gilchrist in an interview to fox sports. “I was so bad on the first tour. I didn’t have an understanding of where to draw the line and stuff like that”, said Kohli who was struggling with scores 11, 0 and 23 in the first tour. The cricketer broke free in the fourth test in Adelaide with a maiden century. There was also a half century before that in Perth...

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Grabbing talent on international dais, Pawan Singh is first Indian to be elected in ISSF’s judges committee

Indian athletes have swayed the entire country with their extraordinary performances in the international podium. Impressing the international sports associations, Pawan Singh has become the first Indian to be elected as one of seven members of the Judges Committee of the International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF). ..

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As intensive as it happened, India and Belgium hold a 2-2 draw in the hockey world cup match

India and Belgium played out an intense 2-2 draw; Belgium dominating the first half, and India the second. Harmanpreet Singh and Simranjeet Singh scored a goal each, but that didn't help much as India were unable to win the match. The Manpreet Singh-led India started off poorly in the first quarter, letting Belgium score in the eighth minute via a penalty corner. ..

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Dear aspiring Ronaldos, Messis and Neymars... Don't worry; Experts to be in Schools for your football coaching

All India Football Federation will soon launch a school-level project along with the game's world governing body..

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It’s raining goals for Men in Blue! India dominates South Africa by 5-0 in Hockey World Cup

Marking a blistering performance on the home ground, India crushed South Africa by netting 5-0 goals in their first face off. The goals were scored by Mandeep Singh in the 10th minute, Akashdeep Singh in the 12th minute, Simranjeet Singh in 43rd and 46th minutes and Lalit Upadhyay in the 45th minute...

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The Men’s Hockey World Cup Tournament begins today

The 14th edition of the Men’s Hockey World Cup tournament begins today after the inaugural ceremony in Bhubaneswar. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will inaugurate the ceremony in Kalinga Stadium today evening...

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Scripting history, Mary Kom clinches gold in Women's World Championships

Scripting history, M.C. Mary Kom bagged her sixth gold medal in the women’s 48 kg light flyweight category. The ace boxer defeated Ukraine’s Hanna Okhota clinching the gold medal in Women's World Championships...

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Eyeing for gold, Mary Kom storms into 48kg final of Women’s World Boxing Championship

The magnificent M. C. Mary Kom remained on course for an unprecedented sixth gold after beating North Korea’s Kim Hyang Mi to reach the 48kg final in the Women’s World Boxing Championship on Thursday...

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Maintaining a tight leash; Beating Ireland by 52 runs, India qualifies to semi finals of ICC Women’s T20

Exhibiting a controlled yet defining performance the Indian spinners clinched a semi-final berth with a comfortable 52 run victory against Ireland of the ICC Women’s World T20 on Thursday. With their third win, India with six points were assured of a last-four spot along with Australia, New Zealand, Pakistan and Ireland already even before their campaign could officially end...

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64th national school field archery competition gets underway

Players from 13 states are participating in the national event that is being held at Saraswati Vidyapeeth for five days from November 13 to 17...

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Grab one soon! Virat Kohli’s #JerseyKnowsNoGender Challenge urges all to support Team India in ICC Women World T20

A big shout out for the Women in Blue. Marking an exemplary performance at the ICC Women World T20, the Harmanpreet Kaur-led India women's cricket team is all set to take on Ireland in its third Group B match on Thursday. And there couldn't have come a better motivation for the Women in Blue. Ahead of the match, India men's cricket team captain Virat Kohli rallied behind the women's team and started a campaign to cheer them up in the Caribbean...

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Dhawan, Yadav drag India to the winning spree claiming T20 series against West Indies 3-0

Donning the Man of the Match title, Shikhar Dhawan contributed immensely for India in winning the match. Along with him, Kuldeep Yadav was adjudged Man of the Series as India won the third and final T20 international against West Indies by 6 wickets at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai as Shikhar Dhawan and Rishabh Pant's bravado spoiled the day for the visitors...

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Come and experience it! Sharing a heart wrenching video, Hockey skipper Manpreet appeal fans to watch them play in stadium

“Those words supporting the country, coming from a crowd in the stadium will give us goosebumps and will motivate us to play well in the upcoming Hockey Men’s World Cup,” said Indian hockey skipper Manpreet Singh appeals fans to come to the stadium to watch them. The Hockey World Cup is scheduled to take place in Bhubaneswar...

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Owning the Champions title, India beats West Indies by 9 wickets winning the series

It not simply that they are called the champions! They prove that they own the title. Beating West Indies by 9 wickets, India won the final one-day international and took the five-match series 3-1. India played brilliantly in their last match as both bowlers and batsmen did their best...

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Bajrang Punia bags silver in 65 kg category in World Wrestling Championship

Bajrang Punia won India's first first medal at the 2018 World Wrestling Championships after losing in the final of the 65kg weight class to Japan's Takuto Otaguro in Budapest on Monday...

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Three consecutive win in a row, Indian hockey team beats Japan 9-0 in Asian Champions Trophy

There is no stopping for these Indian men’s hockey team as they continued their impressive run with a commanding 9-0 win over Japan to register their 3rd successive win of the Asian Champions Trophy, played at Muscat. It was a dominating performance by the Indians who outplayed their opponents with attacking play...

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Netting goals, India makes a winning start in the Asian Champions Trophy

Scoring a hat-trick, Indian young striker Dilpreet Singh launched their title defence with a runaway 11-0 victory over Oman in the Asian Champions Trophy. India opened the scoring through Lalit Upadhyay's goal in open play in the 17th minute, after being denied in the first quarter...

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Speeding high, Suraj Panwar clinched silver in men’s 500m race walk at Youth Olympics

Speeding at a high speed, India's Suraj Panwar clinched a silver in men's 5000m race walk event in the ongoing Youth Olympic Games to open the country's medal account in athletics. Panwar won the stage 2 competition by clocking 20 minutes and 35.87 seconds on Monday night but finished second overall...

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With silver lining in the Youth Olympics, India’s men and women hockey team clinch silver medal

With India performing exceptionally well at the international podium of Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, Indian hockey team grabbed the silver medal taking the country’s tally to 10. India’s men and women team won silver medal each in the Hockey 5s competition. The two medals on Day 8 push India’s medal count to 10 – 3 golds and 7 silver medals. India are 10th in the medals tally with Russia leading the way (43) ahead of Hungary (21) and China (25)...

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India smashes continental record in Asian Para Games with Sharad Kumar clinching gold in men’s high jump

India once again took over the podium as 42/63 category, claiming all the medals up for grabs with defending champion Sharad Kumar smashing two records to snare a second successive gold in the Asian Para Games on Thursday. ..

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India shoots another gold by Saurabh Chaudhary in 10m pistol event in Youth Olympics

Showing their incredible talent in Youth Olympics, Saurabh Chaudhary claimed another gold for India in the 10m pistol event. The 16-year-old Saurabh dominated the final, shooting 244.2 to finish on top of the podium ahead of South Korea's Sung Yunho (236.7). Switzerland's Solari Jason bagged the bronze with 215.6. The Indian had a staggering 18 scores of 10 and above in the eight-man finals. ..

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Becoming the first Indian women shooter, Manu Bhaker claims gold at Youth Olympics

Reclining the position which always belonged to her, Manu Bhaker shines bright bringing gold for India in the Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires on Tuesday. Manu Bhaker becomes the first Indian women shooter to clinch a gold in 10m Pistol Shooting in Youth Olympics...

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Make way for the new Champions! Indian under-19 cricket team beat Sri Lanka to clinch the Asia Cup for the sixth time

Walking on the path of senior Indian cricket team, the Indian Under-19 boys registered a comfortable victory over Sri Lanka in the final to win the U-19 Asia Cup for the sixth time. India thrashed Sri Lanka by 144 runs in the summit clash in Dhaka thanks to spinner Harsh Tyagi's six-wicket haul...

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Registering their biggest ever test win, India wraps up beating West Indies by an innings and 272 runs

And it’s a wrap! Registering the biggest win against West Indies, India performs exceptionally well in the tournament. Spinner Kuldeep Yadav starred in India's biggest-ever Test triumph as they thrashed the West Indies by an innings and 272 runs inside three days in the opening match on Saturday...

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Indian men beat Holland, while women defeat Peru in Chess Olympiad

The Indian men came back into the reckoning for a medal after defeating a strong Holland team 3-1 while the women won 3-1 against Peru to keep hopes alive for a top five finish in the 43rd Chess Olympiad Thursday. The Indian think-tank finally rested Viswanthan Anand, probably saving him for the final contest Friday as they might still have a chance to hit at the medal depending upon how other results shape up...

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After dazzling in the Asia Cup 2018, Rohit Sharma clinches the 2nd spot in the ICC ranking

Witnessing yet another Sehwag-Tendulkar opening at the Asia Cup, Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan Indian opening pair enjoyed a successful Asia Cup 2018 campaign finishing as the top two run-getters of the tournament respectively. The pair made significant jumps in the latest ICC ODI batting rankings post their heroics in the tournament. While Virat Kohli, who was rested for the tournament, kept his top spot intact, Rohit jumped two spots to the second place to attain his career-best rankings...

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India beats Bangladesh in a nail biting exciting match winning the 7th Asia Cup Title

Make way for the champions. Last night was indeed one of the most thrilling and exciting one not just for the cricket lovers but for the entire country. Lifting up the Asia Cup for the 7th time, India proved that there is no stopping these young bloods from reining the throne. ..

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India to lock horns with Bangladesh in Asia Cup cricket final

Defending champions India will lock horns with Bangladesh in the Asia Cup cricket final in Dubai today. Rohit Sharma, the stand-in Captain and the men in Blue are aiming to win the tournament for a record seventh time. Maintaining their brilliant show in the competition so far, India is yet to lose a match in the tournament. Sharma is currently the third highest run scorer in this edition of the tournament. India will also look at in-form Shikhar Dhawan, the highest run-getter in the current edition ..

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Conferring the best with the best! Virat Kohli and Mirabai Chanu honored with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award

Presenting the best with the best, President Ram Nath Kovind felicitated Indian Skipper Virat Kohli and Gold Medalist in Commonwealth Games Saikhom Mirabai Chanu with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award...

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Dominating the international podium, India clinches team titles in Serbia Junior and Cadet Open

India is showcasing their immense talent on the international dais; the Indian paddlers have also shown their shining ability by winning medals. India’s paddlers swept the team titles in the girls and cadet boys’ category with Payas Jain winning the singles crown at the 2018 Serbia Junior and Cadet Open in Belgrade...

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Another exemplary win! Rohit-Dhawan duo swiftly stroll victory as India beats Pakistan by 9 wickets

Scoring centuries, Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan’s partnership strolled India to victory against Pakistan. India had a swift win against a hapless Pakistan as Rohit and Shikhar put up an opening stand of 210 within 34 overs to flatten the opponents who had slated a target of 238 to chase. ..

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Cruising on top, Rohit, Jadeja star as India beats Bangladesh by 7 wickets in 1st Super Four Match

Another comprehensive win for India. Rohit Sharma ends the innings with 83 and it is Dinesh Karthik who took that winning single. Ravindra Jadeja's brilliant performance with the ball was followed by a Rohit Sharma masterclass as India cruise top another comfortable win. ..

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PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth enter quarter finals of China Open 2018

The recent China Open 2018 edged India’s two important gems PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth advancing to the quarter-finals of China Open 2018 as both their Round of 16 matches against Thailand shuttlers stretched to three games in Changzhou on Thursday...

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Yippie! Virat Kohli, world champion weightlifter Mirabai Chanu to receive prestigious “Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna” award

The gem of Indian cricket team and skipper Virat Kohli and world champion weightlifter Mirabai Chanu are all set to receive the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna on September 25 this year. Notably, the Sports Ministry on Thursday released the list of all the award winners. In a statement, Sports Ministry said, “Based on the recommendations of the Committee and after due scrutiny, the Government has decided to confer awards upon the following sportspersons, coaches and entities.”..

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Indian women cricket team their nerve to defeat Sri Lanka; leads five-match T-20 series by 1-0

Indian women cricket team on Wednesday hold their nerve under control to edge out Sri Lanka by 13 runs in the first game of five-match series which was held in Sri Lankan city of Katunayake. The win gave India Women a 1-0 lead in the five-match series and came after they had won the one-day international series 2-1...

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Asia Cup: With an all-round performance India registers emphatic eight-wicket victory against arch-rival Pakistan

Taking a revenge of ICC Champions Trophy loss, Indian cricket team on Wednesday registered an emphatic eight-wicket victory against arch-rival Pakistan in the marquee Asia Cup group clash in an atmospheric Dubai International Stadium. India produced an all-round performance against Pakistan. Indian bowlers Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah and Kedar Jadhav, in particular, were simply too hot for Pakistan’s batsmen to handle, despite a middle-order rebuild from Babar Azam and Shoaib Malik after Kumar ..

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Sakshi Malik bags silver at Medved International Wrestling tournament

Rio Olympics Bronze medalist Sakshi Malik on Monday made India proud. Though, she lost her final bout at the Medved International Wrestling tournament which was held at Belarus but still managed to clinch silver medal. On the other side, Pooja Dhanda bagged a Bronze medal in the tournament...

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Top Indian boxers Simranjit Kaur, Monika and Bhagyabati Kachari bags Gold at Ahmet Comert Tournament

Top Indian boxers Simranjit Kaur, Monika and Bhagyabati Kachari on Sunday put up an impressive show in their respective podium and bagged Gold medals at the Ahmet Comert Tournament which was held at Istanbul, Turkey. Simranjit Kaur was the first to claim Gold on the day after she defeated Turkey’s Sema Caliskan in the finals. Competing in the light fly category, Monika registered a comprehensive victory over Ayse Cagirer of Turkey and bagged a gold medal...

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Young Indian shooters continue to make country proud; bags 24 medals at ISSF World Shooting Championships

Young Indian shooters continued its strong run at the 52nd International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) World Shooting Championships which is being held in Changwon, South Korea as it added two more Gold on Thursday to take the overall tally to 24. Notably, a 16-year-old Udhayveer Singh firstly bagged a Gold Medal in Junior Men's 25 metre pistol event in the World Shooting Championships. Singh shot a score of 587 in the individual competition to grab the Gold ahead American Henry Leverett and Korean ..

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Team India registers comprehensive victory over Sri Lanka in first ODI of ICC Women’s Championship

Team India on Tuesday registered a comprehensive victory over Sri Lanka after putting up a clinical all-round performance in the first ODI of the ICC Women’s Championship. Notably, Indian women team won the match by 9 wickets. Though opted to bat first, Sri Lankan batsmen could not stand up firmly against Indian bowling attack and were bundled out for a mere score of 98 runs in 35.1 overs. Medium pacer Mansi Joshi’s 3 wickets while Jhulan Goswami’s 2 wickets removed the top order of Sri Lankan team...

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Asian games gold medallist Amit Panghal nominated for prestigious Arjuna award

Amit Panghal, a young Indian boxer who won gold medal at Asian Games was nominated for this year's Arjuna awards by the Boxing Federation of India on Tuesday. Notably, Amit Panghal bagged a Gold medal in recently concluded Asian Games in the light flyweight (49kg) category after defeating reigning Olympic champion Hasanboy Dusmatov of Uzbekistan. ..

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Bravo! Triple jumper Arpinder Singh bags Bronze medal in IAAF Continental Cup

Indian athletes continue to script history in the international sports arena and this time it was triple jumper Arpinder Singh as he became the first Indian to win a medal in the IAAF Continental Cup. Notably, triple jumper Arpinder Singh on Sunday clinched a bronze medal at the IAAF Continental Cup which is being held at Ostrava in the Czech Republic. Arpinder, who had won a gold in the Asian Games in Jakarta, cleared 16.59m in the first of his three jumps to be in the four-man semi-finals. He could ..

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Young Indian shooter Hriday Hazarika bags Gold at SSF World Championships 10m Air Rifle event

Young Indian shooters continue to shine at the ongoing ISSF World Championships in Changwon, South Korea. A 17-year-old Hriday Hazarika bagged a gold medal on Friday in 10m Air rifle on men's category (junior) with a score of 627.3 points. This comes a day after, Saurabh Chaudhary not only clinched a Gold medal in 10m Air Pistol event but also set a new world record at Junior level with a score of 245.5 points. Notably, Hriday Hazarika was the only Indian to qualify for the final with a score of 627.3...

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Indian shooter Saurabh Chaudhary hit Bulls-eye at ISSF World Championships 10m Air Pistol event; bags Gold

Young Indian shooter Saurabh Chaudhary has hit the “Bulls-eye” on Thursday in the ISSF World Championships 10m Air Pistol event, which is being held at Changwon, South Korea. Notably, a 16-years-old Saurabh Chaudhary has not only clinched a Gold medal in 10m Air Pistol event but have also set a new world record at Junior level with a score of 245.5 points. His final shot saw him miss the perfect 10 mark but he ended up breaking the record with little difficulty, ending with a score of 245.5 and bagging ..

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The Guru Shishya tradition from All England Open to Rio Olympics

The Guru Shishya tradition from All England Open to Rio Olympics..

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Om Prakash Mitharwal shoots Gold in men’s 50m Pistol event

India has outshined like a shining star with athletes rising high in the Asian Games. Om Prakash Mitharwal won the gold medal in the men's 50m Pistol event of the ISSF World Championship at Changwon in South Korea on Tuesday...

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Indian skipper Virat Kohli retains top position in ICC Test rankings

Indian skipper Virat Kohli continued to stand top of the charts for ICC Test Rankings for batsmen with 937 rating points as he accumulated scores of 46 and 58 runs in the fourth Test against England at The Rose Bowl, Southampton. In a press release, ICC said, “The batting chart, however, was still headed by Virat Kohli, the India captain who got there after scoring 200 runs in the first Test, slipped down behind Steve Smith after faltering in the second Test, and has since returned there. In Southampton, ..

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Get-Set-Kho : Indian Kho Kho team all set to make debut in its first ever International championship

Indian athletes and sportsmen in recent years have made their country proud across the world by winning various tournaments. But why wasn’t this happening before? ANSWER IS- LACK OF FUNDS. As soon as PM Modi-led government came in power, they assured the availability of maximum resources for all sportsmen. However, now to boost Indian Kho Kho team, the sports ministry has announced financial support...

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#AsianGames2018 concludes with glittering ceremony; India bags rich haul of 69 medals including 15 gold

Indian contingent bagged a rich haul of 69 medals including 15 gold, 24 silver and 30 bronze medals with standing on an eighth place at the 18th Asian Games which concluded on Sunday. Notably, the Asian Games concluded with a glittering ceremony in Jakarta as hosts Indonesia dreamed of stepping up to host the Olympics in 2032. Women's hockey team captain Rani Rampal became India's flag-bearer for the closing ceremony...

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Raining Gold! India bags top honours in wrestling, bridge competition; won 67 medals so far

Star Indian Boxer Amit Panghal, Pranab Bardhan and Shibhnath Sarkar added two more Gold in Indian medal tally on Saturday at ongoing Asian Games. Notably, the medal tally of India reached to 67 including 15 gold, 23 silver and 29 bronze and stands on eighth place. Amit Panghal today defeated reigning Olympic champion Hasanboy Dusmatov of Uzbekistan by 3-2 in the final of Men's Light Flyweight 49 kilogram category. Meanwhile, the 60-year-old Pranab Bardhan and 56-year-old Shibhnath Sarkar clinched ..

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Indian athletes continue to shine at Asian Games; finishes Day 13 with 6 medals

Indian athletes continue to make us proud at the International arena by winning medals. Notably, on the 13th day of Asian Games, India bagged six medals including two silver and four bronze. With this, the medal tally of India reached to 65 including 13 gold, 23 silver and 29 bronze and stands on eighth place...

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Indian athletes put up best show in Asian Games; bags 5 medals including two Gold on Day 12

Putting up the best show in Asian Games being held at Indonesian capital Indonesia, Indian athletes continue to script history. Notably, Jinson Johnson and the women relay team on Thursday bagged gold medal while men’s relay team clinched silver and Chitra Unnikrishnan won a bronze medal.Johnson bagged the gold medal with reaching at the finishing line in 3:44.72 minutes in the men's 1500 metres race. Also, Johnson became the first Indian in 56 years to win this event at the Asian Games, following ..

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Indian women hockey team advances to finals of Asian games after defeating China by 1-0; assures a medal

Indian women hockey team on Thursday exhibited their superiority over China and registered a comprehensive victory by 1-0 to advance into the finals of the 18th Asian Games. The lone goal was hit by India’s Gurjit Kaur in the 52nd minute of the clash. The Indian team had the opening chance of the match as Vandana Katariya and Navneet Kaur combined inside the striking circle but could not create a goal as China defended well. In the 8th minute, Navneet Kaur won India their first Penalty Corner which ..

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Indian athletes continue to bring glory: Swapna Barman, Arpinder Singh bags Gold in heptathlete and triple jump respectively

Indian athletes continue to script history! Swapna Barman and Arpinder Singh’s marvelous performance at the ongoing Asian Games made the tri-color hoist high. Notably, India on the 10th day won a total of four medals including 2 gold, a silver and a bronze. The medal tally of India reached to 54 including 11 gold, 20 silver and 23 bronze and stands at ninth place...

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Khelo Jeeto Muskurao! Lets celebrate this National Sports Day with same enthusiasm and zeal to make India proud

In recent years, awareness of sports in our country is increasing mainly due to the trending hashtags #KheloIndia #HumFitTohIndiaFit #KheloFastJeetoFast. In order to create awareness among the country for sports, we celebrate National Sports Day today...

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Proud! India completes half century at ongoing Asian Games; bags 50 medals including 9 gold

On the ninth day of Asian Games i.e on Tuesday, Indian athletes bagged a total of five medals including a gold, three silver and 1 bronze. Putting up an impressive show, Indian athlete Manjit Singh clinched a gold medal in the men’s 800m race while Jinson Johnson won the silver medal in the same event...

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PV Sindhu brings laurel to country with her stellar performance; bags silver at Asian Games

Continuing her good run in the international sports arena, Olympic Silver Medalist PV Sindhu on Tuesday bagged Silver medal at the ongoing Asian Games being held in the Indonesian capital Jakarta. Notably, PV Sindhu became the first Indian to clinch first ever silver medal in badminton at the Asian Games. In the summit clash at the Asian Games, PV Sindhu went down to Taipei's Tai Tzu Ying by 13-21, 16-21. Due to this loss, Sindhu won a silver medal while Tai cinched clinched gold...

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Historic! Neeraj Chopra becomes first Indian javelin-thrower to win Gold at Asian Games; medal tally reaches 41

In the time span of only six months, Neeraj Chopra has for the second time scripted history by winning the gold medal in two different championships. Neeraj Chopra, who won gold at the Commonwealth Games has clinched the yellow metal at Asian Games on Monday. Notably, scripting his name into the history of sports, Neeraj Chopra became the first Indian javelin-thrower to win an Asian Games gold medal with a distance of 88.06m. The 20-year-old Neeraj’s winning throw came in his third attempt. He began ..

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