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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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Indian Athletes rise in pride! Saina Nehwal bags bronze in Women’s singles Badminton making India’s total to 37 in #AsianGames

With having 36 medals in total, Saina Nehwal added one more medal in the list making it 37 in the Asian Games 2018. The ace Badminton player Saina Nehwal clinched bronze after losing to Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei in the Asian Games 2018 women’s singles badminton semifinal on Monday...

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India bags 36 medals including 7 gold in #AsianGames2018; more to come

India on Sunday i.e on Day 8 of the Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang bagged five silver and two bronze medals to increase the medals tally to 36 including 7 gold, 10 silver and 19 bronze. Two silver medals came in the equestrian event, two bronze came in the debut sport of bridge. Muhammed Anas, Hima Das and Dutee Chand have won silver medals in the track events. Govindan Lakshmanan also won a bronze in 10,000m but it was withdrawn later as he was disqualified due to lane infringement...

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Giving a tough fight to their opponent, Women Kabaddi team settles for silver at Asian Games

With grabbing gold in Men’s Double Tennis Event, Indian women's kabaddi team settled for silver at the Asian Games 2018 after a 24-27 loss too Iran in the final in Jakarta. Their silver medal came after the men's kabaddi team settled for a bronze for the first time since kabaddi was included in the multi-sport event...

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It’s raining gold for India in Jakarta! Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan gift gold to the country in men's doubles tennis event

With India winning gold in Quadruple Sculls event, the athletes having a bull’s eye on the gold medal gift their mother India with another glorying beauty of Gold. This time it’s India's Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan who won the gold medal in the men's doubles tennis event...

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Rowers are on a roll, India bags gold in Men's Quadruple Sculls event

With India reining on a high spree, Indian rowers are on a roll at the Asian Games 2018 in Indonesia. After winning two bronze medals at Men's Lightweight Single and Doubles Sculls event, rowers Sawarn Singh, Dattu Bhokanal, Om Prakash and Sukhmeet Singh won the gold in Men's Quadruple Sculls event...

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Indian ace Ankita Raina bags bronze at #AsianGames2018 ; Contingent bags 16 medals so far including 4 Gold

Indian ace Ankita Raina on Thursday bagged a bronze medal at the Asian Games being held in Palembang and Jakarta in Indonesia. With Ankita’s laurel, the medal tally of India has reached to 16 including 4 gold, 3 silver and 9 bronze medals. Notably, Ankita Raina lost to China’s Zhang Shuai in the women’s singles semifinal at the Asian Games and had to settle for bronze. Ankita lost to China’s Zhang Shuai by 4-6, 6-7 (6) in hard-fought contest that lasted a little over two hours...

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Indian team set to face England in next two matches; young Prithvi Shaw, Hanuma Vihari gets maiden Test call

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Wednesday announced the squad for the final two Tests of the five-match series against England. This comes hours after India won the third match against England after losing two consecutive tests. Young Mumbai opener Prithvi Shaw and Andhra middle-order batsman Hanuma Vihari have finally hot their maiden Test call. The two young players will replace opener Murali Vijay and spinner Kuldeep Yadav. Vihari was a member of the 2012 Under-19 World Cup ..

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#AsianGames2018 : Indian men’s hockey team scripts history defeating Hong Kong China by 26-0 and betters 86-year-old record

Historic! Indian men’s hockey team on Wednesday registered its biggest victory in international hockey by thrashing Hong Kong China by 26-0 in the Pool B match at the ongoing Asian Games being held in Jakarta, Indonesia. Registering 26-0 win over Hong Kong China, India bettered its 86-year-old record when it defeated USA with a 24-1 margin in Olympics...

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After losing two consecutive matches, India finally wins third test against England

After losing two consecutive test matches, Indian cricket team finally won the third match against England. Notably, India registered a comprehensive 203-run victory over England on the last day of third test match by taking one and last wicket of James Anderson. India a 5-match series, India has won one test while England 2 with two left to play...

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Shooting right the bull’s eye, Rahi Sarnobat gifts India gold in Women’s 25m pistol event

Rising high with an unprecedented gesture, India bags its fourth gold from Rahi Sarnobat in the women's 25m pistol event at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta on Wednesday. Rahi Sarnobat became the first Indian woman shooter to win an individual Asian Games gold medal...

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India bags maiden medal in Sepak takraw at Asian Games 2018

India on Tuesday bagged a bronze medal in Sepak takraw in the Asian Games being held in the Indonesian capital Jakarta. Notably, this was India’s maiden medal at Asian Games in Sepak takraw which took medal tally to 8. Despite losing to Thailand by 0-2 in the semifinals, the Indian men’s regu team was awarded a bronze medal. India had defeated Iran 21-16, 19-21, 21- 17 in the first match to make a winning start to their campaign...

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Asian Games: Indian women hockey team thrashes Kazakhstan by 21-0

Indian women hockey team on Tuesday thrashed Kazakhstan in their second Pool B match, registering an emphatic victory by a score of 21-0 at the ongoing 18th edition of the Asian Games being held in Jakarta, Indonesia. This was India’s second consecutive win in the tournament...

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Yippie! India gets one more Gold in Asian Games; teenager Saurabh Chaudhary strikes ‘bullseye’ in 10m air pistol event

Young Indian sensational shooter Saurabh Chaudhary on Tuesday grabbed India's first shooting gold of the 18th Asian Games which is being held in Jakarta, Indonesia. The medal tally of Indian contingent reaches to 7. The 16-year-old Saurabh Chaudhary shot a Games record score of 240.7 to pip Japan's Tomoyuki Matsuda (239.7) in an exciting final to add a gold to India's shooting tally of two silver and a bronze in the shooting competition in this Asian games...

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Phogat sisters shining high; This time it’s Vinesh who bagged Gold at Asian Games

Legend Phogat sisters continue to soar high with medals and making country proud. Vinesh Phogat on Monday created history by becoming the first Indian woman wrestler to win a gold medal at the Asian Games. Notably, Vinesh Phogat clinched India's second gold of the Asian Games with a comprehensive victory over Yuki Irie of Japan in the women's freestyle 50kg in Jakarta. Vinesh began the bout aggressively against Yuki Irie and at the interval scored 4 points. Though Vinesh lost a point in the second ..

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Indian athletes bag three medals at Asian Games 2018; Bajrang Punia strikes Gold and makes country proud

Exemplifying their electrifying performance, Indian athletes have so far bagged three medals including a Gold in the Asian Games which is being held at Jakarta, Indonesia. Notably, India’s biggest medal hope in men's wrestling, Bajrang Punia on Sunday delivered on his promise on clinched first Gold medal for the country in the 65 kg freestyle wrestling event by beating Japan's Daichi Takatani 11-8 in the final bout...

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At least 11000 athletes including 540 Indians to participate in Asian Games

The 18th edition of Asian Games is scheduled to be held in Jakarta, Indonesia from today onwards and will conclude on September 2. The mega event will see the participation of around 11000 athletes from 45 countries including 540 Indians in 40 sports and 67 disciplines consisting of 28 Olympic sports, 4 new Olympic sports and 8 non-Olympic sports. Some of the events, including Handball and Football, began last week...

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Indian teenager Esow Alben brings home maiden world track cycling medal for India; creates history

Young athletes are making India proud across the world. Young and talented cyclist Esow Alben on Friday created history by claiming India's first ever medal at the UCI Junior Track Cycling World Championships which was held at Aigle, Switzerland. The 17-year-old Esow Alben, who hails from Andaman and Nicobar bagged the silver medal at the UCI Junior Track Cycling World Championships. Esow was only 0.017 seconds adrift of Czech Republic's Jakub Stastny, who bagged the gold medal in the finals. However, ..

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Proud! Manasi brings laurel to country; bags bronze medal at Thailand Para-Badminton International

Where there is a will there is a way! Though Manasi lost her way in very small age after losing one leg, however, it was only a ‘will-power’ that made her win a bronze medal in women’s singles at Thailand Para-Badminton International 2018. Being on one leg and other on metal blade foot never stopped Manasi from moving ahead in her life. Manasi Joshi on Saturday clinched the Bronze medal after losing in the semi-finals in SL3 section of women’s singles at Thailand Para-Badminton International 2018...

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Young Indian contingent display impressive show in Oman Sailing Championship; bags 5 medals

The young Indian contingent has put up an impressive show of their talent in the Oman Sailing Championship 2018 and bagged as many as five medals. Five of the six contestants made the country proud and returned home with medals including three golds, a silver and a bronze...

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Rajya Sabha passes National Sports University Bill to promote sports in Manipur

Rajya Sabha on Thursday unanimously passed the National Sports University Bill 2018 by the voice of vote. Notably, the bill seeks to establish a first-of-its-kind National Sports University in Manipur to promote sports education, research and coaching. This comes almost a week after Lok Sabha passed the bill. During the discussion, Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore informed that the university will be set up at a cost of Rs 524 crore and the Chancellor of the University will be from the sports ..

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Impressive silver-medal finish at Champions Trophy leads Indian men's hockey team to gain fifth spot in FIH rankings

The Indian Men's Hockey team gained fifth position in the latest FIH rankings chart released on Tuesday. This comes days after Indian team put up an impressive silver-medal finish at the Champions Trophy. Notably, Australia defeated Indian Men's Hockey team in the finals of the Champions Trophy via penalty after the two teams were locked 1-1 in regulation time in the Netherlands last month. India was the only team which registered a gain in ranking among the top 10 teams with a total of 1484 points. ..

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PV Sindhu settles for silver in World Championships' women's singles after losing to Carolina Marin

Top Indian shuttler and Rio Olympics medallist shuttler PV Sindhu on Sunday lost to Carolina Marin in the finals of the World Championships' women's singles which was held at Nanjing city of China and had to settle for silver. Notably, Sindhu settled for silver following a 19-21, 10-21 loss to Carolina Marin of Spain in the finals that lasted only for 45 minutes. Marin began aggressively and tried to unsettle Sindhu with her fast game. But the continuation of errors from her with quite a few shots ..

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PV Sindhu spins out Nozomi Okuhara in World Badminton Championships; progress to semifinals

Top Indian shuttler and Rio Olympics silver medallist shuttler PV Sindhu on Friday produced a top-notched performance to spin out Nozomi Okuhara of Japan and progressed to the semi-finals of World Badminton Championships which is being held in Nanjing city of China...

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Lok Sabha unanimously passes National Sports University Bill to promote sports education in Manipur

On Friday, the Lok Sabha by voice vote passed a bill to establish a National Sports University in Manipur to promote sports education, research and coaching. During the discussion, Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore assured the members of Lok Sabha that the university will be set up at a cost of Rs 524 crore and a sportsperson will be the vice-chancellor, and the university’s academic council will also consist of sportspersons...

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Registering emphatic 3-0 victory over Italy, India enters into quarterfinals of Hockey Women’s World Cup

India on Tuesday registered an emphatic 3-0 victory over Italy in their cross-over match to progress to the Quarter-Finals of the Hockey Women’s World Cup which is being held at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre in London. It was Lalremsiami, Neha Goyal and Vandana Katariya scored for India...

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Don’t expect life to be a bed of roses, there will be challenges along the way

Ekta Bhyan..

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Saina Nehwal swiftly storms into pre-quarterfinals of World Badminton Championships

Star Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal swiftly stormed into the pre-quarterfinals of the World Badminton Championships which is being held in Nanjing, China. While Kidambi Srikanth and B Sai Praneeth progressed to the Men's Singles second round. Saina Nehwal today came out aggressively in the badminton court and defeated Turkey's Aliye Demirbag by 21-17, 21-8 in her second match to set up a pre-quarterfinal clash with 2013 champion Ratchanok Inthanon of Thailand. The Olympic medallist Indian had received ..

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India storms in knock-out stage of Women's Hockey World Cup in must-win game against USA; match drawn by 1-1

India on Sunday stormed into the knock-out stage of the Women's Hockey World Cup in London with a spirited performance to come back from a goal down and hold the higher-ranked USA to a 1-1 draw in their last Pool B match...

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Claiming top honors, Indian shuttler Sourabh Verma wins the Russian Open Badminton trophy

Reining the throne, ace Indian shuttler Sourabh Verma has won the Russian Open Badminton trophy after defeating Japan’s Koki Watanabe in the summit clash at Vladivostok on Saturday...

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Carrying cultural legacy of Guru-Shishya relation, Sachin Tendulkar bows to his guru Ramakant Achrekar on #GuruPurnima

‘Master Blaster’ Indian Cricket player Tendulkar, sought blessings of Ramakant Achrekar on the occasion of Guru Purnima on Friday. Tendulkar has shared two pictures on Twitter, in which he and Atul Ranade can be seen to be blessed by Achrekar. This proves that whatsoever the peak you have achieved but you should always bow to your Guru who has shown you the path of success...

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Continuing his impressive run, Sourabh Verma enters Russia Open Final

Continuing his impressive run, Sourabh Verma stormed into his first final of the season after defeating compatriot Mithun Manjunath in straight games in Russia Open Tour Super 100 tournament on Saturday. ..

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Make way for the Champions! Indian women's compound archery team ranks World No. 1 scripting history

You Go Girl! The Indian women's compound archery team created history by scaling to the top of the world rankings in the recently published chart. This development is bound to give a big boost ahead of next month's Asian Games in Indonesia...

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Its official! Wave Hi to Tokyo 2020 Olympic mascots “Miraitowa” and “Someity”

Unveiling the curtains, Tokyo finally released the mascots for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games were named during a ceremony in the Japanese capital on Sunday. The Olympic mascot, a blue-checked pointy-eared figure, was named as Miraitowa, combining the Japanese words 'mirai', meaning future, and 'towa', which means eternity...

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As many as 734 youngsters selected for scholarship under the Khelo India Talent Development Scheme

As many as 734 players were selected for a scholarship under the Khelo India Talent Development Scheme on Sunday. Notably, Khelo India Talent Development Scheme is another significant step taken by Sports Authority of India following successful conduct of the Khelo India School Games for the development of sports...

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India stuns New Zealand hockey team by 4-0; completes three-match series with whitewash

The Indian Men’s Hockey Team on Sunday stunned New Zealand by 4-0 in the third match of three-match Test Series that was held at the Sports Authority of India, Bengaluru. Notably, India with this victory completed a series with whitewash. It was Rupinder Pal Singh, Mandeep Singh Surender Kumar and Akashdeep Singh scored for India...

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Indian hockey team registers sensational 4-2 victory over against New Zealand in opener of three-match Test Series

The Indian Men’s Hockey Team on Thursday registered a sensational 4-2 victory over against New Zealand and began their three-match Test Series with a win in a match that was held at the Sports Authority of India, Bengaluru. It was Rupinder Pal Singh, Mandeep Singh and Harmanpreet Singh scored in India’s win while Stephen Jenness scored two goals for the visitors...

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Kuldeep Yadav’s sublime performance against England led him to gain sixth spot in ICC ODI rankings; Kohli tops

In the latest ODI rankings released by International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday, Indian Skipper Virat Kohli strengthened his position at the top of rankings for batsmen by touching a career-high 911 points while Kuldeep Yadav took a big leap and entered into the top-10 of the bowlers' chart at sixth...

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Centre to soon launch scheme to test sports ability of 2-3 crore children across country

Central government will soon launch an ambitious scheme to test sports ability of two to three crore children across the country. This was said by Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore while interacting to the fitness enthusiasts in Gujarat’s Ahmedabad. During his day-long visit to Ahmedabad TransStadia Stadium, located in Maninagar in Ahmedabad, Rajyavardhan Rathore had detailed discussions with the athletes about the upcoming Gujarat Khel Mahakumbh...

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Classic as ever! France brings the trophy home after 20 years beating Croatia by 4-2

Making dreams come true, the fans drooled with celebration, excitement and the essence of being champions, the FIFA World Cup, France 4-2 Croatia won their second World Cup. It has been a World Cup of spectacular goals, of set piece mastery and surprises aplenty, like no tournament before...

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Inspiring the world with her courage and conviction! Ekta Bhyan seals gold medal at World Para Athletics

A story of courage and conviction, her determination and passion to accomplish her dreams came true by winning a gold medal at Para Athlete in Tusania. Presenting the rising star of the nation, Ekta Bhyan! Clinching gold at the recent World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Tunisia and the Twitterati was in awe of her performance...

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“Bullet run” of Hima Das makes country proud; scripts history, becomes first Indian to win Gold in track event

Clinching the gold medal at in the 400 m finals at the IAAF World Under-20 Athletics Championships, the 18-year-old Indian sprinter Hima Das on Thursday scripted a history. Notably, Hima Das has become first Indian to win Gold in a track event...

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India registers comfortable victory over England by 8 wickets; takes 1-0 lead

Indian cricket team on Thursday registered a comfortable victory over England by 8 wickets in the first One Day International of the three-match series at Trent Bridge, Nottingham. Notably, chinman Kuldeep Yadav's six-wicket haul and Rohit Sharma's unbeaten 137 led India to have victory and 1-0 lead in the series...

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Indian sprinter Hima Das cruise to 400m finals in IAAF World Under-20 Athletics Championships

The 18-year-old Indian sprinter Hima Das on Wednesday cruised to the finals of the IAAF World Under-20 Athletics Championships which is being held in Tampere, Southern Finland. Notably, Hima Das clocked 52.10 seconds to win the semifinals heat number one and led the overall time charts. She had also led the time charts in the first round heats on Tuesday with a timing of 52.25 seconds. While Andrea Miklos of Romania was the second in overall time charts in 52.58...

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Fans celebrate the big victory! Beating England, Croatia nets goal to enter the FIFA World Cup Finale

The world is all set to welcome the champions of FIFA World Cup on July 16 as France will face Croatia for the first time in the finals. Croatia sunk England’s World Cup dream in a thrilling extra time clash to take the World Cup’s second semi-final in Moscow...

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Marking its spot in the FIFA World Cup, France swiftly netted in the finals beating Belgium

Booking its position in the finals, France made it to the FIFA World Cup finals beating Belgium. France touched the FIFA World Cup 2018 final on Tuesday after a second-half header from Samuel Umtiti gave them a 1-0 win against Belgium...

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India clinched 4 medals, finishes joint third with Iran in Asia Cup World Archery Ranking Tournament

Making the whole country proud, India clinched a total of four medals including three silver and a bronze to finish joint third with Iran in the Asia Cup World Archery Ranking Tournament Stage 3 that held in Taipei. On a concluding day, recurve men’s team added a second silver before Divya Dhayal clinched a third silver in the compound individual category. Divya, who got a sixth seeding, pipped Korean third seed Yun Soon Song in the shoot-off...

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Laughing face increases your elegance but.... a laughter increases your identity!

Ajay Thakur..

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KL Rahul takes a big leap in ICC T20 rankings; reaches to third spot with 900 points

Taking a big leap in the latest MRF Tyres ICC T20I players rankings for batsmen, India’s KL Rahul has reached to a career-high third spot with 900 points. While Australia opener Aaron Finch became the top-ranked batsman in the shortest format of the game. Rahul's scores of 70, 101 not out, six and 19 have made him India's highest-ranked batsman. Rohit Sharma in 11th rank (up by two places) and captain Virat Kohli in 12th rank (down by four places) are the next highest-ranked India batsmen...

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Indian-Kiwi duo Divij Sharan and Artem Sitak progress to quarterfinals of Men's Doubles at Wimbeldon Tennis Championships

Taking a step forward, India’s Divij Sharan and his New Zealand partner Artem Sitak on Monday swiftly entered into the quarterfinals of Men's Doubles at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships being held in London. This is the first time when Divij Sharan has reached the Grand Slam quarterfinals in his career...

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Scripting history, Dipa Karmakar becomes first Indian gymnast to clinch gold at Gymnastics World Cup

Clinching the gold medal at the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup, Dipa Karmakar fulfilled many dreams. Scripting history, Dipa Karmakar became the first Indian gymnast to clinch gold at a global event...

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India defeats England by seven wickets in the third Twenty-20 to bag series by 2-1

India on Sunday defeated England by seven wickets in the third and final Twenty-20 International at Bristol to bag the series by 2-1. Rohit Sharma's elegant unbeaten century and Hardik Pandya’s all-round performance led the Indian team to achieve a mammoth target of 199 runs in just 18.4 overs with remaining 7 wickets in hand...

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Stunning everyone, Belgium beats Brazil 2-1 to play against France in SemiFinals in FIFA World Cup

And the ground is ready to witness the semi finale of FIFA World Cup 2018. In the FIFA World Cup, Belgium stunned five-times World Cup winners Brazil 2-1 in the quarter-final at Kazan late last night. This year the trophy will see a new face! ..

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As many as four Indian players swiftly storm to Men's Doubles second round in Wimbledon Tennis Championships

Beginning on the positive note, as many as four Indians including Rohan Bopanna, Divij Sharan, Sriram Balaji and Vishnu Vardhan swiftly advanced to the second round of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, the third Grand Slam of the season, in London. ..

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As many as 524 Indian athletes to compete for medals in Asian Games

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Tuesday announced a 524-member contingent of athletes for the upcoming Asian Games, in which they will compete for medals in 36 disciplines. Notably, Asian Games is scheduled to be held in Indonesia from August 18 to September 2 this year. A 524-member Indian contingent comprises of 277 men and 247 women athletes. Indian athletes this year have the highest number of representation with 52 eyeing for medals...

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India registers resounding victory over England in first T20

Indian cricket team on Tuesday registered a resounding victory over England in the first of the 3 Twenty20 matches at Old Trafford, Manchester. Notably, Virat Kohli led team with this victory has begun their UK tour. Winning the toss, Virat Kohli decided to field first and restricted England team on the mere total of 159 runs, thanks to spinner Kuldeep Yadav who picked up 5 wickets. In reply, Indian team started their inning brightly and KL Rahul’s magnificent unbeaten 101 led team to win the first ..

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ICC goes tougher on ball tampering incidents; extends ban of minimum six Tests or 12 ODIs

With an aim to preserve the value of international cricket and its status, the International Cricket Council has decided to impose a ban of minimum six Tests or 12 One-Day Internationals (ODIs) on ball tampering offenders as it has now been upgraded as a Level 3 offence as per it's new code of conduct...

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My approach has always been to play with dignity, and uphold the spirit of the game

Rahul Dravid..

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Rajat Sharma elected as the new DDCA president

Senior journalist Rajat Sharma beat former cricketer Madan Lal by 517 votes to become the new president of Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA). The results of the DDCA polls were announced today and Sharma's group swept the elections winning all 12 seats...

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India’s ‘The Wall’ joins ICC Hall of Fame

legendary batsmen and former Indian Skipper Rahul Dravid has been nominated for the prestigious ICC Hall of Fame. Dravid will be the fifth Indian cricketer to be inducted to the international forum...

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“We are the Champions!” India reins the Kabaddi Masters Dubai 2018 defeating Iran in the finals

Reining the title of the ultimate champions, Indian Kabaddi team has won the finals defeating Iran. Placing up yet another outstanding show, India thrashed Iran 44-26 to emerge champions of the six-nation Kabaddi Masters Dubai, in Dubai on Saturday...

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Kabaddi Masters Championship: India defeats South Korea to swiftly enter into finals

Indian Kabaddi team on Saturday swiftly stormed into the finals of Kabaddi Masters Championship being held at Al-Wasl Sports Complex in Dubai. Notably, India defeated South Korea by 36-20 in the semi-finals after making a strong comeback after being behind in the earlier minutes of the match...

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Time to pull up your socks and reckon the winners as FIFA WorldCup Knockout stage starts today!

32 teams entered, 16 left! The world waits for the ultimate champions of Russia Football World Cup 2018. With the match lined up for conquering the ultimate day, it's time to start making your picks for who's going to hoist the FIFA World Cup Trophy on July 15. ..

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India registers their highest-ever T20I win after thrashing Ireland by 143 runs; clinch series by 2-0

Indian cricket team thrashed Ireland by 143 runs riding on the tremendous innings of Lokesh Rahul and Suresh Raina both scoring half-centuries respectively to clinch the series by 2-0. Notably, the duo tuned up for the English leg of India's tour with a pair of brutally elegant half-centuries as the visitors secured their highest-ever T20I win at a sun-dappled Malahide ground in Dublin...

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Colombia and Japan make fairplay history by entering the final Round 16 knockout stage

The FIFA World Cup has reached its knockout stage with an interesting series of matches. Advancing in the last 16 round, Colombia and Japan made their stance clear yesterday. Their progress also completed the line-up the for the knockout stage. ..

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Swiftly marking its victory, India beat Ireland by 76 runs in opening Dublin T20

Swiftly marking its first win, India eased victory by beating Ireland with 76 runs in the opening T20 International at Dublin. An incredible opening stand of 160 by Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan, helped India in clearing its way on the winning path last night...

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Reining on top, Indian Shooter Saurabh Chaudhary creates world record clinching gold at ISSF World Cup

Setting a new world record, 16 year old Saurabh Chaudhary grabbed gold at the ISSF Junior World Cup in Suhl, Germany. Saurabh Chaudhary shot a total of 243.7 in the 10m air pistol event. ..

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Amazing everyone and making India proud, R Praggnanandhaa becomes the 2nd youngest ‘grandmaster’ of chess in the world!

Like a boss! India has always asserted to the title of ‘champions’ by winning the match like a pro! On a similar note, India has added another feather to the winning cap. Child prodigy R. Praggnanandhaa became the youngest grand chess master of the world...

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Claiming the ‘champions’ title, India swiftly enters Kabaddi semi-finals beating Pakistan

Hammering a victorious slash against Pakistan, India enters the semi-finals in the Kabaddi Masters Championship 2018. Launching a win of 41- 17 to play against Iran in the semi-finals, this is the third consecutive victory for India...

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Exhibiting an electrifying performance, India seals 7 medals in the ISSF Junior World Cup

Exemplifying their electrifying performance, Indian shooters have displayed their efficiency in the ISSF Junior Shooting World Cup. Placing two gold, one silver and a couple of bronze, India opened its medal accounts with 5 medals in the Championship on the international platform. ..

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Reclining their victory, Indian Men’s Hockey stuns Argentina by beating 2-1

Stunning the Olympics Champions Argentina, Indian Men’s Hockey team gave a tough competition registering their second consecutive victory in the 37th and last edition of the Men's Champions Trophy hockey tournament...

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Kabaddi Masters Championship: India defeats arch-rival Pakistan by 36-20 in opener

Indian Kabaddi team on Friday thrashed arch-rival Pakistan by 36-20 in the opening match of Kabaddi Masters Championship being held at Al-Wasl Sports Complex in Dubai. Indian skipper Ajay Thakur led the team from the front and scored 15 raid points...

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Sri Lankan skipper, coach and manager admits breaching ICC code of conduct; face two test ban

The Sri Lankan trio including Captain Dinesh Chandimal, Coach Chandika Hathurusinghe and manager Asanka Gurusinha on Friday admitted to breaching Article 2.3.1 of the International Cricket Council's (ICC) code of conduct and face a ban of up to two Test matches...

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Swiftly netting goals, Croatia and France enter FIFA World Cup knockout stage

In the wave of winning the FIFA World Cup 2018, the teams are moving strong to rein the thrown. In the latest, Croatia outrushed Argentina in the match that led them to step in the knockout stage. On the other side, France swiftly entered the knockout stage beating Peru...

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ICC suspends Sri Lankan captain Dinesh Chandimal for one Test after being found guilty of ball tampering

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday suspended Sri Lankan captain Dinesh Chandimal from his side’s third and final Test against the Windies after he was found guilty of ball tampering during the second day’s play of the second Test, which concluded at Gros Islet on Monday...

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Indian women hockey team end Spain tour on bright note; defeats host by 4-1

The Indian Women’s Hockey team ended their Spain Tour on a bright note as they defeated the hosts 4-1 in the fifth and final match here at the Consejo Superior de Deportes Hockey Stadium on Monday. Notably, Indian skipper Rani Rampal and Defender Gurjit Kaur struck two goals each while Spain’s Lola Riera scored the consolation goal for the hosts...

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In an interesting battle to victory, England beat Tunisia with 2-1 whereas Sweden defeated South Korea

: As the game gets interesting, the Russian Fifa World Cup till now saw interesting teams coming out strong and making their way to the finals. In the latest, England battled to victory over Tunisia with a fantastic 2-1 in a Group G fixture of the FIFA World Cup in Volgograd, Russia. ..

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Sri Lankan Captain Dinesh Chandimal charged with ball tampering

The International Cricket Council (ICC) charged Sri Lankan Test captain Dinesh Chandimal with ball tampering during the second Test against West Indies. However, Dinesh Chandimal on Sunday pleaded not guilty. On-field umpires Aleem Dar and Ian Gould, and third umpire Richard Kettleborough, all from the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Umpires, had charged Chandimal after play for changing the condition of the ball in breach of clause 41.3 of the ICC Standard Test Match, ODI and T20I Playing Conditions...

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While Brazil holds Switzerland with 1-1, Mexico stuns Germany by kicking off 1-0

Brazil's bid for a sixth World Cup got off to a slow start as Switzerland withstood an early onslaught to snatch a 1-1 draw in Rostov-on-Don on Sunday. On the day when holders Germany were shocked 1-0 by Mexico, Brazil's tag as pre-tournament favourites looked justified in a dominant first-half capped by Philippe Coutinho's wonder strike to open the scoring...

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Do not bond sports with religion and culture, it’s an unbiased fraternity

Soumya Swaminathan ..

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Indian women hockey team put up clinical performance to defeat Spain by 3-2

The Indian women hockey team on Friday registered an emphatic victory against Spain by 3-2 in the third of five-match series at the Consejo Superior de Deportes Hockey Stadium. It was Gurjit Kaur, Navneet Kaur and Rani Rampal who scored goals for team India while Maria Lopez and Riera scored each goal for Spain...

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King of football does it again! Cristiano Ronald scores a hattrick netting Portugal a thrilling draw against Spain

In a nail biting, exciting match Cristiano Ronaldo scored a late free-kick to complete a remarkable hat-trick in a thrilling 3-3 draw with Spain on Friday night. Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo lit up the World Cup in his own unique style on Friday in an enthralling clash with neighbors Spain. ..

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All round performance led India to register commanding victory over Afghanistan in one-off Test

India on Friday registered a commanding victory over Afghanistan in a maiden test match by an innings and 262 runs. Notably, Afghanistan lost all of their 20 wickets on the second day of their historic test debut and lost the match. India posted a mammoth total of 474 in their first innings and spinner Ravichandran Ashwin led the bowling, dismantling Afghanistan's batsmen on Friday to dismiss the visitors for a mere score of 109 runs in the post-lunch session. Enforcing follow-on, Indian bowlers destroyed ..

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Dynamic opener Smriti Mandhana to become first Indian women to play in Kia Super League

India Women’s Cricket team dynamic opener Smriti Mandhana will soon become the first Indian player to play in Kia Super League (Women’s cricket super league in England). Notably, Smriti was signed by Western Storm and will represent them in the upcoming edition of the tournament that features six teams...

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Russia opens World Cup 2018 with a thumping win of 5-0 against Saudi Arabia

Conquering a convincing win at the World Cup opener tournament Russia bolstered the host country's hopes for a strong showing at home. Russia won the opening World Cup match against Saudi Arabia 5-0 on Thursday in Moscow...

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Let the games begin! Russia kick starts the much awaited FIFA World Cup 2018

As the world waited to witness the grand beginning of FIFA World Cup 2018, the 21st edition of the World Cup kicked off in the Russian capital of Moscow last evening. 32 nations, divided into eight groups, will battle it out for the coveted trophy in the quadrennial month-long event...

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Soumya Swaminathan terms wearing ‘burqa’ a violation of her basic human rights; pulls of herself from Chess event in Iran

Star Indian woman Grandmaster and former world junior girls’ champion Soumya Swaminathan has herself pulled out her name from the Indian Women's team for the forthcoming Asian Nations Cup Chess Championship to be held at Iran, terming the Islamic country’s law of “compulsory headscarf or Burqa” a violation of her basic human rights...

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Incredible! Sunil Chhetri becomes joint 2nd highest active international football goal scorer with 64 goals

Two goals scored by skipper Sunil Chhetri led Indian football team to clinch the Hero Intercontinental Cup on Sunday. Providing a sublime performance in the finals of Hero Intercontinental Cup, Sunil Chhetri not only led India to clinch the tournament but also led himself to become the joint second highest international goal scorer among active players along with Argentine superstar Lionel Messi...

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Bravo! Indian football team bags Hero Intercontinental Cup after defeating Kenya by 2-0

Indian football team on Sunday clinched the Hero Intercontinental Cup after registering a thrilling victory over Kenya by 2-0 in the summit clash that was played at the Andheri Sports Complex in Mumbai. Skipper Sunil Chhetri ensured India’s win after posting 2 goals on the scoreboard which later became the decider...

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India beats arch-rival Pakistan to sail into finals of Women Asia Cup

Continuing its good run in women Asia Cup, defending champions India registered a commanding victory over arch-rival Pakistan by 7 wickets and entered into the finals of the tournament. Notably, the women Asia Cup is being held in the Royal Selangor Club, Kuala Lumpur...

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BCCI to confer Virat Kohli with Polly Umrigar Award for best international cricketer

Skipper Virat Kohli, the gem of Indian cricket will be conferred with the prestigious Polly Umrigar Award for the best international cricketer (2016-17 and 2017-18) at the BCCI Awards to be held in Bengaluru on June 12. The BCCI press release said, “While Virat gets top honours in the men’s category, Harmanpreet Kaur and Smriti Mandhana are set to be maiden recipients of the award for best international cricketer (women) for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons respectively.”..

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India thrashes Kenya by 3-0 in Hero Intercontinental Cup

In his 100th International match, Sunil Chhetri scored a brace to lead India to a 3-0 win over Kenya in India’s second match of the Hero Intercontinental Cup at the Andheri Sports Complex in Mumbai on Monday. However, the thunderous outpour of rain at the Andheri Sports Complex made life difficult for both the teams and both adjusted to playing on a wet surface in the opening minutes, with neither taking the risk of attacking...

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Women Asia Cup: Defending champions India registers resounding 66 runs victory over Thailand

Following their comprehensive 142 runs win against Malaysia, India put on another resounding performance to outclass Thailand by 66 runs on Monday in their second game of the Women’s Asia Cup which is being held in the Royal Selangor Club, Kuala Lumpur. However, India made two changes to their playing XI and tweaked their batting order with Mithali Raj, the top-scorer from previous game sitting out. Mona Meshram was sent in as an opener and Veda Krishnamurty at No. 3 position...

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Afghanistan Cricket Team adopts Dehradun Stadium as its ‘home ground’

Sunday made Afghanistan to wave its flag of victory against Bangladesh and also an announcement which Afghanistan made is that Dehradun International Cricket Stadium will be the Homeground of the Afghani team...

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India thrashes Malaysia by 142 runs in opener of Women Asia Cup

Defending champions India on Sunday registered a massive 142-runs victory over Malaysia and got off to a rousing start in the Women’s Asia Cup...

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ICC includes four new teams in ODI rankings list

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Friday included four new teams including Nepal, Scotland, the Netherlands and the UAE in its ODI rankings list apart from the 12 existing countries. Notably, the table is headed by England, who will host next year’s ICC Cricket World Cup. India are ranked second, three points behind England, while ICC Champions Trophy winners Pakistan are in sixth place. ..

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Dreams do come true: Sport aspirants here is something for you; Manipur to have country’s first Sports University

After waiting for a considerable time, the Sports Department has finally seen the day of light. After the Union Cabinet on May 23 approved an ordinance to set up the country's first national sports university in Imphal, President Ram Nath Kovind gave his assent to the ordinance on Friday...

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Hero Intercontinental Cup: India defeats China Taipei sublime fashion by 5-0 in opener

Indian football team started their Hero Intercontinental Cup campaign in sublime fashion, thumping Chinese Taipei 5-0 in the opening match of the tournament at the Andheri Sports Complex in Mumbai on Friday. From the Indian side, Sunil Chhetri scored three goals while Udanta Singh and Pronoy Halder scored 1 goal each...

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#FrenchOpen : Bopanna-Vasselin progress to Men's Doubles pre-quarterfinals

Indian tennis star Rohan Bopanna and his French partner Edouard Roger-Vasselin on Thursday defeated all-French combination of Benjamin Bonzi and Gregoire Jacq on Thursday to progress in the Men’s doubles pre-quarterfinal round of French Open. ..

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Indian duo Yuki Bhambri and Divij Sharan swiftly storms into second round of #FrenchOpen

Indian tennis duo of Yuki Bhambri and Divij Sharan on Wednesday swiftly stormed into the second round of Men's doubles of French Open after defeating India’s Purav Raja and France’s Fabrice Martin. Yuki Bhambri and Divij Sharan overcame the Indo-French combination of Purav Raja and Fabrice Martin by 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 in a match that lasted for over 2 hours. The match saw only three breaks of serve, one in each set, Bhambri and Sharan prevailed, despite the high quality of serving by their opponents...

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#FrenchOpen : Bopanna- Vasselin storms into Men's Doubles second round

Indian tennis star Rohan Bopanna and his French partner Edouard Roger-Vasselin on Tuesday registered a comprehensive win over American team of Taylor Fritz and Frances Tiafoe to enter into the second round of French Open. Rohan Bopanna and Edouard Roger-Vasselin defeated the American team of Taylor Fritz and Frances Tiafoe by 6-3 6-1 in a match that lasted for over one hour. In the men’s singles, India’s Yuki Bhambri lost the first match respectively by 4-6, 4-6, 1-6 to Belgium's Ruben Bemelmans. ..

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Kohli wins International Cricketer of the Year at CEAT Cricket Ratings awards; take a look at a list of winners

Achieving one more milestone in his cricketing career, Indian skipper Virat Kohli was conferred with the International Cricketer of the Year at the CEAT Cricket Ratings awards, which were presented in Mumbai on Monday. Notably, Virat Kohli had a memorable last season with the bat which took him to the top rank of CEAT Cricket Ratings with 84 points. However, Rohit Sharma collected the award on behalf of Kohli. On the other side, dynamic Indians opener Shikhar Dhawan was presented the International ..

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BCCI goes “Green” with United Nations to promote Cricket

Have heard about ‘go green’ initiative to promote nature and spreading the need to have a pollution free environment. But have you ever heard about ‘Green Cricket’? The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and UN Environment signed an agreement to promote ‘green’ cricket in India...

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Campaign with a cause: WHO, Russia teams up with video campaign on health for FIFA 2018

Emancipating the need to have a liberal outlook on sports, the upcoming football world cup which has been scheduled for next month has something really exciting stored for you. Football lovers get ready because this video campaign gives you some serious fitness and health goals. The new video campaign introduced targets the football fans for the World Cup 2018 promoting healthier and active lifestyle...

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IPL 2018: KKR, Sunrisers Hyderabad to square off in 2nd QF in Kolkata today

Today the Eden gardens stadium will be a battlefield for the IPL (Indian Premier League) fans as two-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will take on Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)in the second Qualifier in Kolkata...

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Cricket world was in a shock when Mr 360 degree said "I've had my turn and, to be honest, I'm tired"

Cricket world came to a standstill after one of the best, Former South African skipper AB de Villiers has announced sudden retirement by saying "I've had my turn and, to be honest, I'm tired" from all forms of international cricket with immediate effect. ABD announced his retirement through a video posted on his Twitter handle...

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Challenge Accepted, says PM Modi after Captain Virat Kohli passes on #HumFitTohIndiaFit challenge

Enveloping India under #HumFitTohIndiaFit campaign, today Prime Minister Narendra Modi sportingly accepted the challenge given by one of Indian cricket’s fittest players and the captain Virat Kohli...

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#HumFitTohIndiaFit campaign is trending and how! Celebs and Sports personalities step in to give major fitness goals

Dwelling in to lead a healthy life, it is always important to stay fit and strong. Inspiring people with the mantra of stay fit stay healthy, there have been many instances wherein the celebrities and sports fraternity have imposed major fitness goals for the masses. But have you ever seen a Union Minister drop to the grounds and do push-ups? So when Union Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore did, Twitterati noticed...

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#IPL : Delhi Daredevils upsets CSK with all-round performance

Delhi Daredevils on Friday gave their fans reason to cheer after they defeated the Chennai Super Kings by 34 runs at the Feroz Shah Kotla Ground in Delhi. After posting a competitive 162-5 batting first, the Daredevils spinners strangled the visitor's batsmen with some tight wicket-to-wicket bowling and restricted CSK to 128-6...

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Indian women team defeats Malaysia by 3-2; rode to finals of Asian Champions Trophy

Defending champions India on Thursday outclassed Malaysia by 3-2 to enter into the finals of the women's Asian Champions Trophy. Notably, with this win Indian team remained unbeaten in the Asian Champions Trophy with three victories from as many games. From Indian side Gurjit Kaur, Vandana Katariya and Lalremsiami struck one goal each to lead their team to register a victory against Malaysia. On the other side, Nuraini Rashid and Hanis Onn scored one each goal for Malaysia...

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RCB outplays Sunrisers to stay alive in IPL Playoffs

Royal Challengers Bangalore kept themselves alive in the race to the VIVO IPL 2018 Playoffs after they register a commanding victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad by 14 runs in a run-feast at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Thursday. Notably, RCB scored 218-6 after being given the chance to set a target. SRH fell short in their chase...

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Four tribal students from Chandrapur scale Mount Everest, create history

Kavidas Kathmode (18), and Umakant Madavi (19) were the first to reach the top of the Mount Everest followed by Parmesh Ale (19) and Manisha Dhurve (18) arrived there at 4.25 am on Wednesday, respectively...

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Continuing its dominance in Asian Champions Trophy, Indian women team defeats China by 3-1

Continuing its dominance in the Asian Champions Trophy, Indian women team registered a commanding victory over higher-ranked China by 3-1 and remained unbeaten in the tournament. Notably, Indian team climbs on a top position in the standings of Asian Champions Trophy with two victories from as many games...

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#IPL : Mumbai Indians register thrilling victory over KXIP; keep their hopes alive for a place in Playoffs

Mumbai Indians (MI) on Wednesday registered a thrilling three-run win over Kings XI Punjab and kept themselves in the reckoning for a place in the VIVO IPL 2018 Playoffs. While Kieron Pollard lifted the defending champions to a solid 186 for eight and Jasprit Bumrah’s second spell yielding three wickets helped Mumbai Indians to a nerve-wracking win...

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#IPL : KKR ends their home campaign with a commanding victory; defeats Rajasthan Royals

Kolkata Knight Riders on Tuesday ended their home campaign in VIVO IPL 2018 on a happy note when they defeated the Rajasthan Royals by 6 wickets in Match 49. After opting to bowl on a relatively pleasant Tuesday night, KKR were in for a shock as the Rajasthan Royals got off to a fiery start. But the KKR spinners helped pull things back, and Sunil Narine and Kuldeep Yadav picked up 5 wickets between them to first derail the Royals innings and hasten their dismissal. KKR bowled out the Royals for 142 ..

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Hopes alive for RCB to get through play-offs; demolishes Kings XI Punjab by 10 wickets

Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Monday demolished Kings XI Punjab by 10 wickets at the Holkar Cricket Stadium in Indore on Monday and kept their hopes alive for play-offs...

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Shooting high on success and victory, Heena Sindhu clinches gold in International Shooting in Hannover

Focusing on the path of success and galore, Ace Indian shooter Heena Sidhu secured the gold medal in the 10 metre air pistol category of the international shooting competition of Hannover, marking a strong build-up to next week’s ISSF World Cup in Munich...

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Swiftly beating their strong opponent Japan, India won the Women's Asian Champions Trophy

Dominating from the very beginning, India had set a well-strategized attack to break the strong Japanese defence. An early chance came by when forward Vandana Katariya and Lilima Minz worked in tandem to create space in the striking circle. Defeating the strong Japanese opponent the Indian Women Hockey team won the match by 4-1 grabbing the 5th Women's Asian Champions Trophy...

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#IPL continues to thrill fans! CSK, Rajasthan Royals emerges triumphant against their opponents

In yet another thrilling match in VIVO IPL 2018, the Rajasthan Royals (RR) registered a comprehensive victory over Mumbai Indians (MI) by 7 wickets on Sunday. On the other side, Chennai Super Kings took a step closer to the Playoffs after they defeated the table toppers Sunrisers Hyderabad by 8 wickets...

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Indian duo Manu Attri and Sumeeth Reddy storms into semi-finals of Australian Open

The Indian duo of Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy on Friday entered into the semi-finals of the Men’s doubles event of Australian Open 2018. However, Sameer Verma and B Sai Praneeth bowed out of the tournament after losing their respective men's singles quarter-final matches...

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#IPL : Rajasthan Royals keep their head cool to outshine CSK

Rajasthan Royals kept their nerve in control to register a thrilling 4-wicket win over Chennai Super Kings at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Match 43 of VIVO IPL 2018 on Friday. Jos Buttler opened the innings and single-handedly propelled his team’s run-chase of 177 after CSK had posted 176-4 batting first...

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Pouring another victory, India U-16 football registers 2-1 win against Jordan

Seems that there is no looking back for the young athletes as the jouney to their success path is soaring high. Pouring another victory in India’s coat, the Under 16 football team started the four-nation international tournament with a 2-1 victory over Jordan in Serbia on Wednesday...

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Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated Delhi Daredevils with ease; ensures their playoff berth

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) on Thursday overcame a challenging 188-run target with ease against Delhi Daredevils and ensured their playoff berth. Notably, Rishabh Pant played one of the most incredible knocks of the VIVO IPL ever but even his blazing century wasn’t enough as Sunrisers Hyderabad overcame a challenging 188-run target with ease. A clinical batting display from Shikhar Dhawan and captain Kane Williamson resulted in an unbroken 176 runs stand that decimated the run chase and ensured their ..

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#IPL : Young gun Ishan Kishan shines against KKR; MI registers a big win

Mumbai Indians (MI) on Wednesday registered a comprehensive 102 runs victory over Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the Eden Gardens in a Match 41 of VIVO IPL 2018. After defeating Kolkata Knight Riders MI climbed into the top half of the standings, while KKR slipped out of the top four and their net run rate took a pounding...

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Sai Praneeth to spearhead India in Australian Open Badminton Tour

Straight ahead of his semifinals appearance in New Zealand, Sai Praneeth will lead the Indian challenge at the Australian Open HSBC BWF World Tour Super 300, starting in Sydney from tomorrow. This is the first that the athlete will represent India in the absence of top guns of India...

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Rajasthan Royals clinch thrilling victory against Kings XI Punjab in a do-or-die match of IPL

Rajasthan Royals (RR) on Tuesday registered a thrilling victory over Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) by 15 runs at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur in a do-or-die match of VIVO IPL 2018. The result meant RR lifted off from the floor of the table and joined the mid-table race, while KXIP kept their third place, but lost a few decimal points in the net run rate...

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SRH maintains 100% record in defending low totals this season of IPL; defeats RCB

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) on Monday defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by 5 runs as they maintained their 100% record in defending low totals this season...

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Proud! Indian shooters Gagan Narang, Pooja Ghatkar bags silver medal in mixed event at Czech shooting meet

Making India proud, Olympic medalist Gagan Narang and Pooja Ghatkar on Sunday clinched the silver medal in the mixed event at Grand Prix of Liberation international shooting competition which is being held in Pilsen, Czech Republic. ..

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Kings XI Punjab, Mumbai Indians put up clinical all-round performance to defeat their respective opponents

Indian Premier League (IPL) remains a hot topic for Sunday as Kings XI Punjab put up all-round performance to defeat Rajasthan Royals by 6 wickets while Mumbai Indians registered a comprehensive victory over Kolkata Knight Riders by 13 runs...

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Sealing the 1st position, India signs off with 20 gold medals at South Asian Junior Athletics Championships

Signing off on the top spot India has added another chapter of success in the book of sports. India’s junior athletes added nine more gold medals to the country’s tally before the curtains came down at the 3rd South Asian Junior Athletics Championships on Sunday...

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Sai Praneeth defeats Sri Lankan opponent to seal a berth in semi finals of New Zealand Open

Star Indian shuttler B Sai Praneeth registered a comfortable victory over his Sri Lankan opponent Niluka Karunaratne 21-7, 21-9 to seal a berth in the semifinals of the New Zealand Open 2018. Notably, B Sai Praneeth took only 28 minutes to dismiss Sri Lanka’s World No. 129 Niluka Karunaratne out of the tournament. Praneeth, who is World No. 18 leads 1-0 against Karunaratne in a head-to-head clash. The 25-year-old Indian will next take on the second seed and World No. 14 Jonatan Christie of Indonesia...

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Kolkata Knight Riders moves to third position in the eight-team standings of IPL after defeating CSK

Young Indian batsman Shubman Gill scored his maiden T20 half-century and powered the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) to a six-wicket win over table-toppers Chennai Super Kings on Thursday. In Match 33 of IPL 2018, played at the Eden Gardens, KKR restricted CSK to 177-5 and then chased down the runs in 17.4 overs. With this win, KKR climbed one place to number three while CSK slipped to number two...

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India loses top spot to England in ICC ODI Team Rankings; slips to second position with 122 points

India on Wednesday lost the top position to England in the annual update of ICC ODI team rankings. England topped the ODI rankings in January 2013 have gained eight points and moved to 125 points while India is on the second place with a total of 122 points...

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#IPL : Delhi Daredevils held their nerve to defeat Rajasthan Royals by 4 runs

Delhi Daredevils on Wednesday held their nerve to defeat the Rajasthan Royals by 4 runs in the rain-interrupted contest at the Feroz Shah Kotla Ground in New Delhi. The Delhi Daredevils’ innings was impacted at the start and at the back end; showers delayed the start of their innings by 90 minutes, and after 17.1 overs of the onslaught by their batsmen, their innings originally scheduled to be an 18-over affair had to be prematurely terminated. When they were forced to go off the field, the Daredevils ..

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Yippie! Indian junior men team dominates at Asian Youth Olympic Games Qualifiers 2018; bags title

Giving up a dominant performance at the Asian Youth Olympic Games Qualifiers 2018, the Indian junior men registered a commanding victory over Malaysia in the finals and clinched the title. Notably, the men overcame Malaysia via a penalty-shootout after both teams were tied 4-4 at the end of regulation time, while the women went down 1-4 to China to settle with silver medal in the tournament...

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Outstanding performance of bowlers led RCB to clinch comprehensive victory over Mumbai Indians

Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Monday halted their two-match losing streak with the 14-run win over Mumbai Indians (MI) in Match 31 of VIVO IPL 2018 that was played in M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. With this result, RCB stands on the fifth position in the eight-team standings...

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Reigning the spot, Shahzar Rizvi hallmarks No.1 spot in ISSF world Ranking

Making India proud once again, the performance by Indian athletes on the international forum is commendable. Sealing the top position, Indian shooter Shahzar Rizvi today grabbed the number one spot in ISSF world rankings, riding on his silver medal-winning performance in the just concluded World Cup in Changwon, Korea...

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CSK edge pasts Delhi Daredevils by 13 runs; regains top position at IPL-2018 standings

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) notched up a thrilling victory over Delhi Daredevils and regained their place at the top of the VIVO IPL 2018 standings. Notably, CSK defeated the Delhi Daredevils by 13 runs at the MCA International Stadium in Pune on Monday night. After being put in to bat, CSK posted 211-4 riding on the back of half-centuries from opener Shane Watson and captain MS Dhoni. Later in the night, they restricted the visitors to 198-5. CSK had their best start of the season when their openers ..

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#IPL : KKR, Sunrisers Hyderabad registers convincing victory over their opponents

After tasting a shocking defeat against Delhi Daredevils, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) team registered a commanding victory over Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and made it 2-0 following their win in the earlier meeting in Kolkata. KKR defeated RCB by 6 wickets while chasing 176 runs...

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Paving his path in top athletes, Prajnesh Gunneswaran wins maiden title on Tennis Challenger Circuit

Stealing the show, Indian athletes have proved that competing against them is not an easy task. Grabbing the maiden title, Prajnesh Gunneswaran clinched his first ever singles title on the ATP Challenger circuit when he downed Egypts Mohammed Safwat in the final of the Kunming Open in Anning...

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Lauding the powerlady’s performance, Meerabai Chanu promoted as OSD in North East Frontier Railway

Applauding the outstanding performance of Meerabai Chanu in recently concluded Commonwealth Games, the power lady has been promoted as Officer on Special Duty OSD (Sports) in Officer Category in North East Frontier Railway...

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