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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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I have come back stronger and hungrier

KL Rahul..

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

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

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The Titan star Rakshith could not prevent another Pirate victory

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

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Dopers must stop else athletics will die

Usain Bolt..

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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IAF chief BS Dhanoa felicitates Indian women's cricketer

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

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

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

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I know what to expect from Indian cricket team

Ravi Shastri..

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

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

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

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

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

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

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‘Slum Daud’ concludes with 6000 youth and motivational message

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

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

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

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Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar hails Mithali Raj

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Destiny had a different plan for me, thankful to God

Sikhar Dhawan..

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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We have never experienced this kind of reception from enthusiastic fans

Mithali Raj..

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Proud! Indian contingent claims 11 medals in Commonwealth Youth Games

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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We have worked together, we know what clicks

Virat Kohli..

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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#VictoriaOpen: India’s Harinder Pal Sandhu bags title

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Ravindra Jadeja claims top position in ICC Test Rankings

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

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Cricket Advisory Committee defers announcement of new coach

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

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

Virat Kohli..

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Refugees to get a special team in Tokyo Olympics

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hardik Pandya..

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India A advances into quarters of Asian Snooker Championship

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

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

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

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

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

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Over 5000 youth participated in 4th Slum Yuva Daud

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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BCCI to forms new Committee for implementing Lodha reforms

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

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

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

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

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

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Kidambi Srikanth defeats Chen Long to lift Australian Open Title

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

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Cricket – a fair game or a farce!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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India needs a wrist-spinner in the middle

Rahul Dravid..

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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#AsianJuniorWrestlingChampionship: India bags ten medals including 2 gold

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

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

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

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

Gautam Gambhir..

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

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

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

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

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Pak trounce India by 180 runs, lift ICC Champions Trophy

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

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

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

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#AsianJuniorWrestlingChampionship: India bags seven medals including 1 Gold

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

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HS Prannoy, Srikanth swiftly stormed into semis of #IndonesiaOpen

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

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Match winning decision to make Jadhav bowl was Dhoni's

Virat Kohli..

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India registered commanding win over Scotland at Hero Hockey World League

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

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

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

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Being alive is the biggest thing for me

Yuvraj singh..

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Vijay Goel visits China to boost Sports ties

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

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FIFA confers Russian media the duty of Confederations Cup broadcast partner

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Need to be kept in mind that other teams are also champions

Virat Kohli..

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#ChampionsTrophy: India suffers unexpected loss against Sri Lanka by 7 wickets

Sri Lanka registered a comprehensive win against defending champions India on Thursday in the eighth match of ICC Champions Trophy at Kennington, Oval. However, India’s seven-match unbeaten streak in the ICC Champions Trophy came to an unexpected end following a seven-wicket loss to Sri Lanka...

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#FrenchOpen: Bopanna-Dabrowski lifts their maiden title in mixed doubles

India’s tennis star Rohan Bopanna and his Candian partner Gabriela Dabrowski on Thursday claimed their first Grand Slam title on Thursday with victory in the French Open mixed doubles final. Notably, the seventh seed Bopanna and Dabrowski defeated Germany's Anna-Lena Groenefeld and Colombia's Robert Farah by 2-6, 6-2, 12-10...

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Gear up Football fans! Visa-free travel available in Russia for Confederations Cup, World Cup

‘Visa’, whenever the word is uttered, we remember the long boring process. Though it is very important for international security and internal security of a nation, sometimes it may obstruct an immediate foreign visit. Like many other countries, foreign citizens arriving in Russia must have a Russian visa. But Russian administration in some exceptional cases allows visa-free travel in Russia. The host of 20187 FIFA World Cup is Russia. To make the travel easy for worldwide football fans, Holders of ..

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#FrenchOpen: Bopanna-Dabrowski swiftly enters into finals

India's Rohan Bopanna and his Canadian partner Gabriela Dabrowski on Wednesday swiftly entered into finals of in mixed doubles of French Open at Paris. Bopanna-Dabrowski defeated the third-seeded pair of Andrea Hlavackova and Edouard Roger-Vasselin by 7-5, 6-3...

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Taiwan beats Japan to face S.Korea in finals of Basketball Championship EABA 2017 finals

Taiwan's basketball team beats Japan in semi-finals 78-73 to advance to the final round of the East Asia Basketball Association (EABA) Championship 2017 on the Japanese team's home territory of Nagano. The Japan troop had no response for naturalized player Quincy Davis, who scored 29 points and snatched 17 rebounds. Davis' Super Basketball League (SBL) colleagues Chou Yi-Hsiang and Chiang Yu-A both contributed 10 points each...

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Manipur bags 18th Senior Women’s National Football Championship beating Railways’

Manipur team won the 22nd senior women’s National Football Championship on Monday, held in Jalandhar, Punjab. This was the 18th time that the Manipur women won the championship after beating Railways in the final...

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Three Nations Invitational Tournament: India hockey team defeats Belgium by 3-2

Indian hockey team registered a sensation win over Belgium at the Three Nations Invitational Tournament on Monday. India defeated Belgium by 3-2 after Harmanpreet Singh scored twice to lead his team to a victory...

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#FrenchOpen: Bopanna-Dabrowski advances into semi finals of tournament

India's Rohan Bopanna and his Canadian partner Gabriela Dabrowski on Monday advanced to semi-finals of in mixed doubles of French Open at Paris. Bopanna-Dabrowski defeated Indo-Croatian duo of Sania Mirza and Ivan Dodig in the match that lasted for 52 minutes...

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Yuvraj in team because he's a game changer; took all the pressure off me

Virat Kohli..

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#FrenchOpen: Sania-Dodig advances to semi-finals in mixed doubles

Indian tennis player Sania Mirza and her Croatian partner Ivan Dodig after registering a commanding win their opponents duo of Elina Svitolina and Artem Sitak swiftly entered into the quarterfinals of mixed doubles event at the French Open on Sunday...

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#ThailandOpen: Praneeth defeats Jonathan Christie to clinch title; PM Modi congratulates

India’s top badminton player B Sai Praneeth on Sunday won his maiden Grand Prix Gold title after defeating fourth-seed Jonathan Christie of Indonesia. Notably, Sai Praneeth defeated Jonathan Christie by 17-21, 21-18, 21-19 to clinch Thailand Open title...

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#ChampionsTrophy: India crushes arch-rival Pakistan by 124 runs under D/L method

Defending Champions India registered a comprehensive win against its arch-rival Pakistan in a high-pressure game in a very first match of Champions Trophy to go top of Group B at Edgbaston, Birmingham. Notably, India crushed Pakistan by 124 runs under Duckworth-Lewis method as the rain continued to disrupt the match...

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Asian Junior Tennis Championship: Nitin Sinha, Mihika Yadav bags title in their respective categories

Indian contingent has shined in HCL Asian Junior Tennis Championship for boys and girls which are being held in Pune. Notably, Nitin Kumar Sinha and Mihika Yadav bagged the title of HCL Asian Junior Tennis Championship in their respective categories...

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#FrenchOpen: Indian duo Raja-Divij swiftly enters into pre-quarterfinals; Paes knocked out

India’s Purav Raja and Divij Sharan defeated 5th-seeded Austrian-Croat combo of Oliver Marach and Mate Pavic to enter the men's doubles pre-quarterfinals of the French Open at Paris on Friday...

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World TT Championships: Mouma-Manika becomes first Indian pair to reach quarters

India’s Manika Batra and Mouma Das on Thursday swiftly entered into the quarterfinals of the World Table Tennis Championships in Dusseldorf as they got a walkover from the Netherlands and Polish combination of Li Jie and Li Quian. However, Manika and Mouma made history by becoming the first Indian pair to reach the quarterfinals of the World Table Tennis Championships...

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#3yearsofModiGovt: Athlete-Centric, Coach led approach strengthened to get success in sports

Indian players, athletes shined in all the corners of the world in almost each and every sports and sports platform like Olympics, world championships etc by showcasing their talents and won many medals, trophies etc in few years. Sports Minister giving the accountability of three years of work said that the centre has focused on Athlete-centric, coach led and system-driven approach for promotion and development of sports...

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#FrenchOpen: Bopanna-Dabrowski swiftly enters into round 2 in mixed doubles

India's Rohan Bopanna and his Canadian partner Gabriela Dabrowski on Thursday advanced to second round in mixed doubles of French Open at Paris. The Indo-Candian pair of Bopanna and Gabriela Dabrowski registered an easy win over Australian pair of Jessica Moore and Matt Reid 6-0, 6-1 in the opening match at Roland Garros...

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#FrenchOpen: Bopanna, Paes advances to round 2; Mirza crashed out of tournament

Indian Tennis star Rohan Bopanna and Leander Paes on Wednesday advanced to second round in men's doubles of French Open. Meanwhile, Sania Mirza bowed out in the opening round of the women's doubles event in Paris...

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Saina Nehwal, B Sai Praneeth storms into pre-quarterfinals of Thailand Open

India’s top badminton player Saina Nehwal and B Sai Praneeth on Wednesday stormed into the pre-quarterfinals in the women's and men's singles competition respectively of Thailand Open at Bangkok. Notably, both the players registered an easy and straight-game win over their opponents...

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Asian Junior Tennis Championship: Five Indian players advances to second round

Indian contingent is shining in the HCL Asian Junior Tennis Championship for boys and girls which are being held in Pune. Notably, Five Indian players including Megh Bhargav Patel, Akansha Bhan, Rhea Verma, Vaidehi Chaudari and Tanisha Kashyap moved into the singles second round at the HCL Asian Junior Tennis Championship for boys and girls on Tuesday...

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India crushes Bangladesh by 240 runs in second warm up match

India crushed Bangladesh in their second and final warm-up game of the ICC Champions Trophy at London on Tuesday. Notably, India warm-up Bangladesh by 240 runs at the second warm up match after a comprehensive all round performance on the field...

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Proud! Bhavai Devi becomes first Indian to bag gold medal in an international fencing event

India’s Bhavani Devi has become the first Indian sabre fencer to win a gold medal in an international fencing event. Notably, Bhavani Devi bagged the gold medal in the Tournoi Satellite Fencing Championship held at Reykjavik in Iceland...

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India won’t play cricket series with Pakistan until cross-border terrorism ceases

While speaking to the reporters, Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel said that India will not be engaging in a bilateral cricket series with its neighbor, Pakistan, until cross-border terrorism ceases...

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Indian Hockey Team heads to Germany for invitational tourney

The Indian Hockey Team, aiming for a successful season in the upcoming World League Semi-final, has left for Germany for a three-nation invitational tournament starting June 1...

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Chennai girl becomes first Indian to win Gold in Fencing Championship

Chennai-based C.A. Bhavani Devi has won the gold medal in the sabre event at the Tournoi Satellite Fencing Championship held at Reykjavik, Iceland...

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India defeats New Zealand in 1st warm-up match by D/L method

India registered a comprehensive win over New Zealand in the first warm-up match played on Sunday at Oval. India won their first warm-up match against New Zealand at the Oval by 45 runs due to D/L method as the rain stopped play. However, it is a positive start for India just before Champions Trophy...

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Sudiraman Cup: India loses to China in quarters; bows out of tournament

India’s star badminton players Ashwini Ponnappa and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy were defeated by the Chinese pairs in the quarters of Sudirman Cup. Unfortunately, with this loss, India’s campaign at the Sudirman Cup ended on Friday by 0-3...

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ICC panel recommends DRS in Twenty20 Internationals to curb wrong decisions of field umpires

The International Cricket Council's (ICC) Cricket Committee recommended the use of the Decision Review System in all Twenty20 Internationals with an aim to curb the wrong decisions taken by field umpires. Notably, the proposal of using DRS was recommended during the annual meeting that took place in London on May 23 and 24...

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New Feather in Her Hat Again: PV Sindhu elected as member of ‘BWF Athlete Commission’

Olympic Silver Medalist PV Sindhu is unstoppable as she has won to get elected to become the member of ‘BWF Athlete’. PV Sindhu topped the ballot with 129 votes as she led a trio of women onto the BWF Athletes' Commission. Congratulations, Girl...

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Dhoni and Yuvraj strong pillars of Indian team

Virat Kohli..

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Four new franchises added in Pro Kabaddi Season 5; scheduled to begin from July 28

The auction for the Pro Kabaddi Season 5 has come to an end after two days of exciting action. The action on the mat will begin in July. The four new franchises will be represented by Iquest Enterprises Private Limited (Consortium) (Tamil Nadu), Adani Group (Gujarat), GMR Group (Uttar Pradesh) and JSW Group (Haryana)...

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Cheer India’s Women Cricket Team! ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 will stat soon

Cricket, the most popular game in India retains at least 4-5 columns in any newspaper o news portal every day. But few of the Cricket fans know that Indian women Cricket team today heads into ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 with good form. The final squad for the world cup has been officially declared yesterday. The Indian team will have their first match with England Women team in Derby from 3.00 p.m...

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India’s firm ‘NO’ to Pak players for participating in Pro Kabaddi League

India’s Sports Minister Vijay Goel has categorically stated that Pakistan will not be allowed to participate in the upcoming event of Pro-Kabaddi League (PKL) in which players from 16 nations will be participating...

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Mumbai Indians triumphs over Pune Supergiant off the last ball of tournament winning third title

This IPL final match was much more exciting than any other season’s final. As Pune Supergiant was about to be a new champion and its rival Mumbai Indians is an all time favorite team in IPL, the excitement reached its highest point. After 10 years the IPL once again is decided off the last ball of the tournament, in favor of Mumbai Indians, winning IPL for the 3rd time...

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Pune to be new champion or Mumbai will conquer again? IPL final match will give answer

In this season of IPL Rising Pune Supergiant faced Mumbai Indian for three times. Although, every time Pune tasted defeat, but IPL is not only a game of scoreboard but also a game where the audience watches the key duos of great players. In this final match, RPS and MI will face each other with their full power, and the audience is already charging up to see key battles/ key duos between players. ..

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India retains the first position in ICC Test ranking

India is a nation full of crazy cricket fans. The game is very popular in India and the continuous success of Indian Cricket Team has helped to retain the increasing popularity. In latest ICC ranking which was published yesterday, India has again bagged the first position...

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IPL 2017: RPS cruises to finals after defeating Mumbai Indians

Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS) on Tuesday advanced to finals of Indian Premier League with a commanding win over Mumbai Indians (MI) in the first playoff match played at Wankhede stadium, Mumbai. Notably, RPS defeated Mumbai Indians by 20 runs in the first qualifier...

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Good news for all football fans! Get FIFA Under-17 World Cup tickets at just Rs. 48

Good news for all the football lovers and fans in India as the tickets are available from today onwards. Notably, the ticket pricing for FIFA Under-17 World Cup India 2017 has been set at 48 rupees during the first phase of ticket sales...

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Ready to play? Soon Nagaland to get 100 football grounds under ‘Khelo India’ initiative

To boost sports, Nagaland will be offered with 100 football grounds under ‘Khelo India’ initiative. Nagaland’s Department of Youth Resources and Sports received a proposal from the Ministry of Youth Resources & Sports of 100 football grounds alongwith 10 indoor and outdoor stadiums each...

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SYS Open: Ramit Tandon registers commanding win over compatriot Kush Kumar; bags 1st PSA title

In recent years, Indians have made a remarkable comeback in many squash tournament especially in PSA events. Notably, the United States based Indian Ramit Tandon on Sunday night won his maiden PSA title in SYS Open. Ramit Tandon defeated who won his maiden professional title with a commanding win over his compatriot Kush Kumar in the summit clash of SYS Open. Tandon, who had come into this event as a qualifier beat third seed Kumar 11-3, 11 -2, 11-3 in the final. This was Tandon's third appearance ..

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Asian Wrestling Championship: Indian wrestler bags 1 gold, 5 silver and 4 bronze medals

Indian wrestlers have showcased their talent in Asian Wrestling Championship campaign and announced in a roaring voice that they should not be treated as an underdog in wrestling. Notably, India finished their Asian Wrestling Championship campaign on a victorious note in New Delhi on Sunday and bagged 1 gold, 5 silver and 4 bronze in the tournament...

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IPL 2017: RPS registers dominating win over Kings XI Punjab; enters in play-off

Rising Pune Supergiant on Sunday entered into the Indian Premier League play-offs with a comprehensive win over Kings XI Punjab in a do-or-die final group league match at Maharashtra Cricket Association's International Stadium, Pune, on Sunday. Notably, Rising Pune Supergiant registered a dominant win by 9 wickets and made a one-sided match. ..

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Pinning hopes on Virat Kohli unfair to other team players

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Asian Wrestling Championship: Bajrang clinches first gold medal for India

India’s Bajrang Punia shined at Asian Wrestling Championship and clinched the first gold medal penultimate day in men's 65kg freestyle on Saturday. Notably, Bajrang Punia registered a come-from-behind victory over Seungchul Lee of Korea and created a history...

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Asian Wrestling Championship: Anil, Jyoti clinches bronze for India in their respective categories

Indian wrestlers continue to shine on the second day of Asian Wrestling Championship in New Delhi as Anil Kumar and Jyoti each bagged bronze medal in their respective categories on Thursday. Notably, this is the third bronze medal for India in the tournament...

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IPL 2017: Wriddhiman Saha 96 runs knock leads Kings XI Punjab to defeat Mumbai Indians

Kings XI Punjab defeated Mumbai Indians by 7 runs to keep their hopes of playoff qualification alive in an Indian Premier League game at Wankhede stadium at Mumbai. Notably, Mohit Sharma bowled one of best final over under pressure with Kings XI Punjab living to fight another day edging out Mumbai Indians by 7 runs...

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Tokyo settles the conflict over next Olympic Games funding issues

Japan will host the 2020 Olympic Games. Regarding the organization of Olympic games, a conflict over funds took place. Tokyo metro government has finally put an end to this long-term conflict. The Tokyo metro government will bear the total expenditure for 40 temporary facilities outside the capital where events will be held...

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Asian Wrestling Championship: Harpreet Singh clinches bronze in Greco-Roman weight category

India’s star wrestler Harpreet Singh shined in Asian Wrestling Championship in New Delhi yesterday after winning a bronze medal in Greco-Roman weight divisions on Wednesday. Harpreet in 80 Kg category defeated Junjie Na of China by 3-2...

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IPL 2017: Shreyas Iyer’s sensational 96 runs knock led Delhi to register victory over Gujarat Lions

Delhi Daredevils on Wednesday registered a sensational win over Gujarat Lions in an Indian Premier League game at Kanpur. Notably, Daredevils Shreyas Iyer, however, missed a magnificent century by four runs but that was enough to lead his team to victory...

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Japan preparing gracefully for Rugby World Cup

Japan, the host for 2019 Rugby World cup celebrated a ceremony in Kyoto State Guest House. To qualify group stage, Japan needs to face Ireland and Scotland. Japan participated in all eight previous editions but never could qualify the first round...

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IPL 2017: Kings XI Punjab registers unpredictable win over KKR; hopes alive for a playoff

Kings XI Punjab registered an unpredictable win over Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Tuesday in a must-win game in a 2017 Indian Preplayoffgue clash at Mohali. Notably, Kings XI Punjab defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 14 runs to stay in hunt for a play-offs berth. However, Kings XI Punjab had to win more two wins to get in play-offs...

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CAPF U-19 Football Talent Hunt Tournament 2017 concludes

The State level Under-19 CAPF Football Talent Hunt Tournament for Boys and Girls which is a unique taken by the government to discover the new talents concluded on Monday concluded in Kohima. The event was organized by Army’s Assam Rifles which concluded positively...

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Defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad registers easy win over Mumbai Indians

Defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad registered a comprehensive win over Mumbai Indians in a 2017 Indian Premier League clash at Hyderabad. Notably, Sunrisers achieved the target of 139 runs in just 18.3 overs...

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