Indian Junior Shooters Make Nation Proud At Finland

The 7th International Junior Shotgun Cup held in Orimattila, Finland saw Indian junior shooters reap rich rewards, with a tidy haul of medals. Anantjeet Singh Naruka: Pick of the Indian junior shooters Anantjeet Singh Naruka won the gold medal in skeet shooting, pipping country hope Lari Pesonen 12-11. Naruka’s route to the podium was arduous

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Soumyajit Ghosh And Harmeet Desai Lose Final

The Indian paddlers’ team of Soumyajit Ghosh and Harmeet Desai missed out on winning the GAC Group ITTF World Australian Open. The Indian pair went down fighting to the fourth seeded pair of Kwan Kit and Lam Siu Hang of Hong Kong in four sets, 4-11, 4-11, 11-8, 4-11 on Saturday in the international table

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2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: Indian Team Announced

The Indian squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers was short-listed today. From the earlier list of 38 players, 26 players have been picked by Stephen Constantine, the Indian football team’s coach. The players have been selected primarily on the basis of their performances in international games and the 2014-15 season of the Hero

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Liksy Joseph Wins Second Silver Medal At Wuhan

India had a good run on the second day at the Asian Athletics Championships in Wuhan. A total of four medals came India’s way today in Wuhan, China. After MR Poovamma added a silver to the medal tally in the morning, three others made it on the podium. Liksy Joseph led the Indian fray for medals on

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MR Poovamma Claims Silver At Asian Athletics Championships

A day after Inderjeet Singh bagged the gold medal on Day One of the Asian Athletics Championships, MR Poovamma got India its second medal – a silver – in the 400m run in the Chinese city of Wuhan. Narrow Miss of 2016 Rio Qualification Berth For MR Poovamma MR Poovamma clocked 53.07 seconds in her

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Inderjeet Singh Clinches Gold At Asian Championships

Shot putter Inderjeet Singh has made India proud once again. Singh, who had qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics at the 19th Federation Cup held in Mangaluru, won the gold medal in the ongoing Asian Athletics Championships in Wuhan, China. India’s medal tally in the tournament has thus been opened up with a huge bang

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Ravi Shastri Reappointed As National Team Director

The last remaining questions about the Indian cricket team’s coaching and support staff were put to rest earlier today. The BCCI retained Ravi Shastri in the team’s directorial role for until the Bangladesh tour, scheduled to start in over a week’s time. Sanjay Bangar, R. Sridhar and Bharat Arun have also received extension in their

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French Open Action Underway: World Tennis Weekly #10

The first week at the 2015 French Open has already sped by, and while there have been a few upsets in the tournament, the matches have only got more interesting as the tournament moves to the business end. Here is a recap of the tennis action in this past week. Top-seeds tumble in the Women’s

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Leander Paes: Leading From The Forefront

Leander Paes won the 700th doubles match of his career in the first round of the French Open, with his 99th partner Daniel Nestor. Paes’ win made him only the eighth player to have won 700 matches, an elite list, by all standards. Predictably, the achievement brought tennis fans – across the world – to

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Saina Loses Quarter-final At Australian Open

Saina Nehwal lost in straight games, 21-15, 21-13 to fifth seed Shixian Wang of China in the quarter-final of the Australian Badminton Open, earlier today. With the world no. 2’s loss, the Indian campaign in the event drew to an end, with other players bowing out in the earlier rounds. No Fight-back from Saina Nehwal

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