Prannoy Reaches Vietnam Open Final But Loses

Finishing Second But Moving Forward HS Prannoy came close to winning his maiden title but could not bring home the title at the Vietnam Open Grand Prix Finals.  In a close match the fifth seeded Indian lost 21-18, 15-21, 18-21 to the top seeded Dionysius Rumbaka of Indonesia.  The match lasted 63 minutes. For 22

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Saina Seeks Coaching Inspiration For Asian Games

As the nation basks in the glory of PV Sindhu’s recent bronze win in the Badminton World Championship, another badminton champion from India, Saina Nehwal chose to take a path less travelled. Saina, the London Olympic bronze medallist, has decided to move to Bangalore to train with former India coach Vimal Kumar, just two weeks

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Bihar Government to Reward CWG medallist Shreyasi Singh

Once again the Indian shooters gave a memorable performances in the Commonwealth Games. Along with the haul of medals comes a lot of appreciation and rewards for the athletes. The chief minister of Bihar, Jitan Ram Manjhi recently declared that the state government will honor Shreyasi Singh for clinching a silver medal in the Glasgow

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India Bounce Back In Style

After India’s disheartening show in the Test series versus England, the Indian fans expected their side to put up a challenge against the hosts in Cardiff on Thursday. Rain interrupted again, but this time only by deducting some overs. MS Dhoni-led men in blue finally ended the drought of victory and defeated England by 133

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Saina Nehwal Enters World Badminton Quarters

India’s brightest Badminton star Saina Nehwal came back from a game down and emerged victorious 14-21, 21-18, 21-12 against her Japanese rival Sayaka Takahashi on Thursday. With this emphatic win, she has made her way to the quarterfinals of the World Badminton Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark in the women’s singles category. The 2012 Olympic bronze

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Ashwini-Jwala Exit From World Badminton Championships

Top Indian women’s doubles pair Ashwini Ponnappa and Jwala Gutta lost in the second round of the ongoing Badminton World Championships held in Copenhagen. They were defeated by the fifth-seeded Chinese pair Qing Tian and Yunlei Zhao in straight games. The Indian duo lost to the World No. 7 pair 16-21, 8-21 in just 31

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India’s Performance in Archery World Cup (Stage IV, Wroclaw)

The recently concluded Archery World Cup brought a lot of happy surprises for Indians in its fourth leg which took place in Wroclaw, Poland from 5-10 August 2014. Deepika Kumari, the star archer, outshone her compatriots but as a team as well, India gave a phenomenal performance. What comprises the Archery World Cup Started in

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Review: India versus England Fifth Test

Little did the Indian cricket fans recover from the fourth test when the Indian cricket team plumbed to a new depth by submissively losing the fifth test by a margin of an innings and 244 runs at the Oval. The Independence Day celebrations were in full swing in India when the Indian batting line-up collapsed

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Resuscitating Archery – Deepika Kumari

In the lead up to the London 2012 Olympics one remembers a shy 18 year old Olympic archer, Deepika Kumar speaking about the powers of “vishwas (belief)”.  For most of us, hearing Deepika Kumari’s name brings to mind the thought, “Oh, that archer”. But little do people know about her or her extraordinary achievements and

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Review: India versus England Fourth Test

[F]or those who thought that the third Test match of the ongoing India versus Englnd series was a huge debacle, the fourth Test brought further bad memories. The India team hit a new low by putting up 8/4 on the scoreboard in their first innings at one point of time. As our Indian team kept

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