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Indian Grand Pix: Neeraj Chopra Shatters Own Javelin Throw National Record
Indian Grand Pix: Neeraj Chopra Shatters Own Javelin Throw National Record

Patiala: Olympic-bound star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra smashed his own national record with a throw of 88.07m, which is also the best of the year so far, in a sensational return to action during the third Indian Grand Prix meet here on Friday. Competing for the first time in more than a year after the […]

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National Sports Awards: Badminton Sets Milestone Sweeping Six Awards

New Delhi: The 2020 National Sports Awards curved a milestone moment for Indian badminton as it received as many as record six awards which also included its first-ever Dhyanchand Award for lifetime achievement. The prestigious Dhyanchand Award was conferred to former star shuttlers Pradeep Gandhe, Trupti Murgunde and Satyaprakash Tiwari (para) for their contribution to […]

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Hima Das Thanks Assam CM After Being Awarded DSP Post

Guwahati: Hima Das on Friday thanked Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal after she was appointed as the Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP). The decision was taken by the Assam government on Friday during the Assembly’s budget session, where it was announced that the rank of Grade-I officers such as DSP or magistrate would be awarded […]

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Panghal loses to Zoirov in final of World C'ships, bags silver

Ekaterinburg (Russia): Uzbekistan’s Shakhobidin Zoirov beat India’s Amit Panghal 5:0 by unanimous decision in the final of the 52-kg category of the World Championships on Saturday. Panghal had to be satisfied with a silver for what was undoubtedly an impressive show at the Worlds. The first round did see Zoirov have the upperhand for a […]

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Swapna Barman Gears Up For 2020 Olympics

New Delhi: Arjuna Award winner Swapna Barman, who became India’s first heptathlete to win a gold medal at the Asian Games in 2018, is gearing up for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and plans to work on her strategy. “Practice for the Olympics is going on. I will work on strategy and will aim for a […]

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Amit Panghal seeded 2nd, gets bye along with three others at World Boxing C'ships

Ekaterinburg (Russia): Asian champion Amit Panghal (52kg) was seeded second and got a bye into the pre-quarterfinals along with three others as Indian boxers aimed for a medal haul of more than a bronze in the men’s World Boxing Championships, starting here on Monday. Amit was joined in the last-16 by Asian silver-winning duo of […]

Olympic qualification on mind as Dutee looks to do a first

New Delhi:  Ace Indian sprinter Dutee Chand feels that the qualification mark of 11.15 seconds for 2020 Tokyo Olympics in the 100m event is very difficult and it will require a monumental effort from her in order to breach that and participate in the prestigious quadrennial event. On July 10, Dutee clocked 11.32 seconds to […]

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India maul Japan 7-2 to storm into final

Bhubaneswar: India outplayed reigning Asian Games champion Japan 7-2 to storm into the summit clash of the FIH Series Finals hockey tournament here on Friday, assuring themselves a place in the year end’s Olympic qualifying event. Returning to the side after a long injury lay-off, Ramadeep Singh (23rd, 37th minutes) finally got his mojo back […]

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Heena, Ankur recommended for Khel Ratna, Ronak for Dronacharya

New Delhi: The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) has recommended the names of Heena Sidhu and Ankur Mittal for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award. Asian Games bronze medallist Heena, in 2013, became the first Indian pistol shooter to win a gold medal in an ISSF World Cup finals when she won the […]

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Abhishek Verma secures Olympic quota place with gold in maiden WC final

Beijing: Abhishek Verma secured India’s fifth Olympic quota place in shooting by winning the 10m air pistol gold medal at the ISSF World Cup here Saturday. Shooting in his maiden International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup final, the Indian led the field throughout the men’s 10m air pistol final to clinch the top spot with […]

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Pooja, Amit bag gold at Asian Boxing Championships

Bangkok: Boxers Pooja Rani and Amit Panghal gave India two gold medals at the Asian Boxing Championships here on Friday. Pooja defeated reigning World Champion Wang Lina in the final to claim top honours in the 81-kg weight category. This was her third medal at this prestigious tournament after a silver in 2012 and a […]

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India ensured of four medals at Asian Boxing

New Delhi: In a highly-anticipated repeat of the Asian Games 49kg final, Amit Panghal (52kg) knocked out the reigning Olympic gold medallist Hasanboy Dusmatov, while Kavinder Singh Bisht (56kg) stunned 2017 world champion Kairat Yeraliyev confirming four medals for India at the Asian Boxing Championships 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand, on Monday. Ever since the draw […]

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Hockey women, sailors take silver; boxer Amit, women's squash team in finals

Jakarta: India continued to swell its overall medal tally, with the women’s hockey team taking a silver, while sailors gave a silver and bronze, even as the squash teams had opposite results in the semi-finals and boxer Amit Panghal entered the finals on 13th day of the 18th Asian Games here on Friday. Among others, […]

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Asiad 2018: Varsha, Sweta win silver; Harshita takes bronze in sailing

Jakarta: Varsha Gautham and Sweta Shervegar bagged a silver medal in the 49er FX women sailing competition while Harshita Tomar settled for bronze in the Open Laser 4.7 category at the 18th Asian Games here on Friday. In the 49er FX category, Varsha and Sweta scored a total of 44 points and 40 net points […]

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India at Asiad: 'Magic' Johnson, women's relay team burn track; hockey flops

Jakarta: There was no stopping the gold rush from track-and-field as India exceeded all expectations for its best Asian Games performance in close to seven decades but heartbreak in hockey took some sheen off the country’s sprint past the previous edition’s medal haul today. The seasoned Jinson Johnson and the women’s 4x400m relay team were […]

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Asiad 2018: Boxers Amit, Vikas enter semis

Jakarta: Indian boxers Amit Panghal and Vikas Krishan notched up contrasting victories to enter the semi-finals of their respective weight categories at the 18th Asian Games here on Wednesday. Both of them thus ensured a spot on the podium for themselves as the losers in the last four stage are awarded bronze medals. In the […]

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Asiad 2018: Pincky bags silver, Malaprabha settles for bronze in Kurash

Jakarta: India’s Pincky Balhara clinched silver, while Malaprabha Jadav settled for bronze in the women’s 52 kilogram category of the kurash competition at the 2018 Asian Games here on Tuesday. Pincky was outclassed 0-10 by world and Asian champion Gulnor Sulaymanova of Uzbekistan in the final. Gulnor dominated the final, pulling off a halal, which […]

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Asiad 2018: Indian men's archery team settle for silver

Jakarta: The Indian archery compound men’s team had to settle for silver against Korea in a rip-roaring final which ended in a shoot-out after both teams were locked 229-229 here at the 18th Asian Games on Tuesday. India won the first set 60-56, a solid four-point lead over Korea in the four-set final. Korea came […]

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Asian Games 2018: Indian women archers take silver

Jakarta: Indian archers took silver in the Compound Women’s Team category following a narrow loss to South Korea at the 18th Asian Games here on Tuesday. The Indians gave a tough fight to the overwhelming favourites before going down 228-231 in the final. The Indian team of Muskan Kirar, Madhumita Kumari and Jyothi Vennam won […]

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Asiad 2018: Sprinters Dutee, Hima enter 200m semis

Jakarta: Indian athletes Dutee Chand and Hima Das qualified for the women’s 200 metres semi-finals at the 18th Asian Games here on Tuesday. Dutee won Heat 4 with a time of 23.37 seconds which earned her a direct spot in the semi-finals. She was second in the overall standings at the end of the first […]

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Odisha CM announces Rs 1.5 crore cash award for Dutee Chand

Bhubaneswar: A day after scripting history at Asian Games, wishes and awards are now pouring in for Odia sprinter Dutee Chand from across the country. The Odisha government today announced a cash award of Rs 1.5 crore for the national record holder Dutee who clinched the silver medal in the 100 meter event at the […]

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Asiad 2018: India beat South Korea in men's hockey

Jakarta: Reigning champions India men’s hockey team defeated South Korea 5-3 to sit at the top spot of pool A of the 18th Asian Games here on Sunday. India will only need a draw against Sri Lanka on Tuesday to end its pool as a top ranked team and enter the semi-finals. It was India’s […]

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Asiad 2018: Tajinderpal clinches gold in men's shot put

Jakarta: India’s Tajinderpal Singh Toor set a new meet record to clinch the gold medal in the men’s shot put event at the 18th Asian Games here on Saturday. Toor hurled the iron ball a distance of 20.75 metres to smash the previous Games record. The previous mark of 20.57m was set by Aboulmajeed Alhabashi […]

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Asiad 2018: Indian women lose kabaddi final

Jakarta: The Indian women’s kabaddi team had to settle for silver after a narrow loss to Iran in the final at the 2018 Asian Games here on Friday. The defending champions lost 24-27 in a nail-biting encounter as Iran celebrated its first ever gold medal at the Asiad. This is the first time the Asiad […]

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Asiad 2018: Iran beat India in kabaddi semis to script history

Jakarta: Iran scripted history in the annals of world kabaddi by stunning India 27-18 in the semi-finals of the 18th Asian Games here on Thursday. This is the first time since the traditional rural sport was included in the Asian Games in 1990 that the Indian men’s team will not take home the gold. Apart […]