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Mandeep, Akashdeep Shine As India Beat Belgium

Antwerp (Belgium): Mandeep Singh and Akashdeep Singh scored in the second half to give India a win over Belgium in the opening game of the three-match series between the teams. In a gritty first quarter, India were the ones who took the initiative early, forcing Loic van Doren into a save from the first Penalty […]

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Vinesh's Title Hopes Go Up In Smoke After Defeat Against Reigning World Champion

Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan): Star Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat was on Tuesday pushed out of the title race by reigning champion Mayu Mukaida of Japan at the World Championship here. It was a second consecutive defeat for Vinesh against the Japanese this season after losing to the two-time world champion at the Asian Championship in China. Vinesh […]

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Amit Panghal, Manish Kaushik Advance With Easy Wins At World Championship

Ekaterinburg (Russia): Asian champion Amit Panghal (52kg) and Manish Kaushik (63kg) clinched resounding victories in their second-round bouts to ensure that there was no stopping India’s stupendous run at the World Men’s Boxing Championships here on Saturday. Panghal out-punched Chinese Taipei’s Tu Po-Wei, while Commonwealth Games silver-medallist Kaushik also dominated The Netherlands’ Enrico Lacruz to […]

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Amit Panghal Advances With Easy Win At World Championship

Ekaterinburg: Asian champion Amit Panghal (52kg) began his quest for a World Championship medal with a resounding win over Chinese Taipei’s Tu Po-Wei in his opening bout of the marquee event here on Saturday. The second-seeded 23-year-old, who is also an Asian Games gold-medallist, thrashed his rival 5-0 to move into the pre-quarterfinals of the […]

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Sushil Kumar to highlight WFI's 74kg trials on Aug 20

New Delhi: The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has announced that the World Championship trials for the men’s 74kg category will be held alongwith other non-Olympic weight classes on August 19 and August 20 at the Supervisors Training Centre in Lucknow and the K.D. Jadhav Wrestling Stadium in New Delhi. The 74kg category, which will […]

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Mary Kom, Simranjit win gold as Indian boxers grab nine medals in President's Cup

New Delhi: Six-time world champion Mary Kom (51kg) and 2018 World Championships bronze winner Simranjit Kaur (60kg) grabbed a gold each as Indian boxers finished their campaign at the 23rd President’s Cup in Labuan Bajo, Indonesia with nine medals on Sunday. The rich haul comprised seven gold and two silver. While the women had a […]

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Sindhu beats Okuhara to storm into Indonesia Open semifinals

Jakarta: Top Indian shuttler P V Sindhu stormed into the semifinals of the Indonesia Open after beating Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in straight games in the women’s singles event here on Friday. Olympic silver medallist Sindhu, seeded fifth, hardly had to break a sweat as she posted a comfortable 21-14 21-7 win over the third seeded […]

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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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Magnificent Mary clinches record 6th World Championship gold

New Delhi: Indian boxing legend M.C. Mary Kom scripted history by clinching a record sixth World Championship Gold medal in the light flyweight 48 kilogram category after outclassing Ukraine’s Hanna Okhota 5:0 at the K.D. Jadhav Indoor Stadium here on Saturday. The 35-year-old Mary, a mother of three and a pre-tournament favourite for the gold, […]

Three Indian boxers in top-10 of AIBA rankings

New Delhi: World Championship bronze- medallist Gaurav Bidhuri attained a career-high 11th position but Vikas Krishan was the best-placed Indian at seventh in the latest rankings of the International Boxing Association (AIBA). Updated after the 19th edition of the World Championship in Hamburg earlier this month, the new rankings feature three Indians in the top-10. […]

Kenyans shine at IAAF worlds in London

Nairobi: Kenyans have come out to praise the performance of the country’s team at the IAAF World Championships in London. David Letting, the former cross country national coach, said on Thursday that Kenya has shown time and again the potential it has and the numerous wins in London is another milestone that the production line […]