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Khelo India Youth Games: MP’s Amit battles illness, top seed to claim badminton gold

HSB / Guwahati Madhya Pradesh’s Amit Rathore was up against not just the favourite or the No. 1 seed, when he entered the court in the Khelo India Youth Games for the last time here on Wednesday; he was battling illness too, diluting his chances in the Boys Under 21 badminton final even more. Yet, … Continue reading Khelo India Youth Games: MP’s Amit battles illness, top seed to claim badminton gold

TT: Indian men’s squad upbeat with decent draw, but women could run into rough weather

New Delhi India’s men team could not have asked for a better draw on the eve of the 2020 ITTF World Team Qualification Tournament, beginning at Gondomar (Portugal) from tomorrow. The fifth-seeded squad, led by top-ranked Indian in the world G. Sathiyan at No. 30, will straightway take on Luxembourg in the round of 32—Indians … Continue reading TT: Indian men’s squad upbeat with decent draw, but women could run into rough weather

Khelo India: On penultimate day, Harsh wins first medal for Daman and Diu

HSB / Guwahati With just one day left in the Khelo India Youth Games, tiny Daman and Diu broke into the medals table, claiming a silver medal in the boxing ring. Harsh Bhagwan claimed that honour in the Boys Under-17 50-52kg category here on Tuesday, becoming the Union Territory’s first medal-winner in this edition of … Continue reading Khelo India: On penultimate day, Harsh wins first medal for Daman and Diu

Tennis: Robert Lindstedt, Jonathan Erlich headline doubles event at TATA open championship

Pune Former Grand Slam doubles champions Robert Lindstedt and Jonathan Erlich will be among the main attractions in the doubles event as South Asia’s only ATP Tour Tournament, Tata Open Maharashtra is all set to take place at Mhalunge Balewadi Stadium in Pune from February 3 to 9. The Swedish ace Lindstedt, who clinched the … Continue reading Tennis: Robert Lindstedt, Jonathan Erlich headline doubles event at TATA open championship

Madhya Pradesh’s Priyanshu Rajawat impresses PV Sindhu on PBL debut

Chennai With his array of sparkling backhand returns and exquisite movement on the court, Madhya Pradesh’s 17-year-old Priyanshu Rajawat impressed not just the spectators at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on his debut at the Star Sports Premier Badminton League but he even earned plaudits from the world champion PV Sindhu. The Dhar boy, who appeared … Continue reading Madhya Pradesh’s Priyanshu Rajawat impresses PV Sindhu on PBL debut

Boxing: India clinch six medals at Nation’s Cup in Serbia

Harpal Singh Bedi/ New Delhi Asian medallist M Meena Kumari along with 3 other Indian pugilists claimed silver medals at the 9th Nations Cup Boxing Tournament for Women in Sombor, Serbia. India finished the championship with six medals – 4 silver and 2 bronze. While Meena kumari (54kg) lost her final bout to Italy’s Giordana … Continue reading Boxing: India clinch six medals at Nation’s Cup in Serbia

Australian Open: Serena Williams sails into second round

Serena Williams eased through to the second round of the Australian Open today as she dispatched Anastasia Potapova in straight sets. However, her sister, Venus Williams, suffered another first-round exit at the hands of 15-year-old Coco Gauff. Roger Federer made it past Steve Johnson comfortably in three sets, while reigning women’s champion Naomi Osaka and … Continue reading Australian Open: Serena Williams sails into second round

Ishant Sharma suffers ankle injury in Ranji Trophy game

India’s senior-most pacer Ishant Sharma hurt his ankle badly while bowling during a Ranji Trophy game in New Delhi today, raising doubts over his availability for the upcoming Test series in New Zealand. The 31-year-old suffered the injury in the fifth over of Vidarbha’s second innings. India are scheduled to play two Tests in New … Continue reading Ishant Sharma suffers ankle injury in Ranji Trophy game

Khelo India: West Bengal, Karnataka win four gold medals each in Swimming

In the Khelo India West Bengal and Karnataka dominated the swimming pool today by winning four gold medals each. In Hockey, Under- 17 boys, Chandigarh clinched the gold by defeating UP. Rajasthan boys got the gold in boys Under-17 basketball while Tamil Nadu won the girl’s title. Assam entered into the final in boys Under-21 … Continue reading Khelo India: West Bengal, Karnataka win four gold medals each in Swimming

Keep learning, keep improving: Hockey India Coach Graham Reid

AMN / HSB / Bhubaneswar It was at the 2015 FIH Hockey World League Final in Raipur when India had managed to overcome a 0-2 goal-difference in the first half to eventually draw with the Netherlands 5-5 in regulation time at a crunch Bronze Medal match. The team succeeded in the penalty shootout to earn … Continue reading Keep learning, keep improving: Hockey India Coach Graham Reid

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Khelo India Youth Games: MP’s Amit battles illness, top seed to claim badminton gold

HSB / Guwahati Madhya Pradesh’s Amit Rathore was up against not just the favourite or the No. 1 seed, whe ...

TT: Indian men’s squad upbeat with decent draw, but women could run into rough weather

New Delhi India’s men team could not have asked for a better draw on the eve of the 2020 ITTF World Team ...

Khelo India: On penultimate day, Harsh wins first medal for Daman and Diu

HSB / Guwahati With just one day left in the Khelo India Youth Games, tiny Daman and Diu broke into the med ...

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