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Mirabai Chanu

CWG performance may be considered for Khel Ratna

Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu and Sanjitha Chanu’s long wait for a government sports award may soon come to an end, and star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra could get first-time lucky to be conferred with the Rajiv...

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Gururaja Poojary

First Medal for India at CWG: Gururaja Poojary...

Gururaja Poojary gave India a great start on Day 1 of the Gold Coast Games winning the silver medal in the men’s 56kg weightlifting category. The Indian Air Force employee was nearly disqualified after he...

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Lawn Bowls team to just make up the numbers at CWG

India’s Lawn Bowls team to just make up...

Lawn Bowls is one of the core sports at the Commonwealth Games. It had been first included in 1930 and has been included in each of the editions except 1966. England, South Africa and Scotland...

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Sushil Kumar

Sushil Kumar leaving no stone unturned for third...

Two time Commonwealth Games gold medallist Sushil Kumar is preparing for another win in the Gold Coast. The 34-year-old is focussing on his personal training to accomplish a feat not achieved by any Indian till...

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Aruna Reddy

Aruna Reddy and Ashish Kumar to lead India’s...

India is by no means a powerhouse in gymnastics, however, there is still light at the end of the tunnel. After Dipa Karmakar’s extraordinary performance to bag the 4th position in the final of the...

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Basketball

Basketball could spring a surprise for India at...

India is by no way a powerhouse in world basketball. With a world ranking of 62, the country is still taking minor steps in the development of the sport at the grassroots level. The first...

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Navjeet Kaur Dhillon

Rising out of the ashes: Navjeet Kaur Dhillon’s...

The Indian sporting community is well aware of the exploits of Seema Punia, CWG Gold medallist and Asian Games champion. However, there is a new kid on the block and she too is very impressive....

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Dutee Chand

National Champion Dutee Chand might not make CWG...

The Federation Cup is over and the tense wait for CWG selection has begun. While, many have made the cut following outstanding performances at the meet, others are relying on the selctors goodwill for making...

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Ayyasamy Dharun

Ayyasamy Dharun books CWG ticket in grand fashion

The fans who came to see the Federation Cup in Patiala were in shock on the concluding day of the meet. Tamil Nadu speedster Ayyasamy Dharun smashed the national record in the 400m hurdles event...

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Prannoy

Prannoy hungry for competitive action before CWG

NEW DELHI: Even though he may not be fully fit by the time the All England Badminton Championships start on March 14, Indian shuttler HS Prannoy feels that he needs to play the tournament in...

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