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Manika Batra, Six Other Table Tennis Players Denied Boarding By Air India

India's table tennis star Manika Batra and six other top paddlers en route to an international event were left stranded at the Indira Gandhi International Airport after being denied boarding on a M...

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India's Namita Toppo completes 150 international caps in hockey

NEW DELHI: The Indian women hockey team`s opening match of the London World Cup 2018 against hosts England saw Indian midfielder Namita Toppo acheive the milestone of 150 international caps for the...

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India draw 1-1 against England in Women's Hockey World Cup 2018

London: India produced an impressive display before conceding a late goal to play out a 1-1 draw against world number two England in their opening Pool B match of the women's hockey World Cup. Neha...

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Sprinter Muhammed Anas Sets New National Record

India's star sprinter Muhammed Anas reset the national record on his way to the gold medal in the men's 400 metre category at the Cena Noveho Mesta nad Metuji meet here on Saturday. Anas clocked a ...

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Saina, Sindhu, Srikanth, Prannoy retain places in BWF rankings

NEW DELHI: India`s star shuttlers P.V. Sindhu and Saina Nehwal retained their positions in women`s singles in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released on Thursday. While Saina ...

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Wind speed to training: Officials head to Tokyo for 2020 Olympics recce

At the London Olympics in 2012, archer Deepika Kumari’s hopes of winning a medal were blown away by gusty winds that swept across Lord’s. Four years later in Rio, shooter Jitu Rai, who could not ad...

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The Commonwealth Games is an international, multi-sport event involving athletes from the Commonwealth of Nations. The event was first held in 1930 and has taken place every four years ever since (except 1942 and 1946 which were cancelled). The Games are described as the third largest multi-sport event in the world after the Olympic Games and the Asian Games.