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Boxers reply, fate to be decided soon

The three Indian boxers, who had alleged manipulation in the World Championships selection trials, have submitted their response to the show cause notices issued to them by the national federation and a decision on their fate will be taken by September 20.

Amit sparkles on Day One

Asian champion Amit Kumar assured India of at least a silver by storming into the finals of the 55kg category on the opening day of World Wrestling Championships here on Monday.

Amit Kumar secures first medal for India at World Wrestling Championship

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Budapest: Asian Champion Amit Kumar assured India of at least a silver by storming into the finals of the 55kg category on the opening day of World Wrestling Championships here today.
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Saina, Kashyap miss out; Sindhu leads India's charge in Japan

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Tokyo: Saina Nehwal has decided to give it a miss, while Parupalli Kashyap will also skip the Japan Open due to an ankle injury and in their absence young P V Sindhu will spearhead the Indian challen

'It's not easy to surprise Viswanathan Anand'

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Chennai: Indian GM Koneru Humpy will miss the live action of November's world chess championship match between Viswanathan Anand and Magnus Carlsen. But she is keen on following the high-profile cont

Dandelion holds edge

Prasad Raju-trained Dandelion, who won two races this season, is well prepared to claim the K. Srinivas Reddy Memorial Cup, the main event of the races to be held on Monday. False rails are up.

Kohinoor Wish is too fast for rivals

Ananta Vatsalya-trained Kohinoor Wish was well ridden by S. John to win the AP Chief Minister’s Cup, the main event of races held here on Sunday.

Djokovic victory pulls Serbia level

World number one Novak Djokovic kept Serbia alive in the Davis Cup semi-final match against Canada on Sunday by defeating Milos Raonic 7-6 (7/1), 6-2, 6-2.

I am sentimental favourite: Advani

Knowing well that there are no easy games in the professional circuit and having a ranking tournament in India does not tilt conditions heavily in his favour, a practical Pankaj Advani called himself “sentimental favourite” for the much-awaited £500,000 Indian Open next month.

Wrestlers all set for world C’ships

Buoyed by wrestling’s re-inclusion in the Olympic Games, a 22-strong Indian team of grapplers will fight it out against a solid international field in the World Championships beginning here on Monday.

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