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Jubilant grapplers want opponents to fear them

New Delhi: Inspired by established senior pros like Olympic hero Sushil Kumar, the new crop of Indian wrestlers made quite a statement at the World Championships with three medals and the sprightly y

Indian men earn maiden berth in wrestling World Cup

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New Delhi: Indian wrestling is well and truly on an all-time high as the country, in what turned out to be a double delight, today earned a maiden World Cup berth on the back of its best-ever sixth-p

Haryana doubles prize money for worlds medallist

Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda today announced to double the prize money of the medal winners at World Cups and World championships besides raising rewards for those who get

Feeling good about my game but can do better: Vijender

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Patiala, Aug 28 (PTI) "There was a little bit of pressure but I am relaxed now", said star boxer Vijender Singh as he dug from his wealth of experience to present a strong case for selection in the t

Chinese shuttler Hu Yun equates IBL with World Championships


Bangalore: Banga Beats shuttler Hu Yun has equated the inaugural Indian Badminton League (IBL) with the prestigious World Championships in terms of the competition level."I think there is very good c

PV Sindhu will learn from her mistakes, says former players

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New Delhi: India's P V Sindhu on Saturday settled for a bronze medal after losing her semi-final match at the World Championships and former players said the rising shuttler has a bright future ahead

Breaking the ‘Chinese Wall’: Sindhu shows India the way!

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Li Xuerui, Yihan Wang and now Shixian Wang... this is perhaps just the beginning for PV Sindhu, as she went on to demolish yet another Chinese in a game which is considered to be their stronghold. In

Saina, Sindhu begin campaign in Badminton Worlds

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Guangzhou (China): Saina Nehwal will begin her campaign for an elusive medal against lower-ranked Olga Golovanova in the women's singles, while male shuttler Ajay Jayaram will look to continue his go

Ashwini, Poovamma in squad for world meet

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Double Asian Games gold-medallist Ashwini Akkunji was on Saturday named in the Indian women’s 4x400M relay squad for next month’s World Championships in Moscow just days after completing a two-year b

Heartbreak for Prem Kumar, wind-assisted 8.12m will not count


New Delhi: Promising Indian long jumper Kumaravel Prem Kumar's hopes of qualifying for next month's World Championships virtually ended as his creditable 8.12m effort at a meet at Chula Vista in the

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Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.