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Asian Games more competitive than Commonwealth Games, says Ashwini Ponnappa.

Ashwini Ponnappa has stated that the Asian Games is tougher than the Commonwealth Games with the likes of China, Japan, Korea and others participating. She further added that the team will try to replicate their Incheon games display and with a podium finish being the ultimate goal.
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newschessan hour ago

AICF Chess Championship | Srija Seshadri beats Anna Zozulia to reach five-point mark

Indian woman International master Srija Seshadri has managed to outwit Belgium's IM Anna Zozulia in the ongoing AICF Chess Championship and reach the five-point mark after the end of the ninth round. Seshadri recovered from a loss and a draw in the previous two rounds of the tournament.
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newscricket2 hours ago

Uttarakhand all set to play Ranji Trophy after 18-year wait

The nine-member 'consensus committee’ has finally cleared Uttarakhand to be a part of this year’s Ranji Trophy league after a wait of almost 18 years. The five states of Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Manipur, Nagaland, and Meghalaya have also asked the SC to allow them to participate in the tournament.
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newscricket3 hours ago

One should be given second attempt to prove in case of Yo-yo test failure, says Sandip Patil

Former Indian batsman Sandeep Patil has stated that the players flunking in the Yo-yo test at the first chance should be given another attempt to recover from their mistakes. The subject has been the source of debate lately after Ambati Rayudu's exclusion from the tour despite his IPL heroics.
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newstabletennis3 hours ago

Ultimate Table Tennis | G Sathiyan and Manika Batra lead Dabang Smashers to another win

Dabang smashers’ G Sathiyan and Manika Batra continued their impressive display at the ongoing UTT tournament as they beat another higher ranked player at the Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex. Smashers won six of the seven matches in the tie to emerge leaders of the Pune leg with 31 points.
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newscricket4 hours ago

Rahul Dravid asked us to concentrate on mental side of game in England, reveals Prithvi Shaw

New Indian prodigy Prithvi Shaw has stated that former Indian captain and current India A coach, Rahul Dravid has asked the team to focus more on developing the mental side of their game in England. India A has already claimed a victory against ECB XI in a warm-up match ahead of the series.
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newshockey4 hours ago

PR Sreejesh: Champions Trophy will be a reality check for us ahead of World Cup

India hockey team captain PR Sreejesh revealed that the upcoming Champions Trophy would serve as a reality check ahead of this year’s anticipated World Cup. Sreejesh played down the game against Pakistan and said that all the matches are of equal importance across the course of the tournament.
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newstabletennis18 hours ago

Mental conditioning critical to India’s sporting success, says Abhinav Bindra

India’s Olympic gold medalist Abhinav Bindra has emphasized on mental conditioning as a critical aspect to succeed at the highest level. He added that Ultimate Table Tennis provides great platform for Indian paddlers to help them improve their game and maintain composure in high pressure situation.
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newsfootball19 hours ago

India to play international friendlies against Saudi Arabia and China ahead of AFC Asian Cup

The Indian football team will take on higher-ranked sides like Saudi Arabia and China in the lead up to the next year's AFC Asian Cup, a top official of the AIFF revealed today. The 2019 AFC Asian Cup will be held from January 5 to February 1 across eight centers in the United Arab Emirates.
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newsshooting19 hours ago

If the learning curve improves, shooting curve will naturally come up, says Suma Shirur

Suma Shirur, the High Performance Coach for the junior Indian rifle team, has said that young Indian shooters should learning technique and train properly to succeed. She credited both the National Rifle Association of India and the former shooters for the upsurge of young shooters.
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