newssports4 days ago

Indian sport climbers ready to scale new heights

The addition of sport climbing to the 2020 Olympics roster is not only a big shot in the arm to the youngest and one of the fastest growing sports in the world but more importantly, to the Indian sport climbing athletes, who will now have a shot at representing India at the highest level of sports.
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newssports7 days ago

Video gaming to be a medal event at 2022 Asian Games

In a surprise development, the Olympic Council of Asia has decided to introduce video gaming as a medal sport at the 2022 Asian Games. Alisports, a unit of China's Alibaba Group, will partner OCA in the endeavor. The Asian Games has so far featured only traditional sporting disciplines.
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newssports9 days ago

Dipa Karmakar and Sakshi Malik on Forbes Asian under-30 super achievers list

Dipa Karmakar and Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik are among 53 Indians on the Forbes list of Super achievers from Asia under the age of 30. While Malik returned with a bronze medal in wrestling in Rio last year, Karmakar became the first Indian female gymnast to participate in the Olympics.
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newssports14 days ago

Bangladesh cricketer concedes 92 runs in four legal deliveries to protest umpiring decisions

Lalmatia Club's Sujon Mahmud conceded 92 runs while bowling just four legal deliveries to protest umpiring decisions that didn't go his team's way. The Dhaka Second Division Cricket League has been plagued by controversy with Fear Fighters' Tasnim Hasan conceding 69 runs in seven balls on Monday.
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newssports22 days ago

Dipa Karmakar to miss Asian Championship after undergoing knee surgery

Dipa Karmakar, who rose to fame during the Rio Olympics has had to undergo knee surgery that will rule her out of next month's Asian Championships. Karmakar raised the nation's hopes but could only manage a fourth place finish in the Women's vault event, missing out on a medal by a score of 0.150.
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newsmotorsportsa month ago

Racing fraternity in a state of mourning over Ashwin Sundar's demise

The tragic death of Ashwin Sundar, who passed away yesterday after his car crashed into a tree, came across as a bitter shock to the racing community. After crashing, the 27-year-old's BMW caught fire and the racer and his wife Niveditha were unable to escape the car.
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newssportsa month ago

A Thrilling Record Breaking Journey On Sea And Road For All To See

Nothing is sweeter than accomplishing something which many deem impossible. Kaustubh and Shanjali know that feeling all too well. Kaustubh Khade, an Asian medalist kayaker, was inducted in the Limca Book of Records in 2015 for completing a solo 17-day kayak trip from Mumbai to Goa.
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newssportsa month ago

Golf | Chawrasia retains Indian Open crown

S.S.P. Chawrasia played some scintillating golf on the final day of the Hero Indian Open in Gurgaon to win the $1.75 million title. Chawrasia finished with a 10-under on Sunday, which included a hat-trick of birdies, as his nearest rivals Carlos Pigem and Gavin Green slowly fell back.
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newstabletennis2 months ago

WATCH | Longest table tennis rally ever of 766 shots

The longest ever rally in modern-day table tennis, from 1937 to present day, happened recently in a match between Li Jie and Hitomi Sato at the Seamaster 2017 World Tour and lasted for 10 minutes. The amazing event came to an end only when a second ball was accidentally dropped into the play area.
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newssports2 months ago

An Indian women’s ice hockey team exists, and they are fighting for survival - Care to help?

Did you know that India has a women’s ice hockey team, and despite lack of funds, a proper kink, or training equipment, they are taking on the world with nothing but passion for the game. The Ice Hockey Association of India is now appealing to the people to help them out through crowd funding.
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