newssportsa day ago

Goa handed penalty of Rs. 10 crore for postponing National Games thrice

After Goa postponed the organisation of the 36th National Games thrice, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has now asked the state to pay Rs. 10 crore as penalty. The state had earlier made it clear about the inability to host the Games March and April this year due to the general elections. 
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newssports5 days ago

IPL 2019 | Blind hope on stars hurting KKR and SRH, says Harsha Bhogle

Harsha Bhogle has opined that over-reliance and blind faith on the star players has been hurting Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knightriders in the last few games. He was also all praise for the outstanding capability of Rashid Khan and Andre Russell, who has been exceptional in IPL this season.
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newssports10 days ago

Deepa Malik awarded New Zealand PM's Sir Edmund Hillary Fellowship

2016 Summer Paralympics silver medalist Deepa Malik has been bestowed with New Zealand PM’s Sir Edmund Hillary Fellowship on Thursday. Malik, who won the silver medal in the shot put F53 event, will now strive towards improving the sporting as well as the cultural bond between India and New Zealand.
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newssports12 days ago

Shot putter Manpreet Kaur handed four-year suspension by NADA for doping violation

Manpreet Kaur is set to lose her national record and Asian title after being handed a four-year suspension by NADA for doping violations. Kaur was tested positive four times in 2017, first at the Asian Grand Prix, Federation Cup, Asian Athletics Championships and Inter-State championships in Guntur.
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newstabletennis13 days ago

G Sathiyan books World Cup spot finishing sixth in ITTF-ATTU Asian Cup

India’s ace paddler Sathiyan Gnanasekaran managed to get himself a berth in the World Cup after he finished sixth in the ITTF-ATTU Asian Cup in positions 5-8 match on Sunday. The Table Tennis World Cup, which is held annually since 1980, will be held in China’s Chengdu from October 18 to 20.
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newsswimming13 days ago

Swimmer Kushagra Rawat achieves B standard to step closer to Tokyo Olympics

India might have found a swimming prodigy one year before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in Kushagra Rawat, who achieved a B standard at the Speedo Thailand Age Group swimming championships on Sunday. As per rules, if standard A doesn’t fill the full quota of swimmers in Olympics, B is called upon.
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newssports14 days ago

Bangabandhu Cup Golf | Ajeetesh Sandhu, Rashid Khan finish second and third respectively

Indian golfers Ajeetesh Sandhu and Rashid Khan have ended their Bangabandhu Cup Golf Open in Dhaka, Bangladesh, at the second and third position respectively. Sandhu said after the match that he made just one mistake but was happy with the way he played in the last week in Bangladesh.
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newssports14 days ago

Hockey India calls 60 players for Senior Men's National Camp in Bengaluru

Hockey India has named 60 players for the next national camp for senior men which will begin on April 8 at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) Centre in Bengaluru. All the players have been asked to report at the SAI centre for the month-long national camp which will conclude on May 5.
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newstabletennis14 days ago

Asian Cup TT | G Sathiyan upsets Wong Chun Ting in positions 5-8 match, books ticket to World Cup

After G Sathiyan’s campaign at the ongoing ITTF-ATTU Asian Cup came to an end in the quarter-final round yesterday, the Indian paddler defeated Wong Chun Ting in positions 5-8 match and sealed a place in the World Cup. Sathiyan will now face Lin Yun-Ju of Chinese Taipei for the fifth place.
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newstabletennis15 days ago

Asian Cup TT | G Sathiyan stays in contention for quarter-final, Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra bow out

G Sathiyan is the only Indian who is still in contention for a place in the quarter-final round of the ongoing ITTF-ATTU Asian Cup in Yokohama, Japan. On the other hand, after a poor show in the group stage, Achanta Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra have been knocked out of the competition.
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