newssports18 hours ago

I am sure Mirabai Chanu will win a medal in Tokyo, proclaims Karnam Malleswari

Karnam Malleswari has stated that weightlifter Mirabai Chanu was unlucky to hit a rough patch during the last Olympics but this time around will definitely bring home a medal for the nation. She further praised her work ethics before criticizing the lack of development of the sport in India.
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newssports19 hours ago

Shubhankar Sharma avoids any bogies on the day to end in top ten

Shubhankar Sharma made a good comeback from a dismal first day to come back with a good score on Friday where he most importantly had zero bogies to his name to end the day tied at ninth. He stated everything was falling in place for him and he hopes to only get better as the tournament progresses.
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newssportsa day ago

Asian Championships | G Sathiyan bows out in quarter-final

Sathiyan Gnanasekaran’s brilliant run at the Asian Championships finally came to an end on Friday evening as the paddler was eventually humbled by China’s Lin Gaoyuan. Apart from G. Sathyan, India also saw Ayhika Mukherjee’s stunt end in the pre-quarters against World No. 2 Ding Ning of China.
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newssports3 days ago

Yuvraj extends his lead with another win at TATA Steel PGTI Feeder Tour Golf

Chandigarh-based rookie Yuvraj Singh Sandhu registered a nail-biting victory against Delhi's Wasim Khan in the playoff at the TATA Steel PGTI Feeder Tour in Noida on Thursday. This is his second win of the 2019 TATA Steel PGTI Feeder Tour season extending his lead in the Order of Merit.
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newssports3 days ago

World Weightlifting Championship | Mirabai breaks record but misses out on podium

Former champion Mirabai Chanu bettered her own national record but missed out on a podium finish at the World Weightlifting championships after lifting 201kg (87kg+114kg). 18-year-old Sneha Soren finished second in group D of the women’s 55kg event after lifting 173kg (72kg+101kg).
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newssports4 days ago

Star senior golfers including Kapil Dev to feature in third leg of AVT Champions Tour Golf

Star senior golfers, including legendary cricketer Kapil Dev, would be vying for top honours at the AVT Champions Golf tournament beginning in Pune on Thursday. The first and the second leg were hosted in Delhi and Bengaluru respectively, with the final leg scheduled to be hosted in Kolkata.
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newssports5 days ago

World Weightlifting Championship 2019: Mirabai Chanu looks to repeat 2017 feat to earn Tokyo Olympics berth

Former champion Mirabai Chanu will look to repeat her 2017 gold-medal winning feat and seal an Olympic spot when she leads the Indian contingent at the World Weightlifting Championship, starting on Wednesday in Pattaya. She is hoping to reach the 210kg mark until the Tokyo Olympics arrive.
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newssports5 days ago

Dipa Karmakar down with knee injury but we aren't giving up Olympics hope yet, insists coach

Star Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar’s coach Nandi has insisted that they will not give up hope and continue to fight for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics spot. Her Tokyo dreams suffered a severe setback, when she failed to recover from a nagging right knee injury to make it to the World Championships.
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newssports6 days ago

Five Indian golfers qualify through KGF for World Amateur Golfers Championship

Five Indians competing at the 11th Sara Futura Karnataka Golf Festival (KGF) in Bengaluru, have qualified for the World Amateur Golfers Championship (WAGC) to be held in Malaysia in October. The KGF, which is an annual event, saw participation from star names of former Indian cricketers this year.
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newssports6 days ago

Classic Golf & Country Club Championship: India’s Rashid Khan finishes joint second

The hat-trick of birdies from the 13th hole firmly placed Rory Hie beyond the reach of second-placed India’s Rashid Khan and Korea’s Byungjun Kim and won him his maiden pro title at the Classic Golf & Country Club International championship. Overall 10 Indians managed finished in the top-20.
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