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newssports3 years ago

Today in Tweets ft. Shoaib Akhtar's message for Virat Kohli and Harsha Bhogle's take on El Clasico

Your favourite sports celebrities have shared some really entertaining content on Twitter today. We know it's difficult to search or scroll on Twitter and find what they are up to so here are the most entertaining tweets that have been shared today by these sports stars.
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newssports3 years ago

Asian Games | Teenage shooter Anish Bhanwala aims to bag maiden Asiad gold

Young shooter Anish Bhanwala has been included in India’s shooting team for the upcoming Asian Games in Indonesia and is aiming to win his maiden gold in Indonesia. Anish has already won a number of titles, including gold and silver at the Commonwealth Games, and Championship respectively.
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newssports4 years ago

Shooting body chief unhappy with Sports Ministry for cutting down on IOA’s list of non-athletes for CWG

NRAI chief Raninder Singh took a dig at Sports Ministry’s move to drop 21 names from the IOA’s list of non-athletes as part of the CWG contingent. Among those dropped from the IOA’s list include PV Sindhu’s mother, Saina Nehwal’s father and shooter Heena’s husband who is also her coach.
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newssports4 years ago

CWG-bound shooters and wrestlers are still waiting on their respective visas

With less than two weeks left for the 2018 Commonwealth Games which will be held in Gold Coast, the Indian Shooting and Wrestling contingent still remain without visas. A tentative number of 109 visas are yet to be ‘approved’ for the athletes and support staff for the tournament.
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newssports4 years ago

Four Indian sports personalities make it to the Forbes India under 30 list

Pacer Jasprit Bumrah, women's cricketer Harmanpreet Kaur, Ace-shooter Heena Sidhu and women's hockey team’s goalkeeper Savita Punia have been included in the distinguished list. Among others, actors Bhumi Pednekar, Mithila Palkar, and Vicky Kaushal have also been named on the list.
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newssports5 years ago

India at Olympics today | Atanu Das, Boxer Vikas Krishan and men’s hockey team in action on Day 4

After narrowly missing out on a medal yesterday, India would be hoping for a much better day at Rio with Archer Atanu Das, shooter Heena Sidhu and boxer Vikas Krishan taking the field in their respective events. The men’s hockey team will also play their third group match against Argentina today.
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reportsports5 years ago

India at Rio day-2 | Dipa Karmakar reaches final; Indian archery team crash out

India had a second tough day at Rio with the Indian women’s archery team crashing out in the quarter-final match on Sunday. In shooting as well, Heena Sidhu failed to qualify for the final. However, the Indian women's hockey team and Dipa Karmakar, finally, provided reasons to cheer for the fans.
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newssports5 years ago

India at Olympic Games today : Women's hockey, Dipa Karmakar take center stage

After 36 years, the Indian women's hockey team will make an Olympics appearance when they take on Japan in their opening Group B clash. Dipa Karmakar will also make her long-awaited appearance in Artistic Gymnastics, while the shooting and archery contingent will look for an improved outing.
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newssports5 years ago

P.V. Sindhu, shooter Heena Sidhu felicitated by Olympic Gold Quest

Ahead of their respective campaigns to the Rio Olympics later this year, P.V. Sindhu and shooter Heena Sidhu were felicitated by the Olympic Gold Quest Foundation yesterday. The two, along with others, were honored by Viswanathan Anand, hockey legend M. M. Somaya and table tennis great Niraj Bajaj.
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