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newssports12 days ago

Paralympics 2020 | Sliver-medalist Praveen Kumar took up high jump in 2016, reveals Google was first coach

Praveen Kumar, who won a silver medal for India in the Tokyo Paralympics, took up high jump only in 2016. For two years, he relied on Google to learn, until he got in touch with a coach in 2018. Kumar also revealed that volleyball was his first love, before making a move to the track.
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newssports15 days ago

2021 Paralympics | High jumper Praveen Kumar claims silver, Avani bags her second medal

Indian added two more medals to their tally at the ongoing 2020 Paralympics, with shooter Avani Lekhara claiming her second podium finish, with a bronze in the women’s 50m rifle 3-Positions SH1. Meanwhile, Praveen Kumar finished in the silver medal position in men’s high jump T64 event.
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featuresports10 months ago

Throwback Thursday | Spirited India produce ultimate team effort to clinch 2008 CB series title

Welcome to the series where we present you a moment, a game in history that has shaped the way the sport has been played, in our weekly segment ‘Throwback Thursday.' This week we reminisce about the second final of the 2008 CB series, where India created history by conquering Aussie-land.
Anirudh Suresh
featuresportsa year ago

What if Wednesday | What if RCB didn’t retain Virat Kohli ahead of 2011 IPL Auction

There was a unique opportunity for RCB, ahead of the 2011 season to retain some of their star players but instead, they opted to retain a youngster, Virat Kohli, ahead of the likes of Kevin Pietersen, Rahul Dravid. What if RCB retained Kevin Pietersen instead of Kohli?
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newssports2 years ago

My friends used to make fun of the name 'Wushu', reveals World Champion Praveen Kumar

Newly crowned wushu world champion Praveen Kumar has revealed that when he picked the sport up, his friends used to make fun of the name ‘Wushu’. Praveen also pointed out that since winning the gold he has been flooded by calls with youngsters and parents enquiring about the sport.
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newssports3 years ago

Today in Tweets ft. Rohit Sharma's emotional message and Prithvi Shaw's meeting with his idol

Your favourite sports starts are sharing a lot of entertaining stuff including photos, videos and also some special moments on Twitter. You don't have to scroll for hours on Twitter because we have made it easier for you. Here are some of the amazing tweets shared today by sports celebrities.
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