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newssports2 years ago

India to target a top-10 finish at the 2028 Olympics, claims Kiren Rijiju

Indian Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has stated that he is backing India to finish at the top 10 in the 2028 Olympic medals tally. The official also stressed the importance of making India a powerhouse in sports and how the government is leaving no stones unturned in their quest to achieve that.
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newssports4 years ago

Today in tweets ft. a sharp looking Indian Cricket team and Federer's birthday

Had a rough and tiring day? Cheer up, because Sportscafe brings you your evening cocktail which includes tweets by your favourite sports stars so that you don't have to go through your entire Twitter timeline. So, sit back, relax, and get updated on what Indian stars have been up to today.
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newssports5 years 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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featuresports6 years ago

2016 | The Year Of The Underdog - Story No. 10

The last story of our Underdog series is dedicated to the biggest of the underdogs - all the women who were not given their deserved due but yet conquered the odds to make India proud in the year gone by. The year saw Indian women convincingly outshine the men and save us the blushes.
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newssports6 years ago

PV Sindhu beats Virat Kohli to become most searched athlete in India

PV Sindhu has beaten the likes of Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar and MS Dhoni to become the most searched sportsperson in India following her success at the 2016 Rio games where she won a silver medal. MS Dhoni is the highest placed cricketer on the list at 3rd place followed by Virat Kohli.
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newssports6 years ago

Sakshi Malik clarifies her statement on Pakistani players

Sakshi Malik has insisted that the media was wrong in implying that she is advocating the inclusion of Pakistani players in Indian sporting events. She has clarified that she believes in a player's right to participate in any event but is not preaching that Pakistani players must be allowed.
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newssports6 years ago

Sakshi Malik: Deepa Malik’s life story an inspiring tale

Rio Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik has said the life story of Paralympic silver winner Deepa Malik, is an inspiring tale. She expressed her heartiest gratitude to the countrymen who have given her so much of love and also advised the girls not to be bogged by the society’s perception.
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newssports6 years ago

Dipa Karmakar : People used to ask me if gymnastics was related with circus

Dipa Karmakar, who became the first Indian female gymnast to compete in the Olympics, has revealed that people used to relate gymnastics with circus acts when she took up the sport all those years back. She, however, did end up introducing those people to what gymnastics really is in Rio.
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newssports6 years ago

PM praises India’s daughters Sindhu and Sakshi, says they saved our pride at Olympics

In an inspirational speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi showered praise on Olympic medalists PV Sindhu and Sakshi Malik calling them "India's daughters" who “saved our pride” at the Rio Olympics. He also called for the people to encourage their daughters to take up sports.
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newssports6 years ago

Sports Minister Vijay Goel makes another gaffe; calls PV Sindhu and Sakshi Malik gold medallists

Rio Olympics got over a week back, but India’s Sports Minster Vijay Goel, who has been in the news for all wrong reasons during the Olympics, is back with another gaffe. The Minister called PV Sindhu and Sakshi Malik as gold medallists to once again become a laughing stock on the social media.
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