Sindhu scripts history as first Indian to win world title

Guangzhou (China), Dec 16: India’’s P V Sindhu let out tears of joy and relief when she finally laid her hands on a gold medal by claiming the World Tour Finals with a win over 2017 world champion Nozomi Okuhara here today. With the straight-game victory, Sindhu became the first Indian to achieve the feat.
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Paul Arokia Raj All the top seeds had a smooth sail in the third round to sit pretty on the top with three points each at the end of the third round of the 27th The Telegraph Schools’ chess Tournament 2018 which is sponsored by The Telegraph a leading newspaper in the Eastern India and
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Guangzhou, Dec 16: Continuing her sizzling form, Indian badminton star P V Sindhu progressed to the summit clash of the World Tour Finals for the second successive time but it was curtains for debutante Sameer Verma in men’s singles here Saturday. The 23-year-old Indian, who finished runner-up at the last edition, staved off a strong
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New Delhi, Dec 16: Defending champion Joshna Chinappa progressed to the finals but second seed Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu retired against Vikram Malhotra in the semifinals due to a back problem at the HCL-National Squash championship Saturday. It will be Mahesh Mangaonkar versus Vikram Malhotra in the men’s final, while Joshna will take on Urwashi
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Chennai, Dec 16: Delhi Dynamos registered their first win of the season, beating defending Champions Chennaiyin FC 3-1 in an Indian Super League fixture at the Marina Arena here Saturday. Goals from Daniel Lahlimpuia (16th minute), Bikramjit Singh (78th) and Nandhakumar Sekar (82nd) gave Delhi their first win of the season. Coach Josep Gombau made
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Guangzhou, Dec. 15: Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu continued her unbeaten run while debutant Sameer Verma also qualified for the knockout stage with a straight-game win in his last group B match at the BWF World Tour Finals, here Friday. Playing her third successive year-ending finale, Sindhu dished out some deceptive strokes and showed
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Hyderabad, Dec 15: Star Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap tied the knots in a simple ceremony here Friday. “Saina got married as per court rules today at about 11.30 (AM),” her father Harvir Singh told. The wedding took place at Saina’s residence in Orion villas at Raidurgam in Cyberabad. “It was a small
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Chennai, Dec 15: Bidding farewell to the year and anticipating the onset of 2019, Google India announced its ‘Year in Search’ results, recapping the top search trends of 2018 in India. Google’s Year in Search continues to offer a unique perspective to the most significant moments in news, sports, politics, media and entertainment, and all
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Guangzhou, Dec 14: Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu finally broke her jinx against world no 1 Tai Tzu Ying with a come-from-behind win in a thriller, while Sameer Verma outclassed Indonesia’s Tommy Sugiarto at the World Tour Finals here Thursday. After six successive losses in 13 meetings, Sindhu got the better of her nemesis
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Colombo, Dec. 14: Nirtish Rana and Himmat Singh struck unbeaten half-centuries to help India beat Pakistan by seven wickets and seal a spot in the final of the ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup here Thursday. The Delhi duo added 126 runs for the fourth wicket after India suffered a few early blows, while chasing 173.
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