Minister felicitates World Para Athletics Championships medal winners with cash awards

New Delhi, Nov 19: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Monday felicitated the medal-winning Indian para-athletes with cash awards for their best-ever performance at the recently-concluded World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai. India clinched a total of nine medals — two gold, two silver and five bronze and also secured 13 quota places at the Tokyo
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After successfully hosting the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018, India has won the bid to host the 2023 Men’s Hockey World Cup. It will be a record fourth time that the hockey-loving nation will be hosting the competition since its inception in 1971. Hockey India had earlier been among three nations to have
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The Indian fast bowling trio of Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami and Umesh Yadav took 14 wickets between them to help their team defeat Bangladesh by an innings and 130 runs in the first Test. According to Ishant, part of the reason for India’s success in the fast bowling department in recent times is the chemistry
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Lucknow, Nov. 18: Opener Rahmanullah Gurbaz slammed a strokeful 52-ball 79 as Afghanistan claimed the three-match T20I series 2-1 with a comprehensive 29-run win over the West Indies in the third game here on Sunday. Batting first after winning the toss, Afghanistan posted a competitive 156 for 8, courtesy Gurbaz’s superb innings. Asghar Afghan (24
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Still got a lot of cricket left: Pattinson thrilled with injury-free run Australia fast bowler James Pattinson, who has often struggled with injury in the past but is now enjoying the longest injury-free period of his career, is aiming to play back-to-back Test matches soon. The right-arm pacer, who has claimed 75 wickets in just
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Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq is hopeful that his players can draw on the lessons from their previous tour of Australia, in 2016-17, as they begin their ICC World Test Championship campaign with first of the two Tests, starting on November 21 in Brisbane. Pakistan’s last Test win in Australia came during their 1995-96 tour, when
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Ulaanbaatar, Nov 14: India were assured of a bagful of medals at the Asian Youth Boxing Championships after six of the country’s pugilists advanced to the semifinals with dominating victories here on Wednesday. Soy Selay (49kg), Aman (+91kg), Ankit Narwal (60kg), Naorem Chanu (51kg), Jasmine (57kg) and Vinka (64kg) made the last four stage here.
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In the aftermath of Glenn Maxwell’s decision to step away from cricket to deal with mental health issues, India captain Virat Kohli has thrown his weight behind players going through such tussles, and highlighted the importance of keeping communication channels open for players to be able to express themselves without inhibition. Maxwell stepped away from
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New Delhi, Nov. 13 The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has announced a 30-member squad to represent India at the Asian Under-15 Wrestling Championship to be held in Taichung City of Chinese Taipei from November 22-24. The squad has been selected after WFI conducted trials for boys in Sonepat and girls in Lucknow. Following an
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London, Nov 13: Roger Federer kept alive his hopes of a seventh ATP Finals crown on Tuesday, beating Italian debutant Matteo Berrettini 7-6 (7/2), 6-3 at London’s O2 Arena. The Swiss third seed put himself under enormous pressure by losing his first match on Sunday in straight sets in Group Bjorn Borg to Dominic Thiem.
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