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SAI terminates contract of cycling coach over alleged inappropriate behaviour with female cyclist

New Delhi | The Sports Authority of India on Wednesday terminated the contract of the cycling coach for his alleged inappropriate behaviour with a national level cyclist during a foreign exposure trip in Slovenia. SAI had constituted an enquiry committee to hear the case of a cyclist’s complaint against a coach of inappropriate behaviour during a […]

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Chessable Masters: India’s Praggnanandhaa stuns World No. 1 Carlsen for second time in 2022

New Delhi | Indian Grandmaster Praggnanandhaa Rameshbabu registered his second win over world champion Magnus Carlsen in 2022 after the 16-year-old beat the Norwegian at the Chessable Masters online rapid chess tournament. Praggnanandhaa on Friday made the most of the one-move blunder from Carlsen and kept his chances alive of progressing to the knockout stage. The […]

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‘My time will come!’: From asking for trial once to becoming World Champ, Nikhat Zareen’s resilience is inspiring

New Delhi | The whole nation today is celebrating the success of Indian boxer Nikhat Zareen, who on Thursday scripted history by clinching the gold medal in the Women’s World Boxing Championships. However, the journey of the young pugilist hasn’t been easy as she has gone through a lot in the last couple of years. Those […]

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Women’s World Boxing: Nikhat storms into final; Manisha, Parveen bag bronze medals

New Delhi | Indian boxer Nikhat Zareen punched her way into the final with a sensational win while Manisha and debutant Parveen ended their campaigns with bronze medals after defeats in the semifinals at the 12th edition of the IBA Women’s World Boxing Championships in Istanbul on Wednesday. Exhibiting a skilful display, Nizamabad (Telangana)-born boxer Nikhat […]

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Symonds’ sister says she just doesn’t know what he was doing on a lonely stretch: Report

London | The mystery around Australian cricketer Andrew Symonds’ final hours before his death in a car crash on Saturday has deepened with his sister revealing to that the family “just don’t know” what the 46-year-old was doing on a deserted stretch on the night of the mishap. The former all-rounder died in a single-car […]


India clinch maiden Thomas Cup title with stunning 3-0 win over Indonesia

Bangkok | The Indian men’s badminton team lifted their Thomas Cup title after registering a resounding 3-0 win over defending champions Indonesia in the final, here on Sunday. Victories from Lakshya Sen, the doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty and former World No 1 Kidambi Srikanth guided India to the coveted trophy, the most prestigious title […]