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CWG 2022: Weightlifter Gururaja Poojary wins India’s 2nd medal, clinches bronze in 61kg

Birmingham | Weightlifter Gururaja Poojary won the second medal for India at Commonwealth Games 2022 after he bagged a bronze medal in the men’s 61kg event, here on Saturday. Poojary successfully pulled off a combined lift of 269kg, (118kg in snatch and 151kg in clean and jerk) to claim a podium finish at Birmingham 2022. This […]

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Sanket Mahadev Sargar wins silver in weightlifting; bags India’s first medal in Commonwealth Games 2022

Birmingham | Indian weightlifter Sanket Mahadev Sargar on Saturday won a silver medal in men’s 55kg category at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. The 21-year-old managed a total lift of 248kg (113kg in snatch and 135kg in clean & jerk) to open India’s account in the ongoing multi-nation event. Malaysia’s Bin Kasdan Mohamad Aniq won the […]

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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 […]