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  • Aug 16, 2016
  • 1 Dipika Pallikal Wins PSA Australian Open [ Sports ]

    India’s top squash player Dipika Pallikal winning the PSA Australian Open.  PSA Australian Open held in Melbourne. This is Danika’s 1st PSA title of the year 2016. Dipika Pallikal beat eighth seed in top Mayar Hany of Egypt 10-12, 11-5, 11-6 and 11-4 in the 40-minute final match

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  • Aug 12, 2016
  • 1 Pakistani Cricketer Hanif Mohammed is No More [ Sports ]

    Pakistani former captain and batsman Hanif Mohammed passed away at the age of 81, due to prolonged battle with lung cancer. He held the record for the longest innings in Test cricket. He was a cricketer of Pakistan.

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  • 2 Rio 2016: Michael Phelps Wins Men’S 200m Individual Medley for 22nd Gold [ Sports ]

    Michael Phelps grabbed a dominant victory in the 200m individual medley in Rio 2016 game at Rio de Janeiro. He became the third Olympian to win the same individual event at four straight in Rio 2016 game.

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  • Aug 9, 2016
  • 1 Rio 2016: Gymnast Dipa Karmakar Becomes First Indian to Qualify for Vault Finals [ Sports ]

    Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar scripted history in Rio Olympics 2016. She became the India’s first woman Artistic gymnast. The total score of Dipa Karmakar is 52.698 points in Rio 2016.

    • Dipa Karmakar will be the first Indian gymnast to qualify for the Olympics in 52 years.
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  • 2 Abhijeet Gupta Wins Commonwealth Chess Championship in Colombo [ Sports ]

    Abhijeet Gupta retaining the 20th Commonwealth Chess championship crown 2016 held in Colombo, Sri Lanka. He is a Grandmaster and former world junior champion in Chess. All the medals in the senior category were won by the Indians players.

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  • Aug 8, 2016
  • 1 Rio Olympics 2016 Opens with a Glittering Ceremony in Rio De Janerio [ Sports ]

    Summer Olympic Games opened in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro. It’s a 31st Summer Olympic Games. This ceremony held in the Maracana Stadium. Rio Olympics 2016 starts at 5th August with a glittering ceremony in Rio De Janerio.

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  • Aug 5, 2016
  • 1 Nita Ambani Becomes First Indian Woman Member of IOC [ Sports ]

    The chairperson of Reliance Foundation, Nita Ambanihas been elected as an individual member of the International Olympiad committee (IOC). She becomes the first Indian women to join the world body, which governs Olympic sports in the world.

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  • Aug 3, 2016
  • 1 Rio Olympics 2016 Starts from 5th August [ Sports ]

    Rio Olympiad 2016 is a major international multi sports events. This event organised by International Olympiad committee. This event held in Rio de Janerio, Brazil from 5 August to 21 august.

    • The games of the XXXI Olympiad are known as Rio Olympiad 2016.
    • The opening ceremony will

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  • 2 Novak Djokovic Wins 2016 ATP Toronto Masters [ Sports ]

    Novak Djokovic won the 2016 ATP Toronto Masters title by the Association of Tennis Professionals. He became the world no. 1 men’s singles tennis player and he gets 30 ATP World tour masters 1000 titles.

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  • 3 PM Narendra Modi Flags Off Run for Rio Event [ Sports ]

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday flagged off ‘Run for Rio’ event at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium to cheer for the largest ever-Indian contingent who will be participating at the multi-sport event in Rio.

    • Modi wished luck to the Rio-bound Indian sportsman to boost

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  • 4 India to Host 2016 Kabaddi World Cup [ Sports ]

    The International Kabaddi Federation (IKF) is immensely proud that Kabaddi is growing in popularity very fast. Janardan Singh Gehlot, President-International Kabaddi Federation, has scheduled global stage with the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup in India.

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  • Aug 2, 2016
  • 1 Lewis Hamilton Wins 2016 German Grand Prix of F1 [ Sports ]

    Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton from Great Britain has won the 2016 German Grand Prix title of Formula 1. Lewis Hamilton was his fourth consecutive win in the 2016 season and overall fifth title of the 2016 season.

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  • 2 Patna Pirates Wins 4th Season of Pro Kabaddi League [ Sports ]

    The Patna Pirates won the fourth edition of STAR Sports-ProKabaddi League by defeating Jaipur Pink Panthers. Jaipur Pink Panthers recorded a 34-24 win over Telugu Titans as they made their way into the final of Pro Kabaddi Season 4 in Hyderabad.

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  • Jun 28, 2016
  • 1 2016 Copa America Football Tournament Won by Chile [ Sports ]

    The 2016 Copa America Football tournament has been won by the Defending champion Chile by beating Argentina in a penalty shootout at the finals played at MetLife Stadium, New Jersey (US) with 4 - 2 goals in the penalty shootout due to both teams failed to score goal in the regula

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  • May 11, 2016
  • 1  अजलान शाह हॉकी टूर्नामेंट (Essay in Hindi - Azlan Shah Hockey Tournament) [ Sports ]

    प्रस्तावना: - भारतीय पुरुष हॉकी टीम सुल्तान अजलान शाह हॉकी टर्नामेंट के 6 से 16 अप्रैल तक चलने वाले 25वें संस्करण में अच्छे प्रदर्शन के साथ रियो ओलिंपिक के लिए भी अपनी तैयारियों को पुख्ता करने के इरादे से उतरने वाली है। आठ बार की ओलिंपिक स्वर्ण पदक विजेता भारतीय टीम यहां इस टूर्न

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  • Apr 18, 2016
  • 1  2016 Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey Tournament Has Been Won by the Australia [ Sports ]

    The 25th edition of Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey Tournament 2016 has been won by Australia for record ninth time at the finals played at Ipoh, by beating India with 4 - 0 goals. With this India firm at the second position and New Zealand (defending champion) at the third position.

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  • Apr 7, 2016
  • 1  2016 Asian Nations Cup Chess Tournament Has Been Won by India [ Sports ]

    The 2016 Asian Nations Cup Chess tournament has been won by Indian men by beating Vietnam in the final round with 3 - 1 score played in Abu Dhabi. Indian Grandmasters S P Sethuraman and K Sasikiran won on the 2nd and 4th boards and B Adhiban and Vidit Santosh Gujrathi won matches

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  • Mar 29, 2016
  • 1  2016 FIDE World Chess Candidates Tournament Has Been Won by Russian Grandmaster Sergey Karjakin [ Sports ]

    The prestigious FIDE World Chess Candidates Tournament held in Moscow has been won by the Sergey Karjakin a Russian grandmaster. He has defeated American grandmaster Fabiano Caruana scoring 8.5 points in the final round.

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  • Mar 21, 2016
  • 1 at Asian Olympic Qualification Tournament Yogeshwar Dutt Has Won Gold Medal [ Sports ]

    At the Asian Olympic Qualification tournament Yogeshwar Dutt a Star Indian grappler has won a Gold medal in the 65 kg freestyle category at the finals played at Astana in Kazakhstan. He has beaten Katai Yeerlanbieke from China in the 65 kg freestyle category.

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    Asian Olympic Qualification tournament - Gold Winner

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  • Feb 24, 2016
  • 1 2016 Nagjee International Club Football Tournament Has Been Won by Dnipro Fc [ Sports ]

    The 2016 Sait Nagjee International Club Football Tournament has been won by the Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk Football Club (FC) of Ukraine by beating Brazilian FC Atletico Paranaense with 3 - 0 goals at finales played at the EMS Corporation stadium at Kozhikode (Kerala).

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  • Dec 1, 2015
  • 1  2015 Macau Open Grand Prix Gold Badminton tournament has won by PV Sindhu [ Sports ]

    Pusarla Venkata Sindhu has won the $120, 000 in 2015 Macau Open Grand Prix Gold Badminton tournament in the women’s single category. By beating Minatsu Mitani (World No. 6) of Japan Sindhu (World No. 12) has claimed this title though 21 - 9, 21 - 23, 21 - 14 score for the third s

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  • Nov 20, 2015
  • 1  Indian Railways wins 32nd Indian Oil Surjit Hockey Tournament [ Sports ]

    About Indian Oil Surjit Hockey Tournament: Surjit Memorial Hockey Tournament is planned by Surjit Hockey Society every year in Jalandhar, Punjab which is played in memory of Surjit Singh. Sardar Surjit Singh Randhawa was born on 10th October 1951 and died due to a car accident o

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  • Oct 12, 2015
  • 1  2015 Dutch Open Grand Prix Badminton tournament won by Indian shuttler, AJAY [ Sports ]

    Achievements: 50, 000 dollar 2015 Dutch Open Grand Prix badminton tournament is won by Indian shuttler, Ajay Jayaram. Jayaram defeated Estonia’s Raul Must by 21 - 12, 21 - 18 score in the title. He deafened this title with this victory which he had won earlier in 2014.

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  • Sep 22, 2015
  • 1 Badminton Player, Ajay Jayaram wins silver medal at Korea Open Badminton tournament of 2015 [ Sports ]

    About Ajay Jayaram: Ajay Jayaram was born on 28th September 1987. He is a badminton player of India. He gets the support of Olympic Gold Quest which is a not - for - profit Organisation to identify and support Indian athletes.

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    Winner of silver medal at Korea Open Badminton tournament of 2015

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  • Aug 18, 2015
  • 1 Andy Murray wins Rogers Cup Masters Tournament of tennis 2015 [ Sports ]

    About Andy Murray: Andrew Barron Murray was born on 15th May 1987. He is professional tennis player from Scotland. He is currently ranked as world’s No. 2 champion. He started his professional carrier as tennis player when he won the junior US Open in 2004.

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    Winner of Rogers Cup Masters Tournament of tennis

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  • Jun 30, 2015
  • 1 Jwala Gutta, Ashwni Ponappa win women’s doubles title of Canada Open Badminton tournament [ Sports ]

    Women’s doubles title- Badminton Indian pair of ace Jwala Gutta and Ashwni Ponappa won the women’s doubles title of the Canada Open Badminton tournament. Canada they defeated Dutch pair of Eefje Muskens and Selena Piek in straight games of 21-19, 21-16 in the finals match played

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  • 2 Veselin Topalov won the Norway Chess Tournament 2015 [ Sports ]

    Veselin Topalov won the Norway Chess tournament 2015 and he secured 6 points. Indian chess player Anand ended the tournament in second place with 6 points. Winner of Norway Chess tournament 2015- Hikaru Nakamura showed excellent technique and won by 6 points and stood at third pl

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  • May 26, 2015
  • 1 Indian boxers clinch 4 gold, 1 silver, 2 bronze medals in Doha Boxing Tournament [ Sports ]

    Indian boxers Heroes have rounded off a brilliant performance at the Doha International Tournament by winning four gold, one silver and two bronze medals. In Doha International Tournament, Gold medal winners are -

    • L Devendro Singh won in 49 kg category by defeating Aldren Moreno

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  • Apr 30, 2015
  • 1 Magnus Carlsen of Norway won Shamkir Chess Tournament [ Sports ]

    World Norwegian chess grandmaster Magnus Carlsen of Norway won the Shamkir chess tournament held in Shamkir city of Azerbaijan. Carlsen defeated Azerbaijani Rauf Mamedov in the last and final round to finish the tournament with 7 points. Norwegian chess grandmaster, No. 1 ranked

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  • Apr 14, 2015
  • 1 New Zealand wins 24th Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey Tournament [ Sports ]

    New Zealand has won the 24th edition of Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey Tournament 2015 and in the final match New Zealand defeated World Champions Australia by 3-1 goals in the penalty shoot-out. New Zealand won second time Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey Tournament. Earlier, New Zealand had

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