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  • Oct 19, 2016
  • 1 Saina Nehwal Appointed to IOC’S Athletes’ Commission [ Sports ]

    Star shuttler Saina Nehwal was appointed a member of the IOC (International Olympic Committee’s) Athletes Commission-  rare honour for an Indian sportsperson. She is a seasoned sportswoman, experienced with the twists and turns of professional sport. It is incumbent upon her to g

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  • Oct 18, 2016
  • 1 Indian Wrestlers Win 4 Medals in TAFISA World Games 2016 [ Sports ]

    Indian wrestlers have individually won four medals at the sixth edition of the TAFISA World Games including a gold medal. This tournament was held in Jakarta, Indonesia. This is the 6th TAFISA World Games Sports.

    TAFISA World Games 2016

    TAFISA World Games 2016

    TAFISA World Games 2016

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  • Oct 16, 2016
  • 1 Brazil Wins Inaugural BRICS U-17 Football Tournament [ Sports ]

    Brazil has won the inaugural 2016 BRICS U-17 Football Tournament 2. It was held in the Indian state of Goa on the occasion of the 8th BRICS summit. Tournaments began on 5 October and concluded with final on 15 October.

    Brazil Wins Football Tournament

    Brazil Wins Football Tournament

    Brazil Wins Football Tournament

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  • Oct 14, 2016
  • 1 पैरालंपिक खेल 2016 (Paralympic Games 2016) [ Sports ]

    प्रस्तावना:- रियो ओलंपिक में दुनिया भर के एथलीटों का जलवा देखने के बाद अब मौका है रियो पैरालंपिक में दुनिया भर के दिव्यांग एथलीटों के जज्बें को सलाम करने का। नजर डालते है 7 सितंबर से 18 सितंबर तक रियो में होने वाले पैरालंपिक के कुछ खास पहलुओं पर। रियो ओलंपिक के बाद अब शुरू होने व

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  • Sep 30, 2016
  • 1 Indian Women’S Kabaddi Team Won Gold at Asian Beach Games [ Sports ]

    Indian women’s beach kabaddi team earned gold medal at the 5th Asian Beach Games by beating Thailand with 41-31 in Danang, Vietnam. Indian women’s kabaddi team has retained this title for fifth time whereas Thailand has also lost finals match against India for the fifth time.

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  • Sep 28, 2016
  • 1 Saloni Wins Gold in 200m Breaststroke in 70th Glenmark Senior National Aquatic Championships [ Sports ]

    Saloni Dalal from Karnataka has won gold medal in 2000m Breaststroke in 70th Glenmark Senior National Aquatic Championships. She broke the national record with more than 2 seconds.

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    Image of Saloni Dalal

    Image of Saloni Dalal

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  • Sep 27, 2016
  • 1 Belgium Open Table Tennis Title Won by Sathiyan Gnanasekaran [ Sports ]

    The Belgium open title of the table tennis was won by the Sathiyan Gnanasekaran the Indian paddler. He won the men’s singles category at the finals in De Haan in Belgium.He won his first pro title.

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    Image of Sathiyan Gnanasekaran

    Image of Sathiyan Gnanasekaran

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  • 2 India’S Remarkable Victory in 500th Test Against New Zealand [ Sports ]

    India got a historical victory against New Zealand by 197 runs in 500th cricket Test played at Green Park Stadium, Kanpur on the fifth and final day of the match. India won with 434 runs.

    • New Zealand scored 236.
    • Ravichandran Ashwin- senior off-spinner took 6 wickets in the innings.

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  • 3 Pinky Balhara Earns Bronze Medal in 5th Asian Beach Games [ Sports ]

    In 5th Asian Beach Games, Pinky Balhara of India has won bronze medal in women’s 52kg Kurash category. The games were held at Da Nang, Vietnam. Nguyen Thi Thanh Thuy of Vietnam won the gold medal in same category.

    Top three Medalists in Women’s 52kg Kurash Category

    1. Nguyen Thi Th

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  • 4 U-19 Asian Title of Squash Won by Velavan Senthilkumar [ Sports ]

    Velavan Senthilkumar the Indian squash won the Under-19 Asian Junior Individual squash championship by beating Mohammad Al-Sarraj of Jordan with 12-14, 9-11, 11-6, 11-8, and 11-7 at finals played in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysian capital).

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    Image of Velavan Senthilkumar

    Image of Velavan Senthilkumar

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  • Sep 26, 2016
  • 1 NITI Aayog Plans for Securing 50 Medals in 2024 Olympics [ Sports ]

    Union Government’s think-tank NITI Aayog has made short-term and medium-to-long term action plan to achieve 50 medals in 2024 summer Olympics. This was a result of India’s extremely poor performance at 2016 Rio Olympics.

    India it was determined, has excellent talent in various di

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  • Sep 22, 2016
  • 1 Anhad Jawanda Won Gold Medal at ISSF Junior World Cup [ Sports ]

    Anhad Jawanda won the gold medal in 25m games gun singular event at the junior shooting World Cup and he was also part of the triumphant group. With his achievement, India has won three gold medals in ISSF Junior World Cup.

    from left Gurmeet, Anhad Jawanda and Sergei Evglevski

    From Left Gurmeet, Anhad Jawanda and Sergei Evglevski

    from left Gurmeet, Anhad Jawanda and Sergei Evglevski

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  • Sep 20, 2016
  • 1 Subhankar Pramanick Won Gold at ISSF Junior World Cup in Azerbaijan [ Sports ]

    Subhankar Pramanick a young shooter of Indian has won the gold medal at the ISSF Junior World Cup for pistol, rifle and shotgun in Gabala, Azerbaijan in 50-metre rifle prone event with overall 205.5 score to finish top of the podium.

    left Filip Nepejchal, Subhankar Pramanick and Dragomir Iordache

    Left Filip Nepejchal, Subhankar Pramanick and Dragomir Iordache

    left Filip Nepejchal, Subhankar Pramanick and Dragomir Iordache

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  • Sep 15, 2016
  • 1 Army Green Wins 2016 Durand Cup Football Title [ Sports ]

    2016 (128th edition) Durand Cup Football Title has been won by Army Green, they have beating Neroca FC with 6-5 penalties score because both the teams were failed to score the goal at the finals played at Ambedkar Stadium in New Delhi.

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    Image of Army Green Team

    Image of Army Green Team

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  • 2 Duleep Trophy Tournament Winner: India Blue [ Sports ]

    Duleep Trophy Cricket tournament 2016-17 has been won by the India Blue played with a pink ball by beating India Red at finals played with great score of 355 runs at Greater Noida. It was 55th season of Duleep Trophy.

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    Image of India Blue Team

    Image of India Blue Team

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  • Sep 14, 2016
  • 1 🌟 India’S Javelin Thrower Devendra Jhajharia Wins Gold at Rio Paralympics [ Sports ]

    Devendra Jhajharia the javelin thrower of India has won gold medal at Rio Paralympics 2016 with his best throw 63.97 meters, and with this he becomes first Indian to bagged two gold medals in Paralympics, previously he won gold medal at 2004 Athens games.

    • He has improved then 2004

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  • Sep 13, 2016
  • 1 2016 US Open Men’S Singles Title Won by Stan Wawrinka [ Sports ]

    The 2016 US Open (136th edition of the US Open) men’s singles title has been won by the Switzerland tennis player Stan Wawrinka (World number 3) by beating Serbia’s Novak Djokovic (World number 1) with 6-7, 6-4, 7-5 and 6-3 score.

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    Image of Stan Wawrinka

    Image of Stan Wawrinka

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  • 2 Deepa Malik: India’S First Woman to Win Paralympics Medal [ Sports ]

    Deepa Malik becomes first Indian woman who earn medal in Paralympics, after winning silver medal in Women’s shotput at the 2016 Rio Paralympics. With this India earned 3rd medal in the 2016 Rio Paralympics.

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    Image of Deepa Malik

    Image of Deepa Malik

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  • Sep 12, 2016
  • 1 Mariyappan Thangavelu Begged First Gold Medal for India at 2016 Rio Paralympic Games [ Sports ]

    Mariyappan Thangavelu has bagged first gold medal for India in the category of high-jumper at the 2016 Rio Paralympics with jump of 1.89 metres.With this India’s gets third gold medal at the Paralympics after 12 years.

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    Image of Mariyappan Thangavelu

    Image of Mariyappan Thangavelu

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  • Sep 9, 2016
  • 1 Pankaj Advani Recommended for Padma Bhushan Again [ Sports ]

    The Billiards and Snooker Federation of India (BSFI) has again recommended Pankaj Advani for India’s third-highest civilian honour Padma Bhushan for his outstanding contribution in the Snooker. Earlier he was also nominated for Padma Bhushan last year by BSFI.

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  • Sep 8, 2016
  • 1 N Sikki Reddy and Pranaav Chopra Pair Won Brazil Open Grand Prix Mixed Doubles Title [ Sports ]

    Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy pair (World no. 65) has won the 2016 Brazil Open Grand Prix title of Badminton in the mixed doubles category by beating Canadian pair of Toby Ng and Rachel Honderich with 21-15, 21-16 score at the finals arranged in Costa Cavalcante in Foz d

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  • Sep 2, 2016
  • 1 Yogeshwar Dutt’S Medal Upgraded to Silver [ Sports ]

    Yogeshwar Dutt’s becomes second Indian wrestler to won Silver medal in 2012 London Summer Olympics in men’s 60kg freestyle category. His medal is upgraded from bronze to Silver after Russia’n wrestler Besik Kudukhov (Silver Medal winner in 2012 London Summer Olympics) tested posi

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  • 2 PV Sindhu: Brand Ambassador of CRPF [ Sports ]

    Director general K. Durga Prasad has announced Ace Indian shuttler Pusarla Venkata Sindhu as brand ambassador of CRPF after she was convinced to represents India’s largest paramilitary force as its ambassador.

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    Image of Pusarla Venkata Sindhu

    Image of Pusarla Venkata Sindhu

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  • Aug 24, 2016
  • 1 Closing Ceremony of 2016 Rio Olympics took Place on 22nd August [ Sports ]

    After 16 days of sporting spectacle the 31st session of Summer Olympics which was hosted by Brazilian City, Rio de Janeiro ended with a colorful ceremony.Around 11,000 sports person has participated in 2016 Rio Olympics from 205 countries with first-ever refugee team including in

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  • 2 2016 Kabaddi World Cup Will Be Hosted by Gujarat [ Sports ]

    Ahmedabad is going to host 2016 Kabaddi World Cup between October 7 and 22, 2016 as announced by the International Kabaddi Federation (IKF) and 12 Kabaddi teams across the world are participating in this world to represent all the five geographies of the Olympic Games and these 1

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  • Aug 23, 2016
  • 1 Usain Bolt: Created History to Win 9 Gold Medals in Sprinting Events of Olympics [ Sports ]

    Jamaica has created history by wining 3rd Gold medal in Rio Olympics 2016 after winning gold medal in 4x100m relay final at the Rio Olympics and with this he become first athlete to win 9 gold medals in sprinting events of Olympics and create triple treble record.

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  • 2 P V Sindhu First Indian Women to Win Silver Medal at Olympics [ Sports ]

    Ace Indian shuttler Pusarla Venkata Sindhu makes India prouder by winning the silver medal in women’s singles badminton event at 2016 Rio Olympics, she lost finals with 21-19, 12-21, 15-21 score but her achievement is very inspiring and she becomes first Indian woman to win silve

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  • Aug 22, 2016
  • 1 Court of Arbitration for Sport Banned Wrestler Narsingh Yadav for Four Years [ Sports ]

    Lausanne, Switzerland based the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has banned Narsingh Yadav an Indian wrestler for four year from all competitive sporting events based on appeal by World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) because they didn’t find any evidence which prove his claim that

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  • 2 Rio Olympics 2016: Wrestler Sakshi Malik wins first medal for India [ Sports ]

    India got its first medal in summer Rio Olympics 2016 by Freestyle wrestler Sakshi Malik (23) with the bronze in the 58kg category and with this she become the first Indian woman wrestler to win an Olympic medal.

    Image of Sakshi Malik wins first medal for India

    Image of Sakshi Malik Wins First Medal for India

    Image of Sakshi Malik wins first medal for India

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  • Aug 17, 2016
  • 1 Jamaica’S Usain Bolt Wins Gold Medal in 100 Meters Event at 2016 Rio Olympics [ Sports ]

    Usain Bolt wins the Gold medal in 100 meters event at 2016 Rio Olympics. Bolt completed first part of the bid of 100 meter event in a time of 9.81 seconds. USA’s Justin Gatlin won silver and Canadian Andre de Grasse came third.

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    Image of Usain Bolt

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