Shivam Damohe
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NBA Finals 2019: Raptors are still favourites, but have a mountain to climb against rejuvenated Warriors in Oracle swansong

Raptors are still the better side between the two. But when they take the court, they’ll have to overcome Curry and Klay and the overwhelming comfort of Warriors’ champion mentality even when they’re down.

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HS Prannoy feels Indian camp lacks 'team culture', must take leaf out of Japan's book to be recognised as Asian powerhouse

The manner in which the Indian team stumbled at one of the prestigious mixed team events was a hard pill to swallow, considering their individual success in the last two years.

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Sudirman Cup 2019: Everything you need to know about BWF's Mixed Team event as hosts China eye 11th title

The Sudirman Cup is a test of a team’s all-round strength. A total of five matches will be played in every tie: men’s singles, women’s singles, men’s doubles, women’s doubles and mixed doubles.

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Ashwini Ponnappa hits the sweet spot

After going through a challenging phase, India’s premier doubles badminton player Ashwini Ponnappa says she is finally in a good place, physically and mentally

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India has done something really 'special' in sports, but there's more to be done

Despite a dazzling performance at the Special Olympics, prejudices hound people with intellectual disabilities

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Special Olympics 2019: Indian roller skaters exceed expectations on fast wooden surface with 49 medals in event

India got the maximum number of gold medals in roller skating with 13 gold, 20 silver, and 16 bronze medals.

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Special Olympics 2019: Usain Bolt’s invaluable tips help Jamaican sprinters bag individual gold medals in 200m

Before leaving for the Special Olympics World Games, Jamaican sprinters Obrian McFarlane and Daeshawn Green received words of wisdom from Bolt at a send-off event in Jamaica

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Special Olympics 2019: Indian paddlers make history in table tennis with four gold and one silver medal

After waiting anxiously for the results to appear on the big screen, the Indian flag finally soared high in the noisy hall at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) as three paddlers won medals in the women’s singles section on Sunday.

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Special Olympics 2019: Indian men's volleyball team takes cues from Korean defence and coach's incredible patience

At the last World Games, held at Los Angeles, the women’s team won bronze. This time around, the coaches have pinned hopes on the in-form men’s team to bag medals in Abu Dhabi.

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Special Olympics 2019: Ivory Coast legend Didier Drogba emphasises values of compassion and tolerance

After playing a 7-a-side match at the Zayed Sports City, Drogba felt overwhelmed by the generosity and the energy levels of athletes who have intellectual disabilities

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Special Olympics 2019: India's badminton coach Dhiraj Sawant savours life-changing experience to help kids break barriers

There’s no doubt about these badminton players being the winners irrespective of the results, and what truly stands out is their journey to break barriers and abolish the stigma that surrounds them.

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Special Olympics 2019: More than 7,500 athletes from 200 countries to participate in mega event in UAE

Celebrating its 50th year, the cities of Abu Dhabi and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates will play host to the forthcoming of the Special Olympics World Games 2019.

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Real Madrid's recent slump notwithstanding, LaLiga giants will survive without Cristiano Ronaldo, says club legend Luis Figo

Real Madrid legend Luis Figo remains optimistic about the club's success after the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo and calls for the adaptation of VAR.

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All England Championships 2019: Indian contingent's dependence on Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu justified, says Vimal Kumar

Marin’s absence will be felt at the World Tour Super 1000 event, however, it doesn’t make the draw any easier for the rest. India’s hopes rest on Saina and Sindhu

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All England Championships: Viktor Axelsen foresees purposeful 2019 after being thwarted by asthma, injuries in past year

After spending more than a year battling persistent ankle injuries and asthma, a wiser Viktor Axelsen begins his journey to becoming a world-beater once again.

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Champions League: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer stares at biggest test at Manchester United as injury-hit PSG come calling

Despite the series of challenging fixtures lying ahead for Solskjaer, the clash against PSG couldn’t have come at a better time.

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Indonesia Masters 2019 takeaways: No coach, no problem for Anders Antonsen; Jakarta proves lucky for Saina Nehwal again

Coachless Anders Antonsen defied all odds to lift his first major title, Jakarta proved lucky for Saina Nehwal – here are some of the takeaways from the Indonesia Masters 2019.

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Pullela Gopichand interview: Focus on All England, World Championships ahead of Olympics, dependency on Kidambi Srikanth and more

"I would really love to see a big win at the All England or the World Championships having raised the bar today when years ago, Asian Games gold medal was a big thing," says Pullela Gopichand

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Malaysia Masters 2019: Lee Chong Wei's return, Carolina's class, Ratchanok's perfect run and other key takeaways

Cancer survivor Lee Chong Wei sends the crowd into a frenzy, Carolina Marin shows sportsmanship and other talking points from the Malaysia Masters 2019.

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PBL 2018-19: Grown-up Anders Antonsen takes lonely route to establish himself on tour after enduring off-court stress

From playing for his dad’s club to breaking into the top rung of the men’s singles circuit, Anders Antonsen has come a long way to live an independent life.