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India coach Igor Stimac turns focus on defence with 2023 Asian Cup in mind
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India coach Igor Stimac turns focus on defence with 2023 Asian Cup in mind

Igor Stimac-coached India will be playing in four international tournaments in 2023 to prepare for the Asian Cup.

'Praying for those affected': Sportspersons left heartbroken by 'tragic train accident'
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'Praying for those affected': Sportspersons left heartbroken by 'tragic train accident'

The accident involving the Bengaluru-Howrah Superfast Express, the Shalimar-Chennai Central Coromandel Express and a goods train took place on Friday

Formula 1: Max Verstappen 'on rails' for maiden Spanish GP pole as Sergio Perez, Charles Leclerc flop
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Formula 1: Max Verstappen 'on rails' for maiden Spanish GP pole as Sergio Perez, Charles Leclerc flop

Max Verstappen bagged his first Spanish pole and the 24th of his career at a track where he claimed his maiden victory as a teenager in 2016 and won last year.

Ligue 1: PSG lose on Messi farewell, Auxerre relegated from French league
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Ligue 1: PSG lose on Messi farewell, Auxerre relegated from French league

Lionel Messi and PSG ended their journey together with 3-2 defeat against Clermont in Ligue 1. They had already clinched the league last weekend.

Knee injury forces wrestler Ravi Dahiya to pull out of Bishkek Ranking Series
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Knee injury forces wrestler Ravi Dahiya to pull out of Bishkek Ranking Series

Entered in the 61kg competition, Ravi was up against Kyrgyzstan's Taiyrbek Zhumashbek Uulu in the Qualification round

Manisha finishes on top, Reetika clinches silver, Sarita Mor wins bronze in Bishkek
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Manisha finishes on top, Reetika clinches silver, Sarita Mor wins bronze in Bishkek

India has so far won four medals from the tournament with Manjeet (55kg) winning a bronze in the Greco Roman competition.

Junior Shooting World Cup: India’s Sainyam clinches gold
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Junior Shooting World Cup: India’s Sainyam clinches gold

Sainyam shot 238 in the eight-women final to finish on top of the podium, even as the other Indian in fray, Suruchi Inder Singh settled for the sixth place with 154.1.

Khelo Indian University Games: Panjab University regain champions crown
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Khelo Indian University Games: Panjab University regain champions crown

PUC finished with an overall tally of 69 medals including 26 gold, 17 silver and 26 bronze medals. GNDU amassed 24 gold, 27 silver and 17 bronze medals to finish second and in the top three for the first time

Two Indian Pole vaulters leave for Korea without poles as Air India refuses to carry the equipment
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Two Indian Pole vaulters leave for Korea without poles as Air India refuses to carry the equipment

Air India refused to carry three poles measuring 5m each to be used by the two athletes, on the ground of some “technical issues” concerning the prescribed length of the items.

BCCI president Roger Binny on wrestlers protest: Which statement to believe?
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BCCI president Roger Binny on wrestlers protest: Which statement to believe?

BCCI chief Roger Binny distanced himself from the 1983 World Cup team coming out in support of the protesting wrestlers. But offered different statements in the process.

IOA yet to formally start election process to avoid WFI's suspension: Report
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IOA yet to formally start election process to avoid WFI's suspension: Report

As per the Sports Code, the entire election process could take 11 to 16 days which would breach the 10 June deadline.

Formula 1: 'Special energy' inspires Fernando Alonso at Spanish Grand Prix practice
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Formula 1: 'Special energy' inspires Fernando Alonso at Spanish Grand Prix practice

Fernando Alonso said he was delighted with the big turnout of fans bedecked in the Aston Martin green in the grandstands

Members of 1983 World Cup team issue statement on wrestlers protest, BCCI chief Roger Binny distances himself
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Members of 1983 World Cup team issue statement on wrestlers protest, BCCI chief Roger Binny distances himself

BCCI chief Roger Binny has distanced himself from a statement issued by the 1983 World Cup winning Indian team on the wrestlers protest against WFI chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh.

Sajan Bhanwal falls short in bronze play-off as Indians endure medal-less Day 2 of UWW Ranking Series in Bishkek
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Sajan Bhanwal falls short in bronze play-off as Indians endure medal-less Day 2 of UWW Ranking Series in Bishkek

Bhanwal collected five straight points from 0-7 down against China’s Rui Liu in the 77kg bout, but ran out of steam soon after and shook hands for a defeat.

Formula 1: Max Verstappen outpaces Red Bull teammate Sergio Perez in Spanish Grand Prix practice
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Formula 1: Max Verstappen outpaces Red Bull teammate Sergio Perez in Spanish Grand Prix practice

Driving with supreme confidence, Verstappen clocked a best lap in one minute and 14.606 seconds to beat his Mexican title rival by 0.768 seconds, leaving Esteban Ocon of Alpine eight-tenths adrift in third.

WFI sexual harassment case: Anurag Thakur says justice will be delivered, but after following 'due process'
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WFI sexual harassment case: Anurag Thakur says justice will be delivered, but after following 'due process'

Union Sports Minister Thakur's comments came days after the country's top wrestlers took their protest to the city of Haridwar in Uttarakhand, where they threatened to immerse their medals in the Ganga river.

WFI sexual harassment case: BJP MP with heinous allegations safe under PM's protective shield, says Rahul Gandhi
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WFI sexual harassment case: BJP MP with heinous allegations safe under PM's protective shield, says Rahul Gandhi

Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi and Deepender Hooda targeted the central government for shielding BJP MP and WFI chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh.

WFI sexual harassment case: 'Khap mahapanchayat' demands Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh's arrest, gives 9 June deadline
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WFI sexual harassment case: 'Khap mahapanchayat' demands Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh's arrest, gives 9 June deadline

The meet was held to discuss the next steps to be taken in the agitation related to the wrestlers' protest.

Ultimate Table Tennis: Dabang Delhi pick Sreeja Akula, Aruna joins U Mumba
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Ultimate Table Tennis: Dabang Delhi pick Sreeja Akula, Aruna joins U Mumba

Veteran Anthony Amalraj and Harmeet Desai, who were both part of the Indian men's team that won a bronze at the 2018 Asian Games, and Alvaro Robles from Spain went to Goa Challengers.

WATCH: Scuffle breaks out between Khap panchayat members during meeting on supporting wrestlers
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WATCH: Scuffle breaks out between Khap panchayat members during meeting on supporting wrestlers

The meeting was called in Kurukshetra of Haryana today after Soram Sarv Khap panchayat on Thursday reserved its decision following the meeting in Muzaffarnagar on the wrestlers' protest.