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Shooter Ravi Kumar claims he inadvertently consumed propranolol which led to positive dope test, hopes for light punishment
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Shooter Ravi Kumar claims he inadvertently consumed propranolol which led to positive dope test, hopes for light punishment

Shooter Ravi Kumar claims he inadvertently consumed propranolol which led to positive dope test, hopes for light punishment

FINA World Championships 2019: Syrian refugee Yusra Mardini narrowly misses personal best time, says proud to represent displaced people
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FINA World Championships 2019: Syrian refugee Yusra Mardini narrowly misses personal best time, says proud to represent displaced people

Syrian refugee swimmer, Yusra Mardini is currently participating in the World Championships as part of the FINA Independent Athletes Team

Asian Games 2018: India squash player Mahesh Mangoankar confident of team repeating 2014 heroics in Jakarta event
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Asian Games 2018: India squash player Mahesh Mangoankar confident of team repeating 2014 heroics in Jakarta event

The experienced player believes the squad, of which he is again a member, will target nothing less than the gold in the Games starting on August 18 in Indonesia, although he singled out Hong Kong as strong title contenders.

Kabaddi Masters Dubai: South Korea's passionate band of international achievers long for national relevance
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Kabaddi Masters Dubai: South Korea's passionate band of international achievers long for national relevance

In 2018, the South Korea kabaddi team must return with a medal, perhaps with one of a better colour, just to ensure the little support they are getting continues.

Asian Games 2018: Aparna Balan rages on social media after being left out of India badminton squad for mega event
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Asian Games 2018: Aparna Balan rages on social media after being left out of India badminton squad for mega event

Badminton Association of India (BAI) had organised two All India senior ranking tournaments in Bangalore and Hyderabad to allow the domestic players a chance to make it to the Asian Games squad.

Commonwealth Games 2018: In-form Jitu Rai aims to shoot gold for India in Gold Coast
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Commonwealth Games 2018: In-form Jitu Rai aims to shoot gold for India in Gold Coast

The Commonwealth Games will provide Jitu with the perfect opportunity to test his ability in his weaker event, the 10m Air Pistol.

India goalkeeper PR Sreejesh likely to get a reprieve for playing in football match for Virat Kohli's charity
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India goalkeeper PR Sreejesh likely to get a reprieve for playing in football match for Virat Kohli's charity

There were reports that Sreejesh's action didn't go down well with the team management but he might just get away as Hockey India is yet to initiate any disciplinary action against him.

From Mary Kom to L Sarita Devi, Dronacharya awardee Sagar Mal Dayal is mentor to all
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From Mary Kom to L Sarita Devi, Dronacharya awardee Sagar Mal Dayal is mentor to all

MC Mary Kom's "sparring partner", "father figure" to L Sarita Devi during her 2014 Asian Games meltdown, this year's Dronacharya awardee in boxing Sagar Mal Dayal has been a man with many roles in his 10-year coaching stint with India's women pugilists

Rio 2016: Will win an Olympic medal for my country, says Chain Singh after recovering from pulmonary embolism
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Rio 2016: Will win an Olympic medal for my country, says Chain Singh after recovering from pulmonary embolism

Having overcome an illness that almost shattered his Rio Olympics dream, rifle shooter Chain Singh is fit and hungry to win a medal at the highest level.

Narsingh Yadav, Inderjeet Singh's Rio Olympics dreams hang by a thread as India rocked by doping storm
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Narsingh Yadav, Inderjeet Singh's Rio Olympics dreams hang by a thread as India rocked by doping storm

Still rattled by the Narsingh Yadav dope scandal, India's Olympic build-up was rocked by another doping fiasco as shot-putter Inderjeet Singh also tested positive for a banned substance but alleged that his sample had been tampered with.

Inderjeet Singh cries foul after failed dope test, claims his sample was tampered
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Inderjeet Singh cries foul after failed dope test, claims his sample was tampered

India's Rio Olympics build-up was rocked by another dope scandal after shot putter Inderjeet Singh tested positive for a banned substance but alleged that his sample has been tampered with.

Road to Rio: At Olympics, Lalita Babar's versatility will be big advantage for steeplechase
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Road to Rio: At Olympics, Lalita Babar's versatility will be big advantage for steeplechase

Lalita Babar has proved that she deserves to be in India’s Olympic contingent by qualifying for both the 42.195 km marathon event and the 3000M steeplechase competition in Rio.

Ritu Rani, India’s former hockey captain, breaks down after Rio Olympics omission
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Ritu Rani, India’s former hockey captain, breaks down after Rio Olympics omission

Former India women's hockey captain Ritu Rani broke down as she talked about her omission from the 2016 Rio Olympics squad.

Road to Rio: Vinesh Phogat, 'Daughter of Dangal', gunning for gold at Olympics
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Road to Rio: Vinesh Phogat, 'Daughter of Dangal', gunning for gold at Olympics

In terms of her chances in Rio, Vinesh Phogat boldly states that she stands a chance. "I'm going to Rio thinking of the gold and nothing else," said the grappler

Indian rower Dattu Bhokanal combated aquaphobia to represent the country in Rio Olympics
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Indian rower Dattu Bhokanal combated aquaphobia to represent the country in Rio Olympics

Indian rower Dattu Bhokanal has secured Olympic qualification and his journey has been made even more remarkable following a childhood bout of aquaphobia.

The Olympian rower who was afraid of water! Ten things to know about Dattu Bhokanal
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The Olympian rower who was afraid of water! Ten things to know about Dattu Bhokanal

News broke on Monday of yet another Indian booking a place at 2016 Rio de Janerio Olympics. For a change, it wasn't a boxer or a wrestler, but a rower instead in the shape of Dattu Bhokanal who bagged silver medal at the FISA Asian and Oceania Olympic Qualification Regatta at Chung-ju in South Korea

Politics and indifference: Dipa Karmakar had to vault more than just her opponents for Olympics qualification
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Politics and indifference: Dipa Karmakar had to vault more than just her opponents for Olympics qualification

A gold medal and qualifying for the Olympic Games seemed even harder for Dipa Karmakar. She had to fight not only her opponents and her aching body, but also dirty sport politics, indifference of authorities, and lack of infrastructure and funds.

I was born to box and not getting an opportunity was the hardest thing: Sarita Devi
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I was born to box and not getting an opportunity was the hardest thing: Sarita Devi

Sarita Devi, the lightweight (60kg) boxer from Manipur, is eyeing next year's World Championships as her comeback competitive event

The Long Read: Knocked down but not out, Sarita Devi prepares to win the toughest fight of her life
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The Long Read: Knocked down but not out, Sarita Devi prepares to win the toughest fight of her life

“There will be many boxers who will pay because of what happened to Sarita at the Asian Games.”

N. Korea threatens to pull out of Asian Games to be held in South
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N. Korea threatens to pull out of Asian Games to be held in South

North Korea routinely threatens to destroy its neighbour, though it has recently proposed steps to ease tension