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Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth slips to third spot in latest BWF rankings; HS Prannoy falls to 13th place
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Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth slips to third spot in latest BWF rankings; HS Prannoy falls to 13th place

Kidambi Srikanth, who had clinched the silver at the Commonwealth Games, has not played in any tournament since participating at the Asia championship in April, while Prannoy had decided to not defend his US Open title.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Mirabai Chanu's journey from impoverished childhood to India's heroine at Gold Coast
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Mirabai Chanu's journey from impoverished childhood to India's heroine at Gold Coast

At 23, Mirabai has the world at her feet as she earned India's first gold medal at Gold Coast after smashing the Games records in 48kg category snatch, clean and jerk.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Sakshi Malik confident of winning gold after making tweaks in defensive technique
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Sakshi Malik confident of winning gold after making tweaks in defensive technique

Sakshi has tweaked her leg defence on the insistence of her coach Kuldeep Singh Malik, something that has already got her a gold in the Commonwealth Championships.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Mirabai Chanu will look to change colour of medal at Gold Coast event
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Mirabai Chanu will look to change colour of medal at Gold Coast event

The World Championship gold made Mirabai a name to reckon with and added credence to the belief that she was a bright medal prospect in events like Commonwealth Games,

Navjot Kaur's family had trouble believing she had actually won Senior Asian Championships gold medal at first
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Navjot Kaur's family had trouble believing she had actually won Senior Asian Championships gold medal at first

Navjot, a native of Tarn Taran district in Punjab, won the gold after defeating Japan's Miya Imai 9-1 in a final bout of the women's 65kg freestyle category.

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.

Shooting excluded from 2022 Commonwealth Games; mixed-gender T20 cricket competition a possibility
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Shooting excluded from 2022 Commonwealth Games; mixed-gender T20 cricket competition a possibility

India's medal chances at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham take a hit as shooting has been excluded from the competition.

Meet Mirabai Chanu, the Manipuri weightlifter who made India proud by clinching gold at World Championships
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Meet Mirabai Chanu, the Manipuri weightlifter who made India proud by clinching gold at World Championships

Mirabai’s gold medal — India’s first at the prestigious World Championships since Karnam Malleswari’s medal in 1995 — also presented the 23-year-old lifter with redemption of sorts as she had failed to get an overall total at Rio Olympics.

S Sathish Kumar, R V Rahul win gold at Commonwealth weightlifting championships, seal 2018 CWG spot
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S Sathish Kumar, R V Rahul win gold at Commonwealth weightlifting championships, seal 2018 CWG spot

Sivalingam Sathish Kumar and Ragala Venkat Rahul qualified for 2018 Commonwealth Games after winning gold medal each in their respective weight divisions at the Commonwealth Senior Weightlifting Championships

Commonwealth Games champion Odunayo Adekuoroye returns to Pro Wrestling League with eye on top prize
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Commonwealth Games champion Odunayo Adekuoroye returns to Pro Wrestling League with eye on top prize

Nigeria's Odunayo Adekuoroye is looking forward to repeating her performance of the Pro Wrestling League inaugural edition in its second season.

Rio Olympics 2016: Indian weightlifting campaign ends as Sathish Sivalingam crashes out
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Rio Olympics 2016: Indian weightlifting campaign ends as Sathish Sivalingam crashes out

India's weightlifting campaign at the Rio Olympics ended in disappointment with Sathish Kumar Sivalingam finishing fourth in the men's 77kg event Group B category in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday.

Road to Rio: Weightlifter Sathish Sivalingam aims to achieve father's unfulfilled dream at Olympics
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Road to Rio: Weightlifter Sathish Sivalingam aims to achieve father's unfulfilled dream at Olympics

Sathish Sivalingam works as a Senior Clerk with the Southern Railways, Chennai. He also happens to be the sole male weightlifter to represent Indian in Rio.

Olympics 2016: I am working on my speed endurance ahead of Rio Games, says Dutee Chand
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Olympics 2016: I am working on my speed endurance ahead of Rio Games, says Dutee Chand

Rio-bound Indian sprinter Dutee Chand on Saturday said she is working hard to improve her speed endurance so that she doesn't taper off in the last 40 metres of the 100m event during next month's Olympics.

Road to Rio: Does discus throw veteran Vikas Gowda stand a chance at the Olympics?
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Road to Rio: Does discus throw veteran Vikas Gowda stand a chance at the Olympics?

This will be the 4th Olympic appearance for Gowda. He has decided to compete less this year to focus more on the upcoming Rio Olympics

How a giant leap by Dipa Karmakar bolstered the aspirations of tiny Tripura
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How a giant leap by Dipa Karmakar bolstered the aspirations of tiny Tripura

Dipa Karmakar from Tripura is now the latest sporting sensation in India. She has become the first ever female gymnast from India to qualify for Olympics

From being flat-footed to 77 career medals: 10 interesting facts about Dipa Karmakar
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From being flat-footed to 77 career medals: 10 interesting facts about Dipa Karmakar

History was made when Dipa Karmakar became the first Indian woman gymnast to qualify for the Olympics to be held in Rio de Janerio in August later this year. A stellar performance at the final qualifying and test event secured a berth for Dipa Karmakar at the Rio games, and the history of Indian gymnastics was altered forever.

We want to live up to Sreejesh's expectation in CWG: Sardar Singh
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We want to live up to Sreejesh's expectation in CWG: Sardar Singh

"It is a sense of pride for me and the entire team when we see Sreejesh motivate all of us. This time the team wants to live up to his expectations," Sardar said.

Commonwealth Games: Indian women's hockey team ready to deliver, says coach
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Commonwealth Games: Indian women's hockey team ready to deliver, says coach

Captain of Indian women's hockey team, Ritu Rani too expressed satisfaction with their preparations for the upcoming quadrennial event

India will win at least three medals at Commonwealth Games: Jwala Gutta
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India will win at least three medals at Commonwealth Games: Jwala Gutta

With Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu going great guns, India would surely get a minimum of three medals in the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, asserted country's No 1 doubles specialist Jwala Gutta.

Usain Bolt seeks exemption to compete in 2014 Commonwealth Games
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Usain Bolt seeks exemption to compete in 2014 Commonwealth Games

Bolt has not competed at all this season due to injury and has asked for a medical exemption from the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) to miss this weekend's national trials and be considered for the relay teams only in Glasgow.