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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.

Sushil Kumar to take part in National Wrestling Championship, Yogeshwar Dutt to skip tournament
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Sushil Kumar to take part in National Wrestling Championship, Yogeshwar Dutt to skip tournament

The 34-year-old Sushil was last seen in action at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games where he finished with a gold.

National Athletics coach Mohammed Kunhi sacked after doping controversy at NIS Patiala
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National Athletics coach Mohammed Kunhi sacked after doping controversy at NIS Patiala

Kunhi was among the three coaches who were issued show-cause notices after 400m runner Jithin Paul was handed a provisional suspension following a raid by the National Anti Doping Agency

Road to Rio: Weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu has potential to be Karnam Malleswari’s successor
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Road to Rio: Weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu has potential to be Karnam Malleswari’s successor

Saikhom Mirabai Chanu has both the potential and the right guidance to make a mark at the Olympics and change the face of Indian weightlifting.

Road to Rio: 'World Class Gymnast' Dipa Karmakar could give India its first gymnastics medal
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Road to Rio: 'World Class Gymnast' Dipa Karmakar could give India its first gymnastics medal

Dipa's Produnova vault in the 2014 Commonwealth Games made her a favourite in the gymnastics community. Will she get India its first gymnastics gold?

Road to Rio: Spirited shooter Jitu Rai is one of India's biggest medal hopes at 2016 Olympics
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Road to Rio: Spirited shooter Jitu Rai is one of India's biggest medal hopes at 2016 Olympics

Jitu Rai is among several Indian shooters who could bag India a medal at the 2016 Olympics, but his ability to step in big events makes his the biggest hope