2018 Commonwealth-games

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Sanjita Chanu to finally get Arjuna award after International Weightlifting Federation drops doping charges
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Sanjita Chanu to finally get Arjuna award after International Weightlifting Federation drops doping charges

A Sports Ministry source confirmed that Chanu will be conferred with the Arjuna award as per a 2018 Delhi High Court order, which directed the selection committee to consider her and keep the decision in a sealed cover to be disclosed only if she was absolved of the doping charges.

Indonesia Masters 2020: PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal expected to square off in second-round clash
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Indonesia Masters 2020: PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal expected to square off in second-round clash

Sindhu, who is considered a revered opponent in world badminton, has a 1-3 record against Saina, who has always had the upper hand over her younger compatriot

Manika Batra says recent results at German, Swedish Open justify split from childhood coach Sandeep Gupta
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Manika Batra says recent results at German, Swedish Open justify split from childhood coach Sandeep Gupta

Manika, a multiple-time CWG gold medallist and Asian Games bronze medallist, is confident of returning to the top-50 soon

BWF French Open 2019: PV Sindhu eases past Michelle Li in first round, Subhankar Dey knocks out Tommy Sugiarto in upset win
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BWF French Open 2019: PV Sindhu eases past Michelle Li in first round, Subhankar Dey knocks out Tommy Sugiarto in upset win

Since claiming her maiden World Championships title in August, Sindhu has looked awfully out-of-form as she had failed to cross the second round in three tournaments

Women in sports: How Simranjit Kaur, Swapna Barman and Dipika Pallikal defied poverty, misfortune and gender inequality
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Women in sports: How Simranjit Kaur, Swapna Barman and Dipika Pallikal defied poverty, misfortune and gender inequality

Three Indian women and their battle past hardships in the form of poverty, gender inequality and lack of support from sports federations, to emerge the victor

Haryana Sports Minister Anil Vij denies disrespecting athletes after Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat slam cut in prize money
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Haryana Sports Minister Anil Vij denies disrespecting athletes after Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat slam cut in prize money

Haryana athletes and wrestlers Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat were extremely critical of Haryana government and state sports minister Anil Vij for reduced cash prize.

Shooting's exclusion from 2022 Commonwealth Games programme likely to dent India's medal tally in Birmingham
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Shooting's exclusion from 2022 Commonwealth Games programme likely to dent India's medal tally in Birmingham

Shooting was left out of the 2022 Commonwealth Games programme dealing a big blow to India which won 16 medals at the 2018 edition in Gold Coast.

After 2018 Commonwealth Games heartbreak, race walker KT Irfan's career back on track with Tokyo Olympics berth
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After 2018 Commonwealth Games heartbreak, race walker KT Irfan's career back on track with Tokyo Olympics berth

The wounds of the ouster from the Commonwealth Games last year are yet to heal. But KT Irfan's performance at the Asian Race Walking Championship held in Japan this Sunday has given his career a new lease of life.

Year in review 2018: With 2020 Tokyo Olympics in sight, javelin star Neeraj Chopra looks to build on past success
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Year in review 2018: With 2020 Tokyo Olympics in sight, javelin star Neeraj Chopra looks to build on past success

Fame and adulation can be tough to handle for most twenty-year-olds but his family is happy that Neeraj has managed to shrug off the distractions targeting an Olympic medal with a monk-like dedication.

Teenage shooter Manu Bhaker aiming to secure 2020 Tokyo Olympics quota spot after fruitful 2018
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Teenage shooter Manu Bhaker aiming to secure 2020 Tokyo Olympics quota spot after fruitful 2018

Having left her mark in almost all the top events, the 16-year-old Manu Bhaker is now focussed on making the cut for the Tokyo Games.

Wrestling World Championship: Bajrang Punia one bout away from first gold medal after tense semi-final win
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Wrestling World Championship: Bajrang Punia one bout away from first gold medal after tense semi-final win

Bajrang Punia had come into the event as one of the strong medal contenders and has continued with his red-hot form this season.

India's brilliant performance in CWG 2018 has provided platform for Table Tennis to grow, says ITTF CEO
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India's brilliant performance in CWG 2018 has provided platform for Table Tennis to grow, says ITTF CEO

India delivered its best performance in TT at the CWG, bagging a record haul of eight medals, including an unprecedented gold in the women's team and singles event. The star of the stellar campaign was Manika Batra, who ended with four medals including two gold.

Leaving table tennis players stranded at airport not just an insult to Indian sport but indicative of attitude towards athletes
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Leaving table tennis players stranded at airport not just an insult to Indian sport but indicative of attitude towards athletes

The truly sad part of this grotesque incident is that there is no apology, no explanation on why a representation of a country was not given priority (a contingent of MPs on a junket would never have been offloaded), not even a tweet from Prime Minister Narendra Modi or Sushma Swaraj.

Maharashtra government announces Rs 50 lakh award for state athletes who won gold medals at Commonwealth Games
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Maharashtra government announces Rs 50 lakh award for state athletes who won gold medals at Commonwealth Games

The Maharashtra government has announced that it will be awarding Rs 50 lakh to seven athletes who reside in the state for winning a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games.

India's Manu Bhaker bags gold with world record score at ISSF Junior World Cup, Anish Bhanwala gets bronze
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India's Manu Bhaker bags gold with world record score at ISSF Junior World Cup, Anish Bhanwala gets bronze

Commonwealth Games champion Manu bhaker continued her dominant run of form by winning a gold medal in a record breaking performance at the ISSF Junior World Cup.

Ultimate Table Tennis 2018: Manika Batra's effort goes in vain as Dabang Smashers lose to RP-SG Mavericks
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Ultimate Table Tennis 2018: Manika Batra's effort goes in vain as Dabang Smashers lose to RP-SG Mavericks

Manika Batra, playing in front of her home crowd, conceded the opening game in a rather meek fashion. But she made a strong comeback and fired in a total of 10 winners in the next two games to seal the match.

Khel Ratna nominee Mirabai Chanu's rise from penury to being toast of the nation
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Khel Ratna nominee Mirabai Chanu's rise from penury to being toast of the nation

After her success at the Commonwealth Games, Mirabai Chanu is targetting an Asian Games gold to add to her World Championship title.

Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu are precious diamonds, says chief badminton coach Pullela Gopichand
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Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu are precious diamonds, says chief badminton coach Pullela Gopichand

Last month, Saina claimed her second individual Commonwealth Games gold medal by defeating World No 3 Sindhu 21-18 23-21 in a riveting women's singles final.

How boxer Nikhat Zareen put behind debilitating shoulder dislocation to clinch gold in Belgrade
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How boxer Nikhat Zareen put behind debilitating shoulder dislocation to clinch gold in Belgrade

Her shoulder and psyche ready for rigours of competitive boxing, Nikhat is targeting a spot in the Indian team for the World Championships and the Asian Games later this year.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Gaurav Solanki reaps golden harvest of father's sacrifices at Gold Coast
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Gaurav Solanki reaps golden harvest of father's sacrifices at Gold Coast

Boxer Gaurav Solanki won a gold medal for India at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in the 52kg weight class. This is his story.