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BAI recommends Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty and Sameer Verma for Arjuna award
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BAI recommends Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty and Sameer Verma for Arjuna award

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty and men's singles player Sameer Verma were on Tuesday recommended for the Arjuna award

Coronavirus Outbreak: Asian Games gold medal-winning boxer Ngangom Dingko Singh tests positive for COVID-19
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Asian Games gold medal-winning boxer Ngangom Dingko Singh tests positive for COVID-19

Dingko Singh was flown to the national capital earlier this month to undergo radiation therapy and had returned to his home state Manipur after being diagnosed with jaundice once again

Bridge Federation of India nominates Asian Games gold medal winners Shibnath Sarkar, Pranab Bardhan for Arjuna Award
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Bridge Federation of India nominates Asian Games gold medal winners Shibnath Sarkar, Pranab Bardhan for Arjuna Award

Bardhan and Sarkar won the gold in the bridge event at the Jakarta Asian Games with the former gaining the distinction of being the oldest Asiad champion from India

Annu Rani confident of breaching Olympic qualification mark, calls for resumption of outdoor training
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Annu Rani confident of breaching Olympic qualification mark, calls for resumption of outdoor training

Annu Rani, the two-time Asian Championships medallist and current national record holder, listed her angle of release and the speed of her run-up as the key areas she would like to work on.

Doha, Riyadh submit official bids for hosting 2030 Asian Games
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Doha, Riyadh submit official bids for hosting 2030 Asian Games

Qatari capital Doha hosted the 2006 Games but Saudi Arabia has never organised an OCA multi-sport event

Abdul Latif, ex-India midfielder and 1970 Asian Games bronze medallist, passes away aged 73
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Abdul Latif, ex-India midfielder and 1970 Asian Games bronze medallist, passes away aged 73

Former India midfielder Abdul Latif, who was also a key member of bronze medal-winning team at the 1970 Bangkok Asian Games died in Guwahati on Monday.

FIH Pro League 2020: A rapidly improving Indian side faces Australia's evergreen brilliance in double-header in Bhubaneswar
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FIH Pro League 2020: A rapidly improving Indian side faces Australia's evergreen brilliance in double-header in Bhubaneswar

The Indian team is well balanced, yet suspect in defence and shots at goal while Australia is serially ruthless against teams showing weakness

Vivek Sagar Prasad overcomes lack of money, height and career-threatening injury to become FIH Rising Star of the Year
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Vivek Sagar Prasad overcomes lack of money, height and career-threatening injury to become FIH Rising Star of the Year

Ashok Kumar says Vivek Sagar Prasad is the perfect central midfielder who has the slice ball, vision and is quick enough to pass and dart into pockets creating space as he runs

Amateur Kabaddi Federation of India asks Pakistan to forbid 'unauthorised' Indian team from using national flag in final
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Amateur Kabaddi Federation of India asks Pakistan to forbid 'unauthorised' Indian team from using national flag in final

A contingent from India had reached Lahore last Saturday via the Wagah Border to take part in the kabaddi championship

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Dattu Bhokanal’s suspension lifted by RFI after IOA chief Narinder Batra’s intervention
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Dattu Bhokanal’s suspension lifted by RFI after IOA chief Narinder Batra’s intervention

Rower Dattu Bhokanal's two-year suspension on charges of tanking a race during the 2018 Asian Games was on Thursday lifted after the intervention of the Indian Olympic Association President Narinder Batra.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Fifth seed Indian men's table tennis squad well-placed to earn qualification for team event at Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Fifth seed Indian men's table tennis squad well-placed to earn qualification for team event at Games

Despite the lack of a head coach since the 2019 Asian Games, Indian players have been producing impressive on the professional circuit

IOA chief Narinder Batra asks rowing federation to review Asian Games gold medallist Dattu Bhokanal's ban
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IOA chief Narinder Batra asks rowing federation to review Asian Games gold medallist Dattu Bhokanal's ban

Dattu Bhokanal was banned by the rowing federation for two years for stopping a race midway during the 2018 Asian Games.

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju launch inaugural Khelo India University Games in Bhubaneswar
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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju launch inaugural Khelo India University Games in Bhubaneswar

The Games, to be held at Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology University, will witness over 4000 athletes from 100 Universities across India vying for top honours in 17 disciplines

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

Equestrian Fouaad Mirza secures India's first Olympic quota in sport in nearly two decades
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Equestrian Fouaad Mirza secures India's first Olympic quota in sport in nearly two decades

Double Asian Games medallist equestrian Fouaad Mirza secured an Olympic quota after finishing as the top-ranked rider in his group in the qualifiers, ending a wait spanning nearly two decades.

Women's World Boxing Championships 2019: Mary Kom proud of bronze medal but says she is unhappy with judges' verdict
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Women's World Boxing Championships 2019: Mary Kom proud of bronze medal but says she is unhappy with judges' verdict

The 36-year-old fetched her eighth medal in the mega-event, a bronze, making her the most successful boxer in the history of amateur world championships.

Neeraj Chopra pulls out of National Open Athletics Championships at last minute; AFI says javelin thrower not 'competition ready'
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Neeraj Chopra pulls out of National Open Athletics Championships at last minute; AFI says javelin thrower not 'competition ready'

Just as Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra was about to make a comeback at the 59th National Open Athletics Championships in Ranchi, the 21-year-old was asked to withdraw his participation after coaches felt he had not recovered sufficiently following elbow surgery in May.

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju says India will push hard for Kabaddi's inclusion in 2024 Paris Olympics
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Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju says India will push hard for Kabaddi's inclusion in 2024 Paris Olympics

India has always been a dominant force in Kabaddi, which is part of the Asian Games and have won all of the world championships in the sport

Pro Kabaddi 2019: GMR League Games CEO Col Vinod Kumar Bisht lauds youth academies, New Young Players programme for sport's renaissance
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Pro Kabaddi 2019: GMR League Games CEO Col Vinod Kumar Bisht lauds youth academies, New Young Players programme for sport's renaissance

Col Vijay Bisht was of the opinion that with the coming of the Pro Kabaddi League, technical aspects of the sport, including strength and conditioning, are permeating to the villages and amongst aspiring Kabaddi players

Only five percent of Indians are 'sports literate', says Kanishka Pandey, researcher who had filed PIL for making sports fundamental right
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Only five percent of Indians are 'sports literate', says Kanishka Pandey, researcher who had filed PIL for making sports fundamental right

Pandey, a law graduate from Delhi University, had written a book 'Sports — A Way Of Life', which was released by national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand in 2017