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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Abhinav Bindra believes young Indian shooters' ages could work to their advantage at Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Abhinav Bindra believes young Indian shooters' ages could work to their advantage at Games

Abhinav Bindra talks about pressure of shooting at the Olympics, how India's young shooters could actually be at an advantage and more.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Protests or not, politics and the Games have always been intertwined
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Protests or not, politics and the Games have always been intertwined

Protests or not, politics and the Olympics have always been intertwined.

Three-time Olympic rowing champion Pete Reed left paralysed from chest down after suffering spinal stroke
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Three-time Olympic rowing champion Pete Reed left paralysed from chest down after suffering spinal stroke

A spinal stroke is a disruption in the blood supply to the spinal cord and five-time world champion Reed says doctors do not know what caused his

Stephanie Rice interview: Swimming legend speaks about starting an academy in India, blueprint for success in the pool and more
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Stephanie Rice interview: Swimming legend speaks about starting an academy in India, blueprint for success in the pool and more

In Mumbai to announce the launch of the Stephanie Rice Swim Academy in India, Stephanie Rice spoke to Firstpost about leaving a lasting legacy, the blueprint for achieving success in swimming and more.

Court of Arbitration for Sport upholds International Olympic Committee sentence for Russian athletes caught doping
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Court of Arbitration for Sport upholds International Olympic Committee sentence for Russian athletes caught doping

The sentences of three Russian athletes who were disqualified from the Olympics for doping were upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Thursday.

Kidambi Srikanth feels winning CWG gold is more important than becoming World No 1
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Kidambi Srikanth feels winning CWG gold is more important than becoming World No 1

Srikanth asserted that his aim is to become "World No 1 by winning tournaments" and not just reach quarters to earn ranking points.

Sushil Kumar marks return to international arena with gold at Commonwealth Wrestling Championships
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Sushil Kumar marks return to international arena with gold at Commonwealth Wrestling Championships

This was Sushil's first medal in international wrestling since his gold medal in the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

India's Vijender Singh confident of 'knockout win' in double title defence against Ghana's Ernest Amuzu
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India's Vijender Singh confident of 'knockout win' in double title defence against Ghana's Ernest Amuzu

With an aim to make it 10-0 in the Pro boxing ring, Vijender is training hard and warned his rival to not take him lightly.

Abhinav Bindra calls himself a 'lallu' athlete, says hard work won him the Olympic gold medal
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Abhinav Bindra calls himself a 'lallu' athlete, says hard work won him the Olympic gold medal

For Abhinav Bindra, joy came not from winning medals, but from having perfectly executed the skills that he has learnt, and meticulously perfected over the years.

India vs Sri Lanka: Virat Kohli inhaled 3.5 times more pollutants than his cheering fans; price he paid for his double ton
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India vs Sri Lanka: Virat Kohli inhaled 3.5 times more pollutants than his cheering fans; price he paid for his double ton

Virat Kohli during his epic 243, was on the field for 445 minutes. During the innings, he ran 143 of his own runs, and 120 runs for his partners.

Abhinav Bindra says 11th-place finish in 2000 Sydney Olympics gave him belief he could win gold one day
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Abhinav Bindra says 11th-place finish in 2000 Sydney Olympics gave him belief he could win gold one day

Bindra was only 17 while competing in Sydney. Eight years later, at the Beijing Olympics, the air rifle shooter became the first Indian to win an individual Olympic gold medal.

India must heed China's repeated invoking of Kashmir during Doka La stand-off; Beijing's intentions are inimical
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India must heed China's repeated invoking of Kashmir during Doka La stand-off; Beijing's intentions are inimical

India’s defence and security strategists should take a serious note of the revelation that China has built a bridge in a sensitive part of the Line of Actual Control in the Ladakh region.

IAAF World Championships 2017: 'Underdog' Usain Bolt confident ahead of swansong race
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IAAF World Championships 2017: 'Underdog' Usain Bolt confident ahead of swansong race

Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt labelled himself the underdog as he seeks to round off his glittering individual track career with the defence of his world 100 metres title this week.

Abhinav Bindra interview: It was time to move on, and I'm at peace post-retirement
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Abhinav Bindra interview: It was time to move on, and I'm at peace post-retirement

“In an ideal world, I’d love all sports to be supported equally. But are we living in an ideal world?” reflected Abhinav Bindra in an interview

Vijender Singh to take on China's undefeated Zulpikar Maimaitiali in WBO bout for double title
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Vijender Singh to take on China's undefeated Zulpikar Maimaitiali in WBO bout for double title

India's star professional boxer and Olympic bronze medalist Vijender Singh will clash with China's undefeated, left-handed fighter Zulpikar Maimaitiali for a double title fight on 5 August.

Hockey World League Semi-Finals, highlights: India start campaign on winning note defeating Scotland 4-1
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Hockey World League Semi-Finals, highlights: India start campaign on winning note defeating Scotland 4-1

Catch all the live scores and updates of Hockey World League Semi-Finals clash between India and Scotland on Thursday.

Hockey World League Semi-Finals: Depleted India take on Scotland in opener
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Hockey World League Semi-Finals: Depleted India take on Scotland in opener

India are now looked upon as a power to reckon with in world hockey and have scaled up to sixth position in the international rankings.

Amir Khan interview: Vijender Singh has not been tested yet, claims British pro-boxer
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Amir Khan interview: Vijender Singh has not been tested yet, claims British pro-boxer

"When the big fights are going to come in, that’s when we will see the real Vijender Singh. We’ll see what he’s capable of,” Amir Khan said in an interview.

Usain Bolt loses Beijing Olympics relay gold after teammate Nesta Carter is hauled up for doping
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Usain Bolt loses Beijing Olympics relay gold after teammate Nesta Carter is hauled up for doping

The decision which follows the re-testing of hundreds of samples from the Beijing event, means that Bolt, as Carter's teammate, loses one of the three gold medals he won at that Olympics.

Devendra Jhajharia reveals promise made to daughter propelled him to gold at Rio Paralympics
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Devendra Jhajharia reveals promise made to daughter propelled him to gold at Rio Paralympics

Javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia has revealed that a "deal" with his six-year-old daughter propelled him to win a record second gold medal in the Paralympics.