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SAI to explore possibility of hiring differently-abled coaches to work with hearing, speech-impaired athletes
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SAI to explore possibility of hiring differently-abled coaches to work with hearing, speech-impaired athletes

In a virtual meeting with the Sports Minister, the AISCFD on Thursday highlighted the need for differently-abled coaches for its athletes for clear communication.

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

World Bridge Championships: India's senior bridge team wins first-ever bronze medal
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World Bridge Championships: India's senior bridge team wins first-ever bronze medal

The senior Indian bridge team comprising captain Dipak Poddar, Jitendra Solani, Subhash Dhakras, Ramamurthy Sridharan, Subrata Saha and Sukamal Das, won the bronze medal, a media release issued here said on Monday

Top-ranked player Geir Helgemo suspended by World Bridge Foundation after testing positive for synthetic testosterone in drug test
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Top-ranked player Geir Helgemo suspended by World Bridge Foundation after testing positive for synthetic testosterone in drug test

The World Bridge Federation (WBF) is recognized by the International Olympic Committee and abides by World Anti-Doping Agency rules

Communities in China and South Asia fight for greater say over river management, but will officials listen?
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Communities in China and South Asia fight for greater say over river management, but will officials listen?

By forming cross border networks, civil society groups in China and South Asia hope to exert greater influence over government decisions, but will officials listen?

Asian Games 2018: Indian bridge champions yet to receive team blazers from IOA
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Asian Games 2018: Indian bridge champions yet to receive team blazers from IOA

They won a gold and couple of bronze medals at the just concluded Asian Games but Indian bridge contingent continue to be the victims of the official apathy from the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), who are yet to provide them with team blazers.

Asian Games 2018: With Asiad done and dusted, it's time to take sigh of relief, rest, and reflect on everything that went by
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Asian Games 2018: With Asiad done and dusted, it's time to take sigh of relief, rest, and reflect on everything that went by

Now is for rest and relief. Now is for reflection. Now is the time to revisit the compelling image of the closing ceremony: a thousand volunteers of all ages, shapes and sizes, sprinting towards our athletes, rubbing shoulders with the best our continent has to offer.

Asian Games 2018: Pranab Bardhan, Shibnath Sarkar bust myths around bridge and raise sport’s profile with gold
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Asian Games 2018: Pranab Bardhan, Shibnath Sarkar bust myths around bridge and raise sport’s profile with gold

Welcome to bridge at the Asian Games 2018. There are no athlete buses waiting outside the venue, only really fancy cars. In retrospect, it is not surprising; the hall in which the bridge event is being conducted has a normal toilet, a VIP toilet and a super VIP toilet. There are millionaires at play here.

Asian Games 2018: Hope youngsters take up bridge after Jakarta success, says Indian team's non-playing captain Debasish Ray
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Asian Games 2018: Hope youngsters take up bridge after Jakarta success, says Indian team's non-playing captain Debasish Ray

The incident happened some years back and it's still vivid in the memory of Asian Games gold medallist bridge player Pranab Bardhan.

Asian Games 2018: Bridge not same as gambling, tougher than chess, say gold medallists Pranab Bardhan, Shibhnath Sarkar
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Asian Games 2018: Bridge not same as gambling, tougher than chess, say gold medallists Pranab Bardhan, Shibhnath Sarkar

India's Asian Games gold medal winners in bridge on Saturday said that their sport should not be treated as gambling for it involves skills and not luck.

Asian Games 2018: Pranab Bardhan and Shibhnath Sarkar combine to win gold in men's bridge pair event
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Asian Games 2018: Pranab Bardhan and Shibhnath Sarkar combine to win gold in men's bridge pair event

The 60-year-old Pranab and 56-year-old Shibhnath finished at the top after scoring 384 points in the finals.

Asian Games 2018: From pencak silat to eSports, a look at fascinating new and 'not-so-new' events in Jakarta
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Asian Games 2018: From pencak silat to eSports, a look at fascinating new and 'not-so-new' events in Jakarta

Ranging from the good old-fashioned club card game 'Bridge' to the Indonesian martial art Pencak Silat, Asian Games 2018 has several new events on offer.

Asian Games 2018: 79-year-old Indian grandmother Rita Choksi aims for gold as contract bridge debuts in tournament
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Asian Games 2018: 79-year-old Indian grandmother Rita Choksi aims for gold as contract bridge debuts in tournament

Rita Choksi has been playing bridge for several decades, after taking it up in the 1970s. The 79-year-old has been immensely successful, winning competitions around the world.

Asian Games 2018: Here's the list of India’s squads announced so far for quadrennial event in Indonesia
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Asian Games 2018: Here's the list of India’s squads announced so far for quadrennial event in Indonesia

The contingent has 277 men and 247 women athletes from a total of 36 sports disciplines. Here's a look at the Indian squads announced for most of the disciplines

Rajasthan: At least 32 dead after bus plunges into river in Sawai Madhopur district
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Rajasthan: At least 32 dead after bus plunges into river in Sawai Madhopur district

At least 32 people died after a bus plunged into a river in Rajasthan's Sawai Madhopur district.

Indian Railways to review rail bridges needing repair after 252 found without speed restrictions
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Indian Railways to review rail bridges needing repair after 252 found without speed restrictions

The Railway Board has ordered a review of all rail bridges in the country that need repair

The hottest new entry level digital cameras of 2017: the Nikon D3400, Canon EOS 800D, Nikon P900 and the Sony RX100 Mark 4
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The hottest new entry level digital cameras of 2017: the Nikon D3400, Canon EOS 800D, Nikon P900 and the Sony RX100 Mark 4

We mention 2 newer DSLR cameras, as well as 2 bridge cameras that might be a bit more expensive than you’d think but are worth every penny.

Opposition parties hold UP govt responsible for Varanasi stampede
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Opposition parties hold UP govt responsible for Varanasi stampede

Expressing profound grief over the loss of 24 lives in a stampede at Rajghat bridge in Varanasi on Saturday, opposition parties in Uttar Pradesh held the state government and local administration responsible for the incident.

Varanasi stampede live updates: 24 dead, Centre assures support to UP govt
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Varanasi stampede live updates: 24 dead, Centre assures support to UP govt

Twelve people were killed and 60 others injured in a stampede at Rajghat bridge between Varanasi and Chandauli where a large number of people had gathered for a religious event this afternoon.

Mahad bridge collapse: 29 missing persons may have washed into the sea, say officials
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Mahad bridge collapse: 29 missing persons may have washed into the sea, say officials

At least 22 people went missing after two state-run buses were swept away in flooded Savitri river when a British-era bridge collapsed on the Mumbai-Goa Highway in Raigad.