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Commonwealth Games gold medallist Krishna Poonia hospitalised after testing positive for COVID-19
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Commonwealth Games gold medallist Krishna Poonia hospitalised after testing positive for COVID-19

Krishna, who became the first Indian woman to bag an individual gold in the CWG by winning the discus throw event in the 2010 Delhi Games, is now admitted at the Rajasthan University of Health Sciences hospital.

ISSF World Cup: Road ahead for shotgun is very good, says national coach Mansher Singh
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ISSF World Cup: Road ahead for shotgun is very good, says national coach Mansher Singh

Less than two years ago, four-time Olympian Mansher was the first to acknowledge that the discipline was going through a crisis of sorts, primarily due to a lack of depth compared to pistol and rifle.

Indian Grand Prix III: Neeraj Chopra breaks his own national record with throw of 88.07m
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Indian Grand Prix III: Neeraj Chopra breaks his own national record with throw of 88.07m

Another Olympic-bound javelin thrower, Shivpal Singh of Uttar Pradesh, was second with a best throw of 81.63m while Sahil Silwal, representing Haryana, was third with a best effort of 80.65m.

Hima Das to be appointed as Deputy Superintendent of Police by Assam government
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Hima Das to be appointed as Deputy Superintendent of Police by Assam government

She is the first ever Indian athlete to win a gold medal in any format of a global track event at IAAF World U20 Championships when she clocked a speed of 51.46 seconds in the 400m event in 2018.

Neeraj Chopra says uncertainty over Tokyo Olympics creates 'anxiety' but hopes Games are held
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Neeraj Chopra says uncertainty over Tokyo Olympics creates 'anxiety' but hopes Games are held

Neeraj will be competing in his first Olympics and he has already qualified for the Tokyo Games early last year before the COVID-19 pandemic began. He said he will be disappointed if the Tokyo Olympics is cancelled.

In Eeb Allay Ooo!, Prateek Vats uses monkeys as metaphor to satirise blind faith and superstition in modern India
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In Eeb Allay Ooo!, Prateek Vats uses monkeys as metaphor to satirise blind faith and superstition in modern India

Ten years ago, Delhi-6 had an imaginary 'kaala bandar' as a symbol of communal bias. But in Prateek Vats' Eeb Allay Ooo!, monkeys pose a very real and urgent threat to society.

ICC, CGF reveal qualifying process for women's cricket event in 2022 Commonwealth Games
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ICC, CGF reveal qualifying process for women's cricket event in 2022 Commonwealth Games

It will only be the second time that cricket will feature in the event after a men's competition was part of the Games in Kuala Lumpur in 1998.

Sports Ministry extends contracts of nine foreign coaches, including High Performance Director for Athletics
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Sports Ministry extends contracts of nine foreign coaches, including High Performance Director for Athletics

This decision was taken by the ministry with a focus on the 2024 and 2028 Olympics, and to ensure Olympic-bound athletes are able to train consistently with one coach and work on improving their performance.

Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022 scrap athletes' village plan due to COVID-19-enforced construction delay
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Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022 scrap athletes' village plan due to COVID-19-enforced construction delay

2022 Commonwealth Games' athletes and team officials will now be housed in three campus villages at The University of Birmingham, The University of Warwick, and The NEC Hotel Campus.

Weightlifter Pardeep Singh provisionally suspended for human Growth Hormone doping
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Weightlifter Pardeep Singh provisionally suspended for human Growth Hormone doping

Pardeep Singh won the silver medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games and is the current national champion.

London police refers itself to independent watchdog after stop-and-search of two black athletes
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London police refers itself to independent watchdog after stop-and-search of two black athletes

British sprinter Bianca Williams, 26, and her partner, Portuguese 400m record holder Ricardo dos Santos, 25, were stopped on Saturday afternoon while driving from training back to their home in Maida Vale in west London.

Sanjita Chanu still not cleared of doping charges by IWF, will demand compensation for causing mental harassment
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Sanjita Chanu still not cleared of doping charges by IWF, will demand compensation for causing mental harassment

Chanu's case, which has been marred by several anomalies and administrative goof-ups, has been dragging on since she tested positive for anabolic steroid testosterone in November 2017.

Commonwealth Games gold-medallist boxer Akhil Kumar re-inducted into NADA panel
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Commonwealth Games gold-medallist boxer Akhil Kumar re-inducted into NADA panel

Akhil, who is also serving in Haryana Police as ACP Gurugram, was formerly in the panel from 2017 to 2019

Indian weightlifters, stuck at National Institute of Sports, request sports ministry to allow resumption of training
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Indian weightlifters, stuck at National Institute of Sports, request sports ministry to allow resumption of training

All training has been suspended across Sports Authority of India (SAI) centres since mid-March to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, which has infected over 65,000 people and caused more than 2,000 deaths in India. The lockdown is due to end on 17 May.

Defender Gurinder Singh feels Indian hockey team has become more aggressive under coach Graham Reid
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Defender Gurinder Singh feels Indian hockey team has become more aggressive under coach Graham Reid

Defender Gurinder Singh feels India has been playing an aggressive brand of hockey under chief coach Graham Reid, and it has helped the team in creating more goal scoring opportunities.

Mudit Dani interview: After breaking into top 200 of world rankings, young paddler aims to stay hungry
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Mudit Dani interview: After breaking into top 200 of world rankings, young paddler aims to stay hungry

Mudit Dani speaks on his journey from the day he was spotted by a former national player while he was playing in his grandmother's building compound to breaking into top 200 in world rankings.

Birmingham CWG 2022: CGF seeking to avoid fixture clashes after Tokyo Olympics 2020 postponement
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Birmingham CWG 2022: CGF seeking to avoid fixture clashes after Tokyo Olympics 2020 postponement

Commonwealth Games organisers are firm on the dates for Birmingham 2022 and want sports affected by the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics to work with them and avoid ‘cannibalising opportunities’ for all.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Games' postponement not a surprise, but a welcome decision for athletes, says Neeraj Chopra
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Games' postponement not a surprise, but a welcome decision for athletes, says Neeraj Chopra

Chopra qualified for the Olympics at the Athletics Central North East Meeting League meeting in Potchefstroom, South Africa earlier this month, making an impressive return to the circuit after recovering from an elbow injury.

PBL 2020: Chirag Shetty beats Satwiksairaj Rankireddy to help Pune 7 Aces stop Chennai Superstarz's winning run
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PBL 2020: Chirag Shetty beats Satwiksairaj Rankireddy to help Pune 7 Aces stop Chennai Superstarz's winning run

This was the third consecutive win for the high-flying Aces who won four matches in the tie to start the final leg of the league with a bang.

PBL 2020: After beating PV Sindhu, Canada's Michelle Li says playing in league welcome break from travelling alone on World Tour
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PBL 2020: After beating PV Sindhu, Canada's Michelle Li says playing in league welcome break from travelling alone on World Tour

Post the match, Canada's Michelle Li said that she didn’t opt for a change in tactics from the ones employed in her previous matches, on the World Tour, against PV Sindhu