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Adam Peaty breaks own world record to win gold in 100 metres breaststroke at European Championships in Glasgow
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Adam Peaty breaks own world record to win gold in 100 metres breaststroke at European Championships in Glasgow

Adam Peaty won gold at the European Championships held in Glasgow, knocking 0.13 seconds off his own record set at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016.

Sanjita Chanu vows to fight back, questions drug testing agency for taking too long to publish test results
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Sanjita Chanu vows to fight back, questions drug testing agency for taking too long to publish test results

According to the statement from the International Weightlifting Federation released yesterday, a sample of Sanjita was found to contain the banned anabolic steroid testosterone.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Apurvi Chandela looks to put Rio debacle behind ahead of title defence at Gold Coast
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Apurvi Chandela looks to put Rio debacle behind ahead of title defence at Gold Coast

Apurvi Chandela will enter the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, as the reigning champion with the aim of becoming the first Indian shooter to defend her title at the games.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Sakshi Malik will look to upgrade Glasgow silver to gold at Gold Coast
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Sakshi Malik will look to upgrade Glasgow silver to gold at Gold Coast

At Gold Coast, the Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik will be leading India's charge in wrestling in the women's section and she would want to translate reasonable success in 2017 to a major success this year.

Boxer L Devendro Singh goes philosophical, says he doesn't believe in sulking over setbacks in life
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Boxer L Devendro Singh goes philosophical, says he doesn't believe in sulking over setbacks in life

"I have been unlucky but who isn't in this world at some point?", asked L Devendro Singh, trying to make sense of past rejections and near misses of an otherwise fine career so far.

Meet Dipa Karmakar: From a flat-footed 6-year-old to India's star woman gymnast
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Meet Dipa Karmakar: From a flat-footed 6-year-old to India's star woman gymnast

Dipa Karmakar, who says she has been training at the vault table harder than ever, wants to make Gymnastics history.

Shuttler Kashyap ready for bigger things post clinching CWG gold
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Shuttler Kashyap ready for bigger things post clinching CWG gold

The Commonwealth Games gold medal is a big motivating factor for top Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap to prepare for the tougher World Championships and the Asian Games.

Syringes confiscated from the rooms of Indian athletes at CWG 2014: Report
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Syringes confiscated from the rooms of Indian athletes at CWG 2014: Report

According to the report, the Village housekeeping staff confiscated syringes and needles on three occasions - at first in a para athlete's room, then in a lounge and the third time in the Wrestler's room.

Ministry seeks report from IOA on officials' arrest in Glasgow
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Ministry seeks report from IOA on officials' arrest in Glasgow

Sports Secretary Ajit Sharan said that the IOA has been told to furnish details of the officials, who were sent to Glasgow by IOA/NSFs along with the amount paid such as air fare, boarding and lodging, local transportation, daily allowance.

Ignored by UP government, star shooter Jitu Rai mulls migrating to Haryana, Punjab
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Ignored by UP government, star shooter Jitu Rai mulls migrating to Haryana, Punjab

The shooter is now looking forward to the World Championships, to be held in Granada, Spain, from September 6. The tournament assumes significance as 64 quota places for the 2016 Rio Olympics will be up for grabs.

CWG gold medallist Amit Kumar's rise heralds India's wrestle mania
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CWG gold medallist Amit Kumar's rise heralds India's wrestle mania

The roughest road often leads to the top and Amit doesn't seem to mind that at all -- rather he seems to relish it.

After winning 13 CWG medals, India's wrestlers aim for better show at Asian Games
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After winning 13 CWG medals, India's wrestlers aim for better show at Asian Games

Having put up a great show at the recently-concluded Commonwealth Games, the Indian grapplers are now eyeing an even better performance at the upcoming Asian Games, to be held in Incheon, Korea.

CWG 2014: We never thought winning gold would actually happen, says Dipika Pallikal
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CWG 2014: We never thought winning gold would actually happen, says Dipika Pallikal

Squash Doubles gold winner Dipika Pallikal on Wednesday said that Joshna Chinappa and she went to the Commonwealth Games with a goal of winning medals and to achieve the target was a dream come true.

We are good at CWG, Asian level but not yet world class: Yogeshwar
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We are good at CWG, Asian level but not yet world class: Yogeshwar

While Rio 2016 remains his long-term target, Yogeshwar's immediate challenge will be the Asian Games in Incheon in September-October.

Wrestler Babita Kumari battled ligament tear to win gold at CWG 2014
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Wrestler Babita Kumari battled ligament tear to win gold at CWG 2014

Wrestler Babita Kumari today revealed that she went against the advise of the doctor, who suggested her not to compete at the Commonwealth Games as her ligament tear injury was serious, and fought her way to a first-place finish, taking home the gold medal.

Badminton stars Kashyap, Sindhu, Guru return home to rousing reception
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Badminton stars Kashyap, Sindhu, Guru return home to rousing reception

Expressing happiness over the achievements of his wards, Gopichand said Kashyap's win meant a lot for the sport in the country.

Wrestling star Sushil Kumar most searched athlete on Google during CWG
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Wrestling star Sushil Kumar most searched athlete on Google during CWG

Ranking fifth in the tally after England, Australia, Canada and Scotland, the Indian medal tally stood at 15 Gold, 30 Silver and 19 Bronze medals.

6 Olympic medals greater than 64 CWG medals: How India should prepare for Rio 2016
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6 Olympic medals greater than 64 CWG medals: How India should prepare for Rio 2016

There is a promise in India for better days. One can only hope that this flows into Indian sports as well; and that what should happen, does happen.

Charges dropped against IOA's Rajeev Mehta and wrestling ref Virender Malik
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Charges dropped against IOA's Rajeev Mehta and wrestling ref Virender Malik

Mehta was arrested on charges of alleged drunken driving and Malik for alleged sexual assault.

IOA's Rajeev Mehta thanks court for dropping charges, says he wasn't drunk
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IOA's Rajeev Mehta thanks court for dropping charges, says he wasn't drunk

"The facts have been misrepresented and I have been projected in a wrong manner. I was not drunk and my test reports (alcohol intake) have all come negative," Rajeev Mehta said.