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Two-time Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Sanjita Chanu's provisional doping ban lifted by International Weightlifting Federation
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Two-time Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Sanjita Chanu's provisional doping ban lifted by International Weightlifting Federation

Sanjita had set a new Commonwealth Games record in 2018 with a lift of 84 kg in snatch and 108 kg in clean and jerk, to finish with a total of 192 kg.

Australia vs South Africa: Proteas bowlers outclass Aaron Finch and Co by 21 runs in rain-curtailed T20I
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Australia vs South Africa: Proteas bowlers outclass Aaron Finch and Co by 21 runs in rain-curtailed T20I

The South Africans easily protected their 108 for six total off 10 overs to restrict Australia to 87 for seven with Morris the star of the Proteas bowling attack.

Asian Games 2018: India's young shooters need to be protected from lure of money and politics, say national coaches
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Asian Games 2018: India's young shooters need to be protected from lure of money and politics, say national coaches

The Games have been more positive than negative for the highly-rated youngsters. Sixteen-year-old Saurabh Chaudhary became the youngest Indian to win a shooting gold in the competition history, achieving the stupendous feat in the 10m air pistol.

Asian Games 2018: Manu Bhaker says she told her parents to not travel with her for overseas tournaments
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Asian Games 2018: Manu Bhaker says she told her parents to not travel with her for overseas tournaments

Manu Bhaker said she had resorted to banning her parents from her overseas trips as she tries to carve out a slice of freedom.

Asian Games 2018: Grounded Manika Batra learning, upgrading and looking to hit refresh button
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Asian Games 2018: Grounded Manika Batra learning, upgrading and looking to hit refresh button

Expectations have unsurprisingly risen after the CWG heroics but the Asian Games are a different beast and Manika Batra is not getting too far ahead of her.

Ride-hailing app Ola says exploring opportunities to work with local govt, communities in Australia
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Ride-hailing app Ola says exploring opportunities to work with local govt, communities in Australia

Ola currently offers services in Perth, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Canberra and Adelaide in Australia.

Champions Trophy Hockey 2018: India rout Pakistan 4-0 in tournament opener to kick off campaign on positive note
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Champions Trophy Hockey 2018: India rout Pakistan 4-0 in tournament opener to kick off campaign on positive note

India, eyeing its maiden Champions Trophy title, will play reigning Olympic champions Argentina in their next round-robin league match on Sunday.

Asian Games 2018: Indian paddler Sharath Kamal says main aim at mega event is to grab gold medal
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Asian Games 2018: Indian paddler Sharath Kamal says main aim at mega event is to grab gold medal

Kamal Sharath said, "We are in the final phase of our preparations, the last two months which will see us play a lot of matches, UTT is here, after this the Australia and Korea Open which are Super Series tournaments."

Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu, gold medallist at Commonwealth Games 2018, provisionally suspended after failing dope test
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Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu, gold medallist at Commonwealth Games 2018, provisionally suspended after failing dope test

Sanjita Chanu, who had won a gold in the women's 53kg category in the recent Gold Coast CWG, has tested positive for testosterone, International Weightlifting Federation announced on their website.

Nearly 200 athletes, officials that went missing during Commonwealth Games now seek asylum in Australia
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Nearly 200 athletes, officials that went missing during Commonwealth Games now seek asylum in Australia

Nearly 200 people who travelled to the Gold Coast for last month's Commonwealth Games have applied for asylum in Australia, an official said Monday.

India's Heena Sidhu wins gold in International Shooting Competitions of Hannover; P Shri Nivetha claims bronze
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India's Heena Sidhu wins gold in International Shooting Competitions of Hannover; P Shri Nivetha claims bronze

Heena was in rollicking form in the final where she was tied with France's Mathilde Lamolle on 239.8 points. She won the tie to win the gold ahead of Mathilde. While Shri Nivetha finished on 219.2.

CWG 2018 gold medallist Punam Yadav won't be considered for Jakarta Asian Games, Tokyo Olympics team
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CWG 2018 gold medallist Punam Yadav won't be considered for Jakarta Asian Games, Tokyo Olympics team

Punam Yadav’s chances of representing India in the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta and the 2020 Tokyo Olympics look slim after the IWLF said that the 22-year-old would not be considered for selection on disciplinary grounds.

India's ace javelin-thrower Neeraj Chopra finishes fourth in Doha Diamond League, shatters own national record
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India's ace javelin-thrower Neeraj Chopra finishes fourth in Doha Diamond League, shatters own national record

Neeraj had the earlier national record of 86.48m when he won the gold at the 2016 World Junior Championships in Poland. That mark is also the existing world junior record.

CWG 2018 gold medal-winning wrestler Rahul Aware says Asian Games are like Olympics in lighter weight categories
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CWG 2018 gold medal-winning wrestler Rahul Aware says Asian Games are like Olympics in lighter weight categories

Aware said: "I had prepared for the CWG for long. It is a proud moment to win a medal in the Games, as athletes from different nations come well-prepared."

Wrestler Vinesh Phogat looks to repeat gold-winning performance at Tokyo Olympics after Gold Coast
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Wrestler Vinesh Phogat looks to repeat gold-winning performance at Tokyo Olympics after Gold Coast

"We have got bronze, we have got silver medals in wrestling in the Olympics but gold is still pending. So, whoever can bring the gold will be the nation's hero," Vinesh said.

Narendra Modi congratulates athletes for CWG success during Mann Ki Baat, wishes nation on Buddha Purnima
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Narendra Modi congratulates athletes for CWG success during Mann Ki Baat, wishes nation on Buddha Purnima

A day after returning from China, Modi addressed the nation through the monthly Mann Ki Baat radio address on Sunday, touching upon a myriad topics

Hockey India announces PR Sreejesh, Rani Rampal as captains of respective Indian hockey teams for 2018
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Hockey India announces PR Sreejesh, Rani Rampal as captains of respective Indian hockey teams for 2018

Sreejesh returns to the leadership role after coming back from an injury break while Rampal continues in her position for all the tournaments this year.

Joshna Chinappa's campaign at El Gouna International PSA World Series squash ends with quarters loss
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Joshna Chinappa's campaign at El Gouna International PSA World Series squash ends with quarters loss

The 16th seeded Chinappa, after beating eight-time world champion Nicol David, went down against Massaro in straight games.

Haryana cancels Commonwealth Games 2018 award function after medallists threaten boycott over proposed prize money cut
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Haryana cancels Commonwealth Games 2018 award function after medallists threaten boycott over proposed prize money cut

"Everyone is aware that Haryana gives highest award money. What we had said is that we will deduct the prize money that they get from their employer, in case of any, from the total reward money," state sports minister Anil Vij explained.

Indian boxers' training trip to US' Michael Johnson Centre called off due to visa trouble
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Indian boxers' training trip to US' Michael Johnson Centre called off due to visa trouble

The boxers were originally scheduled to travel in December to prepare for the recently-concluded Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast. However, that too did not work out because of visa issues.