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As Navjot Singh Sidhu gets a year in jail, a look at some of the worst road rage incidents in India
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As Navjot Singh Sidhu gets a year in jail, a look at some of the worst road rage incidents in India

Navjot Singh Sidhu's one-year jail sentence puts the focus on road rage incidents, which has often turned fatal in the country

Top pistol shooters Vijay Kumar, Jitu Rai back in national squad
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Top pistol shooters Vijay Kumar, Jitu Rai back in national squad

Olympic silver medallist Vijay Kumar and World Championship silver winner Jitu Rai on Thursday returned to the national squad after being away for a prolonged period.

International friendlies will help in preparation for Asian Cup qualifiers, say Sandesh Jhingan and Gurpreet Singh
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International friendlies will help in preparation for Asian Cup qualifiers, say Sandesh Jhingan and Gurpreet Singh

India is scheduled to play two international friendlies against Bahrain and Belarus on 23 March and 26 March respectively. Both the matches will be played in Manama, Bahrain

FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Dheeraj Singh eager to learn from senior India goalkeepers Gurpreet Singh, Amrinder Singh
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FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Dheeraj Singh eager to learn from senior India goalkeepers Gurpreet Singh, Amrinder Singh

Dheeraj is one of the three goalkeepers — along with Gurpreet and Amrinder — in the India squad which is training in Doha ahead of the joint 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asian Cup Qualifiers beginning on 3 June.

Seema Bisla wins gold at World Olympic Qualifiers, Greco Roman wrestlers fail to secure qualification berth
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Seema Bisla wins gold at World Olympic Qualifiers, Greco Roman wrestlers fail to secure qualification berth

Seema, who secured her Olympic qualification on Friday, took the 50kg gold without getting on mat as her rival from Ecuador, Lucia Yamileth Yepez Guzman withdrew from the final due to an injury

Amit Dhankar in focus as Indian wrestlers make last attempt to qualify for Tokyo Olympics
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Amit Dhankar in focus as Indian wrestlers make last attempt to qualify for Tokyo Olympics

Amit Dhankar's last big performance was a silver-medal show in 74kg at the 2019 Asian Championship held in Xian, China.

Asian Wrestling Championship: Indian wrestler Ashu loses bronze medal play-off
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Asian Wrestling Championship: Indian wrestler Ashu loses bronze medal play-off

The result meant none of the Indian wrestlers could clear the bronze medal play-offs stage in the ongoing championship

ISSF World Cup: Vijayveer Sidhu, Gurpreet Singh and Adarsh Singh collect silver in men's 25m rapid fire pistol team event
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ISSF World Cup: Vijayveer Sidhu, Gurpreet Singh and Adarsh Singh collect silver in men's 25m rapid fire pistol team event

The USA's Keith Sanderson, Jack Hobson Leverett III, and Henry Turner Leverett won the gold medal with a 10-2 victory over the home team on the last competition day of the tournament.

ISSF Shooting World Cup: Gurpreet Singh counts positives after COVID scare, below-par show
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ISSF Shooting World Cup: Gurpreet Singh counts positives after COVID scare, below-par show

Gurpreet’s build-up for the World Cup hit a wall when he tested positive for COVID-19 last week

ISSF World Cup: Vijayveer Sidhu settles for silver in men's 25m rapid fire pistol
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ISSF World Cup: Vijayveer Sidhu settles for silver in men's 25m rapid fire pistol

The other Indian shooters in the final, Anish Bhanwala and Gurpreet Singh occupied the fifth and sixth places, while Poland's Oskar Miliwek bagged the bronze with 20.

Sonam Malik among five Indian wrestlers scheduled to compete at Asian Olympic Qualifying Event in Kazakhstan
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Sonam Malik among five Indian wrestlers scheduled to compete at Asian Olympic Qualifying Event in Kazakhstan

Apart from Sonam, the other four wrestlers to make the cut are Seema (50Kg), Anshu Malik (57Kg), Nisha (68Kg) and Pooja (76Kg).

National wrestling champion Sandeep Singh Mann books 74kg slot for next month's Asian Olympic Qualifiers
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National wrestling champion Sandeep Singh Mann books 74kg slot for next month's Asian Olympic Qualifiers

The 74kg being the most competitive category, bouts were close despite the absence of two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar, who opted to skip trials, saying he was not prepared.

Baichung Bhutia picks Sahal Abdul Samad as the next big goal-scorer for India after Sunil Chhetri's retirement
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Baichung Bhutia picks Sahal Abdul Samad as the next big goal-scorer for India after Sunil Chhetri's retirement

Indian football icon Bhaichung Bhutia on Saturday picked Kerala Blasters youngster Sahal Abdul Samad to be the next big scorer for the country after captain Sunil Chhetri's retirement.

National Shooting Championship: Vijayveer Sidhu claims gold in men's 25m standard pistol event
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National Shooting Championship: Vijayveer Sidhu claims gold in men's 25m standard pistol event

Vijayveer shot 580 to win the top prize and he was followed by Gurpreet Singh (578) and Udhayveer Sidhu (574).

I-League 2019-20: Fran Gonzalez brace powers Mohun Bagan to first win of season against debutants TRAU FC
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I-League 2019-20: Fran Gonzalez brace powers Mohun Bagan to first win of season against debutants TRAU FC

Mohun Bagan, who had picked up just one point from their first two outings, rode a Suhair VP goal sandwiched in between two Fran Gonzalez strikes and a 90th minute Subha Ghosh header to bring smiles on the faces of their adoring fans

Gurpreet Singh, Sunil Kumar clinch gold medals at senior national wrestling championships
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Gurpreet Singh, Sunil Kumar clinch gold medals at senior national wrestling championships

Punjab's Gurpreet overcame two-time junior world championships medallist Sajan Bhanwal, representing Services, 3-1 in the 77kg category, to lift his fourth national title.

World Military Games: Para-athlete Anandan Gunasekaran clinches third gold of event, javelin thrower Shivpal Singh too bags top honours
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World Military Games: Para-athlete Anandan Gunasekaran clinches third gold of event, javelin thrower Shivpal Singh too bags top honours

Para-athlete Anandan Gunasekaran clinched his third gold of the event, while javelin thrower Shivpal Singh bagged another gold medal for the country as India continued their fine show at the ongoing 7th CISM World Military Games on Thursday.

World Wrestling Championships 2019: Gurpreet Singh eliminated by world number two Viktor Nemes; Naveen remains in hunt for bronze
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World Wrestling Championships 2019: Gurpreet Singh eliminated by world number two Viktor Nemes; Naveen remains in hunt for bronze

Up against the 2017 world champion, Gurpreet led 1-0 in the 77kg bout after getting a passivity point against the Serbian and maintained the lead till the end of the first period

National Shooting Trials: Mehuli Ghosh wins senior and junior women's 10m air rifle title
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National Shooting Trials: Mehuli Ghosh wins senior and junior women's 10m air rifle title

Mehuli was the undoubted star of the day, winning the senior women's 10m air rifle with a score of 252 over Madhya Pradesh's Shreya Agrawal who finished with 251.2 to claim second place.

Asian Wrestling Championships: Gurpreet Singh, Sunil Kumar bring home silvers in Greco-Roman; Prem loses bronze playoff
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Asian Wrestling Championships: Gurpreet Singh, Sunil Kumar bring home silvers in Greco-Roman; Prem loses bronze playoff

India's Gurpreet Singh and Sunil Kumar claimed a silver medal each in their respective Greco-Roman categories at the Asian Wrestling Championships on Saturday.