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Indian sports in 2019: Shooters impress, Amit Panghal packs a punch, PV Sindhu creates history and other highlights
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Indian sports in 2019: Shooters impress, Amit Panghal packs a punch, PV Sindhu creates history and other highlights

Amit Panghal was the lord of the boxing ring as he picked up three gold and a silver medal internationally. The silver was the biggest medal of the 23-year-old's career as it came in the world championships, where India had never won more than a bronze

Action will be taken against sports federations for any discrepancy in selection process, says sports minister Kiren Rijiju
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Action will be taken against sports federations for any discrepancy in selection process, says sports minister Kiren Rijiju

The selection process of sports persons for international competitions is clean and transparent and there is no scope for discrepancy, Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said in Lok Sabha on Thursday.

Wrestler Ravi Dahiya included in TOPS, out-of-form Sakshi Malik dropped
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Wrestler Ravi Dahiya included in TOPS, out-of-form Sakshi Malik dropped

The decision was taken by the Sports Authority of India's (SAI) Mission Olympic Cell. Ravi won a bronze in the men's 57kg freestyle category in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.

World Athletics Championships 2019: Dutee Chand hopes to run personal best, reach finals in mega event
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World Athletics Championships 2019: Dutee Chand hopes to run personal best, reach finals in mega event

Dutee, who became the first Indian to win a 100m gold in a global event during the World University Games in July, has been training with her coach N Ramesh at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.

Young guns Viraj Madappa, Khalin Joshi to lead India's charge at Classic GCC International in Gurugram
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Young guns Viraj Madappa, Khalin Joshi to lead India's charge at Classic GCC International in Gurugram

Rising youngsters like Viraj Madappa and Khalin Joshi will carry the Indian hopes but experienced professionals such as Argentina's Miguel Carballo will be the favourites at the Classic Golf and Country Club International starting here on Thursday.

Beleaguered archers hope for early resolution after World Archery suspends Archery Association of India, may write to sports minister Kiren Rijiju
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Beleaguered archers hope for early resolution after World Archery suspends Archery Association of India, may write to sports minister Kiren Rijiju

The World Archery's decision is effective from Monday and the last event in which the archers can participate under the Indian flag is the World Archery Youth Championships in Madrid from 19-25 August.

Special Olympics 2019: Behind Priyanka Dewan's three-medal haul in Abu Dhabi, a lifetime of grit and grin
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Special Olympics 2019: Behind Priyanka Dewan's three-medal haul in Abu Dhabi, a lifetime of grit and grin

More than her three medals at the ongoing Special Olympics, Priyanka is elated to meet athletes from various countries. The special child who was shunned by her father at birth, continues to skate past doubters, maintaining her lively grin along the way.

Union Budget 2019: Sports allocation up by Rs 214.20 crore; NSDF, SAI among biggest gainers
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Union Budget 2019: Sports allocation up by Rs 214.20 crore; NSDF, SAI among biggest gainers

In the Interim Budget presented by Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday, the overall Sports Budget for 2019-2020 was increased from Rs 2002.72 (2018-2019) crore to Rs 2216.92 crore.

PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy included in TOP Scheme for 2020 Tokyo Olympics
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PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy included in TOP Scheme for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

India's leading badminton stars dominate the recently-released list of fresh inductees in the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports' (MYAS) flagship TOP Scheme.

Khelo India Youth Games 2019: Hosts Maharashtra continue to lead medal table; Delhi, Haryana complete top three
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Khelo India Youth Games 2019: Hosts Maharashtra continue to lead medal table; Delhi, Haryana complete top three

Maharashtra now has 64 gold, 51 silver, and 62 bronze medals at the ongoing Khelo India Youth Games 2019 in Pune.

Wrestler Vinesh Phogat says remaining injury-free is the biggest challenge for her ahead of Tokyo Olympics
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Wrestler Vinesh Phogat says remaining injury-free is the biggest challenge for her ahead of Tokyo Olympics

Vinesh surely has moved on from that fateful bout against China's Yanan Sun, but the scars have given her a larger perspective in life.

Sports Authority of India to start comprehensive coach development programme at all levels
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Sports Authority of India to start comprehensive coach development programme at all levels

In an effort to attract and retain the best coaches in the country, the Sports Authority of India on Tuesday decided to start a comprehensive coach development programme at all levels.

Anirban Lahiri aims for good start at Safeway Open as 2018-19 PGA Tour season gets underway
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Anirban Lahiri aims for good start at Safeway Open as 2018-19 PGA Tour season gets underway

Lahiri has usually begun his season at the CIMB Classic for the last couple of years, but this time he is keen to get off to a good start at the Safeway Open.

Batumi Chess Olympiad 2018: India beat resolute Egypt in Round 7; women's unbeaten run continues with draw against Georgia
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Batumi Chess Olympiad 2018: India beat resolute Egypt in Round 7; women's unbeaten run continues with draw against Georgia

India were stretched by 40th-seeded Egypyt before they could secure their seventh round win, while women played a draw against Georgia.

Justice Mukul Mudgal to head selection committee for Dronacharya and Dhaynchand awards
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Justice Mukul Mudgal to head selection committee for Dronacharya and Dhaynchand awards

Justice Mukul Mudgal, who headed the Supreme Court-appointed probe into the 2013 IPL spot-fixing scandal, has been named chairman of the 11-member selection committee to pick this year's Dronacharya and Dhyanchand awardees.

IAAF Continental Cup 2018: Focus on Neeraj Chopra as India’s Asian Games stars look to shine in Ostrava event
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IAAF Continental Cup 2018: Focus on Neeraj Chopra as India’s Asian Games stars look to shine in Ostrava event

Neeraj Chopra, Muhammed Anas, Jinson Johnson, among others, would fancy a repeat of Asian Games 2018 heroics at the IAAF Continental Cup 2018 in Ostrava, Czech Republic.

India's ace javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra clinches gold medal in Sotteville Athletics meet in France
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India's ace javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra clinches gold medal in Sotteville Athletics meet in France

Neeraj's throw of 85.17m put him way ahead of the field, including Moldova's Andrian Mardare (81.48m) and Lithuania's Edis Matusevicius (79.31m), who finished second and third respectively.

Indian sporting system has come a long way, yet the nation seems to lack collective sports culture at times
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Indian sporting system has come a long way, yet the nation seems to lack collective sports culture at times

Whilst the truth of the matter is that the nation’s sporting scene has grown by leaps and bounds, why is it still in a state where such an anomaly — the Chhetri message — can exist in plain sight? The reason has to come down to a lack of sporting culture.

Inaugural Para-National Games to be held in Bengaluru under Khelo India Scheme
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Inaugural Para-National Games to be held in Bengaluru under Khelo India Scheme

The Para Games will be conducted by Paralympic Committee of India while all the funding will be done by the Sports Ministry under the Khelo India Scheme.

Watch: Basketball star Satnam Singh ready to 'give life' to be back in NBA
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Watch: Basketball star Satnam Singh ready to 'give life' to be back in NBA

Basketball star Satnam Singh Bhamara talks about his time in the NBA, his decision to come back to India, and the coaching he received from late Dr S Subramanian at the Ludhiana Basketball Academy.