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Khelo India University Games will have major impact in unearthing talent in country, says Tokyo Olympics-bound shooter Rahi Sarnobat
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Khelo India University Games will have major impact in unearthing talent in country, says Tokyo Olympics-bound shooter Rahi Sarnobat

Asian Games and Commonwealth Games gold medallist shooter Rahi Sarnobat believes many children are inspired to take up sports in the country due to the Khelo India Games.

India women's hockey skipper Rani Rampal says Khelo India Youth Games will help unearth raw sporting talents
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India women's hockey skipper Rani Rampal says Khelo India Youth Games will help unearth raw sporting talents

Indian women's hockey team skipper Rani Rampal believes the upcoming Khelo India University Games will help in unearthing raw sporting talents from across the country.

Why India’s athletes and sports federations should not be worried that budgets have been ‘reduced’ in an Olympic year
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Why India’s athletes and sports federations should not be worried that budgets have been ‘reduced’ in an Olympic year

Should then India’s athletes and National Sports Federations be worried that the budgets have been ‘reduced’ in the Olympic year? We try to simplify matters:

Khelo India Youth Games 2020: Maharashtra's Rudraksh Patil hopes to emulate Abhinav Bindra after winning 10m air rifle gold
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Khelo India Youth Games 2020: Maharashtra's Rudraksh Patil hopes to emulate Abhinav Bindra after winning 10m air rifle gold

Maharashtra's Rudraksh Patil shot down the 10m air rifle gold in the Khelo India Youth Games in Guwahati on Monday and promptly set his sights on emulating Olympic champion Abhinav Bindra.

Khelo India Youth Games: S Saran clinches gold in U-21 long jump with a 7.41m leap
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Khelo India Youth Games: S Saran clinches gold in U-21 long jump with a 7.41m leap

Trailing in the third position after his first five jumps, way behind Haryana's Bhupender Singh (7.30m) and Kerala's R Sajan (7.29m), he stunned the field with his gravity-defying jump for a sensational finish to the event.

Khelo India Youth Games 2020: Gymnasts Priyanka Dasgupta, Jatin Kumar Kanojia grab spotlight with all-around gold medals
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Khelo India Youth Games 2020: Gymnasts Priyanka Dasgupta, Jatin Kumar Kanojia grab spotlight with all-around gold medals

Tripura's Priyanka Dasgupta grabbed the spotlight on day one of the gymnastics competition by clinching the girls Under-17 all-around crown in the Khelo India Youth Games 2020 in Guwahati on Friday.

Khelo India Youth Games 2020: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal, Hima Das to attend opening ceremony
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Khelo India Youth Games 2020: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal, Hima Das to attend opening ceremony

A 'glitzy' opening ceremony will kick off the third edition of Khelo India Youth Games, where 6,800 athletes from 37 states and union territories competing in 20 sports.

Anti-CAA movement in Assam looks set to give rise to a new AASU-helmed political party in the state
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Anti-CAA movement in Assam looks set to give rise to a new AASU-helmed political party in the state

The message is loud and clear: Assam is soon going to have a new political outfit born out of the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act movement

Tokyo Olympics 2020: India junior rifle team coach Suma Shirur feels shooting contingent will win at least two medals at Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: India junior rifle team coach Suma Shirur feels shooting contingent will win at least two medals at Games

'India's shooters are very strong in two-three events and I am hoping for a couple of Olympic medals this time,' says Suma Shirur

Shooter Esha Singh recalls how her father retired from rally driving to support her career
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Shooter Esha Singh recalls how her father retired from rally driving to support her career

Junior World Cup silver medallist Esha Singh on Friday said that her father retired from rally driving in order to support her shooting career.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Pullela Gopichand backs Indian shuttlers to produce a better performance at Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Pullela Gopichand backs Indian shuttlers to produce a better performance at Games

India's top players, including PV Sindhu, may not be going through the best of times, but national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand is still hopeful of a best-ever Olympics outing in Tokyo.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Exposure to international tournaments has contributed to rise of Indian boxing, says women's coach Mohammed Ali Qamar
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Exposure to international tournaments has contributed to rise of Indian boxing, says women's coach Mohammed Ali Qamar

Qamar said that the Indian boxing management is hoping that more boxers will book their spots at the Tokyo Games

Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal launches torch relay of 3rd Khelo India Youth Games, terms event as great opportunity for athletes
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Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal launches torch relay of 3rd Khelo India Youth Games, terms event as great opportunity for athletes

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal has launched the torch relay of the third Khelo India Youth Games which will be held from 10 to 22 January.

Youth Olympics gold medalist Jeremy Lalrinnunga 'fulfilling father's dream' by representing country
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Youth Olympics gold medalist Jeremy Lalrinnunga 'fulfilling father's dream' by representing country

17-year-old Jeremy Lalrinnunga's father was a Junior boxing champion but couldn't go on to represent India

Khelo India Youth Games 2020 will help me prepare for upcoming events, says Junior World Cup gold medallist Hriday Hazarika
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Khelo India Youth Games 2020 will help me prepare for upcoming events, says Junior World Cup gold medallist Hriday Hazarika

ISSF Junior World Cup gold medallist Hriday Hazarika on Thursday said the third edition of the Khelo India Youth Games will help him prepare for the upcoming international tournaments in 2020.

Boxer Lovlina Borgohain praises Khelo India Youth Games, says event will produce more future Olympic medal-winning athletes
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Boxer Lovlina Borgohain praises Khelo India Youth Games, says event will produce more future Olympic medal-winning athletes

Two-time World Championships bronze medallist boxer Lovlina Borgohain said that the Khelo India Youth Games will produce Olympic medallists in future.

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal says state's Olympic Association will launch 'Grassroot Olympic - Mission Talent Hunt'
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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal says state's Olympic Association will launch 'Grassroot Olympic - Mission Talent Hunt'

Various sub-committees and commissions were also constituted for the upcoming Khelo India Youth Games, which are scheduled to be held in Assam from 10-22 January 2020

Named after India’s shooting legend, 10-year-old Abhinav Shaw creates history at Khelo India Youth Games
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Named after India’s shooting legend, 10-year-old Abhinav Shaw creates history at Khelo India Youth Games

Abhinav still has a long journey ahead to emulate the achievements of India’s shooting icon after whom he was named. But the blazing start to his career has raised hopes of a bright future.

Khelo India Youth Games 2019: Aditee Dandekar, Arik Dey shine as Maharashtra end gymnastics campaign on high
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Khelo India Youth Games 2019: Aditee Dandekar, Arik Dey shine as Maharashtra end gymnastics campaign on high

With 18 medals (nine gold, six silver and three bronze), Maharashtra were also crowned champions in gymnastics

Khelo India Youth Games 2019: Aged 10, Abhinav Shaw is youngest winner after claiming 10m air rifle mixed gold with Mehuli Ghosh
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Khelo India Youth Games 2019: Aged 10, Abhinav Shaw is youngest winner after claiming 10m air rifle mixed gold with Mehuli Ghosh

The 10-year-old from Asansol has been named after Abhinav Bindra, who won India's first individual gold at the Olympics