Commonwealth Games 2018: Apurvi Chandela looks to put Rio debacle behind ahead of title defence at Gold Coast
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According to Prannoy, when Saina and Sindhu started winning big tournaments and started beating Chinese players, the other players too started believing that they could also also achieve a similar feat.
Saina and Sindhu clashed twice in the international circuit so far with both winning once. At the 2014 Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold, Saina defeated Sindhu, who returned the favour at the India Open Superseries last year.
Once touted as Sushil Kumar's heir apparent, Amit Kumar Dahiya finds his groove after debilitating injury
As a teenager, Dahiya had won a silver medal at the 2013 World Championships. A year later, a gold medal was dangling from his neck at the end of the Commonwealth Games. But an injury derailed his career.
Saina, the 2012 London Olympics bronze medallist shuttler said she was doing the training part but would need to strengthen herself while playing.
Larry Nassar, ex-USA Gymnastics doctor accused of sexually assaulting over 100 girls, jailed for 60 years for child porn
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This was Sidhu's second successive international gold after she, along with Jitu Rai, won the 10m air pistol mixed team event in the ISSF World Cup Finals
World Badminton Championships 2017: China rely on Sun Yu, He Bingjiao to renew women's singles domination
China's Sun Yu, He Bingjiao, and Chen Yufei have an opportunity to smash away the talk of the sudden downfall and rejuvenate the Chinese domination in the sport.
Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt labelled himself the underdog as he seeks to round off his glittering individual track career with the defence of his world 100 metres title this week.
Saina Nehwal has won 23 Individual titles across the globe and will look to annex her first US Open title.
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The international sports tribunal on Friday stripped Russian runner Mariya Savinova-Farnosova of the London Olympics 800 metres gold medal and banned her until 2019 for doping.
Russia's 4x400m women's relay team was stripped of its London 2012 silver medal on Wednesday after the IOC named one of its athletes as a doping cheat.
Pro Wrestling League 2 auctions: Olympic gold medallist Vladimer Khinchegashvili emerges as costliest buy
Bajrang Punia was signed for Rs 38 lakh by Delhi, while Rio Olympic gold medallist Vladimer Khinchegashvili emerged as the costliest buy of PWL-2 auctions.
Doping investigator Richard Mclaren said in his new report that salt and coffee was used to manipulate samples of Russian athletes when checked by international experts.
Star India shuttler Saina Nehwal, who has recovered from a serious knee injury sustained during the Rio Olympics in August and is back on the international circuit, is still not at her physical best and needs more time to reach that high level, feels her coach Vimal Kumar.
So, can we conclude that Saina is a spent force, and that the baton of being India’s premier badminton player has effectively been passed on to Sindhu?
Saina, after spending some time training under coach Vimal Kumar, decided to give the China Open a shot, a title she had won two years back and finished runners-up in the last edition.
Sharapova will not have time to earn enough tournament points to get direct entry at the French Open. Hence a wild card is her only chance to play at the prestigious event.
Little did Sania and Manjrekar realise that they were letting down the millions of fans who look up to them as role models.