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Renowned commentator Jasdev Singh, Doordarshan's voice of Indian sports, passes away aged 87
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Renowned commentator Jasdev Singh, Doordarshan's voice of Indian sports, passes away aged 87

Renowned commentator Jasdev Singh, considered the voice of Indian sports on Doordarshan, died Tuesday after prolonged illness.

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore promises financial support to 2022 Asian and Commonwealth Games medal prospects
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Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore promises financial support to 2022 Asian and Commonwealth Games medal prospects

Rathore, speaking at a felicitation ceremony for the Asian Games medallists by the Indian Olympic Association, also assured the players that there will be no bureaucracy from the ministry's side and no call for help will go unanswered.

Bajrang Punia unlikely to move court against Khel Ratna snub after advice from mentor Yogeshwar Dutt
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Bajrang Punia unlikely to move court against Khel Ratna snub after advice from mentor Yogeshwar Dutt

Star wrestler Bajrang Punia is likely to back down from his stance of going to court against Sports Ministry's decision to ignore him for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award after his mentor Yogeshwar Dutt advised him to rather concentrate on his preparation for next month's World Championships.

Compound archery coach Jiwanjot Singh Teja resigns after getting dropped from Dronacharya Award list
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Compound archery coach Jiwanjot Singh Teja resigns after getting dropped from Dronacharya Award list

Miffed at being dropped from the list of Dronacharya Award nominees because of a past case of indiscipline, national compound archery coach Jiwanjot Singh Teja tendered his resignation.

Wrestler Bajrang Punia meets sports minister, hopeful of his case for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award to be considered
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Wrestler Bajrang Punia meets sports minister, hopeful of his case for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award to be considered

Bajrang Punia who won gold medals at the Commonwealth Games and Asian Games, said if he doesn't get a favourable reply by evening, he will be forced to knock the doors of Court to get justice.

Asian Games 2018 gold medallist Bajrang Punia to talk to sports minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore about Khel Ratna snub
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Asian Games 2018 gold medallist Bajrang Punia to talk to sports minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore about Khel Ratna snub

Bajrang said: "It doesn't feel good to beg for an award, but it is the biggest honour for any sportsperson and a wrestler's career is very uncertain. Any time an injury can end your career."

Rajasthan polls: Vasundhara Raje grips state BJP; Sachin Pilot toils but Ashok Gehlot may be Congress' CM pick
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Rajasthan polls: Vasundhara Raje grips state BJP; Sachin Pilot toils but Ashok Gehlot may be Congress' CM pick

To take on Vasundhara, Raje naming Ashok Gehlot as the chief ministerial candidate would be the best option for Rahul Gandhi.

Asian Games gold-medalist Hima Das says she didn't expect to be nominated for the Arjuna Award this year
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Asian Games gold-medalist Hima Das says she didn't expect to be nominated for the Arjuna Award this year

India's newest sprint sensation Hima Das on Tuesday said she didn't expect to be nominated for the Arjuna award this year, despite her stunning season in international athletics.

India captain Virat Kohli, weightlifter Mirabai Chanu recommended for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award
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India captain Virat Kohli, weightlifter Mirabai Chanu recommended for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award

India cricket captain Virat Kohli and world champion weightlifter Mirabai Chanu were on Monday jointly recommended for this year's Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award — the country's highest sporting honour.

Asian Games 2018 gold medal-winning heptathlete Swapna Barman to get customised shoes for her 6-toed feet
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Asian Games 2018 gold medal-winning heptathlete Swapna Barman to get customised shoes for her 6-toed feet

Born with six toes in both her feet, Swapna's plight came to light only after she became the first Indian athlete to win an Asiad gold in the heptathlon with a career-best performance in Jakarta.

ISSF World Championships: Ankur Mittal trains his guns on success in trap shooting after signing off double trap career on a high
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ISSF World Championships: Ankur Mittal trains his guns on success in trap shooting after signing off double trap career on a high

For Ankur Mittal, the victory at Changwon in South Korea, is tinged with sadness as the former world number one will be saying goodbye to his double trap career after this competition

Funds for 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be distributed with surgical precision, says Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
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Funds for 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be distributed with surgical precision, says Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has promised "surgical" precision in distribution of funds to athletes preparing for the 2020 Olympic Games, asserting that centralisation of the process has made bureaucratic hurdles a thing of past.

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore says India's countdown for Tokyo Olympics has begun after best-ever medal haul at Asian Games
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Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore says India's countdown for Tokyo Olympics has begun after best-ever medal haul at Asian Games

Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Tuesday said the countdown for 2020 Olympics has started for the Indian athletes after the country's best-ever medal haul in the Asian Games.

Imran Khan takes oath as Pakistan's 22nd PM: Cricketer joins list of famous athletes turned politicians
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Imran Khan takes oath as Pakistan's 22nd PM: Cricketer joins list of famous athletes turned politicians

Imran Khan is not the only one to swap the playing fields for the hustings. Here are other prominent sportsmen who have made a similar switch to politics.

Rajyavardhan Rathore takes jibe at Rahul Gandhi's temple visit in Jaipur, says he is 'worried at difficult times'
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Rajyavardhan Rathore takes jibe at Rahul Gandhi's temple visit in Jaipur, says he is 'worried at difficult times'

Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Sunday took a jibe at Congress president Rahul Gandhi over his temple visit, saying one tends to get worried in difficult times.

Asian Games 2018: Sports minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore asks athletes and officials to behave responsibly during event
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Asian Games 2018: Sports minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore asks athletes and officials to behave responsibly during event

Sports minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Friday asked the Indian athletes and officials, who are part of the Asian Games contingent, to behave responsibly on and off the field during the mega sporting event starting next week in Indonesia.

Rajya Sabha passes Bill to overturn Supreme Court order on SC/ST Act; elects Harivansh Singh as deputy chairman
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Rajya Sabha passes Bill to overturn Supreme Court order on SC/ST Act; elects Harivansh Singh as deputy chairman

In the Parliament Monsoon, Harivansh Singh was elected as Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha, securing 125 votes as against 105 polled by opposition candidate BK Hariprasad

Shashi Tharoor mocks Narendra Modi for donning 'outlandish' Naga headgear, BJP leaders slam him for 'insulting' North East
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Shashi Tharoor mocks Narendra Modi for donning 'outlandish' Naga headgear, BJP leaders slam him for 'insulting' North East

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has plunged headlong into a fresh row with remarks about Prime Minister Narendra Modi donning 'outlandish' Naga and other headgear.

Resignation of 2 ABP journalist echoes in Lok Sabha: Congress accuses govt of hounding media, BJP refutes charge
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Resignation of 2 ABP journalist echoes in Lok Sabha: Congress accuses govt of hounding media, BJP refutes charge

The Congress alleged that the managing editor and two anchors of a prominent news channel had to quit due to pressure from the government for airing stories critical of the Modi dispensation.

Lok Sabha passes Bill to create National Sports University in Manipur; draft law was pending since August 2017
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Lok Sabha passes Bill to create National Sports University in Manipur; draft law was pending since August 2017

A Bill to establish a National Sports University in Manipur to promote sports education was passed by the Lok Sabha on Friday, as several members sought the inclusion of sports as part of a comprehensive education curriculum.