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Nov 14, 2018
Women's World Boxing Championships: Olympic medallist Mira Potkonen emerges as flag-bearer of conventional sports in FinlandHaving won Finland’s only medal at Rio Olympics, boxer Mira Potkonen has become a flag-bearer for conventional sports in a country where events like Mobile Phone Throwing World Championships and Wife Carrying World Championships are now the biggest rage.
Oct 04, 2018
Asian Games gold medallist Jinson Johnson says there's more to learn from losing abroad than winning in IndiaJinson Johnson has his sights set on the 2020 Olympics after a successful Asian Games where he won two medals and will be hoping to solidify his place as one of India's best athletes.
Aug 23, 2018
Asian Games 2018: Olympic Council of Asia foils Russian cyclist Olga Zabelinskaya's attempts to compete for UzbekistanOlga Zabelinskaya, a cyclist who formerly represented Russia, winning silver in the 2016 Rio Olympics, attempted to compete for Uzbekistan at the Asian Games but was denied permission.
Jul 09, 2018
Gymnastics star Dipa Karmakar's golden comeback at Turkey should help her confidence soar high ahead of Asian GamesAat the Mersin Gymnastics Hall on Sunday, Dipa Karmakar opted for Handspring 360 and Tsukuhara 720 with difficulty ratings of 5.4 and 5.6 to log an impressive 14.100 and 14.200, and was miles ahead of her rivals.
Apr 09, 2018
Commonwealth Games 2018: Jitu Rai's 10m air pistol gold could rekindle Olympic ambitions after confidence-hit at RioThe Olympic peak still looms large over the unassuming Jitu Rai, but this performance may just will him for a repeat journey.
Apr 05, 2018
Commonwealth Games 2018: Gold medallist Mirabai Chanu reveals how she nearly quit weightlifting after Rio failureMirabai Chanu's record-breaking feats at the Commonwealth Games 2018 might never have happened had she decided to hang up her boots, which she nearly did after her disappointing show at the Rio Olympics in 2016.
Apr 02, 2018
Commonwealth Games 2018: Cate Campbell promises to make up for 'great choke' at 2016 Rio OlympicsCate Campbell is blazing the comeback trail after taking a year out from the sport, prompted by what Campbell described as the "greatest choke in Olympic history" in Rio.
Mar 20, 2018
Miami Open: Juan Martin Del Potro hopes to win third straight ATP title of 2018 at 'favourite' tournamentJuan Martin Del Potro captured his second ATP title in a row when he beat Roger Federer to win the Indian Wells Masters title.
Feb 28, 2018
Futuristic superhero characters chosen as mascots for 2020 Tokyo Olympics and ParalympicsThe Tokyo 2020 mascot will hope to replicate the success of Soohorang, the cuddly stuffed tiger from the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang handed out to athletes on the podium.
Feb 19, 2018
Commonwealth Games 2018: Sakshi Malik will look to upgrade Glasgow silver to gold at Gold CoastAt Gold Coast, the Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik will be leading India's charge in wrestling in the women's section and she would want to translate reasonable success in 2017 to a major success this year.