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India vs Bangladesh: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly confident that tour will go ahead as planned despite players' strike
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India vs Bangladesh: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly confident that tour will go ahead as planned despite players' strike

The upcoming tour was on Monday thrown into jeopardy after their national team players refused to participate in any cricketing activity until their demands, including a hike in salary, are met.

World Gymnastics Championships 2019: US superstar Simone Biles claims record-extending 16th gold, fifth all-around title
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World Gymnastics Championships 2019: US superstar Simone Biles claims record-extending 16th gold, fifth all-around title

US gymnastics superstar Simone Biles admitted being bewildered by her own success after claiming a record-extending 16th world championship gold medal and fifth all-around title on Thursday in Stuttgart.

Wrestling Federation of India terminates men's freestyle coach Hossein Karimi's contract, blame his 'VIP culture'
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Wrestling Federation of India terminates men's freestyle coach Hossein Karimi's contract, blame his 'VIP culture'

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has sacked men's freestyle coach Hossein Karimi just six months into his tenure, claiming that the Iranian brought with himself a VIP culture that cannot be followed in the country.

World Athletics Championships 2019: Sprinter Allyson Felix eyes more glory as she sets out on final leg of glittering career
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World Athletics Championships 2019: Sprinter Allyson Felix eyes more glory as she sets out on final leg of glittering career

A warrior on and off the track, Allyson Felix is determined to go out on her own terms as she sets out on the final leg of her glittering career at the World Championships this week.

World Boxing Championships 2019: 'Happy' Amit Panghal says he wants to complete unfinished business, get the best prize
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World Boxing Championships 2019: 'Happy' Amit Panghal says he wants to complete unfinished business, get the best prize

Panghal defeated Kazakhstan's Saken Bibossinov 3-2 in the semifinals here on Friday to become the first Indian male boxer to make the world championship summit clash.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Dipa Karmakar hasn't lost hope of qualifying despite injury setback, says coach Bishweshwar Nandi
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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Dipa Karmakar hasn't lost hope of qualifying despite injury setback, says coach Bishweshwar Nandi

"Dipa will need to win gold or silver in all the three World Cups next year to qualify. But she is taking it up as a challenge," Karmakar's coach Bishweshwar Nandi said.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: PV Sindhu says she has left an empty space in her trophy cabinet for Olympic gold
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: PV Sindhu says she has left an empty space in her trophy cabinet for Olympic gold

The World Championship gold has healed the wounds of all past final debacles except the Rio Olympics, says Indian badminton ace PV Sindhu, who has kept an empty space in her trophy cabinet for the top prize, which she hopes to claim in Tokyo next year.

Sushil Kumar books ticket to World Wrestling Championships with win over Jitender Kumar in intense contest
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Sushil Kumar books ticket to World Wrestling Championships with win over Jitender Kumar in intense contest

The consistent attacks from both the wrestlers in the fast-paced final bout had the fans on the edge of their seats as close to 1500 gathered at IGI stadium to watch their favourite star in action.

Thailand Open winners Chirag Shetty, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy eye medal at World Championship; aim to maintain top 10 ranking
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Thailand Open winners Chirag Shetty, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy eye medal at World Championship; aim to maintain top 10 ranking

The Indian duo became the first men's doubles pair from the country to win a BWF Super 500 title last Sunday, helping them break into the top 10 ranking.

Wrestling World Championships trials: Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik coast through, Pooja Dhanda knocked out by Sarita Mor
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Wrestling World Championships trials: Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik coast through, Pooja Dhanda knocked out by Sarita Mor

The 57kg was the toughest category in the Wrestling World Championship trial with Pooja, fast-rising Anshu Malik, world number four Manju and Sarita in the fray

Indonesia Open 2019: PV Sindhu's attacking play was too hot to handle for Nozomi Okuhara as Indian progressed to semi-finals
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Indonesia Open 2019: PV Sindhu's attacking play was too hot to handle for Nozomi Okuhara as Indian progressed to semi-finals

PV Sindhu will now face China's Chen Yufei in the semi-finals against whom she has a 4-3 head-to-head advantage but lost her last match against the Chinese at China Open.

Indonesia Open 2019: PV Sindhu beats Nozomi Okuhara in straight games to set-up semi-final clash against Chen Yu Fei
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Indonesia Open 2019: PV Sindhu beats Nozomi Okuhara in straight games to set-up semi-final clash against Chen Yu Fei

Olympic silver medallist Sindhu, seeded fifth, hardly had to break a sweat as she posted a comfortable 21-14 21-7 win over the third seeded Japanese shuttler in just 44 minutes.

Amit Panghal, Gaurav Solanki among list of 50 boxers selected for elite men's preparatory camp for Asian, World Championships
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Amit Panghal, Gaurav Solanki among list of 50 boxers selected for elite men's preparatory camp for Asian, World Championships

The camp, featuring the likes of Gaurav Solanki, continues until 15 January next year and will be supervised by 14 coaches and headed by performance director Santiago Nieva

Vinesh Phogat looks to prove her fitness while Sakshi Malik aims to regain lost form at upcoming wrestling nationals
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Vinesh Phogat looks to prove her fitness while Sakshi Malik aims to regain lost form at upcoming wrestling nationals

The spotlight trained on them, Vinesh Phogat gets an opportunity to test her fitness while a struggling Sakshi Malik will look to re-invent herself in the absence of the male stars at the Tata Motors Wrestling Nationals

Women's World Boxing Championships: Rose Ceire Smith continues to compete on highest level despite life-threatening dental mishap
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Women's World Boxing Championships: Rose Ceire Smith continues to compete on highest level despite life-threatening dental mishap

In October 2013, Rose Ceire Smith had ended up swallowing a sharp dental instrument during a root canal treatment due to the negligence of the doctor.

Bajrang Punia rises to World No 1 rank in 65kg weight class; five Indian female wrestlers enter top 10 in rankings
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Bajrang Punia rises to World No 1 rank in 65kg weight class; five Indian female wrestlers enter top 10 in rankings

The 24-year-old Bajrang, who has won five medals this season including Commonwealth Games and Asian Games gold and a silver at the World Championship, was placed atop the ranking table with 96 points in the UWW list.

Wrestling World Championships: Sakshi Malik, Ritu Phogat stay in bronze-medal contention after receiving repechage rounds
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Wrestling World Championships: Sakshi Malik, Ritu Phogat stay in bronze-medal contention after receiving repechage rounds

Struggling Sakshi Malik suffered a humiliating quarterfinal defeat while Ritu Phogat also faded at the same stage but the two wrestlers still have a chance to reach the bronze medal play-off at the World Championship after receiving repechage rounds, in Budapest on Wednesday.

Indian junior women's wrestling coach Ram Budaki says mental strength as important as physical training
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Indian junior women's wrestling coach Ram Budaki says mental strength as important as physical training

Wrestling is a sport which is synonymous with power for most, but Indian junior women's coach Ram Budaki says mental training is as important as physical strength.

Not participating in World Championship will affect our Olympic preparations, says top gymnast Rakesh Patra
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Not participating in World Championship will affect our Olympic preparations, says top gymnast Rakesh Patra

Gymnast Rakesh Patra said, "Next year there is the qualifying event (World Championships in Stuttgart) for 2020 Tokyo Games and if this issue continues it will affect our chances. It will affect India's reputation in the global stage."

World Championship Shooting: ‘Mission Tokyo’ begins for Indian shooters in South Korea event
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World Championship Shooting: ‘Mission Tokyo’ begins for Indian shooters in South Korea event

The tournament that is being staged in Changwon, is the first of the competitions which will offer Olympic quota spots to the top four finishers in each of the individual events.