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Nov 10, 2018
Bajrang Punia rises to World No 1 rank in 65kg weight class; five Indian female wrestlers enter top 10 in rankingsThe 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.
Oct 25, 2018
Wrestling World Championships: Sakshi Malik, Ritu Phogat stay in bronze-medal contention after receiving repechage roundsStruggling 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.
Sep 14, 2018
Indian junior women's wrestling coach Ram Budaki says mental strength as important as physical trainingWrestling 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.
Sep 12, 2018
Not participating in World Championship will affect our Olympic preparations, says top gymnast Rakesh PatraGymnast 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."
Sep 01, 2018
World Championship Shooting: ‘Mission Tokyo’ begins for Indian shooters in South Korea eventThe 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.
Aug 27, 2018
Sinquefield Cup: Viswanathan Anand tied sixth in standings after playing draw with Fabiano Caruana, remains unbeatenThe race to top four places of the Grand Chess Tour has become complicated as on date, with many theoretical possibilities depending on the outcome of the last round to be played on Monday.
Aug 25, 2018
Sinquefield Cup: Viswanathan Anand draws against Wesley So; Magnus Carlsen escapes defeat in 6th roundThough he consumed about 30 minutes in the few moves made after Wesley So’s new idea, Anand seemed to cope well and defend the position admirably.
Aug 22, 2018
Sinquefield Cup: Viswanathan Anand achieves a fighting draw against world champion Magnus Carlsen in fourth roundAn intense battle between Viswanathan Anand and world champion Magnus Carlsen ended in a gripping draw after 54 moves in the fourth round of the Sinquefield Cup chess tournament
Aug 21, 2018
Meet India’s competitive women cubers; a minority in a male-dominated sportAmong the dozens of competitors at a cubing championship being held in Mumbai, the few women are a novelty in the testosterone-heavy room.
Aug 20, 2018
Asian Games 2018: Saina Nehwal goes down to Nozomi Okuhara as women's team bows out of competitionSaina Nehwal initially struggled to contain her unforced errors while Okuhara was disciplined. The Indian hit almost everything either over the line or on to the net but still made a stunning comeback.