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After Vinesh Phogat and Deepak Punia, Rahul Aware becomes 5th wrestler to test positive for COVID-19
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After Vinesh Phogat and Deepak Punia, Rahul Aware becomes 5th wrestler to test positive for COVID-19

Rahul Aware had won a bronze medal in the non-Olympic 61kg weight category at the World Championships in Nur-Sultan last year.

Turning Point: 'No one sees an athlete's dark days', says Bajrang Punia as he recalls 2011 and 2015 injuries
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Turning Point: 'No one sees an athlete's dark days', says Bajrang Punia as he recalls 2011 and 2015 injuries

Bajrang Punia recalls those two injuries that were the turning points of his career.

Taking matches deep and attacking Lin Dan's backhand, how HS Prannoy turned the tables on the icon
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Taking matches deep and attacking Lin Dan's backhand, how HS Prannoy turned the tables on the icon

"Remember how everybody said cricket will not be the same anymore when Sachin retired? I think it is a bit like that with Lin Dan's retirement," Prannoy said.

Tokyo Olympics 2020 postponement forces World Athletics to seek dates in 2022 for 2021 World Championships
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Tokyo Olympics 2020 postponement forces World Athletics to seek dates in 2022 for 2021 World Championships

World Athletics said on Monday it was now seeking dates in 2022 for the World Championships in Eugene, Oregon that were scheduled for 2021.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indonesian coach Agus Dwi Santoso to assist India singles badminton players for mega event
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indonesian coach Agus Dwi Santoso to assist India singles badminton players for mega event

Santoso comes in after the unceremonious exit of South Korea's Kim Ji Hyun, who left abruptly last September after guiding Sindhu to an unprecedented World Championships gold medal.

My dream is to give India its first-ever MMA world champion, says Ritu Phogat
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My dream is to give India its first-ever MMA world champion, says Ritu Phogat

Ritu, who had bagged the 2016 Commonwealth Wrestling Championships gold and silver at the 2017 World Under-23 Championships, won her debut MMA fight at the One: Age of Dragons event, beating South Korea's Nam Hee Kim in under three minute.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Fit-again Neeraj Chopra relieved after booking ticket to Japan, says focus is to keep improving
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Fit-again Neeraj Chopra relieved after booking ticket to Japan, says focus is to keep improving

Chopra qualified for the Tokyo Olympics with a throw of 87.86m at the ACNE League meeting at Potchefstroom on Tuesday, after missing the entire 2019 season following a surgery on his elbow.

ITTF President Thomas Weikert says it is right time to host a mega event like World Championships
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ITTF President Thomas Weikert says it is right time to host a mega event like World Championships

The Table Tennis Federation of India will submit its bid for the World Championships (team) at the end of the year.

Delhi to host International Table Tennis Federation's Executive Committee meeting
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Delhi to host International Table Tennis Federation's Executive Committee meeting

This will be second time the country will be hosting such a meeting. The previous EC meeting of the ITTF was held in New Delhi way back in 1987 when Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) played host to the World Championships here.

Malaysia Masters 2020: PV Sindhu and Co look to start new year on positive note at Super 500 tournament
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Malaysia Masters 2020: PV Sindhu and Co look to start new year on positive note at Super 500 tournament

Sixth seed Sindhu faces Russia's Evgeniya Kosetskaya in the first round and will look to stay on course for an expected clash with World No 1 Tai Tzu Ying in the quarterfinals

Good to see so many boxers coming up from Assam, says World Championship medal winner Jamuna Boro
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Good to see so many boxers coming up from Assam, says World Championship medal winner Jamuna Boro

Along with Boro, Assamese boxers Bhagyabati Kachari and Lovlina Borgohain are among the top prospects for boxing in India.

Women's National Boxing Championships: Sonia Chahal, Meenakumari Devi enter semi-finals, confirm medals
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Women's National Boxing Championships: Sonia Chahal, Meenakumari Devi enter semi-finals, confirm medals

Chahal, who won the 57kg gold in 2016 and the bronze in 2017, had to fight hard against Himachal Pradesh's Vinakshi on her way to a gritty 3-2 win. All India Police's Meenakumari Devi got closer to the defence of her 54kg title with a dominant 5-0 victory over Jharkhand's Sabiha Khanam.

Indian boxer Neeraj suspended provisionally by NADA after failing dope test; Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel to hear case soon
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Indian boxer Neeraj suspended provisionally by NADA after failing dope test; Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel to hear case soon

Neeraj's sample was collected on 24 September and was tested at Qatar's Ani-Doping lab, which gave its findings earlier last month.

Nike to probe Mary Cain's claims of suffering physical, mental abuse as member of Alberto Salazar's Oregon Project
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Nike to probe Mary Cain's claims of suffering physical, mental abuse as member of Alberto Salazar's Oregon Project

Nike says it is investigating claims by former runner Mary Cain that she suffered physical and mental abuse as a member of the Nike Oregon Project headed by disgraced coach Alberto Salazar.

World Gymnastics Championships 2019: Simone Biles wins women's beam gold to set new world record of 24 medals
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World Gymnastics Championships 2019: Simone Biles wins women's beam gold to set new world record of 24 medals

Biles also extended her own record of 18 worlds golds after success earlier this week in the team, all-round and vault events with the USA team in Stuttgart.

National Open Athletics Championships: Dutee Chand smashes her own national record in 100m sprint, claims gold
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National Open Athletics Championships: Dutee Chand smashes her own national record in 100m sprint, claims gold

A fortnight after failing to reach 100m semis at the World Championships in Doha, the 23-year-old surpassed her previous timing of 11.26s which she had set at the Asian Championships in April this year.

World Athletics Championships 2019: IAAF chief Sebastian Coe insists event hasn't 'been derailed' by Alberto Salazar scandal
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World Athletics Championships 2019: IAAF chief Sebastian Coe insists event hasn't 'been derailed' by Alberto Salazar scandal

International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) president Coe said the governing body had reacted swiftly after news broke that Salazar, the founder of the Nike Oregon Project training group, had been suspended by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA)

World Athletics Championships 2019: Donavan Brazier brushes off doping controversy to win 800 metres gold in record time
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World Athletics Championships 2019: Donavan Brazier brushes off doping controversy to win 800 metres gold in record time

Donavan Brazier shrugged off the doping controversy surrounding his Nike Oregon Project training base on Tuesday to blast to 800 metres gold at the World Championships.

World Athletics Championships 2019: India's 4x400m mixed relay team finishes seventh in finals despite season best effort
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World Athletics Championships 2019: India's 4x400m mixed relay team finishes seventh in finals despite season best effort

India's team of Muhammed Anas, VK Vismaya, Jisna Mathew and Tom Nirmal Noah clocked 3 minute 15.77 seconds to finish seventh in the field of eight countries

Badminton Association of India General Secretary Ajay Singhania says they haven't received coach Kim Ji Hyun's official resignation
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Badminton Association of India General Secretary Ajay Singhania says they haven't received coach Kim Ji Hyun's official resignation

Badminton Association of India (BAI) General Secretary Ajay K Singhania said that neither the governing body nor the Sports Authority of India (SAI) have received any resignation from Kim.