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Jitu gives India its first gold at Shooting World Cup

Jitu gives India its first gold at Shooting World Cup

Two-time Olympian shooter Jitu Rai, on March 1, gave India the first gold at the Shooting World Cup, by claiming the top slot in the 50m men’s air pistol event. His compatriot, Amanpreet Singh settled for the silver in the same event at the Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range.

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Not interested in Barcelona coach job, says Wenger

Not interested in Barcelona coach job, says Wenger

Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger said he is not looking to be the head coach of FC Barcelona when Luis Enrique leaves the Catalan side’s bench at the end of the football season.

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Sports for all is my vision, my dream: Sachin Tendulkar

Sports for all is my vision, my dream: Sachin Tendulkar

Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar says he wants every Indian to make any one sport a part of their fitness regime.

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Indian athletes can dominate Kenyans and Ethiopians in future: Gebrselassie

Indian athletes can dominate Kenyans and Ethiopians in future: Gebrselassie

Two-time Olympic gold medallist and long distance runner Haile Gebrselassie, on February 24 predicted that Indian athletes will outshine their Kenyan, Ethiopian and other African counterparts on the track in the coming days.

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Zulpikar refuses to fight  Vijender on April 1

Zulpikar refuses to fight Vijender on April 1

WBO Oriental super middleweight champion Zulpikar Miamiatiali, who was set to fight WBO Asia Pacific Super middleweight champion Vijender Singh in Mumbai on April 1, has backed out of the bout, the promoters, IOS Boxing announced. According to IOS Boxing Promotions, talks with the Chinese promoters have fallen flat, but the fight will take place as scheduled with another boxer, whose name will be announced soon.

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Loss against Australia is a big learning for me, says Kohli

Loss against Australia is a big learning for me, says Kohli

After tasting his first loss as full-time India skipper, Virat Kohli conceded that the 333-run loss to Australia in the first cricket Test is a big learning for him. Australia ended India’s 19-match unbeaten streak after thrashing the hosts within three days to take a 1-0 lead in the four-match Test rubber.

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Hyderabad to host 2017 IPL opener  and finale

Hyderabad to host 2017 IPL opener and finale

The Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad will host the opening tie as well as the finals of this year’s Indian Premier League (IPL), it was announced on February 15.

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Bowling is crucial to beat India: David Warner

Bowling is crucial to beat India: David Warner

Star opener David Warner asserted that the Australian bowlers will have to be at the top of their game if the visitors are to emerge triumphant during their upcoming Test series against India.

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Ramanathan hands India a win over  New Zealand in Davis Cup

Ramanathan hands India a win over New Zealand in Davis Cup

Tennis player Ramkumar Ramanathan defeated Finn Tearney of New Zealand in the first match of the reverse singles to hand India a comfortable 3-1 victory in Asian Oceania Group 1 Davis Cup in Pune.

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