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Indian Hockey in 2016 : A Statistical Survey

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— by BG Joshi — Men’s Hockey In 2016, India won the gold in the Asian Champions Trophy, silver in the Azlan Shah Cup, Champions Trophy and South Asian Games, and bronze in the Festival of Hockey in Australia. India had an impressive playing record of 19 wins against 17 losses in 2016. She also scored more goals – 103 ... Read More »

Archers remain in contention, Jitu disappoints again

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                               Two women archers Bombayla Devi and Deepika Kumari defeated their respective rivals and secured their places in the pre quarter finals. Boxer Manoj Kumar also came up wit a huge win against Evaldas Petrauskas of Lithuania in his first round bout. But performance of shooters – Jitu Rai and Prakash Nanjappa, was a big disappointment in the 50m Air ... Read More »

Archery is the art, practice

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Archery is the art, practice, or skill of releasing arrows with the use of a bow. The aim is to score the most points by accurately shooting the arrow into the centre of the target. For the 28th SEA Games, two types of bows will be used; Recurve and Compound. Recurve The only type of bow allowed in the Olympic ... Read More »

Denied US visa, AAI withdraws archers from World Youth Championships

NEW DELHI: The Archery Association of India on Friday pulled out of the World Youth Archery Championships in the US after 21 of its 31-member team were denied visas on apprehensions that they would not return to India. Livid over the US embassy’s decision, the AAI decided to withdraw from the event in Yankton, South Dakota as a mark of ... Read More »

Saeed Ajmal return can help Moeen Ali – coach Steve Rhodes

Worcestershire director of cricket Steve Rhodes says that Saeed Ajmal’s return to New Road can only be of help to fellow spinner Moeen Ali. The England all-rounder’s absence from the one-day international squad gives him a chance to rediscover his best form over the next month at Worcester. And the fact that has coincided with Ajmal’s arrival is a big ... Read More »

Cricket-England have picked exciting squad, says McCullum

New Zealand expect a new-look England squad to match their aggressive style of cricket in the five-game one-day series, captain Brendon McCullum said on Monday. Following a dismal World Cup campaign, England are resting key players, including fast bowlers James Anderson and Stuart Broad, for the series against the Kiwis which starts in Birmingham on Tuesday. Young seamer Mark Wood, ... Read More »

NatWest T20 Blast video: Worcestershire wicketkeeper Daryl Mitchell moves to outfield

IS a cricket team without a wicketkeeper still a cricket team? This sounds like a strange exercise in existentialism, but it’s actually a practical question umpires had to ask each other after a bizarre field placement during a match in England’s NatWest T20 Blast on Saturday (Australian time). With Northamptonshire batsman Josh Cobb taking a liking to spinners Saeed Ajmal ... Read More »

Shane Warne calls for controversial rule changes to be made to assist bowlers

SHANE Warne’s never been afraid to go against the grain by spouting some left-field ideas on the future of cricket, and the latest edition of the ‘Warnifesto’ is no different. The leg-spin legend has floated the prospect of changing the size of cricket balls to help combat the dominance of batsmen in the modern game. In an interview with the ... Read More »

India makes exit from the Junior World Cup

Dubai: Defending champions India crashed out of the Under-19 World Cup cricket tournament after suffering a three-wicket defeat at the hands of a disciplined England side in the quarterfinals here on Saturday, February 22. Batting first, India managed 221 for eight, and then saw England chase down the target with five balls to spare at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.  ... Read More »

सेमीफाइनल मे मालदीव से भिडेगा भारत

काठमांडू | छह बार के चैपियन भारत का सैफ फुटबाल चैपयिनशिप के सेमीफाइनल मे सोमवार को मालदीव से मुकाबला होगा जबकि अन्य सेमीफाइनल में मेजबान नेपाल रविवार को अफगानिस्तान से भिडेगा। भारत को अपने अंतिम ग्रुप मैच मे नेपाल के हाथो 1..2 से शिकस्त का सामना करना पडा था लेकिन उसके बावजूद टीम ग्रुप..ए मे दूसरे स्थान पर रहकर सेमीफाइनल ... Read More »

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