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Indian grapplers’ impressive show

Indian Wrestler Bajrang won gold in 65 Kg in Asian Wrestling Championship at IG Stadium in New Delhi on Saturday. EXPRESS PHOTO BY PRAVEEN KHANNA 13 05 2017.

                                The Indian wrestlers finished with 10 medals, including a gold, five silver and four bronze in the Asian Wrestling Championships held in New Delhi from May 10 to 14 at the KD Jadhav Indoor Stadium. It bettered the India’s tally of nine medals in the last edition of the Asian Championship at Bangkok, Thailand. Indian tally of medals read ... Read More »

Seven Indian boxers book berths for World Championship

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                               India bagged two silver and two bronze medals and a total of seven berths for the World Championship event from the recently concluded Asian Boxing Championship at Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The medal winners for India were Shiva Thapa & Sumit Sangwan (silver) and Amit Phangal & Vikas Krishan (Bronze). Apart from them, other three boxers who got the World Championship ... Read More »

India win seven medals in Plezn Grand Prix Shooting

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May 7, 2017                                       Heena Sidhu claimed a bronze medal in the Women’s 10m Air Pistol event on the final day of the Grand Prix of Liberation Plezn Shooting Championships in the Czech Republic. India had a haul of one gold, two silver and four bronze medals from the event.                                      Heena shot 218.8 in the eight-woman final, won by ... Read More »

India has to learn to cope with pressure

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Ipoh, May 7 The Indian hockey team may have climbed to No. 6 in the world rankings but its ability to cope with pressure remains suspect, feels coach Roelant Oltmans. Not only do they come under pressure in the closing stages of international encounters, during the past week, India were also found wanting when challenged with the demand of a ... Read More »

Medal hopefuls Jitu, Leander & Bopanna crash out

                                     The first day in the Rio Olympics was an eventful day. It was full of excitement and true to the grand occasion – a couple of world records broken, a country winning its first ever gold and another country ending its long gold medal drought. Katinka Hosszu of Japan broke the world record in 400m Individual Medley clocking 4m ... Read More »

Indians shoot off-target

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                                    The medal-winning trend of the Indian shooters from last three Olympic Games suffered a jolt when 12-man strong contingent returned empty handed. Of them only Abhinav Bindra and Jitu Rai salvaged some pride by making it to the finals of their respective events. Bindra was a bit unlucky to miss a medal as he finished 4th in the 10m ... Read More »

Vijay spells correctly

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                           Relatively an unknown name among Indian sports lovers, Vijay Kumar did exactly what his name means by bringing biggest cheer in the Indian camp on August 3 when he won a silver medal in the 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Shooting event. Vijay, who was not considered as a hot medal contender, shot magnificently and returned an unexpected medal. Who have ... Read More »

Gagan makes country proud

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                             The ace-marksman Gagan Narang does it finally. He kept his cool, maintained his calmness in the odd situation and remained focused through out the competition. This all won him country’s first medal at London and his first too in his 3rd Olympic appearance. It was also the third successive occasion when Indian shooters clinched a medal in Olympic Shooting. ... Read More »

Abhinav Bindra : The golden man of India

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                                 The champion shooter Abhinav Bindra made every countrymen proud by winning India’s first individual gold medal in Olympic history. He achieved this phenomenal success in 10m Air Rifle Shooting event on the fourth day of the Games.                                  Abhinav Bindra started his campaign along with 51 shooters. The bespectacled shooter made spectacular start shooting a perfect 100 of his ... Read More »

History created, India wins first medal in Shooting

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                            Ace shooter Major Rajyawardhan Singh Rathore made these Games memorable. He won a silver medal in the double trap event and became the first Indian sportsman of independent India to win an individual silver medal in the Olympic Games in any sport. Major who was not at his best in the qualifying round was placed 5th with a tally ... Read More »

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