Majority Of Opinions Worked Against Jaspal Rana: Bhaichung Bhutia
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Majority Of Opinions Worked Against Jaspal Rana: Bhaichung Bhutia

Bhaichung Bhutia was part of the 12-member committee that conducted meetings over two days in New Delhi to recommend names for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, Arjuna Awards, Dronacharya Awards and Dhyanchand Awards.

Abhinav Bindra Slams Selection Panel For Leaving Out Jaspal Rana From Dronacharya Award Nomination List
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Abhinav Bindra Slams Selection Panel For Leaving Out Jaspal Rana From Dronacharya Award Nomination List

Jaspal Rana, himself a multiple Asian Games gold-medallist marksman, has groomed the likes of Manu Bhaker, Saurabh Chaudhary and Anish Bhanwala.

Water Bacteria Cancels Tokyo 2020 Paratriathlon Test Swim
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Water Bacteria Cancels Tokyo 2020 Paratriathlon Test Swim

The International Triathlon Union (ITU) shelved the swimming leg after tests showed levels of e-coli more than double the acceptable standard.

Britain Seeks To Assuage India Over Commonwealth Shooting Row
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Britain Seeks To Assuage India Over Commonwealth Shooting Row

The British government is seeking to reach a compromise with India over the South Asian country's threat to boycott the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in 2022.

"No Space" For Shooting, Says Commonwealth Games Chief Despite India
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"No Space" For Shooting, Says Commonwealth Games Chief Despite India's Boycott Threat

Shooting has been a high-yielding discipline for India with shooters accounting for 16 of the country's 66 medals, including seven golds, at last year's Gold Coast Games.

Sports Authority Of India Set To Hire Nutritionists, Chefs To Provide Personalised Diet To Athletes
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Sports Authority Of India Set To Hire Nutritionists, Chefs To Provide Personalised Diet To Athletes

The move is an implementation of the decision taken by Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju in June, to end the disparity in diet between senior and junior athletes.

Mary Kom, Bhaichung Bhutia In 12-Member Selection Panel For National Sports Awards
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Mary Kom, Bhaichung Bhutia In 12-Member Selection Panel For National Sports Awards

The national sports awards for athletes and coaches this year will be decided by a single 12-member panel.

Dwayne Johnson, The Rock, Announces Retirement From WWE
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Dwayne Johnson, The Rock, Announces Retirement From WWE

Dwayne Johnson said that he 'quietly retired' from WWE, but at the same time did not rule out the possibility of a comeback in future.

Administrative Blunder Costs India Chance To Compete In World Squash Championship
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Administrative Blunder Costs India Chance To Compete In World Squash Championship

The Squash Rackets Federation of India (SRFI) though claimed that it tried its best to get approval from the Sports Authority of India (SAI).

PKL 7: Patna Pirates Edge Past Tamil Thalaivas, Bengal Warriors Outclass Puneri Paltans

PKL 7: Patna Pirates Edge Past Tamil Thalaivas, Bengal Warriors Outclass Puneri Paltans

Rahul Chaudhari completed 900 raids making history in the Pro Kabaddi League Season 7 and top-scored with five points for the Tamil Thalaivas.

NRAI Supports IOA Proposal To Boycott 2022 CWG For Shooting
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NRAI Supports IOA Proposal To Boycott 2022 CWG For Shooting's Exclusion

The IOA on Saturday proposed boycott of the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games for dropping shooting from the roster, and sought the government's approval.

IOA Proposes Boycott Of 2022 CWG For Dropping Shooting, Seeks Government Approval
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IOA Proposes Boycott Of 2022 CWG For Dropping Shooting, Seeks Government Approval

The sport has featured in every Commonwealth Games since 1966 with the exception of Edinburgh 1970.

Sports Minister Receives Special Olympic Torch
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Sports Minister Receives Special Olympic Torch

This year, India is hosting the Special Olympics International Football Championship (SOIFC) 2019 in Chennai from August 3-6.

High Level Committee Formed To Strategise Preparations For 2020, 2024 Olympics
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High Level Committee Formed To Strategise Preparations For 2020, 2024 Olympics

The committee comprises prominent sportspersons like Olympic medallists -- tennis ace Leander Paes and shooter Gagan Narang.

IOA President Accuses SAG Of Handling National Games Issue Badly
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IOA President Accuses SAG Of Handling National Games Issue Badly

The long-delayed Games have been the subject of controversy with both parties not willing to relent on the blame game.

India Will Perform Better At Tokyo Olympics, Says Kiran Rijiju
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India Will Perform Better At Tokyo Olympics, Says Kiran Rijiju

Kiren Rijiju admitted that Indian athletes have been performing competitively at the international level in many disciplines.

PKL 7: All-Round Bengal Warriors Thrash UP Yoddha, Dabang Delhi Edge Past Telugu Titans
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PKL 7: All-Round Bengal Warriors Thrash UP Yoddha, Dabang Delhi Edge Past Telugu Titans

Bengal Warriors skipper and ace raider Maninder Singh and Mohammed Nabibaksh broke UP Yoddha's defence.

Kristof Milak Crushes Michael Phelps Record To Win World 200m Butterfly Gold
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Kristof Milak Crushes Michael Phelps Record To Win World 200m Butterfly Gold

Kristof Milak stormed to gold in the men's 200m fly, clocking a blistering 1:50.73 to shatter Phelps's 10-year-old mark by almost eight tenths.

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