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Indian women's Kabaddi team wins gold in Asian Beach Games

1 day ago
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In the summit clash played at Bien Dong Park in Danang, Vietnam, the Indian team defeated Thailand 41-31. This was fifth gold in succession for the Indian team.

Official Emblem launched for FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017

3 days ago
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Shaped like the FIFA U-17 World Cup trophy, the emblem combines the global look of the beautiful game with a quintessentially Indian feel.

Sathiyan Gnanasekaran wins Belgium Open title of Table Tennis

Sep 27, 2016
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With this, Gnanasekaran became the second Indian table tennis player to win an ITTF event. Achanta Sharath Kamal is the first Indian to win an ITTF event in 2012.

India wins historic 500th Test by 197 runs against New Zealand

Sep 27, 2016
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Earlier, India had lost their 100th and 200th Test match but was on the winning side in 300th, 400th and 500th test matches.

Golf legend Arnold Palmer passes away

Sep 26, 2016
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Born on 10 September 2016, Arnold Palmer was an American professional golfer. He was a part of The Big Three in golf during the 1960s, along with Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player.

Alexander Zverev defeats Stan Wawrinka to win St Petersburg Open Men’s Singles title

Sep 26, 2016
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With this, Alexander Zverev becomes the first man to beat Stan Wawrinka in a tour final since 2013. The loss also ends a 10-match unbeaten run for Wawrinka.

Dominic Inglot and Henri Kontinen win St Petersburg Open Men’s Doubles title

Sep 26, 2016
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Dominic Inglot and Henri Kontinen defeated Leander Paes and his German partner Andre Begemann to grab the St Petersburg Open Men’s Doubles title.

R Ashwin becomes fastest Indian & second overall to take 200 Test wickets

Sep 26, 2016
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Ashwin reached the milestone in 37 matches, just one behind Aussie Clarrie Grimmett, who holds the record of taking 200 wickets in 36 Tests.

India's Velavan Senthilkumar wins U-19 Asian Junior Individual squash title in Kuala Lumpur

Sep 26, 2016
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In the final clash played in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Senthilkumar defetaed Jordan's Mohammad Al-Sarraj 12-14, 9-11, 11-6, 11-8, 11-7.

Sania Mirza and Barbora Strycova lifts Toray Pan Pacific Open trophy in Tokyo

Sep 26, 2016
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In the final clash, the Indo-Czech pair of Mirza and Strycova defeated the unseeded Chinese pair of Chen Liang and Zhaoxuan Yang 6-1, 6-1.

Asia’s oldest MTB race kicks off in Shimla

Sep 25, 2016
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Nearly 67 participants from 14 countries including 11 men of SSB are taking part in the race which would conclude on 3 October 2016 in Dharmshala, the district headquarter of Kangra.

NITI Aayog chalks up plan to secure 50 medals in 2024 Olympics

Sep 23, 2016
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The policy-making body of Union Government said that it is disappointing to know that the world’s second-most populous country with world-class talent in various disciplines has not been able to produce champions in sports.

BPCL lifts title of Obaidullah Khan Heritage Cup Hockey Tournament

Sep 22, 2016
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Air India got the third place in the Tournament. It defeated ONGC in a match played to decide third place.

MS Dhoni named captain of India's all time Test XI by Wisden

Sep 22, 2016
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Wisden is one of the most reputed cricket magazines in the world, announced the team to mark India's 500th Test match starting on 22 September 2016 against New Zealand at the Green Park Stadium in Kanpur.

BCCI partners Janalakshmi Financial Services for three years

Sep 20, 2016
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The agreement also gives Janalakshmi benefits of prominence in stadium branding and on-ground advertising for 68 matches in three years across the three formats.

Priyesha Deshmukh wins bronze in World Deaf Shooting Championships

Sep 19, 2016
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Deshmukh won the bronze in the 10m air rifle category. Ukraine's Svitlana Yatsenko won the gold in the Championships while Serbia's Gordana Mikovic clinched the silver.

Indian shooters clinched three gold medals at ISSF Junior World Cup

Sep 19, 2016
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Subhankar Pramanick bagged India's first gold in 50-metre rifle prone event. The second gold was bagged by Sambhaji Patil.

Track Asia Cup 2016 concluded; Indian finished second

Sep 17, 2016
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Hong Kong topped the chart with 18 medals which comprise 11 Gold, four Silvers and three bronze.

East Bengal wins Calcutta Football League 2016

Sep 16, 2016
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Calcutta Football League is the football league system where several football clubs of Kolkata participate. It currently consists of seven-tier pyramid system.

Indian cyclists bag 6 medals on opening day of 2016 Track Asia Cup

Sep 15, 2016
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The medal winners include Deborah Herold, Kezia Vargheese, Alena Reji, Rajkumari Devi, Nayana Rajesh and Anu Chutia.

2016 Kabaddi World Cup's logo unveiled

Sep 15, 2016
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The logo is derived from the natural heritage of Gujarat, the Asiatic Lion, symbolising the ferocity of a Kabaddi defender and the agility of a raider.

India Blue wins 2016-2017 Duleep Trophy

Sep 15, 2016
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In the final, India Blue defeated India Red, captained by Yuvraj Singh, by a massive 355 runs. Ravinder Jadeja, who bagged 5 wickets in the second innings, finished the game with a 10-wicket haul.

Sushmita Rai wins Bronze at World Martial Arts Masterships

Sep 14, 2016
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The competition is considered an Olympics for martial arts with 2073 participants from 87 countries. It was the first comprehensive martial arts competition where national teams from across the globe took part.

Indian Railways Men Hockey Team wins MCC Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament

Sep 14, 2016
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The Madras Cricket Club is one of the premier sports institutions in the country. It organizes major national level tournaments in the disciplines of Tennis, Squash, Cricket, Badminton, Billiards and Hockey.

Javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia wins gold at Rio Paralympics

Sep 14, 2016
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Jhajharia’s previous best was 62.15 metres, which he had achieved in the 2004 Games. In the 2016 Rio Paralympics, he improved the mark with an attempt of 63.97 metres.

Deepa Malik becomes first Indian woman to win medal at Paralympics

Sep 13, 2016
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Fatema Nedham of Bahrain won the gold medal with the best throw of 4.76m. Greece’s Dimitra Korokida bagged the bronze medal with a throw of 4.28m.

Stan Wawrinka defeats Novak Djokovic to win 2016 US Open Men’s Singles title

Sep 12, 2016
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In the US Open men's singles final, Swiss Wawrinka defeated Serbian Djokovic 6-7, 6-4, 7-5, 6-3 to clinch the title. This is Wawrinka’s maiden US Open title and his third major title.

Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares win 2016 US Open Men’s Doubles title

Sep 12, 2016
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With this, Murray became the first British man for 44 years to win the US Open doubles title. Soares also became the first Brazilian to win more than one Grand Slam doubles title.

Angelique Kerber wins 2016 US Open Women’s Singles title

Sep 12, 2016
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The 2016 US Open was Kerber's second Grand Slam singles title. With this, she became the first German to win the US Open since Steffi Graf in 1996.

Army Green beat Neroca FC 6-5 to lift Durand Cup

Sep 12, 2016
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In the final of Asia's oldest football tournament in New Delhi, Army Green defeated Neroca FC 6-5 via penalty shoot outs.

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