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On This Day: Prakash Padukone wins Commonwealth Games gold medal

Prakash Padukone won a gold medal at the 1978 Commonwealth Games in Edmonton, Canada. Nine other medals came on the day in wrestling. A day after anniversary of India celebrating twin reasons for euphoria at the Olympics, another memory will fill Indians everywhere with immense pride. On this day, August 13, legendary shuttler Prakash Padukone […]

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Tests hone bowlers’ skills: Chahal

The Indian team management has committed to the idea of preferring wrist spinners and using them as much as possible. Even as Kuldeep Yadav made his first Test appearance outside the sub-continent in the ongoing Lord’s Test, for the last fortnight Yuzvendra Chahal has also been made to get ready with some red-ball cricket by […]

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Narender is HCA interim chief

A majority at the Apex Council meeting convened on Sunday approved the appointment of Narender Goud as the interim president with immediate effect, according to HCA secretary T. Seshnarayan. “At the Council meeting today, after prolonged deliberations, the majority were of the opinion that the post of president cannot be kept vacant indefinitely,” he said. […]