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Top names in action at the Nationals

Winners to represent the country at the World championships In the absence of the boxers who competed in the Olympics, some top names — including Shiva Thapa, Mohammad Hussamuddin, Gaurav Bidhuri, Sanjeet and Deepak Kumar — will be seen in action in the National boxing championships starting at the Inspire Institute of Sports (IIS) here […]

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Vinesh Phogat’s World Championship hopes go up in smoke

She loses to World champion Mukaida but makes it to the repechage round Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat was on Tuesday pushed out of the title race by reigning champion Mayu Mukaida of Japan at the World Championship here. It was a second consecutive defeat for Vinesh against the Japanese this season after losing to the […]

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Arpinder to train under Yaich

The triple jumper is focusing on the Worlds at the moment With the World Championships to be held in four months and the Olympics in 14 months, Asian Games gold medallist triple jumper Arpinder Singh is thankful that he finally has some clarity going into these mega events. Without any concrete response from the TOPS […]

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Bajrang Punia seeded third at World Championship

CWG and Asian Games gold medallist Bajrang Punia is the only Indian wrestler from a strong 30-member squad to get a seeding at the upcoming World Championships as he has been seeded third in the 65kg category in men’s freestyle competition. Going by his form, Bajrang will be a strong medal contender at the World […]

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PV Sindhu enters second successive World Championships final

PV Sindhu claimed a second successive World Championships final spot after seeing off a fighting Akane Yamaguchi of Japan in straight games at the women's singles semifinals. Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu continued her incredible run of form in the World Championships, earning a second successive final spot after seeing off Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi […]