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February 7, 2016 3:28 am

Angad picked his first serious senior medal at Kuwait in November and in a tough field of top shooters almost snuck in an Indian quota last week.

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February 7, 2016 3:24 am

India's first-ever Olympic quota in Skeet to break the shackles, a dozen consistent scores of 120-plus in the last one year, two women making the finals of the Asian Olympic qualifier.

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February 7, 2016 1:42 am

At least one official of four sports federations – cycling, volleyball, handball and wrestling – have also not been able to make the trip to Guwahati and Shillong.

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February 7, 2016 2:19 am

Thirty-two high-tech projectors and over 1,000 computerised lights were used to create the digital theme at the SAG opening ceremony.

February 6, 2016 1:03 am

The pair was at the centre of Indian basketball’s gaze last year, when Canadian Bhullar became the first player of Indian descent to play in the NBA, turning out briefly for the Sacramento Kings.

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February 5, 2016 1:15 pm

Champion’s Pro Kushti is a combination of traditional Malyudhha and modern grappling techniques.

February 5, 2016 12:45 pm

Logistical nightmare to manage 4000 visitors confronts organisers on eve of hastily-stitched up South Asian Games.

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February 4, 2016 10:23 am

The South Asian Games will be held in Guwahati and Shillong from February 5 to 16.

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February 3, 2016 2:34 pm

Bengal Warriors impress in 25-17 win over Tegulu Titans as the latter end home leg on disappointing note.

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February 3, 2016 10:34 am

Sanjeev Rajput quit his navy job after the last Haryana government offered him a police inspector’s job.

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February 2, 2016 2:52 pm

At the halfway stage the winners Patna Pirates had a 14-12 advantage after trailing 5-8 at one stage.

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February 2, 2016 12:43 pm

"I hope I can take the fight to prostate cancer," Bret Hart wrote in an emotional post on his official Facebook account.

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February 2, 2016 1:05 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the South Asian Games in Guwahati along with ministers and diplomats from other SAARC nations.

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February 2, 2016 12:47 pm

There’ve been a few shockers over the last one week, some down to fragile nerves, others seeing the pressure catch up.

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February 1, 2016 11:29 am

Elizabeth Susan Koshy, youngest of the finalists at Asia Olympic Qualifying Competition, clearly had a lot on her mind on Sunday.

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January 31, 2016 2:42 pm

For U Mumba, Anup Kumar (6) and Rishank Devadiga (8) were the top players in the raids.

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January 31, 2016 2:40 pm

After the rendition of the National Anthem by Aamir Khan, the special programme was followed by some entertainment provided by South star Rana Rana Duggabatti.

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January 31, 2016 12:02 pm

With state polls round the corner, there is considerable political mileage at stake in making the South Asian Games a grand fare.

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January 30, 2016 12:34 pm

Ayonika Paul raised hopes of a gold but missed in her last shot.

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January 27, 2016 6:52 pm

Viswanathan Anand, playing in a Swiss open for the first time in 23 years, failed to get into the groove.

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January 26, 2016 12:02 pm

Pink Jangra, 25, is seen as Mary Kom’s toughest competitor at the national level.

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January 26, 2016 12:05 pm

For a host of Indians, Karni Singh ranges offer final throw of dice in a desperate attempt to book Rio berth.

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January 25, 2016 6:40 pm

Saira Sirohi was a promising talent and had already won over 100 medals in national competitions.

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January 25, 2016 6:16 pm

Deepika Kumari, Sania Mirza and Saina Naiwal were in sublime touch last year and brought the country laurels in their respective sports.

January 22, 2016 12:28 pm

Tejaswin Shankar says he is expecting to clear the 2.16m mark at the South Asian Games.

January 22, 2016 11:54 am

The IOA has been struggling to generate funds on its own after the 2010 Commonwealth Games fiasco.

January 21, 2016 2:09 pm

The last time three Indian men qualified for the marathon of the quadrennial event was back in 1960, at Rome.

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January 18, 2016 10:03 am

T Gopi, Kheta Ram join Nitendra Rawat in securing Rio berth, taking Indian count to three; Ram Singh’s course record broken.

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January 17, 2016 9:33 am

Only 15, Haryana weightlifter Deepak Lather is the youngest Indian with a national record.

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January 17, 2016 7:19 am

Weightlifting was hard enough to begin with and Jimjang Deru also missed life back in the mountaintop village of Jang.

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January 17, 2016 12:42 am

The whistle-stop show, headlined by Roman Reigns, lives up to its billing, pleasing the aficionados.

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January 16, 2016 6:00 pm

Dmitry Shlyakhtin said his "task is simple, to return Russian athletics to the world level and to revive trust."

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January 16, 2016 4:08 pm

Usain Bolt, the biggest name in athletics with a plethora of titles, records and commercial deals, said the IAAF had failed their athletes.

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January 16, 2016 1:32 pm

Three months at the border was enough to ignite in Nitendra Singh Rawat a fear-driven love for running.

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January 16, 2016 1:31 pm

OP Jaisha asserted that the upcoming Mumbai Marathon will be her last outing in the long distance event.

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January 15, 2016 6:05 pm

WADA's independent commission said that the former head of IAAF, Lamine Diack, ran a clique that covered up organised doping.