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Jallikattu protests: Not new for Tamils to stand united for something they believe in

In Tamil Nadu, admiration or respect for something – whether it's a centuries-old cultural practice, a cinematic demigod, or a political icon – has always been accompanied by heightened emotions. Be it Jallikattu, the conflict over the Cauvery river, the unbounded reverence for Tamil superstar Rajnikanth

Rio 2016 Olympics medal winners to be considered for Khel Ratna, Arjuna

Sports Ministry said the decision has been taken so that athletes need not wait for a year after their medal-winning performances at the Olympics.

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Russia ran doping programme at Sochi Olympics: Report

According to the report, those involved included some of Russia's biggest stars of the 2014 Sochi Games.

Rio 2016 Olympics: Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik create history, grab 2 Olympic spots in wrestling

Here are the India sportspersons who have so far qualified for the Rio 2016 Games.

VIDEO: Louis Oosthuizen hits spectacular hole-in-one at Augusta Masters

Louis Oosthuizen joined Shane Lowry and Davis Love III in the hole-in-one club at 16 on the back nine of the final round at Augusta.

File a PIL for this: MS Dhoni responds to ODI retirement query

MS Dhoni was asked as to whether he has played his last 50 over match since India don't have any for a long time now.

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Misbah-ul-Haq to retire from ODIs after 2015 World Cup, will continue playing Tests

Misbah-ul-Haq will stop playing the 50-over format after 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

Dhyan Chand should have got Bharat Ratna first: Milkha Singh

Milkha feels hockey wizard Dhyan Chand should have been the first sportsperson to be conferred with the Bharat Ratna.

Virat Kohli will lead with passion and it will show on field: Sourav Ganguly

Kohli took over the Test captaincy after Dhoni retired midway through the series against Australia.

Asian Games 2014: India end 12-year hockey final jinx

Akashdeep Singh scored a brilliant field goal to help a spirited India beat hosts Korea 1-0.

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Shocking results in sports in 2018

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Supreme Court stays Centre's notification allowing Jallikatu

New Delhi, Jan12 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the Central Government's notification, which permitted the controversial sport 'Jallikattu' in Tamil Nadu. Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader MK Stalin after the order, said that ruling by the apex court on Jallikattu has to be suitably responded by the Central Government and only it can take a decision on it. Jallikattu is a bull taming sport played in Tamil Nadu as a part of Pongal celebrations on Mattu Pongal day.

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'Jallikattu' should not be encouraged: Kiran Bedi

New Delhi, Jan 08 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kiran Bedi on Friday said that a brutal sport like Jallikattu should not be encouraged in a civilized society. She stated that Supreme Court had previously banned the sport because of various reasons hence one should not go against it. She added that it was a very disturbing sport.

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