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Khelo India Youth Games to start from January 9, 2019

Building on the core of this message through the #5MinuteAur campaign, the Sports Ministry wants India to encourage kids to play for those extra five minutes.

UFC 231: Max Holloway stops Brian Ortega via TKO

The skills of Max Holloway, who was returning from an injury-plagued year, were too much for Ortega, who had rallied in the third round but was unable to take Holloway down or use his vaunted jiu-jitsu.

SAI appoints 11 Olympians and 3 Paralympians as coaches and assistant coaches

Mariyappan Thangavelu, who won a gold in high jump at Para Olympics 2016, has been offered a Group A post as coach.

Lance Armstrong says Uber investment saved his family: Report

Lance Armstrong, who was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned for life for doping, gave $100,000 to a venture capital fund that invested in the ride-hailing company in 2009.

Vijender Singh’s American dream

A year after his last professional bout, Indian boxer Vijender Singh heads to US to improve his 10-0 record

On Vijender Singh’s US wishlist: Debut at Madison Square Garden, showdown with Canelo Alvarez

After a stint of 10 fights in the UK and India, Vijender Singh is set to foray into the US territory after signing up with the legendary Bob Arum's Top Rank Promotions.

USA Gymnastics, reeling from abuse claims, files for bankruptcy

In a court filing, USAG's chief financial officer said USA Gymnastics has estimated the impact of the lawsuits due to the Larry Nassar scandal at between $75 million-$100 million.

Mary Kom to hire male sparring partners if needed

The Olympic medallist Wednesday said she did not face any tough opponent in the 48kg category at the World Championships which she won recently.

Tokyo 2020 formally propose earlier marathon time

Temperatures in Tokyo reached a record 41.1 degrees Celsius this year, with the July average reaching more than 30 degrees since 1998.

Eliud Kipchoge and Caterine Ibarguen named IAAF athletes of the year

Olympic champion Kipchoge shattered the world marathon record by 78 seconds, while Ibarguen was the Diamond League champion in both the long jump and triple jump.

Samsung extends Olympics sponsorship to 2028: IOC

Samsung is one of 14 top sponsors of the Olympics that also includes Coca-Cola, Intel and Panasonic. Many of them have signed on till 2028 or beyond.

Sharath Kamal breaks into top-30 of ITTF rankings 

In a path-breaking year, Sharath Kamal won an unprecedented two bronze medals in the Asian Games held in Jakarta.


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