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Last updated: Thursday, August 25, 2016 8:06:04 PM

Sindhu started playing at 8, had meteoric rise
Hyderabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Star shuttler P.V. Sindhu, who on Friday became the first Indian woman to win a silver medal in badminton in the Olympics, has had a meteoric rise since she first hit the headlines in 2012.

Friday, August 19, 2016 9:00:05 PM

ISL: FC Goa sign local youngsters Tavora, Cardozo
Panaji, Aug 19 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) franchise FC Goa on Friday confirmed the signing of local players Sahil Tavora and Fulganco Cardozo for the third edition of the football tournament.

Friday, August 19, 2016 7:42:03 PM

FC Goa skills programme for coaches, players underway
Panaji, Aug 19 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) franchise FC Goa is conducting its first skill programme in Ahmedabad led by the team's grassroots development director Gavin Araujo, an AFC-A licensed coach.

Friday, August 19, 2016 5:40:05 PM

For good results, one should support Indian athletes: Tendulkar
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on Friday said in order to produce good results, it is important to support the Indian athletes.

Friday, August 19, 2016 4:06:04 PM

Grappling With Glory: India and its Wrestling tradition (Book Review)
Title: Enter the Dangal; Author: Rudraneil Sengupta; Publisher: Harper Sport (HarperCollins); Pages: 274; Price: Rs 350

Friday, August 19, 2016 3:48:04 PM

Shobhaa De invites troll for Sindhu comments on Twitter
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) After Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu prevailed over Nozomi Okuhara of Japan to enter the final of the women's singles event at the Olympic Games, author Shobhaa De once again sparked the controversy by tweeting an irksome remark on the Hyderabadi.

Friday, August 19, 2016 3:46:03 PM

Narsingh's case an indictment of NADA and political forces (Column: Just Sport)
Ironically, the day woman wrestler Sakshi Malik brought in India's first medal from the Rio Olympics, the cricket-loony country may have had greater pleasure in their team's ascent to the No.1 position in the world.

Friday, August 19, 2016 2:02:37 PM

Kumble-Kohli combo on track to improve overseas Test record: Adam Gilchrist (IANS Interview)
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Australia's legendary wicketkeeper-batsman Adam Gilchrist has hailed the appointment of Anil Kumble as the Indian cricket team's head coach, saying the combination of leg-spin great and Test skipper Virat Kohli is already showing positive signs in improving their overseas record in the longest format of the game.

Friday, August 19, 2016 1:06:03 PM

Cash awards pour in for Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) One day after Sakshi Malik ended India's wait for a medal at the Rio Olympic Games, the windfall of cash rewards began to fill up the maiden woman wrestling bronze medallist's coffers with a cumulative sum of over Rs 3.5 crore and a job promotion promised.

Thursday, August 18, 2016 8:26:04 PM

Sakshi Malik to receive Rs.5 lakh award at International Fitness Festival
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) India's Rio Olympic bronze medallist wrestler Sakshi Malik will be given Rs.5 lakh by the International Fitness Festival.

Thursday, August 18, 2016 7:32:04 PM

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