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Badminton camp in muddle

The training camp doubles up as selection trials for Thomas and Uber Cup to be held in Denmark next month.

published : 08 Sep 2020

Students return to surfing schools in Chennai's Covelong

Covelong, a sleepy fishing hamlet on the hot but picturesque Chennai coast, is known to be one of the busiest surfing destinations in southern India.

published : 08 Sep 2020

Boxer Manoj and rower Takhar apply for diploma course in sports coaching

Kunhu Muhammed (athletics) and Poonam Rani (hockey) have also applied for the course in the same category. All of them are Olympians.

published : 07 Sep 2020

Sindhu makes u-turn, says she is available for Thomas and Uber Cup

The Rio Olympics silver medallist had earlier said that she won't be able to travel because of family commitments next month. 

published : 07 Sep 2020

Jwala Gutta announces engagement with actor Vishnu Vishal

Gutta was married to fellow badminton player Chetan Anand, before her divorce in 2011.

published : 07 Sep 2020

Our scores were absolutely identical when he retired: Viswanathan Anand on Vladimir Kramnik

Russia' Kramnik, the first unified world champion, had an intense rivalry with Anand for many years.

published : 07 Sep 2020

Wrestlers must be more careful, camp must go on: Yogeshwar Dutt

A few wrestlers have demanded the postponement of the national camp after four wrestlers Deepak Punia (85kg), Rahul Aware (61kg), Navin (65kg) and Krishan (125kg) had tested positive.

published : 07 Sep 2020

Ultimate goal is to create history in Tokyo Olympics, says Indian hockey midfielder Neha Goyal

Neha Goyal is currently at the SAI South Centre in Bengaluru for the national camp which concludes on September 30.

published : 07 Sep 2020

Eyeing Thomas and Uber Cup, 26 shuttlers from across states to camp in Hyderabad

The preparatory camp will commence from September 7th until September 27th at the Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy in Hyderabad.

published : 07 Sep 2020

Now, Rahul Aware COVID positive; Deepak Punia allowed to go home

The national camp for the senior men’s squad will continue despite four grapplers returning positive since the commencement of the camp on September 1.

published : 06 Sep 2020

Wrestler Deepak Punia discharged from hospital, advised home isolation

Besides the Olympic-bound Punia (86kg), the other two wrestlers who tested positive for the virus were Navin (65kg) and Krishan (125kg).

published : 06 Sep 2020

Tvesa Malik finishes fourth at Flumserberg Ladies Open, records career-best result outside India

Tvesa and Diksha will stay on in Switzerland for next week's VP Bank Ladies Open, a 200,000 full Euro field event.

published : 06 Sep 2020

COVID-19 tests reduce UFC show to seven bouts in Las Vegas

The mixed martial arts promotion held its shortest card since 2005 on Saturday night after canceling two bouts at late notice.

published : 06 Sep 2020

In hospital for COVID-19, wrestlers seek exit

As far as other male wrestlers camping at Sonepat centre are concerned, they would undergo another test and serve a 14-day mandatory quarantine period before resuming training.

published : 06 Sep 2020

I consider myself half-Indian, says Chinese table tennis coach Yin Wei

Even Yin's wife has spent a lot of time in India. Both love the culture here as well as the food and he considers the senior players and Indian coaches as part of his family.

published : 05 Sep 2020
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