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Big Bout will help us prepare for Olympic qualifiers: Panghal

In what has been an enthralling display of endurance at the Indira Gandhi Indoor stadium, Panghal has lived up to...

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I have learnt from my mistakes at World Championships: Mary Kom

New Delhi: Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom said she is now better prepared for the upcoming Olympic qualifiers in...

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‘Big Bout is an exciting contest for experienced players like us’

New Delhi: If numbers are anything to go by, Sarita Devi has won eight Asian Championships medals, including five golds,...

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‘New format will help polo excel’

British High Commissioner to India, Sir Dominic Asquith, said that he is looking forward to the “faster and shorter” format...

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Shorter format will help fans connect better with Polo: Jindal

Industrialist and Delhi team owner Naveen Jindal believes that the new shorter format of the Indian Arena Polo league will help fans...

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Polo for the masses, not the classes

The game of polo, which was earlier thought to be the “hobby of the affluent” and kept beyond the common...

Manchester: India's Vijay Shankar in action during the 22nd match of 2019 World Cup between India and Pakistan at Old Trafford in Manchester, England on June 16, 2019. (Photo: Surjeet Yadav/IANS)

I still have a lot of cricket left in me: Vijay Shankar

‘If given a chance, I am ready to bat at any position. I batted at number three in New Zealand...

Hiroshima: India's Women Hockey Captain Rani Rampal in action during the Final of the FIH Women's Series Finals between India and Japan, in Hiroshima on June 23, 2019. (Photo: IANS)

‘First target will be to reach quarter-finals’

‘Every team targets medal at the Olympics and we also want to win it. Our prime focus is to clear...

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Our aim is to win gold at Olympics: Lalremsiami

‘The difficulty came during practice when my coach explained drills. I did not understand anything he said because I only...

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Confident of good showing in the Olympics, says India’s defender Harmanpreet Singh

Indian hockey defender and penalty corner expert Harmanpreet Singh is confident of good showing in the Olympics, saying the team’s...

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No wage gap if women start winning consistently: Anjum

A career spanning 17 years, and having made her debut at an early age of 17 against New Zealand in...

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Makan Chote deserves a chance to play for the national team: Sanju Pradhan

I-league is all set to commence on 30 November but there has not been any announcement of an official broadcaster...

Dubai: Indian captain Rohit Sharma during a practice session ahead of Asia Cup 2018 at ICC Cricket Academy in Dubai, UAE on Sept 14, 2018. (Photo: Surjeet Yadav/IANS)

Playing pink ball will be exciting: Rohit Sharma

With the Eden Gardens in Kolkata set to host its first maiden day-night Test match later this month after the...

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Bangladesh A threat despite Shakib’s absence: Rohit

Shakib Al Hasan has been handed a two-year-ban by the ICC for not reporting corrupt approaches, whereas Tamim Iqbal has...

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‘Level of cricket has gone down during CoA’s tenure’

Last week, the curtain came down on the tenure of the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA), which ran the...

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Age doesn’t matter till you give your 100 per cent: Saha

At 35 years of age, he finally seems to have cemented his place in the Test line-up, with a series...

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I dared to dream big from a very early age: Advani

‘For my first international event in 1999, my mother had to break an FD to send me to the UK....

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I am not happy with the World C’ship result: Mary Kom

New Delhi: Six-time world champion Mary Kom has expressed displeasure after her 51kg semi-final loss against Busenaz Cakiroglu of Turkey...

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I will not compete in 2020 Tokyo Olympics: Manju Rani

India’s new boxing sensation Manju Rani has her eyes set on Olympic gold in 2024 but she wants to concentrate...

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I am confident of qualifying for the Olympics: Dutee Chand

Indian sprinter Dutee Chand made a strong comeback at the Nationals and proved all his critics wrong. After a disappointing...

Hyderabad: India's MS Dhoni during a practice session ahead of the first ODI match against Australia at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad on March 1, 2019. (Photo: Surjeet Yadav/IANS)

I control my emotions better than other individuals: Dhoni

‘We all get frustrated when things are not going our way. But does frustration lead to anything that is good...

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I hope I complete all my bouts this Olympics: Vinesh

Phogat is now country’s medal hope in Tokyo after winning bronze at the world championships. She became the first Indian...

New Delhi: Wrestler Sushil Kumar during a press conference regarding Pro Wrestling League in New Delhi, on July 27, 2015. (Photo: IANS)

‘I was not fully prepared for World Championships’

New Delhi: The continued chatter over the retirement of two time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar ceases to subside especially after...

Mumbai: Cricketer Yuvraj Singh addresses a programme organised by MoneyGram International Inc. in Mumbai, on May 3, 2019. (Photo: IANS)

Suppressing will not help Pant: Yuvraj Singh

New Delhi: Young Rishabh Pant has been receiving a lot of flak and advice from the cricket establishment and critics....