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Football: Sunil Chhetri equals Pele with 77th goal

Sunil Chhetri has equalled the legendary Pele by making the 77th international goal as his 83rd minute strike, on October 10, 2021. Key Points 77th goal by Chhetri during the strike helped India to beat Nepal by 1-0. This goal also saved his side from the verge of elimination in SAFF Championships. This achievement was ..

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Anshu Malik:1st Indian woman wrestler to reach World Championship final

On October 6, 2021, Anshu Malik has become the first Indian woman wrestler to reach the final of 2021 World Wrestling Championships. Key facts She created this history after outclassing junior European champion Solomiia Vynnyk. The 19-year-old wrestler from India and reigning Asian champion, Anshu, controlled the semi-final from the beginning. She won by technical ..

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India wins Bronze at Asian TT Championships

The Indian men’s table tennis team has won bronze medal at the Asian Table Tennis Championships on October 1, 2021. Highlights Indian team won bronze after losing to South Korea by 0-3 in the semi-finals. Team was assured of winning a medal after beating Iran by 3-1 in the quarterfinals on September 29. Both the ..

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Lewis Hamilton: First F1 driver to win 100 Grands Prix

Lewis Hamilton has become the first ever Formula-one driver who reached to his 100 wins after finishing at first in the Russian Grand Prix on September 26, 2021. Key Points Lewis Hamilton, the seven-time World Champion, overtook the long-time race leader Lando Norris late on. Norris, was aiming for a maiden Grand Prix victory. He ..

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Suhas Yathiraj: 1st IAS officer to win Paralympics medal

Suhas Lalinakere Yathiraj, current district magistrate of Noida, has become the first IAS officer to win Paralympics medal. Key Points He ended his campaign with the winning of historic silver. He lost gold to top seed Lucas Mazur of France in the men’s singles SL4 class final at the Tokyo Paralympics on September 5. Mazur ..

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