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Manpreet Singh named ‘Player of the Year for 2019’

The captain of Indian men’s team Manpreet Singh was recently named ‘Player of the Year for 2019’, by the International Hockey Federation (FIH). Manpreet became the first Indian to win the prestigious award since its introduction in 1999. Manpreet Singh successfully led India to victories in FIH Series Finals and FIH Olympic Qualifiers in 2019. ..

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Indian boxer Amit Panghal ranked first by IOC’s Boxing Task Force for Olympic Qualifiers

Indian ace boxer Amit Panghal was seen in news, as he has been ranked first by the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Boxing Task Force ahead of next month’s Olympic Qualifiers. With this, Amit became the first Indian boxer to be ranked first, in more than a decade. Before Amit, Vijender Singh was ranked first in ..

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Australian team gets ICC Women’s Championship trophy

The Australian team was presented with the ICC Women’s Championship trophy. The team has retained the trophy by topping in eight-team ODI competition played from 2017 to 2020. Australia has scored 34 points from 18 matches with one more series to play. The ICC Women’s Championship qualified hosts New Zealand and four other top teams ..

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Gulmarg to host National Winter Games under Khelo India

Gulmarg is a popular skiing destination and a hill-station town located in the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. It is situated in the Pir Panjal Range in the western Himalayas. The town is set to host the five-day national winter games event under Khelo India, from March 7. As many as 30 events ..

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Hockey player Lalremsiami named ‘2019 FIH Women’s Rising Star of the Year’

Ace Indian hockey player Lalremsiami has been named as the ‘2019 FIH Women’s Rising Star of the Year’, by the International Hockey Federation (FIH). The 19-yar-old player from the state of Mizoram is the first Indian woman player to win the award. In the men’s category, the Indian men’s team midfielder Vivek Sagar Prasad was ..

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