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Pardeep Singh wins men’s 102kg gold medal at National weightlifting championships

Indian weight-lifter Pardeep Singh was seen in news recently, as he won the men’s 102kg gold medal in the National weightlifting championships, recently held in Kolkata. He improved his performance than what he did in the Asian championships in China, last year. Another leading lifter Vikas Thakur won gold medal in the men’s 96kg category. Both the ..

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SAI and Hockey India jointly launch High Performance Centres

Sports Authority of India (SAI) and Hockey India jointly announced that High Performance Centres would be established in seven places across the country. The Centres are expected to provide world-class facilities to Junior and Sub-Junior hockey players. The Centres, which would provide international exposure to players, will be monitored by Hockey India. Four Centres including ..

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Rakhi Halder bags gold medal at Senior Women’s National Weightlifting Championships

Rakhi Halder, the Indian weight-lifter from West Bengal was seen in news recently as she bagged gold medal in 64kg category at the 35th edition of the Senior Women’s National Weightlifting Championships, being held at Kolkata. Rakhi Halder, who is an Indian Railways employee, had clinched gold in the Commonwealth Championship in June 2019 and ..

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Virat Kohli tops brand valuation study by Duff and Phelps

Indian Cricket star Virat Kohli retains his top rank in the latest brand valuation study by Duff & Phelps. He is placed at the first spot third year in a row. The report revealed that Virat Kohli has increased his brand value by 40 per cent to $237.5 million in 2019. The second place was ..

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Striker Navneet Kaur scores brace against New Zealand

Top Striker of the Indian Hockey team Navneet Kaur was seen in news recently, as she scored two crucial goals against the host New Zealand and led the country to a 3-0 win in the last game of the five-match tour. In the tour, India began with a 4-0 win over New Zealand Development squad and ..

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