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Indian Olympics contingent to be Guests at Independence Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will invite India’s Olympic contingent as special guests at the Red Fort on August 15 when he will be delivering his eighth Independence Day speech. Highlights Modi will also invite contingent to his residence for interaction. This year, India has been represented by a 228-strong contingent, which include 120 athletes at ..

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Indian Women Hockey team entered Olympics Semi-Finals

Indian women’s hockey team has created history by qualifying for Olympic Games semi-finals for the first time. In the match on August 2, India played against three-time champions Australia and made it to the semi-finals by beating Australia by solitary goal. Key Points Earlier, Indian men’s hockey team also entered Olympic semi-finals after a gap ..

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PV Sindhu: First Indian Woman to win Two Olympics medals

PV Sindhu, a 26-year-old badminton player, has become first Indian woman to win two Olympic medals after defeating ‘He Bingjiao’ of China. Highlights Sindhu defeated ‘He Bingjiao’ by 21-13, 21-15 in women’s singles bronze medal match at Tokyo Olympics 2020. She is the first Indian woman to win an Olympic silver and also the first ..

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Vantika Agarwal wins National Women Online Chess Title

Delhi youngster Vantika Agarwal has won the National women online chess title. From 11 rounds she scored 9.5 points. Highlights With 9 points Arpita Mukherjee of West Bengal took the second spot. Tamil Nadu’s Sreeja Seshadri with 8.5 points took the third spot in this competition. Maharastra’s Soumya Swaminathan and Tamil Nadu’s R Vaishali of ..

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India’s Priya Malik wins gold World Cadet Wrestling Championships in Hungary

Priya Malik of India has won the gold medal in wrestling at the World Cadet Wrestling Championships which was being held in Hungary. She won the medal in the women’s 73 kg weight category. Highlights Priya Malik defeated Kseniya Patapovich of Hungary to clinch the gold medal in the final of the women’s 73kg category. ..

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