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India secures top spot in Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship

India finished on top of medals tally at Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship held in Apia, Samoa. Indian 37-member weightlifting contingent topped the medal tally in both junior and senior age groups. Key Highlights Weightlifting events were held across 3 categories- Senior, Junior and Youth. India won 35 medals (22 golds, 10 silvers and 3 bronze medals) ..

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Kladno Memorial Athletics Meet: Mohammad Anas, Hima Das wins gold

India’s Mohammad Anas won gold in men’s 400m with an effort of 45.21 seconds and Hima Das won gold in women’s 200m event at Kladno Memorial Athletics Meet at Kladno in Czech Republic. This is Hima Das 3rd international triumph in 11 days. Key Highlight Mohammad Anas: He bettered his own national record in men’s ..

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Simona Halep beats Serena for Maiden Wimbledon Title

Simona Halep of Romania beats Serena Williams of United States with 6-2, 6-2 in  final to win Women’s Singles Wimbledon Title 2019. She dispatched 7-time Wimbledon Champion Serena Williams in just 56 minutes to clinch her 1st Wimbledon and 2nd Major title. Key Highlights Simona Halep is now 1st Romanian to win singles crown at ..

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World Tour Platinum Australian Open: Indian Duo win bronze

The Indian pair of G. Sathiyan and Anthony Amalraj won bronze in Men’s Doubles at World Tour Platinum Australian Open Table Tennis 2019 held in Geelong near Melbourne in Australia. Key Highlights The duo went down with 12-14, 9-11, 8-11 to top seed Korean pair of Jeoung Youngsik and Lee Sangsu. The Korean pair could ..

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Viswanathan Anand joins as mentor of ChessKid

Viswanathan Anand, India’s first Grandmaster and five-time World chess champion has become mentor for Indian edition of chesskid.com, a US-based chess platform. Under the guidance of 49-year-old Anand who has inspired a generation of young chess players, online platform chesskid.com would release curated chess content and hold annual online competitions for India’s aspiring young chess ..

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AIFF Awards: Ashalata Devi and Sunil Chhetri bag top honours

Indian men’s football team captain Sunil Chhetri and women’s footballer Ashalata Devi have bagged top honours at All India Football Federation (AIFF) 2018-19 awards. Chhetri was named as Men’s footballer of the year, while Ashalata Devi won the Women’s footballer of the year title. Key Highlights Sunil Chhetri: He is Indian captain and skipper, who ..

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