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Saurav Ghosal finished as runner-up in Pittsburgh Open

Ace Indian squash player Saurav Ghosal became the runner-up in the Pittsburgh Open squash tournament after he lost to the top seed Egyptian player, Fares Dessouky in the final on Sunday, 26th January 2020. The second seed Saurav Ghosal lost 7-11, 4-11, 9-11 to the Egyptian player after he advanced to the finals by defeating the ..

Shreyasi Singh bags the gold in the 63rd National shotgun championship

On 18 Nov, Shreyasi Singh bags the gold in the 63rd National shotgun championship over qualification topper Rajeshwari Kumari. She shot 42 out of 50 in the single-barrel final, getting better in the second half with 22 out of 25. Soumya Gupta climbed to the fourth spot after making it to the final in the ..

PT Usha appointed as a member of Athletes Commission of Asian Athletics Association

Legendary Indian athlete and Olympian P.T. Usha has been appointed as a member of the Athletes Commission of the Asian Athletics Association (AAA). Usha will be one of the six members of the AAA Athletes Commission. The commission will be headed by 1992 Olympics gold medallist hammer thrower Andrey Abduvaliyev of Uzbekistan. Usha is known ..

Bajrang Punia wins gold in 65kg category at 2019 Tbilisi Grand Prix Wrestling tournament

Bajrang Punia won gold in the 65 Kilogram category at Tbilisi Grand Prix Wrestling tournament. In the 65kg final of the men’s free style competition, Punia prevailed 2-0 over Iran’s Peiman Bibyani in the capital city of Georgia. It is 4th gold of the season for the Asian Games champion Bajrang after standing atop the ..

Pankaj Advani clinchs 2019 men’s Asian Snooker Championship

On 21st June 2019, India’s ace cueist Pankaj Advani clinched the 35th men’s Asian Snooker Championship in Doha to complete a career grand slam in cue sports. In the final, he defeated Thanawat Tirapongpaiboon 6-3 to become the only one to win the Asian and World championships in all formats. He is also the only ..

Bajrang Punia wins gold in men’s 65kg freestyle at 2019 Ali Aliyev wrestling tournament

World No. 1 Bajrang Punia won the gold at the 2019 Ali Aliyev wrestling tournament. In the final of men’s 65kg freestyle, he defeated Viktor Rassadin inin Kaspiisk, Russia on May 2. Bajrang got the better of the local favourite 13-8 in his final bout after being down 0-5 at one stage. The 25-year-old Indian ..

Abhishek Verma secures India’s fifth Olympic quota

In shooting, Abhishek Verma secured India’s fifth Olympic quota place by winning the 10m air pistol gold medal at the ISSF World Cup at Beijing, China on April 27, 2019. He clinched the top spot with a total score of 242.7. This is India’s fifth 2020 Tokyo Olympic quota after Anjum Moudgil and Apurvi Chandela ..

Bajrang Punia clinchs India’s first gold at 2019 Asian Wrestling Championship

World No.1 Bajrang Punia made India proud once again by clinching the India’s first gold at the Asian Wrestling Championships 2019 in Xi’an, China. Punia logged 10 points in a row in the gold medal bout to reclaim his Asian Championship crown. He defeated Kazakhstan’s Sayatbek Okassov 12-7 in a nail-biting 65kg men’s freestyle final. ..