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Sofia Kenin clinched the women’s singles title

The 21-year-old American tennis star Sofia Kenin won her maiden Grand slam title, as she won the women’s singles title in the Australian Open tournament. She defeated the other finalist Garbine Muguruza 4-6 6-2 6-2 and became the youngest winner of the tournament, after Maria Sharapova clinched the trophy before 12 years. The mixed doubles ..

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Kobe Bryant, a retired NBA star dies in Helicopter Crash

The NBA (National Basketball Association) star Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash. He retired from the game in 2016. He has won two gold medals in Olympics, one in 2008 and the other in 2012. The star had won 5 championships so far. Kobe Bryant Bryant was the first guard in the American history ..

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India’s Lakshya Sen wins Scottish Open Title

India’s top-seeded Badminton Player Lakshya Sen has won the Scottish Open men’s single title. He defeated Brazilian Ygor Coelho to win his fourth title in three months. Since September 2019, he has won SaarLorLux Open, Dutch Open, and Belgian International also. Lakshya Sen, who is from Almora, Uttarakhand, is currently world’s number 41 Badminton Player.

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WHO study on physical activity-India ranks 8th

The World Health Organization on November 22, 2019 published its study about physical activity of adolescents aged between 11 and 17 years. The study was conducted across 146 countries with the help of data from 298 school-based surveys. The assessment included physical education, active play, recreation and sports, walking, planned exercises and cycling. Highlights: India ..

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Dutee Chand named in TIME 100 Next list

India sprinter Dutee Chand has been named in the TIME 100 Next, an expansion of the TIME 100 list of the most influential persons in the world. The list, an initiative of TIME magazine, highlights 100 rising stars who are shaping the future of business, entertainment, sports, politics, health, science, activism etc. Chand had won two silver ..

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