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Thursday, February 22, 2018

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Dipa Karmakar Ruled Out Of Commonwealth Games

New Delhi(PTI): India's top gymnast Dipa Karmakar has been forced out of the upcoming Commonwealth Games owing to the career-threatening knee injury she picked up last year, her coach Bisweshwar Nandi said today. "She is not yet ready for a tournament like the Commonwealth Games. So, the target is to make her fully ready for the Asian Games (August 18-September...

Indians Win 4 Gold, Suriya Runs Solo I Asian Games Test Event

Jakarta(PTI): Indians clinched gold in all the four events contested on the third day of the Asian Games athletics test event even as Suriya Longanathan made a 'solo run' in women's 5000m race here today. Suriya ran a bizzare race as she was the only one to turn up in the women's 5000m race at the Gelora Bung Karno Main...

Jhulan Goswami Ruled Out Of T20 Series Against South Africa

Potchefstroom in South Africa(PTI): A heel injury has forced veteran India pacer Jhulan Goswami to withdraw from the five-match women's T20 series against South Africa, starting here today. "Goswami suffered a heel injury and underwent an MRI scan on Monday," said the BCCI in a statement. "The BCCI Medical Team in consultation with a local doctor felt that she needs rest...

Warne Returns As Mentor To Resurrect Royals’ Fortunes

New Delhi(PTI): Australian spin great Shane Warne today returned to Rajasthan Royals as team mentor, 10 years after he famously led the side to the IPL title in the inaugural edition. Warne was the captain-cum-coach of the side which exceeded expectations by winning the trophy in 2008. Royals, who will be playing the IPL this season after serving a two-year ban,...

Sindhu Wins Again But India Lose 1-3 To Indonesia

Alor Setar in Malaysia(PTI): The Indian women's team went down to Indonesia 1-3 for its second loss in the Badminton Asia Team Championships here today. Just like in the loss against Japan yesterday, PV Sindhu was the only one to win her match. She beat Fitriani Fitriani 21-13, 24-22 in the first singles. It was all downhill for India from there...

Ankita Raina Produces Fiery Game Under Pressure To Level Tie In Fed Cup

New Delhi(PTI): A fired-up Ankita Raina produced a stunning performance under pressure to shock world number 120 Lin Zhu and help India lock the Asia/Oceania Group I Fed Cup tie against China 1-1 after Karman Kaur Thandi had suffered a tame defeat in the opening match here today. Playing with a lot of passion and energy, the 253rd- ranked Ankita...

Rare 1930s Cadillacs Among Cars In 21 Gun Vintage Rally

New Delhi(PTI): Two rare models of Cadillac, a 1922 Moon and a 1942 Packard 180 Limo, are among the 100 automobile beauties that will be on parade in the city as part of an international vintage rally later this month, organisers today said. Addressing a press conference here, founder of 21 Gun Salute Heritage and Cultural Trust Madan Mohan said,...

P V Sindhu Leads India To 3-2 Win Over Hong Kong In Asia Championship

Alor Setar In Malaysia(PTI): Olympic silver- medallist P V Sindhu led the women's team to a thrilling 3-2 win over Hong Kong as India made a positive start in the Asia badminton Team Championship here today. With London Olympics bronze-medallist Saina Nehwal pulling out of the tournament citing a groin injury, Sindhu proved her mettle as she first claimed the...

Ye Dil Mangey More: We Didn’t Play Our Number One Game In Final, Says Guru Rahul Dravid

Mumbai(PTI): Coach Rahul Dravid today said his players did not play their "number one game" in the final of the ICC U-19 World Cup, notwithstanding the eight-wicket drubbing of Australia en route to winning the title. Rahul Dravid, though, promptly added that his team fully deserved the title triumph. "We did not play our number one game in the finals, that...

Golden Lads: India Rout Australia For Record 4th U-19 WC Title

Mount Maunganui in Ne Zealand(PTI): India today lifted a record fourth U-19 World Cup trophy after an eight-wicket rout of Australia in the final, underlining their dominant run in the tournament and giving Rahul Dravid the biggest success of his coaching career As it has been the case through out the tournament, India had all their bases covered with bowlers'...

Sindhu Wins, Praneeth, Kashyap Lose In India Open

New Delhi(PTI): P V Sindhu took another step closer to retaining her title as she reached the women's singles semifinals in the USD 350,000 India Open Super 500 badminton tournament here today. Sindhu dished out an attacking game to beat Spain's World No. 36 Beatriz Corrales 21-12 19-21, 21-11 in the 35-minute quarterfinal match. The Olympic silver medallist will face 2013...

History Awaits Dravid’s Boys At U-19 World Cup Final

Mount Maunganui in New Zealand(PTI): Unstoppable so far, India would be aiming to rewrite record books with a fourth title when the Rahul Dravid-coached side squares off against an equally formidable Australia in the final of the ICC Under-19 World Cup, here tomorrow. India and Australia are the two most successful teams in the history of the tournament having won...

Pravin Amre Resigns From MCA’s Managing Committee

Mumbai(PTI): Former India player Pravin Amre has tendered his resignation from the managing committee of the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) after being appointed as the Head of Talent Hunt for IPL franchise Delhi Daredevils. Amre has penned a letter to MCA President Ashish Shelar yesterday informing him about the resignation. "It is with a heavy heart that I tender my resignation...

Mary Kom Strikes Gold; Cuba, Uzbekistan Halt Men In India Open Boxing Tournament

New Delhi(PTI): M C Mary Kom claimed a gold in the women's competition but Indian men were denied a complete sweep by traditional powerhouses Cuba and Uzbekistan on an exciting final day of the India Open boxing tournament, here today. Mary Kom (48kg) got the better of Filipino Josie Gabuco 4-1 in a battle of attrition to come up trumps. In...