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  • Pooja Kadian bags India's 1st ever gold at Wushu World Championships

    India clinched its first ever gold medal in the 'Wushu World Championships' in Russia's Kazan, courtesy Pooja Kadian. Wushu player Pooja Kadian bagged the medal in 75-kilograms category at 14th edition of the championship. Kadian finished at the top of the podium after beating Russia's Evgeniya Stepanova in the finals. Pooja had entered the finals after beating Egypt's Heba Abdelkader 2-0 in her last-four match. Four other Indian players also landed on the podium of the tournament that kicked off on September 27th and concluded on October 3rd

    Oct 05, 2017, 10:42 IST

  • CM Naidu hails PV Sindhu for winning silver at World Badminton Championship

    Renowned badminton player PV Sindhu on Wednesday met Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu. She was accompanied by her Chief National Coach P. Gopichand. CM Chandrababu Naidu was happy and blessed Sindhu for her better performance in future and also wished luck for her service as a deputy collector. CM Naidu enquired about the Amaravati Badminton Academy, which will be established soon. PV Sindhu won silver medal after losing to Japan's Nozomi Okuhara in the finals of the World Badminton Championship held at Glasgow.

    Aug 31, 2017, 15:56 IST

  • Indian wrestler Narsingh Yadav turns mentor for wife Shilpi Sheoran

    Narsingh Yadav is one year into his four-year doping ban but has spent his time preparing his wife Shilpi Sheoran to triumph in the 63-kg category of the World Wrestling Championships

    Aug 22, 2017, 14:52 IST

  • PV Sindhu takes charge as Deputy Collector in AP Government

    io-Olympic silver-medallist PV Sindhu took charge as the Deputy Collector in the Andhra Pradesh Government

    Aug 10, 2017, 12:40 IST

  • Usain Bolt loses to Justin Gatlin in 100m final at World Championships

    Sprinter Justin Gatlin ruined legend Usain Bolt's farewell party as he won the world 100 metres title on Saturday

    Aug 07, 2017, 09:20 IST

  • Mansi Scott, Leslie Lewis at the launch of Karaoke World Championship

    Bollywood singers Manasi Scott, Leslie Lewis and Shibani Kashyap attend the launch of Karaoke World Championships 2016 in Mumbai

    Jul 05, 2016, 20:47 IST

  • Sports bike models showcased at Tokyo Motorcycle Show

    Leading Japanese motorcycle companies participated at the 43rd annual Tokyo Motorcycle Show. Suzuki showcased a wide range of its latest sports models.

    Apr 05, 2016, 19:22 IST

  • Sangram Singh and Payal Rohatgi launch 'Champion Pro Kushti'

    International Wrestler and Champion Sangram Singh launches 'Champion Pro Kushti' which is adapted from the ancient Indian martial art form of Malla Yuddha. 'Champion Pro Kushti' is backed by the association of World Wrestling Professional - South Africa

    Dec 05, 2015, 16:33 IST

  • Ace Billiards player Pankaj Advani meets PM Narendra Modi

    Ace Billiards player Pankaj Advani called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday days after pocketing his 14th world title with the triumph in IBSF World Billiards Championship.

    Oct 02, 2015, 09:20 IST

  • Young Rubik's cuber from Guwahati becomes a world champion

    5-year-old Kabyanil Talukdar from Guwahati is happy after winning gold at the Rubik’S cube world championship held at Sao Paulo, Brazil in July this year

    Sep 12, 2015, 10:48 IST

  • Saina Nehwal disappointed to lose World Championship Final

    Ace Indian Shuttler Saina Nehwal, who regained her top spot in the women's singles Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings, said she was disappointed to lose the World Championship final last week.

    Aug 21, 2015, 10:58 IST

  • Saina Nehwal dethrones Carolina Marin to regain No 1 rank

    Indian ace shuttler Saina Nehwal regained her top spot in the Women's singles Badminton World Federation (BWF) Rankings on Thursday. Despite losing to her Spanish counterpart Carolina Marin in the World Championship's final last week, Saina dethroned her in the latest rankings released today.

    Aug 20, 2015, 18:01 IST

  • Saina Nehwal decides to take her defeat positively

    Badminton star Saina Nehwal held a news conference in Hyderabad after her loss to Carolina Marin in the finals of the World Badminton Championship in Jakarta.

    Aug 18, 2015, 21:34 IST

  • Ten year old son of milkman wins Junior World Golf Championship

    Shubham Jaglan, 10-year-old son of a milkman from Haryana, has claimed the IMG Academy Junior World Golf Championship for the 9-10 age category in San Diego.

    Jul 21, 2015, 12:10 IST

  • Sheru Classic Indias bodybuilding show

    The World best bodybuilding show in its second year is not just about men but also about the fairer sex. With Neha Dhupia hosting the event and Sushil Kumar as the chief guest, there was a lot to look forward to. Nicole Nagrani, with an Indian background, stole the show despite others showcasing their talents. Video courtesy: NDTV

    Oct 09, 2012, 15:39 IST

  • Team India wants to win World T20 for Yuvraj Singh Irfan Pathan

    After dedicating their 2011 World Cup win to Sachin Tendulkar, Indian pacer Irfan Pathan says the Men In Blue would like to win the World T20 Championships for Yuvraj Singh. Video courtesy: NDTV

    Sep 14, 2012, 14:21 IST

  • Sachin Tendulkar message for U 19 World Cup champs

    Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, who made his international debut before any of the Under-19 side players were born, congratulated Unmukt Chand led-World Cup winning U-19 Indian team. Video courtesy: NDTV

    Aug 27, 2012, 10:26 IST

  • Freestyle Football

    It is more an art than a sport. Freestyle Football is as pleasing to the eye as it is difficult to perform. For Pradeep Ramesh of Chennai though, it comes naturally and he will represent India in the World Freestyle Championship, to be held in Italy later this year. Video courtesy: NDTV

    Aug 22, 2012, 13:25 IST

  • Yuvraj back Will play T20 against Kiwis

    Yuvraj Singh is back to where he truly belongs - cricket. After his 10-month long battle against cancer, the champion is back for two T20 matches against New Zealand and the ICC World T20 Championship, which starts next month in Sri Lanka. Video courtesy: NDTV

    Aug 10, 2012, 15:56 IST

  • Dan Wheldon dies in fiery IndyCar crash

    Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon died on Sunday after his car was catapulted into the air in a fiery, 15-car crash at the Las Vegas 300 IndyCar series finale. Video courtesy: NDTV

    Oct 18, 2011, 14:48 IST

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