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Odisha’s Pramod Bhagat has been nominated for the Arjuna Award this year.

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Bhubaneswar: 17/8/19:Ace para-badminton player from Odisha, Pramod Bhagat has been nominated for the Arjuna Award this year. Bhagat has had a dream year so far, winning five gold medals. Bhagat clinched the gold medal at the FZ Forza Ireland Para-Badminton International 2019. He has also secured bronze medals in singles and doubles event of the 4th Turkish Para-Badminton Championship that was ...

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Deepa Malik, Bajrang Punia nominated for Khel Ratna

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New Delhi:17/8/19: Paralympics silver medallist Deepa Malik was on Saturday nominated for the country’s highest sporting honour — the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award — along with Asian and Commonwealth Games champion wrestler Bajrang Punia. The name of 48-year-old Deepa, who won a silver in the shot put F53 category in the 2016 Rio Paralympics, was added for the Khel Ratna ...

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Dutee Chand bags gold at 5th Indian Grand Prix

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Patiala:17/8/19:India’s ace sprinter Dutee Chand clinches the gold medal at the 100m event of the 5th Indian Grand Prix on Friday. The sprinter from Odisha came at the top of the podium after clocking 11.42 seconds. The 5th Indian Grand Prix in Patiala began today will see 16 events for men and women. There was speculation the event might get ...

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Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the high-performance hockey centre – Naval Tata Hockey Academy

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Bhubaneswar:13/8/19 Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated the high-performance hockey centre – Naval Tata Hockey Academy (NTHA), Odisha, that will groom the best hockey talent in the State into future national and international players. This elite hockey academy has been opened in Bhubaneswar as part of the three-pronged Tata Odisha Hockey Programme, a joint initiative of Tata Steel, Tata Trusts ...

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Second One Day International Cricket match between India and West Indies will be played tomorrow.

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Port of spain: 10/8/19:The Second One Day International Cricket match of the three ODI series between India and West Indies will be played at Queen’s Park Oval in Port Of Spain tomorrow. The match will start at 7 P.M. IST. The first ODI was abandoned due to rain after 13 overs at Guyana on last Thursday. The third and the ...

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East Bengal Club turns 100 years today

Kolkata: Former Indian cricket team captains Kapil Dev and Sourav Ganguly with football player Sunil Chhetri during centenary celebrations of East Bengal Club in Kolkata , Thursday, Aug 1, 2019. (PTI Photo/Ashok Bhaumik)(PTI8_1_2019_000184B)

Kolkota:1/8/19:Football Giant East Bengal Club turns 100 years today. On this day in 1920 East Bengal Club was established at Kumartuli Park in North Kolkata. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee inaugurated the centenary year celebrations at a glittering function in Kolkata this evening. Speaking on the occasion Ms. Banerjee recalled glorious contribution of the East Bengal Club for popularizing ...

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Khelo India Youth Games to be held in Guwahati next year

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Newdelhi:31/7/19:The third edition of Khelo India Youth Games will be held in Guwahati next year. Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju  announced the decision on his official Twitter handle today. He said the Games to be held from 18th January next year, will see participation of more than 10,000 athletes and officials. It will be conducted in partnership with Indian Olympic Association, ...

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Virat Kohli-led team leaves for West Indies tour tonight

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Newdelhi:29/7/19:India will play two test matches, three T20s and three ODIs during their month-long tour on the Carribean islands, starting from third of August. It is the first overseas tour of the Indian cricket team after the World Cup. Addressing a press conference in Mumbai this evening before the team’s departure, skipper Kohli also said that he and other young ...

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Indian paddlers made most of the ‘home’ advantage and grabbed all the gold medals

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Cuttack:22/7/19: Indian paddlers made most of the ‘home’ advantage and grabbed all the gold medals—seven to be precise—in the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships which concluded at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium here today. G Sathiyan was expected to lead the individual medal tally but could not surmount the rampaging Harmeet Desai as he faltered when it mattered the most ...

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Board of Control for Cricket in India has announced squads for India’s tour of the West Indies

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Newdelhi :21/7/19:  The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced squads for India’s tour of the West Indies, starting from 3rd of next month. Virat Kohli will lead the Indian team for the Test, ODI and T20I series. Rohit Sharma will be Vice Captain in the ODI and T20 series. Ajinkya Rahane will be Kohli’s deputy in ...

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