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Sakshi Malik settles for silver at Asian Wrestling Championship

Star grappler Sakshi Malik bagged a silver medal for India in the ongoing Asian Wrestling Championship after losing to Japan' Risako Kawai in women' 60kg category here today. Making a comeback to the international circuit after the Olympics, Sakshi looked a little out of touch as she went down to the Rio Games gold medallist in 63kg category Kawai 10-0 in just 2 minutes and 44 seconds.

 

Saina wins Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold

Indian badminton ace Saina Nehwal notched up her first title after a career-threatening injury by claiming the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix  with a hard-fought victory in the summit clash on Sunday. Up against 18-year-old Thai Pornpawee chochuwong, the top-seeded London Olympics bronze-medallist triumphed 22-20, 22-20 in a 46-minute clash.

Sindhu wins 1st super series premier title defeating Sun Yu of China

Three months after her fantastic show at the Rio Olympics, 21-year-old P.V. Sindhu claimed the biggest title of her career with an amazing victory against Sun Yu of China in the final of the $700,000 China Open Super Series Premier in Fuzhou on Sunday. Ending her long wait for the super series title, Sindhu went one better when she clinched the Premier in commanding fashion, winning 21-11, 17-21, 21-11 against the world No. 9. In badminton, a super series premier is the highest crown after the Olympics/World Championships.

Asia’s bodybuilding champion is driver from Bengaluru

This 25-year-old could have passed by you as just another water tanker driver, rushing through the choked traffic in Whitefield. In the last week or so, he has become a sensation — “Arnold Schwarzenegger of Whitefield.”

Indian-Pakistani veterans to play three hockey matches in Slough in United Kingdom in May

 Veteran players of Pakistan and India are all set to be in action as the United Kingdom based Slough hockey club have organized three matches against both the arch rivals in May according to APP report published in The News.

Punjab to select budding players through “talent hunt” campaign starting from march 18

Punjab Government will organize talent hunt campaign on March 18 and 19 to select budding players for admission in Punjab Institute of Sports (PIS).

World Cricket Cup 2015: india beats Pakistan by 76 runs

Virat Kohli scored an imperious century as India opened their World Cup defence in convincing fashion with a 76-run victory over Pakistan in a frenzied atmosphere at the Adelaide Oval on Sunday.

60TH National School Games on Dec 8. Badal to inaugurate

Mr. Parkash Singh Badal, Chief Minister, Punjab would formally inaugurate the 60thNational School Games of National Style Kabaddi and Dodgeball at village Badal (Sri Mukatsar Sahib) on December 8, 2014. Disclosing this here today Dr. Daljit Singh Cheema, Education Minister, Punjab said that all the preparations in this regard have been completed.

Men, women kabbadi teams from Pakistan to participate in 5th World Cup Kabaddi Championship

 Punjab pproved a budget of Rs. 17 crore for hosting of 5th World Cup Kabaddi from December 6 to December 20. Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Mr Sukhbir Singh Badal said 17 national teams including 9 men and 8 women teams from 12 countries would contest for the title.

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