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Sports recap: Five stories that grabbed the headlines this week

Some of the surprise news makers this week included Piers Morgan, Paresh Rawal and Parupalli Kashyap.

Sports recap: Five stories that grabbed the headlines this week

New Delhi: This week was dominated by stories about India's Olympians.

Rio medal winners PV Sindhu and Sakshi Malik were warmly received on their arrival in India.

Some of the surprise news makers this week included British TV journalist Piers Morgan, BJP MP Paresh Rawal and badminton star Parupalli Kashyap.

Here is our weekly recap of the top five stories that grabbed the headlines.

1) At a time when the entire country is praising badminton coach Pullela Gopichand for his unmatchable contribution to the sport, ace shuttler Parupalli Kashyap has decided to leave his academy in Hyderabad.

Oh no! After Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap leaves Pullela Gopichand's academy in Hyderabad

2) British journalist Piers Morgan on Wednesday mocked Indians for wildly celebrating the achievements of the duo. He even termed it as embarrassing.

Indians wildly celebrating two 'losing' medals? This British journalist terms it EMBARRASSING!​

3)  BJP MP Paresh Rawal hit out at India's ports officials in Rio and termed them 'vultures'.

WOAH! BJP MP Paresh Rawal launches fierce attack on India's Rio Olympics officials

4) Director of award-winning Malayalam film Ozhivu Divasathe Kali, Sanal Kumar Sasidharan, has been facing severe criticism ever since he posted something extremely weird about India's Olympic Silver medalist PV Sindhu's feat.

SHOCKING! This film director wants to 'spit' on PV Sindhu's achievement in Rio Olympics

5) Director of award-winning Malayalam film Ozhivu Divasathe Kali, Sanal Kumar Sasidharan, has been facing severe criticism ever since he posted something extremely weird about India's Olympic Silver medalist PV Sindhu's feat.

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