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Abhinav Bindra calls for stronger grassroot programmes, scientific training to improve sports in India

Abhinav Bindra calls for stronger grassroot programmes, scientific training to improve sports in India

Bindra, the country's lone Olympic individual gold medallist, said that "strong basics" picked up at a young age play a crucial part in top-class competitions like the Olympics.

Nov 29, 2016, 22:58 PM IST
Virender Sehwag vs Piers Morgan: Waiting for Viru's reply, UK journalist PROVOKES him with THIS tweet

Virender Sehwag vs Piers Morgan: Waiting for Viru's reply, UK journalist PROVOKES him with THIS tweet

The British journalist had earlier tweeted challenging Viru for a Rupees One million bet, "England will win the ODI world cup before India wins next Olympic gold."

Aug 31, 2016, 14:44 PM IST
Piers Morgan challenges Viru! Bets 'England will win ODI World Cup before India wins an Olympic gold'

Piers Morgan challenges Viru! Bets 'England will win ODI World Cup before India wins an Olympic gold'

Morgan has been constantly tweeting about India's performance at Rio Olympics which saw the country only earning two gold medals.

Aug 30, 2016, 23:51 PM IST
Daughters saved India's grace at Rio Olympics: PM Narendra Modi's HONEST opinion

Daughters saved India's grace at Rio Olympics: PM Narendra Modi's HONEST opinion

Shuttler Sindhu bagged a silver in the women's singles while Sakshi won India's first ever medal (bronze) in women's wrestling at Rio.

Aug 30, 2016, 19:05 PM IST
Gymnast Dipa Karmakar put under 'house arrest' by coach ahead of vault finals

Gymnast Dipa Karmakar put under 'house arrest' by coach ahead of vault finals

Nandi said Dipa won't disappoint in the final slated to be held at 2.47pm local time on August 14.

Aug 08, 2016, 22:53 PM IST
Rio 2016 Olympics Day 0: Atanu Das, Deepika Kumari, Bombayla Devi qualify for Rd of 32

Rio 2016 Olympics Day 0: Atanu Das, Deepika Kumari, Bombayla Devi qualify for Rd of 32

Atanu Das qualifies for Round of 32 with a 5th place finish in the Rankings round. Deepika, Bombayla 23rd and 24th; Laxmirani finishes 43rd in the women's events.

Aug 05, 2016, 16:43 PM IST

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