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Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu and Saikhom Mirabai Chanu bagged a gold and silver, respectively, in women’s 48kg weightlifting in a display of overwhelming domination to open India’s medal account on the opening day of the competition in the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Thursday.Sanjita won with a total lift of 173kg (77+96) while Mirabai grabbed the silver with a cumulative effort of 170 (75+95) ...
India has hit the headlines for reasons other than sporting in the just-begun Commonwealth Games in Glasgow after it came to light that the country's flag was shown upside down in the official song for the 11-day event.The official song titled "Let the Games Begin" is also the Glasgow Children's 2014 anthem for Unicef.The song features the flags of all the participating countries but the makers have ...
Reigning IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders will play Chennai Super Kings in the inaugural match of this year's Champions League Twenty20 at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad on September 17.The sixth edition of the Twenty20 tournament will be held in four Indian cities -- Hyderabad, Mohali, Bangalore and Raipur -- from September 13 to October 4. According to statement ...
The BCCI is expected to announce the full itinerary of a scheduled tour by West Indies later this year on July 26. "The Board's Tour Programme and Fixture Committee is to meet in Mumbai on Saturday to finalise the West Indies tour programme," BCCI sources told PTI today. The Committee is headed by Rajeev Shukla with G S Walia (North Zone), P Yadagiri (South), Sathya Mohanty (East), Nitin Dalal (West) ...
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has reportedly turned down a chance to coach South American giants Brazil. Daily Mail cited reports in the manager's native country of Chile as saying that Pellegrini was approached a day before Luiz Felipe Scolari quit following a disastrous semi-final match against Germany, which saw them humiliated 1-7. The 60-year-old, who won the Premier League and the ...
 Uruguay are favourites to host the FIFA World Cup 2030 despite the South American country's President Jose Mujica calling the FIFA hierarchy "old sons of b*****s". With Russia hosting the 2018 edition and Qatar 2022, the US has been earmarked for the 2026 World Cup, according to Daily Mail. However, since Uruguay is a small country, with a population of only just over 3.3 million, there are ...
It was "a weird match with a weird ending" but all Eugenie Bouchard cared about was the split-second in which she saw Simona Halep's lunging service return spinning into the net.It was the moment that confirmed her 7-6(5) 6-2 victory over the Romanian third seed at Wimbledon on Thursday.More importantly, it was the moment that had been 15 years in the making as she became the first Canadian - man or ...
Wimbledon: Tennis queen and grand slam champions Maria Sharapova has no clue who is Sachin Tendulkar, tennisworldusa.org has reported. Considering the fact that Tendulkar is quite a 'regular' visitor at Wimbledon, it comes as quite a surprise that Sharapova is oblivious of a man who has broken almost every batting record in cricket. Tendulkar is also a good friend of Tennis legend Roger Federer.Tendulkar ...
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