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India is proud of Mirabai on winning gold at World Weightlifting C'ship: Modi

India is proud of Mirabai on winning gold at World Weightlifting C'ship: Modi

New Delhi, Nov 30 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday congratulated Mirabai Chanu for clinching Gold in the 48kg category after beating Thailand's Thunya Sukcharoen at the World Weightlifting Championship at Anaheim, US after a gap of 22 years.

"India is proud of Mirabai Chanu, who has won a gold at the World Weightlifting Championship. Congratulations and best wishes for her future endeavours," Mr Modi tweeted.

She is the second Indian after Karnam Malleswari to win gold who had won the championship in 1995.

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'I want to keep it simple' – Vihari explains his bowling approach

'I want to keep it simple' – Vihari explains his bowling approach

14 Dec 2018 | 11:34 PM

Perth, Dec 14 (UNI) Hanuma Vihari, predominantly a batsman but also a bowler of
serviceable off-spin, returned figures of 2/53 on day one of the second Test between
India and Australia, said he "tried to keep it tight" with the ball and help "give the
seamers a rest".

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Pro Volleyball League action 2018: Black Hawks Hyderabad

14 Dec 2018 | 10:47 PM

Hyderabad, Dec 14 (UNI) With Carson Clark becoming the first ever player to be drafted in the inaugural season of Pro Volleyball League, Black Hawks Hyderabad is ready to soar.

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Saina Nehwal ties knot with Parupalli Kashyap

Saina Nehwal ties knot with Parupalli Kashyap

14 Dec 2018 | 10:14 PM

New Delhi, Dec 14 (UNI) Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal surprised her fans on Friday when she announced her marriage with Parupalli Kashyap.

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Lasith Malinga appointed ODI and T20I captain for NZ tour

Lasith Malinga appointed ODI and T20I captain for NZ tour

14 Dec 2018 | 9:58 PM

Colombo, Dec 14 (UNI) Lasith Malinga has been appointed captain of Sri Lanka’s ODI
and T20I sides for the the tour of New Zealand, with Niroshan Dickwella set to serve as
vice-captain.

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Evin Lewis back in Windies T20I squad, Pollard, Russell miss out

Evin Lewis back in Windies T20I squad, Pollard, Russell miss out

14 Dec 2018 | 9:54 PM

Port of Spain, Dec 14 (UNI) Windies opener Evin Lewis, who pulled out of the team's
last tour, to India, is part of a 15-man squad for the three-match Twenty20 International
series against Bangladesh.

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