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Mary, Panghal among 10 boxers listed in TOPS scheme

New Delhi, Sep 11 (UNI) Six-time World boxing champion MC Mary Kom and Amit Panghal are among the 10 Indian boxers listed in the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics by the Sports Authority of India (SAI) Mission Olympic Cell.
Those included are M C Mary Kom (women's 51 kg), Amit Panghal (men's 52 kg), Sonia Chahal (women's 57 kg), Neeraj (women's 57 kg), Nikhat Zareen (women's 51 kg), Vikas Krishan (men's 75 kg), Shiva Thapa (men's 63 kg) and Manish Kaushik (men's 63 kg).
Till date India has bagged two bronze medals at Olympics in boxing Vijender in 2008 and then Mary in 2012.
Other than boxing, the 22-year-old women's 10m air pistol shooter Yashaswini Singh Deswal is also part of TOPS scheme. She clinched gold in individual event at the recently concluded ISSF World Cup in Rio De Janeiro along with a silver in the mixed team event.
Badminton player Sai Praneeth is also in the TOPS scheme. During the recent World Champonships Praneeth faced defeat in the semis, but went on to become first Indian men's singles player in 36 years to win a medal.
Meanwhile, financial proposals worth Rs 1.4 crore were cleared in 11 sporting disciplines like weightlifting, wrestling, shooting, archery, table tennis, athletics, badminton, tennis, para-badminton, para-archery and para-shooting.
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Different prospects for Spanish sides in Europa League

26 Feb 2020 | 6:09 PM

Madrid, Feb 26 (Xinhua) Spanish sides Sevilla, Getafe and Espanyol are in Europa League action on Thursday night with very different prospects of making the next round of the competition.

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Six countries pull out of Shooting World Cup in Delhi due to Coronavirus

Six countries pull out of Shooting World Cup in Delhi due to Coronavirus

26 Feb 2020 | 5:49 PM

New Delhi, Feb 26 (UNI) The outbreak of Novel Coronavirus has forced six countries, including China, to withdraw from next month's shooting World Cup, the National Rifles Association of India (NRAI) said on Wednesday.

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Kenya seeks funds to meet huge rugby budget for 2020 season, Olympics

26 Feb 2020 | 5:33 PM

Nairobi, Feb 26 (Xinhua) Kenya rugby teams will have to spend over 400 million shillings (4 million US dollars) to honor their calendar of events in 2020.

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Napoli wasted too many chances, says Milik after draw with Barcelona

26 Feb 2020 | 5:30 PM

Warsaw, Feb 26 (Xinhua) SSC Napoli striker Arkadiusz Milik was disappointed that his team wasn't able to beat FC Barcelona in the first leg of the Champions League round of 16.

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ICC Test rankings: Steve Smith dethrones Kohli to regain No 1 spot

26 Feb 2020 | 5:17 PM

Dubai, Feb 26 (UNI) Australia batsman Steve Smith on Wednesday dethroned India captain Virat Kohli to reclaim the No 1 spot in the latest ICC rankings for Test batsmen.

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