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Participation in Commonwealth, Asian Games will depend on my fitness: Yogeshwar

Participation in Commonwealth, Asian Games will depend on my fitness: Yogeshwar

New Delhi, Jul 10 (UNI) Olympic bronze medalist Yogeshwar Dutt today said that he will participate in next year's Commonwealth Games only if he is 100 per cent fit as he is yet to recover from his knee injury. Speaking on the sidelines of an event, the 34-year-old Haryana grappler, who had won bronze in 2012 London Olympic but ended last year's Rio Olympic on a disappointing note, said,"I am not fully fit and still recovering from knee injury." Yogeshwar, who had said that Rio games will be his last Olympic, is still firm on his statement and said that his target is not the 2020 Tokyo Olympics anymore. "Olympics is not my target now, Rio was the last. I am trying to make to the 2018 Commomwealth Games and Asian games however, I will have to be fully fit for this. I will only participate in these games when I am 100 per cent fit," said the grappler. "I will hit the mat only after being sure of my fitness and will not be block any other's (wrestler) way," clarified Yogeshwar. UNI KU SHK 1733

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Jakarta Asian Games medalists Haryana cops to be awarded with cash prize: DGP

19 Apr 2018 | 10:33 PM

Chandigarh, Apr 19 (UNI) Haryana Director General of Police B S Sandhu announced that the players of Haryana Police, who would bag gold, silver and bronze medals in the upcoming Jakarta Asian Games, would be awarded with cash prize.

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Jammu University, Canadian boxers to lock horns on April 20

19 Apr 2018 | 9:53 PM

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Kings XI Punjab elect to bat after winning toss

19 Apr 2018 | 8:19 PM

Mohali, Apr 19 (UNI) Winning the toss, home team Kings XI Punjab elected to bat against Sunrisers Hyderabad in the 16th match of the Indian Premier League at the IS Bindra PCA Stadium here on Thursday night.

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Odisha sets timeline for infrastructure projects for Men's World Cup Hockey

19 Apr 2018 | 7:38 PM

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