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Sundar clinches first gold for India at World Para Athletics C'ship

Sundar clinches first gold for India at World Para Athletics C'ship

London, Jul 15 (UNI) Indian Javelin thrower Sundar Singh Gurjar clinched first gold medal for India at the World Para Athletics Championship in F46 category here. He recorded his personal best of 60.36m on the first night of the tournament. Dinesh Priyantha Herath of Sri Lanka came second with 57.93m, followed by defending champion China's Guo Chunliang with a season best of 56.14m. Sundar who hails from Rajasthan was disqualified during last year at the Rio Paralympics as he could not reach in time for the F46 javeling throw event. The same event in which Devendra Jhajharia bagged gold. In February this year, Sundar put up an impressive performance winning gold medals in javelin, shot put and discuss throw at Fazza IPC Athletics Grand Prix. UNI XC NC SW 1644

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Laxman outwits Gm Sivuk Vitaly, shares lead in Chennai Open

20 Jan 2018 | 4:24 PM

Chennai, Jan 20 (UNI) Grandmaster R R Laxman of ICF defeated GM Sivuk Vitaly of Ukraine in the fourth round of the 10th Chennai Open International Grandmaster Chess tournament for Sakthi Group Dr N Mahalingam Trophy on Saturday.

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Berdych overpowers Del Potro to reach fourth round

20 Jan 2018 | 4:22 PM

MELBOURNE, Jan 20 (Reuters) Not many players overpower Juan Martin del Potro but Tomas Berdych did just that to win 6-3 6-3 6-2 and reach the fourth round of the Australian Open for the 10th time on Saturday.

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Fognini battles past Benneteau in five-set thriller

20 Jan 2018 | 4:04 PM

MELBOURNE, Jan 20 (Reuters) Italy's Fabio Fognini progressed to the round of 16 for the second time at the Australian Open with a 3-6 6-2 6-1 4-6 6-3 victory over French journeyman Julien Benneteau on Saturday.

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Australian Open: Paes, Raja storm into pre-quarters

20 Jan 2018 | 3:57 PM

Melbourne, Jan 20 (UNI) Indian doubles pair Leander Paes and Purav Raja stormed into the round of 16 in the men's doubles beating their opponents Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares 7-6, 5-7, 7-6 of the Australian Open here on Saturday.

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Talks under way to finalise North Korea participation

20 Jan 2018 | 3:46 PM

By Brian Homewood
LAUSANNE, Jan 20 (Reuters) Talks began at the International Olympic Committee (IOC) headquarters on Saturday to finalise details on North Korea's participation at the Winter Olympics in the neighbouring South next month.

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