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World Wrestling C'ship: Vinesh bags bronze; first to qualify for Olympics

Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan), Sep 18 (UNI) Asian Games gold medallist Vinesh Phogat (53kg) won the historic bronze at the World Wrestling Championship and also secured ticket for 2020 Tokyo Olympics here on Wednesday.
Vinesh defeated Maria Prevolaraki of Greece in the bronze medal match fetching her the first medal at the World Championships.
She has now become the fourth Indian women wrestler to bag medal at World Championships and also is the first wrestler to book a ticket for the Tokyo Olympics.
In the repechage round Vinesh beat Yuliia Blahinya of Ukraine 5-0 and then outclassing world number 1 Sarah Hildebrandt of US 8-2 in the second to enter the qualifying for bronze medal contention and finally going past Maria Prevolaraki of Greece to clinch historic bronze for India.
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15 Dec 2019 | 10:19 PM

Chennai, Dec 15 (UNI) Battling a bouts of cramp, Southpaw Shermon
Hetmyer has stances similar that of Keith Artherton and his style of play
as he along with opener Shai Hope countered the Indian spinners and
speedsters with panache and scant respect in guiding their team to an
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Bengaluru lad Kiran Kumar Raju scores a brace in the 12th edition of Tour of Nilgiris

15 Dec 2019 | 9:59 PM

Mysuru, Dec 15 (UNI) Veteran Cyclist Kiran Kumar Raju scored a brace by winning Overall and Men's category title in the 12th Edition of Tour of Nilgiris (TfN) that concluded here on Sunday.

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Dog enters field, play slightly delayed

15 Dec 2019 | 8:14 PM

Chennai, Dec 15 (UNI) The play in the first ODI between
India and West Indies at the M A Chidambaram Stadium
was delayed for a while after a dog entered the field today.

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Akanksha Vyas & P Sridharan win the Mixed Pairs Title in the 61st Winter National Bridge Championship

15 Dec 2019 | 7:30 PM

Kolkata, Dec 15 (UNI) Curtain came down on the eight-day long 61st Winter National Bridge Championship with Akanksha Vyas (Jaipur) and former international P Sridharan (Chennai) winning the Mixed Pairs title scoring 74 International Match Points (IMPs) on the concluding day of the meet at Netaji Indoor Stadium here Sunday .

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All India Civil Services Badminton: Trial for Punjab team on Dec 17

15 Dec 2019 | 7:19 PM

Chandigarh, Dec 15 (UNI) The Central Civil Services Cultural and Sports Board is set to orgnize the All India Civil Services Badminton Tournament in which trial for the Punjab team will be held on December 17.

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