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National Boxing Championships: Manoj Kumar clinches gold, Shiva Thapa stunned

National Boxing Championships: Manoj Kumar clinches gold, Shiva Thapa stunned

Shiva Thapa’s golden run at the Second Elite Men’s National Boxing Championship came to an abrupt end as he suffered a shocking defeat against Services Sports Control Board’s (SSCB) Manish Kaushik here on Monday. The other favourites, Manoj Kumar (69kg) and Mandeep Jangra (75kg), didn’t face any such mishaps, as they comfortably went on to win their respective

Jitu, Heena strike gold in air pistol mixed team event

Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu combined to give India their first gold medal of the ISSF World Cup Final here, clinching the top honours in the 10m air pistol mixed team event on the opening day of competitions. Rai, a Commonwealth and Asian Games gold-medallist, and Sidhu, also a former Commonwealth Games gold-winner, picked up

Korea Open: PV Sindhu in semis; Sameer Verma succumbs

World Championships silver medallist PV Sindhu extended her good run by storming into the semifinals of the Korea Open Super Series in Seoul on Friday. The rest of the Indian squad comprising Sameer Verma and the doubles team of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty tumbled out. Sameer ran out of gas against world No. Wan

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