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Dubai Open: Sania-Barbora Cruise Into Semis

Dubai Open: Sania-Barbora Cruise Into Semis

The third-seeded doubles pair of Sania Mirza and Barbora Strycova advanced into the semi-finals of the WTA Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Thursday, defeating the seventh seeded American pair of Abigail Spears and Katarina Srebotnik, to clinch the game at 6-2, 7-5.

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Australian Open: Sania-Barbora In Doubles Round 3

Australian Open: Sania-Barbora In Doubles Round 3

Sania Mirza and her partner Czech Republic’s Barbora Strycova sailed into the third round of the women’s doubles at the Australian Open. #AustralianOpen #Tennis: @MirzaSania & @BaraStrycova advance into 3rd round of Women's doubles category. #AusOpen pic.twitter.com/q0Qz2lpjpr — All India Radio News (@airnewsalerts) January 20, 2017 Fourth-seeded Sania and Barbora defeated the Australian-Chinese pair of Samantha Stosur and Shuai(…)

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Olympian Krishna Poonia Catches Men Harassing Teen Sisters

Olympian Krishna Poonia Catches Men Harassing Teen Sisters

A new year has begun, but looks like harassment of women will never be a thing of the past. On the first day of 2017, Padma Shri awardee Krishna Poonia took on a group of men who were harassing two teenage girls on a motorbike. The two-time Olympian was waiting in her car at a railway(…)

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Olympic Medal Has Changed My Life: Sindhu

Olympic Medal Has Changed My Life: Sindhu

While 2016 was a bit of a roller-costar ride for PV Sindhu, it will be always the memorable year when she achieved the World No. 6 position, jumping four places in the latest rankings.

While the year was a bit of a roller-costar ride for Sindhu, it will be always the memorable year when she achieved the World No. 6 position, jumping four places in the latest rankings.

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Sania On A High As She Ends Year At No.1

Sania On A High As She Ends Year At No.1

“I would love to win a Grand Slam next year,” said Sania Mirza who ended 2016 in style as the world No. 1 in women’s doubles. The Indian tennis ace has three Grand Slam titles each in women’s and mixed doubles categories and is now eyeing a Career Slam next year. .@MirzaSania secures #WTA Year-End Doubles(…)

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Paralympian Deepa Malik Shares Tips For Success

Paralympian Deepa Malik Shares Tips For Success

On Friday, the UN in India had organized a social media chat #AskDeepaMalik with the Paralympian where she was seen responding to a mixed bag of questions from people and advising how to deal with failure, to accept the real you and to encourage others.

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Surf’s Up! 16-Yr-Old Tanvi Represents India in Fiji

Surf’s Up! 16-Yr-Old Tanvi Represents India in Fiji

At the tender age of 8 years, Tanvi Jagdish from Mangaluru, decided that she wanted to do something remarkable in Surfing. Since then, she battled every obstacle that came her way. Now, at the age of 16, Tanvi has made an unlikely, but proud entry into the Fiji World Championship where she is going to(…)

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On Sania Mirza’s Birthday, We Look At Her Greatest Achievements

On Sania Mirza’s Birthday, We Look At Her Greatest Achievements

The legendary ace who doesn’t need any introduction, Sania Mirza is one of India’s biggest sporting icons and an inspiration to many. And in 2016, here Mirza is standing tall again with her tennis racket, successfully retaining her World No.1 doubles player status for the second straight year. https://twitter.com/WTA/status/792676492627021824 Also read: Ace Against Odds: The Sania Mirza(…)

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