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Deepa Malik becomes First Para Athlete to Endorse a Soft Drink Brand

She invaded in the world of deep-rooted stigma and conquered it like a pro. Indian sports star, Deepa Malik became the first Para athlete to endorse a soft drink brand in the country. The ecstatic Paralympian announced it on April 29, tweeting: Finally a @ParalympicIndia @Paralympics medal winnr on brands..#sports sure got me a long(…)


Phogat Sisters To Launch Wrestling Academy In Bengaluru

The famous wrestling sisters are leaving no stone unturned to make India a country of sportswomen. Commonwealth gold medalists Geeta Phogat and Babita Phogat will soon open a wrestling academy in Bengaluru on two acres of land in Nandi Hills that was promised to them by Chikkaballapur MLA K Sudhakar. The release of Aamir Khan-starrer, Bollywood(…)


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.


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 — All India Radio News (@airnewsalerts) January 20, 2017 Fourth-seeded Sania and Barbora defeated the Australian-Chinese pair of Samantha Stosur and Shuai(…)


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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