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Women, ISRO Figure In PM’s Mann Ki Baat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday delivered his latest Mann Ki Baat to the nation. He congratulated ISRO for its latest achievement in sending 104 satellites to space and especially called out women who are making the country proud in various sports. Lauded @isro for their outstanding achievement of launching 104 satellites in one go, during(…)

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Birthday Girl Kerber Marches To Australian Open 3rd Round

What could be the perfect birthday gift for Angelique Kerber other than notching up the game from German compatriot Carina Witthöft in the second round of the Australian Open in Melbourne on Wednesday. The world No1 claimed a 6-2, 6-7 (3-7), 6-2 victory. Kerber, also the defending champion turned 29 on Wednesday when she made it to the third(…)

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Mithali Raj To Captain The Team In ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifiers

Mithali Raj will captain a 14-member India Women squad that has been gearing up for the upcoming ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier to be held in Colombo from 3-21 February, BCCI announced on Tuesday, January 3rd. Indian Women’s Cricket team will now play in World Cup qualifiers to be played in Sri Lanka from 7-21 February(…)

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Simone Biles’ Amazing Reply To Body-Shamers

The extraordinary Olympian gymnast Simone Biles is the kind of athlete who makes you want to work out… she has a physique to die for and several medals from Rio under her belt. You don’t need more validation than that, surely! And she’s definitely an inspiration to girls around the world. But even Simone Biles has(…)

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Grand Slam Winner Ana Ivanovic Retires at 29

Former world number 1 Ana Ivanovic has decided to quit competitive tennis. “After 13 year of playing tennis professionally, I have taken an extremely difficult decision retire from competitive tennis,” wrote Ana Ivanovic in her retirement letter posted on Facebook yesterday. The former world number one tennis player says, she is retiring as she can(…)

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Labourer’s Daughter Makes It To Indian Women’s Soccer Team

Sanju Yadav’s dream has come true.  The daughter of a farm labourer from Alakhpura village of Bhiwani district is now a part of national women football team. Her first match starts today against Afghanistan at the South Asian Federation Games at Siliguri in Western Bengal, TOI reported. When Sanju first started playing football at the age of 10, it(…)

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Meet A Mongolian Girl Who Wants To Be A Sumo Wrestler

Normally, you wouldn’t expect a 16-year-old to be so passionate as to return to a mat every morning, sweating out all her energy to become a sumo wrestler. Yet, a high school student, Ariuntuya, from the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbaatar, is training to become one. Why? Because when her coach became her inspiration, she couldn’t(…)

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Pune Shooting Range Condition Upsets Heena

This is not a first time an Indian sportsperson has expressed dissatisfaction while on a tour. Shooter Heena Sidhu, a World Cup finals gold medallist, on Monday took to Twitter to put across annoyance with the condition of the shooting range in Pune. Came to pune for training before the nationals. But the range is just(…)

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