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Surgical strike knocks out Pro Wrestling?

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Surgical strike knocks out Pro Wrestling?

The cash ban bans sporting? Demonetisation seems to have hit the sporting arena as well with the second edition of Pro Wrestling League being postponed from its original scheduled start of December 15 as the franchises and stakeholders need more time to re-plan and re-structure their schemes. “Post demonetisation, the PWL franchises and the stakeholders […]

Bihar has no space for Sports!

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Bihar has no space for Sports!

Sir, With the rapid increase of development in Bihar like coming up of big malls and flyovers, we are hardly able to find any proper sports ground or stadium to raise a platform for our players into national or international level. Patna’s playgrounds like Moinul Haq Stadium or Patliputra Sports Complex are all in pitiable […]

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Assam Swimming Teen Makes India, NE proud

Jorhat boy Bastab Bordoloi shows us how  through sheer hard work and strong determination that success can be achieved. Fifteen year old  Bastab Tapan Bordoloi from Assam’s Jorhat district made the North -east  proud by bagging five gold medals and a silver at the recently concluded South Asian Aquatic Championship (SAAC) in Sri-Lanka. As a […]

Hong Kong bid for Gay Olympics 2022

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Hong Kong bid for Gay Olympics 2022

Do you know that Hong Kong hopes to be hosting the 2022 “gay Olympics”?  The international federation behind the global sports event may actually select Hong Kong in a bid to shine a light on its poor same-sex rights record. LGBTI sports organisation Out in HK is leading the bid for Hong Kong 2022. Since […]

Nepal bans ‘first Indian Everester couple’for photoshop fraud!

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Nepal bans ‘first Indian Everester couple’for photoshop fraud!

India’s ‘first’ mountaineering couple, two Pune cops who claimed to have conquered Everest, are scammers, it appears. Nepal has imposed a 10-year mountaineering ban on the two climbers who claimed to be the first Indian couple to have climbed Everest, officials say. The Nepal government investigation concluded  that photographs that show the pair at the […]

Tripura: A state-wide holiday in honour of Gymnast Dipa K!

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Tripura: A state-wide holiday in honour of Gymnast Dipa K!

AGARTALA: Gymnast Dipa Karmakar, fresh from the Rio Olympics  received a rousing welcome as she touched down on her home state. The state government declared a one day holiday for educational institutions in honour of Deepa, who actually didn’t win a bronze but took fourth place. Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar announced that  Dipa Karmakar would be […]

Will Manoj make it to a gold in Rio?

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Will Manoj make it to a gold in Rio?

India’s boxer Manoj Kumar defeated Evaldas Petrauskas of Lituiania in the Round of 32 of the men’s Light Welterweight (64kg) category at the Rio de Janerio. Manoj dominated all three rounds to carve out a 29-28, 29-28, 28-29 verdict and entered to the pre-quarterfinals. Manoj said “My opponent was strong, but my punches had power. […]

 31st Olympics blazes in Brazil

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 31st Olympics blazes in Brazil

The Rio Olympics officially started with loud celebration of Brazilian culture, combined with Rio’s famous ‘Samba Dance’ together with powerful message of global warming plaguing the world. This was the first Olympics to introduce a Refugee Team which will participate under the UNO flag. Brazil’s Acting President Michel Temer declared open the Games, the first […]

Northeast proves that it can rock with the best!

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Northeast proves that it can rock with the best!

Guwahati: The crowd started trickling into the stadium from 1.30pm. By 5.30pm, when the official function kicked off, the stands were almost chock-a-block. Bands from the Northeast – Salvator (Manipur), Still Waters (Sikkim), Purple Fusion (Nagaland), The Soul Rebels (Arunachal Pradesh), Boomarang (Mizoram) and others got the audience rocking since the afternoon. The evergreen “Bob […]

Two Northeast stars in final SAG punch-out!

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Two Northeast stars in final SAG punch-out!

Shillong:  Good news for boxing fans as six Indian Boxers: M. C. Mary Kom, L Devendro Singh, Shiva Thapa,  Manoj Kumar, Vikas Krishan, Pooja Rani advanced to the finals of the 12th South Asian Games on Sunday. The woman boxing star of the North east, Olympic bronze-medallist Mary Kom, in 51kg weight category, defeated her Bangladeshi […]

Three swimming ladies of South Asia

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Three swimming ladies of South Asia

GUWAHATI: Lianne Catherine Swan of Pakistan clinched the gold medal in the women’s 200m breaststroke in the ongoing South Asian Games in India’s city of Guwahati. Lianna Swan holds dual citizenship, British and Pakistani. She gave Pakistan its first gold at the ongoing meet. Her father is British and her mother is Pakistani. She resides […]

India’s new heroines: Tashi & Nungashi

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India’s new heroines: Tashi & Nungashi

The new women heroes of the day are definitely Tashi and Nungashi Malik, the first twin sisters to climb Mount Everest together, have now become the fastest South Asians to complete the ‘Explorers Grand Slam’. But they have done it on their own, with no ‘support’ from the Narendra Modi government. The Government of new […]

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