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Sport is now as much about the game as money, tamasha, showmanship

Using a sledgehammer to fix some ills can cut down a game at its peak, warns Shekhar Gupta. As I left home reluctantly for the airport, I may have, in a nutty moment not unusual for sport-lovers,......

British-Indian professor knighted in New Year's honours

Shankar Balasubramanian (pictured), an Indian-origin British professor of chemistry, has received a Knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II for his contribution to the field of science and......

Looking at George Michael's life, in pictures

George Michael made Christmas special when he gave us the song Last Christmas. Sadly, his end also came during Christmas. We celebrate George Michael's life with these pictures.  ......

Ilyin stripped of Beijing, London weightlifting golds for doping

Kazak weightlifter Ilya Ilyin has been stripped of the gold medals he won at the Beijing and London Olympic Games after failing doping tests in re-analysis of samples, the International Olympic......

Zaripova stripped of London Olympic steeplechase gold medal

Russia's Yuliya Zaripova has been stripped of the gold medal she won in the women's 3,000 metres steeplechase at the 2012 London Olympics, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Monday.......

PBL: Marin tops price list, Saina unsold at player auction

Rio Games silver medallist P V Sindhu and London bronze winner Saina Nehwal went for low prices even as current Olympic champion Carolina Marin emerged as the costliest buy at the players’......

Three Kazakh weightlifters stripped of gold medals from 2012 Olympics

Three Kazakh weightlifters have been stripped of the gold medals they won at the 2012 London Olympics after failing doping tests, the International Olympic Committee said on Thursday.The three were......

No Olympic medal upgrade for wrestler Yogeshwar

IMAGE: Yogeshwar Dutt poses with his bronze medal in the men's Freestyle 60 kg Wrestling at the London 2012 Olympic Games, on August 11, 2012. Photograph: Paul Gilham/Getty Images Indian wrestler......
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At Yogi's marriage, CM announces Rs 10-cr projects for wrestler's village

Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today announced to give Rs 10 crore for undertaking various developmental works in Bhainswal Kalan, the native... ...

http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/haryana/community/at-yogi-s-marriage-cm-announces-rs-10-cr-projects-for-wrestler-s-village/351190.html
After Yogeshwar Dutt, Olympic medallist shooter Vijay Kumar to tie the knot

It seems to be a wedding season for Olympic medallists. After Yogeshwar Dutt , now London 2012 Games silver medallist shooter Vijay Kumar is all... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/other-sports/after-yogeshwar-dutt-olympic-medallist-shooter-vijay-kumar-to-tie-the-knot/story-0rABdIDRqFeVenjr81olrK.html
Factbox - Mercedes Formula One driver Valtteri Bottas

LONDON Factbox on Finnish Formula One driver Valtteri Bottas, who was announced by Mercedes on Monday as the replacement for retired world champion... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/motor-f1-mercedes-bottas-idINKBN1501ZK?il=0
Khattar announces development grant for Yogeshwar's village

Sonipat (Haryana), Jan 16 (IANS) The wedding celebrations of international wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt have brought some good news for his village in... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/khattar-announces-development-grant-yogeshwars-village-140203933.html
Injured Laura Kenny doubtful for worlds

LONDON: Olympic champion Laura Kenny's participation in April's Track Cycling World Championships in Hong Kong has been threatened by a hamstring... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/more-sports/cycling/injured-laura-kenny-doubtful-for-worlds/articleshow/56598598.cms

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