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Wrestler Aman Sehrawat is eyeing the big league

  • The 19-year-old, fresh from his maiden Seniors gold in Almaty earlier this month, is all set for the Under-20 Asian Championships in July
Aman's wrestling style is a throwback to Bajrang Punia's in some ways, though the younger and lighter grappler is a lot quicker on his feet(Amal KS/HT)
Updated on Jun 27, 2022 07:15 PM IST
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Former goalkeeper Petr Cech set to leave Chelsea advisory role

Cech's departure was announced Monday in the latest change under Chelsea's new ownership, which recently said sporting director Marina Granovskaia is also moving on.
Former Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech(AP/File Photo)
Published on Jun 27, 2022 06:49 PM IST
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Sindhu, Prannoy lead India's challenge at Malaysia Open Super 750

  • PV Sindhu was shown the door in the opening round by China's He Bing Jiao at the Indonesia Open Super 1000 earlier this month and will have to put behind that defeat when she begins her campaign against a formidable Pornpawee Chochuwong of Thailand.
Sindhu might come across Olympic champion Chen Yu Fei of China.(SAI Media Twitter)
Published on Jun 27, 2022 05:33 PM IST
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Sonika’s redemption: From battling depression to making India’s World Cup squad

Apart from the counselling sessions that went on for eight-months, Sonika Tandi also pursued meditation which helped her to learn how to handle stress.
Sonika Tandi celebrates with her teammates. (Hockey India)
Updated on Jun 27, 2022 05:23 PM IST
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Lahiri: You can't penalise the Asian Tour for trying to stay alive

  • The Indian ace is committed to playing on the PGA Tour, but can understand why players have opted for LIV Golf.
Anirban Lahiri. (Getty)
Published on Jun 27, 2022 01:45 PM IST
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ByJoy Chakravarty

Hurkacz pledges 100 euros for every ace at Wimbledon to Ukraine relief effort

Hurkacz, whose power is suited to grass courts, is third on the list of number of aces hit on the ATP Tour this year with 452 – behind big-serving Americans John Isner and Reilly Opelka.
Poland's Hubert Hurkacz celebrates with the trophy after winning his singles final match against Russia's Daniil Medvedev at the ATP 500 Halle Open(AFP)
Published on Jun 27, 2022 10:32 AM IST
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Could this be the year for a new Wimbledon men's champion?

  • There has been more variety among the women's title winners lately, with seven players dividing the past eight Wimbledon trophies.
Wimbledon begins June 27, when Djokovic has a shot at becoming a seven-time champion on the grass court.(AP)
Published on Jun 27, 2022 08:43 AM IST
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Novak Djokovic’s high-stake Wimbledon in a year going wrong

  • From sweeping to three Grand Slam titles in 2021, the Serb’s only realistic chance of success this year lies in claiming a fourth straight win at the hallowed grass courts.
Serbia's Novak Djokovic during practice(REUTERS)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 10:31 PM IST
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I will compete with myself at CWG and strive to better my world record: Mirabai

Mirabai Chanu's legend has only grown since the last edition of the CWG. She has added an Olympic silver, an Asian Championship bronze and a world record to her kitty.
Mirabai Chanu being welcomed by people as she arrives at the airport in Imphal after winning the silver medal at Tokyo Olympics(ANI /File Photo)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 04:43 PM IST
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Andy Murray rules out playing in Saudi Arabia

"They put on an event in Saudi Arabia a few years ago and I was offered to play there," Murray told a news conference on Saturday, ahead of the start of Wimbledon.
Britain's Andy Murray during practice(REUTERS)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 04:43 PM IST
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PM Modi hails Mithali Raj on stellar int'l career; lauds Neeraj on Kuortane gold

  • PM Narendra Modi wished Mithali Raj luck for her future after the former India captain announced her international retirement earlier this month, and also congratulated Neeraj Chopra for the gold medal at the Kuortane Games.
PM Narendra Modi(ANI)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 11:43 AM IST
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US ban fuels Novak Djokovic's Wimbledon motivation

Novak Djokovic missed the Australian Open after being deported for not getting Covid-19 vaccination status. He will also not be allowed to compete at the US Open for the same reason.
Novak Djokovic has won the last three editions of the Wimbledon.(REUTERS)
Published on Jun 25, 2022 11:02 PM IST
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Nadal missing old sparring partner Federer on Wimbledon return

Their epic rivalry includes three successive Wimbledon finals from 2006 -- the first two won by Federer and the last by Nadal in unforgettable fashion in 2008.
Spain's Rafael Nadal during practice(REUTERS)
Published on Jun 25, 2022 11:00 PM IST
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Rejuvenated Bajrang Punia keen to regain peak form

  • The Tokyo Games bronze medallist is heading to the US for training ahead of two key events—the Birmingham Commonwealth Games and the Belgrade world championships.
Bajrang Punia(Getty Images)
Published on Jun 25, 2022 10:55 PM IST
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Expectant mom Harika ready to chase Olympiad glory

  • The Grand Master, world's No 10 ranked woman player, is in her final trimester but is hopeful of withstanding discomforts to guide India at the chess Olympiad starting on July 28.
Harika Dronavalli(Hindustan Times)
Published on Jun 25, 2022 09:16 PM IST
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2-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova wins Eastbourne title

  • Petra Kvitova defeated Jelena Ostapenko on Saturday to win the Eastbourne title. Kvitova sealed a 6-3, 6-2 win.
Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova celebrates with the trophy after winning the Eastbourne International women's final match.(Action Images via Reuters)
Published on Jun 25, 2022 07:53 PM IST
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Paul Pogba's brother Florentin heads to ISL, ATK Mohun Bagan get huge boost

  • Pogba's former club Sochaux-Montbeliard said in a statement that the defender wanted to "discover" a new challenge. The 31-year-old leaves the Ligue 2 side after two seasons and 62 games.
Florentin Pogba(Getty Images)
Updated on Jun 25, 2022 11:24 AM IST
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Wimbledon 2022 men's singles preview: Novak Djokovic favourite to defend title

  • The draw for 2022 Wimbledon Championships was announced on Friday, with Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal being drawn on either sides.
Novak Djokovic; Rafael Nadal(AP)
Published on Jun 25, 2022 10:33 AM IST
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Tejaswin Shankar now in CWG squad but awaits final clearance from IOA

  • The AFI selection committee met on Wednesday and picked five additional athletes, provided the IOA increased the quota.
High jumper Tejaswin Shankar.(Twitter)
Published on Jun 24, 2022 11:12 PM IST
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Sports Minister Thakur proposes Khelo India Tribal Games

  • The 'Tribal Games' will be aimed at identifying and grooming talent from the tribal areas
The minister said that youth in tribal areas have a natural inclination towards sports(PTI)
Published on Jun 24, 2022 11:00 PM IST
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Delhi HC orders Batra to stop functioning as IOA chief

A vacation bench of Justice Dinesh Sharma passed the order on a contempt petition filed by Olympian and hockey World Cup winner Aslam Sher Khan.
IOA president Narinder Batra (HT Photo)
Published on Jun 24, 2022 09:46 PM IST
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FIFA U17 Women's World Cup: India placed in Group A with Brazil

  • Keeping their record of participating in every FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup intact, Germany was drawn into Group B with Nigeria, Chile and hosts of the inaugural edition of the tournament, New Zealand.
FIFA U17 Women's World Cup: India placed in Group A with Brazil(Indian Football Team/Twitter)
Published on Jun 24, 2022 09:22 PM IST
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Around two dozen women wrestlers removed from national camp

  • There are chances that if WFI adheres to its “zero tolerance” policy, the grapplers will not be allowed to participate in the selection trials for the World Championships from September 10-18.
WFI confirmed replacements for the removed wrestlers would be added soon.(Twitter)
Published on Jun 24, 2022 09:19 PM IST
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The point(s) of Wimbledon

  • We’ll talk about Russia, Federer missing and the lack of points but once the action begins, we’ll be hooked.
FILE PHOTO: All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 24, 2022 11:39 PM IST
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Iga Swiatek begins Wimbledon quest on a high

  • The 21-year-old is riding an undefeated and unchallenged 35-match streak.
Iga Swiatek, of Poland, poses with the French Open(AP)
Published on Jun 24, 2022 08:28 PM IST
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Manu Bhaker claims double gold at Kumar Surendra Singh Memorial Shooting event

Manu Bhaker struck double gold at the Kumar Surendra Singh Memorial Shooting event in Bhopal on Friday. She won both women's and junior 10m air pistol titles.
Manu Bhaker won two gold medals at the Kumar Surendra Singh Memorial Shooting event in Bhopal.(Getty Images)
Updated on Jun 24, 2022 07:54 PM IST
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Andreescu in Bad Homburg final after Halep withdraws

  • In her first grass-court final, Andreescu will play Alizé Cornet or Caroline Garcia on Saturday. The 22-year-old Andreescu beat top-seeded Daria Kasatkina 6-4, 6-1 in the quarterfinals.
Canada's Bianca Andreescu(AP)
Published on Jun 24, 2022 04:26 PM IST
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Serena Williams to face France's Tan in Wimbledon opener

  • The 40-year-old American avoided any of the big names and will get the chance to ease into the tournament against world number 113 Tan as she targets an unlikely eighth title.
Serena Williams(AP)
Published on Jun 24, 2022 03:15 PM IST
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Wimbledon 2022 draws Live Streaming: When and where to watch

  • Wimbledon 2022 draws Live Streaming: Here is all you need to know about the men's and women's singles draw of Wimbledon 2022
Wimbledon 2022 draws Live Streaming: When and where to watch
Published on Jun 24, 2022 07:40 AM IST
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