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Chandigarh University’s Aruna Tanwar becomes India’s first ever Taekwondo athlete to qualify for Paralympics

Chandigarh: Currently ranked world number 4, Aruna Tanwar has bagged an entry to Tokyo Paralympics to be held from 24 August to 5 September 2021. A B.PEd. student of Chandigarh University, Aruna Tanwar, representing India, got wild card entry to…

Euro Cup 2020: Scotland vs. Czech Republic, Poland vs. Slovakia, Spain vs. Sweden

Guwahati: Scotland is all set to make the perfect start to their Group D campaign when they have a clash against the Czech Republic on Monday. England and Croatia are the favourites in this group to claim the top two…

Euro 2020: Insigne, Immobile star as Italy crush Turkey in tournament opener

Rome: Goals from Ciro Immobile and Lorenzo Insigne helped Italy crush Turkey in the Group A encounter of the European Championships here at Stadio Olimpico on Friday (local time). Turkey’s Merih Demiral also ended up registering an own goal and…

WTC final: BCCI asks fans to get behind team ahead of high-octane clash against NZ

New Delhi: The much-awaited World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand is just a week away and the Indian players are keeping no stones unturned to prepare for the high-octane clash at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton. The…

UEFA Euro 2020: Match 1, Italy vs Turkey, Timings and where to watch

Guwahati: The biggest crowd to gather in Italy for a year and a half will witness an Azzurri squad aiming for the title play a Turkey team aiming to spring a surprise on Friday at Stadio Olimpico in Rome. Rome…

Lovlina Borgohain: Early Life, Education, Career

Guwahati: Lovlina Borgohain sealed her spot in the Olympics by beating Uzbekistan’s Maftunakhon Melieva in the quarterfinals of the Asian Olympic qualifiers. She fell in the semi-finals to Gu Hong of China and had to settle for another bronze though…

Lovlina Borgohain becomes first woman pugilist from Assam to qualify for Olympics

GUWAHATI: Assam’s woman pugilist Lovlina Borgohain becomes the first female pugilist from the state to qualify for the Olympics. Lovlina would be seen fighting it out in the Women’s 69kg Welterweight category at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Also, She is…

Former India boxer Dingko Singh passes away; Kiren Rijiju, Vijender Singh pay tribute

New Delhi: Former India boxer and Asian Games gold medalist Dingko Singh passed away on Thursday after a prolonged illness. He was 42. Regarded as one of the finest boxers India has ever produced, Dingko had clinched a gold medal…

Sunil Chhetri Surpasses Lionel Messi’s Tally Of International Goals

Guwahati: Indian football talisman Sunil Chhetri has surpassed Argentina’s global superstar Lionel Messi to become the second-highest active international goal-scorer with 74 strikes. The 36-year-old Chhetri achieved the feat with his brace against Bangladesh in the joint preliminary qualifying round…

Eng vs NZ: Hosts add Dom Bess to their squad for 2nd Test

London: The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Monday confirmed that Dominic Bess has been added to the team squad for the upcoming second Test against New Zealand. “Welcome back @DomBess99! Bessy has been added to our squad ahead…

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