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    Sania Mirza and Nadiia Kichenok wins WTA doubles title in Australia

    Sania Mirza (India) and Nadiia Kichenok (Ukraine) have won the women's doubles title of the WTA International trophy at Hobart, Australia. They beat Shuai Peng and Shuai Zhang from China 6-4,6-4. It's Sania's 42nd WTA doubles title and first since Brisbane International trophy in 2007 with American partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands.

    • 2 days ago
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    ICC U-19 World Cup Cricket 2020 begins in South Africa

    The ICC Under-19 World Cup Cricket 2020 begins in South Africa. Indian team played under the captaincy of Priyam Garg. The final of the tournament will be played on Feb 09 at JB Marks Oval, Potchefstroom, South Africa. India is the most successful team in the tournament, having won four titles till date. India is the defending champions in U19 World Cup 2018. Total 16 teams are participating...

    • 2 days ago
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    Kento Momoto wins Malaysia Masters 2020 title

    World no. 1 ranked Japanese badminton player Kento Momota won the Malaysia Masters 2020 title. He defeated Denmark's Viktor Axelsen 24-22, 21-11. He won a record 11 titles last year. The victory in Malaysia lends credence to Momota's drive to win the gold in July's Tokyo Olympics.

    • 6 days ago
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    Ladakh wins 7th National Ice Hockey Championship women trophy

    Ladakh women team has won the 7th National Ice Hockey Championship women trophy. In the final match, Ladakh scoring 2 goals against Delhi and won the tournament. The tournament was organised by the Ice Hockey Association of India (IHAI) in association with the Ladakh winter sports club. 4 women teams representing Chandigarh, Delhi, Maharashtra, and Ladakh participated in the...

    • a week ago
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    World Cup winner Daniele De Rossi from Italy retires from football

    Italian Veteran footballer Daniele De Rossi announced his retirement. He won the 2006 world cup title for Italy after defeating France. He has played 117 games for Italy from 2004-17. Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

    • 2 weeks ago
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    Leo Carter becomes 7th cricketer to hit six 6s in an over

    New Zealand's batsman Leo Carter has become the seventh batsman in the history of cricket to smash six 6s in an over. He achieved the feat in New Zealand's domestic T20 tournament Super Smash. Representing Canterbury, he smashed Knight's bowler Anton Devcich for six 6s in the 16th over of the innings. Other 6 players who have achieved the feat are: Gary Sobers (West...

    • 2 weeks ago
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    P Magesh Chandran wins 95th Hastings International Chess title

    India's P Magesh Chandran wins the title in the 95th edition of the prestigious Hastings International Chess Congress at Hastings in England. France's Romain Edouard, who was the only player to end the tournament a half-point behind Chandran, took the second spot. Source: The News on AIR

    • 2 weeks ago
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    K. Srikkanth & Anjum Chopra to get CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award

    Krishnamachari Srikkanth & Anjum Chopra will be conferred with the CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award. Krishnamachari Srikkanth will be the recipient of 2019's prestigious CK Nayudu Lifetime Award. Former India women's captain Anjum Chopra is the co-recipient of the lifetime achievement award for the year 2019. Srikkanth and Anjum will be conferred with the...

    • 2 weeks ago
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    All-rounder Irfan Pathan retires from all forms of cricket

    Indian all-rounder Irfan Pathan announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. He last played for India in October 2012. He played 29 Tests, 120 ODIs and 24 T20Is. He was part of the victorious Indian team at the 2007 World Twenty20 and was the man-of-the-match in the final against Pakistan. He made his debut at the age of 19 in 2003. Source: The DD News

    • 2 weeks ago
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    Saurabh Chaudhary wins gold at 63rd National Shooting C'ship

    Indian shooter Saurabh Chaudhary has won the men's 10 metres air pistol gold medal at the 63rd National Shooting Championship in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. Second-placed Sarabjot Singh of Haryana, while world number two Abhishek Verma settled for bronze in a high-quality final. Abhishek and Sarabjot together won the team gold for Haryana. Sarabjot also won the junior men's gold....

    • 2 weeks ago

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