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Against all odds

GOLD COAST: Contrary to belief, powerful legs are more important than hands to succeed in weightlifting. Those bulging biceps are a misnomer for good lifters. Hands are used to hold aloft the weight — yes you need power for that…
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CWG 2018: Profligate India concede late again, draw 2-2 with Pakistan

All the excitement came down to the last seven seconds as the Indian hockey team’s perennial problem of conceding late goals left them with a disappointing 2-2 draw against a sloppy Pakistan in its Commonwealth Games opener here today Representational…
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2018 Commonwealth Games: India women’s hockey team bounces back, beats Malaysia

Coach Harendra Singh’s pep talk, after been stunned by Wales in the opening encounter, worked as the Indian women’s hockey team bounced back with a better performance with a 4-1 win over Malaysia in the second round-robin match in the…
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Gold toast

Mirabai Chanu after her record lift of 196kg | PTI GOLD COAST : The wound of Rio Olympics still haunts her. Even now when she talks about it, her voice quivers and her words turn sombre: “Main game chod ne ka…
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CWG 2018: India thrash Malaysia in women s hockey

India thrashed Malaysia 4-1 in a Group A match of the women’s hockey competition at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Friday. Gurjit Kaur (6th, 39th minutes), Rani (56th) and Lalremsiami (59th) scored for India Representational picture India thrashed…
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2018 Commonwealth Games Gold Coast, live updates: Sanjita Chanu gives India 2nd gold, Deepak Lather wins bronze

India started Day 2 of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on a brilliant note after Sanjita Chanu won gold in the women’s 53 kg weightlifting event. A little while later Deepak Lather clinched a bronze in men’s 69…
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Commonwealth Games: Boxer Naman Tanwar eases into quarters 

Naman Tanwar (Twitter Photo: @BFI_official) GOLD COAST: Indian boxer Naman Tanwar started his campaign in the men’s Heavyweight (91 kilogram) division with a convincing victory over Tanzania’s Haruna Mhando at the Commonwealth Games here on Friday. Tanwar did face any…
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CWG 2018: Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu claims India s first gold, breaks record

In a remarkable performance, Chanu smashed the Commonwealth and the Games record in snatch, pulling off clean lifts in all her three attempts (80kg, 84kg and 86kg) Mirabai Chanu World champion weightlifter Mirabai Chanu (48kg) went on a record-smashing spree,…
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2018 Commonwealth Games: P Gururaja’s mission to lift his family starts with silver

For someone who had to literally beg his father — a truck driver who wanted the fifth born of his six sons to either concentrate on education or work to supplant the family’s income — to allow him to pursue…
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Commonwealth Games: India blank Sri Lanka, Pakistan in badminton team event

GOLD COAST: Indian shuttlers were off to a flying start in the mixed team championship as they blanked both Sri Lanka and Pakistan with identical 5-0 margin in lop-sided preliminary clashes on the opening day of the Commonwealth Games here…
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