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Posted On August 18, 2016By telanganaIn Sport

Winning medals is not everything in life: Amitabh

Lauding the hardwork of the Indian athletes, megastarAmitabh Bachchan came out in their support, saying winning medals is not everything. “They (athletes) need support of the whole country. It’s not an easy task to go up there and perform the way they are doing. I really applaud the fact that they are able to bring the name of the country on an international platform, that’s most credible. It’s a tough job and it’s difficult to be there,” he said. According to Big B, the fact that the athletes are representingRead More
New Delhi: India’s Goodwill Ambassador for the ongoing Olympic Games – Sachin Tendulkar – is currently in Rio cheering our athletes. Apart from meeting and encouraging Indian athletes at the venue, the master blaster has been using social media effectively to engage fellow citizens. On Wednesday however, the former India captain goofed up when he tweeted about Kidambi Srikanth.  The Indian shuttler went down fighting against Chinese legend Lin Dan in a pulsating contest.Like most Indian sport fans, Tendulkar too lauded Srikanth for his gallant performance. Only problem, he gotRead More

Posted On August 18, 2016By telanganaIn Slider, Sport

Sakshi Malik wins bronze while Vinesh Phogat’s

Wrestler Vinesh Phogat’s campaign at the Rio Olympics came to a painful end after she suffered an injury half-way into the first period of her 48kg freestyle quarterfinal fight against China’s Sun Yanan. Phogat had taken a 1-0 lead in the quarterfinal contest after the referee had ruled that her Chinese opponent had shown passivity. However, Yanan hit back with a double leg takedown soon after. The attack caught the Indian’s knee in an awkward position and when Phogat hit the mat joint first, it was clear she was inRead More
Port of Spain: Indian skipper Virat Kohli has said that his team isn’t reading too much into the newly acquired number one ranking in the longest format as they prepare to take on West Indies in the fourth and final Test starting at Port of Spain on Thursday. The visitors need to win the match to maintain their current spot, in light of Australia’s loss in Sri Lanka. “It’s a nice incentive but it doesn’t really change anything for the team. Our goal has been to play good cricket andRead More

Posted On August 18, 2016By telanganaIn Slider, Sport

PV Sindhu must check end-of-match

Against the backdrop of what she has achieved in the 2016 Rio Olympics thus far, shuttler Pusarla Venkata Sindhu should not be content with anything less than the silver medal – though she also has a great chance of going for gold. The luck of the draw and her sterling performances in the last two rounds have combined to give the lanky Indian the least imposing of the three possible opponents inThursday’s women’s singles badminton semi-final. Japan’s pint-sized Nozomi Okuhara, at 21-years-old, the same age as the Hyderabadi girl, inspiresRead More