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Weightlifting: Mirabai Chanu wins India's first World Champs gold in 22 years

Weightlifting: Mirabai Chanu wins India's first World Champs g...

India won its first weightlifting World Championships gold medal since 1995 when Mirabai Chanu defeated the Thai favourite Thunya Sukcharoen in the women’s 48kg on Wednesday. Vietnam had a one-two finish in the men’s 56kg, and Francisco Mosquera Valencia ... Sify, 2 weeks ago

Thought of quitting after Rio disappointment: Mirabai Chanu

Newly-crowned weightlifting world champion Saikhom Mirabai Chanu says she thought of quitting the sport after receiving flak for her failure to win a medal at the Rio Olympics."I was really low after the Olympics. It took me a lot of time to get over the ...
 Business Standard1 week ago From zero to hero: World champion Chanu's amazing comeback!  Rediff.com6 days ago Mirabai Chanu: The new poster girl of Indian sport  Sify1 week ago India is proud of Mirabai Chanu: PM Modi  Rediff.com2 weeks ago
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Mirabai Chanu wins historic gold in Weightlifting World Championship

Chanu, lifted 85kg in snatch and 109kg in clean and jerk to total an impressive 194kg in the women's 48kg, in the process setting a new national record. Press Trust of India | New Delhi Last Updated at November 30, 2017 17:43 IST Saikhom Mirabai Chanu Saikhom ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago Indian Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu bags gold at World Championships  Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Kiwi transgender nails a medal

A transgender weightlifter from New Zealand and an Iranian returning from an eight-year doping ban both won silver medals at the World Championships on the final day, which also witnessed two world records for Georgian Lasha Talakhadze. Laurel Hubbard, 39, ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago Kiwi transgender lifter bids for gold at worlds  Deccan Herald1 week ago

Sports shorts: Croatia, Switzerland seal World Cup spots

A summary of sports events and sports persons, who made news on Monday IMAGE: Croatia players celebrate after the match against Greece. Photograph: Costas Baltas/Reuters Croatia clinched a place in next year's World Cup finals on Sunday after holding Greece to a goalless draw at the Georgios Karaiskakis stadium in Athens to complete a 4-1 aggregate victory in their playoff tie.Having done the hard work four days ago by triumphing in the first leg in Zagreb, Zlatko Dalic's team finished the job ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Warriors in do-or-die battle

Milan: Italys old guard face a final stand in Mondays World Cup play-off against Sweden in the San Siro after Gian Piero Venturas side lost the away leg 1-0. Three veteran warriors of the 2006 World Cup-winning campaign face an inglorious exit if Italy fail ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

One Indian cricketer tested positive in 2016: WADA

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) report of 2016 has revealed that one Indian cricketer has tested positive for banned substances among the 153 BCCI accreditated cricketers. The cricketer, whose name has not yet been revealed, will be the second after ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
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