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Neeraj Chopra creates world record, first Indian to win gold in athletics
24.07.16 - By Jonathan Selvaraj*

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra created history by becoming the first Indian athlete to become a world champion at any level when he won a gold medal at the U-20 World Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland, on Saturday evening.
 
Chopra created a new U-20 world record by throwing ...
  


Viraaat is the first Indian captain to score overseas double ton
22.07.16 - by Vishaal Loganathan*

Off the final ball of the 102nd over of the Indian innings, Virat Kohli, the Indian captain, then batting on 163, creamed a cover drive wide of the fielder for four. The shot was class, much like his innings had been. Marlon Samuels was the ...
  


Saina seeded fifth at Olympics
21.07.16 -

Star India shuttler Saina Nehwal has been seeded fifth while her compatriot P V Sindhu is seeded ninth in the women's singles at the upcoming Olympic Games at Rio de Janeiro. 

Kidambi Srikanth, meanwhile, has received a ninth seeding in the men's draw.

Saina is world no. ...
  


Indian Cricket team meets Sir Vivian Richards at Antigua ahead of 1st Test against West Indies
19.07.16 - TEAM PT

It turned out to be a memorable evening for Team India in Antigua on Monday evening. As the players were settling in to have a quiet dinner, Antigua's favourite son and West Indian legend Sir Vivian Richards dropped in to meet skipper Virat Kohli and ...
  


After BCCI's criticism, KL Rahul deletes controversial photo from Twitter
18.07.16 - TEAM PT

Team India players, who are touring West Indies, seem to be having a gala time in the Caribbean, but while sharing their images with fans on social media network, batsman KL Rahul crossed the line a bit posting an image with a beer bottle, inviting ...
  


Coach Anil Kumble introduces 'fines for tardiness' rule for Team India
13.07.16 - sports

Barely a month into the job, Team India head coach Anil Kumble has come up with strict rules for the Indian players, especially on the tour of West Indies, as he introduced a fine system for players, who would be arriving late for departure with ...
  


Portugal beat hosts France to clinch their first EURO Cup
11.07.16 - TEAM PT

Cristiano Ronaldo wept with sadness and joy as substitute Eder's extra-time goal saw Portugal beat hosts France 1-0 in Euro 2016 final to win their first major tournament.

Ronaldo was stretchered off in the first half after being injured by Dimitri Payet, but returned to the ...
  


Harbhajan Singh Recounts Memorable Incidents Against Australia
02.07.16 - team PT

Fed up with Darren Lehmann's constant sledging during a tour of Australia, Harbhajan Singh once asked the current Australian head coach whether he was "pregnant" or not while pointing to his "huge stomach", the veteran off-spinner has recalled.
 
Harbhajan said he gave back to the Australians, ...
  



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