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Virat Kohli honoured

The DDCA honoured India captain Virat Kohli in a special function at the Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium where a stand was named after the Indian cricketer at the Feroz Shah Kotla. The 30-year-old is now the youngest active cricketer to be bestowed with such honour. Sachin Tendulkar had a stand named after him at the

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Beckham wants Messi for his league

Former England Captain David Beckham has reached out to Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi in the hopes of bringing him over to the United States. Beckham has reportedly made contact with Messi in order to lure him to play for his new Major League Soccer team Inter Miami. The Barcelona and Argentina captain has reportedly viewed

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Mary Kom recommended for Padma Vibhushan

MC Mary Kom has become the first female athlete to be recommended for Padma Vibhushan, the country’s highest civilian honour after Bharat Ratna. Meanwhile, P V Sindhu, who became the first Indian to win the world championship has been recommended for the Padma Bhushan, the country’s third highest civilian award. Vinesh Phogat, Manika Batra, Harmanpreet

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Cricketer Rashid Khan makes history

Rashid Khan scripted history as he became the youngest ever Test captain after leading Afghanistan against Bangladesh in the one-off Test. The record was earlier held by Zimbabwe’s Tatenda Taibu who was 20 years and 358 days old when he led his side against Sri Lanka in 2004. Rashid, who is 20 years and 350

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Vinesh Phogat shines at the World Wrestling Championships

After three medal-less runs at the World Championships, Vinesh Phogat finally won the bronze-medal bout by beating Greek wrestler Maria Prevolaraki at the World Wrestling Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. “It is my first World Championship medal and it is a big thing to win a medal at the Worlds,” Vinesh told reporters. With this win,

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Nadal retains Rogers cup title

Rafael Nadal retained his Rogers Cup title with a dominant victory over Russia’s Daniil Medvedev. Nadal, an 18-time Grand Slam champion, wrapped up a 6-3 6-0 win in one hour 10 minutes in Montreal for his fifth Canadian crown. The Victory secured his 35th Masters 1,000 tournament win and it marked the first time he

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First Indian to win world title in motorsports

Bengaluru girl Aishwarya Pissay created history by becoming the first Indian to claim a world title in motorsports. The 23-year-old lifted the FIM World Cup in the women’s category after the final round of the championship in Hungary. She led the leaderboard going into the final round of the championship after having secured podium finishes

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PV Sindhu becomes the first Indian to win Gold in BWF World Championships

Ace badminton player PV Sindhu defeated Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in the BWF World Championships in Basel. Sindhu took less than 40 minutes to dismiss Nozomi, the former world champion. With this win the 24-year old player has become the first Indian to win the World Championship and script history. Not to forget, this was Sindhu’s

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