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Bajrang Punia secures Olympic berth, enters semi-finals of World Wrestling Championships

Nur Sultan [Kazakhstan]: Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia secured a spot for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics after an impressive 8-1 win over North Korea's Jong Son in the ongoing World Wrestling Championships on Thursday. The world number one wrestler has now entered the semi-finals of the tournament in the 65 kg weight category. The final bout of this category will be played tomorrow. On Wednesday, Vinesh Phogat became the first Indian wrestler to qualify for the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Phogat had booked her place in the 53kg category. She had bagged back-to-back gold medals in the 2014 and 2018 Commonwealth Games. In the 2018 Asian Games, she had clinched a gold medal in the 50kg category. 

ICC scraps boundary count rule

Dubai: International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday scrapped the boundary count rule and in case of a super over tie there will be a repeated super o...

Cricket fraternity pays tributes to 'missile man' Abdul Kalam on his birth anniversary

New Delhi: The cricket fraternity on Tuesday paid tributes to former President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam on his 88th birth anniversary. Cricketer turned pol...

Gautam Gambhir turns 38, cricket fraternity extends their wishes

New Delhi: Cricket fraternity on Monday wished former India cricketer Gautam Gambhir, who is celebrating his 38th birthday. Cricketers took to tw...

Amit Shah's son set to be BCCI secretary

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah's son Jay Shah is set to become the secretary while Anurag Thakur's brother Arun Dhumal will hold the positio...