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Bajrang Punia bags bronze medal in World Wrestling Championships

Nur Sultan [Kazakhstan]: Bajrang Punia on Friday bagged the bronze medal in the Wrestling Championships">World Wrestling Championships. Punia defeated Mongolia's Tulga Tumur Ochir 8-7 to clinch the medal in the 65 kg weight category. The wrestler was trailing 2-6 in the match, but he was able to come back from behind to register a win in the match. The 25-year-old had secured a spot for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Thursday after an impressive 8-1 win over North Korea's Jong Son in the tournament. On Wednesday, Vinesh Phogat became the first Indian wrestler to qualify for the upcoming global games. 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...