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Kabaddi World Cup 2016: India consecutively wins the Third edition

Kabaddi World Cup 2016: India consecutively wins the Third edition

The revamped and refurbished Kabaddi World Cup 2016 had a Grand Finale in Ahmedabad on Saturday night, that saw hosts India produce top class Kabaddi to overcome Iran 38-29. Far from the four-day subdued affairs that the previous Kabaddi World Cups used to be, the 2016 edition was a new 16-day extravaganza. However, some things never change, and India’s Kabaddi ...

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Brazil wins inaugural BRICS U-17 Football tournament 2016 held at Goa

Brazil wins inaugural BRICS U-17 Football tournament 2016 held at Goa

Brazil has won the first BRICS U-17 Football tournament 2016 held at Goa. In the Finals they defeated South Africa 5-1. Brazil’s Paulo Henrique Samapaio Filho scored the very first goal of the match in 24th Minute. Followed by Vinicius de Oliveira in the 34th minute, Victor de Oliveira scored a brace in the 40th & 61st minute to give Brazil an ...

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Round Table Discussion on Performance of India in Rio Olympics concludes in New Delhi

Round Table Discussion on Performance of India in Rio Olympics

A Round Table Discussion on ‘Performance of India in Rio Olympics and Way Forward’ was held today with a view to holding wide-ranging consultations and inviting views and suggestions for improving India’s performance in future Olympic Games. It was attended by sports persons of eminence who have been conferred with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award and coaches who have been ...

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Sports sector gets the long awaited infrastructure status

Sports sector gets the long awaited infrastructure status

For addressing the issue of deficit of sports infrastructure in the country, the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports had moved a proposal for inclusion of Sports in the harmonized master list of infrastructure sub-sectors so that the sports sector becomes eligible for obtaining long term financial support from banks and other financial institutions on the same principle as is ...

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BRICS Football Logo unveiled, Tournament from 5th October

BRICS Football U-17 Logo

The First BRICS Under-17 Football Tournament, a Government of India initiative, is being held in Goa from 5th October 2016. This Tournament will be played amongst the five BRICS countries, namely Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. The dates of the Tournament have been coordinated to culminate with the Eighth Annual BRICS Summit, also being held at Goa. An Organising ...

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