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Saketh Myneni qualifies for the US Open main draw

Indian Tennis player Saketh Myneni won the third qualifier round against Serbia’s Pedja Krstin in straight sets, 6-3, 6-0 on Friday. With this win, Myneni has advanced to the main draw in the 2016 US Open tournament. Saketh Myneni, who is ranked 143 in the ATP chart, defeated France’s Albano[Read More…]

India’s Olympic journey ends with two medals at Rio

With glowing lights and a stadium jam packed with fans, the Olympics ended with pomp and show as the International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach officially declared Rio 2016 Olympics closed. The Indian contingent was represented by Bronze medalist Sakshi Malik who carried the national flag. India was ranked 67th with two[Read More…]

Arsenal fan wears club shirt wins bronze at Rio Olympics

Following the success of his compatriot, Kuwati shooter Abdullah al-Rashidi won a bronze medal in the men’s skeet while wearing an Arsenal t-shirt. His choice of attire grabbed eye balls, as he is competing under IOC’s flag due to Kuwait’ ban at Rio Olympics 2016. Kuwaiti athletes have been forced to[Read More…]

Rio Olympics 2016: Day 14 round up

On day 14 at Rio, Indian shuttler PV Sindhu settled for a silver medal after losing the final match against Spain’s Carolina Marin in the women’s singles event.  The World No. 1 champion Carolina Marin won final match by 19-21, 21-12, 21-15.  With this Sindhu’s Olympic gold quest ended. She[Read More…]

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