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World pays tribute to Muhammad Ali on 78th birth anniversary
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World pays tribute to Muhammad Ali on 78th birth anniversary

As the world remembered the greatest heavyweight boxer of all time, Muhammad Ali, on his 78th birth anniversary on Friday, social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook became flooded with wishes.

Mumbai Marathon: Defending champs Lagat, Alemu ready to battle
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Mumbai Marathon: Defending champs Lagat, Alemu ready to battle

Defending champions Cosmas Lagat and Worknesh Alemu proclaimed themselves fit and ready to not only bid for back-to-back titles at the Tata Mumbai Marathon, but the pair also aim to attack the course records on January 19.

HI appoints Schopman as analytical coach for women's team
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HI appoints Schopman as analytical coach for women's team

Hockey India on Friday announced the appointment of Janneke Schopman as the Analytical Coach for the Indian Women's National Team. The decorated hockey star who has 212 international caps for the Netherlands and also successfully led the side for two years before retirement has to her credit a Gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and a Silver from the 2004 Athens Olympics. She was also part of the Netherlands squad that won the World Cup in 2006, and a Silver in the 2002 and 2010 World Cup.

Zachariah looking to take Indian basketball forward
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Zachariah looking to take Indian basketball forward

Kerala's Ann Mary Zachariah is emerging as one of the top basketball players here at the third edition of the Khelo India Youth Games 2020. Playing her first match of the competition against Karnataka on Thursday, the 16-year-old was in prime form, scoring a total of 24 points, the most by a player in her category on the day.

Mother's grit scripts success story for 3 Assam athletes
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Mother's grit scripts success story for 3 Assam athletes

A mother of three children from Assam, Poornima Mondol has produced three athletes in three different sports for the state. All three of them Sujit Mondol (kho kho), Pradip Mondol (hockey) and Mallvika Mondol (football) are representing their state at the ongoing third edition of the Khelo India Youth Games in Guwahati.

Shooting coach in UP trying to break into int'l circuit
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Shooting coach in UP trying to break into int'l circuit

Uttar Pradesh had a field day in the 10 metre air pistol men's U-21 event when Arpit Tomar and Adil Khan clinched silver and bronze, respectively at the Khelo India Youth Games in Guwahati on Thursday.

BWF making 12 tournaments from 10 tough call on players: Kidambi
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BWF making 12 tournaments from 10 tough call on players: Kidambi

Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth has not been in the best of forms in the recent times. In the two competitions that he has taken part this year, Srikanth has suffered exits in the opening round itself.

Assam boxing coach hopes for bunch of medals in KIYG
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Assam boxing coach hopes for bunch of medals in KIYG

Assam has been producing many boxers over the years and the state's boxers Jamuna Boro, Bhagyabati Kachari and Lovlina Borgohain are among the top prospects for boxing in India. It will also witness new talent from Assam when the upcoming boxers take part in the Khelo India Youth Games (KIYG) in Guwahati.

Baby-sitter to podium finish: How life changed for Jinu Gogoi
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Baby-sitter to podium finish: How life changed for Jinu Gogoi

Assams Jinu Gogoi started bowling barely three months ago. That too only because she used to see her employer Bima Borah play the sport every evening at the Sarusajai Complex while she babysat her (Borahs) 10-month-old child.

WWE Hall of Famer Rocky Johnson father of Dwayne Johnson, Dies At 75
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WWE Hall of Famer Rocky Johnson father of Dwayne Johnson, Dies At 75

WWE Hall of Famer and Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson's father Rocky Johnson passed away on Wednesday at the age ...

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