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Wrestling in the 2010s: The decade that saw the rise of India, thanks to the Sushil Kumar phenomenon

Wrestling in the 2010s: The decade that saw the rise of India, thanks to the Sushil Kumar phenomenon

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Updates from :  scroll.in Sushil Kumar will be competing at his first World Championships in eight years | United World Wrestling India saw their wrestlers win multiple medals at World Championships and Sushil Kumar won a silver at London Olympics. By the time the Tokyo Olympics arrives next year, wrestling will be one of the most followed sport as far as Indian interest goes. Medals will be expected from the wrestlers and rightly so. In the last two Games, India have won three medals in the sport. Before the London Olympics, they had two in 56 years. While many may remember the decade for the successful Bollywood movie Dangal, but it was actually a decade in which Indian wrestling actually wrote an even more successful script. The past decade saw Indian wrestling grow and eme
Pepe’s late free kicks lead Arsenal’s 3-2 comeback

Pepe’s late free kicks lead Arsenal’s 3-2 comeback

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Updates from :  the Hindu. Arsenal and Sevilla are now the only two clubs with a full nine points after three group-stage games. Nicolas Pepe finally lived up to his price tag as he came off the bench to lead Arsenal to a 3-2 comeback victory over Vitūria with perfectly executed free kicks in the Europa League on Thursday. Pepe, the club’s record signing, equalized by curling the ball around the defensive wall in the 80th minute and then replicated the feat in injury time to help Arsenal avoid an embarrassing home loss. Arsenal and Sevilla are now the only two clubs with a full nine points after three group-stage games, with the Spanish side beating Dudelange 3-0 at home. Earlier Thursday, Anthony Martial scored from the penalty spot for Manchester United to beat Parti
Final phobia a thing of the past: Sindhu

Final phobia a thing of the past: Sindhu

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Updates from :  the hindu The World champion calls triumph a collective effort, says she will start preparing for Tokyo 2020 P.V. Sindhu, fresh from her World championship triumph, said her ultimate target is the 2020 Tokyo Olympics gold next year. Speaking at the Gopi Academy here on Tuesday, Sindhu said she was relieved to go all the way after losing two consecutive finals. “Yes, many talked about the final phobia, but now that is a thing of the past and I will start preparing for the Olympics in right earnest,” she said. “I have been waiting for this gold for long and it was the result of the collective effort of everyone, including Gopi sir, Kim Ji-Hyun and others at the Academy. This performance is not because of my efforts only,” said Sindhu. Felt no pressure “
Here to produce champions: Kim

Here to produce champions: Kim

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Updates from :  the hindu Solid bonding is helping to get good results, reveals Korean “I am not here to make money, but to produce champions”, says Korean Kim Ji Hyun, former Asian Games gold medallist and now credited for playing a key role in P.V. Sindhu winning the 2019 World championship badminton gold in Basel (Switzerland) last Sunday. “I would have left my job here (with Sports Authority of India at the Gopi Chand Badminton Academy here) if I were not enjoying it. And, also I make it a point that every one of my trainees enjoys their role,” she told The Hindu in an exclusive chat on return her return on Tuesday. “Yes, I believe Sindhu played the perfect and best match of the championship in the final. We were specific that she should attack from the word go against No
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