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CWG 2022 Judo: Shushila Devi wins silver, Vijay gets bronze | Commonwealth Games 2022

Coventry: Indian judokas L Shushila Devi and Vijay Kumar Yadav signed off with a silver and a bronze medal in women’s 48kg and men’s 60kg respectively at the Commonwealth Games here on Monday. The 27-year-old Shushila fought hard before losing the final via ‘Waza-Ari’ in the 4.25-minute final against South Africa’s Michaela Whitebooi, while Yadav …

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Bronze medalist Jaismine’s passion: Fueled by legend of Asian Games champ Hawa Singh, boxing uncles, a spartan academy

The building of the single-storey school run by a trust has seen better days. So has the old drinking-water well adjoining the nearby ancient temple. Bang opposite a four-decade-old akhara run from within the temple grounds is one of the newer boxing academies Bhiwani. In an open courtyard of the school hung two punching bags. …

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CWG hockey: After a gap of 16 years, India’s women’s team return to podium, beat New Zealand to win bronze

After a gap of 16 years, India’s women’s hockey team returned to the Commonwealth Games podium, defeating New Zealand via a thrilling tie-breaker in the bronze-medal playoff in Birmingham on Sunday. As she usually is, India captain and goalkeeper Savita Punia was the star for India in the shoot-out, saving two, forcing a New Zealand …

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India Bag Historic Medals In High Jump, Squash, Judo On Day 6 Of Commonwealth Games 2022

In yet another fruitful day, the Indian contingent in Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games (CWG) bagged five medals on day 6 of the event pushing the country’s tally to 18 – 5 gold, 6 silver, and 7 bronze. It started with weightlifter Lovepreet Singh bagging a bronze medal in the men’s 109kg event. The 24-year-old from …

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