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Bajrang Punia settles for silver at wrestling World Championships

Only the fourth Indian ever to make it to the World Championship gold medal match, 24-year-old Bajrang was rattled by the 19-year old Otoguro, who consistently attacked the left leg of Indian and emerged a comfortable 16-9 winner. In the process, Otoguru became Japan’s youngest World Champion at the age …

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Saina Nehwal enters QFs of World Championships in China

She will face Olympic champion Marin in the quarterfinals after the Spaniard registered a straightforward 21-7, 21-13 win against Japan’s Sayaka Sato. However, Kidambi Srikanth’s tournament came to an end after he lost 18-21, 18-21 to unseeded Malaysian Daren Liew. Earlier, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa became just the second …

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