Heartbreak For Mary Kom , Shiva Thapa Qualifies For Rio Olympic Games

Shiva Thapa (left) with India national boxing coach Gurbax Singh Sandhu.

Shiva Thapa sailed past 2013 World Championship bronze-medallist Kairat Yeraliyev of Kazakhstan in the semifinal to qualify for the Rio Olympics. Qian’an: World Championships bronze-medallist Shiva Thapa (56kg) on Thursday became the first Indian boxer to make the cut for this year’s Olympics by entering the Asian Qualifying Tournament’s final …

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PV Sindhu Advance in Indian Open, Saina Nehwal

Saina Nehwal in action against Tanvi Lad in Yonex-Sunrise India Open 2016 in New Delhi on Wednesday.

New Delhi: Saina Nehwal and P.V. Sindhu started their campaigns with spectacular wins in the women singles, while the mixed doubles pair of Manu Attri and Ashwini Ponnappa also entered the pre-quarterfinals of the India Open World Badminton Super Series at the Siri Fort Sports Complex on Wednesday. However, the …

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