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Basketball chief Baumann dies suddenly at Youth Olympics

(Reuters) – Patrick Baumann, the 51-year-old secretary general of basketball’s world governing body, has died of a heart attack at the Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) said on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: International Olympic Committee Evaluation Commission Chairman Patrick Baumann speaks during a news conference following …

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India capable of podium complete in 2020 Olympics: Sharath Kamal

CHENNAI: Driving significant on the achievement of the recently-concluded Asian Online games, India’s leading-rated paddler Achanta Sharath Kamal is hopeful that India will complete on the podium at the Tokyo Olympics in 2020. Kamal scripted background when the men’s crew won India’s very first medal, bronze, in desk tennis at …

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Rana, Bamhane receive quota spots for Youth Olympics

BANGKOK: Javelin thrower Kunwer Ajairaj Singh Rana and center length runner Tai Bamhane secured quota areas for the 2018 Youth Olympic Game titles, to be held in Buenos Aires in October. Rana was the star of the demonstrate for India on the opening working day of the Asian Area qualification …

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Manav Thakkar publications Youth Olympics berth

BANGKOK: Indian paddler Manav Thakkar booked his ticket to the Buenos Aires Youth Olympics by defeating Singapore’s Shao Josh Chua 4- on Tuesday. The Indian ranked Planet No 2 beat Chua 11-4, 11-7, 11-2, 11-9 in the last of the Highway To Buenos Aires 2018 YOG Series (Asia). Even so, …

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NRAI keen on expert blended groups to prepare for 2020 Olympics

PUNE: In a bid to have better representation of Indian shooters at the 2020 Tokyo Video games, the Countrywide Rifle Affiliation of India (NRAI) is planning to discipline expert groups to gain blended situations quota spots at the Environment Championships in Changwon, South Korea, in September. ALSO Read through: NRAI …

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Winter Olympics: German duo snatch dramatic luge win

Germany’s Tobias Wendl and Tobias Arlt snatched victory in the men’s doubles luge to claim their second successive Olympic title on Wednesday. AFP | Feb 14, 2018, 19:55 IST Tobias Arlt (right) and Tobias Wendl celebrates winning the gold medal during the men’s doubles luge final at … Read More …

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