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Juergen Klinsmann mixes veterans, youth on new US squad

Juergen Klinsmann mixes veterans, youth on new US squad

10 Jan 2015

A mix of young and veteran players was called up by U.S. men's national team coach Juergen Klinsmann on Friday for the 28-man squad's first training camp of 2015 to prepare for the 2016 Olympics and this year's Gold Cup.

US men national team,   Juergen Klinsmann,   2016 Olympics,   Gold Cup,  
Saina Nehwal disappointed by Padma Award snub

Saina Nehwal disappointed by Padma Award snub

03 Jan 2015

New Delhi: Olympic bronze-medallist Saina Nehwal has been left disappointed after the Sports Ministry decided to reject her application for the prestigious Padma Bhushan award this year, citing norms.

Saina Nehwal,   Sports Ministry,   Saina Nehwal Padma Bhushan,   Padma Bhushan award,   Badminton Association of India,  
Scintillating Saina storms to semis of Super Series Final

Scintillating Saina storms to semis of Super Series Final

19 Dec 2014

Dubai: Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal continued her rampaging run to storm into the semifinals of the BWF World Super Series Final, clinching a pulsating three-game thriller against Bae Yeon Ju of Korea here on Friday.

Scintillating Saina,   semi-final,   Super Series Final,   badminton,   sports,  
Earth smashed by 556 fiery asteroids in last 20 years

Earth smashed by 556 fiery asteroids in last 20 years

18 Nov 2014

Washington: Over 556 small asteroids smashed into the Earth over the last 20-years, NASA researchers have found, suggesting that fiery space rocks are bombarding into the planet's atmosphere at a stunning rate.

NASA,   Fiery Asteroids,   NEO,   Chelyabinsk event ,  
Arjun Atwal credits Tiger Woods & family for Dubai Open triumph

Arjun Atwal credits Tiger Woods & family for Dubai Open triumph

23 Dec 2014

Singapore: Indian golfer Arjun Atwal has credited his friendship with Tiger Woods and the strong family support for restoring his former glory after he won the Dubai Open last weekend.

Arjun Atwal ,   Tiger Woods,   Asian Tour event,   PGA TOUR,   Wyndham Championship,   golf ,  
US bid seen as 'clear favourite' to land 2024 Games

US bid seen as 'clear favourite' to land 2024 Games

17 Dec 2014

Prospects of the Summer Olympics returning to U.S. soil look good, according to domestic sports business experts who rate the United States as the early favourite to host the 2024 Games.

Summer Olympics in US,   United States,   2024 Olympics Games,  
Happy to end season on a high: PV Sindhu

Happy to end season on a high: PV Sindhu

01 Dec 2014

New Delhi: After successfully defending her title at the Macau Open, India's teen sensation P V Sindhu said she was happy to win her first title of the year and end the season on a high.

PV Sindhu,   badminton,   sports,   Macau open,   ,  
Sindhu, Prannoy enter Macau Open semis

Sindhu, Prannoy enter Macau Open semis

29 Nov 2014

Macau: Indian shuttlers PV Sindhu and HS Prannoy came out with contrasting wins to enter their respective semi-finals at the USD 120,000 Macau Open Grand Prix Gold here on Friday.

Sindhu,   Prannoy,   Macau Open semis,   badminton,   sports,   ,  
Garbage 'dumped' for Upadhyay to clean at Swachh Bharat <strong>event</strong>

Garbage 'dumped' for Upadhyay to clean at Swachh Bharat event

06 Nov 2014

New Delhi: Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay has found himself in a controversy after photographs emerged that garbage was littered on a sidewalk in posh Lodhi Road locality before he along with former AAP leader Shazia Ilmi cleaned it as part of a Swachh Bharat initiative.

Delhi BJP,   Satish Upadhyay,   Garbage,   Lodhi Road,   AAP leader,   Shazia Ilmi,   Swachh Bharat,  
<strong>Badminton</strong> World Federation names Lee Chong Wei in doping scandal

Badminton World Federation names Lee Chong Wei in doping scandal

11 Nov 2014

Kuala Lumpur: Badminton's governing body confirmed on Tuesday that Lee Chong Wei has been suspended "due to an apparent anti-doping regulation violation", identifying him for the first time after weeks of reports naming the world number one.

Badminton's governing body,   Lee Chong Wei,   anti-doping ,  

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