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Commonwealth Games 2018: Saina Nehwal Beats PV Sindhu To Win Women's Singles Gold

India’s top badminton stars set up the much-anticipated women’s singles summit clash at the Commonwealth Games in which Saina Nehwal defeated PV Sindhu 21-18, 23-21 to win the gold, while her 22-year-old opponent took home the silver on Sunday. The first game between the two was a hard-fought affair that lasted 22 minutes, but Saina was able to win the game 21-18. The second game was an even longer drawn-out […]

100-Year-Old Runner From India Gets Gold Medal

VANCOUVER: Man Kaur from India needed almost a minute-and-a-half to cross the finish line in the 100-meter dash, but she still picked up a gold medal on Monday at the American Masters Games. That’s because the 100-year-old Ms Kaur was the only female competitor in her age category at the competition for older athletes. When she crossed the finish line in Vancouver, her competitors – many of them in their […]

Gold medal for Indian man 47 years after exam

An 81-year-old Indian man has finally been awarded a prestigious gold medal for coming top in law exams which he sat nearly 50 years ago. Ajit Singh Singhvi was originally placed second in the awards list of Rajasthan University in 1969. But he contested the result, saying he deserved first place. Mr Singhvi received his medal on Thursday after a protracted legal battle and delays by the university. The retired […]