Kabbadi

Ashish Chowdhry wins ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi – Darr Ka Blockbuster Returns'(Lead)

New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) — Actor Ashish Chowdhry has won stunt-based reality TV show “Khatron Ke Khiladi –... (more...)

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Ashish Chowdhry wins ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi – Darr Ka Blockbuster Returns’

New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) — After testing the physical and mental strength of 14 celebrities in a ten week long journey... (more...)

Lucknow girl in quest for national game sees hope in PMO

Lucknow, April 1 (IANS) — Will India soon have a national game? The answer might be yes. Based on a request from Aishwarya... (more...)

Snooker: BSFI launches Cue Slam league

Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) — The Billiards and Snooker Federation on Thursday formally launched “Cue Slam –... (more...)

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Spice Sports: World Kabaddi League Champion Crowned

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI Kabaddi Kabaddi Kabaddi Kabaddi Kabaddi! Heading into the final weekend of the Wave... (more...)

Bollywood Kabaddi

Can Bollywood stars give Indian football the ‘kick’ forward?

Bollywood film actor Abhishek Bachchan attends the press conference for the Pro Kabbadi League promoted by Mashal Sports... (more...)

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Abbotsford to host World Kabaddi League this weekend

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Himachal announces cash awards for kabaddi players

Shimla, Oct 4 (IANS) — Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Saturday announced a cash prize of Rs.20 lakh... (more...)

PM congratulates men’s, women’s kabaddi teams

New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday congratulated the Indian men’s and women’s... (more...)

Twin kabaddi golds finish off India’s Asiad campaign (Roundup)

Incheon, Oct 3 (IANS) — The Indian medal count swelled for the last time here as their men’s and women’s... (more...)

Indian medallists at Asian Games 2014

Incheon, Oct 3 (IANS) — The following are the Indian medallists at the end of Day 14 of competitions at the 17th Asian... (more...)

India continue kabaddi dominance with twin Asiad golds

Incheon, Oct 3 (IANS) — India maintained their dominance in kabaddi at the Asian Games with both the men’s and... (more...)

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Sexual abuse allegations against Bollywood choreographer Shiamak Davar

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B.C.’s South Asian pioneers kept aside their differences to gain the right to vote

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