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India’s student gymnasts in viral video have a fan in Olympic star Nadia Comaneci

Two unidentified school students have taken the internet by storm with their gymnastic feat on the road.

PM Modi launches ‘Fit India Movement’ as he calls for more focus on health and fitness

PM Modi said fitness has always been an integral part of India's culture, but the advent of technology has led to an indifference towards it.

Sumit Nagal, the Haryana boy who Roger Federer predicts will have a ‘very solid career’

World No. 190 Sumit Nagal took a set off the legendary Roger Federer in his Grand Slam debut at the US Open Monday. ThePrint traces his journey so far.

Too soon to decide on boycotting 2022 Commonwealth Games: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju

After shooting was dropped as an event from the 2022 Birmingham CWG, the Indian Olympic Association suggested boycotting the games in protest.

World champion Sindhu returns to India with promise of winning more medals

Olympic-silver medallist P.V. Sindhu out-played Japan's Nozomi Okuhara at the BWF World Championships in Switzerland to clinch India's first gold at the event.

India’s Sumit Nagal takes a set from Roger Federer before exiting US Open

Twenty-two-year-old Sumit Nagal is the fourth Indian to win a set in the main draw of a Grand Slam in the last 20 years.

Short, nasty and brutish: The science behind Jofra Archer’s bowling

How does Jofra Archer do it? How does he generate that speed, those variations without visible effort? Physics holds the answer.

Why India batting coach Sanjay Bangar has every reason to feel shortchanged

Despite 145 international tons on his watch, Sanjay Bangar has been shown the door in the name of ‘freshness’, while other coaches were retained.

PV Sindhu makes history, becomes first Indian to win the World Championships

Sindhu defeated Japan's Nozomi Okuhara Sunday in straight games to clinch a gold medal at the BWF World Championship.

WADA suspends India’s dope testing lab for 6 months for not meeting international standards

It came as a surprise for the sports ministry which claimed the World Anti-Doping Agency's concerns were duly addressed.

On Camera

YourTurn

How Facebook and Amazon rely on an invisible workforce

The market for on-demand, digital tasks is estimated by the World Bank to be worth $25 billion, with Meta Platforms, Amazon, YouTube as some of the biggest buyers.
Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.

Defence

Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schönbach on 20 January. | Twitter | @MEAIndia

New chapter in ties as Indian foreign secy meets Germany navy chief, warship ‘Bayern’ visits

With Germany identifying India as one of the key partners in its Indo-Pacific policy, a German frigate entered Indian waters for a port call in Mumbai, in a major signal to China.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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