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Manu Attri in Indian jr team

Lucknow, April 2: Manu Attri, a trainee of UP Badminton Academy hailing from Meerut, has been selected to represent the Indian junior badminton team which will be taking part in the World Junior Championships to be held at Mexico from April 16 to 25. Continue reading

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Saina and the making of a new world order

Not in recent memory has an Indian attracted such popular enthusiasm; some minds harked back to the days of Prakash Padukone’s reign at the top in the early 1980s. In the event, as Saina took the title rather easily, becoming the first Indian to win a world title, some parallels could be drawn with Padukone, who won the Indian Masters in this city in 1981. Continue reading

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