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Indian Sports Highlights, December 3: Ashwini/Tanisha makes runner-up finish at Syed Modi India International

Catch the highlights of Indian athletes' performances in various events that happened across the world on December 3.

Ashwini Ponappa and Tanisha Crasto

Ashwini Ponnappa and Tanisha Crasto (Source: BWF)


The Bridge Desk

Updated: 4 Dec 2023 5:19 PM GMT

Welcome to The Bridge's live coverage of Indian sports, where we guide you through the performances of Indian athletes across diverse sports and global events. This daily blog consolidates sports activities worldwide that hold Indian significance, offering a comprehensive update to keep you well-informed.

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  • 3 Dec 2023 11:02 AM GMT

    Rise of Kashmina from Manipur to Dinamo Zagreb strikes a chord in women's football

    In the realm of Indian women's football, the spotlight has recently shifted to an extraordinary talent, Kashmina, whose journey from the dusty streets of Manipur to the prestigious WFC Dinamo Zagreb in Croatia is nothing short of a rags-to-riches tale.

    Kashmina's tryst with football began at the tender age of six, being forced by her father, who assumed the role of her first coach. Under his guidance, she gradually nurtured a passion for the sport and navigated the junior age groups of Indian football, laying the foundation for a promising career.


  • 3 Dec 2023 9:54 AM GMT

    Ramkumar Ramanathan wins M25 Kalaburagi ITF men's singles title

    Ramkumar Ramanathan won the M25 Kalaburagi ITF men's singles title. This was his second title in a row. 

    Earlier in the week, he had won the M25 Mumbai ITF men's singles title.

  • 3 Dec 2023 9:48 AM GMT

    AFI requests NADA to collect more samples from State meets to tackle doping

    The Athletics Federation of India has requested the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) to collect more samples from the participants at the state and junior meets across the country, confirmed AFI president Adille Sumariwalla on Saturday.

    To tackle the menace of doping at the country level, Sumariwalla said that NADA disciplinary and appeal panels need “better quality of people”, sprucing up them with senior judges.


  • 3 Dec 2023 9:47 AM GMT

    AFI chalks out a roadmap for the 2024 Paris Olympics

    The Athletics Federation of India chalked out a roadmap for the upcoming 2024 Paris Olympics game to ensure a more successful outing than the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

    While AFI is aiming for more than one medal at the July 26 to August 11 Paris Olympic Games scheduled to be held next year in France, it has also set strict qualification criteria.

    At the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games held in 2021 in Japan, India’s star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra became the first Indian to win track and field gold.


  • 3 Dec 2023 5:13 AM GMT

    What to follow on December 3?

    Ashwini Ponnappa and Tanisha Crasto will look for their maiden World Tour title as a pair today when they take on Japan's Rin Iwanaga and Kie Nakanishi in the women's doubles final of Syed Modi India International in Lucknow.

    In ISL, table topper Kerala Blasters faces second-placed FC Goa. 

    In the Pro Kabaddi League, Tamil Thalaivas will take on Dabang Delhi, while Gujarat Giants will host Bengaluru Bulls. 

  • 3 Dec 2023 5:07 AM GMT

    What happened on December 2?

    Here are the top developments that happened on November 28. Find the full details here


    Top-seed Manav Thakkar and Sreeja Akula continued their good form as they clinched the men's singles and women's singles titles at the UTT National Ranking Table Tennis Championships on Saturday. REPORT

    Tanisha Crasto and Ashwini Ponnappa reached their first women's doubles final on the BWF World Tour since they paired up in 2022. The Indian pair advanced after their Japanese opponents retired due to an ACL injury. REPORT

    In ISL, Mohun Bagan Super Giant won their fifth straight match in the ongoing season. MBSG defeated Hyderabad FC 2-0 in an away game. REPORT

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