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Victory & Glory

India made history thrice in International Sports during past week

Clinical with penalties and combative through 120 and more goalless minutes, defending champions India beat Lebanon 4-2 in the tie-breaker to enter the final of the South Asian Football Federation Championships where Kuwait lie in wait.

Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra obtained the top spot in Lausanne Diamond League 2023 with a best throw of 87.66 m. The star Indian player is coming back from a muscle injury he had sustained during training.

In the final of the Asian Kabaddi Championship 2023 held in Busan, Republic of Korea, India emerged victorious, defeating Iran with a score of 42-32.

Interesting Data Point

India’s sports budget for FY 2023-24 saw an 11% increase from last financial year. It reached Rs 3397.32 crore this year.

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