Top five young Indian players in the singles category

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These youngsters are capable of winning big trophies for the country in future.

The stature of badminton in India keeps on growing with each passing year. As the sport continues to gather popularity and the overall structure surrounding it is gradually improving, a lot of young kids want to now grow up playing the game and possibly take it up as a profession.

The likes of Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth and PV Sindhu have led the way on the international arena in the last decade, providing moments of immense joy to the nation with their exploits. On that note, let us look at a few young Indian starlets that have shown great promise and could similarly produce the goods on the biggest stages in the future.

5. Rohan Gurbani

Gurbani performed brilliantly in the National Badminton Championship

Rohan Gurbani is a promising youngster, touted by many for greater things in

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Guerin Emig: Asterisks in preseason top 25 show there’s no place for normalcy in college football right now | OU Sports Extra

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Say Alabama, Georgia or Oklahoma jumps from 3, 4 or 5 into Ohio State’s No. 2 position. Are we going to stop comparing the Crimson Tide, Bulldogs or Sooners to the team Ryan Day would have rolled out had there not been a pandemic?

When December hits and assuming the Power 3 are still at it, are we going to stop imagining how Buckeyes quarterback Justin Fields would have reshaped the Heisman Trophy race?

When whatever College Football Playoff hits, what then? Say what you will about Clemson/SEC playoff superiority, it isn’t like the Big Ten and Pac-12 have missed the party every year.

And how is this supposed to work whenever the Big Ten and Pac-12 get around to staging their version of the season? How are AP voters supposed to slot teams then?

What does the Heisman Trust do, hand out two trophies? What does the CFP do,

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These top players are ready to play in Thomas-Uber Cup

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On 3 to 11 October, the Badminton Association of India will select the team for the Thomas and Uber Cup going to be held in Aarhus in a day or two. 10 shuttlers will be selected in the male and female category. Due to COVID-19, the selection of the team will be done on the basis of BWF ranking.

All the top players including PV Sindhu, K Srikkanth and Saina Nehwal are ready to play. A proposal to start the camp of all these 20 shuttlers from September 8 will be given by the Federation to the Sports Authority of India. According to the sources of Badminton Association of India, the World Badminton Federation wants the country to participate in this prestigious tournament. The Badminton Association of India has also been asked to impose visas on behalf of the organizers.

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Wrestling Power Rankings: Top 25 WWE, AEW, Impact Wrestlers for Week of Aug. 24 | Bleacher Report

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    Professional wrestling is the ultimate “what have you done for me lately” business. Unlike other sports, where perception, prestige and rankings are tied to a cumulative win-loss record, wrestling remains delightfully untethered from any such reality.

    Wrestling is the art of simulated fighting, yes. But it’s also much more, a modern parable capable of telling profound truths about love, loss, jealousy and evil. Wrestling is anything we want it to be, even things we’ve never even imagined it capable of.

    Wrestling is limitless.

    A hero one week can be forgotten the next. Even decades of truth wash away easily if you simply repeat the new story enough times on television.

    The nature of the business makes a list like this one difficult to execute. Things change, and they change quickly. Like other sports, wins matter—but unlike other sports, they aren’t the only mechanism

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Preseason College Football Rankings 2020: Twitter Reacts to AP NCAA Top 25 Poll | Bleacher Report

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Clemson running back Travis Etienne carries the ball against South Carolina during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, in Columbia, S.C. Clemson defeated South Carolina 38-3. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)

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What if, in January 2020, someone had told you that when the AP NCAA Top 25 poll was released in the fall, Ohio State would come in at No. 2 in the preseason poll but would drop out of the Top 25 altogether the next week?

It would have seemed more than far-fetched, but given the unusual way the college football season is unfolding during the COVID-19 pandemic, that’s exactly what will happen—not only to Ohio State, but to all programs from the Big Ten and Pac-12 currently ranked. 

The Associated Press asked its panel of 62 voters to consider all Division I programs when filling out their ballots for the Week 1 poll, even those that play in conferences that have canceled their college football seasons. According to the NCAA, “67 out of 130 Bowl Subdivision teams, including those from the ACC, Big 12 and SEC,

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A top 2021 Wisconsin basketball target pushes back his commitment date

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Just days after 2021 Wisconsin target James Graham announced his top four schools, the small forward has decided to push back his commitment date from yesterday until this Friday.

The final four consists of Auburn, Maryland, Memphis, and Wisconsin. Although Maryland and Auburn seem to be in the drivers seat, with a number of 247Sports insiders projecting Graham to the Terrapins, pushing back his commitment date further opens the door.

“I just want to make sure I find the right spot for me and I feel I need a little bit more time,” Graham told Brian Snow of 247Sports. 

Whoever lands the Wisconsin native is

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Postponing high school football could push out top players

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When Miller Moss transferred to Santa Ana Mater Dei in June, he knew his time there would be brief. The quarterback’s plan always had been to graduate high school early and hit the ground running with college football, just as soon as the rules allowed.

In that sense, Moss wasn’t unlike other top prospects in Southern California, an increasing number of whom have skipped their final semesters to get to a college campus as soon as possible. The path to that early exit wasn’t easy — it meant taking summer school classes and piling on extra work between practices and training sessions.

But Moss, who played last season at Mission Hills Bishop Alemany, was determined to get a leg up. It was that same instinct that led him to Mater Dei — home to a long lineage of Trojans passers — where he planned to test himself against the best

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