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Sania Mirza feels honoured to reprent the country in 2014 Asian Games

Hyderabad, Oct 6 (ANI): Tennis ace Sania Mirza, who won a gold and a bronze in the 17th Asian Games, feels very proud to represent the country even after not being the favorites. She told reporters in a conference that it was her eight Asian Games medal and the team did well as a tennis contender in the games. She was planning to skip the Asian Games but decided to represent the country. Sania also praised her mixed doubles partner Saketh Myneni. Sania also won the women's doubles bronze with young Prarthana Thombare, is currently enjoying a brilliant run of form. Oct 6, 2014
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Mary Kom gets grand welcome in Imphal after bagging gold at Asiad

Imphal, Oct 06 (ANI): Indian woman boxer, MC Mary Kom, who won the gold medal at the Asian Games, got a grand reception at her hometown in Imphal. Hundreds of people waited at the airport to welcome her with traditional dance. She left for her house in an open vehicle. Her family and coach were proud of her achievement. Kom, a five-time world champion and Olympic bronze medallist, had to dig deep to beat Shekerbekova, who held her own in the opening round but was unable to hold off the Indian after that. Kom's win was her first at the Asian Games after she finished with bronze four years ago and her first major title in more than two years after she took a break to have her third child. Oct 6, 2014