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Gangjee ends long title drought

India’s Rahil Gangjee ended a 14-year title drought when he sank a decisive birdie on the final hole for a one-shot victory at the Panasonic Open in Osaka on Sunday. Having endured years of frustrations, the 39-year-old hit his bunker shot to within 10 feet of the pin before holing it to complete a final round of three-under-par 68 and end his winless streak.

Gangjee aggregated 14-under-par 270 to finish ahead of the Korean duo of Hyungsung Kim (70) and Junggon Hwang (66) in the event co-sanctioned by the Asian Tour and the Japan Tour.

Try not (to) hate yourself

Benedict Cumberbatch says the best way to deal with bullies is to show them one’s “love.” The 41-year-old actor says one has to “empathise” with bullies and at the same time try “not (to) hate yourself,” Femalefirst reported. “This is a really, really difficult subject. As hard as it may seem, you have to meet it with love. You have to try and empathise with behaviour and not hate yourself but understand why people often want to damage other people, it’s because they’re damaged themselves,” Cumberbatch told 14-year-old YouTube star Sophia Grace.

Want to throw 90M to enhance Olympic chances: Neeraj Chopra

India’s only gold medallist in athletics at the 21st Commonwealth Games, young javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has set his eyes at achieving a distance of 90m consistently to enhance his chances of winning a medal at the Olympics.

The 20-year-old from Haryana, who clinched the gold at 2016 World Junior Championships, produced a season best of 86.47 metres to claim the yellow metal at Gold Coast and became only the fourth Indian individual in the history of the Games to win a track and field gold.

And all that Jazz

Rapper Kendrick Lamar has created history by being the first non-classical or jazz winner to win Pulitzer Prize for Music for his album D.A.M.N. The 30-year-old artiste is known to have had a deep impact on a racially fraught America and has emerged as the bona fide King of Rap. The album was perhaps the most inspired piece of work in the list of winners, Entertainment Weekly reported. Over 100 women, including Ashley Judd, Rose McGowan, Angelina Jolie, Lupita Nyong’o, Salma Hayek, have publicly accused the producer of misconduct ranging from sexual harassment to rape.

Real life missing in Indian films, says Majid Majidi

As someone who counts Satyajit Ray as a huge influence, Majid Majidi decided to set his latest film “Beyond the Clouds” in Mumbai streets, which he believes, are full of incredible heroes trying to lead a life of dignity in the face of struggle. 

Young and old shine in India’s third best CWG show

Newly-crowned World No.1 Kidambi Srikanth let slip the early advantage to settle for a silver medal in the 21st Commonwealth Games, going down to Malaysian legend Lee Chong Wei in the men’s singles summit clash on Sunday. Srikanth had beaten Lee in the mixed team championships final earlier in the Games but the former world number one rallied for a 19-21, 21-14, 21-14 triumph for his third individual CWG gold. He has two more mixed team gold medals to his credit.

Swara blasts troll for shaming bebo

Swara Bhasker defended her Veere Di Wedding co-star, Kareena Kapoor Khan, on Sunday from a troll who shamed the actor for marrying Saif Ali Khan.

Srikanth rises to World No. 1 ranking

Kidambi Srikanth has become the first Indian male shuttler to achieve the world number one ranking in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) chart released on Thursday.

Women being vocal is still new to the world: Priyanka

Priyanka Chopra believes that women have started to stand up against gender biases but the world is still not able to digest them being “vocal” about their choices. The 35-year-old Bollywood star, who is having a dream run in Hollywood, says the movements like #MeeToo and Times’s Up prove that women across the globe have been facing challenges and India is no different.

Heena Sidhu adds 3rd gold to shooting kitty

Pistol shooter Heena Sidhu shone the brightest with a gold and a Games record, while para-powerlifter Sachin Chaudhary put behind a dope-tainted past to claim a surprise bronze as the Indian juggernaut slowed down a bit after five days of gold rush at the Commonwealth Games here.

With weightlifters through with their campaign, wrestlers yet to take off and boxers only getting into medal rounds, the number of medal were not too many to show on day six of the Games.

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