Sania Mirza says Commonwealth Games and Asian Games will show India's standing in sports

Sania Mirza was in Goa earlier this week along with iconic athlete Milkha Singh as part of the event which is a precursor to Lusofonia Games scheduled for January next year.

updated: September 15, 2014 18:19 IST
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Panaji: India's leading female tennis player Sania Mirza feels that events like the Asian and Commonwealth Games are important in understanding India's standing in sports other than cricket.

"Events like Lusofonia Games, Asian Games and Commonwealth Games are important as they help us a lot in understanding how good India is at sports other than cricket," Sania told PTI on the sidelines of an event to unveil the mascot for the upcoming Portuguese commonwealth games in Goa.

"It builds great sportsmanship and friendship between the countries," she added.

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