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India to send 224 athletes in Glasgow Commonwealth Games

India to send 224 athletes in Glasgow Commonwealth Games

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 17:40

India will field a strong 224 member contingent, its second largest ever, in the Glasgow Commonwealth Games to be held from July 23 to August 3, with athletics forming the biggest squad of 41.

Powell joins the missing list at Jamaica meet

Powell joins the missing list at Jamaica meet

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 00:56

Former 100-metre world record holder Asafa Powell will not race at this week`s Jamaican Athletics Championship, the nation`s qualifying meet for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, sources told AFP Thursday.

Saina moves up in world rankings

Saina moves up in world rankings

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 20:46

The quarterfinal finish at the Indonesia Open Super Series in Jakarta recently helped London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal earn a place and reach eighth position in the latest world badminton ranking, released on Thursday.

Saina, Sindhu in quarters of Australian Super Series

Saina, Sindhu in quarters of Australian Super Series

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 18:30

Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu entered the quarterfinals of the USD 750,000 Star Australian Super Series after posting comfortable victories in their respective women`s singles second round matches here.

Sick Cavendish won`t defend British title

Sick Cavendish won`t defend British title

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 05:10

Sick Cavendish won`t defend British title

Giro stage winner Ulissi fails drug test

Giro stage winner Ulissi fails drug test

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 03:31

Italian rider Diego Ulissi, who won two stages of this year`s Giro d`Italia, failed a drugs test during the race, his team Lampre confirmed on Wednesday.

India need a second formidable doubles pair: Jwala

India need a second formidable doubles pair: Jwala

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 19:32

Ace shuttler Jwala Gutta Wednesday said India is in dire need of second formidable doubles pair after her and Ashwini Ponnappa in order to pose serious challenge at the team championships.

Ghosal gets top billing in CCI-PSA Squash

Ghosal gets top billing in CCI-PSA Squash

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 17:36

India`s No. 1 men`s player Saurav Ghosal, currently ranked 16th in the world by the Professional Squash Association, has been given the top billing in the USD 25,000 CCI-PSA International squash championship, commencing here on July 1.

Sindhu, Jwala-Ashwini assured of bronze, Guru loses in ABC

Sindhu, Jwala-Ashwini assured of bronze, Guru loses in ABC

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 16:35

Teen sensation P V Sindhu and the pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa were today assured of bronze medals after reaching their respective semifinals in the women`s singles and women`s doubles events of the prestigious Asian Badminton Championship here today.

Sindhu assured of bronze, Guru loses in Asian Badminton

Sindhu assured of bronze, Guru loses in Asian Badminton

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 12:22

Teen sensation P V Sindhu assured herself of a bronze medal after reaching the semifinals of the prestigious Asian Badminton Championship with a thrilling three-game victory in the women`s singles event here today.

India ninth in latest word hockey rankings

India ninth in latest word hockey rankings

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 12:18

Eight-time Olympic champions India find itself in a lowly ninth position among men`s teams in the recently-released FIH World Hockey Rankings.

IOA is united on Asian Games bid issue: Ramachandran

IOA is united on Asian Games bid issue: Ramachandran

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 19:33

Keen to convince the government on hosting 2019 Asian Games, the Indian Olympic Association today sought to present a united front with president N Ramachandran saying there is no division in the IOA top brass on the issue of bidding for the hosting rights of the Games.

IOA writes to Central & Delhi govts on 2019 Asian Games bid

IOA writes to Central & Delhi govts on 2019 Asian Games bid

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 18:25

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) today began the process of seeking government approval, required to mount a bid for hosting the 2019 Asian Games by writing to the Sports Ministry and Delhi Lieutenant Governor.

Indian cueists impress in snooker event

Indian cueists impress in snooker event

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 18:22

In another successful day for Indian cueists, Sourav Kothari, Varun Madan and Faisal Khan almost assured their berth in the knockout stage of the 6-Red Snooker and World Team 15-Red Snooker Championship here today.

World no. 7 Beng Hee, India`s Ghosal for squash tourney

World no. 7 Beng Hee, India`s Ghosal for squash tourney

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 17:52

World no. 7 Ong Beng Hee of Malaysia and national champion Saurav Ghosal, the world no. 15, are among a host of players who would be competing in the second CCI-PSA international squash tournament beginning here from July 1.

Mumbai to host 2014 `Indian Open` snooker in October

Mumbai to host 2014 `Indian Open` snooker in October

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 15:43

After a successful inaugural season last year, India will continue to host the `Indian Open`, one of the annual ranking snooker event, this year in Mumbai between October 13-17, the Billiards and Snooker Federation of India (BSFI) announced today.

Indian hockey team`s training camp for Glasgow CWG to start from Wednesday

Indian hockey team`s training camp for Glasgow CWG to start from Wednesday

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 14:12

The preparatory camp for the senior Indian men hockey probables for the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games will begin at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here from tomorrow.