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OGQ to support boxer Sarita, rifle shooter Apurvi

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 15:19

Olympic Gold Quest (OGQ) is to support woman boxer Laishram Sarita Devi and rising rifle shooter Apurvi Chandela in the run up to their participation in the July 23-August 3 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland and the September-October Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.

Amitabh Bachchan sponsors training of two women athletes

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 15:32

Amitabh Bachchan, who is a United Nations Ambassador for the girl child, has sponsored the coaching of two women athletes who will represent the country at global platforms.

British women extend team pursuit reign in track cycling World Championships

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 11:47

Great Britain retained their women`s team pursuit world crown Thursday, rallying to vanquish Canada to claim Britain`s first gold of the 2014 track cycling World Championships.

Omar Farah doing all he can to make Mo proud again

Last Updated: Monday, December 30, 2013, 15:13

Brother of Olympic hero Mo, Omar Farah has vowed to keep his troubled past behind and improve his relationship with his US-based half brother and make him proud again.

Owens` s 1936 Olympic gold fetches USD 1.4 million

Last Updated: Monday, December 09, 2013, 21:33

An Olympic gold medal won by Jesse Owens at the 1936 Berlin Games has sold at auction for USD 1,466,574, the highest price ever paid for a piece of Olympic memorabilia.

My biggest dream is to win an Olympic Gold for the country, says Deepika Kumari

Last Updated: Sunday, July 28, 2013, 09:28

An Olympic gold is on Deepika Kumari`s radar.

OGQ to support 40 athletes for Rio Games

Last Updated: Sunday, June 30, 2013, 10:50

Non-profit sports foundation Olympic Gold Quest has chalked out plans to extend its support to 40 athletes by this year-end.

Sushil Kumar signs up with OGQ

Last Updated: Friday, June 28, 2013, 19:11

Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar on Friday signed up with a sports foundation, Olympic Gold Quest (OGQ), from which he will get training and financial assistance for the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Bindra to represent ISSF in international Olympic forum

Last Updated: Monday, June 17, 2013, 18:46

In what can be termed a huge honour, Abhinav Bindra, India`s only individual Olympic gold medallist, has been chosen to be the international shooting body`s representative for IOC`s elite International Forum, to be held in Singapore from June 27 to 29.

Olympic Gold Quest waiting for September IOC vote on wrestling

Last Updated: Sunday, June 02, 2013, 12:00

A non-profit sports foundation started by Indian sports legends Prakash Padukone and Geet Sethi is keeping its fingers crossed ahead of the IOC when wrestling`s fate would be decided for the 2020 Games.

OGQ to support Deepika Kumari, Talukdar till Rio Olympics

Last Updated: Friday, May 31, 2013, 20:03

Olympic Gold Quest, founded by badminton ace Prakash Padukone and billiards great Geet Sethi, has decided to support the training and preparation of top Indian archers Deepika Kumari and Jayanta Talukdar till the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Andy Murray to miss French Open

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 11:34

British tennis player Andy Murray has withdrawn from the French Open which begins from Sunday due to a long term back injury.