Newly-crowned India Open champions, Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth will look to continue their fairytale run as they eye another podium finish at the USD 500,000 Malaysia Open Super Series Premier which gets underway with the qualifiers here tomorrow.
Tainted Indian sports administrator Suresh Kalmadi has been made Life President of the Asian Athletics Association for his "work in the development of athletics in the continent" during his 13-year tenure as the head of organisation from 2000.
Seeking to steer clear of the furore that was triggered by Saina Nehwal's open displeasure at being ignored for the Padma awards, ace Indian shooter Gagan Narang said he would prefer to wait for the government to take a call on such matters.
Delhi BJP on Thursday came down hard on AAP questioning why the Arvind Kejriwal-led government did not investigate the alleged diversion by the then Sheila Dikshit dispensation of funds meant for SC/ST welfare projects to finance certain works for the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG).
Competing in a higher weight category, Commonwealth Games gold medallist K Ravi Kumar was today pushed to second place by S Sathish Kumar of Railways in men`s 77kg in the 66th Men and 29th Women Senior National Weightlifting Championships here on Monday.
Wrestlers Rajeev Tomar and Mausam Khatri`s two-year suspension imposed by the National Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel (NADP) for flunking a dope Test just before the 2010 Commonwealth Games has been revoked nine months before the end of the term by the appellate body of the NADA.
The DDA on Wednesday expressed inability before the Delhi High Court in providing alternative piece of land to city government for shifting out the DTC Millennium bus depot, built on the fragile Yamuna river bed ahead of 2010 Commonwealth Games.
The CBI is likely to question former IOC chief Suresh Kalmadi in connection with alleged irregularities in Rs 70-crore contract given to a firm Event Knowledge Systems (EKS) for the 2010 Commonwealth Games.