Focus is on NBA, can't play for India in next 2 years: Satnam Singh
Focus is on NBA, can't play for India in next 2 years: Satnam Singh

India's basketball sensation Satnam Singh Bhamara made it clear that he won't be available for national duty atleast for the next two years as his primary focus is to improve his game and make it to the first team of the NBA side Dallas Mavericks.

Indian cagers chalk up third win
Indian cagers chalk up third win

India and Sri Lanka stayed on course for a possible title-deciding clash by remaining unbeaten in the fourth South Asian Basketball Association's Asian Championship qualifying tournament here on Saturday.

Indian hoopsters start favourites in basketball championship
Indian hoopsters start favourites in basketball championship

Despite missing several key players, India appear certain to win the three-day South Asia Basketball Association (SABA) qualifying competition beginning here on Friday and make it to the Asian Championship to be held in China in September.

We must at least become the champions of Asia: Praful Patel
We must at least become the champions of Asia: Praful Patel

All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel on Wednesday said the focus is now on helping the country improve its world rankings and win at least the Asian Championship.

FIBA should let Iran host Asian Championship: captain
FIBA should let Iran host Asian Championship: captain

The captain of Iran`s unbeaten basketball team at the Asian Games has called on the sports governing body to let his country host the Asian Championship.

Students protest against FIBA over turban ban issue
Students protest against FIBA over turban ban issue

Students of Kalgidhar Society, alongwith India's U-18 basketball player Anmol Singh, has sent out a strong message to FIBA by playing a local match here with their turbans on, protesting against the discrimination meted out to Sikh players during Asian Championship in China.

Chinese Taipei reaches Asia Cup basketball final

Chinese Taipei reached the 2014 FIBA Asia Cup final after beating China 84-73 in the semi-final.

Six Indian athletes to take part in Asian 20km Race Walking

Six Indian athletes will take part in the Asian 20km Race Walking Championship to be held in Nomi, Japan on March 16.

Don`t get upset by absence of Brazil-Portugal football teams: Franco

The non-participation of Brazil and Portugal football teams in the Goa Lusofonia Games commencing Saturday, may rob the glory of the game but not its spirit, said Olympian football player Fortunato Franco.

All eyes on Jharkhand in National Lawn Bowls Championship

Jharkhand, which had swept all the eight medals in the last edition, will be the team to watch out for in the 4th National Lawn Bowls Championship that gets underway at the RCGC Maidan tent, here on friday.

Mampi clashes with Kaushalya in a shooting range

Promising international shooter from Bengal Mampi Das on Monday, made news for all the wrong reasons after being allegedly involved in an ugly altercation with a fellow shooter.

India win compound archery gold in Asian Championship

Indian compound team stunned heavyweights Korea in the final to clinch the gold medal at the 18th Asian Archery Championship in Chinese Taipei on Thursday.

It was fun to fight in front of partisan crowd: Shiva Thapa

The last time he competed at the Asian Championships, Shiva Thapa had to retire hurt but three years later, the teen sensation has more than made up for that by becoming the youngest Indian boxer to win gold at the event defeating a local lad in front of a hugely partisan crowd.

Shiva strikes gold at Asian Championships

Teen sensation Shiva Thapa (56kg) reaffirmed his status as the rising star of Indian boxing as he became the youngest pugilist from the country to clinch a gold medal at the Asian Championships in Amman, Jordan on Monday.

Om Prakash hopes to qualify for World Championships

Shot putter Om Prakash Karhana, who won a bronze in the ongoing Asian Championships here today, is still nursing hopes of participating in next month`s World Championships in Moscow and is taking part in two events in Europe to try and qualify for the mega event.

Junior boxers leave for Asian Championship

13-member Indian junior men`s boxing team will be able to participate in the Youth Asian Boxing Championship in Subic Bay, Philippines after finally getting visas, the application for which was twice rejected by the host country.

Keshavan wins gold in Asian Championships

India`s top luge athlete Shiva Keshavan reclaimed the gold medal for the second time in succession by setting a new Asian record of 49.590 seconds in the Asian Championship here.

India look for more Olympic berths at Asian Championship

As the Indian shooting contingent gears up to earn more Olympic quota places in the Asian Shooting Championship that gets underway, coach Sunny Thomas says they can ill afford to replicate the previous edition`s results.

Nanao boxes his way to quarters of National C`ship

Asian Championship silver medallist Nanao Singh punched his way into the quarterfinals with a hard-fought victory over Amandeep Singh of Railways in the Senior men`s National boxing championship.

Junior grapplers miss Asian C`ship after govt rejects proposal

Caught between the federation and the Sports Ministry`s tug-of-war over procedures, Indian junior wrestlers will miss the Asian Junior Wrestling Championship starting tomorrow in China.