Asian Championships

Top stars to feature in 57th National Inter-State Athletics

Top stars to feature in 57th National Inter-State Athletics

The four-day Championships, which will see a newly-laid blue synthetic track, will be the last chance for those athletes who are yet to attain the qualifying mark for the IAAF World Championships scheduled for August 4-13 in London.

Jul 14, 2017, 22:34 PM IST
Out of action since Rio Olympics, Dipa Karmakar set to miss World Championship as well

Out of action since Rio Olympics, Dipa Karmakar set to miss World Championship as well

As she is not competing, Karmakar said she is using the time to work on fitness and completing her studies.

Jun 22, 2017, 15:16 PM IST
Tintu Luka has done well despite limitations, claims PT Usha

Tintu Luka has done well despite limitations, claims PT Usha

The 28-year-old Tintu, mentored by Usha, has enjoyed success at the Continental level, winning a bronze and a silver at the Asian Games - 2010 Guangzhou (2:01.36) and 2014 Incheon (1:59.19) apart from six medals at the Asian Championships.

May 11, 2017, 18:33 PM IST
Boxer Kavinder Singh Bisht qualifies for World Championship

Boxer Kavinder Singh Bisht qualifies for World Championship

Bisht was up against Malaysia's Salam Abdul Kasim but got a walkover this morning.

May 07, 2017, 16:33 PM IST
Asian Championships: Vikas Krishnan, Shiva Thapa enter semis; among 4 Indian boxers to qualify for World Championships

Asian Championships: Vikas Krishnan, Shiva Thapa enter semis; among 4 Indian boxers to qualify for World Championships

Sumit Sangwan (91kg) and Amit Phangal (49kg) were the other two Indian boxers to book medals as well as World Championship slots in the prestigious continental event.

May 03, 2017, 18:20 PM IST
Akhil, Jitender Kumar target pro circuit through Vijender Singh's IOS

Akhil, Jitender Kumar target pro circuit through Vijender Singh's IOS

Vijender, unbeaten in the circuit with 7 wins, is currently based in Manchester but made a smash-hit homecoming in July by winning the WBO title.

Oct 25, 2016, 16:29 PM IST
Confident archers Deepika Kumari, Abhishek Verma eye Asian Championships

Confident archers Deepika Kumari, Abhishek Verma eye Asian Championships

Deepika Kumari is currently going through fitness issues including a stiff upper back and shoulder pain.

Oct 29, 2015, 18:33 PM IST
Indian boxer Jai Bhagwan suspended by Haryana police for taking bribe

Indian boxer Jai Bhagwan suspended by Haryana police for taking bribe

Jai Bhagwan has been suspended by Haryana Police after an internal inquiry found him to have taken a bribe of Rs one lakh from a trader in Adampur, Hisar.

Oct 07, 2015, 10:12 AM IST
Gritty Indian boxers eye medals, Olympic quotas at World meet

Gritty Indian boxers eye medals, Olympic quotas at World meet

Their oft-seen ability to triumph over adversity will be put through its toughest test this year when Indian boxers aim for the twin rewards of medals and Olympic quota places in the World Championships starting here tomorrow.

Oct 05, 2015, 17:28 PM IST
Overconfidence cost me and it won't happen again: Vikas Krishan

Overconfidence cost me and it won't happen again: Vikas Krishan

His was the best performance by an Indian boxer at the recent Asian Championships in Thailand but Vikas Krishan is hardly satisfied with his silver as he feels it would have surely been a gold if not for "overconfidence".

Sep 07, 2015, 16:46 PM IST
We desperately need more exposure, plead Indian boxers

We desperately need more exposure, plead Indian boxers

They are delivering the medals despite the absence of a national body but desperation is setting in for the Indian boxers, who concede that lack of international exposure because of the current administrative mess is hurting them badly.

Sep 07, 2015, 16:40 PM IST
India among strong boxing nations: AIBA President

India among strong boxing nations: AIBA President

 India's boxing administration might be in shambles but International Boxing Association (AIBA) President Dr Ching Kuo Wu says the country still counts among the best in Asia and efforts would be made to bring it back into the semi-professional World Series of Boxing (WSB).

Sep 02, 2015, 11:54 AM IST
3 Indian boxers enter Asian C'ship semis, book World berths

3 Indian boxers enter Asian C'ship semis, book World berths

 Defending champion Shiva Thapa, second seed Vikas Krishan and the fast-rising L Devendro Singh booked medals and World Championship berths by advancing to the semifinals on a mixed day for India at the Asian Championships here on Tuesday.

Sep 01, 2015, 20:06 PM IST
Devendro Singh in Asian semis, qualifies for World Championships

Devendro Singh in Asian semis, qualifies for World Championships

Commonwealth Games silver-medallist L Devendro Singh (49kg) assured himself of a medal and a place in the upcoming World Championships by storming into the Asian Championships semifinal here on Tuesday.

Sep 01, 2015, 13:45 PM IST
Manoj Kumar eases into quarters at Asian Boxing Championships

Manoj Kumar eases into quarters at Asian Boxing Championships

Former Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Manoj Kumar (64kg) sailed into the quarterfinals along with two others on an all-win day for Indian boxers in the Asian Championships here on Monday.

Aug 31, 2015, 20:27 PM IST
Manoj Kumar eases into quarters at Asian Boxing Championships

Manoj Kumar eases into quarters at Asian Boxing Championships

Former Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Manoj Kumar (64kg) sailed into the quarterfinals along with two others on an all-win day for Indian boxers in the Asian Championships here on Monday.

Aug 31, 2015, 20:27 PM IST
Indian boxers leave for 'toughest ever' Asian Championships

Indian boxers leave for 'toughest ever' Asian Championships

Severely short of international exposure owing to the administrative mess, Indian boxers face the uphill task of ensuring not just medals but also World Championship berths when they take off tonight for what would be the "toughest" Asian Championships ever starting August 26 in Bangkok.

Aug 23, 2015, 13:27 PM IST

Boxer Krishan back from UK training stint; awaits Asian meet

 Gearing up to step into the slot vacated by Vijender Singh, Indian boxer Vikas Krishan underwent a two weeks long foreign exposure trip with the British team ahead of this month's Asian Championships. 

Aug 11, 2015, 18:40 PM IST

45-member Indian shooting squad for World Cup

 A 45-member Indian shooting contingent, among the largest in the competition along with the United States, Russia and China, will look to grabbing as many as possible 2016 Rio Olympics quota berths of the 34 available at the year's first combined (Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun) World Cup to be held here from August 8 to 15.

Aug 07, 2015, 19:08 PM IST

More confident of myself after Oz training stint: Mandeep Jangra

 Back from a month-long training trip to Australia with his mentor Akhil Kumar, Commonwealth Games silver medal-winning Indian boxer Mandeep Jangra said the stint has helped him get over long-standing anxiety as he gears up for the Olympic qualifiers later this year.

Jul 08, 2015, 12:21 PM IST