Commonwealth Games silver-medallist Mandeep Jangra took just over a minute to force his rival out of the contest with a bloodied face and book a prequarterfinal berth in the Asian Boxing Championships here on Friday.
The Centre has sought information from Delhi government in connection with the alleged diversion of Scheduled Castes Sub Plan (SCSP) of funds for the Commonwealth Games during 2010-11, and the amount that has been returned.
The centralised fitness trials for admission to Delhi University's undergraduate courses through sports quota will begin on Thursday, with the varsity taking strict measures to avoid any "bias" and "ensure transparency" in the selection procedure.
Riding on a semifinal finish at the Indonesia Super Series Premier badminton tournament, Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap regained his place inside the top 10 in the latest BWF's world ranking, release on Thursday.
Commonwealth Games gold medallist shooter Apurvi Chandela, who was earlier dropped from list of students representing DU at World University Games for not attending the trials, has finally got a nod for the global event to be held next month in South Korea.
The West Bengal Cabinet on Tuesday passed the New Sports Policy-2015 for overall development of sports infrastructure and welfare of sports persons in the state. Youth Welfare Minister Aroop Biswas, who also looks after Sports, told reporters that the policy would help improve existing sports infrastructure and install the latest state-of-the-art sports infrastructure in the state.
The court battle between boxers Akhil Kumar and Dilbagh Singh over a defamation suit filed by the former has become uglier with the Chandigarh District Court issuing warrants against mediapersons in whose presence the "slanderous" comments were made.