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Dipa Karmakar looks beyond Produnova, eyes CWG gold with 'handspring 540'

Dipa Karmakar looks beyond Produnova, eyes CWG gold with 'handspring 540'

Karmakar, who celebrated her 24th birthday yesterday, revealed that work has begun to add a new vault to her skills.

Frame charges against nine in CWG graft case: Delhi court

A court on Monday ordered that charges be framed against six former Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising Committee members.

India not bidding for 2022 Commonwealth Games, clarifies IOA

India not bidding for 2022 Commonwealth Games, clarifies IOA

A day after Durban gave up hosting rights because the South African government failed to give financial guarantees, there were reports that IOA is weighing the option of stepping in as a replacement.

Manoj Kumar, Vikas Krishan, Shiva Thapa among 7 Indian boxers for Thailand International boxing tournament

Manoj Kumar, Vikas Krishan, Shiva Thapa among 7 Indian boxers for Thailand International boxing tournament

The former Asian Games gold-medallist had been training there for the last three months. He has also dropped hints of turning professional by the end of this year.

Indian Olympians Akhil Kumar, Jitender Kumar set to make Pro-Boxing debuts in April

Indian Olympians Akhil Kumar, Jitender Kumar set to make Pro-Boxing debuts in April

Akhil and Jitender, who are serving as Deputy Superintendent of police with Haryana Government, have recently got the permission to turn professional.

Vijender Singh to fight for 2nd title with China's Zulpikar Maimaitiali

Vijender Singh to fight for 2nd title with China's Zulpikar Maimaitiali

Vijender so far has eight wins under his belt with seven of them being Knockout triumphs

India's Table Tennis head coach Massimo Costantini insists team to adopt aggressive Chinese approach

India's Table Tennis head coach Massimo Costantini insists team to adopt aggressive Chinese approach

With top of the priority list is the 2018 Commonwealth Games, he wants the squad to put up a much improved show than Glasgow.

Union Budget 2017: Sports budget hiked by Rs 350 crore; focus on Commonwealth Games, Asiad

Union Budget 2017: Sports budget hiked by Rs 350 crore; focus on Commonwealth Games, Asiad

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley allocated a total of Rs 1943 crore, compared to Rs 1592 crore earmarked last year.

Relief for UP Dangal as Geeta Phogat declared fit for ongoing Pro Wrestling League

Relief for UP Dangal as Geeta Phogat declared fit for ongoing Pro Wrestling League

The team declared that Geeta is now fit and will be available for the encounter against NCR Punjab Royals tomorrow.

Krishna Poonia thrashes bullies, saves two teenage girls from harassment on New Year

Krishna Poonia thrashes bullies, saves two teenage girls from harassment on New Year

Sharing her experience about the incident, Poonia lamented over the society's reluctance to come forward and raise their voices during such incidents.

Pro Wrestling League: After recovering from knee injury, wrestler Amit Dahiya eyes comeback

Pro Wrestling League: After recovering from knee injury, wrestler Amit Dahiya eyes comeback

Amit, will open his PWL campaign against reigning Olympic champion Vladimer Khinchegashvili.

Sports Ministry halts funding of IOA for honouring Suresh Kalmadi, Abhay Singh Chautala

Sports Ministry halts funding of IOA for honouring Suresh Kalmadi, Abhay Singh Chautala

Kalmadi has declined the post until his case has been heard, while Chautala, who was initially adamant to stay on in the patron`s role, has hinted at stepping down.

Ajay Maken condemns Suresh Kalmadi, Abhay Chautala appointments as IOA presidents, says could dent India's image

Ajay Maken condemns Suresh Kalmadi, Abhay Chautala appointments as IOA presidents, says could dent India's image

The Sports Minister yesterday lashed out at the IOA for making tainted Kalmadi and Chautala as life presidents of the sports body.

Sports Minister Vijay Goel approves proposal to hire foreign coaches

Sports Minister Vijay Goel approves proposal to hire foreign coaches

Keeping this in view, extension to foreign coaches in future will be given on the basis of their performance as assessed by a committee.

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.

Parupalli Kashyap reaches main draw of Korea Open

Parupalli Kashyap reaches main draw of Korea Open

K Srikanth, Ajay Jayaram, H S Prannoy and B Sai Praneeth will start their campaign in men's singles, while Tanvi Lad will be the only competitor in women's singles.

Rio Olympics 2016: Deepika Kumari falters under pressure, Atanu Das finishes fifth in ranking round

Rio Olympics 2016: Deepika Kumari falters under pressure, Atanu Das finishes fifth in ranking round

Indian archers campaign got off to a rousing start with a brilliant show in the morning session by Atanu Das in his maiden Olympics appearance.

Kejriwal ticks minister off, stops anti-begging drive

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal halted his Social Welfare Minister Sandeep Kumar's plan.

Commonwealth Games : ICC demands inclusion of women's cricket in 2022 edition

Commonwealth Games : ICC demands inclusion of women's cricket in 2022 edition

The ICC has also been exploring the possibility of getting cricket added to the Olympic programme.

National Welfare Fund to pay Rs. 5 lakh to needy sportspersons

National Welfare Fund to pay Rs. 5 lakh to needy sportspersons

Scope of the scheme has also been expanded to include more sports persons for being considered for financial assistance from the fund.