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Used to getting awards late: Sushil Kumar

Last Updated: Sunday, February 10, 2013, 19:18

Disappointed at not getting the Padma Bhushan, third highest civilian honour in the country, wrestler Sushil Kumar on Sunday said that by now he has got used to being considered for awards late.

Advani becomes 2nd Indian to qualify for Welsh Open

Last Updated: Sunday, February 10, 2013, 18:32

Pankaj Advani added another feather to his illustrious cap as the eight-time world champion became only the second Indian cueist to qualify for the main draw of Welsh Open Pro Snooker Series.

Gill ready for Desert Storm challenge

Last Updated: Sunday, February 10, 2013, 18:14

Top rallyist Gaurav Gill is determined to erase last year`s poor record at the Desert Storm rally when he challenges title-contender and defending champion Suresh Rana at upcoming event of the new season.

Usha "frustrated" at not getting Luka`s sponsorship

Last Updated: Sunday, February 10, 2013, 17:45

`Sprint Queen` P T Usha feels "frustrated sometimes" at the lack of corporate interest in athletics and said despite running from pillar to post, she has failed to find a sponsor for her protege Tintu Luka.

Sushil eyeing return at Asian Championship

Last Updated: Sunday, February 10, 2013, 16:31

After missing the Dave Schultz Cup due to a shoulder injury, star Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar is now eyeing a return at the Asian Wrestling Championships starting from April 18 to 22.

AFI claims it has support of IAAF in constitution amendment

Last Updated: Monday, January 28, 2013, 18:05

Unlike a few National Sports Federations, the Athletics Federation of India could afford to breath easy as it had the support of its parent international body while ammending its constitution in line with the Sports Ministry`s directive.

Mary revels in Padma glory, but worried about Indian boxing

Last Updated: Saturday, January 26, 2013, 12:53

Her personal high of being awarded the Padma Bhushan has coincided with turbulent times for Indian boxing, leaving Olympic bronze-medallist M C Mary Kom with "mixed feelings" about getting country`s third highest civilian honour.

India to send its largest contingent for Special Olympics

Last Updated: Friday, January 25, 2013, 15:02

India will be sending 58 `special` athletes -- its highest ever for the Special Olympics world winter games scheduled to take place in Pyeongchang, South Korea from January 29.

Mary Kom, Rahul Dravid to get Padma Bhushan: Sources

Last Updated: Friday, January 25, 2013, 14:37

London Olympics bronze medallist, boxer MC Mary Kom and former India captain Rahul Dravid are being considered for the third highest civilian honour in the country, the Padma Bhushan.

Clean Sports India starts protest against illegal "IOA"

Last Updated: Monday, January 21, 2013, 18:17

Prompted by a letter from "illegitimate Indian Olympic Association" official Lalit Bhanot, Clean Sports India, headed by Olympian Ashwini Nachappa, on Monday launched a non-cooperation movement against the "illegal" body.

Ugandan Kiprop, Kenyan Valentine set new Mumbai marathon marks

Last Updated: Sunday, January 20, 2013, 12:57

Pacemaker Jackson Kiprop of Uganda and rookie Valentine Kipketer of Kenya set new course records on their way to the men and women`s titles respectively in the USD 350,000 10th Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon here on Sunday.

African runners set to dominate Mumbai Marathon

Last Updated: Saturday, January 19, 2013, 14:35

Long-distance runners Ethiopia and Kenya are once again set to dominate the USD 350,000 Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon`s tenth edition on Sunday.