Asian Games 2014: Indian weightlifters continue to disappoint

Asian Games 2014: Indian weightlifters continue to disappoint

 Indian weightlifters continued with their listless display at the 17th Asian Games as K Ravi Kumar and Punam Yadav failed to impress in their respective men's and women's events, here on Tuesday.

"Clean" Indian lifters look to emulate CWG success in Asiad

"Clean" Indian lifters look to emulate CWG success in Asiad

After successfully burying the ghosts of doping menace at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games with an impressive show, Indian weightlifters would look to keep their new-found cleaner image intact while aiming for a rich medal when their campaign begins at the 17th Asian Games, here on Friday.

Commonwealth Games 2014: India look to open medal account with weightlifting

India`s first medal in the 20th Commonwealth Games is expected to come on Thursday from weightlifting when the competitions begin with the women`s 48kg and men`s 56kg weight categories, respectively, here.

Ravi Kumar among 8 lifters picked for CWG

Delhi Commonwealth Games gold medallist K Ravi Kumar will be spearheading the eight-strong Indian men`s weightlifting challenge at the upcoming edition of the quadrennial event, to be held in Glasgow from July 23 to August 3.

Ravi Kumar pushed to 2nd place in men`s 77kg

Competing in a higher weight category, Commonwealth Games gold medallist K Ravi Kumar was today pushed to second place by S Sathish Kumar of Railways in men`s 77kg in the 66th Men and 29th Women Senior National Weightlifting Championships here on Monday.

Former coaches, parents of Ravi Kumar happy with performance

Weightlifter K Ravi Kumar might have failed to put up his best performance in the 69kg category in the London Olympics, finishing on 15th position, but his former coaches and parents said they were happy with his show.

Lifters aim to put behind doping past with clean Olympic show

They are returning to the Olympics after eight years and more than the medals, Indian weightlifters would feel the pressure of staying clear of the dope taint that has haunted the country in this discipline for about a decade.

Natl weightlifting tourney begins, CWG gold medallist skips

Sports lovers here were disappointed as Commonwealth Games gold medallist K Ravi Kumar skipped this year`s Senior National Weightlifting Championship, which started here on Saturday, due to health reasons.

Indian squad for C`wlth Weightlifting named; Ravi left out

Commonwealth Games gold medallist K Ravi Kumar has been left out to prepare for the upcoming World Championships.

Ravi Kumar to represent India in Asian Weightlifting C`ship

Commonwealth Games gold medallist K Ravi Kumar has been selected to represent India in the Asian Weightlifting Championship.

Ravi Kumar to represent India in Asian Weightlifting C`ship

Commonwealth Games gold medallist K Ravi Kumar has been selected to represent India in the Asian Weightlifting Championship.