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Shiva Keshavan retires from luge with 34th-place finish in Winter Olympics

Shiva Keshavan retires from luge with 34th-place finish in Winter Olympics

India's winter sports poster boy Shiva Keshavan on Sunday brought the curtain down on a two-decade international career with a 34th-place finish in the men's luge singles event of the Winter Olympics here.

Feb 11, 2018, 20:41 PM IST
Shiva Keshavan placed 34th after two runs in men's luge at Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang

Shiva Keshavan placed 34th after two runs in men's luge at Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang

Keshavan finished 34th after two rounds of heats in the men's singles luge competitions.

Feb 10, 2018, 19:18 PM IST
Winter Olympics 2018: Shiva Keshavan carries India flag for one last time

Winter Olympics 2018: Shiva Keshavan carries India flag for one last time

"I‘m sure I’ll stay involved in the sport because I want to build it up in India now and focus on that," said the veteran of six Olympics.

Feb 09, 2018, 15:59 PM IST
Indian flag raised at Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Village

Indian flag raised at Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Village

A day before the beginning of the Winter Olympics, the Indian flag was raised at the Games Village at a formal team welcome ceremony. Luger Shiva Keshavan, Indian contingent's chef-de-mission Harjinder Singh and the mayor of the Games Village were present during the brief ceremony.

Feb 09, 2018, 13:49 PM IST
Retiring Shiva Keshavan aims for last hurrah at Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Retiring Shiva Keshavan aims for last hurrah at Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Competing in his sixth and last Winter Olympics, pioneer luger Shiva Keshavan wants to overcome a recent injury and end his international career with a flourish during the Pyeongchang Games, starting this week.

Feb 05, 2018, 15:52 PM IST
Shiva Keshavan gets sponsor for Winter Olympics preparation

Shiva Keshavan gets sponsor for Winter Olympics preparation

Just days before featuring in his sixth Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, India's top luger Shiva Keshavan has got a morale booster as he has got assurance from his sponsors of their continued support that will help him prepare for the Games.

Jan 30, 2018, 16:45 PM IST
Shiva Keshavan wins gold in Asian Luge Championships

Shiva Keshavan wins gold in Asian Luge Championships

Due to technical reasons, the Asian Luge Championships took place at Altenberg in Germany.

Dec 01, 2017, 22:42 PM IST
Shiva Keshavan qualifies for his 6th Winter Olympics

Shiva Keshavan qualifies for his 6th Winter Olympics

Keshavan thus became the first Indian to have qualified for PyeongChang Winter Games in luge.

Nov 20, 2017, 20:47 PM IST
Shiva Keshavan braves injury to win gold medal at Asian Luge Championship

Shiva Keshavan braves injury to win gold medal at Asian Luge Championship

It was a turnaround of sports for Keshavan who had a tumultuous lead up to the event at the Spiral Olympic Track.

Dec 23, 2016, 13:15 PM IST
Shiva Keshavan forced to pull out of World Championships: Report

Shiva Keshavan forced to pull out of World Championships: Report

Currently the Olympian is also without a sponsor.

Jan 22, 2016, 09:38 AM IST
Shiva Keshavan: Lack of funds forces five-time Winter Olympian to pull out of World Championships

Shiva Keshavan: Lack of funds forces five-time Winter Olympian to pull out of World Championships

The luger won a silver medal at the Asian Championships last year. He also has two gold medals in the Asia Cup and was the first Indian to qualify for the Winter Olympics.

Jan 21, 2016, 22:20 PM IST
Indian luger Shiva Keshavan wins silver at Asian Championship

Indian luger Shiva Keshavan wins silver at Asian Championship

The race consisted of two heats closely contested by athletes. Though in the first heat Shiva was a mere 2/10th of a second behind, minor technical snags cost him the gold medal in the second heat.

Dec 27, 2015, 18:09 PM IST
Sports ministry sanctions financial help to Abhinav Binda, Mohd Asab, Shiva Keshavan

Sports ministry sanctions financial help to Abhinav Binda, Mohd Asab, Shiva Keshavan

 Sports Ministry on Thursday sanctioned a budget of of Rs 112.50 lakhs as financial assitance for Beijing Olympic gold medallist shooter Abhinav Bindra to hire a personal physiotherapist and strength and conditioning specialist to help him prepare better for 2016 Rio Olympics.

Aug 20, 2015, 13:08 PM IST
Winter Olympian Shiva Keshavan on brink of quitting due to lack of funds: Reports

Winter Olympian Shiva Keshavan on brink of quitting due to lack of funds: Reports

Regarded as one of the pioneers of winter sports in India, Shiva Keshavan is on the brink of quitting luge. The five-time Olympian, who has put the country in the Winter Games map, said that the Sports Ministry has ignored his financial plight, according to a report.

Jun 25, 2015, 13:16 PM IST
India's Shiva Keshavan wins silver at Asian Luge Championships

India's Shiva Keshavan wins silver at Asian Luge Championships

 India's Shiva Keshavan won silver at the 17th Asian Luge Championships here Sunday, bagging the medal after a close contest between the top three contenders.

Dec 21, 2014, 19:33 PM IST
Shiva Keshavan secures 25th place in maiden Luge World Cup finals

Shiva Keshavan secures 25th place in maiden Luge World Cup finals

India's Shiva Keshavan registered a respectable 25th place finish on his maiden entry into the Luge World Cup finals at the Olympic Sliding Center in Lake Placid here on Saturday.

Dec 06, 2014, 14:40 PM IST
Shiva Keshavan finishes 15th in Nations Cup race

Shiva Keshavan finishes 15th in Nations Cup race

Indian luger Shiva Keshavan came up with a personal best timing of 53.125 seconds to finish the Nations Cup race with a best-ever showing of 15th Place at the Lake Placid, New York on Friday.

Dec 05, 2014, 16:44 PM IST
5-time Olympian Shiva Keshavan set to get coach for first time in sporting career

5-time Olympian Shiva Keshavan set to get coach for first time in sporting career

Things will be heating up this winter as India’s winter sports pioneer and 5-time Olympian Shiva Keshavan begins his quest with an eye on the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Peyongchang, South Korea.

Nov 12, 2014, 17:26 PM IST

India complete Olympic return, national flag unfurled at Sochi

The unfurling ceremony attended by a motley group of Indian squad, Indian Olympic Association`s newly-elected President N Ramachandran and other invitees marked the successful return of India to the Olympic fold.

Feb 16, 2014, 21:16 PM IST

Keshavan hopes for new beginning in sports administration

Elated after tri-colour was hoisted at the Sochi Games Village, Indian luger Shiva Keshavan on Sunday hoped for a new beginning in sports governance in the country.

Feb 16, 2014, 20:52 PM IST