Mithali Raj requests BCCI for organising more Tests for women

India`s top woman cricketer Mithali Raj has urged the BCCI to organise more Test mathces for the national women team, which is set to play its first five-day match in eight year when they tour England in August.

Have put behind controversial London Games loss, says Manoj

The controversial quarterfinal loss in the London Olympics still rankles him, but Indian boxer Manoj Kumar insists he has put it behind him and concentrating on future challenges which include the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Tahir Zaman rues absence of Pak players in HIL

Former Pakistan hockey skipper Tahir Zaman on Thursday rued the absence of his country`s players from the Hockey India League, starting in two days` time, and felt their inclusion would have added lustre to the tournament.

2001 champions wish current team wins Junior Hockey World Cup

Members of the Indian team which won the Junior Hockey World Cup in Hobart, Tasmania, 12 years ago are hoping the current squad, gearing up for the upcoming edition in Delhi in December, emulates their feat.

OGQ to support 40 athletes for Rio Games

Non-profit sports foundation Olympic Gold Quest has chalked out plans to extend its support to 40 athletes by this year-end.

Rasquinha optimistic about India qualifying for next World Cup

Former India hockey captain Viren Rasquinha is hopeful that India would qualify for next year`s World Cup through the Asia Cup, but sees the route full of pitfalls.

Olympic Gold Quest waiting for September IOC vote on wrestling

A non-profit sports foundation started by Indian sports legends Prakash Padukone and Geet Sethi is keeping its fingers crossed ahead of the IOC when wrestling`s fate would be decided for the 2020 Games.

Walker Irfan, two other sportsmen join OGQ list

Walker K T Irfan, who surprised everyone with his creditable performance at the London Games is a new addition to the list of talented sportspersons supported by the Olympic Gold Quest.

Gagan Ajit to make comeback in WSH

Retired India player Gagan Ajit Singh on Friday joined the ranks of Dhanraj Pillay and Viren Rasquinha to make a comeback to competitive hockey after being picked in the second players` draft for the USD 2 million World Series Hockey (WSH) commencing on February 29.

Rasquinha to return to competitive hockey with WSH

Rasquinha`s return to the sport comes close on the heels of Dhanraj Pillay`s decision to make a comeback at the age of 41 years.

Foreign coaches should groom local coaches, feel Olympians

Former Olympians said in unison that if foreign coaches are roped in for every discipline, they should also be entrusted with the responsibility of nurturing the aspiring coaches.

Athletes need time to familiarise with CWG infrastructure

Viren Rasquinha said athletes should get enough time to get familiar with the newly-built infrastructure or they would lose the home advantage.

Athletes need time to familiarise with CWG infrastructure

Viren Rasquinha said athletes should get enough time to get familiar with the newly-built infrastructure or they would lose the home advantage.