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Top stars to feature in 57th National Inter-State Athletics

Top stars to feature in 57th National Inter-State Athletics

The four-day Championships, which will see a newly-laid blue synthetic track, will be the last chance for those athletes who are yet to attain the qualifying mark for the IAAF World Championships scheduled for August 4-13 in London.

Out of action since Rio Olympics, Dipa Karmakar set to miss World Championship as well

Out of action since Rio Olympics, Dipa Karmakar set to miss World Championship as well

As she is not competing, Karmakar said she is using the time to work on fitness and completing her studies.

Tintu Luka has done well despite limitations, claims PT Usha

Tintu Luka has done well despite limitations, claims PT Usha

The 28-year-old Tintu, mentored by Usha, has enjoyed success at the Continental level, winning a bronze and a silver at the Asian Games - 2010 Guangzhou (2:01.36) and 2014 Incheon (1:59.19) apart from six medals at the Asian Championships.

Boxer Kavinder Singh Bisht qualifies for World Championship

Boxer Kavinder Singh Bisht qualifies for World Championship

Bisht was up against Malaysia's Salam Abdul Kasim but got a walkover this morning.

Asian Championships: Vikas Krishnan, Shiva Thapa enter semis; among 4 Indian boxers to qualify for World Championships

Asian Championships: Vikas Krishnan, Shiva Thapa enter semis; among 4 Indian boxers to qualify for World Championships

Sumit Sangwan (91kg) and Amit Phangal (49kg) were the other two Indian boxers to book medals as well as World Championship slots in the prestigious continental event.

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.

Confident archers Deepika Kumari, Abhishek Verma eye Asian Championships

Confident archers Deepika Kumari, Abhishek Verma eye Asian Championships

Deepika Kumari is currently going through fitness issues including a stiff upper back and shoulder pain.

Indian boxer Jai Bhagwan suspended by Haryana police for taking bribe

Indian boxer Jai Bhagwan suspended by Haryana police for taking bribe

Jai Bhagwan has been suspended by Haryana Police after an internal inquiry found him to have taken a bribe of Rs one lakh from a trader in Adampur, Hisar.

Gritty Indian boxers eye medals, Olympic quotas at World meet

Gritty Indian boxers eye medals, Olympic quotas at World meet

Their oft-seen ability to triumph over adversity will be put through its toughest test this year when Indian boxers aim for the twin rewards of medals and Olympic quota places in the World Championships starting here tomorrow.