Vinesh in Indian team for Kazakh wrestling tourney

 An eight-member Indian wrestling team, including Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Vinesh, will compete in the 5th President's Cup to be held at Astana, Kazakhstan from July 23 to 26.

DNA: All you need to know about Indian boxer Manoj Kumar

Manoj Kumar, Indian boxer, who won a gold medal in the light welterweight division at the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

Diamond League: Injured Usain Bolt pulls out of Paris, Lausanne
Diamond League: Injured Usain Bolt pulls out of Paris, Lausanne

Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt`s troubled season continued on Tuesday when he pulled out of the Paris and Lausanne Diamond League meetings due to a leg injury.

DU admission: Sports quota fitness trials to begin today
DU admission: Sports quota fitness trials to begin today

The centralised fitness trials for admission to Delhi University's undergraduate courses through sports quota will begin on Thursday, with the varsity taking strict measures to avoid any "bias" and "ensure transparency" in the selection procedure.

Punjab relaxes norms for shooters to procure weapons
Punjab relaxes norms for shooters to procure weapons

To promote the sport of shooting in the state, the Punjab government on Sunday announced that it had relaxed norms for shooters to make it easy for them to get weapons for shooting events.

Parupalli Kashyap back inside top 10 in BWF ranking
Parupalli Kashyap back inside top 10 in BWF ranking

Riding on a semifinal finish at the Indonesia Super Series Premier badminton tournament, Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap regained his place inside the top 10 in the latest BWF's world ranking, release on Thursday.

CWG medallist gets nod to represent DU at world varsity games
CWG medallist gets nod to represent DU at world varsity games

 Commonwealth Games gold medallist shooter Apurvi Chandela, who was earlier dropped from list of students representing DU at World University Games for not attending the trials, has finally got a nod for the global event to be held next month in South Korea.

Bengal Cabinet gives nod to the New Sports Policy 2015
Bengal Cabinet gives nod to the New Sports Policy 2015

 The West Bengal Cabinet on Tuesday passed the New Sports Policy-2015 for overall development of sports infrastructure and welfare of sports persons in the state. Youth Welfare Minister Aroop Biswas, who also looks after Sports, told reporters that the policy would help improve existing sports infrastructure and install the latest state-of-the-art sports infrastructure in the state.

Akhil-Dilbagh tussle in defamation suit heats up
Akhil-Dilbagh tussle in defamation suit heats up

The court battle between boxers Akhil Kumar and Dilbagh Singh over a defamation suit filed by the former has become uglier with the Chandigarh District Court issuing warrants against mediapersons in whose presence the "slanderous" comments were made.

TOP Scheme shows how sport treated unequally in India: Pankaj Advani
TOP Scheme shows how sport treated unequally in India: Pankaj Advani

 Twelve-time world champion cueist Pankaj Advani feels the government-run TOP Scheme for India's Olympic medal hopefuls clearly shows how sport is treated unequally in the country.

Sardar Singh recommended for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award
Sardar Singh recommended for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award

Indian men's hockey team captain Sardar Singh has been recommended for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award while 11 other names, including six women, have been put forward by Hockey India for the Arjuna award.

Vikas Gowda, Seema Punia recommended for Khel Ratna
Vikas Gowda, Seema Punia recommended for Khel Ratna

Commonwealth Games gold medallist discus thrower Vikas Gowda has been recommended for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna for the second time along with his female counterpart and CWG champion Seema Punia for the coveted award this year.

National rifle shooter, 4 others held for killing blue bull

A national rifle shooter and four others were arrested for allegedly killing a blue bull in Halpura village under Shikarpur police station area here, police said on Saturday.

Geeta Rani's 'B' sample tests positive, faces lengthy ban
Geeta Rani's 'B' sample tests positive, faces lengthy ban

 Commonwealth Games gold medallist weightlifter Geeta Rani's confirmatory 'B' sample test has also returned positive for a banned substance and she is set to end her career in ignominy as she faces the prospect of a lengthy ban from the sport.

India hockey eves confident against New Zealand
India hockey eves confident against New Zealand

Following a strong performance against World No.2 Australia, the Indian women's hockey team is all geared up for their quarter-final clash against hosts New Zealand in the Hawke’s Bay Cup here on Thursday.

Jitu Rai wins bronze at ISSF World Cup in Korea
Jitu Rai wins bronze at ISSF World Cup in Korea

 Celebrated Indian shooter Jitu Rai shot his way to a bronze medal in the men's 10-metre air pistol event at the ongoing ISSF Shooting World Cup here on Sunday.

NRAI sets tough road to Rio Olympics for shooters
NRAI sets tough road to Rio Olympics for shooters

Indian shooters aiming for glory at next year's Rio Olympics will be required to take part in seven selection trials, following which the average final scores and merit points will be taken into consideration to select the team for the multi-sport extravaganza.

British Olympic diver found shot dead with wife in Spain

A former British diver who competed for Great Britain at the 1956 Olympics in Melbourne has been found shot dead along with his wife at their villa in Spain.

Sardar Singh, Saba Anjum receive Padma Shri Award
Sardar Singh, Saba Anjum receive Padma Shri Award

Indian men's hockey team captain Sardar Singh and former skipper of the national women's side Saba Anjum were on Monday conferred with the prestigious Padma Shri Award by President Pranab Mukherjee at a glittering ceremony in Rashtrapati Bhavan here.

Glasgow, Berlin to co-host 2018 European Sports Championships
Glasgow, Berlin to co-host 2018 European Sports Championships

Glasgow and Berlin are to co-host a new multi-sport competition called the European Sports Championships in 2018 that will combine continental championships in several sports, organisers announced on Thursday.