Manoj writes to Minister for Railways promotion

Yet to get a promotion in Railways promised four years ago, boxer Manoj Kumar, who recently sued the Sports Ministry after being denied the Arjuna award, has now written to Railways Minister Sadananda Gowda pleading his case.

Indians disappoint on Day 1 of World Wrestling Championships
Indians disappoint on Day 1 of World Wrestling Championships

Commonwealth Games silver medallist wrestler Rajiv Tomar crashed out of the World Championships in the qualifying round itself as India began their campaign on a disappointing note here today.

Wrestler Babita Kumari working on new strategy for Incheon Asian Games
Wrestler Babita Kumari working on new strategy for Incheon Asian Games

With the Commonwealth Games gold in her kitty, India's top female wrestler Babita Kumari has now shifted focus to the Asian Games and is working on a totally different approach to tackle Japanese and Chinese opponents she is likely to encounter.

Parupalli Kashyap hopes to do well in Asian Games
Parupalli Kashyap hopes to do well in Asian Games

Fresh from his gold medal winning feat in the Commonwealth Games, ace Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap on Saturday said he is hopeful of a good show in the upcoming Asian Games as well.

Vikas Gowda finishes overall 4th in IAAF Diamond League Series
Vikas Gowda finishes overall 4th in IAAF Diamond League Series

Ace Indian discus thrower Vikas Gowda got a morale booster ahead of the upcoming Asian Games as he finished overall fourth in the prestigious IAAF Diamond League Series to pocket USD 3,000 prize money.

Ritu Rani named captain of Asian Games-bound hockey squad
Ritu Rani named captain of Asian Games-bound hockey squad

Midfielder Ritu Rani will lead a 16-member Indian women's hockey team in the upcoming Asian Games, aiming to do better than the fifth place finish it managed in the recent Commonwealth Games.

Missed Glasgow but ready for Asian Games: Mary Kom
Missed Glasgow but ready for Asian Games: Mary Kom

Olympic bronze medal winning boxer M.C. Mary Kom Tuesday said she badly missed being a part a Glasgow Commonwealth Games but she is ready to for the Asian Games that would be held in the South Korean city of Incheon Sep 19-Oct 4.

Hockey scene in India better than Pakistan: PHF secretary
Hockey scene in India better than Pakistan: PHF secretary

Pakistan Hockey Federation secretary Rana Mujahid is "frustrated" that the national sport is struggling to lure sponsors due to lack of international success in recent years and felt the scene was much better in India.

Nijel Amos beats David Rudisha again, Lashawn Merritt cruises home
Nijel Amos beats David Rudisha again, Lashawn Merritt cruises home

Botswana`s Nijel Amos repeated his Commonwealth Games win over Olympic champion David Rudisha in the men`s 800 metres at the Weltklasse meeting in Zurich on Thursday.

Akhil Kumar back in men's team, Mary Kom in women's boxing squad for Asian Games
Akhil Kumar back in men's team, Mary Kom in women's boxing squad for Asian Games

All but written off after a string of injuries wrecked havoc on his career four years ago, enigmatic boxer Akhil Kumar Wednesday staged a remarkable comeback to make the 10-member Indian men's team for the Asian Games scheduled to be held from September 19 in Incheon, Korea.

Culture change helps Australia out of deep end
Culture change helps Australia out of deep end

Encouraging performances at the Commonwealth Games and Pan Pacific Championships have continued the resurrection of Australian swimming, but head coach Jacco Verhaeren is reluctant to declare that the sleeping giant has awakened.

Archer Deepika Kumari eyeing maiden Asian Games medal

Having missed out on a bronze medal in Guangzhou four years ago, Indian recurve archer Deepika Kumari is looking to open her account in the individual event at the Asian Games in Incheon next month.

Usain Bolt breaks 10 seconds under roof in Warsaw

Six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt broke 10 seconds for the first time this season when he won a 100 metres race under a closed roof at the National Stadium in Warsaw on Saturday.

Adam Peaty sets new 50m breaststroke world record at European Championships

Great Britain`s Adam Peaty set a new world record of 26.62sec in the 50m breaststroke at the European Championships before revealing he hated swimming when he was a child.

Montsho`s positive dope test confirmed by Games federation

Former world 400 metres champion Amantle Montsho`s positive dope test at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow was on Friday confirmed by the Games Federation (CGF).

Working on stamina, technique to win gold in Asiad: Vinesh Phogat

A gold medal at the Commonwealth Games under her belt, wrestler Vinesh Phogat says she is working hard on her stamina and technique to clinch a second successive one in the upcoming Asian Games to be held in Incheon next month.

Working on my loopholes, medals not on mind right now: Lajja Gauswami

Her plan to make a camouflaged entry into her native state Gujarat was put to rest when a crowd flocked in hordes to greet Lajja Gauswami at the airport and the Commonwealth Games medallist, in hindsight, is only "happy" about the "positive" developments around shooting.

High hurdler Siddhanth Thingalaya aims Asian Games medal

Back in form with a national record-equalling performance after a "horror show" in the Commonwealth Games, high hurdler Siddhanth Thingalaya feels he stands a bright chance of winning a medal in the upcoming Asian Games.

I will leave boxing after 2016 Olympics, announces Sarita Devi

Commonwealth Games silver medallist Sarita Devi plans to hang up her boxing gloves after the 2016 Olympic Games to be held in Rio De Janeiro and said that she will certainly work towards an Olympic medal.

Shooting well, hope to win Olympic quota in Spain: Gurpal Singh

Commonwealth Games silver medallist Gurpal Singh is confident of cashing in on the momentum and earning a 2016 Olympic quota place in the upcoming World Championships in Granada, Spain.