Punjab govt to honour medal winners: Sukhbir Singh Badal

Punjab govt to honour medal winners: Sukhbir Singh Badal

Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Tuesday said that his government will soon honour all Commonwealth and Asian Games medal winners belonging to the state.

I have been treated badly for years by authorities: Seema Punia

I have been treated badly for years by authorities: Seema Punia

 Livid with detractors for casting aspersions on her achievements because of a dope-tainted past, Asian Games gold medallist discus thrower Seema Punia on Tuesday said she has been "ill-treated" by authorities, including the national federation, for many years now.

It is important to maintain consistently: Jitu Rai

It is important to maintain consistently: Jitu Rai

Jitu Rai, the first Indian shooter to win five international medals in a calendar year, on Monday said he is not too concerned about travelling to Brazil for the 2016 Olympics but emphasised that he wants to perform consistently rather than be happy with his qualification.

India to play four hockey Tests in Australia

India to play four hockey Tests in Australia

Australia`s Kookaburras will host India in a four-match field hockey series in November and organisers said Wednesday they hoped it would become an annual fixture.

Chelsea enquire about Twickenham move

Chelsea enquire about Twickenham move

Chelsea are exploring the possibility of moving to Twickenham, home of English rugby, while their Stamford Bridge stadium is being redeveloped, the Rugby Football Union (RFU) revealed on Sunday.

Asian Games: Wrestlers Vinesh Phogat, Geetika Jakhar wins a bronze each

Asian Games: Wrestlers Vinesh Phogat, Geetika Jakhar wins a bronze each

Women grapplers Vinesh Phogat and Geetika Jakhar bagged a bronze medal each in 48kg and 63kg freestyle events respectively as India made an impressive start in their wrestling campaign at the Asian Games here on Saturday.

Shuttler Kashyap advances to men's singles pre-quarters at Asiad

Shuttler Kashyap advances to men's singles pre-quarters at Asiad

Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap sailed into the men's singles pre-quarterfinals by registering a straight-game win over Afghanistan's Iqbal Ahmad Shekib at the 17th Asian Games here Thursday.

Asian Games: Confident India take on arch-foes Pakistan today

Asian Games: Confident India take on arch-foes Pakistan today

India, bidding to regain the men's hockey gold after 16 years and gain a direct entry into the 2016 Rio Olympics, are bracing up for their toughest task as they face arch-foes Pakistan in a high-octane clash at the 17th Asian Games here on Thursday.

Is sports a career for Indian women?

Karate champ Bhavisha Singh and boxer Poornima Dadarkar, share their thoughts with Forum M Gandhi about it.

Arjuna award would have motivated me even more for Asiad: Amit Kumar

Arjuna award would have motivated me even more for Asiad: Amit Kumar

All geared up for the Asian Games, Commonwealth Games gold medallist grappler Amit Kumar confessed had he been conferred with Arjuna award it would have given him added motivation to go for a podium finish at the multi-sport event, commencing on Friday at Incheon.

Asian Games: Tough task for Indian paddlers

Asian Games: Tough task for Indian paddlers

For Indian table tennis, Asian-level tournaments have never been easy and, going by the past records, the current form of the players and the level of competition they will face at the upcoming Asian Games starting here Friday, things will not be any different this time as well.

We can beat Korea in Asiad: R M V Gurusaidutt

We can beat Korea in Asiad: R M V Gurusaidutt

Commonwealth Games bronze medallist R M V Gurusaidutt is desperate to avenge India's Thomas Cup loss to Korea when they open their campaign against the hosts in badminton team event in the upcoming Asian Games in Incheon, Korea.

After CWG bronze, expectations have risen for Asiad: Dipa Dipa Karmakar

After CWG bronze, expectations have risen for Asiad: Dipa Dipa Karmakar

She rose from oblivion by giving India its first women's gymnastics medal in the Commonwealth Games but heading into the upcoming Asian Games, Dipa Karmakar said heightened expectations have put her under slight pressure for the event in Incheon starting September 19.

Asian Games: India`s weightlifters throw off spectre of doping

Asian Games: India`s weightlifters throw off spectre of doping

India`s weightlifters will be looking to build on their new-found clean status at the Asian Games in Incheon after bagging 12 medals at this summer`s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Parupalli Kashyap upbeat to win a Asiad medal

Parupalli Kashyap upbeat to win a Asiad medal

A high-intensity training for last three weeks has boosted his confidence and Commonwealth Games gold medallist Parupalli Kashyap says he is looking to maintain the rhythm as he sets out to achieve his dream of winning an Asian Games medal in Incheon, South Korea.

It's good to share the limelight with Dipa Karmakar: Ashish Kumar

It's good to share the limelight with Dipa Karmakar: Ashish Kumar

Relishing a fellow athletes success, India's ace gymnast Ashish Kumar is rather happy to share the limelight with Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Dipa Karmakar when they head for the Asian Games in Korea starting September 19.

Bollywood queen Mary Kom comes out fighting

Bollywood queen Mary Kom comes out fighting

Boxing queen Mary Kom, who has inspired a Bollywood movie on her life, hopes to overcome Olympic heartbreak by proving at the Asian Games that she still packs a mean punch.

"Upset" Dipika Pallikal seriously considering Asian Games pull-out

"Upset" Dipika Pallikal seriously considering Asian Games pull-out

Upset with the "manipulative" Asian Games singles draw, India's top squash player Dipika Pallikal is "seriously considering" pulling out of the upcoming Incheon Games and possibly handing another setback to the country's medals tally.

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.