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Akhil Kumar suggests he would not have behaved like Sarita Devi

Akhil Kumar suggests he would not have behaved like Sarita Devi

Comeback man Akhil Kumar did not say it in so many words but suggested that he would not have behaved the way fellow boxer Sarita Devi did at the Incheon Asian Games medal ceremony.

Frankfurt Marathon: Mark Kiptoo leads Kenyan cleansweep

Frankfurt Marathon: Mark Kiptoo leads Kenyan cleansweep

Mark Kiptoo put behind him his second placed finish in 2013 by winning Sunday`s Frankfurt Marathon and leading a Kenyan cleansweep of the podium places in the men`s race.

Keeping fit crucial for Rio Olympics preparation: Jwala Gutta

Keeping fit crucial for Rio Olympics preparation: Jwala Gutta

Top doubles shuttler Jwala Gutta, who missed the Incheon Asian Games due to an injury, on Sunday said that keeping herself fit would be crucial for her to prepare well for the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Parupalli Kashyap loses in French Open badminton quarters

Parupalli Kashyap loses in French Open badminton quarters

Commonwealth Games gold medallist Parupalli Kashyap's surge was halted by fifth-seeded Chinese shuttler Zhengming Wang in the French Open Super Series quarter-finals, here on Friday.

Parupalli Kashyap upsets world no. 4 to enter 2nd round of French Open

Parupalli Kashyap upsets world no. 4 to enter 2nd round of French Open

Commonwealth Games gold medallist Parupalli Kashyap on Wednesday stunned world No. 4 Kenichi Tago of Japan by posting a straight-game victory in the first round of the men's singles event at the French Open Super Series here.

Govt will work on problems in sports quota: Akhilesh Yadav

Govt will work on problems in sports quota: Akhilesh Yadav

The Uttar Pradesh government will have a system in force to "remove problems" that sportspersons are facing in availing the sports quota in state jobs, chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday said.

Top Indian athletes to be volunteers at Salwan Marathon

Indian athletes Khushbir Kaur, Mandeep Jangra and Arpinder Singh will be seen running as volunteers along with visually challenged school children at the 20th edition of the Salwan Cross Country Run at the Army Equestrian Centre in Delhi Cantt, Nov 2.

Khushbir, Arpinder to run in Salwan Marathon as voluntteers

Khushbir, Arpinder to run in Salwan Marathon as voluntteers

Asian Games silver winner Khushbir Kaur, Commonwealth Games medallists Arpinder Singh and Mandeep Jangra will run as volunteers along with visually challenged school children at the 20th Salwan Cross Country Marathon Run here on November 2.

Indian sprinter Dutee Chand fights `cruel` gender rules

A teenage Indian sprinter who was banned from international competition for failing a "gender test" is hoping her fight against rules on sexual identity will spare others the same fate.

Saina Nehwal seeded seventh at Denmark Open Super Series

Saina Nehwal seeded seventh at Denmark Open Super Series

Star India shuttler Saina Nehwal has been seeded seventh in the women's singles event of the Denmark Open Super Series Premier, to be held here from October 14-19.

Star couple Dipika Pallikal, Dinesh Karthik set for mid-2015 wedding

Star couple Dipika Pallikal, Dinesh Karthik set for mid-2015 wedding

India's popular sports couple Dipika Pallikal and Dinesh Karthik have decided to get married mid next year after almost two years of togetherness made official with their engagement last November.

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.