AP CM felicitates CWG medal-winner Matsa Santoshi

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Monday presented a cheque of Rs 7.5 lakh to Matsa Santoshi, who won a bronze medal in weightlifting in the recently concluded Commonwealth Games.

Mahavir Phogat overlooked for Dronacharya Award again

Despite training three Commonwealth Games gold medallists, women`s wrestling coach Mahavir Singh Phogat has been ignored for the Dronacharya Award for the third consecutive year.

We had 16 buyers for 8 kabaddi teams: World Kabaddi League Commissioner Pargat Singh

Kabaddi may not compare to cricket in the glamour quotient but when it came to finding buyers for the eight franchises of the recently-launched World Kabaddi League, the organisers had 16 bidders to choose from, says the event`s commissioner and former hockey player Pargat Singh.

Ugandan rugby athletes missing in Scotland

The Ugandan government is investigating the disappearance of two rugby players at the just concluded Commonwealth Games in Scotland.

Oil Minister felicitates Commonwealth medal winners

Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today felicitated the medal winners of Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014, who are employees of oil PSUs.

Sachin Tendulkar attends SAI felicitation function amidst controversy

Even as a controversy raged in the Rajya Sabha over his low attendance, batting great Sachin Tendulkar today attended a function at Vigyan Bhawan here to give away awards to the medal winners of the recent Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Mary Kom angry after postponement of Asian Games boxing trial

The postponement of the boxing trials for the Asian Games has left Olympic bronze medallist MC Mary Kom fuming as she termed this last-minute schedule change as highly "unprofessional" on the part of the organisers.

Boxing trials for Asian Games postponed

The selection trials to pick Indian boxers for the upcoming Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, has been postponed due to request from the medal winners in the recently-concluded Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

No recognition in sight, shooter Jitu Rai mulls migration from UP

Ace shooter Jitu Rai may have added a Commonwealth Games gold to his ever-increasing tally of medals but the Lucknow-based `Pistol King` is unhappy with the Uttar Pradesh government`s ignorance towards his achievements and is mulling migration from the state.

Malaysia badminton coach sidelined after poor Commonwealth Games

Malaysia badminton coach Rashid Sidek has paid the price for a poor Commonwealth Games showing after he was excluded from the travelling party for the world championships in Denmark later this month and also looks set to miss out on the 2016 Olympics.

CWG 2014: Haryana govt raises cash award for medal winners

The Haryana government today increased the cash award for the medal winners of Asian Games and Commonwealth Games, besides appointing shooter Anisa Sayyed for the post of Assistant Director in the Sports Department of the State.

Back with a bang, Kumari Deepika now eyeing Archery World Cup Final berth

Having pocketed the recurve women`s top seed at the Archery World Cup last-stage, ace Indian archer Deepika Kumari is now eyeing a last-gasp berth into the World Cup Final where she has three silver medals.

Zee Media Exclusive: Jwala Gutta slams Saina Nehwal for demanding cash reward from govt

Jwala Gutta, who won silver medal at the recently concluded Commonwealth Games, on Wednesday slammed ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal for expressing her views in public where she reminded the government of her pending cash reward.

Telangana govt plans `sports city` around Hyderabad

The Telangana government plans to develop a `sports city` around the state capital which would host top level tournaments and help in training sports persons, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao said here on Wednesday.

India edge out Bangladesh 2-1 in hockey series opener

Riding its fine form after bagging a silver in the recently concluded Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, the Indian men`s hockey team edged out Bangladesh 2-1 in the opening Test of the three-match series that started today in Dhaka as part of the Asian Games tune-up.

Sports bodies receiving 10 lakh and above to come under RTI

The government of India has declared today that all sports bodies receiving a grant of Rupees 10 lakh or more annually will come under the purview of Right to Information (RTI) act.

Babita Kumari battled ligament tear to win gold at 2014 Commonwealth Games

Wrestler Babita Kumari on Wednesday revealed that she went against the advise of the doctor, who suggested her not to compete at the Commonwealth Games as her ligament tear injury was serious, and fought her way to a first-place finish, taking home the gold medal.

Commonwealth Games 2014: Phogat sisters reap rewards of years of toil

The Phogat sisters -- Babita and Vinesh -- won a gold each in wrestling at the Commonwealth Games, which was a culmination of a long and challenging journey that started a decade back, but their hunger to do well at the international level has not satiated as yet.

India could have won gold if facilities were better: Sushila Devi

Commonwealth Games silver winner judoka Sushila Devi feels India could have won a gold at the multi-sport event had the facilities been proper but hoped her feat will bring a change in judo scene in the country.

CWG 2014: Winning gold is dream coming true, says Dipika Pallikal

Squash Doubles gold winner Dipika Pallikal today said that Joshna Chinappa and she went to the Commonwealth Games with a goal of winning medals and to achieve the target was a dream come true.