Indian athletes have potential but need commitment: Milkha Singh
Indian athletes have potential but need commitment: Milkha Singh

Legendary runner Milkha Singh on Monday said that the current crop of Indian track and field athletes have the potential to do well at international level but they need commitment to come on top at the highest stage.

Expect 12 gold medals from track and field events at Asiad: Sports minister
Expect 12 gold medals from track and field events at Asiad: Sports minister

Sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal Saturday said that he expects Indian athletes to win 10-12 gold medals from the track and field events in the 17th Asian Games, where competition started Friday in the South Korean city of Incheon.

India's schedule on Day 1 of 2014 Asian Games
India's schedule on Day 1 of 2014 Asian Games

Schedule for Indian athletes on Day 1 of competition at the Incheon Asian Games. Indian athletes will compete in as many as 13 sports. And medals are expected to come from weightlifting and shooting.

Narendra Modi wishes Indian athletes for Asian Games
Narendra Modi wishes Indian athletes for Asian Games

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday extended his best wishes to the Indian contingent, participating in the 17th Asian Games, and said he was confident that the athletes would make India proud.

India`s schedule on Day 8 at 2014 Commonwealth Games

Day 8 of the XX Commonwealth Games will have 25 gold medals at stake. For India, the four gold medals available in wrestling will be of huge importance as there are hardly any other sporting events where the subcontinental giants can hope to win medals. And leading the charge will be Yogeshwar Dutt.

Commonwealth Games: PM Modi wishes Indian athletes, says they will do nation proud

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday wished all Indian athletes for the Commonwealth Games and said that he was sure they would do the nation proud.

12 Indians qualify for prestigious IAAF World Race Walking Cup

In a record of sorts, 12 Indian athletes have qualified for the prestigious World Race Walking Cup to be held on May 3-4 in Taicang, China.

India take 46 medals at Special Olympic Games

Indian athletes went on a medal spree at the Special Olympics Asia Pacific Games as they kicked-off their campaign with 11 gold, 19 silver and 16 bronze in Newcastle, Australia on Tuesday.

Murmu rues lack of sporting facilities for youngsters

After spending two years in wilderness because of doping suspension, athlete Juana Murmu is helping youngster in her poverty struck village in Odisha to take up sports but rues lack of basic facilities in the area.

Facilities improving but not performance of athletes: Usha

The facilities are fast improving for Indian athletes but that is not translating into better performance from them as they don`t seem to have strong enough minds, feels sprint legend P T Usha.

AFI president clarifies age criteria confusion

Athletics Federation of India (AFI) president Adille Sumariwalla Monday clarified that a confusion in the eligibility rules led to the selection of overage athletes for the ongoing second Asian Youth Games in Nanjing, China.

Banned athletes to appeal against NADA panel decision

The 11 athletes who were handed two year ban by a NADA panel for flunking dope tests, including Asian Games bronze medallist wrestler Mausam Khatri, are expected to appeal against the decision.

London Olympics 2012: India's schedule - Day 13 (Thursday)

The following is the schedule of events involving Indian athletes at the Olympic Games on Thursday

India at London Olympics: Schedule Day 2

Following is the schedule of events involving Indian athletes on day three of the London Olympic Games here Sunday.

Sports Ministry releases Rs 1018.90 lakh for elite athletes

The Sports Ministry has released financial assistance of Rs 1018.90 lakh as on July 23, 2012 from its National Sports Development Fund for imparting customised training to elite athletes.

`Food for thought` for Sports Ministry ahead of London Oly

With emphasis on London Olympics, the SAI has submitted a proposal to the Sports Ministry urging it to address the travelling and dietary problems faced by the Indian athletes.

Five Indian athletes qualify for Youth Olympic Games

Five Indian athletes have qualified for the inaugural Youth Olympic Games to be held in August in Singapore after their impressive performance in the Asian Area Qualification Championships.

Five Indian athletes qualify for Youth Olympic Games

Five Indian athletes have qualified for the inaugural Youth Olympic Games to be held in August in Singapore after their impressive performance in the Asian Area Qualification Championships.

Indian athletes win three medals in UK Throws & Jumps meet

Mahan Singh won a gold in men`s
long jump as Indians bagged three medals on the opening day of
the United Kingdom Throws and Jump Festival at Birmingham.

Indian athletes win three medals in UK Throws & Jumps meet

Mahan Singh won a gold in men`s
long jump as Indians bagged three medals on the opening day of
the United Kingdom Throws and Jump Festival at Birmingham.