Psychology plays a great part in modern sport: Pankaj Advani
Psychology plays a great part in modern sport: Pankaj Advani

He has made winning 12 world titles look like a stroll in the park but India's poster boy of cue sports Pankaj Advani says it is not easy to deal with the anxiety and stress, crediting his elder brother Shree for helping him handle pressure.

India performing well at Asian Games, says Sports Minister
India performing well at Asian Games, says Sports Minister

Union Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday said that the Indian contingent was performing well in the ongoing Incheon Asian Games and hoped the athletes would win more medals for the country in the days to come.

World Kabaddi League set to thrill Jalandhar
World Kabaddi League set to thrill Jalandhar

Jalandhar, the sports hub of Punjab, will witness another triple header, as the Wave World Kabaddi League (WKL) sweeps through the city in the next series of matches at the Surjeet Singh Stadium Sep 19-21.

Encouragement, coaching must to churn out medal winners: Salman Khan

Superstar Salman Khan feels India should aim to produce medal-winning athletes by encouraging sports and help the talented ones to unlock their potential through coaching.

Playing is paying

Go out and play. Its serious business now, says Patricia Mascarenhas while exploring the job opportunities that come with playing a sport.

BJP`s PM candidate Modi outlines vision for Indian sports

Outlining his vision for Indian sports, BJP`s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has said that athletes should be treated "at par" with defence personnel of the country when it comes to training.

SAI suspends officer for tampering with wrestling list

Taking a strong action against one of its key Project Officers, Sports Authority of India (SAI) on Friday suspended Satish Rana for allegedly tampering with an official document pertaining to Indian wrestling team`s tour to the USA.

Sachin`s retirement, Vishy`s loss, IOA mess in eventful 2013

Sachin Tendulkar`s teary-eyed farewell to the game left a nation overwhelmed, while Viswanathan Anand broke many a heart by surrendering the world title on home turf even as the brazen chicanery of administrators embarrassed the country in a roller-coaster year for Indian sports.

Don`t let sports facilities rust like Nehru Stadium: Jaitley

BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Saturday alleged neglect of sports infrastructure built with massive spendings for Commonwealth Games, saying the stadia and other facilities have been "allowed to rust owing to disuse".

Claudius laid to rest in presence of teammates, dignitaries

Olympians and dignitaries of the state government on Sunday bid their final adieus to legendary hockey player Leslie Claudius whose mortal remains were laid to rest at the Lower Circular Road Cemetery here.

Keshavan wins gold in Asian Championships

India`s top luge athlete Shiva Keshavan reclaimed the gold medal for the second time in succession by setting a new Asian record of 49.590 seconds in the Asian Championship here.

Now Football Fed election in controversy, HC issues direction

Even as controversy rages over alleged irregularities in elections to various national sports bodies, the Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked All India Football Federation to follow National Sports Development Code in its Dec 20 polls and asked the Centre to act in case of violation.

IOA`s suspension by IOC will be solved soon: Hashmi

Newly elected joint secretary of Indian Olympic Association S M Hashmi on Thursday expressed confidence that the issue of IOA`s suspension by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will be solved soon as the government has already taken up the issue with the later.

CSI welcomes IOC`s move to suspend IOA

Cleans Sports India (CSI) on Tuesday welcomed the International Olympic Committee`s decision to disband the IOA, stating that the suspension has substantiated the country`s sports fraternity`s fight against the corrupt officials of the national sports body.

Sports Ministry asks AFI to hold re-election within 2 months

The Sports Ministry on Tuesday gave the Athletic Federation of India (AFI) two month`s time to amend its constitution and hold re-elections for the post of president, secretary and treasurer.

Dipika aims top-5, credits Aussie coach for transformation

Dipika Pallikal, whose phenomenal on-court success helped her become the first Indian to break into the top 10 of the squash rankings, has now set her sights on joining the elite club of the world`s top five by next year.

Ministry issues notice to AFI

Three days after de-recognising two federations, Sports Ministry on Monday issued a notice to the Athletic Federation of India to remove a few contentious clauses from its constitution and hold re-elections for the post of president and secretary.

Dipika Pallikal aims for top-5 spot in world squash

When she is not sweating it out on court, Dipika Pallikal, the first Indian to break into the top-10 of the world squash rankings, loves to chat on social networks.

IABF ready to toe world body`s line

Indian Boxing Federation (IABF) senior vice president P.K. Muralidharan Raja has arrived in Armenia to convince world body AIBA president that there was no manipulation in the national body`s elections held in September.

AIBA tells IABF to amend constitution, hold re-election

Thrown into disarray by a provisional suspension, the Indian Boxing Federation has been offered a glimmer of hope by its parent body AIBA, which has asked it to hold a re-election and amend its constitution to get the ban revoked.