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Mary Kom bats for poverty-stricken former boxer

Mary Kom bats for poverty-stricken former boxer

Expressing solidarity with poverty stricken former national pugilist Krishna Raut, Olympic bronze medallist M.C. Mary Kom on Sunday called upon the government to help the indigent sportsperson.

All England Championships: Saina Nehwal sets up quarter-final with Wang Yihan

All England Championships: Saina Nehwal sets up quarter-final with Wang Yihan

Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal saw the singles draw open up for her on Thursday but the Indian must first overturn a Chinese hoodoo in the quarter-finals of the All-England Championships.

Commonwealth Games: Vijender Singh leads India in boxing finals

Led by Olympic bronze medallist Vijender Singh, Indian pugilists stole the limelight on the ninth day of the competitions with four of them storming into the finals of their respective weight categories in the boxing event of the 20th Commonwealth Games here Saturday.

Saina marches into Australian Open semis

India`s Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal marched into the women`s singles semi-finals of the $750,000 Australian Badminton Open Super Series at the States Sports Centre here Friday.

Saina, Sindhu, Kashyap in Swiss Open quarters

Top Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal, P.V. Sindhu and Parupalli Kashyap had contrasting victories to progress to the quarterfinals of the $125,000 Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold at St. Jakobshalle here Thursday.

Despite her recent slump, Saina is still India`s best female shuttler

Despite the hue and cry over her title drought, Saina Nehwal is still India`s top female shuttler. The Olympic bronze medallist took only 40 minutes to dispatch compatriot and understudy, PV Sindhu to win the 2014 Syed Modi International India Grand Prix Gold in Lucknow. The score read: 21-14 21-17.

Saina dedicates title to Gopichand, parents

Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal Sunday dedicated her first title in 15 months - the India Grand Prix Gold - to her parents and chief national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand.

Sindhu can be better achiever than Saina: Malaysian legend

Malaysia`s badminton legend Razif Sidek feels India`s rising woman shuttler P.V. Sindhu has the potential to be a better achiever than Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal.

Saina slips further to 9th in BWF rankings

India`s Olympic bronze medallist shuttler Saina Nehwal dropped a place to be at ninth position, while P V Sindhu retained her 11th spot in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings issued Thursday.

Saina Nehwal, Li Xuerui in same group at Super Series Finals

Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal has been clubbed with Olympic champion Li Xuerui of China in the same group after the BWF Super Series Finals draws were announced at the Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium here Tuesday.

Saina Nehwal looks for late flourish

More than a year has passed by since Indian ace shuttler Saina Nehwal won a title and the Olympic bronze medallist will now eyes a late flourish when she begins her campaign at the Hong Kong Super Series on Wednesday to end the troubled season on a high.

Saina eyes season`s 1st title, top-5 return ahead of China Super Series

Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal of India will begin the hunt for her first title of the season and also eye a return to the top-5 when the China Open Super Series Premier starts with the qualifiers in Shanghai from Tuesday.

Marykom to wave chequered flag at Indian GP 2013

Olympic bronze medallist boxer M C Marykom will wave the chequered flag in the 2013 Indian Grand Prix to be held at the Buddh International Circuit here on Sunday.

Parchment resumes training after injury

Olympic bronze medallist Hansle Parchment has returned to training following a two-week layoff due to a sprained ankle he suffered at the National Senior Championships last month.

India Fighters pulling out of WSB a setback: Vijender

Olympic bronze medallist Vijender Singh said the pulling out of India Fighters franchise from the World Series of Boxing (WSB) is a huge setback for the Indian boxers.

Saina to fly IAF`s jet trainer aircraft today

Ace shuttler and Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal will fly Kiran Mk II jet trainer aircraft of the Indian Air Force on Friday at the IAF`s training academy at Dundigal in Andhra Pradesh.