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India at Rio Olympics 2016, Day 7 Recap: Vikas Krishan, Sania Mirza-Rohan Bopanna bring cheer on dismal day

India at Rio Olympics 2016, Day 7 Recap: Vikas Krishan, Sania Mirza-Rohan Bopanna bring cheer on dismal day

Sania and Bopanna entered the semi-finals of the mixed doubles tennis event by defeating Andy Murray and Heather Watson of Britain in straight sets.

Vikas Gowda suffers injury, his Rio Olympics participation subject to fitness

Vikas Gowda suffers injury, his Rio Olympics participation subject to fitness

Gowda's father had informed the federation that Gowda has suffered a "minor" shoulder injury. 

2016 Rio Olympics: Complete list of Indian athletes qualified for XXXI Olympiad so far

2016 Rio Olympics: Complete list of Indian athletes qualified for XXXI Olympiad so far

The Indian Olympic Association is going to send the nation's largest ever delegation.

Indian athletics in 2015: Dutee's landmark case, Rio Olympics berths for 15 high points

Indian athletics in 2015: Dutee's landmark case, Rio Olympics berths for 15 high points

Indian athletics is yet to open its medal account in the Olympics but track and field contingent is set to be a sizeable one in the Rio Games next year with 15 having made the cut so far.

Vikas Gowda qualifies for Rio Olympics after revision of entry standards

Vikas Gowda qualifies for Rio Olympics after revision of entry standards

IAAF Council decided to lower the cut-off mark to 65.00 metres.

Vikas Gowda finishes 9th, Indian athletes disappoint at Beijing World Athletics Championships

Vikas Gowda finishes 9th, Indian athletes disappoint at Beijing World Athletics Championships

Indian athletes continued their disappointing performance in the World Championships as country's best hope Vikas Gowda finished a poor ninth in the final round of the men's discus throw event on the penultimate day of competitions here on Saturday.

Vikas Gowda enters discus final at World Athletics Championships

Vikas Gowda enters discus final at World Athletics Championships

 Two-time Asian Championships gold medallist Vikas Gowda expectedly reached the discus throw final with a best attempt of 63.86 metres in the qualifiers at the World Athletics Championships here on Thursday.

World Athletics Championship, Day 5: Tintu Luka fails to qualify for semis, Lalita Babar finishes 8th

World Athletics Championship, Day 5: Tintu Luka fails to qualify for semis, Lalita Babar finishes 8th

Lalita Babar finished a creditable eighth in the 3000m steeplechase event while Tintu Luka crashed out in the first round heats of the 800m race on the fifth day of the World Athletics Championships here today.

Indians begin campaign in World Athletics on Sunday

Indians begin campaign in World Athletics on Sunday

Their record nothing to be proud of in the prestigious event, Indian athletes will begin their campaign in the World Championships here on Sunday with shot putter Inderjeet Singh facing the severest test of his fledging career while three 20km race walkers seek to post their personal bests on the second day of competitions.

Ministry clears funds for Saina Nehwal, Vikas Gowda under TOP scheme

Ministry clears funds for Saina Nehwal, Vikas Gowda under TOP scheme

Part of the Sports Ministry's Target Olympic Podium (TOP) scheme, world number one shuttler Saina Nehwal and star discus thrower Vikas Gowda have been sanctioned financial assistance for hiring their respective coaches and cover some other training-related expenses ahead of next year's Olympics.

Indians set sight on athletics World Championships

Indians set sight on athletics World Championships

Asian Athletics Championships shot put gold medallist Inderjeet Singh and discus thrower Vikas Gowda are among the most notable names in the 17-member Indian squad for the athletics World Championships starting here on Saturday.

Sania Mirza gets Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, 17 others get Arjuna award

Sania Mirza gets Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, 17 others get Arjuna award

Sania Mirza's name was on Friday officially approved for the coveted Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, becoming only the second tennis player to be nominated for the highest sporting honour.

Asian Athletics medal winners to get cash awards

Asian Athletics medal winners to get cash awards

All the 13 Indian medal winners at the 21st Asian Athletics Championship which concluded on Sunday in Wuhan, China will receive cash awards from the sports ministry for their achievements.

Lalita Babar, Vikas Gowda bag gold in Asian Athletics C'ships

Lalita Babar, Vikas Gowda bag gold in Asian Athletics C'ships

 Lalita Babar bagged a gold in 3000m steeplechase with a national record shattering effort, while ace discus thrower Vikas Gowda won another yellow metal as Indians produced an impressive show to grab three medals on the third and penultimate day of the 21st Asian Athletics championships here today.

Vikas Gowda wins bronze in Shanghai IAAF Diamond League

Vikas Gowda wins bronze in Shanghai IAAF Diamond League

 Ace India discus thrower Vikas Gowda won a bronze medal in the second leg of the prestigious IAAF Diamond League series here on Sunday.

Vikas Gowda wins gold in Jamaican International Invitation meet

Vikas Gowda wins gold in Jamaican International Invitation meet

Ace Indian discus thrower Vikas Gowda continued with his fine form as he came up with an effort of 65.14m to win his event in the Jamaican International Invitation meet in Kingston on Sunday.

Vikas Gowda, Seema Punia recommended for Khel Ratna

Vikas Gowda, Seema Punia recommended for Khel Ratna

Commonwealth Games gold medallist discus thrower Vikas Gowda has been recommended for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna for the second time along with his female counterpart and CWG champion Seema Punia for the coveted award this year.

Vikas Gowda wins discus event in US with 65.75m

Vikas Gowda wins discus event in US with 65.75m

Ace Indian discus thrower Vikas Gowda continued with his fine form as he came up with an effort of 65.75m to win his event in the Triton Invitational at La Jolla in San Diego in United States on Sunday.

Majority of athletes selected under TOP accepted offer: Govt

Majority of athletes selected under TOP accepted offer: Govt

Majority of the athletes who have been selected for funding by Sports Ministry under the Target Olympic Podium (TOP) Scheme for top-class training as part of preparation for 2016 Rio Olympics have consented to the government's offer.

AIBA should review system to avoid controversies: Vikas Gowda

AIBA should review system to avoid controversies: Vikas Gowda

Throwing his weight behind veteran boxer Sarita Devi, who is currently serving a provisional suspension, India's ace discuss thrower Vikas Gowda said AIBA should review the system to avoid such controversies.