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.

Vikas Gowda settles for silver in discuss, Tintu Luka in 800m race final
Vikas Gowda settles for silver in discuss, Tintu Luka in 800m race final

 Vikas Gowda settled for a silver in men's discus throw as he failed to mount any serious challenge to his old nemesis Ehsan Hadadi of Iran while Tintu Luka qualified for the women's 800m race final on the fourth day of athletics competitions in the Asian Games here.

Gowda, Arpinder to lead India's gold medal quest in athletics
Gowda, Arpinder to lead India's gold medal quest in athletics

India's subdued campaign at the 17th Asian Games is expected to get a boost on Saturday with the commencement of the track and field events at the 61,000-capacity Incheon Asiad Main Stadium.

Asiad 2014: India aiming to make mark with big medal haul in Incheon
Asiad 2014: India aiming to make mark with big medal haul in Incheon

Bolstered by a better-than-expected performance in the Commonwealth Games, Indian athletes would now look to assert themselves against the sporting might of continental powerhouses such as China and Japan in the 17th Asian Games commencing here on Thursday.

Vikas Gowda finishes overall 4th in IAAF Diamond League Series
Vikas Gowda finishes overall 4th in IAAF Diamond League Series

Ace Indian discus thrower Vikas Gowda got a morale booster ahead of the upcoming Asian Games as he finished overall fourth in the prestigious IAAF Diamond League Series to pocket USD 3,000 prize money.

Gowda, Arpinder, Luka in Asian Games athletics team

Strong medal prospects Arpinder Singh, Vikas Gowda and Tintu Luka were on Wednesday named in a 56-member Indian athletics team, which included 30 women, for next month`s Asian Games in South Korea.

No Khel Ratna to be awarded for year 2014; 15 recommended for Arjuna Award

The selection committee on Tuesday decided not to recommend any sportsperson for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award this year.

CWG 2014: Milkha Singh delighted with Vikas Gowda`s gold in athletics

Milkha Singh expressed his delight after Vikas Gowda won the gold medal in the men`s discus throw at the ongoing 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

CWG 2014: Karnataka govt announces cash award for Vikas Gowda, Prakash Nanjappa

Karnataka Government has announced a cash award of Rs 25 lakh to Vikas Gowda and Rs 15 lakh to Prakash Nanjappa for their achievements in the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Commonwealth Games: Seema, Krishna qualify for women`s discus throw final

Both Seema Punia and Krishna Poonia advanced to the women`s discus throw final but while Seema`s throw put her in second position, Krishna was placed a lowly 11th in the qualification round of the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the Hampden Park Stadium.

2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games, Day 8: As it happened...

Welcome to our live coverage of the Day 8 of the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Vikas Gowda wins India`s first athletics gold at 2014 CWG

Vikas Gowda brought in India`s first athletics medal from the 2014 Commonwealth Games when he won the discus throw gold in the final at the Hampden Park Stadium here Thursday.

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.

Gowda aims for good show in CWG, Asian Games

A silver medal in the prestigious Diamond League Meet to boast of, discus thrower Vikas Gowda said that he`s in good shape to bring laurels for the country in the upcoming Commonwealth and Asian Games later this year.

Vikas Gowda wins silver at the IAAF Diamond League in Doha

Ace discus thrower Vikas Gowda won the silver medal in the IAAF Diamond League Series in Doha, on Friday.

Dope cheats shame Indian athletics in another dismal year

Doping shame and administrative goof-ups dominated the Indian athletics scene with the hosting of Asian Championships for only the second time in its history providing the only silver lining in an otherwise disappointing year.

Gowda qualifies for discus throw final at Worlds

India`s Vikas Gowda qualified for the discus throw final of the World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki Stadium on Monday.

Vikas Gowda finishes fourth in IAAF Diamond League

Newly-crowned Asian champion Vikas Gowda finished a creditable fourth in the ninth leg of the prestigious IAAF Diamond League athletics series in Paris.

Biggest achievement of my career: Gowda

After grabbing his first gold in any major international event in the Asian Athletics Championships here today, ace Indian discus thrower Vikas Gowda described the win as the biggest achievement of his career.

Vikas Gowda wins first gold for India

Ace discus thrower Vikas Gowda clinched the first gold for India as the home team won three medals on the second day to make their presence felt in the 20th Asian Athletics Championships.