He might have bid adieu to the amateur format but star boxer Vijender Singh will be keeping track of the Indian team at the upcoming World Championships in Doha and is confident that the six pugilists in fray would do the country proud.
Putting the onus squarely on the wrestling authorities whether he or star grappler Sushil Kumar should fly to the Rio Olympics after winning a quota place at the recent World Championships, Narsingh Yadav on Wednesday said he was very keen to win the bronze medal in Las Vegas.
Asian countries have assured support and participation of their grapplers in the upcoming Pro Wrestling League, to be organised by India, and complimented the national federation for coming up with an "unique" tournament.
Commonwealth Games silver-medallist L Devendro Singh (49kg) assured himself of a medal and a place in the upcoming World Championships by storming into the Asian Championships semifinal here on Tuesday.
Usain Bolt's coach, Glen Mills, says the World sprint champion had not been at his best for the 100 metres earlier this week but the fact he managed to successfully defend his title was all that mattered.
The 10-year-old Bahraini girl who competed at this month`s world championships in Russia could end up holding a record that will never be beaten if swimming officials push ahead with plans to close the loophole that allowed her to race.