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Kashmir's Bilquis Mir to judge water sports in Olympic's qualifying rounds

Kashmir's Bilquis Mir to judge water sports in Olympic's qualifying rounds

It's not the first instance where the 33-year-old Bilquis has made India proud. Earlier in the 2018 Asian Games, she was the only Indian among the 20 picked up by the Asian Canoe Federation as a

Feb 20, 2020, 13:41 PM IST
Shooter Rahi Sarnobat credits government with providing all help for Tokyo Olympic Games

Shooter Rahi Sarnobat credits government with providing all help for Tokyo Olympic Games

Rahi Sarnobat will be participating in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in the 25 meter pistol event.

Feb 19, 2020, 15:24 PM IST
Sunil Kumar wins gold in Asian Wrestling Greco-Roman Championship

Sunil Kumar wins gold in Asian Wrestling Greco-Roman Championship

The last Indian Greco-Roman wrestler to win gold at the Asian Championships was Pappyu Yadav who won the 48 kg title in 1993.

Feb 18, 2020, 23:03 PM IST
Hall of Fame golfer Mickey Wright dies aged 85

Hall of Fame golfer Mickey Wright dies aged 85

Wright won 82 tournaments, second only to compatriot Kathy Whitworth (88), and claimed 13 majors in a career that stretched from 1955 until retirement in 1969 because of foot problems.

Feb 18, 2020, 10:25 AM IST
Manpreet Singh dedicates FIH Player of the Year Award to his late father

Manpreet Singh dedicates FIH Player of the Year Award to his late father

Indian men`s hockey team captain Manpreet Singh, who won the FIH Player of the Year 2019 Award on Thursday, dedicated the prize to his late father.

Feb 17, 2020, 16:34 PM IST
'United by Emotion' chosen as motto of Tokyo Olympics 2020

'United by Emotion' chosen as motto of Tokyo Olympics 2020

`United by Emotion` was revealed as the motto for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics on Monday as organisers look to hammer home the message of diversity and inclusion.

Feb 17, 2020, 14:19 PM IST
NBA All-Star game MVP award named after Kobe Bryant

NBA All-Star game MVP award named after Kobe Bryant

Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven other people who tragically passed away in a helicopter crash on January 26.

Feb 16, 2020, 15:38 PM IST
Twitter says Olympics, International Olympic Committee accounts hacked

Twitter says Olympics, International Olympic Committee accounts hacked

Twitter said on Saturday that an official Twitter account of the Olympics and the International Olympic Committee`s (IOC) media Twitter account had been hacked and temporarily locked.

Feb 16, 2020, 09:29 AM IST
Gunning for gold at Asian Championships, but eye on Tokyo Olympics: Deepak Punia

Gunning for gold at Asian Championships, but eye on Tokyo Olympics: Deepak Punia

Indian wrestler Deepak Punia came out of the senior World Championships in September 2019 with a silver medal around his neck and heavy bandaging around his left ankle.

Feb 15, 2020, 18:06 PM IST
Kobe Bryant leads 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame finalists

Kobe Bryant leads 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame finalists

Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant, who was killed in a helicopter crash last month, led the eight finalists for the Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2020 in honour of his outstanding

Feb 15, 2020, 17:02 PM IST
India's Bhawna Jat qualifies for Tokyo Olympics in 20km RaceWalk event

India's Bhawna Jat qualifies for Tokyo Olympics in 20km RaceWalk event

The 24-year-old from Rajasthan clocked a record time of 1 hour, 29 minutes and 54 seconds to bring about her win at the Seventh National Race Walk Championships.

Feb 15, 2020, 11:15 AM IST
Amit Panghal ranked world No.1 by IOC's Boxing Task Force

Amit Panghal ranked world No.1 by IOC's Boxing Task Force

Panghal has enjoyed a phenomenal run since 2017, clinching gold medals at the 2018 Commonwealth and Asian Games.

Feb 13, 2020, 13:16 PM IST
Chinese Grand Prix called off due to Coronavirus outbreak

Chinese Grand Prix called off due to Coronavirus outbreak

The Formula One Chinese Grand Prix will not take place as scheduled on April 19 due to the outbreak of the coronavirus, The Times and other media outlets reported on Wednesday.

Feb 12, 2020, 15:01 PM IST
Gaurav Chauhan, Jyoti Gulia punch silver as Indian boxers bag 5 medals in Hungary

Gaurav Chauhan, Jyoti Gulia punch silver as Indian boxers bag 5 medals in Hungary

 President`s Cup silver medallist Gaurav Chauhan (91kg) and former youth world champion Jyoti Gulia (51kg) claimed silver medals as India finished their campaign with 4 silver medals and 1 bronze at

Feb 08, 2020, 16:20 PM IST
Anna Korakaki to be 1st-ever woman to start Olympic torch relay

Anna Korakaki to be 1st-ever woman to start Olympic torch relay

Korakaki won a gold and a bronze medal at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games and was the world champion in 2018.

Feb 07, 2020, 10:29 AM IST
World Anti Doping Agency asks CAS for public hearing of Russia case

World Anti Doping Agency asks CAS for public hearing of Russia case

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said it has asked the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) for a public hearing on its case for Russia's exclusion from international sporting competitions. WADA

Feb 04, 2020, 15:11 PM IST
Indian boxers bag 6 gold medals at Sweden boxing meet

Indian boxers bag 6 gold medals at Sweden boxing meet

Indian boxers claim 6 gold medals at Golden Girl Championship in Sweden.

Feb 03, 2020, 18:11 PM IST
Helicopter in Kobe Bryant crash lacked certificate to fly in fog

Helicopter in Kobe Bryant crash lacked certificate to fly in fog

Air traffic controllers had given the helicopter pilot "special visual flight rules," or clearance to fly in the less-than-optimal weather around the Burbank airport.

Feb 01, 2020, 12:51 PM IST
LeBron James gives heartfelt tribute to Kobe Bryant in pre-game ceremony

LeBron James gives heartfelt tribute to Kobe Bryant in pre-game ceremony

 LeBron James gave a heartfelt tribute to the late Kobe Bryant, saying that the Los Angeles Lakers game against Portland Trail Blazer is a `celebration of his life`.

Feb 01, 2020, 12:16 PM IST
We are completely devastated: Kobe Bryant's wife Vanessa

We are completely devastated: Kobe Bryant's wife Vanessa

Kobe Bryant's wife Vanessa Bryant has spoken out for the first time since her husband and daughter Gianna's demise in a helicopter crash. Vanessa said the family is 'completely devastated' by the

Jan 30, 2020, 18:36 PM IST