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Tokyo Olympic medallist Lovlina Borgohain in squad for World Boxing Championships

Tokyo Olympic medallist Lovlina Borgohain in squad for World Boxing Championships

The tournament was eventually postponed in view of the COVID-19 pandemic and is being held from May 6 to 21 as per the revised schedule.

Mar 09, 2022, 22:42 PM IST
Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022: India men's and women's hockey teams will start campaign against Ghana

Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022: India men's and women's hockey teams will start campaign against Ghana

The Birmingham Commonwealth Games is scheduled to be held from July 28 till August 8.

Mar 09, 2022, 17:35 PM IST
Ukraine athlete pulls out of Paralympics after Russian troops capture her father

Ukraine athlete pulls out of Paralympics after Russian troops capture her father

Anastasiia Laletina's father is a soldier in the Ukrainian army.  

Mar 09, 2022, 16:55 PM IST
FIH Hockey Pro League: India vs Germany matches postponed due to COVID-19 cases

FIH Hockey Pro League: India vs Germany matches postponed due to COVID-19 cases

While the men's matches were deferred, the international governing body said that the women's matches between India and Germany will go on as planned this weekend at the Kalinga Stadium, in

Mar 08, 2022, 17:47 PM IST
Boxing: Six-time World Champion Mary Kom to skip World Championship, Asian Games

Boxing: Six-time World Champion Mary Kom to skip World Championship, Asian Games

Having already tasted numerous successes at the international stage, six-time World Champion MC Mary Kom has decided against participating in the trials for the upcoming IBA Elite Women`s World

Mar 06, 2022, 16:19 PM IST
Russia-Ukraine War: Russian, Belarusian athletes barred from Beijing Paralympics

Russia-Ukraine War: Russian, Belarusian athletes barred from Beijing Paralympics

The decision comes a day after the IPC gave athletes from the two countries the green light to participate as neutrals, saying that the governing body had followed its rules and that ‘athletes were

Mar 03, 2022, 14:59 PM IST
Indian shooters Shri Nivetha, Esha Singh and Ruchita Vinerkar win gold at ISSF World Cup in Cairo

Indian shooters Shri Nivetha, Esha Singh and Ruchita Vinerkar win gold at ISSF World Cup in Cairo

The three Indian women had topped the qualification stage 2 with a total score of 574 on their way to the gold medal match.

Mar 03, 2022, 10:25 AM IST
Boxer Neeraj Goyat lends helping hand to students stuck in Ukraine amid Russian attack

Boxer Neeraj Goyat lends helping hand to students stuck in Ukraine amid Russian attack

 Moved by the plight of Indian students scrambling to get out of Ukraine after the Russian invasion, Indian professional boxer Neeraj Goyat is using his contacts in the war-hit country's boxing

Mar 02, 2022, 20:41 PM IST
Meet Ukraine athletes who have joined war to save homeland from Russian forces

Meet Ukraine athletes who have joined war to save homeland from Russian forces

Less than two weeks ago, Dmytro Pidruchnyi was competing at the Winter Olympics in Ukraine's national colors. Now he's wearing a military uniform and ballistic helmet.

Mar 02, 2022, 20:02 PM IST
All India Chess Federation submits guarantee of USD 10 million to host Olympiad

All India Chess Federation submits guarantee of USD 10 million to host Olympiad

The Olympiad was supposed to take place in Russia, but due to their actions on neighbours Ukraine, they have been sidelined.

Mar 02, 2022, 17:00 PM IST
Women's Hockey World Cup 2022: India to face England in opener on July 3

Women's Hockey World Cup 2022: India to face England in opener on July 3

India will play all their pool matches at the Wagener Hockey Stadium in Amstelveen, Netherlands in the event to be held from July 1 to 17.

Mar 01, 2022, 17:51 PM IST
ISSF World Cup 2022: Saurabh Chaudhary wins India's first gold in Cairo

ISSF World Cup 2022: Saurabh Chaudhary wins India's first gold in Cairo

19-year-old Saurabh Chaudhary Indian defeated Michael Schwald of Germany 16-6 in the gold medal match of the Men's 10m Air Pistol event.

Mar 01, 2022, 17:15 PM IST
Russia-Ukraine war: World Taekwondo strips Vladimir Putin of black belt

Russia-Ukraine war: World Taekwondo strips Vladimir Putin of black belt

World Taekwondo and the European Taekwondo Union will not organise or recognise Taekwondo events in Russia and Belarus.

Mar 01, 2022, 16:05 PM IST
Russia-Ukraine War: FIFA ban means 2018 World Cup hosts can't take part in 2022, check here how Russia fared in past

Russia-Ukraine War: FIFA ban means 2018 World Cup hosts can't take part in 2022, check here how Russia fared in past

Russia have taken part in 4 World Cup tournament since December 1991. Since their entry into the World Cup as Russia, their best result was a quarterfinal finish in 2018 when they were the hosts. 

Mar 01, 2022, 09:12 AM IST
Russia-Ukraine War: Ice hockey federation suspends Russian, Belarusian teams until further notice

Russia-Ukraine War: Ice hockey federation suspends Russian, Belarusian teams until further notice

On Monday, the International Olympic Committee’s executive board recommended federations to ban Russian and Belarusian athletes from competition. USA Hockey backed the IIHF’s decision.

Mar 01, 2022, 08:13 AM IST
Russia-Ukraine war: IOC recommends ban on participation of Russian, Belarusian athletes from all sport; Olympic Order from Putin withdrawn

Russia-Ukraine war: IOC recommends ban on participation of Russian, Belarusian athletes from all sport; Olympic Order from Putin withdrawn

In order to protect the integrity of global sports competitions and for the safety of all the participants, the IOC EB recommended that the International Sports Federations and sports event

Feb 28, 2022, 23:11 PM IST
Russia-Ukraine war: Olympic gold medallist boxer Vasiliy Lomachenko joins Ukraine Army

Russia-Ukraine war: Olympic gold medallist boxer Vasiliy Lomachenko joins Ukraine Army

Lomachenko is not the only famous Ukrainian boxer who has joined the armed forces of his country, as the brothers Wladimir and Vitali Klitschko have also decided to fight in this conflict.  

Feb 28, 2022, 19:24 PM IST
Dipa Karmakar shocked, puzzled after international gymnastics federation marks her ‘suspended’, says coach Bishweshwar Nandi

Dipa Karmakar shocked, puzzled after international gymnastics federation marks her ‘suspended’, says coach Bishweshwar Nandi

Gymnast Dipa Karmakar had missed out on the Tokyo Olympics 2021 due to the suspension of the qualification tournaments in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Feb 28, 2022, 15:19 PM IST
Indian men's hockey team loses 3-5 against Spain to suffer second defeat in FIH Pro League

Indian men's hockey team loses 3-5 against Spain to suffer second defeat in FIH Pro League

Tokyo Olympics bronze medallist India took the lead in the sixth minute through Abhishek before Spain struck thrice through Pau Cunill (14th, 24th) and Joan Tarres (14th).

Feb 27, 2022, 21:53 PM IST
Nikhat Zareen, Nitu clinch gold for India at Strandja Memorial Boxing

Nikhat Zareen, Nitu clinch gold for India at Strandja Memorial Boxing

 Indian boxers Nikhat Zareen (52kg) and Nitu (48kg) struck gold at the 73rd Strandja Memorial Tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria by notching up thoroughly comprehensive victories in their respective

Feb 27, 2022, 19:15 PM IST