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President Ram Nath Kovind, PM Narendra Modi laud Hima Das on winning five gold medals

On Saturday, the ace Indian sprinter continued her dream run in Europe by claiming her fifth gold medal of the month with a top-place finish in the 400-meter race in Nove Mesto, Czech Republic.

Jul 22, 2019, 07:52 AM IST

Hima Das clocks season-best of 52.09 seconds, clinches fifth gold medal of month

Hima had previously registered a timing of 50.79 seconds at the Asian Games last year which had been her season-best performance till now. 

Jul 20, 2019, 23:04 PM IST

Dutee Chand bags 100m gold at World University Games

The 23-year-old had qualified for the finals with a 11.41 seconds finish in the semifinal heats and led the final race from start to finish on Tuesday.

Jul 11, 2019, 19:55 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi wishes quick recovery for javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra

The surgery has also raised doubts over Neeraj's participation in the World Championships, which is slated to take place in Doha from September 27 to October 6.

May 04, 2019, 13:54 PM IST

New Zealand Open: India's campaign ends as HS Prannoy bows out

With Prannoy's exit, India's campaign at New Zealand Open has also folded. 

May 03, 2019, 17:35 PM IST

New Zealand Open: Shuttler HS Prannoy eyes semi-final berth

Prannoy from New Delhi is now all set to meet 2018 Asian Games bronze-medallist Tsuneyama.

May 03, 2019, 10:27 AM IST

Boxers Amit Panghal, Gaurav Bidhuri nominated for Arjuna award

Other boxers who will be in contention but have not been recommended by BFI are former world silver-medallist Sonia Lather and former CWG bronze-winner Pinki Rani. 

Apr 30, 2019, 18:42 PM IST

Hurts to see that squash is still not part of Olympics: Saurav Ghosal

Ghosal said the plan is not to think too far ahead and keep working hard to stay where he is. 

Apr 07, 2019, 16:38 PM IST

Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey Cup: India to next face 'nemesis' Malaysia

Conceding last minute goals have continued to haunt India for long now and that's precisely what the team would look to avoid when it takes on its 'new-found' nemesis Malaysia in its third league match of the Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament here Tuesday.

Mar 25, 2019, 18:14 PM IST

Happy that Chess is back in Asian Games: Vishwanathan Anand

Five-time World Champion and the country's first Grand Master Vishwanathan Anand said he was happy with the development adding that he looked forward to a medal from the Indian team.

Mar 17, 2019, 13:05 PM IST

ITTF Rankings: Manika Batra becomes first female Indian to break into top 50

The 23-year-old from the national capital has climbed four places to reach the 47th spot in the latest rankings released on Wednesday. 

Jan 31, 2019, 08:30 AM IST

Saina Nehwal beats He Bingjiao to reach Indonesia Masters final

Eighth seed Saina will now face either Spain's three-time World Champion and reigning Olympic champion Carolina Marin or China's Chen Yufei, seeded third. 

Jan 26, 2019, 16:36 PM IST

Mary Kom rises World No.1 spot in AIBA rankings

India's star boxer MC Mary Kom's unprecedented sixth world title triumph has propelled her to the number one position in the International Boxing Association's (AIBA) latest world rankings.

Jan 10, 2019, 20:10 PM IST

Midfielder Manpreet Singh wants to get over Hockey World Cup disappointment

The team's silver lining was a gold medal at the Asian Champions Trophy in Muscat where they split the title with Pakistan and remained unbeaten in the tournament.

Dec 29, 2018, 18:34 PM IST

Yearender 2018: Asian Games glory, PV Sindhu's victory highlights of Indian sports

A number of women athletes also waved the tri-colour high in 2018, showing that the sporting future of the country is in the right hands.

Dec 28, 2018, 14:39 PM IST

Hope no one will question me about my final losses anymore: PV Sindhu

After losing seven successive summit clashes, Olympic silver medallist Sindhu finally settled her finals blues with a 21-19 21-17 win over Japan's Nozomi Okuhara to lift the prestigious season-ending trophy.

Dec 16, 2018, 19:37 PM IST

Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia achieves world number one rank in 65kg category

It has turned out to be a remarkable season for Bajrang, who was also the only Indian grappler to be given a seeding at the Budapest World Championship.

Nov 10, 2018, 17:17 PM IST

Sakshi Malik, Bajrang Punia to lead India at Wrestling World Championships in Hungary

Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik and Asian Games gold medallist Bajrang Punia are set to lead a 30-member Indian contingent at the World Wrestling Championships in Hungary. 

Oct 08, 2018, 15:21 PM IST

Lifting 210 kgs can ensure medal in any world level competition: World champion weightlifter Mirabai Chanu

Chanu who had broken the Commonwealth Games record, to win a Gold medal, expressed disappointment on missing the Asian Games

Sep 28, 2018, 19:10 PM IST

Arpinder, Dharun, Chitra star attraction of National Open 2018

Arpinder will be competing on the final day of the competition. 

Sep 24, 2018, 22:44 PM IST