Asian Games

Asian Games silver medallist Albert Rop banned for doping

Asian Games 5,000m silver medallist Albert Rop, who ditched his Kenyan passport to run for Bahrain, has been banned from competition for two years on doping-related charges.

Mar 28, 2020, 09:24 AM IST

Army men preparing for Olympic in Gulmarg

Army men are preparing to win a medal for India at Olympic & Asiad. Zee News brings you a report from ground zero.

Jan 28, 2020, 08:58 AM IST

UP govt announces cash reward for Tokyo Olympics medalists

The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday announced that all the athletes from the state, who will be winning gold medals at the Tokyo Olympic Games, will be rewarded with Rs 6 crore each.

Jan 24, 2020, 16:44 PM IST

Defender Sunita Lakra bids adieu to international hockey due to injury

Overall, she has featured in 139 matches for India during her career.


Jan 02, 2020, 13:16 PM IST

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra not competition fit right now: AFI chief

Chopra has still not qualified for the Tokyo Olympics, the qualification period for which began on May 1 this year.

Oct 10, 2019, 13:24 PM IST

Sprinter Nirmala Sheoran banned for 4 years, stripped of Asian titles over doping violation

Indian sprinter Nirmala Sheoran on Wednesday was banned by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) for four years after she was found positive for steroids.

Oct 09, 2019, 19:39 PM IST

Amit Panghal becomes 1st Indian boxer to reach World Championships final

Panghal defeated Saken Bibossinov of Kazakhstan 3-2 by split decision in thrilling semi-final clash of the men's 52 kg Flyweight category to book his place in the summit showdown. 

Sep 20, 2019, 17:04 PM IST

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