Commonwealth Games

Indian wrestler Babita Phogat, husband Vivek Suhag expecting their first child

The 31-year-old from Haryana's Bhiwani took to her social media handle and shared a picture of her with Vivek to reveal the world that she is pregnant.

Nov 21, 2020, 20:51 PM IST

ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 wins 'Best Sporting Event' award in Australia

The ground-breaking tournament attracted an overall attendance of more than 1,36,000 people to 23 matches in six host cities around the country.

Oct 22, 2020, 17:47 PM IST

Table tennis player Madhurika Patkar appeals all to participate in Fit India Freedom Run

Indian table tennis star Madhurika Patkar has urged his conutrymen to take part in the ongoing Fit India Freedom Run, which was launched on August 14 by the Union Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Kiren Rijiju.

Sep 07, 2020, 21:47 PM IST

Badminton star PV Sindhu turns 25, Twitterati extends birthday greetings

In 2016, Sindhu became the first-ever female athlete from India to clinch a silver medal at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Jul 05, 2020, 10:28 AM IST

Ricky Ponting shares throwback picture of 1998 Commonwealth Games jacket

Along with the picture, Ponting said that the match was one of the few occassions when Australia were not good enough and South Africa outplayed them totally in the gold medal match.

May 03, 2020, 16:57 PM IST

Asian Boxing Olympic Qualifiers: Pooja Rani, Vikas Krishan seal qualification

 Pooja Rani (75kg) on Sunday became the first Indian boxer to secure qualification to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Mar 08, 2020, 18:22 PM 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

Vikas Krishan qualifiers for Olympic qualifiers after boxing return

The two-time Olympian recovered from a back injury after a short unbeaten stint in professional boxing in the run-up to the trials. He had earlier beaten Ashush Kulheria on Sunday.

Dec 30, 2019, 17:48 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

Korea Open: Shuttler Parupalli Kashyap thrashes Denmark's Jan O Jorgensen to reach semi-final

With the win, Kashyap has now set up a clash against top-seed Kento Momota of Japan for a place in the summit showdown of the tournament. 

Sep 27, 2019, 16:55 PM IST

India's Duryodhan Singh makes winning start at World Boxing Championship

With the win, Negi has now set up a clash against sixth seed Zeyad Eashash of Jordan in the second round.

Sep 14, 2019, 12:01 PM IST

Wrestler Geeta Phogat, husband Pawan Kumar expecting their first child

Phogat got married to fellow wrestler Pawan Kumar in November 2016. 


Sep 03, 2019, 12:32 PM IST

Bajrang Punia to be conferred with Khel Ratna Award

Punia alongwith Vinesh Phogat were recommended by the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) for the prestigious award.

Aug 16, 2019, 15:25 PM IST

Australian swimmer Shayna Jack to 'fight' doping charge and return to pool

The 20-year-old freestyle swimmer was withdrawn from the team days before the championships in Gwangju, having tested positive for Ligandrol, a banned anabolic agent, in an out-of-competition test on June 26.

Aug 02, 2019, 13:36 PM IST

Weightlifter Laurel Hubbard becomes lightning rod for criticism of transgender policy

Hubbard, who competed for New Zealand in men`s weightlifting before her transition in her thirties, won two golds and a silver in three of the women`s heavyweight categories at the Games in Samoa earlier this month.

Jul 30, 2019, 12:32 PM IST

IOA chief writes to Kiren Rijiju proposing 2022 CWG boycott over shooting snub

It is the first time since 1970 that shooting won`t be seen at the Commonwealth Games and only the second since its first inclusion in 1966.

Jul 28, 2019, 09:36 AM IST

PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal look to end 54-year old title wait at Asia Championship

It was Dinesh Khanna, who had become the men's singles champion at the Asian Championship in 1965. 

Apr 23, 2019, 17:44 PM IST

Kidambi Srikanth slips to 8th spot in BWF ranking

Lakshya Sen, who had recently had a final finish at the Polish Open,  surged two places to be at 71st spot.

Apr 16, 2019, 22:33 PM IST

Parupalli Kashyap opens the door for coaching role in future

A former world number 6, Kashyap has set a target of qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics, though many would feel a tough task for him.

Mar 29, 2019, 12:41 PM IST

Wrestler Ritu Phogat dropped from Target Olympic Podium Scheme

The Sports Authority of India (SAI) decided to axe Ritu from the TOPS programme after the young wrestler made herself unavailable for 2020 Tokyo Olympics and decided to try her luck in MMA in Singapore.

Mar 19, 2019, 18:47 PM IST