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
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
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
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
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
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
Phogat got married to fellow wrestler Pawan Kumar in November 2016.
Sep 03, 2019, 12:32 PM IST
Punia alongwith Vinesh Phogat were recommended by the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) for the prestigious award.
The 20-year-old freestyle swimmer was withdrawn from the team days before the championships in Gwangju, having tested positive for Ligandrol, a banned anabolic agent, in an out-of-competition test on June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
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
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
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
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
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
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
ICC CEO David Richardson in February spoke on the need to get the differences between the BCCI and NADA sorted.
Last year, Neeraj became only the third man to win an athletics gold for India at the Commonwealth Games after sprinter Milkha Singh in 1958 and discus thrower Vikas Gowda in 2014.Mar 07, 2019, 17:00 PM IST
The Asian Games remains the largest multi-sports event that features cricket and both men's and women's competitions were included in Guangzhou 2010 and Incheon 2014.Mar 04, 2019, 13:39 PM IST
Solanki, also a gold-winner at India Open and the Chemistry Cup last year, will next be up against Kazakhstan's Anvar Muzaparov in the last-16 stage.Feb 16, 2019, 13:12 PM IST