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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

BCCI ready to work with National Anti-Doping Agency for next six months

ICC CEO David Richardson in February spoke on the need to get the differences between the BCCI and NADA sorted. 

Mar 18, 2019, 12:07 PM IST

Neeraj Chopra has Tokyo 2020 in mind as he gears up for 2019 season

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

Cricket to make Asian Games return at Hangzhou 2022

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

Gaurav Solanki, Nikhat Zareen advance in Strandja Memorial Boxing

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

Boxers Sonia Lather, Lovlina Borgohain enter quarters of Strandja Memorial

India's best ever medal haul at the competition stands at 11, which was fetched last year. 

Feb 15, 2019, 12:48 PM IST

Indian boxing's 1st CWG gold-medallist Mohd Ali Qamar named women's chief coach

Ali Qamar, who turns 38 in a couple of months' time, was appointed to the position on Monday night, replacing veteran Shiv Singh. 

Jan 15, 2019, 13:51 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

Manu Bhaker reminds Haryana sports minister of promised Rs 2 crore award

However, the government again revised its policy last December and brought the amount down to Rs 1 crore for gold, Rs 65 lakh for silver and Rs 40 lakh for the bronze medallists.

Jan 04, 2019, 18:56 PM IST

Hockey India names 33 players for women's national camp in Bengaluru

The camp to be held ahead of India's tour of Spain, starting January 24, will be conducted under the watchful eyes of chief coach Sjoerd Marijne.

Jan 03, 2019, 14:23 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

Manika Batra becomes first Indian to win 'Breakthrough Table Tennis Star' award

Manika also reached her career-best ranking of 52 in 2018 and became India's highest ranked female player.

Dec 12, 2018, 20:08 PM IST

Wrestler Bajrang Punia signs up with athlete management firm- JSW Sports

Bajrang joins a list which includes Olympic medallist wrestler Sakshi Malik and former junior world champion boxer Nikhat Zareen

Sep 28, 2018, 17:34 PM IST

Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu's B sample returns positive, to appear before IWF hearing panel

Fighting a dope taint, weightlifter Sanjita Chanu's troubles mounted Thursday with her 'B' sample also returning positive but the defiant Commonwealth Games gold-medallist will fight her case before the international body's hearing panel.

Sep 14, 2018, 11:41 AM IST

UTT: Sathiyan Gnanasekaran to lead Dabang Smashers TTC

 Dabang Smashers Table Tennis Club today announced that paddler Sathiyan Gnanasekaran will be their captain for this year's edition of the Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) that begins in Pune on June 14.

Jun 11, 2018, 20:09 PM IST

UTT had role in paddlers' historic CWG show: Vita Dani

 Indian table tennis delivered its best ever Commonwealth Games performance in Gold Coast and the one season old professional league Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) can claim a tiny bit of credit for it, says the event's owner Vita Dani.

Jun 10, 2018, 12:47 PM IST