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The 20-year-old freestyle swimmer was withdrawn from the team days before the championships in Gwangju, having tested positive for Ligandrol, a banned anabolic agent, in an out-of-competition test on June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

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