Karnam Malleswari

On this day: Karnam Malleswari became India’s first woman Olympic medalist

The Indian weightlifter had scripted history when she won the bronze medal in the 69 Kg category at the 2000 Sydney Olympics

Sep 19, 2020, 16:37 PM IST

PV Sindhu set to be deputy collector after accepting job offer from Andhra Pradesh government

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu had offered a Group-I officer job of her choice at the felicitation function itself, but Sindhu has now decided to take it up.

Feb 24, 2017, 15:43 PM IST

Andhra Pradesh government to reward Sindhu with Rs 3 cr cash prize and government job

The government would also award Rs 50 lakh to Sindhu's coach Pullela Gopichand for mentoring her, he said.

Aug 20, 2016, 20:03 PM IST

London Olympics 2012 Badminton: Saina creates history, wins first badminton bronze

Saina Nehwal on saturday created history by becoming the first Indian to win an Olympic Games bronze medal in badminton, though under fortuitous circumstances, as her world number two Chinese opponent retired from the play-off because of a knee injury

Aug 05, 2012, 09:06 AM IST

Kunjarani`s outburst is unwarranted and sponsored: Malleswari

Olympic medallist Karnam Malleswari has shot back at Kunjarani Devi for putting her weight behind the Indian Weightlifting Federation, saying her compatriot`s view regarding the current office bearers of IWF is "unwarranted and sponsored".

Dec 08, 2011, 12:20 PM IST

Karnam Malleswari resigns from IWF

Sydney Olympics bronze medallist Karnam Malleswari has reportedly resigned as the vice-president of Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWF).

Dec 04, 2011, 18:28 PM IST

PT Usha asks athletes to report sexual harassments immediately

Legendary athlete PT Usha described the sex scandal that rocked hockey and weightlifting as "bad for Indian sports" but said victims should come out immediately instead of waiting for opportune moment like Karnam Malleswari.

Jul 29, 2010, 20:55 PM IST

PT Usha asks athletes to report sexual harassments immediately

Legendary athlete PT Usha described the sex scandal that rocked hockey and weightlifting as "bad for Indian sports" but said victims should come out immediately instead of waiting for opportune moment like Karnam Malleswari.

Jul 29, 2010, 20:55 PM IST

Malleswari wants IWF secretary sacked

Sydney Olympics bronze medallist
Karnam Malleswari on Sunday demanded the sacking of Indian
Weightlifting Federation Secretary Sahdev Yadav for not paying
heed to her repeated complaints against coach Ramesh Malhotra.

Jul 25, 2010, 17:08 PM IST

Malleswari wants IWF secretary sacked

Sydney Olympics bronze medallist
Karnam Malleswari on Sunday demanded the sacking of Indian
Weightlifting Federation Secretary Sahdev Yadav for not paying
heed to her repeated complaints against coach Ramesh Malhotra.

Jul 25, 2010, 17:08 PM IST

IWF forms committee to look into sexual harassment charges

Indian Weightlifting Federation constituted a three-member committee to probe into the charges of sexual harassment of junior lifters by an unnamed coach as alleged by Karnam Malleswari.

Jul 24, 2010, 19:58 PM IST

IWF forms committee to look into sexual harassment charges

Indian Weightlifting Federation constituted a three-member committee to probe into the charges of sexual harassment of junior lifters by an unnamed coach as alleged by Karnam Malleswari.

Jul 24, 2010, 19:58 PM IST