Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu to finally get Arjuna Award after being cleared of doping charge

Chanu had won back-to-back gold medals in the 2014 and 2018 Commonwealth Games in the 48kg and 53kg categories respectively.

Jun 25, 2020, 17:45 PM IST

Indian weightlifter Sarbjeet Kaur banned by NADA for 4 years for doping

According to NADA, Sarbjeet Kaur's sample had presence of prohibited substance namely -- Di-hydroxy-LGD-4033 (LGD 4033 METABOLITE), Selective Androgen Receptor Modulations (SARM), and Ostarine (Enobosarm).

Jan 08, 2020, 13:32 PM IST

South Asian Games 2019: India takes medal tally to 132

The contingent managed to win eight medals in athletics to take their tally to 132.

Dec 06, 2019, 15:48 PM IST

Seven more Russian weightlifters banned for doping violation

The International Weightlifting Federation said on Friday the seven had been charged based on data from the Moscow anti-doping laboratory.

Aug 17, 2019, 13:17 PM IST

Lifting 210 kgs can ensure medal in any world level competition: World champion weightlifter Mirabai Chanu

Chanu who had broken the Commonwealth Games record, to win a Gold medal, expressed disappointment on missing the Asian Games

Sep 28, 2018, 19:10 PM IST

Asian Games 2018: Sathish Sivalingam injured, Ajay Singh finishes fifth in weightlifting

Sathish suffered a thigh injury during a failed attempt of 178 kg in clean and jerk to eventually lift a total of 314kg. 

Aug 23, 2018, 16:34 PM IST

India's Jeremy Lalrinnunga wins silver at Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championship

The 15-year-old Lalrinnunga also created two new national record in Youth boys and junior men during his lift of 250 kg.

Apr 25, 2018, 14:33 PM IST

In a first, India to host Asian Weightlifting Championship next year

In a historic first for Indian weightlifting, the country will host the prestigious Asian Championship next year, which will also double up as a qualifying event for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, the national federation said on Tuesday.

Apr 24, 2018, 18:40 PM IST

CWG star Mirabai Chanu sought career in archery before weightlifting

As a 13-year-old girl from a poor family at the nondescript Nongpok Kakching village, 20km from Manipur's capital Imphal, Mirabai decided early in her life that she would earn fame as a sportsperson. 

Apr 23, 2018, 14:39 PM IST

Commonwealth Games 2018, Day 5 medals tally: India clinches 10th gold, stays on 3rd spot

On Day 5 of Commonwealth Games 2018, India is at the third sport on country list.

Apr 09, 2018, 11:55 AM IST

Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018: Weightlifter Venkat Rahul Ragala adds second gold in India's count on Day 3

Ragala, the 21-year-old lifter from Guntur, remained consistent in his attempts, though he missed one each in both Snatch and Clean & Jerk.

Apr 07, 2018, 17:08 PM IST

Commonwealth Games 2018 updates, Day 2, Gold Coast

Catch updates from India's second day at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast. 

Apr 06, 2018, 06:07 AM IST

Mirabai Chanu: From lifting firewood to CWG 2018 gold

Gold Coast Commonwealth Games (CWG) gold medallist Mirabai Chanu had showed her weightlifting prowess even as a 12-year-old when she would comfortably lift more firewoods than her elder brother.

Apr 05, 2018, 21:54 PM IST

Commonwealth Games 2018: India's medal winners on Day 1 in Gold Coast

India began its 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG) campaign on Thursday with a gold and silver medal provided by its fancied weightlifters, while the shuttlers swept Pakistan and Sri Lanka 5-0 each to enter the quarterfinals of the badminton team event as the other highlight of the day. 

Apr 05, 2018, 18:10 PM IST

Commonwealth Games 2018: India's schedule on Day 2 in Gold Coast

Eyes will be on weightlifter Sanjit Chanu in the women's 53kg division as she is also a strong medal contender and expected to add to the medals won by her teammates Mirabai Chanu (gold) and Gururaja Poojary (silver) on Day 1.

Apr 05, 2018, 17:44 PM IST

Want to lead a stress-free, happy life? Doing this might help

A new study has revealed that the frequency and volume of physical activities undertaken may actually boost your level of happiness.

Apr 05, 2018, 16:41 PM IST

Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu in focus as shuttlers, boxers open India's campaign at Commonwealth Games

Competing in the 48kg category, Chanu, who claimed a silver at the 2014 CWG, is being considered a sure shot medal prospect for India as her personal best of 194kg stands over 10kg more than her nearest rival in the competition.

Apr 04, 2018, 11:44 AM IST

CWG 2018: With less competition, weightlifter Mirabai Chanu has a 'golden' chance

Mirabai had won a silver in the last Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, having finished behind compatriot Sanjita Chanu, but in the four years since then, the 23-year-old Manipuri has made rapid strides

Mar 25, 2018, 16:56 PM IST

World weightlifting champion Mirabai gets Rs 20 lakh

Mirabai said: "A sports person needs money for nutritious food and quality training.

Jan 27, 2018, 15:52 PM IST

Doping charges: Three Chinese weightlifters stripped of 2008 Olympic gold by IOC

The Chinese trio, all aged between 31 and 34, tested positive for the banned GHRP-2, a human growth hormone.

Jan 13, 2017, 11:03 AM IST