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India abstains in UNHRC vote against Israel

India abstains in UNHRC vote against Israel

04 Jul 2015

New Delhi: Marking a significant change in stance, India abstained on a United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution condemning Israel over a UN report into the alleged war crimes committed during the 2014 Gaza conflict.

UNHRC vote against Israel,   India,   UNHRC resolution,   2014 Gaza conflict,   2014 war crimes,   EU members,   latest India news ,  
Sushil opts out of World Championships with shoulder injury

Sushil opts out of World Championships with shoulder injury

02 Jul 2015

New Delhi: Two-time Olympic-medallist Sushil Kumar has opted out of the World Championships after sustaining a shoulder injury, thereby taking the sheen out of the upcoming selection trials, slated for July 6-7 here.

Sushil Kumar,   World Wrestling Championships,   Rio Olympic Games,   Latest News,  
Hockey: Indian women one win away from presenting <strong>Olympic</strong> credentials

Hockey: Indian women one win away from presenting Olympic credentials

03 Jul 2015

Antwerp (Belgium): Indian women go into tomorrow's hockey encounter with Japan in the World League Semifinals with the focus on enhancing their claim for Olympic qualification after a gap of 36 years.

Indian women hockey,   Hockey India,   World League Semifinals,   Hockey Olympic,  
Paris and Budapest to enter race for 2024 <strong>Olympic</strong> <strong>Games</strong>

Paris and Budapest to enter race for 2024 Olympic Games

22 Jun 2015

Paris: Paris and Budapest are set to enter the race for the 2024 Olympics on Tuesday (Jun 23) and with more cities watching it could become a classic narrowly fought contest. France is to use the annual Olympic Day to proclaim its bid, while Budapest's city council will vote to become the fifth competitor.

Paris and Budapest,   2024 Olympic Games,   International Olympic Committee,   IOC,   Latest News ,  
Government should support us for <strong>Olympic</strong> medal: Jwala Gutta

Government should support us for Olympic medal: Jwala Gutta

01 Jul 2015

Hyderabad: Fresh from her Canada Open triumph along with Ashwini Ponnappa, ace shuttler Jwala Gutta on Wednesday urged the government to come out and support the doubles specialists in their endeavour to win an Olympic medal next year at Rio.

Canada Open,   Ashwini Ponnappa,   Jwala Gutta,   Olympic medal,   Rio Olympics,   Latest News,  
Wimbledon 2015: Facts about number one seed Serena Williams

Wimbledon 2015: Facts about number one seed Serena Williams

02 Jul 2015

Serena Jameka Williams was born on September 26, 1981, in Saginaw, Michigan. Serena began intensive tennis training when she was five years old. She has won over 30 Grand Slam titles and several Olympic gold medals. She won her first major championship in 1999 and completed the career Grand Slam in 2003.

Serena Williams,   Tennis Grand Slam titles,   Olympic gold medals in Tennis,   Career Grand Slam,   Latest News,  
Saina Nehwal to get 9 lakh for hiring physiotherapist

Saina Nehwal to get 9 lakh for hiring physiotherapist

24 Jun 2015

New Delhi: The Sports Ministry has sanctioned an amount of Rs 9 lakh to badminton star Saina Nehwal for hiring a full time physiotherapist till 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Sports Ministry,   badminton player,   Saina Nehwal,   2016 Rio Olympic Games,   Latest News,  
Boxer Vijender Singh turns pro; ends amateur career, <strong>Olympic</strong> hopes

Boxer Vijender Singh turns pro; ends amateur career, Olympic hopes

29 Jun 2015

London: Olympic bronze-medallist Vijender Singh, the country's most celebrated boxer, today bid adieu to his amateur career by turning professional, ruling himself out of next year's Olympics as he no longer remains eligible to represent India.

Vijender Singh,   Indian boxer,   Vijender turns professional,   2016 Olympics,   Indian boxing,   Latest News ,  
Rio dream still alive as Indian eves face Italy in play-offs

Rio dream still alive as Indian eves face Italy in play-offs

01 Jul 2015

Antwerp: A day after being thrashed 0-7 by top-ranked The Netherlands, India are still nurturing the Olympic qualification dream as they brace for a play-off fixture against lowly Italy in the women's Hockey World League Semifinals, here tomorrow.

India vs The Netherlands,   Olympic Hockey qualification,   India vs Italy,   womens Hockey World League Semifinals,   Latest News,  
Abhinav Bindra qualifies for 2016 Rio <strong>Olympic</strong> <strong>Games</strong>

Abhinav Bindra qualifies for 2016 Rio Olympic Games

28 May 2015

New Delhi: Abhinav Bindra on Thursday became the fourth Indian shooter to win a quota place for the Rio Olympics after he finished sixth in the Men's 10m Air Rifle final at the ISSF Shooting World Cup in Munich.

Abhinav Bindra,   Indian shooter,   Rio Olympics,   Men 10m Air Rifle,   ISSF Shooting World Cup,   Latest News ,  

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