05 Oct 2015
Doha: Their oft-seen ability to triumph over adversity will be put through its toughest test this year when Indian boxers aim for the twin rewards of medals and Olympic quota places in the World Championships starting on Tuesday.
28 Sep 2015
New Delhi: Former Olympic champion Abhinav Bindra won the men's 10 metre air rifle event at the Asian Air Gun Championship yesterday.
03 Oct 2015
New Delhi: Former Asian Games silver medal winning boxer Manpreet Singh (91kg) of India has pulled out of the Military World Games after failing a NADA dope test.
16 Sep 2015
Ashgabat: The Chinese city of Hangzhou was today awarded the 2022 Asian Games, organisers and state media said, in another win for China's global sporting ambitions.
02 Oct 2015
New Delhi: In yet another case of apathy towards athletes, members of the Indian team bound for the Asia Pacific Deaf Games (APDG) were forced to sleep on pavements in their wait for visa ahead of the competition beginning in Taoyuan, Chinese Taipei tomorrow.
22 Sep 2015
New Delhi: As part of their preparations for next year's Olympic Games, India will compete against New Zealand in a six-match hockey Test series from October 2 to 11 in Auckland, Nelson and Christchurch.
26 Sep 2015
Washington: Red Planet is headed for harsh winter and NASA rover Opportunity is not worried at all. The rover is conducting a "walkabout" survey of the "Marathon Valley" where it plans to face the upcoming Martian winter while studying the context for outcrops bearing clay minerals.
30 Sep 2015
New Delhi: In the tiny Buddhist kingdom on the Himalayas' eastern edge, they don't see guns and pistol replacing bows and arrows in foreseeable future, but the Bhutanese are seeking to make a mark in the Olympic sport of shooting, gradually.
29 Aug 2015
New Delhi: The Indian women's hockey team has qualified for the 2016 Olympic Games, which will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
01 Oct 2015
New Delhi: The one-year ban imposed on her for a tearful outburst at the Asian Games ending today, former world champion L Sarita Devi says the forced sabbatical proved to be a blessing in disguise as it helped her become a thinking boxer and a calmer person.