16 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Life of a sportsman is not easy, as it does not take a lot of time for the fans to rebuke the star whose success they were celebrating few days back. Helping them through thick and thin of their career are their life partners and significant others. But apart from being a support system, they have individual identity as well.
06 Dec 2012
Lalitha Prasad (49kg), Sandeep Sharma (75kg) and Narender Berwal (+91kg) have assured themselves of a medal after advancing to the semifinals of the the AIBA Youth World Championships at Yerevan, Armenia.
10 Aug 2016
Rio de Janeiro: Former Asian Games gold medallist Vikas Krishan (75kg) gave a perfect start to India's boxing campaign in the Olympics as he outwitted American greenhorn Charles Conwell to enter the pre quarterfinals here.
18 Sep 2016
New Delhi: Indian ace Leander Paes is one of the biggest stars in doubles and one of the best players in the history of tennis, said fourteen-time Grand Slam winner Rafael Nadal, who led Spain to the Davis Cup World Group by winning the doubles match here.
31 May 2016
Mumbai: The lone Indian boxer to have qualified for Olympics so far, Shiva Thapa said he is hopeful that more boxers will make the cut for Rio even though only one qualifying event is left on the calender.
11 Aug 2016
Rio de Janeiro: Threatened with disqualification for not wearing vests bearing their country's name, Indian boxers at the ongoing Olympics have got their kits replaced as required by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) and will now compete without any hindrance.
09 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Author Shobhaa De has mocked at the performance of Indian athletes, saying that they had gone to Rio Olympics to take selfies and not to win medals, inviting angry response from top sportspersons, including star shooter Abhinav Bindra.
15 Feb 2016
New Delhi: The Indian Boxing Council will collaborate with the World Boxing Association (WBA) to conduct seminars for its technical officials from February 17 to 19 here to equip them for Asian and world level pro-boxing contests.
30 Nov 2016
Hours after an aircraft carrying 81 people, including a Brazilian football team, crashed in central Colombia, AFP reported that five people have survived the crash. However, 76 bodies have been recovered from the crashed plane. Rescue operations are underway. An aircraft, including Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense and journalists covering their match, has crashed in central Colombia, officials and media reported, but heavy rain has halted rescue operations.
18 Sep 2016
New Delhi: The bitterness of not getting a shot at the Olympics mixed doubles event continues to rankle Leander Peas and the veteran Indian tennis star has no qualms in stating that the country did not send its best team in the event to Rio.