16 Sep 2015
Mumbai: Putting the onus squarely on the wrestling authorities whether he or star grappler Sushil Kumar should fly to the Rio Olympics after winning a quota place at the recent World Championships, Narsingh Yadav on Wednesday said he was very keen to win the bronze medal in Las Vegas.
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.
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.
25 Sep 2015
New Delhi: Claiming that the preparations of Indian athletes for next year's Olympics have been going on satisfactorily, Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal yesterday said the country can win at least 10 medals in the Rio Games.
24 Feb 2014
Moscow: Ballet, circus acts and the classics of Russian literature and music were at the heart of Sunday's Sochi Olympics closing ceremony, leaving Russia, which dominated the medals standings, with a sense of accomplishment.
01 Aug 2015
Los Angeles: Golfer Ranveer Singh Saini created history by becoming the first Indian to win a Gold medal at the Special Olympics World Games here. The 14-year-old autistic golfer achieved the feat in GF Golf-Level 2 Alternate Shot Team Play event yesterday.
26 Sep 2015
New Delhi: Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal yesterday said that Indian sports federations should learn from their overseas counterparts to prepare athletes for the Rio Olympics next year.
11 Sep 2015
Washington: US President Barack Obama has presented the prestigious National Humanities Medal to Pulitzer Prize winner, Jhumpa Lahiri, in recognition of her 'beautifully wrought narratives of estrangement and belonging' which highlight the 'Indian-American experience'.
10 Sep 2015
Moscow: Sachin (50kg) was the lone Indian boxer to assure himself of a medal at the ongoing World Junior Championships by advancing to the semifinal even as two others fell by the wayside after losing in the quarters here.
13 Sep 2015
Las Vegas: Narsingh Pancham Yadav today secured an Olympic quota place for India after bagging a bronze medal in the Men's 74kg Freestyle category, giving the country a reason to cheer at the World Wrestling Championship here.