26 Nov 2014
New Delhi: The Sports Ministry on Wednesday honoured the members of the the Indian hockey team that beat Pakistan to win a famous gold medal at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of that stupendous feat at the quadrennial extravaganza.
24 Nov 2014
Jeju: Indian pugilists S Sarjubala (48kg) and Saweety (81kg) faltered at the final hurdle to settle for silver medals, rounding off a decent campaign for the country in the 8th World Women's Boxing Championships, here on Monday.
19 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday announced a "disaster response medal" for the forces involved in disaster management in India.
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.
29 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Army Chief Gen Dalbir Singh on Wednesday felicitated the force's medal winners at this year's Asian Games and encouraged them to prepare for the 2016 Olympics.
04 Oct 2014
Incheon: India on Saturday ended their 17th Asian Games campaign at the eighth spot on the medals tally, a drop of two positions from the previous edition of the mega-event which drew to a close here.
04 Oct 2014
Incheon: The medal count went down but Indian sports still had lots to celebrate with the men's hockey team coming good after a long time to strike gold even as the legend of M C Mary Kom got bigger in a mixed Asian Games campaign for the country's athletes here.
21 Nov 2014
Washington: US President Barack Obama has felicitated Indian-American scientist Thomas Kailath with the top presidential medal for transformative contributions to the fields of science and technology.
03 Oct 2014
Incheon: The Indian men's kabaddi team clinched its seventh successive gold medal at the Asian Games after coming from behind to beat a spirited Iran 27-25 in the summit clash in Incheon on Friday.
01 Nov 2014
Islamabad: At least four new polio cases have been reported in Pakistan, taking the number of those affected this year to 235 with the county's fight against the crippling disease showing no signs of improvement.