28 Jul 2016
New Delhi: The dope sample of shot putter Inderjeet Singh taken on June 29 during National Inter-State Athletics Championships in Hyderabad has returned clean but the case relating to his earlier A sample which came out positive still stands, according to sources.
26 Jul 2016
New Delhi: With just 10 days remaining for the Rio Olympics to start, India is going through an inglorious patch as two leading athletes have tested positive for banned drugs and some more are expected to meet the same fate in the coming days.
26 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Just a few days after wrestler Narshing Yadav was caught for doping, another Rio-bound athlete Inderjeet Singh, a shot putter, has failed a dope test as his 'A' sample returned positive for a banned substance.
12 Aug 2016
Rio de Janeiro: Indian men's hockey team sealed the quarterfinal spot at Rio Olympics, even as the country's campaign continued to be haunted by setbacks in archery, badminton and athletics on the seventh day of competitions here.
08 Aug 2016
Rio de Janeiro: Shooter Abhinav Bindra narrowly missed out on a medal in his Olympic swansong as the men's hockey team suffered a late 1-2 defeat to Germany in its second match of the pool phase in a disappointing start to Monday's campaign for India at the Rio Games here.
20 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday congratulated PV Sindhu, saying her silver medal at the Rio Olympics was "the most precious jewel in the crown of Mother India".
05 Apr 2016
New Delhi: Still grappling with a knee injury, Commonwealth Games gold medal-winning shuttler P Kashyap's chances of qualifying for the Olympics have all but ended as he has been forced to withdraw from this month's Malaysia Super Series Premier and Singapore Open.
18 Oct 2015
Odense: PV Sindhu dream run at the Denmark Open ended in agony as the Indian shuttler suffered a straight-game defeat against Olympic champion Li Xuerui of China in the final of the USD 650,000 Super Series Premier badminton event, here today.
11 Aug 2016
Rio de Janeiro: Indian athletes started Day 6 of Rio Olympics on a disappointing note after shuttlers Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa lost their first match of women's doubles, while archers Bombayla Devi and Deepika Kumari failed to enter quarters of individual Recurve event on Thursday.
05 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Competing for the first time in over a year, Olympic bronze-medallist M C Mary Kom (51kg) assured herself and India of at least a bronze medal by advancing to the semifinals of the International Boxing Association's (AIBA) Olympic Test event in Rio de Janeiro yesterday.