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Paralympics: Bhavina advances, Sonal crashes out in table tennis (ld)

Tokyo, Aug 26 | Bhavina Patel was the lone Indian paddler to reach the knockout rounds at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games after compatriot...

Asian Junior Boxing: India’s Muskan enters final

New Delhi, Aug 25 | Continuing her brilliant form, Indian pugilist Muskan advanced to the final of the ASBC Asian Youth & Junior Boxing...

WA marks race walker Amit Khatri as a bright prospect

Nairobi, Aug 25 | World Athletics (WA), the global track and field governing body, has marked India's latest race walk sensation Amit Khatri as...

Paralympics: Bhavina, Sonal face Chinese tests in T-T openers

Tokyo, Aug 24 | India will open its campaign at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games with para table tennis players Sonal Patel and Bhavina...

India among aspiring hosts for Olympics in 2036 and beyond: IOC...

By Sanjeev SharmaNew Delhi, Aug 24 | India is among the aspirants for hosting the Olympics in 2036 and beyond, Thomas Bach, the President...

Paralympics declared open, Tek Chand leads Indian contingent

Tokyo, Aug 24 | A little one-winged plane who dreams of taking to the sky but has to cross many hurdles...

Asian Youth Boxing: Suresh, three other Indians in semifinals

Dubai, Aug 24 | Vishvanath Suresh and three other Indian men boxers made it to the semifinals on the fourth day of the ASBC...

Refugee Paralympic Team delivers hope to refugees with disabilities

Tokyo, Aug 23 | Athletes of the Refugee Paralympic Team (RPT) called for inclusion as their flagbearers were announced for the opening ceremony of...

Covid watch: One more athlete tests positive before Paralympics opening

Tokyo, Aug 23 | Thirteen more persons including an athlete have tested positive for Covid-19 on the eve of the opening ceremony for the...

China to pull out of Asian Table Tennis Championships

Beijing, Aug 23 | China has decided to withdraw its table tennis teams from the upcoming Asian Championships in Doha so that its...

Sathiyan leads Indian charge at Czech International Open TT

Mumbai, Aug 23 | Top seed Sathiyan Gnanasekaran led a strong Indian charge as three players in mens singles and two in womens singles...

ASBC Asian Youth & Junior Boxing: Gaurav Saini enters final

New Delhi, Aug 23 | India's Gaurav Saini made his way into the 70kg junior boys final at the ASBC Asian Youth & Junior...

Sports Minister Thakur lauds Shaili’s ‘fabulous’ performance in Nairobi

New Delhi, Aug 23 | Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur has congratulated long jumper Shaili Singh for winning the silver medal at the World...

National Motorcycle Championship: Double delight for Rajini, Jagan

Chennai, Aug 22 | Chennai veterans Rajini Krishnan and Jagan Kumar stamped their class with a double each in the two premium categories as...

FIBA Asia Cup: Saudi Arabia beat Palestine, India qualify for finals

Jeddah, Aug 22 | Saudi Arabia defeated Palestine 96-72 in the FIBA Asia Cup Qualifying tournaments - Group H on Sunday, sending a wave...

Chess faction merges with AICF to end infighting

Lucknow, Aug 21 | The All-India Chess Federation (AICF) has ended a chapter in its saga of infighting as it merged with the breakaway...

National Motorcycle Racing: Jagan scores imperious win; Alwin tops in Novice...

Chennai, Aug 21 | Defending champion Jagan Kumar (TVS Racing) came up with a dominant display on his super quick Apache RTR 160 bike...

Six Indians win on opening day of Asian Youth & Junior...

Dubai, Aug 21 | Rohit Chamoli, Ankush and Gaurav Saini were among the six Indian boxers who registered victories on the opening day of...

Jagan Kumar takes pole in national motorcycle championship

Chennai, Aug 20 | The seasoned Jagan Kumar of TVS Racing began the defence of his title in the premium Pro-Stock 165cc Open category...

India assured of 21 medals in ASBC Asian Youth & Junior...

New Delhi, Aug 20 | Even before its boxers enter the ring, India is assured of a whopping 21 medals in the Asian Youth...

Pro Kabaddi League returns as auction scheduled from Aug 29-31

Mumbai, Aug 20 | Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) announced on Friday the player retentions under three categories: 'Elite Retained Players', 'Retained Young Players' and...

Anirban Lahiri shoots 69 for tied-15th at Northern Trust golf

Jersey City (New Jersey), Aug 20 | India's Anirban Lahiri ground out a 2-under 69 in the first round of The Northern Trust to...

Indian men’s basketball team to play in Asia Cup qualifiers

Mumbai, Aug 17 | The Indian men's basketball team is in with a good chance to qualify for next year's FIBA Asia Cup as...

Anand, Vidit Gujrathi in FIDE Grand Swiss League field

Mumbai, Aug 13 | India's Grandmasters (GM) Viswanathan Anand, Vidit Gujrathi, Pentala Harikrishna and Bhaskaran Adhiban have qualified for the FIDE Grand Swiss league,...

Thakur launches Fit India Freedom Run 2.0 to celebrate 75 years...

New Delhi, Aug 13 | Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur on Friday launched the nationwide programme of Fit India Freedom Run 2.0 as part...

Sarin slips to joint second spot in RTU Open classical chess

Mumbai, Aug 12 | India's Grandmaster Nihal Sarin was held to a draw by compatriot Arjun Erigaisi in the fourth round of the Riga...

Olympics: Heartbreak for wrestler Deepak Punia, misses bronze medal in 86kg

Tokyo, Aug 5 | A last-minute attack by his opponent Myles Amine of San Marino left India's Deepak Punia heartbroken as he lost the...

Olympics basketball: Gasol brothers confirm international retirement after Spain loses to...

Tokyo, Aug 3 | Spain's defeat in the quarterfinals of the Olympic men's basketball competition also meant farewell to two of the best players...

Olympics: Simone Biles to participate in balance beam final

Tokyo, Aug 2 | Star American gymnast Simone Biles will be taking part in Tuesday's balance beam final of women's artistic gymnastics at the...

Mary Kom goes down fighting in pre-quarter finals

Tokyo, July 29 | Boxer MC Mary Kom's campaign at the Tokyo Olympics came to an end as the veteran crashed out in the...

Olympics sailing: Ganapathy and Thakkar shine while Vishnu and Nethra struggle

Tokyo, July 29 | The Indian sailing duo of KC Ganapathy and Varun Thakkar finished seventh in the sixth qualifying race of the mens...

I’m more than my accomplishments and gymnastics: Biles

Tokyo, July 29 | Star American gymnast Simone Biles expressed gratitude for the "outpouring love and support" received since her withdrawal from women's individual...

Olympics: India beat Argentina 3-1 in men’s hockey group match, reach...

Tokyo, July 29 | India scored twice in the last two minutes to beat Rio Olympics gold medallist Argentina 3-1 in a Group A...

Tibetan bodies resent awarding Winter Olympics to Beijing

New Delhi, July 23 | Four Tibetan organisations based in Switzerland have filed a complaint against the International Olympic Committee (IOC) with the Swiss...

Olympics: Tokyo 2020 Games set to begin amid lack of enthusiasm

Tokyo, July 22 | The Olympic Games, beginning on Friday, is the world's biggest sporting extravaganza but in the Japanese capital, which is the...

COVID-19 infection rate low within Olympics, says IOC chief

Tokyo, July 17 | The International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has said that only 15 people related to the Tokyo Olympics have...

Hit by Covid, domestic boxing season set to resume after more...

New Delhi, July 17 | The Youth and Junior National Championships will mark the resumption of boxing in the country as domestic tournaments return...

Conrad wins Stage 16 at Tour de France

Saint-Gaudens, July 13 | Austria's Patrick Conrad won Stage 16 of the Tour de France, beating Italian Sonny Colbrelli and Australia's Michael Matthews for...

This team has a habit of scoring in dying minutes: Subbaiah

Bengaluru, July 10 | Former India hockey goalkeeper AB Subbaiah said he has seen a noticeable shift in the mentality of the current mens...

Olympic countdown: Boxer Krishan needs luck to break Olympic medal jinx...

Mumbai, July 8 | Experienced boxer Vikas Krishan has represented India in the Olympic Games twice -- and ended with contrasting results, with some...

Ageless boxer Mary Kom still pulling no punches (Profile)

Mumbai, July 8 | Mangte Chungneijang Mary Kom, India's most accomplished woman boxer, is gearing up for what probably would be her final tilt...

Australia’s oldest living Olympian turns 100

Sydney, July 8 | Frank Prihoda, known as Australia's oldest living Olympian, is celebrating his 100th birthday on Thursday in his home town of...

Olympic countdown: Boxers set for Tokyo with high medal expectations

By B ShrikantMumbai, July 8 | When the nine Indian boxers -- five men and four women -- who have qualified for the upcoming...

World champ Xu to lead China’s Olympic swimming squad

Beijing, July 7 | World champion Xu Jiayu will spearhead China's swimming team at the Tokyo Olympic Games, the Chinese Swimming Association said while...

Tokyo Olympics: IOC to allow limited protests but the threat of...

Mumbai, July 3 | Participants at the upcoming Tokyo Olympics will have more opportunities for expressing themselves and protesting but would be disqualified or...

Rijiju lauds Sony Pictures’ contribution to motivating Olympic-bound athletes

New Delhi, July 2 | Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Kiren Rijiju, on Friday appreciated the work done by Sony Pictures Networks...

CWG archery, shooting championships cancelled due to Covid-19

Birmingham, July 2 | The 2022 Commonwealth archery and shooting championships, which were scheduled to take place in Chandigarh in January next year, have...

Six Laos athletes to compete in Tokyo Olympic Games

Vientiane, June 30 | Athletes, trainers and National Sports Committee of Laos (NOCL) officials will travel to Japan on July 15 to participate in...

Mittal, Anjum recommended for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna

New Delhi, June 30 | World champion in double trap shooting, Ankur Mittal, and World Championships silver medallist in 10m air rifle, Anjum Moudgil,...

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