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WFI to decide on Olympic preparatory camp next week

New Delhi, May 10 | The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) will conduct a brainstorming session next week to decide the venue for an...

Shotgun World Cup: Khangura makes a promising start

New Delhi, May 10 | India's Gurjoat Singh Khangura made a promising start by shooting 74 out of 75 in the opening three rounds...

Injured wrestler Malik could be out of action for up to...

New Delhi, May 10 | Olympic Games-bound wrestler Sumit Malik could be out of action for up to three weeks after his old knee...

Chaudhary must not rush back to hard training after Covid: Coach

By Navneet SinghNew Delhi, May 9 | Olympic Games-bound 10-meter air pistol shooter Saurabh Chaudhary, recovering from Covid-19, has been advised not to rush...

Olympic trials: Two new Chinese gymnasts hog limelight

Chengdu (China), May 8 | Two new gymnastics champions made names for themselves at the first national team Tokyo Olympic Games trial here on...

Croatia exposure will help us keep focus, says pistol shooter Verma

New Delhi, May 8 | Olympic-bound shooter Abhishek Verma is excited to travel to Croatia for the national camp. The 30-year-old says the trip...

India’s Greco-Roman wrestlers fail to win Olympic quota place

Sofia, May 8 | India's chances of earning an Olympic quota place in men's Greco-Roman wrestling at the ongoing World Olympic qualifiers evaporated on...

Brisbane confident of getting 2032 Olympic Games

Brisbane, May 8 | Brisbane is on verge of securing 2032 Olympic Games after Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) chief John Coates said that the...

Rahi relies on herbs, spices to combat Covid-19 in Europe

New Delhi, May 8 | Olympic-bound pistol shooter Rahi Sarnobat will rely on Indian herbs and spices to combat Covid-19 during a three-month...

Indian shooters to compete in Zagreb World Cup in June

New Delhi, May 8 | The Olympic Games-bound Indian shooters, who are scheduled to train in Zagreb, Croatia, from May 11, will also compete...

Wrestler Seema enters final, wins Olympic quota place

Sofia, May 7 | India's Seema Bisla won a quota place in women's 50 kg freestyle wrestling for Tokyo Olympics after she entered the...

Malik earns Olympic quota in men’s 125kg freestyle wrestling

Sofia (Bulgaria), May 7 | India's Sumit Malik has won the Olympic quota place in the men's 125kg freestyle wrestling event by reaching the...

Disappointed after loss, world champ Long skips interview

Xinxiang, May 6 | Olympic and world champion Ma Long failed to make the men's singles final after losing in seven sets to Zhou...

Malik enters semis of World Olympic qualifiers

Sofia (Bulgaria), May 6 | India's Sumit Malik entered the semi-finals of the mens 125kg freestyle event at the World Olympic qualifiers on Thursday,...

Olympic-bound shooters get first dose of Covid vaccine

New Delhi, May 6 | The Olympic Games-bound Indian shooting squad, including the coaching staff, received their first dose of Covid-19 vaccine on Thursday,...

Mary Kom on her own as personal coach down with Covid

By Navneet SinghNew Delhi, May 6 | Six-time world champion and Olympic-bound boxer MC Mary Kom won't have personal coach Chhote Lal Yadav by...

Novel initiative by AICF to help chess community hit by Covid

By Venkatachari JagannathanChennai, May 6 | Extending financial assistance, mobilising a panel of doctors, psychiatrist and psychologists to provide medical/emotional online consultations, 24x7 helpline...

Reigning TT world champion Liu suffers twin losses in ‘simulation’

Xinxiang (China), May 6 | Reigning world champion Liu Shiwen suffered two failures in one day and was ousted from both the women's singles...

Olympic-bound sailors’ preparation delayed

New Delhi, May 5 | The preparation for Tokyo Olympics of sailors KC Ganapathy and Varun Thakkar could be delayed as they cannot travel...

Despite injury, lifter Lalrinnunga aiming for Olympic berth

Aizawl, May 5 | Teenaged Indian weightlifter Jeremy Lalrinnunga will look to secure an Olympic Games berth in 67kg category when the 2021 junior...

Despite injury, lifter Lalrinnunga aiming for Olympics berth

Aizawl (Mizoram), May 5 | Teenaged Indian weightlifter Jeremy Lalrinnunga will look to secure a Tokyo Olympic berth in 67kg category when the 2021...

Mary Kom, 9 other women boxers to resume training in Pune

Pune, May 5 | Six-time world champion and Olympic bronze-medallist boxer MC Mary Kom along with two other Olympic-bound pugilists -- Simranjit Kaur (60kg)...

India’s Gurpreet eyes Greco Roman Olympic berth

New Delhi, May 5 | Star Indian Greco Roman wrestler Gurpreet Singh is geared up for the World Olympic qualifiers, starting on Thursday in...

Sports official Sacheti passes away

New Delhi, May 4 | The Boxing Federation of India's (BFI) executive director Raj Kumar Sacheti has passed away due to Covid-19."With a deep...

Chinese T-T players to undergo tough trials for Tokyo

Xinxiang (China), May 3 | A total of 36 men's and women's singles players each and 16 mixed doubles pairs are competing for slots...

Charter flight to take Indian shooters to Croatia

New Delhi, May 3 | In view of the raging Covid-19 pandemic in India, the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) has arranged for...

Anand, Humpy to launch Checkmate Covid

New Delhi, May 3 | Five-time world chess champion Viswanathan Anand and Asian Games gold medallist Koneru Humpy will kick-start 'Checkmate Covid' -- an...

Archer Jayanta Talukdar in ICU with Covid-19

Guwahati, May 3 | Top Indian archer Jayanta Talukdar has been admitted to a hospital in Guwahati after testing positive for Covid-19.Talukdar, who was...

CA pledges $50,000 towards India’s fight against Covid-19

Sydney, May 3 | Cricket Australia (CA) on Monday said that it has pledged an "initial donation" of $50,000 towards India's fight against the...

Boxing expert’s proposal to shift Indian camp to Italy rejected

New Delhi, May 2 | Boxing Federation of India (BFI) high performance director Santiago Nieva's proposal to shift the national camp to Italy to...

Olympic-bound Indian shooters may compete, train in Europe

New Delhi, May 1 | The Olympic Games-bound Indian shooting squad could compete in European Shooting Championships this month as well as train in...

Kayaking, canoeing teams to miss Olympic qualifiers

New Delhi, May 1 | The massive surge in Covid-19 cases in India has spoiled national kayaking and canoeing teams' participation in the Asian...

Boxing federation wary of sending team for Dubai Asian meet

By Navneet SinghNew Delhi, May 1 | As Coronavirus rages in India, there is a growing concern within the Boxing Federation of India (BFI)...

Man City win will see PL title decided this weekend

London, April 30 | Manchester City could seal the Premier League title this weekend if they win their match at Crystal Palace and Manchester...

Indian rowers leave for Tokyo for Olympic qualifying event

New Delhi, April 30 | In the hope of making the cut for the Tokyo Olympic Games, a 14-member Indian rowing squad, including nine...

Weightlifter Mirabai targets podium finish at Olympics

New Delhi, April 29 | Mirabai Chanu, India's top woman weightlifter, is eyeing a podium finish at the Tokyo Olympics."What I couldn't achieve four...

Bajrang Punia takes a break due to elbow niggle

New Delhi, April 29 | Indias star wrestler Bajrang Punia will miss a short training stint in Bulgaria due to a niggle in elbow...

Olympians to undergo daily Covid tests at Tokyo Games

Tokyo, April 28 | The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Japanese organisers agreed on Wednesday to test Olympic athletes for the coronavirus on a...

Young Jordanian boxer, 19, dies after battling head injuries

Kielce (Poland), April 28 | Nineteen-year-old Jordanian boxer Rashed Al-Swaisat died in a hospital here on Monday night after battling head injuries for 11...

Sharath Kamal feeling in top shape ahead of Tokyo Olympics

New Delhi, April 28 | Achanta Sharath Kamal, India's ace table tennis player, believes Tokyo Olympics will be his best ever major competition."My body...

Karate case: Delhi HC imposes Rs.50,000 fine on IOA chief Batra

New Delhi, April 28 | The Delhi High Court has taken a strong view of the way the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president, Narinder...

Indian fencers fail to qualify for Olympics

New Delhi, April 28 | National fencing squad's hopes of earning an Olympic Games quota place ended at the quarterfinal stage of the Asian...

Asian Boxing Championship shifted from Delhi to Dubai

New Delhi, April 28 | The 2021 Asian Boxing Championship, originally scheduled to be held in New Delhi in May, has been shifted to...

Aus athletes travelling for Oly prioritised for vax

Canberra, April 28 | Australian athletes competing in this year's Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics will be given priority access to coronavirus vaccines before departing.The...

Size of India’s sports industry fell by Rs 3,215 crore in...

New Delhi, April 27 | The size of India's sports industry fell by Rs 3,215 crore in 2020 as compared to what it was...

Indian women’s 4x400m relay team pulls out of World Relays

New Delhi, April 27 | In a major setback to India's Olympic Games preparation, the national women's 4x400m relay team has pulled out of...

Not losing coordination after a long break a big plus: Mandeep

Bengaluru, April 27 | Indian hockey team forward Mandeep Singh on Tuesday said that it was very easy to "lose coordination" after a long...

Shooter Abhinav Bindra targets BCCI, IPL in times of Covid

New Delhi, April 26 | India's only individual Olympic gold medallist, Abhinav Bindra, on Monday questioned the continuation of Indian Premier League (IPL) when...

Bayern close in on Nagelsmann to replace coach Flick

Leipzig, April 26 | Julian Nagelsmann appears to be Bayern Munich's first choice to replace coach Hansi Flick. The 33-year-old has indicated his desire...

Business

UN report predicts stronger world economic growth

United Nations, May 12 | A UN report has revised up the world economic growth as a result of robust rebounds in China and...