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Kalmadi declines IOA post, Ministry showcauses body

suresh-kalmadiNew Delhi : Faced with a barrage of criticism, scam-tainted Suresh Kalmadi today declined the position of the Indian Olympic Association’s Life President even as the Sports Ministry issued a [...]

December 28th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Sports,Topnews | Read More »

Need 2 National camps in a foreign country every year: Sakshi

Rio Olympics bronze medalist wrestler Sakshi Malik arrived in Delhi      New Delhi : With her sights firmly set for the 2018 Commonwealth and Asian Games, Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik feels that quality preparation can only happen if [...]

December 23rd, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Athletics: China, Japan to join Bolt for Aussie event

Usain BoltSydney : China, Japan and England Monday signed on for an innovative team athletics event in Melbourne in which sprint superstar Usain Bolt will make his first Australian appearance. Nine-time [...]

November 14th, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Kabaddi World Cup to commence tomorrow

kabaddiAhmedabad : The Kabaddi World Cup is all set to begin here tomorrow, with organisers and players of competing countries today expressing confidence of taking the game to new heights [...]

October 6th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Sports | Read More »

Indian senior women’s hockey camp to commence tomorrow

Hockey - Blacksticks Women v India, 12 April 2012  Bhopal : After their first Olympic appearance in 36 years, the Indian women’s hockey core probables will regroup for the national camp in Bhopal starting tomorrow. The core probables [...]

September 17th, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

I was lucky I wasn’t good in studies, says Gopichand

Sindhu arrives in Hyderabad      New Delhi : Chief badminton coach Pullela Gopichand, who guided Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu to Olympic medals in the successive Games, says he was lucky that he [...]

August 31st, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Three super girls conferred Khel Ratna along with Jitu Rai

National Sports and Adventure Awards functionNew Delhi : It was a celebration of woman power in sports as Olympic stars PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik and Dipa Karmakar were today conferred India’s highest sporting honour — [...]

August 29th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Sports,Topnews | Read More »

Sakshi reaches Haryana, presented Rs 2.5 crore cheque

Rio Olympics bronze medalist wrestler Sakshi Malik arrived in Delhi      Chandigarh : A rousing state reception was accorded by the Haryana government to the Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik after she arrived this morning from Rio de Janeiro. [...]

August 24th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Rio Olympic 2016,Sports,Topnews | Read More »

Rio bids farewell to athletes in colourful closing

AP8_22_2016_000033B          Rio de Janeiro : Rains failed to dampen the famous Rio carnival spirit as this Brazilian city bid an emotional farewell to the thousands of athletes of the [...]

August 22nd, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Rio Olympic 2016,Sports | Read More »

Gymnast Dipa finishes fourth on disastrous day for India

2016 Summer Olympics Rio de Janeiro : Gymnast Dipa Karmakar narrowly missed the bronze by finishing fourth in the women’s vault event even as shuttler Saina Nehwal, the men’s hockey team and tennis [...]

August 15th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Rio Olympic 2016,Sports,Topnews | Read More »