Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 21, 2015
Sarita Devi was handed a one-year ban for refusing to accept her bronze medal at the Asian Games after a controversial bout. Following her outburst, another former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar had come out in support of the disgruntled boxer.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Sunday January 18, 2015
Under Terry Walsh, India had one of their best seasons in 2014. India won the Commonwealth Games silver, the Asian Games gold, beat Olympic champions Germany and defeated two top teams to reach the Champions Trophy semis.
Press Trust of India | Friday January 16, 2015
Sarita Devi had refused to wear her bronze medal at the victory ceremony after her semifinal loss to South Korea's Ji Na Park at the Incheon Asian Games in October last year, triggering a huge controversy. She was later handed a one-year ban by the A...
Press Trust of India | Thursday January 15, 2015
Sachin Tendulkar met boxer L Sarita Devi, who is serving a one-year ban for her protest at the Incheon Asian Games in 2014, and presented her with an autographed T-shirt.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Wednesday January 14, 2015
Terry Walsh had asked for an improved contract after guiding India to Asian Games gold in 2014. However, he and Hockey India (HI) failed to reach an agreement, leading to his resignation in October last year.
Cities | mid-day.com | Tuesday January 13, 2015
Asian Games gold medalist Ashok Shandilya was forced to miss his matches at the National Billiards and Snooker Championship in Kolkata, after an unidentified miscreant set his car's tyre ablaze in the early hours of Sunday.
India | Written by Anand Kumar Patel | Monday January 12, 2015
The Haryana government has unveiled a new sports policy which entails a number of steps aimed at benefitting sportspersons from the state. At a function organised at Rohtak to unveil the policy document, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar announced p...
Press Trust of India | Saturday January 3, 2015
Sarita Devi was handed a one-year ban by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) for refusing to accept her bronze medal at the Asian Games in Incheon after losing the controversial semi-final bout against South Korean opponent Jina Park.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Wednesday December 31, 2014
Indian hockey had a good run in 2014. They won the Asian Games gold, won a Test series in Australia and the Sultan of Johor Cup.
Press Trust of India | Monday December 29, 2014
Besides the Asian Games gold in Incheon, South Korea, the men's hockey team registered several other memorable victories including a historic Test series win against world champions Australia in their own backyard.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Friday December 26, 2014
Indian hockey took giant strides in 2014, winning the Asian Games gold medal and a rare Test series against Australia in Australia but the poorly handled resignation of coach Terry Walsh left a sour taste at end of what has been a promising year.
Press Trust of India | Thursday December 25, 2014
On the bright side, India were back in the International Boxing Association (AIBA) fold after a new body took charge and there were some lion-hearted performances in the Commonwealth and Asian Games to cheer about. But things remained a distant far f...
Press Trust of India | Monday December 22, 2014
Saina Nehwal and K Srikanth clinching titles at China Super Series Premier and PV Sindhu bagging five bronze, including a World Championship medal, besides the historic bronze medals at Uber Cup and Asian Games, were the highlights of the year in whi...
Press Trust of India | Friday December 19, 2014
As a whole, India did not set the stage ablaze with their guns at the Glasgow Commonwealth and Incheon Asian Games or the various World Cups and World Championships, but they did just enough to maintain the consistent run that had begun at the turn o...
NDTVSports | Wednesday December 17, 2014
Sarita Devi thanked Boxing India and Sachin Tendulkar for their support after she got away just with a one-year ban for refusing her Asian Games bronze medal in Incheon earlier this year.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 17, 2014
AIBA imposed the ban, which as per earlier indications could have extended to life, for Sarita Devi's refusal to accept her bronze medal at the Asian Games after she had lost controversially to a South Korean rival in the semi finals.
NDTVSports,Indo-AsianNews Service | Wednesday December 17, 2014
Sarita Devi had refused to accept her Asian Games bronze medal after a controversial bout in Incheon.
NDTVSports,Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 10, 2014
Boxer Sarita Devi had refused to wear the bronze medal awarded to her around her neck after she lost in a controversial bout during the 17th Asian Games in Incheon.
NDTVSports | Wednesday November 26, 2014
Sachin Tendulkar feels Sarita Devi, who has been suspended by the international amateur boxing federation for refusing to accept her Asian Games medal, should not end her career in bitterness.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 25, 2014
L Sarita Devi was suspended by the world boxing body (AIBA) from all competitions for not accepting her bronze medal at Asian Games medal ceremony.
NDTVSports | Monday November 24, 2014
Champions Trophy hosts India are on a high after winning the Asian Games gold and the four-Test series against Australia in Perth recently. Sardar Singh and P.R. Sreejesh will be two of the most experienced campaigners in the tournament.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Sunday November 23, 2014
Sarita Devi, who is facing a life ban from boxing after refusing to accept her bronze medal at the Asian Games has received support from the likes of Sachin Tendulkar and Vijender Singh.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Saturday November 15, 2014
Terry Walsh, who guided India to an Asian games gold medal after 16 years, resigned October 21 citing "difficulty in adjusting to the functioning of the country's bureaucratic system" and is now serving one-month resignation notice period.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Saturday November 15, 2014
Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu defeated Pakistan's Asim Khan 7-1, 7-1 to set up a final against Yip Tsz Fung of Hong Kong on Sunday.