Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 25, 2015
Considered to be the greatest singles player of all time, Lin had completed the 'Super Grand Slam', having won all nine major titles in the badminton world: Olympic Games, World Championships, World Cup, Thomas Cup, Sudirman Cup, Super Series Masters...
Press Trust of India | Monday March 16, 2015
Suresh Kalmadi, who was jailed and later released on bail in connection with the 2010 Commonwealth Games scam, was nominated for the honorary post at the 80th Council Meeting of the AAA in Jakarta on March 12.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Monday March 9, 2015
Dhanraj Pillay earned 339 international caps, and led India to the 1998 Asian Games gold and the 2003 Asia Cup win. He is the only player in the world to have played in four World Cups, four Olympics, four Champions Trophy and four Asian Games.
Diaspora | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday February 24, 2015
An Indian national, attacked by suspected robbers in Nigeria's capital city of Lagos earlier this month, has succumbed to his injuries in hospital, a media report said today.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 3, 2015
Vijay Kumar, who won the team silver in last year's Asian Games, was in ominous form as he grabbed both the individual team gold for Services in the men's 25m center fire pistol competition. Vijay shot a score of 583 in the individual competition bef...
Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 28, 2015
Mary Kom, the reigning Asian Games gold-medallist, called on Narendra Modi on Wednesday and the prime minister later tweeted the pictures of the meeting.
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.
Mumbai News | 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 News | 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.