Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 28, 2015
Vikas Gowda, the reigning Commonwealth Games champion and silver winner in 2014 Asian Games, added half a metrE more to his performance at Chula Vista a few days back where he had come up with a throw of 65.25m to qualify for World Championships in B...
AgenceFrance-Presse | Saturday April 25, 2015
Even if hosting the Olympics in 2024 appears unlikely, observers say Indian Prime Minister?Narendra Modi may sanction a bid for further down the line, although he will be anxious to avoid a repeat of the embarrassing headlines that accompanied the sh...
Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 14, 2015
The Commonwealth Games gold medal winning shooter last Saturday earned India its second Olympic quota in shooting after notching up the 10m air rifle bronze in the ISSF World Cup (Rifle/Pistol) in Changwon, Korea.
Press Trust of India | Sunday April 12, 2015
An Asian and Commonwealth Games gold-medallist, Jitu aggregated a total of 181.1 points to finish third on the podium, missing out on the gold medal shoot-out by 0.4 points.
Reuters | Monday April 6, 2015
The lifters were tested by the Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWF) during five domestic tournaments and also out-of-competition. The IWF did not disclose details about the banned substances used but revealed the tainted lifters included 2006 Common...
Press Trust of India | Monday April 6, 2015
Jamie Dwyer, the greatest-ever hockey player from Australia, has one gold and two bronze medals in the Olympics, two World Cup gold medals, three Commonwealth Games gold, six Champions Trophy titles and two Oceania cup gold besides two silver medals ...
Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 31, 2015
Saina Nehwal will start her Malaysia Open Super Series campaign against Indonesia's Maria Febe Kusumastuti while Srikanth will face 2010 Commonwealth Games silver-medallist Rajiv Ouseph of England
Press Trust of India | Monday March 30, 2015
The 28-year-old Sardar Singh made his debut for the senior team against Pakistan in 2006 and since then he has played more than 200 international matches and has successfully contributed towards Indian hockey. Saba Anjum, on the other hand, was one o...
Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 24, 2015
Commonwealth Games (2006) gold medallist weightlifter Geeta Rani (Punjab), Harjeet Kaur (Haryana), Komal Wakale (Maharashtra) and Mangte P Kom (Chandigarh) were the weightlifters who tested positive while hammer thrower KM Rachna (Punjab) also failed...
SupritaDas | Monday March 23, 2015
Less than a year ago, Parupalli Kashyap made history when he became the first Indian male badminton player to win a Commonwealth Games gold medal. However, his younger compatriot Kidambi Srikanth's stunning China Open win towards the end of 2014, has...
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.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday March 7, 2015
Sierra Leone's top sprinter is sleeping rough in London because he was afraid to return to his Ebola-hit homeland after last year's Commonwealth Games in Scotland, the Guardian newspaper reported today.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Sunday March 1, 2015
A short ceremony in London is set to confirm Durban as the lone contender to stage the quadrennial, 71-nation multisport event. South Africa have proposed a 12-day Commonwealth Games from July 18 -- birthday of the late Nelson Mandela.
Press Trust of India | Thursday February 12, 2015
Former Commonwealth Games bronze-medallist Renjith Maheshwary got over the disappointment of disqualification in men's long jump by shattering the meet record in triple jump for a gold medal. The 29-year-old, who won bronze medals in the past two Nat...
SupritaDas | Thursday February 12, 2015
Holder of multiple junior national sprint records, Dutee's career was brought to a halt, when the Athletics Federation of India (AFI), dropped her from the squad for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Press Trust of India | Friday February 6, 2015
Dipa Karmakar, the first Indian woman gymnast to fetch a Commonwealth Games gold, was way ahead as she repeated her 2011 edition's show to be the top performer yet again, clinching the yellow metal in individual all-round, table vault, balancing beam...
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.
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 | 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...
NDTVSports | Wednesday December 24, 2014
Gurpreet Singh won his second gold medal at the 58th National Shooting Championship while Sanjeev Rajput was Crowned Champion of Champions in Rifle.
Press Trust of India | Sunday December 21, 2014
Along with the new-found cleaner image, something the Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWF) had been searching for years, came a reasonable amount of success on the mat as well, with the country's lifters bagging as many as 12 medals at the Commonwea...
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...
Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 26, 2014
Vikas Gowda, who won gold for India in 2014 Commonwealth Games with a throw of 63.64 m, said it is frustrating for any athlete to get robbed off their medal after having won the event.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 26, 2014
Manoj Kumar was earlier denied the Arjuna Award by the Kapil Dev-led selection committee even as another boxer Jai Bhagwan was recommended for the coveted honour.