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.
Press Trust of India | Friday November 21, 2014
Manoj Kumar, a 2010 Commonwealth Games gold-medallist, on Friday said that he has been informed by the sports minister to receive the award.
Press Trust of India | Thursday November 13, 2014
Commonwealth Games and Asian Championships silver-medallist Devendro will turn up for Poland Hussars while Bhiduri has been lapped up by Italia Thunders for the season starting January 16.
Press Trust of India | Monday November 10, 2014
Athletes from Punjab who won medals at the Commonwealth and Asian Games will be awarded Rs. 1.50 Crore and Rs. 2.79 Crore respectively.
Press Trust of India | Sunday November 9, 2014
India's No.1 women's squash player Dipika Pallikal's Commonwealth Games gold medal-winning doubles partner Joshna Chinnappa had informed reporters that Dipika is not part of the team which will represent the country at next month's World Team Champio...
Indo-AsianNews Service | Monday November 3, 2014
PT Usha complained that the scheduling of the tournament was poor as it was held after big events like the Commonwealth Games and Asian Games.
Press Trust of India | Monday October 27, 2014
Commonwealth Games' doubles gold-medallist Dipika Pallikal pummelled fellow Indian Lakshya Ragavendran 11-4, 9-11, 11-2, 11-3 in a quarterfinal lasting 37 minutes.