Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 16, 2015
Krishna Poonia, the 2010 Commonwealth Games gold medallist, had finished seventh in women's discus throw event in London but her position was upgraded to sixth after Russian Darya Pishchalnikova was stripped off her silver medal as she later tested p...
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday June 12, 2015
An IIT Kharagpur student who topped across all departments in the institute, has rejected a lucrative job offer from a multinational to remain in academics.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Saturday June 6, 2015
Discus thrower Vikas Gowda and woman steeplechaser Lalita Babar won gold medals, while India's G. Lakshmanan won the silver medal in the men's 10,000 metres race at the Asian Athletics Championships.
Press Trust of India | Sunday May 17, 2015
?National record holder Vikas Gowda, the 2014 Commonwealth Games gold medallist and Asian Games silver medal winner, will pocket $4000 for the third-place finish, besides earning one Diamond League point.
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.
Press Trust of India | Sunday February 8, 2015
In the overall standings at the halfway stage of the Games, the Services Sports Control Board (SSCB) continued to rule the roost in the medals tally. The two-time defending champions (69) trail Maharashtra (92) in the total medal count but are perche...
Press Trust of India | Monday February 2, 2015
Haryana dominated the proceedings on the opening day and finished on top of the medals table with six gold and a silver medal, followed by hosts Kerala (two gold, one silver and two bronze) and Madhya Pradesh (two gold and three bronze medals).
Press Trust of India | Thursday January 29, 2015
The amount of award money for medal winners in Olympic Games? (summer and winter) has been enhanced from existing Rs 50 lakh (gold medal), Rs 30 lakh (silver medal) and Rs 20 lakh (bronze medal) to Rs 75 lakh, Rs 50 lakh and Rs 30 lakh respectively.
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With PTI inputs) | Thursday December 25, 2014
The 59th Annual Convocation of Kolkata's Jadavpur University on Wednesday turned embarrassing for West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi, who is also its Chancellor, when a student refused to accept the best graduate degree and gold medal from hi...
Press Trust of India | Sunday December 14, 2014
After enduring a difficult season in 2013, Saina Nehwal finally broke the jinx when she clinched the India Open Grand Prix Gold tournament in Lucknow in January. The Indian then clinched the Australian Super Series in June. The 24-year-old also guide...
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 | Saturday November 22, 2014
The Indian riders also claimed their second silver medal besides winning three bronze medals for an overall tally of three gold, two silver and six bronze medals in both elite and junior sections.
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.
NDTVSports,Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 4, 2014
Olympic medallist Rajyavardhan Rathore's 15-year-old son Manavaditya Rathore won gold medal at the Asian Shotgun Championship in UAE.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 22, 2014
Terry Walsh resigned from his post barely three weeks after guiding the team to a historic gold medal in the Asian Games in Incheon and it created quite a flutter in the hockey world.
PrakashGovindasreenivasan | Friday October 17, 2014
Goalkeeper PR Sreejesh, who was at the helm of India's historic hockey gold medal at the recently-concluded Asian Games, opened up about how he too, like boxers Mary Kom and Sarita Devi, misses his family while fulfilling national commitments.
Press Trust of India | Thursday October 16, 2014
Harinder Pal Sandhu Sandhu, who was part of the squash team that won the gold medal at Incheon, made it to the quarter-finals with the sterling performance while ace women's squash player Dipika Pallikal got a bye in the first round and entered the q...
Indo-AsianNews Service | Thursday October 16, 2014
Hero of India's match against Pakistan for the gold medal at Asian Games, goalkeeper P.R. Sreejesh said he was under no pressure because he knew there were only two possible outcomes - 'to become a hero or a zero'.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Monday October 13, 2014
Jitu Rai won India's first gold medal of the 17th Asian games in the 50 metre individual pistol event at the Incheon Games but had to settle for bronze in the 10 metre air pistol team event.
Press Trust of India | Monday October 13, 2014
Mary Kom, who became the first Indian woman boxer to win a gold medal in Asian Games when she clinched the yellow metal in the Incheon Games in flyweight (-51kg) class, was named the MVP after a poll.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 8, 2014
A spirited India outclassed arch-rivals Pakistan 4-2 in a nerve-wrecking shoot-out to regain the Asian Games men's hockey gold medal after a gap of 16 years and also seal a direct entry into the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 7, 2014
India outclassed Pakistan 4-2 in a nerve-wrecking shootout to regain the Asian Games men's hockey gold medal after 16 years and also sealed a direct entry into the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
Press Trust of India | Monday October 6, 2014
Seema Punia, the only individual gold medallist among track and field athletes in the South Korean city, rued the lack of financial support and expects corporate sponsorships coming her way to prepare for next year's World Championships and Rio Games...