Press Trust of India | Monday March 10, 2014
After her standout performance in the qualification round, Heena Sidhu was ranked number one with a score of 386/400. She maintained her lead in the final round and shot 200.3 to emerge winner. Chain Singh won the top prize with a score of 206.
Suprita Das | Tuesday March 11, 2014
Son of a street hawker from New Delhi's Paharganj area, Rajkumar Tiwari won India's first ice skating gold medal in the Special Olympics last year.
Press Trust of India | Sunday February 16, 2014
Om Prakash threw the iron ball to a distance of 19.07m to clinch the gold and save India from ending the championships without a medal.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 11, 2014
The performance has also brought Heena Sidhu on the cover-page of the International Shooting Sport Federation news magazine, yet another first for Indian shooting.
Press Trust of India | Friday February 7, 2014
Indian shooter Abhinav Bindra had won his first medal in this Tri series competition yesterday with a qualification score of 613.7. He finished 8th in the pre-qualification round.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 14, 2014
Anju Bobby George won the silver medal in at the 2005 Monaco World Athletics Final. This was upgraded to gold after Tatyana Kotova of Russia was found to have been guilty of doping.
Press Trust of India | Friday December 13, 2013
The 45-year-old Angle, the only Olympic gold medallist (1996 Atlanta Games) in the history of professional wrestling, was effusive in his praise for India's only double Olympic medallist, Sushil, whom he described as "one of the best grapplers in ...
Press Trust of India | Saturday November 2, 2013
Laishram Bombayla Devi won the bronze medal beating another Korean Joo Hyun Jung in the women's individual section as India riding on a superlative show in the compound section finished with three gold, one silver and two bronze medals.
Press Trust of India | Friday November 1, 2013
India now have won two gold, one silver and one bronze to be at second position behind Korea (3-2-2) in the medal standings.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 22, 2013
Discus thrower Krishna Poonia, the only Indian woman track and field athlete to have won an individual gold medal in the Commonwealth Games in 2010 in New Delhi, resigned from the Indian Railways on Tuesday so as to join the Congress Party and pre...
Press Trust of India | Thursday October 10, 2013
Jwala, who had won the bronze medal in 2011 World Championship in London and the 2010 Commonwealth Games gold along with partner Ashwini Ponnappa, is unlikely to be able to participate in the Denmark Open as the BAI had withdrawn her entry from the e...
Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 9, 2013
Manavjeet also won the gold medal in the 4th Union Championship (Grand Prix) which was held concurrently with the 3rd Asian Shotgun Championship, thereby winning a prize money of USD 5000.
Press Trust of India | Saturday October 5, 2013
Teen sensation from Andaman and Nicobar, Deborah, bagged the gold medal in the Time Trial event while Manorama Devi bagged silver medals in Scratch and Point races and Dilawar Singh from Haryana added the third silver in Point race for India.
Press Trust of India | Sunday September 29, 2013
Zareen, who won the flyweight division gold medal at the inaugural edition of the AIBA Women's junior World Championship, has moved into the youth category and fights in the bantamweight division.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 18, 2013
Even though he had failed to achieve his primary target -- a gold, Bajrang is happy that he is at least not returning empty-handed from the World Championships.
Press Trust of India | Sunday September 15, 2013
Mumbai-born cueist Aditya Mehta won the gold medal at the World Games in Cali.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 21, 2013
In the men's 10m air pistol event, Shainki Nagar accumulated 195.3 points in the finals and narrowly missed out on a gold medal which went to China's Wu Jiayu who finished with a total of 195.5 at Fangshan Hall.
Press Trust of India | Friday August 16, 2013
At the event, World Record holder, Ukranian Andriy Kalyna won the gold medal after clocking a speed of 1:07.05 minutes. Austrian Andreas Onea won silver and Krzysztof Paterka from Poland settled for the bronze. Their timings were 1:12.99 minutes and ...
Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 13, 2013
Aditya, who won the World Games gold medal at Cali, Colombia in July, beat Xiao Guo Ding 61-17, 73-36, 107 (104)-9, 01-89 (88), 00-105 (105), 60-25 at Doncaster Dome, 20 kms from Sheffield in England on Monday.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 31, 2013
India's best medal hopes - Saina Nehwal and Malaysian GP gold medallist P V Sindhu - would open their campaign with a bye and have received a decent draw in the women's singles event. According to the tournament rules, any player reaching the semi-...