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Indian grapplers’ impressive show

Indian Wrestler Bajrang won gold in 65 Kg in Asian Wrestling Championship at IG Stadium in New Delhi on Saturday. EXPRESS PHOTO BY PRAVEEN KHANNA 13 05 2017.

                                The Indian wrestlers finished with 10 medals, including a gold, five silver and four bronze in the Asian Wrestling Championships held in New Delhi from May 10 to 14 at the KD Jadhav Indoor Stadium. It bettered the India’s tally of nine medals in the last edition of the Asian Championship at Bangkok, Thailand. Indian tally of medals read ... Read More »

Seven Indian boxers book berths for World Championship


                               India bagged two silver and two bronze medals and a total of seven berths for the World Championship event from the recently concluded Asian Boxing Championship at Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The medal winners for India were Shiva Thapa & Sumit Sangwan (silver) and Amit Phangal & Vikas Krishan (Bronze). Apart from them, other three boxers who got the World Championship ... Read More »

India win seven medals in Plezn Grand Prix Shooting


May 7, 2017                                       Heena Sidhu claimed a bronze medal in the Women’s 10m Air Pistol event on the final day of the Grand Prix of Liberation Plezn Shooting Championships in the Czech Republic. India had a haul of one gold, two silver and four bronze medals from the event.                                      Heena shot 218.8 in the eight-woman final, won by ... Read More »

Badminton : A Year of Eye-catching success


— by Arun Arnaw Khare —                              When one looked back at the proceedings on the Badminton court during the last twelve months, he finds himself highly satisfied as a number of Indian players have etched their names in history books of  the Indian Badminton. PV Sindhu was the toast of the Indian success with an unprecedented silver medal in ... Read More »

Swimming National starts on September 24


                                      The Glenmark 70th Senior National Aquatic Championship will be conducted at Veer Budhu Bhagat Aquatic Stadium, Mega Sports Complex, Hotwar, Ranchi, said a press release from The Swimming Federation of India and Jharkhand Swimming Association. The event would feature over 500 athletes from across the country vying for top honours in Swimming, Diving and Water polo disciplines. The highlight of the ... Read More »

Thangavelu Mariyappan wins gold at Rio Paralympics


                                 A history was written in the Indian sports annals in the wee hours of Saturday morning, September 10, 2016 when two of its athletes – Thangavelu Mariyappan and Varun Singh Bhati scaled new hights winning the gold and bronze medals respectively in the Men’s T-42 High Jump event at the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro. It was the first ... Read More »

President present Khel Ratna to Sindhu, Sakshi and two others


                                 Three woman players – PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik & Dipa Karmakar along with shooter Jitu Rai received the country’s highest sporting honour, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel ratna Award from President Pranab Mukherjee on August 28, the National Sports Day in a function organised in Darbar Hall of Rashtrapati Bhavan. For the first time in the National Sports Awards’ history, ... Read More »

Another day of disappointments


                          There was not much for India on day 15. Two relay teams and Aditi Ashok were seen in action on this day. It was a highly disappointing performance from men’s 4x400m relay squad, which was disqualified for wrongful change of baton during the anchor leg between Dharun and Rajiv. The quartet comprised Kunju Muhammad, Muhammad Anas, Dharun Ayyasamy and ... Read More »

Sindhu assures a medal, setback for Narsingh Yadav

Rio Olympics Badminton Women

                                  Day 13 in the Olympic Games brought more glory for India as ace-shuttler PV Sindhu confirmed a medal in the Badminton. Woman golfer Aditi Ashok also played impressive olf and kept herself in to the bracket with medal contenders. With these pleasant news, also came a most disturbing news alongside – Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) slapping four ... Read More »

Archers remain in contention, Jitu disappoints again

Deepika Kumari

                               Two women archers Bombayla Devi and Deepika Kumari defeated their respective rivals and secured their places in the pre quarter finals. Boxer Manoj Kumar also came up wit a huge win against Evaldas Petrauskas of Lithuania in his first round bout. But performance of shooters – Jitu Rai and Prakash Nanjappa, was a big disappointment in the 50m Air ... Read More »

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