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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 has to learn to cope with pressure

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Ipoh, May 7 The Indian hockey team may have climbed to No. 6 in the world rankings but its ability to cope with pressure remains suspect, feels coach Roelant Oltmans. Not only do they come under pressure in the closing stages of international encounters, during the past week, India were also found wanting when challenged with the demand of a ... 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 »

Indian Hockey in 2016 : A Statistical Survey


— by BG Joshi — Men’s Hockey In 2016, India won the gold in the Asian Champions Trophy, silver in the Azlan Shah Cup, Champions Trophy and South Asian Games, and bronze in the Festival of Hockey in Australia. India had an impressive playing record of 19 wins against 17 losses in 2016. She also scored more goals – 103 ... Read More »

Jhajharia record-breaking golden double in Paralympics


                         Devendra Jhajharia wrote a new chapter in the Indian sports history when he won a gold medal in the Javelin Throw in the ongoing Paralympics Games with new world record. By achieving this feat he also became the first Indian athlete to win two gold medals in the Paralympics. He won his first Paralympics gold in 2004 Athens Games. ... 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 »

Back to back titles for Sania

Western & Southern Open, Cincinnati, Ohio                                  Playing her first tournament after parting ways with Martina Hingis, Sania Mirza emerged winner in the first test of strength with her former Swiss partner at the Western & Southern Open, in Cincinnati, Ohio, held from August 18 to 21, 2016. She and her new partner from Czech Republic Barbora Strycova defeated Martina ... 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 »

Sindhu makes history


                          The new Badminton sensation PV Sindhu became the first Indian woman to win a silver medal in the Olympic Games, when she went down fighting to world no 1 Carolina Marin of Spain 21-19, 12-21, 15-21 in a nail-biting summit clash. The match lasted one hour and thirty minutes.                           When Sindhu entered the court to take on twice ... Read More »

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