Anmol Gurung

Junior shooters on the mark, seniors have to play catch-up

 Indian shooters were among big hitters in the recently-concluded World Championships in South Korea, returning with a rich haul of 11 gold, 9 silver and 7 bronze medals.

18 Sep 2018

After Worlds gold, Ankur upbeat ahead of fresh start

World champion, multiple medallist and a former World No 1 at the top level of the sport, shotgun shooter Ankur Mittal boasts a CV that many shooters can only dream of.

12 Sep 2018

Girls stand tall when women fail in boxing

August 29: Sarjubala Devi goes down to China’s Yuan Chang 0-5 in the 51kg category.

07 Sep 2018

Anjum Moudgil, Apurvi Chandela seal quota berths for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

The two women sealed quota berths for Tokyo 2020 on Monday after an impressive display at the ISSF World Championship in Changwon, South Korea.

04 Sep 2018

Target locked: Shooting display a marker for future

Pressure, precision and glory. India’s shooters embraced it all in Palembang to make it a memorable Asian Games.

02 Sep 2018

Asian Games 2018: Two medals not too many for Indian boxing team

In 2014, India’s boxing haul was one gold and four bronze medals. This year medals on offer are fewer, since three men’s events have been dropped.

30 Aug 2018

From minimal facilities to maximum output: Story of Veer Samal Rifle Club Academy where Saurabh Chaudhary trains

Amit Sheoran, Saurabh's coach and the lone man running the Veer Samal Rifle Club Academy, says all participants might have lacked proper facilities but they made up for it with the hunger to learn.

22 Aug 2018

Silver bullets for Indian shooters at Asian Games 2018

Deepak Kumar displays maturity, Lakshay Sheoran punches above weight to finish second best.

21 Aug 2018

Ready to Rumble

After great show at Commonwealth Games, India’s pugilists are looking to punch their way to glory in Indonesia

04 Aug 2018

FIFA World Cup hall of fame: Eusebio, Mozambique to pinnacle via Portugal

“In my opinion, Eusebio will always be the greatest player of all time.” Real Madrid legend Alfredo Di Stefano eulogised after his death in 2014.

07 Jun 2018

So-lanki in stature post CWG, and setting targets even higher

Strong work ethics and resolve to push higher are a few attributes that help an athlete taste success. Boxer Gaurav Solanki lives by those beliefs.

17 May 2018

Fast-rising Table Tennis star Sathiyan eager to join a different league

Upbeat after the aforementioned runs, the Chennai paddler is looking forward to the new sojourn, that is set to begin in September after the Asian Games.

14 May 2018

Wushu high on 'Target Olympic Podium scheme' shot

This martial art involving full physical contact may be yet to appeal to the masses, but people administering and taking part in it are focussed.

11 May 2018

Camp to stoke fire for boxers

Physical fitness, apart from the mental aspect, is pivotal in international sport. In a dynamic discipline like boxing, subtle tweaks in muscle exercises can be a game-changer.

04 May 2018

Happy with Youth Asian Boxing Championships show, sad about returns

The future of Indian boxing seems to be on the sunny side. Commonwealth Games was a massive encouragement, especially in the men’s corner, with all eight participants winning medals. A

01 May 2018