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‘Focus is to Nurture These Sports’

Union Minister of State for Sports & Youth Affairs and Information & Broadcasting talks about the new forms of martial arts that are leaving a prominent imprint in sports circles.

published on : 18th November 2018

Out to stop last-four jinx

Looking ahead to their semifinal encounter against Japan, skipper Manpreet Singh couldn’t have been any more blunt.

published on : 27th October 2018

PM Narendra Modi felicitates Para Asian Games medal-winners

Athlete Deepa Malik, who won a bronze medal in discus and javelin throw at the Para Asian Games, expressed her joy after meeting Prime Minister Modi.

published on : 17th October 2018

Africans running in Asian Games was human trafficking: Adille Sumariwalla

Sumariwalla, also a council member of the world athletics body IAAF, said further that these African runners did not qualify properly to represent their adopted Arab countries.

published on : 10th October 2018

Para Asian Games: Sandeep, Raju, Jadhav add three golds to swell India's tally

With Monday's 11 medals, India occupies the eighth spot in the medal tally with 3 gold, 6 silver and 8 bronze.

published on : 9th October 2018

Para Asian Games: India bag 5 medals on Day 1

While Farman Basha won a silver medal in the Men's 49 kg Powerlifting event, swimmer Devanshi Satijawon finished second on the podium in the Women's 100m Butterfly in S-10 category.

published on : 8th October 2018

I am getting scared of people's expectations: Swapna Barman

An unknown face before the Asian Games, the Jalpaiguri heptathlete became a star overnight after she battled toothache and back pain to become the first Indian to win a heptathlon gold in Jakarta.

published on : 5th October 2018

'Demoralised' Sudha Singh wants Deputy Director post, state in no mood to oblige

The 32-year-old Sudha had won a silver medal in the women's 3000m steeplechase in Jakarta. She had won a gold in the same event in the 2010 edition in Guangzhou.

published on : 3rd October 2018

Work from home training plan for elite athletes

The rise of the likes of Neeraj Chopra, Muhammed Anas and Hima Das, to name a few, has prompted officials to think of this.

published on : 29th September 2018

Table Tennis: In a first, full-time foreign coach to be hired for junior players

The junior head coach will be appointed by next month while senior coach Massimo Costantini's replacement will be named by December.

published on : 26th September 2018

Up and running with new hope

While most Indian athletes had a smooth passage to the Asian Games, some of them had to battle court cases to get to Jakarta.

published on : 26th September 2018

Funding for 2022 Asian Games, CWG to continue despite focus on 2020 Olympics: Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

Rathore, speaking at a felicitation ceremony for the Asian Games medallists by the Indian Olympic Association, also assured the players that there will be no bureaucracy.

published on : 23rd September 2018

Cheque without check: Indian Olympic Association bloopers mar Asian Games felicitation ceremony

Around 15 medallists including compound archers Jyothi Surekha Vennam and Abhishek Verma were given just bouquets as their names were misprinted on cheques.

published on : 23rd September 2018

'Tweak' in selection policy kept Asiad gold medallist out of national team for year: Former shooter Jaspal Rana

Jaspal Rana, one of India's finest exponents in pistol shooting, has played a key role in moulding the likes of Manu Bhaker, Anish Bhanwala and Chaudhary.

published on : 21st September 2018

Asian Games gold medallist Arpinder Singh eyes podium finish at Tokyo Olympics

Before the Tokyo Games, Singh has a golden chance to test his mettle at next year's Asian and World Championships in Doha, Qatar.

published on : 19th September 2018
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