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After uproar, Pune University removes vegetarian condition for gold medalist

The 2006 circular was issued for an endowment of Rs 120,000, received from the Shelar family for instituting two gold medals to be awarded to the varsity's two top students in the science faculty.

published on : 11th November 2017

'Veg only' criteria for gold medal in Pune University, Shiv Sena says diktat should be withdrawn

Students who are vegetarian and teetotaller will be eligible for gold medals to be given at a Pune university's convocation by a trust run by a yoga guru, says the institution.

published on : 10th November 2017

Asian Women's Boxing Championship: Mary Kom’s latest box-office hit

At 35, the mother of three added another feather to her cap on Wednesday, becoming the Asian champion in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

published on : 9th November 2017

Two-time taekwondo national gold medallist and former Indian Idol participant get arrested for robbery in Delhi

Two persons, including a two-time taekwondo national gold medallist and former Indian Idol participant, have been arrested from outer Delhi in connection with a robbery incident.

published on : 28th October 2017

Japan eye record gold haul at Tokyo Olympic 2020

Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) sports committee chairman Yasuhiro Yamashita backed home-grown competitors to more than double their haul of 12 golds at last year's Rio Olympics.

published on : 13th October 2017

India must be a worry for China: Former CWG champion Travers

Travers said the women's singles final between PV Sindhu and Japan's Nozomi Okuhara at the World Championship has set the bar high for badminton.

published on : 16th September 2017

Tracing Dingko Singh, the former Asiad gold medallist

Dingko Singh is the man behind Manipur's boxing revolution, bringing forth the likes of Suranjoy Singh, Mary Kom, Sarita Devi, Devendro Singh.

published on : 10th September 2017

Indian Judokas shine at 2017 Youth Commonwealth Games

Soni from India won a gold medal after defeating Nikolic by 1-0 in the 73 kg-weight categories.

published on : 20th July 2017

Rs 10-lakh cash award for gold medal winners

The Cabinet has okayed cash awards of Rs10 lakh each for individual gold medal winners from the state in the recently concluded Asian Athletics Championships in Bhubaneswar.

published on : 13th July 2017

Yoga gold medalist makes a living as labourer in Chhattisgarh

A resident of Darra village, 19-year-old Damini represented India in the South-Asian Yoga Sports Championship which was held in Kathmandu from May 6-9 after overcoming great difficulties.

published on : 28th June 2017

Compound archers claim men's team gold at World Cup Stage I

The team comprising Abhishek Verma, Chinna Raju Srither and Amanjeet Singh prevailed 226-221 against the Colombians.      

published on : 20th May 2017

Wrestler Bajrang gives first gold medal for India at Asian Championship

Bajrang Punia provided India its first gold medal as he posted a come-from-behind victory over Seungchul Lee of Korea in men's 65kg freestyle.

published on : 13th May 2017

Boxer Shyam Kumar claims gold after walkover in Thailand International

Indian boxer K Shyam Kumar clinched a gold medal at the Thailand International Tournament in Bangkok without even stepping inside the ring.

published on : 8th April 2017

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah says no thanks, returns gold medal and memento

When he was insisted to keep at least the memento, Siddaramaiah retorted saying he had many cows in his house and there was no need to carry it.

published on : 18th March 2017

Planning to turn professional with BFI support: Vikas Krishan

BFI Secretary General Jay Kowli said the BFI will formulate a policy on dealing with professional boxers by the end of next month.

published on : 13th February 2017
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