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Krishna Poonia is now an MLA in Rajasthan

Contesting on a Congress ticket, Poonia won by a healthy margin of 18084 votes after receiving 70020 votes.

published on : 11th December 2018

This year on, BU to send gold medals to colleges

A year ago, several students who were awarded cash prize instead of gold medals staged a protest.

published on : 6th December 2018

Commonwealth gold does not make fencer CA Bhavani Devi’s world glitter

Despite being one of India’s most promising fencers, she took part in only eight out of 13 international events this year - due to lack of funds.

published on : 28th November 2018

Bengaluru: Security guard’s son wins gold, heads to world championship

Sumant will be now representing India at the World Skills 2019 in Kazan, Russia next year.

published on : 27th October 2018

Silver for javelin thrower Sundar Singh Gurjar at Asian Para Games

India also logged a bronze in the men's 400m T13 category with Avnil Kumar claiming the third position.

published on : 11th October 2018

Jwala Gutta speaks of mental harassment, selection bias; calls it her "me too" moment

Jwala Gutta, also a former Commonwealth Games gold-medallist, reiterated her allegations of being targetted in selection.

published on : 10th October 2018

15-year-old weightlifter Jeremy Lalrinnunga claims India's first Youth Olympics gold

The 15-year-old from Aizwal , who is also a world youth silver-medallist, lifted a total of 274kg (124kg +150kg) to finish on top in the Argentine capital on Monday night.

published on : 9th 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

I could have logged more points: Asiad gold medallist Swapna Barman

Barman collected 6026 points, her career best, to win the gold. Her earlier best total from the seven events was 5942. The national record of 6211 still stands in the name of J J Sobha since 2004.

published on : 5th September 2018

Asiad gold-winning shot-putter Tejinderpal Singh Toor's father to be cremated Thursday

The 23-year-old Toor had clinched the men's shot put gold by throwing the iron ball to 20.75m in the Asian games.

published on : 5th September 2018

Asian Games gold medallist Tajinderpal Singh Toor's father dies before seeing son's medal

Tajinderpal Singh Toor won the gold medal at the Asian Games 2018 in Shot Put after setting a national record with a 20.75m throw.

published on : 4th September 2018

Asian Games: Gold medallist Amit Panghal's ancestral village erupts in joy

Residents of nearby villages too descended to Mayana, some 8 km from Rohtak, to congratulate his father Vijender Singh, a farmer and his elder brother Ajay, a JCO in the Army.

published on : 1st September 2018

Sweet homecoming awaits Asian Games gold medallist Swapna Barman

Me­­­­dia from across the country ha­ve been calling but the Barman fa­mily is still waiting to hear from the country’s newest golden girl.

published on : 31st August 2018

Asian Games 2018: Tajinder Toor clinches gold in men's shot put with record throw

Toor lived up to the billing of being the strongest contender as he was the season leader among the Asian athletes in this event.

published on : 25th August 2018

You ripper! Weightlifter Safaa Aljumaili bags Iraq's first gold of Asian Games 2018

Aljumaili had already failed with the 202kg he needed for gold but somehow managed to lock out his arms on the final lift of the 85kg competition to pip South Korea's Jang Yeon-hak by just 1kg.

published on : 24th August 2018
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