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Supermom Gursharanpreet Kaur gets golden return

The 76kg gold in Janakpur, Nepal is Gursharan’s first international medal in seven years and the supermom strongly believes it’s just a beginning.

08 Dec 2019

Back to drawing board for Sakshi Malik

Sakshi  Malik was the cynosure of all eyes when she became the first woman wrestler from the country to clinch an Olympic medal in the 2016 Rio Games.

04 Dec 2019

He sold milk, drove school vans, cycled me to academy: Priyam Garg credits U-19 captaincy to father's struggles

Naresh delivered milk, drove school vans to keep alive his son's dream of becoming a cricketer.

03 Dec 2019

Taekwondo body gets WT recognition

Taekwondo Federation of India (TFI) was de-recognised by the sports ministry in 2014. The federation was also suspended by the WT for factionalism.

03 Dec 2019

No clarity over fixtures for Indian women’s cricket team against Pakistan

If the BCCI manages to furnish ‘acceptable reasons’ for not hosting Pakistan, the outcome could be different.

30 Nov 2019

South Asian Games berths for national champs

The 64th men’s and 22nd women’s senior national wrestling championship will begin in Jalandhar on Friday.

29 Nov 2019

India still undecided over flag-bearer for opening show

The  opening ceremony of the 13th South Asian Games is scheduled on Sunday but, India has seemingly not decided its flag-bearer yet.

29 Nov 2019

Not like heavy hockey ball and made to standards: Pink-ball manufacturer

It might be too early to arrive at any conclusion on the performance of pink ball, especially with the Kolkata Test getting over in 161.2 overs.

26 Nov 2019

World Cups in Cyprus, India will be the key: Shooter Manavjit Singh Sandhu

World Cups in Cyprus & Delhi glimmer of hope for shotgun shooters to make it to Tokyo

25 Nov 2019

Court allows EFI to announce poll results, appoints observer

The court directed the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports to dispose off the representation made by the EFI seeking exemption from following the National Draft Sports Code within four weeks.

16 Nov 2019

Sub-zero training for Vinesh Phogat

Star wrestler to work on improving overall physical condition at 2050m above sea level in Bulgaria

16 Nov 2019

Big guns set to skip wrestling nationals

Even as their male counterparts are giving the tournament a miss, elite female wrestlers including Vinesh Phogat (53kg) and Sakshi Malik (62kg) are set to participate.

14 Nov 2019

India book evening slot for Indore practice ahead of day-night Test

The Indore Test starts on November 14 while the second match at the Eden Gardens begins on November 22.

12 Nov 2019

From balloons at the village fair to shooting down Olympic quota

Ahead of the 14th Asian Championship in Doha, 19-year-old Tomar was in two minds and it was Rathore again, who saw him through the tricky position.

11 Nov 2019

One-room house to Olympic quota

Chinki, who took up shooting because her electrician father worked at Bhopal range, secures India’s 11th Tokyo berth at Asian Championships

09 Nov 2019

SoS for night shift

Before day Test in Indore, Indian team requests MPCA for practice sessions under lights

09 Nov 2019

More names might come up: ACU chief on KPL spot-fixing scandal

The Karnataka police on Thursday arrested CM Gautam and Abrar Kazi on charges of spot-fixing. This may not be the end of it.

08 Nov 2019

Delivery of pink balls delayed

Delivery of the balls by manufacturer Sanspareils Greenlands (SG) has been delayed, and the consignment will now be delivered to the BCCI either on November 10 or 12.  

07 Nov 2019

Fifth umpire incoming for IPL?

After debatable decisions in last edition, Governing Council discusses dedicated umpires to monitor no balls

06 Nov 2019

India vs Bangladesh: Security concerns ahead of Indore Test

The MPCA office-bearer said around 1,200 cops are deployed during match days along with 500 private security personnel.

06 Nov 2019

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