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Junior Hockey World Cup: Sans much analysis, teams flying in blind

India suffers from the same problem of a lack of analysis of opposition teams but their junior programme at least keeps all the players under one roof so training isn't a big issue.

23 Nov 2021

Wrestling Federation of India baffled as SAI wants grapplers’ akhadas details

The federation though has made it clear that it will bear the cost of only one team, sources informed the SAI has asked the WFI to furnish details of akhadas the chosen wrestlers hail from.

23 Nov 2021

Jammu and Kashmir's alpine skier Arif becomes first Indian to win 2022 Winter Games quota

The 31-year-old Arif, who hails from Tangmarg of Baramulla district (Jammu & Kashmir), achieved the qualification in the final FIS Qualification being held in Dubai.

20 Nov 2021

Relief for billiards and snooker body, longest ever cue sports nationals to go on as scheduled

The previous order on November 10 had put the federation in a fix with all arrangements being made for what is scheduled to be the longest nationals in the history of cue sports in the country

20 Nov 2021

Officials cry foul as new twist emerges in disaffiliation of MP Chess Association

The court was informed by the AICF that a similar case has been filed before a civil judge in New Delhi and hence it cannot be heard here

19 Nov 2021

Fresh twist in MP Chess unit’s disaffiliation case 

The court was informed by the AICF that a similar case has been filed before a civil judge in New Delhi and hence it cannot be heard here. 

19 Nov 2021

Cloud over cue sports nationals post stay order

As per the letter issued by the BSFI to members units, the last date for paying entry fee was November 14.

18 Nov 2021

'Hopefully, we are safe': Narrow escape for Indian para shuttlers as multiple blasts rock Uganda

One of the blasts occurred hardly 100 metres away from the team hotel where most of India's para shuttlers are staying.

16 Nov 2021

Indian connection to Australia's success at T20 World Cup

Sahu, who has also played for Rajasthan and Punjab franchises in the IPL, had worked as a net bowler and then assistant coach for Australia.

14 Nov 2021

Pritam’s devotion to passion pays off

A chain of unfortunate incidents meant 25-year-old wrestler Pritam Dalal never managed to represent the country in senior international meets despite being in the sport for almost 13 years.

14 Nov 2021

Sarita beats idol Geeta, clinches sr nationals gold

Incidentally, they last met in the 2017 nationals semifinal wherein Geeta posted a come-from-behind victory.

13 Nov 2021

Now, NGOs have to include Wrestling Federation of India in contracts

The WFI president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh had expressed reservations about NGOs offering contracts to wrestlers without keeping the federation in a loop.

12 Nov 2021

'Dangal girl' Geeta sheds 35 kg to get back on wrestling mat

The hard work she put in in the last one-and-half-year paid dividends as she qualified for the senior nationals scheduled at Nandini Nagar, Gonda (Uttar Pradesh) from Thursday.

11 Nov 2021

After 'death' confusion, wrestler Nisha Dahiya set for opening day bouts

Railways coach Pooja admitted that the incident brought some unwanted attention on the wrestler but she is focussed and prepared for the scheduled bouts.

10 Nov 2021

After award snub, coach Sangwan moves HC 

Unhappy over exclusion of his name from the list of Dronacharya awardees (regular), hockey coach Sandeep Sangwan moved Delhi High Court.

10 Nov 2021