Boxers' tough flight pays off in Dubai

Youth and junior boxers finally reach venue, medals assured for quite a few

21 Aug 2021

Protocol confusion for youth and junior boxers

Late visa, RT-PCR test issue and unavailability of tickets force Indian contingent to leave for Asian meet in batches

19 Aug 2021

Methods that brought success in past did not work in Tokyo: Indian boxing's high-performance director Santiago Nieva

Talking to this daily, Nieva spoke about digging deeper and coming up with better solutions ahead of the World Championships (later this year) and the Commonwealth Games and Asian Games

14 Aug 2021

Tokyo 2020: Boxer Lovlina Borgohain ends with bronze medal at debut Olympics

Up against quite literally a bully in the ring, Borgohain was completely out-punched by the gold medal favourite, who produced a thoroughly dominating performance.

05 Aug 2021

Coach Park told me there is a difference between a fourth position and bronze: PV Sindhu

Park Tae-sang lifted her, helping Sindhu recalibrate her focus for the bronze medal match.

02 Aug 2021

Satish’s gladiator-like fight not enough

There’s a certain charm about underdogs who punch above their weight to give a gutsy performance.

02 Aug 2021

Colombia pictures: Martinez gives Pangal a rude awakening in maiden outing

Seeded No 1 in men’s 52-kg category, Amit was making his eagerly-awaited Olympic debut in Tokyo and was up against Colombia’s Yuberjen Martinez in the Round of 16.

01 Aug 2021

Mary owes it to homework

IT was a day of contrasting fortunes for two Indians. While experience prevailed, youth learnt a tough lesson.

23 Nov 2018

Girls stand tall when women fail in boxing

August 29: Sarjubala Devi goes down to China’s Yuan Chang 0-5 in the 51kg category.

07 Sep 2018

FIFA World Cup hall of fame: Eusebio, Mozambique to pinnacle via Portugal

“In my opinion, Eusebio will always be the greatest player of all time.” Real Madrid legend Alfredo Di Stefano eulogised after his death in 2014.

07 Jun 2018

Records, not medals, please coaches, say shooters after Commonwealth Games success

History suggests that the Commonwealth Games have been a rich hunting ground for India men/women with guns.

17 Apr 2018

Shooting squad confident of hitting bullseye at Commonwealth Games

Shooters bank on recent success at ISSF World Cup to turn new leaf after Rio disappointment.

31 Mar 2018

Vijender beacon for Bhiwani girls

Nitu and Sakshi honed their skills in the same club that produced Olympic medallist

25 Nov 2017