Firoz Mirza 

Camaraderie helps rowers Arvind Singh and Arjun Lal qualify for Olympics

Arvind hails from Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh while Arjun is from Nayabas village in Jaipur, Rajasthan. Sons of farmers, they started rowing only after joining the army. 

08 May 2021

Olympic-bound athletes get COVID vaccine jabs in Patiala, Bengaluru

Notably, only those athletes, who have either qualified or can qualify for Olympics, are training at the SAI centres across the country.

03 May 2021

Injury helped me to get mentally strong, says Wrestler Vinesh Phogat

The 26-year-old though came back stronger, ironed out flaws in the next three years, went on to become one of the best in the business.

24 Apr 2021

Asian Championships: Deepak Punia becomes no match for Hassan Yazdani, settles for silver

The two-time world champion romped home to an easy 10-0 victory on technical superiority leaving much for the Haryana wrestler to ponder over in the next couple of months.

19 Apr 2021

Female judoka, coach leave Kyrgyzstan but 2 male players test positive for COVID-19 again

A 19-member Indian contingent left the country on April 3 to take part in the Asia-Oceania Championships. But the Indian team had to withdraw from the event after three judokas tested positive.

17 Apr 2021

Second judoka tests positive, Indian team seeks Embassy's help to fly out of Kyrgyzstan

The Indian team comprising 15 judokas and four members from the support staff had already been quarantined in a hotel after one of the male players returned positive on Tuesday.

07 Apr 2021

Trials for Olympic qualifier likely on Mar 16, Sushil Kumar yet to enter

A final announcement in this regard is expected to be made by the Wrestling Federation of India in a day or two.

09 Mar 2021

Kayaking-canoeing camp at Dal Lake from Saturday

The camp is being organised to select a team for the Asian Olympic qualifiers scheduled in Pattaya, Thailand, from May 5 to 7.

05 Mar 2021

Accidental athlete Sunil Dawar closer to realising dream of joining Army

Sunil, who belongs to the Barela tribe, used to help his father Bilar Singh Dawar in the fields. Initially, he played cricket.

11 Feb 2021

Sakshi Malik to compete, Pooja opts out of nationals

“Yes, I will be competing in 62kg,” Rio Games bronze-medallist Sakshi Malik told this daily.

29 Jan 2021