From a humble beginning to scoring big goal

But Sakthivel’s repeated pleas finally bore fruit as his family took out a loan, an indulgence they couldn’t afford, to grant his son his wish.

15 hours ago

Mental relief that I'm able to play: Saurav Ghosal

Currently in Cairo, he took part in the recently-concluded Egyptian Open where he went down in the third round. His next event is the Qatar Classic which begins in Doha from November 1.

21 Oct 2020

Up and running post knee troubles, gymnast Dipa Karmakar aiming for 2021 competitions

The surprise hiatus meant she could recover from her knee injury and hold on to her slim hopes of making a cut at the postponed Olympics next year.

18 Oct 2020

Promises aplenty in SFI's plan to reinvent

The federation announced on Tuesday its long-term road map which includes setting up of a national talent pool, investing in high-performance technology and having around 3000 coaches in five years.

13 Oct 2020

Eight MP sailors in Mumbai, nationals from Nov 21

Since the event has ranking points, a few of the sailors have decided to brave the odds and take part.

12 Oct 2020

IPL 2020: King Kohli's Royal Challengers Bangalore slay Chennai Super Kings in lopsided affair

The CSK batting, which has been wobbly throughout the first four weeks fared no better after Washington Sundar (2/16 in 3 overs) removed Shane Watson and Faf du Plessis.

11 Oct 2020

Target juniors, events next year: Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju

Though sports complexes and stadia have been reopened for training, no competition has been conducted since the lockdown.

04 Oct 2020

Treading on untested territory, says Saurav Ghosal

Following that, Ghosal is likely to take part in Qatar Classic next month with the entries yet to be announced.

03 Oct 2020

Revised swimming SOP soon

The protocols are expected to be out on Friday or Saturday. However, reopening of pools will be decided by the states. 

02 Oct 2020

Thangarasu Natarajan: New yorker in town

Hailing from humble background, Natarajan has battled odds to prosper.

01 Oct 2020

Unlock 5: Swimming pools to reopen from October 15 for training of sportspersons

As far as the national camp is considered, the SAI centre in Bengaluru will be the first preference for elite swimmers.

30 Sep 2020

Rain threat forces TNCA to defer league plans

It has to be be noted that the TNCA banks on school and college grounds to conduct its league matches.

29 Sep 2020

Nine Indians set for meet in Germany

Eight men’s shuttlers and a lone woman from India will be taking part in the SaarLorLux Open (Super 100) to be held from October 27 to November in Saarbrucken, Germany.

28 Sep 2020

IPL 2020: Now, CSK's Whistle Podu Army to cheer from the stands virtually

The club has been engaging the fans virtually by having Zoom calls on preview and match days, and making up for the ones who could not experience the euphoria of standing in a sea of yellow.

24 Sep 2020