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Equestrian federation may face more trouble

Already in trouble over not following the sports code 2011 in toto, the Equestrian Federation of India (EFI) could further plunge into trouble due to a pending court case.

22 Sep 2021

Women wrestlers to camp at IG Stadium ahead of World Championships from Sep 20

The Worlds will be the first major international event for the wrestlers after the Tokyo Olympics.

17 Sep 2021

Chennai to host India's first Para Triathlon

Given the course in Chennai, the ITF has decided to include almost all the categories except for wheelchair athletes.

14 Sep 2021

Junior judokas may get competition after two years

Incidentally, the JFI has not conducted nationals in any categories for the past two years.

14 Sep 2021

Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships cancelled

The event was also a qualifier for the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games with the highest-placed lifter in each eligible group gaining a direct qualification.

10 Sep 2021

I deserve Drona award: Kuldeep

Ironically, the coach has not been bestowed with Dronacharya Award even after applying for the same for the past five years.

08 Sep 2021

Enterprise of mentor behind success of para shuttler 

“We are like a family. We have been training together for years. He is like my father, big brother and friend and I wanted to celebrate the moment with him,” Bhagat later said.

05 Sep 2021

Pramod Bhagat wins historic badminton gold in Paralympics, Manoj Sarkar claims bronze

Pramod Bhagat, who had contracted polio when he was 4 years old, picked up the sports after watching his neighbours play.

04 Sep 2021

Gaurav Khanna: The man behind Indian shuttlers' success in Tokyo Paralympics

Coach Gaurav Khanna set up an academy and built a disabled-friendly accommodation-cum-recovery centre raising Rs 1 crore loan  for these para athletes in Lucknow

04 Sep 2021

Tokyo Paralympics: Avani Lekhara in a range of her own  

Jaipur girl wins bronze in 50m Rifle 3 Position SH1 to become first Indian woman to win two medals at a Paralympic Games  

04 Sep 2021

With hubby Bajrang by her side, Sangeeta Phogat makes cut for worlds; Vinesh out

The youngest among Phogat sisters, Sangeeta last competed in 59kg in the Asian Championships in 2018.

31 Aug 2021

From one champion javelin thrower to another: Proud of you brother, Neeraj Chopra tells Sumit Antil

Sumit even competed against Neeraj Chopra and co at the Indian Grand Prix 3 in March.

31 Aug 2021

Avani Lekhara shoots gold to create history in Tokyo Paralympics

Given the heavy equipment she has to carry along with her, Avani is accompanied either by her father or mother for every event. Her mother is with her in Tokyo.

31 Aug 2021

Mother’s push behind Nishad’s jump

Devi still remembers how her son was lying unconscious in a pool of blood with his limb cut off from the elbow. 

30 Aug 2021

Tokyo Paralympics: Vinod Kumar clinches bronze in discus, result on hold after protest

Vinod Kumar clinched a bronze medal in the men's F52 event with an Asian record to give India its third medal in Tokyo Paralympics.

29 Aug 2021