Delhi HC asks top EFI officials to step down

Rajasthan Equestrian Association (REA) had filed an application on July 17 accusing the EFI of violation of the National Sports Development Code for reserving key posts for Indian Army officers.

22 Jul 2020

Shooting camp may not begin on August 1

The resumption decision has not gone down well with shooters and coaches staying in areas hit badly by the pandemic.

21 Jul 2020

Railways wary about resuming training after boxing camp fiasco

Given the fact that it has the largest pool of international and national players, there were calls from various disciplines to at least resume basic training for athletes.

19 Jul 2020

Wrestling camp still on hold

Many core grapplers hesitant to join, wish to practice at home till end of July and reassess.

16 Jul 2020

Hockey player Devindar Walmiki going Dutch, literally

Walmiki will stay in Wassenaar, an affluent suburb near The Hague. “We have rented a flat in a three-storey apartment there.

13 Jul 2020

Target trouble: Core group shooters face ammunition shortage

Sports Authority of India (SAI) has opened Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range in New Delhi from Wednesday for elite shooters to start their preparations for the 2021 Olympics.

12 Jul 2020

Bajrang Punia and Jitender Kinha unlikely to join proposed national camp

Women wrestlers like Sakshi Malik and Pooja Dhanda have already expressed their reservations citing the prevalent situation in the wake of the pandemic.

10 Jul 2020

Wrestling training camp on SAI radar?

After resumption of camps for weightlifters and cyclists in Patiala and Manipur respectively, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) is planning to restart the wrestling camp.

08 Jul 2020

Jharkhand body voting right for MS Dhoni finally

Dhoni couldn’t cast his vote in the previous poll held on September 22, 2019, because he was an honorary member then and didn’t have voting right.

06 Jul 2020

Sports ministry plans four-year contract for foreign, Indian coaches

The contracts, though for four years, will be reviewed annually and extended on the basis of a coach’s overall performance, indicated by the performance of athletes in major international events.

02 Jul 2020

Mental balm for top weightlifters

Jeremy Lalrinnunga’s emotional breakdown served as a wake-up call for the Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWLF).

02 Jul 2020

Who’s that? It’s Nitin Menon

MP umpire acknowledges importance of dad’s advice after becoming youngest on ICC Elite Panel.

30 Jun 2020

WFI to terminate contract, coach Cook shocked

In a bizarre move, the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) decided to terminate women’s coach Andrew Cook’s contract three months before its deadline. 

26 Jun 2020

Bajrang Punia ‘fitter than ever’, but misses training with sparring partners in camp

Bajrang also informed that the Wrestling Federation of India has been in constant touch with the grapplers.

23 Jun 2020

So near, but yet so far

Back in Aizawl, lifter Lalrinnunga yearning to be with family, who live five minutes away from quarantine centre  

21 Jun 2020