Indian Athletes

Raining Khel Ratna awards: 11 too many?

In yet another unprecedented decision, the Union Sports Ministry’s awards committee has selected 11 athletes for Khel Ratna.

published on : 28th October 2021

Athletics, swimming only compulsory sports: CGF roadmap

However, as part of the recommended pathway for the upcoming two CWGs from 2026, they have included T20 (both men and women) as a 'proposed core sport'.

published on : 11th October 2021

AFI plans robust grassroots programme to unearth gems like Neeraj Chopra

The AFI has identified five states —  Haryana, Rajasthan, Kerala, Karnataka and Punjab — where 400m aspirants and throwers are aplenty.

published on : 14th September 2021

India's history-making Paralympians return to rousing reception

The last batch of Indian para athletes, who returned home this evening were the badminton contingent, shooters and recurve archery team.

published on : 6th September 2021

Frenzy, chaos as history-making Indian Olympic contingent returns from Tokyo

Waving the tri-colour, people danced to the beat of the dhol and live band, sang and screamed their lungs out to show their appreciation for the medal winners.

published on : 9th August 2021

Tokyo Olympics: 10 Indian officials allowed for attending closing ceremony, no limit on athletes

As per protocols followed by Indian Olympic Association, the medal winners including gold medallist Neeraj Chopra will be duly made flag bearers in the future multi sporting events.

published on : 8th August 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Can javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra finally end India's wait?

It should be to Neeraj’s advantage that the likes of Julius Yego (Kenya) and Keshorn Walcott (Trinidad and Tobago) – have failed to qualify for the final.  

published on : 7th August 2021

Kamalpreet Kaur finishes sixth in Olympic discus throw to enhance growing reputation 

After qualifying as second-best on Saturday, Kaur's throw of 63.70m was her best effort in the six rounds of the final that was interrupted by rain for more than an hour.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Asian Games athletics: India's 4x400m mixed relay team's appeal for gold rejected 

India had lodged a protest, stating that a Bahraini runner had caused obstruction to Hima Das during the relay race in which India finished second after M R Poovamma frittered away a good 30m lead.

published on : 29th August 2018