The ringside view is not so good for Indian boxers in London. Of the seven-member men’s squad, three have fallen to seemingly unfair verdicts. Saurabh Duggal
Remember the fat Indian delegation of 166 men and women from almost all political outfits and the bureaucracy — but a very few former Olympians — that went to Beijing Olympics? Well, the story has drastically changed this time. Chetan Chauhan reports.
Once a rising star and now a revered icon, Saina Nehwal will without doubt shoulder a huge burden of expectations at the Olympics but there could be a couple of surprise success stories apart from her when an unprecedented five-strong Indian badminton contingent takes the court in London.
Womenfolk of Agroha, a village in Hisar district, are generally sturdy. It has got to do with the tradition of not shirking hard work. Strenuous jobs like cutting fodder or milking cows is commonplace. Navneet Singh
reports. Know Krishna
Jwala Gutta’s first day of training at the LB Stadium in Hyderabad, on her return from Singapore last month, was interrupted by TV channel reporters who wanted her opinion on the ‘doubles trouble’ in tennis.
Insulated from the pressure of expectations, ace badminton player Saina Nehwal is leaving nothing to chance, writes Anamika Nandedkar
Four years ago, they were the Olympic surprise package that fascinated the country but cut to 2012 London, Indian boxers are the ones to watch out for as they seek to better the one bronze medal feat that Vijender Singh scaled in Beijing.
Coming from humble backgrounds, Manoj, Sumit Sangwan and Jai Bhagwan are hungry to punch their way to glory at the Games, writes Saurabh Duggal.
Jumping straight into the world's biggest sporting event after an eight-month long forced sabbatical is not how an athlete would have planned his comeback, but Somdev Devvarman says he is ready for the tough battle ahead in the London Olympics.
The All India Tennis Association (AITA) today rejected Sania Mirza's allegation that she had been used as "bait" to placate doubles specialist Leander Paes and insisted the team for London Olympics had been selected "purely on merit". I was offered as a bait...
Rushmi Chakravarthi feels she and Sania Mirza have enough individual experience behind them to again gel well as a team at the upcoming London Olympics.
As India’s most successful female athlete sets sight on the Olympic Games, Indraneel Das
looks at the stuff the pint-sized five-time world boxing champion is made of…
Serena and Venus Williams have been chosen to extend their unbeaten streak in Olympic doubles when they seek a third gold medal in the event beginning late in July.
India's leading middle-distance runner OP Jaisha's dream of representing the country in the London Games has crashed.
All India Tennis Association on Thursday assured that only Leander Paes will be paired with Sania Mirza in the mixed doubles in Olympics. It is yet to be confirmed whether he will play in men's doubles or not . 'Tennis row an insult to Paes'