Not many, including the media, gave Vijay Kumar much of a chance in the build up to the Games. Not surprisingly, the 26-year-old armyman was shooting from the lip after proving a lot of people wrong. Excerpts:
Saina Nehwal reckons that her Olympic bronze medal will inspire more youngsters to take up the sport and the badminton scenario in the country will change soon with new talents coming through.
Indian boxer Vijender Singh yesterday moved into the quarter finals of the men's middle weight (75 kg) category of the Olympics with a nail-biting one-point victory over his American opponent at the ExCel Arena.
President Pranab Mukherjee today congratulated Indian shooter Vijay Kumar for winning a silver medal in the 25m rapid fire pistol event of the Olympic Games in London.
India's new shooting sensation Vijay Kumar, who clinched a silver medal in the Olympic Games in London, said he had mentally prepared himself for winning a medal and was elated to have achieved his main objective.
Coach Michael Nobbs’s confidence on the India hockey team’s fitness was short-lived. The 2-3 fighting loss to favourites Netherlands did raise hopes that eight years was worth the wait. Saurabh Duggal
Ronjan Sodhi's morale doesn't need a boost. He is bubbling with energy and has channelised it to win a bagful of medals in the international arena.
If outclassing Serdar Hudayberdiyev of Turkmenistan 13-7 on Tuesday was a high for Manoj Kumar, the 64kg boxer is ready for a sterner test. Saurabh Duggal
Put Leander Paes in the ring, whatever the odds, and he will give you a fight to remember. On Wednesday night, with little more than the support of an enthusiastic 25-year-old and an ever-willing heart, the Indian came close to pulling off a miracle. The long and short of it
On a day when the badminton world was shrouded with controversy, it was business as usual for Saina Nehwal as she cruised into the quarterfinals of the women's badminton singles at the London Olympics in London today.
On Tuesday, young and restless Devendro Singh took the ring in his inimitable style and left his opponent collapsing like a house of cards. Saurabh Duggal
Indian archers continued to be off target in the Olympics as Rahul Banerjee, Jayanta Talukdar and Chekrovolu Swuro today crashed out in the men's and women's individual events respectively at the historic Lord's Cricket Ground in London.
Just as he shoots with economy of movement, Gagan Narang is laconic in his answers. The man who takes the longest time to warm up before unleashing his first live shot during competition, takes quite a bit of prodding before loosening up. Narang in conversation with Sukhwant Basra. Gagan says | High-flier
Rahul Banerjee secured a rare win for India in the Olympic archery individual event after his teammates Jayanta Talukdar and Chekrovolu Swuro were eliminated from the competition in London today.