Shantanu Srivastava is an experienced sports journalist who has worked across print and digital media. He covers cricket and Olympic sports.
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The 19-year-old, who won the 10m air rifle event at President's Cup, has now become the world's best in the ISSF rankings too
A recipient of the Arjuna Award in 2003, rifle coach Suma Shirur became the first woman shooter, and fifth overall, to be conferred with Dronacharya Award this year.
The mixed doubles champion with Sharath Kamal at the Birmingham Games will receive the Arjuna Award on Wednesday after an interesting, and successful, year.
The Chennai boxer beat Philippines’ Ronel Suyom to win the 48kg class at the Youth World Championships
It has been a busy year for India's biggest TT star and the award was just the topping on the cake
Hit an unbeaten 51-ball 111*, his second T20I ton, as India beat New Zealand, despite Tim Southee's hat-trick, by 65 runs in the second T20I at Mount Maunganui.
Tokyo bronze medallist punches her way to form with a dominant win in final.
Kremlev was re-elected as the IBA boss in May after his opponent, Dutchman Boris van der Vorst, was barred from running against him.
India's tally of 34 medals is better than the 2018 Worlds in Changwon, where the shooters won a total of 27 medals
The 2019 ODI World Cup champions struggled with ball and bat before being caught short when rain ended the match prematurely at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Wednesday.
Jyothi broke her own national 100m hurdles record for the fourth time this year, improving on the 13.04s she ran in Netherlands in May by clocking 12.82 secs at the Open nationals
The men's winning time of Ethiopia's Chala Regasa (60 min, 30 secs) is the fourth slowest in the race's history; the last time the winner took over an hour was in 2012
India’s top distance runner criticised the disparity in prizemoney between winners in the domestic category and those in the elite international category in the Delhi Half Marathon
The 18-year-old prevailed against Italy's Danilo Sollazzo in the high-pressure final to become only the sixth Indian shooter to be crowned world champion
Jyothi Yarraji, the 100m hurdles national record holder, ran a wind-assisted 12.79s this year. Though it won’t count as a national mark, her coach James Hillier is confident there is more to come from her
Rhythm Sangwan and Shiva Narwal have emerged as two of the most promising shooters in the post-Tokyo churn but they will be put to test in their maiden senior Worlds.
Chess in India has always been dominated by the south but Shubhi Gupta wants to change that in her own way
Federation president Kalyan Chaubey promised that it will ensure the players, who begin their World Cup campaign in Bhubaneswar next week, will get opportunities to move to the senior level
The six-time world champion will be 40 this November, meaning the Paris Olympics as well as next year's Asian Games will be out of bounds for her but she wants to compete in one major tournament before retiring.
India have topped the wrestling medal tally thrice in the last four Commonwealth Games. Their 12 medals, 6 of them gold, at Birmingham made them top contributors to India's medal tally of 61
Post CWG, Jeremy Lalrinnunga couldn't do a barbell press, Achinta Sheuli had a left hamstring problem and Mirabai Chanu's limited shoulder movement meant her snatch was below par. Here's how these issues were sorted out
The 12-year-old scored 8.5 points from 11 rounds to win the World Cadets Chess Championship, but not before she endured a stomach bug, a seventh-round loss, and a tense final round
Showing remarkable composure under pressure, India's eight-year-old wunderkid Charvi Anilkumar bagged the World Cadet title in Georgia.
Pro Kabaddi League commissioner Anupam Goswami believes big bucks are reflective of PKL's growing currency among stakeholders
The Olympic champion signs off the year with a series of podiums and the Diamond Trophy, a first for an Indian.
The Olympic champion has made it to the Diamond League final twice—in 2017 and 2018—but is yet to finish on the podium
India's MMA exponent has a 7-2 win-loss record in ONE Championship. She takes on Tiffany Teo on Sept 29.
New president denies charge of political interference, says he will present a roadmap in 100 days
The Haryana wrestler dominated a high-quality field to qualify for World Championships in Belgrade
Appointment makes him the first Olympian to head IOA in its 95-year history