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File image of Indian wrestler Pooja Gehlot(Wrestling TV)

Pooja Gehlot enters final of U-23 World Wrestling Championships

Budapest | By PTI
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2019 10:33 PM IST
Pooja scripted a superb come back as she fought her way from a 2-4 deficit to win 8-4 against Yetgil, a gold medallist at the Junior European Wrestling Championships in 2018.
Representative(Hindustan Times Media)
Representative(Hindustan Times Media)

Two from Sangam city among teachers selected for awards

Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | By HT Correspondent, Prayagraj
PUBLISHED ON SEP 04, 2019 12:50 PM IST
Two teachers of Prayagraj have been selected for State Teacher’s Award-2018 by the UP government. The list of teachers selected for the award was released on Tuesday.
25-year-old Aswatha Narayana Sanagavarapu from Odisha became the first-ever gold medallist from India in the prestigious World Skill Competition at Kazan (Russia).(HT)
25-year-old Aswatha Narayana Sanagavarapu from Odisha became the first-ever gold medallist from India in the prestigious World Skill Competition at Kazan (Russia).(HT)

Odisha engineering graduate becomes India’s first-ever gold medallist in World Skill Contest

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2019 08:46 AM IST
Aswatha Narayana Sanagavarapu, a B Tech graduate in Applied electronics from CV Raman Engineering College of Bhubaneswar won the gold medal, the only gold by any Indian so far, as he showed his skills in the water technology beating 9 other competitors.
Deepak Punia became India’s first junior World Champion in 18 years(Twitter)
Deepak Punia became India’s first junior World Champion in 18 years(Twitter)

Deepak Punia becomes India’s first junior World Champion in 18 years

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2019 11:12 PM IST
The last Indian to emerge gold medallist at the junior world championship were Ramesh Kumar (69 kg) and Palwinder Singh Cheema (130 kg) who stood atop the podium in 2001.
A file photo of Carolina Marin.(REUTERS)
A file photo of Carolina Marin.(REUTERS)

Defending champion Carolina Marin to miss badminton worlds

Madrid | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON AUG 05, 2019 05:58 PM IST
Carolina Marin, a winner of three of the past four world titles and also Olympic gold medallist, hurt herself in the Indonesia Masters final in January and was forced to retire while leading Saina Nehwal of India.
Varun Dhawan says that his father David Dhawan had told him that he will never launch him in Bollywood.
Varun Dhawan says that his father David Dhawan had told him that he will never launch him in Bollywood.

Varun Dhawan reveals how outsiders can make it to Bollywood successfully

Hindustan Times | By Shreya Mukherjee, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2019 04:52 PM IST
Actor Varun Dhawan shares how his father had struggled hard to become what he is today and how this has motivated him to work hard with lots of sincerity.
File image of Indian shooter Apurvi Chandela(PTI)
File image of Indian shooter Apurvi Chandela(PTI)

Apurvi Chandela becomes world number one in 10m air rifle

New Delhi | By PTI
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2019 05:18 PM IST
The rifle ace from Jaipur is among the five Indian shooters to have already secured 2020 Olympics quotas for the country.
File image of Heena Sidhu(Hindustan Times)
File image of Heena Sidhu(Hindustan Times)

Heena Sidhu, Ankur Mittal nominated for Khel Ratna by shooting federation

New Delhi | By PTI
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2019 03:45 PM IST
Anjum Moudgil (rifle), Shahzar Rizvi (pistol) and Om Prakash Mitharwal (pistol) have been nominated for the Arjuna Awards.
High jumper Tejaswin Shankar.(Twitter)
High jumper Tejaswin Shankar.(Twitter)

High jumper Tejaswin Shankar wins first Big12 title in USA, equals national record - Watch

New Delhi | By PTI
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2019 02:01 PM IST
India’s Tejaswin Shankar won the men’s high jump title at the Big12 collegiate athletic meet with a national record-equalling leap in Texas, USA
File image of PV Sindhu.(AFP)
File image of PV Sindhu.(AFP)

PV Sindhu begins campaign in Senior Nationals with an easy win

Guwahati | By PTI
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2019 01:00 PM IST
A former champion, PV Sindhu took time to get into the groove before claiming a 21-11, 21-13 win over Malvika Bansod, who is a gold medallist at the South Asian U-21 Championship in Nepal and a runner-up at Khelo India Games.
File image of Andy Murray.(Reuters)
File image of Andy Murray.(Reuters)

Andy Murray criticises Britain’s Lawn Tennis Association for failing to make the most of his success

London | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2019 05:53 PM IST
Three-time Grand Slam champion Murray went out of the Australian Open in the first round on Monday, and said the match could be the last of his professional career due to pain in his right hip.
Athletes fight it out on the mat during Khelo India Youth Games 2019.(Khelo India/ Twitter)
Athletes fight it out on the mat during Khelo India Youth Games 2019.(Khelo India/ Twitter)

Khelo India Youth Games 2019: Haryana wrestlers come to party, Punjab athletes shine

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Abhishek Paul/Jigar Hindocha
PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2019 10:39 PM IST
Nine Haryana wrestlers brought gold to get their campaign back on track.
File picture of Anish Bhanwala(AP)
File picture of Anish Bhanwala(AP)

Focus is on World Cups to secure Olympic quota: Anish Bhanwala

New Delhi | By PTI
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2019 03:37 PM IST
The 16-year-old Indian shot a CWG Games record score of 30 to claim the top prize in the men’s 25m rapid fire pistol event last year.
File image of Ruslan Nurudinov.(Reuters)
File image of Ruslan Nurudinov.(Reuters)

Weightlifting: Two Olympic champions banned after tests reanalysed

Paris | By AFP
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2018 11:38 PM IST
Ukrainian Oleksiy Torokhtiy, Olympic -105kg gold medallist six years ago, and Uzbek Ruslan Nurudinov, who won the same category in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games, both tested positive for anabolic steroids.
Manika Batra serves in the table tennis mixed doubles semi-final.(AFP)
Manika Batra serves in the table tennis mixed doubles semi-final.(AFP)

Manika Batra becomes first Indian to win Breakthrough Star award

New Delhi | By PTI
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2018 08:41 PM IST
Manika started the year on a high at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, guiding India to it’s first-ever gold medal in the Women’s Team category as they defeated four-time gold medallists and defending champions Singapore 3-1.
In future, Gaikwad says he would like to come back to India and establish a numerical simulation group to plan the scientific goals and address the problems in Astrophysics through observations.(HT Photo)
In future, Gaikwad says he would like to come back to India and establish a numerical simulation group to plan the scientific goals and address the problems in Astrophysics through observations.(HT Photo)

Alumni connect: As COEP club activity we used to have night sky party, says Prakash Gaikwad

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Prachi Bari
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2018 04:05 PM IST
He has studied at the National Centre for Radio Astrophysics and College of Engineering, Pune. Gaikwad is a scientist who works on cosmology, large scale structure and galaxy formation in the universe.
Mary Kom has skipped the Asian Games to concentrate on winning a sixth world title on home soil in Delhi in November.(AFP)
Mary Kom has skipped the Asian Games to concentrate on winning a sixth world title on home soil in Delhi in November.(AFP)

Asian Games 2018: They’re nothing without Mary - Indian boxers struggle without Kom

Jakarta | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2018 05:48 PM IST
Huswatun Hasanah showed a touch of arrogance as she showboated in the second round and edged her lightweight quarter-final by split decision, 3-2, against India’s Pavitra, who goes by just a single name.
India's Bajrang Punia poses with his gold medal after winning in the Finals of men's freestyle wrestling (65kg) against Japan's Daichi Takatani at the Asian Games 2018.(PTI)
India's Bajrang Punia poses with his gold medal after winning in the Finals of men's freestyle wrestling (65kg) against Japan's Daichi Takatani at the Asian Games 2018.(PTI)

Asian Games 2018 gold opens doors for 2020 Olympic medal: Bajrang Punia

Hindustan Times, Jakarta | By Sharad Deep
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2018 11:23 PM IST
Bajrang Punia, India’s first gold medallist at the Asian Games 2018 on Sunday, believes he can kick on from his gold medal winning performance and do well in the Tokyo Olympics.
Heena Sidhu will be medal contender for India in shooting at the Asian Games 2018.(Hindustan Times)
Heena Sidhu will be medal contender for India in shooting at the Asian Games 2018.(Hindustan Times)

Asian Games 2018: Heena Sidhu, Manu Bhaker lead title hopes for India in shooting

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Wasi Manazir
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2018 09:58 AM IST
India has won a total of 49 shooting medals at the Asian Games, including seven gold medals. In 2014, however, there was only one gold in a total of nine medals that the country won in the sport.
Ritu overpowered Navjot, a Glasgow Commonwealth Games’ bronze medallist and the first Indian woman wrestler to win an Asian gold medal in 65 65 kg weight category. (Image for representation purposes)(HT Photo)
Ritu overpowered Navjot, a Glasgow Commonwealth Games’ bronze medallist and the first Indian woman wrestler to win an Asian gold medal in 65 65 kg weight category. (Image for representation purposes)(HT Photo)

Ritu Malik beats Navjot Kaur and Geeta Phogat, earns berth for World Wrestling Championship

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Sharad Deep
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2018 11:56 PM IST
Gold medallist in the last year’s Commonwealth Championship, Ritu Malik overpowered Navjot Kaur, a Glasgow Commonwealth Games’ bronze medallist.
Maharashtra wrestlers Atul Chechar(left) and Saurabh Igave with their coach Ranveer Singh Rahal(centre).(HT PHOTO)
Maharashtra wrestlers Atul Chechar(left) and Saurabh Igave with their coach Ranveer Singh Rahal(centre).(HT PHOTO)

Saurabh Igave wrestles to bronze at Asian cadet championship

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2018 02:24 PM IST
In all, India has won two gold medals, three silver and 11 bronze medals at this tournament. 
Ashish Jakhar was the star of the final day of the Federation Cup Junior National Athletics Championships.(Twitter)
Ashish Jakhar was the star of the final day of the Federation Cup Junior National Athletics Championships.(Twitter)

Hammer thrower Ashish Jakhar sets national record at Junior Federation Cup

Press Trust of India, Coimbatore | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2018 09:36 PM IST
Ashish Jakhar threw the 6kg iron ball and chain to 75.04m to shatter the previous record of 71.53m in the name of Harvinder Singh Dagar at the 2010 Asian Youth Championships in Hanoi.
Anish Bhanwala smashed the Commonwealth Games en route to winning his maiden gold at the event.(HT Photo)
Anish Bhanwala smashed the Commonwealth Games en route to winning his maiden gold at the event.(HT Photo)

Commonwealth Games 2018: Anish Bhanwala becomes India’s youngest gold medallist

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Neeraj Mohan
UPDATED ON APR 13, 2018 06:37 PM IST
Anish Bhanwala, who won a gold medal in the 25m rapid fire pistol final, has become India’s youngest ever gold medallist at the Commonwealth Games.
Solapur’s Saurabh Igave of Maharashtra (red) in action against Aman of Haryana on the last day of the 37th sub-junior national wrestling at Shiv Chhatrapati sports complex in Balewadi.(SANKET WANKHADE/HT PHOTO)
Solapur’s Saurabh Igave of Maharashtra (red) in action against Aman of Haryana on the last day of the 37th sub-junior national wrestling at Shiv Chhatrapati sports complex in Balewadi.(SANKET WANKHADE/HT PHOTO)

37th sub-junior nationals: Maharashtra wrestlers unable to push for gold, finish third overall

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Ashish Phadnis
UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2018 11:27 PM IST
Most state wrestlers crash out in quarters or semi-finals; coach cites fatigue
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