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Bindra remains India’s only individual gold medallist at the Olympics (in 2008) and came tantalisingly close to adding another podium finish at the 2016 Rio Games, only to miss out by a point.
Updated on Aug 31, 2020 09:34 PM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India
Looking to contribute to development of Indian sports: Abhinav Bindra on Sports Leadership program for Indian sports administrator
Speaking to Hindustan Times, the 2008 Beijing Olympics gold medalist explained how he believes the course will help Indian sports administrators to get at par with the global sports practices.
Updated on Jul 11, 2020 02:26 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Karan Prashant Saxena
If Dhyan Chand was a pillar of strength for Indian hockey in the pre-Independence era, Balbir Sr. was the face of it in the era after 1947.
Updated on May 26, 2020 08:08 AM IST
Akshay Kumar condoles hockey legend Balbir Singh’s death, shares pic with ‘amazing personality’. See here
Actor Akshay Kumar on Monday expressed grief over the demise of veteran hockey player Balbir Singh, and shared a picture of their meeting.
Updated on May 25, 2020 11:17 AM IST
Asian News International | HT Correspondent
The tall Czech ditched Spaniard Conchita Martinez in November despite winning a single-season career-high four titles in 2019.
Updated on Jan 05, 2020 02:27 PM IST
Brisbane |Press Trust of India
Momota has cleaned up in men’s badminton over the past 12 months, winning a record 11 titles including the World Championships, Asia Championships and All England Open.
Updated on Dec 16, 2019 12:30 PM IST
The 41-year-old twins said in a statement they planned to hang up their racquets after taking part in next year’s US Open, where they made their Grand Slam championship debut in 1995.
Updated on Nov 14, 2019 10:03 AM IST
Los Angeles |AFP
The 36-year-old Lin, arguably the greatest badminton player of all time, won the first game 21-19 against his fellow Chinese.
Updated on Nov 06, 2019 01:34 PM IST
Shanghai |Agence France-Presse
Punia said he wants to make up for this setback at the Olympics, where he is aiming for gold.
Updated on Sep 22, 2019 03:18 PM IST
Kolkata |Indo Asian News Service
Ledecky, who won Olympic gold in the 200, 400 and 800 in Rio, had been feeling under the weather since arriving in South Korea last week.
Updated on Jul 23, 2019 09:03 AM IST
Out of 637 golfers from 40 counties that participated in the tournament, Arjun secured the first position with a total of 199 strokes in the three-day final.
Updated on Jul 18, 2019 06:14 PM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India
Former two-time super middleweight world champion James DeGale announced his retirement on Thursday days after he took a pummelling from fellow Briton Chris Eubank Junior
Updated on Feb 28, 2019 05:26 PM IST
Sumgong, whose triumph at the 2016 Rio Games made her the first Kenyan woman to win the Olympic marathon crown, was found to have provided “fraudulent medical information”.
Updated on Jan 25, 2019 11:23 PM IST
Speaking about the 2008 games, Phelps said he was programmed to be just perfect during the eight days of pool competitions, which included a strong focus on exactly how much he drinks, swims, eats and sleeps.
Updated on Jan 17, 2019 04:41 PM IST
In an interview to ANI, the Commonwealth gold medallist said: “Everyone dreams about Olympic gold, so do I. But I will move step by step.
Published on Dec 24, 2018 03:58 PM IST
New Delhi |ANI
The Manipuri trailblazer, who won her sixth title after a gap of eight years, said despite several additional responsibilities -- including being a mother of three -- she continued to work toward achieving her dream of winning the world championship again.
Updated on Nov 30, 2018 08:46 PM IST
New Delhi |PTI
Yogeshwar said since both he and Bajrang compete in 65kg, there was a possibility of him moving up the weight category.
Published on Nov 02, 2018 04:27 PM IST
Akshay Kumar and Mouni Roy are having plenty of fun together, while promoting their film Gold. But that didn’t stop Akshay from calling Mouni “a snob on the sets of the film.”
Updated on Aug 16, 2018 05:51 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondent
Virender Sehwag has provided one of the first quick reviews of Akshay Kumar’s upcoming sports drama Gold. Read it here.
Updated on Aug 13, 2018 04:29 PM IST
Olympics come every four years but aspiring medallists must have the same amount of enthusiasm day in and day out.
Updated on Aug 11, 2018 06:40 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Ajai Masand
Akshay Kumar and Mouni Roy’s sweet romance is the highlight of the new song from Gold, Bolte Parini.
Updated on Aug 09, 2018 05:41 PM IST
Having become the first Romanian in 40 years to win a grand slam tennis title, Simona Halep would be the first from her country to strike gold at the Olympics if she could triumph in Tokyo 2020.
Updated on Jul 01, 2018 12:05 PM IST