The International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach said in February the IOC was “extremely worried about the governance of (International Amateur Boxing Association) AIBA”, which has as its interim president Gafur Rakhimov, a controversial Uzbekistan businessman.
Updated on May 04, 2018 02:14 PM IST
Agence France-Presse, Lausanne | By Agence France-Presse
For nations like India who are not part of the Hockey Pro league, the newly-launched Hockey Series will be the route to Tokyo Olympic qualification if they fail to win a quota through continental championships
Published on May 03, 2018 12:11 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
Indian shotgun shooters managed just two medals at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, and that too in non-Olympic events.
Published on Apr 30, 2018 10:36 PM IST
To tap India’s potential in Olympic sport, International Olympic Committee (IOC) has decided to help with its expertise to prepare the country’s medal hopefuls for the 2020 Games in Tokyo. IOC president Thomas Bach announced the decision on his tour of India
Updated on Apr 19, 2018 10:26 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Avishek Roy
Riding on a superlative show by wrestlers, weightlifters, shooters, boxers, shuttlers and table tennis players, India ended with 26 gold in Gold Coast, surpassing their 2014 Glasgow tally of 64 medals. This was India’s third-best haul at the Commonwealth Games (CWG).
Updated on Apr 16, 2018 08:09 PM IST
MC Mary Kom, after winning the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG 2018) final against Kristine O’Hara at the Oxenford Studios in Gold Coast, said she is determined to train hard and try and win the elusive Olympics gold.
Updated on Apr 14, 2018 09:07 PM IST
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), in order to clean up the sport , has decided to allot fewer Olympic quota places to countries which have had more positive cases at the international level from 2008 onwards
Updated on Apr 13, 2018 09:30 PM IST