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Wednesday, Aug 12, 2020

World championships

Jul 26, 2020 06:50
If it weren’t for the pandemic, the boxers, a record nine of whom had qualified for the Olympics, would have been at the peak of their abilities right now, waiting for their turn in the ring at Tokyo. Instead, they are starting from scratch. read more
Jul 21, 2020 23:44
The World Championships will be held in Yankton, USA from September 19 to 26, while the World Cup stages will start on April 19 in Guatemala City, the sport’s global governing body announced on Monday. read more
Jul 15, 2020 17:27
The 26-year-old has also been offering counselling sessions to her friends, some of whom happened to be shooters, at a personal level. read more
Jul 06, 2020 18:18
The postponement of the Games to next year has rekindled her hopes of making the cut for Tokyo. The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) will most likely hold fresh trials next year to select the best team for the Asian Olympic Qualifiers, which too were postponed this year in the aftermath of the pandemic. read more
Jul 02, 2020 20:25
The four-year contracts to be given to new coaches will, however, be on the basis of recommendation from the respective National Sports Federations. read more
Jun 07, 2020 19:08
The Bahrain athlete, who won gold at the World Championships in Doha last year, pleaded her innocence despite being suspended by the AIU on Friday for failing to make herself available for anti-doping tests. read more
May 26, 2020 16:55
After the Union sports ministry came out with the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) to resume sporting activities, the local medical college has opened its sports facilities for the national champion. Sreeshankar can now train outside the national camp with his father S Murali, a former international triple jumper. read more
Apr 09, 2020 12:49
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Tokyo 2020 had announced the Olympics would run from July 23 to August 8 next year with the Paralympics following from August 24 to September 5. read more
Mar 12, 2020 17:22
Manish Kaushik defeated Australia’s Harrison Garside box-off bout after a feisty third round, becoming the 9th Indian boxer to earn a quota at the Asian Olympic Qualifiers in Jordan. read more
Mar 06, 2020 20:35
Mary Kom’s hunger at the age of 37 has been exemplary as she sets her sights on qualifying for the Olympics for a second time. read more
Mar 05, 2020 17:05
Ashish prevailed 5-0 in the mostly lop-sided contest to set up a clash with Indonesia’s Maikhel Roberrd Muskita. read more
Feb 21, 2020 00:00
With the 59kg freestyle gold on Thursday, the Haryana wrestler not only strengthened her claim for a place in the squad for next month’s Asian Olympic qualifiers but also enhanced India’s gold medal tally to three in the women’s category at the Asian Wrestling Championships. read more
Feb 17, 2020 17:47
India’s Bajrang and Vinesh will be up against top Japanese contenders Otoguro and Mukaida in Asian Wrestling Championships read more
Feb 07, 2020 16:26
The Indian paddlers, who are playing without a head coach since September 2018, have already lost crucial time in an Olympic year, though they have only themselves to blame for their below par performance in the Olympic team qualifier in Portugal last... read more
Feb 06, 2020 23:08
World Para Athletics has mentioned “classification protest” by the Iranian paralympic body against Yogesh Kathuniya and javelin thrower Tek Chand (F-54) . read more