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Tintu Luka crashes out of 800m event in Worlds but secures Rio 2016 berth

Aug 26, 2015

Tintu Luka crashes out of 800m event in Worlds but secures Rio 2016 berth

Tintu Luka crashed out in the first round heats of the women's 800m race in the World Athletics Championships with a disappointing seventh-place finish but qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games with a season-best effort on the fifth day of competitions #SportsTracker #Tintu Luka #Rio 2016 #World Athletic Championships #Beihin 2015 #Olympic Track and Field #800 meter race #Women's 800m
Wrestling Worlds: Extremely confident of winning gold and securing Olympic berth, says Yogeshwar

Aug 25, 2015

Wrestling Worlds: Extremely confident of winning gold and securing Olympic berth, says Yogeshwar

Confident of securing an Olympic berth and that too with a gold-medal finish at the World Championship, star India wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt said an early qualification would give him enough time to work on increasing his stamina and experiment in the run-up to the Rio Games. #Sports #World Championships #SportsTracker #Wrestling #Rio Olympics
It is a miracle I am fit enough to fight after two C-sections: Mary Kom

Aug 22, 2015

It is a miracle I am fit enough to fight after two C-sections: Mary Kom

Mary Kom, who bagged a bronze in the flyweight (51 kilogram) category at the 2012 London Olympics, has already announced her decision to quit after the Rio mega event. #India #Boxing #Rio de Janeiro #Mary Kom #2016 Olympic Games #Rio Olympics
Sports Ministry clears funds for Saina, Gowda under TOP scheme

Aug 21, 2015

Sports Ministry clears funds for Saina, Gowda under TOP scheme

Part of the Sports Ministry's Target Olympic Podium (TOP) scheme, world number one shuttler Saina Nehwal and star discus thrower Vikas Gowda have been sanctioned financial assistance for hiring their respective coaches and cover some other training-related expenses ahead of next year's Olympics. #Sports #Saina Nehwal #Sports Ministry #Vimal Kumar #Vikas Gowda #Olympics 2016 #Rio Olympics #Target Olympic Podium #TOP
Show me the money: World No. 1 Saina signs Rs 25 crore deal with sports management group IOS

Aug 21, 2015

Show me the money: World No. 1 Saina signs Rs 25 crore deal with sports management group IOS

IOS will now manage Saina's endorsements, appearances, brand profiling, patents, licensing and digital rights, images and visibility on social networking sites. #Sports #Badminton #Saina Nehwal #Olympics #iOS #Vimal Kumar #SportsTracker
I'm not the lone saviour of the sport: Bolt sad about 'doping, doping, doping'

Aug 20, 2015

I'm not the lone saviour of the sport: Bolt sad about 'doping, doping, doping'

Bolt played down suggestions that he was the "saviour" of track and field, saying he alone was not capable to turning the tide. #China #Usain Bolt #Olympics #Jamaica #SportsTracker #100m #200m #Athletics World Championship
Rifle shooter Chain Singh clinches India's seventh Olympic quota place

Aug 14, 2015

Rifle shooter Chain Singh clinches India's seventh Olympic quota place

Rifle shooter Chain Singh on Friday became the seventh Indian marksman to clinch an Olympic quota place after he finished eighth in the 50m Rifle 3 Position event of the ISSF World Cup in Gabala, Azerbaijan. #NewsTracker #Olympic #ISSF World Cup #Rifle #Chain Singh
ISSF World Cup: Nanjappa earns India's sixth shooting quota for 2016 Rio Olympics

Aug 11, 2015

ISSF World Cup: Nanjappa earns India's sixth shooting quota for 2016 Rio Olympics

India's Prakash Nanjappa has earned a quota place for the 2016 Rio Olympics after finishing eighth in the finals of 50-metre men's pistol event at the ISSF World Cup in Gabala, Azerbaijan. #India #Shooting #SportsTracker #ISSF World Cup #Prakash Nanjappa #2016 rio olympics
Way to go! India comes home with 173 medals at the Special Olympics

Aug 07, 2015

Way to go! India comes home with 173 medals at the Special Olympics

The 275-member strong Indian contingent made the country proud by pocketing 173 medals at the Special Olympic World Summer Games 2015 in Los Angeles. #India #USA #Medals #SportsTracker #Bharat #LA #special olympics #Medals tally #Special Olympics Bharat