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Hockey: Pakistan captain Muhammad Imran resigns after team fails to qualify for Rio Olympics

Jul 06, 2015

Hockey: Pakistan captain Muhammad Imran resigns after team fails to qualify for Rio Olympics

Pakistan captain Muhammad Imran on Sunday stepped down after the national team failed to qualify for next year's Rio Olympics Games, following their latest defeat in the World Hockey League to France which left them at the bottom of the points table. #Sports #Pakistan #hockey #Olympics 2016 #Hockey World League #resigns #Rio Olympics #Muhammad Imran
I'm not turning pro, will retire after Rio Olympics 2016: Mary Kom

Jul 06, 2015

I'm not turning pro, will retire after Rio Olympics 2016: Mary Kom

Olympics bronze-medallist pugilist Vijender Singh might have turned professional but Indian woman boxing icon MC Mary Kom said on Sunday she's not turning pro and would concentrate on her academy #SportsTracker #Mary Kom #Vijender Singh #Professional boxing #Indian boxing #Olympics Boxing
Ministry not getting the right advice over TOP scheme: Shuttler Ashwini Ponnappa

Jul 05, 2015

Ministry not getting the right advice over TOP scheme: Shuttler Ashwini Ponnappa

Fresh from her triumphant exploits with senior partner Jwala Gutta in the Canadian Open, shuttler Ashwini Ponnappa hit out at the advisers of the sports ministry #Jwala Gutta #Badminton Association of India #Ashwini Ponnappa #SportsTracker #Rio Olympics 2016 #TOP scheme #Indian Badminton
HWL: Pakistan fail to qualify for Rio 2016 after 1-0 defeat against Ireland

Jul 03, 2015

HWL: Pakistan fail to qualify for Rio 2016 after 1-0 defeat against Ireland

Once a powerhouse of the sport, Pakistan men's hockey team slumped to a new low as it failed to qualify for next year's Rio Olympics after suffering a shocking 0-1 defeat to Ireland #Field hockey #HWL #Rio Olympics 2016 #Muhammad Imran #HWL 2015 #RoadToRio #Pakistan Hockey
India's fastest swimmer is juggling tehsildar duties, faces a money crunch and still trains twice a day

Jul 03, 2015

India's fastest swimmer is juggling tehsildar duties, faces a money crunch and still trains twice a day

The general secretary of the Swimming Federation of India said that Khade's case will be discussed with the sports ministry on 8 July. #Sports #India #Olympics #Sports Ministry #Swimming #Virdhawal Khade #SportsTracker #swimmer #Rio 2016 #Swimming Worlds
HWL: Our impatience against Italy could have proved very costly, says Rani Rampal

Jul 03, 2015

HWL: Our impatience against Italy could have proved very costly, says Rani Rampal

Rani Rampal played a key role in Indian eves' win over Italy in a play-off match of the Hockey World League Semifinals here to keep their Rio Olympic dreams alive, but the ace striker feels they could have paid a heavy price for their impatience on Thursday. #Sports #India #hockey #Italy #SportsTracker #Rani Rampal #Rio Olympics #Hockey World League Semifinals
If more athletes got financial backing, we'd have more No. 1s: Jwala Gutta

Jul 03, 2015

If more athletes got financial backing, we'd have more No. 1s: Jwala Gutta

Gutta has time and again expressed her disappointment, saying that neither she nor Ashwini as the support of the Badminton Association of India (BAI). #Badminton #Jwala Gutta #TheySaidIt #Sports Ministry #Rio Olympics #Ashwini Ponappa #TOPS Scheme #Doubles badmintin
Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar opts out of Wrestling World Championship due to injury

Jul 02, 2015

Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar opts out of Wrestling World Championship due to injury

Sushil's injury has ended what could have been a enthralling battle between the veteran wrestler and the young Narsingh Pancham Yadav in the selection trials slated for July 6-7 for a place in the World Championships. #Olympics #Sushil Kumar #SportsTracker #Wrestling #Rio 2016 #World Wrestling Championships #Wrestling Worlds
Malaysian Tan Kim Her roped in as new badminton doubles specialist coach

Jul 02, 2015

Malaysian Tan Kim Her roped in as new badminton doubles specialist coach

Malaysian Tan Kim Her has been roped in by the BAI till the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and will be on a salary of between $7,500 and $8,000 per month. #Jwala Gutta #Badminton Association of India #Olympics #BAI #Ashwini Ponnappa #SportsTracker #Women's doubles #Rio 2016 #Tan Kim Her
Kashyap, Srikanth among four shuttlers selected for funding through TOP scheme

Jul 01, 2015

Kashyap, Srikanth among four shuttlers selected for funding through TOP scheme

As part of its Target Olympic Podium (TOP) Scheme, the Sports Ministry on June 30 decided to provide financial assistance to the Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy in Hyderabad #Sports Ministry #SportsTracker #Parupalli Kashyap #Kidambi Srikanth #Target Olympic Podium #TOP scheme