Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth slips to third spot in latest BWF rankings; HS Prannoy falls to 13th place
Kidambi Srikanth, who had clinched the silver at the Commonwealth Games, has not played in any tournament since participating at the Asia championship in April, while Prannoy had decided to not defend his US Open title.
Commonwealth Games 2018: Mirabai Chanu's journey from impoverished childhood to India's heroine at Gold Coast
At 23, Mirabai has the world at her feet as she earned India's first gold medal at Gold Coast after smashing the Games records in 48kg category snatch, clean and jerk.
Commonwealth Games 2018: Sakshi Malik confident of winning gold after making tweaks in defensive technique
Sakshi has tweaked her leg defence on the insistence of her coach Kuldeep Singh Malik, something that has already got her a gold in the Commonwealth Championships.
The World Championship gold made Mirabai a name to reckon with and added credence to the belief that she was a bright medal prospect in events like Commonwealth Games,
Navjot Kaur's family had trouble believing she had actually won Senior Asian Championships gold medal at first
Navjot, a native of Tarn Taran district in Punjab, won the gold after defeating Japan's Miya Imai 9-1 in a final bout of the women's 65kg freestyle category.
The Commonwealth Games will provide Jitu with the perfect opportunity to test his ability in his weaker event, the 10m Air Pistol.
India's medal chances at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham take a hit as shooting has been excluded from the competition.
Meet Mirabai Chanu, the Manipuri weightlifter who made India proud by clinching gold at World Championships
Mirabai’s gold medal — India’s first at the prestigious World Championships since Karnam Malleswari’s medal in 1995 — also presented the 23-year-old lifter with redemption of sorts as she had failed to get an overall total at Rio Olympics.
Sivalingam Sathish Kumar and Ragala Venkat Rahul qualified for 2018 Commonwealth Games after winning gold medal each in their respective weight divisions at the Commonwealth Senior Weightlifting Championships
Commonwealth Games champion Odunayo Adekuoroye returns to Pro Wrestling League with eye on top prize
Nigeria's Odunayo Adekuoroye is looking forward to repeating her performance of the Pro Wrestling League inaugural edition in its second season.
India's weightlifting campaign at the Rio Olympics ended in disappointment with Sathish Kumar Sivalingam finishing fourth in the men's 77kg event Group B category in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday.
Sathish Sivalingam works as a Senior Clerk with the Southern Railways, Chennai. He also happens to be the sole male weightlifter to represent Indian in Rio.
Rio-bound Indian sprinter Dutee Chand on Saturday said she is working hard to improve her speed endurance so that she doesn't taper off in the last 40 metres of the 100m event during next month's Olympics.
This will be the 4th Olympic appearance for Gowda. He has decided to compete less this year to focus more on the upcoming Rio Olympics
Dipa Karmakar from Tripura is now the latest sporting sensation in India. She has become the first ever female gymnast from India to qualify for Olympics
History was made when Dipa Karmakar became the first Indian woman gymnast to qualify for the Olympics to be held in Rio de Janerio in August later this year. A stellar performance at the final qualifying and test event secured a berth for Dipa Karmakar at the Rio games, and the history of Indian gymnastics was altered forever.
"It is a sense of pride for me and the entire team when we see Sreejesh motivate all of us. This time the team wants to live up to his expectations," Sardar said.
Captain of Indian women's hockey team, Ritu Rani too expressed satisfaction with their preparations for the upcoming quadrennial event
With Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu going great guns, India would surely get a minimum of three medals in the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, asserted country's No 1 doubles specialist Jwala Gutta.
Bolt has not competed at all this season due to injury and has asked for a medical exemption from the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) to miss this weekend's national trials and be considered for the relay teams only in Glasgow.