Tokyo Olympics 2020: Mirabai Chanu certain to qualify under new proposed rules, Jeremy Lalrinnunga also likely to make cut
Weightlifting's Olympic qualifying schedule has gone haywire due to the Covid-19 pandemic but India's Mirabai Chanu is a sure-shot for the Tokyo Games, if they are held, while young Jeremy Lalrinnunga is also set to make the cut for the mega sporting spectacle.
Centre asks Badminton federation to provide clarity on health status of Chinese shuttlers participating in India Open
Badminton Association of India is optimistic about China's participation in the India Open despite fears surrounding the coronavirus as Chinese shuttlers were in quarantine for almost a fortnight in Europe
Asian Wrestling Championships 2020: Tournament will provide idea of where I stand today before Tokyo Olympics 2020, says Ravi Dahiya
Top wrestlers from countries like Iran, Korea, Japan, and Mongolia will be in action at the Asian Championships to be held here from February 18 to 23, and Dahiya feels competing and excelling against the best will be a confidence-booster for him.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Deepak Kumar says he has '99.99 percent chance' of making it to Indian shooting contingent
Kumar, who secured an Olympic quota in the 10m air rifle event at the Asian Championships last year, said he is hopeful of retaining his place in the squad that will be announced in a few months' time.
Wrestling Federation of India president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh says Chinese, Pakistani grapplers will get visas ahead of Asian Championships
As per United World Wrestling bidding rules, it's mandatory for hosts to ensure all participating nations get visas for a tournament
Sonam Malik stunned Rio Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik while another promising junior Anshu Malik knocked out World Championship medallist Pooja Dhanda to seal their places in the Indian team for the Asian Championships on Saturday.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Chinki Yadav bags India's 11th shooting quota despite missing out on medal at Asian Championships
Chinki Yadav secured India's 11th Tokyo Olympic quota in shooting with a career-best qualification score of 588 but could not win a medal at the 14th Asian Championship on Friday.
World Boxing Championships 2019: India's Amit Panghal bags historic silver after losing to Shakhobidin Zoirov in final
Indian boxer Amit Panghal lost 0-5 but the scoreline was hardly a reflection of the fight he put on against the more fancied Shakhobidin Zoirov.
World Boxing Championships 2019: Manish Kaushik says he was confident of securing a medal at showpiece event
The 25-year-old, who hails from Devsar village which is about 5km from the cradle of Indian boxing — Bhiwani, signed off with a bronze on Friday in Ekaterinburg after losing 0-5 to top-seeded Cuban Andy Gomez Cruz.
World Boxing Championships 2019: Amit Panghal becomes first Indian to enter mega event finals; Manish Kaushik secures bronze
Panghal will take on Uzbekistan's Shakhobidin Zoirov on Saturday. Zoirov defeated Frenchman Billal Bennama in his semifinal showdown.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Achanta Sharath Kamal lauds PV Sindhu, says similar effort from Indian paddlers can popularise table tennis
Sharath Kamal said that the main focus for the Indian table tennis contingent is on the team championship in January 2020 in Portugal, a qualifying event for the Olympics
Dutee Chand unable to travel to Germany for races owing to technical problems despite timely government intervention
Dutee Chand will be unable to participate in a couple of IAAF races in Germany and Ireland which could have helped her qualify for the World Championships
PT Usha appointed Athletes Commission member of Asian Athletics Association; former sprinter calls it 'great honour '
The 55-year-old Usha, who was the leading sprinter of her time in Asia, will be one of the six members of the AAA Athletes Commission, to be headed by 1992 Olympics gold medallist hammer thrower Andrey Abduvaliyev of Uzbekistan.
Indian shooter Manu Bhaker takes admission in DU's Lady Shri Ram College for Women under sports quota
Manu Bhaker will be studying political science in LSR, taking direct admission without sports trial as mandated for athletes who have represented India
Thailand Open boxing: Deepak Singh enters 49kg quarter-finals, Nikhat Zareen seals last-8 spot in 51kg
Joining Deepak and Strandja Cup gold medallist Nikhat were former India Open gold-medallist Manisha Moun (57kg), Asian Championships silver medallist Ashish Kumar (75kg), Strandja Cup silver medallist Manju Rani (48kg) and India Open silver medallist Brijesh Yadav (81kg).
India's long-distance runner Sanjivani Yadav handed two-year suspension by IAAF for doping violation
The 23-year-old won the 10,000m bronze at the 2019 Asian Championships and 5000m bronze in the 2017 edition.
ISSF Junior World Cup: Sarabjot Singh bags gold in men's 10m air pistol as India maintain stranglehold on top of medal standings
After six days of top class shooting and with one more day to go, India remain on top of the medal standings with nine gold, nine silver and four bronze for a total of 22 medals.
Mirabai Chanu worried about lower back injury flare-up from last year, eager to perform at World Championships in September
Mirabai Chanu says her lower back injury from last year still worries her even after recovering since the cause for that injury could never be ascertained
Asian Championships gold-medallist Gomathi Marimuthu handed provisional supsension after testing positive for banned substance
Not a national camper, Gomathi's 2:03.21 performance that gave her a gold in the Federation Cup in March raised questions over her sudden improvement
India Open boxing 2019: Shiva Thapa says he is hungry for success, working hard to adopt more aggressive approach
Thapa became the first Indian male boxer to claim four consecutive Asian medals with a 60 kg category bronze in last month's Asian Championship in Bangkok.