Less than two years ago, four-time Olympian Mansher was the first to acknowledge that the discipline was going through a crisis of sorts, primarily due to a lack of depth compared to pistol and rifle.
She is the first ever Indian athlete to win a gold medal in any format of a global track event at IAAF World U20 Championships when she clocked a speed of 51.46 seconds in the 400m event in 2018.
Neeraj will be competing in his first Olympics and he has already qualified for the Tokyo Games early last year before the COVID-19 pandemic began. He said he will be disappointed if the Tokyo Olympics is cancelled.
eSports and breakdancing were both included on the programme for the Games in Hangzhou, China, at the Olympic Council of Asia's general assembly in Muscat this week.
Twenty-seven votes went to Doha, 10 to Riyadh and eight were abstentions, according to an official count.
Tokyo-bound boxer Vikas Krishan focussed on learning new skill-set from professional boxing to fulfil Olympic dream
The World Champion boxer, who is known for his risk-taking, further spoke about how his family is still reluctant on him making a switch to professional boxing.
Sports Ministry extends contracts of nine foreign coaches, including High Performance Director for Athletics
This decision was taken by the ministry with a focus on the 2024 and 2028 Olympics, and to ensure Olympic-bound athletes are able to train consistently with one coach and work on improving their performance.
For equestrian showjumper like Kaevaan, Zahan and their steeds, the lockdown has not only been a setback physically and mentally, it has affected something even more critical: man-horse camaraderie.
Vinesh Phogat pulls out of national camp citing health concerns amid COVID-19; WFI surprised over decision
Vinesh Phogat said she falls sick very easily and does not want to take a chance with her health.
Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty and men's singles player Sameer Verma were on Tuesday recommended for the Arjuna award
Coronavirus Outbreak: Asian Games gold medal-winning boxer Ngangom Dingko Singh tests positive for COVID-19
Dingko Singh was flown to the national capital earlier this month to undergo radiation therapy and had returned to his home state Manipur after being diagnosed with jaundice once again
Bridge Federation of India nominates Asian Games gold medal winners Shibnath Sarkar, Pranab Bardhan for Arjuna Award
Bardhan and Sarkar won the gold in the bridge event at the Jakarta Asian Games with the former gaining the distinction of being the oldest Asiad champion from India
Annu Rani confident of breaching Olympic qualification mark, calls for resumption of outdoor training
Annu Rani, the two-time Asian Championships medallist and current national record holder, listed her angle of release and the speed of her run-up as the key areas she would like to work on.
Qatari capital Doha hosted the 2006 Games but Saudi Arabia has never organised an OCA multi-sport event
Former India midfielder Abdul Latif, who was also a key member of bronze medal-winning team at the 1970 Bangkok Asian Games died in Guwahati on Monday.
FIH Pro League 2020: A rapidly improving Indian side faces Australia's evergreen brilliance in double-header in Bhubaneswar
The Indian team is well balanced, yet suspect in defence and shots at goal while Australia is serially ruthless against teams showing weakness
Vivek Sagar Prasad overcomes lack of money, height and career-threatening injury to become FIH Rising Star of the Year
Ashok Kumar says Vivek Sagar Prasad is the perfect central midfielder who has the slice ball, vision and is quick enough to pass and dart into pockets creating space as he runs
Amateur Kabaddi Federation of India asks Pakistan to forbid 'unauthorised' Indian team from using national flag in final
A contingent from India had reached Lahore last Saturday via the Wagah Border to take part in the kabaddi championship
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Dattu Bhokanal’s suspension lifted by RFI after IOA chief Narinder Batra’s intervention
Rower Dattu Bhokanal's two-year suspension on charges of tanking a race during the 2018 Asian Games was on Thursday lifted after the intervention of the Indian Olympic Association President Narinder Batra.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Fifth seed Indian men's table tennis squad well-placed to earn qualification for team event at Games
Despite the lack of a head coach since the 2019 Asian Games, Indian players have been producing impressive on the professional circuit