Coronavirus Outbreak: Ace rower Dattu Bhokanal goes on sanitisation drive in native village in Maharashtra
Some athletes are donating money, some others are helping in providing essentials to the needy, but Asian Games gold-winning rower Dattu Baban Bhokanal took a more hands-on approach while helping people amid the COVID-19 pandemic by sanitising his village in Nashik.
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.
Rowing Federation of India de-recognised by Sports Ministry for violating Sports Code during elections
The RFI elections allowed proxy voting while there was no such provision in the model election guidelines of the Sports Code
IOA chief Narinder Batra asks rowing federation to review Asian Games gold medallist Dattu Bhokanal's ban
Dattu Bhokanal was banned by the rowing federation for two years for stopping a race midway during the 2018 Asian Games.
Dattu Bhokanal's wife, who is a police constable with Nashik Rural police, had lodged a complaint on Thursday night following which a case was registered under sections 498 A (husband or relative of husband of a woman subjecting her to cruelty) and 420 (cheating) of the Indian Penal Code, an official said.
Asian Games 2018: India restore pride with solitary gold in quadruple sculls after rowing coach resignation 'drama'
The yellow medal was redemption of sorts for Swaran and Bhokanal, though it is far from the seven golds Giago was targeting. As India’s senior most rowers, Thursday would have been hardest on the two Army men. But they ensured Friday was not black, but yellow.
Asian Games 2018: India rowers gain redemption with three medals on Day 6; K Srikanth, HS Prannoy make premature exits
Gold was redemption for Sawarn Singh Virk, who rowed along with Dattu Babu Bhokanal, Om Prakash and Sukhmeet Singh to win the quadruple sculls rowing gold. Sawarn Singh Virk won singles sculls bronze in Incheon four years ago but faded away with an injury and served a year-long ban for an accidental doping infraction.
Rohan Bopanna, Divij Sharan pair win gold at Men's Doubles, India bag top prize in quadruple sculls team event in rowing
The sixth day of the Asian Games saw India win more medals, with the pair of Rohan Bopanna and Sharan Divij winning the Men's Doubles Gold medal in tennis.
Indian rowers Rohit and Bhagwan clocked 7:04.61 to win bronze in their event at the JSC Lake. Japan's Miyaura Masayuki and Takeda Masahiro won the gold with a timing of 7:01.70 while Koreans Kim Byunghoon and Lee Minhyuk (7:03.22) bagged silver.
Asian Games Profiles: Sakshi Malik to Saina Nehwal, take a look at India's top medal contenders for the quadrennial event
As Asian Games approach, we take a look at ten probable medal prospects that may bring glory to the nation.
Asian Games 2018: Shrugging off Army-Federation spat, Indian rowers look to improve on their past performance
Eight medals are up for grabs at the Jakabaring Lake in Pelambang in the men’s categories and going by the current form, Indian rowers are in contention for a medal in all the categories.
Firstpost recently caught up with the 'Nawab of Najafgarh', Virender Sehwag, and discussed his upcoming show 'Umeed India', which will profile 13 Indian athletes.
Rio 2016: From PV Sindhu's silver to Sakshi Malik's comeback, India's most memorable moments at Olympics
India won two medals at Rio Olympics and missed out on a few by inches, here are the most memorable moments for the Indian contingent at Rio Olympics.
All the action in photos of India from Day 8 of Rio Olympics 2016.
Day eight of the Rio Olympics 2016 saw long distance runner Lalita Babar keep India's hopes alive by qualifying for the women's 3,000 metre Steeplechase finals while rower Dattu Bhokanal topped the Final C to finish 13th overall in another dismal day which saw the women's hockey team's quarter-final dreams dashed by Argentina.
Here's how India fared on day six of the Rio Olympics 2016.
Rower Dattu Bhokanal qualified for Final C after finishing second in men's singles sculls semi-final C/D 2 at the Rio Olympics.
Here's a look at how India fared on day four at the Rio Olympics 2016.
Catch all the Live Updates from Day 4 of Rio Olympics 2016 as India hope to continue surge for a medal