Discuss thrower and newly-elected Congress MLA Krishna Poonia says winning elections tougher than preparing for Olympics
Far removed from the starry aura of a celebrity sportsperson, Poonia was seen by the residents as one of their very own who identified herself with all their problems and was always accessible.
Asian Para Games 2018: India bags two golds in chess via K Jennintha Anto, Kishan Gangoli; Parul Parmar claims top spot in badminton
India enjoyed a successful second-last day of the Asian Para Games in Indonesia, with Indian athletes winning three gold and host of bronzes to add to their medal tally.
The retirement of the four-time Olympian Vikas Gowda has not come as a surprise as he has not taken part in any major international event since winning a bronze in the Asian Championships last year in Bhubaneswar.
Commonwealth Games 2018: Seema Punia, Navjeet Dhillon impress in discuss throw, clinch silver and bronze medals
Seema Punia and Navjeet Dhillon clinched silver and bronze medals respectively in the women's discuss throw at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday.