Bhawana Jat, who on Saturday booked a Tokyo Olympics berth in 20km race walk event after winning gold in the National Championships, said she is now hoping to be included in the government's Target Olympic Podium Scheme.
Vinesh Phogat, Bajrang Punia recommended for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award by Wrestling Federation of India
The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) recommended recently-crowned Asian Champion Bajrang Punia and last year's Asian Games gold-medallist Vinesh Phogat for the country's highest sporting honour – the Rajeev Khel Ratna award.
Asian Wrestling Championships: Harpreet Singh earns silver, Gyanender claims bronze as India end event with 16 medals
India's overall tally of 16 medals included eight — one gold, three silver and four bronze — won by men's freestyle wrestlers, four bronze by women and three silver and a bronze by Greco-Roman wrestlers
Goalkeeper Niraj Kumar saves penalty as India hold favourites Iran to goalless draw in AFC U-16 Championship
The Indian team held favourites Iran to a goalless draw in the AFC U-16 Championship, with goalkeeper Niraj Kumar coming to India's rescue on several occasions.
Asian Games 2018: Wrestlers Mausam Khatri, Pawan Kumar book places in India's men's squad for mega-event
Celebrated wrestler Sushil Kumar, a two-time Olympic medallist, and CWG gold medallist Bajrang Punia were exempted from the trials by the WFI because of their past performance. They will carry India's hopes in the 74kg and 61kg respectively.
Commonwealth Games 2018: All of 15, Anish Bhanwala sets a new gold standard for shooting, shatters Games record
At the Commonwealth Games shooting final on Friday, where only a shot that would otherwise score 9.7 or higher was counted as a hit, Anish Bhanwala managed 30 to break the record set by David Chapman of Australia, four years ago
Gyanender crashed out of the event after going down in his second repechage round against Ukraine's Dmytro Tsymbaliuk
Harpreet Singh was the lone bright spot for India on the opening day of the Asian Wrestling Championship as he bagged a bronze medal in Greco- Roman 80kg category, even as other Indians failed to put an impressive show on Wednesday
The incident comes after 44 weapons and carcass of protected animals were recovered from shooter Prashant Bishnoi and two national shooters Anil Jaglan and Amit Goel were held for trying to smuggle in 25 pistols.
Heena Sidhu, who had qualified in the 5th position, used her class and finals experience to finish among the medals with a score of 218.8 in the eight-woman final.
On the day of IPL auctions, former Mumbai player Harmeet Singh was held for driving a car onto a railway platform in Mumbai. However, a news agency erroneously tweeted that it was Harpreet who had been arrested
India's Greco-Roman wrestlers got off to a disappointing start at the 1st OG World Olympic Qualifying tournament on Friday as none of them could make it to the medal round in their respective weight categories Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia.
Having missed out on Olympic berths on two occasions, a 15-member Indian team will be determined to book as many quota places as possible when they take the mat at the 1st OG World Qualifying tournament in Ulaanbaatar starting on Friday.
Mumbai made their first Ranji Trophy final in three seasons even though they were denied an outright win with fighting centuries from Madhya Pradesh wicket-keeper batsman Naman Ojha and Harpreet Singh on day five of the semifinal here today.
India's Greco-Roman wrestlers continued their disappointing show at the ongoing World Championship with just one out of four managing to enter the repechage round before losing his bout, here today.
Indian men's team narrowly missed out on the bronze medal, finishing fourth in the 25 metre rapid fire pistol event of the 17th Asian Games at the Ongnyeon International Shooting Range.
In total, Indian shooters have accounted for four golds, nine silvers and four bronzes from the Glasgow Games.
Shooter Harpreet Singh survived two rounds of nerve-wrecking shoot-off and brushed aside a penalty point docked on him to claim silver in the men’s 25m rapid fire pistol event of the Commonswealth Games.
Punjab Police on Monday booked yoga guru Ramdev for hurting the religious sentiments of Sikhs.