National Championships News
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.
India Open silver-medallist Vanlal Duati challenges semi-final defeat to Ritu at National Championships, says she 'feels robbed'
The Boxing Federation of India has assured Duati of a decision on her appeal by 7am on Sunday
Chand also shattered the 100m national record with a time of 11.22 seconds during the semi-finals on way to the gold medal in Ranchi.
Manjit Singh was behind two-three runners at the final bend but ran past Jinson and others in the final stretch to win the gold. Manjit ran a personal best of 1:46.15 while Jinson clocked 1:46.35.
Commonwealth Games 2018: Long jumper M Sreeshankar diagnosed with appendicitis, will miss out on Gold Coast event
Sreeshankar, who had won the gold in men's long jump at the Federation Cup National Championships at Patiala, is set to be operated at his home town of Palakkad in Kerala.
Sarita Devi said, "I would be aiming to raise the problems faced by women boxers because I have practical experience of how things work."
Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal sailed into the women's singles second round of the China Open Superseries Premier with a straight-game win over USA's Beiwan Zhang on Wednesday.
When asked why AITA has left it to complainant to provide evidence, the federation's secretary general Hironmoy Chatterjee said, "It's to ensure that only genuine complaints come up before us."
PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth get direct entry into quarter-finals of National Championships
World Championship silver medallist PV Sindhu (World No 2), bronze medallist Saina Nehwal (World No 12) will only be seen in action from the last eight stage.
AITA likely to recommend top players to take part in Nationals with exemptions for 'established' players
Unless AITA makes it compulsory, players such as Yuki Bhambri, Ramkumar Ramanathan, Rohan Bopanna won't come despite the fact that winning the national championship now is lucrative.