Tokyo Olympics 2020: Dipa Karmakar to Milkha Singh, Indian athletes who narrowly missed medals at previous Games
Here, we take a look at Indian athletes, who left the medal-starved nation heartbroken at Olympics:
The 'Payyoli Express' said it was her coach OM Nambiar, who introduced her to Milkha and she never missed an opportunity to learn the tricks of the trade from him.
PT Usha took to social media and requested Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan to vaccinate athletes who will take part in the upcoming National Inter-State Championships.
The senior selection committee, to be chaired by Randhawa, will have former chief coach Bahadur Singh, Bahadur Singh Saggu, Krishna Poonia, Jyotirmoyee Sikdar, Uday Prabhu, Praveen Jolly and Gopal Saini as other members.
PV Sindhu confident more women will win medal for country in future, says 'hard work is key to success'
India's champion shuttler PV Sindhu feels more women will win medals for the country in future. Sindhu recently won the BBC Indian Sportswoman of the Year 2019.
Indian Sports Honours annual ceremony to be held in Mumbai on Friday; top performers in 17 sports to be felicitated
The winners of 11 categories were decided by ISH Jury members comprising of Pullela Gopichand, Abhinav Bindra, Sardar Singh, Mahesh Bhupathi, PT Usha and Anjali Bhagwat
India's sprint legend PT Usha honoured with Vetran Pin by IAAF in recognition of her contribution to sport
PT Usha was on Wednesday presented the Veteran Pin by IAAF chief Sebastian Coe during the 52nd Congress of the athletics body.
PT Usha appointed Athletes Commission member of Asian Athletics Association; former sprinter calls it 'great honour '
The 55-year-old Usha, who was the leading sprinter of her time in Asia, will be one of the six members of the AAA Athletes Commission, to be headed by 1992 Olympics gold medallist hammer thrower Andrey Abduvaliyev of Uzbekistan.
Asian Games 2018: India's sprinter Dutee Chand says she cherishes 100m silver more than her 200m win
With the double, Dutee joined her illustrious compatriots such as PT Usha in the list of athletes, who have won more than one medal at the Asian Games.
Asian Games 2018: Powered by PT Usha's pep talk, Jinson Johnson sets aside 800m disappointment to take 1500m gold
Jinson Johnson's pride and self-confidence restored after Usha’s uplifting words, he went about constructing his 1500m triumph after losing gold in the 800m event to compatriot Manjit Singh.
Asian Games 2018: Double silver medalist Dutee Chand fearful of future, says could be made to 'suffer' again
Dutee Chand won a court battle for her right to compete with her hormonal imbalance, and has achieved silvers in Jakarta in both the 100m and 200m – only the second Indian woman ever to do so, after sprint queen PT Usha.
Asian Games 2018: Hima Das' determination and belief in silver medal win draws her level with gold medallist Salwa Eid Naser
In Hima Das, there is a determination, a belief. She does have the contours of an unhewn rock. Yet, she is an athlete for the big occasion, the athlete with an extra dimension, fearless and not easily intimidated.
Asian Games 2018: Silver medallist Tintu Luka pulls out of confirmatory trials, out of marquee event
Luka's mentor and sprint legend PT Usha has written to the AFI, saying that her ward will not be able to take part in the confirmatory trial as she has not recovered from her heel injury
Hima Das needs timely intervention of Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, not just a shower of awards and goodies
Hima Das deserves a shot at fame and fortune. If she succeeds she could be the flag bearer of Indian athletes’ aspirations. And there is no better system than the NCAA to make it happen.
Neeraj and Seema were exempted from the just-concluded National Interstate Athletics Championships in Guwahati but they have been asked to undergo a confirmatory trial on 15 August.
Asian Games 2018: Dutee Chand, Sudha Singh book berth in mega event; Javelin thrower Shivpal Singh qualifies
The 23-year-old from Varanasi is expected to be named in the Indian team for the Asian Games on June 30 along with star athlete Neeraj Chopra who has been exempted from taking part in this meet which serves as the final selection trial to pick the Indian track and field team.
"The main aim is to win an Olympic medal. I can’t even imagine what that would mean to track-and-field in the country," said Neeraj Chopra.
Neeraj Chopra became only the fifth Indian athlete to have won a track and field gold medal at the Commonwealth Games after throwing 86.47m.
Bhutia said, "The pyramid structure of Khelo India will have a strong and lasting impact at the grassroots level. It is important that we reach out to the kids and encourage them to go out and play."
International Hockey Federation (FIH) chief Narinder Batra is set to be elected as the president of Indian Olympic Association (IOA) during its Annual General Body Meeting, in New Delhi on Thursday.