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Sep 18, 2018
China Open 2018: PV Sindhu powers past Japan's Saena Kawakami in straight games to enter pre-quarter-finalsOlympic and World Championship silver-medallist PV Sindhu on Tuesday progressed to the pre-quarterfinals of the USD one million China Open World Tour Super 1000 tournament.
Sep 14, 2018
Wrestling World Championships: Sushil Kumar’s pullout puts spotlight on unheralded Jitender KumarThe towering presence of Sushil Kumar and Narsingh Yadav in his weight category meant despite his impressive frame of over six feet, Jitender Kumar was always overshadowed.
Sep 11, 2018
Asian Games gold medallist Amit Panghal nominated for Arujna Awards by BFIAmit, who claimed the light flyweight (49kg) category gold after defeating reigning Olympic champion Hasanboy Dusmatov of Uzbekistan in the Asiad final, joined Sonia Lather and Gaurav Bidhuri in the list of boxing nominees for the second highest sporting honour after the Khel Ratna.
Sep 06, 2018
Former shooter Anjali Bhagwat backs young Manu Bhaker to come good, advises not to get bogged down by failuresManu is currently competing in the ISSF World Championships in Changwon, South Korea, where despite shooting a creditable 574 in qualifying, she couldn’t make the cut for the finals of her pet 10m air pistol event.
Sep 03, 2018
Asian Games 2018: How 16-year-old Harshita Tomar journeyed from laid-back Hoshangabad to Jakarta podiumWith the bronze medal in her kitty, Harshita's next target is Olympics qualification and the first test for the same is in November at the World Championships.
Aug 28, 2018
Asian Games 2018: PV Sindhu's medal at Jakarta doesn't signify a silver lining but resembles a dark cloudNo one knows that better than PV Sindhu. For the umpteenth time, she came all set to break a jinx and failed. It has happened once again as she has lost the Asian Games women’s singles final to Chinese Taipei’s Tai Tzu Ying
Aug 27, 2018
Asian Games 2018: Hima Das' determination and belief in silver medal win draws her level with gold medallist Salwa Eid NaserIn 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.
Aug 17, 2018
Asian Games 2018: Lack of depth in women's squad may hurt India's chances in team event, says Aparna Popat"We are not able to nurture the talent to the potential of a Saina or a Sindhu. The other players haven't been consistent too," says former shuttler Aparna Popat
Aug 16, 2018
Asian Games 2018: Vikas Krishan, Sarjubala Devi lead India's charge in boxing as pugilists aim to continue fine formLed by the likes of Vikas Krishan, Manoj Kumar and Sarjubala Devi, Indian boxing contingent will hope to build on a creditable Commowealth Games performance in the upcoming Asian Games.
Aug 08, 2018
Asian Games 2018: PV Sindhu hopes to do better at upcoming games, despite lack of preparation timePV Sindhu believes Indian shuttlers haven't got enough time to prepare for the Asian Games but expects the team to deliver more than just the one bronze medal claimed in the 2014 edition.