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Asian Games
Jharkhand  /  Published 19.07.20

Cyclist gets financial help from US

Swaran Singh is a former cyclist who represented India in the 1970 Asian Games in Bangkok. Now, he works as a security guard at Vijaya Homes in Baridih. Three siblings from the US have come forward t...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Sports  /  Published 28.10.19

Bridge duo aim to play their cards right

In September 2018, Pranab Bardhan and Shibhnath Dey Sarkar won the gold in the men’s pair event of the bridge competition at the Asian Games.And suddenly a veil seemed to lift from the sport which, ...
By Madhumita Ganguly in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 22.02.20

Maidan great no more

Former India footballer Ashoke Chatterjee passed away at a city hospital in the wee hours of Saturday. He was 78. Chatterjee, a striker, made his national team debut against Japan in the Merdeka Cup i...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 11.02.20

Ministry set to probe

The sports ministry is contemplating an inquiry into an “unauthorised” Indian team’s participation in a ‘circle style’ kabaddi World Cup in Pakistan, which has kicked up a storm. The players...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 27.11.19

Track to range, a mother-son story

One blazed the tracks in her heydays, while the other is yearning to shoot to glory. That is the story of Jyotirmoyee Sikdar and her son Avrojyoti.It is not easy to take up a sport in India, and when ...
By Elora Sen in Calcutta

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Sports  /  Published 09.03.20

Mary Kom, Panghal qualify

Six-time world champion M C Mary Kom (51kg) qualified for Tokyo Olympics by advancing to the Asian Qualifiers' semi-final with a comfortable win over the Philippines's Irish Magno, here on Monday.Seco...
By PTI in Amman

Sports  /  Published 03.08.19

Equestrianism stares at uncertain future

Jakarta Asian Games 2018. The Indian team ends with two silver medals in its kitty. The country had been medal-less in equestrianism in the 2014 Asian Games and secured a lone bronze in 2006 (in 2010,...
By Madhumita Ganguly in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.09.18

National pat for Jharkhand archery hub

The archery training school where Asian Games silver medallist Madhumita Kumari honed her skills, making the country and Jharkhand proud, has been named by Khelo India as a talent identification centr...
By A.S.R.P. Mukesh in Ranchi

Sports  /  Published 12.09.19

Amit eyes Tokyo glory

Dharmendra’s movies and homecooked wholesome Punjabi food are the things that make Amit Panghal happy. But the Asian Games gold medallist and the reigning Asian champion has set himself another goal...
By Elora Sen in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 26.09.19

Swapna predicts bright future

Swapna Barman, the Asian Games gold medal-winning heptathlete, feels India will fare much better at the World Athletics Championships, which begin in Doha on Friday, than it did in the previous editio...
By Madhumita Ganguly in Calcutta


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