Asian Games
Jharkhand  /  Published 04.06.20

Former Asian Games cyclist receives help

The steel city cycling fraternity has decided to extend financial support to former Asian Games cyclist Swaran Singh who is struggling to make ends meet. About 15 former cyclists have decided to poo...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Sports  /  Published 19.09.19

Injured tigress reaches goal

One of the most disturbing images of Rio 2016 was the sight of Vinesh Phogat writhing in pain on the mat, with her coach, medical staff and opponent forming a circle around her, trying to figure out h...
By Elora Sen in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 21.07.19

Hima returns to 400m run, grabs 5th gold in July

Indian sprinter Hima Das extended her sensational run by claiming her fifth gold of the month as she returned to her pet 400 m competition with a season-best time of 52.09 seconds here.The timing on S...

Sports  /  Published 16.02.20

Joshna eyes Asian Games, CWG

Winning eighteen national titles is no joke. Staying motivated for more is even harder. But squash player Joshna Chinappa, who clinched her 18th national title in Chennai on Saturday, doesn’t want t...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta


Sports  /  Published 06.02.20

Anguish over budget’s Khelo focus

“We seem to have shot ourselves in the foot.”That’s how Raninder Singh, the National Rifle Association of India president, described the budgetary allocation for the ministry of youth affairs an...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 17.11.18

Teenager is waiting to make a splash, but he needs a push

He will turn 18 in a couple of months and has worn a confident swagger for a couple of years now. The backstroke specialist draws from his performances to justify that. Srihari Nataraj is easily India...
By G. Rajaraman

Sports  /  Published 20.09.18

Needed the medal for my family: Swapna Barman

Medal ta aamar family-r jonnyo khub dorkar chhilo (The medal was very much needed for my family),” Swapna Barman reflects aloud as she ambles with t2 along the blue synthetic track lining the athlet...
By Sudeshna Banerjee

Sports  /  Published 28.08.19

Focused Fouaad Mirza’s rise & ‘falls’

Fouaad Mirza has several firsts to his credit. He is the first civilian who won an individual medal (silver) in eventing for India at the Asian Games last year. He will be the first civilian who will ...
By Madhumita Ganguly in Calcutta

India  /  Published 19.05.19

Track queen Dutee opens up on same-sex relationship

Sprint queen Dutee Chand had won her country two silver medals at last year’s Jakarta Asian Games. The challenge she now faces is from an unlikely opponent — her own family.The 23-year-old has gon...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar


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