Asian Games
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

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

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...


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