Sports Authority Of India
Sports  /  Published 24.08.21

Anju sees a bit of herself in Shaili

Small, frail and not even in top three – that was Shaili Singh when Anju Bobby George first saw her. But the iconic Indian long jumper still decided to mentor her as she found the youngster to b...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 23.08.21

Syed Hakim passes away

Syed Shahid Hakim, former India footballer and member of the 1960 Rome Olympics squad, passed away on Sunday at a hospital in Gulbarga, Karnataka. Hakim saab, as he was popularly known, was 82. In h...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 10.08.21

WFI suspends Vinesh Phogat for indiscipline

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) on Tuesday temporarily suspended star grappler Vinesh Phogat for indiscipline during her forgettable Tokyo Olympics campaign and also i...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 13.07.21

Tokyo Olympics: Sailors first to leave

Olympic host city Tokyo entered a new state of emergency on Monday, less than two weeks before the Games begin. With the pandemic having changed the normal build-up to an Olympics, most members of th...
By Our bureau & Agencies in Calcutta, Tokyo

Sports  /  Published 04.06.21

Experienced PV Sindhu feels no pressure

PV Sindhu, one of India’s top medal hopes at the Tokyo Olympics, feels she is now more prepared than she was when she won the silver medal at the Rio Games, which was her debut Olympics. &ldquo...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta


Sports  /  Published 31.05.21

Neeraj gets nod

By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 30.05.21

Bajrang turns to Russia for Games practice

India’s top wrestler and Tokyo Olympics medal prospect Bajrang Punia will be travelling to Russia next month for training. “Before Olympics, I need more training. The last 18 months have ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 13.05.21

Neeraj Chopra shuts out Covid news

The raging second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic has left India in a precarious position. News of sufferings and deaths are dominating the media space. Like every Indian Neeraj Chopra, star javelin thr...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 08.05.21

Sathiyan working on variations

India paddler Sathiyan Gnanasekaran on Friday is determined to put on a grand show at the Tokyo Olympics and is working on different variations. “We (coach S. Raman and himself) are working on ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 29.04.21

Sharath looks forward to Games with hope

Sharath Kamal, Indian table tennis’ long-standing star, feels he is mentally in a better place now than he was last year, even though the deadly second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic is creating ...
By Elora Sen in Calcutta


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