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Deepak Kumar upsets Olympic boxing champ, assured of silver

New Delhi, Feb. 27 -- Deepak Kumar has forever lived under the shadow of world championship silver medallist Amit Panghal, who has dominated the flyweight division for the last couple of years and has... Read More


Tokyo Olympics chief needs some luck and a lot of pluck

India, Feb. 26 -- In handing over the reins of Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee to seven-time Olympian Seiko Hashimoto, Japan will be hoping for some lady luck - besides her vast experience in sports, ... Read More


Indian GP 2: Hima wins 200m; long jumper Sreeshankar impresses on return

India, Feb. 25 -- A few rusty throws and jumps and a couple of impressive performances marked the return of India's top track and field athletes to competitive action at the Indian Grand Prix 2 in Pat... Read More


In much-anticipated return, Hima could have 100m showdown with Dutee

India, Feb. 24 -- The much-anticipated return of Hima Das and her 100m showdown with Dutee Chand should headline the Indian Grand Prix II at the National Institute of Sports, Patiala, on Thursday. Hi... Read More


Anand roped in to supervise Indian MNC's global chess league

India, Feb. 24 -- The Covid-19 pandemic has brought with it a host of challenges and possibilities for the world of sport. While competitive sport has been significantly disrupted since the onset of t... Read More


Last year once more: Tokyo qualifiers under the cloud

New Delhi, Feb. 24 -- In a couple of days G Sathiyan, along with the Indian table tennis team, will be on board a flight to Doha for the much-awaited Olympic qualifiers. Both World and Asian qualifier... Read More


Delhi World Cup could break the Tokyo tie

New Delhi, Feb. 23 -- The race for who will represent India in the 10m women's air rifle event at the Tokyo Olympics has now become frenetic. Those who need to pick a team have a welcome but difficult... Read More


Tokyo Olympics boxing qualifier cancellation disaster for Indian boxers: Santiago Nieva

India, Feb. 16 -- The International Olympic Committee's (IOC) decision to cancel the final Tokyo Olympics world boxing qualification event scheduled for Paris in June citing challenges posed by Covid-... Read More


Quelling lockdown blues, race walker trio makes Tokyo Olympics cut

New Delhi, Feb. 15 -- For three months during the lockdown, 20km race walker Sandeep Kumar trained on paddy fields on the sliver of farm land he owns in Haryana's Sureti Jakhar village. At home in Mee... Read More


Quelling lockdown blues, race walker trio makes Tokyo cut

India, Feb. 14 -- For three months during the lockdown, 20km race walker Sandeep Kumar trained on paddy fields on the sliver of farm land he owns in Haryana's Sureti Jakhar village. At home in Meerut,... Read More