How Vinesh Phogat beat ‘nature’ and her own ‘demons’ to win a historic World Championships medal | More sports News

Every attempt failed. The closest this author has come to getting Vinesh Phogat on the other side of a phone call was when she reached Belgrade airport to catch her flight home. “Woh shopping karne gayi hai (she went shopping),” the coach said Jitender Yadav. Phone didn’t connect an hour later, Whatsapp messages showed only … Read more

World Wrestling Championships: Olympic medallist Ravi Dahiya out of medal contention | More sports News

BELGRADE: India, Olympic silver medalist Ravi Dahiya was not in contention for a medal in the world wrestling championships after losing to Uzbekistan Gulomjon Abdullaev in the 57 kg qualifying round on Friday. While Dahiya made an early exit, naveen entered the bronze medal match after defeating world No. 4 Syrbaz Talgat of Uzbekistan in … Read more

Indian CWG medal winner para sportsperson under dope scanner after morphine found in sample | More sports News

NEW DELHI: An Indian medalist in a para-sport event at the recent Commonwealth Games in Birmingham is currently under the doping scanner after taking morphine, a banned substance under the WADA Code, was found in his urine sample, sources said. India Paralympic Committee (PCI), the governing body for all parasports in the country, said CWG … Read more

BWF World Championships: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty sign off with a maiden bronze medal in men’s doubles competition | Badminton News

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty (Photo AFP) TOKYO: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty picked up a first bronze medal in the men’s doubles competition at the World Championships after being narrowly beaten by Malaysia’s Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik in the semi-finals here on Friday. India’s world number 7 pair were flattered to cheat … Read more

Satwiksairaj Reddy-Chirag Shetty claim India’s first men’s doubles medal at World Championships | Badminton News

India’s star doubles pair Satwiksairaj Reddy and Chirag Shetty secured a first World Championship medal after stunning world number 2 Takuro Hoki and Japan’s Yugo Kobayashi in the quarter-finals here on Friday. TOKYO: pair of Star Indian men’s doubles Satwiksairaj Reddy and Chirag Shetty secure a first medal at the World’s Championships after superb world … Read more

IOA felicitates CWG medal winners with cash awards | More sports News

NEW DELHI: The Indian Olympic Association (AIO) on Saturday congratulated the Birmingham Commonwealth Games medalists and presented them with cash prizes at a reception. While the gold medalists received a cash reward of Rs 20 lakh each, the silver and bronze winners were enriched by Rs 10 lakh and Rs 7.5 lakh, respectively. 𝗖𝗹𝗮𝘀𝘀 𝗼𝗳 … Read more

CWG 2022: Neeraj Chopra’s heroics inspired young athletes’ medal rush | Commonwealth Games 2022 News

Young Indian athletes take center stage at CWGBENGALURU: A series of superb performances by Indian jumpers, led by triple jumpers Eldhose Paul and Abdulla Aboobacker and middle distance runner Avinash martenpropelled India to 12th place in the athletics medal table, sixth overall, and ensured that the absence of the Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra was not … Read more

CWG 2022: Full list of Indian medal winners | Commonwealth Games 2022 News

The 22nd Commonwealth Games came to a close on Monday after 12 days of relentless and uninterrupted sporting action. The Indian team finished fourth in the points standings, behind Australia (178 medals), England (176 medals) and Canada (92 medals). In total, Indian athletes won 22 gold, 16 silver and 23 bronze medals, for a total … Read more

CWG 2022: Capsule of India’s gold medal winners | Commonwealth Games 2022 News

BIRMINGHAM: With a rich haul of 61 medals (22 gold, 16 silver and 23 bronze) at this edition of the Commonwealth Games here, the Birmingham Games have proven to be one of the most memorable editions for the Indian contingent of 210 people. From athletics to racquet sports, cricket to hockey, boxing to wrestling, Indian … Read more

Harmanpreet Kaur rues trend of mistakes in big finals after missing CWG gold medal | Commonwealth Games 2022 News

BIRMINGHAM: Heartbroken after a Commonwealth Games (CWG) gold medal eluded them, the Indian skipper Harmanpreet Kaur insisted on the need to stop repeating the same mistakes in ‘title clashes’, saying that in the future the ‘mental block’ must be broken. The Indian team came close to winning the coveted gold in the CWG women’s cricket … Read more