IOA-IOC meeting fruitful, solution on logjam likely: Sources | More sports News

NEW DELHI: The meeting between Indian officials and their International Olympic Committee (IOC) counterparts in Lausanne, Switzerland, went well on Tuesday in the form of a resolution on the amendment of IAO constitution to hold elections before December could be reached, sources said. While addressing a final warning to the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to … Read more

‘Frustrated’ Mali basketball duo sorry for World Cup fight | More sports News

SYDNEY: Two Malian players apologized on Tuesday after battling at the Women’s Basketball World Cup, with the governing body FIBA open an investigation into the incident. The fight broke out in a media area during the Sydney tournament on Monday and was caught on camera as Serbia Sasa Cado was interviewed. Serbia defeated Mali 81-68. … Read more

I want to be in the Indian team, but I am scared too: Heena Sidhu | More sports News

PUNE: Heena Sidhu has faced many sticky situations over his 16-year career, but the dilemma facing the gun shooter these days is more than complicated. The mother of a 10-month-old girl is back in competitive shooting, and it’s not easy. The world Cup The gold medal-winning pistol shooter went to the shooting team for the … Read more

FIBA investigating fight between Mali players at Women’s World Cup | More sports News

SYDNEY: The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) opened an investigation on Tuesday after two Malian players were filmed fighting after their team was eliminated from the Women’s World Cup. The incident came after Mali lost 81-68 to Serbia in their Group B clash in Sydney on Monday – their fourth consecutive defeat in the tournament. The … Read more

One forgets ABCD of sport if he is away from training for 3-4 years, says shooter Vijay Kumar | More sports News

NEW DELHI: Returning to high-flying shooting after a long sabbatical, Olympic silver medalist Vijay Kumar thinks athletes could ‘forget the ABCD of sport’ if they stay away from the action for three or four years. London games Incidentally, silver medalist pistol shooter Kumar had taken a long break from shooting to focus on his career … Read more

Advani, Kothari, Sitwala get direct entry into IBSF World Billiards Championship | More sports News

NEW DELHI: The best Indian players Pankaj Advani, Surav Kothari and Dhruv Sitwala were allowed to enter directly into the IBSF World Billiards Championship which will be held in Kuala Lumpur from October 4 to 8. The other Indians who will participate in the championship are Dhvaj Haria, Loukic PathareS Srikrishna and Rohan Jambusaria The … Read more

Bhavani Devi to test skills in National Games to prepare for bigger events | More sports News

NEW DELHI: First Indian fencer to qualify for the Olympics, Bhavani Devi seeks to test its new techniques and strategies during the National Games and use them at major upcoming events. The 29-year-old Commonwealth Gold Medal winner Fencing Last month’s championship will be one of the attractions of the multi-sport event in Gujarat. “I changed … Read more

Indian Equestrian team wins bronze on debut at Women’s International Tent Pegging Championship | More sports News

NEW DELHI: India’s equestrian team win historic bronze medal on debut in women’s event International Tent Pegging Championship in Wadi Rum in Jordan. The Indian team included Ritika Dahia, Priyanka Bhardwaj and Khushi Singh. A total of 14 countries competed and the Indian team made their presence felt from their debut, finishing 136 points behind … Read more