Deepak Punia, two other wrestlers are COVID-19 positive

Besides the Olympic-bound Punia (86kg), the other two wrestlers who have tested positive for the virus are Navin (65kg) and Krishan (125kg). All three are part of a national camp at the SAI Centre in Sonepat ahead of which the wrestlers are in quarantine.

Hima Das, Neeraj Chopra, Pullela Gopichand to spearhead the IDBI Federal #FutureFearless Champions Challenge

“We are delighted to see the #FutureFearless Champions Challenge initiative which recognizes the Sports Stars of India and encourages participants to take a holistic approach to fitness. Fitness is the key driver for well-being in these testing times,” says Adille Sumariwalla, President – Athletics Federation of India.

Tokyo Olympics-bound Vikas Krishan gets SAI nod to train in US

“It will be a very good experience for Vikas. He”s been in the national team for so many years and for him, it is a good time to go and do a little bit different,” Nieva said.

Amazon app quiz September 7, 2020: Get answers to these five questions to win Rs 20,000 in Amazon Pay balance

Amazon app quiz is now live. As part of today’s quiz, the e-tailer is giving the participants a chance to win Rs 20,000 in Amazon Pay balance. For those unaware, the Amazon quiz starts daily at 8am and will run through 12pm. The quiz comprises of a set of five questions based on general knowledge […]

Pankaj Advani opens up about winning the World Billiards and Snooker Championships back-to-back in 2017

The show, which was launched on 28 August 2020 with India’s only individual Olympic Gold medallist Abhinav Bindra as its first guest, is conceptualized and produced by India’s leading sports marketing firm, Baseline Ventures. “The Finish Line” is being presented by Induslnd Bank and is powered by Muse Wearables.

Could have done better, hope I am given special shoes: Asian Games gold medallist Swapna Barman

Meanwhile, Hima Das, who returned from the Asian Games with a gold and two silver, said she was happy with her performance. She won a gold in women’s 4x400m relay and silver each in women’s 400m and mixed 4x400m relay. She set two national records in two days. She qualified for the final with a […]

Journey for 2020 Tokyo Olympics begins now: Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore to Indian Asian Games stars

He said an athlete should never shy away from obstacles. “You did not reach here easily. You had to overcome many obstacles but because of these obstacles you are what you are today. Don’t think about obstacles, only think about your capabilities,” Rathore said.

Funds for 2020 Olympics will be distributed with surgical precision: Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) September 4, 2018 Rathore reiterated that the Khelo India School Games, which started only this year, will be a game-changer for Indian sports. He, however, remained non-committal on the possibility of India hosting any big-ticket event like Commonwealth or Asian Games in the near future. “If the Asian Games and Commonwealth […]

BFI recommends more women representation; revamped Women’s Commission to look into all issues related to women boxers

“It is very important that since our men and women boxers are both doing well, a similar outlook should also be brought in the running of the federation. Hence this is something that was proposed in the EC meeting and we will take it up in the coming months,” said BFI President, Ajay Singh.