Tag Archives: Athletes


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India celebrates Independence Day, athletes across the country...

India is celebrating its 72nd Independence Day on Wednesday and prominent athletes up and down the country have taken to social networking sites to wish the nation. Since gaining independence in 1947, India has been...

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Athletics

Uttar Pradesh athletes threaten fast over Asiad snub

The Athletics Federation of India’s (AFI) selection of the 4x400m relay squad for the Asian Games has run into a controversy. UP sprinters Prachi and Chhavi Sharawat, who finished third and fourth respectively at the...

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Asian Games

India announces 524 athletes for Asian Games

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) today announced a 524-member contingent of athletes for the August 18-September 2 Asian Games in Indonesia where they will vie for medals in 36 disciplines. The contingent comprises 277 men...

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Power Lifting

Faridabad shines at National Power Lifting Championship

Ranchi recently organised the National Power Lifting Championship amid much enthusiasm among the participants. A total of 700 athletes took part in the competition with Haryana winning 5 medals. Ravindra Singh won 2 golds in...

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Athletes

Why Athletes are among the most Motivated people...

We’ve all heard of stories of top level athletes making a comeback when they were down and out. Stories of grit and determination, of winning against odds, of proving critics wrong. But why does motivation...

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Boxing

Boxing continues to be a stronghold for India...

India has had a rich history of winning medals at the Commonwealth Games and the boxing contingent looks all set to build on that. Being a core sport, boxing has been included in the CWG...

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Seema Punia

Seema Punia overcomes odds to qualify for 4th...

Experience is made of gold, and discus thrower Seema Punia proved that in the Federation Cup being held in Patiala on Monday. The tournament, which is a trial for athletes willing to take part in...

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Commonwealth Games

Strict Qualification marks ensure only the best athletes...

India, unfortunately, is not a powerhouse in the world of Olympic sport. Except cricket, various sports are still in nascent stage of being recognised and bringing laurels to the country at world events. But the...

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Winter Olympics

Underdogs rule the roost at the Winter Olympics

The Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018 which concluded on 25th February were an epitome of the phrase “There’s no guarantee in sports, anything can happen”. With more than 2,900 athletes representing 92 nations fighting for gold,...

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Commonwealth Games

Athletes’ Commonwealth Games qualification shattered by shabby New...

Poor organisation has shattered the dreams of elite athletes taking part in the IDBI Federal Life Insurance New Delhi Marathon who had hoped to achieve the 2018 Commonwealth Games qualifying time of two hours, 12...

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