Vikas Krishan won the right to participate in his second Olympics after reaching the semifinal of the 2016 AIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament.
Four more athletes qualifying for the Rio Games swelled India’s Olympics contingent to hundred for the first time.
Dutee Chand will be only the second Indian woman sprinter to participate in the Olympics — PT Usha competed in the 100 m and 200 at the 1980 Moscow Games.
Mirabai Chanu lifted a total of 192 kg bettering Kunjarani Devi’s old record for total lift by 2 kg.
Last year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had led the crowd in performing what were strictly traditional yoga poses.
By fighting APB contest, Vikas Krishan would earn right to compete in 2016 APB and WSB Olympic Qualifier in Vargas.
Vikas Krishan is currently in Bhiwani ahead of competing in India’s first ever AIBA Pro Boxing (APB) fight night on June 11.
Vijender Singh has been unbeaten since turning pro last year, winning all his six contests so far via knockouts.
Muhammad Ali was never the heaviest puncher -- his relatively modest record 37 knockouts in 56 wins would attest to that.
Vijender Singh is scheduled to fight for the WBO Asia title belt on July 16 in the national capital.
Ahead of much-awaited HC hearing, Sushil performs havan while Narsingh carries on training at Sonepat
Divya Sain was initially not supposed to take part in the practice session owing to a slight injury she was carrying on her knee.
With 12 quotas up for grabs, MC Mary Kom, Sarita Devi and Pooja Rani will have to reach the semis to assure themselves a ticket to Rio 2016 Olympics.
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Lalita Babar who had already qualified for the Olympics at the World Championships last year was expecting to run a time in the 9:45:00 range.
Pinki Pramanik returning to national level competition after an eight-year gap, finished seventh in the race with a timing of 12.33 seconds.
Based on hand timings, four athletes appeared to have set national records and two might have qualified for the Rio Games.
None of the 18 Indians who have already met the Olympic qualification mark will be taking part in the Indian GP.
Shiva Thapa had become India’s first boxer to qualify for the Rio Olympics when he finished second in Asia Oceania Olympic qualifiers in China.
While Shiva Thapa was the top seed in the bantamweight (56kg) division his outsized confidence wasn’t entirely justified.
Dheeraj Rangi’s optimism is echoed by other members of the 13-boxer strong squad, which will compete in the Quianán event that gets underway from March 25.
Kevin Owens' journey towards becoming a wrestler began after watching a tape of Wrestlemania XI featuring Shawn Michaels and Diesel.
Mary spoke to The Indian Express about her plans leading up to the Rio Games and the relationship she shares with junior boxers from the country.
Shiva Thapa’s bout against Rao had to be stopped after former develops a cut above his right eye.
In the eastern end of the country, conditions were far from ideal for Neeraj Chopra, who turned 19 just a couple of months ago
Having made an impressive start to his pro career, Vijender Singh is set to compete in a WBO sanctioned title-bout in June.
Vikas Krishan had the opportunity to compete in the WSB too a couple of years ago but turned down that opportunity.
At Ambala, we were told that roadblocks had been laid and traffic was being stopped by violent protesters. No driver was willing to risk the four-hour journey down NH1 to Delhi. Trains were not running either.
Pink Jangra, 25, is seen as Mary Kom’s toughest competitor at the national level.
Tejaswin Shankar says he is expecting to clear the 2.16m mark at the South Asian Games.
Only 15, Haryana weightlifter Deepak Lather is the youngest Indian with a national record.
Weightlifting was hard enough to begin with and Jimjang Deru also missed life back in the mountaintop village of Jang.
The whistle-stop show, headlined by Roman Reigns, lives up to its billing, pleasing the aficionados.
Ritu, almost comically, chases her opponent and picks up two points with another takedown to make the score 10-0.
Sarita Devi didn’t qualify for London Olympics, she isn’t intending to fall short this time around.
Considering how he's blitzed through his competition, Vijender Singh may seem to be a man in a hurry and in many ways its true.
Curiosity is high about the real India and the food we actually eat — not sell. It’s been a rather complex cauldron for the uninitiated to dip into, both at home and abroad.