In conversation with Jonathan Selvaraj, India's Bhuvneshwar Kumar, explains his rare craft- swing bowling.
The situation was made worse in recent years when boxers couldn’t even compete in invitational tournaments after the Indian Federation was banned by the international body AIBA.
While the national record of 49.51 is a long term goal, Pal is modest about his short term targets.
Even as her competitors failed to move beyond 3.60m, Surekha cleared each subsequent jump with ease.
Beant SIngh, a young runner has a number of heroes whom he look up to, including Olympic silver medalist Sushil Kumar.
L Surya had been close on Jaisha’s heels but ultimately trailed in nearly 40m behind the winner.
The National Open Athletics Championships, which begins at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium Sunday, isn’t a laughing matter.
Once a regular in the national team, Gurbaj was one of the casualties of the squad after India’s debacle at the Olympics.
Dinda’s final figures of 3/40 don’t really do justice to the way he terrorised the West’s batsmen.
Saurabh Tiwary, who has represented India in ODIs, cracked 109 for East Zone, his 11th first-class ton.
Ankit Bawne cracked a ton, his ninth first class century and second in consecutive years of Duleep Trophy.
Not for the first time had the Bengal batsman appeared to have made his mark but for fate to chose otherwise.
Dhoni spent much of his time at the Heritage Motoring Club of India stall that housed several vintage models.
Scandals have been as much a part of the sport as bloodied noses, hooks to the gut and grazed cheekbones.
With no other place to go to, Dutee headed home to Chaka Gopalpur, where she watched the CWG on television.
Having missed the mark at Federation Cup, Maheshwary had headed to the IAAF Intercontinental Cup in Morocco last week
What shocked the triple jumper into finding his rhythm wasn't advice from his coach or a brainwave, but simply resignation.
With Seema Punia not taking part in the women's discus throw, Krishna Poonia won the event.
It would have been enough to win a bronze medal at the last Asian Games.
Joseph had to spend from his own pocket to compete in the European Grand Prix in Belgium, Finland and Sweden.
Ram had won the race with a time of 13:49:17 seconds, eclipsing the previous meet record of 13:52:64s.
Joseph Abraham won gold at the last Asian Games.
Ad-hoc committee says request came from CWG boxers, but most pugilists claim they were caught unawares.
National coach Gurbax Sandhu admits his boxers have little time to recover, but says there are few options.
Glasgow provides Sarita Devi, who inspired Mary a chance to finally step out of the shadow.
Jonathan Selvaraj meets national triple jump record holder Arpinder as he prepares for his sternest test yet.
It’s clear their debacle in the 2010 World Cup continues to haunt the French national football team.
The term WAGs (wives and girlfriends) came into its own at the 2006 World Cup in Germany.
Sol Beni, the football academy of Asec Mimosas FC, rivals Barcelona in producing top-class football players.
The Indian hockey team has had a reputation of losing games owing to last-minutes strikes by the opposition.
Jangra admits that a win over Mary doesn’t mean much by itself.
On her return to the ring, Mary Kom missed out on a berth for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.
The bout was a closely fought contest, which saw two of the three judges scoresheets tied.
If Krishan is ruled out of Friday's final bout, it would mean a walkover for reigning middleweight champ Vijender.
Devendro gets better of Saini, the man who headbutted him at Cup trial ten months back.
Vohra and Patel made contrasting 42 runs to assure KXIP a play-off berth after defeating DD by four wickets.