‘The win has come after a long time and it feels great to become the first winner of the Golconda Masters in its first edition’
Last year, Chahat claimed silver medal in senior nationals in Kolkata, also three titles in CBSE nationals.
National games netball competition director Lalit Jiwani also lodged a complaint of cheating and forgery.
Last weekend, Tarini was constantly checking the website of the World Chess Federation (FIDE).
Chief coach Sandhu’s partnership with Fernandez dates back to 1993 when the Cuban joined the national camp.
Dwyer scored both his goals in the space of two minutes as Punjab beat Lancers 4-2.
Cheema finished tied 12th and Chadha finished tied 37th to make the cut for this year’s Asian Tour card.
Fernandez will continue being a part of the Indian set-up, SAI said.
With four tournaments this season, Lahiri will hope to match Lipski in Asian Order of Merit.
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.
The boxer from Danoud village recalled the incident that resulted in the arrest of a bail offender, but left him injured.
With kickboxing not an option in the school curriculum at the higher level, Narender opted for Wushu.
Fighting odds, four unsung athletes challenged existing norms and carved a name for themselves in Incheon.
Monika (21), who is a midfielder, started playing hockey in 2005 at Government School, Sector 44.
A young Khushbir never showed an inclination for athletics till her older sister Harjeet Kaur opted for 3,000 metre event.
Amit Bhattacharjee tells Nitin Sharma what makes his ward Abhinav Bindra special.
Chief athletics coach Bahadur Singh talks about the challenges the Indian athletics face at the Asian Games.
The boxing coach had also filed an RTI with regard to the Arjuna award being given to Jai Bhagwan while Manoj was being ignored.
Returning to the Indian team after a doping ban, relay trio talk to Nitin Sharma about their dark days.
The 33-year-old is the seniormost member of the squad and known for his open guard style of play.
Giving up the sport after Olympics heart break, Vikas returns to the ring hungrier and wiser, writes Nitin Sharma.
2010 Commonwealth Games gold medalists in boxing - Manoj Kumar and Paramjit Samota - have cried foul.
Little-known athletes had their share of fame when they won their 1st CWG medal in Glasgow; IE traces them.
Since 1930, India only has five gold medals in Commonwealth games and it will be difficult this time too.
Chandigarh’s Feroz topped the six-round trials held for selecting the Indian team earlier this month.
City golfer Garewal has qualified for the Youth Olympics to be held in China in August along with Delhi golfer Aditi Ashok
For 32-year-old Shiv Kapur, it took close to a decade to fullfill one of his major goals — qualifying for the US Open.
Maharashtra Boxing Association (MHA) was one of the units which had not joined the Abhishek Matoria-led faction or the PKM Raja-led Boxing India group.
International boxing federation gives provisional membership to Boxing India.
The Punjab village has so far produced 14 Olympians, nine for India, four for Kenya and one for Canada.
In a match which saw the Lancers leading twice, young goalie Harjot Singh made four brilliant saves.
The boxers are expected to join team in USA for the match against Argentina Condors in January.
Nitin and Jonathan explore how new settlers kept in touch with their roots through the sport.
Bhullar is now well-placed at fourth in the Asian Order of Merit.
Two had passed out from CHFA,the third is a product of Surjit Hockey Academy.
The IBF functioning is presently in limbo. It is yet to hold elections in keeping with the new constitution.
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