Though the World No. 8 Saina Nehwal arrested her title drought, she has to chisel out a few edges for a medal in Rio.
Sporting facets have taken a backseat for a berth in the Rio Olympics.
Shivani Naik weighs into the debate by asking the experts to dissect the strengths and weaknesses of the two pehelwans — Narsingh and Sushil.
Trials are the norm in most top wrestling countries who regularly reap medals, and don’t blindly send grapplers who earn quotas.
Ruthvika Gadde had been drubbed on Wednesday and it all changed on Thursday as she helped India secure a medal at the Uber Cup.
Mahabali Satpal suggests the only way Narsingh Yadav can clear any doubts is by competing in a trial with Sushil Kumar.
As Sushil Kumar-Narsingh Yadav debate rages on, two erstwhile wrestlers— Kaka Pawar and Pappu Yadav —talk about their face-off in the run-up to the Atlanta Games two decades ago.
But Narsingh Yadav says Sushil Kumar can’t earn right to go to the Olympics by fighting just one match.
Wrestler Sushil Kumar, the greatest ever Indian athlete, may not, in fact, make it to the Olympics later this year. Indian Express explains how, and why.
It is believed that Brijbhushan Sharan Singh will have the final say on the matter, he insists that it will be a democratic process.
While it is rare in India, collection of blood samples isn’t entirely unheard of for Indian athletes – shuttlers included.
With the qualifying cut-off date set on May 5, seven Indian shuttlers all set to make the Rio cut.
Mairaj Ahmed has trained with women’s champion Diana Bacosi at Rome on the same equipment that will be used in Rio.
Tsuk is also one of the tougher vaults being competed in the world – a combination of height and finding the ground after twisting.
Many grumble Dipa Karmakar's choice of vault – the difficult Produnova. The fretful fear it's too risky, the purists believe it is used by lesser gymnasts for short-term gains.
Day after winning Rio Olympics berth and first international gold, Dipa Karmakar talks about the road ahead.
Dipa Karmakar clinches Rio 2016 berth, becomes the first Indian woman gymnast to qualify for the Olympic games.
Dipa Karmakar was on the verge of becoming the first Indian gymnast to qualify for Olympics in the sport.
Dissecting the game of Tai Tzu Ying to come up with an answer to what is it about her that bothers Saina Nehwal?
Dipa Karmakar gets last chance to qualify for Olympics at test event starting April 16; will need to prove execution over all 4 apparatus.
Indian Sai Praneeth, ranked 37, stunned World No. 2 Lee Chong Wei in the first round of All England Championships.
As always, Maria Sharapova polarises tennis opinion.
Like all things associated with the tennis world’s biggest brand, meldonium too has benefited Sharapova. It is now among the most-searched on Google; it’ll no longer be just another hard-to-pronounce word in medical journals.
HS Prannoy beat Teck Zhi Soo 21-12, 22-20 in a tense match to put India in the semifinals which will be played on Saturday.
Having lost 5 times to world No.8 Tian Houwei last year, 22 year-old finds his mojo as he guides India to historic win.
At 21 and only 4 years into the sport, Angad Bajwa’s room is known to resemble an armoury.
A world-class Italian coach steering India's surge in what was hitherto shooting's least achieving event in the country.
Sanjeev Rajput quit his navy job after the last Haryana government offered him a police inspector’s job.
There’ve been a few shockers over the last one week, some down to fragile nerves, others seeing the pressure catch up.
Elizabeth Susan Koshy, youngest of the finalists at Asia Olympic Qualifying Competition, clearly had a lot on her mind on Sunday.
Ayonika Paul raised hopes of a gold but missed in her last shot.
Vijay Kumar couldn’t summon the power to lift a gun and pull the trigger as the action pinched his nerve.
Hyderabad lad Kynan Chenai had found himself another mad zeal — buffing up his torso to look like Indian Arnie was crossed with Hercules.
Sidhu is a severely hard working and reliable shooter with a calm head and a steady technique.
For a host of Indians, Karni Singh ranges offer final throw of dice in a desperate attempt to book Rio berth.
For sometime, Akshay Kumar seemed to be over-shadowed by the haughty heft of Vijaykanth’s bearing.
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.