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Saturday, June 25, 2022



Life ban for weightlifting president Tamás Aján for doping cover-ups

June 16, 2022 10:03 pm

The former Olympic official Tamás Aján of Hungary was found guilty of charges relating to tampering, fraudulent conduct and complicity in covering-up years of doping cases.

Gold-winning daughter Kajol is the topic of pride at father's pakoda-selling stall; Dhanush, born to a carpenter, looks to fulfill father's unfulfilled dream

June 06, 2022 5:12 pm

With her father always listening to sports commentary on radio or his phone during his work at tea-stall, Kajol’s elder brother Sanket would enroll first at Digvijay Weightlifting Academy followed by Kajol in 2019.

Double delight: Gyaneshwari Yadav clinches silver, V Rithika wins bronze in Junior World Championships

May 03, 2022 12:01 pm

Chattisgarh lifter Gyaneshwari produced a total effort of 156kg (73kg+83kg) to take home the silver metal on Monday night. Rithika, on the other hand, heaved 6 kgs less than her compatriot -- 150kg (69kg+81kg) to bag the bronze medal in a depleted 10-lifter field.

Behind gold medal at Junior World Championship, lifter Harshada's story of grit & a 50-kg rice sack

May 03, 2022 2:41 pm

Harshada was encouraged to take up weightlifting by her father and his maternal uncle, both of whom nurtured dreams of competing internationally but never could.

Woman crushed to death while trying to lift 180kg barbell; important things keep in mind when working out with weights

February 24, 2022 4:30 pm

"One must always begin with lighter weights and then gradually progress. You will have to take all the safety measures before lifting heavy weights," said Dr Imraan Khan

Samantha Ruth Prabhu is busy lifting weights: '75...78...80 kg!'

January 15, 2022 10:28 pm

Samantha Ruth Prabhu tests her limits, and we are impressed with her determination and commitment!

Ajay Singh wins 3rd gold for India in Commonwealth Weightlifting C'ships, qualifies for 2022 CWG

December 14, 2021 12:18 am

Singh became the third Indian weightlifter to directly qualify for next year's Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

Cricket, 3 other Olympic sports excluded from provisional list of 2028 Los Angeles Games

December 10, 2021 10:56 pm

Cricket, which has featured at the Olympics just once in 1900 Paris Games, weightlifting and modern pentathlon have failed to make the cut for the LA Games on Thursday.

Jeremy wins gold at Commonwealth Championships

December 10, 2021 10:27 pm

Lalrinnunga, the 2018 Youth Olympics gold medallist, finished with a best effort of 305kg (141kg+164kg) in the men's 67kg event. His personal best stands at 306kg (140kg+166kg) which came in 2019.

Boxing among 3 Olympic sports in danger of losing 2028 spot

December 10, 2021 12:39 pm

The list of approved sports includes skateboarding, surfing and sports climbing. All three made successful Olympic debuts in Tokyo and look to be locked in for the future.


Weightlifters, shooters add to India's medal tally

July 27, 2014 4:21 pm

India's medal winners from day 3 of the Commonwealth Games at Glasgow 2014.