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Wednesday, December 08, 2021

World Championships


Indian youngsters face stiff test at Worlds, expectations high from Anshu, Sarita

October 01, 2021 7:06 pm

The proven performers such as Bajrang Punia, Ravi Dahiya, Vinesh Phogat and Deepak Punia are all missing from the squad either due to injury issues or lack of preparation

Volleyball U19 World Championship: Resilient India upset world No. 4 Egypt

September 02, 2021 2:36 pm

Next, India will go up against world No. 8 Czech Republic for a 9-10th place classification match.

Track and field athletes face gruelling 2022 season

April 22, 2020 8:02 am

The postponement of the Tokyo Olympics has resulted in a situation where the World Athletics Championships, Commonwealth Games and Asian Games will all be held between July and September.

World Boxing Championships: Mary Kom keeps distance, and calm

October 09, 2019 8:59 am

On Wednesday, facing a game boxer in a dirty fight, Mary adapted and landed cleanly to secure a unanimous 5-0 win to enter the 51kg quarterfinal in Ulan-Ude, Russia.

Avinash Sable qualifies for 3000m steeplechase final after India's successful appeal

October 02, 2019 2:05 am

Avinash Sable was involved in two incidents during the race, both triggered by reigning junior world champion Takele Nigate of Ethiopia.

Athletes in last-mile dash for Doha

August 27, 2019 10:25 am

Recalling one of the many false dawns in Indian track and field is a timely reminder of how Indian athletes have often peaked at home but flopped when it mattered.

Kenya to bid for 2023 World Championships

August 15, 2017 5:06 pm

No African nation has ever staged the sport's flagship event, but Kenyan sports minister Hassan Wario said Kenya had shown its capability when it brought together athletes from 130 countries to compete in the IAAF World Under-18 Championships in Nairobi in July.

Usain Bolt with a lot to prove on return from injury

July 24, 2015 5:26 pm

Usain Bolt has been reported in the Jamaican press to have been "going well".

Lee Chong Wei qualifies for third straight Badminton World Championship finals

August 30, 2014 7:39 pm

Lee, twice a runner-up at the tournament, brushed aside young Danish hopeful Viktor Axelsen 21-9, 21-7.

Dope cheats feel effect of full press

January 21, 2014 4:30 pm

Encouraged by revelations of the new testing methods, the IOC is now potentially gunning for cheats who participated in Turin Winter Olympics of 2006.