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India's Youth Olympics medal haul: Fact-checking the Citius, Altius, Fortius

India collected 13 medals at the Youth Olympics, leaving powerhouses such as Britain and Germany in the shade but is the big haul a pointer to a golden future?

Winning a silver medal in Youth Olympics Games is a special feeling: Lakshya Sen

Sen will be leading the Indian challenge in the World Junior Championship to be held in Canada next month apart from playing in GP and Challenge Series at the senior level


Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Youth Olympic Games medal winners

PM Modi tweeted his pictures with the medal winners, including shooting sensation gold winner Manu Bhaker and members of the silver medal-winning men's and women's hockey players.

Judoka Thangjam Tababi Devi donates competition dress to IOC Museum 

Thangjam Tababi Devi from Manipur created history by winning India's first ever Olympic level medal in judo.

Saurabh Chaudhary donates Youth Olympics gold-clinching pistol to IOC Museum

Shooting sensation Saurabh Chaudhary has donated the pistol with which he had shot down a gold in the just-concluded Youth Olympics in Argentina to be a part of Olympic Museum in Switzerland.

Youth Olympics 2018: How farmer's son Akash Malik grew up to win Archery silver

Akash Malik, who won an archery silver at the Youth Olympics, started off at a local academy in Umra.


Youth Olympics 2018: Akash Malik grabs Archery silver medal

The 16-year-old archer Akash Malik suffered a defeat in the final to USA's Trenton Cowles 0-6 in the men's recurve even at the Youth Olympics Games.

Youth Olympic 2018: A coach’s labour fuels triple-jumper Praveen Chitravel’s bronze

For Praveen Chitravel, whose father works as a watchman in the same school he once studied, winning a medal at one of the world’s biggest stage is like a dream come true.

Youth Olympics 2018: Father killed by forest mafia, Suraj Panwar wins India a silver

18-year-old Suraj Panwar became the only Indian athlete to finish on the podium with a silver medal in the men’s 5,000 m race walk in the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires.

Youth Olympics 2018: Praveen Chitravel wins bronze in Men's Triple Jump event

Praveen Chitravel recorded his best jump of 15.68 on his fourth and the final attempt in the stage two of the event to finish with a combined total of 31.52m