At the Junior Asian Wrestling Championships, Rathi was competing in the 74kg category, the same class in which he gave Sushil Kumar a walkover.
The mascot for the Olympics is named Miraitowa while the Paralympic mascot will be known as Someity.
The parents of Switzerland squash player Ambre Allinckx, who reportedly "pulled out" from the ongoing WSF-World Junior Squash Championship here owing to safety concerns, have said "they never were concerned about safety in India" contrary to what was published in the media.
Mohit Kumar set the stage alight by scripting a new youth national record in the men's decathlon on the second day of the 15th National Youth Athletics Championships in Vadodra on Sunday.
The athletes will be put up at various Khelo India accredited academies which will take care of the training, boarding and tournament expenses of the athletes.
The Olympic mascot, a blue-checked pointy-eared figure, was named as Miraitowa -- combining the Japanese words 'mirai', meaning future, and 'towa', which means eternity.
Sachin made a great start to the day by defeating Mukhammadrasul Rakhimov, an Asian cadet silver medallist from Uzbekistan, in the first bout before winning his semi-final against Korea's Dongmin Shin.
Muhammed Anas, at a meet in the Czech Republic clocked 45.24s to improve on his previous national mark of 45.31 seconds which he set at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
India Women's team comprising of Trisha Deb, Jyothi Surekha and Muskan Kirar lost to France 229-228 in the final and had to settle for a silver medal.
With her father Pawan Ahlawat and coach Mandeep in the stands, Mansi reached the finals with dominating wins but could not go past Japan's Akei Hanai in the final who won via technical superiority.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Thursday reiterated “significant ongoing concern” over the sport’s governing body AIBA, notably in the areas of “governance, ethical and financial management”.
The Indian Olympic Association on Friday rejected the government's proposal to relax Asian Games selection norms for some specific sports.
Compound mixed pair of Abhishek Verma and Jyothi Surekha Vennam kept India in the hunt for a second medal, advancing to the bronze play-off at the stage four of the Archery World Cup in Berlin on Friday.
NADA's Appeals Panel is ready with its order on suspended 400m hurdler Jithin Paul but will announce it in a few days time.
The organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics unveiled domestic ticket prices for the Games on Friday ranging from less than $18 up to $2,760, the top rate for a place at the opening ceremony.
Heena Sidhu has begun her preparations for the upcoming Asian Games in the right earnest, focusing primarily on polishing basics and strengthening technique.
India are not only keen, but possess the ammunition too to retain the men's kabaddi gold at next month's Asian Games, feels star player Monu Goyat.
IOA president Narinder Batra has written to the president and secretary of the de-recognised Gymnastics Federation of India (GFI), Sudhakar Shetty and Shantikumar Singh respectively, in a fresh attempt to break the deadlock.
A multi-agency delegation of sports administrators, led by Sports Authority of India (SAI) officials, will travel to the Japanese capital next week where they will recce venues.
Divya Kakran wins silver at Junior Asian Championships as Reena and Karuna win bronze medals on first day of women's freestyle.