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Amit Panghal: I cover points in later rounds, but the impression of the 1st round stays on

Amit Panghal spoke with The Indian Express, sharing his thoughts on the final, whether there's a need to change his strategy of leaving things for the later rounds, and the doping violation from 2012.

A nemesis slayed, Vinesh Phogat eyes Tokyo conquest

Sofia Mattson's mere presence in the draw has a psychological impact on opponents. Including Vinesh, who last week won her first World Championship medal – a bronze – and booked an Olympic quota.

Russia to miss World Athletics Championships after IAAF ban extended

The IAAF confirmed the decision of extending the ban on Russia's athletics federation four days before the start of the competition in Qatar after hearing a report from its Task Force overseeing Russia’s reinstatement efforts.

Kiren Rijiju felicitates boxers Amit Panghal, Manish Kaushik with cash awards

While Amit Panghal was handed a cash award of Rs 14 lakh for his silver medal-winning effort in 52kg category, Manish Kaushik received Rs 8 lakh for winning the bronze in the 63kg category.

Vinesh Phogat eyeing to make up for Rio disappointment in Tokyo

Vinesh Phogat's Rio Olympics campaign had ended in agony in the quarterfinals of the women's 48kg freestyle category after suffering a career-threatening knee injury in 2016.

WADA considering to ban RUSADA amid questions about manipulated doping data

After lifting a three-year suspension of the Russia anti-doping agency, known as RUSADA, in 2018, WADA is again considering to ban the agency before the World Athletics Championships in Qatar.

Davo Karnicar dies at 56; made first full ski descent of Mount Everest

Davo Karnicar, in 1995, was the first skier to make a successful descent from the summit of Annapurna in Nepal.

Amit Panghal counts on strenuous training to win medal at Tokyo Olympics

Amit Panghal reckons securing an Olympic spot at next year's Asian qualifiers will be a tough task but vowed to leave no stone unturned in his quest for glory at the Tokyo Games.

IOA and CGF chiefs to meet on November 14 to discuss shooting at CWG

After the unprecedented move of IOA in July to propose boycott of the Commonwealth Games, the CGF leadership has indicated that it's too late to change the decision.

Sushil Kumar vows to fight more often now after ruing lack of competition

In a seven-year period, between the 2012 London Olympics and the 2019 World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Sushil Kumar competed in only seven tournaments.

NBA India Games 2019 Schedule: All you need to know about India’s first NBA match in Mumbai

NBA Basketball Games in Mumbai, India 2019 Schedule, Date and Time: History was made on December 20 when the NBA announced its ever NBA India Games 2019. The announcement stated that the Sacramento Kings and the Indiana Pacers will face off twice in two days in the month of October.

Top 5 Sports News Headlines Today, September 23, 2019: India-South Africa T20I series end in draw, Deepak Punia wins silver

Top 5 Sports News Headlines Today, September 23, 2019: South Africa won third T20I nine wickets to level the series against India 1-1. Deepak Punia pulled out of World Championship title to settle for silver.