Cricketers should play their part in getting right message across and/or contribute financially to curb the pandemic, says Olympic gold medalist Abhinav Bindra.
Deepika Kumari has two World Cup individual gold medals -- at Antalya in 2012, in what seems like a debut title a distant decade away. Her last came at Salt Lake City in 2018.
After chronic back and shoulder problems put Mirabai Chanu’s weightlifting goals in doubt, a tweaked technique has put her back on track to ace the Tokyo Olympics.
The top-seeded Indian trio defeated its Spanish rivals in straight sets 6-0 with some consistent shooting to set up a gold medal clash with second seed Mexico on Sunday.
Vinesh Phogat was one of India's brightest hopes during the 2016 Rio Olympic Games but returned on a stretcher, suffering a knee injury against China's Sun Yanan in her quarterfinal bout.
Athletes who make political or social justice protest at the Tokyo Olympics were promised legal support by a global union and an activist group in Germany.
Traditionally a preserve of the elite, fencing is plucking talent from rural belts and fuelling their Olympic ambitions.
The accused, who is above 50 years of age and is an athletics coach, is currently lodged in Tihar Jail under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
One of the country's most accomplished athletes, Sushil Kumar won a silver in the 2012 London Olympics, four years after a bronze in Beijing.
Amit Panghal, who is also the reigning Asian Games champion, prevailed 5-0 against local favourite Tamir Galanov.
It is the first positive test connected to the relay since it began March 25 from northeastern Fukushima prefecture.
MS Dhoni is currently in Mumbai playing for Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League.
In the mixed section, Atanu Das and Deepika Kumari will be in action together for the first time after their marriage last year. "We're a couple you know and then we'd be the first couple to play in the Olympics. So it's fun," said Das.
The Tokyo Games, scheduled to be held from July 23 to August 8, will be the 45-year-old Mairaj's second appearance at the Olympics.
In the wake of 12 of Europe's major soccer clubs planning an independent Super League we look at a selection of previous sporting breakaways and how they turned out.
Indian weightlifter Achinta Sheuli finished second in the 73kg group B competition at the Asian Championship in Chennai on Tuesday.
Jeremy Lalrinnunga, who was placed 22nd in the 67kg category before this event, was competing to improve his points which would help him seal an Olympic berth based on the continental quota.
Hima Das, who is yet to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics, is set to be a key member of the 4x100m relay quartet, with the other three likely to be Dutee Chand, Archana Susenndran and S Dhanalakshmi.
The NRAI stepped up its call for vaccination after three of its Olympic-bound shooters contracted the virus recently, forcing the federation to cancel the national camp for the rifle team.
It was Srihari's third national record in two days as the Bengaluru swimmer had rewritten the national marks twice in 100m backstroke, his pet event, earlier this week.
The 43-year-old Krishna became the first Indian woman to bag an individual gold in the Commonwealth Games by winning the discus throw event in the 2010 Delhi Games.
YouTuber's win over MMA fighter faster than it takes insta noodles to boil, raises questions on whether Pro Boxing is turning into a shoddy, spoofy spectacle.
Jhilli Dalabehera clinched the gold medal in the 45kg category in a severely depleted two-lifter field at the Asian Weightlifting Championship on Sunday.
Union Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Saturday said he has tested positive for Covid-19.
The ace weightlifter set a new world record in her last attempt to win bronze at the Asian Championship.