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  • national games set to take off but starpower missing
    PTI | Jan 30, 2015, 11:15 AM IST Thiruvananthapuram: Multiple delays, continued teething troubles and the absence of big stars has robbed it of significant sheen but the 35th National Games would nonetheless be a huge platform for new talent to make a...
  • boxing india decides to boycott national games
    PTI | Jan 30, 2015, 09:46 AM IST Thiruvananthapuram: The boxing competition at the National Games starting on Saturday was thrown into jeopardy Thursday after Boxing India (BI) directed all state units to boycott the event owing to the IOA's refusal to grant...
  • padma bhushan for satpal padma shri for sardara mithali
    PTI | Jan 25, 2015, 09:32 PM IST New Delhi: Satpal Singh, the former wrestler and coach of double Olympics medallist Sushil Kumar, was the lone person in the field of sports selected for the Padma Bhushan, the country's third highest civilian award...
  • national snooker pankaj advani varun madan set up title
    IANS | Jan 24, 2015, 06:21 AM IST Kolkata: Twelve-time World Champion ace cueist Pankaj Advani of PSPB relied on his temperament to earn a hard-fought victory in the ninth and deciding frame over Dharminder Lilly of Punjab in the semi-finals of the...
  • don t want to be in padma awards controversies narang
    PTI | Jan 23, 2015, 02:19 PM IST Bengaluru: Seeking to steer clear of the furore that was triggered by Saina Nehwal's open displeasure at being ignored for the Padma awards, ace Indian shooter Gagan Narang said he would prefer to wait for...
  • advani tops leader board arantxa meenal set up summit clash
    IANS | Jan 22, 2015, 06:36 AM IST Kolkata: Twelve-time World Champion Pankaj Advani carried on his sublime form to the snooker championship, topping the league tables after winning all his matches in the National Snooker Championship Wednesday with effortless ease.He glided past...
  • three russian olympic champions tested positive for doping
    IANS | Jan 21, 2015, 09:30 AM IST Moscow: Three Russian Olympic gold medalists in race walking were tested positive for abuse of using performance improving drugs, the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) said Tuesday.Sergey Kirdyapkin and Olga Kaniskina were banned for three years...
  • national table tennis soumyajit ghosh mouma das win titles
    IANS | Jan 18, 2015, 06:54 AM IST Puducherry: Soumyajit Ghosh upstaged top seed G. Sathiyan 4-2 to regain the men's crown while Mouma Das outclassed Poulami Ghatak by the same margin to claim the women's title at the 76th senior national table...
  • tendulkar meets sarita presents her autographed jersey
    PTI | Jan 15, 2015, 04:03 PM IST Mumbai: After lending strong support to her cause, Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar met Commonwealth Games silver-medallist woman boxer L Sarita Devi, who is serving a one-year ban for her emotionally-charged protest at the Asiad."Met...
  • sangwan satish win gold in boxing nationals
    PTI | Jan 14, 2015, 08:38 PM IST Nagpur: Asian Games bronze medallist Satish Kumar won the super heavyweight title while Olympian Sumit Sangwan also won a gold in light-heavy category as Boxing India's first Elite Men's National Championship ended here Wednesday.Services boxer...
  • walsh departure won t impact hockey team selector harbinder
    IANS | Jan 14, 2015, 06:15 PM IST New Delhi: Indian hockey selector Harbinder Singh Wednesday said the departure of Terry Walsh as India's chief coach will not have any impact on the team's fortunes.Walsh demanded an improved contract after masterminding India's 2014...
  • jitu rai to train in rio one year before olympics
    PTI | Jan 13, 2015, 10:53 PM IST Mumbai: Ace pistol shooter Jitu Rai is to train as well as compete in shooting events at Rio de Janeiro in the middle of August this year as he prepares to take a shot at...