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Mon, Aug 20 2018. 08 38 PM IST

Vinesh Phogat becomes first Indian woman wrestler to win gold at Asian Games

Vinesh Phogat becomes first Indian woman wrestler to win gold at Asian Games

Wed, Aug 15 2018. 05 41 PM IST

Asian Games 2018:‘The scars will be there’, says Dutee Chand on gender-row

Four years after she was forced out of the Asian Games in a row over her gender, sprinter Dutee Chand said she was determined to make up for lost time as she finally gets her chance in Indonesia

Fri, Jul 13 2018. 09 20 PM IST

Hima Das creates history, wins India’s first international gold in track events

Hima Das clocked 51.46s to win the gold, ahead of Romania’s Andrea Miklós (52.07s) and US’s Taylor Manson (52.28s)

Fri, Apr 27 2018. 08 39 PM IST

Neeraj Chopra recommended for Khel Ratna award

Neeraj Chopra, who also won the gold medal in the 2016 world junior championships, has also been recommended for the Arjuna Award by Athletics Federation of India

Fri, Apr 13 2018. 12 42 PM IST

CWG 2018: K.T. Irfan, Rakesh Babu expelled, India to appeal after needles found

Indian athletes Rakesh Babu, Irfan Kolothum Thodi were sent home from the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games after a needle was found from their bedroom at the Athletes’ Village

Wed, Mar 07 2018. 07 31 PM IST

Decoding the science behind Roger Bannister’s 4-minute mile record

Roger Bannister’s achievement was, without doubt, a triumph of the human spirit. But was it lighter pair of shoes that sealed the deal?

Tue, Feb 27 2018. 02 01 PM IST

India dumps sari for trousers at Commonwealth Games ceremony in Australia

Younger athletes feel it will be a change for the better at the opening parade for the 21st Commonwealth Games starting 4 April in Gold Coast, Australia

Fri, Feb 16 2018. 06 44 AM IST

India at the Winter Olympics

India has had little success in this edition of the Winter Olympics and little by way of participation too

Fri, Feb 16 2018. 04 28 AM IST

The story of Jeremy John Bujakowski, India’s Winter Olympics pioneer

In both 1964 and 1968 Winter Olympics, Jeremy Bujakowski was India’s lone representative, and participated in the skiing competitions with little success

Mon, Jan 08 2018. 06 18 PM IST

Running with a pacer: Gain or pain?

Ahead of the Tata Mumbai Marathon, a look at whether you should run with a pacer or not

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