Asian Games bronze medallist, Vennam Jyothi Surekha was the only Indian to reach the quarters on a disappointing day for Indian archers at the Archery World Cup 2015 Stage 1, in Shanghai, on Thursday. In a closely-fought quarter-final, the young compound archer lost her match 143-144 to third seed Mat Salleh Fatin Nurfatehah of Malaysia.
Asian Games bronze medallist Vennam Jyothi Surekha was the best-placed Indian as the Archery World Cup 2015 – Stage 1 began in Shanghai on Wednesday. Surekha, who had a great outing at the Asia Cup Stage II in March, qualified in 6th place in Women’s Compound category. Asian Games gold medallist Abhishek Verma too did
At the ongoing 19th Federation Cup, in Mangaluru, shot putter Inderjeet Singh qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics with a throw of 20.65 metres. The Olympics qualification mark was 20.50 metres and qualification rounds commenced from the 1st of May. Inderjeet Singh :Missed National Record, by a Whisker Inderjeet Singh’s throw was only marginally
Indian discus thrower Vikas Gowda’s fine form continues. Just a few days after confirming a berth at the prestigious World Championships to be held in August, Gowda added yet another feather to his cap. Vikas threw the discus to a distance of 65.75m to reign supreme at the Triton Invitational at La Jolla in San
A few days after a trio of Indian race walkers qualified for the Rio Olympics, there is some more good news for Indian athletics. Commonwealth Games champion discus thrower Vikas Gowda has qualified for the prestigious World Championships with his season’s best throw of 65.25m in a competition at the US Olympic Training Centre in
Three Indian race walkers including Asian Games silver medallist Khushbir Kaur earned berths for the 2016 Rio Olympics after putting up a commendable show at the IAAF Race Walking Challenge held in Rio Maior, Portugal on Sunday. Apart from Kaur, the other two Indians who qualified were Manish Rawat and Sandeep Kumar in the men’s 20km
2014 was truly one of the best years one can remember for Indian hockey. It’s not often that we see the national team spike the guns of the world’s top four teams in a single year given the dwindling fortunes of the team over the past few decades. It won’t be at all ‘unfair’ to
Kolkata: India’s top squash player and talisman, Saurav Ghosal has set his sights on breaking into the top 10 of the men’s singles rankings. Saurav had reached a career-high ranking of No. 15 in December 2013 , so this is one target that is on the horizon. The 2014 Asian Games gold medallist recently conveyed
India added two more medals on the concluding day of the Asia Cup Stage II in Bangkok by clinching the silver in women’s compound event and the bronze in the women’s recurve event. The women’s compound team led by Asian Games bronze medallist Vennam Jyothi Surekha were edged out by Philippines in a thrilling final.
Vennam Jyothi Surekha and Sanjay Boro continued the gold rush for India by clinching the yellow metal in the individual events at the Asia Cup Stage II in Bangkok on Friday. While Jyothi Surekha topped the women’s compound event, Sanjay Boro finished first in the men’s recurve category. This was the second gold for Sanjay