Led by Indian national team captain –Arjuna awardee Rakesh Kumar, and coached by RS Khokhar the Patna Pirates are rightfully the pride of the city of Patna, Bihar. Patna Pirates finished 3rd in the inaugural season of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi, and the faithfuls that throng the Patliputra stadium will be hoping to see a
It was double delight for India in Kabaddi as both the Indian men’s and women’s teams retained the Circle Style Kabaddi World Cup titles at Guru Gobind Singh Multipurpose Stadium in Muktsar, Punjab on Saturday. It was an easy ride for the Indian women as they dominated the final from start to finish and thumped
India finished the recently-concluded Asian Beach Games held in Phuket, Thailand with ten medals that included two golds. The yellow metal was added to India’s haul by the reigning national men’s squash champion Harinder Pal Sandhu and the women’s kabaddi team. Here’s a look at India’s medallists at the Asian Beach Games – The Gold
Throughout the last six editions of the Asian Games Kabbadi event, India had been irrepressible and invincible in this sport which is said to have originated in this country in pre-historic times.
This time too there was no exception though there was a minor stutter.
There are certain moments that sometimes stand out in an intense duel – they need not have anything to do with the outcome of the match but they leave an indelible impression in the larger picture. One such moment was witnessed during the India-Iran women’s kabaddi gold medal match at the Asian Games in Incheon.
Gold rush in Kabaddi on Day 14 of the 17th Asian Games took India’s gold tally to 11 and India’s campaign in Incheon ends with a total of 57 medals. Contrary to prior expectations India couldn’t improve upon its performance at the 2010 Guangzhou Games where the country had won a whopping 65 medals including 14
Day 13 turned out to be a memorable day for India as men’s Hockey brought an Asiad gold after 16 years and the women’s 4x400m relay team also defended their Asiad title successfully. In an absolutely nail-biting and enthralling contest, India saw off Pakistan in a penalty shootout to seal India’s place at the 2016 Rio
Tennis and Discus throw kept up India’s gold rush at the 17th Asian Games at Incheon as Day 10 saw India add 7 medals to its kitty to take the overall tally to 42 medals. While Sania Mirza and Saketh Myneni brought home the gold in mixed doubles, Saketh and Sanam Singh had to settle