Jitu Rai Wins Indian Sports Person of the Year Award

Shooter Jitu Rai, who won seven international medals last year, was felicitated as the Indian Sports person of the Year at an awards ceremony this Thursday. Legendary sprinter, Milkha Singh, popularly known as the ‘Flying Sikh’ was honored with the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’. Unprecedented Success for Jitu Rai These awards for shooter Jitu Rai and

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Khushbir Kaur, Manish And Sandeep Qualify For Rio Olympics

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

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Tintu Luka, OP Jaisha And Khushbir Kaur Qualify For Worlds

Bringing joy to the Indian athletics camp, Tintu Luka, OP Jaisha and Khushbir Kaur have qualified for the prestigious IAAF World Championships to be held in Beijing in August, 2015. As reported by The Hindu, Luka, Jaisha and Kaur become the first few athletes to qualify for the elite event after the world body IAAF

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Asiad Athletics Recap: India Continue Dominance In Women’s Relay

Gold medals in 4x400m women’s relay and women’s discus throw, highlighted India’s performance at the 2014 Asiad athletics. India’s gold count, did go down from 5 in 2010 to just 2 in 2014. However, some spirited performances and surprise bronze medals ensured that the overall medal count in Athletics went up from 12 in 2010,

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Day 9 Asiad Recap: Yogeshwar Dutt Scripts History

India wrote a golden chapter of her wrestling history as Yogeshwar Dutt brought home India’s fourth gold medal from the Incheon Asian Games. Khushbir Kaur too added her own name to the records by clinching India’s first ever walking medal by a woman at the Asian Games. With more medals from athletics and tennis, India

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Khushbir Kaur Wins Silver in 20 Kilometre Walk

Khushbir Kaur gave India its first medal on the 9th day of the Asian Games – a silver medal in women’s 20km walk. With a timing of 1:33:07, she shattered the national record – her own record set at 2014 Asian Walking Championships in Japan. The 21-year-old who hails from Rasulpur Kalan in Amritsar thus

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