India’s attempts to leave a mark at the Asian Athletics scene saw a big boost at the 2015 Asian Athletics Championship. There have been some encouraging performances throughout the meet by Indian athletes. At the end of the competition, India finished strongly in the medal tally. The nation finished third behind China and Qatar respectively. Here is
The Indian youth athletes at the maiden Asian Youth Championships, held in Doha, Qatar, from the 8th to the 11th May, had quite a successful outing. Impressive Haul of Medals India won 14 medals in total, with two gold medals, six silver and bronze medals each. In the points tally, India stood an overall fifth.
India has always been a force to reckon with when it comes to the Asian Athletics Championship. A lot of athletes from the nation have managed to steal the show over the years. As we gear up for yet another edition of the competition this year, it would only be fitting to look back into
With Saina Nehwal and Sania Mirza taking Indian sports to newer heights, it is a good time to have a look at one of India’s torchbearers of athletics. Long jump queen Anju Bobby George turns 38 today. With multiple achievements that include a bronze medal at the prestigious World Championships, Anju held the mantle of
“Sport has the power to change the world” – Nelson Mandela True to the legendary South African leader’s words, sport has the magical power of invoking inspiration, providing hope to the hopeless and even changing the social structure. And for women, sport is a panacea that has helped them to rise above the societal rules.
The Indian sports scene has seen a plethora of Indian sports women who have managed to create a mark in the sporting history of the nation. Breaking out from the male dominated stereotypes and making it big in the sporting arena is not an easy task. Presenting a slideshow on some of those Indian sports
As the Syed Modi Grand Prix badminton tournament kicks off the badminton season in India and Saina Nehwal looks to defend her crown, we take a look at the reactions to her nomination for the Padma bhushan. Here is our pick of the reactions… 5. PT Usha The former Olympian and one of India’s most