Ace shuttler and Paralympics Gold Medallist, Pramod Bhagat returned to his home in Attabira under Bargarh district on Tuesday morning (Sept 21). Pramod received a roaring welcome back home for this astounding feat at the games.
It’s fifth gold medal for India at the Paralympics and second in Badminton. An outstanding performance against Hong Kong's Chu Man Kai on Sunday ensured that a deserving Krishna Nagar gets nothing less than gold at the Tokyo Paralympic Games. Krishna Nagar beat Chu Man Kai in three hard-fought games in the final of the Men's badminton singles SH6 class at Tokyo.
India this year is making a big mark at the Tokyo Paralympics by clinching two gold medals in a single day. After Avani Lekhari’s historic performance, Sumit Antil won gold in Men’s Javelin F64 event with a world record throw of 68.55m.
Neeraj Chorpa and India scripted history at Tokyo Olympics after winning gold.
Bengaluru: Following her gold winning performance in the 400 metres sprint on Thursday, ace para-athlete Jayanti Behera from Odisha bagged two more gold medals on Friday in the National Para Athletic Championship at Bengaluru. Behera secured gold in the 200 metres sprint by finishing it in 26.49 seconds. She again went on to win the […]
New Delhi: A dominant India claimed both the gold medals on offer by some distance in the men’s and women’s 10m air pistol team events on the third competition day of the ISSF World Cup here on Sunday. First, the terrific trio of Yashaswini Singh Deswal, Manu Bhaker and Shri Nivetha won the top prize […]
Bangkok: Vivek Chikara on Thursday bagged a gold medal in the men’s recurve open event at the Asian Para Archery Championships on Thursday. Chikara, 29, recorded a 7-1 verdict over China’s Sijun Wang to claim the top honours. “A superb performance from Vivek Chikara as he wins the gold medal in men’s recurve open event […]
Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan): Rahul Aware on Monday bagged a bronze medal to ensure that India’s best-ever medal haul at the World Wrestling Championship after young Deepak Punia settled for silver having pulled out of final due to injury. Aware outclassed Tyler Lee Graff, the 2017 Pan- America champion, 11-4 in the 61kg bronze play-off to take […]
Ekaterinburg (Russia): Asian champion Amit Panghal (52kg) was seeded second and got a bye into the pre-quarterfinals along with three others as Indian boxers aimed for a medal haul of more than a bronze in the men’s World Boxing Championships, starting here on Monday. Amit was joined in the last-16 by Asian silver-winning duo of […]
New Delhi: India’s top two wrestlers continued their impressive run this season with Bajrang Punia defending his title at Tbilisi Grand Prix and Vinesh Phogat reaching her fourth final at Medved event. Bajrang, who had won a gold at the same event last year as well, prevailed 2-0 over Iran’s Peiman Bibyani in the 65kg […]
New Delhi: Having failed to get a visa to head to Europe and participate in a few races to qualify for the World Athletics Championships, Dutee Chand finally got her visa after the Sports Ministry came to her aid. Taking to Twitter, Dutee wrote: “Stand as a proud daughter with all who stood by me […]
New Delhi: Six-time world champion Mary Kom (51kg) and 2018 World Championships bronze winner Simranjit Kaur (60kg) grabbed a gold each as Indian boxers finished their campaign at the 23rd President’s Cup in Labuan Bajo, Indonesia with nine medals on Sunday. The rich haul comprised seven gold and two silver. While the women had a […]
New Delhi: Six-time World Championships gold medallist Mary Kom and former World Championships bronze medallist Gaurav Bidhuri on Saturday staved off tough challenges in their respective weight categories to make the finals of 23rd President’s Cup in Labuan Bajo in Indonesia. Apart from Mary Kom and Bidhuri, nine other Indian boxers also reached the finals. […]
Cuttack: Harmeet Desai and Ayhika Mukherjee won the men’s and women’s singles titles as hosts India completed a clean sweep, claiming all the seven gold medals on offer at the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships here Monday. Harmeet, 26, beat favourite G Sathiyan 4-3 (9-11 6-11 11-5 11-8 17-15 7-11 11-9 in a hard-fought final […]
Guwahati: Six-time world champion Mary Kom (51kg) was crowned champion in the second edition of the India Open International Boxing Tournament at the Karmabir Nabin Chandra Bordoloi Indoor Stadium here on Friday. Additionally, Amit Panghal (52kg) won his third gold of the year while Shiva Thapa finished on top in the 60kg category. Fresh from […]
New Delhi: The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) has recommended the names of Heena Sidhu and Ankur Mittal for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award. Asian Games bronze medallist Heena, in 2013, became the first Indian pistol shooter to win a gold medal in an ISSF World Cup finals when she won the […]
Beijing: India ended their campaign at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup with a total of four medals: three golds and a silver. Divyansh Panwar and Anjum Moudgil had won the first medal for India at the Beijing ISSF World Cup after clinching gold in 10m Air Rifle Mixed event. They defeated the […]
Beijing: Abhishek Verma secured India’s fifth Olympic quota place in shooting by winning the 10m air pistol gold medal at the ISSF World Cup here Saturday. Shooting in his maiden International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup final, the Indian led the field throughout the men’s 10m air pistol final to clinch the top spot with […]
Bangkok: Boxers Pooja Rani and Amit Panghal gave India two gold medals at the Asian Boxing Championships here on Friday. Pooja defeated reigning World Champion Wang Lina in the final to claim top honours in the 81-kg weight category. This was her third medal at this prestigious tournament after a silver in 2012 and a […]
New Delhi: Indian boxing legend M.C. Mary Kom scripted history by clinching a record sixth World Championship Gold medal in the light flyweight 48 kilogram category after outclassing Ukraine’s Hanna Okhota 5:0 at the K.D. Jadhav Indoor Stadium here on Saturday. The 35-year-old Mary, a mother of three and a pre-tournament favourite for the gold, […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Para athletes Pramod Bhagat and Jayanti Behera who own medals for the country at Para Asian Games in Jakarta arrived in Bhubaneswar to a rousing welcome. “Earlier I had participated in two other Para Asian Games and had not achieved much success except at 2014 Para Asian Games at Incheon, South Korea where […]
Jakarta: India’s wait for a gold medal at the ongoing 2018 Para Asian Games ended on Monday as javelin thrower Sandeep Chaudhary topped the men’s F42-44/61-64 event. With a best throw of 60.01 metre, which Sandeep managed in his third attempt, he clinched the yellow metal beside extending India’s medal tally to six. The silver […]
Jakarta: Indian boxer Amit Panghal edged out reigning Olympic and continental champion Hasanboy Dusmatov of Uzbekistan in a bitterly fought final to win gold in the men’s light flyweight (49 kilogram) category at the 2018 Asian Games here on Saturday. The 22-year-old earned a split decision to earn India’s only boxing gold from this year’s […]
Jakarta: Reigning Asian champion Neeraj Chopra created a new national record on his way to the men’s javelin gold at the 18th Asian Games here on Monday. Neeraj threw 88.06 metres in his third attempt to clinch gold. Neeraj’s gold is India’s second medal in the event in Asiad history. Gurtej Singh had taken a […]
Jakarta: Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia clinched the gold medal in the 65kg category defeating Japanese Daichi Takatani 11-8 in the final of the 18th Asian Games here on Sunday. It was Bajrang’s second successive gold medal in the Asian Games after his triumph in Incheon 2014 in the 61kg category. Soon after his win, he […]