Making India proud, weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu ended the country's 21-year-wait for a weightlifting medal at the Olympics.
Doha: Weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu, a former world champion, racked up the women’s 49kg category gold medal to open India’s account at the 6th Qatar International Cup here on Friday. Chanu bagged gold with an effort of 194kg in the Olympic qualifying event. The points she gets from this meet will help her when the […]
New Delhi: Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and world champion weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu were conferred with the country’s highest sporting honour — Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award — by President Ram Nath Kovind at the annual National Sports Awards ceremony here on Tuesday. This year’s award ceremony was postponed to September 25 from the […]