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Wrestler Narsingh Yadav exits nationals in blaze of drama

Wrestler Narsingh Yadav exits nationals in blaze of drama

<br>Yadav led 2-1 until the very last second of a bout in which both wrestlers took a defensive approach. Dhankar, however, managed to snatch two points via exposure, when a wrestler puts his opponent on his back, just as the clock ticked down to zero. It was followed by a lengthy review proce...

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A star is born: Sandeep Singh steals gold at wrestling nationals

A star is born: Sandeep Singh steals gold at wrestling nationals

Singh, 21, is yet to make a name for himself at the international stage but he made a big splash on Saturday by winning gold in the ultra-competitive 74kg category at the freestyle Wrestling National Championships at the Noida Stadium here. The competitors included 2015 World Championships bronze me...

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National Wrestling C'ship: Pankaj, Ravinder win gold on opening day

National Wrestling C'ship: Pankaj, Ravinder win gold on opening day

Noida (Uttar Pradesh) [India], January 23 (ANI): Pankaj and Ravinder from Services bagged gold medal in the 57 kg and 61kg respectively in the 65th Men Senior Freestyle National Wrestling Championship here at Noida Stadium on Saturday.In the 57kg category, Aman from Haryana clinched the silver medal...

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FMSCI National Racing C'ship: Amir Sayed, Ashwin Datta dominate in final round

FMSCI National Racing C'ship: Amir Sayed, Ashwin Datta dominate in final round

Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) [India], January 23 (ANI): Teen sensation Amir Sayed from Kottayam once again set the Kari Motor Speedway ablaze. The 16-year-old, competing in the JK Tyre FMSCI National Racing Championship for the first time, sealed the Novice Cup category championship on Saturday. Even tho...

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Thailand Open: Mixed doubles pair of Satwiksairaj, Ashwini lose in semi-final

Thailand Open: Mixed doubles pair of Satwiksairaj, Ashwini lose in semi-final

Bangkok [Thailand], January 23 (ANI): Indian mixed doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa have been ousted from the Thailand Open after losing in the semifinal on Saturday.Thailand's Dechapol Puavaranukroh and Sapsiree Taerattanachai cruised to the final after beating Rankiredd...

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SAI modifies SOPs partially to ensure athletes returning from competitions can continue training

SAI modifies SOPs partially to ensure athletes returning from competitions can continue training

New Delhi [Delhi], January 23 (ANI): The Sports Authority of India (SAI) is coming up with various proactive measures in order to ensure that there is no drop in intensity of Olympic-bound athletes.As a part of these measures, SAI has proactively amended the quarantine regulations for those returnin...

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International Olympic Committee prepares for various scenarios ahead of Tokyo Olympics

International Olympic Committee prepares for various scenarios ahead of Tokyo Olympics

Moscow [Russia], January 23 (ANI/Sputnik): The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is taking into account various scenarios for holding the upcoming Tokyo Olympics and has a wide array of measures for a proper response, IOC President Thomas Bach said.Originally scheduled for 2020, the Summer Olymp...

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Korea's Im sees right lines to grab second-round lead at The American Express golf tournament

Korea's Im sees right lines to grab second-round lead at The American Express golf tournament

California [US], January 23 (ANI): Sungjae Im of Korea rode a hot putter to seize a one-shot lead at The American Express golf tournament following a blemish-free 7-under 65 at PGA West Stadium Course in La Quinta, California on Friday.The 22-year-old rising star put himself in prime position to win...

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Our wrestlers will bag four medals in Tokyo Olympics: WFI president

Our wrestlers will bag four medals in Tokyo Olympics: WFI president

By Nitin SrivastavaNoida (Uttar Pradesh) [India], January 23 (ANI): Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh is confident that Indian wrestlers will bag four medals in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics."I am very hopeful that this time in Olympic we will bag four medals. Las...

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Thailand Open: Doubles pair of Satwiksairaj, Chirag lose in semis

Thailand Open: Doubles pair of Satwiksairaj, Chirag lose in semis

Bangkok [Thailand], January 23 (ANI): Indian men's doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty lost in the semi-final of the ongoing Thailand Open on Saturday.Malaysia's Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik defused the Indian attack in two straight sets (21-18, 21-18) to sail into the finals of...

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