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SAI gives nod to Neeraj Chopra's off-season training in USA

SAI gives nod to Neeraj Chopra's off-season training in USA

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): Sports Authority of India on Friday approved an urgent proposal to enable Olympic champion, Neeraj Chopra, to travel to the United States of America for a 90-day off-season training camp in the prestigious Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Centre ahead of a busy...

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Mary Kom supports Special Olympics Bharat

Mary Kom supports Special Olympics Bharat

New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Olympic medallist and six-time world champion boxer MC Mary Kom on Friday facilitated athletes with intellectual disabilities who have won medals for India at the Special Olympics World Games in 2019.Mary Kom launched Special Olympics Bharat's National Health Fest to improve ...

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Asia Youth Paralympic Games: Kashish Lakra wins gold as India bags three medals

Asia Youth Paralympic Games: Kashish Lakra wins gold as India bags three medals

Manama [Bahrain], December 3 (ANI): Indian contingent bagged three more medals in the ongoing 2021 Asia Youth Paralympic Games on Friday.The Tokyo Paralympian Kashish Lakra (F51) bagged a gold medal in the club throw while Laxit (F54) won bronze in the javelin throw. Sanjay R. Neelam (F11) clinched...

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Pro Kabaddi League: UP Yoddha rope in their first African origin player

Pro Kabaddi League: UP Yoddha rope in their first African origin player

Noida (Uttar Pradesh) [India], December 3 (ANI): Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) franchise UP Yoddha have roped in their first-ever player of African origin, picking up Kenyan raider James Namaba Kamweti, ahead of season eight.Kamweti had been adjudged the best raider at the Bangabandhu Cup 2021 internatio...

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Happy that HC's decision on IOA election will come out soon: Lawyer Rahul Mehra

Happy that HC's decision on IOA election will come out soon: Lawyer Rahul Mehra

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): The Delhi High Court's stay on the Indian Olympic Association's (IOA) election which was scheduled to be held in Guwahati on December 19 has remained on Thursday till the next hearing which is supposed to be held on December 10."Well, this hearing was an extensio...

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Varun Dhawan, Geeta Phogat show support for Ritu ahead of atomweight GP final

Varun Dhawan, Geeta Phogat show support for Ritu ahead of atomweight GP final

Singapore, December 3 (ANI): Indian wrestling phenom Ritu Phogat has earned herself quite the following in her home country after a series of celebrities and personalities showed their support for the ONE Championship atomweight star.Wrestling superstar Geeta Phogat gave her sister a shout-out on he...

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India's Ananya Bansal wins silver at Asia Youth Paralympic Games

India's Ananya Bansal wins silver at Asia Youth Paralympic Games

Manama [Bahrain], December 3 (ANI): India's Ananya Bansal won the country's first medal - silver, in Shotput in the F20 category at the 2021 Asia Youth Paralympic Games.Ananya Bansal is an athlete with an Intellectual Impairment. Deepa Malik, the President of the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) ...

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Mary Kom inaugurates National Health Fest for Divyangjan

Mary Kom inaugurates National Health Fest for Divyangjan

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): Boxing legend Mary Kom on Friday inaugurated the 'National Health Fest for Divyangjan - We Care" and felicitated athletes with intellectual disabilities who have won medals for India at the Special Olympics World Games in 2019, here in the national capital.The Fe...

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BWF World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu loses to Pornpawee Chochuwong in final group match

BWF World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu loses to Pornpawee Chochuwong in final group match

Bali [Indonesia], December 3 (ANI): Two-time Olympic medallist PV Sindhu on Friday lost his third and final Group A game in the women's singles event of the ongoing BWF World Tour Finals in Bali.Playing at the Mangupura Hall - 1, Pornpawee Chochuwong of Thailand defeated reigning world champion by 2...

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BWF World Tour Finals: Pair of Ponnappa, Sikki Reddy end their campaign with a consolation win

BWF World Tour Finals: Pair of Ponnappa, Sikki Reddy end their campaign with a consolation win

Bali [Indonesia], December 3 (ANI): India's women's doubles pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy on Friday beat British duo of Chloe Birch and Lauren Smith in a hard-fought three-game encounter to end their campaign at the BWF World Tour Finals with a consolation win.The Indian duo lost their ...

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