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Vinesh Phogat wins gold at Ukraine wrestling event

Vinesh Phogat wins gold at Ukraine wrestling event

Kyiv [Ukraine], February 28 (ANI): Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat on Sunday won the gold medal in the women's 53-kg category at XXIV Outstanding Ukrainian Wrestlers and Coaches Memorial in Kyiv.Vinesh Phogat defeated world number seven Vanesa Kaladzinskaya of Belarus in the finals to win the gold med...

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Feels like my first international event: Dani

Feels like my first international event: Dani

Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) As the international table tennis tournaments kick-off for the 2021 season with the World Table Tennis (WTT) Contender Doha, India's paddler Mudit Dani will take on Finland's Olah Benedek in the the first round of men's singles qualification on Sunday.Coming after a long lay of...

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Indian skeet mixed teams disappoint in Cairo Shotgun World Cup

Indian skeet mixed teams disappoint in Cairo Shotgun World Cup

New Delhi [India], February 28 (ANI): The two Indian pairs in the Skeet Mixed Team competition at the ongoing International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup Shotgun stage, in Cairo, Egypt, missed out on a chance to compete for medals, eventually finishing seventh and 10th respectively.Pari...

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Surreal feeling to be playing tournaments again: Paddler Mudit

Surreal feeling to be playing tournaments again: Paddler Mudit

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], February 28 (ANI): Paddler Mudit Dani is all set to take on Finland's Olah Benedek in the men's singles qualifying round one as the international table tennis tournaments kick-off for the 2021 season with the World Table Tennis (WTT) Contender Doha later today.While a l...

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Para-athlete Nishad Kumar tests positive for COVID-19

Para-athlete Nishad Kumar tests positive for COVID-19

New Delhi [India], February 28 (ANI): Nishad Kumar, a gold medalist at the Fazza World Para Athletics Grand Prix that was held in Dubai, has tested positive for coronavirus, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) said on Sunday. "Nishad had arrived at the SAI Bengaluru campus on 23rd/24th February alon...

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Inspiring journey of Rakesh Kumar: From suicide attempts to winning gold medals and qualifying to Olympics

Inspiring journey of Rakesh Kumar: From suicide attempts to winning gold medals and qualifying to Olympics

By Nitin SrivastavaNew Delhi [India], February 28 (ANI): Indian para archer Rakesh Kumar from Jammu won a gold medal in the individual category in the Fazza World Ranking Tournament, held in Dubai. He started his career in archery in 2017 and before that, he used to work in a roadside shop to meet h...

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Good showing by Indian compound archers at 7th Fazza World Ranking Tournament

Good showing by Indian compound archers at 7th Fazza World Ranking Tournament

Dubai [UAE], February 28 (ANI): Indian compound archers displayed a good showing at the 7th Fazza World Ranking Tournament at the Dubai Club for People of Determination grounds.Shyam Sunder won the compound gold whereas the mixed team of Harminder Singh and Pooja won the compound gold in the mixed t...

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Abs of a boxer: Vijender hails Rahul's fitness

Abs of a boxer: Vijender hails Rahul's fitness

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Boxer Vijender Singh complemented Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for his fitness during the latter's visit to Kerala. Gandhi dived into the sea with fishermen to show his support for them."Abs of a boxer. Most daring young fit & people's leader. Way to go @RahulGandhi Ji," Sin...

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Vinesh Phogat enters 53kg final of Ukraine wrestling event

Vinesh Phogat enters 53kg final of Ukraine wrestling event

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Asian Games and Commonwealth Games gold medallist Vinesh Phogat on Saturday reached the women's 53kg category final of the XXIV Outstanding Ukrainian Wrestlers and Coaches Memorial competition in Kiev, Ukraine, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) tweeted late on Saturday nig...

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Rijiju congratulates Rahul Rohilla for receiving quota for Tokyo Olympics

Rijiju congratulates Rahul Rohilla for receiving quota for Tokyo Olympics

New Delhi [India], February 27 (ANI): Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju on Saturday congratulated Rahul Rohilla on receiving a quota for the Tokyo Olympic Games in the Brisk Walk Race."Another hope of India in the Tokyo Olympics is Rohilla who has qualified in men's 20 km race...

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