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Strandja boxing: Kumar gets silver in 52kg, Boora bronze in 69kg

Strandja boxing: Kumar gets silver in 52kg, Boora bronze in 69kg

New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Deepak Kumar's fine run in the men's 52kg category came to an end on Saturday as he lost to local favourite Daniel Asenov 2-3 in the final of the 72nd Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria.The silver medal is Kumar's maiden medal from this prestigious and Eu...

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Strandja Memorial Tournament: Deepak Kumar settles for silver after coming up short in final

Strandja Memorial Tournament: Deepak Kumar settles for silver after coming up short in final

New Delhi [India], February 27 (ANI): Boxer Deepak Kumar on Saturday had to settle for a silver medal as he came up short in the finals of the Strandja Memorial Tournament.Deepak came up short in the final face-off in a split decision against two-times European Champion and Bulgaria's Daniel Asenov ...

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Strandja Memorial Boxing: Kumar clinches silver in 52kg

Strandja Memorial Boxing: Kumar clinches silver in 52kg

New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Deepak Kumar's good run in the men's 52kg category of the 72nd Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria, came to an end on Saturday as he lost to local favourite Daniel Asenov 2-3 in the final, settling for silver.India's Naveen Boora won bronze in men's 69kg.K...

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Delhi World Cup: English shooters' quarantine halved to 7 days

Delhi World Cup: English shooters' quarantine halved to 7 days

English shooters had requested, through the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI), for a seven-day quarantine, citing the example of their national cricket team. The NRAI, in turn, had forwarded the request to the Union health ministry, which eventually agreed to halve it, said a source."T...

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Foreign skeet coach abandons Indian shooters before Olympics

Foreign skeet coach abandons Indian shooters before Olympics

Falco, 52, a former Olympic champion, had put in his papers in August 2020 as his request to have a say in the national team selection was rejected. The NRAI had declined his request on the grounds that it clashed with its policy of selecting shooters on the basis of ranking points."Since he wa...

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Will never shut up about things that are wrong: LeBron fires back at Zlatan

Will never shut up about things that are wrong: LeBron fires back at Zlatan

New York [USA], February 27 (ANI): Los Angeles Lakers' forward LeBron James on Saturday fired back at AC Milan star Zlatan Ibrahimovic's comment that athletes like him should not comment much about politics, rather they should stick to talking about the sport.Earlier, Zlatan had also said that athle...

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Sports Ministry restores recognition of Gymnastics Federation of India

Sports Ministry restores recognition of Gymnastics Federation of India

New Delhi [India], February 27 (ANI): Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has decided to restore the recognition of the Gymnastics Federation of India (GFI) as a National Sports Federation (NSF).In a letter to the GFI president, the Sports Ministry mentioned that the elections of two office bearers...

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Tiger Woods in 'good spirits' after successful follow-up procedures

Tiger Woods in 'good spirits' after successful follow-up procedures

Los Angeles [USA], February 27 (ANI): Golf legend Tiger Woods, who was involved in a single-car accident, is recovering after receiving additional procedures at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.Woods had suffered significant orthopaedic injuries to his right lower extremity but the golf superstar is now ...

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I expect many Indian swimmers to get A Cuts by 2024 Oly: Expert

I expect many Indian swimmers to get A Cuts by 2024 Oly: Expert

Bengaluru, Feb 27 (IANS) Acclaimed Sports Science Expert Dr Genadijus Sokolovas sees a lot of potential in the Indian swimmers after conducting a six-day workshop here on Friday.At the end of the workshop, held at the Dravid-Padukone Academy for Excellence here, Dr Sokolavas said he went into great ...

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Fazza Para Archery: India finish 3rd with 2 gold, 3 silver medals

Fazza Para Archery: India finish 3rd with 2 gold, 3 silver medals

Dubai, Feb 26 (IANS) Rakesh Kumar on Friday defeated compatriot Shyam Sundar Swami to clinch the Compound Men Open gold medal as India finished their campaign with five medals at the 7th Fazza Para Archery World Ranking Championships-Dubai 2021 here. Overall, India finished third.On the final day of...

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