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Indian rowers wait after Olympic qualifiers postponed

Indian rowers wait after Olympic qualifiers postponed

New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Indian rowers were greeted with windy conditions at the Olympic regatta course in Tokyo's Sea Forest Waterway which forced the cancellation of World Rowing Asia and Oceania Olympic and Paralympic Qualification Regatta."A nine-member Indian squad, including four in the women's...

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Sailors Varun Thakkar, KC Ganapathy banking on their partnership to bring medal from Tokyo

Sailors Varun Thakkar, KC Ganapathy banking on their partnership to bring medal from Tokyo

New Delhi [India], May 5 (ANI): Indian sailors KC Ganapathy and Varun Thakkar, who will compete as a team in the Men's Skiff 49er Class competition at the Tokyo Olympics, have had each other's back firmly over the years and still continue to do so.This partnership forged over a span of 11 years and ...

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Despite injury, lifter Lalrinnunga aiming for Olympics berth

Despite injury, lifter Lalrinnunga aiming for Olympics berth

Aizawl (Mizoram), May 5 (IANS) Teenaged Indian weightlifter Jeremy Lalrinnunga will look to secure a Tokyo Olympic berth in 67kg category when the 2021 junior World Championships -- the last Games qualification event -- kick off in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, from May 21 to 31.Weightlifting qualification ...

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Despite injury, lifter Lalrinnunga aiming for Olympic berth

Despite injury, lifter Lalrinnunga aiming for Olympic berth

Aizawl, May 5 (IANS) Teenaged Indian weightlifter Jeremy Lalrinnunga will look to secure an Olympic Games berth in 67kg category when the 2021 junior World Championships, the last qualification event, is held in Tashkent from May 21 to 31.Weightlifting qualification for the Tokyo Olympics is based o...

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India's Gurpreet eyes Greco Roman Olympic berth

India's Gurpreet eyes Greco Roman Olympic berth

New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Star Indian Greco Roman wrestler Gurpreet Singh is geared up for the World Olympic qualifiers, starting on Thursday in Sofia.The World qualification tournament, to be held from May 6 to 9, offers two Olympics berths in each of the 18 weight categories.India has won six Olympi...

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Mary Kom, 9 other women boxers to resume training in Pune

Mary Kom, 9 other women boxers to resume training in Pune

Pune, May 5 (IANS) Six-time world champion and Olympic bronze-medallist boxer MC Mary Kom along with two other Olympic-bound pugilists -- Simranjit Kaur (60kg) and Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) -- have been named in the elite women's national camp that will start soon.A total of 10 women boxers will resu...

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Our wrestlers have no connection to Chhatrasal Stadium brawl: Sushil Kumar

Our wrestlers have no connection to Chhatrasal Stadium brawl: Sushil Kumar

New Delhi [India], May 5 (ANI): Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar on Wednesday said that his wrestlers were not involved in the brawl that took place inside Chhatrasal Stadium on Tuesday night.An incident of brawl among wrestlers was reported at Chhatrasal Stadium on Tuesday. Some wrestlers we...

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Mary Kom among 10 boxers to resume training as women's national camp is shifted to Pune

Mary Kom among 10 boxers to resume training as women's national camp is shifted to Pune

New Delhi [India], May 5 (ANI): Indian women boxers including six-time world champion MC Mary Kom (51kg) and two other Olympic-bound boxers Simranjit Kaur (60kg) and Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) on Wednesday were named in the elite women national camp which is set to resume at the Army Sports Institute ...

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Charter flight to take Indian shooters to Croatia

Charter flight to take Indian shooters to Croatia

New Delhi: In view of the raging Covid-19 pandemic in India, the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) has arranged for a charter flight for the Olympic-bound shooters to travel to Croatia to train and compete in the European Shooting Championships this month."The national team will leave for E...

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Indian archer Jayanta Talukdar admitted to hospital after testing Covid positive

Indian archer Jayanta Talukdar admitted to hospital after testing Covid positive

New Delhi: Indian archer Jayanta Talukdar has been admitted to a hospital in Guwahati, Assam after he tested positive for coronavirus.Speaking to ANI, an official of Archery Association of India (AAI) said: "Yes, Jayant in hospital as he was tested positive. As of now he is stable and there is nothi...

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