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Shotgun World Cup: Indian men win skeet team bronze

Shotgun World Cup: Indian men win skeet team bronze

New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Indian men's skeet team, comprising Angadvir Singh Bajwa, Mairaj Ahmed Khan, and Gurjoat Khangura, beat Kazakshtan 6-2 to win team bronze at the shotgun World Cup in Cairo on Friday.The Indian shooters were not impressive in the individual events, failing to make the cut for...

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Promising Babyrojisana learns Hindi to become better boxer

Promising Babyrojisana learns Hindi to become better boxer

A daughter of a small-time farmer from the outskirts of Imphal, the 17-year-old boxer has recently been shifted from Marykom Boxing Academy in Imphal to the Sports Authority of India (SAI) training centre in Rohtak, Haryana. "At the moment, there is a communication gap between her and the coach...

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Boxer Deepak upsets Olympic champ to enter 52kg final

Boxer Deepak upsets Olympic champ to enter 52kg final

Sofia (Bulgaria), Feb 26 (IANS) India's Deepak Kumar upset reigning Olympic champion Shakhobidin Zoirov of Uzbekistan 4-1 and entered the final of the 52kg of the 72nd Strandja Memorial boxing tournament on Friday.Earlier, in the semi-finals, Deepak, an Asian Championship silver medallist, had score...

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Strandja Memorial Tournament: Deepak stuns Olympic champion to enter final

Strandja Memorial Tournament: Deepak stuns Olympic champion to enter final

New Delhi [India], February 26 (ANI): Indian boxer Deepak Kumar produced a scintillating performance to cause a major upset at the 72nd Strandja Memorial Tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria as he defeated the reigning Olympic champion Uzbekistan's Shakhobidin Zoirov in the men's 52kg semi-final bout on Fr...

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Srinagar will be made a hub for water sports: Kiren Rijiju

Srinagar will be made a hub for water sports: Kiren Rijiju

New Delhi [India], February 26 (ANI): Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju on Friday said Srinagar will be made a hub for water sports. He also informed that the Sports Ministry has decided to give a Khelo India academy accreditation to the Mata Vaishnodevi sports complex.Rijiju m...

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Deepak Kumar seals India's 2nd medal at Strandja Memorial

Deepak Kumar seals India's 2nd medal at Strandja Memorial

Sofia (Bulgaria), Feb 26 (IANS) India's Deepak Kumar cruised into the 52kg semi-finals of the 72nd Strandja Memorial boxing tournament with a 5-0 win over Bulgarian Darislav Vasilev on the fourth day.Asian Championship silver medallist Deepak looked in complete control throughout the match on Thursd...

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Strandja Memorial Tournament: Deepak Kumar enters semis, ensures second medal for India

Strandja Memorial Tournament: Deepak Kumar enters semis, ensures second medal for India

New Delhi [India], February 26 (ANI): Indian boxer Deepak Kumar continued his sensational run at the 72nd Strandja Memorial Tournament as he stormed into the men's 52kg semi-finals with a dominating 5-0 win against local boy Darislav Vasilev on the fourth day in Sofia, Bulgaria.The Asian Championshi...

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Puerto Rico Open: Lahiri closes bitter-sweet round with eagle for 2-under 70

Puerto Rico Open: Lahiri closes bitter-sweet round with eagle for 2-under 70

Rio Grande [Puerto Rico], February 26 (ANI): Anirban Lahiri had a bitter-sweet round on the first day of the PGA Tour's Puerto Rico Open.Returning to action after three weeks, Lahiri opened with a hat-trick of birdies from the second to fourth holes and closed the day with a superb eagle, but in bet...

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Former US Olympics gymnastics coach John Geddert found dead after human trafficking charges

Former US Olympics gymnastics coach John Geddert found dead after human trafficking charges

Washington [US], February 26 (ANI): Former US Olympic gymnastics coach John Geddert was found dead on Thursday after he was charged with human trafficking and criminal sexual conduct, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has said.According to a release from the Nessel office, the women's gymnastics...

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Indian gymnasts' chances of making it to Olympics all but over

Indian gymnasts' chances of making it to Olympics all but over

<br>Two World Cups have been cancelled while a third one, originally scheduled to be held in March, has been postponed by the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) because of the Covid-19 pandemic. One of the cancelled World Cups was to be staged this month and the other next month.<br...

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