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Single mother force behind Anju's success

PUNE, Jan. 14 -- Teenage Haryana wrestler Anju, who won gold in under-17 women's 53kg category here, was initiated into wrestling by her peasant father, Naresh. However, just when she was ready to st... Read More


'Kunjarani has given me belief'

Pune, Jan. 13 -- Few athletes have inspired generations of sportspersons in a region the way former world weightlifting champion Kunjarani Devi has in Manipur. Since her triple silver-winning effort a... Read More


Esha, Harsh add to growing list of shooting prodigies

Pune, Jan. 12 -- With celebrated teenage shooter Manu Bhaker skipping the Khelo India Youth Games due to exams, two other names grabbing eyeballs here are Telengana's Esha Singh and Maharashtra's Hars... Read More


Esha, Harsh add to growing list of shooting prodigies

PUNE, Jan. 12 -- With celebrated teenage shooter Manu Bhaker skipping the Khelo India Youth Games due to exams, two other names grabbing eyeballs here are Telengana's Esha Singh and Maharashtra's Hars... Read More


Lifter Lalrinnunga excels in higher age, weight groups

PUNE, Jan. 11 -- Jeremy Lalrinnunga, who recently turned 16, has been in the limelight ever since he earned India its first-ever gold medal at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Buenos Aires, Argentina,... Read More


Son of a peasant, Desti dreams of Olympic glory

PUNE, Jan. 10 -- Growing up in a family of peasants in Berhampur, Odisha, all Bhaktaram Desti wanted to do was go to a gym. However there was no way his parents --- who owned a small piece of land ---... Read More


MANU BHAKER TO MISS GAMES DUE TO EXAMS

Pune, Jan. 9 -- Teenage shooting sensation Manu Bhaker, who was recently involved in a war of words on the social media with the Haryana sports minister over her pending cash reward for winning the Yo... Read More


WOEFUL STATE OF AUSSIE BOWLING

Mumbai, Jan. 5 -- Australia's brittle batting, captain Tim Paine would have everyone believe, is responsible for the team's woes. Last week, at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, after suffering a 137-run ... Read More


WOEFUL STATE OF AUSSIE BOWLING

MUMBAI, Jan. 5 -- Australia's brittle batting, captain Tim Paine would have everyone believe, is responsible for the team's woes. Last week, at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, after suffering a 137-run... Read More


Why New Zealand, not India, is best Test playing nation in 201

MUMBAI, Jan. 1 -- India's brilliant showing in the Test series in Australia may have received global attention, but across the Tasman Sea, self-effacing New Zealand cricketers notched up their own hig... Read More