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ISSF Shotgun World Cup: Ankur Mittal matches world record, clinches gold in double trap

Budding Indian shooter Ankur Mittal bagged his first World Cup medal by defeating rival James Willett, in double trap event at the ISSF World Cup being held in Club de Caza, Tiro y Pesca de Acapulco...

News Nation Bureau | Mar 23, 2017 11:18 AM

Govt designates 12 Olympians including Abhinav Bindra as National Observers

The government of India has designated 12 Olympians, including Beijing Olympic gold medallist shooter Abhinav Bindra, as National Observers in their respective disciplines to assist in preparation and...

PTI | Mar 20, 2017 08:18 PM

World Women Snooker Championship: Viday Pillai loses to World Champion Ng On Yee in grand finale, settles for Silver

Viday Pillai had her moments against World Champion Ng On Yee in the grand finale before settling for silver in the World Women Snooker Championship

PTI | Mar 20, 2017 12:54 PM

Tajamul Islam FB video: World Kickboxing Championship gold medalist urges JK Govt to provide facilities, set up indoor academy for athletes

World Kickboxing Championship Gold medalist Tajamul Islam on Wednesday posted a video on her Facebook account lambasting the J&K government for not equipping the Ali sports academy with basic training...

News Nation Bureau | Mar 16, 2017 01:32 PM

Swiss Open Grand Prix: Defending champion H S Prannoy defeats Germany's David Peng 21-15 21-18 to march into second round

Defending champion H S Prannoy along with Sameer Verma and Subhankar Dey advanced to the men's singles second round of the Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament

PTI | Mar 15, 2017 11:19 AM

Lee Chong Wei thumps China's Shi Yuqi 21-12, 21-10 in Men's Singles finals to clinch fourth All England badminton title

Lee Chong Wei clinched his fourth All-England Badminton championships title by thumping rising Chinese shuttler Shi Yuqi 21-12,21-10 in the Men's Singles final played on Sunday.

News Nation Bureau | Mar 13, 2017 10:20 AM

India’s lone world record holder athlete Neeraj Chopra gets army job, starts supporting farmer father

Chopra, who holds the junior world record in javelin throw, has been appointed a Junior Commissioned Officer by the Indian Army but will be on leave for the time being to train at the national camp at...

PTI | Mar 12, 2017 02:39 PM

Nike to launch ‘pro Hijab’ athletic garment for Muslim women

The company joins a short list of designers and apparel purveyors now making clothing expressly for Muslims, who comprise a quarter of the global population.

PTI | Mar 12, 2017 08:22 AM

All England Badminton Open: Sung Ji Hyun clinches nail biting quarterfinal against Sania Nehwal

Indian challenge came to an end at the All England Open Badminton Championships with PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal crashing out of quarter-final matches on Friday.

News Nation Bureau | Mar 11, 2017 10:22 AM

All England Championship: PV Sindhu fails to overcome World no 1 Tai Tzu Ying, crashes out in quarterfinals

World No. 5 Sindhu, who had beaten Tai Tzu en route to her Rio Games silver, was erratic and couldn’t break the defence of the Chinese Taipei shuttler,.

PTI | Mar 10, 2017 11:49 PM

Saina, Sindhu enter into quarterfinals of All England Badminton

Ace Indian shuttlers P V Sindhu and Saina Nehwal on Thursday stormed into the quarterfinals of the All England Open Badminton Championships after their straight-game victories over their respective...

PTI | Mar 10, 2017 09:07 AM

Saina Nehwal defeats Nozomi Okuhara to enter second round of All England championship

Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal defeated defending champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan to enter the second round of the All England Open badminton championships.

PTI | Mar 09, 2017 01:14 PM

All England Championships 2017: Olympic stars Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu to lead Indian challenge

Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu have made a resounding start to the new season with titles at Malaysia Masters and Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold tournaments in January and they would now look to make a...

PTI | Mar 06, 2017 07:54 PM

Muslim swimmers allowed to race in lose fitting 'burkinis' in England

Muslim women swimmers have now got the right to race in loose-fitting full body outfits or ‘burkinis’ while taking part in amateur swimming competitions in England.

PTI | Mar 05, 2017 06:06 PM

Asian Men's Rugby Seven trophy: India clinches thrilling 14-12 win over Pakistan to secure 7th place

The Indian men's Rugby team, captained by skipper Gautam Dagar, defeated arch-rivals Pakistan 14-12 to secure the 7th rank at the Asia Men's Rugby Sevens Trophy held at Aspire Rugby Field in Doha,...

PTI | Mar 05, 2017 05:20 PM