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Pooja Ghatkar claims bronze medal at ISSF World Cup, credits Gagan Narang for success

Narang was in the audience as the 27-year-old Ghatkar claimed the bronze medal in women’s 10m air rifle event on the first day of the ISSF World Cup in New Delhi on Friday.

PTI | Feb 24, 2017 04:40 PM

ISSF World Cup: Pooja Ghatkar wins bronze medal in women's 10m air rifle event

Indian shooter Pooja Ghatkar on Friday won bronze medal in women’s 10 m air rifle event at ISSF Shooting World Cup.

News Nation Bureau | Feb 24, 2017 01:50 PM

Sameer Verma jumps 11 places to reach 23rd spot in BWF World men's singles rankings

Sameer Verma, who lifted his maiden Grand Prix title at the Syed Modi International tournament last month, jumped 11 spots to reach the 23rd spot in the latest BWF world ranking released.

PTI | Feb 23, 2017 06:13 PM

World Women Chess Championship: D Harika clinches thrilling tie-breaker against Nana Dzagnidze to seal semifinal berth

D Harika once again kept her nerves steady in the rapid tiebreaker and overcame a stiff challenge from Nana Dzagnidze of Georgia to enter the semi-finals of the World Women Chess Championship for the...

PTI | Feb 23, 2017 12:33 PM

India to host Combined World Cup for shooting in 2019

The National Rifle Association of India’s (NRAI) bid was approved by the International Shooting Sport Federation’s Executive Board in its meeting held in New Delhi.

PTI | Feb 21, 2017 11:03 PM

India looks to prepare strong bid for shooting's 2020 Olympic quota event

The National Rifle Association of India president Raninder Singh expressed optimism on Monday that a smooth conduct of the year's first World Cup -- a first for the country -- will go a long way in...

PTI | Feb 20, 2017 08:56 PM

Former US gymnasts accuse national team doctor of sexual abuse

Three former US national team gymnasts detailed sexual abuse allegations against former national team doctor Lawrence Nassar in a report Sunday.

PTI | Feb 20, 2017 01:50 PM

India Open: Dimtrij Ovtcharov defeats 13-year-old Japanese paddler Tomokazu Harimoto's to lift Men's Singles title

Top seed Dimtrij Ovtcharov put all his valuable experience on the table to end 13-year-old Japanese paddler Tomokazu Harimoto's fairly tale run and lift the ITTF World Tour India Open title at the...

PTI | Feb 20, 2017 12:32 PM

India Open: Thirteen-year old Japanese paddler Tomokazu Harimoto ends A Sharath Kamal's dream run in semifinal

Thirteen-year-old Japanese table tennis prodigy Tomokazu Harimoto ended national champion Achanta Sharath Kamal's fairy tale run at the ITTF World Tour India Open

PTI | Feb 19, 2017 01:14 PM

Sandeep Kumar breaks his own national record in 50km race walk

Sandeep Kumar of Haryana smashed his own national record en route to winning the gold medal in the gruelling men’s 50km event of the National Race Walking Championships in New Delhi on Saturday.

PTI | Feb 18, 2017 05:07 PM

PV Sindhu breaks into top five of badminton singles world ranking, becomes second Indian woman to achieve this feat

Sindhu had the best year of her career last season when she clinched the silver medal at the Rio Olympics. She also grabbed her maiden Super Series title by winning the China Open and then reached the...

PTI | Feb 18, 2017 04:46 PM

Laureus World Sports Awards: Usain Bolt wins record sixth 'Sportsman of the Year' trophy

Jamaica's multiple Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt edged the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and LeBron James to win the 'Sportsman of the Year' trophy

News Nation Bureau | Feb 15, 2017 10:53 AM

Basketball fever arrives in India: Twenty-four Indian players picked for NBA Academy

The selected 24 (inclusive of the 3 players who will be selected in the months prior to the opening of the NBA Academy) will become the first class to receive scholarships and training at NBA Academy...

PTI | Feb 11, 2017 06:53 PM

Two National taekwondo players accuse coach of sexual abuse

Jharkhand-based players alleged that since their coach had political connections, they could not take the risk of filing a complaint against him in their home state.

PTI | Feb 10, 2017 11:30 PM

Sourabh Varma defeats Lakshya Sen to annex Men's singles crown, Rituparna Das lifts women's title in National Badminton Championship

Sourabh Varma put up a splendid display of badminton to deny promising shuttler Lakshya Sen his maiden national title in the summit clash to emerge men's singles champion at the 81st Senior Badminton...

News Nation Bureau | Feb 08, 2017 11:40 AM