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It's high time shooters resume training: Coach Deepali Deshpande

Deepali Deshpande feels that a camp is the need of the hour and the shooters need to train differently in order to be competitive ahead of Tokyo Olympics.

published : 22 Sep 2020

NBA has stepped up while discussing social injustice in society: San Antonio Spurs legend Bruce Bowen

Bruce Bowen feels that it is encouraging to see players speaking out and using their mass appeal to discuss social issues.

published : 22 Sep 2020

We are preparing for the worst possible scenario, says Indian hockey coach Graham Reid

Reid knows they have next to no chance of playing international matches, including friendlies, possibly till the end of January

published : 22 Sep 2020

Indian men's hockey team analytical coach Chris Ciriello resigns

Ciriello, 34, went back to Australia in June in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic when the national players were given a month's break.

published : 22 Sep 2020

Tamil Nadu shuttlers eye Super 100 event abroad

Even as the top badminton players are skipping the international meets due to  Covid-19, young shuttlers are willing to go the extra mile.

published : 22 Sep 2020

Neeraj Chopra injured, expected to train soon

It is understood that the 22-year-old thrower sustained the injury some 10 days ago while practising.

published : 21 Sep 2020

Boxing Federation of India officials' tenure extended by three months

ASBC had recently announced that the Asian Boxing Championships, which was originally scheduled to be held this year, will be held in 2021.

published : 20 Sep 2020

Clarity over safety needed for badminton to restart smoothly: Indian shuttler HS Prannoy

The attention has now turned to Denmark Open, but Prannoy, who chose to skip the event, feels that there might still be some reluctance from players due to a lack of clarity about safety measures.

published : 19 Sep 2020

St Louis Online chess: P Harikrishna stuns Norway's Magnus Carlsen but later suffers four losses

Harikrishna  also beat lower-rated American Jeffrey Xiong but save for the two wins, he had a forgettable day as he suffered four defeats, apart from three draws.

published : 19 Sep 2020

On this day in 2000: Karnam Malleswari became first Indian female to win Olympic medal

The historic achievement made her an instant household name and the masses named her 'The Iron Lady'. She remains, till date, the only Indian woman weightlifter to have won an Olympic medal.

published : 19 Sep 2020

‘Monitoring heart rate vital while recovering’: Manpreet Singh

This showed to Manpreet Singh that it was entirely normal and that there was no need to panic.

published : 19 Sep 2020

'Empower youth and face ground realties', says Abhinav Bindra as India battles COVID-19

One of the country's greatest achievers in sports, Bindra is extremely saddened by the loss of lives and livelihood amid the unprecedented health crisis.

published : 18 Sep 2020

Equal opportunities, junior program helped Indian women's hockey team: Skipper Rani Rampal

Rani, who become the first woman hockey player to win the Khel Ratna award last month, said she continues to motivate her team to perform well at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.

published : 18 Sep 2020

Indian Grandmaster Harikrishna stays in fifth place; Americas Wesley So goes on top

After a draw against another US player Hikaru Nakamura, the India number was outlasted by So in 69 moves on Thursday.

published : 18 Sep 2020

Late night preparations behind Indian Grandmaster P Iniyan’s World Open glory

P Iniyan, who won the prestigious 48th Annual World Open online chess tournament recently, is thrilled at his unique achievement.

published : 18 Sep 2020
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