Saturday, November 17, 2018

Official upgrades to Business, athletes travel Economy from Jakarta

In a narrative that is all too familiar when it comes to Indian sports, especially the non-generic ones, it was learnt that athletes returning from The Asian Games in Jakarta were made to travel in Economy class while the...

Financial aid will be provided to medal winners and young talents: Delhi CM

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal yesterday met with the Asian Games medalists in the city. What transpired were several promises by the Chief Minister who said he was working on plans to improve the overall aid provided to players...

Gold digging at the Olympics: What needs to be done?

Face it! As much as we laud our better showing in the Commonwealth Games and Asian Games, India is not going to be a force to reckon with in the Olympics. Not now. Not in the foreseeable future. No point getting riled...

Indian and Pakistani sports can benefit from each other: Pakistan’s medal winners

For sports fans in India, the Jakarta Asian Games yielded an extraordinary moment the day Neeraj Chopra won his gold, head and shoulders above everyone in the competition. The Bronze medal winner was Pakistan's Arshad Nadeem. In a moment...

The tale of two Indian teams at the 2018 Asian Games: So close yet so far!

The Indian contingent has performed exceptionally well at the 2018 Jakarta Asian Games with a collection of 69 medals in their kitty. This was India’s best show at the mega event, equalling the tally of 15 Gold medals India...

Sports allow us all to dream a little: Swapna Barman

A group of people sit clustered together, staring with eagerness at a sporting event on television, scarcely daring to believe the events unfolding on the screen. While some soak in the moment with bated breath, and others shout words of encouragement,...

ONGC contributes 15 medals to India’s overall tally of 69 at Asian Games 2018

ONGC sportspersons, both on roll and scholarship have displayed an outstanding performance by bagging 15 medals including 3 gold, 7 silver and 5 bronze at the recently concluded Asian Games 2018 in Jakarta. This is the largest contribution by any...

Dear daughter, always keep on challenging yourself | By PV Ramana

Dear daughter Being a sportsperson has taught me a lot. But the most important thing I want to tell you and every other young athlete is that never stop enjoying your game. The minute you do, there will be no...

Unnoticed, Indian Squash scripts best ever Asian Games medal tally

While the Asian Games have been a chance for a lot of Indians to know about lesser known sports- events like SepakTakraw, Wushu and Kurash even yielded medals, in the busy schedule for Indian sports we often tend to...

Minimol Abraham: The shining star in a listless women’s Volleyball team

So far, the eighteen pan-Asian games have been unique in their sense. Some athletes, teams, disciplines, and moments have stood out over the first part of the games. Be it Dushyant, who won the Bronze in Rowing despite being ill...