Thursday, January 17, 2019

Why India might struggle to repeat their CWG success at Asian Games this year

India finished CWG 2018 with an impressive medals tally of 66, making it their second-best ever performance in the Games after in New Delhi in 2010. Serious administrative lapses ' such as needles found in the rooms of some athletes...

Hockey India announces men’s squad for Asian Games

New Delhi, 09 July 2018: Hockey India on Monday named the 18-member Indian Men's Hockey Team for the 18th Asian Games to begin in Jakarta and Palembang on 18 August 2018. The defending champions, who had beaten Pakistan in the final...

Squash Federation dismisses panic of a framed ‘coach crisis’

The clock hands are restlessly sliding over each other and with every crucial minute wasted now, it will be very expensive come the 18th of this month when the Asian Games saga will begin. Time has ticked rapidly and...

Going the IPL-way did not help Kabaddi at Asiad. So what next for the sport?

Following the success of the Indian Premier League, Kabaddi launched a version of its own- the Pro Kabaddi League. The organisers banked on the popularity of the sport and started a commercially driven league destined to follow in the footsteps...

Humble Beginnings: Inspiring stories of athletes and Asiad medallists

"It doesn't matter what your background is and where you come from, if you have dreams and goals, that's all that matters." - Serena Williams The eighteenth Asian Games are currently running their Fifteen-day course in the Indonesian cities of Jakarta...

Tintu, Anilda and Kamalraj Backs Off National Inter-State Athletics !

Coming week’s National Inter-State Athletics Championships in Guwahati would not see the appearance and performance of three star athletes due to various reasons. This inter-state athletics championship stands as the selection meet for this year’s Asiad in Jakarta. According...

Rankings don’t matter much in modern hockey: Rani Rampal

The struggles of a sportsperson are often swept under the carpet once a player embraces success. And Rani Rampal’s path to becoming a top-level international hockey player has been replete with struggles that might have at times, appeared insurmountable because of the ‘phase’ she went through. The...

Asian Games 2018: Hopes are high from India’s strong Gymnastics team

With the Asian Games starting with a bang, gymnastics has created quite the buzz within the country about its medal prospects this time around. What seemingly justifies this continuous chatter is that India has sent one of its strongest teams...

Just 6 grams of Gold: Empowering India’s future Olympians to go for glory

Over the past decade, the demographics of Indian sport have undergone extensive modifications- all done, of course, with a view of changing the country's current standing in sports. To do this, it was necessary to recognise that there was...

Indian shooting contingent announced for the Asian Games and the World Championships

In a rather surprising revelation, experienced shooters like Gagan Narang and Jitu Rai were overlooked from the Indian Shooting squad for the upcoming 2018 Asian Games. Not only that, young Mehuli Ghosh who impressed during the Gold Coast Commonwealth...