Saturday, November 17, 2018

Women’s Boxing World C’ship In Numbers: Manisha Moun

Twenty-one year old Manisha Moun, who is making her debut in the ongoing AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships at the KD Jhadav Hall, is confident of a positive start against the 36-year-old Christina Cruz of the US in the preliminary round of...

Women’s Boxing World C’ship In Numbers: Saweety Boora

In June 2018, India's Saweety Boora was the only Indian boxer to win gold at the Umakhanov Memorial Tournament in Kaspiysk, Russia after she unanimously defeated home favourite Anna Anfinogenova to bag the 75kg title in the tournament. In addition...

The Women’s World Boxing C’ship in Numbers: Simranjit Kaur

Simranjit Kaur will be representing India in the 64kg weight category. In September earlier this year, Simranjit Kaur (64kg), Monika (48kg) and Bhagyabati Kachari (81kg) claimed gold medals as Indian boxers notched up an impressive seven podium finishes at the...

In Numbers: India’s Badminton stars at Youth Olympic Games

Lakshya Sen repeated the performance of his senior counterpart HS Prannoy with a Silver at the ongoing Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires but the road was anything but easy. The former World No 1 in the Junior events had...

Youth Olympics: Manu Bhaker back on track with a Gold

Till last night, India did not have a Gold medal at the Youth Olympics. Now we have two. This is India's flagbearer and India's first female Youth Olympic champion. This is Manu Bhakar. She won India's second GOLD at the...

Youth Olympics: Three out of four medalists are from Eastern part of India

Three out of four medalists from India at the #YouthOlympics are from the Eastern part of the country. A very encouraging trend.

Charting out the journey of Mehuli Ghosh

At the 10th Asian Airgun Championships held in Wako City, Japan, Mehuli Ghosh along with Samiksha Dhingra reinstated the strength of women’s shooting in the country as they won the youth and junior air rifle gold medals respectively at...

In Numbers: Manasi Joshi’s amazing consistency makes her a medal prospect in the Asian Para Games

In 2014, three years after a horrific accident that affected her for life, Manasi Joshi played her first international para-badminton tournament. She went in with no expectations, barely having turned pro at that point in time, but came out...

In Numbers: Sports in India becoming more gender inclusive

The 2018 Commonwealth Games were the first in the history of the tournament to have equal number of events for men and women. And that is a practice that has long been the goal for Olympic level tournaments as...

Badminton: Lakshya Sen and Vaishnavi Reddy Jakka

India has never won Gold at the Youth Olympics. Can Lakshya Sen and Vaishnavi Reddy Jakka end that drought as they begin their campaign today?