Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Weightlifting

A virtually unrecognizable young Indian squad heads into World Weightlifting Championships

The intoxicating highs that success and fame offer can be very fleeting experiences and no field of life typifies this more than sports. Let's just rewind father time by 11 months or so to the 2017 World Weightlifting Championships when a full strength, experienced Indian...

Jeremy Lalrinnunga’s iron grip on Youth Olympics history

"I have been told that the journey to Buenos Aires will be split into a seven hour flight, a layover and then a sixteen-hour flight. Then I'll be in Argentina for 20 days. This will be my longest trip....

Asian Games 2018: The Mirabai Chanu-less Indian weightlifting squad faces Herculean task at Jakarta

Flashback to April-2018 and sleepy-eyed Indian sports lovers were regularly waking up to view Indian athletes dressed in flaming red one-piece suits quite periodically chewing some yellow metal and shedding some tears of joy in front of the Indian national flag...

Mirabai Chanu withdraws from the Asian Games, giving India’s medal hopes a serious blow

Mirabai Chanu has officially withdrawn from the 2018 Asian Games, providing a severe blow to India's medal hopes in that weight category. According to ANI, the weightlifter had asked Indian Weightlifting Federation for time to recover from a back injury....

The night before my Commonwealth Games event, I had to be held together with tapes | By Sathish Sivalingam

I remember the moments leading up to my turns in the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. My coach Vijay Sharma was the pillar during those moments. "You may not be physically fit, make sure you use your mental toughness to win...