Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Weightlifting

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Mirabai Chanu has officially withdrawn from the 2018 Asian Games, providing a severe blow to India's medal hopes in that weight category.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...

Back injury-hit-Mirabai Chanu fighting against time for 2018 Asiad

Bandied about as India’s best medal bet at the upcoming 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia, Saikham Mirabai Chanu carries a tremendous amount of ‘responsibility ‘on her sturdy shoulders. After all, Asian Games is a massive platform with so much at...