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Mirabai Chanu

Mirabai requests TOPS Committee for foreign strength and conditioning coach

Former world champion Mirabai Chanu has requested the Sports Authority of India (SAI) to provide her with a foreign strength and conditioning (S&C) coach,...
Mirabai and Jeremy

Weightlifters request Kiren Rijiju to allow resumption of training

Country's top weightlifters, including former world champion Mirabai Chanu, on Monday requested Sports Minster Kiren Rijiju to allow resumption of training at the earliest,...
Ekambaram Kaunakaran

When India’s first Weightlifting champion brought a railway station to his village 

Weightlifting is one of the disciplines which is rarely followed closely in India. The uninitiated only get to hear about it when India bags...
Mirabai Chanu (Image: Mirabai Chanu/Twitter)

All efforts will go waste if Olympics is cancelled — Mirabai Chanu

A wary Mirabai Chanu has only one prayer on her lips that the Tokyo Olympics goes as per schedule despite COVID-19 pandemic otherwise all...

Weightlifting: Mirabhai on her way for her second Olympics as young Jeremy prepares for...

Former world champion Chanu currently occupies third place in the women's 49kg world rankings and 17-year-old Jeremey is in the top eight from the world rankings.

Coronavirus: What is the current status of Olympics qualifying events?

Here is a look at the latest status of the qualifying events of Tokyo Olympics due to Coronavirus pandemic.
Sonam Malik and Sakshi Malik (Image: wrestlingtv.in)

Sakshi Malik’s Olympic dreams end as Sonam through to qualifiers

Sonam was given a lifeline by the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) after she was asked to fight it out in the trials that would decide who makes the qualifiers.
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Indians claim 2 medals on day 1 of Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting

India made a positive start to its campaign at the 2020 Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championships, bagging two medals on the...
Mirabai and Jeremy

Where do Indian weightlifters stand in their race to qualify for Tokyo Olympics?

Weightlifting Qualification Update – Women Weightlifting Olympic Qualification has entered its final ranking period and competition for the few...
Abid Hussain

58-year-old weightlifter wins gold in national championship

A 58-year-old weightlifter from Nuh, Abid Hussain, has won a gold medal in the 81kg category of the weightlifting competition during the...

National Weightlifting Championships: Jeremy, Mirabai Chanu bag Best Lifters award

Former world champion Mirabai Chanu and Youth Olympic champion Jeremy Lalrinnunga were awarded with the Best Senior Women's Lifter and the Best...
Mirabai Chanu (Image: Mirabai Chanu/Twitter)

Mirabai Chanu is India’s best bet to win gold medal at the Tokyo 2020...

Mirabai Chanu at weightlifting nationals in Kolkata (Image: Mirabai Chanu/Twitter)
Mirabai Chanu

Mirabai Chanu rewrites own record, lifts mammoth 203 kg

India's weightlifting queen Mirabai Chanu, on Tuesday, rewrote her own national record, by lifting a total of 203 kg to win the...

National Weightlifting Championships: Jeremy wins gold and gets national record

Jeremy Lalrinnunga, the 17-year-old Youth Olympic gold medal winner was well below-par but still managed to clinch the National Weightlifting Championships gold...
Mirabai Chanu

Where do India’s top weightlifters stand in the race to Tokyo 2020?

While the 72nd Men's and 35th Senior Womens' National Weightlifting Championships gets underway at the Khudiram Anushilan Kendra in Kolkata, it will...
Mirabai Chanu

Expect Mirabai to win Olympic medal this year — Karnam Malleswari

Karnam Malleswari made history in 2000 when she became the first Indian woman to win an Olympic medal. Malleswari clinched bronze in...
jyoti weightlifter

After breaking youth national records, Haryana’s weightlifter looks to complete her brother’s dream

Manilal Yadav was making giant strides in weightlifting. The athlete from Haryana won medals in various competitions and was on track for...
Gulap gogoi

Khelo India Youth Games gold medallist upset with performance after breaking junior record

Assam's weightlifter Gulap Gogoi broke the junior nationals record (clean and jerk score record and total score record) in the 81kg category...

15-year-old breadwinner wins weightlifting title at Khelo India Youth Games

Every time she enters a ‘lifting’ arena, Tamil Nadu’s Poorna Sri proves that she is worth her weight in gold. Almost without...
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The cricket-loving weightlifters from Assam who won gold and silver at Khelo India Games

It is a tale of two cricket crazy cousins who have won gold and silver in weightlifting at the 3rd edition of...
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