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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...
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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...

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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Golom Tinku wins first gold for Arunachal at Khelo India Youth Games

At exactly the half-way point of the Khelo India Youth Games, Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijuju’s Arunachal Pradesh won its first gold...

International Weightlifting Federation accused of ‘corruption, doping cover-ups’

In a German documentary, to be aired this Sunday, the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) and its long-time chief Tamas Ajan have been...
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Khelo India is like any international-level tournament’ says Jeremy Lalrinnunga

Jeremy Lalrinnunga, who became the first-ever Indian to win a gold medal at the Youth Olympic Games last year, expressed that...
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Weightlifter Seema banned for failing dope test

Just a day after boxer Sumit Sangwan was banned for failing a dope test, weightlifter Seema has been slapped with a four-year...

Weightlifter Jeremy Lalrinnunga breaks 27 records at Qatar International Cup

Weightlifter Jeremy Lalrinnunga, a Youth Olympics gold medalist, has claimed three world records en route his silver-medal winning efforts in the 67kg...
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Weightlifter Rakhi Halder creates two national records

Weightlifter Rakhi Halder clinched a bronze medal in the women's 64kg weight category in the Qatar International Cup but not before she...

Weightlifting: After Mirabai’s gold, Jeremy wins silver at Qatar International Cup

Indian weightlifters were up for a double treat on Friday as after India's weightlifting star Mirabai Chanu clinched the gold at the...
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Mirabai Chanu wins gold at Qatar International Cup

2017 world champion weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu notched up the women's 49kg category gold medal to open India's account at the 6th...
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Karnam Malleswari stands beside boxer Nikhat Zareen, roots for fair trials

The never-ending drama of selections for the Olympic trials is ceaseless as the 2000 Sydney Olympics bronze medalist winner, Karnam Malleswari has...
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Policeman Mukul Sharma banned by NADA for doping

Things have turned dark and dreary yet again with policeman and weightlifter Mukul Sharma being caught for doping charges by the National...
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47-yr-old woman wins gold at World Powerlifting Championship

While we are swept up in the cheer of a new year, most of us make resolutions to hit the gym trying...
South Asian Games Wushu

India claim 50 medals on Day 4 and remain in top spot at South...

Led by strong performances by wushu players and swimmers, India breached the 100-medal mark by winning a whopping 50 medals on the...

“I was asked if I were from moon,” says hijab-clad powerlifter Majiziya Bhanu

Speaking at 'We the Women' convention, powerlifter Majiziya Bhanu opened up to Sujata Kelkar Shetty.

Developing future champions: Inside the high-performance centres of Bhubaneswar

The talk of the state being a hub of sports of India had already been ringing for a while in national media.

Lifted 215kg at the age of 13, here’s why this teen is set for...

Golom’s success at this age has challenged the widely held idea that weightlifting is an adult’s sport involving physical strength.

2019 Asian Youth & Junior Weightlifting Championship: Jeremy Lalrinnunga rewrites own youth World Record

16-year-old weightlifter Jeremy Lalrinnunga (67kg) bagged the gold medal with a new youth World and Asian record lift of 299kg at the ongoing...