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Elavenil Valarivan is making her National Games debut in 2022.

National Games 2022: Indian Shooter Elavenil Valarivan's 'Immediate Priority' Is ISSF World Championships

Elavenil Valarivan feels Indian shooters enjoy healthy competition at domestic events which helps them grow.

29 September 2022

SECURITY FORCES

Security Forces Apprehend Two Cadres Of NSCN (K-YA) In Arunachal Pradesh

In Arunachal Pradesh's Changlang district, police have arrested two members of the NSCN(K-YA) faction, including a Myanmar national.


MR Poovamma surprised many after she skipped the relay trials before Tokyo Olympics last year.

MR Poovamma, Asian Games Medallist, Gets Two-Year Ban By Anti-Doping Appeal Panel

MR Poovamma won two Asian Games relay gold medals in 2018, one in 2014 and also an individual bronze in 2012. She received the Arjuna Award in 2015.


Aparna Popat is a former Olympian and Commonwealth Games medalist.

National Games A Good Concept, But Needs To Be Handled Better, Say Former Indian Stars

Olympian Aparna Popat and Davis Cupper Gaurav Natekar feel the National Games have a lot going for them, but need to held regularly, for one.

29 September 2022

Murali Sreeshankar won a long jump silver at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

‘CWG Silver Is Breakthrough Of My Career’, Says Murali Sreeshankar Ahead Of National Games 2022

Murali Sreeshankar won silver in men's long jump at Birmingham CWG with an effort of 8.08m. He is representing Kerala at the National Games 2022.


Dutee Dutee is in a same-sex relationship, and has frequently faced condemnation.

‘Duniya Sangharsh Hai, Himmat Nahi Harna’: Dutee Chand’s Message To Those Dealing With Adversity

The sprinter speaks about overcoming challenges, the people who stood by her, and about shaking a leg on a TV show.

17 September 2022

Manika Batra is one of biggest contenders for a medal at the National Games 2022.

Manika Batra Vows To Return Stronger At National Games 2022 After Commonwealth Games Failure

One of India’s biggest stars at 2018 Commonwealth Games, paddler Manika Batra looked out of sorts and returned empty-handed from the Birmingham Games last month.

20 September 2022

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Amit Shah attends during the 36th National Games-2022 curtain raiser.

National Games Of India 2022: Gujarat Has Broken Records In Building Sports Infrastructure, Says Amit Shah

Amit Shah also said PM Narendra Modi 'has worked to increase the budget for (national) games from Rs 866 crore in 2014 to Rs 2000 crore in 2022'.

05 September 2022

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18 August 2022
Durand Cup 2022: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh Inaugurates Manipur Leg; NEROCA Beat TRAU In Imphal Derby

Durand Cup 2022: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh Inaugurates Manipur Leg; NEROCA Beat TRAU In Imphal Derby

The 2022 edition of the Durand Cup, Asia's oldest football tournament is being held in multiple venues in Kolkata, Imphal and Guwahati.


09 August 2022
LA Confident: CWG Has Set Stage For Women’s Cricket At Olympics

LA Confident: CWG Has Set Stage For Women’s Cricket At Olympics

After Birmingham Commonwealth Games, the organisers of the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics would be more open to considering cricket.


09 August 2022
A Culture Of Sports Brings Northeast Closer To India

A Culture Of Sports Brings Northeast Closer To India

Surrounded by five international borders, Northeast India’s homogeneity with neighbouring countries rather than the rest of India often makes it a victim of...


09 August 2022
An Independence Day Gift From Birmingham

An Independence Day Gift From Birmingham

Even with Neeraj Chopra out of action, India made an impression at the Commonwealth Games, thanks to the likes of Avinash Sable, Nikhat Zareen and Eldhose Paul.


04 August 2022
Seema Punia Eyes Asian Games, Paris Olympics Qualification After Commonwealth Games 2022 No Show

Seema Punia Eyes Asian Games, Paris Olympics Qualification After Commonwealth Games 2022 No Show

In women’s discuss throw final, Seema Punia’s produced a best effort of 55.92m to finish fifth. Punia has won Commonwealth Games medals in 2006, 2010, 2014...


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03 August 2022
Lovepreet Singh Eyes National Games Success After Commonwealth Games 2022 Weightlifting Bronze

Lovepreet Singh Eyes National Games Success After Commonwealth Games 2022 Weightlifting Bronze

Competing in 109kg category, Loverpreet Singh lifted a personal best of 355 kg, including a new national record of 192 kg in clean and jerk, to finish third on...


26 July 2022
Doping In Indian Sports Continues Unabated: What Can WADA, NADA Do?

Doping In Indian Sports Continues Unabated: What Can WADA, NADA Do?

Doping, indeed is India's scourge. For a country bidding to become a global superpower in sports, its many doping escapades have already done enough damage.


19 July 2022
Hangzhou Asian Games: China To Host Postponed Sporting Mega-event In September 2023

Hangzhou Asian Games: China To Host Postponed Sporting Mega-event In September 2023

The 19th Asian Games were originally slated to be held from September 10 to 25 this year but were suspended after a spike in COVID-19 cases in China.


07 July 2022
Commonwealth Games 2022: Neeraj Chopra Likely To Be India's Flag Bearer In Opening Ceremony

Commonwealth Games 2022: Neeraj Chopra Likely To Be India's Flag Bearer In Opening Ceremony

India will send a 322-member strong contingent to the Birmingham Commonwealth Games, out of which 215 will be athletes.


06 July 2022
NRAI Appoints Two-Time Olympic Medallist Munkhbayar Dorjsuren As India Pistol Team’s Foreign Coach

NRAI Appoints Two-Time Olympic Medallist Munkhbayar Dorjsuren As India Pistol Team’s Foreign Coach

Munkhbayar Dorjsuren, who is from Mongolia, won bronze medals at the Barcelona (1992) and Beijing (2008) Olympics Games in the 25m pistol event.


29 June 2022
MR Poovamma Fails Dope Test, Gets Three-month Ban

MR Poovamma Fails Dope Test, Gets Three-month Ban

MR Poovamma was a member of the gold-winning 4x400m women's and mixed relay teams in the 2018 Asian Games.


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20 June 2022
Archery World Cup Stage 3: Deepika Kumari Set For India Comeback In Paris

Archery World Cup Stage 3: Deepika Kumari Set For India Comeback In Paris

After her dismal Tokyo Olympics performance last year, World No.3 Deepika Kumari saw a slump in form in the following events.


20 June 2022
Commonwealth Games 2022: Manpreet Singh To Lead Indian Men’s Hockey Team In Birmingham

Commonwealth Games 2022: Manpreet Singh To Lead Indian Men’s Hockey Team In Birmingham

India have been put in Pool B along with England, Canada, Wales and Ghana. The two-time former silver medallists will begin their campaign on July 31 against...


15 June 2022
Adil Altaf – A Kashmiri Tailor’s Son Weaving Magic With His Cycle At Khelo India Youth Games 

Adil Altaf – A Kashmiri Tailor’s Son Weaving Magic With His Cycle At Khelo India Youth Games 

18-year-old Adil Altaf won Jammu and Kashmir’s first-ever gold medal in the Khelo India Youth Games when he bagged the top price in boy’s 70km cycling road...


12 June 2022
Assam Sprinter Hima Das Hints At 400m Return At Postponed Asian Games

Assam Sprinter Hima Das Hints At 400m Return At Postponed Asian Games

The last time Hima Das ran an individual 400m race was during the 2019 Asian Championships in Doha before pulling out of the race midway due to injury.


20 May 2022
Nikhat Zareen Says, 'Whatever Happens I Have To Fight And Give My Best'

Nikhat Zareen Says, 'Whatever Happens I Have To Fight And Give My Best'

Nikhat Zareen out-punched Thailand's Jitpong Jutamas to clinch the flyweight (52kg) gold at the Women's World Boxing Championships.


07 May 2022
Avinash Sable Breaks Bahadur Prasad's 30-year-old 5000m Indian National Record

Avinash Sable Breaks Bahadur Prasad's 30-year-old 5000m Indian National Record

Avinash Sable, who also holds the 3000m steeplechase national record, clocked 13 minutes and 25.65 seconds at Sound Running Track Meet.


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