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World Weightlifting Championship: Saikhom Mirabai Chanu To Lead Seven-Member Indian Team

World Weightlifting Championship: Saikhom Mirabai Chanu To Lead Seven-Member Indian Team

The World Championship is a gold-level qualifying event for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The qualification process is based on the performances of the weightlifters in six events over a period of 18 months out of which the four best results will be considered

09 September 2019
2020 Olympics: A New Rising In Tokyo Or An Evening In Paris In 2024?

2020 Olympics: A New Rising In Tokyo Or An Evening In Paris In 2024?

India won a whopping 227 international medals in July but how many of those will translate into an Olympic gold, silver or bronze in Tokyo 2020? The sports...

17 August 2019

Mirabai Chanu Wins Gold At Commonwealth Senior Weightlifting Championship

Mirabai Chanu lifted a total of 191kg (84kg + 107 kg) in the senior women's 49 kg event to win the gold medal in the Olympic qualifying event (Commonwealth...

Asian Weightlifting Championships: Mizo Sensation Jeremy Lalrinnunga Smashes Youth World Record

Asian Weightlifting Championships: Mizo Sensation Jeremy Lalrinnunga Smashes Youth World Record

In the Asian Weightlifting Championship at Ningbo, 16-year-old Jeremy Lalrinnunga lifted more than double his body weight (157kg, 163kg) in two successful...

21 April 2019

Weightlifter Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu's Ban Lifted By International Weightlifting Federation

The 25-year-old, who had won the gold medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the women's 53 kg category, vehemently denied the test result.

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09 October 2018
Mizo Weightlifting Sensation Lalrinnunga Wins India's First Ever Gold At Youth Olympics

Mizo Weightlifting Sensation Lalrinnunga Wins India's First Ever Gold At Youth Olympics

The 15-year-old from Aizwal, who is also a world youth silver-medallist, lifted a total of 274kg (124kg +150kg) to top honours in the men's 62kg category at...


17 September 2018
Virat Kohli, Saikhom Mirabai Chanu Recommeded For Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award

Virat Kohli, Saikhom Mirabai Chanu Recommeded For Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award

If approved by Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Kohli will become the third cricketer to get the Khel Ratna after the Tendulkar and the double world...


14 April 2018
Service, Then Jubilation

Service, Then Jubilation

Young Indians are plucking gold at the CWG at will. Tougher challenges await them at August’s Asiad.


10 April 2018
CWG 2018: Para-Powerlifter Sachin Chaudhary Wins Bronze

CWG 2018: Para-Powerlifter Sachin Chaudhary Wins Bronze

In a 10-man final, Chaudhary finished with a combined effort of 181 kg


08 April 2018
Punam Yadav Wins Fifth Gold For India At Commonwealth Games 2018

Punam Yadav Wins Fifth Gold For India At Commonwealth Games 2018

The 22-year-old from Varanasi lifted 100 kg in snatch and 122 kg in the clean and jerk category to finish with a total of 222 kg to make the country proud.


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06 April 2018
From Lifting Firewood To CWG Medal: Mirabai Chanu's Golden Journey

From Lifting Firewood To CWG Medal: Mirabai Chanu's Golden Journey

"She always has the passion to achieve big. She never put herself under pressure "


06 April 2018
CWG 2018: Deepak Lather Seals Bronze, Becomes Youngest Indian Weightlifter To Win Medal At CWG

06 April 2018
Commonwealth Games 2018: Sanjita Chanu Gets India Second Gold Medal

Commonwealth Games 2018: Sanjita Chanu Gets India Second Gold Medal

Weightlifter Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu won India its second gold medal at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games by outshining in the women's 53 kg category event at...


05 April 2018
No Physios! Indian Weightlifters Battle All Odds To Snatch Medals At CWG

No Physios! Indian Weightlifters Battle All Odds To Snatch Medals At CWG

"My physio is not here, so I haven't been able to get the treatment that I need for my knee and sciatic nerve," said Gururaja.


05 April 2018
CWG 2018: Lifter P. Gururaja Claims Silver, Opens India's Medal Account

CWG 2018: Lifter P. Gururaja Claims Silver, Opens India's Medal Account

Weightlifter P Gururaja opened India's medal account on the first competition day of the 21st Commonwealth Games, claiming a silver in the men's 56kg category...


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30 November 2017
Mirabai Chanu Becomes First Indian In More Than 20 Years To Win Gold Medal At World Weightlifting Championship

Mirabai Chanu Becomes First Indian In More Than 20 Years To Win Gold Medal At World Weightlifting Championship

Chanu lifted 85kg in snatch and 109kg in clean and jerk to total an impressive 194kg in the women's 48kg,


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