The 22nd Asian Athletics Championships, to be held in Ranchi in July, will be the highlight event in an otherwise packed calendar for the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) which was announced here on Thursday."We have a busy season this year with as many as ... Prokerala, 1 month ago
The All India Council of Sports (AICS) has called for an increase in the country's sports budget to bring the athletes at par with other leading nations in the Olympic Games. "In view of the Prime Minister's ambitious programme to prepare the sportspersons ...Business Standard, 1 month ago AICS asks govt to treat sports as priority sector Business Standard, 1 month ago
An overview of India's underwhelming performance in athletics in 2016 IMAGE: Neeraj Chopra the omly bright light for India in an otherwise dull year. Photograph: Facebook Indian athletics had another forgettable year as a disastrous Olympic campaign, where athletes only made up the numbers, and a doping fiasco added to their underachievers’ tag. The only silver lining in an otherwise uneventful year was the world junior record set by javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, who became the first ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Olympic bronze-medallist Gagan Narang says shootings "ecosystem" will take a "hit" if the ISSF Athletes Committees recommendation for mixed-gender team events for future Olympics, starting with the 2020 edition in Tokyo, is ratified by the world body. In a ...Deccan Herald, 1 week ago
New Delhi: Sports Minister Vijay Goel has said that the government is shocked after scam-tainted Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Singh Chautala were made honorary life presidents of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) here on Tuesday. The decision to appoint both ...Sify, 1 month ago Tainted Kalmadi, Chautala made IOA Life Presidents Deccan Herald, 1 month ago CWG scam-accused Suresh Kalmadi appointed Life President of IOA Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Intensive training and meticulous planning have gone into the making of Dangal, Ranjita Ganesan and Dhruv Munjal find out. IMAGE: Aamir Khan with wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat at his daughter Geeta Phogat's wedding. By the traces of cigarette vapour still clinging to the air, Nitesh Tiwari can tell Aamir Khan had been in the meeting room before him. "He only smokes around the time of his film's release," says the director of Dangal, Khan's next film slated to release on December 23.A case of ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Concerned at the plight of the families of those soldiers, who got their jobs through sports quota and are posted at Indo-Pak borders, affected by demonetisation, the Indian Olympic Association has written to the Prime Ministers office to help them with some ...Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
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