Thursday, June 27, 2019

Breaking, sport climbing, surfing, and skateboarding listed as provisional sports for 2024 Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee Session concluded a meeting on Tuesday wherein they approved the listings of breaking, sport climbing, surfing, and skateboarding as provisional sports for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. These sports are aimed at making the Olympics 'more...

No India in 2022 Commonwealth Games? IOA thinks of withdrawal after shooting is dropped...

In what can be a major blow to the Indian athletes and their sporting fans, the IOA is contemplating of withdrawing from the 2022 Commonwealth Games after the Olympic body dropped the shooting sport. In the 2018 Gold Coast...

IOC lifts provisional ban on India barring them to host Olympic events

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has lifted the provisional ban on India barring them to host Olympic events on Thursday. The decision comes after assurances from the Indian Olympic Association that they will allow athletes from all the nations...

Father’s Day: Olympic medallist Gagan Narang shares a heartwarming post of dad selling his...

Olympic gold-medallist Gagan Narang shared a heartwarming post in social media on the occasion of Father's Day to elucidate how his father helped him achieve his dream of being a shooter.  Apparently, Gagan Narang had a favorite rifle in his...

ISSF Shooting World Cup 2019, Day 2: Saurabh Chaudhary and Rahi Sarnobat bag two...

India's dominance in the ISSF Shooting World Cup 2019 at Munich continued in Day 2 as Saurabh Chaudhary and Rahi Sarnobat clinched gold medal for the nation in the Men's 10m Air Pistol and Women's 25m Pistol event respectively....

ISSF Shooting World Cup Munich: Apurvi Chandela bags India’s first gold medal in Women’s...

India started their 2019 ISSF Shooting World Cup Munich campaign on a bang as Apurvi Chandela gave India her first gold medal. Apurvi had already sealed an Olympic qualification berth in the women's 10m air rifle event along with...

India’s Gomathi Marimuthu tests positive for banned substance; athlete refutes allegations

According to popular daily Deccan Herald, India's gold medal winner in Asian Athletics Championship, Gomathi Marimuthu, has tested positive for a banned substance. However, the athlete refuted those claims in an interview with TheBridge and said that she only...

Dutee Chand reveals she is in a same-sex relationship; family threatens to send her...

India's ace sprinter Dutee Chand revealed herself to be in a same-sex relationship with her soulmate, as per an interview with Indian Express. India's national record holder in women's 100m event said that Supreme Court's landmark judgment last year...

India draw a blank in Archery World Cup Stage II

Indian archers' poor form in the international circuit continued as they failed to clinch a single medal at the Archery World Cup Stage II. The Archery Association of India sent a second-string side to Shanghai. Having already been knocked out...

Sprinter Hima Das diagnosed with spondylitis; doubtful for IAAF World Relays

2018 Asian Games gold medallist and India's ace sprinter in the women's 400m category Hima Das is doubtful for the IAAF World Relays after the 20-year-old has been diagnosed with spondylitis of the lumbar vertebrae. The tournament will be...

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