Updated : 6 months, 4 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], Dec 23 (ANI): Asian Games medallists Hima Das, Swapna Barman, Rahi Sarnobat and Vinesh Phogat look uber cool as the cover girls of a fashion magazine.
Updated : 7 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Dec 20 (ANI): Two-time Olympic medallist wrestler Sushil Kumar has set his sight on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. He says the year 2019 will mark the start of the preparations for the prestigious tournament, for which "I am working really hard."
Updated : 7 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], Dec 4: Purnima Hembram, Indian track and field athlete, who is suffering from a hamstring injury, has expressed her disappointment over the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports headed by Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore and the state government for not helping her
Updated : 8 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], Nov 14 (ANI): Asian Games gold-medallist sprinter Hima Das has been appointed as the first ever youth ambassador of United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) India.
Updated : 8 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], Nov 6 (ANI): Swapna Barman, who won the first Asian Games gold medal in Heptathlon, is anxiously waiting for the 7 pairs of customized shoes being designed by apparel giants Adidas. Barman in a freewheeling chat with ANI said that she doesn't know whether the s
New Delhi [India], Nov 5 (ANI): It was just months ago that blood spurted from six-toed Asiad gold medalist International athlete Swapna Barman's feet. The athlete suffered the injury because her feet could not fit in normal shoes.
Updated : 8 months, 3 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], Oct 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated the athletes of the Asian Para Games and the Youth Summer Olympics for winning medals and making the country proud.
New Delhi [India], Oct 25 (ANI): Asian Games bronze medalist Vikas Krishan Yadav on Thursday affirmed that he will turn professional in the coming year. Confirming the news, he said that he has sought permission from the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) and the national federation has giv
Updated : 9 months ago IST
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], Oct 17 (ANI): Indian shuttler Pramod Bhagat, who had clinched a gold and bronze medal in the recently-concluded third edition of the Para Asian Games, has questioned the ignorant attitude of Odisha government towards para-athletes.
New Delhi [India] Oct 16 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday met and felicitated the medal winners of the 2018 Para Asian Games here in the national capital.
Updated : 9 months, 1 week ago IST
Jakarta [Indonesia], Oct 12 (ANI): Indian para-athlete Deepa Malik, who won her second Bronze medal in the ongoing third edition of Para Asian Games on Friday, has credited Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) and Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) for her achievements in the prestigious tou
Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], Oct 11 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday presented the State Sports Awards, worth Rs. 15.55 crore, to 23 players in recognition of their outstanding performance in 2018 Commonwealth and Asian Games.