Updated : 6 days, 23 hours ago IST
New Delhi [India], Sep 17 (ANI): Names of Indian skipper Virat Kohli and weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu have been recommended for the prestigious Khel Ratna award, sources in the Khel Ratna and Arjuna Award committee have confirmed.
Updated : 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], Sep 17 (ANI): Star Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu's coach Vijay Sharma and veteran cricket coach Tarak Sinha are among seven recommended by the selection committee for the Dronacharya Award.
Updated : 1 month, 2 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], Aug 7 (ANI): Star Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu will not participate in the upcoming 18th edition of Asian Games in Indonesia next week, owing to a backache.
Updated : 2 months, 2 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 9 (ANI): Commonwealth Games gold medalist Saikhom Mirabai Chanu might compete in the 49kg category at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics instead of her regular 48kg class as the international federation recently decided to introduce new categories in weightlifting.
Updated : 5 months, 1 week ago IST
Katra (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Apr 18 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday congratulated India's women brigade for bringing laurels to the country at the prestigious Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Gold Coast, Australia.
Updated : 5 months, 2 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India] Apr 12(ANI): On the first day of one of the world's most prestigious tournaments, the new weight-lifting queen, 23-year-old Saikhom Mirabai Chanu, set a new record in the 48kg category and bagged the first gold for the country during the 21st Commonwealth Games 2018 at Gold
Gold Coast [Australia], Apr. 07 (ANI): Indian weightlifter Sathish Kumar Sivalingam won gold in the men's 77 kg category on Day 3 of the Commonwealth Games here on Saturday.
Updated : 5 months, 3 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], April 6 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday heaped praises on weightlifters Sanjita Chanu and Deepak Lather after the two made the country proud by clinching gold and bronze, respectively, at the ongoing 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.
Gold Coast [Australia], April 6 (ANI): Indian weightlifter Deepak Lather won bronze in the men's 69 kg category on the Day 2 of the Commonwealth Games at the Carrara Stadium here on Friday.
Gold Coast [Australia], April 6 (ANI): 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 the Carrara Stadium here on Friday.
Nongpok Kakching (Manipur) [India] Apr. 05 (ANI): Parents of weightlifter Mirabai Chanu from Manipur, who on Thursday bagged the country's first gold medal in 2018 Commonwealth Games, were ecstatic and shed tears of joy on their daughter's astounding success.
New Delhi [India], April 4 (ANI): After weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu made India proud by handing the country its very first gold in the ongoing 2018 Commonwealth Games, former Olympic Bronze medalist Karnam Malleswari on Thursday heaped praise on her saying that weightlifter's each lif