Ritu Phogat Wants Back on Grand Prix After Victory Over Lin Heqin


Singapore: 11th August 2021 – Rising female atomweight star Ritu “The Indian Tigress” Phogat is riding a full wave of confidence following a stellar performance last week against highly regarded opponent, “MMA Sister” Lin Heqin of China. Phogat defeated Heqin via unanimous decision after three solid rounds of action at ONE: BATTLEGROUND, which took place Friday, 30 July […]

“It is still our dream to see Kabaddi being recognized as an Olympic game,” says the Indian Kabaddi Captain –Ajay Thakur


Jaipur: The 35-year-old Padma Shri and Arjuna awardee, Ajay Thakur still remains hopeful of representing his country in the Olympics as he talks about his journey along with the growth of the sport on SportTiger’s special interview series“Mission Gold”. The Indian Kabaddi captain grew up in a sporting environment and knew he had to fulfil […]

Batsarashkina does the Pistol double as Manu Bhaker misses second final by two points


New Delhi: Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) athlete Vitalina Batsarashkina clinched a double gold at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Shooting competitions, winning the Women’s 25M Pistol on Friday at the Asaka Shooting range, adding to the 10M Air Pistol gold she won last Sunday. India’s Manu Bhaker placed fifth overnight after the first precision round, shot […]

Indian Shooters in finals contention in the Women’s 25M Pistol


New Delhi: India’s Manu Bhaker was placed fifth and Rahi Sarnobat 25th, after the first precision round of qualifying in the Women’s 25M Pistol, on day six of the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics Shooting competitions at the Asaka Shooting range. Manu shot an excellent 292 out of 300 while Rahi shot 287, and both can […]

Akhil hopes to ride on experience at Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, for Round 4 of the 2021 European GT4 Championship


Bengaluru: A 25-year-old Aston Martin Driver Academy product and the only Asian to be racing at the European GT4 Championship this year Akhil Rabindra is all set for his next race at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium. The venue that later plays host to the much awaited Belgian Grand Prix will host the fourth round […]

Tokyo Olympic: India seal men’s hockey quarter-finals spot at Tokyo Olympics after 3-1 win over Argentina


Tokyo: Indian men’s hockey team beat defending Olympic champions Argentina 3-1, in its fourth Pool A match to book a place in the quarter-finals of Tokyo 2020 at the Oi Hockey Stadium on Thursday. Varun Kumar (43rd minute), Vivek Sagar Prasad (58th minute) and Harmanpreet Singh (59th minute) scored the goals for India. Maico Casella […]

Rahi Sarnobat and Manu Bhaker to resume India’s Shooting Challenge at Tokyo 2020


New Delhi: India’s Rahi Sarnobat and Manu Bhaker will resume India’s Shooting challenge at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics, when they take the field in the first Precision round of qualification in the Women’s 25M Pistol competition on Thursday, July 29, 2021, at the Asaka Shooting range. The Precision round is slated to begin at […]

Manu and Saurabh finish seventh in 10M Air Pistol Mixed Team at Tokyo 2020


New Delhi, Tuesday, July 27, 2021: India’s Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary finished seventh in the 10M Air Pistol Mixed Team competitions on Tuesday, day four of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Shooting competition at the Asaka Shooting range in Tokyo. After topping the first qualification round with a score of 586 out of 600, and […]

Mirabai Chanu given a hero’s welcome on her return to India


New Delhi: India’s first medal winner at the Tokyo Olympics Saikhom Mirabai Chanu and her coach Vijay Sharma returned to the country yesterday (26th July 2021) evening and were given a hero’s welcome and were felicitated by Union Sports Minister Shri Anurag Singh Thakur at his residence. Union Minister for Law and Justice Minister Shri […]

Air Rifle Women, Air Pistol Men, to launch India’s Shooting challenge at Tokyo 2020


New Delhi, Friday, July 23, 2021: The stage is set for Tokyo 2020, the XXXII Olympiad, and the 15-member Indian Shooting contingent is ‘raring to go’ as per official communication with the squad at the Games Village. Come Saturday, July 24, 2021, the Shooting competitions of the Tokyo Games get underway with two of the 15 […]