Aveenash Pandoo will come to India with more than two decades of coaching experience in South Africa and Indonesia. He was instrumental in helping two Indonesian lifters win medals in the 2016 Rio Olympics.
With the success of the Winter Olympics and China's national dignity at stake, Beijing is doubling down on its 'zero-tolerance' COVID-19 policy. Across China, more than 20 million people are in some form of lockdown.
After 18 campers, 12 boxers and six support staff members, returned positive for the virus on Wednesday, eight more were added to the tally after a fresh round of testing. The total number of infected boxers now stands at 20.
Boxers Vikas Krishan, Manish Kaushik, Satish Kumar and Ashish Kumar also joined the men's camp in Patiala alongside Amit Panghal. The camp will continue till March 14.
The virtual inauguration of National Youth Festival will take place after the National Youth Summit which aims to galvanize, ignite, unite and activate the youth towards nation building.
Andrew Jennings' books, including 'The Lords of The Rings' published in 1992 and 'Foul!' in 2005, proved to be essential texts to better understand the politics and conduct around the International Olympic Committee and FIFA.
Esports is fast becoming a career option for youngsters in India. And it is now a medal sport in the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou, China.
Bajrang Punia and Ravi Dahiya have conveyed the message to the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) that they will prefer to train under Indian coaches instead of hiring a personal coach from abroad.
Arif Khan is the first Indian athlete to qualify for two events at the Winter Olympic Games, scheduled to be held in Beijing from February 4. Khan will compete in the Slalom and Giant Slalom events.
One Impression, the influencer marketing platform in which Neeraj has bet an undisclosed amount, said it will deploy the funds to build product solutions for both brands and creators, accelerate hiring and scale operations.
While two matches of the Women's National Cricket League were postponed till March due to border closures after a spike in COVID-19 cases, the Big Bash League 2021-22 also bore the brunt of COVID outbreak.
The pandemic is still at large and its new variant Omicron has created a major fear wave across the world. Here is a list of sports personalities who have tested positive for COVID-19 in the New Year.
The All India Chess Federation (AICF) informed about its decision on Monday. The postponed events are national junior, national school and national sub-junior championships.
Klaus Bartonietz took charge as Neeraj Chopra's coach from compatriot and former world record holder javelin thrower Uwe Hohn during the youngster's rehabilitation and recovery process after an elbow surgery in 2018.
Taranjeet Kaur won 100m and 200m gold medals in the National U-23 Championships last year clocking 11.54s and 23.57s respectively. Before that, she had also won a gold and silver in National Open Championships.
After an eventful 2021 that included Tokyo Olympics, India's top sportspersons face a challenging 2022. Their dreams and aspirations remain as high as ever.
In the open section, P Harikrishna, the highest ranked Indian in the tournament, ended at the 84th spot, while Vidit Santhosh Gujrathi was the best performer from the country with an 18th-place finish in the category.
BCCI boss Sourav Ganguly and Virat Kohli contradicted each other on future of Indian captaincy while Olympians Manika Batra, Sushil Kumar and Mary Kom made headlines for the wrong reasons in 2021.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.