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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 19, 2016: India collected a second medal of the Rio Olympics on Friday – and this time upgraded from bronze to silver. The medal was won by 21-year-old badminton player PV Sindhu, the ninth seed who found...

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 17, 2016: Female wrestler Sakshi Malik has delivered India its first medal of Rio 2016, sending a nation into ecstasy. But her journey to the Olympic podium has not been easy, reports the BBC. After a gri...

Guwahati, India, January 4, 2016: Around 2,700 volunteers will work round the clock in the co-host cities of Guwahati and Shillong to assist the players and officials during next month’s 12th South Asian Games from February 5-16. The t...

Guwahati, India, December 14, 2015: The Organising Committee of the 12th South Asian Games 2016 unveiled the logo and mascot in a ceremony held at the ITA Cultural Center Machkhowa, Guwahati, Assam, on Sunday, December 13.


New Delhi, India, December 9, 2015: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has approved the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) recommendation to organise the Asia Olympic Qualifying Competition for Shooting in New Delhi,...

Pune, India, August 27, 2015: The 2015 World Association of Kickboxing Organisations (WAKO) Asian Championships were held in Pune, India, from August 1-9 and deemed a great success thanks to the efforts of WAKO Asia and the organising ...

Jakarta, Indonesia: The Indonesian sports agency whose violation of an Olympic trademark almost cost the country its hosting of the 2018 Asian Games has decided to back down from its stance, reports the Jakarta Globe.

The Indon...

India: Krishna Poonia - who won bronze medals for India at the 2006 and 2010 Asian Games in discus – has been honoured in CNN’s Human to Hero series which “celebrates inspiration and achievement in sport.”
Poonia was selected for he...

New Delhi has been officially put forward as a candidate to replace Hanoi as host city of the 2019 Asian Games after the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) decided to back the bid. The decision followed a period of co...

Sochi: The Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) today offered its backing to the newly reinstated Indian Olympic Association (IOA), pledging to support its reintegration to the Olympic Movement and facilitate the full part...

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