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Beyond NewsAug 18, 2021, 8:21 AM IST
Stories of 6 heroes whose 'shaurya' inspire a billion Indians
The government has awarded six Indian Army personnel with India's third-highest gallantry medal in peacetime, Shaurya Chakra for their bravery in counter-terror operations in Jammu & Kashmir. Let's know more about these heroes.
Beyond NewsAug 10, 2021, 8:45 AM IST
Neeraj Chopra Exclusive: 'My gold medal will silence those who said India can't win in athletics events'
Neeraj Chopra is today a household name in India. The Javelin thrower is yet to fully come to terms with the magnitude of his achievement at the Tokyo Olympics. He spoke exclusively to Asianet News.
Beyond NewsAug 10, 2021, 8:34 AM IST
PR Sreejesh Exclusive: 'Sportsmen and their achievements are now getting much more importance'
In an exclusive conversation with Asianet News, India's men's hockey team goalkeeper PR Sreejesh speaks about his journey from Kizhakkambalam village in Kerala's Ernakulam to Tokyo.
Beyond NewsAug 5, 2021, 9:04 PM IST
Exclusive: 'For us, this Olympic Bronze medal is like Gold'
Among those instrumental in ensuring that India achieved the 41-year-old dream of an Olympic hockey medal was PR Sreejesh. Asianet News joined the celebrations at his home in Kerala.
IndiaMay 21, 2021, 3:55 PM IST
Covid-19: Arjuna awardee Tejaswini who lost her husband gets assistance of Rs 2 lakh
Tejaswini Bai, who won the Arjuna Award in 2011 and was a member of the Women’s Kabaddi team that won gold medals at the 2010 and 2014 Asian Games respectively, who lost her husband owing to Covid-19, has got an assistance of Rs 2 lakh from Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports
IndiaMar 3, 2021, 5:02 PM IST
Mary Kom is the new chairperson of AIBA's champions and veterans committee
MC Mary Kom happens to be a legendary female Indian boxer, having won numerous medals and championships in the sport. She is a 13-time gold medallist, besides having won bronze in the Olympics. She has also been honoured by prestigious awards by the Indian government
ViewsJul 21, 2020, 12:54 PM IST
Retired Marine Commando Praveen Teotia sold his medals to donate Rs 2 lakh to PM CARES Fund
Praveen Teotia, also known as Iron Man, saved 150 lives during the 26th November 2008 terrorist attack in Mumbai, during which he was also hit by four bullets which damaged his limbs and lungs
Other SportsMay 25, 2020, 11:07 AM IST
Hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr breathes his last
Balbir Singh Sr, the three-time Olympic gold medallist was in a semi-comatose state since May 18 and had developed a blood clot in his brain after being first admitted to the hospital for bronchial pneumonia with high fever
IndiaApr 17, 2020, 5:19 PM IST
Babita Phogat refuses to be intimidated for her views on Tablighi Jamaat, adds she is not Zaira Wasim
Gold medal winning wrestler at the Commonwealth Games Babita Phogat said she was not Zaira Wasim to be intimated for exposing Tablighi Jamaat members.
Other SportsFeb 26, 2020, 11:01 AM IST
Khelo India University Games: Sadhvi Dhuri powers Pune University to top of medals table
Savitribai Phule Pune University moved to the top of the medals table at the Khelo India University Games in Bhubaneswar. So far, Pune University has won 14 medals
Other SportsFeb 25, 2020, 10:54 AM IST
Khelo India University Games: Punjab's universities lead charge in fencing
Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar won the gold medals in both senior men's epee as well as senior team men's sabre at the ongoing Khelo India University Games in Bhubaneswar
Other SportsFeb 24, 2020, 11:28 AM IST
Khelo India University Games: Bengaluru’s Jain University swimmers win 4 gold medals
At the Khelo India University Games, Bengaluru's Jain University swimmers dazzled. Jain University topped the medals table while Guru Nanak Dev University (Amritsar) was second
Other SportsFeb 20, 2020, 11:27 AM IST
Asian Wrestling Championship: India bags 3 Greco Roman bronze medals on Day 2
India now has five medals that includes one gold and four bronze medals in the Asian Wrestling Championships 2020 in the Greco Roman category bettering their performance from the last Asian meet
Other SportsFeb 19, 2020, 3:54 PM IST
Rahi Sarnobat: Khelo India has inspired many children to take up sports
'I am really glad that some colleges and universities are encouraging their students to take part in sports and focus on things other than academics. I really appreciate the Khelo India Universities Games,' Asian Games and Commonwealth Games gold medallist shooter Rahi Sarnobat said
Decoding The EconomyFeb 11, 2020, 2:08 PM IST
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju announced Lifelong Monthly Pension for Athletes
The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports is implementing ‘Pension to Meritorious Sportspersons’ scheme, Sportspersons who are Indian citizens and have won medals in Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, Asian Games and World Cups/World Championships (in Olympic and Asian Games disciplines) and Paralympic Games, are eligible for lifelong monthly pension after they attain the age of 30 years or retire from active sports, whichever is later.