Malaysia Masters : Saina Nehwal enters quarterfinals

Thursday, January 9th, 2020

Kuala Lumpur : London Olympics bronze-medallist Saina Nehwal stormed into the women’s singles quarterfinals of the Malaysia Masters badminton tournament with a straight-game win over South Korea’s An Se Young here on Thursday. The unseeded Indian, who had won the Indonesia Masters last year before going through a rough patch, dispatched Young 25-23 21-12 after […]

Sushil Kumar wins silver for India in wrestling

Sunday, August 12th, 2012
Sushil Kumar

London: India’s Sushil Kumar won India its sixth and final medal of the 2012 London Olympics after settling for silver in the final of the Men’s 66kg Freestyle Wrestling event on Sunday. Sushil, who reached the final after defeating Tana Tarov of Kazakhstan in the semi-finals, was beaten by Japan’s Tatsuhiro Yonemitsu 3-1 in a […]

Saina wins India’s third medal at London Olympics

Sunday, August 5th, 2012
Saina Nehwal

London, : Saina Nehwal etched her name in India’s sporting history winning the country’s maiden medal from badminton and becoming the second Indian woman to stand on the podium after China’s Xin Wang retired hurt from the bronze medal play-off in the women’s singles event at the London Games here Saturday. However, the glamorous mixed […]

Shooter Vijay Kumar bags silver for India

Saturday, August 4th, 2012
Shooter Vijay Kumar

London: Army marksman Vijay Kumar won a silver medal for India in the men’s 25 metre rapid fire event at the 2012 London Olympics here on Friday. The gold went to Cuban Leuris Pupo while Chinese Feng Ding got the bronze. Pupo kept his cool to win Cuba’s first gold. Pupo scored 34 to edge […]

Saina loses in semis but still in hunt for bronze

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

London: “I was thinking too hard” said Saina Nehwal after she was beaten in straight games by world number one Wang Yihan in the women’s singles semifinals at the London Olympics on Friday. She, however, remains in the medal hunt as she will be competing in the bronze medal play-off on Saturday. Up against the […]

State govt presents Rs 5 lakh cash reward for Sahana Kumari

Saturday, July 21st, 2012

Bangalore: Ullal girl Sahana Kumari, who has been qualified for the London Olympics in the high jump event, was presented a cash award of Rs 5 lakhs by Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar at a function held at his home office Krishna on July 21, Saturday. Meanwhile, it has been reported that Sahana has not yet […]

Will Sahana bring glory for India in London Olympics?

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012
Sahana Kumari

Mangalore :  Sahana Kumari, an  immensely talented high jump player who has qualified for the London Olympics, is presently in Kirghistan for a training. What makes her selection to the Olympics more special for DK district, particularly Mangalore is that this ace athlete is an alumnus of Sri Gokarnanatheshwara College in Mangalore. Today, Purushottam Poojari, […]

S V Sunil is our own man in Indian Hockey team going to London

Saturday, March 10th, 2012

Mangalore: Two man of the Match performance in Hockey during the London Olympics qualifying games held in Delhi and watched by thousand on ground and in Tv were enough to catapult local Hockey star S.V. Sunil (Acharya) as talented forward line player of the Indian Hockey Team, that bagged the honours of qualifying for Olympics […]

Mamatha Poojary leaders India Kabaddi to win World Cup

Monday, March 5th, 2012

Bangalore: While Ashwini A. Shetty, the recent sprit queen of India is in disgrace and barred from London Olympics this year, another local girl from Karkala, Mamatha Poojary, also a gold medalist in china, has led the Indian Kabaddi Women’s team to gold again and glory too by wining the inaugural world Kabaddi Cup Sunday, […]

Ashwini C.S. Akkunje banned for One year on taking dope substances in her food

Saturday, December 24th, 2011
ashwini akkunji

Mangalore: Seven the eight top Women athletes of the country, including local C.S. Akkunje, a gold medalist not long ago in Commonwealth Games at Delhi and Asian Games in China, were given one-year ban orders now on Friday (Dec 23), for failing in dope tests just before they were boarding a plane to kobe city […]