2012 London Olympics Qualifiers

  • Indian boxers gear up for Asian Qualifiers semis April 10, 2012

    New Delhi: A pat on the back by none other than International Boxing Association president Ching Kuo Wu came as a shot in the arm as five Indian boxers geared up for the Asian Olympic Qualifiers semi-finals in Astana, Kazakhstan on Wednesday. Of the five in fray, only Vijender Singh (75kg)...
  • Wrong decisions anger India women's hockey coach February 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Disappointed with the 1-1 draw against a lowly Ukraine, India women's hockey coach CR Kumar rued the two decisions that went against his team, but said they have not yet decided whether to lodge a complaint with the FIH. India were denied a goal in the 55th minute and...
  • Ukraine women hold shoddy India to 1-1 draw February 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Indian women began their quest for an Olympic hockey berth on a disappointing note as they were held to a 1-1 draw in their opening match of the qualifiers that began here at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on Saturday. The visitors from Ukraine surprised India in the...
  • HI-IHF tussle take centre-stage in hockey in 2011 December 29, 2011

    Another year passed but the sorry state of Indian hockey refused to change as the prolonged struggle for power between two warring federations once again took centre-stage over the performance of the national team in 2011. Just like a never-ending television soap opera, there seemed to be no immediate solution to...