Indian Sports

  • Dhyan Chand in the fray again for Bharat Ratna August 12, 2014

    The Home Ministry has forwarded his name to the Prime Minister's Office for consideration for the country's highest civilian honour. ...
  • No Khel Ratna to be awarded for the year 2014 August 12, 2014

    The coveted Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna is unlikely to be bestowed upon any sportsperson this year as the Selection Committee has decided not to recommend any names for the award. ...
  • India can qualify for 2022 FIFA World Cup: Tendulkar December 24, 2013

    Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly welcomed the FIFA U17 World Cup in India, and Tendulkar said that India could surely qualify for the 2022 football World Cup. ...
  • Mary Kom on life beyond the ring December 13, 2013

    In an interview to CNNIBN, the Olympic bronze medallist spoke about her autobiography, "Unbreakable", and much more. ...
  • Indian Shooters hope to compete under national flag at the CWG December 12, 2013

    The IOC had threatened to expel India if the IOA did not pass the amendment on ethics that bars tainted officials from contesting. ...
  • I had offered to resign earlier: Lalit Bhanot December 12, 2013

    Bhanot, who is under trial in the commonwealth games scam, is determined to fight against IOA's decision to bar bar him from contesting the IOA elections. ...
  • The Indian Olympic Association ammends its constitution December 9, 2013

    The Indian Olympic Association was left with no choice but to accept the IOC's diktat after IOC President Thomas Bach threatened to expel India from the Olympic movement. ...
  • Politics hurting hockey: Supreme Court December 5, 2013

    The apex court observed that politics has taken sports such as hockey to an abysmal low and sportsmen should be heading sports bodies, not businessmen. ...
  • Bharat Ratna debate: Should other icons get it too? November 18, 2013

    The government's decision to confer the Bharat Ratna on Sachin Tendulkar ahead of hockey wizard Dhyan Chand has caused a ripple both in the sporting and the political world....
  • Krishna Poonia called me for recommending her name for Khel Ratna: Anjali Bhagwat August 21, 2013

    Anjali Bhagwat, one of the members of the Khel Ratna selection committee, has said that discus thrower Krishna Poonia called her up a day before the selection meeting for recommending her name. ...
  • Keep the tainted officials out: IOC to IOA August 17, 2013

    The International Olympic Committee has warned the Indian Olympic Association after it objects to the clause about chargesheeted officials holding on to posts. ...
  • IOC norms rattle IOA bosses August 16, 2013

    IOC has sent out a strong message to Indian sports administrators that tainted officials have to be kept out and governance norms need to improve. ...
  • Sportspersons should take Khel Ratna gracefully: Geet Sethi August 16, 2013

    Former Billiards world champion has said that there is a transparent committee for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award and sportspersons should accept it gracefully. ...
  • Sodhi gets Khel Ratna; Kohli, Sindhu recommended for Arjuna award August 13, 2013

    Shooter Ronjan Sodhi was chosen for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, the country's highest honour for a sportsperson. ...
  • World champion Devendra Jhajharia is back home! July 31, 2013

    India's star paralympic athlete got back home after his gold medalwinning performance at the IPC Athletics World Championships in France....
  • Watch: Bhupendra Chaubey explains the deadly mix of politics and cricket May 23, 2013

    As the spotfixing and betting scandal spreads, the focus is once again on the big names in Indian cricket. Politicians cutting across party lines have for years been cricket administrators. ...
  • CNNIBN Indian of the year in sports: nominees December 7, 2010

    Indian of the year Award in the field of sports have been called the most meaningful and credible awards given by Indian television. ...
  • We had a glorious past: Ajit Pal Singh September 30, 2010

    In CNNIBN's Indian Sports Legends show, the 1975 hockey WC winning captain also praised Aslam Sher Khan for his instrumental role in the final. ...
  • Mumabi Talks: Changing face of Indian sports August 21, 2008

    MUMBAI TALKS: On Wednesday, 20th August 2008, India witnessed a remarkable event in the history of Indian Olympics. Sailesh Kumar won a bronze in wrestling event and Vijendra Kumar is assured of a medal in boxing. Indian sports is making headlines and CNNIBN caught up with the Mumbaikars to know...
  • Sports 360: Indian sports climb new heights August 13, 2007

    New Delhi: Indian sports has reached new heights in the recent years. Shooter Rajyawardhan Singh Rathore and weightlifter Karnam Malleswari won Olympic medals. Anil Kumble became only the second bowler ever to take 10 wicket in a Test innings. Kumble achieved the feat against Pakistan at the Ferozshah Kotla on...
  • 1990s: All about redefining Indian sports August 13, 2007

    After the high of the 70s and 80s, India hit a plateau in the 90s but then emerged three individuals who redefined their sports and turned things around. Leander Paes took Indian tennis to unchartered territory, Jaspal Rana was the poster boy of Indian shooting and Vishwanathan Anand was on top...
  • When India became nation of sporting domination July 30, 2007

    'Kapil's Devils' won the 1983 Cricket World Cup against overwhelming odds upsetting twotime defending champions the West Indies in the final at Lord's. In the 80's, Indian sports saw some other world champions, too, like Geet Sethi and Michael Fereira. Prakash Padukone won badminton's biggest prize and P T Usha...
  • Sports 360: 60 years of Indian sport July 10, 2007

    As India celebrates 60 years of its independence, CNNIBN takes a look at India's sporting achievements. ...