Manu Bhaker reminds Haryana sports minister of promised Rs 2 crore award
Friday, January 4, 2019, 7:50 PM
Teenage shooting sensation Manu Bhaker reminded Haryana sports minister, Anil Vij, of Rs.2Cr cash award promise, which he made after her Youth Olympic gold medal, but is yet-to-fulfil. The 16-year-old Bhaker caught attention with her stunning exploits in shooting ranges across the world, winning multiple gold in her maiden senior World Cup, Commonwealth Games, besides the top prize at the Youth Olympics last October.
Indias Youth Olympics medal haul: Fact-checking the Citius, Altius
Sunday, October 28, 2018, 8:30 AM
India collected 13 medals at the Youth Olympics, leaving powerhouses such as Britain and Germany in the shade. But neither does the haul guarantee safe passage to the senior division, nor did the Indians test themselves against the best. Bharat Sundaresan, Nitin Sharma, Shahid Judge and Shivani Naik run the rule over them by sifting through the lines of age-eligibility and absentee lists.
Farmers son Akash Malik claims Indias maiden archery silver at Youth Olympics
Thursday, October 18, 2018, 1:24 PM
Akash Malik became India's first silver-medallist in archery at the Youth Olympic Games, providing a fitting finale to the country's best-ever campaign at the marquee event Buenos Aires. The 15-year-old son of a farmer lost a one-sided final to Trenton Cowles of the USA 0-6 as India concluded with three gold, nine silver, and one bronze at the event that was launched in 2010.