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Chander Shekhar Luthra

  • Away from shadow of death, Palestinians try to find meaning of life

    The 69-strong contingent from war-ravaged nation hopes to do well in Incheon * But lack of practice could cost them dear

    Saturday, 20 September 2014 - 6:15am
  • Veteran Boxing legend and coach Gurbux Singh in a fix

    With Vijender Singh ruled out with an injury, India's hopes in boxing rest on L Devendro Singh (49 kg), Gaurav Bhiduri (52 kg), Shiva Thapa (56 kg), Mandeep Jangra (69 kg), Vikas Krishan (75 kg), Kuldeep Singh (81 kg), Amritpreet Singh (91 kg) and Satish Kumar (91 kg). That apart, there's senior...

    Saturday, 20 September 2014 - 5:20am
  • Asian Games 2014: We want to win gold, qualify for Rio 2016, says Rani Rampal

    Indian hockey's feared forward Rani Rampal talks to Shekhar Luthra about the impact of new format and chances of her team in Incheon. Excerpts...

    Saturday, 20 September 2014 - 5:15am
  • Shooters to make it in nick of time

    In the last decade, India has been winning more medals in shooting than any other discipline. But Incheon could be a different story altogether after stories of how official goof-up has left 36 shooters stranded back home till the eve of Opening Ceremony. dna has learnt that due to some lacklustre...

    Friday, 19 September 2014 - 7:20am
  • After London heartbreak, archers ready to hit bull's-eye

    Two weeks of training with world and Olympic champion in Gwangju has held Dipika Kumari & Co. in good stead

    Friday, 19 September 2014 - 7:10am
  • Young guns ready to fire

    All eyes will be on promising Indian athletes to bag rich haul of medals from 17th Asian Games, which gets under way today with the Opening Ceremony

    Friday, 19 September 2014 - 7:00am
  • Asian Games 2014: Hockey captain Sardar Singh to be flag bearer after five others refuse top honour

    It seems that carrying the tricolour is no longer a matter of pride for some of our top sportspersons. At least this is the impression many got at Incheon, South Korea, where the Indian contingent is readying for the Games which commences today. (Friday). Many top Indian athletes inclduing ace...

    Friday, 19 September 2014 - 5:30am
  • Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar could gain immensely in BCCI contracts, Yuvraj Singh may be relegated

    With the time fast approaching for the renewal of annual Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) contracts, Ravindra Jadeja and Bhuvneshwar Kumar look to be the biggest gainers along with Ajinkya Rahane and Mohammad Shami, while Yuvraj Singh could find himself relegated to Grade C for the 2014...

    Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 5:30am
  • #AsianGames2014: Dr Vece Paes dropped, Jude Felix included in Asiad squad

    The sports ministry dropped Leander Paes' father and the team doctor for the tennis contingent, Dr Vece Paes, from the revised list of athletes and officials for the Asian Games in Incheon on Saturday. However, names of the men's hockey team coach Jude Felix and women's hockey physiotherapist...

    Sunday, 14 September 2014 - 6:50am
  • Sania Mirza changes her mind, will participate in Asian Games

    It may not have anything to do with prime minister Narendra Modi, but after meeting him, Sania Mirza announced that she will participate in the upcoming Asian Games from which she had pulled out earlier. The tennis star's meeting with the PM was described as a courtesy call after she won the US...

    Saturday, 13 September 2014 - 6:35am