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Updated : 5 months, 3 weeks ago IST
HS Prannoy has been in good form since helping India win their maiden Thomas Cup title in May this year. His best came when he made it to the final of the Swiss Open, a BWF Super 300 event. He also had two semifinal appearances in the Malaysia Masters and Indonesia Open.
Sajan Prakash emerged the Best Male Athlete of the 2015 National Games in his home state after bagging a phenomenal six gold and three silver medals. Besides him and backstroke specialist Srihari Nataraj, who is aiming to shine in the Freestyle sprints, Siva Sridhar (Karnataka) and a host of
Murli Gavit last won a National-level event three years ago when he claimed the 5000-10000 double in the AFI Federation Cup in Patiala before his tryst with the 2019 Asian Athletics Championships silver medal in the gruelling 25-lap event. There can be no better stage for him to return to wi
Updated : 5 months, 4 weeks ago IST
Richa Mishra first participated in the Games in Bangalore in 1997. She skipped the 1999 edition in Imphal as the competition was held in the winter months. The 2001 Games in Punjab did not include swimming in the calendar as Patiala did not have an all-weather pool back then. She has ruled t
Nayanmoni Saikia started the day with an emphatic 23-0 victory over Gujarat's Vaishali Makvana in a Group A contest and ended it with a 21-10 win over Beena Shah of West Bengal. In between, she joined her Assam teammates to post a 33-3 verdict against Manipur in the Fours competition.
Elavenil Valarivan showed promise when she joined Gun for Glory in 2014. She announced her arrival on the world stage when won the silver medal in the 2018 World junior Championships. Her big moment came when she won gold in ISSF World Cup in Rio de Janeiro becoming only the fifth Indian wom
The National Games caravan, which has already touched the cities of Surat and Bhavnagar besides Ahmedabad, will roll into Vadodara with the Gymnastics competition starting on Friday. The men's and women's team medals in Artistic Gymnastics will be the first to be decided in the five-day comp
The Prime Minister will also address athletes from across the country taking part in the National Games. The Union Minister for Youth Affairs & Sports Anurag Thakur and other dignitaries will also attend the opening ceremony.
Updated : 6 months ago IST
The Gujarat shuttler said that the International Challenge tournaments help players like her to get a good exposure
Regina Kiro competed for India in 2010, 2014 and 2019 Asian Games in Guangzhou (China), Incheon (South Korea), and Jakarta (Indonesia), respectively, She has been holding her own at the domestic level.
Sania Mirza is excited that the Games are being held in Gujarat, that too after a gap of seven years. She pointed out that National Games were unique, being a fusion of seasoned players, who have already scaled several peaks in the international arena, and rising stars.
Local hero Harmeet thrashed Haryana's Soumyajit Ghosh 4-0 while Sutirtha proved too good for national champion Sreeja Akula, with the Olympian winning 4-1 in the women's final.