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Why Manipur made the headlines in 2011
The year 2011 kept the troubled state of Manipur in the news over an unprecedented economic blockade imposed on the state populace by two agitating organisations for about 120 days since August 1......
Weightlifter Soniya keen to spring up surprise
Karnam Malleshwari's bronze at the 2000 Olympics raised the profile of Indian weightlifting by several notches but little is expected of London-bound Soniya Chanu and the lifter does not mind it......
Lifters Ravi Kumar, Soniya Chanu for Olympics
Commonwealth Games gold medallist Katulu Ravi Kumar and N Soniya Chanu will represent India in the weightlifting competition at the London Olympics. Indian weightlifters earned two quota places......
Soniya bags bronze in Asian Weightlifting
N Soniya Chanu bagged a bronze in women's 48kg category to open India's medal account on the opening day of Senior Asian Weightlifting Championships at Pyeongtaek, South Korea. Soniya, who won a......
I let my coach down, says Chanu
Soniya Chanu got India's medal tally off the mark on Monday, winning a silver in the women's weightlifting competition at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, but, surprisingly, there was gloom in the......
Lifter Ravi Kumar disappoints
India's weightlifting campaign at the London Olympics ended on Tuesday after Katulu Ravi Kumar's below-par performance in the men's 69kg category at the ExCel Arena. Ravi Kumar, who had just......
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