Press Coverage

TOI concludes its landmark sports summit - GSBS 2017

The day three of the mega event, The Times of India Global Sports Business Summit (GSBS), was addressed by Dr. B Ashok, IAS, secretary department of Sports & Youth affairs, among other experts, bureaucrats and policy makers

Coaching the coaches

At the top of sports coaching in India, behind the empty incantations of the guru-shishya parampara, there lie patches of silent darkness

Race walker Rawat eyes success at Rio Olympics

Race walking is gradually gaining ground in India and Manish Rawat, one of the nine walkers to have already crossed the Olympics qualification standard, has his eyes trained on a medal at the Rio Games.

Swapna Barman Receives GSI Sports Scholarship

Swapna Barman is the recipient of the Rs.1.5 Lakh Annual Sports Scholarship from Great Sports Infra (GSI), South Asia’s leading provider of turnkey solutions for sports infrastructure.

The Green Is My Village

Chikka grew up next to a golf course near Bangalore, swinging a club made from a branch. Today, he’s a champion.

I'm very lucky that my dad introduced me to gymnastics: Dipa

When Dipa Karmakar launches into her soaring vault at the world championships, chances are that none of her rivals will be aware that the foundations of the skill were built on makeshift apparatus made by stacking several crash mats on top of each other.

Gopi Chand aims big with new academy

India’s chief national coach Pullela Gopi Chand believes that with the launch of the GoSports Foundation Badminton Development Programme at his Academy here on Monday, the sport and the performers will get a new direction and hope as they chart out their careers in the big league.

The private hunt for Gold

When shooter Rahi Jeevan Sarnobat won a gold this summer in Glasgow, few knew that behind her success was a private sports body bent on ensuring India's presence on the winning podium.

The PACE To The Paralympics

Bengaluru-based Go Sports Foundation offers PACE scholarships for Indian athletes from Olympic disciplines. Sharath Gaykwad, one of the recipients, is India's first Paralympic swimmer to make it to the qualifying rounds

Going for gold

Indian athletes have found new patrons. Private foundations are helping youngsters aim at victory in the 2012 Olympics, say Paran Balakrishnan and V. Kumara Swamy

Going for gold

Seven years ago, the fledgling Mittal Champions Trust (MCT) was presented with an opportunity to fund the training of a shooter named Abhinav Bindra.

Let's Shoot For Gold

With Indian shooters consistently winning medals across different categories at the international stage, shooting sports present the best opportunity for Olympic medals for India in the future.