Mirabai Chanu: News

16 Jul 2024

Olympus

India owns these unique Olympic feats at Olympics

The 33rd edition of Summer Olympics will be underway on July 26 in Paris, the capital of France.

12 Jul 2024

Olympics

Olympics: Decoding India's medal haul in weightlifting

India would like to enhance their medal tally at the high-voltage 2024 Paris Olympics, which will get underway on July 26.

19 Sep 2023

Weightlifting

Asian Games 2023-24: Decoding India's weightlifting contingent

In the last few years, weightlifting has been a very popular sport in India. It is mainly due to star weightlifter Mirabai Chanu, who has made the country proud in various global events and has become a household name.

07 Jun 2023

Bollywood

Manipur violence: Lin Laishram slams Bollywood's silence

Bollywood actor Lin Laishram, who hails from Manipur, is worried about the violence that has engulfed her home state for over a month.

15 Dec 2022

Weightlifting

Mirabai Chanu takes five-month break due to injury: Details here

Ace Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu would be away from action for a while.

2022 National Games: Mirabai Chanu wins gold in weightlifting

Ace Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu garnered gold in the women's 49kg category at the 36th National Games on Friday.

31 Jul 2022

Weightlifting

Commonwealth Games: Bindyarani Devi wins silver medal in weightlifting

India ended Day 2 on a high at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

30 Jul 2022

Weightlifting

Commonwealth Games: Mirabai Chanu wins gold medal for India

Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu has won the gold medal for India in the women's 49kg category.

30 Jul 2022

Indian Hockey Team

2022 Commonwealth Games: Here's India's schedule for July 30

Post an excellent start on Day 1, India have a chance in hand to grab medals on Day 2 of the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

04 May 2022

Weightlifting

Weightlifting: Who is Indian teen sensation Harshada Sharad Garud?

Harshada Sharad Garud, on Monday, became the first Indian weightlifter to claim a gold medal at the IWF Junior World Championships in Heraklion, Greece.

29 Jul 2021

Olympics

Olympics 2020: INOX announces 'free movie tickets' for winners, participants

As India cheers for her participants in the Tokyo Olympics 2020, INOX Leisure went ahead and offered free movie tickets to boost the morale of the participating athletes.

24 Jul 2021

Olympics

2020 Tokyo Olympics, Day 1: Complete report

Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu, on Saturday, scripted history by winning India's first medal in the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

24 Jul 2021

Olympics

Mirabai Chanu wins silver at Tokyo Olympics: Presenting her journey

Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu, on Saturday, scripted history by winning India's first medal in the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

24 Jul 2021

Olympics

Tokyo Olympics: Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu wins silver medal

Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu has won the silver medal in the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

18 May 2021

2020 Tokyo Olympics

I learned a lot from the Rio Olympics: Mirabai Chanu

India's world record holder weightlifter Mirabai Chanu has learned her lessons from the Rio meltdown five years ago and is now confident of doing well at the Tokyo Olympics.

23 Aug 2020

Narendra Modi

What should I do to receive Arjuna Award, asks Sakshi

Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik, on Saturday, expressed disappointment as she was not conferred with the Arjuna Award.

Pace spearhead Ishant Sharma nominated for prestigious Arjuna Award

Indian pace spearhead Ishant Sharma is among 29 athletes who have been recommended for this year's Arjuna award by the National Sports Awards selection committee.

21 Sep 2018

Virat Kohli

Kohli with 'zero' points gets Khel Ratna, but Punia rejected

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and world champion weightlifter Mirabai Chanu were nominated for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna by the Sports Ministry.

17 Sep 2018

India

Virat Kohli, Mirabai Chanu recommended for the prestigious Khel Ratna

Virat Kohli and world champion weightlifter Mirabai Chanu were today jointly recommended for this year's Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, the country's highest sporting honor.

07 Aug 2018

Weightlifting

Mirabai Chanu pulls-out of Asian Games to recover for Olympic-qualifiers

World Champion weightlifter Mirabai Chanu today pulled out of the Asian Games after failing to recover from a lower back injury, which is yet to be fully diagnosed.

01 Jun 2018

Weightlifting

Didn't take any banned substance, will challenge suspension: Sanjita Chanu

Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu today said she will challenge the provisional suspension imposed on her for allegedly failing a dope test, insisting that she is innocent and hasn't taken any banned substance.

Mirabai Chanu requests Sports Ministry to install CCTV cameras

Commonwealth Games gold medalist and current weightlifting world champion Mirabai Chanu has put in a request to the Sports Ministry to install CCTV cameras in her room at the national camp.

08 Apr 2018

India

CWG 2018: Amitabh Bachchan hails Indian women athletes

Amitabh Bachchan is overjoyed with the phenomenal performance of the Indian women athletes at the ongoing Commonwealth Games.

06 Apr 2018

India

21st Commonwealth Games: 4th weightlifting medal for India

India continued their amazing run in weightlifting as they bagged a fourth medal at the 21st Commonwealth Games.

21st Commonwealth Games: Sanjita Chanu hands India 2nd gold medal

Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu notched an impressive show in the 21st Commonwealth Games being held at Gold Coast.

CWG: Indian weightlifters win medals despite having no physios

Indian weightlifters Mirabai Chanu and P Gururaja delivered medals today at Gold Coast, but the system seems to have let them down at the ongoing Commonwealth Games.

05 Apr 2018

India

Commonwealth Games: Indian weightlifter Mirabai sets new record, bags gold

India's Mirabai Chanu bagged the gold medal in the women's 48kg weightlifting event.

30 Nov 2017

Weightlifting

Who is Mirabai Chanu?

India's Mirabai Chanu clinched gold medal at the World Weightlifting Championship, a first weightlifting gold for the country in more than two decades, after Karnam Malleswari's 1995 gold.