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30 Jul 2018

Asian Games

Ahead of Asian Games, IOA demands kits from non-affiliate sports

Ahead of the 2018 Asian Games, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has landed itself into a battle with non-affiliate sports federations.

30 Jul 2018

Neeraj Chopra

Javelin thrower Neeraj impresses ahead of Asiad, wins top prize

Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has been amongst the medals in recent times.

29 Jul 2018

Sexual Assault

Chargesheet to be filed against the coach of Hima Das

This month, Nipon Das was being hailed as a hero after his pupil, Hima Das, became the first Indian athlete to win a gold medal in an international track event.

24 Jul 2018


New records set at Youth Athletics Championships

The 15th National Youth Athletics Championships, being held at Vadodara, saw new records being set on its final day.

18 Jul 2018

Neeraj Chopra

#IndiaProudAgain: Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra bags gold at French meet

India's star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra won the gold at the Sotteville Athletics meet in France yesterday, beating 2012 London Olympics gold-medallist Keshorn Walcott.

17 Jul 2018

Larry Nassar

Sexual abuse allegations rock USA Diving, former coach accused

Two female divers have filed a lawsuit stating that USA Diving, the governing body, had ignored their plea to investigate coach Will Bohonyi.

13 Jul 2018


Who have been India's best track and field athletes?

India's 18-year-old track athlete Hima Das became the latest sporting sensation after she bagged the gold medal yesterday.

Who is India's athletics sensation Hima Das?

18-year-old Hima Das has captured the imagination of every Indian as she became the first athlete to bag a gold medal in the 400 metre final-event at the World U20 Championships in Finland.

13 Jul 2018

Narendra Modi

PM congratulates Hima Das for historic Gold

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated athlete Hima Das on winning a gold in the women's 400m race in the World U20 Athletic Championships.

Dutee Chand sets national record in women's 100m

Odisha sprinter Dutee Chand broke her own national record in the women's 100 metre race at the 58th National Inter-State Senior Athletics Championships, held at the Sarusajai Stadium in Guwahati.

21 Jun 2018


#CareerBytes: How to make a career in sports after Class-12?

Indians love sports and a lot of people dream to build a career in sports and play for the country.

30 May 2018


Discus thrower Vikas Gowda bids adieu

Indian athlete Vikas Gowda announced his retirement on Wednesday, just three months ahead on the 2018 Asian Games.

06 May 2018

Saina Nehwal

Asian Games: IOA not to give accreditation to players' parents

The Indian Olympic Association will not be entertaining accreditation for players' parents for the upcoming 2018 Asian Games.

05 May 2018


CWG gold medalist Chopra breaks personal record in javelin

India's 22-year-old javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra shattered his own national record at the IAAF Diamond League, being held in Doha.

05 Apr 2018


Commonwealth Games: P Gururaja bags first medal for India

Weightlifter P Gururaja won a silver in men's 56kg category to give India their first medal at the 21st Commonwealth Games being held in Australia.

06 Mar 2018


Who is this new shooting sensation Manu Bhaker?

Manu Bhaker, a 16-year-old prodigy is India's new shooting hero.

04 Mar 2018


Athletics legend Sir Roger Bannister passes away at 88

Sir Roger Bannister, the first person to run a mile in under four minutes, has passed away at the age of 88.

03 Mar 2018


Anju Bobby George fights for 2004 Athens Olympics medal

Indian long-jump ace, Anju Bobby George is hoping to become the first Indian track and field athlete to bag an Olympic medal, a medal which she should have won in 2004.

24 Feb 2018


Aruna Budda Reddy clinches bronze at Gymnastics World Cup

Aruna Budda Reddy made India proud as she claimed the bronze medal in Women's vault at the ongoing Gymnastics World Cup in Melbourne.

Coleman smashes 20-year-old 60m indoor world record

American sprinter, Christian Coleman breezed home in 6.34 seconds to set a new 60m world indoor record.

19 Feb 2018


Skier Gus Kenworthy's kiss at Winter Olympics wins hearts

Skier Gus Kenworthy didn't win a medal at the Winter Olympics but he isn't leaving Pyeongchang without a triumph.

24 Jan 2018


Poonam, battling brain tumor, helps Chhattisgarh win National-Basketball Championship semis

India's tallest female basketball player, Poonam Chaturvedi helped her team notch up a win in the semis of Senior National Basketball Championship.

08 Jan 2018


Sprint legend, Usain Bolt secures a trial with Borussia Dortmund

Olympic legend, Usain Bolt moves a step closer to his dream of becoming a professional football player as he takes up on the offer by Borussia Dortmund for a trial.

06 Jan 2018


Boxers return 'gifted' cows to Haryana

Gifts are meant to make people happy and not something which turn out to be a burden.

04 Jan 2018


World's fastest man, Usain Bolt to train Indian youngster

Life is mostly cruel to those who live in poverty across slums in the country. But that doesn't hold true, if you have a dream and work hard to achieve it. Delhi's Nisar Ahmed is one such example.

21 Dec 2017

Parupalli Kashyap

Birmingham to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games

The English city of Birmingham will host the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

South African 'Blade runner' Oscar Pistorius hurt in prison brawl

Disgraced South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has suffered injuries in a prison brawl.

07 Nov 2017

Bharti Airtel

Airtel may cut ties with Delhi Half Marathon over pollution-issue

Delhi Half Marathon title sponsor Airtel has hinted to pull out its decade-long association with the annual event from next year unless the rising concerns of air pollution are not immediately addressed.

Elite athletes to get Rs. 50,000 monthly stipend

The ministry of sports and youth affairs has decided to pay each elite athlete, preparing for the upcoming Commonwealth and Asian Games, and the Tokyo Olympics, a monthly stipend of Rs. 50,000.

12 Sep 2017


Relay runner Priyanka Panwar banned for doping

India's premier relay runner Priyanka Panwar has been banned for eight years on account of doping.

04 Sep 2017


Rickshaw-puller's son breaks 100m, 200m U-16 national records

On Saturday, 15-year-old Nisar Ahmed bagged two gold medals (100 metres and 200 metres) at the Delhi State Athletics Meet in the under-16 category.

26 Aug 2017


Mo Farah ends track career with a win at Zurich

Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah brought the curtains down on his illustrious track career with a final win at the Zurich Diamond League 5000m event.

24 Aug 2017


Research on athletes' poop samples may lead to endurance pills

A microbiologist at Harvard Medical School, Jonathan Scheiman may soon come up with an endurance probiotic pill.

14 Aug 2017


Sports Science for athletes: In conversation with Rishabh Jaiswal

Careers of several athletes have been cut short due to injuries. What if there was a way to minimize chances of injuries and to ensure that athletes are in a condition to give their best performance? Sports Science promises just that.

World Athletics Championships: Davinder Kang finishes 12th in javelin throw

Davinder Kang, India's lone javelin thrower in the 2017 World Athletics Championships, finished 12th in the 13-men final event.

World Athletics Championships: Davinder Kang qualifies for javelin throw finals

India's Davinder Singh Kang wrote history as he became the first Indian athlete ever to qualify for the finals of javelin throw at the World Athletics Championships.

Bolt bids farewell with a bronze

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt ran in his last solo race only to finish at the third place behind American duo Justin Gatlin and Christian Coleman.

05 Aug 2017

Usain Bolt

Who will be the next Usain Bolt?

After dominating the track events for almost a decade and winning almost all the titles possible, Usain Bolt will be bidding adieu to the sport.

2017 World Athletics Championships: Bolt risks it all

Usain Bolt may be the 'fastest man on Earth', but will this 30-year-old make history for one last time at the 2017 World Athletics Championships?

03 Aug 2017


Cheer for India, it's a sports-packed August!

August is going to be an engaging month for Indian sports fans with lots of events around the corner.