Dutee Chand: News

2020 Tokyo Olympics, Day 10: Complete report

India had a mixed Day 10 at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

02 Aug 2021


Tokyo Olympics: Dutee Chand finishes last in 200m heat race

Sprinter Dutee Chand ran her season's best in 200m but that was not enough for a semifinals berth as she made a disappointing exit from the Olympics after finishing last in her heat race in Tokyo on Monday.

22 Jun 2021


Shot-putter Tajinder Toor qualifies for Olympics

Shot-putter Tajinder Pal Singh Toor qualified for the Tokyo Olympics with an Asian and national record throw at the Indian Grand Prix 4 in Patiala.

01 Jun 2020


India's 2020 Olympics tally will improve, says marathon champion Sunita

In an exclusive interview with NewsBytes, India's undisputed marathon champion Sunita Godara feels the nation's medals tally will improve in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

29 Aug 2019

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

National Sports Day: Athletes who overcame all odds

Sports, be it of any kind, is played by a number of athletes across the globe.

18 Jul 2019


Tabor Athletics Meet: Hima Das, Muhammad Anas win gold medals

Indian athletes enjoyed a good day at the Tabor Athletics Meet, as their campaign continued to take shape.

13 Jul 2019


After 100m gold, Dutee finishes fifth in 200m race

Indian sprinter Dutee Chand finished fifth in the women's 200m final at the World University Games in Napoli.

19 May 2019


Sprinter Dutee Chand reveals she is in same-sex relationship

Sprinting champion Dutee Chand became the first Indian athlete to come out as queer. Chand (23) on Sunday revealed that she is in a same-sex relationship with a woman.

02 Sep 2018

Saurabh Chaudhary

India's top moments at Asian Games 2018

2018 was India's best ever campaign at the Asian Games in the history of the tournament.

#MeetTheMedalists: All you need to know about Dutee Chand

Dutee Chand etched her name in the record books by winning two individual medals at the Asian Games 2018.

30 Aug 2018


5 youngsters who excelled at Asian Games 2018

The Indian contingent is enjoying an excellent run at the Asian Games 2018.

27 Aug 2018


#AsianGames2018: Silver-medalist Dutee Chand awarded Rs. 1.5cr by Odisha govt

Odisha government today announced a cash award of Rs. 1.5cr for sprinter Dutee Chand, a day after she clinched silver at women's 100m dash at the 18th Asian Games in Indonesia.

29 Jun 2018


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.

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.

28 Apr 2017


Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra clinches silver at Asian GP

India's Neeraj Chopra bagged a silver medal in the second leg of ongoing Asian Grand Prix in Jiaxing, China.

24 Sep 2016

Ankit Sharma

Indians may have faked results to get into Rio -IAAF

A study conducted by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) revealed that purportedly Indian athletes could have been qualified for the Rio Olympics in 2016 by faking stellar performances.

Whose fault - Sports Ministry's or Athletes?

Athletes preparing for the Olympics were demoralized for long with the bureaucracy's rigidity which had consistently hampered and hindered their training programmes.