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16 September, 2017 4:41 PM Badminton power could fuel Indian sprinters

It’s a country that has produced some of the planet’s fastest men, including the great Usain Bolt. Now, Jamaica’s Vishu Tolan has come up with a unique offer that could have our sprinters virtually running on badminton power and training under his country’s top athletics coach. In return, Tolan, who is the vice-president of the Badminton World Federation 28

29 August, 2017 1:52 PM Khel Ratna: Paralympian Devendra Jhajharia, Sardar Singh Bask In Glory

Devendra Jhajharia on Tuesday became the first para athlete to receive India's highest sporting honour -- Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna -- along with hockey star Sardar Singh, who has endured trying times off the field in the last one year. Javelin thrower Jhajharia is the only Indian to win two Paralympic gold medals -- 2004 Athens Games and 2016 Rio Paralympics 25

17 August, 2017 12:49 PM Seven athletes get four years suspension

KOLKATA: Seven athletes have been handed four-year suspensions by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) Disciplinary Panel for various doping violations. The ineligible athletes are Kulwinder Singh and Shamsher Singh (both kabaddi), Murali Mohanti (powerlifting), Tahamina Khatun and Mahesh Kale (both athletics), A. Krishna Moorthy and V. Santosh (both 26

15 August, 2017 3:33 AM 70 years of Independence: 7 decades of sporting glory

From winning hockey Olympics gold medals to lifting the 50-overs Cricket World Cups to Abhinav Bindra's Olympic gold, here's a look at how India have fared in the world of sports since Independence. As India completes 70 years of Independence, India Today celebrates the laurels won by the country at global events in the world of sports. India remains 29

12 August, 2017 3:55 PM Here’s the world record that Usain Bolt is chasing during his farewell race

New Delhi: Usain Bolt will be running his last competitive race on Saturday night as it will be the final of the 4 x 100 m race at the World Athletics Championships in London. And it is not just a farewell race, it has something on line. Jamaica is looking to become the first team to win the relay five times in a row at the World Championships. Currently 35

12 August, 2017 2:44 PM Satyanarayana may lose Dronacharya Award

NEW DELHI: Athletics coach Satyanarayana stands to lose the Dronacharya Award honours due to late discovery of alleged charges against him. He had been recommended for the award on August 5. Following a complaint by one of the committee members, the government has discovered there were some vigilance cases pending against the coach, who trained T. Mariyappan 44

12 August, 2017 9:36 AM Usain Bolt’s Last Race, World Athletics Championships 2017: Details of LIVE streaming, TV listing, date, time, venue

Know all the details here for action from the 2017 World Athletics Championships New Delhi: Get ready for Usain Bolt for one last time as the champion will be in action in the 4 x 400 m relay on Saturday. Bolt will retire from the sport post the race. Bolt won a bronze in the 100 m race earlier at the ongoing World Athletics Championships in London 45

11 August, 2017 4:38 AM World Athletics Championships: Caster Semenya eases through 800m heats, Maryna Arzamasova out

South African Semenya, last beaten at the World Championships semi-final in Beijing two years ago, was third going into the final straight and eased past Rose Mary Almanza and Natoya Goule to win in 2:01.33. London: Olympic champion Caster Semenya maintained her two-year unbeaten record over 800 metres as she eased through the first round at the World 42

5 August, 2017 5:30 PM Ramakrishnan Gandhi and Satyanarayana named for Dronacharya

NEW DELHI: Athletics coach Ramakrishnan Gandhi, who passed away last year, was on recommended for the prestigious Dronacharya award along with Rio Paralympics gold-medallist T Mariyappan's mentor Satyanarayana. Gandhi had trained Gurmeet Singh, who last year became the first Indian to win a gold medal at the Asian Race Walking Championships in Naomi 15

5 August, 2017 5:27 PM Gandhi recommended for Dronacharya

The athletics coach, who passed away last year, had trained Gurmeet, Baljinder and Deepmala Athletics coach Ramakrishnan Gandhi was posthumously recommended for the Dronacharya award, along with seven others, on Saturday. The awards committee, chaired by national badminton coach P. Gopi Chand, also recommended veteran footballer and administrator Syed Shahid 19