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11 January, 2018 3:04 PM Indian team for Asian Indoors and Asiad Test events

NEW DELHI: The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) has selected a 13-member Indian team for the eighth Asian Indoor Athletics championship to be held in Tehran from February 1 to 3. The selection committee, with Olympian Gurbachan Singh Randhawa as the chairman, has also selected a 36-member squad to compete in the Asian Games Test event in Jakarta from Feb. 11 to 14. Jakarta 17

21 December, 2017 5:55 PM All India civil services sports events in January

Sports Authority of Andhra Pradesh (SAAP) vice chairman and managing director N Bangara Raju on Thursday said the State Government will host all India civil services sports events in athletics and cricket for the year 2017-18 from January 18 to February 3 at Vijayawada. Speaking to media persons, he said about 40 teams in cricket and around 1,914 athletes 20

17 November, 2017 4:23 PM Junior athletics: Lokesh produces a big leap

Sprint hurdler Sapna qualifies for u-20 Worlds His father, grandfather and uncles were all footballers. S. Lokesh began as a footballer too but his dad advised him to take up an individual event so that he would not have to rely on others to come up. So Lokesh took up long jump and the 100m eight years ago. On Friday, the 17-year old from Bengaluru came up with a personal 23

26 October, 2017 4:08 PM Reduction of dope positive results from India in 2016

The collection of lesser number of samples has helped in the reduction of dope positive results from India in 2016. India is placed 16th with a total of 2831 samples analysed in 2016, according to the testing figures released by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Thursday. 73 of the 2831 samples, including 132 blood samples, have returned positive 15

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 30

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 28

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 31

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 40

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 48