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4-time world champion Christian Taylor stunned in Slovakia

Bratislava (Slovakia), Sep 12 | Four-time world triple jump champion Christian Taylor of the US failed to live up to expectations as he was...

‘Sunfeast India Run As One’ raises over Rs 1 crore

New Delhi, Sep 10 | The 'Sunfeast India Run As One' movement, which was initiated by Procam International on August 15, has entered its...

Doors might be closed not locked: Semenya after losing testosterone rules...

New Delhi, Sep 9 | "Doors might be closed not locked", said double Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya after she lost her long-running...

Das, Chopra & Gopichand to spearhead Future Fearless Champions challenge

Mumbai, Sep 8 | India's top sportspersons, including track and field champions Hima Das and Neeraj Chopra and national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand,...

Germany’s Vetter produces 2nd best javelin throw in history

Warsaw, Sep 7 | Germany's Johannes Vetter came close to breaking the javelin world record, throwing 97.76m at the Skolimowska Memorial, a World Athletics...

33 sportspersons apply for diploma course in sports coaching at NSNIS...

New Delhi, Sep 7 | As many as 33 eminent sports personalities across 15 sports disciplines have applied for direct admission for the diploma...

adidas announces 5k virtual race in India

New Delhi, Sep 7 | As marathons and other races across the globe get postponed or cancelled amid the Covid-19 pandemic, adidas has, in...

Mo Farah, Hassan break one-hour world record in Brussels

Brussels, Sep 5 | Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah and Sifan Hassan both broke the one-hour world record at the Memorial Van Damme meet....

Peres Jepchirchir smashes women-only half marathon record

Prague, Sep 5 | Kenya's Peres Jepchirchir on Saturday broke the women-only race world record in the half marathon in Prague. The 26-year-old clocked...

Ivona Dadic makes highest 2020 heptathlon score

Vienna, Aug 31 | Ivona Dadic came out with this year's highest-scoring performance in heptathlon and tallied a world-leading 6,419 points to win the...

Second Chinese Diamond League meeting postponed until 2021

Paris, Aug 29 | The Diamond League has announced further changes to its 2020 calendar, with the postponement of a second meeting in...

Indian runners hit by cancellation of 2020 World Marathon Majors

New Delhi, Aug 27 | The announcement of the 40th edition of the London Marathon changing its format to an elite runner only event...

Asian champion Kiryu wins men’s 100m title at Tokyo Olympic stadium

Tokyo, Aug 23 | Asian champion Yoshihide Kiryu won the men's 100 metre title here on Sunday in the first track and field event...

‘Sunfeast India Run As One’ raises over Rs. 19 lakh in...

New Delhi, Aug 22 | The 'Sunfeast India Run As One' movement, which was initiated by Procam International on August 15, has raised Rs...

Rijiju launches Fit India Youth Club to promote fitness

New Delhi, Aug 15 | Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Saturday launched the Fit India Youth Club on the occasion of the 74th...

Cheptegei breaks world record on return of Diamond League

Paris, Aug 15 | World 10,000m champion Joshua Cheptegei of Uganda announced the return of international athletics with a sensational world 5000m record of...

Eliud Kipchoge joins ‘Sunfeast India Run As One’ movement

Mumbai, Aug 14 | Olympic Marathon Champion Eliud Kipchoge, who inspired the world and created history when he broke the two-hour marathon barrier...

Rescheduled Paris Marathon cancelled due to COVID-19 crisis

Paris, Aug 12 | The 2020 edition of the Paris Marathon, which was re-scheduled to take place on November 15, on Wednesday, has been...

British gymnasts still treated like ‘pieces of meat’: Nile Wilson

London, Aug 11 | Olympic bronze medallist Nile Wilson has said that British gymnasts are still 'treated like pieces of meat' because of the...

Tendulkar to virtually flag off IDBI Federal Future Fearless Marathon

Mumbai, Aug 10 | Legendary Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar will virtually flag off the IDBI Federal Future Fearless Marathon to be held on Saturday. Packaged...

Ask for 4 weeks’ time to reply to Sports Ministry’s questions:...

New Delhi, Aug 9 | The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) suggested that National Sports Federations (NSF) ask for four more weeks' time to reply...

Two-time European 800m champion Krol handed doping ban

Paris, Aug 7 | Two-time European 800-meter champion Nataliia Krol of Ukraine has been handed a 20-month ban for doping violation by the Athletics...

Think I didn’t get a fair chance: Bolt on A-League stint

Jamaica, Aug 6 | Eight-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt recently jogged down memory lane and recalled his short football stint with Central Coast...

Phased restart of training at SAI NCOEs from Oct 1, says...

New Delhi, Aug 5 | Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday said that the Sports Authority of India's (SAI) National Centres of Excellence...

Diamond League in Doha rescheduled for September 25

Zurich, Aug 4 | The 2020 Diamond League has announced a further change to its 2020 calendar amid the COVID-19 pandemic, with the date...

Moroccan runner El Mahjoub Dazza handed four-year doping ban

Rabat, Aug 1 | A high profile marathon runner El Mahjoub Dazza of Morocco has been suspended for four years by the Athletics Integrity...

New dates set for World Athletics Series events postponed due to...

Monaco, July 31 | World Athletics has announced new dates for the World U20 Championships Nairobi 2020 and the World Athletics Race Walking Team...

Russia given 2nd deadline of Aug 15 by World Athletics to...

Monaco, July 31 | World Athletics has decided to expel the Russian Federation (RusAF) from its membership if it does not make the outstanding...

Staying fit & building immunity of utmost importance: Rijiju

New Delhi, July 30 | Procam International, on Thursday announced Sunfeast India Run As One, a digitally supported active participatory event, to encourage purposeful...

After Rio heartbreak, only dream has been to win medal in...

Jaipur, July 30 | For the past four months, the Sawai Mansingh Stadium has been home for double world champion Sundar Singh Gurjar. The...

Eliud Kipchoge signed as Kenya’s tourism ambassador

Nairobi, July 30 | The Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) has said that it has signed world marathon record holder and Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge...

Staying positive so that time comes, I’ll be fully ready for...

New Delhi, July 29 | As the world counts down one more year to the biggest event in the global sports calendar, adidas, under...

IOA forms Commonwealth Games Association of India for 2020-21

New Delhi, July 28 | The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) announced the establishment of the Commonwealth Games Association (CGA) of India as a sub-committee...

WADA launches education course for athletes, coaches going to Oly

Montreal, July 25 | The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced the launch of an interactive education course for athletes and coaches who will take...

2021 edition of Khelo India Youth Games to be held in...

New Delhi, July 25 | The 2021 edition of the Khelo India Youth Games will be held after the Tokyo Olympics in Panchkula, Haryana,...

Hima Das dedicates upgraded gold medal to COVID-19 warriors

New Delhi, July 25 | Ace sprinter Hima Das has dedicated the upgraded gold medal of the mixed relay event at the 2018 Asian...

Shanghai Diamond League meeting cancelled due to COVID-19

Zurich, July 24 | Due to the suspension of all international sporting events in China amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Diamond League meeting...

Athlete representative groups demand ‘proper reforms’ in WADA

Montreal, July 24 | Several global athlete representative groups have come together to demand "proper reforms" in the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). In an...

Bindra & Campriani to host stress management session with Airbnb

New Delhi, July 24 | With Tokyo 2020 being postponed to next year due to the coronavirus pandemic, the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the...

Srabani Nanda becomes 1st Indian to return to competition amid COVID-19

New Delhi, July 23 | Sprinter and Tokyo Olympics hopeful Srabani Nanda has become the first Indian athlete to return to competition since the...

Gateshead Diamong League meeting cancelled due to COVID-19

London, July 23 | British Athletics announced on Thursday that the Diamond League meeting, due to be held in Gateshead on September 12, has...

COVID-19: APC chief Rashed happy with effort to help para athletes

Dubai, July 22 | In a bid to assess the current situation across the region owing to coronavirus, Asian Paralympic Committee (APC) President Majid...

WADA suspends accreditation of NDTL for another six months

Montreal, July 22 | The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has announced that it has suspended the accreditation of the National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL)...

Brazil’s Olympic athletes return to training after isolation

Rio de Janeiro, July 22 | Brazil's elite athletes have resumed normal training after more than four months of confinement because of the COVID-19...

IOA chief keen to release Rs 7 lakh in grants to...

New Delhi, July 18 | The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) is looking to release Rs 7 lakh annual grant to State Olympic Associations (SOA)...

Sebastian Coe among five new members elected at IOC

Lausanne, July 18 | World Athletics President Sebastian Coe was one of five new IOC Board members whose membership has been approved by the...

Postponed Olympics to follow original schedule, all venues secured

Lausanne (Switzerland), July 17 | The Tokyo Olympics will follow the same competition schedule that was decided initially for its original schedule before it...

Caster Semenya was treated very poorly: Olympian Doyle

London, July 16 | British Olympian Eilidh Doyle feels double Olympic champion Caster Semenya has been treated more harshly than drug offenders by athletics'...

IOC reveals updated qualification process for postponed Tokyo Oly

Lausanne, July 16 | The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has declared June 29, 2021 as the new qualification deadline for the postponed Tokyo Olympics....

Odisha govt. highlights financial support to Dutee amid training funds row

Bhubaneswar, July 16 | A day after ace sprinter Dutee Chand issued a clarification saying she isn't selling her car to raise training funds,...

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Apple says happy Diwali with 1st India online store on Sep...

By Nishant AroraNew Delhi, Sep 18 | Ending months of speculation, Apple is launching its first exclusive branded online store in India on September...