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Accepting the chargesheet clause is the way forward for IOA


London Olympics was a landmark event in Indian sports as athletes came back home with the best medal haul ever – six (2 silver and 4 bronze). However, as things stand currently, the possibility of In

Renjit Maheswary's Arjuna Award put on hold

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New Delhi/Kochi: Hours before he was to be presented the Arjuna Award, triple jumper Renjith Maheswary was told under dramatic circumstances that he will have to wait for the coveted honour till an i

Saina vows to bounce back


Noida: A nine-month title draught notwithstanding, Saina Nehwal today vowed to bounce back strongly at next month's world championship and said the much-needed six-week break after the Southeast Asia

Suspension looms on Pakistan Olympic Association


Karachi: Pakistan may face suspension from the International Olympic Council (IOC) like neighbours India due to a conflict between the national Olympic Association and a newly formed interim-committe

Vijender & I did drugs: Boxer


Patiala/Chandigarh:  Olympic bronze medallist Vijender Singh’s roommate and sparring partner Ram Singh was on Sunday expelled from the National Institute of Sports after admitting that he consumed dr

IOC drops wrestling from 2020 Olympics: Source

IOC leaders dropped wrestling from the programme for the 2020 Olympics today, an official familiar with the decision told The Associated Press.

Australia's White named in Armstrong probe


Australian former Olympian Matt White has been named in the widening US Anti-Doping Agency investigation into Lance Armstrong as a drug user, a report said on Saturday.

White, who rode on the Armstro

India raises the bar, targets 25 medals in 2020 Olympics


After the country's best-ever haul of six medals at the just-concluded London Olympics, the government has set the goal much higher and the target for the 2020 Games is 25 medals.

"In the 2020 Ga

London Olympics in an Indian’s point of view


It had been an incredible feeling, living in London during this Olympics. It was indeed a privilege to witness Londn2012 Olympics happening in my neighbourhood.

But the atmosphere was not so welcom

Coaches pick up gauntlet


On Monday night at least 30 renowned athletics coaches from throughout the State, led by respected seniors S. S. Kaimal and T. P. Ouseph, got together at a hotel conference hall in Kochi for a unique

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