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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

'Politicians should stay away from sports in Telangana state'


Hyderabad: Seeking to build a new model of sports administration, Clean Sports India (CSI) today urged the political leaders of Telangana to not take up any posts in the sport bodies in the proposed

Just like life, sports is a great leveller


We live in a country regarded as the world's largest democracy but apparently it is doing worse than the world's largest dictatorship. Inflation, unemployment, corruption, rape -- these are testimoni

Pay Rs 100 for sports development in state

The state government has formulated a unique system to mobilise public funds for sports development in the first ever ‘Sports Policy’ approved by the Cabinet on Monday.

The policy calls for the setti

Prime sports action out from most homes

A majority of Keralites are losing live coverage of the ongoing India-New Zealand cricket series, live football action from Barclays Premier League & Spanish La Liga.

Chances are they won’t also see

Dope test for kids taking CBSE sports contests

Dope tests are not restricted only to sportspersons participating in major events any more.

Even school students taking part in national games conducted by the CBSE may have to undergo tests from th

No game or sport has 'National Game' status: Sports Minister

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We may be assuming Hockey, the game which fetched six consecutive Olympic gold medals, to be our national game but the fact is none of the games or sports played in the country has the status of ‘nati

Mega push for sports in Tamil Nadu


In an effort to encourage sportspersons and develop infrastructure on a massive scale, the state government has announced several measures, including a state-level chief minister’s badminton cup, crea

Manchester United world's most valuable team: Forbes


English soccer club Manchester United retained their title as the world's most valuable sports team, according to an annual top 50 list released by Forbes on Monday that was dominated by National Foot

Most children can’t run, hop or catch

Schoolchildren in Chennai may be great with spelling and arithmetic, but a majority of them do not have the basic skills to run and hop or catch a ball thrown at them, and cannot even balance themselv

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.