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World Anti-Doping Agency looks to artificial intelligence to catch dopers

With sports around the world shut down by the coronavirus pandemic, the World Anti-Doping Agency is looking to artificial intelligence as a new way...

Hima Das says she improved her cooking and painting skills during lockdown

For star sprinter Hima Das, the two months of coronavirus-forced national lockdown was not all about confinement inside her room at NIS-Patiala as she...
Neeraj Chopra( Source: City Hub News)

Top athletes have to wait longer to resume their training

After waiting for over two months owing to the lockdown, top Indian athletes and weightlifters were supposed to resume outdoor training at the National...

Critical differences between marathon runners and sprinters

Eliud Kipchoge was already famous but became increasingly well known for being the poster boy who set the world record in October 2019. He...
Hima Das

Track and field athletes to start outdoor training on Monday

Track and field athletes will return to outdoor training on Monday after two months of being confined to their rooms due to the coronavirus-forced...
Swapna Barman (Source: PTI Photos)

In absence of dumbbells, Swapna Barman trains by lifting her nephew

With the Tokyo Olympics postponement, the road to the event is wide open for her. She is now desperate to get on the field...
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Proud mom P.T. Usha congratulates son for completing Diploma in Sports Medicine

India's legendary athlete P.T. Usha is a proud mother as she took a moment to congratulate her son Dr Vignesh Vengalil Ujjwal who successfully...
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AFI bars its athletes from handshakes, hugging and spitting at training camp

No handshakes or hugging, no spitting and no visits to salons during lockdown are among the strict guidelines issued by Athletics Federation of India...
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Athletics may see 100m, relays and throws on the optional list: WA chief Coe

"No athlete would prefer to compete without spectators", World Athletics boss Sebastian Coe said on Friday but left it on organisers to decide whether...
Adille Sumariwalla

No Indian athlete to compete abroad this year: AFI chief Adille Sumariwalla

Athletics Federation of India President Adille Sumariwalla on Friday ruled out any track and field athlete taking part in any international event this year...

Coronavirus: Former Indian University athlete Prajakta fighting hunger in Nagpur slum

A paralytic father and a mother who has been rendered jobless due to COVID-19 lockdown has forced promising Nagpur-based distance runner Prajakta Godbole to...
Dutee Chand

Coronavirus: Dutee distributes 1000 food packets in her village

Contributing in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, top Indian sprinter Dutee Chand drove down nearly 70 km from Bhubaneswar to her village to...

WATCH: Dutee Chand keeps her fitness game strong amid lockdown

This is called as Pull-Up. A great exercise for upper body, which you can do at home. They’re great at helping your arms, back,...
Sinivas Gowda

I called social media sprint sensations for trials to appear hands-on: Kiren Rijiju

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Sunday conceded that calling for urgent trials for social media sprint sensations, seen running with buffaloes, were decisions taken...
Athletics India

AFI plans to begin season in September, announces tentative calendar

The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) on Saturday decided to tentatively start the 2020 season's competitions in September provided the health crisis, triggered by...
Sandeep Kumari

Discus thrower Sandeep Kumari gets 4-year ban for dope flunk

Discus thrower Sandeep Kumari has been slapped with a four-year ban by Athletics Integrity Unit for flunking a dope test , nearly two years...
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IOA chief Batra continues push for athletes’ outdoor training during lockdown

Indian Olympic Association President Narinder Batra on Saturday said he will again request the government to allow national campers undergo outdoor training inside the...
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Coronavirus: Olympics-bound Shivpal rues missing Diamond League

Javelin thrower Shivpal Singh is relieved that he has already qualified for the Olympics but rues the fact that he will miss out on...
Irrfan Khan (Source: A still from the movie Paan Singh Tomar)

Irrfan Khan, the man who reminded us of Paan Singh Tomar’s glory

Veteran actor Irrfan Khan passes away at the age of 54, after being admitted to Mumbai’s Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital on Tuesday, where was...
Hima Das Adidas

Once I scribbled Adidas on my shoes, they now make shoes with my name:...

Sportswear giants Adidas now manufacture custom-made shoes for Hima Das with her name printed on them but country's top sprinter on Sunday revealed that...
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