Never thought I'll play an athlete: Priyanka Chopra
Never thought I'll play an athlete: Priyanka Chopra

  She's played glamorous roles and a girl-next-door in several of her past films. But Priyanka Chopra, who will be seen playing boxing champion M.C. Mary Kom in a biopic, says essaying an athlete in a film was almost unthinkable for her.

Pistorius `torn apart` after shooting girlfriend

Oscar Pistorius`s murder trial resumed today with a neighbour and friend giving a heart-wrenching account of finding the "broken" athlete coming down the stairs, holding his dead girlfriend in his arms.

Two youths arrested for eve-teasing athlete

An 18-year-old national level sprinter was allegedly eve-teased by five youths in a car and left seriously injured after they tried to run over her.

ECG screening `would not prevent` sudden death in young competitive athletes

Only about 30 percent of the incidence of cardiovascular sudden death were due to diseases that could be reliably detected by pre-participation screening.

Former US Olympian admits working as Las Vegas call girl

A three-time U.S. Olympian had reportedly spent the last year working as a call girl and made upto $600-per-hour, a double life she now says was a "huge mistake."

Semenya on track to cast off gender controversy

Caster Semenya sprinted to the women`s world 800m crown two years ago and quickly found herself entangled in a maelstrom of seedy allegations that saw her cast into limbo because of doubts over her true gender.

Mind the language, make the bed and win gold

Athletes who avoid bad language, keep their bedrooms tidy and steer clear of controversy on Twitter will be sowing the seeds of Olympic success next year.

Dope scandal: All foreign coaches sacked

Taking serious note of the dope scandal in athletics, the government today cracked the whip by sacking India`s foreign athletics coach Yuri Ogrodnik and formed an inquiry panel to probe the fiasco.

Two Indian athletes flunk dope test; suspended

Doping came back to haunt Indian athletics with two top women quarter-milers returning positive for a banned substance in tests conducted by the International Association of Athletics Federations.

Injustice is being done to Arunima: NCW

National Commission for Women said "injustice" is being done to athlete Arunima Sinha, who lost her leg in an incident last month, maintaining that
she deserves a proper rehabilitation package to ensure her a "life of dignity".

Arunima Sinha cured of infection in amputated leg

National level athlete Arunima Sinha, who lost her leg after allegedly being pushed off a train, has been cured of infection in her amputated leg,
doctors at AIIMS, where she is undergoing treatment, said.

NCW cautious on Arunima case, women activists back the athlete

The NCW on Tuesday said it will
take a view on the railway police claim about "loopholes" in
Arunima case.

Railway Police finds gaps in Arunima`s account

A probe by the GRP has found loopholes in the version given by athlete Arunima Sinha.

Athlete Arunima shifted to AIIMS, stable

The condition of national-level
volleyball player Arunima Sinha alias Sonu, who lost her left
leg after being pushed out of a speeding train, is stable,
doctors at AIIMS where she is undergoing treatment said on Tuesday.

Free `Jaipur Foot` for Arunima

Arunima can now walk once again
with a city-based NGO on Friday deciding to provide the athlete,
who lost her leg after she was thrown out of a train by
robbers, with a `Jaipur Foot` free of cost.

Railways offers job to athlete Arunima

Arunima Sinha lost her leg
after being thrown out by robbers from a running train near Bareilly.

`Compensation will not last long, I need govt job`

The young athlete lost her leg after she was thrown out of a train by robbers.

IWF executive body to be reconstituted on Dec 27

A new executive body of the Indian Weightlifting Federation, the members of which resigned en masse last month, will be constituted by the IWF General Body in its special meeting here on December 27.

Vyas unhappy over shabby treatment meted out to PT Usha

National Commission for Women chairperson Girija Vyas today expressed her unhappiness over the treatment meted out to sprint queen PT Usha during 49th National Open Athletics Championship.

Liu could return at Shanghai meeting: Organisers

China`s highest profile athlete Liu Xiang could still make his return to competition at the Shanghai Golden Grand Prix in his home city later this month, organisers said.