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Playing contact sports may alter brains of young, healthy athletes: Study

Playing contact sports may alter brains of young, healthy athletes: Study

A team of researchers have found that contact in sports like soccer, basketball and field hockey may lead to greater effect on the brain of young and healthy athletes.

New workout suit breathes out body's heat, sweat

New workout suit breathes out body's heat, sweat

In the study published in the journal Science Advances, the researchers engineered moisture-sensitive cells to not only pull flaps open but also light up in response to humid conditions.

Michael Phelps urges US lawmakers to push for anti-doping reform, ensure fair system

Michael Phelps urges US lawmakers to push for anti-doping reform, ensure fair system

The most decorated Olympian Phelps, expressed his frustration at the lack of progress in the battle against the use of performance enhancing drugs in sport.

Revealed: Surprising link between athletics and addiction

Revealed: Surprising link between athletics and addiction

Though a full spectrum of sports was represented in the study--including gymnastics, martial arts, rowing and dance, most participants competed in team sports, hockey in particular.

Union Budget 2017: Sports budget hiked by Rs 350 crore; focus on Commonwealth Games, Asiad

Union Budget 2017: Sports budget hiked by Rs 350 crore; focus on Commonwealth Games, Asiad

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley allocated a total of Rs 1943 crore, compared to Rs 1592 crore earmarked last year.

WADA urges athletes to check accuracy of hacked data

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Wednesday that some of the athlete data leaked by a Russian cyber espionage group has been changed from its initial form, and has asked "affected parties" for feedback on any inaccuracies.

Sports Ministry calls for grievance redressal system for athletes

Sports Ministry calls for grievance redressal system for athletes

The Ministry said the NSFs need to have effective systems in place to ensure that aggrieved athletes are supported well in case of disputes in the international arena.

Now, impact sensor to generate electricity, reveal impact forces for athletes

A new type of wearable impact sensor, developed by New Zealand researchers, could soon provide much needed information about the stresses and strains on limbs for rugby players, high jumpers, and runners.