Dutee Chand allowed to 'continue to compete: SAI consultant
Dutee Chand allowed to 'continue to compete: SAI consultant

Promising Odisha sprinter Dutee Chand has been allowed to "continue to compete" till a final decision is given by the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) on her appeal against IAAF's hyperandrogenism policy, an expert assisting her in the legal fight said on Sunday.

Malaysian queries eligibility of new Filipino rival thrower
Malaysian queries eligibility of new Filipino rival thrower

The Philippines has been scouring the United States to poach sporting talent and seem to have struck gold with thrower Caleb Stuart but some of his potential opponents at the upcoming Southeast Asian Games are questioning his eligibility.

Usain Bolt to return to USA for New York race in June
Usain Bolt to return to USA for New York race in June

Olympic champion and world record holder Usain Bolt will make his first appearance in the United States in five years when he competes in the Adidas Grand Prix Diamond League meeting in New York City on June 13, organisers said on Wednesday.

Mo Farah record not European, claims former Spanish athlete
Mo Farah record not European, claims former Spanish athlete

Former Spanish long-distance runner Fabian Roncero doesn`t believe British double Olympic champion Mo Farah`s European record for the half-marathon should stand due to his Somalian roots.

'Shocking treatment of para athletes doesn't surprise me'
'Shocking treatment of para athletes doesn't surprise me'

Former world no.1 para shuttler Anand Kumar has made a strong appeal to the authorities saying it was high time differently able sportspersons are treated at par with other athletes.

Dutee Chand's appeal hearing against IAAF begins at CAS

The Court of Arbitration for Sports on Monday began hearing the appeal filed by promising Indian athlete Dutee Chand against the IAAF's hyperandrogenism policy, which bars female athletes having higher level of male hormones from competitions.

Para-athletes face official apathy, sports minister promises action
Para-athletes face official apathy, sports minister promises action

 Taking a strong view of the shocking incident of differently-abled sportspersons taking part in a national event being put up at unfurnished and unhygienic accommodations, Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today sought a report from the organisers and promised to take action within 24 hours.

Mo Farah breaks European half marathon record in Lisbon
Mo Farah breaks European half marathon record in Lisbon

The poster boy of British athletics, Mo Farah on Sunday broke the European half marathon record by winning the IAAF Gold Label Road Race in Lisbon.

Shocking 'facilities' for differently-abled athletes at National Para-Athletic Championships!
Shocking 'facilities' for differently-abled athletes at National Para-Athletic Championships!

15th National Para-Athletic Championships for differently-abled athletes commenced in the national capital on Saturday.

David Rudisha wins at IAAF Melbourne Challenge
David Rudisha wins at IAAF Melbourne Challenge

World record holder David Rudisha was pushed in the home straight by Australia`s Jeff Riseley before going on to win the 800 metres event at the IAAF Melbourne World Challenge on Saturday.

Former world 400m champion Amantle Montsho to appeal two-year doping ban
Former world 400m champion Amantle Montsho to appeal two-year doping ban

Former world 400 metres women`s champion Amantle Montsho plans to appeal a two-year ban after failing a 2014 Commonwealth Games doping test in Scotland.

Walk champion Andrei Ruzavin banned for doping

Former Russian 20-kilometre walk champion Andrei Ruzavin on Tuesday was banned for 30 months by the Russian athletics federation for doping offences.

Suresh Kalmadi inducted as Asian Athletics Association Life President
Suresh Kalmadi inducted as Asian Athletics Association Life President

Tainted Indian sports administrator Suresh Kalmadi has been made Life President of the Asian Athletics Association for his "work in the development of athletics in the continent" during his 13-year tenure as the head of organisation from 2000.

Japan`s Yusuke Suzuki shatters walking world record
Japan`s Yusuke Suzuki shatters walking world record

Yusuke Suzuki smashed the week-old 20 kilometre race walk world record by 26 seconds on Sunday at the Asian Race Walking Championships in his home town of Nomi, central Japan.

20km walk record falls again, Yusuke Suzuki sets new mark
20km walk record falls again, Yusuke Suzuki sets new mark

The men`s 20 kilometres race walk world record was broken for the second time in a week on Sunday when Japan`s Yusuke Suzuki set a new mark at the Asian Race Walking Championships.

Usain Bolt wins first individual race of 2015
Usain Bolt wins first individual race of 2015

World 100 and 200-metre record holder Usain Bolt was pleased with his fitness improvement Saturday after winning a 400-metre heat in his first individual race of the year.

Oscar Pistorius lawyers fail in attempt to stop appeal
Oscar Pistorius lawyers fail in attempt to stop appeal

Oscar Pistorius' lawyers failed today in their attempt to stop prosecutors from appealing the double-amputee athlete's negligent killing conviction and again seeking a murder verdict against him for shooting girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Russia leap from scandal to top of European medal table
Russia leap from scandal to top of European medal table

Russian athletics, in the dock after recent allegations about widespread doping among their elite performers, was back on top of the medal table at the European Indoor Championships on Sunday.

Richard Kilty storms to 60m win at European Athletics Indoor Championships
Richard Kilty storms to 60m win at European Athletics Indoor Championships

Britain`s Richard Kilty made a fine addition to his world indoor gold as he won the 60-metre race at the European Athletics Indoor Championships in Prague on Sunday.

Daughter to sing as Indiana Pacers pay tribute to Florence Griffith-Joyner
Daughter to sing as Indiana Pacers pay tribute to Florence Griffith-Joyner

Florence Griffith-Joyner, the late US athletics star who won 1988 Olympic gold and set world records at 100 and 200 meters, will be honored Sunday by the NBA`s Indiana Pacers.