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RESPECT! Rio silver medallist sells medal for 3-year-old cancer patient; Harbhajan Singh overawed

RESPECT! Rio silver medallist sells medal for 3-year-old cancer patient; Harbhajan Singh overawed

Poland's Piotr Malachowski received a letter from the mother of a boy called Olek who said he had been battling eye cancer.

Athletics Federation of India fumes at Seema Punia's decision to train in Russia amidst doping controversy

Athletics Federation of India fumes at Seema Punia's decision to train in Russia amidst doping controversy

She was seen on social media sites with a Russian coach Vitaliy Pishchalnikov, a former Olympian discus thrower.

World Athletics Championships: Piotr Malachowski breaks through for discus gold

World Athletics Championships: Piotr Malachowski breaks through for discus gold

Poland`s Piotr Malachowski finally broke through for world discus gold when he threw 67.40 to take the title in Beijing on Saturday.

Krishna Poonia to get her 2012 Olympics' sixth-place finish certificate

Krishna Poonia to get her 2012 Olympics' sixth-place finish certificate

Krishna Poonia will get her sixth-place finish diploma at the 2012 London Olympics women's discus throw final soon as the International Olympic Committee has written to the IOA in this regard.

Asian Athletics medal winners to get cash awards

Asian Athletics medal winners to get cash awards

All the 13 Indian medal winners at the 21st Asian Athletics Championship which concluded on Sunday in Wuhan, China will receive cash awards from the sports ministry for their achievements.

Discus queen Sandra Perkovic dominates again

Discus queen Sandra Perkovic dominates again

Croatia's reigning World and Olympic champion discus thrower Sandra Perkovic snatched another overwhelming victory to win the Diamond League opener here.

Indians win a silver and two bronze in Asian Youth Athletics

Indians bagged one silver and two bronze on the opening day of the inaugural Asian Youth Athletics Championships here.

I have been treated badly for years by authorities: Seema Punia

I have been treated badly for years by authorities: Seema Punia

 Livid with detractors for casting aspersions on her achievements because of a dope-tainted past, Asian Games gold medallist discus thrower Seema Punia on Tuesday said she has been "ill-treated" by authorities, including the national federation, for many years now.

Commonwealth Games 2014, Day 9: As it happened...

Welcome to our live coverage of the Day 9 of 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games, Day 8: As it happened...

Welcome to our live coverage of the Day 8 of the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Vikas Gowda wins India`s first athletics gold at 2014 CWG

Vikas Gowda brought in India`s first athletics medal from the 2014 Commonwealth Games when he won the discus throw gold in the final at the Hampden Park Stadium here Thursday.

India`s schedule on Day 8 at 2014 Commonwealth Games

Day 8 of the XX Commonwealth Games will have 25 gold medals at stake. For India, the four gold medals available in wrestling will be of huge importance as there are hardly any other sporting events where the subcontinental giants can hope to win medals. And leading the charge will be Yogeshwar Dutt.

Biggest achievement of my career: Gowda

After grabbing his first gold in any major international event in the Asian Athletics Championships here today, ace Indian discus thrower Vikas Gowda described the win as the biggest achievement of his career.

Vikas Gowda wins first gold for India

Ace discus thrower Vikas Gowda clinched the first gold for India as the home team won three medals on the second day to make their presence felt in the 20th Asian Athletics Championships.

Olympics discus throw: Krishna Poonia qualifies for final with throw of 63.54m

Ace Indian discus thrower Krishna Poonia qualified for the final with a brilliant throw of 63.54m at the Women’s Discus Throw qualification event.

Hungary`s Kovago banned 2 years, out of Olympics

Discus thrower Zoltan Kovago was given a two-year ban for a doping offense and will miss the London Olympics.

Poonia gets into groove before Olympic test

Top Indian discus thrower Krishna Poonia seemed to be getting in groove for the upcoming Olympics as she threw an impressive 63.16m in the Woodford Green Open Graded Meet.

Krishna Poonia: Profile 2012 London Olympics

Krishna Poonia (women’s discus throw): Poonia completed the task of qualifying for the Olympics as she threw a distance of 61.12 metres - crossing the Olympic qualification `B` standard mark of 59.50m - to clinch the gold at the Fling Throw Meet in Portland, US in October 2011.

Seema Antil: Profile 2012 London Olympics

India`s female discus thrower Seema Antil qualified for the 2012 London Olympics after she achieved the `A` qualifying standard with a throw of 62.60 metres at the University of California (Irvine) Open Championships.

Vikas Gowda: Profile 2012 London Olympics

Vikas Gowda (men’s discus throw): Discus thrower Vikas Gowda, who threw to his second best ever mark of 64.89 metres while claiming the bronze in the invitational meet at Chula Vista, California, US became the first Indian athlete to make the grade for the London Olympics.