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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.

Mayookha Johny, Renjith Maheshwary cleared for Asiad, 4x400m men's team dropped
Mayookha Johny, Renjith Maheshwary cleared for Asiad, 4x400m men's team dropped

The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) on Thursday cleared triple jumpers Mayookha Johny and Renjith Maheshwary for the Incheon Asian Games after they were cleared in the trials held at NIS, here today.

SAI Director General offers Hockey India to shift camp to repair NIS pitch
SAI Director General offers Hockey India to shift camp to repair NIS pitch

Barely days after Hockey India's complaint of "dangerous" artificial turf at women's team training centre at Patiala, Sports Authority of India today offered HI to shift the camp at other venues to repair the pitch.

Race Walker Irfan aims medal at Asian Games

India`s K T Irfan has rued the lack of international competitions for race walkers but still feels he can have a shot at a medal in the upcoming Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.

WADA team collects dope samples from weightlifters at NIS

Indian weightlifters were left surprised when a team of World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) officials swooped down unannounced at the NIS Patiala a couple of days back to collect dope samples from 21 of them.

TT coach unhappy with easy-going approach of players

India`s new table tennis coach Peter Engel today expressed his frustration at the lack of focus and discipline among most of Indian players and said that their easy-going approach will not help them in achieving success at the international level

N Korea developing electromagnetic pulse weapons: S Korea

South Korea`s spy agency said on Monday that North Korea was using Russian technology to develop electromagnetic pulse weapons aimed at paralysing military electronic equipment south of the border.

Soundarajan gets Sports Ministry assistance for NIS course

Taking note of the "indigent circumstances" in which former athlete Santhi Soundarajan has been living, the Sports Ministry on Thursdays anctioned an assistance of Rs 60,500 to fund her NIS Diploma Course at the SAI Centre in Bengalore.

Hero to heroin: Vijender’s image takes a beating

Till a week ago, international boxer Vijender Singh was seen in his native state of Haryana as a sports star, a youth icon and a brand ambassador. But a heroin drug haul by the Punjab Police has changed much for the feted Olympics bronze medallist.

Nandi meets Maken, apprises him of doping at NIS

Ex National Institute of Sports medical officer Dr Sajib Nandi said he has "substantial evidence" to back his claim of organised doping going on at the institute with involvement of top officials.

Nandi meets Maken, apprises him of doping at NIS

Ex National Institute of Sports medical officer Dr Sajib Nandi said he has "substantial evidence" to back his claim of organised doping going on at the institute with involvement of top officials.