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Woman athlete staged acid attack in Meerut to save boyfriend jailed in gangrape case

Police claimed that Shalu threw a low-caustic acid which is used to sour milk on herself and on Garima to make the incident look believable.

Mar 04, 2018, 16:08 PM IST

Birmingham Grand Prix to be Farah's last track race in UK

"I`m really looking forward to what will be my final track race in Britain at the Müller Grand Prix Birmingham on August 20, and I`m sure it will be a day I remember for the rest of my life," the 34-year-old Farah said.

Jul 14, 2017, 11:16 AM IST

SHOCKING: National level athlete dies while taking selfie

Strangely, India has the dubious distinction of having the highest number of selfie deaths in the world, with more than 25 victims so far.

Jul 30, 2016, 23:00 PM IST

Scolded for keeping mobile in hostel, Kerala sports trainee commits suicide

In a shocking incident, a teenager trainee athlete committed suicide on Tuesday morning after she was denied keeping mobile phone in her hostel room.

Oct 07, 2015, 10:09 AM IST

Caitlyn feared transition would 'tear apart' family

Former athlete and reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner says she was very worried her decision to transition would tear apart her family.

Jul 23, 2015, 10:21 AM IST

Bruce Jenner always knew his 'true self'

Former athlete and TV personality Bruce Jenner, who is transitioning into a woman, has reportedly told his family that he has known he was meant to be a woman, since he was five.

Feb 17, 2015, 10:33 AM IST

Doctor claims 2008 Olympic champion Samuel Wanjiru was murdered

An inquest into the controversial death of 2008 Olympic marathon champion Samuel Wanjiru has revealed that the athlete was possibly murdered and did not commit suicide as the police had claimed in the aftermath of his shocking death May 15, 2011.

Feb 11, 2015, 21:42 PM IST

Olivia Munn didn't know her beau was a star athlete

Actress Olivia Munn says she wasn't aware of who her NFL star boyfriend Aaron Rodgers was when she first met him.

Jan 24, 2015, 16:26 PM IST

I will abide by AFI regulation on marathons: OP Jaisha

Seasoned runner O P Jaisha, who broke the 19-year-old women's national marathon record here on Sunday, said that she will abide by whatever limits are imposed by Athletics Federation of India on the number of such races an athlete can run in a calendar year in future.

Jan 18, 2015, 19:15 PM IST

Ethiopian double in Sao Paulo year-end race

Ethiopian athletes scored a double success Wednesday in the traditional New year`s Eve road race in Sao Paulo, Latin Americas`s biggest, with Dawit Admasu taking the honours for the men and 2008 champion Ymer Wude Ayalew taking the plaudits for the women.

Dec 31, 2014, 20:40 PM IST

Oscar Pistorius did not `throw wobbly` over appeal: Lawyer

Oscar Pistorius`s lawyer denied Friday that the jailed athlete had "thrown a wobbly" after learning he could face a much harsher punishment for killing his girlfriend.

Dec 12, 2014, 21:35 PM IST

Oscar Pistorius `blood money` row deepens

Lawyers for Reeva Steenkamp`s family on Wednesday expressed shock that Oscar Pistorius`s defence team revealed details of secret "blood money" payments during a heated courtroom arguments over his sentencing.

Oct 15, 2014, 15:29 PM IST

Energy drinks may ruin your sleep

Although energy drinks may enhance athlete's performance, they also cause insomnia and nervousness, a study said.

Oct 05, 2014, 15:49 PM IST

Delhi Police official shifted for misbehaving with sportsman

An official of Delhi Police has been shifted to police lines for allegedly misbehaving with a disabled sportsman who was on his way to South Korea to attend an international meet.

Sep 30, 2014, 14:20 PM IST

Meet 116 years old Dharampal Singh Gujjar,world's oldest athlete

Meet Dharampal Singh Gujjar,world's oldest athlete who has put old age to shame and continues to participate in marathons and contests.

Sep 21, 2014, 11:43 AM IST

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.

Aug 27, 2014, 13:02 PM IST

Mahiedine Mekhissi stripped of gold after stripping off shirt

France`s Mahiedine Mekhissi was stripped of his gold medal and disqualified from the European athletics championships on Thursday after peeling off his shirt before he crossed the line in first place.

Aug 15, 2014, 12:22 PM IST

Commonwealth Games is past, now hope to win gold in Asiad: Arpinder Singh

The triple jump bronze at the Glasgow is "history" and athlete Arpinder Singh is now looking forward to prove himself at the upcoming Asian Games in Incheon, which will provide him with a stage bigger than the one at Hampden Park.

Aug 08, 2014, 19:04 PM IST

Commonwealth Games: Tintu Luka fails to qualify for women`s 800m final

Indian athlete Tintu Luka failed to qualify for the women`s 800 metres final at the Commonwealth Games.

Aug 01, 2014, 09:15 AM IST

CWG 2014: Poovamma Machettira fails to qualify for women`s 400m finals

Indian athlete Poovamma Machettira failed to qualify for the women`s 400 metre final, finishing fifth in semi-final 1 of the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the Hampden Park Stadium here Monday.

Jul 29, 2014, 09:02 AM IST