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The saree conundrum at Commonwealth Games: It's comfort over convention for quite a few

The tradition of saree will make way for the "comfort" of blazers and trousers for India's women athletes at this year's Commonwealth Games opening ceremony and quite a lot of them are happy with the departure from convention.

Feb 25, 2018, 16:08 PM IST

World Athletics Championships: Indian players disappoint as Dutee Chand crash out

Dutee, who got a quota entry despite failing to come up with the qualification standard, finished sixth in heat number five of the women's 100m first round after clocking a below- par 12.07secs.

Aug 05, 2017, 20:02 PM IST

Top stars to feature in 57th National Inter-State Athletics

The four-day Championships, which will see a newly-laid blue synthetic track, will be the last chance for those athletes who are yet to attain the qualifying mark for the IAAF World Championships scheduled for August 4-13 in London.

Jul 14, 2017, 22:34 PM IST

Sprinter Dharambir Singh slapped a massive eight-year ban for failing dope test

The 27-year-old Haryana-lad was earlier stripped of his gold medal won in 100m race during the National Inter-State Championships in 2012.

Nov 17, 2016, 21:04 PM IST

Sports Ministry puts blame on coach Nikolai for OP Jaisha's water fiasco at Rio Olympics

The committee recommended that in future events, written consent of the athlete should be taken on this matter to avoid any confusion.

Oct 21, 2016, 16:31 PM IST

Paralympics performance changed our approach towards divyaangs: PM Modi

Modi assured that his government is moving ahead to formulate a proper scheme for the development of Paralympics.

Sep 25, 2016, 20:09 PM IST

Sourav Ganguly rues of lack of infrastructure, says Indian athletes will be 'world beaters' with right platform

The Eden Gardens is gearing up to host the second India versus New Zealand Test from September 30.

Sep 23, 2016, 22:38 PM IST

Dipa Karmakar's coach Bisweshwar Nandi not in favour of pre-event financial backing

This is India, you have to first perform (before reaping rewards), said Nandi.

Sep 17, 2016, 11:12 AM IST

Accepting the increased weight of responsibility, PV Sindhu vows to work harder

Sindhu lost to Spain's reigning world champion and top seed Carolina Marin in three games at Rio Olympics final.

Sep 07, 2016, 19:39 PM IST

Narendra Modi's advice to media - Stop chasing politicians, highlight daily struggles of India's athletes instead

Throughout Rio Olympics, Modi was very optimistic about India's performance at the biggest sporting spectacle.

Sep 02, 2016, 23:17 PM IST

READ! How Goodwill Ambassador Salman Khan is set to fulfill his Rio Olympics promise

Salman Khan had earlier this month pledged to present a cheque of Rs 1,01,000 to each of the athletes.

Aug 31, 2016, 18:13 PM IST

Didn't recommend beef consumption, my tweet was to inspire athletes: BJP MP Udit Raj

Raj also issued an statement to elaborate his views and put an end to this "artificially created controversy", saying it was his personal opinion.

Aug 29, 2016, 23:34 PM IST

In awe of the Master! WATCH how Sakshi Malik requested Sachin Tendulkar to take a selfie with her brother

Dipa Karmakar, PV Sindhu and Sakshi Malik received another felicitation ceremony in Hyderabad.

Aug 28, 2016, 10:09 AM IST

Olympic Dreams: Rickshaw driver buys shooter daughter rifle worth 5 lakh that was saved for her wedding

The Ahmedabad girl had earlier won a bronze medal at the National Championships, that too with a rented rifle.

Aug 26, 2016, 16:39 PM IST

Athletes’ Report Card: See how the Indian athletes performed at the 2016 Olympic Games

India's repord card includes performance of every athlete at the Rio Olympics.

Aug 22, 2016, 07:45 AM IST

Rio Olympics: How Indian athletes performed on Day 14

Aditi Ashok, PV Sindhu, Sandeep Kumar and Men’s & Women’s relay teams were in action on Day 13.

Aug 20, 2016, 06:09 AM IST

Rio Olympics 2016: Check out Salman Khan’s gesture of appreciation for Indian athletes

As a gesture of appreciation, Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has decided to present each of the Indian athletes with a cheque of Rs1,01,000.

Aug 18, 2016, 08:22 AM IST

Rio Olympic 2016: Know what Amitabh Bachchan has to say about Indian athletes

Rio Olympic 2016 is nearing its end but India still awaits a tick on its medal tally.

Aug 18, 2016, 07:54 AM IST

Rio Olympics: How Indian athletes performed on Day 12

Sakshi Malik openend India's medal account at the Rio Olympics with a bronze.

Aug 18, 2016, 07:38 AM IST

Overawed by Dipa Karmakar and Lalita Babar; Virender Sehwag has a special request for Narendra Modi – Tweet!

Viru has request the PM to name a plane and a train after the two athletes.

Aug 15, 2016, 21:07 PM IST