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Olympic chief Thomas Bach sympathises with Caster Semenya, respects CAS decision

Semenya won gold in the 800 metres at the last two Olympics but Wednesday`s CAS ruling means she will have to artificially reduce her levels of the hormone to defend her titles in Tokyo next year.

May 04, 2019, 17:04 PM IST

Indian men's hockey team to join FIH Pro League next year

In July 2017, Hockey India had decided to withdraw both the men's and women's national teams from the competition.

Apr 16, 2019, 21:34 PM IST

Training in India was always Plan B for me: Abhinav Bindra

Shooter Bindra created history when he claimed the gold medal in the 10m air rifle event of the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Apr 06, 2019, 17:45 PM IST

Parupalli Kashyap opens the door for coaching role in future

A former world number 6, Kashyap has set a target of qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics, though many would feel a tough task for him.

Mar 29, 2019, 12:41 PM IST

BCCI ready to work with National Anti-Doping Agency for next six months

ICC CEO David Richardson in February spoke on the need to get the differences between the BCCI and NADA sorted. 
 

Mar 18, 2019, 12:07 PM IST

Mary Kom targeting boxing gold as she prepares for 2020 Olympics

Even though the 2020 Tokyo Olympics is more than 15 months away, Mary Kom is already planning for the biggest event in sporting history.
 

Mar 18, 2019, 10:41 AM IST

2020 Tokyo Olympics organisers unveil robots to help wheelchair-bound, workers

The two products, Toyota's Human Support Robot and the Power Assist Suit from Panasonic, were demonstrated to the public for the first time in Tokyo.

Mar 15, 2019, 11:53 AM IST

US Olympic medalist Kelly Catlin dies aged 23

Catlin won gold medals with the U.S. women`s team pursuit team at 2016, 2017 and 2018 world championships.

Mar 12, 2019, 16:06 PM IST

Neeraj Chopra has Tokyo 2020 in mind as he gears up for 2019 season

Last year, Neeraj became only the third man to win an athletics gold for India at the Commonwealth Games after sprinter Milkha Singh in 1958 and discus thrower Vikas Gowda in 2014.

Mar 07, 2019, 17:00 PM IST

Cricket to make Asian Games return at Hangzhou 2022

The Asian Games remains the largest multi-sports event that features cricket and both men's and women's competitions were included in Guangzhou 2010 and Incheon 2014.

Mar 04, 2019, 13:39 PM IST

IOC debars India from hosting events after visa denial to Pakistani shooters

The IOC said the refusal of visas for competitors went against the principles of the Olympic charter relating to discrimination and political interference from the host country. 

Feb 22, 2019, 08:06 AM IST

PV Sindhu begins her campaign in Senior Nationals with an easy win

A former champion, Sindhu claimed a win over Malvika, who was a gold medallist at the South Asian U-21 Championship in Nepal and a runner-up at the Khelo India Games.

Feb 14, 2019, 11:46 AM IST

Ski-Jumping: 'Flying Finn' Matti Nykanen dies at 55

Nykanen won four Olympic gold medals, three of them at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Canada, when he became the first ski jumper to triumph on both the normal and large hill.

Feb 05, 2019, 12:52 PM IST

Sebastian Coe to stand for second term as IAAF chief

The 62-year-old Briton was elected to the position in Beijing in 2015 amidst a storm of doping scandals and has spent much of his term trying to battle the use of banned substances in the sport.

Jan 31, 2019, 14:47 PM IST

South Korea increases jail term for former speed skating coach in abuse case

The case made headlines because speed skating has a huge and devoted following in South Korea, which has won 24 gold medals since speed skating became an Olympic sport in 1992, more than any other country. 

Jan 30, 2019, 10:18 AM IST

Indian boxing's 1st CWG gold-medallist Mohd Ali Qamar named women's chief coach

Ali Qamar, who turns 38 in a couple of months' time, was appointed to the position on Monday night, replacing veteran Shiv Singh. 

Jan 15, 2019, 13:51 PM IST

Badminton: Carolina Marín ready to go the distance to be best-ever

In August, Marin became the first woman player to win three World Championships titles when she beat India`s Pusarla Sindhu in Nanjing to add to her gold medals from 2014 and 2015.

Dec 24, 2018, 19:52 PM IST

Mary Kom picks younger boxers as bigger threat, says ready for them

The 35-year-old Mary Kom will be competing in her seventh World Boxing Championship beginning on Wednesday. 

Nov 12, 2018, 21:34 PM IST

8-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt ready to play for his footballing future

Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt is set to start up front for the Central Coast Mariners in a trial match on Friday and the Jamaican said his future as a soccer player could be on the line.

Oct 10, 2018, 14:49 PM IST

Olympics: Refugee team to take part in Tokyo 2020 Games, says IOC

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Tuesday said it would form a refugee team for the second consecutive Summer Games.

Oct 10, 2018, 11:47 AM IST