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Sprinter Nirmala Sheoran banned for 4 years, stripped of Asian titles over doping violation

Indian sprinter Nirmala Sheoran on Wednesday was banned by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) for four years after she was found positive for steroids.

Oct 09, 2019, 19:39 PM IST

World Athletics Championships: Sprinter Dutee Chand bows out in opening round

Star Indian sprinter Dutee Chand suffered a major blow as she crashed out of the ongoing 17th IAAF World Athletics Championships in Doha in the opening round of the women's 100m event on Saturday. 

Sep 29, 2019, 08:02 AM IST

T-Mobile, Sprint aim to announce merger without asset divestitures

T-Mobile and Sprint are preparing a negotiating strategy to tackle demands from regulators regarding asset sales, including the divestment of some of their spectrum licenses after their deal is announced.

Oct 16, 2017, 09:14 AM IST

Usain Bolt could reverse retirement decision, says Justin Gatlin

The great Jamaican, who has won eight Olympic and 11 world championship gold medals, is planning to quit the track after competing in the 100m and 4x100m relay in the global event in London.

Jul 28, 2017, 23:55 PM IST

Usain Bolt to focus on 100m in swansong season

Bolt is the record holder in the 100 metres (9.58sec) and 200 metres (19.19), and has won 11 world titles.

Dec 29, 2016, 12:56 PM IST

PITIABLE PLIGHT OF INDIAN ATHLETES: Training with worn-out shoes, Rio-bound sprinter Dutee Chand pleads for new pair

Chand, 20, qualified for the 100m sprint, becoming the first Indian women to do in 36 years.

Jul 24, 2016, 22:03 PM IST

Athlete Dutee Chand qualifies for Rio Olympics in 100m sprint

Dutee Chand qualifies for Rio Olympics in 100m sprint. Watch complete news story of Aap Ki Khabar for getting detailed updates!

Jun 27, 2016, 16:55 PM IST

Sprint cuts price of Samsung Galaxy S6 by 50% for Black Friday deal

For its Black Friday deal, Sprint is offering the 32GB variant of the Galaxy S6 at just USD 9 per month as against the normal offer of USD 18 for two years through its equipment installment plan.

Nov 24, 2015, 23:54 PM IST

BP management can reduce heart disease death

Maintaining blood pressure at a lower than currently recommended level can significantly reduce risk of death due to cardiovascular events, such as heart attack and heart failure, as well as stroke, new research led by an Indian-origin doctor suggests.

Sep 15, 2015, 13:53 PM IST

World Athletics Championships: Usain Bolt, Justin Gatlin cruise into semi-finals of 100m in Beijing

Sprint rivals Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin sailed through into the semi-finals of the men`s 100m at the world championships on Saturday.

Aug 22, 2015, 19:59 PM IST

Allyson Felix's 400m race will not determine her Olympic plans

Allyson Felix will not decide whether to try a sprint double at next year`s Rio de Janeiro Olympics based on her performance at the Beijing world championships, she said on Friday.

Aug 21, 2015, 21:28 PM IST

American Justin Gatlin aiming to come `blazing` into world sprint saddle

Justin Gatlin heads off for three weeks of rest and recuperation knowing he is the circuit`s number one sprinter and vowing to come back "blazing" for next month`s world championships in Beijing.

Jul 18, 2015, 17:25 PM IST

Tour de France 2015: German Andre Greipel wins fifth stage

Andre Greipel won his second stage of the Tour de France in a sprint finish at the end of Wednesday`s 189.5km run from Arras to Amiens.

Jul 08, 2015, 21:47 PM IST

Tour de France 2015: French sprint hope Nacer Bouhanni taken to hospital

French sprint hope Nacer Bouhanni was taken to hospital by ambulance after crashing early on the fifth stage of the Tour de France on Wednesday.

Jul 08, 2015, 19:17 PM IST

Usain Bolt eager to re-establish sprint supremacy

Jamaican sprint king Usain Bolt is eager to reassert his supremacy following an injury-plagued season in which American Justin Gatlin took over as the number one ranked sprinter.

Feb 11, 2015, 07:17 AM IST

Michal Kwiatkowski becomes Poland`s first world cycling champion

Michal Kwiatkowski timed his breakaway to perfection to make history as the first Polish rider to win the men`s road race world title on Sunday.

Sep 28, 2014, 23:54 PM IST

Usain Bolt aiming to break 19-second 200m barrier

After setting 100m and 200m world records, Usain Bolt is now aiming to break the 19 second barrier for 200m.

Sep 24, 2014, 12:00 PM IST

Run Forrest, run! Justin Gatlin eyes Usain Bolt rivalry

After a sensational sprint double at the Diamond League finale, American Justin Gatlin admitted Tom Hanks` film character Forrest Gump had been an inspiration as he battled back from a four-year doping ban.

Sep 06, 2014, 17:17 PM IST

Salmon forced to `sprint`, less likely to survive

Do not make the fish run, especially if they are female. Researchers have found that sockeye salmon that are forced to rush to their spawning grounds through fast-moving waters could be dying right after their "sprint".

Aug 25, 2014, 15:01 PM IST

France`s Iliad bids for T-Mobile controlling stake

French upstart telecom operator Iliad said it has bid for a controlling stake in US carrier T-Mobile, offering an alternative to a potential tie-up with rival Sprint.

Aug 01, 2014, 02:25 AM IST