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Son of The Soil: Fan of pehelwani, Abhay Gupta muscles his way to discus glory at Asian youth event
Thu, Jun 08, 2017

At the National Stadium in Bangkok, Abhay Gupta registered a distance of 56.47 metres in his second throw to break the previous record of 53.06 in the name of Iranian Sajjad Hassen. At the national youth championships in April in Hyderabad, he won gold with 58.80.

No more proxy voting at DDCA, says Justice Sen after EGM
Sun, Jun 04, 2017

The EGM was called to adopt the amendments to the articles of association in line with the Justice Lodha Committee Recommendations. Justice Lodha had highlighted the ills of the proxy-voting system by calling it the 'bane of several associations'.

DDCA member files conflict of interest plea in High Court against administrator Vikramajit Sen
Mon, May 22, 2017

Meanwhile, another DDCA member, in an email to Sen, has questioned his decision to send Mrinalini to attend a BCCI function and an IPL meeting.

DDCA questions Justice Vikramjit Sen’s call to give free passes to Income Tax officials, staff
Tue, May 16, 2017

High-Court appointed administrator in-charge at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium Justice Vikramjit Sen distributed complimentary passes for IPL games.

IPL 2017, DD vs RPS: Rising Pune Supergiant stopped in their tracks
Sat, May 13, 2017

Rising Pune Supergiant fail to seal a playoff berth after a seven-run loss against the Delhi Daredevils.

Second best at Indian GP, but Jisna Mathew is the future
Fri, May 12, 2017

Poovamma managed to relegate Jisna Mathew to second place only because she dipped at the finish-line.

IPL 2017: Basil Thampi — 140kph and counting
Sun, May 07, 2017

Pace is his asset, but the delivery which Thampi calls his ‘weapon’ is the yorker.

Supermom Manpreet Kaur qualifies for World Championship
Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Manpreet Kaur — shot putter and mother of five-year-old — breaks her national mark to book London ticket.

Walk coach Dave Smith turns down India job
Fri, Apr 21, 2017

The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) had decided to hire Smith because with a growing pool of walkers it was becoming difficult for Russian Alexander Artsybashev to manage the workload.

Unmukt Chand: Under-19 successes and over-19 failures
Sun, Apr 09, 2017

Unmukt Chand, winner of U-19 World Cup, retraces the steps of an up and down journey after going unsold at IPL auction.

BCCI went by what police said, I don’t know why I am still banned, says S Sreesanth
Fri, Feb 17, 2017

Sreesanth asks why he cannot be given an NOC by BCCI to play abroad as the court has dropped charges against him.

Ground reality of Mohit Ahlawat’s ‘300’, first in T20
Thu, Feb 09, 2017

A 25-yard boundary, Ram Leela stage at covers and spectators breathing down the wicket-keeper’s neck.

Blind cricketers place their ear to the ground
Sun, Jan 29, 2017

Blind cricketers have their own unique methods to follow what the coach tells them to do

Tejaswin Shankar is India’s high jump hope
Sun, Dec 25, 2016

Tejaswin Shankar is tall enough not to be dwarfed by basketballers. He stands at 6’4”.

What is hunting down Sanju Samson?
Fri, Dec 23, 2016

Once seen as MS Dhoni’s heir apparent, the Kerala wicketkeeper-batsman’s graph has plummetted dramatically.

Tejaswin Shankar, 17, breaks senior high jump national record
Fri, Nov 11, 2016

Tejaswin Shankar is relieved that he could break the domestic record because the national junior championship is the last event for him this season.

India vs New Zealand, 2nd ODI: Luck on his side, Kane Williamson canes bowlers
Fri, Oct 21, 2016

In the first ODI series since Breondon McCullum’s retirement, the onus was on Kane Williamson to lead from the front.

Sachin Tendulkar to PV Sindhu and Sakshi Malik: Meet the man who gifts BMWs to sports stars
Wed, Oct 19, 2016

Hyderabad’s V Chamundeshwarnath, cricketer-turned-administrator, has given away at least 17 vehicles over 15 years.

Ranji Trophy 2016-17: Varun Aaron’s need for speed
Mon, Oct 10, 2016

Varun Aaron, capable of bowling at speeds over 145 kmph, says he will not compromise on pace despite recurring back injuries.

Ranji Trophy 2016-17: MS Dhoni watching, Kaushal Singh rattles ton
Sat, Oct 08, 2016

Kaushal Singh added 57 with Virat Singh for the sixth wicket, 77 with Shahbaz Nadeem and 51 with Varun Aaron, who also remained unbeaten at stumps.

Ranji Trophy: One time TTE, MS Dhoni checks in at the Railways ground
Thu, Oct 06, 2016

MS Dhoni has decided not to be a part of Ranji Trophy this season, he has taken this to make a place for a youngster.

Ranji Trophy 2016-17: Delhi team hasn’t nurtured bench strength, says KP Bhaskar
Mon, Oct 03, 2016

KP Bhaskar lamented the lack of continuing for U-23 players and match-play during the off-season for Delhi players.

Anju Bobby George: I had borderline asthma and my TUE rejection cost me an Olympic medal
Wed, Sep 21, 2016

Anju Bobby George, recalls her experience with regard to TUEs and how being denied one probably cost her an Olympic medal.

Simply put: Beyond noise and debates, a few facts on OP Jaisha’s marathon race
Fri, Aug 26, 2016

The marathoner’s claim that she ‘could have died’ after being denied fluids by Indian sports officials at Rio has triggered controversy.

Why a teacher cheered on when marathoner Gopi Thonakkal competed in his first Olympics
Wed, Aug 24, 2016

Gopi lost his father when he was a toddler and he stayed in a per-metric hostel for scheduled caste students.

CAS tears Narsingh Yadav defence, NADA’s credibility
Wed, Aug 31, 2016

The detailed report of the CAS hearing, made public on Monday, concluded that Narsingh “was doping, not that he is a victim of sabotage”.

Duleep Trophy 2016: Pink ball under the scanner yet again
Mon, Aug 22, 2016

Greater Noida Stadium gets ready to host first day and night Duleep Trophy tournament.

WADA sends Narsingh Yadav home from Rio on doping charge
Wed, Aug 31, 2016

Narsingh Yadav was handed a four-year ban by the CAS on a doping charge a day prior to his bout against France’s Zelimkhan Khadjiev.

Desperate to avoid Lodha Panel recommendations, BCCI puts hopes on Sports Act
Tue, Aug 09, 2016

BCCI, as a first step of defiance, need to file a review petition against Lodha recommendations, which will be heard by the same bench that passed the initial order.

Narsingh Yadav’s plea, cooks version helped turn tide in his favour
Tue, Aug 02, 2016

Over Wednesday and Thursday, the hearing panel first heard Narsingh Yadav's side of the story and subsequently asked the NADA’s legal team to present their case.

I’ve never resorted to any unfair means: Inderjeet Singh
Wed, Jul 27, 2016

NADA has said that Inderjeet's 'A' sample has tested positive following samples collected on June 22.

Narsingh Yadav never resisted dope tests: NADA
Thu, Jul 28, 2016

Anti-doping agency says prior to June 25, wrestler was tested on previous occasions and was clean.

Narsingh Yadav’s Rio Olympics hopes hang on WADA lifeline
Thu, Jul 28, 2016

WADA rule says that an athlete’s period of suspension will be eliminated if he is able to prove that he was sabotaged by a rival.

Three Rio qualified Olympians issued notice by national doping agency
Fri, Jul 22, 2016

India was ranked third among countries with doping rule violations behind Russia and Italy according to a list issued by WADA in 2016.

Complainant withdraws conflict of interest case, made DDCA counsel
Wed, Jul 13, 2016

A week after Gautam Dutta withdrew the complaint against CK Khanna, he has been appointed as the standing counsel of the DDCA.

If Dutee tries to chase an athlete faster in last 40 metres, her running style goes awry: coach N Rames
Fri, Jul 08, 2016

At the Rio Olympics, if Dutee Chand hopes to reach the semifinals with a target of 11.10s , she will have to push herself in the final 40 metres.