Nihal Koshie


Anju Bobby George stakes claim to Athens Olympic medal, gets support of federations
Fri, Mar 02, 2018

The federations have cited the report by World Anti-Doping Agency’s investigator Richard McLaren, which exposed the institutionalised doping by Russian athletes for years.

Unfulfilled wishlist has javelin throw coach Uwe Hohn fuming at AFI
Thu, Mar 01, 2018

Foreign coach for javelin throw Uwe Hohn, the only person to have crossed the 100-metre mark, is unhappy about Athletics Federation of India’s dilly-dallying on fulfilling his wish-list.

I’d be a fool to take banned substance, says javelin thrower Davinder Singh Kang
Thu, Mar 01, 2018

Davinder Singh Kang was informed at 2 pm on Tuesday, an hour before the scheduled start of the competition, that IAAF had informed the AFI that he had tested positive for Androstane.

India’s elite javelin thrower flunks dope test, pulled out of Indian Grand Prix
Wed, Feb 28, 2018

The India athlete had last year failed a dope test but was allowed to compete because the substance did not attract a provisional suspension.

Athlete Jithin Paul banned for possession of drug
Fri, Feb 23, 2018

400-metre hurdler Jithin Paul, who has never tested positive, becomes first Indian athlete to be sanctioned for such an offence.

Neeraj Chopra reboots along the Rhine
Thu, Feb 22, 2018

The year 2017 was a whirlwind of a season in which Neeraj Chopra participated in nearly a dozen competitions without the guiding hand of a coach.

Top spot and 13 medals for India at Asiad test event in Jakarta, but medals not the yardstick
Thu, Feb 15, 2018

India topped the medal tally with 22 —13 gold, five silver and four bronze — at the 18th Asian Games Invitational Tournament but some events had one participants.

Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports plans ranking system for national sports federations
Wed, Feb 14, 2018

"The sports ministry will set up a committee for this purpose. The committee will comprise sports administrators, sportspersons and professionals from other fields, including chartered accountants and management experts,” said Sports Secretary Rahul Bhatnagar.

ICC probe into corruption in Ajman All Star league points to Indian hand
Sat, Feb 10, 2018

The manner of the dismissals during matches of the Ajman league is eerily similar to that of the leagues which have been investigated in India.

Ex-Delhi cricketer, Sobers Joban, in sting video on BCCI radar since 2015
Sat, Dec 16, 2017

Sobers Joban came on the ACSU’s radar for allegedly duping domestic cricketers after promising slots in IPL and Ranji teams in exchange of Rs 3-4 lakh.

PBL 2018: Christinna Pedersen and Kamilla Rytter Juhl’s mantra is to stay who you are
Wed, Dec 13, 2017

Christinna Pedersen and Kamilla Rytter Juhl want to send a message to sportspeople who are gay or lesbian that it is important to be who you are.

There is no option in the badminton calendar to take a break, says Pullela Gopichand
Tue, Dec 12, 2017

Pullela Gopichand feels that every day on the tour a player has to find time to iron out technical flaws and take care of physical issues.

PV Sindhu revelling in pressure ahead of Dubai Super Series Finals
Mon, Dec 11, 2017

PV Sindhu knows that there is expectations of her reaching the summit clash in every tournament she plays.

Junior National Athletics Championships: The Faster, higher and younger record breakers
Sun, Dec 03, 2017

Records tumbled at this year's Junior National Championships. Here are the record breakers.

Ranji Trophy 2017: Dav Whatmore, guiding the light from Down Under
Wed, Nov 29, 2017

Australian Dav Whatmore has aided in turning around the fortunes of Kerala, who qualified for the knockouts of the Ranji Trophy.

India national javelin coach Uwe Hohn’s life after the 100m javelin throw
Sun, Nov 26, 2017

For East Germany’s legendary athlete Uwe Hohn, it was all downhill after his record-breaking monstrous throw. He missed his sure-shot Olympic gold at LA because of his country’s boycott and this was followed by a botched surgery that ended his career.

Ranji Trophy 2017: Kerala’s Jalaj Saxena looks for knock-out punch
Sat, Nov 25, 2017

All-rounder Jalaj Saxena has played a key role in Kerala’s improved performance this Ranji Trophy season.

Delhi police, municipality were unsupportive during India vs New Zealand T20I, says Justice Vikramjit Sen
Sat, Nov 11, 2017

From locking up the player's kitchen to not issuing car parking passes, the authorities arm twisted DDCA into providing extra passes for the match, said Justice Vikramajit Sen

Anju Bobby George writes to Sports Ministry, SAI after no dope tests during National Open Athletics Championships
Wed, Oct 04, 2017

The National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) is responsible for conducting dope tests at sports meets across disciplines, but doping control officers were not present during the four-day meet – held from September 25 to 28.

Anti-doping kits used at Asian Athletics Championships not tamper proof: AFI document
Sat, Sep 30, 2017

Asian Athletics Championships was conducted under the aegis of the Asian Athletics Association and NADA was contracted with conducting tests.