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Should India’s most consistent runner Tintu Luka train abroad?
Sun, Jun 21, 2015

India’s most consistent runner she may well be, but Tintu Luka’s 800m timings have plateaued over the years.

Sprinter masquerades as another in farcical relay trials
Thu, May 28, 2015

Once the team met qualifying guidelines, his name was replaced by that of a team member in the official results of the trials conducted by the Athletics Federation of India (AFI).

Dope watchdogs in deep freeze
Mon, May 25, 2015

Back-log in hearing cases, anti-doping panels in limbo and delay in declaring results by laboratory hurting drive against menace.

A leap too far: Jumper Ankit Sharma betters standard but omitted from Asian meet
Fri, May 15, 2015

AFI’s justification is that he left the national camp in Patiala, without furnishing an explanation.

Tejaswin Shankar, 16, keeps raising the bar
Thu, May 14, 2015

The high jump final at Doha was fiercely contested, and Shankar had to improve on his personal best by five centimeters in order to bag the bronze.

Let ICC take stand against Ten Sports: PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan
Wed, May 13, 2015

The BCCI has apprehensions with the broadcasting rights being handed over to Subhash Chandra-owned Ten sports.

Running with the best, 16-year-old Jisna Mathew holds her own
Tue, May 05, 2015

Jisna was first picked from a selection trial conducted by the Usha School of Athletics in 2011.

Powered by Siddi genes, 20-year-old Rasool Majgul sprints towards future
Mon, May 04, 2015

Rasool Majgul, who runs in Federation Cup, embodies the hope India once placed in Gujarati-African athletes.

Federation Cup: Inderjeet defies dodgy knee, books Rio berth
Sun, May 03, 2015

Inderjeet Singh, standing at six foot and five inches and tipping the scales at 150 kilograms, made a giant stride by qualifying for the Rio Games.

For tiny Tamil Nadu sports club, a double delight at Federation Cup
Sat, May 02, 2015

Laxmanan and Surya won gold to register a double in the men’s and women’s 5,000 metres at the Federation Cup.

Dope-tainted coach Yuri Ogorodnik set to return
Fri, May 01, 2015

Following AFI’s insistence, sports ministry to recall Ukrainian coach to train women’s 4x400m relay squad.

A father-daughter angle in latest IPL conflict of interest
Wed, Apr 22, 2015

IPL 8: Records maintained by ROC have linked Kumar’s daughter to at least three business entities promoted by Rajeev Shukla’s wife.

In India’s eight-metre club, Premkumar Kumaravel leaps ahead
Mon, Apr 20, 2015

Premkumar has now registered jumps of eight metres or more on five occasions, the most by an Indian.

In run-up to Rio Olympics, athletes under TOPS to undergo stringent checks to control doping
Sat, Apr 18, 2015

The National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) is working towards implementing what is called the Athletes Whereabouts by May 15.

Athletics Federation of India mulling weekend athletics league
Wed, Apr 15, 2015

AFI secretary CK Valson informed that a presentation was made in this regard at the general body meeting in Varanasi recently.

Dutee Chand leaves for CAS hearing
Thu, Mar 19, 2015

Dutee has higher than permissible levels of testosterone, as per international athletics federation guidelines.

The Boy’s Gambit: Inside the world of Nihal Sarin, a chess champion at the age of 10
Sun, Mar 15, 2015

Nihal, 10, like any other children is restless. It's the only the chess-board which keeps him occupied.

Knowing I am still the fastest, I have forgotten the hurt: Dutee Chand
Thu, Feb 12, 2015

Fighting ban for being ‘too manly to compete against women’, Dutee Chand wins 100-m gold in nationals.

Muhammed Hafseer overcomes troubled childhood, poverty to clinch decathlon bronze
Wed, Feb 11, 2015

18-year-old Hafseer overcomes troubled childhood, poverty to clinch decathlon bronze.

Dutee on track for comeback
Tue, Feb 10, 2015

Dutee Chand tested positive for hyper-androgenism ahead of the Commonwealth Games last year.

In athletics, Kerala look to get campaign on track
Mon, Feb 09, 2015

Dutee Chand, the sprinter who was detected with hyper-androgenism, will be on track in the 100, 200 and the relay.

Wicketkeeper Ashwath Aiyappa leaves behind a book, and lessons of a sporting life
Fri, Feb 06, 2015

The book, When God Bowls A Googly, was launched by Ashwath’s parents Raghu and Anitha in Bangalore last month.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Bashir – Pakistan’s beating heart
Tue, Feb 03, 2015

Bashir has fast gone from being just another fan to the country’s constant face in the stands.

Lokesh Rahul read criticism on Facebook, Twitter and ignored it: close friend Sinan Abdul Khader
Fri, Jan 09, 2015

On the day Rahul scored his first ton, Jayraj spoke with his ward. The talk revolved around looking ahead.

Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid saw a leader in Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Wed, Dec 31, 2014

Both Tendulkar and Dravid were impressed by the sharp insights of the wicketkeeper-batsman.

Run Dutee Chand run
Fri, Dec 19, 2014

After a successful appeal in CAS, Dutee Chand is now allowed to run at the Orissa state meet to be held from Dec 28.

Steady climber Lokesh Rahul reaches the top with trip Down Under
Tue, Nov 11, 2014

Twin tons in the Duleep Trophy final gave the selectors reason to pick Rahul as the third opener.

Duleep Trophy final: Frequent-flyer Ishwar Pandey waiting to earn wings
Wed, Oct 29, 2014

From Wednesday, Pandey will feature in the Duleep Trophy final, the first big match of the season.

Having fallen off radar, Abhinav Mukund says the only way is up
Tue, Oct 28, 2014

Mukund watched the semifinal from the sidelines as the in-form Lokesh Rahul & Uthappa opened.

Anu Rani: The torchbearer from Bahadurpur
Mon, Oct 13, 2014

The 22 year old Anu has become an inspiration for many young boys and girls in her village- Bahadurpur.

Big man in search of recognition
Mon, Oct 13, 2014

Inderjeet, standing tall at 6’5” and tipping the scales at 150 kilograms, wasn't taking any chances.

I am who I am: Dutee Chand
Mon, Sep 29, 2014

With no other place to go to, Dutee headed home to Chaka Gopalpur, where she watched the CWG on television.

Women’s relay squad pins hope on rising star MR Poovamma
Wed, Jul 23, 2014

The last time the Games were held in Delhi, Poovamma was in the shadow of India's medal winners.

Junior sprinter Dutee not to be left in the lurch
Wed, Jul 23, 2014

Agent pledges financial and legal support after athlete was declared unfit to compete in female events.

SAI does gender test on athlete before Commonwealth Games
Mon, Jul 14, 2014

The SAI is keen to avoid the embarrassment of the 2006 Asian Games.

Triple jumper Arpinder battles conditions, sets national record
Mon, Jun 09, 2014

He not only crossed the 17 metre mark for the first time in his career, but also broke the national record.