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November 27, 2015 9:21 am

Through both wins, Mhetre has made a new Asian record in the field of Kettlebell lifting.

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November 27, 2015 12:12 am

Sebastian Coe also said he was stepping down as chair of the British Olympic Association (BOA) after next year's Rio Games.

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November 26, 2015 8:06 am

AIBA terminates Boxing India’s membership, directs ad-hoc committee to organize fresh elections for a new national federation.

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November 25, 2015 1:54 pm

In her letter, PT Usha cited the SGFI calendar, showing that athletic events for boys and girls will be held separately.

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November 24, 2015 11:46 am

The Pakistan Olympic Association has demanded “full protocol and respect” if they travel for the Games.

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November 22, 2015 6:05 pm

Pankaj Advani looked unstoppable against his talented opponent even after the break.

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November 22, 2015 4:21 pm

All three judges agreed Alvarez had won the contest comfortably, awarding him between nine and 11 of the 12 rounds.

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November 21, 2015 12:33 pm

Tejashwi Prasad, once a reliable middle-order batsman for Delhi, turns to politics and becomes India's youngest ever deputy CM.

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November 20, 2015 4:40 pm

Vijender Singh said Sarbananda Sonowal has assured him full support in his endeavour to develop professional boxing in India.

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November 19, 2015 11:03 am

RUSADA had been heavily implicated in the scandal and was accused of destroying samples requested for analysis by WADA.

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November 19, 2015 9:29 am

All Blacks superstar Jonah Lomu, who revolutionised rugby with size, speed, dies at 40 after suffering from a rare kidney disease.

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November 18, 2015 9:31 am

Indian road cyclists are keen to follow the path of the counterparts in track events and make a mark continentally.

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November 16, 2015 3:08 pm

Paris will be bidding for 2024 Olympics and IOC believes recent terror attacks won't play a factor in judging the city.

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November 15, 2015 6:59 pm

Sebastian Coe recognised the role of a German television documentary which led to the expose of Russia's wrongdoing in his newspaper column.

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November 14, 2015 6:50 pm

Vijender Singh said he would not make a rush for a title bout just yet and wait for six months to get a stronghold in the circuit.

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November 12, 2015 1:55 pm

The Kremlin on Tuesday dismissed WADA's allegations as 'groundless.'

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November 11, 2015 12:49 pm

WADA has accused Grigory Rodchenkov of being at the heart of a scheme to cover up widespread use of illegal drugs among Russian athletes.

Sportsmen train at a local stadium in the southern city of Stavropol, Russia, November 10, 2015. The Russian Sports Ministry said on Tuesday it was open for closer cooperation with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) in order to eliminate any irregularities committed by the Russian anti-doping watchdog and its accredited laboratory. On Monday an anti-doping commission report alleged widespread corruption in Russia, triggering one of the biggest doping scandals in sporting history. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko
November 10, 2015 6:59 pm

Russia faces a provisional suspension at the next IAAF meeting this month in Monaco.

Dublin: Boxer Vijender Singh in his hotel ahead of his second professional bout in Dublin on Thursday. PTI Photo (PTI11_7_2015_000274B)
November 9, 2015 10:45 am

Vijender Singh says his immediate aim will be to fight six round fights.

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November 8, 2015 3:59 pm

Vijender Singh demolished Englishman Dean Gillen in just over two minutes in a four-round contest on Saturday.

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November 8, 2015 1:46 am

Vijender Singh, after his three round knockout win in first bout, wins second bout by first round knockout.

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November 7, 2015 8:22 am

Finishers of the 32-hour race will be qualified for the Race Across America.

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November 7, 2015 2:04 am

Postponing his second pro bout has hit Vijender Singh’s plans, but he hopes to quickly finish the job against Dean Gillen and head home.

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November 7, 2015 12:11 am

Heena Sidhu announced return to form by winning gold in the 10m air pistol event at the Asian Shooting Championship.

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November 6, 2015 6:11 pm

Vijender Singh said he is looking to give a 'little bit special' effort for the Irish fans.

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November 6, 2015 8:48 am

A steady job as a fireman, a hands-on dad and on the wrong side of 30, Vijender’s next opponent is as unlikely a boxer as they come.

Mumbai: BCCI President, Shashank Manohar and BCCI Secretary, Anurag Thakur during the BCCI working committee meeting in Mumbai on Sunday. PTI Photo by Mitesh Bhuvad(PTI10_18_2015_000116B)
November 6, 2015 1:40 pm

With Thakur gone, Sports Authority of India (SAI) director general Injeti Srinivas has been made in charge of the scheme.

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November 4, 2015 11:34 am

At Professional Wrestling League auction, India’s brightest stars are not the biggest gainers; Ukraine’s Oksana tops money list.

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November 2, 2015 9:43 am

Nikolai Snesarev, the coach, and OP Jaisha, Sudha Singh are not on the same page with regard to the choice of events for the Rio Games.

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November 2, 2015 12:00 am

New Zealand become the first team to win consecutive Rugby World Cup with 34-17 win over Australia.

November 1, 2015 11:47 am

Just last month, Chinappa overcame 10th ranked Annie Au in the US Open – a feat she has now eclipsed by beating the top player in the world.

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November 1, 2015 1:37 pm

As Sushil Kumar returns to full fitness, Mihir Vasavda visits the akhara to watch how the champion is preparing to win a third Olympic medal.

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November 1, 2015 12:46 pm

Dipa Karmakar, attempting the most difficult vault, finishes fifth at World Gymnastics Championships in Glasgow.

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October 31, 2015 11:12 am

Beyond hanging out with his idol, Amir Khan adds that Mike Tyson gave him one of the best pieces of advice.

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October 31, 2015 1:49 am

The ISSF will now have to allocate another event from which Asian shooters can qualify for the Rio Olympics.

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October 31, 2015 11:08 am

On Saturday Dipa Karmakar will attempt the most difficult vault of her career, hoping to have a go at a first ever world championships medal.