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ATHLETES NEWS

Studies show that salt is essential for runners; here's why

February 23, 2020 3:30 pm

While salt has a bad reputation, if consumed in a proper way, it can actually help the body.

Excess physical activity could harm athletes: Study

September 29, 2019 1:42 pm

In top athletes, 'overtraining syndrome', was characterised by reduced athletic performance and intense fatigue.

Taking up running after 50? It’s never too late to shine

September 25, 2019 11:19 am

Past studies show that competitive athletes in their 60s, 70s, 80s and even 90s tend to have more and healthier muscle mass, stronger hearts and much less body fat than non-athletes of the same age.

Whose Shame is it Anyway?

May 11, 2015 7:41 pm

The underlying problem is the battered state of Indian sports. Why do we still not have many non-cricketing icons and why do we continuously fail to produce sporting champions?

Winter Games begin, Putin keen to prove doubters wrong

February 07, 2014 11:22 am

Putin has staked his reputation on hosting a safe and successful Games in the Black Sea resort of Sochi.

July brings hope for Ashwini as ban nears end

July 02, 2013 2:09 am

As the continent's top athletes prepare to compete in the 20th edition of the Asian Athletics Championships

Challenging disability,and winning

August 22, 2012 3:33 am

Despite poor infrastructure,a sports academy for disabled has produced 30 world-class athletes.

Athletes go to extremes,but "governor" keeps them safe

August 09, 2012 9:10 pm

The London 2012 Games have seen bleeding,broken and bruised athletes get back up and push themselves harder,faster and further in pursuit of gold.

More gold for China as records tumble in pool

July 30, 2012 11:04 am

After dominating day one of competition with four gold medals,Chinese athletes hit paydirt again.

Olympic medal winners will be offered coaching jobs: Maken

July 27, 2012 9:44 am

Government had spent about Rs 200 crore during the last one year for training the athletes.