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Who is Sanjeev Khirwar, IAS officer who stirred up a row walking his dog at Thyagraj Stadium

May 26, 2022 10:36 pm

As the Divisional Commissioner, Khirwar was among the few officers managing Delhi’s Covid response.

After Express report, Delhi CM Kejriwal directs sports facilities to remain open till 10 pm

May 26, 2022 9:09 pm

The Delhi BJP, meanwhile, demanded that action be taken against Khirwar. Delhi BJP spokesperson Praveen Shankar Kapoor asked the L-G and Kejriwal to institute an enquiry against the officer.

Stadium is emptied, athletes told to leave so that IAS officer can walk with dog

January 11, 2023 10:39 am

Built for the 2010 Commonwealth Games, the centrally located sporting complex is a multi-discipline facility that attracts national and state athletes, and footballers.

Winter Olympian Shiva Keshavan says athletes resorting to crowd funding due to lack of funds

September 08, 2021 5:04 pm

Keshavan has been taking part in the Winter Olympics in luge men's singles since the 1998 Nagano Games in Japan

Nike’s shifts in track and field are top of mind as trials begin

June 20, 2021 1:55 pm

As the top 500 American track and field athletes gather this weekend for the Olympic trials, a question that has consumed video conferencing calls and text chains throughout the sport over the past year will finally be discussed in person.

For rich athletes, not a wealth hazard

May 20, 2021 3:15 pm

Despite pandemic, earnings of top 10 sportspersons rise; McGregor tops Forbes list, Messi follows.

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?

ATHLETES PHOTOS

In Tokyo Olympics 2020, no bad hair day, only edgy looks!

August 02, 2021 7:47 pm

Athletes at Tokyo Olympics were seen sporting bold and beautiful hairstyles. They were edgy, experimental and creative. From Olympic rings to box braids -- check out some of these quirky styles.

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