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A Leap of faith

Jonathan Selvaraj meets national triple jump record holder Arpinder as he prepares for his sternest test yet.

Women’s relay squad pins hope on rising star MR Poovamma

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


Ashwini Akkunji keen to perform well at CWG

Ashwini said that although she and other athletes have been practicing hard, they lack international exposure.

AFI prunes down Athletics team for Commonwealth Games

Athletics Federation of India has decided to prune down India's athletics team for the CWG from 41 to 32.

Usain Bolt named in CWG squad

Six-time Olympic gold medalist Bolt is expected to compete only in the 4x100m relays at the CWG.

Unsung Sushma Devi finds extra gear to down Tintu Luka

For a majority of the race it was Sinimol A Markose shadowing Tintu with Sushma a couple of metres behind.


So far,so superior: Indian athletes grab 12 gold

Indians produced a dominating performance by grabbing a rich haul of 12 gold medals out of 14.

Dope cloud hangs over Jamaica

WADA to probe claims that athletes from Island nation were not tested enough ahead of London Olympics

Usain Bolt backtracks retirement plans,could race until 2017

Quick as can be,Usain Bolt is backtracking on his retirement plans.

'Tired' Usain Bolt sleepwalks to 100m win

Usain Bolt outsprinted Jamaican Nickel Ashmeade and American Justin Gatlin to 100m win.