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Dutee Chand seeks External Affairs Minister's help to get visa for Ireland, Germany events

Claiming that her visa formalities have not been completed so far, Dutee Chand tagged Jaishankar as well as Raveesh Kumar, official spokesperson of the Ministry in her tweet. 

Hima Das wins fifth gold of month, returns to favourite event in style

Hima Das has returned to the 400-metre race in style with this gold. The last time she had competed in the 400-metre race was in the Asian Athletics Championship in April this year, where she had to pull out with a back spasm.

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India in line for Asian Games mixed relay gold after ban on Kemi Adekoya

India's mixed relay team of Mohammad Anas, Hima Das, Arokia Rajiv and MR Poovamma are set to have their medals from the 2018 Asian Games 4x400 mixed relay event upgraded from silver to gold.

The world’s fastest old man is 71, holds two world records and is aiming for a third

Plenty of people, even when they are at their fastest, never come close to running 400 meters in less than a minute. Allie has been breaking one minute since he was a child and is still doing it.

Watch: World Champion trips in 110m hurdles, results in competitor falling and winning

Jamaican athlete Omar McLeod was in the lead and set for a tight finish in the men's 110m hurdles when he tripped.

Athlete Gabriele Grunewald, who kept running despite cancer, dies as 32

“Brave Like Gabe” became her motto, and the name of a foundation Gabriele Grunewald started for cancer research.

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Caster Semenya free to run without medication while appeal is heard: Court

Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya will be able to run in her favoured 800 metres event without medication to lower her testosterone levels until her appeal to the Swiss Federal Tribunal has been ruled on, her lawyers said on Monday.

Dope testing lab's delay allowed Gomathi Marimuthu to compete

According to the World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) rules, test results have to be reported within 10 working days of collecting the samples.

BeIN media group CEO charged in corruption probe in France

In November 2016, French newspaper obtained documents showing that a former IAAF official received two payments totalling about $3.5 million from Qatari investors before the vote for the 2017 track world championships.

Caster Semenya to contest 3,000-metres at Prefontaine Classic

Caster Semenya, who has won two Olympic golds over 800 metres, has been adamant that she will not take medication to lower her testosterone levels to comply with new IAAF rules.

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Usain Bolt pips Justin Gatlin for World Championships 100m gold

Usain Bolt wins 100m gold in 9.79 secs at World Championships being held at Beijing after pipping Justin Gatlin by 1/100th of a second.

Mary Kom rules the ring, Tintu Luka races to silver, Annu Rani lands bronze, Sarita Devi refuses medal

India won another gold via Mary Kom as the track and field athletes contributed to a silver and a bronze.

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Usain Bolt Beats Justin Gatlin But Gets Knocked Over By Cameraman

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt ran the fastest time of the year in 19.55 seconds to win a record fourth straight world 200 metres title and sweep the individual sprints at a major global championships for a fifth time on Thursday. Five days after beating Justin Gatlin to win the 100 metres, the 29-year-old Olympic champion and […]

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