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India's Dutee Chand confident of making Olympic cut

From her battle against the IAAF gender testing rules to coming out as a lesbian in what is still a highly conservative country, Chand is used to making headlines but she hopes over the next year they will mainly be about her sporting prowess.

Dutee Chand unable to travel to Germany due to "technical problems"

Dutee Chand was slated to compete in 100m dash in two IAAF-approved races -- one in Ireland on August 13 and another in Germany on August 19.


Dutee Chand granted Europe visa in quest for World Championships qualification

The World Championships qualifying timing is 11.24 seconds. Dutee Chand ran her personal best and achieved a national record time of 11.26 seconds in Doha in April.

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. 

Dutee Chand, Harbhajan Singh nominations for national awards rejected

The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports on Saturday rejected the nominations of Indian sprinter Dutee Chand as well as cricketer Harbhajan Singh for Arjuna and Khel Ratna awards respectively.

I am not finished yet: Dutee Chand

Dutee Chand said the gold was an answer to her critics, who had written her off after her admission of a same-sex relationship


Like the wind

Dutee Chand again shows her ability to leave everyone else, and her own troubles, behind

Dutee Chand wins historic 100-metre gold in Naples

Dutee Chand won the gold medal in the women's 100-metre sprint at the 30th Summer University Games in Naples on Tuesday. This is the first time an Indian has won a 100-metre gold at a global event.

PM Modi congratulates Dutee Chand on winning gold at Naples

"Exceptional achievement of an exceptional athlete! Congratulations @DuteeChand for winning a hard-earned and well-deserved Gold in the Women’s 100 m finals. You make India proud!" PM Modi tweeted.

Dutee Chand, India's first openly gay athlete, is on fashion magazine's digital cover

Styled by Zunaili Malik, Dutee Chand is seen wearing a Superdry sports bra, a pair of shorts from Fila and a cape by Namrata Joshipura representing all the colours of the rainbow flag.

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Indian sprinter Dutee Chand's remarkable comeback

Dutee Chand was India's sprint champion and looked set to win medals at events like the Commonwealth and Asian Games as well as Olympics. But she suddenly found herself out of the race, due to a natural condition. See more: https://bit.ly/2M2t86i