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Dutee Chand: Hope everyone continues to support me... good to know there’s acceptance

On Sunday, Dutee was pleasantly surprised by the ‘positive feedback’ on social media and the calls she received from people who threw their weight behind her decision to talk about the same-sex relationship.

Dutee Chand's sister threatens athlete with imprisonment after she acknowledges same-sex relationship

After coming out of the closet, India's fastest woman Dutee Chand is now facing backlash from her own family, who are threatening to send the athlete to jail for her comments. Dutee has become the first Indian athlete to acknowledge being in a same-sex relationship.


Dutee Chand says she’s in same-sex relationship with 'soulmate'

Dutee Chand, the 100 m record holder and winner of two silver medals at the 2018 Asian Games, is the first Indian sports star to acknowledge being in a same-sex relationship.

Asian Athletics Championships: PU Chitra pips Africans to win gold

Defends 1,500m gold by beating naturalised Bahraini runners; men’s 4x400m relay team disqualifed.

Asian Athletics C'ships: PU Chitra wins gold in Women's 1500m, Dutee Chand clinches bronze

Dutee Chand clinched the bronze medal in 200-metre sprint at the 23rd Asian Athletics Championships in Doha on Tuesday. She achieved the podium finish with a timing of 23.24 seconds.

Asian Athletics Championship: Dutee Chand breaks national record; Hima Das injured

At the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Dutee Chand broke her own national record - set last year. On Sunday she clocked 11.28 seconds - marginally better than her previous best of 11.29 seconds.


Caster Semenya’s fight begins, with Dutee Chand by her side

Dutee Chand believes that the overwhelming support Caster Semenya has received will hold her in good stead during this difficult period.

Dutee Chand will continue to train in Hyderabad until next year's Asian, World Championships

Dutee Chand's coach Nagpuri Ramesh on Thursday said that his ward will continue to train in Hyderabad until next year's Asian and World Championships.

The rising star who ended her life much before Dutee Chand challenged the rules

Much before the Odisha sprinter — now an Asian Games double medallist — successfully challenged the rules regarding the eligibility of female athletes, an 18-year-old rising star, who faced similar discrimination, ended her life. The Indian Express travels to her quaint South Goan village, meets her still-grieving family and pieces together the mystery and pathos behind the suicide

Dutee’s victory

It speaks of her remarkable journey. And has implications for the larger debate over sex and gender.

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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