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Dutee Chand


Dutee Chand stoops to conquer, breaks 100m national record again

October 12, 2019 6:46 pm

Dutee Chand's efforts have helped her make significant improvements in her sprint timings and Friday’s national record-breaking run was one such instance.

Dutee Chand breaks national record again, inches closer to Olympic mark

October 11, 2019 8:25 pm

Dutee Chand broke the national record in the 100-metre sprint event on Friday with a time of 11.22 seconds. The qualification mark for the 2020 Olympics is 11.15 seconds.

Dutee Chand fails to progress from heats in Athletics Worlds

September 28, 2019 8:09 pm

Dutee Chand failed to progress from the heats in the 100-metre dash in the World Athletic Championship in Doha on Saturday.

Dutee Chand hopes to run personal best and reach finals in Worlds

September 22, 2019 5:21 pm

Dutee Chand has been training with her coach N Ramesh at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, ahead of the World Athletics Championships, starting from September 27.

Dutee Chand to run in World Championships, India team takes final shape

September 12, 2019 7:15 pm

The Athletics Federation of India had on September 9 named a 25-member team for the (September 27-October 6) World Championships while also approving Dutee's name, pending an invite from the IAAF.

Coming out of closet is better than hiding my relationship: Dutee Chand

August 26, 2019 10:03 am

The first Indian athlete to confess to same-sex relationship, sprinter Dutee Chand says "coming out of the closet" was better than "hiding" her personal life from the public. 

India's Dutee Chand confident of making Olympic cut

August 22, 2019 2:54 pm

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"

August 14, 2019 9:50 pm

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

August 09, 2019 11:37 pm

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

August 08, 2019 11:41 am

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 features on ‘Time 100’ list of rising stars

November 14, 2019 11:42 am

Dutee Chand has always been a pathbreaker in her field. This year, she announced herself to be in a same-sex relationship, making her the first openly gay athlete in the country’s sporting history.


Indian sprinter Dutee Chand's remarkable comeback

August 27, 2018 9:22 am

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: