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Weight lifting


Olympic medallist Mirabai Chanu 'finally' gets to eat pizza after returning home; see pics

July 28, 2021 11:44 am

Mirabai, who won after a gap of 21 years at Olympics, is only the second weightlifter from India after Karnam Malleswari to secure a win at the coveted event

Lifting weights? Your fat cells would like to have a word

July 22, 2021 1:39 pm

Intriguingly, some experiments indicate that aerobic exercise prompts muscles to release such vesicles, conveying a variety of messages. But few studies had looked into whether resistance exercise might also result in vesicle formation and inter-tissue chatter.

Anushka Sharma aces a deadlift; here's why you should try it too

March 03, 2020 2:08 pm

Anushka Sharma has been gymming hard. See pics.

Switch to cross-training like Britney Spears; here's how it helps

February 10, 2020 12:52 pm

Britney Spears aces yoga and weight training; gives us major fitness goals.

Wish to improve muscle strength? Give powerlifting a try just like Kunal Kapoor

November 05, 2019 12:17 pm

The Meenaxi: A Tale of Three Cities actor is seen giving major fitness inspiration in his recent gym sessions.

Weightlifting less than an hour a week may cut stroke risk

November 15, 2018 6:49 pm

Muscle is the power plant to burn calories. Building muscle helps move your joints and bones and also helps prevent obesity and provide long-term benefits on various health outcomes.

Dope menace recedes but India disappoints at world stage

December 25, 2011 2:11 pm

India failed to get a qualification slot for London Games by finishing outside the stipulated placings in the team championships.

Heavy metal: Kelly bends iron,eats gold

October 12, 2010 3:31 am

It was wrought iron versus human flesh. And machine lay pulverised by man

It wasn’t Sukhen’s day

October 05, 2010 3:08 am

Sukhen Dey probably heard the Indian national anthem playing in his head as Malaysian weightlifter Ibrahim Amirul Hamizan wobbled dangerously out of control

17-year-old lifter digs out first gold

October 05, 2010 3:02 am

Nigeria’s Augustina smashes five Games record as she climbs on top of podium


Daredevils stun spectators in Punjab's Kila Raipur 'ural Olympics'

February 12, 2016 8:26 am

Ludhiana (Punjab), Feb 12: Every year Ludhiana becomes the destination for hundreds of sports enthusiasts from around the world who come to witness the Kila Raipur Sports Festival or the Rural Olympics. In the 80th edition of the rural Olympics held in Kila Raipur near Ludhiana, children, youngsters and veterans exhibited their courage and skill. The four-day sporting event from February 4-7 saw stuntmen performing daredevil acts like weight lifting with beard, pulling car with teeth, standing on a moving bike, holding ladder in mouth among others. Sportspersons displayed their agility and dexterity in a plethora of other sports like shot-put, weight lifting, paragliding and karate. The sporting event started in 1933 with only wrestling and athletics. Sports lovers from around the world flock to witness the unique sporting event. These games not only promote sportsmanship but also help develop closer people-to-people contact.