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Thangavelu Mariyappan wins gold at Rio Paralympics

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                                 A history was written in the Indian sports annals in the wee hours of Saturday morning, September 10, 2016 when two of its athletes – Thangavelu Mariyappan and Varun Singh Bhati scaled new hights winning the gold and bronze medals respectively in the Men’s T-42 High Jump event at the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro. It was the first ... Read More »

Another day of disappointments

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                          There was not much for India on day 15. Two relay teams and Aditi Ashok were seen in action on this day. It was a highly disappointing performance from men’s 4x400m relay squad, which was disqualified for wrongful change of baton during the anchor leg between Dharun and Rajiv. The quartet comprised Kunju Muhammad, Muhammad Anas, Dharun Ayyasamy and ... Read More »

Srikanth, Sindhu keep hopes alive

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The 10th day at the Rio Olympics Games was no different from Indian perspective. With a series of losses, India’s chances of winning medals in the Games becoming gloomy and gloomy. The only silver lining of India’s day-performance was the quarter final appearance of two Badminton players – Kidambi Srikanth and PV Sindhu. All the athletes, boxer and wrestler fared ... Read More »

Gurmeet wins gold in Asian meet

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                  Indian ace-walker Gurmeet Singh created history by becoming the first Indian athlete to clinch a gold medal in the Asian 20km Race Walk Championship, held at Nomi, Japan recently.  He clocked his season’s best effort of 1 hour 20 minutes and 29 seconds and pushed Japan’s Isamu Fujisawa (1:20:49) to second ... Read More »

Mo Farah coach Alberto Salazar calls on Mary Slaney to disprove doping slurs

Former distance runner Alberto Salazar yells out lap times to distance runner Mo Farah, from  Britain, during the 10,000-meter race in the Prefontaine Classic track and field meet in Eugene, Ore., Friday, May 29, 2015.  Farah, who is coached by Salazar, won the race with a time of 26:50.97. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

Salazar is gathering evidence that he hopes will clear his name after he was accused of plying Galen Rupp with performance-enhancing drugs throughout the Olympic 10,000m silver medallist’s career. Telegraph Sport has learnt that one part of the public testimony he is expected to reveal this week will be to clarify the situation regarding his coaching of Slaney, who won ... Read More »

Tamil Nadu overall champion, Siddhant & Poovamma hog the limelight

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        Gutsy Tamil Nadu-athletes became the overall team champions in the recently concluded 18th Federation Cup Athletics championship at NIS Complex in Patiala. Also Siddhant Thingalaya and MR Poovamma were adjudged the ‘best athletes’ of the championships. Tamil Nadu collected 125 points to earn top distinction, while Kerala was second with 121 points and ONGC finsihed third with 120 points. ... Read More »

रियो के बाद क्रिकेट या ओलंपिक खेलेंगे बोल्ट

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फर्राटा ओलंपिक चैंपियन जमैका के धावक उसेन बोल्ट रियो डी जेनेरियो में होने वाले 2016 ओलंपिक के बाद क्रिकेट या फुटबाल में हाथ आजमा सकते हैं। 26 वर्षीय बोल्ट ने अक्तूबर में पूर्व आस्ट्रेलियाई स्पिनर शेन वार्न से बिग बैश ट्वंटी-20 लीग के लिए बात की थी। लेकिन बोल्ट के एजेंट रिकी सिमंस ने कहा कि वह इस साल बिग ... Read More »

रियो ओलंपिक के बाद नहीं दौड़ेगी ‘बोल्ट एक्सप्रेस’

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एथलेटिक ट्रैक‌ पर अपनी रफ्तार का दीवाना बनाने वाले फर्राटा दौड़ के बेताज बादशाह उसेन बोल्ट अब ट्रैक को अलविदा कहने का मन बना रहे हैं। पिछले दो ओलंपिक खेलों में अपनी रफ्तार का जादू दिखाने वाले जमैका के बोल्ट का कहना है कि वह 2016 ओलंपिक के बाद ट्रैक‌ को बाय-बाय कह देंगे। बोल्ट ने कहा कि वह 2016 ... Read More »

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