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Sep 20, 2017
Russia's new anti-doping chief Yury Ganus promises to restore trust in agency by end of yearMcLaren's bombshell report released in 2015 alleged state-sponsored doping in Russia, with the country's track and field team banned from the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Sep 19, 2017
Oscar Pistorius sentence: South African Supreme Court to hear state appeal against paralympian in NovemberSouth Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) will hear the state’s appeal against the six-year murder sentence handed to Paralympic gold medallist Oscar Pistorius on 3 November, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said on Tuesday.
Sep 04, 2017
Laureus World Sports Awards, Best Sporting Moment September nominees: Josh Landmann's inspiring climbJosh Landmann's successful attempt to get over the 'Everest' hurdle at Tough Mudder is one of the nominees for September’s Laureus Best Sporting Moment.
Aug 29, 2017
Khel Ratna winner Devendra Jhajharia wants state governments to provide more support to disabled athletesJavelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia is the only Indian to win two Paralympic gold medals
Aug 19, 2017
Rohan Bopanna absent from Arjuna award shortlist; para-coach Satyanarayana dropped from Dronacharya listThere was a debate if Rohan Bopanna, whose nomination by the All India Tennis Association reached ministry late, should be added to this year's Arjuna Award.
Aug 18, 2017
Paralympian Deepa Malik appeals for Khel Ratna, says she has backing of Haryana CM Manohar Lal KhattarMalik, the first Indian woman athlete to win a medal at the Paralympics, wrote an e-mail to the Sports minister Vijay Goel making the appeal and also sought an appointment
Aug 06, 2017
Devendra Jhajharia says Khel Ratna honour will inspire other para-athletes to aim bigJhajaria thanked his mother who helped him at every juncture, including encouraging him to take up sports despite meeting with a mishap when he was just eight
Aug 05, 2017
Coach Satyanarayana says Dronacharya Award nomination boost for para-athletesNoted athletics coach Satyanarayana, mentor of Mariyappan Thangavelu, who won a gold in the Rio Paralympics in 2016, says being recommended for the prestigious Dronacharya Award is a recognition not for him alone but for para-athletes too.
Aug 04, 2017
Mariyappan Thangavelu, Anthony Amalraj delighted at being recommended for Arjuna AwardsTamil Nadu's para-athlete Mariyappan Thangavelu and former national table tennis champion Anthony Amalraj on Thursday expressed joy over being recommended for the Arjuna Award, saying it will motivate them to achieve greater heights.
Aug 03, 2017
Devendra Jhajharia envisioned Khel Ratna after clinching gold in 2004 Athens GamesAfter becoming the first Paralympian to be nominated for the country's highest sporting honour — Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna — two-time Paralympics gold medallist Devendra Jhajharia on Thursday said he should have bagged the award more than a decade back when he clinched the gold with a world record at the Athens Games in 2004.