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Jun 27, 2017
WADA partially lifts ban on Russian anti-doping agency, allows it to 'plan and co-ordinate testing' of samplesThe World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced on Tuesday a decision to give the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) the right for planning and collecting of doping samples.
Jun 06, 2017
Rio Paralympics gold medallist Mariyappan Thangavelu in a spot of bother after teen's deathThe 19-year-old, identified as Satish Kumar, was found dead near a railway track in Tamil Nadu's Salem district. He had hit the parked car of Mariyappan a day earlier, which led to the squabble.
Mar 31, 2017
Virat Kohli, Dipa Karmakar among sporting icons awarded with Padma ShriIndian cricket skipper Virat Kohli, Rio Olympics bronze medallist wrestler Sakshi Malik, gymnast Dipa Karmakar were honoured with the Padma Shri by President Pranab Mukherjee at a civil investiture ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Thursday.
Feb 05, 2017
Sports Minister Vijay Goel lays foundation stone at India's first para athlete training centreSports Minister Vijay Goel on Sunday laid the foundation stone of the Center of Excellence for Para Sports in Gandhinagar, which will be the first-ever training facility in the country dedicated to para athletes.
Oct 24, 2016
India trying to learn from the Australia, UK to become sporting superpower, says sports ministryAiming to improve its standing as a sporting nation globally, India is trying to adopt the models followed by Australia and United Kingdom (UK), a top Sports Ministry official said on Monday.
Oct 05, 2016
India's Rio Paralympics success: How parallel sports is on the cusp of revolution'Movement' and 'Revolution' are strong words to use, but the progress made by para sports and its athletes in the last few years has been noteworthy. With over 30 per cent of India's Paralympics medals thus far coming at Rio, those words are perhaps just
Oct 03, 2016
Paralympics 2016: Indian medal winners felicitated by Sachin Tendulkar, other sports personalitiesArray
Sep 23, 2016
India's Rio Paralympic medallists to be recommended for Padma awards: Vijay GoelArray
Sep 23, 2016
Rio 2016: Indian paralympians felicitated by PM Narendra ModiArray
Sep 23, 2016
Deepa Malik's Paralympics triumph shows the value of putting 'ability over disability'Deepa Malik, 45-year-old Arjuna Awardee and now Paralympic medal winner, had participated in swimming and track and field events, and was a biker and car rally driver before a spinal tumour left her paralysed from the chest down in 1999