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Dec 13, 2017
FIH chief Narinder Batra set to be elected as the president of Indian Olympic AssociationInternational Hockey Federation (FIH) chief Narinder Batra is set to be elected as the president of Indian Olympic Association (IOA) during its Annual General Body Meeting, in New Delhi on Thursday.
Dec 08, 2017
Mirabai Chanu says she 'thought of giving up' weightlifting after Rio Olympics failureLooking back at her Rio Games performance, Chanu said the big stage got to her and she became nervous when her turn came as an Olympic medal slipped through her fingers.
Nov 30, 2017
Mirabai Chanu's World Championships gold could be game-changing moment in Indian weightlifting historyMirabai Chanu has now broken free from her idol’s shadow and will be an inspiration, perhaps an even greater one that the path-breaking Kunjarani Devi.
Nov 30, 2017
Meet Mirabai Chanu, the Manipuri weightlifter who made India proud by clinching gold at World ChampionshipsMirabai’s gold medal — India’s first at the prestigious World Championships since Karnam Malleswari’s medal in 1995 — also presented the 23-year-old lifter with redemption of sorts as she had failed to get an overall total at Rio Olympics.
Nov 30, 2017
India's Mirabai Chanu wins gold medal in 48kg category at World Weightlifting ChampionshipsMirabai Chanu became the first Indian in over two decades to claim a gold medal at the World Weightlifting Championships, exorcising the ghosts of her forgettable outing at the Rio Olympics.
Oct 11, 2017
Commonwealth Games 2018: Sixteen Indian weightlifters qualify for next year's tournament in AustraliaIn the last edition of the Games in Glasgow in 2014, Indians had bagged as many as 12 medals, including three gold.
Oct 01, 2017
Russia and China handed one-year ban from international weightlifting for doping violationsThe weightlifting suspension was met with shock by Russia, which has been accused of widespread state-sponsored doping in recent years.
Sep 07, 2017
S Sathish Kumar, R V Rahul win gold at Commonwealth weightlifting championships, seal 2018 CWG spotSivalingam Sathish Kumar and Ragala Venkat Rahul qualified for 2018 Commonwealth Games after winning gold medal each in their respective weight divisions at the Commonwealth Senior Weightlifting Championships
Jun 08, 2017
IWF recommends gourmet food, energy drinks as 'additional diet' to 10 core athletesThe Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has reportedly suggested gourmet foods and energy drinks for the connoisseur as an 'additional diet' to the 10 core athletes at the Patiala national camp.
Feb 06, 2017
India's position in global doping violator's list will improve after our crackdown, claims NadaIndia's embarrassingly high ranking in the global doping violators' list is expected to become more "respectable", the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) claimed on Monday, asserting that it has successfully tightened its monitoring system.