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Tokyo Olympics: Confident of sending record contingent of 125 athletes to Games, says IOA president Narinder Batra
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Tokyo Olympics: Confident of sending record contingent of 125 athletes to Games, says IOA president Narinder Batra

India sent a 117-member contingent at the 2016 Rio Games and 83 competitors to London in 2012.

Sports Ministry forms expert committee featuring Pullela Gopichand, Gagan Narang and others to review National Sports Code
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Sports Ministry forms expert committee featuring Pullela Gopichand, Gagan Narang and others to review National Sports Code

The draft sports code proposes suggests barring of ministers, members of Parliament and Legislative Assemblies and government servants from holding office in the IOA and NSFs, tenure restrictions and age cap of 70 years.

Asian Games 2018: Illustrated history of 2002 Asiad gold medallist Anju Bobby George, one of India's celebrated athletes
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Asian Games 2018: Illustrated history of 2002 Asiad gold medallist Anju Bobby George, one of India's celebrated athletes

Here's the illustrated history of 2002 Asiad gold medallist Anju Bobby George, one of India's celebrated athletes.

Davinder Singh Kang, Sonia Baishya win golds for India on Day 1 of Asian Games invitational athletics event
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Davinder Singh Kang, Sonia Baishya win golds for India on Day 1 of Asian Games invitational athletics event

India won two gold, three silver and as many bronzes on the opening day of the Asian Games invitational athletics test event in Jakarta on Sunday.

IAAF World Athletics Championship 2017: Indian athletics needs old world spit and polish to become world beaters
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IAAF World Athletics Championship 2017: Indian athletics needs old world spit and polish to become world beaters

Govindan Lakshmanan may not have shown us the glitter of a medal but he definitely filled our hearts with pride and also revealed how raw talent, year after year, remains unpolished

Asian Athletics Championship kicks off with dazzling opening ceremony at Kalinga Stadium
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Asian Athletics Championship kicks off with dazzling opening ceremony at Kalinga Stadium

The 2017 Asian Athletics Championships is the 22nd edition of the event and will be held at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar from 6-9 July.

Anju Bobby George, 'robbed' of Athens Olympics medal by drug cheats, begins bid to claim it
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Anju Bobby George, 'robbed' of Athens Olympics medal by drug cheats, begins bid to claim it

Anju Bobby George said: "We need justice. Those three cheats stole our glory. They have been ahead of us throughout our careers, but now we know it was through performance enhancing drugs."

Yogeshwar Dutt’s medal upgrade, retroactive testing, and doping regulations: All you need to know
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Yogeshwar Dutt’s medal upgrade, retroactive testing, and doping regulations: All you need to know

The large number of positive doping test results coming out of retrospective testing of samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the 2012 London Games should be encouraging as well as disappointing, depending on how one views the development.

Olympic misses: Milkha Singh to PT Usha, India's historic near-wins at the Games
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Olympic misses: Milkha Singh to PT Usha, India's historic near-wins at the Games

A moment of self-doubt was possibly at the root of Indian athletes like Milkha Singh and PT Usha missing out on Olympic medals

Olympics 2016: Why private funding for Rio-bound athletes is good for Indian sport
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Olympics 2016: Why private funding for Rio-bound athletes is good for Indian sport

But there is another unprecedented number that shows just how the long way that Olympics sports have come in India with as many as nine private sector companies signing up as sponsors for the Indian contingent

Anju Bobby George's resignation from Kerala Sports Council unfortunate: Ashwini Nachappa
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Anju Bobby George's resignation from Kerala Sports Council unfortunate: Ashwini Nachappa

Ashwini Nachappa on Friday termed Anju Bobby George's resignation as "unfortunate" stating that there is "more politics in sport than in politics."

Not sorry, but sarcastic: Kerala sports minister EP Jayarajan 'happy' about Anju Bobby George's resignation
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Not sorry, but sarcastic: Kerala sports minister EP Jayarajan 'happy' about Anju Bobby George's resignation

Kerala Sports minister E P Jayarajan, who had locked horns with Olympian Anju Bobby George, on Wednesday expressed "happiness" over her resignation as the state Sports Council president.

Belittled in a fight against graft, Anju Bobby George walks out of Kerala sports council
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Belittled in a fight against graft, Anju Bobby George walks out of Kerala sports council

Anju Bobby George made up her mind to resign after she realised that the government did not want her to continue.

Anju Bobby George resigns as Kerala sports council chief; says sportspersons' morale can't be killed
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Anju Bobby George resigns as Kerala sports council chief; says sportspersons' morale can't be killed

Olympian Anju Bobby George, who has come under attack from Kerala sports minister EP Jayarajan, decided to step down as president of the Kerala Sports Council on Wednesday

'Sports should be above party politics': AFI backs Anju Bobby George
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'Sports should be above party politics': AFI backs Anju Bobby George

The Athletics Federation of India expresses complete solidarity for the country's highest achiever in track and field sports till date, the World Championships Bronze Medalist Anju Bobby George.

Why just six months? Probe council's affairs for past 10 years, Anju writes to minister
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Why just six months? Probe council's affairs for past 10 years, Anju writes to minister

Anju requested a probe into alleged irregularities and corruption in construction activities undertaken by the Council during the last 10 years.

Kerala sports minister EP Jayarajan’s attack on Anju Bobby George shows he isn’t fit for the job
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Kerala sports minister EP Jayarajan’s attack on Anju Bobby George shows he isn’t fit for the job

If Jayarajan has evidence to show that Anju Bobby George is corrupt, he should have issued an order to investigate the charges and not level accusations

More trouble for EP Jayarajan: Anju Bobby George accuses sports minister of insulting her
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More trouble for EP Jayarajan: Anju Bobby George accuses sports minister of insulting her

EP Jayarajan has courted controversy for the second time in the span of one week, with Olympian athlete and Arjuna Award winner Anju Bobby George accusing the Kerala sports minister of insulting her

Defiant IOA firm on Salman Khan's appointment as goodwill ambassador despite mixed reactions
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Defiant IOA firm on Salman Khan's appointment as goodwill ambassador despite mixed reactions

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan's appointment as the Indian Olympic contingent's goodwill ambassador kicked up a storm on Sunday with star wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt and sprint legend Milkha Singh questioning the move even as the IOA and some other athletes backed the decision.