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Oct 10, 2019
Psychologist's role during critical time of athlete rehabilitation should not be underminedWhat could be going through the minds of top Indian athletes who are in different stages of rehabilitation after surgery? Ideally, it is athletes who provide answer to the questions. Nanaki J Chadha, a former top 10 player on the Indian Golf Union charts and now a sports psychology researcher, says a lot of irrational thoughts can dominate the mind.
Aug 27, 2019
National Inter-State Athletics Championships: Archana Suseendran wins 200m, NADA officials absent on opening dayIn an opening day dominated by mediocrity, Tamil Nadu's Archana Suseendran was a standout performer winning the women's 200m at the 59th National Inter-State Athletics Championships on Tuesday.
Aug 11, 2019
Sports Authority of India set to hire nutritionists, chefs to ensure personalised diets for athletesThe personalised diets will be provided at its centres in Delhi, Patiala, Bengaluru, Thiruvananthapuram, Kolkata, Bhopal, Gandhinagar, Lucknow, Imphal, Guwahati, Mumbai, Sonepat, Aurangabad, Rohtak and Alleppey.
Jul 05, 2019
More athletes talking about mental health important for changing attitudes in sports and societyRecent trends in society about speaking out about mental health struggles have resulted in changing attitudes and more support, resulting in help for athletes.
May 09, 2019
Firstpost Editors' Picks: Opposition's alliance efforts, Cyclone Fani survivors, middle income trap; today's must-read storiesFirstpost Editors' Picks: Opposition's alliance efforts after Ram Madhav's statement, Cyclone Fani's survivors struggle to get their lives back on track, middle income trap; today's must-read stories
Apr 26, 2019
Plain old water is the best sports drinkHydration is not just about gulping down water during play. Its intake before, during and post training plays a crucial part. The human body can process about a litre an hour
Feb 15, 2019
Caster Semenya says she is 'unquestionably a woman' as IAAF wants to limit testosterone levels in female runnersSouth African 800m Olympic champion Caster Semenya on Thursday said she was "unquestionably a woman", after the IAAF denied reports that it would argue that she should be classified as a biological male.
Dec 28, 2018
Space travel isn't reducing astronauts' lifespans but lengthening it, study claimsBoth athletes & astronauts had a lower risk of premature death than the general population: Study.
Sep 20, 2018
This AI algorithm can create 3D-printed 'motion sculptures' from 2D videosResearchers see its uses in studying social disorders, team dynamics & interpersonal interactions.
Nov 17, 2017
How Australian athletes shaped history by campaigning for same-sex marriage as nation voted 'yes'Different sporting organisations in the country, both local and national, publicly backed the 'yes' campaign and called for equal marriage rights for all Australians.