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Going on and on: WADA probes fresh Russian doping allegations
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Going on and on: WADA probes fresh Russian doping allegations

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said Tuesday it was investigating fresh claims of Russian doping involving four Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics gold medallists.

Rohit Sharma presents bat to Gagan Narang, wishes luck to Indian athletes for Rio Olympics
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Rohit Sharma presents bat to Gagan Narang, wishes luck to Indian athletes for Rio Olympics

Star cricketer Rohit Sharma on Sunday wished luck to the Indian sports contingent which will take part in the upcoming Rio Olympic Games from August 5-21 by presenting an autographed bat to ace marksman Gagan Narang

Big boost: Sports Ministry to provide Rs 1 lakh a month to Rio-bound Indian athletes
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Big boost: Sports Ministry to provide Rs 1 lakh a month to Rio-bound Indian athletes

In a boost to Rio-bound athletes, the Sports Ministry has decided to provide Rs one lakh per month as Out of Pocket allowance to the sportspersons under the TOP scheme in their preparation for the Olympics and Paralympics Games at Rio de Janeiro.

Sports Ministry revises guidelines for appointing observers
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Sports Ministry revises guidelines for appointing observers

With an aim to promote fair play in the selection of teams and enhance the performance of athletes and coaches, the Sports Ministry has revised the guidelines for appointment of government observers for various sporting disciplines.

Sharapova doping row: Wada ignored Russia's objection to Meldonium ban
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Sharapova doping row: Wada ignored Russia's objection to Meldonium ban

Specialists at the All-Russia Athletics Federation (ARAF) objected to the inclusion of the drug Meldonium in WADA's blacklist but the objections were ignored, member of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Mikhail Butov has said

'Race' movie review: This Jesse Owens biopic grips you till the finish line
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'Race' movie review: This Jesse Owens biopic grips you till the finish line

Race depicts the real-life story of the legendary Jesse Owens, and his quest for gold during the historical 1936 Berlin Olympics

Track and field and money: Govt pledges Rs 140 cr to prepare 100 Olympians in next 10 years
Sports

Track and field and money: Govt pledges Rs 140 cr to prepare 100 Olympians in next 10 years

The Power Ministry has pledged to spend around Rs 140 crore through public sector undertakings under its administration to prepare 100 sports persons for the Olympics in the next 10 years.

Allow Indian para-athletes to compete under the Indian flag: Sports Ministry to IPC
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Allow Indian para-athletes to compete under the Indian flag: Sports Ministry to IPC

The ban on PCI notwithstanding, Sports Ministry has requested the International Paralympic Committee to allow Indian athletes to participate in world competitions under the country's national flag.

India's para-athletes can compete in international events, but ban on national body stays
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India's para-athletes can compete in international events, but ban on national body stays

In a big boost to India's para-athletes, the International Paralympic Committee today gave them permission to compete in international competitions under the IPC flag in spite of the ban slapped on the national body.

SAI report rules out ragging, torture in Kerela girls athlete case
Sports

SAI report rules out ragging, torture in Kerela girls athlete case

In the latest updates in the Kerala girl athletes suicide pact case, the Sporting Authority of India (SAI) probe panel has ruled out ragging and torure. The SAI report states that there has been no misdemeanor on part of the authorities, according to news reports.

Athlete suicide a trigger for reform at Sports Authority of India, says DG Injeti Srinivas
Sports

Athlete suicide a trigger for reform at Sports Authority of India, says DG Injeti Srinivas

"We are also planning a system of former top sportspersons mentoring the young athletes by adopting SAI Centers depending on their location at the vicinity."

20 SAI athletes go on leave to recover from shock incident of attempted suicides
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20 SAI athletes go on leave to recover from shock incident of attempted suicides

Jolted by the attempted suicide of their four young female colleagues, which led to the death of one, 20 athletes of the Sports Authority of India Centre here have taken leave to recover from the trauma.