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Condition of three SAI athletes who attempted suicide in Kerala is improving
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Condition of three SAI athletes who attempted suicide in Kerala is improving

Four young athletes on Wednesday had consumed a poisonous fruit on being reprimanded for consuming beer and one of them, Aparna, passed away early Thursday.

Congress demands SAI chief's resignation over suicide attempt by four athletes in Kerala
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Congress demands SAI chief's resignation over suicide attempt by four athletes in Kerala

A demand for sacking of Sports Authority of India (SAI) chief and setting up of an inquiry into the death of a woman athlete and suicide attempt by three others was raised in the Rajya Sabha on Friday.

21 Indian weightlifters suspended for doping
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21 Indian weightlifters suspended for doping

The Indian Weightlifting Federation has provisionally suspended 21 athletes after they tested positive for banned substances.

Box, shoot, wrestle: India's women athletes fight for recognition
Sports

Box, shoot, wrestle: India's women athletes fight for recognition

For India's female badminton champion Saina Nehwal, newly crowned world number one, it's been a tough climb to the top in a patriarchal country that has long neglected women athletes.

Discriminated and ignored: The sad story of India's paralympians
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Discriminated and ignored: The sad story of India's paralympians

Paralympians have to worry about the cost of training, getting to practices, travel, lodging, entry fees, coaches and equipment.

Destroyed by unwitting doping, ghosts of the past haunt ex-East German athletes
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Destroyed by unwitting doping, ghosts of the past haunt ex-East German athletes

The drug boosted performance and slashed recovery times, but its side-effects were disastrous.

Syringes confiscated from the rooms of Indian athletes at CWG 2014: Report
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Syringes confiscated from the rooms of Indian athletes at CWG 2014: Report

According to the report, the Village housekeeping staff confiscated syringes and needles on three occasions - at first in a para athlete's room, then in a lounge and the third time in the Wrestler's room.

India pick 32 athletes for 2014 Commonwealth Games
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India pick 32 athletes for 2014 Commonwealth Games

The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) has announced 32-member Indian team for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow from July 23-Aug 3, thus bringing down the number to 32 from 41 selected originally.

A run for the money: Dhoni slips in Forbes highest paid athletes list
Life

A run for the money: Dhoni slips in Forbes highest paid athletes list

A quick look at the Forbes list of the world's highest-paid sportspersons

A run for the money: Dhoni slips in Forbes highest paid athletes list
Life

A run for the money: Dhoni slips in Forbes highest paid athletes list

A quick look at the Forbes list of the world's highest-paid sportspersons

Viral video: Olympics stadium sings 'All you need is love'
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Viral video: Olympics stadium sings 'All you need is love'

A highlight of Britain's Super Saturday: The massive crowd in the 80,000-seat stadium awash in the colors of the Union Jack's red, white and blue suddenly joining in an impromptu rendition of the Beatles' All you need is love

Athletes urged to think twice before they tweet
News & Analysis

Athletes urged to think twice before they tweet

Athletes racing to share their views with fans at the London Olympics may think twice before hitting send ...

London volunteers warned over social media use
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London volunteers warned over social media use

Volunteers working at the London Olympics have been warned not to give away breaking news about athletes ...