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Commonwealth Games 2018: Silver medallist Seema Punia expresses disdain over questions about her training
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Silver medallist Seema Punia expresses disdain over questions about her training

Seema Punia once again finished behind World Champion Australian Dani Stevens in the Games and the reclusive athlete was quite simply exasperated when asked about where she had trained for the Games.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Mirabai Chanu will look to change colour of medal at Gold Coast event
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Mirabai Chanu will look to change colour of medal at Gold Coast event

The World Championship gold made Mirabai a name to reckon with and added credence to the belief that she was a bright medal prospect in events like Commonwealth Games,

Winter Olympics 2018: Thomas Bach denies Pyeongchang Games being 'tainted' by Russian doping scandal
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Winter Olympics 2018: Thomas Bach denies Pyeongchang Games being 'tainted' by Russian doping scandal

Bach said the IOC had sent a "clear message" on Russia, who competed as "Olympic Athletes from Russia" and will now be unable to fly the national flag at Sunday's closing ceremony.

US Open 2017: Maria Sharapova labours past Timea Babos into next round; Nick Kyrgios crashes out
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US Open 2017: Maria Sharapova labours past Timea Babos into next round; Nick Kyrgios crashes out

Former World No 1 Maria Sharapova rallied to reach the third round of the US Open on Wednesday while a right shoulder injury sent Australian 14th seed Nick Kyrgios packing.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Justin Gatlin's father asks hostile fans to lay off his son
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Justin Gatlin's father asks hostile fans to lay off his son

Justin Gatlin's father has asked the fans to lay off his son after the 35-year-old was booed inside the London Stadium while accepting his 100 metres World Championships gold medal

Vladimir Putin accuses Wada of hypocrisy after Olympic athletes' data leak
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Vladimir Putin accuses Wada of hypocrisy after Olympic athletes' data leak

President Vladimir Putin says the hack of Olympic athletes' data has cast a spotlight on a hypocritical decision to bar Russian athletes.

WADA slams Russian hackers for publishing confidential records of Venus Williams, Simone Biles
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WADA slams Russian hackers for publishing confidential records of Venus Williams, Simone Biles

WADA slammed Russian hackers who breached its database and published confidential records of US Olympic gymnast Simone Biles and Venus and Serena Williams.

Russia doping scandal: PM Dmitry Medvedev condemns Paralympics ban, calls ruling 'cynical'
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Russia doping scandal: PM Dmitry Medvedev condemns Paralympics ban, calls ruling 'cynical'

PM Dmitry Medvedev said that CAS's decision to uphold a ban on Russia's participation in the Rio Paralympics because of a doping scandal, was cynical.

Rio Olympics 2016: Yelena Isinbayeva's comments unfortunate, say pole vault athletes
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Rio Olympics 2016: Yelena Isinbayeva's comments unfortunate, say pole vault athletes

Greece's Ekaterini Stefanidi hit back at banned Russian star Yelena Isinbayeva on Friday after striking Olympic pole vault gold.

Humans of Olympics: A glimpse at the spirit of the Rio Games
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Humans of Olympics: A glimpse at the spirit of the Rio Games

With the ‘Humans of Olympics’ series, we interact with volunteers, journalists, former athletes and the likes to capture the soul of the 2016 Rio Games

Humans of Olympics: Meet Ekaterina Mukhlynina, a Russian journalist in Rio
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Humans of Olympics: Meet Ekaterina Mukhlynina, a Russian journalist in Rio

Going from news reporter to newsmaker isn’t fun. Mukhlynina isn't happy about how the Russian Olympics doping scandal has been handled by the world's sports governing bodies

Rio Olympics 2016: Russia doping scandal deepens as Richard McLaren accuses IOC of twisting his report
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Rio Olympics 2016: Russia doping scandal deepens as Richard McLaren accuses IOC of twisting his report

Anti-doping investigation leader Richard McLaren has accused the IOC of twisting the conclusions of his report on state-run substance abuse in Russia.

Narsingh Yadav's clean chit in doping case will be reviewed, says WADA
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Narsingh Yadav's clean chit in doping case will be reviewed, says WADA

A day after wrestler Narsingh Yadav was exonerated of doping charges by the National Anti-doping Agency (NADA), its parent world body WADA said that it will review the case.

We always knew Narsingh Yadav was being victimised: Devendra Fadnavis
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We always knew Narsingh Yadav was being victimised: Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today expressed happiness over Narsingh Yadav getting a clean chit in the doping scandal, saying he always knew the wrestler was being victimised.

If life were a movie, Narsingh Yadav would win gold in Rio: Twitter reacts to wrestler's clearance
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If life were a movie, Narsingh Yadav would win gold in Rio: Twitter reacts to wrestler's clearance

Wrestler Narsingh Yadav's dream of representing India at the Rio Olympics could now come true after the National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) on Monday gave him a clean chit in the doping case.

Narsingh Yadav cleared of doping charges by NADA, set to compete at Rio Olympics 2016
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Narsingh Yadav cleared of doping charges by NADA, set to compete at Rio Olympics 2016

The National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA), on Thursday, delivered its verdict in the ongoing Narsingh Yadav doping case and cleared the wrestler to participate in 2016 Rio Olympics.

Narsingh Yadav's father stages protest, demands high-level inquiry into doping scandal
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Narsingh Yadav's father stages protest, demands high-level inquiry into doping scandal

The father of wrestler Narsingh Yadav and several of his supporters on Saturday staged a protest in front of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's parliamentary office in Varanasi at Ravindrapuri, demanding a high-level inquiry into the doping scandal.

No end to Narsingh Yadav doping saga: NADA defers verdict again after hearing
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No end to Narsingh Yadav doping saga: NADA defers verdict again after hearing

The suspense over wrestler Narsingh Yadav's Olympic participation was prolonged further on Thursday after the National Anti-Doping Agency deferred its final verdict on the doping scandal surrounding him to Saturday or Monday at the end of a two-day hearing in New Delhi.

Inderjeet Singh's 29 June sample is clean: Sources
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Inderjeet Singh's 29 June sample is clean: Sources

The dope sample of shot putter Inderjeet Singh taken on June 29 during National Inter-State Athletics Championships in Hyderabad has returned clean but the case relating to his earlier A sample which came out positive still stands, according to sources.

Narsingh Yadav and his lawyers happy with proceedings at the NADA Panel hearing: WFI
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Narsingh Yadav and his lawyers happy with proceedings at the NADA Panel hearing: WFI

Narsingh Yadav's chances of representing India at the upcoming Olympics might have diminished further after a second failed dope test but the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) is still hopeful of a favourable verdict by the NADA panel, saying that his lawyers, on Wednesday, presented a strong case.