National Sports Awards 2020: Dutee Chand says Arjuna nomination will motivate her to breach Olympic qualification mark
Dutee featured in the Rio Olympics by breaching the qualifying standard of 11.32 seconds but this time the mark is 11.15 seconds.
National Sports Awards 2020: Rohit Sharma, Vinesh Phogat among five athletes to receive Khel Ratna; 29 finalised for Arjuna Award
This is the first time in the history of awards that five athletes have been recommended for the Khel Ratna, with the final decision resting on sports minister Kiren Rijiju
National Sports Awards 2020: From Neeraj Chopra to Manika Batra, all the sports stars nominated for Khel Ratna, Arjuna Award
Here's a list of athletes who have been nominated so far for National Sports Awards in the Khel Ratna and Arjuna Award categories
Coronavirus Outbreak: Dutee Chand lone athlete to resume outdoor training, says it will take two months to get her body in 'full speed'
The 24-year-old Dutee began outdoor training on Monday after the Odisha government gave permission as per relaxed guidelines for COVID-19 lockdown's fourth phase
Coronavirus Outbreak: Sprinter Dutee Chand distributes 1000 food packets in her village amid lockdown
Dutee took special passes from the authorities in the state capital and took her Mahindra XUV, donated to her by Anand Mahindra in 2016, to her village Chaka Gopalpur in Jajpur district of Odisha.
Eight-month suspension of Tokyo Olympics 2020 qualification period big blow for Indian athletes, says coach Radhakrishnan Nair
World Athletics on Tuesday suspended the qualification period for the Tokyo Games from 6 April to 30 November, 2020, following consultation with its Athletes' Commission, continental association presidents and the Council
Pragyan Ojha says strange to see people questioning those who are donating for fight against COVID-19
With the coronavirus outbreak leaving the world in disarray, sportspersons across the globe have come forward and made donations to fight this rapidly-spreading disease.
Indian sports, athletes feel impact of coronavirus in Olympic year; shooting world cup postponed, Sports Authority of India on alert
India's top athletes such as PV Sindhu and Bajrang Punia spoke about the adverse impact that the coronavirus crisis has had on their Olympic preparations
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Coronavirus affecting preparations, but Indian athletes hopeful of Games being on time
The novel coronavirus outbreak has affected their Olympic preparations but India's top athletes like PV Sindhu and Bajrang Punia say they are optimistic about the quadrennial event going ahead as scheduled despite the current health crisis.
Khelo India University Games 2020: Dutee Chand wins second gold medal of tournament after finishing top in 200m final
24-year-old Dutee Chand, who is representing Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, clinched the gold medal with a timing of 23.66 seconds
India's fastest woman Dutee Chand clinched gold in 100m dash while long distance runner Narendra Pratap Singh bagged his second title at Khelo India University Games on Saturday.
Narendra Modi inaugurates Khelo India University Games, says event marks next step in country's sporting revolution
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the first-ever Khelo India University Games in Cuttack on Saturday and said the event marks the next step in the country's sporting revolution
Star wrestler Vinesh Phogat, badminton queen PV Sindhu and boxing great MC Mary Kom will compete for the inaugural BBC Indian sportswoman of the year award after being nominated for the honour with two other athletes.
Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2019: Carmelita Jeter says Indian athletics needs more prominent coaches to produce world-class athletes
India can certainly produce world-class athletes that can compete with the very best in the world of athletics, but only if the proper coaching setup is provided, feels American sprint legend Carmelita Jeter.
Chand also shattered the 100m national record with a time of 11.22 seconds during the semi-finals on way to the gold medal in Ranchi.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Neeraj Chopra, Dutee Chand among athletes included in AFI's list of national campers
Star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, quarter-miler Hima Das and sprinter Dutee Chand figured among the list of national campers named by the Athletics Federation of India for the period up to the Tokyo Olympics next year.
National Open Athletics Championships: Dutee Chand finishes season with 200m gold to complete sprint double
Having set a national record in the 100m on Friday, Dutee added the half-lapper gold to her collection, showing her challenger Archana Suseendran (23.41) a clean pair of heels.
National Open Athletics Championships: Dutee Chand smashes her own national record in 100m sprint, claims gold
A fortnight after failing to reach 100m semis at the World Championships in Doha, the 23-year-old surpassed her previous timing of 11.26s which she had set at the Asian Championships in April this year.
World Athletics Championships 2019: India mixed 4x400m relay team enters final; Dutee Chand disappoints in 100m heats
The Indian mixed 4x400m relay team qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after reaching the finals in the World Championships at Doha on Saturday.
Running in the inside lane in heat number 3, Dutee Chand lagged behind in the final few metres to finish seventh and 37th overall among 47 competitors to crash out of the championships.