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PV Sindhu confident more women will win medal for country in future, says 'hard work is key to success'
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PV Sindhu confident more women will win medal for country in future, says 'hard work is key to success'

India's champion shuttler PV Sindhu feels more women will win medals for the country in future. Sindhu recently won the BBC Indian Sportswoman of the Year 2019.

Indian Sports Honours annual ceremony to be held in Mumbai on Friday; top performers in 17 sports to be felicitated
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Indian Sports Honours annual ceremony to be held in Mumbai on Friday; top performers in 17 sports to be felicitated

The winners of 11 categories were decided by ISH Jury members comprising of Pullela Gopichand, Abhinav Bindra, Sardar Singh, Mahesh Bhupathi, PT Usha and Anjali Bhagwat

India's sprint legend PT Usha honoured with Vetran Pin by IAAF in recognition of her contribution to sport
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India's sprint legend PT Usha honoured with Vetran Pin by IAAF in recognition of her contribution to sport

PT Usha was on Wednesday presented the Veteran Pin by IAAF chief Sebastian Coe during the 52nd Congress of the athletics body.

PT Usha appointed Athletes Commission member of Asian Athletics Association; former sprinter calls it 'great honour '
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PT Usha appointed Athletes Commission member of Asian Athletics Association; former sprinter calls it 'great honour '

The 55-year-old Usha, who was the leading sprinter of her time in Asia, will be one of the six members of the AAA Athletes Commission, to be headed by 1992 Olympics gold medallist hammer thrower Andrey Abduvaliyev of Uzbekistan.

Asian Games 2018: India's sprinter Dutee Chand says she cherishes 100m silver more than her 200m win
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Asian Games 2018: India's sprinter Dutee Chand says she cherishes 100m silver more than her 200m win

With the double, Dutee joined her illustrious compatriots such as PT Usha in the list of athletes, who have won more than one medal at the Asian Games.

Asian Games 2018: Powered by PT Usha's pep talk, Jinson Johnson sets aside 800m disappointment to take 1500m gold
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Asian Games 2018: Powered by PT Usha's pep talk, Jinson Johnson sets aside 800m disappointment to take 1500m gold

Jinson Johnson's pride and self-confidence restored after Usha’s uplifting words, he went about constructing his 1500m triumph after losing gold in the 800m event to compatriot Manjit Singh.

Asian Games 2018: Double silver medalist Dutee Chand fearful of future, says could be made to 'suffer' again
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Asian Games 2018: Double silver medalist Dutee Chand fearful of future, says could be made to 'suffer' again

Dutee Chand won a court battle for her right to compete with her hormonal imbalance, and has achieved silvers in Jakarta in both the 100m and 200m – only the second Indian woman ever to do so, after sprint queen PT Usha.

Asian Games 2018: Hima Das' determination and belief in silver medal win draws her level with gold medallist Salwa Eid Naser
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Asian Games 2018: Hima Das' determination and belief in silver medal win draws her level with gold medallist Salwa Eid Naser

In Hima Das, there is a determination, a belief. She does have the contours of an unhewn rock. Yet, she is an athlete for the big occasion, the athlete with an extra dimension, fearless and not easily intimidated.

Asian Games 2018: Silver medallist Tintu Luka pulls out of confirmatory trials, out of marquee event
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Asian Games 2018: Silver medallist Tintu Luka pulls out of confirmatory trials, out of marquee event

Luka's mentor and sprint legend PT Usha has written to the AFI, saying that her ward will not be able to take part in the confirmatory trial as she has not recovered from her heel injury

Hima Das needs timely intervention of Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, not just a shower of awards and goodies
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Hima Das needs timely intervention of Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, not just a shower of awards and goodies

Hima Das deserves a shot at fame and fortune. If she succeeds she could be the flag bearer of Indian athletes’ aspirations. And there is no better system than the NCAA to make it happen.

Asian Games 2018: Neeraj Chopra, Seema Antil named in India's 53-member athletics squad
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Asian Games 2018: Neeraj Chopra, Seema Antil named in India's 53-member athletics squad

Neeraj and Seema were exempted from the just-concluded National Interstate Athletics Championships in Guwahati but they have been asked to undergo a confirmatory trial on 15 August.

Asian Games 2018: Dutee Chand, Sudha Singh book berth in mega event; Javelin thrower Shivpal Singh qualifies
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Asian Games 2018: Dutee Chand, Sudha Singh book berth in mega event; Javelin thrower Shivpal Singh qualifies

The 23-year-old from Varanasi is expected to be named in the Indian team for the Asian Games on June 30 along with star athlete Neeraj Chopra who has been exempted from taking part in this meet which serves as the final selection trial to pick the Indian track and field team.

Neeraj Chopra sets sights on breaking India's Olympic track-and-field duck at Tokyo Games in 2020
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Neeraj Chopra sets sights on breaking India's Olympic track-and-field duck at Tokyo Games in 2020

"The main aim is to win an Olympic medal. I can’t even imagine what that would mean to track-and-field in the country," said Neeraj Chopra.

Neeraj Chopra recommended for Khel Ratna, Arjuna Award; PT Usha nominated for Dronacharya Award
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Neeraj Chopra recommended for Khel Ratna, Arjuna Award; PT Usha nominated for Dronacharya Award

Neeraj Chopra became only the fifth Indian athlete to have won a track and field gold medal at the Commonwealth Games after throwing 86.47m.

Bhaichung Bhutia, PT Usha and other sporting stalwarts laud government's 'Khelo India' initiative
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Bhaichung Bhutia, PT Usha and other sporting stalwarts laud government's 'Khelo India' initiative

Bhutia said, "The pyramid structure of Khelo India will have a strong and lasting impact at the grassroots level. It is important that we reach out to the kids and encourage them to go out and play."

FIH chief Narinder Batra set to be elected as the president of Indian Olympic Association
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FIH chief Narinder Batra set to be elected as the president of Indian Olympic Association

International Hockey Federation (FIH) chief Narinder Batra is set to be elected as the president of Indian Olympic Association (IOA) during its Annual General Body Meeting, in New Delhi on Thursday.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Pistol shooter Heena Sidhu peaking at right time, reckons Anjali Bhagwat
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Pistol shooter Heena Sidhu peaking at right time, reckons Anjali Bhagwat

Heena clinched the women's air pistol at the Commonwealth Shooting championships in Brisbane to add to her three gold medals in the mixed air pistol, including the World Cup Final last week.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Dutee Chand, Muhammed Anas disappoint with under-par outings
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Dutee Chand, Muhammed Anas disappoint with under-par outings

Dutee Chand got off to a bad start and finished the 100 metres heat with an embarrassing timing of 12.07 seconds

Virender Sehwag named in Khel Ratna, Arjuna Award committee; P Gopichand to pick Dronacharya awardees
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Virender Sehwag named in Khel Ratna, Arjuna Award committee; P Gopichand to pick Dronacharya awardees

The Arjuna Award Committee will be headed by Justice (retired) CK Thakkar and will meet on 3 August to select this year's awardees.

Pullela Gopichand suggests setting up a 24x7 helpline for athletes to avoid doping in sports
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Pullela Gopichand suggests setting up a 24x7 helpline for athletes to avoid doping in sports

Gopichand came up with the suggestion during the sixth meeting of the All India Council of Sports (AICS) chaired by Vijay Kumar Malhotra.