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Aug 06, 2017
IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Almaz Ayana scripts stunning 10,000m gold victory by 46 secondsOlympic champion Almaz Ayana of Ethiopia produced an extraordinary display in her first race of the season winning the world 10,000 metres title by almost a minute on Saturday.
Jul 30, 2017
FINA World Championships: Caeleb Dressel wants to avoid comparisons with 'greats' Mark Spitz, Michael PhelpsCaeleb Dressel says comparisons with US swim legends Michael Phelps and Mark Spitz are premature even though he stands on the verge of matching their historic feats.
Jul 25, 2017
IAAF World Championships 2017: Reigning long jump champion Greg Rutherford ruled out due to ankle injuryBritain's Greg Rutherford has been ruled out of the World Championships in London after the defending long jump champion suffered an ankle injury.
May 10, 2017
Asian Wrestling Championship: Vinesh Phogat on overcoming pain, self-doubt ahead of international comebackVinesh Phogat talks to Firstpost about overcoming pain, self-doubt and helplessness in the aftermath of the serious injury she sustained at Rio Olympics.
Apr 09, 2017
At the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics, why the Refugee Team represented a major triumphAt the 2016 Rio summer Olympics, apart from all the stories about sporting prowess, achievement, talent, struggle, victory and loss, the refugee team's was one that was perhaps the most remarkable yet
Mar 18, 2017
Abhinav Bindra says India should forget about 2020 Olympics and start working for 2024 GamesStressing on the need to put systems in place, India's lone Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra on Friday said the country should forget about 2020 Games and instead start working for 2024 and beyond.
Mar 04, 2017
Sakshi Malik slams Haryana government over failure to fulfil promises made after Rio Olympics bronze"Announcements made by Haryana Government after my OLYMPIC MEDAL win were for MEDIA ONLY?" Rio Olympics bronze medallist Sakshi Malik tweeted.
Feb 19, 2017
Mo Farah closes out indoor track career by setting new European record at British Grand PrixMo Farah marked his final race indoors by winning the 5,000 metres at the Birmingham Grand Prix on Saturday in a new European record time of 13 minutes 9.16 seconds.
Jan 30, 2017
Paralympian Devendra Jhajharia overwhelmed to have found a 'fan' in Abhinav BindraIndia's only para-athlete to win two Paralympics gold medals, Devendra Jhajharia is overwhelmed to have found a 'fan' in country's Olympic champion Abhinav Bindra, which he feels would have motivated him to go for his second yellow metal at the upcoming World Championships.
Dec 28, 2016
Year in Review 2016: Chaotic season for women's tennis saw Angelique Kerber emerge as a starThe 2016 season turned out to be a tumultuous one for women's tennis with plenty of shock exits and unexpected results. Here's a look back at the year that was.