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The agony of being Dutee Chand: India's record-breaking sprinter lives on with scars of sexual identity crisis
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The agony of being Dutee Chand: India's record-breaking sprinter lives on with scars of sexual identity crisis

From the fight at the court, scars do remain. Dutee Chand's aloofness points to the fact. It’s also a sign of courage, strength that you can throw anything at me but I will get up and be on track; ticking of those seconds. In the end she says, “I am happy a lot of nations supported me in my fight and I promise I won’t give up.” Dutee Chand is a woman who doesn’t intend giving up easily.

Hima Das steals show at National Senior Athletics Championships, wins gold in 200m to book Asian Games 2018 ticket
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Hima Das steals show at National Senior Athletics Championships, wins gold in 200m to book Asian Games 2018 ticket

Hima Das lived up to her fast-rising sprint star status as she pocketed the gold in women's 200m race in a meet record-equalling time of 23.10 seconds.

Dutee Chand breaches Asian Games qualifying marks at National Inter State Senior Athletics Championships
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Dutee Chand breaches Asian Games qualifying marks at National Inter State Senior Athletics Championships

Dutee Chand, who recently fought and won a 'gender' case against the international federation at the Court of Arbitration for Sports, clocked 23:46 seconds in one of the heats to qualify for the final round of the women's 200m race, which placed her in contention for an Asian Games berth.

Odisha’s move to sponsor Indian hockey team sets right precedent for states to back national teams
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Odisha’s move to sponsor Indian hockey team sets right precedent for states to back national teams

Popularising a sport like hockey that has such an impact on Indian Olympic history also needs to be applauded.

Asian Athletics Championships: G Lakshmanan, Neeraj Chopra help India top medal tally on final day
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Asian Athletics Championships: G Lakshmanan, Neeraj Chopra help India top medal tally on final day

Indian athletes, including G Lakshmanan and Neeraj Chopra, clinched five gold medals on the final day to top the medal tally for first time in the history of Asian Athletics Championships, pushing China to second spot.

Asian Athletics Championships: Anu Raghavan proves a point with silver, Sudha Singh secures gold
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Asian Athletics Championships: Anu Raghavan proves a point with silver, Sudha Singh secures gold

A year ago, Anu Raghavan had thoughts about quitting athletics. But she hung on, turned her focus to the 400m hurdles and a year later; here she is, bagging silver at the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships. Time is a healer, they say.

Asian Athletics Championship Day 3 wrap: Sudha Singh's gold, four other medals maintain India's top spot
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Asian Athletics Championship Day 3 wrap: Sudha Singh's gold, four other medals maintain India's top spot

Along with Sudha Singh's gold in steeplechase, Anu Raghavan's silver in women's 400m hurdles, while woman triple jumper NV Sheena, men's 400m hurdler Jabir MP and the women's 4x100m relay team grabbed a bronze.

Asian Athletics Championship, Day 2 events: Sudha Singh in Women's Steeplechase final, India's relay teams and more
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Asian Athletics Championship, Day 2 events: Sudha Singh in Women's Steeplechase final, India's relay teams and more

Indian 4x100m women's relay team which will feature crowd favourite Dutee Chand and Olympian Srabani Nanda will be in action in the final along with Sudha Singh who will vie for a medal in the women's 3000m steeplechase final.

Federation Cup: Nirmala Devi, Nayana James show there is more to Indian athletics than the Dutee Chands
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Federation Cup: Nirmala Devi, Nayana James show there is more to Indian athletics than the Dutee Chands

Nirmala Devi set fire to the track as she paced herself brilliantly and with 100 metres to go, just kicked in another gear to break the 400 metres meet record.

Vijay Goel’s latest gem: ‘Upgrades’ India’s Rio Olympics haul calling Sindhu, Sakshi gold medallists
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Vijay Goel’s latest gem: ‘Upgrades’ India’s Rio Olympics haul calling Sindhu, Sakshi gold medallists

Sports minister Vijay Goel spoke to mediapersons on Sunday, and referred to PV Sindhu and Sakshi Malik, silver and bronze medal winning athletes respectively at the Rio Olympics 2016, as "gold medalists"

Rio Olympics 2016 highlights Day 11: PV Sindhu beats Wang Yihan to enter semis
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Rio Olympics 2016 highlights Day 11: PV Sindhu beats Wang Yihan to enter semis

Catch all the Live updates from Day 11 of Rio Olympics 2016 as India's PV Sindhu and Hardeep Singh will be in action

Rio Olympics 2016: Seema Punia out of contention after finishing 20th in discus throw qualification
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Rio Olympics 2016: Seema Punia out of contention after finishing 20th in discus throw qualification

India's Seema Punia failed to qualify for the final round of women's discus throw competition at the Rio Olympics after finishing 20th with a modest throw of 57.58m under tough playing conditions.

Rio Olympics 2016, day 10 highlights: PV Sindhu, K Srikanth keep India's hopes alive
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Rio Olympics 2016, day 10 highlights: PV Sindhu, K Srikanth keep India's hopes alive

India's day 10 of the Rio Olympics 2016 was similar to the week gone by with several ousters and some silver linings.

Rio Olympics 2016, day 10 highlights: Seema Punia fails to qualify, PV Sindhu into QF
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Rio Olympics 2016, day 10 highlights: Seema Punia fails to qualify, PV Sindhu into QF

Catch all the Live updates from Day 10 of Rio Olympics 2016 as India's medal hopes are largely pinned on Vikas Krishan, Lalita Babar, Kidambi Srikanth and PV Sindhu

Rio Olympics 2016: Vijay Goel messes up again, mistakes Dutee Chand for Srabani Nanda
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Rio Olympics 2016: Vijay Goel messes up again, mistakes Dutee Chand for Srabani Nanda

Vijay Goel embarrassed himself yet again when he wished Srabani Nanda for her event in the Rio Olympics 2016 on social media, using the image of Dutee Chand

Rio Olympics 2016: Satisfied with the finish but not with the timing, says Lalita Babar
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Rio Olympics 2016: Satisfied with the finish but not with the timing, says Lalita Babar

Lalita Babar feels she could have bettered her timing after the long distance Indian runner capped her fairy-tale journey in the Rio Olympics with a top-10 finish in the 3000m steeplechase final.

Rio Olympics 2016 schedule, day 10: Vikas Krishan’s crucial bout; Sindhu, Srikanth in action
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Rio Olympics 2016 schedule, day 10: Vikas Krishan’s crucial bout; Sindhu, Srikanth in action

Day ten of the Rio Olympics 2016 will see Indians in action across four sports – athletics, boxing, badminton and wrestling.

Road to Rio: Sprinter Srabani Nanda's Olympic hopes rest on a perfect performance
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Road to Rio: Sprinter Srabani Nanda's Olympic hopes rest on a perfect performance

26-year old Srabani Nanda from Orissa is a 100m, 200m and 4x100m Indian sprinter and qualified for the 200m and 4x100m relay for the Rio Olympics.

Odisha govt declares incentive for Olympic bound Dutee Chand and other state players
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Odisha govt declares incentive for Olympic bound Dutee Chand and other state players

In a bid to boost morale of the Rio Olympic bound athletes from the state, Odisha Government announced Rs 60 lakh special incentive for the six participants

India's 4x100m women's relay team sets national record at the Kazakhstan Athletics Championships
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India's 4x100m women's relay team sets national record at the Kazakhstan Athletics Championships

The Indian 4x100m women's relay team created a new national record at the Kazakhstan National Athletics Championships, clocking 43.42sec in Almaty on Monday.