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Sports Ministry adds 107 athletes to TOPS list for 2018 Commonwealth and Asian Games
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Sports Ministry adds 107 athletes to TOPS list for 2018 Commonwealth and Asian Games

Interestingly, the TOPS list drawn for the 2020 Olympics included only young shuttler Lakshya Sen, track and field athletes Lilli Das, Sanjivani Jadhav and Tejaswin Shanker.

MC Mary Kom says she never sought Shiva Thapa's ouster from Target Olympic Podium Scheme
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MC Mary Kom says she never sought Shiva Thapa's ouster from Target Olympic Podium Scheme

Reacting to a report that she had sought Thapa's removal from TOPS, Mary Kom issued a statement to deny having made any such remark at the meeting which took place on Friday.

Abhinav Bindra interview: It was time to move on, and I'm at peace post-retirement
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Abhinav Bindra interview: It was time to move on, and I'm at peace post-retirement

“In an ideal world, I’d love all sports to be supported equally. But are we living in an ideal world?” reflected Abhinav Bindra in an interview

Dutee Chand, like PT Usha in 1998, didn’t have proper shoes till days before Rio Olympics
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Dutee Chand, like PT Usha in 1998, didn’t have proper shoes till days before Rio Olympics

Indian sprinter Dutee Chand ran 100 metres at the Rio Olympics 2016 with spikes (running shoes) sent from Germany by a Good Samaritan just four days before her event!

Inderjeet Singh's Rio Olympics hopes virtually over after 'B' sample returns positive
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Inderjeet Singh's Rio Olympics hopes virtually over after 'B' sample returns positive

Shot putter Inderjeet Singh's confirmatory B sample also returned positive for banned substances, virtually ending his hopes to compete in the Rio Olympics.

Inderjeet Singh cries foul after failed dope test, claims his sample was tampered
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Inderjeet Singh cries foul after failed dope test, claims his sample was tampered

India's Rio Olympics build-up was rocked by another dope scandal after shot putter Inderjeet Singh tested positive for a banned substance but alleged that his sample has been tampered with.