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I was born as an athlete after 2008 Commonwealth Youth Games in India: Semenya
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I was born as an athlete after 2008 Commonwealth Youth Games i...

The double Olympic gold medals and three world championship titles have already made Caster Semenya a legend in world athletics, but the South African middle distance runner rates the yellow metal won at the 2008 Commonwealth Youth Games in Pune higher in her ... Business Standard, 3 weeks ago

Sports Shorts: CWG participation of two Indian jumpers uncertain

A summary of sports events and sports persons, who made news on Wednesday IMAGE: 'Borobi' the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games mascot (Image used for representational purposes). Photograph: Jason O'Brien/Getty Images The participation of track and field athletes, S Sreeshankar and Siddharth Yadav at the Commonwealth Games remains doubtful as their names were sent after the deadline even as the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) has requested the organisers to allow the duo to compete.
 Rediff.com1 day ago

No fun rides for officials, says ministry

Wary of controversy, the Sports ministry will not allow family members of any athlete to travel with the Indian contingent for the Commonwealth Games and will also put a stop to officials "fun rides". The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has forwarded a list ...
 Deccan Herald1 day ago

Saina Mirza, Saina Nehwal among recipients of Zee News Fairplay Awards for sportswomen

Indian women have been scaling new heights in the field of sports and brought laurels to the country in the last few years. The ZEE News FAIRPLAY - a special day for women achievers in the field of sports - has recognised and honoured the special achievement ...
 DNA1 day ago

Tainted but celebrated Seema eyes perfect end to CWG career

'It is going to be my fourth CWG and I am confident I can win a medal' 'I want to keep going at least till 2020 Olympics. I am not finished yet' IMAGE: Seema Punia of India in action. Photograph: PTI Photos A dope-tainted past she might have but Seema Punia would once again be one of India's strongest bets for a medal when she hurls the discus one last time at the Commonwealth Games next month.   Seema has been the most decorated Indian track and field athlete in the Commonwealth Games ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago

Here's how Navjot Kaur's family celebrated her Asian Wrestling Championships gold medal triumph

Celebrations on Saturday broke out at the home of wrestler Navjot Kaur who scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman grappler to win a gold in a Senior Asian Wrestling Championships in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. 28-year-old Navjot, native of Tarn Taran ...
 DNA2 weeks ago

Why Sheila Dikshit was 'saddened' by CWG probe

'An event that should have made India proud was being perceived entirely as a money-making enterprise, resting on malpractices and without any benefits whatsoever for the Capital and its people.'An exclusive excerpt from Sheila Dikshit's memoir Citizen Delhi: My Times, My Life. IMAGE: Then Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit, 2010 Commonwealth Games Federation President Michael Fennell, then Congress MP and Union minister Praneet Kaur and Suresh Kalmadi, then president of the Indian Olympic ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

The farmer's son and India's big boxing hope

Manish Kaushik has announced his arrival on the senior scene in grand fashion.Laxmi Negi reports. IMAGE: Manish Kaushik, left, celebrates after upstaging the Philippines' Charlie Suarez at the India Open boxing tournament. Photograph: Kind courtesy Manish Kaushik/Facebook In the 2017 Nationals, Manish Kaushik was named the 'most promising boxer'. Now, the 23 year old has delivered. And how! In the India Open, the southpaw caused a huge upset by beating two Olympians: Rio Olympian Charlie Suarez ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

India Open: Mary Kom, Basumatary, Borgohain win gold

Powerhouses Cuba and Uzbekistan halt Indian men's charge IMAGE: M C Mary Kom was among five Indian women to win gold. Photograph: Getty Images M C Mary Kom struck gold in the women's category but India’s men were denied a complete sweep by traditional powerhouses Cuba and Uzbekistan on an exciting final day of the India Open boxing tournament, in Delhi, on Thursday. Mary Kom (48kg) got the better of Filipino Josie Gabuco 4-1 in a battle of attrition as the Indian women stole the ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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