IMAGE: Devendra Jhajharia of India competes. Photograph: Ricardo Moraes /Reuters. India'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 motivated him to go for his second yellow metal at the upcoming World Championships. Jhajharia won his maiden Paralympic gold in Athens 2004, four years before Bindra became the only Indian individual Olympic gold medallist ... Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
More than 1,000 Russian athletes competing in summer, winter and paralytic sport were involved in or benefited from an institutional conspiracy to conceal positive doping tests, an independent WADA report said on Friday. The second and final part of the ...Reuters, 2 months ago More than 1,000 Russian athletes in 'institutionalised' doping Deccan Herald, 2 months ago Over 1000 Russian athletes benefited from 'state-sponsored doping': Report Sify, 2 months ago
Tokyo Olympic organisers on Wednesday called on the Japanese public to donate old smartphones and other old electronic devices to help make medals for the 2020 Games. In a push to give the Olympics an environmentally friendly hue, Tokyo's organising committee ...DNA, 3 weeks ago
It was a year which P V Sindhu made memorable for all Indians with a historic silver medal at the Rio Olympics and Sakshi Malik became the darling of the nation with her bronze medal in wrestling. Deepa Malik defied all odds to clinch a Paralympic medal at the Rio Games while Dipa Karmakar made Produnova a household name in India after her magical showing in Rio, finishing a close fourth. Virat Kohli lit up the cricketing field with his batting while Ravichandran Ashwin's spin sent the visiting ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
There were growing calls for Russia to be banned from the Winter Olympics and other major international events after the latest startling revelations of state-sponsored doping across Russian sport. Richard McLaren described on Friday how Russia "hijacked" ...Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
Meanwhile, The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday extended sanctions against Russia over doping until further notice. IMAGE: A view shows the logo at the The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) headquarters in Monaco. Photograph: Eric Gaillard/Reuters Three senior athletics officials have had their provisional suspension from the sport extended by the IAAF's Ethics Board as it continues its investigation into their alleged involvement in a suspected ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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