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Mirabai Chanu: The new poster girl of Indian sport
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Mirabai Chanu: The new poster girl of Indian sport

Here comes weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu. She is among the new breed of sportspersons from a tiny state, Manipur, which has a population less than three million. Chanu is the world champion in the 48 kilogram category, only the second Indian woman to win ... Sify, 1 month ago

Kiwi transgender nails a medal

A transgender weightlifter from New Zealand and an Iranian returning from an eight-year doping ban both won silver medals at the World Championships on the final day, which also witnessed two world records for Georgian Lasha Talakhadze. Laurel Hubbard, 39, ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago Kiwi transgender lifter bids for gold at worlds  Deccan Herald1 month ago

Kunjarani's presence in anti-doping panel stirs debate

The fresh panels for the National Anti-Doping Agency, approved by the Sports Minister, includes the name of weightlifter Kunjarani Devi who had served a six-month suspension for a doping violation in 2001. Kunjaranis name figures in the Anti-Doping ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago

Sunil Elangbam nominated as referee examiner

Indian Weightlifting Association has nominated Sunil Elangbam, general secretary, Manipur Weightlifting Association and International Category I Referee International Weightlifting Federation as examiner of National Category 2 Referee Examination for the ...
 E Pao!1 month ago

Anil Khanna to head IOA Finance Commission

Senior sports administrator Anil Khanna was today named Chairman of the Finance Commission of the Indian Olympic Association, which also formed a four- member advisory committee.The IOA also formed a Medical Commission and Games Technical Conduct Committee ...
 Business Standard1 week ago
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From zero to hero: World champion Chanu's amazing comeback!

'I was really low after the Olympics. It took me a lot of time to get over the disappointment. I even thought of giving up the sport and stop training.' IMAGE: Mirabai Chanu attempts a lift on her way to win the gold medal in women’s 48kg category at the World Weightlifting Championships in Anaheim. Photograph: PTI Newly-crowned weightlifting world champion Saikhom Mirabai Chanu says she thought of quitting the sport after receiving flak for her failure to win a medal at the Rio ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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'India can produce 100 Usain Bolts'

Sports Ministry to introduce 'transparent' National Sports Code IMAGE: Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore. Photograph: PTI Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore was his optimistic self as the reckoned that India has the potential to produce 100 Usain Bolts if everyone comes together and pitches in to change the country's sports culture. Rathore spoke about the various efforts being made by the government to improve the selection process at the school level, such as the ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Sports shorts: Croatia, Switzerland seal World Cup spots  Rediff.com2 months ago
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IOC bans Russia from 2018 Winter Olympics over systematic doping, clean athletes can play under neutral flag

Russia has been banned from the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics after the IOC found evidence of an "unprecedented systematic manipulation" of the anti-doping system that has led to a series of bans for the country's athletes in recent months. The ...
 DNA1 month ago Russia banned from 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics  Rediff.com1 month ago
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