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Sports  /  Published 19.07.22

Which sports have banned Russia?

Russia's invasion of Ukraine has prompted many sporting bodies to shut out Russian and Belarusian athletes from global events. DW looks at the bans, and in which sports athletes from both countrie...
By Stefan Nestler

Sports  /  Published 12.06.22

400m: Hima hints at return

Star sprinter Hima Das is not ruling out a return to 400m, an event which shot her to fame in 2018, and is hoping to make a comeback to the quartermile in the now-postponed Asian Games, which is likel...
By Philem Dipak Singh in Chennai

West Bengal  /  Published 14.05.22

Run to reach the stars

This year, Thami “just felt like” participating in the May Day run. Of the 121 runners who had enrolled, only 66 could complete the arduous run. Most of the runners were well equipped for...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

People  /  Published 30.04.22

I hope to see the Indian flag soaring high at the Olympics because of me: Hima Das

What advice would you have for young athletes across India who want to emulate your success? The one piece of advice that I’d like to give to my younger peers is that it’s not enough to j...
By Priyam Marik

Sports  /  Published 20.03.22

Yaroslava wins historic gold medal for Ukraine

Three weeks after fleeing her home in Dnipro, Yaroslava Mahuchikh won gold at the World Indoor Championships in Belgrade. Her victory came in the absence of Russia's Mariya Lasitskene. "This...
By Jonathan Harding

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Jharkhand  /  Published 11.12.21

Shocking: Special athlete Noorul no more

Noorul Hassan, a special athlete with intellectual disability and a student of School of Hope, Jamshedpur passed away at the Tata Main Hospital on Saturday morning. He represented India at the Specia...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

World  /  Published 03.08.21

Polish visa for Belarus athlete

A Belarusian athlete, who took refuge in the Polish embassy in Tokyo on Monday, a day after refusing her team’s orders to board a flight home from the Olympic Games, has been granted a humanitar...
By , Reuters in Tokyo

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.02.21

Veteran athlete gears up for nationals

Veteran athlete Achinto Pramanik is all set to zoom into the 39th Masters National Athletics Championship starting next month. The national meet is scheduled at Dalli Rajhara in Chhattisgarh bet...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Sports  /  Published 08.12.20

Anju Bobby George's stunning revelation

Olympian Anju Bobby George, who secured a historic bronze medal in the 2003 World Athletics Championship in Paris, on Monday said she achieved success and reached the top with a single kidney. In a t...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Kochi

Sports  /  Published 17.08.19

Dream come true for thrilled Swapna

For the first time since 2003, an athlete from Bengal has been nominated for the Arjuna Award. Soma Biswas had been conferred the Arjuna that year. On Saturday, heptathlete Swapna Barman has been name...
By Madhumita Ganguly in Calcutta


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