Jharkhand  /  Published 21.04.21

Free vaccine for state athletes

Following union government’s announcement to allow vaccination for all above 18 years of age from May 1,  Jharkhand Athletics Association (JAA) has decided to fund the vaccinatio...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.04.21

This special student does his job sans fuss

From leading a pack of special athletes and helping them cross busy roads to coordinating daily sports drills, N. Sai Krishna is a guide and sports coach despite being intellectually challenged. ...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshdepur

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.03.21

Septuagenarian eyes national meet

At 71, Avtar Singh is gearing up  to make an impression at the inaugural National Veterans Sports & Games Championship Khel Mahakumbh to be held at Nashik, Maharashtra from April 8 to 11. Th...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshdepur

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.03.21

Special athlete misses national camp

Special athlete Rakesh Bagh's luck seems to be running out when he needs it the most. The 24-year-old, a resident of city's Sitaramdera locality, could not join his mates Sital Sikka (East Si...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.02.21

Olympics: 3 in race walking

Two men from Haryana and an Uttar Pradesh woman qualified for this year’s Tokyo Olympics in the race walking event on Saturday after they sealed top slots in the 20km category. They sealed the ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


Jharkhand  /  Published 11.02.21

Fresh gear for special athletes

Old scooter tyres seem to have effectively replaced the usual medicine balls when it comes to building strength for the intellectually impaired for a newly-introduced sports discipline. Special athle...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshdepur

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.01.21

Arjun Tudu is cross country leader

National medalist Arjun Tudu will lead a 19-member East Singhbhum district team in the 12th Jharkhand State Cross Country Championship, the squad announced on Thursday. The event will be held in Deog...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshdepur

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.10.20

Diyas made by the intellectually impaired

The diyas – in various shapes and sizes, the most unique being the turtles – are a hit among people from Jamshedpur and Ranchi. The diyas invariably get exhausted much before Diwali. The d...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Health  /  Published 09.09.20

Elite guard

If you are an athlete, you may gain greater immunity from a flu shot than people who are less active, according to two complementary and timely new studies of exercise and vaccinations. The two studie...
By Gretchen Reynolds

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.06.20

SOB sanctions Rs 20,000 for former special athlete

Special Olympics Bharat (SOB) sanctioned Rs 20,000 for former special athlete Sanjeev Kumar Das on Tuesday.Das, who is now in Delhi with his wife Vibha and mother-in-law, had earlier appealed to Speci...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur


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