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Athletes
Sports  /  Published 09.01.20

Cardboard beds for Tokyo Village

Tokyo Olympic athletes beware — particularly larger ones. The bed frames in the Athletes Village at this year’s Olympics will be made of cardboard. Sturdy cardboard. “Those beds can stand up to...
By AP in Tokyo

Opinion  /  Published 30.12.19

Women athletes face a brittle fate

For some more than others, the journey towards success is riddled with obstacles. This is especially true in India, where disadvantaged communities — including women and religious minorities — hav...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.02.19

2 players under Special Olympics Jharkhand scanner

Jharkhand state commissioner for persons with disabilities Satish Chandra has directed Special Olympics Jharkhand to submit for scrutiny the certificates of two special athletes selected in the Indian...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Sports  /  Published 30.12.19

Margaret courts controversy

Australian tennis great Margaret Court has again condemned transgender athletes, while claiming the devil controlled the media and government, in fiery comments just weeks before she is honoured at th...
By Agencies in Melbourne

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.06.20

Former special athlete seeks financial aid

Former special athlete Sanjeev Kumar Das is presently experiencing a severe cash crunch. Das hails from Jamshedpur and is currently in need of treatment for his pregnant wife. He is in New Delhi now w...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpdur

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Jharkhand  /  Published 03.11.18

Minister-JOA spar over Goa event

Sportspersons find themselves at the centre of a slanging match between Jharkhand Olympic Association and the state government that has rejected JOA’s unilateral decision not to participate in next ...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 28.06.19

The misogyny and racism of athletics rules

Shannon Kim Wagner is Executive Director of `Women’s Strength Coalition`, a nonprofit whose mission is to build stronger communities through increased access to fitness, sport, and strength training...
By Shannon Kim Wagner

Opinion  /  Published 02.06.19

Why pick on women MPs for their clothing choices?

Sir — It is unfortunate that the actors-turned-members of parliament, Mimi Chakraborty and Nusrat Jahan, were trolled for their choice of attire after they posted pictures of their first day in Parl...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 29.05.19

Just did it: Nike's belated apology for gender bias

Apologies for and promises to put a stop to objectionable actions are praiseworthy, but are they not a little too late if they come only after years of discrimination have been exposed to the world? T...
By The Editorial Board

Arts  /  Published 11.01.19

Teeterboarders have 1.8 seconds mid-air to decide

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By Saloni Meghani


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