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 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 29.09.20

Mini javelin training for special athletes

He explained that since the event is new from the Special Olympics point of view, it would take time for his wards to get adjusted. “I had started the training process a week back by experimenti...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Sports  /  Published 19.03.20

Meets on hold, javelin throwers quarantined

The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) will not be able to conduct the two legs of the Indian Grand Prix, scheduled for Friday and March 25, respectively, at the Netaji Subhas Bose-National Institute...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 17.02.20

Banned for proxy test

The Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel (ADDP) of National Anti-Doping Agency (Nada) has banned Haryana’s Amit Dahiya for four years for sending a proxy to provide urine sample during the National Javeli...
By PTI in New Delhi


West Bengal  /  Published 21.06.19

Olympics come early to city school

The Tokyo Olympic Games are still a year away but hundreds of students of St Lawrence High School got a peek into the biggest show on earth on Thursday morning.A javelin thrower from the UK, nicknamed...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 29.01.20

87.86m throw a surprise: Neeraj Chopra

It was the second day of May last year. Athlete Neeraj Chopra decided to go under Dr Dinshaw Pardiwala’s scalpel in Mumbai to fix his right elbow. There was apprehension about his comeback as the su...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta


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