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Thursday, Sep 19, 2019
Navneet Singh

Navneet Singh


Navneet Singh, who has been a journalist for 15 years, is part of the Delhi sports team and writes on Olympic sports, particularly athletics and doping. .

articles by Navneet Singh (624 results)
Sep 18, 2019 09:56
The spotlight will be on Both Mirabai Chanu and Jeremy Lalrinnunga when World Weightlifting Championships kick off in Pattya, Thailand from September 18. read more
Sep 16, 2019 09:42
Late last month, Vaid finished one of the toughest endurance events in the world – the Enduroman triathlon – in a world record time of 50 hours, 24 minutes. read more
Sep 16, 2019 09:14
Although Dipa Karmakar’s impressive showing in the 2016 Rio Olympics shone a light on Indian gymnastics, uncertainty has ruled the sport since the sports ministry derecognised the federation because of factionalism. read more
Sep 02, 2019 05:28
SAI’s team division in its administrative sanction on August 26 also mentioned that IOA should inform state Olympic units so that all Tokyo hopefuls can take part in the trials. read more
Aug 27, 2019 23:31
Ramana, a former international volleyball player, said that Sindhu’s improved fitness regimen was key to the way she pulled off high-intensity performances over the five days of the championship in Basel. read more
Aug 24, 2019 01:20
Eleven years ago, India had got the WADA approval for its own National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) and subsequently in 2008, NDTL, based here, got the WADA accreditation. read more
Aug 12, 2019 05:09
VICIOUS CYCLE: With cricket coming under the national anti-doping body, a look at the fight against drug use in Indian sports, and why junior athletes are falling prey read more
Aug 12, 2019 04:58
With WADA announcing in May that revised International Standard for Laboratories (ISL) will come into effect from November this year, NDTL has already begun the process of upgrading its equipment. read more
Aug 02, 2019 00:10
A stock-taking reveals that despite advanced training in Antalya, Turkey, no positives emerged at the World Relays in Yokohama. read more
Jul 24, 2019 09:06
Johnson set the national record of 3:37.62 sec — also his personal best — at the Next Generation Meet in the Dutch city of Nijmegen in June, erasing the previous best of 3:37.86 sec posted during the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. read more
Jul 19, 2019 23:56
The menace of overage athletes is fast overshadowing even doping cases, if numbers disclosed at the Athletics Federation of India’s AGM here on Friday are any indication read more
Jul 17, 2019 21:23
Jeremy Lalrinnunga, the 2018 Youth Olympic champion, weighs in at 64kg, but set the youth world record in snatch with a lift of 136kg earlier this month at the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship in Apia, Samoa. read more
Jun 26, 2019 11:09
“We are already very late. The preparations (for Tokyo) should have started in 2015. But here we are still waiting for the roadmap for the Games,” says Rai, who recently achieved Olympic qualification in recurve, along with Atanu Das and Pravin Jadhav,... read more
Jun 22, 2019 21:13
Jadhav, 23, the youngest of the three member national men’s recurve team—Tarundeep Rai and Atanu Das are the other two—won the 2020 Tokyo Olympic berth and also a team silver. read more
May 29, 2019 08:48
As per standard procedure, a copy of each and every dope violation is sent to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) headquarters in Montreal and the sport’s international body—in this case the International Weightlifting Federation. read more