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Indian athletes at Tokyo Olympics inspire Anil Kapoor to sprint ‘back in action’(Instagram/anilskapoor)

Indian athletes at Tokyo Olympics inspire Anil Kapoor to sprint ‘back in action’

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2021 05:16 PM IST
  • ‘Inspired by our Indian athletes in Tokyo who are making the whole country proud’: Anil Kapoor gives a glimpse of his fitness routine as he hits the running tracks like wind and here’s why you too should add this simple exercise to your workout session | Watch

DREXSPORT supports aspiring Indian athletes

UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2020 05:39 PM IST
With the advent of COVID-19, people are now on tighter budgets globally but DREXSPORT wants to proudly support India and her aspiring athletes.
James Teagle and Diego Mentrida photographed at the finish line.(Instagram/@james_teagle)
James Teagle and Diego Mentrida photographed at the finish line.(Instagram/@james_teagle)

Athlete slows down so competitor can win. Reason behind gesture is winning praise

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amrita Kohli
PUBLISHED ON SEP 21, 2020 04:24 PM IST
A video of the moment has since gone all kinds of viral.
Representative image.(REUTERS)
Representative image.(REUTERS)

WADA reprieve for four Indian athletes

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2020 10:02 PM IST
Though the suspension period expired last month, WADA is yet to give the green signal to the Indian lab and the recent discrepancy will only add to its woes.
Representational image.(PTI)
Representational image.(PTI)

Coronavirus outbreak: AFI tells athletes to refrain from attending private or public functions

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2020 07:54 PM IST
In a meeting, the AFI’s committee also decided to carry out its own mandatory medical check-up for any athlete, coach or support staff joining the camp after a break.
Abhinav Bindra during the launching of his Targeting Performance Centre at Gagan Capital.(Milind Saurkar/HT Photo)
Abhinav Bindra during the launching of his Targeting Performance Centre at Gagan Capital.(Milind Saurkar/HT Photo)

‘Really the need of the hour,’ Abhinav Bindra wants premium on fitness and wellness for athletes

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2020 03:42 PM IST
By ushering in the new age sports and medical care hitherto unseen in India, the country’s lone individual Olympic gold medallist is helping improve the lives of people outside the sporting arena.
(HT)
(HT)

Cambridge School athletes shine in inter-school athletics championship

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2019 04:57 PM IST
The athletes of Cambridge School, Greater Noida, shone at the Inter-School Athletics Championship held at Vishwa Bharti Public School, Noida, winning eight gold, two silver and 13 bronze medals.
Anju Bobby George is the only Indian to win a medal at the World Athletics Championships(AMAL KS / HINDUSTAN TIMES)
Anju Bobby George is the only Indian to win a medal at the World Athletics Championships(AMAL KS / HINDUSTAN TIMES)

‘Coach, athlete should have same goals’: Anju Bobby George

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Navneet Singh
UPDATED ON OCT 09, 2019 08:45 AM IST
Anju started with a modest jump of 6.61m. It was in her fifth attempt that she recorded 6.70m, which fetched her bronze. It is India’s only medal at the world championships to date.
Researchers from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) reported that Females took longer to present to specialist care and had longer recovery trajectories than males.(Unsplash)
Researchers from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) reported that Females took longer to present to specialist care and had longer recovery trajectories than males.(Unsplash)

Female athletes seek speciality care later than males. Here’s why

Washington DC | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2019 12:32 PM IST
Researchers from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) reported that Females took longer to present to specialist care and had longer recovery trajectories than males.
A file photo of Indian boxer Mary Kom.(PTI)
A file photo of Indian boxer Mary Kom.(PTI)

Mary Kom, Son Heung Min named best Asian athletes

Kuala Lumpur | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2019 11:53 PM IST
Mary Kom picked up the Best Female Athlete Award following her exploits in the Asian women’s boxing scene.
Image for representation(Getty Images)
Image for representation(Getty Images)

SAI set to hire nutritionists, chefs to provide personalised diet to athletes

Amsterdam | By PTI
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2019 11:49 AM IST
SAI has already sought applications from nutritionists, assistant nutritionists, chefs, assistant chefs and mess managers, to put in place an in-house system by September 15, 2019.
File image of PV Sindhu(AP)
File image of PV Sindhu(AP)

P V Sindhu only athlete from India among Forbes list of world’s highest-paid female athletes

New York | By PTI
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2019 09:24 AM IST
With total earnings of 5.5 million dollars, Sindhu is tied for the 13th place in The Highest-Paid Female Athletes 2019 list released by Forbes on Tuesday.
China's Sun Yang waves as he leave the pool following the men's 4x200m freestyle relay final at the World Swimming Championships in Gwangju, South Korea, Friday, July 26, 2019.(AP)
China's Sun Yang waves as he leave the pool following the men's 4x200m freestyle relay final at the World Swimming Championships in Gwangju, South Korea, Friday, July 26, 2019.(AP)

‘I’m just protecting athletes’, insists China swim star Sun

Gwangju, South Korea | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2019 09:57 AM IST
After reclaiming his 400 and 200 metres freestyle world titles earlier this week, both Australia’s Mack Horton and Briton Duncan Scott staged dramatic podium protests, refusing to shake Sun’s hand, provoking a furious reaction from triple Olympic champion.
Representational image.(AFI/Twitter)
Representational image.(AFI/Twitter)

AFI to crackdown on state officials on menace of overage athletes

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Navneet Singh
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2019 11:58 PM IST
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
(Sushil Kumar/HT PHOTO)
(Sushil Kumar/HT PHOTO)

IIS celebrates Olympic Day with young athletes

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON JUN 24, 2019 03:02 PM IST
The students, who are from Saadhya and Tamanna Residential Schools for the Specially-abled in Ballari, Karnataka, were given a special tour of the world class sports facility and had a good interactive session with the athletes residing in the institute as well on Sunday.
The skaters, aged between 10 and 20, are from Gurugram, Delhi, Noida and even Visakhapatnam and Bengaluru.
The skaters, aged between 10 and 20, are from Gurugram, Delhi, Noida and even Visakhapatnam and Bengaluru.

27 athletes to participate in national figure skating event

Gurugram | By Sonali Verma
PUBLISHED ON JUN 20, 2019 12:58 AM IST
Around 27 ice skaters are participating in the National Ice Figure Skating Championships, organised by the Ice Skating Association of India from June 17 to 25 in Gurugram.
Image for representation(REUTERS/Christinne Muschi/File Photo)
Image for representation(REUTERS/Christinne Muschi/File Photo)

After dope slur, athletes told to avoid Suman

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Sharad Deep
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2019 12:21 PM IST
The executive committee meeting of the UPAA, scheduled on Sunday, will officially announce its decision on Suman and other dope offenders in the recent past.
Amitesh Chaubey, 28, was an aspiring actor and professional mixed martial art (MMA) fighter.(HT File Photo)
Amitesh Chaubey, 28, was an aspiring actor and professional mixed martial art (MMA) fighter.(HT File Photo)

Gurugram doctor kidnapping: MMA fighter, 5 other athletes took to crime for easy money

Gurugram | By Leena Dhankhar
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2019 09:41 AM IST
Police said the gang was formed by Jatan in 2015 after his brother was shot dead over political rivalry in the village. Chaubey joined them in 2017.
File image of PM Narendra Modi.(PTI)
File image of PM Narendra Modi.(PTI)

PM Modi lauds athletes after India clinch 368 medals at Special Olympics World Games

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 21, 2019 10:05 PM IST
The Indian team of 284 athletes won 85 golds, 154 silver and 129 bronze medals in its highly successful campaign at the prestigious event.
FILE PHOTO: A view shows the logo at the The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) headquarters in Monaco, January 14, 2016(REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: A view shows the logo at the The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) headquarters in Monaco, January 14, 2016(REUTERS)

IAAF upholds ban on Russian athletes over doping

Doha | By AFP
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2019 10:18 AM IST
IAAF head Sebastian Coe refused to be drawn on whether Russia had time to enter the worlds, saying he didn’t “want to speculate” on the country’s chances.
File photo.(Sports Illustrated/Getty Images)
File photo.(Sports Illustrated/Getty Images)

Swimming body ends threat to ban breakaway athletes

Geneva | By AP
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2019 11:41 PM IST
Olympic and world champions filed an antitrust suit in California last month after FINA’s threats to ban swimmers who competed in a December meeting linked to the proposed International Swimming League
Luka Modric won his first Ballon d’Or in 2018.(REUTERS)
Luka Modric won his first Ballon d’Or in 2018.(REUTERS)

Luka Modric, Novak Djokovic among 20 dominant athletes of 2018

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2018 05:05 PM IST
The list is compiled based on an athletes’ strongest performance in 2018 compared with their peers’ over a 20 year period.
Neeraj Chopra of India on the podium with silver medalist Qizhen Liu of China (L) and bronze medallist Arshad Nadeem of Pakistan.(REUTERS)
Neeraj Chopra of India on the podium with silver medalist Qizhen Liu of China (L) and bronze medallist Arshad Nadeem of Pakistan.(REUTERS)

Didn’t realise was flanked by Chinese and Pakistani athletes on podium: Neeraj Chopra

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2018 05:24 PM IST
Neeraj Chopra broke the national record with a throw of 88.06m, while China’s Liu Qizhen (82.22m) and bronze to Pakistan’s Arshad Nadeem (80.75m) were distant second and third.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid his tributes to one of the legends in Indian sports. (FILE IMAGE)(Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid his tributes to one of the legends in Indian sports. (FILE IMAGE)(Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

National Sports Day: Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tribute to Major Dhyan Chand; salutes Indian athletes

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2018 12:24 PM IST
The PM also put in a special word for the Indian athletes who are currently in Indonesia for the ongoing Asian Games and congratulated them for excelling in different sports and winning medals for the country.
Neeraj Chopra won javelin gold with a throw of 88.06m(REUTERS)
Neeraj Chopra won javelin gold with a throw of 88.06m(REUTERS)

Asian Games 2018: Neeraj Chopra slams national record, wins gold; athletes add three silver

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2018 09:41 AM IST
After an impressive show on Sunday when Hima Das, Dutee Chand and Muhammed Anas bagged silver medals, the athletes continued the rush to bag medals as four medals were clinched in all on Monday.
Muhammed Anas is one of the athletes whose family has been affected by Kerala floods.(REUTERS)
Muhammed Anas is one of the athletes whose family has been affected by Kerala floods.(REUTERS)

Asian Games 2018: Athletes compete even as families remain affected by Kerala floods

Jakarta/New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2018 05:25 PM IST
India’s chef-de-mission at the ongoing Games, Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, said in Jakarta that the athletes will be updated on the safety status of their families after seeking the home ministry’s assistance.
Officials light the 2018 Asian Games torch during the torch relay in Jakarta.(AFP)
Officials light the 2018 Asian Games torch during the torch relay in Jakarta.(AFP)

Asian Games 2018: Athletes skip Independence Day celebrations at Indian embassy

Hindustan Times, Jakarta | By Sharad Deep
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2018 08:14 PM IST
Asian Games 2018 Chef de mission Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, his two deputies Raj Kumar Sacheti and Dev Kumar Singh, most Indian athletes preferred to stay at the Athletes’ Village instead of attending Independence Day celebrations.
India is celebrating its 72nd Independence Day on 15th August 2018.(Twitter)
India is celebrating its 72nd Independence Day on 15th August 2018.(Twitter)

India celebrates Independence Day, athletes across the country wish the nation

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2018 10:57 AM IST
Since gaining independence in 1947, India has been a prominent player in world sports and the country has had some magical moments in the last 71 years, moments that will never be forgotten.
India will send a total of 524 athletes to the Asian Games that will be held in Indonesia.(AFP)
India will send a total of 524 athletes to the Asian Games that will be held in Indonesia.(AFP)

India announces 524 athletes for Asian Games

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2018 03:51 PM IST
The Indian contingent comprises 277 men and 247 women athletes. In 2014 Incheon Asian Games, the Indian contingent featured 541 athletes across 28 disciplines.
Dutee Chand training at the G M C. Balayogi Athletic Stadium in Gachibowli, Hyderabad.(Harsha Vadlamani/HT Photo)
Dutee Chand training at the G M C. Balayogi Athletic Stadium in Gachibowli, Hyderabad.(Harsha Vadlamani/HT Photo)

Being woman enough: How two Indian athletes have been marked by sex testing

Hindustan Times | By Dhrubo Jyoti and Dhamini Ratnam
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2018 09:46 PM IST
Who is a woman and why she should be tested are among the oldest and the prickliest, questions in athletics
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