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Caster Semenya wins appeal against testosterone rules at human rights court

Published on Jul 11, 2023 02:35 PM IST

The ruling could force to re-examine the regulations that force Semenya and other female athletes to artificially reduce naturally high testosterone levels

FILE - Caster Semenya, of South Africa(AP)
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In 2023, Shaili targets her mentor Anju's national mark

The 19-year-old's personal best of 6.76m is just a little off the national record which has stood for 19 years.

The 19-year-old has taken impressive strides into the senior international circuit(Shaili Singh Instagram)
Published on Jul 11, 2023 12:31 AM IST
ByAvishek Roy, New Delhi

Verstappen takes 6th F1 victory in a row at British GP, Norris beats Hamilton

Verstappen was overtaken off the line by McLaren's Norris in what he later admitted was a “terrible” start but swept back into the lead on lap five and held on

Red Bull has won all 10 races this year, 11 in a row including the final race of 2022, matching the record of McLaren with 11 consecutive wins in 1988.(AFP)
Published on Jul 09, 2023 10:39 PM IST
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OCA extends deadline to send wrestling squad till July 22

The decision was taken during the OCA General Assembly meeting in Bangkok.

Wrestlers Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik and Bajrang Punia speak with the media (Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jul 09, 2023 11:25 PM IST

Asian indoor shot put medallist Karanveer fails dope test

Athletics Federation of India president says the athlete has been dropped from the squad for the Bangkok Asian championships

Karanveer Singh (middle) after victory in the Open Throws Competition earlier this year.
Published on Jul 08, 2023 09:46 PM IST
ByAvishek Roy

Verstappen takes pole at British GP for 5th straight F1 race as Pérez struggles

Verstappen secured pole for the fifth straight race and for all of those Pérez has failed to qualify in the top 10.

Red Bull's Max Verstappen during qualifying (REUTERS)
Published on Jul 08, 2023 09:28 PM IST
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Manika Batra goes down fighting against Romania's Bernadette Szocs

Manika Batra is ranked 36 in the world and is expected to rise up the chart following her pre-quarterfinal finish in Ljubljana.

File photo of Manika Batra in action(PTI)
Published on Jul 08, 2023 12:43 PM IST

Enough evidence to proceed against Brij Bhushan: Court

Former WFI chief asked to appear before court on July 18

A charge sheet was filed on June 15 against the six-time MP under sections 354, 354D, 345A of the IPC for stalking and sexual harassment.(PTI)
Published on Jul 07, 2023 11:36 PM IST

Back in the mix: Jinson hopes to impress on comeback

The middle-distance runner was laid low by an injury but is hoping to make up for lost time now

Jinson Johnson (second from left) at the Inter-State competition in Bhubaneswar(AFI)
Updated on Jul 08, 2023 07:15 PM IST
ByAvishek Roy, New Delhi

Sutirtha-Ayhika pair make Asian Games cut; Sharath Kamal opts out of mixed

Duo rewarded for recent WTT Contender doubles title in Tunis last month

Reigning Commonwealth Games (CWG) mixed doubles champions, Sharath Kamal and Sreeja Akula, will not pair up for the mixed at the Games(Getty Images)
Published on Jul 07, 2023 09:35 PM IST
ByRutvick Mehta, Mumbai

Pant, Hamilton lead sports fraternity in joining Instagram’s Threads

Rishabh Pant and Lewis Hamilton are among the many personalities, who have joined Instagram's new application Threads.

Rishabh Pant joined Threads.(ANI)
Published on Jul 07, 2023 03:36 PM IST

Injured Jeremy out of national camp, to miss Asian Games, Paris Olympics 2024

The 20-year-old CWG champion skipped the trials for Asiad and World Championships, the latter being a mandatory qualifier for Paris 2024.

Jeremy Lalrinnunga is currently undergoing his rehabilitation at the Army Sports Institute in Pune.(Getty)
Updated on Jul 06, 2023 11:28 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Refreshed Rudrankksh ready for Asian challenge

Break from shooting helped the 19-year-old get into the right frame of mind

Rudrankksh Patil is a strong gold medal contender for India at the Asian Games 2023.(SAI Media)
Published on Jul 06, 2023 11:20 PM IST
ByAvishek Roy, New Delhi

Neeraj Chopra: Want to write my own story

India’s Golden Boy, Neeraj Chopra once again stole the show at Lausanne Diamond League 2023, but his aim is to win the gold for the World Athletics Championships. While prepping for it in full force, he wishes to some day write his story, in his own words.

Olympian Neeraj Chopra recently defended his title at the Lausanne Diamond League. (Photo: ANI)
Updated on Jul 06, 2023 07:07 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Change of coaches is a natural evolution in sports: NRAI acting president Deo

Three coaches have quit in recent times and the timing isn't ideal since the Asian Games are just around the corner

Kalikesh Singh Deo (Left). (NRAI)
Updated on Jul 06, 2023 07:43 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Puja Tomar stuns Feofanova in MFN 12 main event to retain Strawweight title

After winning the bout, Puja thanked her family for constant support. “I want to thank my late father. I am sure he will be proud to see me.”

Puja Tomar (L) celebrates
Published on Jul 04, 2023 07:31 AM IST

Former Arizona Cardinals coach Vince Tobin has died at 79

The Cardinals said Tobin died Monday morning at his Arizona home.

File photo of Vince Tobin(AP)
Published on Jul 04, 2023 07:22 AM IST

With focus on fitness, Neeraj Chopra prepares for the world

No Indian athlete has ever won a world title and the reigning Olympic champion wants to change that at Budapest

India's Neeraj Chopra competes in the Men's Javelin Throw event during the IAAF Diamond League
Updated on Jul 04, 2023 08:13 AM IST
ByAvishek Roy, New Delhi

Triple jumpers blame form, fitness dip on foreign coach

National campers say Russian expert Denis Kapustin’s regimen has set them back in a crucial season after the highs of 2022

Triple jumper Abdulla Aboobacker(AFI)
Updated on Jul 03, 2023 10:23 PM IST
ByAvishek Roy, New Delhi

Red Bull driver Verstappen wins Austrian GP ahead of Ferrari's Leclerc in 2nd

Verstappen started from pole position for the fourth straight race and notched his fifth straight win and seventh in nine races so far this season.

Red Bull's Max Verstappen celebrates with a trophy on the podium after winning the race alongside third placed Red Bull's Sergio Perez(REUTERS)
Published on Jul 02, 2023 08:38 PM IST
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'Neeraj Chopra knows he is the world's best and a bad day won't change it'

India’s Olympic javelin champion, known for big early throws, won the Lausanne Diamond League with his fifth and penultimate attempt

Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweets a picture of track and field athlete Neeraj Chopra congratulating him on finishing at the top of the table in the Lausanne Diamond League(Narendra Modi Twitter)
Updated on Jul 02, 2023 08:17 AM IST
By, New Delhi

PM Modi congratulates Neeraj Chopra on Lausanne Diamond League win

Neeraj Chopra finished at top spot in the Lausanne Diamond League with an 87.66m throw.

Neeraj Chopra in action during the Lausanne Diamond League(AFP)
Published on Jul 01, 2023 01:57 PM IST

‘His time is coming’: UFC fighter Grant Dawson fires salvo at Islam Makhachev

In an interview for Hindustan Times, UFC fighter Grant Dawson took a dig at current lightweight champion Islam Makhachev. Dawson also appreciated Makhachev.

Islam Makhachev(Getty Images)
Updated on Jul 01, 2023 09:25 AM IST
ByAdarsh Kumar Gupta

Watch: Neeraj Chopra's come-from-behind throw that won him 3rd Diamond League

Neeraj did not have the ideal beginning to his campaign in Lausanne as his first attempt was a foul throw. However, from there he made a stunning recovery.

Neeraj Chopra jumped from second to first in his fifth attempt to seal the win.(Screengrab)
Published on Jul 01, 2023 06:26 AM IST

Neeraj Chopra finishes 1st at 2023 Lausanne Diamond League with 87.66m throw

The win is Neeraj Chopra's second in Diamond League this season following his season-opening triumph at Doha Diamond League on May 5.

Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra(World Athletics Twitter)
Updated on Jul 01, 2023 01:33 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Formula One leader Max Verstappen takes pole position for Austrian GP

The runaway championship leader put his Red Bull on pole for the sixth time this season and 26th overall.

Red Bull Racing's Dutch driver Max Verstappen drives during the first practice session at the Red Bull race track in Spielberg(AFP)
Published on Jun 30, 2023 11:53 PM IST
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Dipika-Harinder win Asian mixed doubles title

India ended their campaign with two medals as the duo of Anahat Singh and Abhay Singh secured a bronze.

It was not an easy road to the final for the Indian duo who overcame the top-seeded Malaysian pair of Aira Azman and Shafiq Kamal in the quarters(SAI Media)
Published on Jun 30, 2023 11:52 PM IST

ESPN's cost-cutting blitz! Jeff Van Gundy sacked from NBA analyst throne

While the exact details of Van Gundy's salary remain unknown, it is widely known that he was earning millions for his contributions to ESPN

ESPN has bid farewell to one of its top NBA game analysts, Jeff Van Gundy, as part of the network's cost-cutting measures.(Twitter/ NBA Central)
Updated on Jun 30, 2023 08:55 PM IST
ByPaurush Omar

Puja Tomar comes face-to-face against Anastasia Feofanova

Puja Tomar vs. Anastasia Feofanova will be MFN's first-ever all-women's Main Event.

Puja will square off against Anastasia in MFN 12 main event
Published on Jun 30, 2023 08:14 PM IST

India beat Iran to defend men's Asian Kabaddi Championships title

It was India's eighth title in the continental championships.

Indian men's kabaddi team poses after securing the Asian title(SAI)
Published on Jun 30, 2023 07:59 PM IST
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