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  • Kerala Announces Cash Awards for Asian Games Medallists

    Kerala Announces Cash Awards for Asian Games Medallists

    Quarter-miler Tintu Luka, who won one gold and silver, would get Rs.25 lakh and her coach PT Usha would get Rs 2 lakh.

  • Ashwini Nachappa backs Rahul Gandhi's call to keep politicians out of Indian sports bodies

    Ashwini Nachappa backs Rahul Gandhi's call to keep politicians out of Indian sports bodies

    Former sprinter Ashwini Nachappa, who is also the head of Clean Sports India, said that she whole-heartedly supported Rahul Gandhi's philosophy of keeping politicians away from Indian sports bodies.

  • Dutee Chand: The rising star of Indian athletics

    Dutee Chand: The rising star of Indian athletics

    The 17-year-old from Odisha is the current national champion in 100m, and won gold in both 100 and 200m at the recently concluded National Open Athletics Championships in Ranchi.

  • Facilities improving but not performance of athletes, says PT Usha

    Facilities improving but not performance of athletes, says PT Usha

    Recalling her career, Usha said the current lot of athletes wind up practice at the slightest bodyache.

  • We should convince IOC about our system: PT Usha

    We should convince IOC about our system: PT Usha

    The IOC on Thursday rejected IOA's compromise formula on the chargesheet clause even as a defiant IOA stuck to its stand that Indian law would prevail on these matters, further jeopardising the country's chances of a quick return to the Olympic fold.

  • Government to Indian F1's rescue? Help save the common man's dignity first!

    Government to Indian F1's rescue? Help save the common man's dignity first!

    Asking the government to popularize a niche event like Indian F1 is really asking too much from a political set-up that has failed to provide basic needs of life for 66 years.

  • Lata Mangeshkar is "always on tenterhooks" singing for perfectionist brother

    Lata Mangeshkar is 'always on tenterhooks' singing for perfectionist brother

    She is known as the Nightingale of India, but Lata Mangeshkar says that her brother Hridaynath is such a perfectionist that it is not easy to live up to his expectations.

  • Appoint contract-based coaches who can give results: Milkha Singh

    Appoint contract-based coaches who can give results: Milkha Singh

    The 'Flying Sikh' seems to be on a high ever since the film on him, 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' set the cash registers across the country ringing. But as discussions turn to the India's future in sports, the 77-year-old gets all serious.

  • PT Usha "frustrated" after failing to get Tintu Luka's sponsorship

    PT Usha 'frustrated' after failing to get Tintu Luka's sponsorship

    Usha says that she would not blame the corporate sector for not investing much as the sponsors look for results and obviously, profitability.

  • P T Usha, P Gopichand, Dilip Tirkey in Indian Olympic Association's new Advisory panel

    P T Usha, P Gopichand, Dilip Tirkey in Indian Olympic Association's new Advisory panel

    The newly-elected executive council of the Indian Olympic Association on Thursday constituted a three-member advisory panel to guide the office bearers on the problems faced by the athletes, besides forming a nine-member Athletes Commission to ove...

  • My last desire is to see an Olympic gold in athletics: Milkha Singh

    My last desire is to see an Olympic gold in athletics: Milkha Singh

    Legendary athlete Milkha Singh still feels the pain of missing out on an Olympic medal five decades ago and says his one last wish is to see an Indian win an Olympic gold in athletics.

  • Part of BCCI money given to Usha's athletics academy: Maken

    Part of BCCI money given to Usha's athletics academy: Maken

    A portion of the Indian Cricket Board's contribution of Rs 50 crore to the National Sports Development Fund has been provided to Olympian P T Usha's academy in Kerala for its upgradation, sports minister Ajay Maken said on Friday.

  • Blog: PT Usha's protege, Tintu, trains with Olympic hopes

    Blog: PT Usha's protege, Tintu, trains with Olympic hopes

    PT Usha is now training and mentoring a batch of 17 girls in Kinalur, a calm and quiet village near Kozhikode in Kerala and she believes Tintu Luka is the brightest star in her galaxy.

  • Blog: PT Usha's protege, Tintu, trains with Olympic hopes

    "Where is that girl you reckon a hope for London Olympics?" I ask nervously as I was tentative about my knowledge of sports, especially athletics. "Tintu. You are asking about Tintu Luka, She is right there on the track." PT Usha - one of the best ...

  • PT Usha urges Prime Minister to pass "landmark" Sports Bill

    PT Usha urges Prime Minister to pass 'landmark' Sports Bill

    Terming the National Sports Development Bill a "landmark initiative" aimed at "stemming the rot" in Indian sports, legendary athlete PT Usha on Tuesday, urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to ensure that it is cleared by the Cabinet and passed by ...

  • Top athletes back National Sports Bill

    Top athletes back National Sports Bill

    The Indian Olympic Association and the federations might be against it but the National Sports Bill has got a collective thumbs up from India's top athletes, who feel the draft has the potential to drastically change the country's sports scene.

  • F1 in India a criminal waste of money: P T Usha

    F1 in India a criminal waste of money: P T Usha

    In stark contrast to other sportspersons who have given a thumbs-up to the Formula One coming to India, former sprint queen P T Usha says hosting the Grand Prix is nothing but a “criminal waste” of money.

  • NADA conducts raids at PT Usha School of Athletics

    NADA conducts raids at PT Usha School of Athletics

    Continuing its drive to catch drug cheats following the athletics doping scandal, the National Anti Doping Agency officials on Friday, conducted a surprise raid at the PT Usha School of Athletics here.

  • When Usha missed history, gold winner shed tears

    When Usha missed history, gold winner shed tears

    P T Usha narrowly missed a medal and history at the Los Angeles Olympics when she finished fourth in 400m hurdles but such was the Indian legend's aura that the eventual gold medallist, Nawal El Moutawakel, on Sunday said she too ended up crying for ...

  • When Usha missed history even the gold medallist cried for her

    When Usha missed history even the gold medallist cried for her

    P T Usha narrowly missed a medal and history at the Los Angeles Olympics when she finished fourth in 400m hurdles but such was the Indian legend's aura that the eventual gold medallist, Nawal El Moutawakel, on Sunday said she too ended up crying for ...

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