Indraneel Das

No Hima Das and Dharun Ayyasamy for Doha challenge

National record holders not recovering in six months is intriguing

17 Sep 2019

Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar living on age

His holds are loosening and his strength is waning but the fire burning inside  Sushil Kumar remains as bright as ever.

15 Sep 2019

Ambiguity over Hima’s injury needless

After doing well last year, youngster’s performance graph has gone downward in 2019 and hiding what’s ailing her will only fuel unwanted speculation

03 Sep 2019

Poor displays, late NADA arrival and a farcical baton exchange

The inter-state athletics championships, supposed to be a fiercely-contested event with qualification for the Worlds at stake, turned out to be a damp squib

01 Sep 2019

Vijender Singh targets return at Olympic qualifiers

It was announced on Friday that professional boxers can participate in BFI and its associates’ events and can be eligible for India selections.

01 Sep 2019

Ga-gun for glory

An Olympic flagbearer for India, Gagan Narang finally took a one-year break from the sport that has driven him throughout his life. Indraneel Das fleshes out how that sabbatical has helped the ace rif

25 Aug 2019

Testing times for India after WADA sanction

Ministry feels six-month suspension imposed on NDTL unfair, Sports Minister says nation will approach CAS for overturning world body’s ban 

24 Aug 2019

Indian Grand Prix VI to bail out men’s relay team

The Indian Grand Prix VI in New Delhi on September 5 is slated right after the Inter-State Athletics Championships in Lucknow between August 27-30.

20 Aug 2019

Back to basics, the success mantra

Transformation in sports usually takes place over years, sometimes over decades.

16 Aug 2019

Sports Ministry to form archery committee

Decision comes despite Indian Olympic Association’s reservation that such an action might amount to government interference.

15 Aug 2019

Quality assured, NADA can test any time

Addressing BCCI’s concerns, sports ministry guarantees quality service in sample collection and result management; says kits used are WADA-approved

10 Aug 2019

Sports law only way to sort out sporting mess

The World Archery suspension of Archery Association of India is a sordid reflection on the way our sports federations in the country are functioning.

09 Aug 2019

No trial, BCCI has to follow NADA code

Sports secretary Julaniya firm there will be no exception and that cricket board must abide by anti-doping guidelines of the country

07 Aug 2019

Sports Ministry firm, wants BCCI under NADA umbrella

After three players, including Shaw, were penalised for doping, the government is stepping up pressure on the cricket body to adhere to the universal anti-doping regulations.

02 Aug 2019

BCCI not above universal doping rules and regulations

The common word in the justification of all three doping violators in cricket is ‘inadvertently’.

01 Aug 2019