Indraneel Das

Budget 2023| Rise in sports budget, boost for all

The difference in the estimate and revised could be because of allocations under the head of Khelo India — India National Programme for Development of Sports.

02 Feb 2023

Not a good percentage for India in 2021 anti-doping testing report

In 2020, India’s AAF percentage was almost double at 4.6 per cent – 55 out of 1186 samples.

19 Jan 2023

Dutee 'provisionally suspended' for doping offence; athlete says no such communication

An Adverse Analytical Finding report of NADA that has apparently been sent to Dutee has said that she tested positive for SARMs.

18 Jan 2023

Javelin thrower Shivpal’s ban reduced to one year

The latest update on the NADA website says that the Anti-Doping Appeal Panel has reduced the ban to one year with effect from 21-10-21.

11 Jan 2023

2018 CWG medallist Sanjita Chanu among top athletes to fail dope test: NADA

Since the date and where the samples were collected is not known, it is possible the NADA is following certain procedures.

07 Jan 2023

Four evasion cases, bridge player in NADA’s ADDP list

Not always do we hear about three wrestlers evading dope tests and a bridge player testing positive for banned substances.

06 Jan 2023

Two more medallists at national meet tested positive for banned substance

Two medallists from the Khelo India University Games too have returned positive.

04 Jan 2023

RTP gets bigger with inclusion of top athletes

Unlike previous years, this time there are hardly any obscure names with Olympic, Asiad, Commonwealth Games to Worlds, Asian medallists, figuring on the list.

03 Jan 2023

Thomas Cup high to Neeraj Chopra's uninterrupted returns, a year to remember for Indian sports

2022 was a year where sportspersons from the country left an indelible mark in World Championships, Commonwealth Games and other notable events

02 Jan 2023

All eyes on IOA and sportspersons as first EC meet takes place

The appointment of Chief Executive Officer/secretary general too could be one of the points that could be discussed.

25 Dec 2022

Those tears of Cristiano Ronaldo...

The moment Cristiano Ronaldo stepped onto the ground for his record fifth World Cup in Doha, inevitability stared straight at him.

11 Dec 2022

Here to serve athletes, says PT Usha after assuming office as IOA president

In a very short interaction, Usha spoke about her long association with sport, first as a player and then as a coach and as an administrator.

11 Dec 2022

IOA baton in Usha's hand, race turns a fresh corner

She never ran in a CWG as the Indian government decided to pull out due to apartheid in 1986 when she was at the peak of her career.

04 Dec 2022

Usha set to become IOA chief

The Olympian and multiple Asian Games gold medallist has been nominated to the Rajya Sabha by BJP earlier this year

27 Nov 2022

Usha to contest for IOA president's post

Former athletics great understood to have strong backing from several quarters

26 Nov 2022