Indraneel Das

Fit-again Tajinder Pal Singh Toor ready to roar in upcoming competitions 

Post surgery and rehab, Asian Games gold-medallist begins big season with domestic meet in Patiala 

27 Feb 2022

Asian and Commonwealth Games gold my target, says discus thrower Seema Antil

Seema, who had been training in Russia after the 2018 Asian Games, doesn’t have a coach. She is training with physio Darshan Shetty by her side.

26 Feb 2022

Key athletics event in South to reduce travel risk, season kicks off with throws event

“We don’t want our athletes to travel too much that’s why we kept all the major national events in the south,” said AFI president Adille Sumariwalla.

10 Feb 2022

Batra invalidates IOA's official email id, Mehta calls it illegal

The IOA president and secretary general are locked in an ugly and bitter tussle. This even as Delhi High Court is hearing a petition challenging election over its constitution.

10 Feb 2022

'Bheem' Praveen Kumar Sobti: Winner on the field and a real-life hero off it

No wonder his peers and teammates still remember him as one of those colossal figures who defined Indian sports when it was struggling for identity. 

09 Feb 2022

Staying Ahead of the Game

A new perspective on what makes sportspersons and some countries excel in sports 

05 Feb 2022

Decoding the 2022-23 Union sports budget

KHELO India remains the sports ministry’s priority with maximum budgetary allocation for the next financial year.

02 Feb 2022

IOC urges warring IOA factions and all stakeholders to work together

It had sent a letter before the annual general meeting in December, where it said that the IOA should conduct its elections “latest by January 2022”.

01 Feb 2022

Two factions, two affidavits; Srinivas's suggestions big worry for IOA

Srinivas had prepared a detailed list of all the 13 objections raised by Rahul Mehra, a senior lawyer who specialises in sports against the IOA constitution.

28 Jan 2022

Top javelin thrower provisionally suspended for doping?

Though SAI extended the national camp to March 31 recently, surprisingly, the name of the thrower was missing from the list.

18 Jan 2022

Series of medical tests to monitor TOPS development group athletes

The test results would be tied with the Central Athlete Injury Management System so that there would be strict monitoring of athletes' injuries and other physiological parameters.

13 Jan 2022

More than 20 Covid positive cases in Bengaluru NCOE

There are at least six elite athletes who returned Covid positive during routine testing while two hockey players also joined the list.

07 Jan 2022

SAI gives nod to six foreign athletics coaches until 2024 Olympics

Even the disciplines they would be engaged in are those where Indian athletes had shown some kind of promise at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. 

06 Jan 2022

Long jumper Sreeshankar, javelin thrower Shivpal notable omissions from national camp

Triple jumper Praveen Chitravel and high jumper Tejaswin Shankar are missing from the list too

05 Jan 2022

Random Covid tests, micro bio-bubble for athletes and coaches at SAI centres among fresh SOPs  

With Covid cases rising rapidly, the SAI upgraded its SOPs for all athletes, coaches and support staff training at various National Centres of Excellence and other centres across the country

05 Jan 2022

Changing room: Road ahead for Indian athletes

A record medal haul at Tokyo Olympics has given India a fillip and with athletes getting adequate support, Indraneel Das looks at the road ahead

29 Dec 2021

NDTL gets WADA accreditation back, to help NADA test more samples

It is significant because the accreditation has been restored during a busy year with two multi-discipline mega events — Commonwealth Games and Asian Games — slated for 2022.

23 Dec 2021

Neeraj Chopra to remain abroad till Worlds

AFI chief says Olympic champion will train and compete overseas to avoid travel risk

21 Dec 2021

Peace AGM, six-member committee to amend IOA constitution

All eyes will be on December 23, the next date of hearing when the decision would be presented to the court.

20 Dec 2021

IOA set for AGM to amend constitution, proposed executive council meeting sore point

The special bench of Justices Manmohan and Najmi Waziri on Friday directed the IOA to go ahead with the AGM and amend the constitution as per the provisions of the Sports Code.

18 Dec 2021

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