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Formula One season resumes four months after COVID-19 lockdown in Austria without fans

There will be no fans on hand at the remote Spielberg track in Austria, with the coronavirus still creating uncertainty over how many races can actually be held - and where.

published : 13 hours ago

Mental balm for top weightlifters

Jeremy Lalrinnunga’s emotional breakdown served as a wake-up call for the Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWLF).

published : 16 hours ago

'Please don't be afraid': Dutee Chand's soulful message to same-sex couples

The 24-year-old Dutee, considered the fastest Indian woman right now, has asked those in same-sex relationships to be courageous and stand firm.

published : 01 Jul 2020

COVID-19: Vijender Singh says crowd should be kept away from when action resumes

Vijender was last seen in action in November 2019 when he defeated Ghana's Charles Adamu to keep his unbeaten record intact in the professional circuit.

published : 01 Jul 2020

'A' Tokyo dream starts to ebb for Indian swimmers as pools remain closed

Freestyle swimmer Khade feels if pools do not open soon, making the A cut will be difficult.

published : 01 Jul 2020

Min appeal in NSF case

The bench had asked the ministry to withdraw recognition to 54 NSFs last week.

published : 01 Jul 2020

No training, plan and destination for Swapna Barman

While the national sports federations (NSFs) are busy formulating the domestic calendar, sportspersons remain wary of going out to train and compete.

published : 01 Jul 2020

Alone at SAI, phone and books keep hockey player Suraj Karkera going

The Mumbai decided to stay put in Bengaluru, as his city has been badly hit with Covid-19 cases, and has been calling his family members frequently these days. 

published : 30 Jun 2020

App to disclose athletes’ test results

When it comes to testing, however, the NADA is not in a hurry to collect samples because of the lockdown due to pandemic across the country.

published : 30 Jun 2020

Bridge over troubled water! Asian Games gold-winners busy online

Bardhan agrees with Sarkar that for those glued to bridge, this is not necessarily a bad break.

published : 30 Jun 2020

Bridge players nominated for Arjuna award for the first time

Bridge was played as a medal event for the first time at the 2018 Asian Games held in Indonesia.

published : 30 Jun 2020

Camp uncertain, but friends to the rescue

Doubles star Satwik making most of neighbourhood resources in hometown Amalapuram

published : 29 Jun 2020

Without boat, sailor left visualising

After he got back to Chennai, he went back to Mumbai — where the training base is located — for a few days.

published : 29 Jun 2020

Target September on, athletes hit first phase

Athletes at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) centres in Patiala, Bengaluru and Ooty (Wellington) continue to train in earnest.

published : 29 Jun 2020

Chennai Hockey Association to wait and watch

The Chennai Hockey Association is keen to finish its league as soon as the situation improves, instead of calling it off.

published : 29 Jun 2020