Shocking Revelation of Chinese Athletes’ Scandalous State-Sponsored Doping

 February 11, 2016   R K Gupta

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Last week, Chinese journalist Zhao Yu spilled the beans after long holding scandalous information on systematic doping of Chinese athletes in the nineties. In 1995, the journalist had received a letter signed by top Chinese athletes, who admitted that banned substances were deliberately administered to them for performance enhancement. The journalist claimed that 10 of […]

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Top Athletes Compete in Indoor Meets at Dusseldorf Lodz and Karlsruhe Ahead of Portland’s World Indoor Championships

 February 10, 2016   R K Gupta


Three important indoor athletic events took place last week in the European venues of Dusseldorf, Lodz and Karlsruhe, where international stars showcased their talents. At Dusseldorf, veteran Kim Collins of Saint Kitts and Nevis and Ewa Swoboda of Poland won the signature 60m sprints for men and women. At Lodz, Polish stars dominated with 23-year […]

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top Sporting Moments of 2015

Ranking the top Sporting Moments of 2015

 February 5, 2016   Abhishek Das

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The year 2015 started off with a bang. London rivals Tottenham defeated Chelsea 5-3 in an exciting match and set the year up for many more excitements that would follow. Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis formed a formidable doubles team that would win 11 titles including two Grand Slams. Cristiano Ronaldo also became the all […]

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Athlete Manpreet Kaur

Shot Putter Manpreet Kaur Is the Latest Indian Athlete to Qualify for 2016 Rio Games

 September 22, 2015   R K Gupta

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Indian Railways shot putter Manpreet Kaur was one positive off-shoot from 55th National Open Athletics Championship, which came to an end at Kolkata on Saturday September 19, 2015. Manpreet hurled the 4 Kg sphere to a distance of 17.96 meters and secured a berth for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. The International Association Of Athletics Federations, […]

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IAAF Diamond League

2015 IAAF Diamond League Meetings End with Twin Finals at Zurich and Brussels

 September 15, 2015   R K Gupta

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Four days after Beijing’s 2015 World Athletics Championships, first of the two Diamond League finals was staged at Zurich on September 03, 2015. It was a short time for many athletes, who suffered from World Championship hangover and arrived in Zurich with jet-lags. This could have affected their performances somewhat but with lot of cash […]

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India Athletes in 2015

Sub-Standard Show From India’s Athletes in 2015 World Championships at Beijing

 September 9, 2015   R K Gupta

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In the just concluded World Championships in Beijing, participation of Indian athletes went unnoticed for obvious reasons. Over the years, track-and-field has been a neglected sector because of wrong policies of Athletics Federation of India, AFI and lack of serious interest by Government of India’s sports ministry. Milkha Singh, Chand Ram, PT Usha, Shiny Wilson […]

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IAAF World Championships

The Incredible Athletics Festival Ends as Beijing Passes IAAF Flag to London for 2017 World Championships

 September 4, 2015   R K Gupta

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Great Britain’s Martyn Rooney ran the last lap of 4×400 men’s relay to end 9 days filled with glorious Track-and-Field events. Beijing’s Birds Nest stadium was fully packed as the people in People’s Republic of China bade farewell to the athletes on August 30, 2015. As for Rooney, he finished third in a closely contested […]

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Mo Farah

Eaton Breaks Decathlon World Record Bolt Wins His Third Gold and GBR’s Mo Farah Takes 5000m Gold in Beijing’s World Championship on Day 8

 August 31, 2015   R K Gupta

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It was a busy Saturday at Beijing with several finals. Ashton Eaton met everybody’s expectations and broke his own world record in Decathlon. The American dished out his greatest performance in the history of the event by scoring 9045 points, leaving his closest rival Canada’s Damian Warner 350 points behind. An hour later, Jamaica wrapped […]

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World Championships athletics

Sizzling Schippers Steals Show on Seventh Day at Bejing’s World Championships

 August 29, 2015   R K Gupta

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Netherlands’s Dafne Schippers justified her decision to leave heptathlon aside for full track participation. After winning the 100m silver last Monday, the Dutch woman ran a race of her life to win the 200m gold on Friday. But more commendable than her victory was the time of 21.63 seconds, which made her the third fastest […]

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Usain Bolt

Bolt Supremacy is Proven Beyond Doubt As He Dominates the 200m Field on Thursday

 August 29, 2015   R K Gupta

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After winning 100m on Sunday from Justin Gatlin with a gap of 0.01 second, Jamaica’s Usain Bolt made a signature statement on Thursday, when he coasted to a dominant 200m victory over his American rival by 0.19 second. That made it amply clear that 200m is the great Bolt’s favorite event. He couldn’t break his […]

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